As a result of flooding in 1989 and 1990, the City of Dallas asks the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to reevaluate the Dallas Floodway Extension and to assess structural and nonstructural alternatives.1996
Dallas Floodway and the Stemmons/North Industrial District: Dallas City Council authorizes the City's participation in the study
Summit on the Trinity River Corridor: Mayor Ronald Kirk brings together representatives of the City of Dallas, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Department of the Army, Environmental Protection Agency, Texas Department of Transportation, Texas Turnpike Authority, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, and the County of Dallas to initiate full inter-agency cooperation for improvements within the Corridor to coordinate funding and schedules for projects within the Trinity River Corridor, to increase communication in order to prevent duplication of effort, and to provide information to the public in a proactive manner.
"Chain of Wetlands" concept: Approved by the Dallas City Council
The Great Trinity Forest Master Plan Concept: Approved by the Dallas City Council
Dallas County Trail Plan: Approved by the Dallas County Commissioners Court; includes an extensive network of trails within the Trinity River Corridor.
Lamar and Cadillac Heights Protective Levees: Approved by the Dallas City Council as the locally preferred plan.
Texas Department of Transportation Trinity Parkway Major Transportation Investment Study (MTIS): Approved by the Dallas City Council as the locally preferred plan.
$246 million Capital Bond Program: Approved by the Citizens of Dallas for improvements within the Trinity River Corridor.