The People's Candidate
Kevin Felder is the People's Candidate, with over 30 years of service to the community protecting voter, worker and civil rights, opposing business abuses and environmental pollution, fighting for the best interests of the PEOPLE.
Kevin is responsive and engaged with the people. He has worked diligently with the Dallas Police Department to reduce crime and improve safety.
Kevin has gained the commitment from two 7-Eleven stores to be the first participants in Dallas for DPD's Project Silverlight which will provide monitoring of potential criminal activity in real-time.
Kevin has gained bond dollars for infrastructure, parks and recreation throughout District 7. He has allocated bond dollars to all areas of the district, which is in process.
Kevin is committed to ethical and responsible use of public funds.
- Successfully negotiated $50 Million for Fair Park renovations in the bond package.
- Successfully negotiated and established public / private partnership which will create new jobs for local residents through year-round events and activities.
- "Putting the Park back in Fair Park" Successfully negotiated 10 Acre Community Park within Fair Park designed by Dan Biederman, the designer of Klyde Warren Park.
- Brought Exhibit to African American Museum gaining 80,000 visitors and local tourist dollars for: Jefferson's Slavery at the Monticello.
- Brought 5 new businesses with 50 jobs (Wells Fargo branch, Golden Chick, 7-11, Fast Signs, Bonton Farms Café)
- Supported Bond Package that included street repairs, economic development, housing, homeless solutions, flood control, drainage & more.
- New Housing Development in Buckner Terrace/ East Dallas planned 200 single family homes & 50 new town homes. 10 new town homes in Fair Park.
- Catalyst Project: $20 Million preservation, renovation & expansion of historic Forest Theater complex with new movie theater and entertainment venue bringing additional jobs and growth for the district.
- Additional Forest Theater complex development includes a culinary arts school for high school students.
- $5 Million sound studio including 5 buildings and a park is coming to South Dallas. The recording studio will provide high school internships to learn production skills.
- Opposed Trinity River Toll Road protecting South Dallas & Oak Cliff from flooding and financial burden on residents across Dallas.
- Supported Police & Fire Pension Fund solving 40 year, $4 Billion lawsuit for $167 Million.
- Supported starting pay increase for Police & Fire to $60,000 annually.
- Protected Joppa community from 2 concrete batch plants that would have further polluted air and water with carcinogens.
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