October 2022

Farmers Market Stakeholders Association Meeting Minutes

Meeting Information


October 11, 2022




6:00 PM

Directors In Attendance


  1. Meeting was started at 6:07 by President Charles Dicks, with 29 people in attendance
  2. We were given a police report by officer Johnny García. There were 72 cases total during the month, with graffiti being number one with 36 cases. 12 reports of “solid waste” and other non-violent offenses.
  3. Officer Morganfield reported 3 stolen cars at the 1100 Apartments on Cesar Chavez. She encouraged us to practice common sense safety (locking cars, not leaving valuables inside).
  4. Tim Hayes talked about an traffic accident on Camden Apartments where a lampost was destroyed and hasn’t been replaced.
  5. Officer Johnny García mentioned that he has a new email address: juan.garcia@dallascityhall.com. He also mentioned being reachable at 469-515-0830 for any code compliance issues.
  6. Liutenant B. Cruz encouraged us to download the See Say Now app to request escorts, report trash or call the homeless outreach team.
  7. Audrey Wilkerson of Measured Baking Co, provided delicious snacks for everybody in attendance, and offered their services to us. For more information please visit www.measuredbaking.com
  8. Lisa Ferry, director of the Dallas Farmers Market mentioned the upcoming North Texas Wine Tasting to be held on Friday 28th. More information and tickets on sale on the Farmers Market website.
  9. Our featured speaker, Jason Randall, GM of Cowboys Fit East Dallas talked to us about the remodel and reopening of their new facility on the former Baylor Landry Gym. 
    • Cowboys Fit is part of a network of gyms partly owned by NFL Franchises. 
    • This facility will be 51,000 square feet and will have state of the art equipment, recovery lounge, pool, Pro-fit classes, cryotherapy, light therapy and much more.
    • Memberships are $89 a month for individuals, $129 for families, with no contracts and no cancellation fees. Membership allows access to every facility in Dallas, as well as Chiefs Fit in Kansas City, Texans Fit in Houston and many more.
    • The gym is expected to open on November 1st.
  10. Meeting was adjourned at 6:41pm