UPDATE at 11:16 a.m.: Robert Wilonsky with the DMN is reporting the the City of Dallas and the neighbors who obtained a temporary injunction against Arboretum overflow parking at Winfrey Point have reached an agreement. They’re supposedly in the process of working out legal details right now, and an announcement of some type is expected in in the next hour.
ORIGINAL STORY at 9 a.m.: A hearing is expected this morning after the City of Dallas filed legal paperwork seeking to set aside the temporary injunction blocking the Dallas Arboretum from using grassland at Winfrey Point for potential overflow parking from this weekend’s opening of the Chihuly exhibit at the Arboretum.
The injunction was obtained after neighborhood residents protested the city’s plans to parking cars on grasslands surrounding Winfrey’s baseball fields and after neighbors used Freedom of Information Act filings to obtain various city plans to pave portions of Winfrey’s grasslands for parking, as well as consider building a two-story garage for about 1,000 vehicles located on about the same location as the baseball fields.
Some of the city’s plans can be seen on the savewinfreypoint.com website.
We’ll let you know the outcome of the hearing as soon as information is available.