Rumors can spread like wildfire, and sometimes rumors are incorrect or missing important details. The City uses this page to debunk rumors and falsehoods, correct misinformation, and to provide our citizens with accurate and reliable information.
FALSE: Carrollton is bustling community that is home to HUNDREDS of restaurants that feature a wide variety of food types. One popular area is affectionately known as ‘Little Korea.’ “This corner of Carrollton boasts so many fascinating restaurants that a food critic could camp out here for a month,” says one reviewer for the Dallas Observer. The City prides itself on having eateries that are unique to the area, making residents and visitors want to return.
TRUE: Carrollton Animal Services is dedicated to saving each of the animals they shelter, housing approximately 2,000 each year.
Overall, more than 97% of the adoptable animals in Carrollton's care are adopted or go to rescue groups for fostering.
Animal Services partners with more than 100 local and national rescue groups to find forever homes for these animals. Each week, a list of animals in need of placement is emailed to each of these groups.
The groups, in return, work to network these animals in an effort to ensure that each of the adoptable animals in the Carrollton Animal Services' shelter will be placed into loving homes.
For more information about Carrollton Animal Services, click here.
FALSE: The City Manager and City Attorney are members of the Administrative Branch, thus they are not voting members on the Council. The City Manager administers the daily operations of the City, ensuring that the direction set by City Council is carried out. The City Attorney creates an environment in which representatives and staff can operate without legal issues or obligation.
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FALSE: Ages 10 and up can become CPR, AED and First Aid trained.