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Indian-American CEO named chair of Community Bond Task Force in Dallas

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Indian-origin Nextt CEO Arun Agarwal is about to take cost as chair of the Community Bond Task Force (CBTF) committee in US’s Dallas.

Houston,UPDATED: Mar 18, 2023 14:53 IST

Nextt CEO Arun Agarwal. (Photo: Twitter)

By Press Trust of India: Indian-American CEO of Dallas-based “Nextt”, Arun Agarwal, has been appointed chair of the Community Bond Task Force (CBTF) committee as a part of the 2024 Capital Bond Programme growth course of.

Agarwal will lead the Community Bond Task Force committee, a 15-member group, to help the Dallas metropolis council and metropolis employees in reviewing and choosing initiatives for consideration within the 2024 Capital Bond Programme.

Bond programmes are supposed to pay for town’s capital wants and should be authorised by voters. That means the authorised funds can not legally pay for salaries, advantages, and different ongoing programmatic prices.

“I’m particularly excited to help make major investments in parks, trails, and recreational facilities,” Agarwal advised PTI.

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“Mayor Johnson has been a true champion for our city’s parks and for the efforts to build a safer and more vibrant city. I look forward to working with Mayor Johnson, my colleagues on the task force, and the residents of Dallas as we work to prioritise our city’s most pressing needs.”

“The upcoming bond programme will provide us with a critical opportunity to build for our future by investing in public safety, in infrastructure, and in our most significant needs,” Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson mentioned in an announcement.

“Arun Agarwal has proven to be an effective and engaged leader in our city, and I am confident he will advocate for the right priorities for the people of Dallas on this task force.”

The process power will assess town’s USD 13.5 billion wants stock and suggest roughly USD 1 billion to the Dallas metropolis council, which is able to make the ultimate determination to name a bond election.

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The mayor mentioned Agarwal’s appointment underscores his administration’s dedication to making sure that parks are handled as a prime precedence within the bond programme.

“We are working every day to make Dallas a safer, stronger, and more vibrant city — and we’re making substantial measurable progress,” Johnson mentioned.

Agarwal can also be chair of the Indian American CEO Council and president of the Dallas Parks and Recreation Board, board member of the US India Friendship Council, Executive Board UT Dallas, Texas Tech Innovation HUB at Research Park, Big Brothers Big Sisters International, and MD Anderson Board of Visitors.

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Mar 18, 2023