Southlake Program for the Involvement of Neighborhoods (SPIN)

SPIN, the Southlake Program for the Involvement of Neighborhoods, are Town Hall Forums hosted by the Community Engagement Committee usually about twice a month to provide an opportunity for community members to have an informal conversation regarding topics of interest.

The most frequently discussed items are development cases. The SPIN Town Hall Forums provide a place to discuss proposed developments and hear feedback from residents before a case goes before the Planning and Zoning Commission or City Council.
What SPIN Do I Live In?
The City of Southlake has 11 designated SPIN neighborhoods. These are used for various planning and communication purposes and can help you identify projects or topics specific to your part of town. Click here for a map to find which SPIN you live in.

About SPIN Meetings
Posted Agendas - The Current Agendas and Meetings page will keep you up to date on current SPIN Town Hall Forums.

SPIN Schedule - SPIN Town Hall Forums are typically held on the second Tuesday each month, and the fourth Tuesday as needed. Please refer to the Meeting Schedule for anticipated dates of future meetings.

Meeting Reports - SPIN Meeting Reports are generated for each meeting and provide a brief summary of the issues raised and questions asked at that meeting. SPIN Town Hall Forums are also recorded and can be viewed on Video on Demand.

How Can I Request a SPIN Meeting?
If you have an item you would like to discuss at a SPIN Town Hall Forum, please review, complete and return the SPIN Application Request Form to the staff liaison, Daniel Cortez, in the City Manager's Office indicating your desired meeting date.

For more information regarding available meeting dates or deadlines for submitting requests, please contact Daniel Cortez at the email shown to the right of the page, or by phone (817) 748-8029.

Development Process Information
Following SPIN, a proposed development may be submitted to the Planning Department, reviewed by staff, and scheduled for a Planning and Zoning Commission meeting. The item would then be eligible to move forward to City Council for Consideration.

Reports from SPIN will be provided to the Planning and Zoning Commission and the City Council to capture and communicate community input throughout the process. For additional information about the development process in Southlake, please visit the Current Planning Page.

The Development Activity News Blog is a great way to keep track of SPIN cases as they move through the development process.

Connect with the City
In addition to SPIN, the City has a number of communication tools that help citizens stay informed. Visit our Office of Communication page to learn more.