All posts by Carol Weemes

Winners Announced in 18th Annual Arlington Animal Essay Contest

Congratulations to each and every 2019 Arlington Animal Essay Contest winner and to all that participated in this year’s contest!Wood Elementary school succeeded in capturing all the sixth-grade awards. Imogene Gideon Elementary (MISD) had four winners – with two fourth grade and two third grade students penning winning essays. Mary…

Maddie’s Fund Grant Gives Unweaned Shelter Kittens A Good Start

Arlington Animal Services‘ “bottle babies” are off to a wonderful start, thanks to a $5,000 grant awarded by Maddie’s Fund. This new, innovative Foster Pet Care Project titled, “A Great Start for Bottle Babies” will supply the shelter with starter kits for unweaned kittens. Maddie’s Fund® is a family foundation created in 1994 by…

Don’t Miss a Purrfect Opportunity to Help an Arlington Feral Cat

The date of the last Feral Cat Sunday for 2018 is almost here. Got feral or community cats in your Arlington neighborhood? Get ready. Get involved. Help make an impactful change.  Interested in participating, but not sure how to trap a cat? Link here to humane trapping information by Best Friends Animal Society to learn about the process and protocols. Traps may be rented from Arlington…

Code Compliance Educating Students How to Champion Great Neighborhoods

Parents get ready. You may begin to see elementary school age children wanting to become more actively involved in helping keep properties clean, attractive and code compliant in The American Dream City. Brian Daugherty, Code Compliance field operations manager is reaching out to Arlington elementary schools on a mission to teach…

Arlington Code Compliance Presents to Real Estate Investment Group

Partnerships are growing, strengthening, and making Arlington an even greater place to call home. Code Compliance was invited to speak at Dallas Real Estate Investment Group (REIG)’s meeting on the first of November. This active real estate professional group, led by founder-investor-coach Joe Boston is focused on providing education, training and…

Esri Recognizes Arlington’s Dangerous & Substandard Structures Program Story Map

Code Compliance is Putting Technology To Work through an Esri powered Geographic Information System (GIS) application. Esri, deemed the world’s most powerful mapping and analytics software, recently recognized Arlington’s Dangerous and Substandard Structures (DSS) Program interactive story map in their global newsletter.“The creation of the City of Arlington’s DSS story…