All posts by City of Arlington

Help Eliminate Litter in Arlington Through ‘Adopt-a-Spot’ Program

Keep Arlington Beautiful (KAB), in association with the Arlington Parks Department  is announcing a campaign for the removal of litter from public right-of-ways such as parks, streets, and trails with a pilot program that promotes monthly clean-up events through an Adopt-a-Spot Program.  Under KAB’s plan, civic groups, schools, business, neighborhood…

Arlington Chamber of Commerce to Recognize Outstanding Small Businesses

Small businesses play a vital role in creating jobs and growth in The Dream City’s economy, and one local organization wants to recognize two local ventures for their efforts. The Arlington Chamber of Commerce recently announced the recipients for the 2015 Arlington Chamber Small Business of the Year Awards. FOR-PROFIT CATEGORY: LBL Architects, Inc.…

GAS WELL INCIDENT: Update

City of Arlington crews, Vantage Energy and Boot and Coots, a well control company, worked through the night to resolve a gas well incident located in the LABC gas well in Southwest Arlington. Boots & Coots well control attempted to re-plug the gas well at 4:00 a. m., but was unsuccessful…

U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey Introduces Legislation to Protect Transit Services

Congressman Marc Veasey, TX-33, has introduced a bill to restore federal funding for Handitran and other programs like it that provide transportation services for disabled and elderly residents. H. R. 1645, the Transportation for Elderly and Disabled Individuals Act, would reinstate an allowance for cities such as Arlington, Grand Prairie, and…