All posts by Susan Schrock

Arlington Tomorrow Foundation’s Endowment Continues to Benefit Community

The Arlington Tomorrow Foundation board continues to display solid, reliable fiscal responsibility and commitment to ensuring the foundation’s endowment is healthy and available for generations to come. As part of its annual review of the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation’s investment policy and strategies, the board voted Jan. 8, 2019, to reinvest $2.4…

Five Council Members Appointed to 2019 NLC Policy Committees

Arlington City Council members Sheri Capehart, Victoria Farrar-Myers, Kathryn Wilemon, Lana Wolff and Roxanne Thalman have received appointments to National League of Cities (NLC) policy committees for 2019. Capehart has been reappointed to the NLC Information Technology and Communications federal advocacy committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s…

City of Arlington Releases New Open Data After Community Survey

The City of Arlington has published new data on its Open Arlington webpage to serve as a valuable resource to residents and the community at large. The City encouraged residents and stakeholders back in August to participate in a brief online Open Data survey, which received nearly 150 responses, to help prioritize the…

Ballpark Contract Helps Arlington Woman’s Cleaning Business Grow

Four years ago, Tarvia Bills was waitressing tables at an Arlington restaurant. Today, she heads a successful residential, commercial and construction cleaning company that continues to expand after landing a contract on the Globe Life Field project. When Bills started her Arlington-based business in 2015, she cleaned just a handful of…

Public Meeting Set Nov. 15 on Proposed Updates to Bowman Springs Park

Make your voice heard! Please join the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department at a public meeting this week to solicit feedback and provide information regarding proposed development updates to Bowman Springs Park. The public meeting will be held at 6:30 p. m. Thursday, Nov. 15 in the cafeteria of Miller Elementary School, 6401…

‘Neighborhood Network News’ Features City’s Flood Response, Self-Driving Cars and More

In this Neighborhood Network News edition, you can learn more about the City of Arlington’s response to recent flooding, read how we continue to be a leader when it comes to exploring innovative transportation technology and see how our students are making a difference through acts of kindness. Flooding Response: Heavy…

Acts of Kindness: Arlington’s Morton Elementary Students Receive New Shoes, Socks

As soon as her laces were tied, third grader Jakylee Edwards was on her feet and making plans for all the fun things she would do in her stylish new pair of pink and blue striped shoes.“I’m going to run. I’m going to exercise more. I’m going to jump on…

Book Your Free Ride Now on Arlington’s Drive.Ai Self-Driving Shuttle for Oct. 19-20

Self-driving cars are here in Arlington, and you can be one of the first people to ride in one! Sign up now to experience the City of Arlington’s new driverless shuttle service with Drive. ai next week. Starting Friday, Oct. 19, Arlington will become the first Texas city to offer an on-street,…