Category Archives: Government

New Arlington Water Utilities Line Will Serve Johnson and Tarrant Counties

Construction is set to begin soon on a new pipeline that will bring tap water treated in Arlington to Burleson and several unincorporated areas of Johnson and Tarrant counties. The water transmission line is part of an agreement that will allow Bethesda Water Supply Corporation to purchase treated water from Arlington…

Arlington to Roll Out Milo Autonomous Shuttle Pilot Program August 26

The City of Arlington will soon launch Milo, a free autonomous shuttle service that will operate on select off-street trails in the Entertainment District before and after major events at AT&T Stadium and Globe Life Park in Arlington. Fans attending the Dallas Cowboys pre-season home game on Saturday, August 26, will…

Texas Live!, New Rangers Ballpark Construction Requires Utilities Relocation

Crews will dig a hole nearly four stories deep this summer in preparation for the Texas Rangers’ new $1 billion retractable roof ballpark. But before they do, a massive sanitary sewer line that runs through the Entertainment District and serves more than one-quarter of the city will need to move. The…

AMR Subscription Program Helps Reduce Cost of Ambulance Transports

American Medical Response (AMR) is the City of Arlington’s exclusive contracted ambulance service. AMR operates as a “fee-based service,” meaning no tax dollars are utilized to subsidize the service. As a result, all costs related to ambulance transports are paid by those who utilize the service. In order to minimize costs to our…

Latest ‘Put Technology to Work’ Newsletter: New Tesla Supercharger Station Opens in Arlington

The Arlington City Council has identified “Put Technology to Work” as a priority. Technology is an essential aspect of daily life and has quite the impact on our organization, residents and businesses. It is also integral in achieving the City’s other four priorities: Invest in Our Economy, Support Quality Education, Enhance Regional…

Arlington City Manager Unveils $478 Million Budget Proposal for 2018

The Arlington City Council took its first look Tuesday at the proposed $478 million Fiscal Year 2018 operating budget, which includes a property tax rate reduction for the second year in a row. Proposals for next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1, include significant investments in public safety and technology, expenses…

Victim Services, A New Neighborhood Watch and Coffee With a Cop Inside a New Issue

Inside this month’s On Call newsletter, the Victim Services Unit observes a 30-year anniversary and the first of a two-part series takes readers inside a brand new neighborhood watch as they prepare for National Night Out. Also in this issue, The South Police District works to enhance police/community relations over…

Arlington Grants Manager Elected to National Executive Board

Sheryl Kenny, Grants Manager for the City of Arlington, has been elected to serve as an executive officer for the National Community Development Association. The nonpartisan, nonprofit association represents local government around the country and supports affordable housing and economic development to better communities especially for low and mid-income residents. Kenny said…

New Bond Tracker Series Keeps Residents Updated on Voter-Approved Projects

The City of Arlington has launched a new regular Bond Tracker segment for MyArlingtonTV to keep residents informed about the progress of construction on dozens of projects that were included in the City’s bond elections. The first episode features the new Julia Burgen Park in central Arlington. The 66-acre linear park, located at 1008 Ruby Street,…