Category Archives: Government

2019 MLK Jr. Holiday Closings and City Service Schedules in Arlington

Many City of Arlington municipal offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. Residential garbage and recycling collection will occur as scheduled on Monday, Jan. 21. Regular office hours and service schedules will resume Tuesday, Jan. 22. What’s Closed: City…

Bond Tracker: Bowen Road Texas U-Turn for Westbound to Eastbound IH-20

The City of Arlington has launched a 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. This month’s episode features the completion of a collaborative effort with the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) to design and…

On the Clock with the City of Arlington’s EMS System & Ambulance Services

On the Clock is a show that gives residents an inside look at the hard work city employees do every day to make Arlington a better community to live, learn, work and play. This month’s episode, hosted by City Manager Trey Yelverton, gives residents a behind-the-scenes look at the City’s Emergency Medical Services…

Arlington Water Receives Award from U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The City of Arlington’s Pierce-Burch and John F. Kubala Water Treatment Plants have been recognized by the U. S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention for their success in optimally fluoridating water, a practice used for decades that is proven to prevent cavities and improve dental health. The Texas Department of State Health Services announced the…

Residents Invited to Review Draft Lake Arlington Watershed Protection Plan

The Trinity River Authority, City of Arlington and Village Creek-Lake Arlington Watershed Protection Partnership are seeking public comment on a plan to help protect Lake Arlington’s water quality. Comments on the draft Village Creek-Lake Arlington Watershed Protection Plan will be accepted through Jan. 31, 2019. A copy of the draft…

Arlington Police to Activate Special Event Parking for Woodbrook Zone Jan. 5

The Arlington Police Department will activate the Special Event Parking Ordinance in the Woodbrook Zone for the Dallas Cowboys playoff football game scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 5. Enforcement will begin three hours prior to the start of the event. What does this mean? The area identified in the Woodbrook Zone, which is…

Arlington Water, Library to Offer Wonderful Water Series Classes

Arlington Water Utilities and the Arlington Public Library are hosting a series of classes this spring to help children and their families celebrate the value of water in their lives. The Wonderful Water series starts Jan. 19, when the Fort Worth Science and History Museum presents Wonders of Water at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library. The free…