Category Archives: Government

Arlington Police Present ‘Advancing 21st Century Policing’ Report to Community

The Arlington Police Department has finalized the Advancing 21st Century Policing Report. As previously announced, the department was selected in May of 2016 as one of fifteen law enforcement agencies nationwide that served as an exemplary implementation model for the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing. The culmination of that…

Fire Station 12 Grand Opening and Dedication Set for Friday

The community is invited to help the City of Arlington celebrate the grand opening and dedication of Fire Station 12. The ceremony and ribbon cutting begins at 1:15 p. m. Friday, December 15, 2017. The newly renovated station is located at 5050 S. Collins Street near the Arlington Municipal Airport. This South Arlington…

Via, City of Arlington Launch Innovative, On-Demand Rideshare Pilot Program

The City of Arlington, in partnership with Via, is proud to be among the first cities in the nation to offer on-demand ridesharing as a public transportation solution. The Via rideshare program, which officially launched December 11, 2017, in Arlington, provides affordable transportation to key areas of the city, allowing riders…

FEMA Recognizes Arlington Christian Disaster Network’s Role Helping Community Recover

When disaster strikes, the City of Arlington’s first responders aren’t alone when it comes to meeting the most critical needs of the community. The Arlington Christian Disaster Network, made up of 17 local faith-based organizations, is a critical partner to the Arlington Fire Department. Highly trained volunteers in the network are…

‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter Features Opening of D.R. Horton, Summit Racing

With the turn of the shovel, Loews Hotels & Co, The Cordish Companies and the Texas Rangers officially broke ground in November on the new $150 million flagship Live! by Loews hotel and convention center at Texas Live!The upscale hotel, set to open in 2019, wasn’t the only major project…

City of Arlington Accepting Applications for Economic Development Corporation

The City of Arlington is now accepting applications for the Arlington Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors. Arlington residents with commercial real estate, finance and banking, or significant economic development experience are encouraged to apply. The Economic Development Corporation, formed by the Arlington City Council in June 2015, has seven board…

Construction Briefing Meeting Set Dec. 13 for Park Row Drive Channel Project

The City of Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department anticipates starting construction on the Park Row Drive Channel in January 2018. Improvements include reconstructing the drainage channel and renewal of sanitary sewer system. A construction briefing meeting is scheduled from 4:30 p. m. to 6:30 p. m. on December 13, 2017, in the…

Arlington Water Department Efficiency Lessens Rate Increases for 2018

Rates for water and sewer service in Arlington will change on Jan. 1, 2018, with an increase of about $4.34 a month, or 14 cents per day, for the average residential customer. Despite the increases, Arlington remains one of the lowest priced water and sanitary sewer service providers in North…