Category Archives: Government

Arlington Police to Activate Special Event Parking for Woodbrook Zone Nov. 22

The Arlington Police Department will activate the Special Event Parking Ordinance in the Woodbrook Zone for the Dallas Cowboys football game scheduled for 3:25 p. m. Thursday, Nov. 22. Enforcement will begin three hours prior to the start of the event. What does this mean? The area identified in the Woodbrook Zone, which…

Arlington City Councilwoman Selected to Serve on National Task Force on Housing

Arlington City Councilwoman Lana Wolff is among 18 elected city leaders from across the country selected to serve on a newly created national task force that aims to address how communities can better respond to the growing challenge of housing availability, affordability, investment and quality. The National League of Cities Task Force on…

Arlington Receives National Recognition for Innovative Self-Driving Shuttle Service

From exploring emerging transportation technology to improving mile after mile of neighborhood streets, Arlington continues to strategically invest in projects designed to improve mobility across The American Dream City. Our latest Enhance Regional Mobility newsletter highlights activities and projects that support the City Council’s goal to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Arlington’s transportation connections…

Sprinkler Evaluations Save Arlington Homeowners Water and Money

A sprinkler system that is not working as efficiently as possible impacts water usage and bills. In a hot, dry summer – like North Texas experienced in 2018 – sprinkler maintenance or operating issues can become even more costly. To help Arlington residents use water efficiently, Arlington Water Utilities and Tarrant…

Arlington Code Compliance Presents to Real Estate Investment Group

Partnerships are growing, strengthening, and making Arlington an even greater place to call home. Code Compliance was invited to speak at Dallas Real Estate Investment Group (REIG)’s meeting on the first of November. This active real estate professional group, led by founder-investor-coach Joe Boston is focused on providing education, training and…

National Competition Recognizes Arlington Fire Department, Water Utilities

The Arlington Fire Department and Fire Chief Don Crowson recently received a Route Fifty 2018 Navigator Award for the Community Paramedic Program. Route Fifty is a digital publication dedicated to covering innovation in best practices in state and local government. The Navigator Awards, which are divided into five categories, honor innovative individuals…

Arlington Seeks Public Input on 2017 Residential Rebuild Project at Nov. 14 Meeting

The City of Arlington is seeking input from residents about Phase II of the 2017 Residential Rebuild project. A design public meeting will be held from 6 p. m. to 7 p. m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in [re]Brary Room A on the first floor of the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, 100 S.…

City of Arlington, Texas is Now an Enabled Skill for Amazon Alexa Devices

“Ask City of Arlington” is now a skill for all Amazon Alexa enabled devices! Alexa is a virtual assistant developed by Amazon capable of voice interaction, music playback, making to-do lists, setting alarms, streaming podcasts, playing audio books, and providing weather, traffic, sports, and news updates. Arlington residents can ask basic…