Category Archives: Government

Water Utilities Infrastructure Financing to Save Residents $1.6 Million

The Arlington City Council recently approved an agreement between Arlington Water Utilities and the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) that will provide funds for needed sanitary sewer upgrades throughout the city and save residents more than $1.6 million. The Water Development Board selected Arlington to receive a $5.6 million loan for…

Nearly $8 Million in Residential Street Rebuild Projects Began This Month

Work is underway to rebuild sections of seven residential streets in north and east Arlington as part of the Public Works and Transportation’s 2016 Residential Rebuild project. In addition to smoother roads, residents on the selected streets can look forward to improved water and sanitary sewer line renewals. This project is…

Ask Arlington: Mosquito-Borne Illness Prevention & Awareness

“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. Each week, on the City’s social media pages, we’ll let you know what the topic of the “Ask Arlington” episode will be. All you have to do is post your question and we’ll…

Latest ‘Put Technology to Work’ Newsletter: City Exploring Apps to Improve Drivers’ Commute

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 Fire Chief Named Tarrant County 9-1-1 District’s Board Chairman

Arlington Fire Chief Don Crowson has been named chair of the Tarrant County 9-1-1 Emergency Assistance District’s board of managers. Crowson, who has served as a member of the Tarrant County 9-1-1- board of managers for nearly seven years, was elected as chair by the seven-member board during a special meeting last month. Crowson,…

March 2017 Arlington Police Community Newsletter Available

Inside this issue, Police Chief Will Johnson presents the “State of the Arlington Police Department,” highlighting the operational challenges and successes of 2016.  Also in this issue, severe weather preparedness tips, crime prevention highlights from Police Districts and some important information to help you avoid becoming a victim of a…

Arlington Once Again Recognized for Traffic Safety Programs

Arlington was among 18 cities across the state recently recognized by the Texas Municipal Courts Education Center for its traffic safety programs. The Texas Municipal Courts Education Center’s Municipal Traffic Safety Initiatives grant, funded by the Texas Department of Transportation, sponsored the traffic safety awards competition to recognize municipal courts that have demonstrated…

Sales Tax Holiday on Emergency Preparedness Supplies This Weekend

With the potential for severe weather this spring, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans they can purchase certain supplies tax-free during the Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday, April 22-24.“The severe weather, fire and flooding we had last year provided a stark reminder that Texans should be prepared for any…