Category Archives: Government

Value of Water Contest Draws Entries from More Than 500 Arlington Students

suppoArlington students showed their appreciation for water this fall in Arlington Water Utilities’ Value of Water coloring contest. More than 500 elementary school-aged kids entered the competition by completing the sentence “Because I have water, I can …” with an illustration. The entries demonstrated students are aware of how much…

Made in Arlington: 2017 State of the City Address

From small businesses and restaurants to our manufacturing plants and major entertainment venues, great things are being made in Arlington. That’s the message Mayor Jeff Williams delivered at the 2017 State of the City address, hosted by the Arlington Chamber of Commerce at the Arlington Convention Center on October 18. A few of…

Latest ‘Put Technology to Work’ Newsletter: High-Tech Inspection of Roadway Conditions

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…

2017 State of the City will be Broadcast Live on Facebook

The City of Arlington’s Facebook account will livestream Mayor Jeff Williams’ State of the City address on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. The 11th annual address, hosted by the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, will take place at the Arlington Convention Center starting at 11:30 a. m. The livestream can be accessed on the City…

Arlington Police, Water Utilities Host Drug Take-Back Event October 28

Got drugs? Residents are encouraged to turn in their expired and unused medications for anonymous, safe disposal between 10 a. m. and 2 p. m. Saturday, October 28, 2017. Collection sites North Police District, 620 W. Division Street 817-459-5600 Walgreens Pharmacy, 4400 W. Green Oaks Blvd 817-563-0142 East Police District, 2001 New York Ave. 817-459-5803 South Police District, 1030…

‘Support Quality Education’ Newsletter Highlights Mayor’s Youth Commission Contributions

The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Support Quality Education” continues to be a key priority for the work of our city. Public education that produces graduates who are prepared for future success provides the foundation for a strong Arlington community. In the latest Support Quality Education Newsletter, residents can read…

Arlington’s Traffic Management Project Aims to Reduce Congestion on SH 360 Frontage

The Public Works and Transportation Department continues to pave the way in the use of innovative, smart city technology to improve traffic management within the City of Arlington. State Highway 360 is used by thousands of drivers daily to move through Arlington, but when an incident occurs that causes traffic delays,…

More National Night Out Highlights and Award-Winning Crime Bulletin in This Month’s Issue

Residents can read more about this year’s National Night Out event in the October issue of the On Call newsletter. Also in this issue, the Arlington Police Department updates the community on Senate Bill 4, a crime bulletin wins an international analytical competition and Mentoring Arlington Youth at Workman Junior High…