Category Archives: Government

Arlington Officers Honored During Police Department’s Annual Awards Banquet

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At the Arlington Convention Center, some of Arlington Police Department’s best officers met up with citizens and business leaders for an afternoon of awards and special honors. More than 450 guests were seated for the annual ceremony on February 22. This event is made possible by the Arlington Police Foundation and a…

Arlington Celebrates National Engineers Week

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If you’ve driven on an Arlington street, walked inside a brand new grocery store or flushed your toilet lately, you can bet a City of Arlington engineer helped make it happen. Engineers provide numerous services to residents, from designing safe roadways to ensuring reliable transport of water, wastewater and storm…

2017 Presidents’ Day Closings and City Service Schedules

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Many local government administrative offices will be closed Monday, February 20, 2017, for Presidents’ Day. Regular hours will resume at 8 a. m. Tuesday, February 21. Garbage and recycling pickups will occur in Arlington on Monday, February 20, as regularly scheduled. What’s CLOSED Monday, February 20 City Hall City Office Tower Arlington Municipal Court…

Arlington City Council Calls for State Civil Service Special Election

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In response to a petition filed by the Arlington Professional Fire Fighters Association, Arlington voters will be asked to approve or reject the adoption of the State Civil Service for the Arlington Fire Department during a special election this spring. The Arlington City Council voted Tuesday, February 14 to place the…

Arlington Water Helps Students Learn Water Efficiency

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More than 200 Arlington ISD fifth graders are getting lessons in ways to be water efficient this winter, along with the tools to make a difference in their homes. The WaterWise program is an annual partnership between Arlington Water Utilities and Tarrant Regional Water District that distributes classroom materials aligned with…

New Ask Arlington App Highlighted in Latest ‘Put Technology to Work’ Newsletter

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The new Ask Arlington app makes notifying the City about problems, ranging from barking dogs to burnt out street lights, quick and easy for citizens. Read more about the free app, which the City of Arlington launched earlier this year, in the newest “Put Technology to Work” newsletter. The newsletter also highlights Arlington’s Automated…

Annual Statewide Warrant Roundup Begins

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Got warrants? Now’s the time to pay up to avoid arrest. Arlington will join more than 300 law enforcement jurisdictions from across the state for the annual Great Texas Warrant Roundup, which begins Friday, February 10, 2017 and runs through Sunday, March 05, 2017. The roundup is designed to target thousands of individuals with…

City of Arlington Receives Exemplary Recognition for Keeping Employees Safe on the Roads

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The City of Arlington was one of 15 Texas employers recently recognized by the National Safety Council for proven commitment to traffic safety. Nine employers will receive the prestigious Our Driving Concern Texas Employer Traffic Safety Awards, presented in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation. The City of Arlington is one…