Category Archives: Budget

Arlington Refinances AT&T Stadium Debt, Expects to Save $138 Million

The City of Arlington refinanced its remaining AT&T Stadium debt this month as part of a financial strategy that will allow it to simultaneously pay for its $500 million contribution to the Rangers ballpark. Even though the debt will now be repaid by the original 2034 maturity date instead of an…

Learn about Arlington’s Proposed $478 Million Operating Budget Aug. 31

Residents have another chance this week to learn about the City of Arlington’s $478 million proposed Fiscal Year 2018 operating budget. The public is invited to attend a town hall meeting at 6:30 p. m. Thursday, August 31 at Arlington City Hall, 3rd Floor Council Briefing Room, 101 W. Abram St. Proposals for next fiscal year, which…

Residents Invited to Attend FY 2018 Budget Town Hall Meetings

Residents can learn more about the City of Arlington’s $478 million proposed Fiscal Year 2018 operating budget at two upcoming town hall meetings. Proposals for next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1, include significant investments in public safety and technology, expenses related to the reopening of Ditto Golf Course and the…

Texas Comptroller Recognizes City of Arlington for Transparency Efforts

The City of Arlington is proud to announce that it is the third local government entity in the state to receive all five transparency stars through the Texas Comptroller’s transparency program. The Comptroller’s office launched the Transparency Stars program in March 2016 to recognize cities, counties and school districts making strides…

Fitch Awards City of Arlington Highest Possible Rating For 2nd Year

The City of Arlington received high marks for its financial strength in February following a review by the three major credit rating agencies. For the second year in a row, Fitch awarded the City’s General Obligation debt with the highest possible rating: AAA. In its rating report, Fitch praised the long-term planning…

Residents Invited to Attend FY 2016 Budget Town Hall Meetings

Visit the Budget & Business Plan websiteIf you want to get an idea what the City of Arlington’s proposed budget for FY 2016 is all about, there are two opportunities for citizen participation. City Manager Trey Yelverton will present the proposed budget and answer questions from those in attendance.  To learn more about…

Arlington City Manager Unveils $425 Million Budget Proposal

The City of Arlington unveiled its proposed $425 million budget for Fiscal Year 2015 during the August 5th working session of City Council. The proposed General Fund budget is $213 million. Police and Fire account for 63 percent of the General Fund budget, with the remainder divided among other City departments. In…