Category Archives: Community Development and Planning

Arlington to Host Urban Drilling Educational Forum Aug. 1

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Residents are invited to attend the City of Arlington’s Urban Drilling Educational Forum being held on Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Arlington Convention Center.In an effort to increase transparency, the Urban Drilling Educational Forum will provide attendees with information on the roles and responsibilities of the local and state regulating Read more…

New Neighborhoods Discussion on ‘SpeakUp Arlington’

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The City of Arlington’s next online discussion is now available at www.SpeakUpArlington.com. The discussion, which focuses on neighborhoods in The American Dream City, is available until Aug. 31, 2015. Arlington’s Community Development and Planning department is currently updating their neighborhood program  which will focus on eight different areas of the city. Read more…

Changes Coming to Some Arlington Storefront Properties

Articles Sign Ordinance 06-18-15

In an effort to beautify the city, reduce visual clutter and provide consistency, the Arlington City Council recently adopted an ordinance that will bring changes to storefront signs.All new developments, as well as additions and/or change of use in tenant spaces in existing structures, will trigger compliance with this Sign Code Update. Read more…

City Council Approves Updated Comprehensive Plan, ’99 Square Miles’

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For the first time in several years. the City of Arlington has an updated vision for the future.The Arlington City Council approved the updated version of the city’s comprehensive plan, “99 Square Miles,” at its regular meeting March 17. Council approved the plan by a 7-0 vote.99 Square Miles is now the official Read more…

City of Arlington Experts to Present Research at International Conference

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Two City of Arlington experts will present at the Environmental Systems Research Institute’s 2015 International User Conference (Esri UC), scheduled for July 20-24 in San Diego.Esri UC is the world’s largest event dedicated to Geographic Information System (GIS) technology, and features more than 600 GIS user presentation sessions, 300 exhibitors and 275 Read more…

City of Arlington Launches New Tool to Engage Residents

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The City of Arlington is taking online citizen engagement to a new level with the launch of a new website called “Speak Up Arlington,” giving residents a new way to connect with their city.The Speak Up Arlington site, which launches Tuesday, December 9, will allow residents to ask questions, post Read more…

Public Input Meeting: Abram Street Project

Arlington residents and businesses will soon have a chance to weigh in on the City of Arlington’s plans to rebuild and enhance Abram Street — from Cooper Street to Collins Street.A project briefing meeting will be held Tuesday, May 20 at the Arlington Convention Center, 1200 Ballpark Way (map it) to Read more…