Category Archives: Mayor & Council

Five Council Members Appointed to 2019 NLC Policy Committees

Arlington City Council members Sheri Capehart, Victoria Farrar-Myers, Kathryn Wilemon, Lana Wolff and Roxanne Thalman have received appointments to National League of Cities (NLC) policy committees for 2019. Capehart has been reappointed to the NLC Information Technology and Communications federal advocacy committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s…

Esports Stadium Arlington Debut Draws Fans From Around the Globe

Drawing professional gamers and enthusiasts from across the globe, Esports Stadium Arlington made its debut last month as the largest esports venue in North America. Our latest Invest in Our Economy newsletter details the $10 million, 100,000-square-foot stadium, which celebrated its grand opening with FACEIT’s Esports Championship Series Season 6 Finals on Thanksgiving Weekend.…

Arlington Recognized Nationally for Great Parks, Affordable Living and More

Arlington celebrated several milestones recently that further confirm what our residents already know — our community is a great place to live, work, play and learn!Our latest Champion Great Neighborhoods newsletter highlights just a few of these accolades, including the Parks and Recreation Department bringing home the 2018 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence…

Arlington Receives National Recognition for Innovative Self-Driving Shuttle Service

From exploring emerging transportation technology to improving mile after mile of neighborhood streets, Arlington continues to strategically invest in projects designed to improve mobility across The American Dream City. Our latest Enhance Regional Mobility newsletter highlights activities and projects that support the City Council’s goal to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Arlington’s transportation connections…

Arlington Taps Technology to Replace Water Mains, Prioritize Street Maintenance

From replacing aging water mains in neighborhoods to deciding which streets need to be rebuilt or repaired, the City of Arlington puts technology to work every day to make The American Dream City a better place to live, learn, work and play. All quarterly City Council priority newsletters are now produced…

‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter: Texas Live! Wowing Visitors

Thousands turned out this summer for the grand opening of Texas Live!, a dream years in the making for Arlington’s already vibrant Entertainment District. In addition to the new world-class dining, entertainment and hospitality district, the City also recently celebrated the opening of a Duluth Trading Company retail store off Interstate…

See Top 10 Uses for Ask Arlington App in ‘Champion Great Neighborhoods’ Newsletter

The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Champion Great Neighborhoods” remains a main priority for the work of our City. Great neighborhoods contribute to a higher quality of life and greater investment in our economy. Every part of our corporation contributes to our overall success and vitality as we make…

River Legacy Trail Extension Progress and More in ‘Enhance Regional Mobility’ Newsletter

From exploring emerging transportation technology to improving mile after mile of neighborhood streets, Arlington continues to strategically invest in projects designed to improve mobility across The American Dream City. In the latest edition of the Enhance Regional Mobility newsletter, readers can learn more about the opening of the 9.7-mile 360 Tollway project, progress on…

‘Put Technology to Work’ Newsletter Spotlights UTA Students Use of Via Rideshare App

The Arlington City Council has identified “Put Technology to Work” as one of five priorities. 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 priorities: Invest in Our Economy, Support Youth and Families,…

Arlington City Manager Proposes $500 Million Budget for 2019

The Arlington City Council took its first look Tuesday at the proposed $500 million Fiscal Year 2019 operating budget, which includes a property tax rate reduction for the third year in a row. Proposals for next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1, include significant investments in public safety and technology, an…