Category Archives: Mayor & Council

City Council Approves Key Documents Related to Future Texas Rangers Ballpark

The Arlington City Council approved several key legal documents Tuesday related to the Texas Rangers current lease agreements for Globe Life Park as well as the financing and development of the future retractable roof ballpark. In May 2016, the Arlington City Council unanimously approved a master agreement that outlines the public-private…

Swearing In Ceremony Set June 27 for District 3 and 5 Council Representatives

The Arlington City Council held a special meeting on Tuesday, June 20 to canvass results for the District 3 and District 5 run-off elections. Lana Wolff was re-elected during the June 10, 2017 run-off election to serve as the District 5 City Council representative. Roxanne Thalman will join the Arlington City…

City Council to Canvass Election Results for District 3, District 5 Races on June 20

Arlington voters re-elected Lana Wolff to the District 5 Arlington City Council seat in the June 10, 2017, run-off election, according to unofficial vote totals. In the open District 3 race, the unofficial voting results show Roxanne Thalman received 925 votes while Marvin Sutton received 922 votes. Sutton has requested a recount,…

GM, Texas Live! Milestones Celebrated in Latest ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter

Live! by Loews, a new $150 million flagship hotel, was announced as the newest addition to  Arlington’s world-class Entertainment District in May. The hotel and convention center will be part of Texas Live!, the $250 million dining, entertainment and hospitality destination being developed in partnership between The Cordish Companies, Texas Rangers and…

Community Improvements Highlighted in Latest ‘Champion Great Neighborhoods’ Newletter

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…

‘Enhance Regional Mobility’ Newsletter Spotlights Innovative Transportation Technology

From autonomous shuttles in the Entertainment District to a new app designed to help traffic flow more smoothly, the City of Arlington is committed to remaining on the forefront of transportation technology. In March, the City Council approved a lease agreement with EasyMile for the use of two low-speed autonomous shuttles…

Arlington Voters Decide Three of Five Council Races, Approve Two Propositions

Arlington voters re-elected three incumbent City Council members but a run-off election will be necessary next month to determine the winners of the District 3 and District 5 council seats. Voters also approved two propositions on the May 6, 2017, Joint General and Special Elections ballot. The first proposition was whether…

Delivering Dreams: Arlington Tomorrow Foundation Celebrates 10th Anniversary

A decade ago, the Arlington City Council had the foresight to ensure the economic windfall associated with the natural gas drilling activity on city owned lands would benefit the community for generations to come. In May 2007, the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation was born with the clear mission: Contribute to a thriving…

Latest ‘Put Technology to Work’ Newsletter: City Exploring Apps to Improve Drivers’ Commute

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…