Category Archives: Government

Arlington to Supplement Mowing, Litter Clean Up Along Highways and Interstates

For a third year in a row, the City of Arlington will supplement the Texas Department of Transportation’s regularly scheduled mowing and litter clean up along interstates and highways to help keep The American Dream City beautiful and welcoming for residents and visitors alike. TxDOT has jurisdiction of the grounds maintenance…

Ask Arlington: Downtown Development, Master Plan, Abram St. Rebuild & More

“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. This week’s show features Downtown Arlington Management Corporation President/CEO Aldo Fritz and Lyndsay Mitchell, Planning Manager for the City of Arlington, to answer your questions about Downtown development, the new Master Plan and…

Arlington Deputy City Manager Appointed to VantageTrust Board Position

The City of Arlington congratulates Deputy City Manager Gilbert Perales on his recent appointment to the VantageTrust Board of Directors. The VantageTrust Company Board of Directors advises ICMA Retirement Corporation on its investments for retirement accounts with more than 1,000,000 public sector participants and 9,000-plus retirement plans. Perales, who serves on the…

City of Arlington Names New Water Utilities Director

Water Utilities Director Craig Cummings

The City of Arlington named its new Water Utilities director today, promoting Assistant Director Craig Cummings to the leadership role. Cummings, with decades of experience in the water utilities industry, has served as the assistant director of water treatment for Arlington since 2014. After a nationwide search, Cummings’ extensive experience and…

City of Arlington Invites Companies to Test Robotic Sidewalk Delivery Technology

Need some lunch, a package or important papers brought to your home or office? Companies may send an autonomous robot to make that delivery to your door one day soon thanks to the innovation and forward thinking of the City of Arlington. The Arlington City Council approved a resolution on Tuesday,…

Arlington-Mansfield Area Ham Operators to Participate in Amateur Radio Week

Even in the age of internet, cell phones and email, incidents such as tornadoes, fires, storms, ice and even the occasional cutting of fiber optic cables can leave communities without the means to communicate. In these cases, the one consistent service that has never failed has been Amateur Radio. These radio…

Arlington Water Embraces Technology, Begins In-House Pipe-Bursting

Two recent Arlington Water Utilities projects are demonstrating the value created by trenchless water main replacements and gaining attention from communities interested in following Arlington’s lead. The two main renewal projects were planned in areas for Arlington’s water distribution system with a history of water main breaks. In early June, Arlington…

Public Meeting Set July 2 for Belvedere Street Rebuild Project

The City of Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department anticipates starting construction on the 2018 Community Development Block Grant Residential Street Rebuild Project in July 2018. This project consists of rebuilding Belvedere Street, from South Collins Street to East Mitchell Street, with 7-inch concrete pavement, drainage improvements, sewer renewals, street lights,…

Five Arlington Police Officers Honored Friday at State Capitol

Arlington Police Officers were honored June 15, 2018, at the State Capitol.

Five Arlington Police Officers were honored today at the State Capitol in Austin by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement for a variety of outstanding police work. Deputy Chief Tarrick McGuire received the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Achievement Award for Public Service. Lieutenant Kyle Dishko received the Texas Commission on…