Category Archives: Government

Street Tracker: Matlock Road Maintenance Project Creates Smoother Ride

The City of Arlington has launched a regular Street Tracker segment for MyArlingtonTV to provide transparency and up-to-date information on both current and proposed street maintenance and construction projects throughout The American Dream City. This month’s episode features the Matlock Road Street Maintenance Project north of Interstate 20, which wrapped up construction in May 2018. The $544,000, two-month project…

Arlington’s Milo Autonomous Shuttle Marks 100th Public Event

Doris and Jerry McNamara invited their grandkids out on Thursday for an unforgettable ride experience in Arlington’s Entertainment District – but it wasn’t at a theme park. Instead, the McNamaras and their four grandchildren booked a free ride on Milo, the City of Arlington’s driverless shuttle. The family climbed aboard the…

July 4th: Drive Safely, Stay Hydrated and Leave Fireworks to the Professionals

The Arlington Police and Fire departments encourage the public to make smart decisions behind the wheel, stay hydrated and leave the fireworks displays to the professionals while celebrating Independence Day next week. Arlington Police offer these reminders: Don’t drink and drive. Designate a driver who will stay sober. Give them your…

2018 4th of July Holiday Closings and Service Schedules

Many City of Arlington municipal offices and facilities will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Wednesday, July 4. Residential and commercial garbage and recycling collection will not occur on July 4. Collection will resume on the following regular collection day. What’s CLOSED Wednesday, July 4 Arlington City Hall City Office Tower Arlington Municipal…

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,…