Category Archives: Government

‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter Features Opening of D.R. Horton, Summit Racing

With the turn of the shovel, Loews Hotels & Co, The Cordish Companies and the Texas Rangers officially broke ground in November on the new $150 million flagship Live! by Loews hotel and convention center at Texas Live!The upscale hotel, set to open in 2019, wasn’t the only major project…

City of Arlington Accepting Applications for Economic Development Corporation

The City of Arlington is now accepting applications for the Arlington Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors. Arlington residents with commercial real estate, finance and banking, or significant economic development experience are encouraged to apply. The Economic Development Corporation, formed by the Arlington City Council in June 2015, has seven board…

Construction Briefing Meeting Set Dec. 13 for Park Row Drive Channel Project

The City of Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department anticipates starting construction on the Park Row Drive Channel in January 2018. Improvements include reconstructing the drainage channel and renewal of sanitary sewer system. A construction briefing meeting is scheduled from 4:30 p. m. to 6:30 p. m. on December 13, 2017, in the…

Arlington Water Department Efficiency Lessens Rate Increases for 2018

Rates for water and sewer service in Arlington will change on Jan. 1, 2018, with an increase of about $4.34 a month, or 14 cents per day, for the average residential customer. Despite the increases, Arlington remains one of the lowest priced water and sanitary sewer service providers in North…

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Again Recognizes Arlington’s Successes

The City of Arlington recently received an exemplary performance evaluation from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on the administration of $4 million in federal housing and community development grant funds. The evaluation report provides an overview of accomplishments by the City of Arlington in the past program…

$4.2 Million Project Aims to Reduce Neighborhood Flooding along Perkins Road

Public Works and Transportation, in partnership with Water Utilities, has nearly completed a $4.2 million project to reduce neighborhood flooding and improve streets, water mains and sanitary sewer systems along a section of Perkins Road in West Arlington. The Laguna Vista Drainage Improvements project, which began in September 2016, aims to…

City of Arlington Accepting Applications for Citizens Bond Committee

The City of Arlington is now accepting applications from residents who are interested in serving on the Citizens Bond Committee, which will begin meeting next spring to review and recommend projects for a bond program that could be presented to voters in November 2018. Committee members, who will be ap pointed…

‘Champion Great Neighborhoods’ Newsletter Highlights Matching Grant Program

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…