Category Archives: Mayor & Council

New Ask Arlington App Highlighted in Latest ‘Put Technology to Work’ Newsletter

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The new Ask Arlington app makes notifying the City about problems, ranging from barking dogs to burnt out street lights, quick and easy for citizens. Read more about the free app, which the City of Arlington launched earlier this year, in the newest “Put Technology to Work” newsletter. The newsletter also highlights Arlington’s Automated…

‘Support Quality Education’ Newsletter Highlights Library’s Literacy Outreach Efforts

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The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Support Quality Education” continues to be a key priority for the work of our city. Public education that produces graduates who are prepared for future success provides the foundation for a strong Arlington community. In the latest Support Quality Education Newsletter, residents can read…

Five Council Members Appointed to National League of Cities Policy Committees

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Arlington City Council members Sheri Capehart, Kathryn Wilemon, Lana Wolff, Robert Rivera and Victoria Farrar-Myers have received appointments to National League of Cities (NLC) policy committees for 2017. Capehart has been reappointed to the NLC Information Technology and Communications federal advocacy committee. She was formerly the chair. This committee has the…

Join Mayor Williams Dec. 17 for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Challenge

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Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams and members of City Council will be ringing the red bell Saturday, December 17, 2016 at the Walmart on Randol Mill for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Challenge. Mayor Williams will be ringing the bell from 10 a. m. to 4 p. m. on Saturday. The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, the Rangers Captain,…

GM Financial’s $35 Million Expansion Headlines ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter

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Last month, General Motors Financial announced the completion of a new addition to its Arlington Operations Center. The $35 million investment is the Company’s fourth office location in The American Dream City, and will house 1,300 employees working in core functions such as loan services, customer experience, re-marketing solutions and human resources.404…

New Website Invites Homebuyers to Discover The American Dream City

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The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Champion Great Neighborhoods” continues to be a key 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…

Enhance Regional Mobility: Transportation Advisory Committee Appointed

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It’s time to keep your eyes on the road and focus in on this edition of the Enhance Regional Mobility newsletter, where the completion of the Texas Department of Transportation’s Cooper Street Project, the City of Arlington’s Transportation Advisory Committee and many other transportation items are discussed. The Arlington City Council…

Put Technology to Work: New Electric Supply Contract to Save City Millions

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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 including investing in our economy, supporting quality education,…

Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams Delivers 2016 State of the City Address

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Arlington continues to build on success, with several major economic announcements providing a special momentum for The American Dream City heading into 2017. That’s the message Mayor Jeff Williams delivered at the 2016 State of the City address, hosted by the Arlington Chamber of Commerce at the Arlington Convention Center on October 24,…