Category Archives: Mayor & Council

Cluck Attends Let’s Move Celebration with First Lady Michelle Obama

Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck joined First Lady Michelle Obama on Friday to combat childhood obesity and celebrate the second anniversary of the Let’s Move campaign. Contestants from Bravo’s Top Chef battled it out to prepare healthy, delicious meals, with the help of student sous-chefs. Obama, along with Top Chef Host Tom…

Skate Facilities Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

Arlington is one step closer to providing skate facilities for its estimated 18,000 skaters. After City Council awarded New Line Skateparks the consultant contract on Feb. 7 to design the master plan for the citywide skate park at Vandergriff Park, Arlington can move forward in the planning process. Besides the larger park…

Fire Chief Presents Gas Well Preparedness Plan

Fire Chief Don Crowson presented a Natural Gas Well Preparedness and Response Plan to the City Council on Tuesday during their afternoon work session. The chief told the council a gas well plan is needed due to the unique challenges for public safety, the rapid growth of drill sites, and the…

Mayor Proclaims Feb.1 UT Arlington Day

Mayor Robert Cluck at the Tuesday, Jan. 24 council meeting presented UT Arlington President James Spaniolo with a special Proclamation. Mayor Cluck, on behalf of the Arlington City Council, proclaimed Feb. 1 as UT Arlington Day.  He invited all citizens and employees in Arlington to wear Blue and Orange on Feb.…

Japanese News Crew Visits Mayor

A Japanese news crew from Sapporo Television Broadcasting Co. in Sapporo, Hokkaido, where Yu Darvish played baseball, visited with Mayor Cluck on Thursday afternoon at City Hall. Reporter Hiromi Kyuushiki is in town covering the Yu Darvish signing with the Texas Rangers.  She visited with the Mayor to get his reaction…