Category Archives: Mayor & Council

Former Councilman Gene Patrick Remembered

Former City Council member Gene Patrick died Saturday evening, following a series of ongoing health concerns which forced his resignation from council ten months ago. He was 72.“Arlington residents were fortunate to have Gene looking out for their best interests, ” said Mayor Robert Cluck. “He loved this city and he…

Arlington City Council Sworn In

Newly elected City council member Michael Glaspie was sworn-in Tuesday night during a special meeting of the City Council. Glaspie, an education minister at Mount Olive Baptist Church, was elected to fill the unexpired term of at-large District 8 councilmember Gene Patrick. After taking the oath of office with his wife…

Walk with the Mayor

On a lovely spring morning on Saturday, April 28, dozens of south Arlington families turned out to join Mayor Cluck at the YMCA of Arlington’s Cooper Street branch location in celebration of Healthy Kids Day, a national Y initiative. The event featured a geocaching activity, a family Zumba class, bounce houses, face…

City Has Vacancies on Boards and Commissions

The City of Arlington is accepting applications for interested residents who would like to serve on a Board or Commission. Members of boards and commissions assist the Mayor and City Council, and make recommendations on general policy matters impacting the city. Most boards and commissions function in advisory capacities and some have final…

Mayors Join Forces for Regional Water Conservation Plan

Watering lawns twice a week may no longer be a drought-related restriction. It could very well be a permanent fixture. Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and Irving Mayor Beth Van on Wednesday publicly and ceremoniously put their support behind the maximum twice-per-week watering…

Mayor Pro Tempore Shows Importance of Meal Deliveries

Mayor Pro Tempore Kathryn Wilemon delivered meals to nine Arlington residents on Friday as part of the Meals on Wheels’ Mayors for Meals event. Wilemon joined ten other mayors from across Tarrant County as they delivered meals in their community.“This event allows the mayors to witness first-hand the needs of the…