Tag Archives: Bond Program

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…

Bond Tracker: Newly Renovated Fire Station 12 Set to Open in December

The City of Arlington has launched a regular Bond Tracker segment for MyArlingtonTV to keep residents informed about the progress of construction on dozens of projects that were included in the City’s bond elections. This month’s episode features the newly renovated Fire Station 12, located at 5050 South Collins Street, Arlington, TX 76018. The $1.9…

Richard Simpson Park Improvements Underway Near Lake Arlington

Construction preparation on phase one improvements to Richard Simpson Park in West Arlington began late last month with the installation of a green wire construction fence and job trailer. Richard Simpson Park is a 9-acre city park on the shoreline of Lake Arlington. It is one of only two Arlington parks that provide…

Bond Tracker: Rush Creek Dog Park Offers Seven Acres of Tail-Wagging Fun

The City of Arlington has launched a new regular Bond Tracker segment for MyArlingtonTV to keep residents informed about the progress of construction on dozens of projects that were included in the City’s bond elections. This month’s episode features the new Rush Creek Dog Park, located at 1900 Valleywood Drive off West Pioneer Parkway. The…

New Bond Tracker Series Keeps Residents Updated on Voter-Approved Projects

The City of Arlington has launched a new regular Bond Tracker segment for MyArlingtonTV to keep residents informed about the progress of construction on dozens of projects that were included in the City’s bond elections. The first episode features the new Julia Burgen Park in central Arlington. The 66-acre linear park, located at 1008 Ruby Street,…

Drivers Should Expect Lane Closures During Abram, Collins Intersection Rebuild

Anyone who has driven Abram Street between Collins Street and Stadium Drive is well aware of the nearly $16 million construction project currently underway. As part of this project, the intersection of Abram and Collins will soon undergo a complete rebuild.  The intersection will remain open to traffic, but starting…

Arlington Celebrates Opening of Julia Burgen Park along Johnson Creek

As young children laughed and played on the swings and slides nearby, more than 150 residents and community leaders gathered Thursday morning to celebrate the opening of the new Julia Burgen Park in central Arlington. The 66-acre linear park, located at 1008 Ruby Street, is a dream that has been years…

New Abram Street Bridge Over Johnson Creek Opens to Traffic

A new Abram Street bridge over Johnson Creek opened to traffic on Friday. The former bridge, located east of Collins Street near Meadowbrook Park, was closed last May and demolished as part of the Abram Street rebuild project. The new bridge is about nine feet higher than the old bridge to…

Bond Tracker: Three Projects Approved by the Arlington City Council

The Arlington City Council approved three projects funded by the voter-approved 2014 Bond Election at the evening session on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Here is a list of the projects moving forward as the Arlington City Council and several departments work together to make The American Dream City a better place to…

Family of Fallen Fire Captain Joins City in Celebrating Opening of Station 5

Fallen firefighter Ron McAndrew’s widow, children and grandchildren were among community members who helped the City of Arlington celebrate the opening and dedication of Fire Station No. 5 on Friday morning. The new station, located at 2921 E. Randol Mill Road in the Great Southwest Industrial District, includes a memorial to…