Tag Archives: Champion Great Neighborhoods

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…

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…

‘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…

Meet the Neighbors: Tiffany Woods Residents Remain United After Sign Project

The stately brick and stone Tiffany Woods entry sign along Perkins Road is more than just a neighborhood marker. It’s the catalyst that residents in the West Arlington neighborhood say brought them closer together. Tiffany Woods, built in the mid-1980s, is a small community of about 80 homes on five streets…

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…

Arlington Opens Neighborhood Matching Grant Program November 1, 2017

The City of Arlington is pleased to announce another Neighborhood Matching Grant call for projects. The Neighborhood Matching Grant Program is available to fund improvement projects that will beautify and enhance the public spaces in neighborhoods throughout The American Dream City. Neighborhoods can apply for up to $25,000 for neighborhood projects.…

Final Trees Planted for Arlington’s Pioneer Parkway Green Ribbon Project

Arlington was awarded a Green Ribbon Grant by the Texas Department of Transportation for landscaping and irrigation improvements to the central median of Pioneer Parkway/State Highway 303. Pioneer Parkway/Spur 303 functions as an important east-west transportation corridor within Arlington. The project includes a 10-mile span of construction to enhance the aesthetic…