Tag Archives: Champion Great Neighborhoods

Arlington City Councilwoman Selected to Serve on National Task Force on Housing

Arlington City Councilwoman Lana Wolff is among 18 elected city leaders from across the country selected to serve on a newly created national task force that aims to address how communities can better respond to the growing challenge of housing availability, affordability, investment and quality. The National League of Cities Task Force on…

Public Meeting Set Nov. 15 on Proposed Updates to Bowman Springs Park

Make your voice heard! Please join the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department at a public meeting this week to solicit feedback and provide information regarding proposed development updates to Bowman Springs Park. The public meeting will be held at 6:30 p. m. Thursday, Nov. 15 in the cafeteria of Miller Elementary School, 6401…

Arlington to Host Public Meeting Nov. 19 on Short-Term Rental Standards

The City of Arlington will host an open house meeting on Monday, Nov. 19 to gather public input for drafting short-term rental standards/regulations. This come-and-go meeting is scheduled from 4 p. m. to 7 p. m. at the Bob Duncan Center, 2800 Center St. Please click here to RSVP if you plan to attend. Whether…

Sprinkler Evaluations Save Arlington Homeowners Water and Money

A sprinkler system that is not working as efficiently as possible impacts water usage and bills. In a hot, dry summer – like North Texas experienced in 2018 – sprinkler maintenance or operating issues can become even more costly. To help Arlington residents use water efficiently, Arlington Water Utilities and Tarrant…

Arlington Code Compliance Presents to Real Estate Investment Group

Partnerships are growing, strengthening, and making Arlington an even greater place to call home. Code Compliance was invited to speak at Dallas Real Estate Investment Group (REIG)’s meeting on the first of November. This active real estate professional group, led by founder-investor-coach Joe Boston is focused on providing education, training and…

Arlington Again Ranked Among Top 10 ‘Best Cities for Veteran Homebuyers’

Finding employment and a place to call home can be a challenging task for the thousands of veterans who transition back into civilian life each year. That’s why the City of Arlington is pleased to be included once again in Veterans United Home Loan’s Top 10 “Best Cities for Veteran Homebuyers” list. Veterans United…

Arlington Seeks Public Input on 2017 Residential Rebuild Project at Nov. 14 Meeting

The City of Arlington is seeking input from residents about Phase II of the 2017 Residential Rebuild project. A design public meeting will be held from 6 p. m. to 7 p. m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in [re]Brary Room A on the first floor of the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, 100 S.…

Arlington Opens Neighborhood Matching Grant Program Nov. 1, 2018

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 and stengthen neighborhoods throughout The American Dream City. Neighborhoods can apply for up to $25,000 for neighborhood…

‘Neighborhood Network News’ Features City’s Flood Response, Self-Driving Cars and More

In this Neighborhood Network News edition, you can learn more about the City of Arlington’s response to recent flooding, read how we continue to be a leader when it comes to exploring innovative transportation technology and see how our students are making a difference through acts of kindness. Flooding Response: Heavy…

Arlington Parks and Recreation Receives Three Regional Honors

Arlington Parks and Recreation was the recipient of three awards at the 2018 Texas Recreation & Park Society’s (TRAPS) North Region Conference, held on Friday, Oct. 19, in Rockwall. The department took home top honors in the Arts & Humanities Programming (Stars of Texas Project), Communications/Marketing (annual social media plan) and…