Tag Archives: Champion Great Neighborhoods

What to Do With Spring Storm Debris in Arlington

Spring weather often comes with rain and high winds. If your property has weather-related damage, please make note of the following from the City of Arlington Public Works Department and Republic Services: Tree limbs and fence panels will be picked up curbside on your regular collection days. Please cut in…

Tri-Schools Street Improvement Project Nears Half-Way Mark

The City of Arlington’s $16 million Tri-Schools Street Improvement Project is nearly 50% complete and remains on schedule and on budget. Since the project started in June 2014, crews have completed approximately $6 million of the $16 million project. Arlington’s Public Works Department expects the project to wrap up by next summer. Crews are improving…

City Finishes Willow Bend-Thousand Oaks Drainage Project

A nearly $6.3 million project in the Willow Bend-Thousand Oaks neighborhood is finished, according to the City of Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department. Twenty-two homes within the two subdivisions had reported flooding.  Crews extended and enlarged the existing underground storm drain system and regraded ditches to eliminate, or minimize, flooding within these…

Center Street Project Update: Three Intersections to Close for Paving

Updated Thursday, February 26The road construction boom happening in The American Dream City features an array of upgrades designed to improve mobility, safety and connectivity throughout Arlington. One such upgrade is the $4.4 million Center Street Project, which features the closing of three intersections along Center Street between Arkansas and Nottinghill. Beginning Monday, March…

New ‘Champion Great Neighborhoods’ Newsletter Available

The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Champion Great Neighborhoods” continues to be a key 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…

Arlington Crews Out Clearing Streets, Bridges for Commuters

Public Works crews are making every effort to keep city roadways and bridges passable by sanding the streets and using motor graders to remove ice from some bridges. Expect Arlington crews to  work on streets and bridges throughout the day, while TxDOT crews treat highways that run through The American Dream City. Over in…

Read the First ‘Champion Great Neighborhoods’ Newsletter

Earlier this year, the Arlington City Council determined that “Champion Great Neighborhoods” would be a 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…

Arlington City Council Approves $410 Million Budget

Tuesday, the Arlington City Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2015 budget, which supports the Council’s four new priorities: Support Quality Education, Enhance Regional Mobility, Invest in Our Community and Championing Great Neighborhoods. The total budget is $410 million, with a $212 million dollar General Fund budget. Police and Fire account for…

Arlington City Council Approves 2014 Bond Election

After months of public input, the Arlington City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a package of bond projects that will focus on streets, parks, fire facilities and libraries. The $236 million bond program will go to the voters for their approval in the November 4, 2014 municipal election.  Council members have…

Arlington City Manager Unveils $425 Million Budget Proposal

The City of Arlington unveiled its proposed $425 million budget for Fiscal Year 2015 during the August 5th working session of City Council. The proposed General Fund budget is $213 million. Police and Fire account for 63 percent of the General Fund budget, with the remainder divided among other City departments. In…