Tag Archives: Champion Great Neighborhoods

Arlington Skate Parks Offer Features for Skaters of all Ages, Skill Levels

The Vandergriff Skate Park in Arlington offers numerous features designed for skaters of all ages and skill levels. Located between the Bob Duncan Center, tennis court complex and Allen Bolden Pool, the 21,000-square-foot skate park includes stairs, ledges, banks, rails and other street features for anyone in the community to enjoy. Since…

Symposium Aims to Promote Fair Housing Choice

The City of Arlington will host a Fair Housing Symposium on April 27 at the Arlington Board of REALTORS part of National Fair Housing Month. The City invites residents, lenders, real estate companies, landlords, apartment managers, non-profit housing agencies, title companies, appraisers, state and federal agencies, interest groups, apartment associations and other…

Arlington Releases 2015 Annual Report

Want to see how your tax dollars were spent last year? Interested in learning about major economic development deals, infrastructure projects and new programs and initiatives that aim to improve the quality of life in The American Dream City?If so, check out Arlington’s 2015 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR). It’s…

Julia Burgen Park Construction Set to Start Next Month

Featuring a shaded playground and a concrete hike and bike trail along Johnson Creek, the long-anticipated Julia Burgen Park in central Arlington is set to open next spring. Construction of the Phase I park improvements are expected to begin next month.  The 66-acre linear park, which could open as soon as next…

City To Host Inaugural Homeownership Fair in June

Considering becoming a homebuyer in the American Dream City? The City of Arlington is hosting its inaugural Homeownership Fair this summer to connect prospective homeowners with services and programs designed to make their quality, affordable housing dreams come true. The Homeownership Fair will feature more than 40 exhibitors, including mortgage lenders,…

Read the Latest ‘Champion Great Neighborhoods’ Newsletter

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 vitality…

Public Invited to Free Documentary Screening

The public is invited to attend a free screening Thursday night of the documentary “Waking in Oak Creek,” followed by a panel discussion designed to promote positive dialogue around race and racial reconciliation. The Arlington Police Department collaborated with Not In Our Town to show the documentary, which is about powerful leadership…

Arlington Announces Opening of Neighborhood Matching Grant Program

The City of Arlington is pleased to announce the 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. Sample projects include: public art, beautification, landscaping, sidewalks, traffic…

Martha Walker Park Development Breaks Ground in Arlington

City officials and members of the community gathered today, December 17, 2015, for the groundbreaking ceremony of the Martha Walker Park Development, another example of a dream project getting done in Arlington. Martha Walker Park is a 13-acre, heavily wooded site, located in southwest Arlington. It is surrounded by single family housing…

Fish Creek Neighborhood Association Helps Keep Arlington Beautiful

On Saturday November 14, 2015, the Fish Creek Neighborhood Association Members gathered at the Fish Creek Walking trail on Normandy Drive.  Over the course of three hours, residents gathered trash, litter and debris that washed into the creek during recent rain events. By helping to protect our local waterways and natural…