Tag Archives: City Council Priorities

Rangers Public-Private Partnership & More in ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter

Last month, the Arlington City Council unanimously approved a master agreement outlining a public-private partnership with the Texas Rangers for possible construction of a new retractable-roof ballpark. The new stadium, if approved by Arlington voters this November, could bring an annual economic impact of $77.5 million for Arlington and $137.6 million for…

Texas Live!, Champions Park Featured in ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter

Exciting news came in December when the City and the Texas Rangers announced plans for the 100,000 square foot Texas Live! Entertainment Complex, along with plans for a 300 room upscale hotel with 35,000 square feet of convention space near Globe Life Park. That same month, Greenway Investment Company broke ground…

Put Technology to Work: City of Arlington Joins Nextdoor, Periscope

The Arlington City Council has identified “Put Technology To Work” as a priority. Technology touches all parts of the city life – our organization, residents and businesses. It is also integral in achieving the City’s other four priorities including investing in our economy, supporting quality education, enhancing regional mobility and championing…

Ask Arlington: Next Phase of Abram Street Rebuild Project

“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. Each week, on the City’s social media pages, we’ll let you know what the topic of the “Ask Arlington” episode will be. All you have to do is post your question and we’ll do…

Enhancing Regional Mobility: City Launches Street Tracker Website

As many of you know, “Enhancing Regional Mobility” continues to be a priority of the Arlington City Council. Improving the efficiency and effectiveness of Arlington’s transportation connections within and beyond our borders is critical because of our central location within the region and important to growing our economy. Click here to read…

City Moves to Next Phase of LED Streetlight Conversion Project

The Arlington City Council is putting technology to work, approving the next phase of the LED streetlight retrofitting throughout the city with OpTerra Energy Services. Back in March of 2015, the Arlington Public Works and Transportation Department launched the largest streetlight conversion project in the southwest, retrofitting 10,500 lights with high performing…

101 Center Project Set to Transform Downtown Arlington

Since the City Council adopted a new comprehensive economic development strategy in 2014, the City of Arlington has implemented several key initiatives that support  The American Dream City’s economic development efforts. The goal is to ensure that the entire Arlington community continues to thrive. In the latest “Invest in Our Economy” Newsletter, read…

City Relaunches Neighborhood Matching Grant Program

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…

Read About New Mentoring Program in ‘Support Quality Education’ Newsletter

The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Support Quality Education” continues to be a key priority for the work of our city. Public education that produces graduates who are prepared for future success provides the foundation for a strong Arlington community. In this latest Support Quality Education newsletter, residents can…

“Put Technology to Work” Newsletter Highlights Free Wi-Fi at Levitt Pavilion

The Arlington City Council has identified “Put Technology To Work” as a priority. Technology touches all parts of the city life – our organization, residents and businesses. It is also integral in achieving the City’s other four priorities including investing in our economy, supporting quality education, enhancing regional mobility and championing…