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Now’s Your Chance to Serve on a Board or Commission

Now’s Your Chance to Serve on a Board or Commission

The City of Arlington is accepting applications for interested residents who would like to serve on a Board or Commission. Members of boards and commissions assist the Mayor and City Council by making recommendations on general policy matters impacting the city. Most boards and commissions function in advisory capacities and some have final decision-making authority. Some may […]

Opinions Wanted: Housing Surveys Provide Valuable Feedback

Opinions Wanted: Housing Surveys Provide Valuable Feedback

The City of Arlington is in the process of developing a citywide Comprehensive Housing Strategy, and is anticipating residents’ participation in a survey regarding existing housing conditions and future housing needs and opportunities within the City. “The Community Development and Planning Department plans to use the survey results to guide potential policy recommendations for housing […]

Cat of the Week – Meet Lolly

Cat of the Week – Meet Lolly

Arlington Animal Services current Cat of the Week is “Lolly”, a domestic shorthair mix. Lolly has a beautiful soft blue and white coat and loves to be petted all over. This precious little girl is approximately 6 months old and weighs almost 4 pounds. Lolly is a very social kitty who loves everyone. She enjoys […]

Dog of the Week – Meet Trixie

Dog of the Week – Meet Trixie

Trixie is the featured Dog of the Week at Arlington Animal Services.  Trixie is a playful 2 year old Terrier Mix who is looking for her forever home today.  Fun and friendly, Trixie loves to be a lap dog and be around people.  Volunteers who have spent time with Trixie believe she would do best […]

Arlington Water Utilities Prepares for State Water Competitions

Arlington Water Utilities Prepares for State Water Competitions

Ten incredible employees from Arlington Water Utilities will be representing City of Arlington and competing for a chance to go to London at the state pipe-tapping and Top Ops competitions on Wednesday. Adam Stark, Adam Wagner, Taw Woolford, and Mathew Manson volunteered to be the first pipe-tapping team Arlington Water Utilities has fielded in fifteen […]

Save $20 on Your Next Water Bill

Save $20 on Your Next Water Bill

Did you know using a smart phone to pay a water bill could help you save money? If you are one of the 101,000 customers served by Arlington Water Utilities, you can pay a bill using the Check app and get $20 off instantly. How does this work? Simply go to check.me/arlington on your phone to […]

Pinwheel Display Raises Awareness About Child Abuse and Prevention

Pinwheel Display Raises Awareness About Child Abuse and Prevention

  For the second consecutive year, the Arlington Police Department recognized Child Abuse Prevention Month by hosting a pinwheel display at the North Police Station to increase awareness. Officers and volunteers placed 423 pinwheels in the front lawn of the Ott Cribbs Public Safety Building on April 6, 2014. Each pinwheel represents a case of […]

AmeriCorps VISTAS Recognized for Dedicated Service

AmeriCorps VISTAS Recognized for Dedicated Service

Members of the AmeriCorps VISTA team serving with the Arlington Reads program at the Arlington Public Library were recognized for their dedication to community service during the April 8 City Council meeting. Mayor Robert Cluck proclaimed April 1, 2014 as “National Service Recognition Day” while recognizing and thanking the VISTA team for their work and […]

A Show of Support for Vandergriff Skatepark

A Show of Support for Vandergriff Skatepark

The weekend of April 4-6 was a busy one for the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department. Multiple events were held around the City such as the Naturally Fit Exposition and River Legacy Kite Festival. However, the grand opening of Vandergriff Skatepark was an event for the record books. Vandergriff Park in the heart of Arlington, Texas, is now home […]

Lake Arlington to Host 2014 Cabela’s Bass Tournament

Lake Arlington to Host 2014 Cabela’s Bass Tournament

The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department and Lake Arlington are excited to announce the date for the Second Annual Lake Arlington Cabela’s Bass Tournament. The tournament, scheduled to take place on April 12, 2014, will kick-off at 7 a.m. with a weigh-out to take place at 4 p.m. CLICK HERE TO VIEW PHOTOS FROM LAST YEAR “We […]

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