Mayor's Message Archive
Grab your bike and bring your ideas for a better Fort Worth as Mayor Betsy Price begins a fresh season of Rolling, Walking and caffeinated Town Halls at 5:30 p.m. March 28. The ride will be the first of a series scheduled throughout 2018. Posted: March 9, 2018
Mayor Betsy Price is taking her popular community bike rides on the road to Austin for South by Southwest. Join Price for a 15K fun ride at 8:30 a.m. March 13. The ride starts at Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop. Posted: March 7, 2018
Mayor Betsy Price will detail her outlook for 2018 and report on the past year's advancements at the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce's annual Mayor's State of the City Address and Luncheon Feb. 20. Posted: January 31, 2018
To guide Fort Worth toward becoming an even greater and more compassionate city, Mayor Betsy Price is encouraging individuals, civic groups, faith-based groups and others to get involved in the Mayor's Week of Compassionate Service, Jan. 27-Feb 4. Posted: January 24, 2018
Start your Saturday morning off right from 9-11 a.m. Nov. 4 during the District 8 Bike Ride and Walk. Join Mayor Betsy Price and District 8 Councilmember Kelly Allen Gray at Cobb Park for a walk or a bike ride. Posted: October 30, 2017
The party and ride will be at Founder's Park at Walsh, 13801 Walsh Ave. The family-oriented ride through the Walsh neighborhood starts at 5 p.m. Oct. 28. The after-party, with food, music and fun, is 6-9 p.m. Posted: October 25, 2017
Step into the community conversation. Every voice matters. Submit your questions via Facebook, email or simply join the event on Aug. 9 to share your ideas. Posted: August 3, 2017
FitWorth will host numerous organized rides, including walkable and kid-friendly routes. The series rolls out at 9 a.m. June 25 at Joe T. Garcia's. The rides will run through July 16, ending with a final ride celebration at Central Market. Posted: June 22, 2017
Mayor Price provides an update on issues that have been type of mind for many residents, as well as provides information about her recent Canadian trip. Posted: June 19, 2017
YMCA to host swimmers, while runners and cyclists will compete in Fort Worth neighborhoods Posted: June 8, 2017
Mayor Betsy Price's Summer Challenge encourages children to make healthier choices that promote an active community. Posted: June 1, 2017
The inaugural Tri Fort Worth on May 21 will include full-distance and half-distance races in the heart of Cowtown. The race, a joint venture of the Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau and Trident Sports, will consist of 140.6- and 70-3-mile routes. Posted: May 12, 2017
Have questions about property taxes and economic development in Fort Worth? Join Mayor Betsy Price's Twitter Town Hall using hashtag #AskBetsy from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. May 2. Robert Sturns, economic development director for the City of Fort Worth, will join. Posted: May 1, 2017
Affordable housing solutions is the topic of the day on March 21. Posted: March 17, 2017
During the second annual Mayor's Week of Compassionate Service, individual families, businesses both small and large, non-profits, faith institutions, neighborhoods and schools across Tarrant County created, organized and initiated 105 different activities designed to show compassion across our city. Posted: March 16, 2017
The City of Fort Worth's Forestry Section is participating in Mayor Betsy Price's Week of Compassionate Service, Jan. 21-29. Volunteers will be working to transplant, weed, water and organize tree seedlings at the city-owned tree farm. Posted: January 19, 2017
Respond to a quick survey to tell staff what you’d like to see in upcoming walking, rolling, caffeinated and Twitter town hall events. Posted: December 8, 2016
Head to the Fort Worth Stockyards on Dec. 12 to cheer the Snowball Express families and join in the celebration to welcome them to our city. Families will gather in the Fort Worth Stockyards and participate in the emotional Walk of Gratitude. Posted: December 1, 2016
The program’s goal is 100 percent of third-graders reading at grade level by 2025. Volunteers must be able to meet with students once a week during the school year (September through May) for at least 30 minutes. Posted: December 1, 2016
Local leaders showcase DFW Airport and build economic and diplomatic ties. Posted: November 10, 2016
Join Mayor Betsy Price by earning points and participating in a variety of healthy activities, such as posting 'healthy selfies,' hosting healthy community events and tracking physical activity. Register by Nov. 22, then help your workplace earn points for the community. Posted: November 9, 2016
Volunteer in a school to help children become proficient readers and set the foundation for their success in school, career, citizenship and life. The 100X25 FWTX Literacy Initiative is a coordinated strategy that aligns the goals and resources of FWISD and community. Posted: November 4, 2016
Put on your costume and ride through downtown alongside Mayor Price during her annual Spooky Bike and Ball Oct. 27. Annual event combines fitness and fun for the entire family. Posted: October 19, 2016
According to Bicycling Magazine, Mayor Betsy Price is America's Most Bike-Crazy Mayor. 'The health of communities is critical to your economic development, to your engagement, to the vitality of your community,' Price told the magazine. Posted: October 11, 2016
Mayor Betsy Price is partnering with Fort Worth schools and local businesses in a partnership aimed at making the Fort Worth Independent School District the most sought-after public school system in the country. The venture will ensure children are prepared for college, career and community leadership. Posted: September 30, 2016
Tarrant Appraisal District (TAD) officials recently released assessed values with an average 14 percent increase resulting in an outcry from concerned citizens. Posted: May 24, 2016
The special election on May 7 asks voters to consider 11 amendments to the city charter, which essentially serves as the rule book for how the City of Fort Worth functions. Posted: April 28, 2016
March 1 and Nov. 8 are the two days that you will be asked to share your opinion on who should lead our nation. And I’d say that is a pretty major issue. Posted: February 29, 2016
Get involved in your community! There are numerous ways you can participate in the ongoing activities in Fort Worth. Posted: February 18, 2016
Mayor Price shares two ongoing challenges that aim to make Fort Worthians healthier. Posted: January 16, 2016
During the 'Mayor’s Week of Compassionate Service', Jan. 16-24, Mayor Price is calling on families, business leaders, faith institutions, non-profits, neighborhoods, schools and individuals from across Tarrant County to create, organize and initiate volunteer projects. Posted: January 13, 2016
Mayor reflects on the importance of form-based code and historic district for Stockyards. Posted: October 29, 2015
Over the last few years, the Horned Frogs have helped to increase the recognition for the city. Posted: September 21, 2015
About Mayor Price
Betsy Price, a Fort Worth native, was elected as the 44th mayor of the City of Fort Worth June 18, 2011. Read the mayor's bio »
- Gear up for first Rolling Town Hall of the season
- Going to SXSW? Take your bike and join Mayor Price for a ride
- Hear Mayor Price's State of the City address on Feb. 20
- Participate in the Mayor's Week of Compassionate Service
- Blue Zones Project to partner in District 8 walk and ride
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Rolling Town Hall: 6 p.m. April 25, 2018; Berney Park, 6316 Rosemont Avenue.
Walking Town Hall: 10 a.m. April 28, 2018; First Presbyterian Church, 1000 Penn. Street.
Facebook Live Town Hall: noon May 2, 2018; Mayors Facebook Page.
Rolling Town Hall: 6 p.m. May 9, 2018; To Be Determined.
Facebook Live Town Hall: noon May 23, 2018; Mayors Facebook Page.
Walking Town Hall: 6 p.m. May 23, 2018; To Be Determined.
Rolling Town Hall: 6 p.m. May 30, 2018; Pearl Snap Kolaches, 4006 White Settlement Road.
Walking Town Hall: 10 a.m. June 2, 2018; To Be Determined.
Rolling Town Hall: 6 p.m. June 13, 2018; To Be Determined.
Rolling Town Hall: 6 p.m. June 27, 2018; To Be Determined.
Town Hall: 10 a.m. June 30, 2018; To Be Determined.
Tour De Fort Worth: July 1, 2018,–July 22, 2018; To Be Determined.
Town Hall: noon July 11, 2018; To Be Determined.
Town Hall: noon July 18, 2018; To Be Determined.
Town Hall: 6 p.m. July 25, 2018; To Be Determined.
Rolling Town Hall: 6 p.m. Aug. 1, 2018; To Be Determined.
Town Hall: 10 a.m. Aug. 4, 2018; To Be Determined.
Town Hall: noon Aug. 8, 2018; To Be Determined.
Walking Town Hall: 6 p.m. Aug. 8, 2018; George Markos Park , 400 Academy Blvd.
Walking Town Hall: 10 a.m. Aug. 11, 2018; To Be Determined.
Rolling Town Hall: 6 p.m. Aug. 15, 2018; To Be Determined.
Walking Town Hall: 10 a.m. Aug. 25, 2018; To Be Determined.
Rolling Town Hall: 6 p.m. Aug. 29, 2018; To Be Determined.
Rolling Town Hall: 6 p.m. Sept. 5, 2018; To Be Determined.
Town Hall: 10 a.m. Sept. 8, 2018; To Be Determined.
Rolling Town Hall: 6 p.m. Sept. 19, 2018; To Be Determined.
Town Hall: 6 p.m. Sept. 26, 2018; To Be Determined.
Town Hall: 10 a.m. Sept. 29, 2018; To Be Determined.
Rolling Town Hall: 6 p.m. Oct. 3, 2018; To Be Determined.
Town Hall: 10 a.m. Oct. 6, 2018; To Be Determined.
Town Hall: 10 a.m. Oct. 13, 2018; To Be Determined.
Facebook Live Town Hall: noon Oct. 17, 2018; Mayors Facebook Page.