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Full-, half-distance triathlons coming to Fort Worth

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

Spend your lunch hour tweeting with Mayor Price

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

Spend your lunch hour tweeting with Mayor Price

Affordable housing solutions is the topic of the day on March 21. Posted: March 17, 2017

Mayor's Message: Compassion is the best part of Fort Worth, its people

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

Hear Mayor Price’s State of the City address on Feb. 22

Mayor Betsy Price will detail her outlook for 2017 and report on the past year's advances at the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce's annual Mayor's State of the City Address and Luncheon Feb. 22 at the Fort Worth Convention Center. Posted: January 31, 2017

City's forestry staff to participate in Mayor’s Week of Compassionate Service

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

Participate in the Mayor's Week of Compassionate Service

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. 21-29. Need volunteers? Register your opportunity. Posted: January 10, 2017

Help Mayor Price plan for 2017 town halls

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

Celebrate families of fallen service members during Snowball Express

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

Volunteer to help the mayor's reading initiative

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

Mayor Price leads mission to Tokyo, Hong Kong to promote tourism, business

Local leaders showcase DFW Airport and build economic and diplomatic ties. Posted: November 10, 2016

Fort Worth employers, step up to the Community Challenge

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 to make an impact in education in Fort Worth

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

Join Mayor Price for the spookiest ride of the year

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

Bicycling Magazine says the nation's most bike-crazy mayor lives right here in Fort Worth

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, educators, business leaders put childhood literacy front and center

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

Mayor's Message: Mayor eyes property tax rate decrease

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

Mayor's Message: Get out to vote May 7

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

Mayor's Message: Tell officials what you want on election day

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

Mayor's Message: Public engagement key to vibrant cities

Get involved in your community! There are numerous ways you can participate in the ongoing activities in Fort Worth. Posted: February 18, 2016

Mayor's Message: Step up to the challenge to improve health

Mayor Price shares two ongoing challenges that aim to make Fort Worthians healthier. Posted: January 16, 2016

Mayor's Message: A more compassionate Fort Worth

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's Message: Making progress in the Stockyards

Mayor reflects on the importance of form-based code and historic district for Stockyards. Posted: October 29, 2015

Mayor's Message: Fort Worth supports the Frogs

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 »

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Mayor's Office
200 Texas St.
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

Telephone: 817-392-6118
Fax: 817-392-2409

Beth Ellis

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Walking Town Hall: 9:45 a.m. May 27, 2017; Tcc South Campus, 5301 Campus Drive.
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Rolling & Walking Town Hall: 6 p.m. May 31, 2017; To Be Determined.

Walking Town Hall: 10 a.m. June 3, 2017; To Be Determined.

Rolling & Walking Town Hall: 6 p.m. June 7, 2017; To Be Determined.

Rolling & Walking Town Hall: 6 p.m. June 21, 2017; To Be Determined.

Rolling & Walking Town Hall: 6 p.m. July 19, 2017; To Be Determined.

Walking Town Hall: 10 a.m. July 22, 2017; To Be Determined.

Walking Town Hall: 10 a.m. July 29, 2017; To Be Determined.

Rolling & Walking Town Hall: 6 p.m. July 26, 2017; To Be Determined.

Rolling & Walking Town Hall: 6 p.m. Aug. 2, 2017; To Be Determined.

Walking Town Hall: 10 a.m. Aug. 5, 2017; To Be Determined.

Rolling & Walking Town Hall: 6 p.m. Aug. 9, 2017; To Be Determined.

Walking Town hall: 10 a.m. Aug. 19, 2017; To Be Determined.

Twitter Town Hall: noon Sept. 1, 2017; Participate On Twitter.

Rolling & Walking Town Hall: 6 p.m. Sept. 6, 2017; To Be Determined.

Mayor's Spooky Bike Ride: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 26, 2017; To Be Determined.