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Independence Day closing schedule

Most city offices, including City Hall, will be closed Monday, July 4 for the Independence Day holiday. Emergency services will be available as usual.
June 24, 2016

City Council releases meeting schedule for summer

Council taking its traditional summer break in July, followed by budget work sessions in August. All city services will remain available, and all meetings for boards, commissions and committees will be held as scheduled, unless otherwise noted.
June 23, 2016

Celebrate Independence Day safely, legally — leave fireworks to the pros

Consumer fireworks are illegal in Fort Worth. Violators will be ticketed and fireworks will be confiscated.
June 23, 2016

Grow your company with Business Plan Competition

Deadline is July 1 for the sixth annual Fort Worth Business Plan Competition, an opportunity for small businesses to receive training and coaching on strengthening their business.
June 23, 2016

Foundation awards top police officers

The Fort Worth Police Officers' Award Foundation recognized the best of Fort Worth's Finest at its annual awards banquet.
June 22, 2016

Kids can learn the basics of animal care at Camp Henry

Two free one week sessions are available for youth aged 13-15.
June 22, 2016

Fort Worth ranks high for water conservation efforts

When it comes to water conservation, the City of Fort Worth scored in the top 10 among Texas municipal utilities. More than 300 water utilities in Texas were assessed.
June 21, 2016

Solid Waste Management Plan is one of biggest green initiatives in city history

Plan to be presented to Council Aug. 2, followed by opportunities for residents' feedback.
June 21, 2016

Local study plans to rev up landscapes

Collaborative research expected to result in cost-effective, environmentally-friendly landscapes at federal buildings.
June 21, 2016

Evacuation exercise prepares Fort Worth emergency staff for future hurricanes

Fort Worth Emergency Management staff recently participated in a statewide exercise to prepare for future hurricanes on the gulf coast. Watch the video the learn more about the exercise.
June 21, 2016

Know your watering days

While we're not in a drought this year, there still are restrictions on when outdoor watering can occur.
June 20, 2016

Trash Bash celebrates five tons of success

About 3,300 hardworking volunteers removed more than five tons of trash from Fort Worth rivers and trails during the May 21 Trinity River Trash Bash sponsored by the Tarrant Regional Water District.
June 20, 2016

Sales tax collections up slightly in April

Fort Worth's net sales tax collections in April totaled $10,361,587, up from April 2015 by $62,133, or 0.6 percent.
June 17, 2016

Fort Worth continues partnership to fight mosquito viruses

Residents should take necessary precautions to protect their homes, families and neighbors against mosquito-borne viruses.
June 17, 2016

Fort Worth celebrates fifth anniversary with Chinese partner

Fort Worth Mayor Pro Tem Salvador Espino led a delegation of 20 Fort Worth ambassadors to Guiyang, China, to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the partnership as sister cities.
June 17, 2016

Tips to keep the heat from beating you down

As temperatures in Fort Worth approach triple digits, the numbers of heat-related emergency medical calls are expected to increase. Learn to recognize the symptoms of heat exhaustion and heatstroke.
June 16, 2016

Meacham Airport employee honored in national photo contest

Kevin Luke, an airport operations officer at Meacham, was a finalist in the Civilian category of the annual Air and Space Photo Contest sponsored by Smithsonian Air and Space Magazine.
June 16, 2016

VITA pumps $13 million in tax refunds back into the community this year

The City of Fort Worth partnered with the United Way of Tarrant County to offer free income tax assistance for local families through the VITA program in Tarrant County.
June 16, 2016

Gear up for Mayor Price’s Tour de Fort Worth

The Tour de Fort Worth is Price's celebration of the Tour de France that gives cyclists a chance to experience different parts of the city from a bicycle seat. The series rolls out at 7:30 a.m. June 26 at Joe T. Garcia's.
June 15, 2016

Rosedale Street improvements recognized as Project of the Year

The $17.5 million project was initiated to improve traffic flow, increase traffic safety, encourage pedestrian activity, enhance the area's appearance and improve drainage in southeast Fort Worth.
June 15, 2016

Proposed allocation of federal funds for CAP services to be addressed in upcoming public hearing

A public hearing concerning the allocation of funds for services provided by the city’s Community Action Partners division will be held from at 1:30 p.m. June 15 at the Hazel Harvey Peace Center for Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.
June 10, 2016

Report: Failure to act on infrastructure costs families $3,400 a year

The analysis shows that various state actions, along with some federal funding measures, have helped stabilize the infrastructure gap, but the overall picture remains: underinvestment is negatively affect the nation's economy.
June 8, 2016

Mayor Price visits Toluca, Fort Worth's Sister City in Mexico

While in Toluca, Price visited with her counterpart Fernando Zamora Morales, city councilors and business leaders to discuss potential partnership opportunities and exchanges.
June 8, 2016

I-35W work close to halfway done

The I-35W project is approaching a big milestone: construction activities are nearing 50 percent completion. Expect to see more ramp and lane openings throughout the corridor. Completion due in 2018.
June 8, 2016

Fort Worth's Fourth returns to Panther Island Pavilion

Tickets for a VIP experience are on sale now and include reserved seating, prime views of the fireworks and water shows, reserved parking options and more.
June 7, 2016

Report: Downtown continues to grow as center for housing, employment

These results are from the 2015 State of Downtown Report, a yearly publication that offers in-depth analysis of downtown's primary real estate performance indicators and economic, social and education data.
June 3, 2016

Fort Worth rolls out online registration and reservations for community centers

This week, Fort Worth's community centers are debuting the city's new online registration capabilities.
June 3, 2016

Neighborhoods will again boost city's food drive efforts

Neighborhood leaders are encouraged to attend a kickoff meeting on June 14 to get neighborhood food collection efforts rolling.
June 3, 2016

Passport services now available at Central Library

Passport applications will be accepted by appointment only, available from 2-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and noon-5 p.m. Saturdays.
June 3, 2016

Fort Worth, Dallas mayors leading mission to Mexico City to promote trade

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings will lead a trade mission June 5-8 to Mexico City, a multilayered trip to build economic, cultural and diplomatic ties between Dallas-Fort Worth and Mexico.
June 3, 2016

Near East Side Neighborhood Association honored for efforts to help women

The Near East Side Neighborhood Association was named one of six finalists among 27 applicants competing for the national Neighborhoods USA Neighborhood of the Year Award.
June 3, 2016

Triathletes to converge on Fort Worth for July 10 event

The sprint triathlon includes a 300-meter swim, 13-mile bike ride and 3.1-mile run in Fort Worth neighborhoods.
June 3, 2016

Magnolia Micro-Park provides lasting fun in a temporary space

Groups' creative vision and hard work transform vacant lot into a community treasure.
May 29, 2016

Protect yourself and your family from mosquitoes

Inspectors are responding to standing water concerns, applying larvicide as needed.
May 29, 2016

Summertime is fun time at the Nature Center

Make this one of the best summers ever by getting your children involved in the Summer Natural History Adventures.
May 28, 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.
May 24, 2016

Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan on track for City Council presentation this summer

A City Council presentation for the draft plan is scheduled for Aug. 2.
May 20, 2016

Pools set to open May 28

Two Fort Worth swimming pools and a spray ground will soon open for their summer season. Opening weekend is May 28-30. After that, the pools will be open June 4-Sept. 5.
May 18, 2016

Tube the Trinity and enjoy free concerts at Rockin' the River

Rockin' the River, a summer tubing and music series, is back for the sixth year with some fresh acts and some favorites from previous years.
May 18, 2016

Fort Worth, partners seeking grant funds for East Lancaster improvements

The proposed reconstruction of East Lancaster Avenue, from East Loop 820 to Pine Street, is seen as a strong contender for federal grant funds that target economic growth.
May 10, 2016

Mosquito season has arrived in Fort Worth

City crews will be testing mosquitos from traps at fire stations throughout the summer. Residents should take precautions to reduce the risk of exposure to mosquitoes.
May 6, 2016

Take a musical journey during Library's jazz series

Don't miss the Fort Worth Library's seventh season of 3rd Thursday Jazz. Free concerts cover early 20th-century roots of jazz, all the way to the sounds of today.
May 6, 2016

New homes in Diamond Hill-Jarvis replace blighted property

The new homes were developed in partnership with the City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County Housing Partnership and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to assist low- to moderate-income families.
May 5, 2016

Working to ensure a rosy future for the Fort Worth Botanic Garden

May 2 meeting invites comments from residents, offers opportunity to meet with consultant representatives.
April 29, 2016

Crud Cruiser is heading to your neighborhood

Now through October, the Crud Cruiser will be in neighborhoods throughout Fort Worth collecting leftover paint, used oil and yard chemicals. You can also drop off these items at the Environmental Collection Center.
April 20, 2016

Meacham off-ramp from I-35W northbound closed

New Beach Street off-ramp is now open.
April 3, 2016

Devices in Cobb Park to monitor for exotic forest pests

Traps will be placed in the park in March, and a staff member from the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service at DFW Airport will inspect them every two weeks. The traps will be removed in October.
Feb. 15, 2016

Seminars offer savings in water — and money

Learn the basics of water conservation during a series of free monthly programs running March 3 through November.
Feb. 15, 2016

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DFW International Airport Board Retirement/Investment Committee: 12:30 p.m. June 28, 2016; Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Headquarters, 2400 Aviation Drive.
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DFW International Airport Board Operations Committee: 12:45 p.m. June 28, 2016; Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Headquarters, 2400 Aviation Drive.
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DFW International Airport Board Finance/Audit Committee: 12:55 p.m. June 28, 2016; Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Headquarters, 2400 Aviation Drive.
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DFW International Airport Board Concessions/Commercial Development Committee: 1:25 p.m. June 28, 2016; Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Headquarters, 2400 Aviation Drive.
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Housing Finance Corporation: 2 p.m. June 28, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 1000 Throckmorton St, Second Floor.
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Pre-Council Meeting: 3 p.m. June 28, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Fort Worth Human Relations Commission: 5:30 p.m. June 28, 2016; Hazle Harvey Peace Center for Neighborhoods, Room 201 AB, 818 Missouri Ave.
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Summerbrook Park Playground Project Meeting: 6 p.m. June 28, 2016; Fort Worth Library - Summerglen Branch, 4205 Basswood Blvd.

Notice of Public Hearing - Marine Creek Lake Park: 7 p.m. June 28, 2016; Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Council Meeting: 7 p.m. June 28, 2016; Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Canceled Disciplinary Appeal of the Termination of Dean Washington : 9 a.m. June 29, 2016; Training Room 623, 6th Floor, City Hall Annex, 908 Monroe.
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Fort Worth Advisory Commission for Ending Homelessness: 4 p.m. June 29, 2016; Southside Community Center, 959 East Rosedale Street.
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Firefighters' and Police Officers' - Civil Service Commission: 6 p.m. June 29, 2016; Planning and Development Conference Room, Lower Level, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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City of Fort Worth and Fort Worth Police Officers Association Meet and Confer: 8 a.m. June 30, 2016; Multi-Purpose Room #1101, Bob Bolen Public Safety Complex, 505 W Felix St.
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DFW International Airport Board Regular Meeting: 8:30 a.m. June 30, 2016; Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Headquarters Bldg., 2400 Aviation Drive.
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Glenmont, Wilkie Way, Winifred & Wonder Construction Meeting: 6 p.m. June 30, 2016; Westcreek Elementary School, 3401 Walton 76132.

10th Street Sidewalks & Bike Lanes Project Meeting: 6 p.m. June 30, 2016; Fort Worth Central Library - Chappell Room, 500 West 3rd St.

Titus Paulsel Park Playground Project Meeting: 6 p.m. June 30, 2016; Sycamore Community Center, 2525 East Rosedale St.

Area Metropolitan Ambulance Authority - Board of Directors: 8 a.m. July 1, 2016; MedStar Mobile Healthcare, 2900 Alta Mere Dr.
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City Hall Closed - 4th of July Holiday : 8 a.m. July 4, 2016; City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

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