Mayor Betsy Price

City of Fort Worth

Fort Worth Police Travel With Mayor To Australia On Taxpayer Tab

Fort Worth taxpayers paid more than $10,000 so that two city police officers, both unarmed, could travel seven days with Mayor Betsy Price to Australia, the CBS 11 I-Team has learned.

04/20/2014

Water flows from a shower head into a bathtub. (Source: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Conservation Working, But Water Department Rates Still Rising

Conservation efforts are paying off and water usage is down in Fort Worth. But as people use less water, the city is considering raising rates to cover water department operating costs.

CBS 11–03/24/2014

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Fort Worth Councilman Kept Resignation Plans Quiet

Fort Worth Council Member Joel Burns kept the fact he’d been accepted to the prestigious Harvard Kennedy School to study public administration close to his vest until Tuesday night’s council meeting. It was there that he resigned his post.

CBS 11–02/12/2014

The Fort Worth skyline.  (Photo credit CBSDFW.COM)

Mayor Price: Fort Worth Turning Ship Around, Financially

After years of navigating rough financial waters, Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price says this year,’I think we’ve turned the ship around.’

01/07/2014

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price. (credit: City of Fort Worth)

Police Double Security Detail For North Texas Mayor

Fort Worth Police are doubling up on their security detail for Mayor Betsy Price. Two officers will now accompany her to all public events. The civil servants will be part of a dignitary protection unit.

CBS 11–11/21/2013

Sundance Plaza

Sundance Plaza Finishes On Time, Opens To Crowds

Fort Worth’s unveiling of Sundance Plaza followed a frenzied, around the clock construction effort to finish on deadline.

CBS 11–11/01/2013

Mayor Betsy Price holds her damaged helmet outside Fort Worth City Hall on June 20, 2012, her first day back to work since a bike accident. (Credit: Chuck Schechner/1080 KRLD)

North Texas Mayor Prepares For Surgery After Concussion

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price’s husband made a 911 call from a bike trail more than a year ago. Her dented bike and cracked helmet were evidence of how hard she fell, but it was what couldn’t be seen that is still bothering the mayor to this day.

CBS 11–10/31/2013

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Despite Attached Strings, City Ready To Accept Fire Grant $$

The Fort Worth Fire Department is hoping Homeland Security in Washington D.C. will throw them a financial lifeline by way of grant money — but that lifeline would come with serious strings attached.

CBS 11–10/30/2013

A Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site. (credit: AP Photo/Ralph Wilson)

Fort Worth Sues Chesapeake Energy Over Natural Gas Royalties

The City of Fort Worth is suing one of the companies it used to celebrate. In a lawsuit filed this week, Fort Worth claims Chesapeake Energy shorted the city millions of dollars in royalties from natural gas leases.

CBSDFW.COM–10/18/2013

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Fort Worth To Hold Public Meeting About Privatizing Water Department

The City of Forth Worth is holding a public meeting at city hall Tuesday night to get input about privatizing its water department.

09/23/2013

City of Fort Worth

Cheers & Jeers For Approved City Of Fort Worth Budget

Fort Worth passed a $1.45 billion budget that closed a $40 million budget gap, reduced cuts to the fire department, keeps tax levels as they are and promises to continue maintenance on sports complexes, alleys and streets.

CBS 11–09/17/2013

City of Fort Worth

Proposed Fort Worth Budget Trims $50 Mil Over Next Year

The budget would do away with 36 vacant jobs in the Fire Department and 46 vacant jobs in the Police Department. The city will layoff 16 people in the Planning Department as part of a reorganization.

08/13/2013

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