Arlington Voters To Decide On Quarter-Cent Sales Tax Increase In MayCity leaders say they want to generate more money, but put the least possible burden on people who live in the city. The city wants to boost the sales tax rate from 8% to 8.25%.
Arlington Leaders Want To Increase Sales Tax, Voters Could Decide In MayThe city wants to boost the rate from 8% to 8.25%. “This is decision our citizens will need to make,” said Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams.
Suit Against Arlington Officers For Tasing Man Who Died After Catching Fire Goes To 5th CircuitArlington police officers are appealing after a judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit by the family of a man who, despite having doused himself with gas, was tased, caught on fire and died.
End Of The Road Is Near For Arlington's Pedicabs As City Council Unanimously Votes To Terminate ProgramThe council ultimately voted 8-0 to let the pedicab program end in March, when current operator permits expire.
Arlington Doing Away With Pedal Power To And From Stadiums: 'Good People Have Lost Their Jobs'The decision to sunset the program was made without a vote by the city council and with reportedly no notice to business owners.
Stream Restoration Project Would Mean Removing 250 Trees From Southwest Arlington NeighborhoodIf a city project moves forward, some homeowners in Arlington could lose what they consider the best part of their community: The trees.
Arlington Women's Half Marathon Rescheduled Due To Lack Of EntrantsThe Arlington Women's Half Marathon & 5K Road Race scheduled for April 6 has been rescheduled for November 16.
Judge Hears Arguments In Lawsuit Over Arlington Term LimitsArlington resident Robert Johnson filed suit last month, claiming the amendment is illegal.
Arlington Mayor Hints Fight Over Term Limits May Not Be OverThe result Tuesday night will limit Arlington's mayor and city council to three two-year terms. Mayor Jeff Williams said he hopes that will change when he sets up a citizens' commission with the goal of extending term limits.
Arlington Voters Approve Term Limits For Mayor, City CouncilThe initiative calls for a limit of three terms or six years in all for each elected position. A person could serve six years as a council member and another six years as mayor for a total of 12 years.
Rare Sunday Council Meeting In Arlington Set Over Fight About Term LimitsThe City Council is expected to suspend its own rules for passing an ordinance, so it can rush its own term limit proposal through in time to compete with one written by residents.
Voters Likely To Get Decide On Term Limits In ArlingtonBecause of a restraining order against the city, supporters of term limits say Arlington residents will be able to vote on limiting service to six years for an elected official.
Street Improvements Big Part Of Arlington's Call For $189M Bond ElectionThe Arlington City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved placing the bond program on the November 6 ballot.
Battle Over Term Limits In Arlington Gets PhysicalA police report and a confrontation caught on video show just how tense this campaign is getting between those who support term limits and those opposed to them.
Petition For Arlington Term Limits To Be Turned In MondayIf enough signatures are validated, the proposal would end up on the November ballot.