Neighborhood Network News: Dec. 1, 2021
By Office of Communication
Posted on December 01, 2021, December 01, 2021

Hear holiday safety tips from the Arlington Police Department, learn how to save on next year’s water bills, see career opportunities at the City’s upcoming Job Fair and more in this week's Neighborhood Network News.

Ask Arlington: Keeping Yourself and Your Items Safe This Holiday Season

The holiday brings joy to many. Unfortunately, there are grinches out there who see this time as an opportunity to take your belongings. In the latest Ask Arlington, Officer Jesse Minton provides some simple tips that can help keep you and your items safe. Click here to learn more.

Save Water Now, Save Money All Year Long

Now is the time to think about reducing your wastewater charges. That's because Arlington Water Utilities averages every residential customer’s water usage during the fall and winter to establish a maximum wastewater charge for the following October through September. It is also known as Average Winter Consumption (AWC). Click here to learn more.

City to Host Job Fair Dec. 9

Are you looking to start a rewarding new career in The American Dream City? The City of Arlington will host a job fair from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021, at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, 100 S. Center St.

Numerous City Departments, including Public Works, Water Utilities, Planning and Development Services and Asset Management, are participating in the job fair. Some departments will hold on-site interviews and will be prepared to potentially make an offer. Participants are encouraged to pre-apply online at and bring copies of their resumes to the event. Click here to learn more about the job fair.

Ready, Set, Write!

The Sheri Capehart Animal Essay Contest kicked off this week for the 21st year. The contest is open to all students who live in Arlington in 3rd, 4th, 5th or 6th grade who attend either public, private, or home school. Click here to see this year’s essay topics and learn how to participate.

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