Neighborhood Network News: October 20, 2021
By Office of Communication
Posted on October 20, 2021, October 20, 2021

Learn about early voting options, the City’s fun new ‘Explore Arlington’ video series, new technology available at no cost through the Arlington Public Library and more in this week's Neighborhood Network News.

‘Explore Arlington’ with Mayor Jim Ross

Come along for the next great adventure in The American Dream City on an all-new series hosted by Mayor Jim Ross titled Explore Arlington.

Explore Arlington will take viewers on a journey across multiple small businesses, tourism destinations, outdoor activities and many other venues and topics highlighting all of the fun things happening in our community.

“There are so many amazing things happening in our community and it’s happening all the time,” said Arlington Mayor Jim Ross. “One of the things I want to do as mayor is highlight all that Arlington has to offer. And I hope that you will help me spread the word.” Click here to see the first episode, where Mayor Ross takes on the challenge of the annual “dot race” tradition at Globe Life Field.

Early Voting for Nov. 2 Tarrant County Bond Election Underway

Tarrant County has two bond propositions on the Nov. 2 ballot. Early voting begins Monday, Oct. 18 and will continue through Friday, Oct. 29.

Proposition A calls for the issuing of $400 million in general obligation bonds for the purpose of purchasing, acquiring, reconstructing, renovating, rehabilitating, improving and maintaining streets, roads, highways and bridges in Tarrant County.
Proposition B calls for issuing $116 million in general obligation bonds for purchasing, constructing, improving and equipping a Criminal District Attorney Office Building to provide space for prosecutorial efforts and for other non-judicial county activities and facilities. Click here for more information about polling locations and hours.

Check Out a Hotspot from the Arlington Public Library for Internet Access

The Arlington Public Library is excited to announce the recent purchase of 100 hotspots. These devices can be checked out by adult library cardholders and are available at every library location. Users can check out and take home a device for 30 days with a library card in good standing.

Hotspots are portable devices that give residents access to the internet no matter the location. These devices are available at no cost and are meant to assist residents who may not have access to the internet.

Only one device can be checked out at a time. Click here to learn how to request one through the Library’s website today.

POSTPONED Have a Spooktacular Time at Yappy Hour Dog Social This Saturday

EVENT UPDATE: Due to low registration, Yappy Hour is postponed until Spring 2022. More information to come in early 2022! Enjoy this beautiful weekend at the dog park, both dogs parks will be open.

Rush Creek Dog Park 1900 Valleywood Dr.
Tails N Trails Dog Park 950 SE Green Oaks

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