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City of Arlington, TX
Monday August 24th, 2009 :: 09:40 a.m. CDT


Mayor/City Council Host Joint Town Hall Meeting on Budget - 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31

Who: Mayor Robert Cluck and Arlington City Council

What: Budget Town Hall Meeting

When: 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31

Where: Council Chamber, 101 W. Abram St.

Why: To facilitate discussion and gather public input about the City of Arlington proposed operating budget for fiscal year 2010. The proposed budget document can be viewed and downloaded at

If special accommodations are needed at this Town Hall meeting, contact the Office of the Mayor and Council at 817-459-6121.

The City of Arlington is working to balance its operating budget for Fiscal Year 2010. The proposed spending plan is under review as city leaders look for ways to trim $13 million. Like other cities, Arlington is seeing declining sales tax revenue and property values, and higher unemployment and foreclosure rates.

Arlington City Council Work Sessions are broadcast live on Arlington’s government channel 16 on Time Warner Cable and replayed through the week. The meetings are also webcast at

Other important budget dates:

Aug. 18 & Sept. 1 - City Council Work Sessions on the Budget Continue
Sept. 10 - First Reading/Adoption of Budget and Tax Rate
Sept. 15 - Second and Final Reading/Approval of Budget
Oct. 1 - New budget year begins

City of Arlington, TX
101 W Abram St
Arlington, TX 76010

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 817-459-6777

Cheryel Carpenter
Office of Communication

101 W Abram St
Arlington, TX 76010

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