Mayor Price’s State of the City address to be livestreamed Feb. 19

Tune in online at noon Feb. 19 on Fort Worth TV to see the sold-out State of the City Address live. You can also follow the hashtag #WorthTheWork on social media.

Mayor Betsy Price will detail her outlook for 2019 and report on the past year’s advances at the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce’s annual Mayor’s State of the City Address.

In addition, top Tarrant County businesses have been selected as finalists in competition for the Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Forte Awards. Winners will be announced at a reception before the State of the City address. The prestigious annual awards salute those that operate with exemplary best practices.

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Learn about Texas Transportation Plan at Feb. 21 open house

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is hosting a series of open house-style public meetings to solicit input to guide the development of the Texas Transportation Plan (TTP) 2050 — the state’s multi-modal, long-range transportation plan.

A regional meeting is planned for 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 21 at the North Central Texas Council of Governments, 616 Six Flags Drive in Arlington.

The TTP 2050 will serve as TxDOT’s blueprint to guide collaborative planning efforts with stakeholders to address the state’s transportation needs, and to accomplish the goals in TxDOT’s strategic plan. The TTP 2050 will include strategies for the development, construction and implementation of projects and services for all transportation modes, including roadways, aviation, public transportation, bicycle and pedestrian, waterways and coastal waters, and freight and passenger rail.

At the open house, residents can review displays, talk with staff and provide input. Feedback will help TxDOT develop priorities for the plan.

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Speak out on Northside neighborhood improvements on Feb. 19

Northside residents, share your suggestions about what improvements should be made in the neighborhood. Is it more streetlights? Sidewalks? Road repairs? City staff wants to know.

This is the start of a $3.05 million yearlong strategy to increase public safety, improve public infrastructure, expand community engagement, promote economic revitalization and provide supportive services to reduce poverty and increase self-sufficiency.

At 6:30 p.m. Feb. 19, join the North Side Neighborhood Association at a public meeting where community leaders and city staff will discuss the neighborhood improvement strategy. The meeting will be at Northside Community Center, 1100 N.W. 18th St.

Funding for the neighborhood improvement program comes from a ½-cent allocation of the municipal property tax rate to provide capital projects, improve public safety and attract private investment in underserved neighborhoods. Learn more.

View a video about the program in English or Spanish.

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Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events training to be presented Feb. 21

Would you know what to do if you ever found yourself in an active shooter situation?

The Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) course is designed and built on the Avoid, Deny, Defend strategy developed by the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT). The course provides strategies and guidance for surviving an active shooter event.

CRASE training will be offered to Fort Worth residents at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 21 at Western Hills United Methodist Church, 2820 Laredo Dr.

This potentially lifesaving program is open to the public and will address what individuals need to know to look out for their safety. Topics include the history and prevalence of active shooter events, the role of professional guardians, civilian response options and demonstrates examples of things to do to stay safe in these situations.

There is no charge to attend, but attendees should register to ensure seating. Additional CRASE sessions will be offered throughout the year.

Please note: the presentation contains realistic material and reenactments that some attendees may find graphic in nature. Discretion for sensitive audiences is advised.

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Hear Mayor Price’s State of the City address on Feb. 19

Mayor Betsy Price will detail her outlook for 2019 and report on the past year’s advancements at the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce’s annual Mayor’s State of the City Address and Luncheon Feb. 19 at the Fort Worth Convention Center, 1201 Houston St.

Registration begins at 11:15 a.m., lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m. and the program begins at 12:30 p.m. Purchase tickets through the Chamber website.

In addition, top Tarrant County businesses have been selected as finalists in competition for the Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Forte Awards. Winners will be announced at a reception before the State of the City address. The prestigious annual awards salute those that operate with exemplary best practices.

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Mayor’s Community Engagement Workshops & Neighborhood Awards scheduled for Feb. 16

Each year neighborhood leaders, elected officials, area agencies and city departments come together to share and discover effective ways to actively engage their community. This year’s Mayor’s Community Engagement Workshops & Neighborhood Awards will be held from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 16 at Doxology Bible Church, 4805 Arborlawn Drive.

The event will connect neighbors with more than 40 exhibitors and 16 educational workshops led by City of Fort Worth leaders, staff and local partners. The highlight of the day will be the Neighborhood Awards Luncheon, which recognizes neighborhood associations’ efforts to revitalize, socialize, engage, collaborate, get healthy and communicate with neighbors with 14 award categories.

Nineteen neighborhood associations have been named 2018 Neighborhood Award finalists in various award categories: Berkeley Place NA, Como NAC, Crawford Farms HOA, Crestwood NA, Eastern Hills NA, Eastgate NA, Fairmount NA, Garden of Eden NA, Harvest Ridge HOA; Heritage HOA; Marine Creek Community Association; Marine Creek Meadows HOA; Mistletoe Heights NA; Quail Ridge Estates Phase II HOA; Ridglea Hills NA; Ridglea North NA; Tanglewood NA; The Trails of Fossil Creek HOA and The Villages of Woodland Springs HOA.

These finalists have also been announced, based on nominations submitted by 25 neighborhood associations for four additional awards:

  • Neighborhood Patrol Officer of the Year (NPO): Bel Haddad, Allen Pennington, Cory Carpenter, Daniel Adoboe, Delerick McNeal, Doug Gilfour, Eric Charles, Jennifer Russell, Jorge Hernandez, Matt McClellen, Nestor Martinez and Tracy Darty.
  • Code Compliance Officer of the Year: Alfonso Hurtado, Jeff Payne and Rey Salinas.
  • Danny Scarth Trailblazer Award: Dorothy Hill, Ronnie Bellomy and Rodney Wade.
  • Fort Worth Neighbor of the Year Award: Cheryl Mix, Darien George, Carol and Ray Feyan, and Tabitha Williams.

Advance registration is required to attend this free event.

To learn more, contact the Community Engagement Office at 817-392-6201 or visit their webpage.

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Glade Road asphalt installation planned for Feb. 25

The City will begin the interim maintenance of Glade Road at the end of February.

Crews will place a new asphalt surface over the existing roadway to improve the ride quality until such time that the road is completely rebuilt. The section between the western city limits and Bransford Road is scheduled to be performed on Saturday, Feb. 25, weather permitting. The remaining sections of the project (sections east of Colleyville Boulevard) will be scheduled for completion at a later date, possibly in March.

The road will have to be closed to through traffic from Bear Creek Drive (western city limits) to Bransford Road in order to perform construction activity in a safe manner. During construction, which will be limited to a single day, residents and property owners that live in the area will be allowed access to and from their property. Postal service and emergency services will have access at all times. In order to avoid delays, it is recommend to avoid this route on Feb. 25.

This project, which includes interim maintenance of multiple sections of Glade Road, will be performed over a series of Saturdays to limit the disruption to the public. By performing the work on Saturdays versus a standard work day, work hours are not limited by peak hour traffic and the amount of traffic is greatly reduced. Construction is expected to begin at 7:00 a.m.

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Citizen Survey online through Feb. 28

Residents’ opinions and perspectives shape the plans and actions of the City of Colleyville. The Citizen Survey will help city leadership gauge how the City is performing, but more importantly, it plays a critical role in determining future City programs and initiatives.

The City encourages residents to take a few minutes to complete the online survey. Your answers will be anonymous and results will be tabulated by a third party, National Service Research. All surveys must be completed by Feb. 28, 2017. Up to two surveys may be submitted per household.

If you need access to a computer or the Internet to complete the survey, public computers are available at the library and senior center.

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Western Trails neighborhood street resurfacing project update as of Feb. 29

Western Trails neighborhood street resurfacing project as of Feb. 29

Crews will be finishing the project with work on Sagebrush Street and Tumbleweed Court this week. Paving is already complete on Overland Trail, Windswept Trail, Chisolm Court, and Wagonwheel Court. No lane closures are expected for this work.

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Western Trails neighborhood street resurfacing project as of Feb. 22

This week expect to see asphalt placement on Wagonwheel Court, Chisolm Court, Overland Trail, Tumbleweed Trail, Windswept Trail, and half of Sagebrush Street. The concrete contractor will continue repairs on Tumbleweed Court as well as one half of Sage Brush Street. One lane will be open, however, there will be large equipment working in this area. This is normally performed between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

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Western Trails neighborhood street resurfacing project as of Feb. 15

Crews will be placing concrete on Overland Trail and Sagebrush. The paving contractor will be working from Tumbleweed Trail to Bandit Trail, as well as Windswept. School busses and garbage trucks will continue to have access at all times. One lane open will be open, however, there will be large equipment working in this area. This is normally performed between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

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Western Trails neighborhood street resurfacing project as of Feb. 1

The concrete crew has completed the concrete work on Wagonwheel Court and Chisholm Court and will be working on Sagebrush Street and Overland Drive. The paving contractor will begin base repairs on Wagonwheel Court. There will be one-lane road closures with flaggers directing traffic.

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Western Trails neighborhood street resurfacing project as of Jan. 18

The concrete crew has started working on Wagonwheel Court. They will complete that road and then move to Sagebrush Street. There will be one-lane road closures with flaggers. Expect minor delays.

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Western Trails neighborhood street resurfacing project update as of Jan. 11

Concrete crews will be moving in this week to start repairs and replacement to existing curbs. Expect Dustrol, the milling contractor to move in the week of Jan.18 and street crews as well. This job is expected to be complete early spring.

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Pleasant Run Pothole Repairs Project Update Feb. 29

Pleasant Run pothole repair as of Feb. 29

The contractor will be working on Pleasant Run Road pothole repairs Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, weather permitting.

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Pleasant Run pothole repair as of Feb. 8

The contractor will be back in the middle of the week repairing pot holes from L.D. Lockett Road to John McCain Road. This will be done under traffic with one lane road and flaggers at each end of the area working. This will be from 9:00 am to 4:00pm.

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Pleasant Run pothole repair as of Feb. 1

The contractor will be back this week repairing pot holes from L.D. Lockett Road to John McCain Road. This will be done under traffic with One Lane Road and flaggers at each end of the area working. This will be from 9:00 am to 4:00pm.

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Pleasant Run pothole repair as of Jan. 25

The contractor should be working on Pleasant Run performing pothole repair toward the weeks end. Expect delays with flaggers from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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Pleasant Run pothole repair as of Jan. 18

The contractor will be back this week repairing pot holes from LD Lockett Road to John McCain Road. There will be one-lane road closures with flaggers at each end of the area working. Expect short delays. This will be from 9:00 am to 4:00pm.

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PLEASANT RUN POTHOLE REPAIR as of Jan. 11

The contractor will be back this week repairing pot holes from LD Lockett Road to John McCain Road. This will be done under traffic with One Lane Road and flaggers at each end of the area working. Expect short delays. This will be from 9:00 am to 4:00pm.

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On Monday, Dec. 7, the city of Colleyville will begin repairing potholes on Pleasant Run Road, from John McCain Road to Tinker Road.

Once work begins, it should take about three weeks to complete the repairs. There are no road closures associated with this project; however, as construction warrants, there may be periods when one side of the road is closed. At those times, flagmen will be present to direct traffic. All construction activity will be scheduled from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to minimize disruption to rush hour traffic. As with all road construction, the schedule is dependent on weather conditions.

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