April 28, 2019
This Week's News                                                        
City Election - Early Voting Ends April 30; Regular Voting May 4
Early voting for the May 4 City Election ends April 30. Voters will elect a mayor and City Council representatives for Districts 3, 6, 7 and 8. Voters also will consider eight bond propositions. Details about the bond propositions are available on the 2019 Bond Program web page.
Early voting in Garland takes place at the Richland College Garland Campus, 675 W. Walnut St., and the South Garland Branch Library, 4845 Broadway Blvd.
Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 29-30 and May 4. For additional information, visit the Elections page at GarlandTX.gov or DallasCountyVotes.org.
Jazz in the Square May 16 and 23
Experience a laid-back, relaxing evening in beautiful historic Downtown Garland while soaking in the soothing sounds of jazz!
Join us for Jazz in the Square, presented by Rosalind Coffee, at 7 p.m. May 16 and 23 in the Downtown Garland Square, located at Sixth and Main streets.

Bring your chairs and blankets for this cool jazz series. This free event is sure to be fun for the whole family! Learn more at GarlandParks.com.
Graduation Traffic Reminder
Through June 21, Garland ISD's Curtis Culwell Center, 4999 Naaman Forest Blvd., will host graduations for many area educational institutions. 

In general, motorists can expect traffic congestion along Naaman Forest Boulevard and adjacent roadways approximately an hour before and 30 minutes after graduation events. Non-graduation traffic should bypass that area, if possible.

Motorists can stay aware of potential traffic congestion with this graduation schedule and map.
Garland Youth Council Accepting Applications Through June 9

Interested Garland residents who will be in grades 9-12 during the 2019-20 school year are eligible to apply to serve on the Garland Youth Council. 

Learn more and download an application at  GarlandYouthCouncil.org

Email GYC@GarlandTX.gov with any questions.
Events & Announcements
City Council Meetings
May 6 and 7
Work Session will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, May 6; Regular Meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 7. View agendas 
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Apply to Serve on North Texas Municipal Water District Board
The City Council is accepting applications for a Garland representative to the Board of Directors of the North Texas Municipal Water District. The term starts June 1 and runs through May 31, 2021. To qualify for the position, an applicant must reside in Garland and own taxable property. Applications will be accepted through May 3 and should include a letter of interest and a resum é. Submit applications to Ren é Dowl, City Secretary, by email to RDowl@GarlandTX.gov or by U.S. Postal Service to City Hall, 200 N. Fifth St., Garland 75040.

Apply Now for Boards and Commissions
Residents who serve on Garland's 11 boards and commissions can make a difference in the City and be directly involved with local government. They serve in an advisory or quasi-judicial capacity, providing information directly to the Garland City Council. From planning and development to multicultural events, boards and commission members advise on a range of City services. The City will accept applications for its boards and commissions from May 31 through July 1. Application forms can be found on the City Secretary's page at G arlandTX.govSubmit applications to Ren é  Dowl, City Secretary, by email to  RDowl@GarlandTX.gov  or by U.S. Postal Service to City Hall, 200 N. Fifth St., Garland 75040.

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