Jan. 31, 2021
This Week's News
Garland Health Department Creates COVID-19 Vaccine Wait List
The Garland Health Department is registering individuals included in Phase 1A and Phase 1B for COVID-19 vaccinations as vaccine becomes available.

Updates will be posted to GarlandTX.gov/COVIDVaccine and to the City’s Twitter and Facebook pages.

You may register with multiple providers. If you receive the vaccine through a different entity, please email GPH@GarlandTX.gov so we may move someone else up on our wait list.
Mayor's Annual State of the City Address Moved to Tuesday, Feb. 9
Get on Garland's inside track! Don't miss this chance to hear from Mayor Scott LeMay about our plans to improve streets and alleys, deliver on your $423.7 million bond commitment and all the latest.

Watch the virtual address beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, on CGTV, the City of Garland Facebook page or GarlandTX.gov. CGTV is available via GarlandTX.gov, Channel 16 (Spectrum), Channel 44 (Frontier) and Channel 99 (AT&T U-verse).
Welcome to Garland Class Thursday, Feb. 11
Whether you are new to Garland, or were born and raised here, this is the virtual class to get better acquainted with what makes Garland a great place to live!

From noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, learn what it means to live in Garland, hear a quick breakdown of how local government works, the different services of City departments, how you can get involved and more! Register now at GarlandNeighborhoods.org.
Made Fresh & Local Virtual Concert Series
Our fresh and local concert experience is back by popular demand and headed straight into your living room!

Grab some popcorn, drinks and your best friends to get a front-row seat to our Made Fresh & Local virtual concert series. Performances featuring some of the area’s best musicians and artists occur at 7 p.m. every other Thursday night.

This Thursday, Feb. 4, join The Bodarks for a porch-stompin', fiddle-sawin', bass-spankin' hootenanny! Get more details about the lineup and schedules at GarlandParks.com
COVID-19 Updates
The Garland Health Department has received reports of 2,367 active cases out of 24,084 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Garland residents since the beginning of the pandemic, as well as 216 deaths. The City will update its posted case numbers each afternoon.

Events and Announcements
City Council Meetings
Feb. 1 and 2
The Garland City Council Work Session will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1. Regular Meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2. During these meetings Council will discuss the Capital Improvement Program. There will be additional discussions at the Work Sessions and Regular Meetings Feb. 15 and 16. Council is scheduled to approve this year's Capital Improvement Program at the Feb. 16 Regular Meeting.

District 4 Town Hall Meeting
Feb. 4
Join District 4 Council Member B.J. Williams for a virtual town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4. Meeting links and details are available at GarlandTX.gov.

Deadline for Applications for May 1 Ballot
Feb. 12
The City of Garland will hold a General Election for the Office of the Mayor and Districts 3, 6, 7 and 8 and a Special Election for an unfinished term in District 1 on Saturday, May 1. Friday, Feb. 12, is the last day for filing an application for a place on the ballot. Candidate packets are available on the City Secretary’s webpage under “Elections.” Candidates will be required to make an appointment with the City Secretary before delivering an application for a place on the ballot.

Boards & Commissions Meetings
All upcoming Boards & Commissions meetings can be found on the Public Meetings calendar at GarlandTX.gov.

Due to COVID-19 public gathering restrictions, the meetings will be virtual. You can watch the meetings online. The virtual meeting link will be included in the individual meeting agenda. You may participate by telephone. Dial-in numbers will be posted with the virtual meeting information.

View agendas at GarlandTX.gov and be sure to click the "subscribe" button to receive notifications when meeting agendas are posted.
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