Oct. 20, 2019
This Week's News                                                        
Trunk or Treat and The Garland Graveyard Friday, Oct. 25
Trunk or Treat is a fun way for kids of all ages to have a safe trick-or-treating experience. Enjoy games and a kids' costume contest, all from  5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at  Bradfield Recreation Center, 1146 Castle Drive.

From 6 to 8 p.m., you can traipse through our Garland Graveyard, filled with scenes of witches, zombies and haunted pumpkins. Wear your costumes and be prepared for some spooky fun. Cost of e ntry to the Garland Graveyard is two canned goods to be donated to the Salvation Army Corps of Garland.

Learn more at GarlandParks.com or call  972-205-2770.
Garland Neighborhood Awards Nominations and Applications Due Friday, Oct. 25
Great neighborhoods take work! The City of Garland's Office of Neighborhood Vitality would like to recognize those who make extraordinary efforts to enhance, revitalize or invest in their neighborhoods. The awards include:
  • Garland Neighborhood of the Year
  • Neighborhood Publication of the Year
Garland residents are also asked to nominate:
  • Who's Who in Garland Neighborhoods
  • Public Servant Award
Nominations and applications are due Friday, Oct. 25. Learn more and submit your application at GarlandNeighborhoods.org.
Trails and Bikeways Master Plan Open House Events
The City is hosting two open house events as part of a call for input into its Trails and Bikeways Master Plan.

We want to know your priorities for cycling, walking and using trails in Garland. We'll provide a brief presentation and interactive stations on back-to-back nights:
  • 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Audubon Recreation Center, 342 W. Oates Road
  • 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Central Library, 625 Austin St.
The same content will be presented at both meetings. Presentations are scheduled for 6:15 p.m. with the open house period continuing until 8 p.m. Call 972-205-2750 for more information about the meeting or the project.
Water Meter Replacement Project Begins
Garland Water Utilities has begun a multiyear capital improvement project to replace aging water meters throughout the city.

Water customers may see the City's meter contractor, Compass Metering Solutions, working between streets and sidewalks installing the new water meters.

Garland is divided into 20 sections for water metering. View a map of the sections. Currently sections 3 and 14 are underway. As crews prepare to move from one area to the next, updates will be posted on GarlandWater.com Learn more.
Events & Announcements
City Council Meetings
Oct. 21 and 22
Work Session will begin at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21; Regular Meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22. View agendas at GarlandTX.gov and be sure to click the "subscribe" button to receive notifications when meeting agendas are posted. 

Shorehaven Area Neighborhood Roundtable
Oct. 28
Join District 2 Council Member Deborah Morris for a Shorehaven area Neighborhood Roundtable from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at Bradfield Recreation Center, 1146 Castle Drive. We'll discuss localized complaints about crime and parking issues, as well as other neighborhood concerns. Garland Police Chief Jeff Bryan and Code Compliance Director Steve Killen will participate. Light refreshments will be provided. 
Submit Service Requests with eAssist
Need to report a pothole, broken streetlight or tall grass? There's an app for that! Garland eAssist provides an online platform accessible from the City's website and from a downloadable app via Google Play and iTunes.  

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