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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Community Input Sought for Selection of New Animal Services Director

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The City of Garland is in the process of selecting a new Animal Services Director and values resident input as we select the right candidate for this important role for our community. You can be a part of the process by clicking on the link below and comp...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Garland Ranked One of Best Cities to Buy a Family Home

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The study ranked Garland number 19 out of the 100 biggest cities in the U.S.

To rank the best cities, the study analyzed six data points:

  • five-year change in median home values
  • five-year change in median rent costs
  • percentage of homeowners who are burdened by...
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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Labor Day Parade, Festivities and City Services: Monday, Sept. 2

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The 74th annual Labor Day parade and festivities, presented by the Noon Exchange Club of Garland, will take place Monday, Sept. 2. The parade begins at 9 a.m. followed by the car show from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visit for more det...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Volunteers, Code Cares Program, Help Residents in Need

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Spared from a fine and a court date for code violations, a Northeast Garland homeowner called from his hospital bed on Saturday, Aug. 10, to thank those who had come to his property’s rescue.

“I can feel your heart, what you’re doing for me,” he said.

It’s ...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Garland Welcomes New School Crossing Guards

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Each summer, the City of Garland Human Resources and Transportation departments collaborate to hold the Annual School Crossing Guard Event.

This year the event was held at Holford Recreation Center, introducing nearly 30 candidates to crossing guard servic...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Garland Breaks Ground on New Dog Park

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The excitement over breaking ground at Central Park Aug. 1 was secondary only to the realization that the Garland Dog Park is within mere months of becoming reality.

“There will be dogs everywhere and people spending time out,” Mayor Sc...

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Extreme Heat Safety Tips

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One of the most deadly weather phenomena to hit our region each summer is heat. In contrast to the visible, destructive and violent nature of thunderstorms, tornadoes and floods, heat is a silent killer. Heat kills by taxing the human body beyond its abil...

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Keep Your Pet Healthy and Safe in the Summer Heat

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Hot Cars Are Dangerous for Pets

During the summer months, it does not take long for a dog left unattended in a parked vehicle to be in serious danger. The temperature inside the vehicle can quickly rise, placing the animal in a life-threatening situation.


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Posted on: July 5, 2019

Latest Water Quality Report Available

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Each year, water quality lab tests are published for our drinking water. In the report you will find the results of year-long water testing throughout the city.

Garland continues to earn top ratings from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Check Out My Garland for City Services

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Click on the My Garland icon, available on the City’s home page. Enter a Garland address in the box to find out about a wide range of City resources, such as:

  • Your City Council District
  • Your Neighborhood Police Officer
  • The nearest fire station
  • The n...
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