The first public input meeting was held on Oct. 11. The Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Arts Department is now collecting survey responses before the next public input meeting on Nov. 17 at Webb Middle School.
This is the first of several public meetings during the planning and design of Garland’s first dog park.
Garland has been named as a Playful City USA community because Garland has demonstrated a strong commitment to the cause of play with a defined vision and action plan in collaboration with local partners to promote play opportunities. Garland is working hard to make play a priority.
The Preservation Society for Spring Creek Forest will host the 23 annual Trout Lily Walking Tour led by Tom Frey.
Garland welcomes new leadership for the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts, naming Jermel Stevenson as Managing Director over those departments.
Furry friends are invited for a swim at the 10th Annual Dog-A-Poolooza on Saturday, Aug. 15, at Holford Pool. Cost is $5 per dog (rabies tag or certificate required), and $1 per human. Enjoy unleashed swimming, pet services and supplies, adoptions and more.
South Garland Little League’s Big League team is competing in the 2015 Big League World Series in Easley, SC.
EAssist, a new app available from the City of Garland, is an easy way for residents to connect with the City to submit service requests, access news and information, and see other nearby requests in progress.
The City of Garland brought home four awards from the 2015 Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO) Conference in Houston in June.
The Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department is now hiring staff for the summer pool season. Lifeguard classes are offered starting on April 23, May 5 and May 12. Apply online today at www.garlandhr.com and call 972-205-2750 to register.