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Good Neighbors Made Here

November 10, 2016 

Great neighbors make great neighborhoods! As we approach the holidays, follow these tips to make your neighborhood the best it can be.

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NUSA Recognizes Garland Neigborhoods

June 12, 2015 

Representatives from the City of Garland Planning & Community Development Department attended the annual Neighborhoods, USA Conference in Houston, where two Garland neighborhoods were recognized.

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2014 Garland Neighborhood Summit

October 20, 2014 
The City of Garland is excited to host the 12th Annual Neighborhood Summit from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. This engaging and interactive event will provide the opportunity for attendees to explore trends that will help everyone to fully own and participate in the reality of a better, more sustainable and more beautiful Garland.
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Efficiency Idea Book - Another Winner!

September 18, 2014 
Garland’s Idea Book series has produced another winner, this time on the international stage. The Efficiency Idea Book, the latest in the series, has been awarded Silver for the Best Government Publication, Print or Digital in the Content Marketing Awards.
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Great Ideas Made Here!

August 18, 2014 
Garland’s award-winning Residential Idea Book has spun off a sequel. The Efficiency Idea Book helps Garland residents improve water and energy efficiency within their homes. The book includes do-it-yourself projects, family activities and much more.
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City Council Recognizes Neighborhood Service

June 12, 2014 
Garland City Council awarded Donna Fields the 2013 Excellence in Neighborhood Service Award. Mayor Douglas Athas, on behalf of the City Council, recognized Fields for going “above and beyond” the expectations and duties of her position as plans examiner in the Building Inspections Department.
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2013 Consolidated Grant Process

March 11, 2013 
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 01/21/2013
The City of Garland relies on citizen input to decide what the specific goals, projects, and priorities should be for the upcoming grant year.
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The Pain in Your Back

March 6, 2013 
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 03/04/2013
Is your lifestyle raising the risk for back problems?
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Vehicle Burglary Prevention

March 6, 2013 
Neighborhood Publication Date 03/04/2013
How to reduce your chance of becoming a vehicle burglary victim.
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Citizen's Fire Academy

March 6, 2013 
Neighborhood Chatter Publication 01/02/2013
Garland Fire Department provides an opportunity for citizens to participate in a program intended to promote a greater understanding of the department's mission, responsibilities, and activities.
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Replenshing Your Leadership Bucket

January 31, 2013 
Neighborhood Publication Date 1/24/2013
Like most essential things in life, creating and sustaining a vital neighborhood takes work.
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How is Your Fence Holding Up?

January 15, 2013 
Neighborhood Publication Date 05/16/2011
Did you know that fences are required to be maintained and kept in good repair?
Neighborhood Publication Date 05/16/2011



Winterizing Your Home

December 11, 2012 
Winterizing Your Home
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A Sign Bounty Program

December 7, 2012 
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 05/02/2010
In an effort to rid the City of Garland of illegal signs, the Code Compliance Department introduced the innovative I-Sign program.
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 05/02/2010

What is Your Leadership Philosophy?

December 7, 2012 
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 05/17/2010
How leaders think is critical to how they lead and ultimately determines their effectiveness.
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 05/17/2010




The Neighborhood Police Officer Unit

December 7, 2012 
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 07/12/2010
The City of Garland's community policing program, the Neighborhood Police Officer (NPO) Unit is comprised of 16 officers and covers the entire City.
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 07/12/2010

City of Garland Establishes Railroad Quiet Zone

December 7, 2012 
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 07/21/2010
Railroad quiet zones are federally approved groups of railroad crossings at which train horns are not routinely sounded.
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 07/21/2010

City of Garland Information-Easy Access

December 7, 2012 
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 07/26/2010
An overview of the tools citizens can readily access news and information regarding the City.
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 07/26/2010


Define, Expect, Cultivate, and Reward

December 7, 2012 
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 01/19/2011
The values that support a neighborhood's quality of life and a positive image are simple and obvious, and don't require money.
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 01/19/2011

Staying Safe During Severe Weather Season

December 7, 2012 
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 01/22/2011
Spring is severe weather season for North Texas and during this time Garland is prone to more severe weather.
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 01/22/2011

Where There is No Vision...

December 7, 2012 
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 05/16/2011
What happens in neighborhoods where there is no vision for the kind of community stakeholders want to experience?
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 05/16/2011


Don't Become a Summer Heat Statistic

December 7, 2012 
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 7/06/2011
Tips on how to stay cool and hydrated to prevent heat illnesses and injuries such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 7/06/2011



Garage Sale Tips

December 7, 2012 
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 05/08/2012
The Code Compliance Department has provided these points for Garland residents to remember when holding a garage sale.
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 05/08/2012


Handicap Parking Enforcement Stepped-Up by Volunteer Program

December 7, 2012 
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 12/07/2012
The Garland Police Department now has the assistance of volunteer citizens for handicap parking enforcement.
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 12/07/2012

Garland Fire Department Holiday Safety Recommendations

December 3, 2012 
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 11/12/2012
According to the National Fire Protectin Association, more cooking fires occur in the U.S. on Thanksgiving Day than on any other day of the year.
Neighborhood Chatter Publication Date 11/12/2012





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