The City of Garland’s various communications programs are on the statewide radar for excellence. Garland earned five awards from the 2017 Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO) Conference in early June.
Garland Power & Light customers will pay less for electricity starting Oct. 1, 2015. With residential customers using an annual average of 1300 kWh per month, consumers will see monthly bills decrease on average from $140.04 to $130.29, for a savings of $9.75 per month or $117 per year.
The partnership between the City of Garland’s GREAT Homes Program and Green Extreme Homes has earned the Audrey Nelson Community Development Award from the National Community Development Association. The award was presented in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 23, 2015.
Garland is home to a national role model for energy efficiency. A 1953 home in Garland’s English Estates neighborhood is the first to be recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Zero Energy Ready Home program as a high performance certified retrofit.
The July/August edition of the Garland City Press is on its way to your mailbox and available online. This edition contains a special four-page insert – the City’s annual water quality report. Check it out!
Due to the damage to trees and vegetation caused by the recent winter storm, Environmental Waste Services will not be able to pick up all the tree limbs and other excessive brush on the regular collection schedule.
With the re-opening of the Transfer Station, located at 1434 Commerce St., Environmental Waste Services announces that the disposal facility’s new operating hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed on Saturdays.