The City of Arlington is closing some facilities early Monday, January 30, 2023 due to hazardous winter weather conditions

The City of Arlington is closing some facilities early Monday, January 30, 2023 due to hazardous winter weather conditions

Winter weather update

The City of Arlington will close some facilities early on Monday, January 30, 2023 due to winter weather. This action is taken to ensure the safety of residents and city employees with potential traffic hazards due to winter weather.

Due to the current weather conditions, Republic Services has suspended residential waste and recycling collection for Monday, January 30th and Tuesday, January 31st. Garbage service for affected neighborhoods will resume on their next regular collection dates, Thursday, February 2 and Friday, February 3. February. Except for collection of residential recycling on Monday and Tuesday will be collected on the next regular collection date. The landfill in Arlington will be closed on Tuesday, January 31st.

Closes early on 30 January:

  • All public library locations close at 5 p.m
  • All recreation centers will close at 17.00 and all after-school programs and evening sports programs are cancelled
  • The indoor pool at East Arlington Recreation Center will close at 4 p.m
  • The Arlington ISD Natatorium Pool is closed for the day
  • The Arlington Tennis Center closes at 5 p.m
  • Lake Arlington Golf Course, Tierra Verde Golf Club and Ventana Grille, Texas Rangers Golf Club and Home Plate Restaurant and Meadowbrook Park Golf Course will close at 17.00 *
  • The Bob Duncan Center and rentals close at 17.00*
  • Lake Arlington services will close at 17.00*

* Golf courses, Ventana Grille, Bob Duncan Center and Lake Arlington Office schedule are expected to be open from 08:00 to 17:00 Tuesday 31 January. Golf courses and gym opening hours may be affected by frost delays. Call the golf shop before play to confirm availability.

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All essential city services will be operational Monday, including public safety, 9-1-1 emergency dispatch, street and water crews. This also includes the Action Center, the city’s information hotline that can be reached by calling 817-459-6777.

For more weather-related information, please visit the City of Arlington’s website, Facebook page or Twitter page. Please continue to follow the council’s social media accounts for updates relating to service changes.

Residents are also encouraged to sign up for the City of Arlington’s CodeRED community notification system, which is designed to provide important information about city service interruptions or public emergencies through phone calls, emails and/or text messages. To sign up to receive free alerts from the city’s community alert system, text ARLINGTON to 99411.

Additionally, the City of Arlington has activated its Cold Weather Emergency Plan to serve the homeless population through Friday, March 3rd. February. The Arlington Life Shelter at 325 W. Division St. will begin accepting unsheltered residents at 2 p.m. The Salvation Army, located at 712 W. Abram St. also welcomes unsheltered residents from 19.00 ID is required for entry and food will be served. Interested parties can sign up for text alerts about the city’s cold weather shelters by texting ARLCOLD to 817-241-3544.

The City of Arlington’s Office of Communications, working with the Water Utilities Department, has published Ask Arlington episodes in English and Spanish to provide residents with tips on how to avoid costly repairs and unnecessary water loss during and after freezing conditions.

In addition to that, you can also find articles on how to protect your pets, plants and pipes during freezing temperatures and how to put together a 72-hour emergency kit.

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