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City, firefighters fail to reach compromise in civil service negotiations

Arlington firefighters watch as City of Arlington management and labor leaders negotiate over implementation of civil service (Courtesy Texas State Association of Fire Fighters)

After two days of negotiations, neither the City or the firefighters' association could agree to concessions on implementing civil service and reducing benefits

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Negotiations over firefighter benefits, civil service ends in stalemate

The Arlington Professional Firefighters Association and City of Arlington management prepare to begin a meet-and-confer meeting at Bob Duncan Center (Courtesy Zack Maxwell / Arlington Voice)

A four-hour meet-and-confer meeting between Fire Department labor leaders and upper management within the City of Arlington produced little in results

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Arlington senior center accelerates design planning by one year

Northeast view

The City is speeding up the design process in order to bring a voter-approved senior center to life earlier than planned

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Arlington reps discuss transportation at ARBOR forum

State representatives and senators for Arlington met Tuesday morning at the Arlington Board of Realtors to discuss solutions for the city's transportation woes.

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Proposed garage sale policy revised with $10 fee

Arlington City Hall (Zack Maxwell / Arlington Voice)

The revised ordinance is a change from an earlier recommendation, which didn't include a permit fee

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Court delivers blow to City's smoking ban

Clicks Billiards (Photo: Clicks Billiards)

The lawsuit stems from the Arlington City Council's smoking ban at bars, taverns and pool halls

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