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Garland Firefighters Association hosts Fire Ops 101

The Garland Firefighters Association Local 1293 recently hosted Fire Ops 101 for decision- makers from the state and city levels as well as city employees. Participants had an opportunity to become more familiar with what Garland’s EMTs and firefighters do and the necessary equipment.   Texas State Representative Cindy Burkett HD113, along with her husband, Mike Burkett, as well ...Full Article

Fire Academy graduates celebrate

A graduation ceremony was held for Garland Fire Academy Recruit Class 50 at The Atrium at the Granville Arts Center June 14. The academy began Feb. 13 and recruits ...Full Article

Garland communications programs earn recognition

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 ...Full Article

GFD ‘pushes in’ new ladder truck

Garland Fire Station 11 celebrated taking ownership of their new aerial truck 11 with an official Push-In Ceremony May 31. It was out with the old and in with ...Full Article

Summer nutrition program begins June 5

The city of Garland Fair Housing Services Department is excited to announce its annual Summer Nutrition Program, beginning June 5. The program offers free nutritious meals to children ages ...Full Article

Garland ranked third best city for living American dream

Garland was ranked among the Best Cities for Living the American Dream in a recent report by financial technology company The study cited Garland’s exemplary diversity, homeownership rate ...Full Article

Garland Fire Department receives award

For the third year in a row, the Garland Fire Department received the Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Gold Award.  Once again, this was possible due to our paramedics’ great ...Full Article

Garland wins Earth Day competition

In late April, Garland won the $5,500 first-place prize in the EarthXPitch: Pollinator Habitat Civic Grant Competition. Hosted by Earth Day Texas, the competition is an initiative to help ...Full Article

Newly elected council members sworn in

Two newly elected council members and the returning mayor were sworn in at the May 16 City Council meeting.   Mayor Douglas Athas was sworn in for his third ...Full Article

City of Garland designated Playful City USA

National nonprofit KaBOOM! has honored the city of Garland with a Playful City USA designation for the second time. Playful City USA honors cities and towns across the country ...Full Article
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