Tarrant County Earns 4 Texas Association of Counties' Best Practices Awards
Association honors initiatives by Commissioner Gary Fickes, Precinct 3, the County Clerk and Criminal District Attorney.
FORT WORTH – The Texas Association of Counties (TAC) presented Tarrant County with four 2022 County Best Practices Awards at Tuesday's Commissioners Court meeting in Fort Worth.
TAC County Relations Officer Rhita Koches gave out the awards honoring four programs.
Holiday Magic Wellness Seminar
Join us for a morning of food, treats, workshops, screenings, and fun at the Holiday Magic Wellness Seminar on Friday, October 14, 2022. Due to limited space, only the first 350 attendees to register will enjoy a day to remember. Registration is required, so don't wait!
Summer Fun Paint Project was a hit!
Everyone had a great time at the Summer Fun Paint Project, where they painted brightly colored rocks with images of summer and the 4th of July. These rocks and others were donated to Metroport Meals on Wheels to deliver to homebound seniors as a gift to brighten their day. Thank you, NETC Seniors Rock group, for your participation and dedication. You ROCK! Continue reading to learn more about this group and how you can participate.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is now: 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.
988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. While some areas may be currently able to connect to the Lifeline by dialing 988, this dialing code will be available to everyone across the United States starting on July 16, 2022.
FEMA's COVID-19 Funeral Assistance
Know someone who incurred funeral expenses for a death caused by COVID-19? They may qualify for up to $9,000 toward eligible costs. Tell them to call FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Helpline at 844-684-6333.
Tarrant County Small Business Workforce Recovery Grant Program
Tarrant County Small Business Workforce Recovery Grant is designed to provide financial assistance to impacted small businesses whose workforce has been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds awarded will aid in workforce recovery, retention, recruitment, training, and development.
The program opens July 11, 2022, at noon and closes August 31, 2022, at 5:00 p.m., or until funds are depleted.
Texas Girls' Choir - 60th Anniversary
We celebrated the Texas Girls' Choir's 60th Anniversary with a Congratulatory Proclamation, and they gave a stellar performance during Commissioners Court on Tuesday, June 21.
The Texas Girls' Choir has traveled all over the world, performing in major concert halls, schools, universities, embassies, and churches, on national and international television, and has been a featured musical group at the White House in Washington, D.C. seven times.
Passport Acceptance Facilities in Northeast Tarrant County
The Tarrant County Clerk's office is responsible for five passport acceptance facilities serving the citizens of North Texas. Two of those offices are located in Northeast Tarrant County.
US 81/US 287 - Avondale-Haslet Road to I-35W Virtual Public Hearing with In-Person Option
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is proposing improvements to US 81/ US 287 from south of Avondale-Haslet Road to l-35W in Tarrant County, Texas. The proposed project would reconstruct the mainlanes and add one inside mainlane in each direction, construct new continuous one-way frontage roads, and convert existing two way frontage roads to one-way frontage roads.