Fort Worth OKs Certificate-Funded Hotel Despite Reservations
- Family law center beings design phase. Lamers, Kelli // Fort Worth Business Press;12/22/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 35, p1
Reports that Tarrant County is building a new family law center in Fort Worth, Texas. Design and construction plans; Accommodation of the expansion needs of family courts; Planned features of the center.
- Officials debate priority of streetcar, Tower 55 funds. BASSETT, ELIXABETH // Fort Worth Business Press;7/26/2010, Vol. 22 Issue 30, p1
The article reports on Fort Worth, Texas officials' indecision on whether a streetcar system is needed in the city. According to the article, about 25 million U.S. dollar in federal funding has been allotted for a streetcar in the city. It notes that some city officials are concerned over the...
- Fort Worth gives final OK to $838 million budget. McClellan-Brandt, Sarah // Fort Worth Business Press;9/19/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 38, p21
Reports on a budget approved by the Fort Worth City Council for the 2005-2006 fiscal year. Information on the distribution of the budget; Problem with the budget for street maintenance and repair; Additions to the budget proposed by City Manager Charles Boswell.
- Fort Worth faces cuts, layoffs, fees to stem budget gap. WIMMER, LESLIE // Fort Worth Business Press;8/17/2009, Vol. 24 Issue 30, p4
The article reports on the plan of Fort Worth, Texas officials to implement citywide cost-cutting efforts to close its 59 million U.S. dollars budget gap. The cost cutting strategy will include layoffs, furloughs, service reductions and policy changes covering property tax revenue from natural...
- Legislature's special session: battle lines and funding woes. Robertson, Rob // Fort Worth Business Press;6/6/2011, Vol. 23 Issue 23, p1
The article reports on a two-year budget approved by the U.S. Senate and House of the city of Fort Worth, Texas on May 28, 2011. It also reports on a special session scheduled to address concerns from City Senator Wendy Davis who opposed a school funding bill aimed at cutting four billion U.S....
- River project keeps rollin.' Writers, Staff // Fort Worth Business Press;11/26/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 48, p1
Reports on the Trinity Uptown project of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Fort Worth, Texas. Concept of the Trinity enterprises; Value of the construction funding authorized by the U.S. Congress; Potential benefits of the Trinity Uptown Plan for Tarrant County residents; Planned improvements...
- Citizens own the city -- but power brokers call the shots. Picht, Clyde // Fort Worth Business Press;9/18/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 38, p39
The article reflects on the issue of the ownership of Fort Worth, Texas. It suggests that the citizens own the city because they pay taxes, travel the streets and patronize businesses. It asserts that Fort Worth has a different set of priorities in terms of funding or favored treatment. It...
- CFO Horatio Porter sprints toward financial efficiency. Graham, A. Lee // Fort Worth Business Press;2/18/2013, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p28
An interview with Horatio Porter, chief financial officer (CFO) of Fort Worth, Texas, is presented. Porter states that the being a CFO enables him to help to form the annual allocation of budget and the capital needs of the city. He discusses his backgrounds in the private sector that helps him...
- Road warriors. Petersen, Jeri // Fort Worth Business Press;1/30/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p10
Discusses the breakdown of the bond package in Fort Worth, Texas. Road projects included in the bond package; Details of the budget for parks and community services improvement; Systems for fire safety.