Excellence Made Here

It’s often said that Garland is the best kept secret in north Texas and that the City should do more to tell this community’s story. That’s why this web page will shine a spotlight on what Garland does best - the innovations and the accolades that demonstrate that Garland is a place of excellence!

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    Garland Named a Best City to Buy an Affordable Family Home

    Posted on June 28, 2021

    Ranked fourth in the nation in the annual survey, Garland passed Arlington, Plano and others to move up from No. 12 in 2020. Read on...
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    Tyler Shin Makes His Mark

    Posted on June 24, 2021

    If you've never heard of Revolving Kitchen, check out this month's Make Your Mark profile. Read on...
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    How Mindy Le Makes Her Mark on Garland

    Posted on March 24, 2021

    In this month’s Make Your Mark profile, we introduce you to a young lady who started giving back to the community at an early age. Read on...
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    Duck Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Earns Plant of the Year Award

    Posted on February 23, 2021

    For the second year in a row and the third time in four years, the Duck Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant will receive a “Plant of the Year” award from the Water Environment Association of Texas. Read on...
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    Inventive “Story Map” Wins National Award

    Posted on February 9, 2021

    The Garland Water Utilities Department won a national award for its newly published story map, “We Keep it Flowing, Coming or Going.” Read on...
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