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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    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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    Nicholson Memorial Library System Earns 2020 Texas Achievement of Library Excellence Award

    Posted on February 2, 2021

    For the 19th consecutive year, the Nicholson Memorial Library System has been awarded the Texas Achievement of Library Excellence Award from the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association. Read on...
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    Garland Is Tops in Texas Among Best Cities for First-Time Homebuyers

    Posted on October 12, 2020

    Garland ranked eighth among large cities across the country in the overall study and third in the employment category. Read on...
  5. Sept. 30 is the deadline for participation in the 2020 Census.

    Garland Among Leaders in Self-Response as Census 2020 Enters Final Week

    Posted on September 24, 2020

    With the deadline less than a week away, Garland's participation rate is ahead of Texas, Dallas County and every other major city in the county. Read on...
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