The City of Garland actively engages residents in community partnerships promoting the vitality of our neighborhoods. Explore the website to learn more about the City's Strategy for Vital Neighborhoods and how you can join the effort to enhance our community.
Launched in 2006, the Strategy for Vital Neighborhoods (SVN) is a citywide initiative engaging all City departments in a strategic effort to expand upon the Envision Garland Comprehensive Plan (pdf) to advance citywide goals and policies for creating and maintaining a strong community.
Our comprehensive approach to neighborhood vitality begins with you. Contact the Office of Neighborhood Vitality to be equipped and empowered to make a difference where you live.
To stay connected with what is going on in Garland neighborhoods, sign up for our monthly e-newsletter, The Neighborhood Chatter.
Neighborhood Vitality Matching Grant:
The Neighborhood Vitality Matching Grant Application deadline is fast approaching! All neighborhood associations, voluntary or mandatory, are encouraged to plan neighborhood improvement projects to both beautify the neighborhood and build community. Certain projects may be eligible for funding through the matching grant program. Application deadline is September 1, 2015. Learn more about the guidelines and how to apply.
Save the Date: 2015 Neighborhood Summit
Mark your calendars for the 2015 Neighborhood Summit! This years Neighborhood Summit will on October 24, 2015 at The Hyatt Place Garland. Stay tuned for more details!
Congratulations to our Garland Neighborhoods!
On May 22 & 23, two Garland neighborhoods were recognized at the Neighborhoods USA Annual Conference in Houston, TX. There were many submissions from neighborhoods throughout the country, and we are pleased to announce that Camelot Neighborhood Association was awarded First Place in the Neighborhood Newsletter Competition for their publication “The Knightly News” and The Shores of Wellington was recognized in the top 4 as a finalist in the Neighborhood of the Year Award.
Camelot Neighborhood Association was recognized at the June 2 City Council meeting and The Shores of Wellington will be recognized at a later City Council meeting in July.