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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    Mistie Gardner Earns Who’s Who in America’s Neighborhoods Award

    Posted on May 11, 2022

    Emergency Management Director Mistie Gardner was recently named Who's Who in America's Neighborhoods in the Governmental Category for her efforts and involvement during the COVID-19 crisis as well as during Winter Storm Uri. Read on...
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    Duck Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Continues Award Winning Streak

    Posted on May 4, 2022

    Garland’s Duck Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant recently received the George W. Burke, Jr. Facility Safety Award from the Water Environment Federation at the 2022 Texas Water Awards Program ceremony in San Antonio. Read on...
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    Community Development Department Earns Certificate of Distinction

    Posted on April 6, 2022

    Garland’s Community Development Department was recognized by the National Community Development Association (NCDA) with a Certificate of Distinction for its effort in providing a home to an Army veteran on Veterans Day 2021. Read on...
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    Spotlight on Garland

    Posted on April 6, 2022

    City departments earn awards of excellence and more. Read on...
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    Garland Library Wins Achievement in Excellence Award

    Posted on April 4, 2022

    For the 20th consecutive year, Garland’s Nicholson Memorial Library System is a recipient of the Achievement of Excellence Award from the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association. Read on...
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