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CITING SIGNIFICANT ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND BROAD NEIGHBORHOOD SUPPORT, DISTRICT 2 COUNCILMAN CARLOS FLORES ANNOUNCES PLANS TO FILE FOR RE-ELECTION

FORT WORTH—Today Councilman Carlos Flores announced his intention to file for re-election on Wednesday, January 16th 2019, the first day of filing for office with the City of Fort Worth for the May 2019 municipal elections. “Serving the residents of North Fort Worth in District 2 has been the honor of my life, and I intend to continue the great start we have made in my first term,” said Flores.

DEEP GRASSROOTS SUPPORT FROM NEIGHBORHOOD LEADERS
Councilman Flores announced a broad list of endorsements from neighborhood leaders from across the sprawling District 2.  “I am proud to have the strong support of so many leaders working every day to improve quality of life, and keep our neighborhoods strong, healthy, and safe,” he said. Flores said that the high level of support from neighborhood activists and community leaders is a strong indicator that he has been a responsive and effective council member. “My grassroots support in this district tells me that we’re on the right track and that constituents know that they have an advocate at city hall. I pledge to continue to work hard to make sure neighborhoods keep that effective voice,” he said.

A PROUD RECORD OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS FOR DISTRICT 2
Flores released a list of first-term accomplishments to highlight his work for neighborhoods. “I promised that my extensive experience as a neighborhood association president, crime control district member, and my service in almost every city board and commission would allow me to hit the ground running on day one to get results for taxpayers. We did that—big time,” he said. Among those accomplishments, Flores cited examples such as the passage of the $399 million dollar Capital Improvement Package to deliver needed infrastructure, increased funding for roads and new community centers, a new community policing initiative, a new City investment of $3 million to combat gentrification, a new Trinity Metro TEXRail station in District 2 launched with service to DFW, and a host of new improvements, amenities, and revitalization initiatives in every corner of District 2.  “We were able to do great things while also delivering on a reduction in the tax rate for Fort Worth families,” said Flores.

HONORING COMMITMENTS MADE TO OUR RESPECTED FIRST RESPONDERS
Flores also noted his role in helping the City to work with representatives of the Fort Worth Police Association and the Fort Worth Professional Firefighters Local 440 to protect their health care and pension benefits. “It took hard work to make sure that a promise made is a promise kept to our first responders who put their lives on the line every day,” he said.
 
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COUNCILMAN CARLOS FLORES DELIVERED FOR DISTRICT 2
CONSEJAL CARLOS FLORES CUMPLIÓ PARA DISTRITO 2


First Term District 2 Accomplishments:

  • $399M 2018 CIP Bond Package
  • $10M New Diamond Hill Community Center
  • $5.4M Renovations/Improvements Northside Community Center
  • $3M Northside Comprehensive Revitalization Initiative
  • Neighborhood Street Safety Improvements in far North Fort Worth
  • School Zone & Crossings Safety Improvements
  • Workforce Housing (Alton Place Apts & Lee Avenue Homes)
  • Stockyards Redevelopment-Phase I (Mule Alley)
  • Storm Water Infrastructure Improvements (Greenfield Acres, Lebow Channel)
  • Community Policing Initiative
  • Anderson Trail Gap Study Collaboration TCU Harris College of Nursing
  • Partnered with Trinity Metro bringing TEXRail Northside Station to District 2 with service to DFW Airport.
  • Lowered Municipal Property Tax Rate


Ongoing District 2 projects on the way:

  • Marine Creek Ranch YMCA/EMSISD/City Natatorium-Community Center  Partnership
  • Cromwell Marine Creek & Bowman Roberts Critical Infrastructure Funding
  • $8M Meacham Airport Midfield Redevelopment Project Grant
  • Neighborhood Connector to US 287
  • Construction of New Henderson Street & Main Street Bridges
  • Attracting Transit-Oriented Development


NEIGHBORHOOD LEADER ENDORSEMENTS

*Partial Listing

Northside N.A. - Orfa Subialdea

Diamond Hill N.A. - Roxanne Martinez

Far Greater Northside Historical N.A. - Burl Hampton, Jr.

Marine Creek Ranch HOA - Ryan Smith

Chisholm Ridge HOA - Shawn Casey

Chisholm Ridge HOA - Dawn Hall

The Crossing at Fossil Creek - Jason Baldwin

​​Stockyards, Fort Worth Coliseum - Hub Baker

​​Stockyards, Fort Worth Coliseum - Steve Murrin