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 Ranked One of Best Cities to Buy a Family Home

    Posted on August 20, 2019

    Garland was named among the best cities in the country to buy a family home by personal finance website SmartAsset.com. Read on...
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    Garland Earns Statewide Communications Awards

    Posted on June 14, 2019

    The City of Garland is recognized for excellence in communications, earning six awards from the 2019 Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO) Conference in early June. Read on...
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    City Manager Bryan Bradford Named Living Legend

    Posted on June 12, 2019

    City Manager Bryan Bradford was honored as a Living Legend recently at the Verna’s HELP Foundation’s fifth annual Empowerment Prayer Brunch. Read on...
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    Bragging rights as diverse as Garland itself

    Posted on May 18, 2019

    Lots of folks think Garland is a great place to call home and these 2018 rankings illustrate just a few reasons why! Check out this impressive list: Read on...
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    City of Garland Designated Playful City USA

    Posted on May 18, 2019

    National nonprofit KaBOOM! has honored the City of Garland with a Playful City USA designation for the second time. Read on...
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