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Jan. 30, 2020

Aviation Advisory Board Meeting

Fort Worth Meacham International Airport, Conference Room 306, 201 American Concourse

1 p.m.

Aviation Advisory Board Workshop

Fort Worth Meacham International Airport, Conference Room 306, 201 American Concourse

1:30 p.m.

Sycamore Creek Wastewater Improvements Project Meeting

Sycamore Community Center, 2525 E. Rosedale St.

A community meeting to inform residents about construction of a sewer relief main in the Sycamore Creek drainage basin.

6 p.m.

Jan. 31, 2020

Vote to rename eSkills Learning Center

Fortworthlibrary.Org

After soliciting suggestions for a new name for the eSkills Learning Center library branch, the top five have been selected for a final vote now until Feb. 10, 2020.

Through
Feb. 10, 2020

Feb. 1, 2020

Ramey Avenue Street Maintenance Project Meeting

Sweet Home Baptist Church, 5225 Ramey Ave.

A community meeting to inform residents about paving activities on Ramey Avenue form Miller Avenue to East Loop 820.

10 a.m.

Feb. 3, 2020

Fort Worth Human Relations Commission

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighbrhoods, Room 201 A.B., 818 Missouri Ave

5:30 p.m.

Near Southside Infrastructure Improvements Project Meeting

Broadway Baptist Church, Room 302, 305 W. Broadway Ave.

A community meeting to inform residents about infrastructure improvements on 10 street segments located in the near southside area.

6 p.m.

Feb. 4, 2020

Disciplinary Appeal of Indefinite Suspension of Taylor Stephens

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, Pharmafab Conference Room No. 116, 1150 S. Freeway

9 a.m.

Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

1 p.m.

Fort Worth Housing Corporation

City Council Conferance Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

2 p.m.

Fort Worth Crime Control and Prevention District Board of Directors Quarterly Meeting

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

2 p.m.

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

3 p.m.

Dallas Mavs Story Time

Fort Worth Public Library - Summerglen, 4205 Basswood Blvd.

A celebration is scheduled for 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, at the Fort Worth Public Library-Summerglen, 4205 Basswood Blvd. The Reading Time Out will feature Mavs Maniacs, Champ and members of the Dallas Mavericks organization for a special story time, giveaways and fun family activities.

4 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

Feb. 5, 2020

The Secrets to Buying a Franchise

Business Assistance Center - James Guinn Campus, 1150 S. Freeway

This workshop will provide you with the information you need to decide if franchising is the right business opportunity for you, including teaching you about the benefits and challenges of owning a franchised business.

9 a.m.

Disciplinary Appeal of Indefinite Suspension of Taylor Stephens

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, Pharmafab Conference Room No. 116, 1150 S. Freeway

9 a.m.

Loving Avenue Channel & Culvert Improvements Project Meeting

Diamond Hill Community Center, 1701 Ne 36th St.

A community meeting to inform residents about stormwater culvert construction on Loving Avenue.

6 p.m.

Feb. 6, 2020

Disciplinary Appeal of Indefinite Suspension of Taylor Stephens

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, Pharma Fab Conference Room No. 116, 1150 S. Freeway

9 a.m.

Library Advisory Board Meeting

East Regionl Branch Library, 6301 Bridge St.

6:30 p.m.

Feb. 7, 2020

The Essentials of Your Business Plan

Business Assistance Center - James Guinn Campus, 1150 S. Freeway, Fort Worth Texas 76104

If you're considering starting a business, or need to refresh your business plan, then this is the workshop for you! This workshop will help you think strategically about your business and look at your business in a fresh new way while you create your plan.

8:30 a.m.

Buidling out a Successful Sales Program

Business Assistance Center - James Guinn Campus, 1150 S. Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76104

If you are looking for ways to improve your sales and to incorporate proven techniques that help you understand how to achieve improvement in your revenue growth, then this workshop is for you.

9 a.m.

Feb. 8, 2020

Capturing the Power of Pricing: Key Components of Pricing Strategy and Tactics

Business Assistance Center - James Guinn Campus, 1150 S. Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76104

In this workshop you'll learn the key components of pricing strategy and tactics to help your small business grow.

8:30 a.m.

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

Code Rangers seek to promote health neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between resident organizations and the Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

The Social Media Project

Business Assistance Center - James Guinn Campus, 1150 S. Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76104

This workshop is aimed to educate and empower small business owners in four hours. It is about taking practical steps for positive outcomes for business growth. Specifically, why businesses need to be social and how to do so with purpose and intent that increases brand awareness and sales.

9 a.m.

Daddy Daughter Dance at Chisholm Trail Community Center

Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4936 Mcpherson Blvd.

6 p.m.

Feb. 10, 2020

Wesleyan Hills Park Project Meeting

Harvest Church Of God In Christ, 2900 Mitchell Blvd.

A community meeting to discuss plans for the park and receive residents' input.

6:30 p.m.

Westcliff Drainage & Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project Meeting

Westcliff Elementary School Auditorium, 4300 Clay Ave.

A community meeting to discuss the next phases of drainage improvements in the Westcliff area along portions of Suffolk Drive, Manderly Place, Anita Avenue, Winfield Avenue, South Drive, Carolyn Road, Seminary Drive and Trail Lake Drive.

7 p.m.

Feb. 11, 2020

Switching Gears from Employee to Entrepreneur

Business Assistance Center - James Guinn Campus, 1150 S. Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76104

This workshop will help you understand the challenges and opportunities of transitioning from being a team member in a corporate organization to taking the risk of starting your own business. What are your best options; developing your own idea, a business resale or a franchise? You will learn what the key steps are, along with the emotional highs and lows you can expect.

9 a.m.

Appeal of Promotional Bypass of Bryan Stevens

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, Pharmafab Conference Room No. 116, 1150 S. Freeway

9 a.m.

Sweetheart Social at Hillside Community Center

Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.

10 a.m.

Infrastructure and Transportation Committee

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Canceled

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

Feb. 12, 2020

Appeal of Promotional Bypass of Bryan Stevens

Fort Worth Business Assistence Center, Pharmafab Conference Room No. 116, 1150 S. Freeway

9 a.m.

How to Form an LLC or Corporation in One Day

Business Assistance Center - James Guinn Campus, 1150 S. Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76104

While it seems as if filing the proper paperwork to establish your LLC or Corporation is a huge task, this workshop will give you the ins and outs on how to file for a Corporation or LLC and an EIN in Texas. Best of all, we'll show you how to get approved in one day.

11 a.m.

Federal Contract Ready: The 5 Dos and 1 Don't Everyone Should Know

Business Assistance Center - James Guinn Campus, 1150 S. Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76104

In this workshop you’ll learn the five dos and one don’t everyone should know. You’ll receive up to date resources as well as an exit quiz to help determine your specialty services. We’ll also take time during the workshop to sign up for SAM, CAGE code and DUNS number registration.

6 p.m.

Feb. 13, 2020

Valentine's Day Ball

Handley Meadowbrook, 6201 Beaty

11 a.m.

Vendor Informational Forum for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Are you a minority or a woman business owner? Maybe you can't quite figure out how to get your foot in the door, or are looking to diversify your business? Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity helps businesses like yours businesses gain access to the direct contracting and sub-contracting opportunities offered by city procurement, in compliance with the City Council-approved Business Diversity Enterprise (BDE) Ordinance.

11:30 a.m.

Wedgwood Area Infrastructure Improvements Project Meeting

Wedgwood Baptist Church, 5522 Whitman Avenue

A community meeting to inform residents about construction in the Wedgwood area to upgrade sewer and water mains.

6 p.m.

Lagonda Avenue & Denver Avenue Improvement Project Meeting

Northside Community Center, 1100 Nw 18th St.

A community meeting to inform residents about street improvements to Lagonda Avenue and Denver Avenue from Northside Drive to Grand Avenue.

6 p.m.

Feb. 17, 2020

Simple Steps to a Well-Run Business

Business Assistance Center - James Guinn Campus, 1150 S. Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76104

This workshop will give you a common language to use and to work through business challenges. The message is: There are six simple concepts. If you get these right, you'll be ahead of your competitors. Once the foundation is laid and common language exists, innovation and creativity are encouraged.

9 a.m.

Marion Avenue Infrastructure Improvements Project Meeting

Hillside Community Center, 1201 E.Maddox Avenue

A community meeting to inform residents about replacement of water and sewer mains in a one-block area east of Interstate 35W between Marion Avenue and East Mulkey Street.

6 p.m.

Tim Watson Park Master Plan Project Meeting

Lvt Rise Community Center, 8201 Calmont Ave.

A community meeting to discuss plans for the park and receive residents' input.

6:30 p.m.

Feb. 18, 2020

HR 101: A Step-By-Step Guide to Hiring and Managing Employees

Business Assistance Center - James Guinn Campus, 1150 S. Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76104

Hiring and retaining the right employees is critical to growing your business; however, it’s no secret that navigating all the necessary HR requirements can be intimidating. This interactive workshop has been designed to walk you through key HR processes and give you the tools to effectively manage the employee-related tasks in your business.

11:30 a.m.

Audit Committee

City Council Conference Room 290. Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

1 p.m.

Fort Worth Local Development Corporation

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

2 p.m.

Central City Local Government Corporation

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

2 p.m.

AllianceAirport Authority

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

2 p.m.

Lone Star Local Government Corporation

City Council Confernece Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

2 p.m.

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

Feb. 19, 2020

Black History Month Program at Riverside Community Center

Riverside Community Center, 3700 E. Belknap

3 p.m.

Feb. 20, 2020

How to work with QuickBooks Online

Business Assistance Center - James Guinn Campus, 1150 S. Freeway, Fort Worth, Texas 76104

This workshop is designed for a small group to receive instruction and hands-on assistance in using your QuickBooks accounting program. The emphasis will be on QuickBooks Online for those using the Essentials version or higher.

11:30 a.m.

Valentine's Day Party at Greenrbriar Community Center

Greenbriar Community Center, 5200 Hemphill

5 p.m.

Desert Ridge & Kilpatrick Avenue Infrastructure Improvements Project Meeting

Harvest United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 6036 Locke Avenue

A community meeting to inform residents about replacement of water mains on Desert Ridge Drive and Kilpatrick Avenue.

6 p.m.

Black History Program at Hillside Community Center

Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.

6 p.m.

Crowley Road & Sycamore School Road Sidewalks Meeting

Harvest Assembly Of God Church, 7501 Crowley Road

7 p.m.

Feb. 23, 2020

Library to host free Orchestra concert

Fort Worth Public Library, 500 W. Third St.

Join music-lovers on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. for a family-friendly performance by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. Fort Worth Public Library-Central, 500 W. 3rd Street, 76102 will host the orchestra and its "Rhythms of the World" program. Parking is free in the Sundance Square Garage 3 near the Library.

2 p.m.

Feb. 24, 2020

Building Standards Commission Pre-Meeting

City Council Conferencer Room 290, City Hall, 200 Texas St

9 a.m.

Building Standards Commission Meeting

City Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

9:30 a.m.

Feb. 25, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

March 3, 2020

Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

1 p.m.

Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

2 p.m.

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

March 10, 2020

Infrastructure & Transportation Committee

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Canceled

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

March 12, 2020

Birds, Bees, and Butterflies: Gardening for Wildlife

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive

Native and Adapted plants are not only beautiful, water-efficient additions to your landscape, but they can be useful tools to attract beneficial wildlife as well! Learn ways to attract and provide habitat for butterflies, song-birds, hummingbirds, bees and other animals that bring your landscape to life with activity! If you'd like to keep your landscape well-manicured, or if you take a more naturalistic approach, we have tips to meet your needs, suit your taste and capture your imagination!

6 a.m.

March 17, 2020

Fort Worth Local Development Corporation

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

2 p.m.

Central City Local Government Corporation

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

2 p.m.

AllianceAirport Authority

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

2 p.m.

Lone Star Local Government Corporation

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

2 p.m.

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

March 23, 2020

Building Standards Commission Pre-Meeting

City Council Conference Room 290, City Hall, 200 Texas St

9 a.m.

Building Standards Commission Meeting

City Council Conference Room 290, City Hall, 200 Texas St

9:30 a.m.

March 24, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

8:30 a.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

10 a.m.

March 26, 2020

RFP, RFQ, ITB, A+B, and Best Value Solicitation Workshop

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Back by popular demand! Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity is hosting quarterly workshops to help vendors craft convincing responses to requests for proposals (RFPs), requests for qualifications (RFQs), invitations to bid (ITBs), A+B, Best Value and other solicitations. This series of workshops is taught by city project managers, providing an opportunity for M/WBEs to meet them and ask questions about the city's procurement and bidding processes. In this training session, participants learn how to prepare effective bids and proposals for the City of Fort Worth, and how to interpret language for special provisions and required documentation.

8:30 a.m.

March 31, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

April 7, 2020

Legislative and International Affairs Committee

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

1 p.m.

Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee

City Cuncil Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

2 p.m.

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

April 9, 2020

Vendor Informational Forum for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Are you a minority or a woman business owner? Maybe you can't quite figure out how to get your foot in the door, or are looking to diversify your business? Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity helps businesses like yours businesses gain access to the direct contracting and sub-contracting opportunities offered by city procurement, in compliance with the City Council-approved Business Diversity Enterprise (BDE) Ordinance.

11:30 a.m.

Grow Your Own Vegetables

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 700 University Drive

"Lettuce" talk about vegetables! Whether you're trying to eat healthier, want to know where your food comes from, or just love the idea of growing delicious vine-ripened vegetables at home, this class is for you. Learn proper soil preparation, garden design and layouts, disease and insect identification, as well as the proper planting times for getting the most production out of your favorite vegetables in the challenging climate of North Texas.

6 p.m.

April 11, 2020

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

Code Rangers seek to promote health neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between resident organizations and the Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

April 14, 2020

Audit Committee

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

1 p.m.

Infrastructure and Transportation Committee

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

2 p.m.

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

3 p.m.

Certification Training for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

There are lots of opportunities for certified Minority, Women, Small, or Disadvantaged-Owned Business Enterprises (M/W/S/DBE) to bid on public and private-sector contracts, increase their capacity and effectively contribute to the economy. If your target market is to sell to federal, state, or local government institutions, corporations or construction prime contractors, you should consider one or more of these certifications. This workshop teaches participants about the nine different types of certifications, and helps take the mystery out of the certification process.

6 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

April 21, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

8:30 a.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

10 a.m.

April 27, 2020

Building Standards Commission Pre-Meeting

City Council Conference Room 290, City Hall, 200 Texas St

9 a.m.

Building Standards Commission Meeting

City Counci Conference Room 290, City Hall, 200 Texas St

9:30 a.m.

April 28, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Ccouncil Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

May 5, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

May 12, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

May 14, 2020

Plant Combos and Companions

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive

This class will help you create year-round aesthetic beauty by combining plants that offer refreshing seasonal interest with vibrant contrasting colors and textures. Learn how to improve visual harmony while getting to the root of those problem areas. Revamp poor drainage zones, deep shade spots or heat islands with ecologically friendly combos that will save you time and money. Companion plantings can even optimize the success of your edible garden by utilizing natural biological controls! Grow your garden design skills with these innovative concepts and bring the wonders of the botanical world to your landscape.

6 p.m.

May 18, 2020

Building Standards Commission Pre-Meeting

City Council Conference Room 290, City Hall, 200 Texas St

9 a.m.

Building Standards Commission Meeting

City Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

9:30 a.m.

May 19, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

8:30 a.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

10 a.m.

May 26, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

June 2, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

June 9, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

June 11, 2020

Vendor Informational Forum for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Are you a minority or a woman business owner? Maybe you can't quite figure out how to get your foot in the door, or are looking to diversify your business? Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity helps businesses like yours businesses gain access to the direct contracting and sub-contracting opportunities offered by city procurement, in compliance with the City Council-approved Business Diversity Enterprise (BDE) Ordinance.

11:30 a.m.

Landscape CPR

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive

Does your landscape need a lifeline? Do you have problem areas where nothing seems to grow? Whether you’re dealing with pests and disease, issues with too little sunlight, or problematic soils that are keeping your plants brown and crispy, this class will get to the root of your horticultural headaches and help you learn the skills to bring new life to your garden. We'll also prescribe tips on how to hire a landscape or irrigation professional to give you a helping hand and revive even the most disheartening of Texas landscapes.

6 p.m.

June 13, 2020

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

Code Rangers seek to promote health neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between resident organizations and the Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

June 16, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

8:30 a.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

10 a.m.

June 22, 2020

Building Standars Commission Pre-Meeting

City Council Conference Room 290, City Hall, 200 Texas St

9 a.m.

Building Standards Commission Meeting

City Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

9:30 a.m.

June 23, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

June 25, 2020

RFP, RFQ, ITB, A+B, and Best Value Solicitation Workshop

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Back by popular demand! Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity is hosting quarterly workshops to help vendors craft convincing responses to requests for proposals (RFPs), requests for qualifications (RFQs), invitations to bid (ITBs), A+B, Best Value and other solicitations. This series of workshops is taught by city project managers, providing an opportunity for M/WBEs to meet them and ask questions about the city's procurement and bidding processes. In this training session, participants learn how to prepare effective bids and proposals for the City of Fort Worth, and how to interpret language for special provisions and required documentation.

8:30 a.m.

June 30, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

July 7, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

July 9, 2020

Water U Doing? Water-Efficient Sprinklers

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive

What are you doing for your landscape? Save water, money and time by giving your sprinkler system a “Spruce Up”. Come learn how minor do it yourself repairs and simple irrigation tips can make a MAJOR impact on your water waste and your water bill. If you’ve got questions about your controller or how much your lawn and landscape really needs, we’ve got a stream of info to get your plants looking their best!

6 p.m.

July 14, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

Certification Training for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

There are lots of opportunities for certified Minority, Women, Small, or Disadvantaged-Owned Business Enterprises (M/W/S/DBE) to bid on public and private-sector contracts, increase their capacity and effectively contribute to the economy. If your target market is to sell to federal, state, or local government institutions, corporations or construction prime contractors, you should consider one or more of these certifications. This workshop teaches participants about the nine different types of certifications, and helps take the mystery out of the certification process.

6 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

July 21, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

July 27, 2020

Building Standards Commission Pre-Meeting

City Council Conference Room 290, City Hall, 200 Texas St

9 a.m.

Building Standard Commission Meeting

City Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

9:30 a.m.

July 28, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

Aug. 1, 2020

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

Code Rangers seek to promote health neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between resident organizations and the Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

Aug. 4, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

Aug. 6, 2020

Grow Native, Not Wild!

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive

Gardening with native plants doesn’t mean giving up your yard to the weeds! Texas plants look stunning when artfully combined in styles to please every taste-- traditional, cottage, modern, or architectural! Learn how to cultivate key strategies from natural systems to control your landscape while still enjoying the dynamic, natural beauty of native plantings. This class will send you home with the dirt from cutting-edge landscape designers, teach you to plant like a pro, plus we’ll help you find the balance between sensational and sustainable to make your neighbors green with envy!

6 p.m.

Aug. 11, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

Aug. 13, 2020

Vendor Informational Forum for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Are you a minority or a woman business owner? Maybe you can't quite figure out how to get your foot in the door, or are looking to diversify your business? Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity helps businesses like yours businesses gain access to the direct contracting and sub-contracting opportunities offered by city procurement, in compliance with the City Council-approved Business Diversity Enterprise (BDE) Ordinance.

11:30 a.m.

Aug. 18, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

8:30 a.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

10 a.m.

Aug. 24, 2020

Building Standards Commission Pre-Meeting

City Council Conference Room 290, City Hall, 200 Texas St

9 a.m.

Building Standards Commission Meeting

City Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

9:30 a.m.

Aug. 25, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

8:30 a.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

Sept. 1, 2020

City Council work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

Sept. 8, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

Sept. 10, 2020

Made for the Shade: Shade Gardening

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive

Are your trees throwing shade? Does your landscape have problem areas where nothing seems to grow? Do you have mature trees and areas where your turf is receding? Don't accept being shaded out! Learn about the many native and adapted plants that not only survive, but thrive in shadier spots along with tips and tricks to create beautiful shade gardens that beat the Texas heat. We'll also cover gardening under mature trees as well as turf alternatives and hardscape options for low light areas.

6 p.m.

Sept. 15, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

Sept. 22, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

8:30 a.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

10 a.m.

Sept. 24, 2020

RFP, RFQ, ITB, A+B, and Best Value Solicitation Workshop

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Back by popular demand! Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity is hosting quarterly workshops to help vendors craft convincing responses to requests for proposals (RFPs), requests for qualifications (RFQs), invitations to bid (ITBs), A+B, Best Value and other solicitations. This series of workshops is taught by city project managers, providing an opportunity for M/WBEs to meet them and ask questions about the city's procurement and bidding processes. In this training session, participants learn how to prepare effective bids and proposals for the City of Fort Worth, and how to interpret language for special provisions and required documentation.

8:30 a.m.

Sept. 26, 2020

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

Code Rangers seek to promote health neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between resident organizations and the Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

Sept. 28, 2020

Building Standards Commission Pre-Meeting

City Council Conference Room 290, City Hall, 200 Texas St

9 a.m.

Building Standards Commission Meeting

City Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

9:30 a.m.

Sept. 29, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

Oct. 6, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall

Canceled

Oct. 8, 2020

Vendor Informational Forum for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Are you a minority or a woman business owner? Maybe you can't quite figure out how to get your foot in the door, or are looking to diversify your business? Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity helps businesses like yours businesses gain access to the direct contracting and sub-contracting opportunities offered by city procurement, in compliance with the City Council-approved Business Diversity Enterprise (BDE) Ordinance.

11:30 a.m.

Oct. 13, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texa St

Canceled

Certification Training for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

There are lots of opportunities for certified Minority, Women, Small, or Disadvantaged-Owned Business Enterprises (M/W/S/DBE) to bid on public and private-sector contracts, increase their capacity and effectively contribute to the economy. If your target market is to sell to federal, state, or local government institutions, corporations or construction prime contractors, you should consider one or more of these certifications. This workshop teaches participants about the nine different types of certifications, and helps take the mystery out of the certification process.

6 p.m.

City council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

Oct. 20, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

Oct. 22, 2020

Family Friendly Gardening

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive

Outdoor living just got a lot more fun and we’re not kidding! In this class, you’ll learn how to create a safe, beautiful, interactive space every member of the family will love. Discover ways to bring your children back to nature with simple tips for butterfly gardening, edible landscapes, and sensory gardening. We’ll also cover practical ways to reduce (or avoid) chemical use, plus toxic plants to steer clear of--for both kid and pet proof plantings. Shrink your lawn & maintenance bill so your household can explore, learn, & grow together!

6 p.m.

Oct. 26, 2020

Building Standards Commission Pre-Meeting

City Council Conference Room 290, City Hall, 200 Texas St

9 a.m.

Building Standards Commission Meeting

City Council Conference Room 290, City Hall, 200 Texas St

9:30 a.m.

Oct. 27, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

Nov. 3, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

Nov. 10, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

Nov. 12, 2020

The Urban Orchard: Fruits Nuts and Berries

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive

Whether you're trying to grow (or planning to grow) fruits, nuts and/or berries at home for their superior flavor, to save money or just want to know where your food comes from, this class is for you! This program teaches you how to become more water-efficient in your "urban orchard", what plants and varieties work best in our area, the basics of pest control, proper pruning methods and other practical ways to increase production. Branch out and join us for a fruitful program!

6 p.m.

Nov. 17, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

Nov. 24, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Canceled

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Canceled

Dec. 1, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

Dec. 7, 2020

Building Standards Commission Pre-Meeting

City Council Conference Room 290, City Hall, 200 Texas St

9 a.m.

Building Standards Commission Meeting

City Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

9:30 a.m.

Dec. 8, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

3 p.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

7 p.m.

Dec. 15, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

8:30 a.m.

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

10 a.m.

Dec. 22, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

Dec. 29, 2020

City Council Work Session

City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St

Canceled