Keep Texas Beautiful has recognized the City of Mansfield as one of 10 winners of the 2021 Governor's Community Achievement Awards for outstanding community improvement, an award given annually by KTB and its partner, the Texas Department of Transportation.
Mansfield will join the other communities in sharing $2 million in landscapign funding from TxDOT. The city's $270,000 share will be used for a yet-to-be determined landscaping project.
The award is one of the most coveted annual environmental and community improvement honors in Texas. A community's environment program is judged by a group of diverse, multi-sector judges on achievements in seven environmental and community improvement areas: public awareness and outreach, environmental education, beautification and community improvement, litter prevention and cleanup, solid waste management, litter law and illegal dumping enforcement.
Mansfield, Texas, is a booming city, nestled between Fort Worth and Dallas, but with a personality all its own. The city’s 76,247 citizens enjoy an award-winning school district, vibrant economy, historic downtown, prize-winning park system and community focus spread across 37 square miles. The Mansfield Record is dedicated to reporting city and school news, community happenings, police and fire news, business, food and restaurants, parks and recreation, library, historical archives and special events. The city’s only online newspaper launched in September 2020 and will offer introductory advertising rates for the first three months at three different rates.