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Fort Worth Mayor delivered first State of the City address

FORT WORTH, Texas – Thursday marked the first State of the City presentation given by Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker since her election in 2021.

Fort Worth is now the thirteenth largest city in America.

This Thursday, the Fort Worth City Council approved a new budget of $2.3 billion. The funding has been increased by 10% in order to maintain roads and bridges.

There is also a two-cent reduction in property taxes.

Additionally, the budget allows for 90 additional police positions, including 73 officers. The fire department will receive 23 new positions, and the Homeless Crisis Team is also increasing in size and number of members.

Beginning at noon on Friday, September 30, the recording of Parker’s State of the City address will be accessible on the City of Fort Worth’s YouTube channel in English, Spanish, and American Sign Language.

Thursday will mark the first State of the City presentation given by Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker since her election in 2021. This Thursday, the Fort Worth City Council approved a new budget of $2.3 billion.

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