The City of Arlington is considering rules for regulating short-term rentals like those advertised by Airbnb. Residents say short-term rentals allow too many guests, leading to traffic problems, parking issues and noisy parties.
Homeowners are upset by another round of tax notices that shows their property values and therefore their property taxes are going up. But they can protest the appraisal, apply for tax exemptions and ultimately seek laws to limit property taxes.
Waste water pushes up a manhole cover near the intersection of Berry Street and Glen Garden Drive in south Fort Worth. A spokewoman for the water department said this is caused by heavy rain entering the public sewage system through cracks.