Arlington City Council Grades

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Arlington City Council Grades                    
Item   Mayor District1 District2 District3 District4 District5 District6 District7 District8
Name Potential Points Jim Ross Helen Moise Raul Gonzalez Nikkie Hunter Andrew Piel Rebecca Boxall Long Pham Bowie Hogg Barbara Odom-Wesley
Next Election   2026 2024 2024 2026 2026 2026 2024 2024 2026
Current Grade   F F D D F D F F F
Communications 50 0 2 50 14 0 32 0 30 0
General/Other 50 0 1 45 33 0 33 0 19 0
Bonus Pts 0     60            
PD23-40 1850 Parks Springs 5 5 5 5 5   5 5 5 5
ZA24-1 Industrial on Stephens 15 0 0 15 0   15 0 0 0
Approve Mojy high-density townhomes 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cancelled Citizen Participatiion 50 0                
Sheraton Tax Rev DeadZ 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PD23-15 226 more m/f units 10 0 0 0 10 10 0 0 0 0
Lamar Boulevard PID 25 0 0 25 0 25 25 25 0 0
$1 million corporate welfare 75 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lincoln Square modification 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ZA23-07 900 Marcellus Ct 0     10         10  
Approve 300+ apts w/Pinstack 25 0 25 25 25 25 25 0   0
Approve FY24 Budget 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oak & Main Corporate Welfare 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PD23-12 California & Sprocket 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
adj to 200 N Cooper TASTE lease 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PD23-06 W Arkansas apts 10 0 0 0 0   0 0 0 0
Parks Mall deal 0           5      
PD23-04 senior living Turner 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
PD22-32 91 units/acre 20 0 0 20 20 0 0 0 20 0
PD22-30 small homes 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
PD22-38, 800 W Bardin Rd 20 0 0 20 20 20 0 0 0 0
XFL corporate welfare 8mo 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sutton Frost Cary, again 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First Rate corporate welfare 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Arlington Museum of Art 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
grossly limit citizen participation 100 -5 0 100 100 100 100 0 -3 -3
Amending Dodson deal 50 0 0 0 50 0 0 0 0 0
Amending Ann's Grocery deal 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Overpaying for EDC lots 10 0 0 0 0   0 0 0 0
Removing the Library Board chair 5 5 5 5 5   5 5 5 5
PD22-14, apts > 22units.acre 15 0 0 0     15 0 0 0
grossly overpaying for properties 25 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 5 0
PD22-18 Stonehawk 462 apts 30 0 0 30 30 30 0 0 0 0
Recind 380 agreement from August 1 1 1 1 1   1 1 1 1
abatement/380s policy 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
raising drainage fee 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2nd Reading term length elec 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
call Nov 8 spec elec term len 100 0 0 0 0 -1 1 0 -1 0
Park7 free money again 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10 0
213 W Main free money 25 -1 0 0 25 0 0 0 0 0
623 apartments 100 W Arbr 75 -5 75 -5 75 0 0 0   0
200 N Cooper free rent 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
EDC Town North Shop Ctr 45 0 0 45 0 0 45     0
PD22-3 200 E Turner Warnell 5 0 0 0 5 0 0     0
PD22-5 2301 Little Rd 5 0 0 0 0 0 0     0
UDC mod small box disc 45 -1 1 2 45 0 5     1
PD21-32 5304 W Arkansas 15 15 15 15 15 15 0     15
PD21-36 7116 Zuefeldt 0   3 1 2 1        
PD22-1 1606 W. Pioneer 5 5 5 5 5 0 0     5
ZA21-10 Six Flags Dr 5 5 5 5 5   0     5
PD21-25 7619 S. Cooper St 15 15 15 15 15 15 15     0
AHEFC 15 0 0 15 15 0 0     0
PD21-5 6900 Matlock 5 0 0 0 0 0 0     0
PD21-30 8100 S. Collins 5 0 0 0 0 0 0     0
Corporate Welfare downtown 30 0 0 2 0 0 2     0
PD21-34 1850 ParkSprings 5   0 5 0   5     0
p/h for 100 W. Arbrook 5 0 5 0 0 0 0     0
4more Resolutions of Support 10 0 0 0 0 0 0     0
Choose New Method for AAC 40 15 15 40 15 15 25     0
HousingTaxCredit coverup 20 0 0 20 0 0 0     0
Corp Welf Urban Union again 20   0 0 0 0 0     0
Corp Welf old Fry's bldg 50   -1 0 0 0 0     0
PD21-29 5 -1 0 0 0 0 0     0
Resolution for Rosemont 5 0 0 0 0 0 0     0
Call for p/h 7500 New York 10 10 10 10 10 10 0     0
PD21-10 Reserve Mayfield 5 0 0 0 0 0 0     0
Viridian Liquor Store 20 0 0 20 0   0     0
PD21-1 small lot homes 10 0 0 0 0 0 0     0
PD20-24 Oden Hughes 5 0 0 0 0 0 0     0
tabled PD21-6 5 0 5 5 0 5 0     0
$500K Corporate Welfare 30   0 0     0     0
$408K Kestrel on Cooper 25   0 0   0 0     0
Resolution of no obj 5   0 0   0 0     0
$245K corporate welfare 40   0 5   0 0     0
$300K corporate welfare 40   0 0   0       0
Arl Commons again 10   0 0   0       0
TIRZ #7 20   0 0   0       0
PD20-26 10   0 10           0
PD20-25 50   0 0           0
replace B.Cotter on P&Z 0   -1              
$200K corporate welfare 30   0 5   0       0
ZA20-8 10   0 0   10       10
Resolution of no obj 446 apts 0     5            
$450K to downtown developer 5   0 0   0       0
$4.6 million to Texas Rangers 25   0 0   0       0
$2.66 million to UTA 40   0 40   0       0
PD20-20 in swArlington 20   0 0   0       0
Reinvestment Zone #47 5   0     0       0
3601 Allen Ave 30   0     0       0
Accountability -200 E Abram 15   0     0       0
Accountability - E Front St 10   0     0       0
Maxwell appointment to TLC 10   0             0
create term limit committee 25   0     0       25
TIRZ corp welfare 50   0     0       0
term limit committee 25   0     0       15
grant p/h on 8150 S Collins 15   15             0
EDC Sales Tax 100   0     25       25
Corporate Welfare-ConvCtr 100   0     0       0
Another TIRZ extension 50   0     0       0
Via Extension 50   0     0       0
331 apts at Debbie Ln 50   35     0       0
2020 budget/tax rate 5   0     0       0
Matlock&Bardin Apts 15   0     0       0
Public Hearings for Denied 20   18     18       0
West St Mural 10   0     0       0
SUP19-1 BMG Auto Group 10   0     10       10
TRE $200K 10   0              
TIRZ#5 40   0              
High-density Townhomes 10   0              
Outside Law Firm 25   0              
VIA Pilot Extended 50   0              
30mph on Cooper 10   0              
no accountability 101 Center waiver 10   0              
TIRZ#1 30   0              
Suspend the Rules 40   30              
3year terms 50   0              
Cornerstone Drill Site Again 10   0              
Parking Lot R Bridge 20                  
Rangers Golf Club 50                  
Six-story super high density apts 25                  
Ride-share Pilot 50                  
Five-story 848 Mitchell 30                  
Texas Rangers on the ballot-August 2, 2016 voted to put Texas Rangers on the ballot. 40                  
Another Dodson Deal 30                  
Renewable Energy Credits 20                  
                     
Total 3216 63 299 678 545 333 370 36 116 119
Percent 100.00 3.85 10.31 33.55 33.11 13.82 21.01 2.88 10.08 4.55
Grade   F F D D F D F F F
Base Points 3216 1636 2901 2021 1646 2410 1761 1251 1151 2616
                     
                     
Communication-   subjective score by our staff to evaluate members ability to communicate with citizens by e-mail
General/Other-   subjective score by our staff
Bonus Pts   for over and above duties
PD23-40 1850 Parks Springs 04/09/2024 council voted 8-0 to allow for automotive – major repair with required specifications
ZA24-1 Industrial on Stephens 04/09/2024 council voted 2-6 to deny Industrial zoning on Stephens
Approve Mojy high-density townhomes 02/27/2024 council voted 9-0 to approved Mojy Haddad high-density townhomes after P&Z had denied them
Cancelled Citizen Participatiion 02/13/2024 mayor cancels citizen participation so he can have more time to party at Loews.
Sheraton Tax Rev DeadZ 12/12/2023 council voted 9-0 to create Sheraton Tax Revenue Dead Zone plus pay $97.5 milion
PD23-15 226 more m/f units 12/05/2023 council voted 6-2 to approve 226 multi-family units on dangerous Mansfield Webb Road
Lamar Boulevard PID 10/24/2023 council voted 5-4 to create a Lamar Boulevard Public Improvement District.
$1 million corporate welfare 10/24/2023 council voted 9-0 giving over $1 million to Sportec Solutions for ten full-time positions.
Lincoln Square modification 10/24/2023 council voted 9-0 to extend the deadline on the Lincoln Square agreement.
ZA23-07 900 Marcellus Ct 10/10/2023 council voted 5-2 to approve RM-12. If the guy is only planning to build a SFR, why not RS-7.2?
Approve 300+ apts w/Pinstack 09/26/2023 council voted 3-5 to approve 300+ move apts w/Pinstack in southeast Arlington
Approve FY24 Budget 09/12/2023 council voted 8-0 to approve FY24 Budget with fat CVB spending, 9-0 on 9/5/23
Oak & Main Corporate Welfare 08/22/2023 council voted 9-0 to pay for reimbursement of acquistion and demolition for $3.5 million to good buddy developer Kimbel
PD23-12 California & Sprocket 08/22/2023 council voted 9-0 to change RS7.2 to PD RS5 with lots considerably smaller than RS5, almost double density
adj to 200 N Cooper TASTE lease 08/22/2023 council voted 9-0 to extend deadline another 8 months, plus now $400,000 for HVAC,roof,separate meters
PD23-06 W Arkansas apts 08/01/2023 council voted 8-0 to approve 3-story, low-income apartments on W. Arkansas Lane towing over area
Parks Mall deal 06/27/2023 council voted 8-1 to approve the Parks Mall corporate welfare deal.
PD23-04 senior living Turner 06/13/2023 council voted 8-1 to add the senior living facility off Matlock and Turner Warnell
PD22-32 91 units/acre 06/13/2023 council voted 6-3 for high density apartment with only half the required parking along S. Center Street
PD22-30 small homes 06/13/2023 council voted 7-2 for small homes on small lots on Forum Drive
PD22-38, 800 W Bardin Rd 04/25/2023 council voted 6-3 to approve PD22-38 with its density, 4-story, gigantic building sharing fence lines with single family
XFL corporate welfare 8mo 04/25/2023 council voted 9-0 to approve the $623,246 corporate welfare deal with the XFL to keep them here until eight months
Sutton Frost Cary, again 04/25/2023 council voted 9-0 to approve the $122,000 2nd Sutton Grant Cary corporate welfare deal.
First Rate corporate welfare 04/25/2023 council voted 9-0 to approve the $1.5 corporate welfare deal with First Rate.
Arlington Museum of Art 04/11/2023 council voted 9-0 to subsidize the Arlington Museum of Art move to Esports Stadium, $1.9million now, $2.9M future
grossly limit citizen participation 03/07/2023 council voted 5-4 to grossly reduce citizen participation speakers.
Amending Dodson deal 02/28/2023 council voted 8-1 to approve over $900K of additional funding for develop Dodson.
Amending Ann's Grocery deal 02/28/2023 council voted 9-0 to approve amending Ann's Grocery requirements.
Overpaying for EDC lots 01/24/2023 council voted 8-0 to allow the EDC to grossly overpay for properties in N. Center area.
PD22-14, apts > 22units.acre 01/10/2023 council voted 6-1 to approve apartments > 22units/acre. 4 years ago they dropped to 22 to get to pass.
grossly overpaying for properties 12/13/2022 citizen speaker informs them contract and staff report differ, still approve grossly overprice properites
PD22-18 Stonehawk 462 apt 12/06/2022 council voted 6-3 for 462 more apts at 29units/acre at 7500/7501 New York
Recind 380 agre from August 10/25/2022 council voted 8-0 on the consent agenda item
abatement/380s policy 10/11/2022 afternoon session and evening vote on abatement and Chapter 380s policy
raising drainage fee 09/06/2022 council voted 9-0 to raise the drainage fee from $8 to $8.5 – no compassion with recession.
2nd Reading term length elec 08/16/2022 council voted 9-0 on the 2nd reading of Nov 8 spec election for 3 year terms.
call Nov 8 spec elec term len 08/09/2022 council voted 9-0 to rush to add Nov 8 special election for 3 year term lengths without citizen input
Park7 free money again 08/02/2022 council voted 7-2 to pay Park 7 $220,000 more corporate welfare
213 W Main free money 08/02/2022 council voted 8-1 to pay $35K of $80K to restaurant competition at 213 W. Main
623 apartments 100 W Arbr 08/02/2022 council voted 6-2-1 to approved 623 more apartments at 100 W. Arbrook Boulevard
200 N Cooper free rent 08/02/2022 council voted 9-0 to lease for free 200 N. Cooper Street
EDC Town North Shop Ctr 06/28/2022 council voted 5-2 to approve EDC deal for $2.4 million for Town North Shopping Center
PD22-3 200 E Turner Warnell 06/28/2022 council voted 6-1 to approve 48 townhomes
PD22-5 2301 Little Rd 06/28/2022 council voted 7-0 to approve 34 units/acre
UDC mod small box disc 06/07/2022 council voted 5-1 on UDC modifications finding the problem after determining their desired act
PD21-32 5304 W Arkansas 05/10/2022 council voted 2-7 on the zoning change from RS-7.2 to PD-RM12. Needed super-majority to pass
PD21-36 7116 Zuefeldt 05/10/2022 council voted 5-4 to approve tiny zero lot lines small lots.
PD22-1 1606 W. Pioneer 05/10/2022 council voted 7-2 for Snap Car Wash
ZA21-10 Six Flags Dr 04/26/2022 council voted 6-2-1 to allow residential to commercial at Altman Dr and Road to Six Flags Dr
PD21-25 7619 S. Cooper St 04/26/2022 council voted 1-8 failing to approve 228 apartments in 3-story buildings next to residential
AHEFC 04/20/2022 I asked questions of the Arlington Higher Education Finance Corporation $120 million bond sale
PD21-5 6900 Matlock 04/12/2022 council voted 8-1 to another 192 multi-famil units (2 & 3 bedrooms)
PD21-30 8100 S. Collins 03/29/2022 council voted 8-0 to approve PD with 396 units at Collins & Debbie Lane
Corporate Welfare downtown03/08/2022   council voted 6-1 to approve $1.6 million deal with poor paybacks and no guarantees
PD21-34 1850 ParkSprings 03/08/2022 council voted 2-5 to keep Arlington Business
p/h for 100 W. Arbrook 02/22/2022 council voted 7-2 to approve a public hearing for zoning case which fail P&Z at 100 W Arbriiij
4more Resolutions of Support 02/22/2022 council voted 9-0 for 4more Resolutions of Support for low-income housing
Choose New Method for AAC 01/11/2022 council voted 7-2 at afternoon mtg to change ActiveAdultCenter process b/c black contractor did NOT win/evening 1/25 vote to reject was denied 2-7
HousingTaxCredit coverup 01/11/2022 coucil coveredup est $600K-$700K HousTaxCredit Decree – no investigation, no report to public
Corp Welf Urban Union again 12/14/2021 council voted 8-0 to approve yet another Dobson/UrbanUnion deal for $400K
Corp Welf old Fry's bldg 12/14/2021 council voted 8-0 ti approve corp welfare for old Fry's bldg with $3.4million interest free loan
PD21-29 12/07/2021 council voted 8-1 to approve more townhomes at 4700 W. Eden Road
Resolution for Rosemont 12/07/2021 council voted 9-0 for resolution of no objection for Rosemont on Mayfield, financed>50% by city
Call for p/h 7500 New York 10/26/2021 council voted 2-7 to call a p/h for 192 apartments (down from 216) after P&Z voted 2-5.
PD21-10 Reserve Mayfield 09/28/2021 council voted 9-0 to approve PD21-10, 220 high-desnity senior apartments in 4-story buildings
Viridian Liquor Store 09/28/2021 council voted 6-1-2 to approve Viridian Liquor Store
PD21-1 small lot homes 08/24/2021 council voted 9-0 to approve PD21-1, small lot homes with only 3 feet separating them.
PD20-24 Oden Hughes 06/29/2021 council voted 9-0 for PD20-24 for Oden Hughes Residential, 270 units at 35 units/acre.
tabled PD21-6 06/29/2021 council voted 5-4 to table PD21-6
$500K Corporate Welfare 06/15/2021 council voted 6-0 for $500K corporate welfare for Front and Center
$408K Kestrel on Cooper 06/08/2021 council voted 8-0 for $408K more corporate welfare for Kestrel on Cooper
Resolution of no obj 06/08/2021 council voted 8-0 to approve resolution of no objection for Bowman Springs
$245K corporate welfare 05/18/2021 council voted 8-1 to pay Ann's Grocery $245K to aid a mixed-use developer to move d/t.
$300K corporate welfare 05/04/2021 council voted 8-0 to approve empowerment zone because developer struggling needs taxpayes$s
Arl Commons again 05/04/2021 council voted 7-0-1 to extend deadlines of Arlington Commons project (no accountability)
TIRZ #7 05/04/2021 council voted 8-0 to create TIRZ #7
PD20-26 04/27/2021 council voted 4-2-1 to approve tiny houses on tiny lots at 819/825 Mayfield Rd
PD20-25 04/27/2021 council voted 7-0 to approve 649 apartments on commercial land next to Arl Highlands
replace B.Cotter on P&Z 04/13/2021 council voted 9-0 to replace Brian Cotter on P&Z.
$200K corporate welfare 03/30/2021 council voted 8-1 to approve $200K corporate welfare deal for Legal Draft Beer Company
ZA20-8 02/23/2021 council voted 4-4-1 failing to approve because it was straight zoning and could not ban STRs for.3 of an acre in SE Arl
Resolution of no obj 446 apts 01/26/2021 council voted 8-1 to issue three resolution of “no objection” on 446 mostly low-income apts
$450K to downtown developer 01/12/2021 council voted 8-0 to approve. This developer already got a zoning waiver 09/08/2020.
$4.6 million to Texas Rangers 01/12/2021 council voted 8-0 to approve for small amount of land for Hall of Fame Musium
$2.66 million to UTA 01/12/2021 council voted 6-2 to approve a 2nd deal; leaving $2.66 million paid from the general/fund
PD20-20 in swArlington 12/15/2020 council voted 7-2 to approve 15units/acre rental townhomes in sw Arlington (KISD opposed)
Reinvestment Zone #47 11/17/2020 council voted 9-0 to generate reinvestment zone #47
3601 Allen Ave 10/27/2020 council voted 9-0 to overpay for flood land & corporate welfare deal
Accountability -200 E Abram 09/08/2020 council voted 6-3 to allow waiver of 15% commercial required for mixed-use
Accountability - E Front St 09/08/2020 council voted 9-0 to allow 2.5 year extension
Maxwell appointment to TLC 07/07/2020 council voted 5-3 to deny Maxwell appointment to the term limit committee
create term limit committee 06/30/2020 council voted 7-2 to create the term limit committee
TIRZ corp welfare 06/23/2020 council approves two TIRZ corporate welfare deals totaling $2.3 million
term limit committee 06/09/2020 council decides to move forward with naming a term limits committee
grant p/h on 8150 S Collins 02/25/2020 council voted 5-1-1 to deny a public hearing for 8150 S Collins
EDC Sales Tax 02/11/2020 council voted 8-0 to tax to the max the sales tax to fund EDC (8 year limit failed)
Corporate Welfare-ConvCtr 12/17/2019 council voted 9-0 for another corporate welfare deal
Another TIRZ extension 12/17/2019 council voted 9-0 extending the TIRZ again 3 more years and from 70% to 100%.
Via Extension 12/03/2019 council voted 9-0 to approve, Sutton tried to get rate changes
331 apts at Debbie Ln 09/24/2019 council voted 8-1 to approve the 331 apartments; 2nd reading 12/3/19, 6-3
2020 budget/tax rate 09/10/2019 council voted 8-0 to approve the budget/tax rate without even questioning Via
Matlock&Bardin Apts 09/10/2019 council voted 8-0 to approve the 112 apartments despite traffic nightmare
Public Hearings for Denied 08/20/2019 council voted to approve public hearing on 2 of 3 zoning cases that P&Z overwhelmingly denied
West St Mural 08/06/2019 council voted 8-1 to award $50K for West St Mural
SUP19-1 BMG Auto Group 08/06/2019 council voted 6-3 on second reading to allow BMG Auto Group to move to property he owns.
TRE $200K 05/21/2019 council voted 9-0 to pay over $200K for each of the next 2 years
TIRZ#5 05/07/2019 council voted 8-0 to extend the TIRZ another 30 years, now 44 total. 48%, over $200 million is for economic development grants.
High-density Townhomes 03/26/2019 council voted 9-0 for 53 townhomes on 2.6 acres for bud Mojy Haddad.
Outside Law Firm 01/08/2019 council voted 8-0 to hire overpriced law firm that cost $100K to fight citizens petition, to defend friendly lawsuit of Robert Johnson
VIA Pilot Extended 12/04/2018 council voted 7-0 to extend the VIA pilot with $1.8 million contract.
30mph on Cooper 12/04/2018 council voted 7-0 to extend 30mph on Cooper from Division to Hwy303
no accountability 101 Center waiver 08/21/2018 continued public hearing, then Sept 4, voted 6-3 to not need to have the commercial development for 5 years.
TIRZ#1 08/21/2018 started the process, Jan 8, 2019 voted to approved extending TIRZ#1, as if 20 years already wasn't enough.
Suspend the Rules 08/19/2018 at hastily called Sunday evening mtg, council with their panties in a wad because of citizen term limit petition, called to suspend rules so they could add their own term limit ballot item.
3year terms 08/14/2018 council voted for 3 year terms, vs. current 2 years
Cornerstone Drill Site Again 05/22/2018 council voted 7-1 for addtl wells after denying if Feb with minor differences.
Parking Lot R Bridge 03/20/2018 council approved over $1.7 million for a bridge for Parking Lot R, they already paid over $1.3 million for engineering and paving so the Rangers can pay $10/year (as in less than $1.mo to lease.
Rangers Golf Club 01/09/2018 council approved more free Texas Rangers give-aways, giving away the name rights to the new golf course.
Six-story super high density apts 11/07/2017 council denied 8-0 super high density apts at se corner of Center & 3rd.
Ride-share Pilot 11/07/2017 council approved $922K for extremely limited ride-share.
Five-story 848 Mitchell 10/10/2017 council approved more high-density apts at 848 Mitchell
Texas Rangers on the ballot 08/02/2016 voted to put Texas Rangers on the ballot.
Another Dodson Deal 03/22/2016 council approved another Dodson Corporate Welfare deal for $846K for less than 1 block
Renewable Energy Credits 12/14/2010 council approves $70K for worthless paper (renewable energy credits) from a company in Norcross, GA.