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26-story mixed-use tower planned at Taylor & Fifth in downtown Fort Worth

Jetta Operating Co., a 24-year-old privately held oil and gas company in Fort Worth, and a related entity plan a 26-story mixed-use tower downtown at Taylor and Fifth streets on a site once owned by the Star-Telegram.

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UPDATE: Six candidates file for two Water Board seats

Six candidates have filed for the two open seats on the Tarrant Regional Water Board, setting up a battle that could potentially shift the balance of power on the board and the priorities of one of the largest water districts in Texas.

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Fort Worth breaks ground on $8.6 million South Main renovation

Fort Worth Near Southsiders and city officials broke ground Monday on the 18-month rebuild of South Main Street between Vickery Boulevard and West Magnolia Avenue.

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Body-camera maker has financial ties to former Fort Worth police chief, others

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions.

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Fort Worth Police association planning 25,000-square-foot offices

The POA, which recently demolished its one-story building at 904 Collier St. near downtown, is planning a five-story replacement.

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Builders group presents awards

 

Fred Parker receives the Lifetime Achievement Award. 

Photos by Alyson Peyton Perkins

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst speaking at the Greater Fort Worth Builders Association. 

 

On June 13, the Greater Fort Worth Builders Association hosted special guest speaker Lt. Governor David Dewhurst and honored local officials, municipal employees, policy makers, communities, and legislators at its Annual Municipal Awards Night.
The award recipients were:
• Legislator of the Year – Rep. Rob Orr, Texas House of Representatives
• Spirit of Cooperation – David Schroeder, Development Manager, City of Fort Worth
• Partnership – Mayor Ken Shetter, Burleson
• Spotlight Community – City of Euless
• Spotlight Individual – Stacey Jandrucko, director of real estate, Walsh Holdings LLC
• Lifetime Achievement – Fred Parker, Fred Parker Company Inc.
Dewhurst said he was proud of all that the Texas Legislature has accomplished in the last session.
“We’ve just come off our most successful session in the last couple of decades,” he told the crowd at the Fort Worth Club.
The Greater Fort Worth Builders Association is a professional trade association with over 500 builders, remodelers and associate members representing a wide variety of services and products for the building industry.
 

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