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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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Fort Worth development leader dies

 

James Toal, a planning and economic development professional who helped plan downtown Fort Worth’s redevelopment and the Trinity River Vision project, died Dec. 22.


Toal, 66, was a principal at Gideon Toal from 1993 to 2010, when he established James Toal Inc.


According to the James Toal Inc. website, his company’s representative projects have included:
Downtown Strategic Action Plan, Fort Worth
Downtown Fort Worth TIF District
Downtown Fort Worth PID District
Redevelopment and Realignment of NAS JRB Fort Worth (previously Carswell AFB)
Trinity River Vision Master Plan and TRV Ten Year Action Plan
Trinity Uptown Mixed Use Urban Design and Economic Development Plan, Fort Worth, Texas
Trinity Uptown Design Standards, Fort Worth, Texas
University of North Texas Campus Master Plan
Veale Ranch Master Plan and phasing strategies
Fort Worth Botanic Garden Master Plan (including implementation steps)
NAS Dallas Redevelopment and Implementation Strategy
Amarillo, Texas, Downtown Action Plan
Amarillo Downtown TIF
Texas Wesleyan University Master Plan
 

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