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About Fort Worth Special Revenue Bonds

The City of Fort Worth is a political subdivision and municipal corporation of the State, duly organized and existing under the laws of the State, including the City's Home Rule Charter. The City was incorporated in 1873, and first adopted its Home Rule Charter in 1924.

The City operates under a Council/Manager form of government with a City Council comprised of the Mayor and eight Councilmembers. The term of office for the Mayor and the eight Councilmembers is two years. The City Manager is the chief administrative officer for the City.

Some of the services that the City provides are public safety (police and fire protection), streets, water and sanitary sewer utilities, culture-recreation, public transportation, public improvements, planning and zoning, and general administrative services. The 2010 Census population for the City was 741,206, while the estimated 2016 population is 812,238. The City covers approximately 345 square miles.

Key Projects

Dickies Arena

Dickies Arena, which is scheduled to open November 2019, is an exceptional facility located on the Will Rogers Memorial Center campus. The arena will attract a wide variety of high-quality entertainment options to the Fort Worth area including concerts, sporting events and family shows, as well as host the month-long Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. In addition to exciting entertainment and sporting events, Dickies Arena will have the capacity to accommodate conventions, exhibit events, business meetings and private receptions with flexible meeting and event spaces ranging in size from 685 square feet to 91,315 square feet.

Main Arena Features:

  • Multi-functional 14,000-seat arena
  • 28,915 square foot event floor
  • Premium seating options such as suites, clubs and loge boxes
  • 86,932 square feet of meeting space inside the main arena which includes various multipurpose rooms, two dining areas, two clubs and four lobby spaces
  • Six loading dock bays
  • 5,228 designated parking spaces, which includes an attached 2,210-car parking garage

Exhibit Arena Features:

  • 98,040 square foot climate-controlled Exhibit Arena that can accommodate 400 10x10 exhibit booths or pens
  • The Exhibit Arena includes a 10,450 square foot pavilion that can be enclosed and 86,865 square feet of exhibit space that surrounds the pavilion
  • Designated exhibitor drop off locations as well as two loading dock bays
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