Arlington Municipal Building, or City Hall, is the seat of local government in Arlington. The building was erected in 1980 and houses a number of City departments. City Council meetings are held at the Municipal Building on Tuesdays in the Council Chamber. For information on Arlington city government, please see the categories at left.
The City of Arlington was incorporated on April 19, 1884. On January 17, 1920, the City Charter was adopted by the City Council. In 1949, the City adopted the City-Manager form of government, which authorizes the City Council to function as the City’s legislative body.