March 16, 2023 · Filed Under Events and News 

Our current City Council representative, Leonard Firestone, is not seeking reelection. There are two upcoming candidates’ forums – one right here in our neighborhood.  Come and meet the three candidates who are running to take his place: Caleb Backholm, Jason Ellis, and Macy Hill.

Arlington Heights Neighborhood Association, in conjunction with the West Side Alliance,  is sponsoring a District 7 City Council candidates forum on Tuesday April 18 at 6:30pm at the Fort Worth Firefighters Hall at 3855 Tulsa Way at Crestline Rd.

West Side Alliance Moderator Janine Lund will lead the evening’s proceedings.  Attendees are encouraged to write their questions on cards at the meeting, or email their questions ahead of time to

West Side Alliance is comprised of six neighborhood associations representing approximately 4,000 households.  In addition to AHNA, the Alliance includes Crestline Area Neighborhood Association, North Hi Mount Neighborhood Association, West Byers Neighborhood Association, Monticello Neighborhood Association and Crestwood Neighborhood Association.  The organization meets quarterly.

There will also be a district-wide candidate forum sponsored by Fort Worth Report on Wednesday March 29 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Texas A & M Law School, 1515 Commerce St.  For more information, please contact Rachel Behrndt at To submit a question for the candidates at this event click here.



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