NEIGHBORHOOD ADVISORY COUNCIL

LAKE COMO In 1982, the City Council of Fort Worth approved a revised Citywide Citizen Participation Plan which delineated the mechanisms and procedures for the conduct of continuing citizen participation in all aspects of the use of Community Development Block Grant Funds and other federal, state, and local funds.  The City of Fort Worth has formally involved citizens in community …

Faith

PAVING THE PATH FOR RELIGION IN THE COMO COMMUNITY …  Rev. G.W. Burton, the pastor of Zion Baptist, embraces two friends; Rev. C.C. Quarles, former pastor; and Rev. J.L. Dawson, pastor of Mt. Olive during Rev. Burton’s 40th-year celebration. Lake Como is a community of education, community activities, businesses, and also churches. The Rev. George Washington Burton was a legend …

CITIZENS ON PAROL

The city of Fort Worth is located within the North Central Texas region. It has a large population covering an area of 304 square miles. Like any large city, a major concern of all residents has been the increasing crime rate in their neighborhoods.  LAKE COMO During numerous public hearings in 1991, Fort Worth’s Mayor and City Council heard time …

The History of Como

Lake Como’s name is adopted from Como, Italy a resort community located in Northern Italy where there is a natural lake. The lake is “famous for the natural beauty of its setting and the handsome villas on the shoreline.” H.B. Chamberlain and Alfred W. Chamberlain of American land and Investment Company purchased the land now legally known as Arlington Heights …

Education

COMO SCHOOLS HISTORY – Como is one of a few communities that have two historic schools in the community that have reared and educated great and successful people.  Como established its first public school in 1914. Though, in the beginning, the enrollment was small, however, after World War I, the community started to grow. As more people moved into the …

Lake Como Planning Committee

               ABOUT – “Remembering the Past with Dignity, Embracing the Future with Pride” “Awards presented as pioneers, legends and heroes are recognition of individuals or groups whose accomplishments, acts, deeds or feats were beneficial to the beginning and enhancement of Lake Como and what they did for others. More significant, the legacy of their accomplishments must not be lost to …