Public Improvement Districts

The Fort Worth Public Improvement District (PID #1), founded and administered by DFWI in 1986, offers a comprehensive program of services including maintenance and landscaping, security enhancements, market research, public space management, communications and marketing, transportation solutions, and planning. 

Property owners within the 335-block area pay a special assessment above their regular property taxes for a coordinated program of services . The assessment is collected by Tarrant County and transferred to the City of Fort Worth. The City contracts with Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. to provide and manage the enhanced services in Downtown.

What does the PID Program do?

The short answer? A lot. 

  • Public Space Management
  • Maintenance and Landscaping
  • Beautification
  • Bird Abatement
  • Ambassador Program
  • Security Enhancement
  • Downtown Promotion
  • Quality Development Advocacy
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Research
  • Transportation and Planning

Have a question? We would like to hear from you, please contact: 

Matt Beard 
Director of Public Improvements 


Public Improvement Districts # 1 and #14 are requesting proposals for it’s clean/landscape programs from a Contractor that desires to operate as an integral part of the District team. Responding contractors must provide comprehensive, measurable, high impact services, in a creative, flexible and compassionate manner that meets the needs and expectations of the District.. Responses are due in DFWI’s offices no later than 1:30pm CST, 4/3/20.


All inquiries relative to this procurement should be addressed to the following:
Attn:    Matt Beard, Downtown Fort Worth, Inc.
Phone: 817-870-1692

PID #1 Information 

Visit our Events page to see what is happening in the District. 

Download a copy of our recent PID Newsletter here.

View the City of Fort Worth Resolution re-establishing PID #1 here.    

View the pole painting project map & schedule here.

PID #1 FY 2020 Advisory Board Meetings
777 Taylor Street, Suite 100 
1Q Meeting - Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 9 AM, updated 12/31/2019
2Q Meeting - Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 9 AM
3Q Meeting - Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 9 AM
4Q Meeting - Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 9 AM

For previous PID #1 meeting minutes, please contact

Click here to download the PID #1 FY 2020 Budget & Five-Year Service & Assessment Plan

PID #1 Advisory Board

Larry Auth - Omni Hotel (Chair)

Rita Aves - Oil & Gas Building

Johnny Campbell - City Center Fort Worth 

Gary Cumbie -The Cumbie Consultancy

Jim Finley - Finley Resources Inc.

Taylor Gandy - Ron Investments, Ltd

Marie Holliday, DMD - Flowers to Go in Sundance Square

Walter Littlejohn - The Fort Worth Club

Michelle Lynn - Building Owners & Managers Association

Renee Massey - Red Oak Realty

Don Perfect - ONCOR

Robbie Tawil - The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel

Karen Vaughan - Nine Oak Investments

Joy Webster - MorningStar Capital

John Yeung - Sheraton Hotel Fort Worth

PID Advisory Board members are appointed by the City Council in accordance with State PID enabling legislation.

Public Improvement District #14

Fort Worth Improvement District #14 was established in June 2009. District contractors provide sidewalk maintenance and supplemental weekly trash pick-up across the 33 acres of PID 14. The PID also provides brackets and banners on the light poles that identify the neighborhood as “Uptown Fort Worth.”  

PID #14 FY 2020 Advisory Board Meetings
777 Taylor Street, Suite 100 
1Q Meeting - Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 9 AM
2Q Meeting - Friday, April 10, 2020 at 9 AM, updated 3/2/2020
3Q Meeting - Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 9 AM
4Q Meeting - Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 9 AM

Click here to download the PID #14 FY 2020 Budget & Five-Year Service & Assessment Plan

PID #14 Advisory Board

Tom Struhs - Westford Builders, Chair

Kent Bogle - Villa de Leon

Jeff Fulencheck - Carleton Residential Properties 

Anthony Renda – Trinity Bluff Development, LTD.

Jed Wagenknect - TownePlace Suites