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April 3

On April 3, 2020, Mayor Ken Shetter issued an amended declaration of local disaster and public health emergency. This amended declaration is effective April 3, 2020 at 11:59 pm. View Declaration. Mayor Shetter’s April 3rd declaration makes changes to the most recent declaration from March 25th, including:

  • Only one member of a household may obtain necessary services or supplies unless there is no guardian or caregiver available to care for other members of the household who require supervision or assistance. In the previous declaration this was strongly recommended, but not required.
  • In accordance with Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-14, churches and houses of worship must, whenever possible, conduct their activities from home or through remote audio or video services. If churches and houses of worship cannot conduct activities remotely, federal and CDC guidelines must be followed.
  • In accordance with Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-14, people shall avoid visiting gyms, massage establishments, tattoo studios, piercing studios, or cosmetology salons.
  • Use of city playground structures, basketball courts, or any park amenity or property closed by the city is prohibited.
  • The city manager may close any playground structures, basketball courts, park amenity, or park property the city deems unsafe for the public.
  • In accordance with Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-14, language defining “essential critical infrastructure”  includes everything listed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in its Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce, Version 2.0.

The City Council ratified this amended declaration at its April 6, 2020 meeting, making it effective until April 30, 2020. [View PDF]

March 25 

The City of Burleson has issued a stay-at-home declaration by amending the city’s disaster declaration, the new amendments will take effect at 11:59 p.m., Wednesday, March 25 and continues until Monday, April 13, unless extended by Burleson City Council. View entire Declaration.. How are these amendments different from the amendments passed on March 23? View the PDF 

March 30: View Burleson Fire Department’s slide presentation from the March 30 City Council Special Session

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March 14, 2020 Special City Council Meeting

Watch the entire meeting

Watch the presentation given to City Council by Dr. Veer D. Vithalani, Interim Medical Director for the Metropolitan Area EMS Authority.

View the Powerpoint presentation given to City Council by Dr. Veer D. Vithalani, Interim Medical Director for the Metropolitan Area EMS Authority.

COVID-19 Global Cases Dashboard

The Office of Emergency Management participates in a daily conference call with Tarrant County Public Health and the State of Texas Department of Public Health.  We are well connected and will pass along any related information on the COVID-19 Coronavirus.