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Posted on: June 25, 2020

City looks for input in budget process

The City of Burleson is in the planning process for the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget and is asking residents to provide feedback on which items they’d like to see prioritized in next year’s budget.

As city staff look to support Burleson...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Burleson Safe program helps businesses operate safely

With the rise in COVID-19 cases in our city, county and across the state, Burleson is helping our businesses keep you well.

The Burleson Safe Program is designed for businesses to use to keep their employees and their customers safe. Companies can use the ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Announcement of the City of Burleson new Logo & Brand Principles

The City of Burleson is proud to announce the launch of the new city logo as part of the ongoing evolution of the city’s brand.

The city branding initiative tells the city’s story and implements a plan to incorporate all of the city&...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

City Issues Updated Declaration, additional businesses allowed to open

An updated Declaration of Local Disaster and Public Health Emergency was signed by Mayor Shetter on May 19. The new declaration incorporates Governor Abbott’s newest executive order GA-23, which the Governor signed on May 18. The new declaration...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

City Issues Updated Declaration, launches Burleson Safe program

May 7 Declaration

Governor Abbott issued Executive Order GA-21 on May 5, 2020. On May 7, 2020, Mayor Shetter amended the City of Burleson’s disaster declaration to mirror the governor’s most recent order. View declaration. Reflecting th...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

City Issues Updated Declaration, some facilities to reopen

April 28 Declaration of Disaster Update 

On April 28, 2020, City Council voted unanimously to continue and renew the Mayor’s updated disaster declaration. View declaration. The declaration goes into effect at 12:01 a.m. on May 1, 2020, a...

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

City of Burleson Coronavirus Updates – State of Disaster Declaration Amendments as of March 23

To align with the most recent Tarrant County Disaster Declaration Amendments, the Burleson City Council amended the city’s disaster declaration, the new amendments will take effect at 12:01 am, Tuesday, March 24. View entire Declaration, Continu...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

City of Burleson Coronavirus Updates – State of Disaster Declaration Amendments as of March 18

Following both the Federal Government, State of Texas and Tarrant County direction, Mayor Shetter has issued amendments to the state of disaster declaration for the City of Burleson that was originally enacted on March 14, 2020. The amendments will take e...

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

City of Burleson issues state of disaster declaration due to coronavirus

Closures and Postponements as of March 14, 2020

Following both the State of Texas and Tarrant County direction, Mayor Shetter has issued a state of disaster for the City of Burleson due to a public health emergency over the coronavirus pandemic. By issuing...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

City of Burleson Statement on Coordinated Efforts Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

For up-to-date information please visit www.burlesontx.com/coronavirus

As of March 9, 2020The City of Burleson is in daily communication concerning public health threats including the Coronavirus. The city’s Fire / EMS Department and Emergency Ma...
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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Burleson Police announce department honors

The Burleson Police Department honored some of their own during their annual awards banquet this month. 

Officer of the Year

The 2019 Officer of the Year is Cameron Pilgrim, a twelve-year-veteran, assigned to the Operations Support Bureau. Officer ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

2020 Census is coming to Burleson

The United States Census of 2020, will be the twenty-fourth United States Census. National Census Day, the reference day used for the census, will be April 1, 2020. This is the first U.S. census to offer options to respond online or by phone, in addition ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Be Healthy Burleson’s program helps new parents

The Burleson Babies program was started to give the city’s newest residents and their families a healthy start.

The program is entering into its second year, providing information that highlights all of the fantastic things that the Burleson comm...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Mayor Shetter presents ‘State of the City’

Mayor Ken Shetter, along with assistance from Burleson city councilmembers, presented the ’State of the City’ at the Burleson Area Greater Chamber of Commerce’s Winter Quarterly Meeting, Thur. Jan. 16 and at CityFest, Wed. Ja...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

City releases 2019 Annual Report

The City of Burleson has released its 2019 Annual Report. The report includes top accomplishments of the organization from the past year and goals for the upcoming year. A key focus this past year has been on improving the city’s business proces...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

City Council approves funds for fire station relocation

Burleson City Council approved construction costs for the relocation of Fire Station No. 2 during its regular meeting on Monday, October 21.  

The new facility will be located at 250 E. Hidden Creek Parkway, near the intersection of E. Hidden Cree...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

City of Burleson wins statewide excellence award

During the 2019 Texas Municipal League (TML) Annual Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio, the City of Burleson received a 2019 Municipal Excellence Award in public safety for cities over 25,000 in population.  The award recognized the City fo...

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