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Posted on: October 12, 2020

2020 Election & Voting Information

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Due to public health and safety concerns related to COVID-19 the May 2, 2020 City of Burleson General Election was postponed to November 3, 2020 for the offices of: Mayor, Councilmember Place 2, Councilmember Place 4, Councilmember Place 6.

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Jones and Pennywell selected as Employees of the Quarter

Mike Jones and Drew Pennywell

The city honored two outstanding employees for the Employee of the Second Quarter. 

Mike Jones, Fire Battalion Chief, was nominated and selected for his tireless work during the COVID-19 pandemic protecting the community and city staff’s...

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City Updates
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Staton named Employee of the First Quarter

Christina Staton

Christina Staton, the City of Burleson's Employee of the Quarter, was nominated and selected for her exemplary customer service. 

Christina was recognized for her dedicated work in the Marketing and Communications Department, especially d...

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City Updates
Posted on: October 2, 2020

HighPoint Business Park welcomes a new addition

Yukon Ventures and Saxum Real Estate ground breaking

Yukon Ventures and Saxum Real Estate, along with city officials, broke ground on their 403,000-square-feet cold storage and distribution center at HighPoint Business Park Thursday, October 1, 2020.

“We are excited to have you join our community,&...

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City Updates
Posted on: September 22, 2020

City Council approves annual budget

FY 20-21 Annual Budget

On Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, the City Council approved a budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, which lowers the city portion of the tax rate to $0.7111 per $100 of assessed valuation, $0.0089 lower than last year’s property tax rate. Some pro...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Halloween information and safety tips

The city has received questions about trick-or-treating this year from a lot of our residents. It is important to note that the city does not schedule or regulate Halloween. The Governor’s orders currently require outdoor gathering in excess of ...

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City Updates
Posted on: September 24, 2020

City of Burleson names new parks and recreation director

Jen Basham, Director of Parks and Recreation

Jen Basham, CPRE, CPO, has been named the City of Burleson parks and recreation director.  

Basham, a Certified Park and Recreation Executive and Certified Pool and Spa Operator, most recently served as director of parks and leisure services for t...

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City Updates
Posted on: August 21, 2020

City seeks public input for comprehensive plan update

What will Burleson look like 10 years from now? More importantly, what do we want Burleson to look like 10 years from now? To answer these questions, the City of Burleson is conducting a mid-point update of Imagine Burleson 2030: the city’s Comp...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Emergency Living and Housing Assistance Program for residents

The City of Burleson and Harvest House Burleson are partnering together to provide an Emergency Living and Housing Assistance Program for residents of the City of Burleson in the Johnson County portion that have been affected by the COVID-19.

The City of B...

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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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City Updates
Posted on: October 24, 2019

City Council approves funds for fire station relocation

Fire Station 16 rendering

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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