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Posted on: December 2, 2021

City breaks ground on expansion of the Burleson Memorial Cemetery

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Burleson city council, members of the cemetery and parks board, representatives of Lucas & Blessing Funeral Home, along with city staff, broke ground on an expansion to the Burleson Memorial Cemetery today, December 2.    

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City Updates
Posted on: December 1, 2021

Project U Leadership Conference, tickets on sale now

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Project U, a full-day leadership conference, is coming to Burleson on February 22, 2022. The conference will feature nationally recognized leaders, authors and business professionals and tickets are only $122, lunch is included in the price.  The...

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Conference Information & Purchase Tickets City Updates
Posted on: December 1, 2021

Burleson city secretary elected president of Texas Municipal Clerks Association

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Amanda Campos, TRMC, city secretary, Burleson, was elected President of the Texas Municipal Clerks Association, Inc., at its annual business meeting held in Galveston on October 28, 2021.
The Texas Municipal Clerks Association, Inc., is a statewide associa...
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City Updates
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Council breaks ground on city's first dog park

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Burleson city council, members of the parks and recreation board, along with city staff, broke ground on the city’s first dog park today, November 12. 

The 39,670 square-foot dog park with areas for both large and small dogs will be loca...

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City Updates
Posted on: November 10, 2021

Strotman named Employee of the Quarter

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Angel Strotman, the City of Burleson's Employee of the Quarter, was nominated and selected for her dedication and tireless efforts in the Animal Services division.  "Angel scours websites daily to reunite families with their pets,&q...

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City Updates
Posted on: November 5, 2021

Fire Station 16 opens

Fire truck pushing in ceremony at Fire Station 16

A grand opening was held on October 23 for Station 16, 250 Hidden Creek Parkway. Station 16 is 14,000 square feet and will house ten firefighters. In addition, the three-bay station will have room for one aerial quint, one squad vehicle, and a highway blo...

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City Updates
Posted on: November 5, 2021

City Council breaks ground on Animal Shelter expansion

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Mayor Fletcher and councilmembers Ronnie Johnson and Victoria Johnson helped break ground on the new isolation area for the Burleson Animal Shelter on October 22. The area will help decrease exposure and minimize the spread of disease among animals at the...

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City Updates
Posted on: September 29, 2021

City Council approves annual budget

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On Monday, Sept. 13, 2021, the City Council approved a budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, which lowers the city portion of the tax rate to $0.6859 per $100 of assessed valuation, $0.0252 lower than last year’s property tax rate...

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Additional Info... City Updates
Posted on: September 28, 2021

Burleson Police launch Are you Ok? Program

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The “Are you ok” program is a program designed to check on the well-being of elderly individuals, disabled persons, shut-in’s who live alone, or anyone in the community who may need to be checked on by one of the police depar...

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Additional Info... City Updates
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Marketing and Communication team wins seven statewide awards

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The City of Burleson’s marketing and communications team was honored to receive seven state awards, including three first-place TAMI awards and four Award of Excellence (2nd place) at the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMI...

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City Updates
Posted on: June 8, 2021

$1.2 billion master-planned development, 106-acre professional office park headed to Burleson

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Burleson city council approved an economic development agreement for Chisholm Summit, a project of roughly 900 acres near the Chisholm Trail Parkway on the city’s western border, during their June 7 council meeting. 

RA Development has p...

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Additional Info... City Updates
Posted on: April 30, 2021

City releases 2020 Annual Report

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The City of Burleson has released its 2020 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 organizational efficiencies and ...

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View Report City Updates
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Mayor Fletcher presents ‘State of the City’

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Mayor Chris Fletcher, along with assistance from Burleson city councilmembers, presented the 'State of the City' through video on April 2, 2021.  

Mayor Fletcher highlighted the ways Burleson managed the COVID-19 pandemic, along ...

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Watch the 2021 State of the City video City Updates

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Christmas at the Library

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After you're done at Breakfast with Santa, head over to the library! Create ornaments and gifts using recycled materials at craft stations throughout the library. Enjoy refreshments, prize drawings and a local author book signing.

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For more information Library
Posted on: November 2, 2021

hoopla

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hoopla has you covered with music, eBooks, audiobooks, comics, TV and movies all in one app the whole family can enjoy!

FREE with your library card, log in to get started today!

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Additional Info... Library
Posted on: December 1, 2021

The Season's Best Deals are at the Library

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Borrow ebooks and audiobooks from our digital library on the #LibbyApp and start reading today.

Download the Libby mobile app for your phone or tablet.

Additional Info... Library
Posted on: November 2, 2021

CloudLibrary

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cloudLibrary makes it easy to discover the content you want to read. Whether on the web, a tablet, or your mobile device you can browse digital shelves curated by our library or filter by genres that interest you.

Now with new features!

  • More intuitive and c...
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Additional Info... Library
Posted on: November 2, 2021

Discover Online Classes in Cooking with Skillshare

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This online platform is now available to cardholders of the Burleson Public Library. Explore more than 22,000 classes on topics like writing, design, business, technology and more.

Interested? Simply complete the online form. We'll send you an invitation t...

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Additional Info... Library
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Brainfuse HelpNow

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Reach your learning goals with Brainfuse HelpNow. Connect with a live online tutor, take a practice test, get feedback on your writing, and so much more! All you need is your library card, computer or mobile device, and internet connection to get...

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Additional Info... Library
Posted on: November 2, 2021

Family Book Club Kits

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Our hope is that these book club kits will help your family enjoy and experience these books in an entirely new and fun way. We want these books to come alive and be something that your entire family can enjoy and bond over together. Right now there are f...
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Additional Info... Library
Posted on: November 2, 2021

WiFi Hotspots

Wi-Fi Hotspots

  • WiFi hotspots can be checked out for one week by Burleson Library cardholders ages 18 and up.
  • Mobile hotspots allow users without internet to easily get online using any WiFi enabled device such as a phone, tablet or laptop
  • Hotspots rely on mobile broadband...
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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Binge Boxes

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Check out these collections of DVDs all gathered into one Binge Box for a spectacular movie night.

  • Kids Movies the 90s: Matilda, Jumanji, The Sandlot, Free Willy, Space Jam, Casper
  • Blue Sky Studios: Ice Age, Ice Age Collision Course, The Peanuts Mo...
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Browse Binge Boxes Library
Posted on: November 2, 2021

Book Club Kits

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Are you thinking about starting one? Check out one of our book club kits for six weeks!

Kits include 5 or 6 copies of the book along with a set of discussion questions.  Some kits also include a Playaway audio or DVD.

  • Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
  • The...
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Browse book club kits Library

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