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Posted on: November 11, 2020

City closures for Thanksgiving holiday

thanksgiving closures

City of Burleson facilities, with the exception of public safety, will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26-27, in observance of Thanksgiving. There will be no trash or curbside recycling collection on Thursday, Nov. 26. If you are on the Monday-Thursda...

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City Updates
Posted on: November 19, 2020

City offers small business assistance grants

BTX CARES

In an effort to help local businesses remain viable, the City has established the BTX Cares Grant Program to provide funding for Burleson small businesses to cover economic damages suffered as a direct result of COVID-19.

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Burleson Rotary Club Cancels Parade of Lights

Christmas in Burleson

The Burleson Rotary Club has made the decision to cancel this year's Parade of Lights, which was scheduled for Dec. 5, due to a lack of participation. There are still several events happening around Burleson to help you celebrate the holiday seas...
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Posted on: November 18, 2020

City launches text to 911

911 CALL IF YOU CAN text if you cant

The Burleson Public Safety Communications Department, in partnership with the Tarrant County 9-1-1 District, rolled out text to 9-1-1 capabilities to better serve the citizens of Burleson on Tuesday, November 17.  

SMS text messaging to 9-1-1 prov...

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City Updates
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Campos Elected Vice President of Texas Municipal Clerks Association

Amanda Campos

Amanda Campos, Burleson city secretary, was elected vice president of the Texas Municipal Clerks Association, Inc., at its annual business meeting held virtually October 28, 2020. 

The Texas Municipal Clerks Association, Inc., is a statewide assoc...

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City Updates
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 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 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: 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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