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Posted on: October 11, 2019

City’s Boo Bash event gets new location

The city's annual trick-or-treating event, Boo Bash will be moved to the east parking lot of the Burleson Recreation Center due to the construction in Old Town. 

Burleson will be taken over by cute kids and babies dressed up as cuddly critters, ac...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Drug Take Back set for October 26

Residents can drop off unused, expired or unwanted medications, in both pill and liquid form, for safe disposal. The October event will be held at the Burleson Police Department, 1161 S.W. Wilshire Blvd from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 26.  

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

City Council approves annual budget

On Monday, September 16, 2019, the City Council approved a budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, that invests in public safety, street maintenance and more. The City Council also voted to lower the property tax rate to $0.720 per $100 of ac...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

City introduces interactive development map

The City of Burleson introduced its new interactive development map, which will quickly answer resident’s questions about any construction project they see in town.  

Using the interactive features, users can see projects that have been ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

City garbage and recycling updates

In May and June 2018, the city conducted public outreach asking residents what they would like to see in their trash and recycling services. An online and print survey was available and eight public meetings were held throughout the community, including a...

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Hert named Employee of the Quarter

Mark Hert, the City of Burleson's Employee of the Quarter, Mark was nominated for exceptional efficiency and customer service in his job, which saved water service for over half of the city when a contractor hit a water line on June 7.

On June 7, 2019, at ...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

McLane Classic Foods opens its headquarters in Burleson

State and city officials attended the ribbon cutting of McLane Classic Foods, a new $30 million, 94,000-square-feet square-feet headquarters and food processing facility at HighPoint Business Park East today. McLane Classic Foods relocated to Burleson fro...

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Construction starts for Mayor Vera Calvin Plaza in Old Town

Beginning Wednesday, May 29, the main city hall parking lot, 141 W Renfro St, will be closed along with a portion of Ellison Street from South Warren to South Wilson Streets as construction begins for Mayor Vera Calvin Plaza in Old Town.

Visitor parking fo...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Burleson Works program places five local graduating seniors in positions with local companies

Five local graduating seniors were awarded a Burleson Works scholarship today, May 10. The scholarship will allow them to receive financial assistance for training at local technical schools and then they will have the opportunity to be placed directly in...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Finance Department releases Citizens' Annual Financial Report

The City of Burleson’s Citizens’ Annual Financial Report shows the community exactly how their tax dollars were spent last year. This report is the city’s version of a corporate annual report that discusses revenue and expend...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

Be Healthy Burleson launches program to help new parents

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

“Burleson is about community, in every sense of the word and this program is another product of that statement,” s...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

2019 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. 17.

 Mayor Shetter highlighted the ways Burleson ...

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