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Posted on: October 27, 2021

City of Burleson names development services director

development services director named

Tony D. McIlwain, AICP, CFM, has been named the City of Burleson development services director. McIlwain, an American Institute Certified Planner and Certified Floodplain Manager, most recently served as executive director of development services for the ...

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City Updates
Posted on: September 29, 2021

City Council approves annual budget

budget quick facts

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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Posted on: September 28, 2021

Burleson Police launch Are you Ok? Program

Are you ok program

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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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Marketing and Communication team wins seven statewide awards

marketing and communications team

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: September 8, 2021

City Opens Call for Public Art

Call for Public Art

The call for submissions to create a large-scale mural at Bailey Lake is officially open! Keep Burleson Beautiful, in partnership with the City of Burleson, invites visual artists to submit their work for consideration in the upcoming exhibition for a mur...

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Officer Evans named Employee of the Quarter

Employee of the Quarter Andrea Evans

Officer Andrea Evans was selected as the City of Burleson's employee of the second quarter. She was nominated and selected for her compassion and service to a family following a tragic event.

"Officer Evans was requested to provide a death no...

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City Updates
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Burleson Public Health to reopen COVID-19 testing center

COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine post

COVID-19 Testing CenterMonday - Friday from 8 - 1 p.m.Fire Station 3245 Lakewood Drive, BurlesonNo walk-up's allowed, must have an appointmentRegister: www.burlesontx.com/testor call 682-312-2780 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday to make an ap...

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Testing and vaccine information City Updates
Posted on: June 22, 2021

City Dedicates Tree in Honor of Jim Bailey

Jim Bailey Tree Dedication

On June 19, 2021, the City of Burleson honored former City Councilmember Jim Bailey by dedicating a red oak tree at Bailey Lake Park in his name. Jim Bailey was born in Marshfield, Missouri, on June 19, 1933. After graduating from Marshfield High School i...

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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

chisholm summit

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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Posted on: April 30, 2021

City releases 2020 Annual Report

state of the city 2020

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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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Mayor Fletcher presents ‘State of the City’

STATE OF THE CITY

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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