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Posted on: April 12, 2021

May 1 City Election – Important Dates

election post 2021

Voters will have their first opportunity to cast a ballot for the city’s local election starting at 8 a.m. Monday, April 19.

Important Dates & Times: 

  • April 19 – 23: Early voting from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
  • April...
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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Mayor Fletcher presents ‘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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Posted on: April 6, 2021

SH 174/Wilshire Boulevard Median Beautification Project

174 median beautification project

The City of Burleson will soon begin work to beautify SH-174/Wilshire Boulevard corridor through the city within the medians from I-35W to John Jones Drive. A bid for trees, shrubs, groundcover plantings, hardscape improvements and a complete drip point s...

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City Updates
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Splash Pad survey

Splash Pad survey news flash item

The second round of splash pad surveys is here! 
This survey offers more in-depth questions about the four proposed designs for the upcoming splash pad. Once the final design has been approved, the splash pad will ...
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City Updates
Posted on: April 2, 2021

City of Burleson names deputy director of parks and recreation

David Lopez headshot

Join us in welcoming David Lopez to the Burleson community. Lopez, a Certifed Park and Recreation Professional, was named parks and recreation deputy director. 
Lopez has over 20 years of parks and recreation experience working with the City of Da...
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City Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Trash Update March 26

Trash Update

Starting Monday, March 29, Waste Connections will dedicate an additional truck and driver to the City of Burleson. This truck will not have its own route but will be assisting in higher load areas, truck breakdowns, and general support. By adding this tru...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Hidden Creek Golf Course names general manager

James Roberts

Join us in welcoming James Roberts to the Burleson community. Roberts, a PGA Class “A” member with 19 years of experience managing municipal and daily fee golf courses, was named Hidden Creek Golf Course general manager. 
Roberts is a DF...
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City Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Burleson Police announce department honors

Police Department 2020 Honors

Officer of the Year

The 2020 Officer of the Year is Jay Davis, a 15-year veteran assigned to the Operations Support Bureau. 

Officer Davis has served in various extra duty assignments, including field training officer and crash investigator. Office...

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City Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2021

City offers adjustments to water and solid waste bill

winter storm utility bill adjustments

During the March 15 city council meeting, the city council voted unanimously to provide relief measures for Burleson residents and businesses impacted by the recent severe weather storm event. 

Burleson residents will be offered the following adju...

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City Updates
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Take time, prepare for potential spring weather issues

weather alert

Blooming flowers, singing birds, and budding trees are sure signs of spring, but so are heavy rains, gusty winds, and power outages. It may be said that we need to learn to take the good with the bad, but taking action now to reduce the negative con&s...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Updated COVID-19 procedures and policy at city facilities

COVID-19 Update mask policy and procedures

On March 2, 2021, Governor Abbott issued Executive Order GA-34.   GA-34 supersedes the governor’s previous executive orders pertaining to state mandated COVID-19 health protocols.  Specifically, GA-34 rescinds the state mask ma...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

City approves new Old Town development

135 W Ellison Street rendering

Burleson City Council approved a public-private partnership with the developer, BTX Old Town, during their regularly scheduled city council meeting on Dec. 14. The new development will double the size of Old Town’s core by bringing over 50,000 s...

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