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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Mayor Vera Calvin Plaza selected as finalist for People’s Choice Awards

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On October 18, 2021, the Texas Downtown Association announced the finalists for the 2021 People’s Choice Awards on their Facebook page and the Mayor Vera Calvin Plaza has been selected as a finalist for Best Public Improvement. The photo with the most lik...

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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

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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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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’

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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Library

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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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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Monsters Storytime

MONSTER STORYTIME

Join us for a fun Monsters Storytime at the Burleson Public Library. Toddler storytime will be Thursday, October 21, at 9:30 a.m. Preschool storytime will be Friday, October 22, at 9:30 a.m.

Library
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Start Your Writing Routine with Skillshare

start your writing routine

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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Posted on: October 21, 2021

Pumpkins Storytime

Pumpkin Storytime

Join us for a fun Pumpkins Storytime at the Burleson Public Library. Toddler storytime will be Thursday, October 28, at 9:30 a.m. Preschool storytime will be Friday, October 29, at 9:30 a.m.

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Happy HalloReads!

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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.

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Posted on: October 1, 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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Posted on: October 1, 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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Posted on: October 1, 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: October 1, 2021

Binge Boxes

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

  • Illumination Presents: Despicable Me, Hop, Minions, Sing, The Secret Life of Pets, The Secret Life of Pets 2
  • The Love We Share: Crazy Rich Asians, Gh...
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Browse Binge Boxes Library
Posted on: October 1, 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.

  • The Great Alone by Kristin Han...
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Posted on: October 1, 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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