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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Mayor’s Youth Council looking for leaders

Do you want to be a link between the youth of Burleson and the Burleson City Council? If you are between 13 and 19 years old as of June 1, 2020, you can be nominated to serve on the Burleson Mayor’s Youth Council (MYC). 

The goal of the ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

City of Burleson names new finance director

Martin Avila has accepted the director of finance position with the City of Burleson. Avila, a Certified Public Accountant, has over 25 years of leadership experience and over 20 years of financial management experience in local government. He will begin ...

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City Updates
Posted on: January 22, 2020

Register now for the annual Be Healthy Burleson 5K/10K/Fun Walk

Registration is opened for the 9th Annual Be Healthy Burleson 5K/10K/Fun Walk scheduled for Saturday, March 28 in Old Town Burleson.

A discounted price will be offered to participants if they register before March 1. The entry fee for the 5K race is $25 be...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Family Valentine Dance tickets on sale now

Dance with your daughter or son on Saturday, Feb. 8, as the City’s recreation and lifelong learning department hosts the annual Family Valentine Dance at the BRiCk. There will be two times - 4 to 6:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 9 p.m. - so pick the one th...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Award-winning Burleson Works Program heads into third year

The Burleson Works Program is now taking scholarship applications. This one-of-a-kind program helps job seekers get the training they need to find a new career. Applicants must be at least a graduating high school senior to apply, but there are no other r...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Bridwell named Employee of the Year

Teri Bridwell, the City of Burleson's Employee of the 3rd Quarter, was named Employee of the Year during the city’s annual service award luncheon on Dec. 12, 2019.

Teri was nominated for her exceptional service she consistently delivers to not on...

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City Updates
Posted on: January 7, 2020

CityFest, a free event, aims to connect residents with city officials scheduled for Jan. 29

CityFest, a free event that connects the City of Burleson with the community, will be held from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 29 at the Burleson Recreation Center (BRiCK), 550 NW Summercrest Blvd.  

Burleson City Council and city ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Burleson City Councilmember Katherine Reading Appointed to Serve on National Committee

Katherine Reading, councilmember, Burleson, Texas, has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2020 Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) federal advocacy committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for dev...

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City Updates
Posted on: December 12, 2019

Gregory named Employee of the Quarter

Collin Gregory, the City of Burleson's Employee of the Quarter, was nominated for his positive attitude and willingness to always assist other departments, even at the last minute.  

Collin was recognized for his dedicated work in the Marketing an...

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City Updates
Posted on: October 24, 2019

City Council approves funds for fire station relocation

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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Posted on: October 22, 2019

City of Burleson wins statewide excellence award

During the 2019 Texas Municipal League (TML) Annual Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio, the City of Burleson received a 2019 Municipal Excellence Award in public safety for cities over 25,000 in population.  The award recognized the City fo...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

New Cold Storage Facility chooses Highpoint Business Park

Burleson Economic Development Corporation announced today that Yukon Ventures, LLC will be opening a new refrigerated and cold storage distribution center in Burleson, Texas. This project is a joint venture with Marty Khait, principal of Yukon Ventures an...

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City Updates
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: 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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