Posted on: October 28, 2016

Mosquito traps test positive for West Nile Virus

On October 28, 2016, the City’s environmental services division was notified that a mosquito trap tested positive for West Nile virus in both Zone 3 and Zone 4.

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Posted on: October 18, 2016

Two new developments headed to Burleson

Last night (Oct. 17), City Council approved two development projects that are set to bring approximately $100 million dollars in capital investment to Burleson.

City Council voted unanimously (6-0) to approve a commercial site plan for industrial manu...Read on...

Posted on: October 21, 2016

Art Walk & Shop for a Cause in Old Town

There are some great events coming up in Old Town. The Old Town Business Association will be hosting an Art Walk, 5 – 8 p.m., Fri. Oct. 28 at various locations in Old Town. The artists will be set up along sidewalks and everyone is encouraged to meander t...Read on...

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Posted on: October 20, 2016

Burleson Public Library offers Food for Fines

Burleson Public Library customers who owe library fines can get as much as $30 forgiven October 24-November 5, 2016 through the Library’s Food for Fines program. The catch is that instead of digging into their pockets, customers can search their cupboard...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2016

City of Burleson sewer spill

This spill occurred at 610 NE Alsbury Blvd. and was reported to the City of Burleson at approximately 12:45 p.m. on October 19, 2016; the spill was abated by 1:30 p.m. on October 19, 2016.

Posted on: October 17, 2016

Burleson Public Library offers free online learning courses

The Burleson Public Library has a new resource for Online Learning. is a premier online learning resource offering more than 4,000 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more—now available FREE with your...Read on...

Posted on: October 13, 2016

Joslin named Employee of the Quarter

Thinking of ways to do her job more efficiently Terri Joslin, senior meter service technician, suggested that the city utilize public work's large industrial vacuum to clean out meter boxes instead of small hand-pumps. This saves her department time durin...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

Oncor Electric starts tree-trimming Oct. 1

Starting Oct. 1, Oncor Electric will be in portions of Burleson trimming trees in their right-of-way. If the electric company will be in your neighborhood you will be receiving a door with additional information. It is important for Oncor to perform veget...Read on...

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

Burleson Public Library joins national network

The Burleson Public Library joined Family Place Libraries™ national network, which provides a welcoming community environment with resources to help families nurture their children's development and early learning during the critical first years of life.

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Whitten named Employee of the Quarter

When the pool pump went down on a busy and hot Saturday afternoon, Marc Whitten dropped what he was doing at home and headed to the Burleson Recreation Center. Within a short time, he had the problem repaired and the kids back splashing in the pool.

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Posted on: July 27, 2016

Has your vehicle failed the state emissions inspection?

The AirCheckTexas Drive a Clean Machine Program is accepting applications for repair or replacement vouchers to assist qualifying motorists in North Texas whose vehicle has failed the emissions portion of the state inspection.

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Posted on: July 21, 2016

City begins annual mill and overlay program on select streets

The City of Burleson Public Works Department will begin the annual mill and overlay program on July 25, 2016. This consists of removing and replacing 2 inches of pavement on selected asphalt streets in the City.

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Posted on: July 5, 2016

Library launches homebound services program

The library is now providing homebound services to those who can't get to the library. Users may call or email the library to request specific titles, or they can request that a librarian select materials based on their reading preferences.

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Posted on: June 23, 2016

Hayes & Stolz is moving to Burleson

The Burleson 4A Economic Development Corporation welcomes Hayes & Stolz Industrial Manufacturing to Highpoint Business Park. Founded in 1945, Hayes & Stolz is a leader in the manufacture of high performance mixing and material handling equipment.

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Posted on: June 21, 2016

Library introduces new auto renewal feature

You won't have to manually renew books, CDs and DVDs at the Burleson Public Library. As of June 27 any non-digital item checked out at Burleson, or MetrOPAC libraries, will be renewed automatically at the end of its lending period.

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Posted on: May 11, 2016

Take the pledge & enter Doo the Right Thing calendar photo contest

Does your dog have the personality to be cover dog? The North Central Texas Regional Stormwater Management Program is hosting a 2017 Doo the Right Thing Calendar Photo Contest. Pledge to “doo the right thing” then submit your dog's picture by June 30.

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Posted on: April 14, 2016

Download the City's official mobile app

Are you looking for a convenient way to get information about your City? Download our mobile app, the City of Burleson Texas. We make it easy to for you to check events, report a problem, fill out online forms, contact us, and more.

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Posted on: March 31, 2016

Need a reminder about your trash/recycling day?

Life can get crazy and the last thing you want to miss is your trash collection. If you want a friendly reminder when to put your trash, curbside recycling and special collection items at the curb, we have an app for that!

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Posted on: February 25, 2016

Explore the City's budget data online

Explore the City’s budget data online thanks to a partnership between the City and OpenGov. The new digital platform was launched Feb. 9, 2016. The design makes it easier to explore how taxpayer money is collected and spent.

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Posted on: March 28, 2016

Burleson Teen Court has a mobile app

The app will provide teens with easy access to information about upcoming events, dates for Teen Court, awareness nights, the quarterly newsletter, and an opportunity for community service with Burleson Teen Court.

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Posted on: February 9, 2016

Guardian Program helps protect those with special needs

The Guardian Program is a voluntary and free registry for those who may be unable to communicate basic personal information due to a diagnosed medical disorder, or are prone to wander away or run away from guardians, home, or school due to the disorder.

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Posted on: March 4, 2016

Two officers earn accolades for reaching out to those with mental illnesses

Two Burleson Police officers make a point of reaching out to help those who are suffering from mental illnesses. Those efforts resulted in Officers Cameron Pilgrim & Shayne Morrison to be selected for the 2015 Most Outstanding Community Policing award.

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Posted on: March 4, 2016

Dawkins earns Civilian of the Year honors

Karen Dawkins is someone you can call on at any time of the day or night and she will answer. That dedication earned the public safety communications supervisor the Burleson Police Department’s 2015 Civilian Employee of the Year award.

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Posted on: March 2, 2016

Trumble snags second Supervisor of the Year honor

Sgt. Jody Trumble was named the Burleson Police Department’s 2015 Supervisor of the Year. In her 17-plus years with the department she has been thrice-honored. Trumble earned the 2000 Employee of the Year and the 2010 Supervisor of the Year honor.

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Posted on: March 2, 2016

Pribble repeats as Firefighter of the Year

James Pribble took home Firefighter of the Year honors for the second time in less than 10 years. He secured a career firefighter position with Burleson in 2003. His firefighting career includes fighting fires for Briaroaks, Burleson, and Forest Hill.

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Posted on: March 1, 2016

Rookie Officer of the Year honors go to Tauch

His wedding anniversary may be Jason Tauch’s lucky charm. He was hired by the Burleson Police Department on May 14, 2014, his wedding anniversary, and excelled quickly, earning him the department’s 2015 Rookie Officer of the Year honors.

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Posted on: February 29, 2016

Eason named Rookie Firefighter of the Year

Life is pretty rosy for Ben Eason. He is a father-to-be and the Burleson Fire Department’s 2015 Rookie Firefighter of the Year. The firefighter/EMT accepted the honor at the department’s awards banquet on Feb. 20.

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Posted on: March 1, 2016

Burleson police select Prieskorn as Officer of the Year

You could call Officer Andrew Prieskorn a repeat performer. He took home the 2013 Rookie Officer of the Year honors, then last week he was honored again, this time with the 2015 Officer of the Year award for the Burleson Police Department.

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Posted on: February 29, 2016

Bauereisen earns Ofelia Blair Character Award honors

Tiffany Bauereisen is the first person in her family to pursue a career in law enforcement, and she has done it with a gusto that earned her Burleson Police Department’s 2012 Officer of the Year honors and the 2015 Ofelia Blair Character Award.

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Posted on: February 29, 2016

Police honor their own at awards banquet

Six top awards were presented, five were honored with Lifesaving Awards, four took home Meritorious Conduct awards, 14 received Police Commendations, and one earned a Community Service award at the Burleson Police Department’s annual banquet Feb. 25.

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Posted on: February 29, 2016

Five earn Lifesaving Awards

The way in which one dispatcher and four officers responded to multiple incidents - a vehicle stranded in high water, two separate suicide attempts, and a Good Samaritan who had been struck by a vehicle – earned each the BPD's Lifesaving Award.

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Posted on: February 25, 2016

Burleson Fire Department announces top honors

The tireless and exceptional work of the Burleson Fire Department was recognized at the department’s annual awards banquet. The top honorees include Firefighter of the Year - Fire Engineer James Pribble, and Rookie of the Year – Firefighter Ben Eason.

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Posted on: February 15, 2016

Police add online access to reports

The Burleson Police Department has set up online access to everything you need to file a minor police report, search for an inmate, and more, thanks to Police To Citizen (P2C). The link,, went live Feb. 10.

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Posted on: March 3, 2016

I-35W crash claims life of Arlington man

A 58-year-old Arlington man was pronounced dead at a local hospital following a two-vehicle crash on I-35W in Burleson Wednesday night.

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Posted on: February 2, 2016

Firefighters are teaching basic CPR

Burleson Fire Department is hosting free 3-hour public education classes in chest compression only CPR, every month in 2016. No CPR card is issued. Firefighters will also discuss and demonstrate the use of an AED (automated external defibrillator).

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

Mayor presents State of the City

Burleson Mayor Ken Shetter presented the third annual State of the City address at the Burleson Chamber of Commerce Winter Quarterly Meeting on Thursday, Jan. 21.

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