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Posted on: April 2, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Ten Positive cases in Burleson

There are now 10 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in the City of Burleson, as well as 3 persons under monitoring. The City has provided the age and gender of confirmed (See Graphic) and will continue to do so in positive cases moving forward. Right no...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Eight Positive cases in Burleson

Today the Burleson Fire Department Office of Emergency Management received notification from Johnson County Medical Authorities of eight positive cases of COVID-19 within the Burleson City Limits and six persons-under-investigation within Johnson County, ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Burleson Postpones General Election

On March 30, 2020 Burleson City Council approved Resolution CSO#1317-03-2020 postponing the May 2, 2020 General Election for the offices of Mayor, Councilmember Place 2, Councilmember Place 4, and Councilmember Place 6 to the uniform election date of Nove...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Positive cases in Burleson

Late this afternoon, the Burleson Fire Department Office of Emergency Management received notification from Johnson County Medical Authorities of 5 tested positive cases of COVID-19 and 1 person-under-investigation. Each reported case was confirmed by the...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

City of Burleson issues Stay-At-Home Declaration

The City of Burleson has issued a stay-at-home declaration by amending the city’s disaster declaration, the new amendments will take effect at 11:59 p.m., Wednesday, March 25 and continues until Monday, April 13, unless extended by Burleson City...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

A message from Mayor Shetter

Good evening Burleson,

As you may be aware, Tarrant County and the City of Fort Worth have issued stay-at-home declarations. I know many of you are wondering if we will be issuing similar. Our emergency management team has been reviewing the differences be...

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

City of Burleson Coronavirus Updates – State of Disaster Declaration Amendments as of March 23

To align with the most recent Tarrant County Disaster Declaration Amendments, the Burleson City Council amended the city’s disaster declaration, the new amendments will take effect at 12:01 am, Tuesday, March 24. View entire Declaration, Continu...

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

All public access to city facilities will be closed due to COVID-19 public health emergency

As of 5 p.m. Friday, March 20, all public access to city facilities will be closed. The closure is effective until at least April 3, 2020.
 
The City of Burleson is still open and will continue business as usual via phone or online. By closing publ...
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Posted on: March 20, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Case confirmation in Burleson

We would like to share the unfortunate news that we’ve received confirmation from Johnson County Public Health about a confirmed case of COVID-19 here in Burleson.

We know you probably have a lot of questions hearing that and we apologize in adva...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

City of Burleson Coronavirus Updates – State of Disaster Declaration Amendments as of March 18

Following both the Federal Government, State of Texas and Tarrant County direction, Mayor Shetter has issued amendments to the state of disaster declaration for the City of Burleson that was originally enacted on March 14, 2020. The amendments will take e...

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

City of Burleson issues state of disaster declaration due to coronavirus

Closures and Postponements as of March 14, 2020

Following both the State of Texas and Tarrant County direction, Mayor Shetter has issued a state of disaster for the City of Burleson due to a public health emergency over the coronavirus pandemic. By issuing...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

BRiCk will close, library reduce services due to COVID-19 public health emergency

With consideration for the health of our community, and in accordance with guidance from both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and President, the Burleson Recreation Center and Library will temporarily close at 5 p.m. March 17, 2020. &...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

City of Burleson Statement on Coordinated Efforts Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

For up-to-date information please visit www.burlesontx.com/coronavirus

As of March 9, 2020The City of Burleson is in daily communication concerning public health threats including the Coronavirus. The city’s Fire / EMS Department and Emergency Ma...
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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Burleson Police announce department honors

The Burleson Police Department honored some of their own during their annual awards banquet this month. 

Officer of the Year

The 2019 Officer of the Year is Cameron Pilgrim, a twelve-year-veteran, assigned to the Operations Support Bureau. Officer ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Easter hops into Burleson April 4

Be adventurous and dive in for Easter eggs, race against your peers for prize eggs at Hidden Creek Sports Complex, or enjoy a leisurely stroll through fields dotted with eggs at the City’s Russell Farm. Whatever you choose, make sure your calend...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

2020 Census is coming to Burleson

The United States Census of 2020, will be the twenty-fourth United States Census. National Census Day, the reference day used for the census, will be April 1, 2020. This is the first U.S. census to offer options to respond online or by phone, in addition ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2020

Davis named Assistant Fire Chief

Battalion Chief Casey Davis has been promoted to the rank of assistant chief of the Burleson Fire Department. The testing/selection process was opened to internal candidates only and was managed by a third party consulting firm. The process consisted of a...

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Be Healthy Burleson’s program helps new parents

The Burleson Babies program was started to give the city’s newest residents and their families a healthy start.

The program is entering into its second year, providing information that highlights all of the fantastic things that the Burleson comm...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Mayor Shetter presents ‘State of the City’

Mayor Ken Shetter, along with assistance from Burleson city councilmembers, presented the ’State of the City’ at the Burleson Area Greater Chamber of Commerce’s Winter Quarterly Meeting, Thur. Jan. 16 and at CityFest, Wed. Ja...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

City releases 2019 Annual Report

The City of Burleson has released its 2019 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 city’s business proces...

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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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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: 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: 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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