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Posted on: February 20, 2019

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 2018 Officer of the Year is Andrew Prieskorn, a six-year-veteran, assigned to the Operations Support Bureau. He respond...

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City Updates
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Old Town Station Phase 2 breaks ground

Today, February 15, Mayor Shetter and Councilmembers Rick Green, Ronnie Johnson, Todd K. Hulsey and Katherine Reading along with representatives from Dow Holdings broke ground on Old Town Station Phase 2, a 15,254 square foot building, located near the in...

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City Updates
Posted on: February 12, 2019

Join CERT, the community disaster response team

Find out how you can be part of a disaster response team. The Burleson Fire Marshal’s office is hosting a 5-day CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) training in April. All classes, except possibly the final class, will be hosted at Fire Stat...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Elizondo receives Texas Municipal Clerks Certification

Deputy City Secretary Jesse Elizondo graduated from the Texas Municipal Clerks Certification Program on January 24, 2019.

The Texas Municipal Clerks Certification Program began in 1967 and is the only university-level professional education progra...

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City Updates
Posted on: February 5, 2019

City's utility bills get a redesign

City of Burleson residents will see a different utility bill design when they open their statements for the month of February. All of the same information that was found on previous bills will be on the newly designed bill but will be much more user-frien...

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

Award-winning Burleson Works Program heads into second year

The Burleson Works, a program of the Burleson Opportunity Fund, 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 seni...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

Be Healthy Burleson launches program to help new parents

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

“Burleson is about community, in every sense of the word and this program is another product of that statement,” s...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

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

Registration is opened for the 8th Annual Be Healthy Burleson 5K/10K/Fun Walk scheduled for Saturday, April 13 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 $20 be...

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

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, 2019, you can be nominated to serve on the Burleson Mayor’s Youth Council (MYC).

The goal of the MYC is to ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

2019 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. 17.

 Mayor Shetter highlighted the ways Burleson ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

James named Employee of the Quarter

Connecting with residents and helping them reach solutions is what Tammy James, code enforcement officer, does best. Working as a code enforcement officer she meets a lot of Burleson residents on a daily basis, some of the residents are struggling either ...

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City Updates
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Burleson City Manager set to retire

Under his leadership, the city has seen its credit rating upgraded, joined an elite group of only 270 municipalities in the United States with an Insurance Services Office (ISO) Class 1 rating, opened a new police headquarters and municipal court and expe...

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City Updates
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Winter Quarter Averaging

The City of Burleson uses Winter Quarter Averaging (WQA) to determine the volume charged on residential wastewater bills for the 12-month period beginning in April of each year. The amount of water utilized through the water meter for residential users in...

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