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Welcome to the City of Burleson weekly E-Newsletter! 

July 21, 2017
City News
Serve your community - volunteer to be on a board or commission
The city is currently taking applications until August 7 to serve on one of the many boards and commissions. 

Their are currently open seats on the Building Codes and Standards Board, Cemetery Board, Library Board, Old Town Development Standards Review Committee, Park Board, Planning and Zoning Commission and Zoning Board of Adjustment. 

Limited hours at Municipal Court, July 24 - 28
The Burleson Municipal Court will have limited hours the week of July 24 - 28, the lobby will be open from 1 - 5 p.m, daily.

As always, citations can be paid anytime online or you can use the automated system, (800) 444-1187. Please have your ticket number and the amount due.

We apologize for any inconvenience and will be back open regular hours July 31.  
Johnson Avenue to be closed July 11 - approximately Aug. 8
After many delays the barriers are in place to close Johnson Ave from July 11 approximately August 8 to allow for the construction of storm drains.

Patrons will still have access to the Burleson Public Library, Warren Park and local businesses during the closure.

*Note - Please do not use the the Library parking lot as a cut through, it is very dangerous due to the amount of parents and children that are walking into/out of the library. 
Beware of mosquitoes 

Even the most unexpected places can become breeding grounds for mosquitoes and the illnesses they can carry. City of Burleson Environmental Department, Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) and County officials are asking for your help to protect our community.

Do you part and  
Be Mosquito Free :
  • Wear long sleeves and pants
  • Use EPA-approved insect repellent
  • Dump standing water 
  • Keep vegetation trimmed

More information

July is 'Watch Your Car' Month 
The Texas Department of Public Safety reports indicate that more motor vehicle thefts and burglaries are committed in July than in any other month. 
  • Remove or hide your valuables
  • Always lock your vehicle
  • Never leave your keys in your vehicle

The Tri-County Auto Theft Task Force reminds you to remove your valuables and your keys and always secure your vehicle.  

Shelter runs summer sale 
Summer is a very busy time at the Burleson Animal Shelter and we have seen so many cats and dogs come through our facility. Please consider adopting and bringing a new family member home. 

**The Burleson Animal Shelter is currently at capacity, so all pets are $85 or less.**

Upcoming Events
There are so many fun upcoming events in Burleson. Make sure to mark you calendar for the below dates, view the entire city calendar.  
Monthly Dance
August 11 & September 8, 7 - 9:30 p.m.
Senior Activity Center, 216 SW Johnson Ave
Cost: $5 per person
Trash Bash
September 9, 9 - 11 a.m. 
Warren Park, 301 SW Johnson Ave  
Cost: Free 
More information & to register 
Old Town Picture Show
September 16, 23 & 30, 8:30 p.m. 
Old Town
Cost: Free 
 
BAM Fest
September 16, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Senior Activity Center, 216 SW Johnson Ave  
Cost: Free 
More information.  
City of Burleson
817-426-9622 | dphillips@burlesontx.com | http://www.burlesontx.com
 
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