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Welcome to the City of Burleson weekly E-Newsletter! 

June 2, 2017
City News
Early Voting for runoff election starts June 5
Early voting for the June 17 runoff election for Place 4 on the Burleson City Council starts Monday, June 5. The candidates are Pam Grant Tatum and Todd Hulsey.

You can vote 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 5-9 (Monday-Friday) and 7 a.m.-7 p.m., June 12-13 (Monday-Tuesday). Election Day is Saturday, June 17, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. All voting will take place at Burleson City Hall, 141 W. Renfro St.

At the May 6 general election, three candidates were vying for the Place 4 seat currently held by Matt Aiken, who chose not to run for reelection. Tatum garnered 38.27 percent of the vote and Hulsey received 42.73 percent. In order to win the seat outright, the person with the highest number of votes would have had to earn 50 percent of the total vote, plus one. Shannan Sutter received 19 percent of the votes for Place 4.
First Hot Sounds of Summer concert tonight; street closures 
Another installment of the Hot Sounds of Summer concert series will take place tonight. The free  90-minute concert in Old Town starts at 7:30 p.m. with Memphis Soul 

Street closures in Old Town Burleson (124 W. Ellison St.) will start at 4 p.m. today and every Friday through June 30, come down early and eat at one of the more than half a dozen restaurants, then set up your lawn chairs and blankets in the street. Food and drink are allowed at the concerts, but patrons are strongly discouraged from bringing glass bottles, due to safety reasons.  More information
Free Financial Workshops at Library 
Did you ever exceed your spending  limit on your credit card? 
Pay one card with a balance transfer from another? 
Find something  outrageous on your credit card bill? 

If you carry a balance on your credit cards, the Burleson Public Library is hosting a workshop by Lorene Collier Purcy from Mindset Matters Consulting & Education LLC that  will help you to get out of credit card debt quickly. 

Credit Card Debt: Taking the First Step to Getting Debt Free*
Tuesday,  June 20, 6 p.m. 
Cost: Free 

*This program does not constitute endorsement by the Library of the individual presenter's policies or beliefs.
Golf is a great gift for Father's Day 
Father's Day is June 18 and Hidden Creek Golf Course has just the gift that Dad wants. 

You can pick from a round of golf, add on lunch at The Terrace or get a monetary gift card that he can spend however he would like. And the best part, they can all be purchased online.  

 

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.  
Hot Sounds of Summer
June 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 7:30 p.m.
Old Town
Cost: Free
Fishing for Tales
June 3, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
Bailey Lake,  280 W. Hidden Creek Parkway  
Cost: Free 
More information.  
City of Burleson
817-426-9622 | dphillips@burlesontx.com | http://www.burlesontx.com
 
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