Welcome to the City of Burleson weekly E-Newsletter! 

March 3, 2017
City News
Hidden Creek Parkway Lane Closures 
If you drive Hidden Creek Parkway you will notice a lot of activity in the next two weeks as two separate projects start. Traffic will still be able to flow through Hidden Creek Parkway but various lanes will be closed. 
  • March 6 - 17 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. various lanes of Hidden Creek Parkway on the east and west sides of the bridge over I-35W will be shut down for signal maintenance. 
  • March 9 - 17 the outside, eastbound lane of Hidden Creek Parkway from SE Garden Boulevard to Chishenhall Park Lane will be closed for paving. 
Public Safety News
Fire launches Special Needs Assistance Program
The Special Needs Assistance Program (SNAP) is a database which assists the city's first responders to know the special needs of an individual in our community if they are called to respond to their home. This program also helps emergency management plan to assist them in the case of a disaster.

Who qualifies?
Any adult or child who lives within Burleson city limits and who may have an access or functional need that would require assistance before, during or after a personal emergency or local disaster. 
Some examples include: 
  • those who have limited or no mobility,
  • require supplemental oxygen,
  • have a cognitive disorder and/or,
  • cannot care for themselves or have a family member that cannot care for themselves.

More information or to register.  

The best way to prevent car burglaries is to lock your doors and take all of your valuables out of your car. This friendly reminder is brought to you by the  Tri-County Auto Theft Task Force.
With springtime approaching it is important to understand the different alerts from the City's outdoor warning system.  Learn more.
Rec Program of the Month
H.Y.P.E. - "Helping Young Peers Exceed"
H.Y.P.E. is a combination of the BRiCk H.Y.P.E. Teen Board as well as teen programming. The BRiCk H.Y.P.E. Teen Board facilitates with the planning and brainstorming of the teen programs/events that are offered at the BRiCk. They'll be giving their input, spreading the word to their teen friends, and participating as well. Programs by TEENS for TEENS! 

Learn more about the teen only intramural league and the summer series
Pet of the Week
Meet Jasmine, one-year-old Blue Heeler mix who is looking for her new fur-ever home. She was surrendered to the shelter by her previous owners because they did not have the time to spend with her.  Jasmine appears to be house trained, loves to go on walks, is very outgoing and loves her humans. Please come by and see Jasmine and her k-9 friends today

Available Pets

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.  
Vietnam Veterans Celebration
March 25, 1 - 2 p.m.
eterans Memorial Plaza, 298 E. Renfro St.
More information.  

Fire Department Open House
March 25, noon - 3 p.m.
Fire Station 1, 828 SW Alsbury
Aqua Egg Hunt
April 8, 10 a.m. - noon
BRiCk, 550 NW Summercrest Blvd.
Cost: $2, Tickets on sale now!
More information
Bunny Daze 
April 8, noon - 2 p.m.
Hidden Creek Softball Complex, 295 E Hidden Creek Parkway
Cost: Free More information.  
Easter Egg Hunt at Russell Farm
April 8, 2 p.m.
Russell Farm Art Center, 405 W. CR 714
Cost: Free
More information
Be Healthy Burleson Annual Run
April 22, packet pick-up starts at 7 a.m.
Old Town, 141 W. Renfro Street
More information and to register.  
City of Burleson
817-426-9622 | dphillips@burlesontx.com | http://www.burlesontx.com
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