Welcome to the City of Burleson weekly E-Newsletter! 

May 19, 2017
City News
City Council Meeting scheduled for Monday, May 22
The regularly scheduled City Council meeting will be held at 7 p.m. (work session starts at 6 p.m.) Mon. May 22.
You can access the agenda for this upcoming city council meeting, and all other city meetings, through the Agendas and Minutes page.
If you can't make it to the meeting you can view the video by going to the Streaming Video page
City facilities to be closed in observance of Memorial Day
Most City facilities will be closed on Memorial Day, May 29. Trash or curbside recycling collection will not be affected. 
Hot Sounds of Summer Concert Series
Mark those calendars now for the City of Burleson's 2017 Hot Sounds of Summer Concert Series. The wide variety of artists are sure to satisfy a wide variety of music enthusiasts, with bands that range from country to soul and blues, disco and cover bands every Friday night, May 26 - June 30, at 7:30 p.m. The free 90-minute concerts are held in Old Town.
  • May 26: Bubba Harper 24/7 Band (True Traditional Country)
  • June 2: Memphis Soul (Soul/Motown/R&B)
  • June 9: Wayne the Train Hancock (Western Swing, Blues and Old-Timey Country)
  • June 16: Le Freak (Disco)
  • June 23: Graceland Ninjaz (Variety with a twist of Elvis)
  • June 30: Fin City (A Jimmy Buffet cover band)
  • July 4: Trio Grande (ZZ Top cover band) this concert will be held at Chisenhall Fields during the city's Fourth of July celebration.
Street closures in Old Town Burleson (124 W. Ellison St.) will start at 4 p.m. each Friday, 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.
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*
Saturday, May 20, 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free 

Upcoming workshop:
Cutting Expenses: Get Out that Little Black Notebook*
Saturday, June 17, 10:30 a.m.

*This program does not constitute endorsement by the Library of the individual presenter's policies or beliefs.
Fire hosts Junior Fire Academy 
Sign your child up today! 

What does it really take to be a firefighter? Your future fifth grader can discover that this summer when the Burleson Fire Department hosts four free one-day Junior Fire Academy sessions in 2017 (two sessions are already full). The deadline to apply is June 2. 

Dates available are:
  • Wednesday, June 21 or 28
  • Academy runs from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Each academy is limited to 12 students. 

For more information or to sign up

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.  
Recycled Boat Regatta
May 20, 9 a.m. - noon
BRiCk, 550 NW Summercrest Blvd
Cost: Free
Hot Sounds of Summer
May 26, 7:30 p.m.
Old Town
Cost: Free
Battle of the Bands
May 27, 1 - 6 p.m.
BRiCk, 550  NW Summercrest Blvd
Splash Day
May 29, 1 - 7 p.m.
BRiCk, 550 NW Summercrest Blvd
Cost: Free
More information.  
City of Burleson
817-426-9622 | dphillips@burlesontx.com | http://www.burlesontx.com
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