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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Shop Cleburne this holiday season and support local business

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Spending your money on Cleburne businesses is the ultimate cashback reward.

This holiday season the City of Cleburne is encouraging the community to shop and dine local.

Take advantage of Cleburne’s numerous dining choices, unique shopping experie...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: November 14, 2019

City provides fall update on public works and engineering projects

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Several projects to improve the city’s roads, sidewalks, and infrastructure are in the works.

City staff presented an update on current Public Works and Engineering projects to the City Council at the Nov. 12 meeting.

Downtown Sidewalk Project

The ...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: October 24, 2019

City hires firm to create Parks & Recreation Master Plan

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The City of Cleburne has hired a firm to create the plan that will guide the community’s park and recreation goals and facilities for the years to come.

The Cleburne City Council approved a contract to have MHS Planning and Design, LLC create the...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: September 25, 2019

City of Cleburne, Johnson County reach agreement with Harrington Environmental Services, LLC

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The City of Cleburne and Johnson County have agreed to a mediated settlement with Harrington Environmental Services, LLC, for the company to cease its local septic and composting operations.

The agreement puts an end to several years of Harrington Environm...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Cleburne ranked as one of the safest cities in Texas

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Cleburne is among one of the safest cities in Texas, according to a recent ranking.

Backgroundchecks.org placed Cleburne in the 58 position when comparing the safety of cities in the state. The website used the most recent FBI crime statistics and only fac...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: September 12, 2019

City of Cleburne adopts Fiscal Year 2020 budget, focuses on infrastructure and services

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The Cleburne City Council adopted its Fiscal Year 2020 budget, which includes a lower tax rate, continues to fund capital improvement projects, and funds facility and equipment maintenance and replacement.

The City Council approved the $88.9 million budget...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: August 28, 2019

Economic Development Update: More businesses, more homes

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The City of Cleburne is seeing growth in its downtown redevelopment and residential, commercial, and industrial sectors.

Economic Development Manager Grady Easdon presented the quarterly economic development update to City Council on Aug. 27. His update sh...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Facade Improvement program tops $66,000 toward economic development

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Storefront by storefront, downtown Cleburne and the Henderson and Main corridors are being refreshed with inviting looks.

From its inception in 2016, the City of Cleburne’s Façade Improvement Matching Incentive Program has assisted and...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Cleburne to conduct east-side drainage study

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The City of Cleburne will conduct a data-focused study of the drainage utilities on the city’s east side to prioritize future projects.

The drainage study will allow the city to identify and prioritize future repair and improvement projects withi...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Cleburne joins North Central Texas Public Works Emergency Response Team, first in Johnson County

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Cleburne is the first city in Johnson County to join a public works partnership of North Texas municipalities that assist one another in emergency response.

The City Council approved a resolution to join the North Central Texas Public Works Emergency Respo...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: July 11, 2019

Fiscal Year 2019 budget recognized by finance officers association

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The City of Cleburne’s latest budget document received a high honor from the Government Finance Officers Association.

The association awarded the city its Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the Fiscal Year 2019 budget. The award reflects...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: March 22, 2019

City to begin mill and overlay road improvements

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The Public Works Department begins this year’s mill and overlay project to improve six miles of city roads across Cleburne at the end of March.

The project begins the week of March 25 on Prairie Street from Featherston to Country Club. In this co...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Cleburne Police join Johnson County-wide dispatch, database

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Cleburne Police Department has joined partners across Johnson County to use shared dispatch and database technology to improve public safety efforts across the region.

The City recently became part of the county-wide Computer-Aided Dispatch and Records Man...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: January 24, 2019

City receives $1M in funding for Wastewater Facility Upgrade

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The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) awarded the City of Cleburne funding of up to $1 million for the City’s Wastewater Treatment Expansion Project.

The funding allows the City up to $1 million in principle forgiveness toward the upcoming pro...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: January 18, 2019

Cleburne recognized as one of the safest driving cities in Texas

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Cleburne is one of the top 10 safest driving cities in Texas, according to QuoteWizard.com.

The insurance website listed the top 15 safest driving cities in the state using incident data including speeding tickets, accidents, DUIs, and other citations. Cle...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Economic development quarterly update January 2019

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New businesses, more homes, and downtown redevelopment describe the past quarter in economic development in Cleburne.

Economic Development Manager Grady Easdon provided a quarterly economic development update to the City Council at its Jan. 8 meeting. The ...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: December 18, 2018

Police PSA: Be aware of scammers

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The best way to avoid being the victim of a scam is to be aware of the warning signs and heed them. Scammers understand psychology and know how to manipulate people.

There are never any circumstances where a legitimate business or government department (IR...

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