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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 16, 2019

Woodard Avenue Reconstruction Update - Jan. 2019

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The reconstruction of Woodard Avenue is planned for completion by the end of January, weather permitting.

The contractor is scheduled to return on site this week to place the final layers of pavement. The City is aware of the inconvenience the project&...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: January 15, 2019

City offices closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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The City of Cleburne’s offices and facilities will be closed in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday on Monday, Jan. 21.

The closure includes the Library, Booker T. Washington Recreation Center, Layland Museum, and Railroad Museum...

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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: January 7, 2019

Animal Services to abate buzzards with pyrotechnics

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Cleburne Animal Services will carry out buzzard abatement in the area of North Buffalo between Heard and W. Willingham starting on Jan. 11.

Staff will be in the area from 4-6 p.m. every night for about a week to 10 days beginning Friday, Jan. 11, weather p...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Now Accepting Sealed Bids

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The City of Cleburne is now accepting sealed bids for a tax-foreclosed commercial property. Please direct all bids and/or inquiries to Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins & Mott, LLP  817-461-3344 or visit their website: http://pbfcm.com/taxres...

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Christmas tree pickup returns in January

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Live Christmas trees may be set out for pick up in January. 

The City of Cleburne Sanitation Department will pick up trees on Friday, Jan. 4 and Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. Also, live Christmas trees will be picked up during bulk weeks throughout the m...

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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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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: December 12, 2018

Cleburne Fire natural gas safety tips

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As it gets colder in the winter months, the Cleburne Fire Department responds to more calls of residents smelling gas or worse, heating-related fires. Follow these tips to keep you and your family safe.

Natural Gas and Heating safety

Natural gas appliances ...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: November 13, 2018

Police, firefighter calendar to benefit shelter

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This story appeared in the Cleburne Times-Review:

Just in time for the holidays, the Cleburne Animal Shelter is selling a 2019 calendar which features photos of local first responders with shelter dogs.

The calender — Rescues & Rescuers &m...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Merry Marshal Christmas aims to help those in need

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The City of Cleburne’s City Marshal’s Office is seeking the community’s help to spread some holiday cheer.

The Office needs help through a collection event it’s calling Merry Marshal Christmas. From now until January...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: November 28, 2018

Property Maintenance Codes go into effect Jan. 1

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New property maintenance policies to improve the community’s health and safety go into effect Jan. 1, 2019.

City Council wants to ensure residents live in safe conditions and protect Cleburne’s growth and prosperity. To achieve this, th...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: November 13, 2018

Cleburne firefighter helps in Cali wildfires

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Cleburne Fire Lt. Kris Watson is headed to California with a team from Texas to help battle wildfires in California.

With more than 1,000 confirmed wildfires in California, the state reached out to the Texas Department of Emergency Management to help throu...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: October 17, 2018

City, Christmas in Action partner for HOPE program

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The City of Cleburne and local non-profit Christmas in Action (CIA) are teaming up to improve residents’ living conditions, strengthen the city’s tax base, and protect the community’s growth and prosperity.

Cleburne City Counc...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: October 15, 2018

Cleburne considers adopting International Property Maintenance Code

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Cleburne’s City Council is considering adopting property maintenance policies to improve the community’s health and safety.

City Council wants to ensure residents live in safe conditions and protect Cleburne’s growth and prosp...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Public Works Construction Project Update Fall 2018

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City staff presented an overview of recently completed, on-going, and upcoming infrastructure projects to City Council at its Oct. 9 meeting.

“There are lots of good things going on to improve the quality of life for all our residents,”...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: September 26, 2018

City to conduct micro-surfacing work on roads

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The city will micro-surface several roadways this fall as part of its Street Maintenance Program.

The City Council approved a $244,414 contract with Viking Construction, Inc. for a project to micro-surface about 3.3 miles of roadway.

Crews will resurface ex...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: September 27, 2018

Cleburne to apply for Wastewater Treatment Plant expansion funding

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The City of Cleburne is obtaining funding to expand its Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Cleburne City Council approved a resolution requesting $42 million from the Texas Water Development Board to fund the expansion during its Sept. 25 meeting. The state board...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Fiscal Year 2018 budget document wins award

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A leading government finance officers organization recognized the City of Cleburne’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget document.

Government Finance Officers Association has awarded the City of Cleburne their Distinguished Budget Presentation award for our ...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: September 13, 2018

City Council adopts Fiscal Year 2019 budget

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The city of Cleburne’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget funds infrastructure maintenance and improvements, a new fire truck, and invests in economic development initiatives.

The Cleburne City Council adopted the $85 million budget at its Sept. 11, 2018 me...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: September 6, 2018

City does not solicit residential water test

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The City of Cleburne does not solicit residents for random community water testing.

City staff has recently heard from residents about forms left on front doors regarding community water tests. These forms are not from the city of Cleburne. In many instanc...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: August 29, 2018

K9 Gimi to retire in September

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A Cleburne Police Department veteran is ending his watch to spend more time chasing balls rather than criminals.

The Cleburne City Council approved the retirement of K9 Gimi at its Aug. 28, 2018, meeting. The police dog has served the city for more than 10...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: July 25, 2018

Chisholm Trail Museum to hire administrator to guide growth

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As more visitors explore Cleburne’s Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum, the city and Johnson County Heritage Foundation Inc. look to hire an administrator to guide facility’s growth.Cleburne City Council approved a resolution with the found...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: June 27, 2018

Cleburne sees violent, property crime decrease

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Cleburne continues a five year trend of reduction in violent and property crimes in 2017.

Police Chief Rob Severance III presented the Cleburne Police Department Annual Report to the City Council on June 26. In 2017, Cleburne saw a decrease in cases of rob...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: June 27, 2018

Policy change allows downtown restaurants to sell alcoholic beverages

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An amendment to city policy aims to assist restaurants and encourage more businesses by allowing downtown restaurants located within 300 feet of a church to begin serving alcoholic beverages.

City Council unanimously approved the amendment to the Code of O...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: May 25, 2018

NEWS RELEASE

CLEBURNE POLICE DEPARTMENT

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Cleburne, TX – The City of Cleburne Animal Shelter and The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is seeking anyone who came into contact with a litter of a lab/shepherd mix puppies that w...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Jury Cancellation Notification

The jury service scheduled for Wednesday, April 18th and Wednesday, April 25th, 2018, at the Cleburne Municipal Court have been cancelled. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Cleburne Municipal Court at (817) 645-0925.

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Public Meeting - Texas Historical Commission

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When:             Monday, April 23, 2018 at 4:30pm

Where:            City Hall Council Chambers, 10 N. Robinson, Cleburne TX

Topic: &am...

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City of Cleburne News
Posted on: April 6, 2018

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

Grand Opening of the La Moderna Pasta Co in Cleburne

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CLEBURNE — What began as a ribbon-cutting for a new investment by a Mexican company in Texas evolved into a lovefest for NAFTA on Tuesday when speaker after speaker extolled the basic principles behind the embattled program.

In remarks by everyone from Tex...

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