One thing I would like Farmers Branch to do is to also give green trash can bins like t...he recycle ones. It would be a great idea other than that I love to live in Farmers Branch�
2018 ENHANCEMENTS to the Farmers Branch Demo/Rebuild Program offer a sliding scale of benefits to anyone wishing to replace an existing home with a newer one. Economic Development Director Allison Cook explains. Call 972.919.2509 for more. #demorebuild #neighborhoodrenaissance #fbtx
Attention Farmers Branch residents that received a Municipal Court jury summons for March 27:
Please note that no jury trials will be held on March 27. Anyone called for municipal court duty on this date is released from serving.
This release is for March 27 only, and has nothing to do with county jury service or service on any other date. For questions, call Farmers Branch Municipal Court at 972.484.4112.
City Council cancels general election; charter amendments still on ballot
FBTX ~ As incumbents were the only people filing for places on the ballot for the 2018 general election, the Farmers Branch City Council has voted to cancel the election and declared the candidates elected to office.
State law provides for cancellation of the election if candidates are unopposed. At the end of filing, incumbent District 3 Councilmember John Norwood and District 5 Councilmember Mike B...omgardner were the only candidates on the ballot.
However, City Secretary Amy Piukana reminded local residents that there will still be a special election on May 5 to consider 15 proposed amendments to the City Charter.
The full text of the proposed Charter amendments can be found online at farmersbranchtx.gov/elections.
Early voting will take place at all Dallas County early voting locations, including Farmers Branch City Hall, April 23 thru May 1. For specific hours and more information, visit dallascountyvotes.org.
Documents and reports estimated damage to landscape from accidents; may assist in planning annual landscape color program; may assist in planning chemical application program for landscape area; performs all aspects of parks maintenance; drives various types of vehicles and operates light to medium equipment such as tractors, tillers, trucks, and back-hoes.
The purpose of this position is to supervise, lead, and direct a small crew in assigned division by performing essentially more complex work as those directed, including overseeing work quality, training, instructing and scheduling work.
The City of Farmers Branch will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first come, first serve basis. As soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice after a three business day minimum posting.
Apply at http://www.farmersbranchtx.gov/378/Careers
Mirroring the open, inviting nature of National Night Out in October, City leaders are inviting residents to join them at one of three locations for information-sharing and fellowship at the first-ever 'Farmers Branch Night Out' event, set for Thursday, April 5. More at http://www.farmersbranchtx.gov/1127/Farmers-Branch-Night-Out
The Farmers Branch Manske Library is offering some really great activities for all you in-town spring breakers next week. Head on over to their page and check out their events.
Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Mulch But Were Afraid To Ask ... Check out this months edition of "The Cultivators of Farmers Branch" as Landscape Manager, and expert flower child, Pam Smith talks about mulching your garden. #fbtx
DON'T FORGET the Farmers Branch Aquatics Center is currently closed for winter maintenance, thru Tuesday, March 6. The Margaret Young Natatorium will reopen for regular hours on Wednesday, March 7 while the Frog Pond is gearing up for it's annual opening in late May. #fbh2o #fbtx
In accordance with Presidential & Gubernatorial Proclamations, all flags on City facilities and grounds are flying at half-staff Friday, March 2, in memory of the late Rev. Billy Graham.
Even though currently closed because of flooding, anyone that may not have paid a visit to the John F. Burke Nature Preserve should put it on their "to do" list once the water recedes and the nature area reopens. Check it out ...
WATER, WATER, EVERYWHERE ... The excessive rains of the past week have forced the Elm Fork of the Trinity River beyond its banks and into the John F. Burke Nature Preserve ... As such, the Preserve is closed until further notice. Please share, especially to nature enthusiasts #fbtx