The Joshua Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Fall Festival this Saturday (October 18th) from 10 am until 2 pm in the front parking lots of Joshua High School. There will be plenty of fun for everyone with a variety of vendors, food, games, entertainment and more, including bounce houses, pony rides, games and a costume contest for the kids.
October 17, 2014
October 9, 2014
The next regular meeting of the Joshua City Council will be held at 6:30 pm on Thursday, October 16th in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 101 S. Main Street, Joshua, Texas. This meeting is open to the public and subject to the open meeting laws of the State of Texas. Click here to view the agenda. Agenda – October 16, 2014
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The following meetings have been cancelled due to a lack of agenda items:
Type A Economic Development Corporation Board meeting scheduled for Monday, October 13, 2014.
Type B Economic Development Corporation & Park Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 14, 2014.
October 2, 2014
The Joshua Fire Department has released general information pertaining to the Ebola virus based on information distributed by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO). Click here to read more about Ebola virus transmission, signs and symptoms, and prevention. Ebola Info Sheet
State Representative Rob Orr and the Greater Johnson County Transportation Coalition will host a Town Hall meeting at 6 pm on Monday, October 13th at Venue 510 located at 510 SW Wilshire Boulevard in Burleson. The topic of the presentation will be Proposition 1, a constitutional amendment related to transportation funding, that will be presented to voters on the November General Election Ballot.
The featured speaker will be The Honorable Joe Pickett of El Paso, chair of the Select Committee on Transportation Funding, Expenditures, and Finance in the Texas House of Representatives. The public is invited to attend this free event. Click here to view the event flyer. Transportation Town Hall_10-13-14
September 29, 2014
Beginning October 1, 2014, the City of Joshua will be using the CodeRED Emergency Notification Service. This service allows emergency officials to notify residents and businesses by telephone, cell phone, text message, email and social media regarding time-sensitive general and emergency notifications.
For more information on how to enroll in the CodeRED Emergency Notification Service, click here to view the CodeRED Community FAQ sheet.
Please note that City of Joshua will no longer be using Blackboard Connect. Residents and businesses that subscribed to Blackboard Connect will need to subscribe to CodeRED to continue receiving notifications.
The next meeting of the Joshua Planning & Zoning Commission will be held Monday, October 6, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 101 S. Main Street. This meeting is open to the public and subject to the open meeting laws of the State of Texas. Click here to view the agenda. Agenda – October 6, 2014
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Joshua residents are advised that the City will begin conducting quarterly tests of the outdoor warning siren system if weather conditions permit. Testing will not occur if it is cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms. The first test is scheduled to be held Wednesday, October 1st at 11:30 a.m.
September 26, 2014
The Joshua City Council will conduct a special session on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. The special session will be held in the Joshua Fire Station Conference Room located at 770 N. Main Street. This meeting is open to the public and subject to the open meeting laws of the State of Texas. Click here to view the agenda. Agenda – October 9, 2014
On September 18, 2014, the Joshua City Council adopted the FY 2014-2015 budget and adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year’s rate. The tax rate will effectively be raised by 7.33 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $2.39 when compared to the current maintenance and operations rate.