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November 24, 2014

Planning & Zoning Commission – December 1, 2014

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The next meeting of the Joshua Planning & Zoning Commission will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, December 1, 2014 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 – December 1, 2014

(To view the entire packet, click on Meeting Packets, then select the desired packet.)

November 18, 2014

Monthly Senior Social at the Joshua Community YMCA

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Did you know that the YMCA offers many activities for local seniors, including a Monthly Senior Social?  The Monthly Senior Social is held the second Wednesday of each month from noon until 2 pm.  The next scheduled Senior Social will be held December 10th.  For more information, click here.  Senior Social

YMCA Offers “Parent’s Morning Out”

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Shop ’til you drop on the morning of Friday, November 28th while the kids enjoy a playful pajama party featuring crafts and activities at the YMCA.  This program is open to members and non-members from 5 am to 9 am.  For more information, click here.  Parents Morning Out

November 14, 2014

Breakfast with Santa at the Joshua YMCA

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Make plans now to attend Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 6th from 9-11 am.  This free event will include breakfast (pancakes, sausage and juice), arts and crafts, and a photo opportunity with Santa & Mrs. Claus.  Click here for more information.  YMCA Breakfast with Santa

City Offices – Holiday Closures

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Joshua City offices will be closed November 27 and 28 for Thanksgiving.  Trash service will not be provided on Thursday, November 27th.

Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting – December 6, 2014

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The City of Joshua and Joshua Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Christmas parade and tree lighting at 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 6th.  The parade will begin at Staples Elementary, travel north on Main Street, and end at First Methodist Church.  Following the parade, festivities will continue at City Park including photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, refreshments, and crafts for the children.

This year’s parade theme is “Redneck Christmas”.  Those wishing to enter a float in the parade, should contact the Joshua Chamber of Commerce at (817) 556-2480 to register.

City Council Meeting – November 20, 2014

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The next meeting of the Joshua City Council will be held Thursday, November 20, 2014 in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 101 S. Main.  The work session will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by the regular session.  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.  Revised Agenda – November 20, 2014

(To view the entire meeting packet, click on Meeting Packets and then select the desired packet.)

Animal Advisory Board Meetign – December 1, 2014

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The next meeting of the Joshua Animal Advisory Board will be held at 6:30 pm. on Monday, December 1, 2014 at the Joshua Police Department, 102 S. Main.  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 – December 1, 2014

November 10, 2014

Animal Shelter Board Meeting – November 10, 2014

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The next meeting of the Animal Shelter Board will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, November 10, 2014 at the Police Station, 102 S. Main.  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 – November 10, 2014

November 7, 2014

EDC Meetings

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The next meeting of the Type A EDC Board will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, November 10, 2014 in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 101 S. Main Street, Joshua, Texas.  Click here to view the agenda.  Agenda – November 10, 2014

The next meeting of the Type B EDC & Parks Board will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 101 S. Main Street, Joshua, Texas.  Click here to view the agenda.  Agenda – November 11, 2014

Both meetings are open to the public and subject to the open meeting laws of the State of Texas.  To view the packet for either meeting, click on Meeting Packets, then select the desired packet.

 

Fall Clean Up to be held this weekend

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The City of Joshua’s Fall Clean Up will be held November 7-9, 2014.  Gates will be open from 7 am until 7 pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  Residents will be required to show proof of residency with a current trash bill.  Only 1 load will be accepted.  Tires and batteries will be subject to a $5.00 disposal charge.  The 6th Street entrance should be utilized for debris drop off.

As part of this event, the “Crud Cruiser” will be on hand Saturday, November 8th from 9 am until 11 am to collect Home Hazardous Waste from Joshua residents.  A HHW voucher must be obtained in advance.

For more information regarding the event or acceptable items, please see the event flyer (below), contact staff at (817) 558-7447, or visit the city website at www.cityofjoshuatx.us.

Fall Clean Up Event

 

 

November 4, 2014

Board & Commission Members Needed

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There are currently several open positions on the City’s board and commissions, including the Planning & Zoning Commission, Board of Adjustment, Type A EDC, and Type B EDC & Park Board.  Serving on a City board or commission provides a unique opportunity to have a voice in the growth and development of your community.  For more information about the duties of each board, click on the “Boards & Commissions” tab or contact the City Secretary at (817) 558-7447.  Applications are available at City Hall.  Click here to download an application.  Board Application Form

October 31, 2014

American Diabetes Month Proclamation

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Mayor Joe Hollarn is encouraging Joshua residents to recognize November 2014 as American Diabetes Month by joining the American Diabetes Association’s Stop Diabetes movement to confront, fight and most importantly, change the future of this deadly disease.

Click here to see the Proclamation issued October 30, 2014. American Diabetes Month November 2014