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January 26, 2015

JCPAAA Meeting – February 3, 2015

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The next meeting of the JCPAAA will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at the Joshua Fire Training Center, 770 N. 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.  February 3, 2015

January 21, 2015

Notice to Residents – 4th Street

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The City of Joshua plans to submit a grant application for CDBG funding to reconstruct 4th Street from N. Main Street to Hwy 174. The firm selected to prepare the grant application will be contacting 4th Street residents on Thursday, January 22nd. The information obtained will be used in scoring the application and determining grant eligibility. For more information contact Asst. City Manager Mike Peacock at (817) 558-7447.

January 16, 2015

May 2015 Election Update

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The City of Joshua will hold a General Election on May 9, 2015 for Council Member Place 4 and Council Member Place 6, each to be elected for a three-year term.

The first day to file an application for a place on the ballot is Wednesday, January 28th.  The application deadline is Friday, February 27, 2015 at 5 pm.

Candidate packets and additional information may be obtained by contacting the City Secretary at (817) 558-7447.

 

Joshua Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet

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The Chamber of Commerce will host Joshua’s Annual Banquet on Tuesday, February 24, 2015.  The event will be held at 6:30 pm at First United Methodist Church of Joshua located at 114 Paula Drive.  For more information, visit the Chamber website at www.joshuachamber.org.

 

Joshua Baseball & Softball Spring Signups

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Baseball and softball signups will be held at the Joshua Park and Recreation Facility at 200 Santa Fe (old fire station) on the following dates:  Saturday, January 17th (10 am – 2 pm); Saturday, January 31st (10 am – 2 pm); Thursday, February 5th (6:30-8 pm); Saturday, February 7th (10 am – 2 pm); and, Thursday, February 12th (6:30-8 pm).

Cost for the Spring 2015 season is $100.  There are no non-resident fees, mandatory fundraiser fees, or concession buy-out fees.  Price includes hat, jersey, pants, belt and socks.

Late signups will be held Saturday, February 14th (10 am – 2 pm).  A $20 late fee will apply.

Opening day is scheduled for March 21, 2015.  Festivities will include carnival booths, a silent auction and raffle items.

January 12, 2015

Planning & Zoning Commission – January 19, 2015

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The Joshua Planning & Zoning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, January 19, 2015 in the City Hall Council Chambers, 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 – January 19, 2015

January 9, 2015

Upcoming Meetings

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The next meeting of the Joshua City Council will be held Thursday, January 15, 2015 in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 101 S. Main Street.  The work session will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by the regular session.  Click here to view the agenda.  Revised Agenda – January 15, 2015

The next meeting of the Type A EDC Board will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, January 12, 2015 in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 101 S. Main Street.  Click here to view the agenda.  Agenda – January 12, 2015

The next meeting of the Type B EDC & Parks Board will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 101 S. Main Street.  Click here to view the agenda.  Agenda – January 13, 2015

The above meetings are open to the public and subject to the Open Meeting Laws of the State of Texas.  To view the entire meeting packets, click on Meeting Packets, then select the desired packet.

 

January 8, 2015

Honor a Veteran with a Memorial Brick

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Local Boy Scout Braeden Lewis will be building a Veteran’s Memorial in Joshua City Park for his Eagle Scout Project.  The monument will contain the names of those killed or missing in action from Johnson County, Texas.   Braeden is raising funds for this project through the sale of memorial bricks.  Show your support by personalizing a brick today!  Click here for more information.  Veteran’s Memorial – Brick Order Form 2015

New YMCA Programs

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Come take the Polar Challenge by jumping into the Joshua Community YMCA pool on February 7th at 9 am.  All donations go to benefit the Joshua Community YMCA Annual Campaign /scholarship program.  For more information on this chilling event, click here.  Polar Plunge 2015

As part of its efforts encouraging health lifestyles, the Joshua YMCA will be offering a Diabetes Prevention Program.  This 16=week program starts Tuesday, February 24th.  For more information, click here.  Diabetes Prevention Program

Christmas Tree Dispoal

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Christmas trees placed adjacent to trash on regular collection days (Monday and Thursday) will be removed by Progressive Waste at no additional charge.  Trees more than 9 feet in height must be cut in half.  For additional information, contact City Hall at (817) 558-7447.

Interested in Adopting a Pet?

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Joshua Animal Control has pets ready for adoption.   Currently there are 10 dogs, 1 cat, and 4 kittens looking for a forever home.  Contact the Animal Shelter at (817) 774-9450 or check out Joshua Animal Shelter on Facebook.

December 31, 2014

Planning & Zoning Commission – Meeting Cancellation

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The Planning & Zoning Commission will not meet on Monday, January 5, 2015.

Trash Collection Service – January 1st

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Trash collection will be provided as scheduled on Thursday, January 1st.  Have a safe and Happy New Year!

December 30, 2014

YMCA Special Rates Offered

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Ring in the New Year at the YMCA and enjoy savings on new memberships!  $0 joining fee January 1-14 and $15 joining fee January 15-31.

Help strengthen our Y community by inviting your friends to join.  When they join, you and your friend will both receive 20% off membership dues.  Click here for more information.  Together20-flyer-PlusValueRates

Trash Collection Service Advisory

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The City has been advised that residences which did not receive trash collection service on Monday, December 29th will receive trash collection service today (Tuesday, December 30th).