Joshua City Hall 101 South Main St. Joshua, Texas 76058

(817) 558-7447

Type B EDC/Park Board Meeting October 12, 2010

The Joshua Type B Economic Development Corporation Board will hold a Regular Meeting at 7:00 p.m. at the Joshua City Hall, Council Chambers, 101 S. Main, Joshua, Texas on October 12, 2010. This is an open meeting, open to the public, subject to the Open Meeting Laws of the State of Texas. Click here to view the Agenda. Type B agen 10-12-10

Type A EDC Board Meeting September 13, 2010

The Joshua Type A Economic Development Corporation Board will hold a Regular Meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Joshua City Hall, Council Chambers,101 S. Main, Joshua, Texas on September 13, 2010. This is an open meeting, open to the public, subject to the Open Meeting Laws of the State of Texas. Click here to view the agenda. Type A Agenda 9-13-2010

Type B EDC and Parks Board Meeting

The Joshua Type B Economic Development Corporation and Park Board will hold a Regular Meeting at 7:00 p.m. at the Joshua City Hall, Council Chambers, 101 S. Main, Joshua, Texas on September 14, 2010. This is an open meeting, open to the public, subject to the Open Meeting Laws of the State of Texas. Click here to view the Agenda. Type B agen 9-14-10

City Council Meeting – September 16, 2010

The Joshua City Council will hold a Work Session at 6:30 p.m. and a Regular Session at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall Council Chambers, 101 S. Main, Joshua, Texas on September 16, 2010.  This is an Open Meeting, open to the public, subject to the Open Meeting Laws of the State of Texas.  Click here to view the agenda.  City Council Agenda – 9-16-2010

(To view the entire packet, click on paperless agenda, click on meeting calendar and click on the appropriate date.)

City Buildings Closed

The City buildings will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2010 in Observance of Labor Day.  We will resume normal hours on Tuesday, September 7, 2010.

Citizen Police Academy Registration

The City of Joshua Police Department will hold their second annual Citizens Police Academy with classes starting January 11, 2011.  This is a ten week learning opportunity where citizens of Joshua can gain working knowledge of the Joshua Police Department’s personnel and operations.  Instruction is comprehensive, covering different areas of the Police Department each week.  There will also be an opportunity to learn about general operations of the City as a whole.  The goal of this program is to build trust and rapport between the citizens of our community and their Police Department, as well as provide understanding of what exactly the Police Department does and personal interaction with each officer.  Citizens will gain an appreciation and understanding of the problems and challenges of their community as well as problems and challenges law enforcement officers face today.

Classes will cover the organization of the department, the recruiting and hiring process, the Texas Penal Code, criminal investigations, building searches, traffic enforcement, suspicious activity, the Special Response Team, and the Special Crimes Unit among other things.  The academy will also cover City of Joshua operations and procedures along with a section related to Animal Control.  Physical activity is kept to a minimum.

Participants must be 18 years or older, and either reside or work in the City of Joshua.  Partcipants are required to submit a completed Citizens Police Academy application form, and consent to a criminal history check.  Applications can be downloaded from the City’s web site at www.cityofjoshuatx.us or picked up at the Joshua Police Department, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.  Completed applicaitons should be submitted to the Joshua Police Department no later than December 31, 2010.  For further information, contact Captain Leland Cheek at (817) 558-3194.  Class will be limited to 20 members at no charge to participants.

Street Repairs!!!

Johnson County will begin street repairs on some City streets.  Below is a list of the streets and days.  These repairs should take approximately one day for each street depending on weather conditions.  The work will begin after the school traffic has slowed down.

Spring Valley – Tuesday, Sept. 7th

County Road 1023 – Wednesday, Sept. 8th

16th Street – Monday, Sept. 13th

Staff does not have the dates for Shadybrook Ct. or Linda Street at this time.

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting – Sept. 7, 2010

The Joshua Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a Regular Session at 6:30 p.m. at the City Hall Council Chambers, 101 S. Main, Joshua, Texas on September 7, 2010.  This is an Open Meeting, open to the public, subject to the Open Meeting Laws of the State of Texas.  Click here to view the agenda.  Planning & Zoning Agenda – 9-7-2010

(To view the entire packet, click on paperless agenda, click on meeting calendar and click on the appropriate date.)

City Page September 2, 2010

Paulette Hartman, City Manager, writes an article weekly titled “City Page” that is published in the Joshua Star. The “City Page” consists of a variety of articles that may be of interest to the citizens of Joshua. The “City Page” will be posted weekly on the City’s web site. Click here to view this article. City Page September 2, 2010

Newsletter

The newsletter for Sept. – Nov. 2010 has been published on the web page.  To view the newsletter click on the “Newsletter” tab located in the menu items at the top of the web page.  Enjoy!

City Page August 19, 2010

Paulette Hartman, City Manager, writes an article weekly titled “City Page” that is published in the Joshua Star. The “City Page” consists of a variety of articles that may be of interest to the citizens of Joshua. The “City Page” will be posted weekly on the City’s web site. Click here to view this article. City Page August 19, 2010

Chisholm Traill 100 "Guns and Hoses" Blood Drive

The Chisholm Trail 100 will host the “Guns and Hoses” blood drive on August 29th from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm. The blood drive will be held at the Community Room next to the Joshua High School. Carter Blood Care will be on hand to collect the donations to assist with the August goals. While there you will be able to find out more about the Chisholm Trail 100 Club, which is an organization dedicated to the assistance to families of Police, Fire and EMS employees in Johnson County, injured in the line of duty. On Line registration preferred, but walk in donations will be welcomed as well. The drive will be a little friendly competition between the Police (Guns) and Firefighters (Hoses). Please make plans to attend and support your local public safety officers, and Carter Blood Care. To register on line, please go to www.carterbloodcare.org

City Council Meeting – August 19, 2010

The Joshua City Council will hold a Work Session at 6:30 p.m. and a Regular Session at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall Council Chambers, 101 S. Main, Joshua, Texas on August 19, 2010.  This is an Open Meeting, open to the public, subject to the Open Meeting Laws of the State of Texas.  Click here to view the agenda.  City Council Agenda – 8/19/2010

(To view the entire packet, click on paperless agenda, click meeting calendar and click on the appropriate date).

Type B Economic Ddevelopment Board Meeting August 10, 2010

The Joshua Type B Economic Development Corporation Board will hold a Regular Meeting at 7:00 p.m. at the Joshua City Hall, Council Chambers, 101 S. Main, Joshua, Texas on August 10, 2010. This is an open meeting, open to the public, subject to the Open Meeting Laws of the State of Texas. Click here to view Agenda. Type B agen 8-10-10