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

(817) 558-7447

Fireworks Reminder

City of Joshua residents are reminded that it is illegal to possess or sell fireworks within the city limits.  Persons that are found to be in possession of fireworks in the city will be issued a citation and the fireworks will be confiscated by police personnel.  Fines for violating the fireworks ordinances start at $264.

Holiday Closure

City of Joshua offices will close at noon on Tuesday, December 31st for the New Year’s holiday.  Offices will reopen Thursday, January 2nd at 8 a.m.  Have a safe New Year’s!

Christmas Tree Collection

Progressive Waste will remove Christmas trees at no additional charge on regular collection days (Monday/Thursday) for several weeks following Christmas.  Trees should be placed at the curb alongside trash.  Trees exceeding nine feet in height should be cut in half.

City Hall Holiday Closure Schedule

Best wishes for a Happy Holiday Season from the Joshua City Council and Staff!  Please note that City facilities will be closed on the following dates:

Friday, December 20 (11:30 am to 1:30 pm); Tuesday, December 24 (all day); Wednesday, December 25 (all day); Wednesday, January 1 (all day).

 

Breakfast with Santa this Saturday at the Joshua YMCA

The Joshua Community YMCA will host breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 14th at 9 am.  The event is free of charge and open to the public.  Don’t miss this great opportunity to check out everything the YMCA has to offer.  Location:  1009 Joshua Station Boulevard, behind Brookshire’s.

Christmas Parade – December 14th

The annual City/Chamber Christmas parade will be held Saturday, December 14th at 6 p.m.  The parade will travel from Staples Elementary, down Main Street, and end just before entering the City park.  This year’s theme is “Winter Wonderland”.  Santa will be at the City Park after the parade for photos along with Christmas activities for the children.  For more information, contact the Joshua Chamber of Commerce at (817) 558-2821 or visit their website at www.joshuachamber.org.

 

City Council Meeting – December 19, 2013

The Joshua City Council will hold a regular session on Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 101 S. Main, 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 – December 19, 2013

(To view the entire packet, click on meeting packets, then select the appropriate packet.)

Christmas Angels – Now Available at City Hall

Members of the community wishing to brighten Christmas for local families in need are invited to participate in the City of Joshua’s Christmas Angel program.  Angels can be selected at City Hall during regular office hours.  Gifts purchased for the individuals/families need to be dropped off (unwrapped) at City Hall no later than Friday, December 13th.  For more information, contact (817) 558-7447.

Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting – December 2, 2013

The next meeting of the Joshua Planning & Zoning Commission will be held Monday, December 2, 2013.  The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers located in City Hall, 101 S. Main, 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 – December 2, 2013

(To view the entire packet, click on meeting packets, then select the appropriate packet.)

Holiday Closure

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, City of Joshua offices will be closed Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th.  Please note that trash and recycling will not be collected on Thursday, November 28th.

JCPAAA Meeting – December 3, 2013

The next meeting of the Joshua Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association will be held at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at the YMCA Community Room, 1009 Joshua Station Blvd.  Click here to view a copy of the agenda.  December 3, 2013

Transportation Public Meeting this week featuring Mayor Betsy Price

The Greater Johnson County Transportation Coalition (GJCTC) will conduct a General Meeting on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at Texas Health Huguley Hospital.  Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price will be the featured speaker.  The meeting will be held at 9 am in the Fitness Center Auditorium located at 11801 S. Freeway (I-35 W), Burleson, Texas, 76028.  The public is invited to attend.  Click here to view the meeting invitation.  General Meeting Invitation Nov 2013

City Council Meeting – November 21, 2013

The next meeting of the Joshua City Council will be held Thursday, November 21, 2013 in the City Hall Council Chambers, 101 S. Main, Joshua, Texas.  The work session will begin at 6:30 pm. followed by the regular session at 7 pm.  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 21, 2013

(To view the entire packet, click on meeting packets, then select the appropriate packet.)

Interested in adopting a pet?

Joshua Animal Control has pets ready for adoption!  Currently 14 adult dogs, 6 adult cats, and 8 kitten are looking for “forever homes”.  For more information, contact the Joshua Animal Shelter at (817) 774-9450 or visit the Joshua Animal Control Facebook page.

Joshua Community Christmas Parade – December 7, 2013

The annual City/Chamber Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, December 7th at 6:00 p.m.  The parade will travel from Staples Elementary, down Main Street, and end just before entering the City park.  This year’s theme is “Winter Wonderland”.  For more information, contact the Joshua Chamber of Commerce at (817) 558-2821 or visit their website at www.joshuachamber.org.

 

Animal Shelter Board Meeting – November 18, 2013

The next meeting of the Joshua Animal Shelter Board will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, November 18, 2013 at the Joshua Police Department, 102 S. Main, 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.  November agenda

Library Board Meeting – November 14, 2013

The next meeting of the Joshua Library Board will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at the Joshua School & Public Library, 907 S. Broadway, Joshua, Texas.  This meeting is open to the public and subject to the Open Meeting Laws of the State of Texas.  To view the agenda, please click here.  November Agenda

City Wide Fall Clean Up This Weekend

The Fall Clean Up will be held Friday, November 8th through Sunday, November 10th.  Gates will be open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.  Residents will be required to show proof of residency with a current trash bill.  Only one load per residence will be accepted.  Tires and batteries will be subject to a $5.00 disposal charge.  To drop off debris, enter off 6th Street.

The “Crud Cruiser” will be available on Saturday, November 9th from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. to collect household hazardous waste for Joshua residents.  A HHW voucher is required.  There are a few “free” vouchers still available at City Hall.  Once gone, vouchers can be purchased for $47.00.

For more information, click here or contact staff at (817) 558-7447.

Type B EDC & Parks Board Meeting – November 12, 2013

The next meeting of the Joshua Type B EDC & Parks Board will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 in the City Hall Council Chambers, 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

Type A EDC Board Meeting – November 11, 2013

The next meeting of the Joshua Type A EDC Board will be held at 6:30 p.m. on  Monday, November 11, 2013 in the City Hall Council Chambers, 101 S. Main, 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