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City Council Special Session – November 1, 2014

The Joshua City Council will conduct a special session at 8 am on Saturday, November 1, 2014 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.  To view the agenda, please click here.  Agenda – November 1, 2014

YMCA announces upcoming special events

Local residents are invited to participate in several upcoming special events at the Joshua Community YMCA.  These events include a Boo Bash (October 27th), a First Birthday Celebration (November 1st) and a Fall Harvest & Community Chili Cook Off (November 8th).  For more information, contact the YMCA at (817) 645-9622 or see the event flyers listed below.

YMCA Boo Bash – October 27, 2014

YMCA First Birthday – November 1, 2014

YMCA Fall Harvest – November 8, 2014

Hello, my name is…Joshua Connection

The City Council has selected “Joshua Connection” as the new name for the downtown Joshua area.  Submitted by Dale Wilbanks, Pastor of First Joshua United Methodist Church, the City Council favored the name and the concept of “connecting the past with the present”.  Congratulations Pastor Wilbanks!

See you at Joshua's Fall Festival!

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.

City Council Meeting – October 16, 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

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

EDC Meeting Cancellations

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.

Proposition 1 Town Hall Meeting Announced

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

 

City of Joshua to Implement CodeRED Emergency Notification Service

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.

Planning & Zoning Commisison – October 6, 2014

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

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

City of Joshua Outdoor Warning Siren Test

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.

 

City Council Special Session – October 9, 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

FY 2014-2015 Budget & Tax Rate

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.

FY 2014-2015 Budget Ordinance

FY 2014-2015 Tax Rate Ordinance

City Council Meeting – September 18, 2014

The Joshua City Council will consider adopting the FY2014-2015 budget and tax rate at its next meeting on Thursday, September 18, 2014.  The briefing session will be held at 6:30 pm, followed by the regular session, 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 – September 18, 2014

(To view the entire meeting packet, including the proposed budget and tax rate, click on Meeting Packets and then select the appropriate packet.)

EDC Board Meeting Cancellations

The Type A EDC Board meeting scheduled for September 8, 2014 and the Type B EDC & Park Board meeting scheduled for September 9, 2014 have been cancelled due to a lack of agenda items.

Traffic Advisory – CR 909 and 910 Roadwork

Resurfacing will be performed on CR 909 to 1023 and CR 910 to the Joshua city limits on Wednesday, September 3rd and Thursday, September 4th from 9 am until 4 pm.  Although roads will be accessible, drivers should expect delays.

Hello, my name is… enter the Downtown Joshua Naming Contest

The City of Joshua is holding a contest to come up with a NEW NAME for the downtown area.  The City Council is looking for a name that reflects the spirit and uniqueness of Joshua, a name that is distinctive, and a name that creates an easy to remember destination.

Entries will be accepted through October 18, 2014.  The individual submitting the winning entry will receive a $100 Brookshire’s gift card.  For more information, view the contest flyer:  Contest Flyer

Meeting Cancellations

The September meeting of the Joshua Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association has been cancelled.

The September meeting of the Joshua Planning & Zoning Commission has been cancelled.

Public Hearings on Budget and Tax Rate to be held August 28 & September 4

A special meeting of the City Council will be held Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 6:30 pm in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 101 S. Main Street, Joshua, Texas, to conduct a public hearing on the FY 2014-2015 proposed budget and tax rate.  The proposed ad valorem tax rate is $0.72527 per $100 of assessed valuation, representing a 2 cent increase from the current rate.  This meeting is open to the public and subject to the open meeting laws of the State of Texas.

A second public hearing on the budget and tax rate will be held Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers located at 101 S. Main Street, Joshua, Texas.

Click here to view the agendas.

Agenda – August 28, 2014

Agenda – September 4, 2014

Click here to view the meeting packets and proposed FY 2014-2015 budget.

Meeting Packet – August 28, 2014

Meeting Packet – September 4, 2014

 

 

City Council Meeting – August 21, 2014

The next meeting of the Joshua City Council will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 21, 2014 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 – August 21, 2014

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