Burleson police arrest man with 758 grams of meth, Council moves closer to finalizing budget, cemetery expansion developing fees and more
Plus, a look at upcoming events around Burleson including an update on a lawsuit against the city.
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Burleson police arrest man with 758 grams of meth
The Burleson Police Department announced Tuesday it arrested a man for the manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance when they found approximately 758 grams of methamphetamine in his car.
Council closer to finalizing budget
Burleson moved closer to finalizing the fiscal-year 2023-24 budget as the City Council approved the finance department and city manager’s recommendations with some modifications at the city council meeting Monday at City Hall.
Cemetery expansion developing fees
Burleson parks and recreation announced Wednesday City Council will consider the cemetery board’s recommended fees for Burleson Memorial Cemetery’s expansion at its meeting August 7.
Fees haven’t been established for the expansion since a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the cemetery’s expansion May 23.
Chamber of Commerce holds Business over Breakfast
The Burleson Area Chamber of Commers held its monthly member-only “Business over Breakfast” event Tuesday at Russell Farm Art Center.
“It’s always a great start to the day when we have Business over Breakfast,” BACC communications and government relations coordinator Jessica Pounds said. “The conversations we have are so inspiring and leave us motivated for the rest of the week.”
The BACC will host its next “Business over Breakfast” August 29 at 7:30 a.m. at the Burleson Recreation Center (BRiCk).
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What the heel? The Burleson Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual “Power of Heels Fashion Show” at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Lost Oak Winery, featuring the latest trends from local boutiques.
Next step in suit against Burleson. Former Burleson employee Mark Eder, the plaintiff in a federal lawsuit against the city of Burleson will submit a motion to amend and a proposed amended complaint with the response to Burleson’s motion to dismiss the case Friday, according to Eder’s lawyer, Eric Roberson.
Zone 1 is a West Nile magnet. Burleson will spray for mosquitoes from 9 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday and from 9 p.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday in Zone 1 after discovering a sixth West Nile-positive test.
Run to register to run. The last day to register for the annual “Be Healthy Burleson 5k/10k Run and Fun Walk” is Tuesday.
Fresh meat for fresh meat. The BACC will host a “BISD New Employee Luncheon” Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Burleson High School to celebrate BISD’s new employees’ arrival.