New deputies in town
Burleson announces appointment of two deputy city managers, Centennial wins again, plus, a look at upcoming events in Burleson
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Burleson appoints deputy city managers
Burleson appointed Harlan Jefferson and Eric Oscarson to deputy city managers, Burleson announced Tuesday.
Oscarson is being promoted from public works director after joining Burleson in 2022. Jefferson joins Burleson after most-recently serving as Prosper, Texas’s town manager since 2013.
Burleson is excited to welcome Jefferson and Oscarson to its leadership team, city manager Tommy Ludwig said. Burleson hasn’t had a deputy city manager since Ludwig was appointed from deputy in July.
Spartans remain undefeated
The Centennial Spartans varsity football team improved to 5-0 after beating the South Hills Scorpions 56-0 Friday in Fort Worth.
Centennial has outscored its opponents 178-46 through its first five games of 2023.
Centennial will face the Denton Ryan Raiders (4-1) Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Billy Ryan High School in Denton.
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Burleson City Council Meeting Monday. City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall to discuss a $1.8 million public-works reimbursement resolution, an economic development incentives program, selling land to Fourco Development Partners and nominating candidates for the Johnson and Tarrant county Central Appraisal District Board of Directors and more.
Latin Food Truck Friday. Burleson parks and recreation will host “Latin Food Truck Friday” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Mayor Vera Calvin Plaza. The event will feature Northside High School Mariachi Band performance, a car show and DJ.
Emergency Preparedness Fair Saturday. The Burleson emergency management office will host an “Emergency Preparedness Fair” from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Pathway Church. The event will feature interactive booths, demonstrations and informative sessions from local organizations, emergency services and businesses.
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