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    Proposed fiscal year budget delivered to City Council

    FBTX ~ City Manager Charles Cox has delivered to the City Council a $122.2 million proposed budget for the upcoming 2019-2020 fiscal year that emphasizes investment in public safety, infrastructure and equipment needed to continually improve services. Read on...
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    PGBT lane widening project traverses west side

    FBTX ~ Drivers traveling the President George Bush Turnpike will see work underway to widen and improve the roadway between Interstate 35E in Carrollton and Belt Line Road in Irving. Read on...
  3. International Plaza

    Farmers Branch welcomes Tenet Healthcare with headquarters relocation

    FBTX ~ With a great deal of excitement and anticipation, the City of Farmers Branch has announced that Tenet Healthcare Corporation has signed a long-term lease for their new corporate headquarters, at International Plaza Building I in Farmers Branch. Read on...
  4. ICMA Certificate of Excellence logo

    Farmers Branch is one of only three Texas cities cited for Performance Excellence

    WASHINGTON, DC ~ The International City/County Management Association has announced that Farmers Branch, Texas, has been recognized for its data-driven management and reporting efforts with ICMA's highest award. Read on...
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    Census says population estimate tops 40K

    FBTX ~ Indicative of the growth seen in recent years, the population of Farmers Branch is now estimated above 40,000 for the first time, according to new numbers released by the U.S. Census. Read on...
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    Council approves new regulations for short-term rental operators

    FBTX ~ In the age of online access to everything from private rooms or homes to rent, a new City Council-approved ordinance better defines the nature of how short-term rentals integrate into Farmers Branch neighborhoods in a positive manner. Read on...
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    Smoking to be prohibited in all public buildings

    FBTX ~ The Farmers Branch City Council has voted unanimously to pass a new ordinance that will prohibit smoking in all public buildings. Read on...
  8. Lonely teddy bear

    City Council takes landmark step towards ending child homelessness in Farmers Branch

    FBTX ~ In line with the priorities of their strategic plan, and motivated by the recent count, that identified 43 homeless students living in Farmers Branch, the City Council has taken a landmark step towards ending child homelessness in the city. Read on...
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    Enhancements to Demo/Rebuild Program offer sliding scale of benefits

    FBTX ~ Since its inception in 2009, the Farmers Branch Demolition/Rebuild program has been responsible for more than 40 homes being demolished and replaced with newer houses in many different neighborhoods of the city. Read on...
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    Design unveiled for soon-to-be relocated fire station

    FBTX ~ With attention to its placement on a portion of an existing park, Farmers Branch Fire Chief Steve Parker recently unveiled the conceptual design for the soon-to-be-relocated Fire Station No. 2. Read on...
  11. Bridgeview mixed use project photo

    DEVELOPMENT: New mixed use project to replace big box at Inwood and Alpha

    FBTX ~ After a great deal of negotiation, the Farmers Branch Economic Development Office has announced a new mixed use project for the corner of Alpha and Inwood Roads. Read on...
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    NEW BUDGET: No property tax increase included in new fiscal year budget

    FARMERS BRANCH ~ Following the October 1 start to the new fiscal year, Farmers Branch City Manager Charles S. Cox and his staff have embarked on executing the 2016-2017 fiscal year, $97 million City budget. Read on...
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