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    COVID HELP: Dallas County offers CARES assistance to businesses & residents

    FBTX ~ Dallas County will begin accepting applications Monday from businesses outside the City of Dallas in order to distribute a share of up to $90 million in federal CARES funding to businesses and residents adversely impacted by Coronavirus pandemic. Read on...
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    NEW: Council to consider funding for Library renovations without increasing property tax rate

    FBTX ~ A funding strategy for needed renovations to the Farmers Branch Manske Library will be among the agenda items up for discussion at the City Council's meeting of July 28 that has been added to the schedule. Read on...
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    DISPATCH: NTECC implements Emergency Fire Dispatch system for member cities

    FBTX ~ The North Texas Emergency Communications Center has implemented a new program, designed to provide the most accurate response possible to calls for emergency service, based on the specifics of the situation. Read on...
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    GOVERNOR'S ORDERS: Abbott mandates face coverings

    AUSTIN ~ Governor Greg Abbott is mandating use of a face covering in Texas when inside a commercial building or other space open to the public or when in an outdoor public space where social distancing is problematic. Read on...
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    DART: Mayor Dye appointed to serve on the DART Board

    DALLAS ~ Farmers Branch Mayor Robert C. Dye has been appointed to serve on the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Board by the City Councils of Farmers Branch and Plano. Read on...
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    Residents will be invited to offer input on I-35E corridor vision

    FBTX ~ Residents and businesspeople will play a key role as Farmers Branch City leaders undertake a visioning process in 2020 in order to gain a clearer picture of what the corridor on both sides of Interstate 35E through Farmers Branch will look like. Read on...
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    City leaders looking for teens to serve on Youth Council

    FBTX ~ Mayor Robert Dye and the Farmers Branch City Council are actively searching for high school students in the community to serve on the first Farmers Branch Youth Council. Read on...
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    Online magazine names Farmers Branch third best place to live in Dallas

    FBTX ~ In their annual list of top 20 best places to live in Dallas, MoneyInc.com has proclaimed Farmers Branch to be number three on the list, behind only Frisco and Addison. Read on...
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    West Side Art Trail to connect neighborhoods

    FBTX – City of Farmers Branch residents and visitors will soon have more transportation options for getting around the city with the advent of the “Westside Art Trail,” a $10.4 million project. Read on...
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    Senior homestead exemption savings equals 4-cents on property tax rate

    FBTX ~ The Farmers Branch City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to lower the property tax bills of the over-65 population in Farmers Branch by an equivalent of 4-cents on the property tax rate. Read on...
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    Fire Department receives federal grant to assist in staffing

    FBTX ~ The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded the Farmers Branch Fire Department a Department of Homeland Security Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant. 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...
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    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...
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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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    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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    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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