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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Important Information Regarding Curbside Pickup for Trash and Recycling

trash and recycling updates

Here’s what you need to know about how trash and recycling will be collected over the next week:

  • Regular trash and recycling curbside pickup will resume Monday, Feb. 22. If you have an abundance of household trash, and need to dispose of it before next wee...

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Environmental Services
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Know What to Throw: Metals and Cans

Recycling Metal Cans

Most people know that it's good to recycle aluminum and steel cans. But can all metals be recycled? Not everything made of metal should be recycled in your curbside cart.

Metals that should not go into your recycle cart include:

  • Motor oil cans - these are c...
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Environmental Services
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Plastic Utensils Aren't Recyclable

do not recycle plastic ware

In theory, plasticware should be recyclable, but there are challenges that make it unacceptable in our local curbside recycling. Not all plastics are created equal. In fact, different kinds of plastic have different characteristics and mixing them togethe...

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Environmental Services

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

City Council Recap 2-22-21

City Council Meeting Recap

A recap of the City Council meeting of Monday, Feb. 22, 2021

At the 3:30 p.m. work session:

    Council heard presentations from Troy Lestina, City finance director; Andre McEwing, manager of supplier diversity for Tarra...

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City Council Updates
Posted on: February 22, 2021

City Council Preview 2-22-21

City Council Meeting Preview

The regular City Council meeting Monday, Feb. 8, will begin with a 3:30 p.m. work session, followed by executive session then the 7 p.m. public meeting. The meeting will be streamed to the City website and can be viewed on MCTV-Charter Spectrum Channel 19...

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City Council Updates
Posted on: February 8, 2021

City Council Recap 2-8-21

City Council Meeting Recap

The regular City Council meeting Monday, Feb. 8, began with a 4 p.m. executive session followed by a 7 p.m. public meeting. 

At the 7 p.m. public meeting:

Presentation

Former Mayor David Cook joined the Council in recognizing Councilmember Julie Sho...

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City Council Updates
Posted on: February 4, 2021

City Council Preview 2-8-21

City Council Meeting Preview

The regular City Council meeting Monday, Feb. 8, will begin with a 4 p.m. executive session followed by a 7 p.m. public meeting. The meeting will be streamed to the City website and can be viewed on MCTV-Charter Spectrum Channel 190.

On the agenda for the ...

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City Council Updates
Posted on: January 26, 2021

City Council Recap 1-25-21

City Council Meeting Recap

This is a recap of the regular City Council meeting Monday, Jan. 25.

At the 4 p.m. work session:

  1. The Council gave approval to a plan to revise trash and recycling routes for approximately 4,000 households in Mansfield. The plan, detailed by Environmental Se...
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City Council Updates
Posted on: November 10, 2020

City Council Recap 11-9-20

A recap of the Oct. 26 regular City Council meeting:

During the 7 p.m. public meeting: 

Proclamations and Presentations

  1. Mayor Cook proclaimed Nov. 28 “Small Business Saturday” in Mansfield and encouraged residents to shop at the ...
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City Council Updates
Posted on: November 6, 2020

City Council Preview 11-9-20

The regular City Council meeting Monday, Nov. 9, will begin at 5 p.m. with executive session followed by a 7 p.m. public meeting. The meeting will be streamed to the City website and can be viewed on MCTV-Charter Spectrum Channel 190.

On the agenda for the...

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City Council Updates

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6 Stories
Posted on: February 22, 2021

SBA federal disaster loans now available to businesses

SBA disaster loan newsflash

The Small Business Administration has announced low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to Texas businesses and residents as a result of President Biden’s major disaster declaration. The declaration covers 77 Texas counties as a re...

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Posted on: February 20, 2021

Disaster declaration opens FEMA assistance process for residents

FEMA newsflash

With the Presidential disaster declaration issued for 77 counties in Texas, residents and businesses that sustained losses can now begin the process to apply for individual assistance. Assistance may include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, ...

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Posted on: February 20, 2021

New effort provides assistance, organizes volunteers to help residents

Mansfield Responds website

The last week has been difficult and challenging for many in the Mansfield community. We understand the difficulties you are facing, and the entire city is here to help. There are needs to be met, and there are people who want to help their neighbors. So ...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Important Information Regarding Curbside Pickup for Trash and Recycling

trash and recycling updates

Here’s what you need to know about how trash and recycling will be collected over the next week:

  • Regular trash and recycling curbside pickup will resume Monday, Feb. 22. If you have an abundance of household trash, and need to dispose of it before next wee...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: February 9, 2021

Mansfield resident thanks parks employee for assistance during medical emergency

Heath Woodard and Mike Hanke

Longtime Mansfield resident Mike Hanke is crediting parks employee Heath Woodard for being on the scene and providing assistance during his recent medical emergency. 

Some people might think it’s a case of being in the right place at the right tim...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

South Holland Road project detailed in Winter 2021 Road Report

Road Construction - Winter 2020 Road Report

This Quarterly Road Report includes street projects currently under construction or in the design phase in the City of Mansfield. For additional information, contact:

Bart VanAmburgh, Director of Public Works, 817-276-4233, bart.vanamburgh@mansfieldtexas.g...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

RB Digital magazines to transition to Overdrive

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The Mansfield Public Library will be moving our digital magazines from RBdigital to the Libby app as part of our OverDrive collection on February 16.  You will continue to be able to browse, borrow, and enjoy all the same great magazines from ZIN...

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Library
Posted on: January 12, 2021

New Study Booths Available

interior of a study booth with a laptop on a small table with a chair

Find your focus with Mansfield Public Library's new study booths!

These sound insulated micro rooms are the perfect spot for your next Zoom meeting, virtual interview or individual study session. 

Visit the front desk of the library to che...

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Library
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Mansfield Public Library is pleased to announce it is now a Certified Sensory Inclusive library

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Mansfield Public Library is pleased to announce it is now a Certified Sensory Inclusive library through KultureCity.                 

Mansfield Public Library has partnered w...

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Library
Posted on: January 1, 2021

Mansfield Public Seed Library

Mansfield Public Seed Library image with brown seed packet in background

Whether you are a beginning gardener or a full-time horticulturalist there are all kinds of seed varieties here for you at Mansfield Public Library.  

We invite you to check-out seeds and plant them in your garden. After your harvest, we ask you s...

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Library

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7 Stories
Posted on: February 22, 2021

SBA federal disaster loans now available to businesses

SBA disaster loan newsflash

The Small Business Administration has announced low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to Texas businesses and residents as a result of President Biden’s major disaster declaration. The declaration covers 77 Texas counties as a result of th...

Read on...

Newsroom
Posted on: February 20, 2021

Disaster declaration opens FEMA assistance process for residents

FEMA newsflash

With the Presidential disaster declaration issued for 77 counties in Texas, residents and businesses that sustained losses can now begin the process to apply for individual assistance. Assistance may include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, ...

Read on...

Newsroom
Posted on: February 20, 2021

New effort provides assistance, organizes volunteers to help residents

Mansfield Responds website

The last week has been difficult and challenging for many in the Mansfield community. We understand the difficulties you are facing, and the entire city is here to help. There are needs to be met, and there are people who want to help their neighbors. So ...

Read on...

Newsroom
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Important Information Regarding Curbside Pickup for Trash and Recycling

trash and recycling updates

Here’s what you need to know about how trash and recycling will be collected over the next week:

  • Regular trash and recycling curbside pickup will resume Monday, Feb. 22. If you have an abundance of household trash, and need to dispose of it before next wee...

Read on...

Newsroom
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Mansfield becomes part of Amazon's distribution system with new facility

Amazon delivery trucks

Amazon, the world’s leading e-commerce corporation, will be the first tenant of the new Mansfield International Business Park, leasing 219,000 square-feet of space for a package handling facility. 

The facility, currently under construction and se...

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Newsroom
Posted on: January 12, 2021

New Study Booths Available

interior of a study booth with a laptop on a small table with a chair

Find your focus with Mansfield Public Library's new study booths!

These sound insulated micro rooms are the perfect spot for your next Zoom meeting, virtual interview or individual study session. 

Visit the front desk of the library to check out a ...

Read on...

Newsroom
Posted on: January 26, 2021

Know What to Throw: Metals and Cans

Recycling Metal Cans

Most people know that it's good to recycle aluminum and steel cans. But can all metals be recycled? Not everything made of metal should be recycled in your curbside cart.

Metals that should not go into your recycle cart include:

  • Motor oil cans - these are c...
Read on...

Newsroom

News Flash

Posted on: December 14, 2020

Free Public Wi-Fi Added to Nine Parks & Downtown

wifi

Did you hear that nine of our parks are now enabled with free Wi-Fi? While we're the first to encourage everyone enjoy screen-free time, this new feature allows families to work or attend school in the fresh air instead of cooped up indoors, with...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Mansfield Parks to the Rescue!

Heath Woodard article

Longtime Mansfield resident Mike Hanke is crediting parks employee Heath Woodard for being on the scene and providing assistance during his recent medical emergency. 

Some people might think it’s a case of being in the right place at the...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Walnut Creek Linear Trail Expansion Underway

walnut creek linear trail 3a

Who's ready to hit the trails? Construction will begin early February on Phase 3A of the Walnut Creek Linear Trail, which will extend the existing trail from James McKnight Park East around the exterior of the Shops at Broad development and down Carlin Rd...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 28, 2020

2020 Parks and Recreation Master Plan Adopted

master plan news flash

Sixty years ago, a group of volunteers built Julian Feild Park with just a few handmade tables and swings to give the small, rural town of 1,200 a place to gather together. Mansfield looks a lot different now, with nearly 76,000 residents and a bustling e...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Mansfield Facilities Begin Phased Reopening

mac basketball

After weeks of planning and preparation, Mansfield Parks & Recreation will begin the process of reopening the Mansfield Activities Center and Oliver Nature Park Nature Education programs on Wednesday, May 20, under the guidelines established by Govern...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Online Resources for At-Home Fun

Nature Education

Stuck at home? Even if you can’t get out and about, you can still have a great time, learn something new and be creative. Check out these resources we’ve collected with projects and more you can do right now with materials you probably...

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Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: October 28, 2020

2020 Parks and Recreation Master Plan Adopted

master plan news flash

Sixty years ago, a group of volunteers built Julian Feild Park with just a few handmade tables and swings to give the small, rural town of 1,200 a place to gather together. Mansfield looks a lot different now, with nearly 76,000 residents and a bustling e...

Read on...

Parks and Recreation Master Plan

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: January 13, 2021

South Holland Road project detailed in Winter 2021 Road Report

Road Construction - Winter 2020 Road Report

This Quarterly Road Report includes street projects currently under construction or in the design phase in the City of Mansfield. For additional information, contact:

Bart VanAmburgh, Director of Public Works, 817-276-4233, bart.vanamburgh@mansfieldtexas.g...

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Road Report
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Fall 2020 Road Report details work at new Mansfield International Business Park

Road construction news

This Quarterly Road Report includes street projects currently under construction or in the design phase in the City of Mansfield. For additional information, contact:

 Bart VanAmburgh, Director of Public Works, 817-276-4233, bart.vanamburgh@mansfi...

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Road Report

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