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Posted on: January 4, 2023

Take the Plogging Challenge

Saturday January 28 Plogging Challenge

Litter impacts our quality of life, and often ends up as marine debris, polluting waterways and harming wildlife and the environment. Originating from Sweden, the word plogging blends the Swedish phrase ‘plocka upp’ (meaning ‘pick up’) and ‘jogging’. Keep...

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Posted on: January 4, 2023

Joe Pool Lake Now Eligible for Watershed Protection Funding

Joe Pool Lake Plan Accepted by EPA

The plan was created to restore water quality in Joe Pool Lake tributaries, which helps protect Joe Pool Lake’s water quality. The WPP originated after water quality results from two Joe Pool Lake tributaries, Walnut Creek and portions of Mounta...

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Jan. 23, 2023 City Council meeting recap

Here's a recap of the January 23, 2023 regular City Council meeting. 

At the 2:00 p.m. meeting

Tour of the Bud Ervin Water Treatment Plant and discussion regarding the Phase V Expansion 707 Pleasant Ridge Court

Work Session

  • Discusse...

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Posted on: January 12, 2023

Mansfield wins Salvation Army's Mayoral Challenge

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The Salvation Army of North Texas named the City of Mansfield the winner of the 2022 Mayoral Challenge after the community raised the most dollars in the region for the non-profit this past holiday season.

 City Council members and city staff rang...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

City names new Deputy City Manager and Assistant City Manager

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The City of Mansfield’s City Manager Office has filled two positions with recent appointments.

City Manager Joe Smolinski named Troy Lestina as Deputy City Manager and Vanessa Ramirez as an Assistant City Manager. This fills the office alongside ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2022

Deputy City Manager retires after 22 years of service

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Mansfield’s Deputy City Manager Shelly Lanners is wrapping up her final days with the City of Mansfield after having served the community for 22 years, capping a 34-year career in public service. 

“It’s been an absolu...

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

Police officer receives front-line employee award

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The City of Mansfield awarded its annual front-line workers award to a police officer who has a reputation for solving everyday problems across the city.

City Manager Joe Smolinski handed the Jesse Fernandez Front Line Leadership Award to police officer Ro...

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Posted on: December 26, 2022

Mansfield issues $13.4-million bond sale to fund new trails while lowering taxes

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The Mansfield City Council has begun receiving the approved $13,440,000 in funding from the issuance and sale of bonds.

The City of Mansfield sold General Obligation Refunding and Improvement bonds to begin the design and construction of the Walnut Creek L...

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Posted on: October 7, 2022

Mansfield City Council Adopts Fiscal Year 2023 Budget, Lower Tax Rate

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The Mansfield City Council’s Fiscal Year 2023 budget increases investment in street maintenance, public safety, and more, while lowering the tax rate.

Mansfield City Council adopted the budget at its Sept. 12 meeting. The $87-million budget focus...

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Posted on: October 25, 2022

Mansfield Public Library receives $23,500 grant for mobile makerspace

TSLAC grant winner

 The Mansfield Public Library is developing a space where visitors can get hands on with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, made possible with a grant. 

The Mansfield Public Library received a $23,500 grant from the Instit...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

24/7 Holds Locker access

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Check out our newest, contact-less pick-up method: The Mansfield Holds Locker.  The Holds Locker is located right outside the Mansfield Public library doors and gives you 24/7 access to items you have requested. Pick up items on your own time wit...

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Posted on: December 18, 2021

Delivering Resources for Education Around Mansfield

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Delivering Resources for Education Around Mansfield

The addition of Mansfield Public Library’s mobile outreach vehicle allows library staff to develop and implement new ways to reach the Mansfield community. Now MPL will...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Mayor Evans recaps the Jan. 9, 2023 City Council meeting

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Here's a recap of the Jan. 9, 2023 regular City Council meeting. 

Work Session

  • Discussed potential ballot propositions
  • Discussed proposed townhouse development on SH360 in South Pointe
  • Discussed Jan. 9 consent agenda items

Presentation

  • Salvati...
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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Hoffbrau Steak & Grill House coming to Mansfield

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MANSFIELD, Texas — Hoffbrau Steak & Grill House is set to open an 8,000 square-foot location in Mansfield near Vernon Newsom Stadium.

The Mansfield restaurant will be located at 1101 N. Holland Rd. and will have a 6,000 square-foot restaurant building,...

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Posted on: January 2, 2023

We're OPEN and Ready for You!

Mansfield Parks and Recreation has been offering award-winning recreation programs for decades, and this January we're inviting residents to explore all the options available to them in a series of free open house events. This week is also our Sp...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Rose Park Master Plan Meeting Scheduled

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Katherine Rose Memorial Park has been a Mansfield favorite since opening in 1996, but the much-loved park is showing its age and in need of a refresh. As planning got underway to replace the playground, staff quickly realized the land needed not just an u...

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Posted on: March 22, 2022

March 2022 Project Update

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Spring has sprung, and our department is just as busy as the bees in the trees with new and updated projects and programs. Here’s your March 2022 Mansfield Parks & Recreation update:

Future Recreation Center & Library

Last summer, we asked residents...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 28, 2020

2020 Parks and Recreation Master Plan Adopted

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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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Posted on: January 13, 2023

Winter Road Report 2023

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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: October 17, 2022

Fall Road Report

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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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