Frequently Asked Questions

You may call the MAC from 9:00 a.m to 9:00 p.m. to make a reservation for lunch. It must be called in by 10 a.m. the day prior. Many times we have cancellations and you can call or come the day of and expect to eat most times. We also have clipboards with each day of the week labeled that you sign up on at the reception table.

No.  A central kitchen prepares meals for 32 other senior centers in Tarrant County and delivers them to us daily.  This nutrition program is partially funded by the Sixty & Better, The United Way, and the Area Agency on Aging.

The City of Mansfield is located in southeastern Tarrant County, Texas, 21 miles from downtown Fort Worth. The city covers 50 square miles in three counties: Tarrant, Johnson and Ellis.

City Hall is located at 1200 E. Broad St., a quarter-mile west of East Broad Street and Highway 287.

City Hall is open for business from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday except on holidays.

Municipal Court is located on the first floor of the Public Safety Building (1305 E. Broad St., across from City Hall). Court is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The post office is located at FM 157 (Main Street) at Pleasant Ridge Drive. The phone number is 817-473-1827.

The City does not perform regular maintenance on most drainage easements within the City. A drainage easement is a document providing the City the right to place public water on private property. Property within a drainage easement belongs to the property owner, and not the City. Further, the property owner is responsible for removing trash, keeping vegetation mowed, and similar maintenance activities. The City only becomes involved when there is a major blockage, or infrastructure failure.

All City streets are designed to carry a certain amount of water during storms, even beyond the curb in most cases. Water entering a house is a concern to the City, and should be reported as soon as it happens so the City can investigate the problem and look for solutions. It could be as simple as boards, or other material have blocked up the pipe or inlet. But it can also be very involved and complicated, taking time to correct.

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