CITY of P O S T O A K B E N D
NOTICE: Let your voice be heard. Residents are encouraged to submit their comments to the Texas House & Senate Committees holding hearings Thursday on the statewide electrical blackouts during last week's winter storm.
Texas House State Affairs and Texas House Energy Resources Committees: https://comments.house.texas.gov/home?c=c450
Texas Senate Business and Commerce Committee: https://senate.texas.gov/business-and-commerce-comments/
FOOD SAFETY GUIDELINES DUE TO FREEZE / LACK OF ELECTRICITY
Winter Storm Warning in Post Oak Bend City, all of North Texas
By the time Monday rolls around, around 4" to 8" of snow will potentially have fallen across North Texas. This snow will stick, so widespread hazardous travel is very likely starting Sunday. Those hazardous travel conditions will likely linger for most of next week.Not only will we see snow, but we will see bitter cold as well. Morning temps in the single digits Monday and Tuesday morning with wind chills well below 0° are likely. Credit:WFAA
Winter Storm Warning
VACCINE UPDATE: Five hundred doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are being adminstered to those who have scheduled appointments at the Kaufman County Vaccine Hub - Trinity Valley Health Science Center. .
You can register for the COVID-19 vaccination in Kaufman County online at https://kaufmancounty.net/ & click on yellow banner at the bog.
All appointments to receive the vaccine are scheduled in accordance with the Texas Department of State Health Services guidelines: https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/corona.../immunize/vaccine.aspx .
If you are registered for the vaccine via the Kaufman County website, you will be notified as soon as your specific vaccine is available, and an appointment is scheduled. You may also go online a friend or family member who has no internet access or doesn't go online.
NEWS UPDATE: KAUFMAN COUNTY TO GET VACCINATION HUB
For any residents who are in groups 1A and 1B wanting to get registered to get the COVID-19 vaccination - The timeframe is updated to possibly first week of February. Stay tuned. The City will post more on the launch of the online registration as soon as we have that information.
City of Post Oak Bend residents may register for the Covid-19 Vaccine through Dallas County. Click here
NOTICE: NEWS FOR TRAVELERS ON US 175
KAUFMAN COUNTY – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will begin construction of an eastbound two-lane frontage road and construct/modify ramps on United States Highway 175 (US 175) from farm-to-market 148 (FM 148) to County Road 4106 (CR 4106) in Kaufman County. Work starts next. Completion Date: Early 2023
ELECTIONS UPDATE: The next general election will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Click Elections Tab for more.
2020 HOLIDAY HOME DECORATING CONTEST RESULTS ARE IN!
Congratulations to Laura and George Riedel of Bend East, the winner of the 2020 Contest with a patriotic holiday theme. 1077 Oak Bend Drive.
Thank you to all of those who took the time to decorate their homes for the contest. There were many beautifully decorated homes! Photos to come! Trinity Valley Electric Coop is donating a $100 prize credit. Harcros Chemicals donation:set of four 2021 Texas Rangers tickets/parking pass.
The City's 1st Holiday Tree is up! Hope you will find it a festive first attempt. Drive by to see: 1175 CR 278.
We are so excited about the turnout for the first Holiday Home Decorating Contest in Post Oak Bend City. Thank you so much for helping brighten our community during this difficult year of the pandemic.
Holiday Home Winner - Prize for Best Overall Holiday Home/Yard Decorations
2020 Holiday Tree is up!
City Hall 1175 CR 278
NOVEMBER 3 2020 ELECTIONS ~ 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Residents can vote at City of Post Oak Bend @ 1175 CR 278 or at any Kaufman County Election Vote Centers.
KAUFMAN COUNTY HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY ORDER ~ JUNE 29, 2020
Kaufman County COVID-19 Response
COVID-19 response planning led by County Judge Hal Richards took place in March through July with county, state, local and school district officials via conference calls. Kaufman County Health Authority Dr. Ben Brashear provided COVID-19 updates, also making recommendations to help residents stay safe and healthy. He noted the virus can be spread through water droplets in the air. According to the National Institutes of Health, a study shows COVID-19 can spread through breathing and talking.
COVID-19 TESTING ~Texas Department of Emergency Management ~
Kaufman County - COVID-19 UPDATE November 3, 2020 ~ 3629 total positive cases
Texas November 3, 2020: 909,257 105,658 ~ 18,907 COVID-related deaths
Dallas County: 97,398 positive cases Ellis Co: 5243 cases Rockwall Co: 1988 Henderson Co: 1332 VZ Co: 719
POST OAK BEND CITY COVID-19 UPDATES Guidelines to Stop the Spread
Texas COVID-19 Update ~ April 11, 2020
Kaufman County Shelter-In-Place Order - Effective 11:59 p.m. March 25, 2020
CDC/White house Coronavirus Task Force Guidelines 15 Days to Slow the Spread
Texas Governor Disaster Declaration: Click Here
CDC/White House Coronavirus Task Force: See 15 Days to Slow Spread posted above for what every resident and every American can do to decrease the spread of COVID-19.
COVID-19 Texas Update: April 16, 2020 ~ Texas Governor Greg Abbott & TDEM confirmed 16,455 Texas cases of COVID-19, 33 cases in Kaufman County, 1,439 in hospitals, 3,677 persons have recovered, and there have been 393 deaths, as of April 16, 2020. To date: 151,810 persons have been tested, 191 of 254 counties have reported cases. For more updates, go to gov.texas.gov and tdem.texas.gov.
CITY COUNCIL ELECTION - May 2, 2020 (POSTPONED UNITL NOVEMBER 2020)
The City of Post Oak Bend Council at its Feb. 11, 2020, regular meeting, approved a Resolution calling a General Election to be held Saturday, May 2, for the purpose of electing three Council Members, to serve two-year terms.
Notice of May 2, 2020 City Election
TRANSPORTATION - State Highway 34 Alternate Route Post Oak Bend History: Al Ray was the first mayor of Post Oak Bend in 1979. Pete Hammock was the first City Marshal.
The Texas Department of Transportation plans
to hold a public meeting in early 2020 on the
latest proposed State Highway 34 alternate routes.
At least one proposal shows a route
through Post Oak Bend.
The City of Post Oak Bend is located in one of the 5th fastest growing counties in the country.
The City Council meets second Tuesday of month at 7 p.m. at City Hall , 1175 CR 278 The City is a general law A city with a mayor and five council members elected for two year terms.
Builder Packets are available for homeowners and builders by clicking on the Building Permits Tab at the top of this webpage.
History Moment:The City of Post Oak Bend was incorporated in 1979, and is home to beautiful landscapes, amazing sunsets and wonderful families and friends. Students attend Kaufman schools now, but sometime around the 1940s, the City had its own school system.
Four decades ago, the City of Post Oak Bend began as a small rural community comprised primarily of ranchers and farmers. The City covers nearly 1300 acres spread across six and one-half miles of scenic country. Located between Forney and Kaufman, Post Oak Bend is one mile northeast of Kaufman, 7 miles south of Forney and 7 miles southwest of Terrell. Population: 2010 Census: 595
City of Post Oak Bend, Physical Address: 1175 County Road 278, Kaufman, Texas 75142
Mailing Address: PO BOX 746, Kaufman, Tx. 75142
Office Phone 972-932-6015