P O S T O A K B E N D
GENERAL ELECTIONS ~ NOVEMBER 3, 2020
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 updates on the current COVID-19 situation and made recommendations to help residents stay safe and healthy. He recently stated 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 August 8, 2020 ~ 2125 total positive cases
Texas August 8, 2020 Update: 474,524 cases, estimated 134,760 active ~ 8096 fatalities (up 5,000 in 3 weeks)
Texas Recovered: 331,668
Dallas County: 52,869 positive cases Ellis Co: 2808 cases Rockwall Co: 875 cases Henderson Co: 633 VZ Co: 375
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