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News & Public Notices

 

November 5, 2019 General Election

Early Voting:    Oct. 21, 2019 - November 1, 2019

Early Voting Times and Locations

ELECTION DAY VOTING

Voting at Post Oak Bend CIty Center:  7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 

    TAX UPDATE:  Thursday, September 26, 2019, the Post Oak Bend City Council voted to table the adoption of a 2019 tax rate.


                                                   PUBLIC NOTICE OF CITY COUNCIL MEETING

                                                 TO CONSIDER ADOPTING PROPOSED TAX RATE

The City of Post Oak Bend will hold
a meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday,
September 26, 2019, at Post Oak Bend
Community Center, 1175 CR 278, Post
Oak Bend, Texas, 75142 to consider
adopting a proposed tax rate for tax year
2019-2020. The proposed tax rate is $.30 per
$100 of value.
 
The proposed tax rate being considered
is not to exceed $.30 per $100 of value.
Total taxes in the City of Post Oak Bend
were $0 for 2019.

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

CITY OF POST OAK BEND

Will hold a Public Hearing on the FY 2019-2020 proposed budget

based on a tax rate not to exceed $.30 per $100 value

on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

at City Hall/Center

located at 1175 CR 278, Post Oak Bend City

 

 

NOTICE:   ROAD CLOSURES - JUNE 13, 2019

 

 

CR 279 near Post Oak Bend Store will be closed for two hours this morning. Please detour to CR 277 and then CR 278 to get to FM 987 for construction crews to put down oil and sealcoat the road.  Once they are finished near the store, they will move to the other section on

CR 279 past CR 277 and the road will be closed for approximately 2 hours there while they do the same process.

CR 277 will be closed for a short time after the crews finish CR 279.

Roads Update:  Road Improvements near completion. Crews and construction equipment are expected to be out on CR 279 the second week of June as improvements continue. Please note that drivers may detour down CR 277 to CR 278 to avoid the construction. Please drive slowly if you must travel down CR 279 until the work is completed.

CR 279 Construction crews are repairing what their company considered the two worst sections of CR 279. They're expecting to remove some dirt from one side of road that has caused problems for finishing up the road repairs. It has been too wet, the company said, to remove it with an excavator. If weather permits, they will move forward on that effort  early in the second week of June, and then place oil and sealcoat the two road sections. This road project was begun in early May after Mayor Bedrick and the 2019 council approved it. It is expected to be completed by the end of the 2nd week of June, weather permitting.

CR 277 - Crews are wrapping up road improvements on the two small sections of CR 277. The company working this projject determined the sections, and did repairs on a smaller scale than CR 279.

CR 280 and 281 - The road projects approved last August (2018) by then council and mayor for Cr 280 and 281 have just recently  been completed.

CR 278 - This road project also approved August 2018 has also been completed. Improvements were made from FM 987 to past the City Hall/Community Center after determining that approximate 1300 foot section was in the worst condition of Cr 278.

 

 

May 4, 2019 Election Results

 

Mayor Elect:  Hank Warden

New Council Members Elect: Joey Wages, Ronnie Sherrard

Swearing in: June 3rd to Office        

 

 

 

 

2019 City Election Information - Click on links below.

Election Day Order, Early Voting Locations and Election Day Voting 

Election Candidates 

 

Notice of Filing Period for Place on the Ballot for The City of Post Oak Bend 2019 General Election

Click for Notice

Application Place on Ballot

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Kaufman County Free Electronic Recycling 2019 - Saturday, Feb. 9 from 9 a.m. to noon. Kaufman Co. South Annex, 3003 South Washington in Kaufman. Recycle computers, electronics, TVs, microwaves, appliances 

Kaufman County Clean Up  - Next Year 2020 pending   

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POST OAK BEND CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS are scheduled every 2nd Tuesday at 7 p.m.

CITY BUILDING CODES & REQUIRED PERMITS

The City of Post Oak Bend revised Building Code took effective March 2014. A building permit is required to construct a residential structure,remodeling projects, accessory or shop building, garage, pool  and commercial structures. Contractors (electricians, plumbers,general contractors, etc) are required to be registered with the City on an annual basis starting in January and ending in December. Once building permit applications and packets are submitted to the City, they will be reviewed by Bureau Veritas, the City's plan review and inspection team. Once approved, inspections are required in the beginning of project, and at various phases of construction. Email postoakbendcity@gmail.com to request further information.

The City of Post Oak Bend has a trash collection ordinance and franchise ordinance in place. Please contact the City at postoakbendcity@gmail.com or 214.686.8887 to get an update on which companies have permits to operate in the City. The City will list those trash collection companies legally authorized to service residents shortly. If you see trash collectors operating from an unmarked pickup truck and/or with open trailer, please contact the City at 214.686.8887, and let the City know when, where and what time this took place.

SPEED LIMITS ON CITY ROADS

Speed limits are not to exceed 35 miles an hour on County Roads 277, 278, 279, 280, 281 located in the City Limits. This includes CR 279 until Brooks Lane, and all of CR 280.

 

If you would like to rent the Post Oak Bend Community Center for an anniversary or birthday celebration, please email the city at postoakbendcity@gmail.com. The rental rates are based on 4-hour increments at $200, plus a $200 damage deposit for any damages sustained. The center provides approximately 30 chairs and up to 5 long tables at no charge. No alcoholic beverages allowed.

 

 

Helpful Links

 

Kaufman County

Kaufman Independent School District

Kaufman Herald

The Terrell Tribune

Dallas Morning News

Kaufman County Appraisal District

Kaufman County Library

Kaufman Chamber of Commerce

 

City of Post Oak Bend, Physical Address: 1175 County Road 278, Kaufman, Tx 75142

Mailing Address: PO Box 746, Kaufman, Tx. 75142

 

 

 

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