Posted on: September 8, 2017

Farmers Branch and Dallas Stars announce improvements to Dr Pepper StarCenter

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FBTX ~ The Dallas Stars and the City of Farmers Branch announced today plans for renovations and improvements to the Dr Pepper StarCenter Farmers Branch. Upgrades to the 80,000 square foot facility, which was originally constructed in 2004, are scheduled ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

New fiscal year budget keeps tax rate steady

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FBTX ~ The continuation of capital improvements and enhancements to public safety are among the tenets of the $107 million Farmers Branch 2017-2018 Fiscal Year Budget, which was approved by the Farmers Branch City Council in September and went into effect...

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Approved 2017-18 budget Economic Development & Tourism News
Posted on: October 2, 2017

Seven-year odyssey ends with state approval of Camelot Landfill expansion

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FBTX ~ A process that began in 2011 came to an official end this week as the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality approved a plan to expand the Farmers Branch-owned Camelot Landfill, in Lewisville.

   Originally permitted by the stat...

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Camelot Landfill: Circle of Solid Waste video Economic Development & Tourism News
Posted on: May 8, 2017

DEVELOPMENT: New mixed use project to replace big box at Inwood and Alpha

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FBTX ~ After a great deal of negotiation, the Farmers Branch Economic Development Office has announced a new mixed use project for the corner of Alpha and Inwood Roads. 
    The new project on the 14-acre tract will include retai...
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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Council to consider upcoming fiscal year plan

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FBTX ~ City Manager Charles S. Cox delivered his proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year to the City Council in late July, in accordance with the City Charter.

   The $107 million budget for fiscal year 2017-2018 will be considered b...

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Economic Development & Tourism News
Posted on: October 19, 2016

NEW BUDGET: No property tax increase included in new fiscal year budget

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FARMERS BRANCH ~ Following the October 1 start to the new fiscal year, Farmers Branch City Manager Charles S. Cox and his staff have embarked on executing the 2016-2017 fiscal year, $97 million City budget. Coming in about 1 percent lower than the previou...

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2016-17 fiscal year budget Economic Development & Tourism News
Posted on: February 14, 2017

RECYCLING: Numbers show huge results in first nine months of curbside program

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FBTX ~ With participation from 85 percent of single family homes in Farmers Branch, the new curbside recycling program has easily eclipsed totals from the old drop-off program in less than a year's time since kickoff.  
   Accord...
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Posted on: February 15, 2017

TCEQ: State commission orders full review of Farmers Branch Creek water rights case

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AUSTIN ~ In what is being described by homeowners along Farmers Branch Creek as a major victory, the three-member Texas Commission on Environmental Quality unanimously remanded a water rights dispute between Farmers Branch and Addison back to their staff ...

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