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Posted on: January 6, 2017

HASLET FIRE DIVISION CHIEF LEE GODBOLD ACHIEVES CERTIFICATION AS US&R RESCUE SPECIALIST

HFD Div Chief Godbold receives Cert

At the Jan. 3rd City Council meeting, Mayor Golden presented Haslet Fire Division Chief Lee Godbold with a Certificate of Excellence in recognition of his achieving certification as an Urban Search and Rescue Specialist through the Texas A&M Engin...Read on...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

City of Haslet Awarded GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for Second Consecutive Year

GFOA DISTINGUISHED BUDGET AWARD

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award to the City of Haslet for its annual budget for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2016. In order to receive this award, a governmental unit must p...Press Release

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Haslet’s 2017 Wild West Fest & Rodeo Event, April 29, 2017 at the Haslet Community Park.

2017 WWF Logo The opportunity to donate promotional products to be included in the goodie bags given to all BBQ Cookoff contestants is available by delivering your donation of 50 items (gi...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: March 1, 2017

CITY OF HASLET WESTPORT PARKWAY SIGNALIZATION PROJECT AND CLOSURE SCHEDULE

Work has begun on the City of Haslet Westport Parkway Signalization Project.  This is a joint project between TxDOT, Tarrant County Precinct 3 and the City of Haslet to improve the intersections of Westport Parkway/Schoolhouse Road/ FM 156 and Ma...Read on...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

HASLET PUBLIC LIBRARY RECEIVES 2016 ACHIEVEMENT OF LIBRARY EXCELLENCE AWARD

The Texas Municipal Library Directors Association has awarded the Haslet Public Library the 2016 Achievement of Library Excellence Award. Of the 548 public library systems in the State of Texas, only 43 received the 2016 award.

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

January 13, 2017 is AMBER Alert Awareness Day in Texas as proclaimed by Governor Greg Abbott

2017 0113 Amber Alert Day

Twenty-one years ago, in Arlington, Texas young Amber Hagerman lost her life when she was abducted and brutally murdered near her home. Her tragic death resulted in the creation of the first AMBER Alert Program in Texas, and in 2002 the statewide Texas AM...Read on...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

INCREASED VEHICULAR TRAFFIC EXPECTED IN HASLET AREA DUE TO BNSF STAFF RELOCATION

Starting this week, Haslet residents may notice an increase in vehicular traffic in the area due to BNSF’s Network Operating Center staff being relocated to a facility at 14900 John Day Road while their current facility is being renovated. BNSF ...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Haslet Public Library receives the America’s Star Libraries Achievement of Library Excellence Award

America's Star Libraries 2016

HASLET PUBLIC LIBRARY RECOGNIZED BY  THE LIBRARY JOURNAL <_o3a_p>

  The Haslet Public Library received the America’s Star Libraries Achievement of Library Excellence Award for 2016.  Library Director Barbara Thompson reports that this is the f...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Christmas in the Park Event moved inside to Haslet Community Center on Saturday, Dec. 3rd

Christmas in the Park 2016

Due to reports of inclement weather in the area on Saturday, December 3, 2016, the Haslet Christmas in the Park event has been moved from Gammill Park to the Haslet Community Center, 105 Main St., Haslet. 

The event will begin at 3 p.m. as scheduled...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

HASLET HIRES FINANCE DIRECTOR

Finance Director Marcy Lamb

The City of Haslet, Texas, is pleased to announce the employment of Ms. Marcy Lamb as the City's Finance Director. Ms. Lamb will begin her position October, 2016.

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

CITY OF HASLET ACHIEVES TRADITIONAL FINANCES TRANSPARENCY STAR AWARD

Transparency Star Award

The City of Haslet has been notified by the Comptroller’s office that it has been awarded the Traditional Finances Star in the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Transparency Stars Program. To achieve this award, the City met the program guidelines for...Read on...

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Posted on: June 22, 2016

City of Haslet Awarded GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

GFOA Budget Award

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award to the City of Haslet for its annual budget for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2015. In order to receive this award, a governmental unit must p...Press Release

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Posted on: October 5, 2015

HASLET HIRES ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Thad Chambers New Ec Dev Director

The City of Haslet, Texas, announces the employment of Thad Chambers as the City's first full-time economic development director. Mr. Chambers comes to Haslet from the City of Lufkin.

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Posted on: October 2, 2015

Amazon to hire 2,000 additional employees at DFW fulfillment centers (Dallas Business Journal)

Haslet, TX Amazon Fulfillment Center

Amazon to hire 2,000 additional employees at DFW fulfillment centers. Applicants can apply online at www.workatamazonfulfillment.com.

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Posted on: October 2, 2015

Amazon Robots Hard at Work in Haslet (Courtesy Star-Telegram)

Amazon Kiva Robot

The facility opened in 2013 in North Texas and now the company is hiring 2,000 more workers there.

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Posted on: September 22, 2015

Haslet FIre Department Among Only 96 Nationwide to be Awarded 2014 Life Safety Achievement Award

2014 Life Safety Award HFD

The Haslet Fire Department was awarded the 2014 Life Safety Achievement Award which recognizes fire departments nationwide for having outstanding fire safety statistics and prevention programs. Since its inception in 1994, the LIfe Safety Achievement Awa...Read on...

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Posted on: September 18, 2014

Haslet Announces New Business Improvement Grant Program

The Haslet Business Improvement Grant Program allows Haslet business property owners & tenants to apply for financial & technical assistance from the Haslet Community and Economic Development Corp. to renovate or restore the appearance of their business.

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Posted on: September 17, 2014

City Council Approves Old Town Redevelopment Conceptual Plan

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This Concept Plan provides a clear long term vision for Haslet's Old Town. The plan establishes Old Town as an urban “work-live-play” center.

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