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Posted on: February 15, 2024

City of Brownwood to host “Ready to Serve” Job Fair

Job Fair March 11, 2024 from 10am to 4pm

The City of Brownwood is hosting a job fair on Monday March 11th, 2024 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Adam Street Community Center located at 511 E Adams Street.

The job fair is intended to provide opportunities to connect potential applicants to fill critical vacancies. Job seekers will have opportunities to meet face-to-face with department supervisors to learn more about open positions. Directors from city depa...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

Riverside Park awarded $750,000 from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Riverside Park TPWD Grant Award

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved a maximum local park grant of $750,000 to the City of Brownwood for Riverside Park. This marks the largest award from Texas Parks and Wildlife to the City of Brownwood to date. The competitive grants are al...

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Posted on: January 25, 2024

2024 State of the City Address

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Brownwood Mayor Stephen Haynes presented his annual State of the City address at the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Friday, January 19th.

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Posted on: January 25, 2024

Todd Thompson Retires from Landfill after 29 Years

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Congratulations to Todd Thompson on his retirement after 29 years of service to the City of Brownwood.

Congratulations to Todd Thompson on his retirement after 29 years of service to the City of Brownwood.

Todd served as our Landfill Supervisor and served at the landfill for 29 years for the City of Brownwood. In his time with the City, he has seen the cons...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

Limited park access available to public during Riverside renovation project construction

Riverside Park Closure

Riverside Park will be closed to the public beginning Wednesday, January 24th, to allow for construction crews to safely begin work on a major renovation project in the park. Please do not access Riverside Park during the construction closure. Signage wil...

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

Community Open House to Reveal Downtown Plan to be Held at Lyric Theatre

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The event will provide the first opportunity for the public to view the draft of the full Downtown Master Plan. City of Brownwood staff and the Freese and Nichols design team will provide a formal presentation at 8:30 AM followed by a panel discussion.

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Posted on: December 12, 2023

City of Brownwood leverages American Rescue Plan Funding, and approves Riverside Park Project

Riverside Park Kayaking

The Brownwood City Council has approved a renovation project at Riverside Park, a major investment in the City’s park system. 

Riverside Park is a shaded 90 acre park adjacent to the Pecan Bayou on Riverside Drive and is equivalent to nearly a thi...

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Posted on: November 15, 2023

City of Brownwood gives highest recognition to five employees with ISERVE Award

2023 ISERVE Award Winners

This prestigious award is to recognize employees who model integrity, service, excellence, respect, vision, and empathy throughout their daily actions.

The City of Brownwood recently recognized five employees with the ISERVE Award for exhibiting the City of Brownwood's core values at the highest level. The ISERVE award is the highest level of recognition and can be consider employees of the year. This pr...

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Posted on: June 10, 2023

Ward 4 Special Election

Ward 4

Unofficial election results for special election for Ward 4:.

Unofficial election results for special election for Ward 4:  Draco A. Miller - 267 Votes (52.87%)Jim Byars - 238 Votes (47.13%)

Brown County elections office will canvas the votes and Councilmember-elect Miller will be sworn in at the regularly c...

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Lake Brownwood levels rise to Stage 1 Drought Contingency Protocols

Stage 1 Water Restrictions

The Brown County Water Improvement District #1 announces Lake Brownwood levels rise to activate Stage 1 drought conditions

The Brown County Water Improvement District #1 has declared as of 9:30 am Wednesday, May 10th 2023, Lake Brownwood is at 7 feet and 6 tenths below the spillway. At this level, the Drought Contingency Plan puts us back in Stage 1 Voluntary Restric...

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Posted on: May 8, 2023

City of Brownwood engages with Freese and Nichols to partner in developing Downtown Master Plan

Downtown Plan

The City of Brownwood has partnered with Freese and Nichols, Inc., an engineering, urban planning, and architecture firm to develop a new Master Downtown Plan.

The purpose of a new Downtown Master Plan is to develop strategies, guiding principles, and action plans that will assist the City of Brownwood to further enhance the revitalization efforts in the downtown district. 

The City of Brownwood’s last D...

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Posted on: August 23, 2023

Lake Brownwood levels trigger Stage 2 Drought Contingency Protocols

Brownwood enters Stage 2 Water Restrictions

The Brown County Water Improvement District #1 has declared Stage 2 drought conditions.

The Brown County Water Improvement District #1 has declared Stage 2 drought conditions due to the current water level of Lake Brownwood. In compliance with the Water Conservation and Drought Contingency Plan, the City of Brownwood has published the follow...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

City of Brownwood Approves Construction of Multipurpose Event Center Complex

Rendering Entry Event Center

Brownwood City Council and the Brownwood Municipal Development District (BMDD) took action on Monday to approve the construction of a new multipurpose event center.

Brownwood City Council and the Brownwood Municipal Development District (BMDD) took action on Monday to approve the construction of a new multipurpose event center.  Council awarded the construction contract to Waldrop Construction for the projec...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Downtown Multipurpose Event Center Project

Event Center Project Newsflash

Banquet Facility, Concert Venue, Green Space, Food Trucks, Meeting Rooms, and more...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Multipurpose Event Center Project Approved by City of Brownwood

Event Center Project

Brownwood City Council gave final approvals Tuesday to move forward with the development of a multipurpose event center in Downtown Brownwood.

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