Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on Ballot for May 1, 2021 Election

NOTICE OF DEADLINE TO FILE APPLICATIONS FOR PLACE ON THE BALLOT(AVISO DE FECHA LÍMITE PARA PRESENTAR SOLICITUDES PARA UN LUGAR EN LA BOLETA) Notice is hereby given that applications for a place on the Tom Bean Regular Election ballot may be filed during the following time: Se da aviso por la presente que las solicitudes para un lugar en la boleta de la Elección Regular de City of Tom Bean se pueden presentar (marcar una con círculo) Start date: January 12, 2021 – End Date: February 12, 2021 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Three City Council seats will be …

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New Signs Welcome Visitors on Highway 11

Welcome Sign at the entrance to the City of Tom Bean

Thanks to the Tom Bean Economic Development Corporation (EDC Type B), drivers entering the City of Tom Bean on Highway 11 from the east and west will see brand new welcome signs. The new signs are mounted with brick and stone masonry and read: “Welcome to Tom Bean, Texas: A Touch of Heaven on Highway 11.” The old signs were due for replacement as they had become weather-worn. Tillett Construction did the installation.

Tom Bean Volunteer Fire Department Acquires New Equipment

Thanks to a couple of the council members and a local benefit, the city was able to provide a $1,000 donation to our Tom Bean Volunteer Fire Department, allowing them to replace a more than 20-year-old piece of equipment, a thermal image camera (TIC). These handheld devices display crisp thermal images, helping firefighters attack fires more strategically, maneuver through smoke more easily, and save lives. Donations always welcome to help buy and maintain equipment. The department’s budget is just $25,000 for the entire year, and this barely covers operating costs such as insurance, fuel, loan payment, etc. Donations can be sent to: …

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Hiring Full-Time Court Clerk – Tom Bean Municipal Court

The City of Tom Bean is hiring for the position of Court Clerk. Full-Time $16.00 / hour based on experience Job Details Location: City of Tom Bean, TX 75491 Department: Legal / Municipal Court – Municipal Court Division: Municipal Court Job Status: Full-Time Shift: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. Hour Per Week: 40 Details: Starting rate of pay: $16 / hour The City of Tom Bean is seeking a Municipal Court Clerk. The Municipal Court Clerk assists the City Secretary with the coordination of the administrative activities of the municipal court along with …

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How to do Business with us During Public Health Emergency

Updated September 29, 2020 For all City notices about COVID-19, please see our news page.  From the office of Sherry Howard, Mayor of Tom Bean: As you may know, on March 16, 2020, I declared a local State of Disaster and Public Health Emergency for the City of Tom Bean. We are closely monitoring the changing situation of the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency and complying with public health guidance. The following actions have been taken to comply with the need for social distancing. We recognize that the actions taken are the first step and that more action may be …

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Update City of Tom Bean Property Taxes in 2020

New Home sign

The appraisal district is only responsible for determining what the market value of your property was on January 1. The taxing jurisdictions (county, cities, schools, hospital districts, and water districts) determine your tax burden based upon the tax rates they adopt to fund their operating budgets. The property tax rates for the City of Tom Bean have been steadily going down over the last six years as shown below. Due to the increase of new homes being built, this will enable us to decrease the property tax rates over the coming years as well. 2014–.623753/$100 valuation 2015–.623753/$100 valuation 2016–.596287/$100 valuation …

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New and Improved Blessing Box

We have had a blessing box outside of City Hall for about a year. The original donated box has served us well for almost a year, but it was now time to expand our capacity. Today, the new and improved blessing box has been installed and restocked. This is a labor of love for anyone needing help. This well-built cabinet should serve us well for many years! Special thanks to the Tom Bean Public Works Department, Steve Dane, William Cobert, Dakota Bomsburger, Mary Ann Starnes, husband of Mayor Howard Larry Howard, and Shauna Bradshaw for organizing the blessing box for …

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