City Closures — How to do Business with us During Public Health Emergency

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 required. City Hall: Doors …

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2020 Census Invitations Arriving Now!

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Check your mailbox for your invitation to respond to the 2020 Census! For the first time, nearly everyone will be invited to respond online, by phone or by mail. Invitations are arriving in mailboxes across the country, and everyone will receive an invitation to respond through the mail or from a census worker soon! It is critical for everyone in the City of Tom Bean and Tom Bean ISD to be counted. The census is so important for our future because it determines things like government grants, our representation in government, and what businesses locate here. Read more about the …

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Mayor’s Newsletter: Our City’s 2019 Accomplishments

Tom Bean’s 2019 Accomplishments and Happenings 1) The Tom Bean Monument restoration project was completed in February 2019. This was a private donations effort over several years and we were finally able to contract out the effort at a cost of $2500 for the re-leveling of the founder of our town, Thomas Bean, who is buried in Willow Wild Cemetery in Bonham, Texas. Power Jack Foundation Repair out of Paris, Texas was very gracious to power wash the monument free of charge and made it look so much better than before. We are proud of this accomplishment and want to …

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Review and Show your Support for our TXDOT Sidewalk Grant.

UPDATE: The grant package has been submitted to TXDOT. We will be notified in December if our application was accepted. The City would like to thank the many people who took the time to submit their comments online.  The City of Tom Bean is applying for a TXDOT Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside Program (TA Set-Aside) Grant. The emphasis of this grant is to proactively plan, design and construct facilities to safely accommodate pedestrians. The purpose of the project is to provide a direct connection between important community destinations (such as schools, employment, shopping, and recreational areas) and to increase mobility options. …

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Mayor’s Newsletter — December, 2018

As we launch our new City of Tom Bean website, the City Council and I are so happy to have finally accomplished this overdue project. It will feature many new options of which several will be automated and more convenient for you, as the customer, to use and communicate easier with the city staff. As we start 2019, there are several projects that I am very proud that we accomplished last year. They include the Holcombville Water Systems Improvement grant of which was a $207,420 grant with the city’s portion being $18,000. New water lines have been installed throughout the …

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