First Phase Tom Bean Monument Restoration Complete!

Back in January 2014, Mayor Sherry E. Howard started the project of restoring the Tom Bean Monument after visiting Willow Wild Cemetery in Bonham and seeing first hand the shape it was in due to the shifting of the ground over many years. The citizens were asked for fundraising ideas to start getting the needed money to level the monument. In 2016, Chloe Battles, a sophomore at TBISD approached Mayor Howard and wanted to help with this effort and make it her community service project. Chloe set up a GOFUNDME account and collected $714.79, raised $161 at the annual Halloween …

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New Home Construction Coming to Tom Bean

New Home Plans

Mayor Sherry Howard, Public Works Director Steve Dane and City Secretary Cathy Pugh met with Texas Platinum Homes owner Josh Holley yesterday afternoon to discuss the upcoming new homes to be built starting on the east side of Tom Bean. Phase one will include six homes, Phase two will include 10 homes and the final Phase three will include 10 homes, for a total of 26 homes. Growth is coming and we are ready! Updates will be added when construction gets started and we will have a ceremonial “groundbreaking” to kick off this exciting event for our city.  We expect …

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City Council Meeting 1-21-19

Council Packet: REPORTS – Discussion Only 7.1 Report from Fire Department – Chief Jason Lankford 7.2 Report from Library Director – Roberta Bumpus 7.3 Report from Public Works Director – Steve Dane 7.4 Report from Court Clerk – Tammy Phillips 7.5 Report from Police Department – Chief Tim Green All Department Reports for January, 2019 7. CONSENT AGENDA (All consent agenda items are considered routine by City Council and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Councilmember requests an item be removed and considered separately.) To approve the following Police …

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POSTPONED — January City Council Meeting

This meeting has been postponed due to illness, and is rescheduled for 1/21/2019. Meeting Agenda: Council Packet: REPORTS – Discussion Only 7.1 Report from Fire Department – Chief Jason Lankford 7.2 Report from Library Director – Roberta Bumpus 7.3 Report from Public Works Director – Steve Dane 7.4 Report from Court Clerk – Tammy Phillips 7.5 Report from Police Department – Chief Tim Green All Department Reports for January, 2019 7.6 Report from Mayor – Sherry Howard – please see agenda 8. CONSENT AGENDA (All consent agenda items are considered routine by City Council and will be enacted by one …

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Scholarship Applications due March 15

City of Tom Bean/Republic Services 2019 Scholarship Application Guidelines: Two (2)–$500 scholarships will be awarded The scholarships will be awarded to two (2) graduating seniors Students will be interviewed by a selective committee from the city All applicants MUST submit the following to be eligible: City of Tom Bean/Republic Services Scholarship Application Official High School Transcript Copies of SAT and ACT scores One page (1) typed essay over why community service is important to them. A typed resume listing all community service hours they have participated in during high school. DEADLINE IS MARCH 15, 2019 Please deliver all paperwork to: Tom …

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