Review and Show your Support for our TXDOT Sidewalk Grant.

Map of Proposed Walking Path

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. These grants will be selected through a competitive process administered by TXDOT and community input is important. This grant is fully funded by TXDOT. Download a PDF version of the map. Our proposed sidewalk would originate at Tom …

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Tom Bean: Get Ready for the 2020 U.S. Census!

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Tom Bean: What we may lack in numbers we make up for in spirit. And, Tom Bean is growing in both! That means it’s critical that the upcoming United States Census accurately counts all of us. The census provides vital information for you and your community. It determines how many representatives each state gets in Congress and is used to redraw district boundaries. Redistricting counts are sent to the states by March 31, 2021. Communities rely on census statistics to plan for a variety of resident needs including new roads, schools, and emergency services. Businesses use census data to determine …

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Hiring Full-Time Public Works Position

The City of Tom Bean, TX. is seeking a qualified applicant for a full-time position in the Public Works Department. Position involves a variety of maintenance functions: Operates and maintains departmental equipment and tools, and performs other related duties as assigned. A High School diploma or GED equivalent is required and a valid Texas driver’s license. Applications may be picked up in person at the Tom Bean City Hall located 201 S. Britton Tom Bean, Texas 75489 between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm, Monday — Friday. Or, click here for an application you can print and return …

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City Increases Public Works Capacity

Tom Bean Public Works personnel was increased to three workers in October 2018. This month, in March, 2019. our fleet had an additional truck added by an anonymous donor so that all employees could cover more ground and provide better service to our growing city! We are ready for growth!

Potential Sidewalk Grants

At the March City Council meeting, Chris Donnan from Hayter Engineering in Paris gave a presentation about the possibility of a 2019 TA/SRTS Call for Projects Announcement grant through TxDOT. This grant would provide sidewalks in our city for our children going to and from school. Chris was captured in this photo while cruising around Tom Bean today taking a closer look at the sidewalk route to make sure he did not overlook anything when putting together an opinion of probable construction cost. Fully funded by TxDOT! Thanks, Chris!