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October 19, 2017
Residents may drop off items at the Public Works yard, 1502 Holland Rd., 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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October 18, 2017
Police say the vehicle is tied to the Sept. 30 killing of Redrick Robinson.
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October 11, 2017
Anyone with information please contact Belton PD at 254-933-5840 or Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS.
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October 09, 2017
Website was designed by Revize, a new vendor to the city, so some documents or automated lists may not be immediately available.
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October 06, 2017
Bring the kids for a fun and games with the firefighters.
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October 06, 2017
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October 05, 2017
Winning entries will be featured in the 2018 Belton FD calendar.
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October 05, 2017
Recent rainfall prevented paving work at the site.
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October 04, 2017
Officer Torres received the recognition for his response to an assignment related to a fatality accident.
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September 30, 2017
The death occurred at a home in the Miller Heights area.
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September 28, 2017
For the next two months court days at Belton Municipal Court will temporarily move to the Harris Community Center, 401 N. Alexander St., to accommodate construction at the Police Department building.
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September 28, 2017
Wondering what to do with the leaves falling from the trees in your yard? The City of Belton offers a couple of options for those who don't want to or have too many leaves to mulch.
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September 28, 2017
Registration for the inaugural class of the Belton Fire Corps is under way. Classes will be each Thursday evening, Sept. 29 to Oct. 27. Those interested in participating should register online before Sept. 9, 2016. Registration is free.
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September 28, 2017
For more information please contact the Parks and Recreation office at 254-933-5860 or parksandrec@beltontexas.gov.
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September 28, 2017
The Belton Fire Department is involved again this year in the Santa Pal Program, which helps needy families provide for Christmas, typically for ages 1-14. Belton residents may contact the Temple Help Center, 102 E. Central in Temple (254-770-6842) to com.
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September 28, 2017
City of Belton offices will be closed on Wednesday in observance of Veterans Day. Trash service will remain on normal schedule.
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September 28, 2017

The Nolan Creek Project in Downtown Belton has been named named a finalist in the Best Public Improvement Program category of the 2015 Texas Downtown Association (TDA) President’s Awards Program.

Since 1998, the Awards Program has recognized more

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September 28, 2017
The southbound off-ramp to Tahuaya Rd will be closed tonight, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., as crews set up cranes for demolishing the old mainlane bridge across the Lampasas River. Drivers who need to access Tahuaya or Amity Rd should take the off-ramp after Loop 12
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September 28, 2017
The public has two more opportunities to comment in a public meeting about a proposed amendment to Section 503, Sidewalk Standards and Policy, of the Subdivision Ordinance before the Belton City Council considers it for adoption. The proposed policy

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September 28, 2017

The Belton Police Department invites the Belton community to Coffee with a Cop at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 25, at Fry's Restaurant, 802 S. Main St.

Coffee with a Cop is a unique opportunity for community members to ask questions and learn more about

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September 28, 2017

ollowing the retirement of former Belton Fire Chief Francisco Corona on July 14, 2015, City Manager Sam Listi has appointed Assistant Fire Chief Bruce Pritchard Acting Chief.

The process for selection of the next Belton Fire Chief began soon after the

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September 28, 2017
entral Texas Water Supply Corporation is required to notify its customers that it failed to collect the required daily samples for chlorite monitoring of water entering the distribution system for three months in 2014. The customers included eight from

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September 28, 2017

The Belton Fire Department invites the public to a health and safety fair on March 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fire Station No. 2 on Sparta Road.

This open house is a great opportunity to meet firefighters and be introduced to some of the equipment 

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September 28, 2017
The City of Belton in cooperation with Bell County and the Central Texas Council of Governments has contracted with Emergency Communications Network to license its CodeRED high-speed notification solution. The CodeRED system provides Belton officials the 

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September 20, 2017
Belton residents that don't want to or have too many leaves to mulch during the fall have several options.
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September 20, 2017
The roundabout at Sparta and Commerce will be open and fully operational beginning the first week of October. A partial opening occurred last week when two detour lanes were shifted to the roundabout to allow for road construction to continue in the area.
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September 16, 2017
The City of Belton will hold a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 26, 2017, Harris Community Center, 401 N. Alexander St., regarding an application to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for a $10,000 Small Communities Grant for proposed improvements to Heritage Park.
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September 15, 2017
The City of Belton will hold a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 26, 2017, Harris Community Center, 401 N. Alexander St., regarding a grant submission to the Texas Department of Agriculture for a Texas Community Development Block (TxCDBG) Grant for proposed improvements to N. East Street, between E. Central and E. 1st.
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September 11, 2017
Three Belton streets will be closed or have lane closures over the next two weeks. 
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September 10, 2017
A proposed update to the City of Belton's Strategic Plan will be presented to the Belton City Council during its next meeting at the Harris Community Center, 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sep. 12
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September 06, 2017

Belton trash customers have options on weeks where more trash is generated than fits in the container.

Each week we accept up to three additional items, up to 50 pounds each, provided they are bagged, boxed, or bundled, and placed next to the trash

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September 04, 2017
The Belton Police Department Crash Team is investigating a single-car rollover crash in which one man was killed on Monday.
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September 01, 2017

City Offices Closed on Labor Day

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August 25, 2017
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Belton and other areas beginning at 7 a.m. on Saturday and ending at 7 a.m. on Monday.
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August 24, 2017
The Belton Fire Department is the tenth department in Texas to receive the designation of Recognized Best Practices Fire Department from the Texas Fire Chiefs Association Best Practices Recognition Program.
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August 22, 2017
On Sept. 11, the Belton Fire Department plans to have a small ceremony in the morning at Station No. 2 and spend the rest of the day in solemn contemplation about the tragedy suffered in America 16 years ago.
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August 18, 2017
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3:29 p.m.
A 27-year-old female and a juvenile were transported to area hospitals following the 1:36 p.m. crash today on the I-35 service road. The female was transported to Scott & White Hospital and the juvenile was transported to McLane Children's Scott & White.
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August 09, 2017
A tax rate of $0.6598 per $100 valuation has been proposed for
adoption by the governing body of the City of Belton. This rate
exceeds the lower of the effective or rollback tax rate, and state law
requires that two public hearings be held by the governing body
before adopting the proposed tax rate. The governing body of the City
of Belton proposes to use revenue attributable to the tax rate
increase for the purpose of continuing to provide services essential to
the safety and wellbeing of its citizens.
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August 01, 2017
The rail road crossings at N. Wall and N. Beal Streets will be temporarily closed beginning at 5 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 3.  The crossing are being closed so construction work can be completed.
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August 01, 2017
The Belton Fire Department has tips on how to cool down during a heat wave and symptoms to look for in someone who may be overheated.
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July 31, 2017
Beginning this week look for road closures on streets that connect to Main St. Several of the closures will be near the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. The closures will occur to allow road crews to resurface the streets in the area.
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July 31, 2017
Traffic will be impacted today and Tuesday on E. 13th Ave. from Main St. to Waco Rd. due to a road resurfacing project. To facilitate construction, the road will be reduced to a single lane with a pilot car. Side roads will also be closed.
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July 17, 2017
The Belton Police Department is looking for Belton residents interested in hosting a block party for National Night Out on October 3.
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July 17, 2017
The Garden is a Leadership Belton project. It's located in Heritage Park near the baseball complex and Leon River (adjacent to Summer Fun).
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July 14, 2017
The Belton Fire Department is giving away electric fans to residents in need of help cooling off during the summer heat. The goal of the fan giveaway is to help elderly, disabled, or residents with life-threatening illnesses to have a way to cool down.
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July 13, 2017
The Southbound lane on Main St. (SH 317) between 8th and 10th Avenues will shift on Friday, July 14, to allow for the construction of a 2-foot concrete median on Main Street. The lanes in both directions will remain open during construction, but the width of the lanes will be temporarily reduced. 
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July 10, 2017
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July 06, 2017
Saturday, July 15, is a bulk collection day for Belton residents.
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July 06, 2017
Saturday, July 15, is a bulk collection day for Belton residents.
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July 04, 2017
All residents and customers normally serviced on Tuesday will be serviced on Wednesday, and so on. Recycling collections will occur on Thursday. Collections will resume normal schedule on July 10.
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June 21, 2017
Beginning this week 41 new signs designed to create a district identity in Downtown Belton will be installed along major thoroughfares and in the downtown area of the City. All of the signs are scheduled to be installed by the Fourth of July holiday.
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June 14, 2017
Please join us on Monday, June 19, at a Community Workshop to learn more about an update to the City of Belton’s 2030 Comprehensive Plan. The workshop will be from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Harris Community Center, 401 N. Alexander Street. 
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May 26, 2017
Due to the increase in drunk-driving related fatalities around Memorial Day each year, the Belton Police Department will be actively searching for and arresting drunk drivers during the extended holiday weekend
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May 26, 2017
West Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. between N. Main and N. Pearl Streets will be closed through June so W. MLK can be widened at the Main St. intersection. The road closed on Tuesday, May 23, so a new waterline could be installed across W. MLK Jr. Ave. 
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May 23, 2017
West Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. between N. Main and N. Pearl Streets is closed until Friday, May 26, so a new waterline can be installed across W. MLK Jr. Ave. 
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May 22, 2017
On Oct. 8, 2016, at approximately 7:10 p.m. an assault in the 700 block of N. Wall St. was reported to the Belton Police Department.
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May 19, 2017
The Movie in the Park screening of Finding Doryon Saturday has been cancelled due to expected thunderstorms.
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May 18, 2017
The Belton City Council is seeking the public’s input on a proposed update to the City's Comprehensive Plan, a long-term planning document that guides future development.
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May 08, 2017
Two City of Belton employees were promoted to leadership positions today within the Belton Public Works Department.
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May 04, 2017
People who use Sparta Road to travel between Main Street and Loop 121 will need to use a detour when construction on a roundabout begins at the Sparta and Commerce Drive intersection within the next 10 days. The intersection is expected to be closed for up to four months.
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April 20, 2017
The City of Belton and Waste Management will award a $2,000 scholarship to a graduating senior living in the Belton City Limits. Applicants may attend any school in the area, but living in the Belton City Limits is required.
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April 20, 2017
The City of Belton and Waste Management will award a $2,000 scholarship to a graduating senior living in the Belton City Limits.
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April 07, 2017
The Belton Police Department has released the name of the man who died in a motorcycle crash Thursday night on U.S. 190, following notification of next of kin.
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April 07, 2017
A murder suspect wanted out of the Austin area was apprehended in Belton at 7:05 p.m. on Thursday, April 6
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April 06, 2017
Both westbound lanes of U.S. 190 were temporarily closed near Nolanvill Hill on Thursday night after a motorcycle rider died in a crash.
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April 03, 2017
Phone service for the City of Belton is operational again
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April 03, 2017
The phone lines are temporarily down for all City of Belton departments. The outage is due to an issue with AT&T.
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April 03, 2017
The Bell County Writers Guild Spring Open House, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, April 3, will include a presentation from Thatcher Freund, a journalist and memoir writer. Mr. Freund will talk about the importance of stories for individuals and culture, and why it matters so much that we preserve them. Thatcher is a graduate of Stanford University with a B.A. in History. In addition, he has a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University.
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March 30, 2017
Two Belton police officers have been recognized as Officer of the Quarter, and a third has received the Lifesaving Award.
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March 24, 2017
TxDOT has announced a temporary lane closure on the SH 317 bridge over the Leon River on Sunday, March 26. The closure will allow crews to place bridge beams on an adjacent structure that is under construction at the location
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March 23, 2017
Saturday, April 1, is a bulk collection day for Belton residents.
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March 23, 2017
Saturday, April 1, is a bulk collection day for Belton residents.
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March 13, 2017
Registration for the Belton Fire Corps is under way. Classes will be each Thursday evening, March 23 to April 13. Those interested in participating should register online now. Registration is free, but seats in the class are limited. 
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March 13, 2017
Registration for the Belton Fire Corps is under way. Classes will be each Thursday evening, March 23 to April 13. Those interested in participating should register online now. Registration is free, but seats in the class are limited. 
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March 08, 2017
At a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, March 28, the Belton City Council will consider a proposal to name the Baseball complex at Heritage Park, 100 Park Ave., after a former youth league player who passed away in November 2016 following a battle with cancer.
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March 03, 2017
City of Belton Public Works Director Byron Sinclair has submitted a letter stating that he intends to retire on May 5.
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March 02, 2017
The Belton Police Department announces the 2017 recruiting drive for its Youth Police Academy (YPA). The YPA is for students who have completed the 5th through 7th grades. It is an adaptation of the Department’s Citizens Police Academy.
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March 02, 2017
The Belton Police Department announces the 2017 recruiting drive for its Law Enforcement Exploring Post. Law Enforcement Exploring is a program for young men and women ages 14-20, who have completed 8th grade. 
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February 23, 2017
The Belton Police Department is investigating a report of an attempted armed robbery at an ATM machine today at the Murphy USA station in the Walmart parking lot.
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February 23, 2017
With only four people filing for four open positions on the Belton City Council, it is likely that a projected election in May will be canceled. The deadline to file was Feb. 17. 
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February 14, 2017
The following people have filed for a place on the ballot for the anticipated May 2017 City Council election:
  • Mayor Pro Tem David K. Leigh
  • Councilmember Craig Pearson
  • Councilmember Dan Kirkley
  • P&Z member John Holmes
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February 14, 2017
The following people have filed for a place on the ballot for the anticipated May 2017 City Council election:
  • Mayor Pro Tem David K. Leigh
  • Councilmember Craig Pearson
  • Councilmember Dan Kirkley
  • P&Z member John Holmes
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February 08, 2017
So far two incumbents have filed for a place on the ballot for the anticipated May 2017 election. Councilmember Craig Pearson and Dan Kirkley are seeking re-election.
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February 07, 2017
A 16-year-old girl who ran away from home a week ago was found safe early Tuesday morning and reunited with her family.
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February 06, 2017
The Belton Police Department is asking for help locating a runaway teenage girl. Sixteen-year-old Brianna Truelove ran away from her Belton home on Jan. 31, 2017. 
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February 02, 2017
A pizza delivery driver was assaulted and robbed at gunpoint on Monday evening in Belton.
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January 30, 2017
The Belton Police Department is looking for help identifying a person involved in an attempted robbery in the 600 block of Sage Brush Drive early on Friday, Jan. 27. The victim described the suspect as a slender black man, who was driving a dark colored older sedan that was missing molding on its passenger’s side.
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January 25, 2017
Belton residents who commute on SH 317 have an opportunity to receive a project update from TxDOT on Thursday, Jan. 26. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at Joe M. Pirtle Elementary School Cafeteria, 714 Pea Ridge, in Temple.
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January 25, 2017
Belton residents who commute on SH 317 have an opportunity to receive a project update from TxDOT on Thursday, Jan. 26. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at Joe M. Pirtle Elementary School Cafeteria, 714 Pea Ridge, in Temple.
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January 23, 2017
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will host a public meeting, Tuesday, January 24, 2017, for the proposed expansion of U.S. 190 from Harker Heights to Belton
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January 19, 2017
Saturday, Jan. 21, is a bulk collection day for Belton residents.
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January 18, 2017
Residents seeking a place on the ballot must file an application at City Hall between January 18, 2017, and February 17, 2017.
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January 18, 2017
Residents seeking a place on the ballot must file an application at City Hall between January 18, 2017, and February 17, 2017.
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January 03, 2017
The first of four bulk collection days for Belton residents this year is set for Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Public Works Yard, 1502 Holland Rd.
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January 03, 2017
The first of four bulk collection days for Belton residents this year is set for Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Public Works Yard, 1502 Holland Rd.
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December 22, 2016
Belton Police Department expresses appreciation to those in the community who call in to report reckless or impaired drivers. Lives are saved each year when drunk drivers are removed from local roads.
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December 22, 2016
Christmas and New Year's Day are both on Sunday this year, so trash services will stay on schedule.
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December 14, 2016
Belton Parks and Recreation is hosting its annual Family, Fishin', & Fun events this year on Friday, Dec. 16, and Friday, Dec. 30
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December 14, 2016
Belton Parks and Recreation is hosting its annual Family, Fishin', & Fun events this year on Friday, Dec. 16, and Friday, Dec. 30.
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December 12, 2016
Residents seeking a place on the ballot must file an application at City Hall between January 18, 2017, and February 17, 2017.
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December 09, 2016
The Belton Police Department is reminding residents to take precautions with their vehicles following the arrest of two men on burglary charges early Friday morning. The reminder is to hide or take valuables out of cars and to lock car doors to prevent theft.
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December 05, 2016
For the next two months court days at Belton Municipal Court will temporarily move to the Harris Community Center, 401 N. Alexander St., to accommodate construction at the Police Department building.
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December 05, 2016
For the month of December, the Lena Armstrong Public Library is encouraging charitable giving by allowing library patrons with unpaid fines to have them forgiven in exchange for canned food.
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December 05, 2016
For the month of December, the Lena Armstrong Public Library is encouraging charitable giving by allowing library patrons with unpaid fines to have them forgiven in exchange for canned food. 
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December 05, 2016
A stove that was left on led to a fire in a second-floor unit at the River Springs at Barge Ranch apartments, 3300 N. Main Street, on Sunday night. A sprinkler system in the unit put the fire out.
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November 30, 2016
The Christmas on the Chisholm Trail event will continue as planned in Downtown Belton on Saturday despite a forecast of light intermittent rain. 
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November 30, 2016
The Christmas on the Chisholm Trail event will continue as planned in Downtown Belton on Saturday despite a forecast of light intermittent rain. 
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November 27, 2016
The Belton Fire Department and Belton Fire Corps is hosting a food drive to benefit Helping Hands Ministry. Until Dec. 4, nonperishable food items will be accepted at Fire Station No. 2, 420 Sparta Rd. 
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November 23, 2016
Belton City Offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
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November 23, 2016
Belton City Offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
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November 23, 2016
Due to the increase in drunk-driving related fatalities around the holidays each year, the Belton Police Department will be actively searching for and arresting drunk drivers during the Thanksgiving holiday period. 
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November 22, 2016
The Belton Police Department has arrested a 61-year-old Temple man in connection with the hit-and-run accident on Friday, Nov. 18, that killed 13-year-old Belton boy, Richard Snyder.
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November 22, 2016
The City Council will consider a total of 21 items, including recommendations for development agreements and annexations.
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November 19, 2016
Belton police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who fled the scene of an accident on Friday night. The accident occurred at about 6:15 p.m. in the 2100 block of the S. I-35 service road. A 13-year-old boy was struck while riding his bike.
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November 17, 2016
At around 9:20 a.m. today the Belton Police Department responded to an anonymous 9-1-1 call where the caller claimed that there was a person with a handgun at the Belton High School 9th Grade Center. The Belton PD communicated with Belton ISD and initiated hard lockdowns at Belton High School and Bhs9, and a soft lockdown at Sparta Elementary because of its proximity to these schools.
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November 16, 2016
The Belton Fire Department is involved again this year in the Santa Pal Program, which helps needy families provide for Christmas, typically for ages 1-14.
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November 14, 2016
The Belton Police Department is looking for donations to help fill Christmas gift baskets for more than 130 Belton senior adults who participate in the RUOK? outreach program. This is the second year of the "Silver Santa Program."
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November 11, 2016
City of Belton offices will be closed today in observance of Veterans Day. Trash service will not be impacted. Normal business hours will resume on Monday.
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November 07, 2016
The Belton City Council will consider two items at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 8, related to a restructuring of its Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) services. If the items are approved, the CVB would transition from a contracted service of the Belton Area Chamber of Commerce to a program managed as an in-house city function. The CVB would continue to operate out of the offices of the Belton Area Chamber of Commerce, according to the proposed agreement. 
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November 07, 2016
The Belton Fire Department and Belton Fire Corps is hosting a food drive to benefit Helping Hands Ministry. Nonperishable food items will be accepted at Fire Station No. 2, 420 Sparta Rd., until Dec. 4. 
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November 02, 2016
The eastbound lane of one of the main thoroughfares from Belton to Temple was temporarily closed for nearly two hours on Wednesday after a two vehicle accident between a red pickup truck and a dump truck.
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October 24, 2016
An updated list of abandoned or unclaimed properties is now available. The first step to claiming abandoned or unclaimed property is to follow the instructions on the Abandoned Property Claim Form.
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October 21, 2016
We're holding a bulk collection day at the Public Works Yard, 1502 Holland Rd., from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22. Residents may bring furniture, mattresses, bags of leaves, or any other bulky items not included in weekly trash service.
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October 20, 2016
Look for minor traffic disruptions overnight as TxDOT performs a roadway base repair at the Loop 121 and U.S. 190 intersection. The work on Loop 121 will be limited to the roadway between Powell Dr. and Huey Dr.
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October 17, 2016
On Monday, October 17, 2016, at 9:01 a.m., the Belton Police Department responded to a fatal crash involving three vehicles on U.S. Highway 190 at the G. Wilson overpass.
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October 06, 2016
The Belton Police Department arrested a 34-year-old Austin man on Wednesday on a charge of enticing a child. Timothy Vickers is in Bell County Jail with a bond of $2,000.
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October 04, 2016
At a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 25, the Belton City Council will consider a proposal to name a new park adjacent to South Belton Middle School. The proposed name of Jeff Hamilton Neighborhood Park came from a resident. It was unanimously approved by a Park Naming Committee. The Parks Board then finalized and approved the recommendation for consideration by the Council.
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October 04, 2016
The Belton Police Department will be at locations all over town tonight in support of National Night Out, an initiative that brings neighborhoods and police officers together. Look for us at one of the locations below.
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October 04, 2016
Multiple 30-yard trash containers will be placed at the Public Works yard, 1502 Holland Road, for Belton residents to use on Saturday, Oct. 22. Brushes, leaves, old furniture, mattresses or other bulky items not accepted on regular trash pickup days will be accepted.
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September 29, 2016
The Bell County Writers Guild meets at the Lena Armstrong Public Library in Belton on the first Monday of each month. The October meeting will be an open house with two speakers and refreshments. Authors Aaron M. Zook Jr. and Joyce Zook will be speaking.
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September 27, 2016
Multiple 30-yard trash containers will be placed at the Public Works yard, 1502 Holland Road, for Belton residents to use on Saturday, Oct. 22. Brushes, leaves, old furniture or other bulky items not accepted on regular trash pickup days will be accepted
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September 24, 2016
The new Annexation Page on the City's website includes links to maps of areas under consideration and provides a timetable for the process.
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September 24, 2016
The new Annexation Page on the City's website includes links to maps of areas under consideration and provides a timetable for the process.
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September 23, 2016
City-wide street maintenance aimed at protecting and preserving streets is planned at several locations for the week of Sept. 26th, weather permitting. Chip sealing is a common maintenance practice where a thin layer of oil and rock is added to a road surface, sealing pavement cracks and preventing water from penetrating the road surface.
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September 22, 2016
Multiple 30-yard trash containers will be placed at the Public Works yard, 1502 Holland Road, for Belton residents to use on Saturday, Oct. 22. Brushes, leaves, old furniture or other bulky items not accepted on regular trash pickup days will be accepted
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September 20, 2016
The traffic signals at the Texas 317 (Main St.) and FM 436 (Holland Rd.) intersection will be fully operational on Friday, Sept. 23, weather permitting, according to a news release today from TxDOT.
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September 20, 2016
The Belton City Council on Monday adopted the same tax rate as last year, 65.98 cents per $100 valuation. The tax revenues generated from the rate will support a projected $13.5 million general fund budget, which the Council also approved at its meeting.
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September 19, 2016
Expect delays on Sparta Road during the overnight hours the week of September 19th as portion of Sparta Road, Main Street to the west Walmart entrance/exit, is scheduled to be reconstructed.
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September 19, 2016
The Belton City Council will consider ordinances tonight to set the tax rate and 2017 Budget.
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September 16, 2016
City-wide street maintenance aimed at protecting and preserving streets is planned at several locations for the week of Sept. 19th, weather permitting. Chip sealing is a common maintenance practice where a thin layer of oil and rock is added to a road surface, sealing pavement cracks and preventing water from penetrating the road surface.
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September 14, 2016
Street striping will be applied in the downtown area in the vicinity of the Bell County Courthouse beginning at 7 p.m. tonight. The streets received a new protective top layer over the weekend.
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September 13, 2016
City-wide street maintenance aimed at protecting and preserving streets is under way and will continue throughout the week, weather permitting. Chip sealing is a common maintenance practice where a thin layer of oil and rock is added to a road surface, effectively sealing pavement cracks and preventing water from penetrating the road surface.
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September 13, 2016
The Belton City Council meeting at 5:30 p.m. tonight provides an opportunity for the public to speak about the proposed budget and tax rate, as well as on an update to the City's strategic plan.
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September 12, 2016
People living in four units of an apartment complex are displaced following an early morning fire today in the 1100 block of Shady Lane.
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September 02, 2016
The results are in for recent lead and copper testing of City of Belton drinking water, and all samples registered levels below action levels of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
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September 01, 2016
Trash and recycling services will run on normal schedule.
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August 25, 2016
The City of Belton’s proposed 2017-2021 Strategic Plan is available for review and comment. Public input is invited at the September 13, 2016 Belton City Council Meeting at the Harris Community Center, 401 N. Alexander Street.
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August 24, 2016
The Belton City Council has authorized a Growth Management Study that could lead to annexations by the end of the year. The Study will comprise of seven different areas outlined in an Aug. 23 City Council Meeting.
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August 22, 2016
Congratulations to Captain John Stowell on his retirement from the Belton Fire Department. Captain Stowell served the residents of Belton for more than 25 years.
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August 19, 2016
The screening of Zootopia scheduled for Saturday is canceled because of wet conditions. The movie was to be shown in Harris Community Park as part of our Movie in the Park series. We hope to reschedule a screening in September. We'll make the public aware of a screening date once it is finalized.
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August 19, 2016
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August 18, 2016

Belton Police have charged Jonathan Medina, 29, with first degree murder in connection with a stabbing incident on Aug. 16. Medina's bond is set at $1 million.

 

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August 18, 2016
Two Killeen men have been arrested in connection with a robbery that occurred at Longhorn Grocery on Aug. 9.
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August 17, 2016
Belton Police have released the name of the man who died in a stabbing incident on Tuesday, Aug. 16. The victim was Bradley Deon Moffett, 30, of Belton. The name of the man suspected of doing the stabbing is being withheld at this time pending charges.
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August 10, 2016
A tax rate of $0.6598 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of the City of Belton. This rate exceeds the lower of the effective or rollback tax rate, and state law requires that two public hearings be held by the governing body before adopting the proposed tax rate. The governing body of the City of Belton proposes to use revenue attributable to the tax rate increase for the purpose of continuing to provide services essential to the safety and wellbeing of its citizens.
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August 10, 2016

The Belton Police Department has made an arrest in connection with several recent car burglaries in the Leon Heights area.

 

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August 10, 2016
The Belton Police Department is seeking help to identify multiple black males involved in the robbery of Longhorn Grocery, 2200 block of Holland Rd. at around 11 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9. One of the men fired a gun during the robbery. Nobody was injured. Police believe the incident may be related to other recent robberies in the area.
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August 10, 2016
The Belton Police Department is seeking help to identify multiple black males involved in the robbery of Longhorn Grocery, 2200 block of Holland Rd. at around 11 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9. One of the men fired a gun during the robbery. Nobody was injured. Police believe the incident may be related to other recent robberies in the area.
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August 09, 2016
The Belton Police Department has arrested an 18-year-old Belton man and charged him with burglary of a building.
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August 08, 2016

Crime prevention methods to reduce car burglaries include:

1. LOCK DOORS & CLOSE WINDOWS:
Don’t make it easy for a burglar to steal your property.

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August 04, 2016
City of Belton water customers have access to a new service called AquaHawk, which allows them to track water usage down to the hour, if they wish.
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August 02, 2016
The Belton Police Department is looking for Belton citizens interested in hosting a 
block party for National Night Out on October 4. Hosting a party is easy, and it’s
a great way to meet neighbors as well as strengthen community spirit and police-citizen partnerships. 
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July 28, 2016
For more information please contact the Parks and Recreation office at 254-933-5860 or parksandrec@beltontexas.gov.
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July 28, 2016
The book fair will be open at the Library during normal business hours through Saturday, July 30.
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July 22, 2016
Part of Sparta Rd. between Wheat Rd. and Dunn’s Canyon Rd. will be closed to through traffic, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Wednesday, July 27, for installation of a drainage pipe under the road. 
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July 22, 2016
Firefighter from the Belton Fire Department extinguished a fire today on a property located in the 100 block of E. 10th Avenue.
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July 19, 2016
Multiple 30-yard trash containers will be placed at the Public Works yard, 1502 Holland Road, for Belton residents to use on Saturday, July 23. 
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July 19, 2016
Multiple 30-yard trash containers will be placed at the Public Works yard, 1502 Holland Road, for Belton residents to use on Saturday, July 23. 
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July 19, 2016
Multiple 30-yard trash containers will be placed at the Public Works yard, 1502 Holland Road, for Belton residents to use on Saturday, July 23. 
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July 19, 2016
A 13-year veteran of the Belton Fire Department has been promoted to the rank of Assistant Fire Chief.
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July 08, 2016
The traffic signal at the Loop 121 and Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. intersection is scheduled to become operational on Monday, July 11.
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July 05, 2016
Multiple 30-yard trash containers will be placed at the Public Works yard, 1502 Holland Road, for Belton residents to use on Saturday, July 23. Brushes, leaves, old furniture or other bulky items not accepted on regular trash pickup days will be accepted

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July 01, 2016
The Fourth of July Parade begins at 10 a.m. on Monday. The best place for information about holiday weekend activities in Belton is www.rodeobelton.com.
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July 01, 2016
All residents and customers normally serviced on Monday will be serviced on Tuesday, and so on.
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June 29, 2016
Belton Fire Department is partnering with Belton Walmart, Belton H-E-B, TruMH, Belton Rotary Club, and Belton Professional Firefighters Association to help those in need to receive relief during extreme heat conditions.
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June 27, 2016
The mixed-mulch product at the Temple-Belton Wastewater Plant, 2405 E. 6th Avenue in Belton, is free for a limited time.
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June 20, 2016
The Lena Armstrong Public Library in Belton is teaming up with AT&T on Wednesday to host a virtual reality simulator that teaches about the dangers of driving and texting.
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June 10, 2016
The Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers recognized the City of Belton on Friday, June 10, with the 2015 Award Of Excellence for its Public Service Announcement (Educational -- population 0 to 80,000) video on the RU OK? Senior Program.
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June 10, 2016
An draft of an update to the City of Belton's Design Manual has been placed online for public review and comment. 
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June 07, 2016
The June Movie in the Park is The Good Dinosaur. This FREE family event will take place at dusk in Heritage Park, 100 Park Ave. 
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June 07, 2016
Belton trash customers have options on weeks where more trash is generated than fits in the container.

Each week we accept up to three additional items, up to 50 pounds each, provided they are bagged, boxed, or bundled, and placed next to the trash 

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May 31, 2016
Trash and recycling service will run on normal schedule for the remainder of the week.
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May 26, 2016
Hours
Monday: Noon to 8 p.m.
Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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May 25, 2016
Beginning at noon on Wednesday, June 1, Belton's Lena Armstrong Public Library will be closed for maintenance. 
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May 21, 2016
An outpouring of love and respect was on display Saturday as alumni and friends of Belton High School dedicated a flagpole at the Harris Community Center in honor of Harry and Barry Wilson.
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May 20, 2016
Belton Tiger pride will be on display at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 21, when a flag pole is dedicated in honor of Harry and Barry Wilson and all Belton Tigers
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May 20, 2016
Scores of area police officers joined with business and community leaders and residents on Friday in Belton for a ceremony to honor the 11 Texas law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty in 2015.
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May 18, 2016
Congratulations to Belton High School senior Taryn Cook, selected as the 2016 recipient of the City of Belton/Waste Management Scholarship.
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May 18, 2016
The dedication of the new Belton Police Memorial is being pushed back a day due to the chance of inclement weather.
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May 17, 2016
The May Movie in the Park is Minions. 
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May 03, 2016
The City of Belton Parks Board met in a workshop on Monday to discuss the recently completed survey that will help guide an update to Belton's Parks Master Plan.
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April 29, 2016
Atmos Energy has notified more than 60 Belton addresses about its intention to replace a natural gas pipeline in the Miller Heights area.
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April 27, 2016
The City of Belton and Waste Management will award a $2,000 scholarship to a graduating senior living in the Belton City Limits.
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April 22, 2016
A bomb threat on Friday caused a major inconvenience for lunch patrons and employees at businesses adjacent to the courtyard of The Gin restaurant in downtown Belton.
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April 22, 2016
Beginning on Monday, April 25, daytime traffic on Loop 121 in Belton will be impacted by a construction project that will reduce traffic flow to a single lane and require guidance of a pilot car. 
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April 16, 2016
Road Construction planned for Loop 121 on Monday may be delayed by inclement weather.
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April 12, 2016
Beginning on Monday, April 18, daytime traffic on Loop 121 in Belton will be impacted by a construction project that will reduce traffic flow to a single lane and require guidance of a pilot car. 
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March 24, 2016
The woman transported to Baylor Scott & White Hospital following a structure fire in a nearby unit of a triplex in the 700 block of W. Avenue H on Wednesday, March 23, later died at the hospital.
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March 22, 2016
Multiple 30-yard trash containers will be placed at the Public Works yard, 1502 Holland Road, for Belton residents to use on Saturday, April 9. Brushes, leaves, old furniture or other bulky items not accepted on regular trash pickup days will be accepted..
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March 21, 2016
Beginning March 24, the portion of N. Pearl St. between W. Martin Luther King Jr. and W. 8th Ave.
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March 09, 2016
The Belton Police Department is hosting an open house today from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
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March 04, 2016
Belton Municipal Court and Police Department are among 250 agencies across Texas participating in a warrant round-up through March.
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March 01, 2016
With only incumbents filing for positions on the Belton City Council, it is likely that the election will be cancelled. The deadline to file was Feb. 23. An item requesting the cancellation of the election will be presented to the Belton City Council 
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February 29, 2016

A 13-year veteran of the Belton Fire Department has been promoted to the rank of Captain.

Wesley Gilbreath was administered the Firefighter Oath from Chief Bruce Pritchard on Feb. 25. Gilbreath had served as a lieutenant since 2004.

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February 22, 2016
Belton residents are invited to participate in a Community Engagement Meeting at the Harris Community Center at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 7. The meeting is a chance for residents to participate in the development of a plan for the future of Belton's parks
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February 11, 2016
At a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 23, the Belton City Council will consider a proposal to name three new parks/facilities. The proposed names for the parks/facilities were developed by a Park Naming Committee. The Parks Board then finalize.
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February 08, 2016

Belton residents are invited to take a brief online survey to provide input on its future growth, including the growth of its park system.

The City is currently undergoing a Parks Master Plan Update and a Comprehensive Plan Update

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February 03, 2016

The City of Belton Public Works Department has been restructured with responsibilities divided among three current employees, each of whom has received a title change.

Byron Sinclair has been named Director of Public Works, Angellia Points as Director

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February 01, 2016
The filing period for the Belton City Council opened on January 20. Candidates interested in running for Mayor or a Councilmember seat have until 5 p.m. on February 19 to file for a spot on the ballot or until February 23 to file as a write-in candidate.
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January 25, 2016
A drainage improvement project that crosses Connell Street will necessitate a temporary closure on S. Connell at Mitchell Branch Creek beginning on Feb. 1. The closure is expected to last through the duration of the project, which is scheduled to be 
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January 25, 2016
Multiple 30-yard trash containers will be available for Belton residents to use at the Public Works yard, 1502 Holland Road, on Saturday, Jan. 30. Brush, leaves, old furniture, mattresses or other bulky items will be accepted.
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January 22, 2016
TxDOT has notified the City of Belton that the traffic signals at the S. Main and Old Holland intersection will be activated beginning on Monday.
The signals will operate in test, or flash, mode for two days before becoming fully operational on Wednesday
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January 14, 2016

A $1.1 million sewer main construction project to replace a 10-inch clay pipe with 24-inch PVC pipe will impact two City parks along the Nolan Creek Hike & Bike Trail over the next six months.

The project will install 4,200 feet of new pipe near

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January 13, 2016
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January 12, 2016
Multiple 30-yard trash containers will be placed at the Public Works yard, 1502 Holland Road, for Belton residents to use on Saturday, Jan. 30. Brushes, leaves, old furniture or other bulky items not accepted on regular trash pickup days will be accepted.

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January 05, 2016

Belton trash customers have options on weeks where more trash is generated than fits in the container.

Each week we accept up to three additional items, up to 50 pounds each, provided they are bagged, boxed, or bundled, and placed next to the trash 

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December 31, 2015

An apparent power surge has created a temporary disruption in phone and Internet service at City of Belton offices. At this time we are unable to make or receive phone calls or process payments. Emergency 9-1-1 services remain operational.

For pressing

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December 29, 2015
The New Year holiday will delay trash collection by a day for residents with Friday trash pickup. Residents normally serviced on Friday will be serviced on Saturday. The trash collection schedule for all customers resumes as normal on Monday, Jan. 4.
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December 28, 2015

Belton residential customers are encouraged to set their real Christmas trees at the curb to be picked up by the Public Works Department to be recycled into mulch.

Trees should be free of all ornaments, tinsel, and lights. Place the trees near the edge

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December 28, 2015

Belton residential customers are encouraged to set their real Christmas trees at the curb to be picked up by the Public Works Department to be recycled into mulch.

Trees should be free of all ornaments, tinsel, and lights. Place the trees near the edge.

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December 23, 2015
Belton city offices will be closed on Dec. 24 and 25, in observance of the Christmas holiday.
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December 22, 2015

Over the next two weeks, the Christmas and New Year holidays will delay trash collection for residents with Friday trash pickup.

These customers will serviced on Saturday, Dec. 26, and Saturday, Jan. 2. The trash collection schedule for all customers

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December 18, 2015

Among the more than $25 million in bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure grant funds approved by the Texas Transportation Commission (TTC) on Thursday was $2.1 million that will be used to extend Belton's Nolan Creek Hike and Bike Trail.

The new approx

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December 18, 2015

Boxes and leaves stacking up this holiday season?

Additional trash or recycling containers are available. Each additional trash container is $5.69 per month, and each additional recycling is $5.17 per month.

A one-month minimum for additional 

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December 10, 2015

A home in the 1200 block of Wolverton Lane in Belton was destroyed by fire on Wednesday evening. No serious injuries were reported, but a family of six was displaced. The Red Cross is assisting the family with lodging and other necessities.

The Belton

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December 09, 2015

Beginning in January, the City of Belton is adjusting its utility billing process in an effort to enhance efficiency and save money for the utility.

For most Belton utility customers the only change in the billing method that will be noticed is that 

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December 08, 2015

The U.S. 190 corridor in Central Texas, including the portion extending from Belton to Fort Hood, could be renamed Interstate 14 within a year thanks to a federal transportation bill that was signed into law on Dec. 4.

"Belton's location at

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November 25, 2015

Looking for a unique Christmas card this year? The Belton Fire Department will allow families to take Christmas photos with a fire truck. We'll provide the setting, if you'll bring the people.

Just visit one of the Fire Stations from now until Dec. 13

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November 24, 2015
On Monday, November 23, 2015, Belton Director of Public Works Mike Huber submitted his resignation, which was accepted by City Manager Sam Listi. Mr. Huber had been employed at the City and served in the capacity as Director of Public Works and City 
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November 24, 2015
The Belton Fire Department is hosting a food drive to benefit Helping Hands Ministry. Nonperishable food items will be accepted at Fire Station No. 2, 420 Sparta Rd., until December 14.
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November 23, 2015
Belton City Offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. In addition, as a result of the holiday, residents with Thursday trash pickup will be serviced on Friday, and residents with Friday trash pickup will be
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November 18, 2015

The Texas Department of Transportation has completed the replacement of Toll Bridge Road Bridge. It opened for traffic on November 12.

The $900,000 project began in March of this year. It replaced a structure that collapsed following a traffic 

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November 17, 2015
The Belton Police Department is proud to announce the first annual SILVER SANTA Program. This year, the program will benefit the elderly participants currently in our RU OK? Program. We will be seeking donations to provide every RU OK? participant a gift
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November 11, 2015
At a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, the Belton City Council recognized an award the City received last week from the Texas Downtown Association for the 2015 Best Public Improvement (population under 50,000) for the Nolan Creek Project, which 
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November 09, 2015
This year’s Clean Waters Art Contest was a huge success! Congratulations to the winners:
· Grades K-2: Hannah Lawrence· Grades 3-5: Julie He
· Videos: Team Pollution World, Team Pollution Stoppers (pictured), and Dahkota Dzierwa (all videos were made
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November 09, 2015
The City of Belton and the Downtown Belton Merchants Association (DBMA) are kicking off the Christmas season together at what is anticipated to be the biggest and best Christmas event in Central Texas. Celebrate Christmas on the Chisholm Trail on the 
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October 26, 2015

The City of Belton is accepting submissions for its 2015 Clean Water Art Contest. Submissions may include original drawings or videos up to 30 seconds long that show how we can all help make the waters in Belton cleaner.

Up to six winning entries will

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October 19, 2015

Multiple 30-yard trash containers will be available for Belton residents to use at the Public Works yard, 1502 Holland Road, on Saturday, Oct. 24. Brushes, leaves, old furniture or other bulky items will be accepted.

The containers will be available on
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October 13, 2015
The process to replace or retrofit approximately 6,200 water meters in the City of Belton with automatic meter reading technology will begin in earnest the week of Oct. 19. Meter installation will commence in North Belton. It is expected to take 
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October 09, 2015

BELTON -- City of Belton emergency responders helped contain a fuel spill early Friday morning at the Gulf gas station on the corner of Main Street and 6th Avenue.

The spill, estimated to be about 50 gallons, occurred at about 4:30 a.m. as storage tank.

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October 07, 2015
Belton firefighters will be at the Belton Walmart on Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon, to take part in a smoke detector giveaway. Firefighters will set up a time with registrants to visit their homes and install smoke detectors.
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October 06, 2015

Find a block party, meet neighbors, and unite against crime at National Night Out tonight in Belton. Most parties start at 6 p.m.

Good neighbors looking out for each other is a proven crime prevention strategy. Belton Police Officers and City officials

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September 23, 2015
The Belton Fire Department invites Belton businesses, churches, youth clubs, etc. to assist in an effort to catalog automatic external defibrillators (AED) that are available in public and private areas where large numbers of people work or congregate. 
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September 23, 2015
Multiple 30-yard trash containers will be available for Belton residents to use at the Public Works yard, 1502 Holland Road, on Saturday, Oct. 24. Brushes, leaves, old furniture or other bulky items will be accepted.
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September 22, 2015
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is open to residents from Bell County and six other nearby counties. It will be in Temple, 3210 E. Ave. H, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 3. Items accepted include electronics, batteries, paint, motor oil, antifreeze,

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September 18, 2015
The Belton splash pads in Harris and South Wall Tiger Parks are closed for the season. They will reopen Memorial Day 2016.
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September 16, 2015

The City of Belton is accepting submissions for its 2015 Clean Water Art Contest. Submissions may include original drawings or videos up to 30 seconds long that show how we can all help make the waters in Belton cleaner.

Six winning entries will each

Additional Info/Registration Form...

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September 02, 2015
Belton Fire and Police Honor Guards will perform at a brief ceremony at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor's Mayborn Center on Sept. 11. The ceremony is to honor first responders and others who died as a result of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001
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September 01, 2015
Belton's proposed Strategic Plan for fiscal years 2016-2020 is now available online for review. Public comments are invited at the City Council Meeting on September 8, 2015, held at the Harris Community Center, 401 Alexander Street, or by email to City 

Proposed Strategic Plan...
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September 01, 2015
Trash and recycling collections will run one day late during the week of Sept. 7-12
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August 31, 2015
The southbound I-35 off-ramp to Tahuaya Rd (exit 289A) will be closed tonight, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Drivers who want to exit before FM 2484 should use the exit north of Loop 121 (exit 292) and remain on the access road from there. The closure will expedite
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August 28, 2015

The Belton Police Department, along with a coalition of law enforcement agencies, and interested individuals, have joined together to address the need to reduce and prevent alcohol and drug-impaired driving.

Beginning this weekend through September

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August 27, 2015
BNSF Railway is scheduled to make repairs on the railroad track crossing on College St., between 13th Avenue and Crusader way. To accommodate this maintenance, the College St. crossing will be closed from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 28.
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August 25, 2015
Belton Fire Department is partnering with Belton Walmart, Belton H-E-B, and Belton Professional Firefighters Association to help those in need to receive relief during extreme heat conditions. Beginning on August 31, the Fire Department will distribute 
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August 25, 2015
Two sections of Shanklin Road will be closed Thursday, Aug. 27, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., due to construction. Residents and businesses will be allowed access as necessary. Detours will be available via I-35 or Auction Barn Road.
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August 24, 2015
A portion of the 1100 block of N. Penelope St. will be closed on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., to allow BNSF to make repairs to the track crossing. The closing will be isolated to the railroad tracks, and will not impact home access for
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August 14, 2015
Portions of 2nd Ave. between Main St. and Loop 121 will be closed Aug. 18-26 to allow the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to upgrade the road surface. The existing surface will be milled and a smooth asphalt overlay will be applied. 
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August 13, 2015
The CITY OF BELTON will hold two public hearings on a proposal to increase total tax revenues from properties on the tax roll in the preceding tax year by 2.2629 percent (percentage by which proposed tax rate exceeds lower of rollback tax rate or
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August 03, 2015

Registration is now open for a Governor's Small Business Forum scheduled for Thursday, September 17, on the campus of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. The cost is $20 per person.

UMHB will host the event, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Lord Conference 

Registration Information...

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July 30, 2015
Belton has been awarded Gold level Scenic City Certification by Scenic Texas. Belton is one of 20 Texas cities to have earned the five-year certification this year.
Scenic City Certification Program is a project of Scenic Texas and its statewide program 
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July 28, 2015

Longtime Belton firefighter Bruce Pritchard was sworn-in today as the new Fire Chief of the Belton Fire Department.

Pritchard was appointed by City Manager Sam Listi, with the City Council later confirming the appointment in a special meeting today. 

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July 28, 2015

The in-library Book Fair at the City of Belton's Lena Armstrong Public Library runs through Friday, July 31. Come visit the library and see the selection of books available for purchase.

For those interested in shopping online, an online Book Fair is a

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July 15, 2015
The Belton Police Department is seeking assistance from the public to identify multiple suspects who forced their way into the Belton High School athletic building between midnight and 6 a.m. on Friday, July 10, 2015. In addition to stealing items,
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July 10, 2015

Up to five teams of Belton community leaders will face off in a salsa recipe competition at the H-E-B store in Belton on Saturday. The event is scheduled from 2-4 p.m.

Participants representing Belton Police, Fire, and EMS will be at the store. Belton 

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July 08, 2015

The Belton Police Department is looking for Belton citizens interested in hosting block parties for National Night Out on October 6.

Hosting a party is easy, and it’s a great way to meet neighbors and strengthen community spirit and police-citizen

Online Host Application...

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July 06, 2015

The Belton City Council is seeking public comment on a proposed Sidewalk Standards and Policy. The proposed policy provides sidewalk standards for development along collector and arterial streets.

Hard copies of the proposed Sidewalk Standards and

Proposed Policy and Comment Form...

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July 01, 2015
You may have noticed lately the tap water in Belton has an earthy odor. Belton water provider, Bell County Water Control Improvement District No. 1, has assured us that the WATER IS SAFE TO DRINK and that the water plant continues to meet requirements of 
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July 01, 2015
An updated list of abandoned or unclaimed properties is now available. The first step to claiming abandoned or unclaimed property is to follow the instructions on the Abandoned Property Claim Form.

Property List/Claim Form...
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June 24, 2015

The Belton Police Department invites the Belton community to Coffee with a Cop at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, June 30, at Patriot Coney Island, 112 E. Central Ave.

Coffee with a Cop is a unique opportunity for community members to ask questions and learn more

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June 23, 2015
The Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers recognized the City of Belton on Friday, June 19, with the 2015 TAMI Award for Best Media Relations in Texas. TAMI Awards, presented annually to select municipalities, are the highest statewide honor...

Contest Entry...
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June 11, 2015
The Belton City Council is seeking public input regarding the City Charter, which was adopted in May 2005, and includes a provision stipulating that the Charter be reviewed by a committee at least once every 10 years. At its meeting on June 9, the Council
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June 10, 2015
The 2014 Annual Report of Drinking Water Quality is available to view online. The report is also mailed water customers of the City of Belton.

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June 03, 2015
The City of Belton is pleased to announce the upcoming availability of HOME grant funds for residents of Belton. 
The HOME Program provides funds to assist low income homeowners to replace their current home with a new house built on the same lot or, in 

Qualification Information...
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June 01, 2015
Notice sent out earlier today was unnecessary, according to Central Texas Water Supply Corporation. It only impacted City of Belton customers on Amity and Amity School Road.

Rescission Notice...
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June 01, 2015

A boil water notice issued today by the Central Texas Water Supply Corporation includes City of Belton water customers on Amity and Amity School Road.

No other Belton water customers are impacted by the boil notice.

City of Belton is hand 

Boil Notice...

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May 22, 2015
City offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day. In addition, no trash collections will occur on Monday, so trash service for all customers will be delayed a day all next week.
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May 21, 2015
The Planning and Zoning Commission passed an ordinance on Tuesday to change the zoning at 204 N. Penelope to allow a retail gun store and indoor shooting range. The store would also include a gunsmith shop and classroom space for Concealed Handgun License
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May 19, 2015
The former H-E-B store at the corner of Main and 6th may be redeveloped into a multi-tenant retail property with ACE Hardware and Planet Fitness as anchors. Although no signed commitments have been made, the City has received a retail concept proposal
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May 15, 2015
In the past month, counterfeit $50 bills have been passed at two Belton businesses. 
A white female around 30 to 40 years of age with tattoos on her right wrist and upper right arm was captured on video on April 14, 2015, passing a counterfeit bill
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May 14, 2015
Inclement weather and higher flow levels in Nolan Creek has caused the rescheduling of Saturday's Nolan Creek Kick-off Celebration. The event, which includes afternoon activities on Nolan Creek and a Movie in the Park in the evening, is rescheduled for

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May 13, 2015

Belton Fire Chief Francisco Corona has announced his intention to retire. His last day will be July 15, 2015.

Press Release...
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May 12, 2015
The City of Belton and Waste Management will award a $2,000 scholarship to a graduating senior living in the Belton City Limits. The application deadline is May 27, 2015.

Scholarship Application...

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May 09, 2015

The four incumbents on the ballot for Belton City Council were all re-elected, according to an unofficial tabulation of votes today. A total of 325 residents voted, including 159 during Early Voting.

The voting totals per candidate are as follows:

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May 06, 2015

Temporary road closures to through traffic are scheduled from11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday on several streets near the S. Davis Water Tank, which is being demolished and removed, pending weather conditions.

The following roads will be closed:
Hughes 

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May 06, 2015
The final opportunity to vote for Belton City Council candidates is Saturday, May 9, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Polls are at the Harris Community Center, 401 N. Alexander Street.
The seven-day early voting period ended on Tuesday with 159 Belton residenots
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May 05, 2015
Shanklin Road, from Loop 121 to Interstate I-35, will be temporarily closed to through traffic on Wednesday, May 6, due to road construction. The closure will occur between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The closure is necessary to allow a utility line to be routed
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May 02, 2015
The City of Belton is scheduled to have its old S. Davis Street Water Tank demolished on Thursday, May 7, 2015. The work is set to begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, pending weather conditions. It is anticipated it will take Hunter Demolition, an experienced
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May 01, 2015

Hours
Monday: Noon to 8 p.m.
Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Season
Memorial Day through Labor Day

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April 25, 2015

The Belton Fire Department is investigating a fire that occurred early this morning at a home in the 900 block of Hander Lane.

At about 5:24 a.m., a neighbor called 9-1-1 to report smoke and flames coming from a nearby house. The Belton Fire Department.

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April 22, 2015

BELTON – The Texas Book Festival has awarded the Lena Armstrong Public Library a $2,500 collections enhancement grant. The grant will help purchase current fiction and nonfiction best sellers for the Adult Spanish collection.

“We are extremely grateful

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April 18, 2015
A free workshop, Being Your Own Boss, is set for 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28, at Belton's Lena Armstrong Public Library, 301 E. 1st Avenue. This workshop addresses the fundamentals of starting a business and helps prepare people for self-employment. 
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April 14, 2015
The 200 Block of S. East Street, from Water Street to The Gin restaurant, will be closed overnight on Wednesday beginning at 10:30 p.m. The closure is necessary to repair a water main. It is anticipated that the work will be completed by 6:00 a.m. Thursday
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April 10, 2015
We encourage visitors to Heritage Park to use designated parking spaces. We are working to increase the number of available parking spaces with an additional 50 under construction. Please avoid parking in the grass, especially in areas clearly marked with.
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April 09, 2015

Belton residents three 30-yard trash containers will be available at the Public Works yard, 1502 Holland Road, for your use on Saturday, April 11. We'll accept brush, leaves, old furniture or other bulky items.

The containers will be available only 

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April 06, 2015
Last minute volunteers are still welcome for our One Community One Day event on Saturday. 
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April 06, 2015

In 2015, four Belton City Council seats are up for election (see candidate list below).

Election Day is May 9. Polls at the Harris Community Center, 401 Alexander Street, will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Early Voting will be at City Hall, 333

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April 06, 2015
Last minute volunteers are still welcome for our One Community One Day event on Saturday. The event encourages citizens to join together for a day of service in the community. This year volunteers will meet at the Harris Community Center at 9 a.m. 

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April 03, 2015

On March 26, the Texas House of Representatives recognized Ed Bandas, Retail Coordinator for the City of Belton, for his role in the Army Marathon.

Bandas, CEO and President of the Army Marathon, began working in his role as Retail Coordinator for the

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March 27, 2015

Belton residents with spring cleaning plans...We've arranged to have three 30-yard trash containers available for your use on Saturday, April 11. Bring your brush, leaves, or old furniture to the Public Works yard, 1502 Holland Road.

The containers wil

Belton residents with spring cleaning plans...We've arranged to have three 30-yard trash containers available for your use on Saturday, April 11. Bring your brush, leaves, or old furniture to the Public Works yard, 1502 Holland Road.

The containers will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This free service opportunity is available one-day only, so please take advantage of it if you can.

*This is not a hazardous waste event, so no items such as tires or paint will be accepted. To find out more about how to dispose of paint and other potentially hazardous household materials visit 

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March 24, 2015

BELTON -- The driver of a Jeep SUV was pronounced deceased at the scene of a single car accident on the Interstate 35 Frontage Road this morning.

At about 6 a.m. on Tuesday, March 24, Belton officers responded to a rollover crash on the southbound I-3

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March 23, 2015

BELTON -- City of Belton emergency responders helped contain a fuel spill early Monday morning at the Major Brand gas station on the corner of Main Street and 6th Avenue.

The spill, estimated to be about 75 gallons, occurred at about 3:40 a.m. as 

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March 19, 2015

Wm. Mack Parker, senior project manager with Kasberg, Patrick & Associates, was named 2014 Engineer of the Year for the Central Texas Region by the Texas Society of Professional Engineers on February 26.

Mr. Parker has done extensive work for the

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March 18, 2015

In the past two weeks, Mayor Marion Grayson has received honors from Belton ISD and the Girl Scouts of Central Texas.

At a luncheon on March 5 to celebrate Texas Public Schools Week, Belton ISD honored Mayor Grayson as the 2015 Distinguished Alumna. 

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March 17, 2015
The second annual University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and City of Belton Spring Fling Disc Golf Tournament is on Sunday, March 29. The first hole of the tournament at the corner of University Drive and Crusader Way. The tournament is free to UMHB students, $

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March 11, 2015

The ballot order for the City Council Election on May 9, 2015, has been determined by a drawing. Candidates will appear on ballots in the following order:

*David K. Leigh
*Craig Pearson*Jerri S. Gauntt
Richard VazquezLouie Minor
*Dan Kirkley

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March 05, 2015
Ed Bandas, the Founder/Race Director of the Army Marathon, has been selected to serve as Belton’s first Retail Development Coordinator. Mr. Bandas, a Temple native and Belton resident, was chosen after an extensive recruitment that began in October 2014,


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March 04, 2015
Belton Police Lieutenant Larry Berg is among the 2 percent of Texas law enforcement officers to have graduated from the prestigious Leadership Command College (LCC) of the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas. Lt. Berg graduated last week.
The

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March 02, 2015
From 8 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, March 3, the City of Belton Water Department will close part of Montrose Street just east of Church Street to complete exploratory excavation of the water main, valves and fittings at the intersection of Montrose and Church
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March 02, 2015

Six candidates filed for four expiring seats on the Belton City Council, including four incumbents. The filing period closed on February 27.

Dan Kirkley (incumbent)
Craig Pearson (incumbent)David K. Leigh (incumbent)
Louie MinorJerri S. Gauntt

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February 27, 2015
elton Municipal Court and Police Department are among 250 agencies across Texas participating in a warrant round-up through March. People with active warrants for such things as unpaid traffic tickets or court fines may have them cleared up by paying the

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February 26, 2015
Beginning on March 2, middle school students in the Belton area with an interest in finding out more about police work are eligible to resister for the Belton Youth Police Academy. Young recruits who are selected to take part in the program will receive

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February 24, 2015
Trash and Recycling collections are running a day behind schedule this week because of weather conditions. Collections should return to the normal schedule next week.
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February 24, 2015

Hear from local author Wayne Carpenter and two other authors at the 11th Annual Book & Author Luncheon hosted by the Friends of the Lena Armstrong Public Library.

The event will include an author reception, book sale, and silent auction beginning

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February 20, 2015

Belton Fire Department Investigators, assisted by a fire investigator from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, are investigating the cause of an overnight fire that caused extensive fire and smoke damage to Capital Truck and Equipment

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February 20, 2015
The 200 block of E. Central Avenue, between Penelope Street and East Street, will be temporarily closed on Sunday to allow work crews to repair a sewer line. The closure will be from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please be cautious driving in the area and obey
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February 20, 2015
Belton Municipal Court and Police Department are among 250 agencies across Texas participating in a warrant round-up through March. People with active warrants for such things as unpaid traffic tickets or court fines may have them cleared up by paying the

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February 19, 2015

Over the next few days, Belton firefighters will visit businesses and homes located within the 100-year Nolan Creek floodplain to update the City's emergency notification database. Residents and business that have not registered with CodeRED, the City's e...Read on...

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February 18, 2015
Belton Municipal Court Operations has moved to the Finance Building, located at 100 South Davis Street. With the exception of court proceedings, all day-today operations (including accepting payments) will be conducted from the South Davis location. 

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February 17, 2015

Belton residents are asked to voluntarily conserve water due to persistently low water elevation at Lake Belton since November 2012.

When Lake Belton's water elevation drops below 587, Belton is considered to have mild water shortage conditions and

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February 13, 2015

The Belton City Council is seeking public comment on a proposed update to the City's Thoroughfare Plan. The Thoroughfare Plan is a long-term planning document that guides transportation system development.

Hard Copies of the proposed Thoroughfare Plan

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February 12, 2015
Beginning on February 17, Belton Municipal Court will only accept payments at the Municipal Court Building on days court is in session. On all other business days payments will be accepted at the Finance Building, 100 S. Davis Street, which has a 

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February 11, 2015
The Belton City Council is considering entering into a $4.2 million contract with Siemens Industry to replace residential water meters with newer technology that allows meter reading to occur remotely. The Council anticipates making a final decision in 

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February 10, 2015

Rev. Roscoe Harrison shared with the Belton Youth Advisory Commission on Monday what it was like going to school in Belton in the 1960s.

Rev. Harrison spoke with the students as part of their monthly meeting and in recognition of Black History Month.

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January 28, 2015

TxDOT announced today that an overnight closure tonight of Interstate 35 in Belton is delayed again. This is the second delay this week.

The closure is still necessary to allow crews to work on the US 190 flyover above the interstate, but a new date

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January 28, 2015

The filing period for the Belton City Council opened today. Candidates interested in running for a councilmember seat have until 5 p.m. on February 27 to file for a spot on the ballot. Election Day is May 9.

Four member terms are expiring: Mayor Pro

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January 27, 2015
TxDOT announced today that an overnight closure of Interstate 35 in Belton tonight is delayed until Wednesday, January 28. The closure is necessary to allow crews to work on the US 190 flyover above the interstate. The closure is scheduled to begin at 7
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January 27, 2015
Would you like to be notified by cell phone when a boil water notice is issued or when flooding may occur? The CodeRED Emergency Communications Network allows Belton officials the ability to quickly deliver messages to targeted areas or the entire City of

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January 26, 2015
The Belton Police Department announces the 2015 recruiting drive for our Law Enforcement Exploring Post. Law Enforcement Exploring is a program for young men and women ages 14-20, who have completed 8th grade. Exploring is a program from the “Learning for

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January 26, 2015
TxDOT has announced an overnight closure for the northbound and southbound mainlanes of Interstate 35 in Belton on Tuesday, January 27, to allow crews to work on the US 190 flyover above the interstate. The closure is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. o
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January 25, 2015

Bell County Crime Stoppers is offering anybody with information about a recent homicide in Belton an opportunity to anonymously come forward and help with the investigation.

At about 12:35 p.m. on December 19, 2014, Belton police responded to a 

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