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Posted on: February 21, 2018

STAR Transit Offers Free Rides To Voters

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TERRELL, Texas (February 20, 2018) – STAR Transit is offering free round-trip rides to local polling places so you can cast your vote. Free round-trip service will be offered Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 6:00 am – 6:00 pm.

These complimentary trips apply to all fixed routes operated by STAR Transit as well as the on demand, curb to cub service.  Rides must be in the STAR Transit service area.  Voters need to tell bus operators they are riding to the polls....

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Mayor's State of the City Town Hall Meeting

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The Mayor's State of the City Address was held February 8, 2018 at the Civic Center, to inform the Citizen's of Balch Springs the changes over the years and what to expect in the near future.

Presentation was given by Mayor Gorwood, Q&A was held after the presentation by City Manager and City Staff, along with their  Department's booth displayed to help answer any further questions the public may have. 

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Notice of Public Hearing on Balch Springs 2018-2019 Budget

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The City Council of the City Balch Springs, Texas will hold a public hearing on the proposed Municipal Budget for the Fiscal Year 2018-2019, September 4, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at the Balch Springs City Hall, 13503 Alexander Road, Texas, 75181.

This budget will raise more revenue from property taxes than last year's budget by an amount of $572,022, which is a 8.40 percent increase from last year's budget. The property tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year is ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Seeking Qualified Contractors

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The City of Balch Springs, Neighborhood Services is seeking qualified full-time contractors with several years of experience in the residential rehabilitation business for its newly implemented “Amy Young Barrier Removal program (AYBRP).&rdq...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Economic Development Updates

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Fuzzy's & Denny's Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

On September 7, 2018 The City of Balch Springs celebrated two new businesses with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Fuzzy’s Taco Shop & Denny’s Restaurant.  In attendance were Mike ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

NEW Neighborhood Services Programs!

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Amy Young Barrier Removal Program

The City of Balch Springs will participate in the Amy Young Barrier Removal (AYBRP) program through the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. Grants can be provided up to $20,000 for accessibility improvements...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Utility Billing Update

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Water & Waste-Water Rates

Water and waste water rates have increased as of October 1, 2018. You may see a slight increase in your bill, on average. Please visit the city website for more information and new rates.

Water Meter Upgrade

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

July 10th Street Improvement Survey

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Please Choose which Survey format you'd like to complete:

 PDF Survey: July 10, 2018 Street Improvement Survey

Online Survey: July 10, 2018 Street Improvement Survey

If PDF Survey has been completed, Please submit survey to Balch Springs City Hall.

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

UPDATE: Balch Springs Community Survey

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Click the Image below to view the Community Survey PDF Document. 

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Balch Springs Community Survey

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The City would love community feedback on how you would best like to see your tax dollars utilized. 

Please Complete the Online Survey to submit your feedback: (Click Here to Begin the Survey)

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