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Nov 07, 2019

Town Hall - proposed Drainage Utility Charge (DUC) - November 12, 5:30 pm

Town Hall meeting on proposed Drainage Utility Charge. Learn more Read More
Nov 06, 2019

Holiday Notification - Veterans Day

City services will be closed Monday, November 11, 2019, for Veterans Day. Learn more Read More
Oct 30, 2019

Test of the Emergency Notification System - Nov. 8 at 4:15 pm

Washington County and the City of Brenham will be conducting a test of the Emergency Notification System at 4:15 PM on Friday, November 8, 2019. Learn more Read More
Oct 28, 2019

City Council Meeting

Notice of a regular city council meeting, November 7, 2019, at 1:00 pm - Learn more and download agendas and packets. Read More
Oct 28, 2019

Drainage Upgrade along FM 389 - week of November 4

Drainage Improvement at Lou Anna Estates starting November 4, 2019 on FM 389 in front of and into the subdivision. Learn more Read More
Oct 22, 2019

Updated Bids published on Purchasing Page

There are 2 open bids on the purchasing page, Lease of Land for Hay Production and Chlorine Gas. Learn more Read More
Oct 14, 2019

Town Hall - Annexation - October 15

There will be a Town Hall on possible annexation of approximately 239.463 acres of land on October 15, 2019, at 5:30 pm in City Hall Council Chambers. Learn more Read More
Oct 14, 2019

Town Hall - Annexation - October 29

The second Town Hall meeting for the 2019 Annexation will be held on Tuesday, October 29, at 5:30 pm. Learn More Read More
Sep 19, 2019

Proposed Budget & Tax Rate now Available for 2019-2020

The fiscal year (FY) 2019-2020 proposed budget and tax rate is now available. Learn more Read More
Sep 19, 2019

Rodney Street - Reconstruction

Beginning Tuesday, September 17, the City of Brenham Street Department will be reconstructing Rodney St. from S. Day St. to S. Austin St. Learn more how this effects Citizens State Bank drive-thru customers. Read More
Sep 17, 2019

Holiday Notification - Washington County Fair

City services will be closed Wednesday, September 18, 2019, for the Washington County Fair. Learn more Read More
Aug 25, 2019

Kerr Street - Reconstruction

Beginning Monday, August 26, the City of Brenham Street Department will be reconstructing Kerr St. from Nelson St. to the Rail Road tracks. Learn more Read More
Aug 19, 2019

Utility Customers - Access new features - get alerts on usage

City utility customers now have access to their utility usage before the end of the billing cycle. Save money and resources by setting up alerts on utility usage. Learn more Read More
Aug 19, 2019

RFP - Municipal Solid Waste Collection, Disposal, & Recycling Services

A request for proposal for solid waste collection is now available on the Purchasing Department page. Learn more Read More
Aug 05, 2019

Street Reconstruction - First St.

Beginning Tuesday, August 13, the City of Brenham Street Department will be reconstructing First St. from Austin St. to the Rail Road tracks and First St. from Key St. to Jackson St. Read More
Aug 05, 2019

Holiday Notification - Labor Day

City services will be closed in observation of Labor Day, Monday, September 2, 2019. Learn more. Read More
Jul 28, 2019

Yearly Water System Maintenance Starts August 1 - 30

The City of Brenham's Water Department will be conducting the yearly distribution system chlorine maintenance from August 1 - August 30, 2019. The routine maintenance is designed to keep the water supply clean and minimize the potential for the occurrence of harmful bacteria. Learn more Read More
Jul 27, 2019

City Charts a New Course this Budget Year

City of Brenham Charts a New Course this Budget Year to Accommodate Growth while Maintaining Exceptional Services to Citizens. Learn more Read More
Jul 26, 2019

Lowell Ogle Announces his Retirement

It is with mixed emotions and sincere gratitude for his 35 years of service that we announce the retirement of Lowell Ogle, Assistant City Manager - Public Utilities/Development. Learn more Read More
Jul 22, 2019

Roll and Read event in the Park - August 7

Pack your stroller or wagon and roll and read through Fireman’s Park with us on Wednesday, August 7. Learn more Read More
Jul 18, 2019

Hot Nights, Cool Tunes - Saturdays in July

July in Brenham, Texas means Saturday night music downtown, learn more. Read More
Jul 17, 2019

Last opportunity for feedback on the Plan 2040 for Brenham

Historic Past, Bold Future: Plan 2040 Brenham Comprehensive Plan is nearing its conclusion but you have one more chance to have your voice heard by July 24, 2019. Learn more Read More
Jul 16, 2019

Science, Storytelling, Magic School Bus & Sno Cones - in the Park

July 25 from 9:30 am - 11:30 am at Finkey Pavilion in Fireman's Park. Learn More Read More
Jul 11, 2019

Stop the Bite - Mosquito Control

What the City does & what you can do to help control mosquito populations. Learn more Read More
Jul 08, 2019

Garbage Bag Distribution

Garbage bags will be distributed to city residences on July 17 and July 24, 2019. Read More
Jun 27, 2019

National Aquatics Week - July 1-5, 2019

Celebrate with themed days all 4th of July week at the City of Brenham Blue Bell Aquatic Center Read More
Jun 25, 2019

Holiday Notification - Independence Day

City services will be closed Thursday, July 4, 2019, for Independence Day. Learn more. Read More
Jun 21, 2019

City's Comprehensive Plan is now in final draft stage

The last public input meeting was June 20th, and the data is being compiled into a final report. We do have "Brenham Today - the existing City Report" final draft available - learn more. Read More
Jun 21, 2019

Street Reconstruction - Blinn Blvd.

Beginning Monday, June 24, the street department will be reconstructing Blinn Blvd. - read more. Read More
Jun 19, 2019

Main Street needs your feedback

Downtown Brenham and the Main Street program need your feedback. Learn more. Read More
May 21, 2019

Annual Concrete Work - Invitation to Bid (ITB)

We are looking for Annual Concrete Work Bids. Learn more. Read More
May 21, 2019

Holiday Notification - Memorial Day

City Services will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019, for Memorial Day. Learn more Read More
May 20, 2019

Street Reconstruction - Faulkner St.

Beginning Monday, May 20th, the City of Brenham Street Department will be reconstructing Faulkner St. from S. Lubbock St. to the end. Learn more. Read More
May 13, 2019

Downtown Drainage Improvement Project Starts

Improvement Projects start today on North Park Street in Downtown Brenham. Learn more. Read More
May 05, 2019

Kids to Parks Day at Fireman's Park and BBAC

In conjunction with the National Park Trust, Brenham will be participating in Kids to Parks Day on May 18th. Learn more. Read More
May 04, 2019

City Election Results

Mayor and Ward 4 Councilmember Election Results are now posted. Learn More Read More
May 01, 2019

Movies in the Park Series

Movies in the Park coming Summer 2019 - Presented by Frontier Waste Solutions. Learn more. Read More
May 01, 2019

Pop-Up Play Day - June 8 - 11 am - 2 pm

Join the Boys & Girls Club of Washington County & the City of Brenham at Jackson Street Park on June 8th from 11 am - 2 pm. click for more details Read More
Apr 25, 2019

Town Hall on Brenham's Future - April 30 - Invitation

Residents, business owners, and community members of all ages are invited to help us plan the future of Brenham, April 30, 2019, at 5:15 pm. Learn more. Read More
Apr 23, 2019

Intro to Pickleball at Jackson St. Park

Pickleball - It's FUN, SOCIAL, EXERCISE, and FREE! Intro class is April 29, 2019, at 6 pm - Learn more. Read More
Apr 18, 2019

Street Reconstruction - Hosea St. - Project Completed

Beginning Monday, April 22nd, the City of Brenham Street Department will be reconstructing Hosea St. from Academy St. to Riggs St. Learn more. Read More
Apr 15, 2019

Earth Day Giveaway

To celebrate Earth Day, Monday, April 22, 2019, the City of Brenham is giving away 500 (first come, first serve) 18-gallon recycling bins. Learn more.
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Apr 14, 2019

Holiday Notification - Good Friday

City Services will be closed Friday, April 19, 2019, for Good Friday. Learn more. Read More
Apr 10, 2019

Sign Ordinance - Proposed Amendments Second Draft & Pilot Program

Development Services Department is developing a new sign ordinance for the City of Brenham and its ETJ. Learn More. Read More
Mar 29, 2019

Street Reconstruction - Cedar, Mary Gene, and Sandy Streets. - Project Complete

Beginning Monday, April 1, 2019, the City of Brenham Street Department will begin reconstructing Cedar St., Mary Gene St, and Sandy St. Learn More. Read More
Mar 27, 2019

2019 State of the Community

City Manager James Fisher presents Brenham's state of the community at the 2019 Washington County Chamber of Commerce State of the Community. Learn More  Read More
Mar 22, 2019

Strong Financial Standing - Outside firm verifies

Outside financial firm verifies and highlights the City’s strong financial standing during bids for debt issuance. Read More
Mar 18, 2019

2019 Annual Spring Open Collection Days

March 21, 22, 23 - City Residents Only
April 25, 26, 27 - County Residents Only
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Mar 17, 2019

Cool Nights Hot Tunes - Saturday, April 13, 2019, 7 - 10:30 pm

Enjoy fan favorite "Suede" on Saturday, April 13 at 7 pm for a free concert in the heart of Brenham on the courthouse square! Read More
Mar 10, 2019

Walk With a Doc - March 23, 2019

Our Health and Wellness Series, Walk with a Doc (WWAD), continues this Saturday, 9 am, at the Kruse Center - Blinn College. Learn more. Read More
Mar 07, 2019

2019 Annual Spring Open Collection Days

March 21, 22, 23 - City Residents Only
April 25, 26, 27 - County Residents Only
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Mar 06, 2019

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report FY 2017-18

The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) is now available. Learn more... Read More
Mar 05, 2019

Pop-Up Play Day - March 9 - 11 am - 2 pm

Join the Boys & Girls Club of Washington County & the City of Brenham at Hattie Mae Flowers Park on March 9th from 11 am - 2 pm. click for more details Read More
Mar 04, 2019

Spring Break Fun in Brenham and Washington County

Inflatables at the Blue Bell Aquatic Center is just one of the great things in Brenham and Washington County this Spring Break - Learn more. Read More
Feb 26, 2019

Intro to Pickleball at Jackson St. Park

It's FUN, SOCIAL, EXERCISE, and FREE!

Heard of Pickleball but not sure what it is? Attend one of our clinics to learn to play. Click to learn more. Read More
Feb 24, 2019

Open House - Future of Brenham

Join us downtown at the Barnhill Center on February 28, 2019, from 6:30-8pm for a come and go "Open House, Future of Brenham". The City is updating the Comprehensive and Thoroughfare Plans and these long-range plans are most effective with citizen participation and community feedback. Read More
Feb 22, 2019

Making Memories for a Lifetime

Third Grade Students of Alton Elementary attend a Special Session of City Council. Read the full article. Read More
Feb 18, 2019

City Council Regular Meeting & Special Meeting

Notice of a special city council meeting, February 21, 2019, at 10 am and regular meeting at 1 pm. Learn more and download agendas and packets. Read More
Feb 15, 2019

The 2019 Great Texas Warrant Roundup

Law enforcement agencies and courts statewide will once again be conducting the Great Texas Warrant Roundup. Agencies will be stepping up efforts to actively serve warrants beginning Saturday, March 9, 2019. Please contact the Brenham City Marshal or Municipal Court at 979-337-7599 for further information. Read More
Feb 12, 2019

City of Brenham Website relaunch

The City of Brenham has a new website. Learn more... Read More
Feb 08, 2019

Purchasing Department Accepts online bids soon

The City of Brenham will soon be accepting online bids at https://brazosbid.ionwave.com. All current and potential bidders, or anyone who would like to do business with the City, are invited to register on the website. Read More
Feb 04, 2019

Making History: Eight Police Officers Promoted

Making the news isn't anything new for police departments. But this week, the Brenham Police Department not only made the news, they made history. Read more... Read More
Jan 28, 2019

Downtown Bollard Installation

The City of Brenham received a grant from the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) for $23,500 to begin the Downtown Bollard Project. Read More
Jan 28, 2019

TxDOT beginning 24-hour operations on FM 389 in Brenham

Beginning Monday, January 28, 2019, the Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT) contractor will begin 24-hour operations on FM 389 in Brenham. For the next five days, they will be working around the clock to expedite a large portion of the remaining pavement on FM 389. Read More
Jan 25, 2019

Citizens Police Academy Registration

The Brenham Police Department is offering its annual Citizens Police Academy starting February 7, 2019. Learn more about the class and register today. Read More
Jan 17, 2019

Sign Ordinance Public Input Meetings

The City of Brenham, Development Services Department is working on developing a new sign ordinance for the City of Brenham and its ETJ. A copy of the draft sign ordinance amendment is now available to the community, business owners, and elected officials to provide ample time to review and provide feedback concerning the proposed draft. Read More
Jan 17, 2019

General Election for Mayor and 2 Councilmembers

A General Election will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019. The citizens of Brenham will be electing one Mayor, one Councilmember for Place 2 - Ward 2 and one Councilmember for Place 4 - Ward 4. All position will be for a four (4) year term. View important dates to remember for this election. Read More
Jan 02, 2019

Town Hall Meeting on Brenham's Future

The City is hosting a Public Input Meeting in relation to the City's Comprehensive & Thoroughfare Plans. Thursday, January 10th, 2019 from 5:15-7:00 pm at the Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library. Read More
Dec 31, 2018

New Year Holiday Closure

The City of Brenham will be closed for the New Years Holiday, Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Click to view site specific closures. Read More
Dec 12, 2018

Downtown Lighted Parade - Video

We wish to thank all of our wonderful entries for their beautiful and unique designs! The City of Brenham hopes all of the community enjoyed this year’s Christmas Stroll & Lighted Parade! Merry Christmas and have a safe and joyful holiday season! Learn more... Read More
Dec 01, 2018

Garbage Bag Distribution

Garbage bags will be distributed to city residences on January 9th & 16th. Read More
Nov 21, 2018

Watch Your Car - This Holiday Season

Learn these 5 keys to protecting your vehicle and what's inside while holiday shopping. Read More
Nov 20, 2018

Brenham Awarded $23,500 LCRA Grant

The City of Brenham is grateful to receive a grant from the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) for $23,500. This will go towards the purchase of removable bollards in downtown Brenham. Read More
Nov 15, 2018

Sign Code Public Input Meeting

The City of Brenham is hosting a Public Input Meeting to collect citizen, business and property owner input concerning signage in Brenham. The current sign ordinance was originally adopted in 1981 and in recent years City Staff and Council have periodically discussed the need to modernize the sign ordinance. Read More
Nov 02, 2018

FM 50 Rehabilitation Project

The Bryan District of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is developing plans to improve FM 50. The project is scheduled to begin in the spring of 2019 and would require a detour onto FM 2621 & FM 390 while the bridge at Little Rocky Creek is replaced. Read More
Oct 02, 2018

Construction Project Underway - See schedules and road closures.

A new road project will begin mid-September at the HWY 290 E and W Main Street exit. Be ready prepared for road closures and adjust travel routes for delays. Read More
Oct 01, 2018

SUMMER NIGHTS END SOON! Get ready for the new school year!

The 2018 school year is just around the corner, and their is still plenty of time for getting ready and having some fun! Find your updated back to school supply lists here. Read More
Sep 21, 2018

Notice of Adopted FY2018-19 Tax Rate

Notice of Adopted FY2018-19 Tax Rate
THE CITY OF BRENHAM ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR’S TAX RATE.
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Mar 07, 2018

State of the Community - Presentation at Washington County Chamber Luncheon

At today's State of the Community luncheon put together by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce, James Fisher - City Manager presented for the City of Brenham. Learn more... Read More

The City of Brenham is seeking motivated volunteers who reflect the diverse backgrounds and interests of the community to serve on a number of City advisory boards, commissions, and committees.  Learn more... Read More

Garbage Bag Distribution

Garbage bags will be distributed to city residences on July 17 and July 24.  Read More

National Aquatics Week - July 1-5, 2019

Celebrate with themed days all 4th of July week at the City of Brenham Blue Bell Aquatic Center Read More