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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Candidate applications now available for Nov. 3 General Election

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Candidate applications are now available for the General Election to be held Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. 

Three City of Benbrook Council Member positions are up for election: Place 2, Place 4, and Place 6.  The filing period is July 18, 2020 t...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Program assists low-income homeowners needing to make repairs

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Low-income families in Benbrook who are needing to make essential repairs to their homes may be eligible for assistance.

The Tarrant County Homeowner Repair Program is designed to help struggling families get repairs made to their plumbing, roofing, founda...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

County requires face masks at all businesses; Governor scales back reopening process

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Tarrant County Judge B. Glen Whitley (right) is requiring people to wear masks at all businesses. Read the Star-Telegram article.

In addition, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on June 26 issued an executive order limiting restaurants to 50 percent capacity, closing ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Renters can get payment assistance through new County program

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Benbrook residents who are struggling to make their rental payments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic may be able to receive assistance through a new Tarrant County program.

The Tarrant County Coronavirus Temporary Rental Assistance Relief Fund provides...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

COVID Cases and Hospitalizations Spike in Texas

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Texas has reached an all-time high in the number of reported cases of COVID-19 and hospitalizations.

On Tuesday, June 23, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) reported 5,489 new cases, with 4,092 Texans being hospitalized because of the vir...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

City Council Approves Disaster Relief Grants for Benbrook Businesses

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At their May 7 regular meeting, Benbrook City Council approved an emergency grant program allowing Benbrook businesses to receive up to $5,000 in assistance toward mortgage or lease payments.

The Disaster Relief Grant Program was created to assist...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Census Bureau Reopens Tarrant County Office

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The U.S. Census Bureau, working in coordination with federal, state, and local health officials, has reopened the office located in Tarrant County:

ACO #3179, Fort Worth801 Cherry St Suite 275 Fort Worth, TX 76102Phone 682.610.6050The reopening is...

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