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Posted on: December 8, 2020

Brown County hospital region has exceeded the seven day hospitalization threshold

Hospitalization Update

The Brownwood/Brown County Health Department has been notified by the State that our hospital region has exceeded the threshold of seven consecutive days of over 15% COVID hospitalizations.

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Posted on: December 8, 2020

Brown County hospital region has exceeded the threshold of over 15% COVID hospitalization

Hospitalization Update

The Brownwood/Brown County Health Department has been notified by the State that our hospital region has exceeded the threshold of seven consecutive days of over 15% COVID hospitalizations.

The exceeded threshold of hospitalizations in our region has trig...

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Posted on: December 4, 2020

Hendrick COVID-19 Community Safety Dial for December 4, 2020

Hendrick Health December 4

From Hendrick Health:
Level 5: Critical*
57 Hendrick Health employees quarantined
0 ICU beds available
15.23% COVID-19 hospitalizations out of total hospital capacity for Trauma Service Area D (TSA-D), as reported by the State (Day 3 above 15% threshold)
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Posted on: December 4, 2020

Free Mobile COVID-19 testing site confirmed for Brownwood on Dec 7th and Dec 10th

COVID-19 Testing December

Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) COVID-19 mobile testing team will be in Brownwood on Monday, December 7th and on Thursday, December 10th from 10 am to 4 pm at Gordon Wood Stadium located at 3206 Milam Drive.

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Free Mobile COVID-19 testing site confirmed for Brownwood on Nov 30th and Dec 3rd

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Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) COVID-19 mobile testing team will be in Brownwood on Monday, November 30th and on Thursday, December 3rd from 10 am to 4 pm at Gordon Wood Stadium located at 3206 Milam Drive.

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Free Mobile COVID-19 testing site confirmed for Brownwood on Monday, November 23rd

Covid Testing - Monday 23rd

Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) COVID-19 mobile testing team will be in Brownwood on Monday, November 23rd from 10 am to 4 pm at Gordon Wood Stadium located at 3206 Milam Drive.

Free oral COVID-19 testing. Please note that all who desire to b...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Free Mobile COVID-19 testing site confirmed for Brownwood on Monday, November 16th & 23rd

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Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) COVID-19 mobile testing team will be in Brownwood on Monday, November 16th & 23rd from 10 am to 4 pm at Gordon Wood Stadium located at 3206 Milam Drive.

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Date Change: Mobile COVID-19 testing site rescheduled for Brownwood on Thursday, November 5.

November Covid testing

Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) COVID-19 mobile testing team will be in Brownwood on Thursday, November 5 from 10 am to 4 pm at Gordon Wood Stadium located at 3206 Milam Drive. Please note the change of date, as testing was reschedu...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

#BrownwoodToday

Brownwood Today - Landfill

In the air, on the ground and even underground, the City of Brownwood employees work hard every day to protect you and your quality of life.

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Core Values

Parks and Rec Working

The City of Brownwood core values are represented by the statement "I. S.E.R.V.E."

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce

The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce was established in 1906 and serves to improve the environment in which the commerce is conducted.

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Visit Brownwood

Visit Brownwood Lyric Theatre Sign

A favorite Hill Country Destination; close enough to home, but far from ordinary.

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Economic Development

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Brownwood Municipal Development District serves to promote, assist, stimulate, and enhance economic development in Brownwood.

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Multipurpose Event Center Complex

Exterior Aerial - Event Center Project

The City of Brownwood has approved a new multipurpose event space with
indoor and outdoor components to help facilitate events and conventions that
will create a positive economic impact on the local economy, business
growth, and downtown redevelopment.

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

May 2022 Multipurpose Event Center Construction Update

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The City of Brownwood and Municipal Development District have been developing plans for a new multipurpose event center for over four years.  This project was one of the primary reasons Brownwood converted to a municipal development district in 2...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Multipurpose Event Center Phase I Plans Near Completion

Outdoor Stage - Large Event

Final construction plans for the Phase I of Brownwood’s new multi-purpose event center is nearing completion, and new renderings were presented to Brownwood City Council on Tuesday morning to outline some of the features of the new complex. 

The o...

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Ice House Demolition - Event Center Project

Ice House Demolition

The City of Brownwood has approved a new multipurpose event space with indoor and outdoor components to help facilitate events and conventions that will create a positive economic impact on the local economy, business growth, and downtown redevelopment.

Th...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Multipurpose Event Center Project Approved by City of Brownwood

Event Center Project

Brownwood City Council gave final approvals Tuesday to move forward with the development of a multipurpose event center in Downtown Brownwood.

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Schematic design phase approved for redevelopment of a mixed-use community event space

Community Space Mixed Use Project

The schematic designs will be the first step in the actual project design and will give the City and BMDD an opportunity to better determine what the needs will be of each part of the project.

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

City of Brownwood to host “Ready to Serve” Job Fair

Job Fair March 11, 2024 from 10am to 4pm

The City of Brownwood is hosting a job fair on Monday March 11th, 2024 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Adam Street Community Center located at 511 E Adams Street.

The job fair is intended to provide opportunities to connect potential applicants to fill critical vacancies. Job seekers will have opportunities to meet face-to-face with department supervisors to learn more about open positions. Directors from city depa...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

Riverside Park awarded $750,000 from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Riverside Park TPWD Grant Award

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved a maximum local park grant of $750,000 to the City of Brownwood for Riverside Park. This marks the largest award from Texas Parks and Wildlife to the City of Brownwood to date. The competitive grants are al...

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Posted on: January 25, 2024

2024 State of the City Address

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Brownwood Mayor Stephen Haynes presented his annual State of the City address at the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Friday, January 19th.

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Posted on: January 25, 2024

Todd Thompson Retires from Landfill after 29 Years

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Congratulations to Todd Thompson on his retirement after 29 years of service to the City of Brownwood.

Congratulations to Todd Thompson on his retirement after 29 years of service to the City of Brownwood.

Todd served as our Landfill Supervisor and served at the landfill for 29 years for the City of Brownwood. In his time with the City, he has seen the cons...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

Limited park access available to public during Riverside renovation project construction

Riverside Park Closure

Riverside Park will be closed to the public beginning Wednesday, January 24th, to allow for construction crews to safely begin work on a major renovation project in the park. Please do not access Riverside Park during the construction closure. Signage wil...

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

Community Open House to Reveal Downtown Plan to be Held at Lyric Theatre

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The event will provide the first opportunity for the public to view the draft of the full Downtown Master Plan. City of Brownwood staff and the Freese and Nichols design team will provide a formal presentation at 8:30 AM followed by a panel discussion.

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Posted on: December 12, 2023

City of Brownwood leverages American Rescue Plan Funding, and approves Riverside Park Project

Riverside Park Kayaking

The Brownwood City Council has approved a renovation project at Riverside Park, a major investment in the City’s park system. 

Riverside Park is a shaded 90 acre park adjacent to the Pecan Bayou on Riverside Drive and is equivalent to nearly a thi...

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Posted on: November 15, 2023

City of Brownwood gives highest recognition to five employees with ISERVE Award

2023 ISERVE Award Winners

This prestigious award is to recognize employees who model integrity, service, excellence, respect, vision, and empathy throughout their daily actions.

The City of Brownwood recently recognized five employees with the ISERVE Award for exhibiting the City of Brownwood's core values at the highest level. The ISERVE award is the highest level of recognition and can be consider employees of the year. This pr...

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Posted on: June 10, 2023

Ward 4 Special Election

Ward 4

Unofficial election results for special election for Ward 4:.

Unofficial election results for special election for Ward 4:  Draco A. Miller - 267 Votes (52.87%)Jim Byars - 238 Votes (47.13%)

Brown County elections office will canvas the votes and Councilmember-elect Miller will be sworn in at the regularly c...

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Lake Brownwood levels rise to Stage 1 Drought Contingency Protocols

Stage 1 Water Restrictions

The Brown County Water Improvement District #1 announces Lake Brownwood levels rise to activate Stage 1 drought conditions

The Brown County Water Improvement District #1 has declared as of 9:30 am Wednesday, May 10th 2023, Lake Brownwood is at 7 feet and 6 tenths below the spillway. At this level, the Drought Contingency Plan puts us back in Stage 1 Voluntary Restric...

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Posted on: May 8, 2023

City of Brownwood engages with Freese and Nichols to partner in developing Downtown Master Plan

Downtown Plan

The City of Brownwood has partnered with Freese and Nichols, Inc., an engineering, urban planning, and architecture firm to develop a new Master Downtown Plan.

The purpose of a new Downtown Master Plan is to develop strategies, guiding principles, and action plans that will assist the City of Brownwood to further enhance the revitalization efforts in the downtown district. 

The City of Brownwood’s last D...

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Posted on: August 23, 2023

Lake Brownwood levels trigger Stage 2 Drought Contingency Protocols

Brownwood enters Stage 2 Water Restrictions

The Brown County Water Improvement District #1 has declared Stage 2 drought conditions.

The Brown County Water Improvement District #1 has declared Stage 2 drought conditions due to the current water level of Lake Brownwood. In compliance with the Water Conservation and Drought Contingency Plan, the City of Brownwood has published the follow...

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Posted on: February 21, 2023

The City of Brownwood mourns the passing of the honorable Draco R. Miller

Draco Miller Memorial Photo

The City of Brownwood mourns the passing of the honorable Draco R. Miller, a son of Brownwood and longtime civic leader.

Councilman Miller entered his public service career with the City on the Planning and Zoning (P&Z) Board in August of 2001. He served faithfully on the P&Z Board until May of 2010, when he was elected as Councilman of Ward 4. Councilman Miller ran...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

City of Brownwood Approves Construction of Multipurpose Event Center Complex

Rendering Entry Event Center

Brownwood City Council and the Brownwood Municipal Development District (BMDD) took action on Monday to approve the construction of a new multipurpose event center.

Brownwood City Council and the Brownwood Municipal Development District (BMDD) took action on Monday to approve the construction of a new multipurpose event center.  Council awarded the construction contract to Waldrop Construction for the projec...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Downtown Multipurpose Event Center Project

Event Center Project Newsflash

Banquet Facility, Concert Venue, Green Space, Food Trucks, Meeting Rooms, and more...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Multipurpose Event Center Project Approved by City of Brownwood

Event Center Project

Brownwood City Council gave final approvals Tuesday to move forward with the development of a multipurpose event center in Downtown Brownwood.

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Posted on: January 25, 2024

2024 State of the City Address

2024 State of the City Address by Mayor Stephen Haynes

Brownwood Mayor Stephen Haynes presented his annual State of the City address at the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Friday, January 19th.

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Posted on: January 5, 2024

2023 ISERVE Awards - Ramon Orquiz

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Orquiz began working for the City of Brownwood in 2020 in the utilities department.  He was nominated for this award based on how well he models the Core Values of integrity and service.    

Orquiz currently serves as Utility Ope...

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Posted on: January 5, 2024

2023 ISERVE Awards - Jose Gonzalez Jr.

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Jose Gonzalez started working for the City of Brownwood in 2015.  He was nominated for this award based on his expression of the Core Value of excellence.  

This award winner works in the Planning and Development department and began as a...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

2023 ISERVE Awards - Michelle Ezra

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Michelle Ezra 

 Ezra started working for the City of Brownwood in 2016 at the Lehnis Railroad Museum and has been a Sanitation Communications Operator for Public Works since July of 2022.  She was nominated for this award based o...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

2023 ISERVE Awards - Kris Salazar

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Kris Salazar 

Salazar started working for the City of Brownwood in 2015 at the Brownwood Police Department.  He was nominated for this award based specifically on the Core Values of service and respect.  

Salazar holds an advanced...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

2023 ISERVE Awards - Lisa Collins

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Lisa Collins 

Collins began her career with the City in 2015 and works in the Parks & Rec and Community Facilities Departments.  She was nominated for this award specifically based on the Core Value of empathy and excellence...

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Posted on: October 26, 2023

Brownwood Feels Like Home

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For many here, it’s the warm smiles and friendly waves that make our community feel like home. Join us on a journey through Brownwood, where residents proudly share what defines Brownwood as not just a city, but a welcoming place that feels like home.

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Posted on: September 13, 2023

Airport Installs 480 New Taxiway Lights

Airport installs new green taxiway lights.

The Brownwood Regional Airport had a total of 480 lights installed covering 2 miles on the airport taxiway that was repaved in 2022. These L-853 lights are what the FAA refers to as retro-reflective, meaning they are not only reflective but are also LED. ...

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