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Posted on: May 30, 2023

Special Election for Brownwood City Council Ward 4

Special Election City of Brownwood Ward 4

Early Voting has started for Ward 4 Councilmember. Candidates are Draco A. Miller and Jim Byars.

Early Voting May 30 – June 6Election Day June 10

Brownwood, TX – Early voting for the Brownwood City Council Special Election for Ward 4 will begin on Tuesday, May 30, 2023. Early voting will be held at the Brown County Elections Office...

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Posted on: May 18, 2023

Brownwood Police Department Promotes Two Officers

BPD Promotions

Brownwood, TX – May 17, 2023 – The Brownwood Police Department (BPD) is pleased to announce the promotions of Art Shannon and Paul Chrisman.

Shannon has been with the BPD for nearly 27 years and currently serves as a patrol sergeant. Shannon has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant and will serve as the commander of the patrol division. Shannon will also continue as the Field Training Progr...

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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: February 21, 2023

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

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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: August 4, 2022

Brownwood Firefighter Recognized for Over 22 Years of Service During Retirement Celebration

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Lieutenant Whitley was hired by the Brownwood Fire Department on April 17, 2000, giving 22 years and 4 months of dedicated service to the community.

On August 3, 2022, City officials, staff, fellow firefighters and friends and family gathered to celebrate Lieutenant Kyle Whitley with the Brownwood Fire Department for over 22 years of service. He was presented a commemorative axe featuring the departme...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

City of Brownwood Brings Home Three TAMIO Awards for Communication Efforts

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The City of Brownwood was honored to receive three awards from the Texas Association of Municipal Officers

The City of Brownwood was recognized at the annual Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO) conference held in Houston earlier this month. The City of Brownwood received three prestigious awards, competing against larger cities. The TAM...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

City of Brownwood Announces Two New Retailers Coming in 2023

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The City of Brownwood recently announced two upcoming shopping additions for the area: TJ Maxx and Boot Barn

The City of Brownwood recently announced two upcoming shopping additions for the area. A TJ Maxx department store is expected to open in early 2023 in their new location in Commerce Square. The Brownwood Municipal Development District entered into an econ...

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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: December 30, 2021

Brownwood/Brown County Health Department Update

Brownwood-Brown County Health Department Update

In the last seven days (ending Dec 30th), the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received 149 positive COVID-19 test results.

In the last seven days (ending Dec 30th), the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received 149 positive COVID-19 test results. Of the 149 positives this week, 62 were PCR, and 87 were antigen. Of the total number of cases reported this week, 41 cases...

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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: July 13, 2021

Multipurpose Event Center Phase I Plans Near Completion

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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. 

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

City of Brownwood Adopts New Municipal Logo

City of Brownwood Logo

The City of Brownwood adopted a new municipal logo during their regularly called City Council meeting on Tuesday.

The City of Brownwood adopted a new municipal logo during their regularly called City Council meeting on Tuesday. 

Previously, city staff presented conceptual logo options to the council during a workshop on May 12th, and one design was unanimousl...

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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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