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Most city offices, including City Hall and the Library, will be closed
Monday, February 18, in observance of Washington's Birthday (Presidents' Day).

In the case of an issue that needs immediate attention (e.g., water main break), please call non-emergency dispatch at 817-478-5416. This call may be answered as if you dialed 9-1-1. Please do not hang up. Emergency services will, of course, be available as usual. In the case of a life-threatening emergency, always dial 9-1-1.
DID YOU KNOW?  The City of Kennedale offers a reverse 9-1-1 notification system that allows officials to distribute alerts to residents about emergencies or other important community events.  Sign up today to receive critical information via voice, text, and/or email alerts in situations such as:
  • severe weather and evacuations
  • unexpected road closures or water service interruptions
  • missing persons (e.g., AMBER and Silver Alerts)
The creeks of Kennedale offer a tremendous opportunity to create a network of paths that connect neighborhoods to parks and schools, while also offering access to the beauty and function of the natural world.

The City of Kennedale was recently awarded technical assistance to protect and improve Village, Kennedale, and Winding Creeks through the National Park Service (NPS) Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) Program, which aims to help communities preserve important local resources, protect waterways, develop trails and greenways, and create new natural areas.

This year-long project will be locally-led with support from RTCA staff who will work with community stakeholders to discuss potential strategies for protecting and improving the creeks and for creating pathways for pedestrian and bicycle access along the creek corridors. Residents are invited to participate as we explore potential improvements, priorities, conceptual designs, and funding sources.  For more information about how you can be involved, contact Director of Planning and Economic Development Melissa Dailey, AICP, 817-985-2135 or mdailey@cityofkennedale.com.

 
  • A new building is currently in construction at 528 W Kennedale Parkway to house SU TI CRAFT DISTILLERY, a retail location and gathering place for tastings and tours where visitors can learn how rice is transformed into spirits like wine and vodka.
  • THE GLEN OF VILLAGE CREEK, located across from the Southwest Nature Preserve on Bowman Springs, is scheduled to be complete within the next month. This new neighborhood features 38 one- and two-story brick and stone single-family homes with a more traditional flair.
  • Construction in HILLTOP will also be complete within the next few months. This development – between Corry A Edwards and 3rd Street – consists of 35 homes with a unique character aimed at preserving and expanding the original Old Town area by complementing existing homes.
  • THE VILLAGE AT HAMMACK CREEK (rendering shown above) is a proposed $50 million development at the northeast corner of Kennedale Parkway and Kennedale Sublett Road by OM Housing and Brand Partners that would have Gold LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification and feature 31,000 SqFt of retail, 7,500 SqFt of office space, 16 townhomes, and 112 affordable apartments. OM Housing’s request for support of their application for affordable housing will be considered by the City Council at a Special Meeting on Monday, February 11.
CITY COUNCIL
Mayor Brian Johnson
Rockie Gilley, Place 1
Chris Pugh, Place 2
Mayor Pro Tem Sandra Lee, Place 3
Linda Rhodes, Place 4
Jan Joplin, Place 5

The public is invited and encouraged to attend Council and board and commission meetings. Agendas are posted at least 72 hours beforehand online and in the foyer of City Hall (405 Municipal Drive, Kennedale).

CITY COUNCIL
The City Council holds regular meetings on the third Tuesday of each month. Special meetings are scheduled as needed.
  • Special City Council Meeting
    Monday, February 11, at 5:30 p.m.
  • Regular City Council Meeting
    Tuesday, February 19, at 7:00 p.m.
    (Work Session at 5:30 p.m.
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GENERAL ELECTION
City Council Places 1, 3, and 5 will appear onthe May 4, 2019 Ballot. Candidate Packets are available online and in the City Secretary's Office at City Hall (405 Municipal Drive).
  • DEADLINE to File for a Place on the Ballot
    Friday, February 15, at 5:00 p.m.
  • Drawing to Determine Order of Names on the Ballot
    Friday, February 22, at 4:30 p.m. at City Hall (405 Municipal Drive)
  • DEADLINE to Register to Vote in the May 4 General Election
    Thursday, April 4, 2019
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    Register to Vote
    |  Look up Your Voter Registration
  • Early Voting
    April 22 – 26: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Sat., Apr. 27: 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    Sun., Apr. 28: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    April 29 – 30: 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • ELECTION DAY
    Saturday, May 4, 2019
    from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
View more Election information
 

ADVISORY BOARDS
& COMMISSIONS

Are you interested in serving on a Board or Commission? Appointments are typically made annually in October, but you can apply at any time. 
  • UIB: Tuesday, February 5, at 6:00 p.m.
  • Parks: Wednesday, February 6, at 7:00 p.m.
  • KKB: Tuesday, February 12, at 6:00 p.m. 
  • BOA: Tuesday, February 12, at 7:00 p.m. 
  • P&Z: Thursday, February 21, at 7:00 p.m.
  • EDC: Tuesday, February 26, at 7:00 p.m.
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Meetings are held at City Hall (405 Municipal Drive), unless otherwise noted. Sometimes it is necessary to reschedule meetings or other events. Please always check the calendar for the latest information.
QUICK CONTACTS

Find more Quick Contacts at cityofkennedale.com/report

 COMMUNITY EVENTS
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LIBRARY PROGRAMS
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Weekly Programming
  • Babygarten: Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m.
  • Kennedale Krafters: Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m.
  • Storytime: Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
  • Young Athletes with ECI:
    Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
  • LEGO Club: Fridays at 4:00 p.m. 
MUNICIPAL COURT HOLIDAY CLOSINGS
  • Presidents' Day: Monday, February 18

Have an event for the calendar?
Email Us!

 
Patricia Tarkington, Director
Weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
420 Corry A. Edwards

kennedale@sixtyandbetter.org

Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. (suggested donation of $2.00 per meal). You must RSVP by noon the day before by calling 817-985-2131.
Other activities include bingo, movies, dominoes, crafts, outings, and classes.
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