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Posted on: February 26, 2021

City Provides Registered Contractor List

Registered Contractor List

Looking for a contractor to do work on your home such as replace your roof or fix your plumbing? The City has created a Registered Contractors List of all building, electrical, irrigation, mechanical and plumbing contractors who are registered with the Ci...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Winter Storm Update from Mayor Boyter

Winter Storm Update from Mayor Boyter

I wanted to take a moment to follow-up with you and give you an update on recent events. The past few weeks have put our community to the test, and I am happy to say that we have pulled through it together.

So often, our City staff work behind the scenes w...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

City Council Waives Permit Fees to Aid in Storm Repairs

Storm Recovery Graphic

The Bedford City Council approved a three-month permit fee waiver at the February 23 Council meeting for all residents and businesses needing to make repairs due to the recent winter storm. Please note, residents and businesses must still obtain building ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Bedford Fire Department Achieves ISO 1 Rating, Earns Best Practices Designation

Photo of Bedford Fire Trucks

The Bedford Fire Department recently earned the coveted Insurance Services Office Inc. Public Protection Class 1 rating, the highest level a Fire Department can earn. The Class 1 rating will mean lower property insurance rates for home and business owners...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

City of Bedford Selects Williams as Next Police Chief

Police Chief Jeff Williams

The City of Bedford has named Jeff Williams as the new Chief of Police after an extensive search and interview process. Selected from 49 well-qualified applicants from across the country, Chief Williams comes to Bedford from the City of North Richland Hil...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Message from Bedford City Manager Jimmy Stathatos Regarding Locked Water Meter Boxes

Water Meter Access Update

As you may know, a few years ago, the City had a lock placed on every water meter box. This caused the “shut-off valve” that’s inside the meter box to be inaccessible to our residents. According to “Sec. 118-3. &...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Lane Closures at Forest Ridge and Harwood Starting Week of Feb. 22

Map of Harwood Road

UPDATE 2/22/2021: Lane closures on Forest Ridge Drive will begin the week of Monday, February 22. The tie-in on Bedfordshire will begin the week of Monday, March 1.

Beginning the week of Monday, February 15, there will be various lane closures at the inter...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Judge Rules in City’s Favor, Requires Homeowner to Address Violations

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Last week, Tarrant County 67th District Court Judge Don Cosby granted the City of Bedford a temporary injunction in a court case against a homeowner who has a long history of health, safety code, and zoning violations for his property in the 3000 block of...

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