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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Monthly Rates for The Center

Aerial view of The Center in August 2022

Thanks to a unanimous decision by the Mayor and Council to use additional budget dollars to subsidize memberships, the rate structure for The Center (which will be operated by the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth) was further decreased for Bedford resident...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Bedford Fire Open House Returns October 15

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If you’re looking for a family-friendly event, we’ve got you covered! The Bedford Fire Department’s annual Open House returns Saturday, October 15! From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Central Fire Station (1816 Bedford Rd.), get to kno...

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Posted on: September 18, 2022

Paper Shred Day Returns October 15

Shred It Event graphic with pieces of paper

Let’s shred! Have some old documents you are ready to get rid of? Dispose of them at the Bedford Beautification Advisory Board’s annual Paper Shred and E-Waste event from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 15 at the Meadow Park Athletic...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

Council Approves Lowest Tax Rate in Five Years, FY 2022-2023 Budget

Council Chambers Interior

During the September 13 City Council meeting, the Mayor and Council members unanimously approved a tax rate of 0.495726 per $100 assessed valuation for the upcoming 2022 – 2023 Fiscal Year. This is a decrease of 10.2 percent from the previous ye...

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Posted on: August 28, 2022

KBB Fall Sweep Returns October 1

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Join Keep Bedford Beautiful for the return of our Fall Sweep from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 1. Volunteers of ALL ages are invited to help pick-up litter and debris from City streets and parks. Check-in for individuals and groups begins at 9 a.m. a...

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Posted on: September 10, 2022

Celebrate Spooky Season at ‘A Bedford Haunting’

graphic of old Bedford School with a full moon, bats flying in air, and fog for a haunted setting

Spooky season is coming to Bedford! Hop on your broomsticks and join the City on Saturday, October 29 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Old Bedford School (2400 School Lane) for “A Bedford Haunting.” 

Watch ghostly scenes projected onto Old...

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Posted on: September 3, 2022

Macarena Taco Shop and Margarita Bar Now Open

inside view of the Macarena Taco Shop and Margarita Bar in Bedford

Taco’ bout some good news - Macarena Taco Shop and Margarita Bar is NOW OPEN in Bedford! Located at 2113 Harwood Rd., the restaurant offers a variety of appetizers (including street style elotes and asada fries), taco specials, salads, desserts,...

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Crews to Begin Endpoint Replacement on Water Meters

photo of a water meter box with text saying Endpoint Replacement on Water Meters

Over the next couple of months, you may see folks enter your property to work on your water meter. Employees of Badger Meter (who can be identified wearing yellow/orange reflector vests and Badger Meter or BMI-logoed apparel) will be replacing endpoints o...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

Applications Now Being Accepted for Various Positions at The Center

photo of the Center with text saying "Now Hiring Full-time and Part-time positions at The Center&

The Airport Area YMCA is now accepting applications for various full-time and part-time positions at The Center, which will open in Bedford this fall.

Full-time positions include:

  • Senior Aquatics Director 
  • Active Older Adult Director 
  • Wellne...
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Posted on: August 19, 2022

City Unveils New Bedford Public Library Art Display

art display in the Bedford Public Library with canvases hanging on both sides of the walls

Next time you stop by the Bedford Public Library, make sure to check out the new art display! Through September, local artist Jodi Pope has several pieces lining the hallway near the entrance to the Library. 

Interested in having your artwork feat...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Mayor, Council Authorizes YMCA to Operate Recreational Facility

Aerial photo of the Center rec facility

During the May 10 City Council meeting, Council Members unanimously approved a measure that will authorize the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth to operate the Center recreational facility within Generations ...

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Posted on: February 20, 2022

Sign-Up for City-Related Surveys

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Do you have one minute a month to help make Bedford better? The City of Bedford has teamed up with FlashVote, a public research platform, to gather valuable input from residents. Every couple of months, FlashVote will send a quick, one-minute survey to re...

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