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On Monday, May 10, city council will canvass the results of the May 1, 2021 Election. Newly elected officials will take the oath of office during the regularly scheduled May 20, 2021 City Council Meeting.  Congratulations to Merle Breitenstein and Scott Kimble.
.Uses   The CodeRED Community Emergency Alert system is used by the Emergency Communications Center to notify residents and businesses of critical situations and provide information regarding necessary actions. With this system, a specific geographic area can be selected to send messages to those within that area. You can register to receive phone messages, text messages and e-mail messages in case of emergency. The system is TTY/TDD compatible.  CodeRED Community General Alert System is used to notify residents and business of special events and unusual situations.
 
Events that may generate a message from the CodeRED Community Emergency Alert system include:
 
Weather Warnings
Severe Thunderstorm
Tornado
Flash Flood
 
Emergency Events
Evacuation Order
Shelter-in-Place Order
Gas Leak
Amber Alert
 
Uses The CodeRED Community General Alert System is used to notify residents and business of special events and unusual situations.
 
Events that may generate a message from the CodeRED Community General Alert system include:
 
General
Community events
Major traffic disruption
Garbage Collection Changes and Cancelations
Other Disruptions
 
Caller ID   You will recognize the CodeRED call when your caller ID displays the following numbers.  Please be sure to add these telephone numbers into your telephone’s contacts.
  • Weather Warning Notification
1-800-566-9780
  • Emergency Notifications
1-866-419-5000
  • General Notifications
1-855-969-4636
 
Consider signing up for Emergency and General Notifications and program the numbers in your phone(s).
You may sign up at https://www.cityofjoshuatx.us/ - top right corner
To All Joshua Property Owners and Residents,

The Spring growing season will soon be upon us and properties will begin renewed vegetation growth. We are asking all property owners and occupants to take steps to maintain vegetation, including grass and weeds, which is not normally cultivated, at 12 inches or less in height.
We are announcing this in advance of the start of the growing season, as a proactive request that you monitor your properties and maintain vegetation within the requirements established by City of Joshua Ordinance. It is our wish to gain compliance without punitive steps being taken.
Sections of the City Ordinance, which details the requirements for mitigating Overgrown Vegetation and Weeds are shown here for your information.
Sec. 6.02.007     Overgrown vegetation and weeds prohibited
  1. Except as provided in subsection (d) it is an offense for any person owning, leasing, claiming, occupying, or having supervision or control of any real property within the city, to suffer, permit, or allow uncultivated grass, weeds, or brush, to grow to a height greater than 12 inches on average upon such premises, including along the sidewalk or street adjacent to the premises between the property line and the curb or, if there is no curb, between the property line and the driving surface.
(d)        For tracts of land in excess of two acres, or that are used for agricultural purposes or the active production of livestock, it shall be required only that grass, weeds and vegetation, not regularly cultivated, be mowed to a height of no greater than 12 inches within a minimum of 200 feet of all adjacent property lines and public or private streets. This minimum may be revised on a case-by-case basis when deemed necessary by the fire marshal to insure adequate fire safety of adjacent property containing structures or equipment.
               
The entirety of the City Ordinance can be found on the City of Joshua Website at http://www.cityofjoshuatx.us. Thank you for your cooperation in keeping the City of Joshua a clean and safe environment for everyone.
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