Independence Day

City facilities will be closed Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day. The Library and Recreation Center will also be closed on Saturday, July 4th.

  • 2015 Back to School Health Fair

    haltom city 2015 back to school health fairThe City of Haltom City, Birdville Independent School District, Birdville Council of PTAs and numerous community partners have joined together to host the annual Back to School Health Fair for all Haltom City elementary and middle school students. Held at Haltom High School (mapped below) on Saturday, July 25th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., the goal of this annual event is to supply up to 5,000 students with a new backpack and school supplies.

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  • 2015 Summer Reading Club

    2015 haltom city public library summer reading clubThe 2015 Haltom City Public Library's Summer Reading Club will run from June 5th to July 28th. This year's theme is "Every Hero Has a Story". Special guests will appear on Fridays (except Wednesday, July 8th) at 2:00 p.m. Movie Nights will be on Mondays at 6:30 p.m.

    Open to all ages, participants read for prizes and youngsters may earn prizes by listening to stories being read to them. There are two ways to join in the fun...

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  • Northeast Annual Family 4th

    ne family 4th fireworks show haltom cityCome celebrate our country’s most patriotic holiday on Saturday, July 4th, at the annual Northeast Tarrant Family 4th Celebration and Fireworks Show.

    This year’s celebration will feature a free concert from 8-9:00 p.m., featuring contemporary country music singer Derek Anthony. Entertainment for the whole family will start at 5:00 p.m. with kid’s activities, a salute to veterans, stage performances of local talent and plenty of food and drink. At 9:30 p.m., enjoy the best fireworks show in the area.

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  • KHCB Earns Guinness World Record

    haltom city beautification guiness world recordOn Saturday, November 15th, 2014, a total of 60 volunteers worked diligently for 14.5 hours to set a new Guinness World Record for building the largest cardboard structure, made from 18,000 cardboard boxes. The sculpture was a replica of the original Birdville County Courthouse from 1855, sketched by Don Tipps and designed by architect Daniel Williams. The structure measured 41’3” long, 14’ high; 25’6” deep.

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  • HCFD Junior Summer Fire Camp

    haltom city firerescue logoThe Haltom City Junior Fire Camp is a five day educational program taught by Haltom City firefighters. The camp covers fire/EMS skills and other hands on activities. Campers will learn about teamwork, responsibility and leadership. Topics include fire science, fire extinguishers, first aid, CPR, search and rescue, vehicle extrication, hose operations and much more.

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HCFD Junior Summer Fire Camp

The Haltom City Junior Fire Camp is a five day educational program taught by Haltom City…
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HC Students Set Recycling Record

John D. Spicer and West Birdville, two Haltom City elementary schools, collected and recycled over…
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2015 Citizen's Fire Academy

Haltom City Fire Rescue is currently holding the 2015 Citizen’s Fire Academy at the Central Fire…
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KHCB Earns Guinness World Record

On Saturday, November 15th, 2014, a total of 60 volunteers worked diligently for 14.5 hours to set…
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2015 Photo Contest Winners

Judges have studied the 319 entries in the 2015 Images of Haltom City Photo Contest and have chosen…


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2015 Summer Reading Club

The 2015 Haltom City Public Library's Summer Reading Club will run from June 5th to July 28th. This…
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Northeast Annual Family 4th

Come celebrate our country’s most patriotic holiday on Saturday, July 4th, at the annual Northeast…
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2015 NEET Enviro-Camp

On June 9th, 10th & 11th the Northeast Environmental Team (NEET), along with board members of Keep…
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HCPL's Ladies' Night Out - Aug 15

Tickets for the 2nd annual Haltom City Library's Ladies’ Night Out are now on sale. The event will…
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Health Alerts for Your Pet

As we enter the warmer months, Haltom City Animal Services wants to make citizens aware that our…

Crime Free Multi-Housing Program

Crime Free Multi-Housing Programs are innovative, law enforcement based crime prevention solutions designed to help keep illegal activity off rental property. The programs were developed by the Mesa Arizona Police Department in 1992. The International Crime Free Programs have been extremely successful in nearly 2,000 cities in 44 U.S. states and ten other countries.

The Crime Free Multi-Housing Program consists of three phases that are completed under the supervision of local law enforcement. The cornerstone of the Crime Free Program is the partnership between law enforcement and the community working to prevent crime. Property owners and managers make the commitment to apply the Crime Free Program in an effort to keep illegal activity off their rental property. This combination of resources has proven to have positive, long-term effects in fighting crime. Property managers can become individually certified after completion of the training phase, while the physical property itself can only be certified upon completion of all three phases. The anticipated long term benefits of a fully certified property are reduced crime, a more stable resident base, and reduced exposure to civil liability.

The Haltom City Police Department implemented the program in October, 2011 and has trained  all 26 apartment complexes, soon to be followed by rental properties, hotels/motels and businesses. The program coordinator is Officer Brandi Perkins, who can be reached at 817 222-7198 or by filling out this contact form (select Brandi Perkins under Investigative Services division).

Congratulations to the following apartment communities for completing Phase One of the Crime Free Multi-Housing Program (September 2014).

Heritage, Hidden Lakes, The Ranch at Fossil Creek, Haltom Oaks, Club at Springlake, Lakeview, Cornerstone, The Woods of Haltom, Fossil Ridge, Desert Sands, Oaks at Jane Lane, Fairway on the Park, Rio Vista, Fossil Hill, Spanish Square, Haltom Housing Authority, Springdale, Layton Manor, Springlake, North Hills Crest, Warren Inn, Fossil Hill, Bellagio and White Creek Estates.

See How Crime Free Multi-Housing Works (PDF file)

Apartment managers can download application forms here.

Residential landlord owners can download forms here.

Library News/Events

Book Sale Nets $2,800

haltom city library book saleThe 2015 Friends of the Haltom City Public Library book sale netted over $2,800. Thank you to the many volunteers who donated their time and hard work to the cause. These proceeds will be used for the Summer Reading Club and other library programs.

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HCPL's 'Bots and Books

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Develop your child's problem solving skills using Lego We-do Kits and a laptop computer. For children who are currently age 8 – 11 years old, these two classes will be held Wednesday, June 24th and Wednesday, July 1st from 2 - 4:00 p.m. Due to the popularity of these programs seating is limited to 12 participants per class. Children may participate in one class only.

To register, call the Haltom City Public Library at 817-222-7786.

HCPL's Ladies' Night Out - Aug 15

2015 haltom city library ladies night outTickets for the 2nd annual Haltom City Library's Ladies’ Night Out are now on sale. The event will take place from 6-10:00 p.m. on August 15th, 2015 at the library. Tickets are $45 and this event will sell out, so please buy your tickets as soon as possible!

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Crafty Saturdays at HCPL

haltom city texas public libraryThe Friends of the Haltom City Public Library will be sponsoring craft classes the last Saturday of each month through July, 2015. These crafts, for adults 18 years and older, are easy to make and easy on the budget.

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Parks & Rec News/Events

Summer Adult Softball League

haltom city adult softballHaltom City Parks & Recreation's 2015 adult summer softball league is now registering teams through June 13th. Men's leagues will be played on Friday or Sunday nights, while co-ed is on Thursday nights. All games are played at North Park (377 & 820).

Register online through June 27th. The season begins the week of July 6th. Cost is $300/team.

For information call the Matt Chutchian Recreation Assistant - Sports, at 817-831-6464 or contact Matt via email.

Super Kids Summer Camp

haltom city parks recreation summer campAre you looking for something to keep your kids busy, entertained, and educated this summer? Haltom City Parks & Recreation is offering a full day summer camp for kids ages 6-13. Camp will begin June 8 and run through August 14. Each week we will keep the kids active, involved, and entertained from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Arts and crafts, games, sports activities, movies, outdoor activities, and more will be offered.

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Rec Center Seeks Class Instructors

Haltom City Parks & RecreationThe Haltom City Parks & Recreation Department is looking for instructors of new classes that can be offered to citizens at the Recreation Center.

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We've Got a Class for You!

Haltom City Recreation Center - Zumba ClassThe Haltom City Recreation Center has a wide variety of classes available for all ages. For adults we have Bellydance, Tai Chi, Zumba, and Zumba Gold. For the kids we have Dance & Tumble, Preschool, Wing-Jitsu, and Goshin Karate (coming in March, 2014).

For more information on classes, please stop by the Recreation Center or call 817-831-6464. You can also get dates/times for all classes offered here.

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Stage 1 Watering Restrictions In Effect

Under Stage 1 restrictions households and businesses are limited in sprinkler watering to two days per week with the two days determined by the address of the location. Violations are handled by Code Enforcement, 817-222-7732.

  • Residential addresses ending in an even number may water on Wednesdays and Saturdays
  • Residential addresses ending in an odd number may water on Thursdays and Sundays
  • All non-residential locations, such as apartment complexes, businesses, industries, parks, medians, etc. may water on Tuesdays and Fridays
  • No watering, regardless of address, may take place between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on any day
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