Mosquito Spraying

City personnel will spray for mosquitoes the evenings of Sept. 2, 3 & 4, weather permitting. The east portion of Haltom City from the northern city limits to Midway Rd., and in some areas, as far west as Haltom Rd. will be sprayed. Read more...

  • NE Recycles Day Flea Market - Nov. 15

    northeast recycles day haltom cityIn celebration of America and Texas Recycles Day, Keep Haltom City Beautiful will once again  partner with local communities to host the Northeast Recycles Day Flea Market. The flea market will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 15th. The location is The Hills Business Center at 6357 Boulevard 26, just northeast of Birdville Stadium.

    Besides the annual NEET Flea Market that takes place at the old Richland Plaza, they are hoping to break a world record for the most cardboard boxes collected and used to build a structure. The structure will be a replica of the first Tarrant County Courthouse, which in the mid-1800s was located here in Birdville.

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  • Mosquito Pool Positive for West Nile

    west nile virusA mosquito pool tested positive for the West Nile Virus near the 5700 block of Diamond Oak Dr. S. in the 76117 zip code here in Haltom City. Based on the Haltom City’s Phased Response Plan the Public Works Department will commence spraying operations (weather permitting) on September 2nd and will spray for a total of three nights between 9:30 p.m. and about 2:00 a.m. City personnel will spray the east portion of Haltom City from the northern city limits to Midway Rd., and in some areas, as far west as Haltom Rd.

    A map of the areas to be sprayed can be downloaded here.

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  • Safe Routes to School Sidewalks

    haltom city safe routes school sidewalksConstruction of new sidewalks near three BISD schools in Haltom City began in late 2013 and, when completed, will improve the safety of students walking and biking to school. Funded by a grant from Safe Routes to Schools, a federally funded program administered by TxDOT, the 7.6 miles of sidewalk construction will also result in improved crossings at railroad tracks and streets.

    Schools involved include North Oaks Middle, Haltom Middle and the Academy at West Birdville. Phase I construction began near North Oaks along Haltom Road and Springlake Parkway. It has continued south along Haltom Road and includes sidewalks on several other secondary streets.

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  • Patriot Day Ceremony - Sept. 11

    haltom city patriot day sept 11 2014On Thursday, September 11th the Haltom City Fire and Police Departments will host a Patriot Day flag ceremony at the Haltom City Fire Station #1 flag pole beginning at 8:45 a.m. and concluding at 9:05 a.m. This event will memorialize those that have lost their lives in the 9/11 terror attacks and in the war against terror. Please join us and bring your family in a special salute to America’s heroes.

  • Vendors Sought - NE Recycles Day

    haltom city ne recycles day flea market 2014In celebration of America and Texas Recycles Day, Keep Haltom City Beautiful will, once again, partner with local communities to host the Northeast Recycles Day Flea Market which will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 15. The location is The Hills Business Center at 6357 Boulevard 26, just northeast of Birdville Stadium.

    As in previous years, the flea market offers the opportunity for residents to sign up for a booth space in what has become known as the largest garage sale in Tarrant County. Spaces of 20’ by 20’ are $20, and everything sold must be already-used. In addition, those who attend can recycle electronics as well as clothing and household goods throughout the day. Free document shredding will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon.

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  • Fall Gallery Night - Sept. 6

    gallery night bennie woodFort Worth's Fall Gallery Night, set for Saturday, September 6th, will again offer a stop in Haltom City. A wide variety of art will be on display that should strike a chord with just about everyone. The Haltom City location is the Tarrant County College Northeast Center, at 3201 Friendly Ln. The show will feature 18 local painters, potters, gourd artists, photographers and wood-turners. The event is scheduled from 1 to 8:00 p.m., and there is no admission charge.

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Patriot Day Ceremony - Sept. 11

On Thursday, September 11th the Haltom City Fire and Police Departments will host a Patriot Day…
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Vendors Sought - NE Recycles Day

In celebration of America and Texas Recycles Day, Keep Haltom City Beautiful will, once again,…
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Safe Routes to School Sidewalks

Construction of new sidewalks near three BISD schools in Haltom City began in late 2013 and, when…
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Trinity Trash Bash - Sept. 20

Keep Haltom City Beautiful volunteers are giving residents an opportunity to get involved in…
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Aug/Sept Crossroads Newsletter

The 2014 August/September Crossroads City Newsletter is available for download.

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Fall Gallery Night - Sept. 6

Fort Worth's Fall Gallery Night, set for Saturday, September 6th, will again offer a stop in Haltom…
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NE Recycles Day Flea Market - Nov. 15

In celebration of America and Texas Recycles Day, Keep Haltom City Beautiful will once again…
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Watering Restrictions In Effect

Due to the likelihood and the persistence of drought conditions throughout North Texas and the…
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Mosquito Pool Positive for West Nile

A mosquito pool tested positive for the West Nile Virus near the 5700 block of Diamond Oak Dr. S.…
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Haltom Road Construction Notice

Haltom Road will be closed to thru traffic between Broadway Ave. and Vicki St. from July 7th until…

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HCPL Movie Night - Sept. 8

lego movieJoin us at the HCPL for Family Movie Night on Monday, September 8th at 6:30 p.m. September's movie is "The LEGO Movie", where a lowly Lego figure joins a group intent on battling an evil force after a case of mistaken identity in this computer-generated comedy.

Rated: PG, 101 minutes, 2014

Watercolor Classes - Aug/Sept

haltom city library watercolorThe Haltom City Public Library will be hosting five more watercolor classes in the months of August and September. Classes will be held August 23rd and 30th and September 13th, 20th and 27th. There is a $50 deposit required upon signing up. Fees for the classes are $22/class.

Classes are taught by local artist Bennie Wood (see video of her techniques/work here). A supply list for the classes can be downloaded here.

HCPL Adds New Mobile App

haltom city texas public libraryThe Haltom City Public Library is now available in the palm of your hand! The HCPL now has an app available for download in the Apple iOS, Android, Windows, or Amazon Kindle app stores.

Search for books, DVDs, audiobooks, CDs and more. Place holds or renew items, see what events are coming up at the library, follow our blog and tweets or contact us. We are here for you!

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Writing Contest Winning Entries

haltom city libraryThe winning entries for the 2014 Friends of the Haltom City Public Library's Annual Writing Contest can now be downloaded. A list of winners is available here. Short story winning entries can be downloaded and read here. Winning poetry entries can be downloaded and read here.

Thanks to the following judges assisting with this annual contest:

  • Fran Burns
  • Betty Kurecka
  • Donna Pliska
  • Richard (R J) Samson

Parks & Rec News/Events

Summer Campers at "Storm School"

haltom city summer camp fort worth museumThe Haltom City Super Kids Summer Camp had a special experience on Wednesday, June 18th at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History with Channel 11 Meteorologist Jeff Jamison. Jamison hosted a special summer edition of his "Storm School" just for the Haltom City summer campers.

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Parks & Rec Expands Soccer League

haltom city hot shots soccerHaltom City Parks & Recreation has expanded their boys & girls soccer league. Ages ranges are 3-19, and all games will be played here in Haltom City.

Cost, depending on age of player, is:

  • $40 (ages 3-6), uniform shirt included
  • $85 (ages 7-8)
  • $95 (ages 9 & up)

Register online here between July 28th and August 30th. Late registration may be available after August 30th, but a $20 late fee will apply.

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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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