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Welcome to the City of Brenham, Texas

Brenham Photo Contest Deadline: July 31, 2015

Download: Brenham Photo Contest

Help us celebrate National Park and Recreation Month! Get outdoors and snap a photo at each of the parks
listed in the challenge below, upload them to Instagram using #BrenhamParksandRec between July 1-31.

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Water Distribution System Improvements July 08, 2015 - 07:49am

Beginning the week of July 13th contractors for the city of Brenham will begin water distribution system improvements in certain areas of the city.  Line replacements will be done in the following areas:

  • All of LJ Street
  • Shepard (Robinhood to dead-end)
  • Carolyn (Shepard to LJ)
  • Jane (Shepard to LJ)
  • Jefferson (LJ to Munz)

The work will take approximately 4 months.

Election Results Results: May 09, 2015 - 10:14pm

Fiscal Year 2013-2014 CAFR now available Notice: March 17, 2015

The Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) is now available on the Finance home page


Library Progress Update February 03, 2015

Library update presentation - download the slides

Election Information Election: May 09, 2015

The City of Brenham will be having an election on Saturday, May 9, 2015. The election will be for two (2) purposes:

  1.  A General Election to elect one Mayor, one Councilmember for Place 2 - Ward 2 and one Councilmember for Place 4 - Ward 4. All positions will be for four (4) year terms; and
  2.  A Special Election for the purpose of voting on twenty-three (23) proposed amendments to the City's charter.

Please visit the Election Page for more details

Parks Master Plan Draft now available February 11, 2015

The Parks Master Plan draft is now available online.

Discussion and Presentation of City of Brenham's Parks, Recreation, and Open Spaces Master Plan will be held Thursday, February 19, 2015.

Restaurant Report Card November 14, 2014 - 08:03am

Want to see how your favorite restaurant scored on its last health inspection? The City of Brenham is now posting a monthly restaurant report card to show how food establishments inspected during that month performed on their health inspection.


Brenham Pet Adoption and Care Center - Help us build April 15, 2014

Help us build the Brenham Pet Adoption and Care Center. Learn more about giving opportunities at


Provide Website Feedback Take A Survey!

Website Survey - for the City of Brenham: Take the website survey and help us improve the City's website.

Lake Levels and City Water Usage May 29, 2015 - 09:24am

Lake Somerville Normal Elevation: 238.0 ft
Lake Elevation at 7:00am this morning: 257.68 ft
Brazos River Authority (BRA) Stages:
Stage 1 drought watch: 234.7 ft
Stage 2 drought warning: 231.7 ft
Stage 3 drought emergency: 228.7 ft
City of Brenham water usage past 24 hours: 1.953 million gallons.
Rainfall this month: 14.52"

Additional Somerville Lake Information


Pet of the Month June 08, 2015 - 10:00am

Adopt me today!

Adopt Bj - Here comes Bj! Bj is ready for adoption and ready to call your place home.

Pets are available for adoption at:

Brenham Animal Shelter
2007 Old Chappell Hill Road

Read more about Animal Control/Shelter and pets ready for adoption.


Forms and downloads (most often requested)


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