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Welcome to the City of Brenham, Texas

City Council Meeting Agenda Regular Meeting: September 03, 2015 - 01:00pm

Notice of a regular meeting - Meeting on the second floor of City Hall in Council Chambers at 200 W. Vulcan; Brenham TX. Download: Agenda | Full Agenda Packet

Notice of City of Brenham Public Hearing on Budget for 2015-2016 Notice: Monday, September 14, 2015

A Public Hearing will be conducted to consider the FY2015-16 Proposed Budget for the City of Brenham. The Public Hearing will be held during a special City Council meeting on Monday, September 14, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. at City Hall, located at 200 W. Vulcan St.

The FY2015-16 proposed budget for the City of Brenham will raise more revenue from total property taxes than last year’s budget by an amount of $207,149, which is a 3.87 percent increase from last year’s budget. The property tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year is $75,540.

Burn Ban in Effect August 26, 2015

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Proposed Tax Rate Notice: August 07, 2015

Download: 2015 Proposed Tax Rate

A tax rate of .4731 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of
City of Brenham. This rate exceeds the lower of the effective or rollback tax rate, and state law requires that two public hearings be held by the governing body before adopting the proposed tax rate. Download the form for full details.

Proposed Budget FY2015-2016 Notice: August 07,2015

Brenham Photo Contest Deadline: August 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 Extended through August 31.

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

Update: 8-20-2015:

The improvements have begun and at this time the contractors are on Jefferson Street and working towards the rest of the listed streets below.

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.

Library Progress Update February 03, 2015

Library update presentation - download the slides

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.

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

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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 August 18, 2015 - 09:24am

Lake Somerville Normal Elevation: 238.0 ft
Lake Elevation at 7:00am this morning: 242.81 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: 3.741 million gallons.
Rainfall this month: 0.00"

Additional Somerville Lake Information


Pet of the Month August 18, 2015 - 10:00am

Adopt me today!

Adopt Fritz - Here comes Fritz! Fritz 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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