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Posted on: July 3, 2020

A Message from the Mayor

Due to increased positive COVID-19 cases throughout the state, Governor Abbott issued an Executive Order requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases.

There are few exceptions to this order. The Governor also issued a proclamation giving mayors and county judges the ability to impose restrictions on some outdoor gatherings of over 10 people, and making it mandatory that, with certain exceptions, people ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Parks and Recreation Facilities Closed Until Further Notice

In an effort to follow the intent of Governor Abbott’s Order (GA-29) issued on July 2, 2020, the City of Mineral Wells will close the Swimming Pool, Activity Center, and Gym until further notice.

These closures will be effective no later than 12:01 pm on July 3. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause, and we hope to see a turn-around in the advancement of COVID-19 infections in our City so our facilities may reopen. Refunds will be issu...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Coronavirus Update

Within the past 12 days, coronavirus cases have increased over 250% in Palo Pinto County. A substantial majority of these victims live in Mineral Wells. Please be reminded that there are precautions that can prevent or reduce the spread of coronavirus.

Wear a mask when in public. Practice social distancing. Wash your hands. Don’t gather in groups. 

Currently, the fireworks display for July 4th is planned to proceed.  No one will be allowed into Ram Stadium for this event. &...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Governor Abbott's Executive Order, GA 26 issued on June 3, 2020

Executive Order No. GA-26 relating to the expanded opening of Texas in response to the COVID-19 disaster.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas, by virtue of the power and authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the State of Texas, and in accordance with guidance from DSHS Commissioner Dr. Hellerstedt and other medical advisors, the...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Governor Abbott's Executive Order, GA 23 issued on May 18, 2020

This new order allows Mineral Wells to continue the reopening of businesses, recreational facilities and activities in the city.

The businesses and activities listed in GA 23 to be at 25% capacity are now allowed to be at 50% in Mineral Wells due to the small number of present case’s within Palo Pinto County.  For clarification and more information, please visit ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

A SIMPLE VISUAL GUIDE TO MASTERING COVID GUIDELINES FOR REOPENING TEXAS

The following is a guide created by Dallas County to help create better context about connecting with the world while we navigate health hazards with our unique circumstances.

We suggest the use of a mask while interacting with public venues in all cases.  This table will help you understand caution levels and how to make the best choices for your personal circumstances based on age, health and environmental risk.&...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Library Services FAQ

Library Services FAQ

Library Services FAQ PDF

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

What has Governor Abbott said with regard to re-opening the Texas economy?

At a press conference on April 27, the governor announced that he will allow his existing order GA-16 to expire on April 30.

He plans to “set a new course,” based on “data and doctors,” that will allow as many businesses to re-open as possible so long as we can contain the spread. To that end, he issued three new executive orders:

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COVID-19
Posted on: May 4, 2020

REOPENING STATUS OF CITY DEPARTMENTS

As the city continues to review and look for ways we can provide public assistance return to fuller operations, we will let you know as departments fully reopen for business. We will update this page as departments reopen.

ACTIVITY CENTER-CLOSED

CITY ANNEX-OPEN

CITY HALL-OPEN

GYM-CLOSED

LIBRARY-CLOSED

PUBLIC WORKS-CLOSED

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COVID-19
Posted on: May 4, 2020

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TIPS

Although this list isn't comprehensive, we will continue to update this list with resources as they become available.

I am financially affected by COVID:  What can I do?

The IRS  has rolled out their economic stimulus payment requirements.  The following resources explain guidelines and how to get into the portal for payment.

Senior may find assi...

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COVID-19
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Governor Abbott Issues Three New Executive Orders

The Governor of the State of Texas, Greg Abbott has issued Executive Orders No. GA-18, GA-19, and GA-20 relating to the safe, strategic plan to Open Texas in response to the COVID- 19 disaster.

Executive Order No. GA-18 relating to the expanded reopening of services as part of the safe, strategic plan to Open Texas in response to the COVID- 19 disaster. Download

Executive Order No. GA-19 relating to hospital capacity during the COVID-19 disaster....

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Minimum Recommended Health Protocols for Reopening

Minimum Recommended Health Protocols for Reopening

In accordance with Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-18, the following are the minimum recommended health protocols for Texas as outlined in the report.

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

COVID-19: Guidance for Employers, Employees, and Customers of Reopened Retail Services

COVID-19: Guidance for Employers, Employees, and Customers of
Reopened Retail Services

Retail Reopening Guidelines

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COVID-19
Posted on: April 6, 2020

WHAT TO DO IF YOU THINK YOU HAVE THE CORONA-VIRUS

• Presenting Symptoms – Cough, sore throat, congestion, shortness of breath and/or fever. Contact the PPGH Hotline (8 am – 8 pm) 940-328-6555 and follow the instructions provided by medical staff.

  • If testing is required go to the location assigned and then self-isolate.
  • Once available the lab will provide the positive or negative result to the patient.
  • If the result of the test is positive, state and local health authorities (Epidemiologist) will fol...
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COVID-19
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Cloth Mask Guidelines

Cloth Mask Guidelines

Cloth Maks Guidelines

COVID-19
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Ordinance Amending Ordinance 2020-03

An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Mineral Wells, Texas Amending Ordinance No. 2020-03 Consenting to the Extension of the Declaration of Local Disaster.

ORDINANCE No. 2020-05

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MINERAL WELLS, TEXAS, AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 2020-03 CONSENTING TO THE EXTENSION OF THE DECLARATION OF LOCAL DISASTER EXECUTED BY MAYOR TAMMY UNDERWOOD ON MARCH 19, 2020 UNTIL THE DECLAR...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

SUCCESSFULLY TALKING WITH KIDS ABOUT CORONA VIRUS:

Given all the discussion about Corona Virus, your children are likely to want to know more as time passes.

The following is a list of recommended resources which explain Corona Virus and how to model good behavior while providing enough information so as not to increase anxiety about the situation.

Talking to Children: From Harvard Health:  

https://www...

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COVID-19
Posted on: April 3, 2020

COVID-19 REQUIRES URGENT COMMUNICATION WITH MINORITY POPULATION

The rapid spread of Corona Virus-19 has drastically increased the need for clear quick business communication and, to a great extent, alternate methods such as digital communication and communication with both the deaf and primary speakers of Spanish.

We are now reliant on more audio and written devices in communication.  This virus has also increased the urgency to communicate effectively with those speaking other languages and communicate with those who have disabilities.  The follo...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

YOUR MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS

COVID-19 affects everyone, whether it is physically or mentally.

Taking steps to ensure that you and your loved ones are mentally healthy during this time is just as important as the precautions that should be taken seriously to ensure your physical health as well. 

CDC.gov - Stress and Coping

The above link inc...

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COVID-19
Posted on: March 25, 2020

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT LIFE DURING CORONA VIRUS:

Get unbiased advice and fact-only research with key resources. Obtaining the right information during a crisis is crucial. The following resources will help alleviate anxiety and fear:

One of the keys to surviving community crisis disaster is recognizing and using your friends and neighborhood network.  Remember, all those planning for family crisis rely on a friend/family/neighbor network as well.  

On the importance o...

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COVID-19
Posted on: March 24, 2020

TRASH AND RECYCLE RESTRICTIONS

Beginning Mon, Mar 30, Waste Connections, the City’s waste service provider, will temporarily limit residential trash and recycling.

Items should be securely bagged or within container carts and no residential bulk and brush collection services.  

Currently they are requiring all residential trash be bagged and tied, and limiting residential bulky waste collection to 2 cubic ya...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Proclamation Declaring a Local State of Disaster

A local state of disaster for public health emergency is hereby declared for the City of Mineral Wells, a Texas home rule municipal corporation, pursuant to Section 418.108(a) of the Texas Government Code.

A video recording of the proclamation is available courtesy of the Mineral Wells Index.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Citation and Water Bill Payments

In an effort to protect the health and safety of our citizens and employees, effective March 18, 2020, the City of Mineral Wells will temporarily absorb the 4% transaction fee for all credit card transactions.

The purpose is to promote electronic transactions and facilitate social distancing during this national coronavirus emergency.

  • We ask that citizens utilize credit cards, debit cards, bank drafts or online payments to avoid in-person transactions at City Ha...
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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Court Hearings Postponed

All scheduled Municipal Court hearings are postponed until further notice of the court. The Court window will continue to be open during business hours. Please pay online or using the dropbox when possible. For questions, please call (940) 328-7733.

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Ordinance Postponing General Election until November

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MINERAL WELLS, TEXAS, AMENDING ITS ORDER OF ELECTION CALLED ON JANUARY 21, 2020 BY POSTPONING, ORDERING AND PROVIDING NOTICE OF A GENERAL ELECTION FOR THE CITY OF MINERAL WELLS, TEXAS, TO BE HELD ON THE 3RD ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Order of Election 2020

The Mineral Wells City Council hereby orders a general election to be held on May 2, 2020, in Mineral Wells, Texas for the purpose of electing the following:

MayorCity Councilmember Ward 1City Councilmember Ward 3

Early voting by personal appearance will be...

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Posted on: July 3, 2020

A Message from the Mayor

Due to increased positive COVID-19 cases throughout the state, Governor Abbott issued an Executive Order requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases.

There are few exceptions to this order. The Governor also issued a proclamation giving mayors and county judges the ability to impose restrictions on some outdoor gatherings of over 10 people, and making it mandatory that, with certain exceptions, people ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Parks and Recreation Facilities Closed Until Further Notice

In an effort to follow the intent of Governor Abbott’s Order (GA-29) issued on July 2, 2020, the City of Mineral Wells will close the Swimming Pool, Activity Center, and Gym until further notice.

These closures will be effective no later than 12:01 pm on July 3. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause, and we hope to see a turn-around in the advancement of COVID-19 infections in our City so our facilities may reopen. Refunds will be issu...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Credit Cards Accepted

The City can now accept credit cards for payments at the Animal Shelter, Boyce Ditto Public Library, and the Sanitation Convenience Station. We accept VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. There is a $3.00 minimum.

We will also accept credit cards at the City Gym and Aquatics Center once they open back up. 

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Sign up for e-billing

E-billing is now available! You can view and pay your bill from home using your desktop or smartphone. Other features include account history, service requests, and the ability to schedule future payments. You can sign up at www.mineralwellstx.gov/pay

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Coronavirus Update

Within the past 12 days, coronavirus cases have increased over 250% in Palo Pinto County. A substantial majority of these victims live in Mineral Wells. Please be reminded that there are precautions that can prevent or reduce the spread of coronavirus.

Wear a mask when in public. Practice social distancing. Wash your hands. Don’t gather in groups. 

Currently, the fireworks display for July 4th is planned to proceed.  No one will be allowed into Ram Stadium for this event. &...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Public Meeting Speaker Form

You can now sign up to speak at an upcoming virtual City Council or other City Boards or Commissions meeting online. Be sure to read the instructions and fill out the form completely.

PUBLIC COMMENT – SEE MODIFIED RULES BELOW

Citizens will have an opportunity to address the City Council or other City Boards or Commissions concerning an issue of community interest. Public comments are limited to three (3) minutes per speaker, u...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 2 Board of Directors

The City of Mineral Wells is accepting applications for positions on the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 2 Board of Directors.

Please submit your application to the City Clerk. Applications are considered active for one year.

The Mineral Wells Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Board of Directors is the governing body for the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Two. A tax incremen...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Water Service Activation and Transfer

You can now apply for new service or transfer current service online. Download, complete, and submit the Water Service Application or Water Transfer Request form at www.mineralwellstx.gov/water.

Email a copy of your photo ID to waterbilling@mineralwellstx.gov and call (940) 328-7720 to pay for the $150 deposit or $40 transfer fee.

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Ordinance Postponing General Election until November

An ordinance of the City Council of the City of Mineral Wells, Texas, amending its Order of Election called on January 21, 2020 by postponing, ordering and providing Notice of a General Election to be held on the 3rd day of November 2020.

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MINERAL WELLS, TEXAS, AMENDING ITS ORDER OF ELECTION CALLED ON JANUARY 21, 2020 BY POSTPONING, ORDERING AND PROVIDING NOTICE OF A GENERAL ELECTION FOR THE CITY OF MINERAL WELLS, TEXAS, TO BE HELD ON THE 3RD ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Accident Reports Available Online

In an effort to protect the health and safety of our citizens and employees, effective March 25, 2020 Accident Reports will only be available online. Please visit www.mineralwellstx.gov/crash for more information.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Citation and Water Bill Payments

The City of Mineral Wells has temporarily absorbed the 4% transaction fee for all credit card transactions. However, the $1.25 - $3.50 processing fee for each online payment is still applied by the payment processor.

The purpose is to promote electronic transactions and facilitate social distancing during this national coronavirus emergency.

  • We ask that citizens utilize credit cards, debit cards, bank drafts or online payments to avoid in-person transactions at City Ha...
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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Monthly Financial Statements

The monthly financial statements for January 2020 are available for download and review.

Click the links below to see a list of all monthly reports currently available for each category.

Monthly Financial Reports

Check Reconciliation Registers

Statements of Expenditures 

Statements of Revenues

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Posted on: June 7, 2016

City Council Meeting Recordings

A video recording of the City Council meeting on June 2, 2020, is available on the City of Mineral Wells Youtube Channel. An audio recording is also available for download and review.

The video recording is available on Youtube.

You can view other City Council Meetings on the City’s Youtube Channel.

Audio recordings of the City Council meetings are also available for download and review.

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Parks and Recreation Facilities Closed Until Further Notice

In an effort to follow the intent of Governor Abbott’s Order (GA-29) issued on July 2, 2020, the City of Mineral Wells will close the Swimming Pool, Activity Center, and Gym until further notice.

These closures will be effective no later than 12:01 pm on July 3. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause, and we hope to see a turn-around in the advancement of COVID-19 infections in our City so our facilities may reopen. Refunds will be issu...

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Download the Executive Order... Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Court Hearings Postponed

All scheduled Municipal Court hearings are postponed until further notice of the court. The Municipal Court window will continue to be open during regular business hours. For questions, please call the Court Clerk at (940) 328-7733.

Additional Info... Police Department

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Sign up for e-billing

E-billing is now available! You can view and pay your bill from home using your desktop or smartphone. Other features include account history, service requests, and the ability to schedule future payments. You can sign up at www.mineralwellstx.gov/pay

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