Ballinger Emergency Alert System

Instructions to Sign Up

Follow the Link to Sign Up Online: City of Ballinger Emergency Alert System

The City of Ballinger has subscribed to an Emergency Alert System with Nixle.  If you would like to receive up-to-the-minute updates from the City of Ballinger, Police Department and Fire Department by email and cell phone.


  • It’s Free – It’s Safe

  • Stay informed about

  • Missing Persons

  • Road Closures

  • Health and Safety Alerts

  • Weather Alerts

  • Serious Crimes and More

You choose the information you want, delivered at no cost, by text message, email, and the web.


To quickly opt-in for Text Messages

  • Text COBTX to 888777.

  • You may also text Zip Code “76821” for more options.


To Register Online

  • Go to nixle.com

  • Click “Sign Up”

  • Enter your information in the spaces provided.

  • Enter an email address and cell phone number where you would like to receive messages.

  • Click “I Accept. Sign me up!”

  • Enter your home address to receive local messages.

  • Share Nixle with your family and friends.


To Customize Your Settings

  • Log in at nixle.com

  • Click “Locations” tab

  • Click “Add New Location” to add addresses in your town or around the country. Do your relatives live out of the area?  Keep track of what’s happening near your loved ones and the places you work, live, or visit.

  • Click “Settings” tab

  • Select a location from the left-hand menu and subscribe to receive messages from each agency by checking the “Subscribe” option. Adjust which messages by priority level are sent to your email and/or cell phone.  Please note you must opt-in to receive messages from non-public safety agencies.

REP. CONAWAY TO HOLD TOWN HALL MEETING IN BALLINGER ON FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 1ST

U.S. Representative K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) will hold a town hall meeting in Ballinger, TX at the City Council Chamber on September 1st from 3 pm – 4 pm.

The town hall is open to the public and members of the media.

WHAT:

Town Hall Meeting

WHO:

U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway

WHEN:

3 :00 – 4:00 p.m.

Friday, September 1, 2017

WHERE:

City Hall

Council Chamber

700 Railroad Avenue

Ballinger, TX

City of Ballinger Election Information

The City of Ballinger is accepting applications for candidates to place their names on the ballot to serve on the Ballinger City Council starting July 22, 2017 and ending August 21, 2017. You can file your applications with the City Secretary, Bonita F. Shields at the City hall located at 700 Railroad Avenue, Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. each day

The places that are up for election are the:

Mayor currently held by Sam Mallory

Single Member District 1 currently held by Phillip Arp

Single Member District 2 currently held by Darlene Kelly

June 5, 2017 City Council Meeting Video

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF BALLINGER WILL MEET AT 5:30 P.M. ON JUNE 5, 2017 IN REGULAR SESSION AT ITS REGULAR
MEETING PLACE IN THE CITY HALL, 700 RAILROAD AVENUE IN THE CITY OF BALLINGER, TEXAS FOR THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES:

00:15 – 1. Call meeting to order.

00:27 – 2. Prayer and pledge of allegiance.

01:27 – 3. Consider approval of the minutes of the May 15, 2017 meeting.

02:36 – 4. Visitors who are not on the regular agenda will be given the opportunity to address the Council on any subject.

06:44 – 5. Discuss and take action to consider offering summer water rates.

12:12 – 6. Discuss and take action on the contract with Republic for garbage disposal services.

15:06 – 7. Consider approval of building permits.

20:11 – 8. Remove from the table to discuss and take action on proposed contracts for a community alert system.

33:27 – 9. Hear the police activity monthly report from Chief Stanley Maresch.

39:32 – 10. Hear the City Administrator’s bi-weekly report.

53:17 – 11. Hear request for future agenda items from City Council.

N/A – 12.The Ballinger City Council shall meet in executive session as authorized by Texas Government Code, Section 551.071 Consultation with City Attorney (Update on alternative water project.)

N/A – 13. Action from executive session.

55:44 – 14. Adjourn.

May 15, 2017 City Council Meeting Video

MEETING PLACE IN THE CITY HALL, 700 RAILROAD AVENUE IN THE CITY OF BALLINGER,
TEXAS FOR THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES:

00:00:15 – 1. Call meeting to order.

00:00:24 – 2. Prayer and pledge of allegiance.

00:01:16 – 3. Consider approval of the minutes of the May 1, 2017 meeting.

00:01:33 – 4. Visitors who are not on the regular agenda will be given the opportunity to address the Council on any subject.

00:09:50 – *5. Discuss and take action on proposed contracts for a community alert system.

00:07:19 – *6. Consider approval of building permits.

00:20:17 – 7. Hear the police activity monthly report from Chief Stanley Maresch.

00:24:21 – 8. Hear the City Administrator’s bi-weekly report.

00:32:26 – 9. Hear request for future agenda items from City Council.

00:34:05 – 10. The Ballinger City Council shall meet in executive session as authorized by Texas Government Code, Section 551.071 Consultation with City Attorney (Update on alternative water project) and (Review RFP’S received for garbage collections.)

00:34:27 – 11. Action from executive session.

00:35:20 – 12. Remove from the table to discuss and take action to approve selection of company for garbage collection services in Ballinger.

00:36:11 – 13. Adjourn.

Benefit Raffle for Carlos Ruiz

Raffle tickets can be purchased at Ballinger Area Chamber of Commerce and Ballinger City Hall.