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December 2020


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  • December 31st, 2020

Watch Out For COVID-19 Vaccination Scams

Texas Dept. of Insurance warns that since COVID-19 vaccinations are slowly becoming available, scams are already here. Here is what to...

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January 2021


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  • January 14th, 2021

Thursday Update: Register On Line To Take The Vaccine

You can register to get on the list to take the vaccine on line at www.tarrantcounty.com/covidshots. In today's news there are 2,433 New...

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  • January 14th, 2021

City Council Adopts Resolution Calling May 1 General Election

The City Council on January 12, 2021 adopted Resolution 1035-2021 calling for the May 1st General Election of the City electing...

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  • January 13th, 2021

City Election 2021: February 12th Is The Deadline To File For Place On Ballot

Enclosed is the Notice of deadline to file candidate applications for place on the May 1, 2021 ballot translated in both Espanol and Viet....

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  • January 8th, 2021

More City News Than Ever Before

Not only do we provide citizens a weekly newsletter, but also now you can get the River Oaks News on line delivered to your email box by...

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  • January 4th, 2021

YMCA Camp Carter On The Move

YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth is excited to introduce Y on the Fly Program. This program seeks to deliver a Y without walls directly to...

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  • January 1st, 2021

Make Traffic And Utility Payments

The link to make traffic and/or utility payments through Payment Group has been changed to include both utilities & traffic payments. For...

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December 2020


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  • December 31st, 2020

Texans Vaccinated For COVID-19

Texas Dept. of State Health Services is partnering with vaccine providers across the state to ensure vaccine will eventually be accessible...

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  • December 31st, 2020

Know The Symptoms For COVID 19

Is it COVID-19 or is it the Flu or is it just a cold? Find out more about the symptoms using the enclosed Symptom Checker.

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  • December 5th, 2020

Area Hospitals Meet 15% Hospital Capacity

In October, Gov. Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-32 that when COVID-19 patients make up 15% or more of hospital capacity for seven...

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November 2020


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  • November 24th, 2020

City Council Adopts Revised Fee Schedule Ordinance

On November 24, 2020 the City Council adopted the new amended fee schedule ordinance with the adoption of Ordinance # 1298-2020 relating to...

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  • November 24th, 2020

Tarrant County Judge Issues Order Extending Face Mask Mandate

Judge Whitley ordered today that the June 25, 2020 Executive Order be extended again until February 28, 2021 the requirement that all...

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  • November 19th, 2020

Joe Ashton Sworn In As Mayor

On Tuesday, November 17th, City Council approved the canvass of the November 3, 2020 Election and Justice of the Peace Chris Gregory swore...

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  • November 18th, 2020

Masks Do More Than You Think

With the increase in COVID 19 cases and hospitalizations, we must curb the transmission of the virus and to do so means wearing of masks....

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  • November 11th, 2020

Yard Sale Permits And Community Center Rentals Have Been Placed On Hold

With the rise in COVID-19 cases in River Oaks in the month of November the city council adopted Resolution 1030-2020 that continues the...

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October 2020


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  • October 14th, 2020

Know Your Risks During COVID 19

Be informed. On a scale of 1 to 10 as rated by physicians from the TMA COVID 19 task force and committee on infectious diseases. See the...

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  • October 14th, 2020

Please Don't Feed The Wildlife

Wild Animals are not pets and feeding them can lead to human injury, rabies and animal overpopulation. For that reason, it is a violation...

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  • October 12th, 2020

Tarrant County Will Reopen Bars At 50 Percent Capacity

Last week, Gov. Greg Abbott said bars could open across the state on Oct. 14 at 50% capacity based upon discretion by each county. Judge...

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September 2020


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  • September 30th, 2020

Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Lake Jackson

Governor Abbott issued a disaster declaration on Sunday after a brain-eating amoeba (Naegleria Fowleri) was discovered in the water supply...

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  • September 18th, 2020

City Council Adopts The 2020 Tax Rate

THE CITY OF RIVER OAKS ADOPTED A TAX RATE OF $0.697374/$100 THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX...

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