JOIN US — “Coffee with the City”

May 2, 2018 — Residents of Sweeny.  Have you been wanting to ask the City Manager, Public Works Director, or Police Chief a question?  Or, do you just want to meet one of them and sit and talk over coffee?  Well, here is your chance!  Beginning Tuesday, May 8, 2018, and on the second Tuesday of each month, from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., you can meet them at the Java Lounge for “Coffee with the City.”  We look forward to seeing you there!

 

DETAILS:

WHEN: Second Tuesday of each month
WHERE: 119 N. Main Street, Sweeny
TIME: 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
WHAT:Coffee with the City” — meet, greet, talk with City Officials

Police Department Receives Gun Donation

Monday, April 30, 2018

Pictured from left to right: Sgt. Odom, Robert Thornsberry, Chief Barnard

The Sweeny Police Department received a firearm donation today from Robert & Darlene Thornsberry (Rajin Cajun Custom Knives), Steve Irwin (Irwin’s Toy Box), and Cecil & Mary Money (C&M Custom Signs).  They donated a custom-made 5.56 AR-15 (pictured left).  Said Sweeny Police Chief, John Barnard, “This donation is done only from the kindness of their hearts and will be used to help serve the fine citizens of Sweeny, Texas.”

Sales Tax Holiday on Emergency Preparation Supplies, April 28-30

April 18, 2018

This year’s sales tax holiday for emergency preparation supplies falls on the weekend of April 28-30.  There is no limit on the number of qualifying items you can purchase.

<< PRESS RELEASE FROM REP. DENNIS BONNEN >>

Be sure to prepare and stock up on supplies now — and remember to support our area businesses by shopping local!

If you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact City Hall at (979) 548-3321 or via e-mail at info@sweenytx.gov.

Volunteers Needed for City Boards/Committees

03/29/2018

The City of Sweeny is seeking volunteers for several boards and committees.  The deadline to apply is Thursday, April 12, 2018, at 5:30 p.m.  The boards/committees are:

  • Planning & Zoning Board of Adjustments
  • Ordinance Review Committee

For more information, please contact City Hall at 979-548-3321 or via e-mail at info@sweenytx.gov.

ALERT: Phone Scam Targets Texas-New Mexico Power Customers

The Texas-New Mexico Power company would like to make customers aware of a telephone-based scam under way that threatens to disconnect customers’ power if those customers don’t make payments.

See the attached Press Release for further details.

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7th Annual Sweeny Community Thanksgiving Feast

7TH ANNUAL SWEENY COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING FEAST

Join us on Sunday, November 19, 2017, from 11am-3pm at the Sweeny Elementary School cafeteria for the 7th Annual Sweeny Community Thanksgiving Feast.

8th Annual Sweeny Blue Santa

10/23/2017

APPLICATION & DONATIONS

The Sweeny Police Department is currently accepting applications and taking donations for the 8th Annual Sweeny Blue Santa Program.

Help a family in need by donating new toys, clothing, or money.  Applications can be found in the lobby of the Police Department or downloaded here.  Donations can be dropped off at City Hall or the Police Department.

The deadline to submit applications is Friday, November 10, 2017, at noon.  The deadline to submit donations in Friday, December 1, 2017, at noon.  If approved, the pickup date/time is Sunday, December 17, 2017, from Noon-2pm at the Sweeny Community Center (NO DELIVERY THIS YEAR).

 

FUNDRAISER

A BBQ plate fundraiser is scheduled for Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 11am-2pm at the rear of the Sweeny Police Department (123 N. Oak Street, Sweeny).  The cost of each plate is $10.00.  Drive-thru only.  New toy donations and cash donations will be accepted.

 

EXCLUSIONS, RESTRICTIONS, AND LIMITATIONS

  • Applicants must live within the Sweeny School District
  • Children must be 13 years old or younger
  • Must provide copy of each child’s school report card
  • Proof of residency required
  • Name on proof of residency MUST match name of applicant
  • IF YOU HAVE APPLIED ANY TIME WITHIN THE PAST THREE (3) YEARS, YOU WILL NOT QUALIFY FOR THE 2017 SWEENY BLUE SANTA PROGRAM!

If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact us at 979-548-3112 or e-mail us at info@sweenytx.gov.

Fair Housing Action Plan (FHAST)

07/12/2017

The City of Sweeny is posting the Fair Housing Action Plan (aka “FHAST”) in accordance with the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA).

April is Fair Housing Month.  The City of Sweeny is dedicated to the equal housing opportunity for all citizens under the law.  If you have a concern with how you have been treated and believe your fair housing rights have been violated, here is a local process for reporting your complaint or you can call City Hall at (979) 548-3321 to express your concerns.  The Mayor has been designated to coordinate Section 504 compliance efforts.

Alternatively, to report waste, fraud, or abuse, please call the Texas State Auditor’s Office at 800-TX-AUDIT or click here.

See also:

For more information, please contact City Hall at (979) 548-3321 or via e-mail at info@sweenytx.gov.