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Living in Burleson County
Getting Involved
  • County Commissions:  Commissions are established by the Burleson County Commissioners Court to over see and carry out certain activities on behalf of the court.  Commissions are an offical extension of the Commissioners Court and are ongoing.  Each commission has its bylaws and reports to the Commissioners Court.
  • Historical Commission
  • Health Resource Commission
  • Keep Burleson County Beautiful Commission
  • Child Welfare Board
  • County Committees: Committees are established by the Burleson County Commissioners Court to assist the court on specific projects or research.  Past committees have dealt with facilities and economic development.  Current committee(s), none
  • Fraternal/Social Clubs: There are variety of clubs in Burleson County that include, Rotary International, Lion International, and others
  • Business Organizations: Organizations that work to improve opportunities for existing and new businesses.
    • Burleson County Chamber of Commerce
    • Lake Somerville Development Partnership
  • Church Sponsored clubs/groups: include Methodist Men, Knights of Columbus, and others
  • Volunteer Fire Departments: the cities of Burleson County and the unincorporated areas depend 100% on volunteer fire departments.  There are nine fire departments in the county.
  • CERTS: Citizen Emergency Response Teams, are trained volunteers that can be called upon when the need arises due to manmade or natural disaster
  • Reserve Law Enforcement: There are opportunities to receive training and to become a certified reserve sheriff's deputy