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School Board Elections take place May 6, 2017 for the KISD School Board. Two incumbents are running to be re-elected, and an additional candidate to fill 2 board seats. You may vote from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Vote takes place in Kaufman, Kaufman Co. Library. 


May 5 and 6 are Kaufman County Clean Up days. See the county website or the Kaufman Herald for more information.  



Mayor Bedrick and the Post Oak Bend CIty Council hope to send out a survey to all residents in early 2017. We look forward to your responses.

The Council and Mayor Bedrick have completed a culvert and drainage survey on city roads. More information on that will be updated soon.

A traffic study was conducted earlier this year with the aid of equipment from the Texas Highway Department. Results to come.




2016 Presidential Elections Information

City News Updates   


Early Voting from Oct. 31, 2016 through Friday, November 4, 2016 .

Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Per Kaufman County)

Location: Kaufman County Courthouse Annex, 100 N. Washington, Kaufman, Texas 75142

Tuesday, November 8, 2016  7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Precinct 22 Voters can vote at

City of Post Oak Bend City Hall/Community Center

1175 County Road 278, Kaufman, Texas 75142 

(Voter's registration required)


The City of Post Oak Bend has a trash collection ordinance and franchise ordinance in place. Please contact the City at postoakbendcity@gmail.com or 214.686.8887 to get an update on which companies have permits to operate in the City. The City will list those trash collection companies legally authorized to service residents shortly. If you see trash collectors operating from an unmarked pickup truck and/or with open trailer, please contact the City at 214.686.8887, and let the City know when, where and what time this took place.

The City of Post Oak Bend revised Building Code is in place, effective March 2014. A building permit is required to construct a residential structure, accessory or shop building, garage, pool  and commercial structures. Contractors (electricians, plumbers,general contractors, etc) are required to be registered with the City on an annual basis. The City Building Inspector will review plans and conduct inspections at various phases of construction. Email postoakbendcity@gmail.com to request further information.


Speed Limits on City/County Roads

Speed limits are not to exceed 35 miles an hour on County Roads 277, 278, 279, 280, 281 located in the City Limits. This includes all of CR 279 and CR 280.








Post Oak Bend City residents are encouraged to take precautions against mosquitos who may transmit West Nile Virus:

1.  Mosquitoes breed in stagnant water so regularly drain standing water, including that in buckets, tires, cans, clogged rain gutters and saucers under potted plants.
2.  Use an approved insect repellant when you go outdoors; approved are those that contain DEET, picaridin or oil of lemon eucalyptus. (Texas Department of State Health Services)
3.  Wear long sleeves and pants outside at dawn and dusk when mosquitoes are most active.

Kaufman County Emergency Management will be monitoring the West Nile Virus situation, along with the State, in Kaufman County. 
West Nile VIrus Information Line (Toll-Free) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:  1-800-232-4636                             


City Council Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month.

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Firearm Ordinance 
City of Post Oak Bend Ordinance #29 prohibits the discharge of firearms in the City Limits; providing exceptions;....providing a penalty of fine not to exceed the sum of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) for each offense and providing an effective date was passed by the City Council October 5, 2010.  (See Ordinances for more information)

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City of Post Oak Bend, Physical Address: 1175 County Road 278, Kaufman, Tx 75142

Mailing Address: PO Box 746, Kaufman, Tx. 75142


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