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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Liberty by the Lake 2019 @ Five Star

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Join us on Thursday, July 4, at The Colony Five Star Complex for an entire day of family fun as we celebrate the birth of America's freedom at the 22nd annual Liberty By The Lake! There is something for everyone, with several new activities in 2019.

The festival was originally planned to be held at Stewart Creek Park. However, due to the extremely wet conditions and high lake levels, which have resulted in the fireworks shoot site and shoreline trail being underwater, the Liberty By The Lake festival...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

VOA Classic tickets now on sale

Mayor Joe McCourry, Councilman Kirk Mikulec at VOA LPGA

Tickets for the 2019 LPGA Volunteers of America Classic at the Old American Golf Club in The Colony are now on sale! Volunteer registration has also begun.

The VOA Classic will be held Sept. 30 through Oct. 6 at the Old American. Tickets went on sale Monday, April, 17. Go online to order yours today!

Volunteer registration opened on May 6. The #VOAClassic is a signature community event and stands alone as the...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Summer watering tips

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It’s that time of year again, when we would like to share some information with our residents about sprinkler use, swimming pools, and other watering tips as we approach the year’s peak water usage period.

How much water does my sprinkler system use?

To calculate sprinkler usage, average of 5 gallons per minute per sprinkler head, multiplied by the number of sprinkler heads, multiplied by the number of stations. Multiply that number by the number of times yo...

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Posted on: December 22, 2017

Urban wildlife Q&A with TCAS

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Longtime residents of The Colony are no strangers to urban wildlife. The community boasts miles of shoreline along Lewisville Lake, with plenty of greenspace in between.

Many residents in Austin Ranch also live near Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. These conditions create numerous opportunities for humans and wildlife to cross paths. Fortunately, the City of The Colony boasts a well-prepared and highly-rated Animal Services D...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

City of The Colony E-newsletter

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Fire Station No. 4 update; Liberty by the Lake coming soon; TCPD warns of phone scammers; Aquatic Park to participate in World's Largest Swimming Lesson; summer school times, locations; and more In THE News!

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Mosquito Prevention Program underway

Four Ds of Mosquito Prevention

For many years, the City of The Colony has followed a proactive plan of prevention and testing to address mosquito issues throughout the city. The program is particularly important now as spring rains increase the chances for an active mosquito season.

Through this program, areas on public property that may hold water for periods of time are identified and monitored as potential breeding grounds for mosquitoes. These standing pools of water are inspected for mosquito larvae and, if found, are treated wi...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

City Council funds vital infrastructure upgrades

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Improvements include a project at the wastewater treatment plant and enhanced water-quality monitoring, increased safety at pump stations.

At its regular meeting on April 16, The Colony City Council approved $1.5 million in funding for improvements to the electrical instrumentation and controls for two of the city’s four pump stations. Pump stations are located near each of the city’s water ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Summer PlayTC! catalog now online

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Ready to start planning your summer? Check out all the fun programs, activities and events coming soon!

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

A Look Inside: The Colony Five Star Complex

The Colony Five Star Complex

The Colony Five Star Complex offers endless field space for baseball, softball, soccer, and football tournaments, as well as family-friendly-events! Check out this comprehensive feature brought to you by The Colony Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Community mourns Sgt. David Fitzpatrick

Sgt. David Fitzpatrick

It is with great sorrow to report the tragic passing of The Colony Police Sergeant David Fitzpatrick #171.

On Friday, June 7, 2019, Sgt. Fitzpatrick suffered a heart attack after working out and returning to his office. Sadly, on Monday, June 10, Sgt Fitzpatrick succumbed to his injury related to the heart attack he suffered while on duty. 

Sgt. Fitzpa...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Storm debris clean-up update (06/17/19)

Storm Debris 2019

Debris clean-up from last week's storms continues this week with street-side pickup. The drop-off site at Five Star is now closed. The following resources remain available to residents:

  • Large storm debris will be collected street-side by a grappler truck starting Tuesday, June 18, at designated residential addresses. Tree limbs and other over-sized items must be cut to 20 feet or less. Please place street-side on the curb without blockin...
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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Safety First: High lake levels force closures (06/17/19)

Shoreline Trail June 2019

Heavy rains have resulted in high water levels on Lewisville Lake. In the interests of safety, the Stewart Creek Park courtesy dock remains closed. The boat ramp, Shoreline Trail, and fishing pier, however, have reopened.

Anyone using the trail is urged to use caution as the flooding has caused a significant amount of damage that will likely takes weeks or months to repair. 

Also, please use caution along the shoreline at Stewart Creek Park due to potential underwa...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Scammers ‘spoofing’ TCPD non-emergency number

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The Colony Police have received information that scammers may be contacting residents claiming there is a warrant out for their arrest or that their identity has been stolen, most likely as an attempt to obtain personal information or solicit money.

Some scammers are even using technology known as “caller ID spoofing” to display the TCPD non-emergency phone number on the victim’s caller ID.

The Colony Police encourage the community to be suspicious of unsolicited calls fr...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

2018 Water Quality Report now available

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The City of The Colony Water Quality Report for 2018 is now available online.

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

City accepting board member applications

The City of The Colony is currently accepting applications for city boards. Board members are appointed by the City Council to serve in a volunteer capacity.

Applications for board positions will be accepted in the City Secretary’s Office for terms beginning July 1, 2019. Information on the boards and the application form are available online or by contacting the City Secretary’s Office at ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

NTTA to raise toll rates effective July 1

The North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) has announced it will increase toll rates July 1 as part of a biennial (every other year) toll rate schedule approved by the board. On average, TollTag rates will adjust one penny per mile, from 18 to 19 cents.

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

Aquatic Park hosts World's Largest Swimming Lesson

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The Colony Aquatic Park is proud to participate in the World's Largest Swimming Lesson on June 20, an annual event that serves as a platform to help the aquatics community build awareness about the importance of teaching children to swim.

The World's Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL), scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, June 20, provides children and parents exposure to life-saving water safety skills and builds awareness about the vital importance of teaching children to swim to help prevent dro...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Annual mosquito-prevention program underway

Mosquito Control

For many years, the City of The Colony has followed a proactive plan of prevention and testing to address mosquito issues throughout the city. The program is particularly important now as spring rains increase the chances for an active mosquito season.

Through this program, areas on public property that may hold water for periods of time are identified and monitored as potential breeding grounds for mosquitoes. These standing pools of water are inspected for mosquito larvae and, if found, are treated wi...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

NTTA: Fourth Lane Project update (5/28/19)

The North Texas Tollway Authority has kicked off 2019 with the early stages of a project to widen the Sam Rayburn Tollway (SRT). Motorists likely have noticed the recent lane closures, including the underpasses at both Main Street & Standridge.

Current closures include the following, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly, May 28-31:

  • two westbound left lanes of the Sam Rayburn Tollway between Legacy Drive and Business 121 (near Old Denton Road).

Current closures include the following, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Fence repairs complete at Bridges Cemetery

Bridges Cemetery new fence

During a storm in 2014, the wrought-iron fence around the Hays Family plot in Bridges Cemetery was damaged by a fallen tree.

Thanks to funding from The Colony Community Development Corporation (CDC) and hard work from The Colony Parks & Recreation Department, the fence has been restored to its original state.

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

The Colony earns Gold Star recognition from KTB

Gold Star Affiliate Logo 2019

Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB), a statewide grassroots environmental and community improvement non-profit organization, recently named the City of The Colony as a Gold Star Affiliate, a designation granted to only 85 of KTB’s nearly 300 affiliates.

This is the second straight year The Colony has earned the honor. Gold Star recognition is the highest membership recognition status any community affiliate can achieve, according to KTB.

“This recognition reflects our community’s conti...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

TCPL now offering loaner fishing gear

Child fishing

The Colony Public Library has partnered with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Tackle Loaner Program to bring residents and visitors the opportunity to check out fishing rods and tackle.

CHECKOUT/FEE INFORMATION:

  • Rods and tackle are available for free checkout to an ADULT library card holder.
  • Customers MUST complete the Tackle Loaner Borrower Agreement and Participant Info EACH time rods/tackle are checked out.
  • Maximum of 4 fishing rods/2 ta...
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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Credit card auto-draft now available

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Do you ever forget to pay your utility bill? As of earlier this year, the city's Customer Services Department is pleased to offer its customers a new online payment feature to help ensure you never miss a due date: credit card auto-draft.

It's easy! Simply login to your utility account (or create one if you haven't already) and select "Enroll in Auto Pay." Additional instructions on the payment website will then guide users through the set-up process and help customers determine ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

EGRET UPDATE: Deterrent efforts must cease

Egret

As many are aware, the city has been recently utilizing a variety of deterrent methods in an effort to prevent migratory birds from nesting in residential neighborhoods. However, all deterrent efforts must cease once the first egg is laid.

That is when the rookery is deemed to be officially established and is federally protected. On April 9, as staff were removing additional nesting material in a tree in the 5000 block of Pemberton, they found the first egg of the season. The city has confe...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

LPGA tournament unveils new name, logo for 2019

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The 2019 Volunteers of America Classic, formerly the Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic, will return to The Colony this fall, Sept. 30 to Oct. 6, at the Old American Golf Club.

The Volunteers of America Classic is a signature community event and stands alone as the only official LPGA Tour event in Texas. The tournament's mission is to serve Volunteers of America’s message while creating an atmosphere that is fun for the entire f...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

North Trunk Sewer project underway

North Trunk Sewer project sign

Work began in late December 2018 on a $2.8 million project to replace more than a mile of sewer line originally constructed in 1974.

Motorists on North Colony may notice work underway near Griffin Middle School. The North Trunk Sewer pipeline is 6,400-feet long and extends from Miller Drive north along Stewart Creek to the city’s Stewart Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.

City staff cond...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

City launches new emergency alert notification system

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As an extension of its new website with CivicPlus, the City of The Colony has officially launched a new and improved version of its emergency notification services for residents: CivicReady.

CivicReady is a communication service available to our residents to receive emergency notifications directly to their smartphone. Examples of emergency notifications include weather warnings (tornado, flash flooding, severe storms, etc.) and localized eme...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Monthly Customer Service closures for 2019

The Customer Service counters at City Hall will be closed for staff training from 1 to 2 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in 2019.

As such, the closures will occur on the following dates:

  • Jan. 8;
  • Feb. 12;
  • March 12;
  • April 9;
  • May 14;
  • June 11;
  • July 9;
  • Aug. 13;
  • Sept. 10;
  • Oct. 8;
  • Nov. 12; and,
  • Dec. 10.

Residents wishing to make a utility payment during those dates and times may do so by accessing thei...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Paws For Reading is cancelled for the summer

PAWS FOR READING CANCELLED

Unfortunately, the Paws For Reading program has been cancelled for the summer. Our other early literacy activities will continue as scheduled.

Early Literacy Events for the Summer

Fired Up About ReadingThursdays, 2 p.m. Firefighters read.

Toddler TimeTuesda...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Summer Reading Family Night: Space Magic!

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Join us on Thursday, June 20 for Space Magic presented by Brett Roberts! This fun and fast-paced magic show will have everyone laughing and learning. Summer Reading Family Night starts at 7 PM! No registration is required.

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Library Spotlights
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

On Saturday, June 29, bring your stuffed animals for story time, crafts and then tuck them in for a sleepover at the library! Stuffed animals will be available for pick up the next day and will leave with a memento of their sleepover. This family program ...

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Library Spotlights
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Paint Night @ TCPL

Paint Night

Join us on Saturday, June 22 from 6-9 p.m. for an evening of fun with art! Adults and teens ages 16+ of any skill level will be able to create a painting to take home by following step by step instructions.  Space is limited. Registration begins ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Fall Adult Basketball Registration

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Fall adult basketball is a open league for adults ages 18 & up. Teams can have up to 12 players on their roster. Games will be played on Sunday evenings at The Colony Recreation Center starting Sunday September 15th. Registration is $300/team. You can...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Summer Youth Volleyball Registration

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Summer youth volleyball is for boys and girls ages 7 - 12.  Team, friend, and coach requests are accepted during registration.  Registration is $55 for The Colony residents and $65 for non-residents.  Registration will end Augus...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Community mourns Sgt. David Fitzpatrick

Sgt. David Fitzpatrick

It is with great sorrow to report the tragic passing of The Colony Police Sergeant David Fitzpatrick #171.

On Friday, June 7, 2019, Sgt. Fitzpatrick suffered a heart attack after working out and returning to his office. Sadly, on Monday, June 10, Sgt Fitzpatrick succumbed to his injury related to the heart attack he suffered while on duty. 

Sgt. Fitzpa...

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Police News
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Scammers ‘spoofing’ TCPD non-emergency number

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The Colony Police Department has received information that scammers may be contacting residents claiming their identity has been stolen, most likely as an attempt to obtain personal information or solicit money.

The scammers are using technology known as “caller ID spoofing” to display the TCPD non-emergency phone number on the victim’s caller ID.

The Colony Police encourage the community to be suspicious of unsolicited calls from anyone asking for personal inform...

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

The Colony Police Department Explorer Post 5151

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The Colony Police Department Explorer Post 5151 is a career interest group for young men and women ages 14 to 21.

The Colony Police Department Explorer Post 5151 is a career interest group for young men and women ages 14 to 21.

 The Post provides members with a wide assortment of police related training to allow members to familiarize themselves with the care...

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Police News
Posted on: February 13, 2019

The Colony Police Joins ‘Neighbors’ by Ring

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The Colony, Tx – The Colony Police Department today announced that it is joining the Neighbors app by Ring to provide the community with real-time, local crime and safety information.

The Colony Police Joins ‘Neighbors’ by Ring 

The Colony, Tx – The Colony Police Department today announced that it is joining the Neighbors app by Ring to provide the community with real-time, local crime and safety i...

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Police News
Posted on: January 4, 2019

National Night Out is set for August 6, 2019.

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The Colony Police Department wants you to join us for National Night Out 2019 at the Police Department.

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TCPD National Night Outwill take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 5151 N. Colony Blvd...

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Police News
Posted on: January 4, 2019

The Colony Police Teen Academy

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The Colony Police Department will host their annual Teen Academy during the week of June 3rd – 7th, from 9:00am to 4:00pm.

The Colony Police
Department will host their annual Teen Academy during the week of June 3rd – 7th,from 9:00am to 4:00pm. 

The Teen Academy is open
to 9th-12th graders, and all students will receive a free T-Shirt to wear during the ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Crime Statistics

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Register your home or business security cameras on CrimeReports.com secure server.
This will assist TCPD should a crime occur that may have been captured by your cameras. The information submitted is only accessible by law enforcement.

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Recommendations & Complaints

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The Colony Police Department is dedicated to providing the best police service possible to its citizens. Police employees are carefully selected, held to the highest standards, and provided with the best training possible.

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Crime Stoppers

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Denton County Crime Stoppers encourages members of the community to assist local law enforcement agencies in the fight against crime by overcoming the two key elements that inhibit community involvement: fear and apathy.

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