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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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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: February 15, 2019

Egret nesting season approaching

Egret deterrence

Egret nesting season is just around the corner. Residents of The Colony are advised to be on the lookout for scout birds who are already beginning to arrive in the area.

If you see egrets in your neighborhood, please contact Community Services Director Pam Nelson at 972-624-3958 so that City staff can respond quickly.

Staff will begin to use noise makers when scout birds are present in an attempt to deter the birds from ne...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Daddy & Daughter Dance tickets now on sale!

Daddy and Daughter Dance

Tickets are now on sale for one of the year's most-popular events! Stop by The Colony Recreation Center, 5151 North Colony Blvd., to get yours today. There are three dances to choose from: 3 p.m., 5 p.m., and 7 p.m.

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Annual Water Quality Report

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Some residents may be seeing advertisements on social media claiming there are problems with the city's water quality. The city wishes to assure our customers that we are not affiliated with that company nor are there any issues with the city's water.

We encourage our customers to check out our most-recent water quality report online or contact the Water Production Department at 972-624-4431 for more information.

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

City of The Colony E-newsletter

City staff Best Place to Work

Fire Station No. 4 taking shape; survey seeks input on CDC/Parks Master Plan update; City named 'Best Place to Work;' tickets remain for Daddy-Daughter Dance; utility re-averaging underway; and more In THE News!

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

VOA-LPGA Texas Classic Sept. 30-Oct. 6

Mayor Joe McCourry, Councilman Kirk Mikulec at VOA LPGA

The 2019 LPGA Tournament schedule has been released, including new dates for the Volunteers of America-LPGA Texas Classic at the Old American Golf Club in The Colony.

The VOA-LGPA Texas Classic will be held Sept. 30 through Oct. 6 at the Old American. Mark your calendars and stay tuned for updates in the New Year!

Visit the official LGPA website for the full schedule and more information about the coming season.

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

Walls going up on Fire Station No. 4

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In October 2018, construction began on The Colony Fire Department Station No. 4 at the northwest corner of Plano Parkway and Destination Drive.

As of January 2019, the walls have started going up! Check out the latest construction photos here on our website or visit our YouTube page for a recent video.

The 22,000 square-foot station will be equipped with the latest fire services and EMS technology...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Recycling Revisited: Cutting down contamination

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For decades, Americans have been steadily embracing the concept of recycling as a means to help keep the environment clean, preserve resources, and beautify their communities.

From cardboard and glass to plastics and aluminum, we have become accustomed to throwing many things in the recycling bin rather than the trash can.

No more so than right here in The Colony, where our customers continue to be active participants in the cit...

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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: December 6, 2018

PlayTC! catalog now available online

PlayTC! Spring catalog

Check out the new issue of the PlayTC! catalog (formerly the Fun Times catalog) for a full listing of upcoming programs, activities and events happening throughout the city!

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

TCPD joins Neighbors by Ring

Neighbors by Ring

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

Residents can download the free Neighbors app, join their neighborhood, and use the app to monitor neighborhood activity; share crime and safety-related videos, photos and text-based posts; and receive real-time safety alerts from their neighbors, local l...

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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 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 6800 Main St., 972-6...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

TCPL to join community of Family Place Libraries

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Made possible by a well-earned grant from the Texas State Library & Archives Commission, The Colony Public Library will soon be joining the Family Place Libraries™ national network.

Family Place Libraries™ are charged with providing resources to help families nurture their children's development and early learning during the critical first years of life. To help ensure all children enter school ready and able to learn, TCPL...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Denton County Public Health confirms measles case

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Denton County Public Health (DCPH) has confirmed one measles case in Denton County. DCPH is identifying and contacting individuals who may have been exposed. At this time, this case has not been linked to any other measles cases.

No further personal information will be released to protect patient confidentiality.

“Vaccination is the most effective way to prevent measles,” said Dr. Matt Richardson, Director of Public Health. “Unfortunately, people think that measles is just a rash a...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Austin Ranch customers: NTMWD schedules annual chlorine maintenance

The North Texas Municipal Water District will temporarily change the disinfectant in its water treatment process March 4-April 1 as part of annual maintenance. This ONLY affects customers in the Austin Ranch area, where water is purchased from Plano.

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

NTTA: Main Street/SRT underpass closed nightly Feb. 18-28

Road Work Ahead

As part of its SRT Fourth Lane Project now underway, the North Texas Tollway Authority has announced upcoming nightly closures of all lanes of the Main Street/Josey underpass at the Sam Rayburn Tollway in order for crews to perform work on the bridge.

The closures will take place from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Feb. 18-23 and Feb. 25-28. Both north – and southbound motorists on Main Street/Josey seeking access to the Sam Rayburn Tollway will be detoured to the nearest U-turn lane of the frontage road a...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

New bike racks adorn Rec Center, city parks

Aquatic Park bike racks

The Colony Parks & Recreation staff are putting the finishing touches on a project to replace the bike racks at recreation facilities and city parks.

The new racks, shown here at the Aquatic Park, not only look better and feature the city logo but are an improvement upon the older racks in regards to spacing, safety, and security.

The parks where new racks have not yet been installed (Friendship, Perrym...

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

Speed trailers help keep officers free for calls

SAM Trailer

Motorists around town have probably noticed The Colony Police Department’s new roadside speed-monitors – especially if they happen to be passing by while driving over the speed limit.

TCPD’s new Stalker SAMs (Speed Awareness Monitor Trailers) can be set to flash red and blue strobe lights to warn drivers they are travelling above the posted speed limit. The red and blue flashing lights are eye-catching and much like that of an actual p...

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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.

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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: July 3, 2018

UPDATED: Blair Oaks/Memorial roadwork underway

Road Work Ahead

The long-awaited reconstruction of the intersection at Blair Oaks and Memorial drives began in early July 2018. Memorial Drive is down to one lane in each direction while Blair Oaks is fully closed on the south side of the intersection.

Motorists should expect delays in that area and seek alternate routes, especially if traveling to and from The Colony High School. Allow extra time and please drive safe!

This ongoing project involves resurfacing of Blair Oaks, widening the intersection to...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Annual utility re-averaging ongoing now through March

Your Customer Services Department would like to remind you that winter sewer averaging is underway. For each residential customer, water consumption from December through March bills will be considered for the re-averaging period.

The month with the highest consumption is disregarded and the remaining three months are then averaged together for the new sewer rate. New rates take effect the first bill in April of each year.

If any resident had special circumstances during this timefr...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

NTTA: Fourth Lane Project to widen the SRT

The North Texas Tollway Authority is kicking off 2019 with the early stages of a project to widen the Sam Rayburn Tollway (SRT).

Dubbed the Fourth Lane Project, improvements to the SRT primarily include constructing an additional lane in each direction (in the center median) along the entire 26 miles of the SRT, from west of Denton Tap Road in Coppell to U.S. Highway 75 in McKinney...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Stormwater fee increase required to keep up with growth

Taylor Street Stream Stabilization

As part of their monthly utility bills, residents and businesses in The Colony pay a Stormwater Utility Fee, which in turn pays for maintenance projects and improvements to the city’s vitally important stormwater drainage system.

For example, many residents may be familiar with the repairs currently underway to the stream bank along Taylor Street behind the Aquatic Park.

In recent years, development in the city has increased rapidly, adding a significant amount of new buildings and...

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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: January 30, 2019

TCPL Awarded Family Place Libraries Grant

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We're thrilled to announce that The Colony Public Library has been awarded a Family Place Libraries grant via the Texas State Library & Archives Commission! What does this mean for our community? "A proven change agent, Family Place Libraries™️ t...

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Library News

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Posted on: February 10, 2019

AARP Tax Aide

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AARP volunteers offer free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers. AARP volunteers are only available at the Library on Wednesday afternoons, 4-8 PM. Space is very limited and advance registration is strongly recommended. Ple...

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AARP Foundation Tax Aide Program Library Spotlights
Posted on: February 10, 2019

Digital Media: eBooks and More

Digital Media: eBooks and More

Join us at 2 PM on Friday, March 29 to learn about free apps offered by TCPL, such as Hoopla and Overdrive, where you can download movies, ebooks, audiobooks and music with your library card! Registration begins February 19. Please call the library at 972...

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Library Spotlights
Posted on: October 20, 2018

Pokémon League

Pokemon League

Come to TCPL for all things Pokémon!  Pokémon League is held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on the last Wednesday of each month.  Play Pokémon Go, the trading card game, or the video games on your Nintendo 3DS!  This officially sanctioned ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Spring Break Kamp

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Parents and kids love this program designed to make school holidays more fun and exciting! Registration is underway now for Spring Break Kamp. Kampers will go on a different field trip each day. Kamp runs from 7am to 6pm Monday, March 11 through Friday, M...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Egret Nesting Season

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Egret nesting season is just around the corner. Residents of The Colony are advised to be on the lookout for scout birds who are already beginning to arrive in the area.

If you see egrets in your neighborhood, please contact Community Services Dir...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Summer Camp Registration Begins

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Registration for 2019 Summer Camp begins on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Save your spot for the summer by registering early. Camp begins Tuesday, May 28th and weekly sessions run through August 9th. School for LISD resumes on Tuesday, August 13th.Summer ca...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Daddy & Daughter Dance Tickets

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Tickets for the 2019 Daddy & Daughter Dance will go on sale on Monday, January 7, 2019. Tickets are $35/couple (includes one 4x6 photo). Each additional child is just $10 (for the same dance). Dances will be held at 3:00pm, 5:00pm, and 7:00pm. For mor...

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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 24, 2019

Speed Awareness Monitor Trailers

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Speed trailers help keep officers free for calls

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TCPD’snew Stalker SAMs (Speed Awarene...

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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

Citizens Police Academy Class #41

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The 41st class of the Citizens Police Academy will start on March 21st, 2019.

Citizens
Police Academy Class 41

Markyour Calendar! The 40th class of the Citizens Police Academy will start on
March 21st, 2019. 

The classes are on Thursday nights from 7PM to 9:30 PM for 10 weeks. This is a great opportunity for citizens to ...

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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 17 – 21st, from 9:00am to 4:00pm.

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Department will host their annual Teen Academy during the week of June 17 – 21st
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The Teen Academy is open
to 9th
-12th graders, and all students will receive a freeT-Shirt...

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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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