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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

New Year to bring new hours for some city services

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In keeping with a trend among both public and private sector organizations, a variety of city departments will be transitioning to a new weekly work schedule effective Jan. 7, 2020.

Namely, the Customer Service counters at City Hall (6800 Main St.) will be open a half hour earlier and a half hour later four days a week: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday

This change will provide customers an additional hour four...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

New Resident Guide now online

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Welcome to The Colony! From utility billing and trash collection to fire codes and parks, it's all here - your one-stop shop for new-resident information.

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

City of The Colony E-newsletter

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New hours in effect at City Hall; groundbreaking set for Animal Services expansion; new lights installed at The Colony Wheel Zone & Skate Park; CivicReady alert system discontinued; Christmas tree recycling ongoing; and more In THE News!

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Spring PlayTC! catalog now online

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Spring is just around the corner! Looking for a great Christmas gift idea? Give the gift of fun and recreation! Check out the many programs and activities offered through Parks & Recreation January-April 2020 in the Spring issue of the PlayTC! catalog.

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Urban Coyotes: Don't feed the wildlife

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In order to minimize the chances of close-contact encounters between residents and urban coyotes, the City wishes to remind residents of the importance of discouraging urban wildlife from becoming too comfortable around humans.

As always, we encourage residents to be cautious of coyotes and other forms of urban wildlife. According to Texas Parks & Wildlife (TPWD), coyotes live with and among people in all urban areas in Texas, including The Colony. Coyotes typically avoid pe...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Veterans utility discount goes into effect

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As part of its continued commitment honoring the service and sacrifices of veterans in our community, The Colony City Council has approved an amendment to the city’s Master Fee Schedule that offers military veterans a 10% discount on their utility bills.

To take advantage of the adjustment, active or retired veterans may sign-up through an online form or in person at the city’s Customer Services Department at City Hall, 6800 Main St. Participating veterans must present a valid military ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Swim-beach relocation project underway

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There's dirt moving at Stewart Creek Park as part of a new project to relocate the park's long-standing swimming beach.

Work began recently where the new beach will be located, within the no-wake zone on the south side of the park, across from the nearby marina. Contractors are also laying out the foundation of a new mini-trail that will run through the beach area.

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

City wins financial excellence award

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For the 23rd year in a row, the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of The Colony by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.

The Certificate of Achievement is for the city's comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR), and is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting. Its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

New lighting adorns Wheel Zone Bike & Skate Park

Let there be light! As of December 2019, new solar-powered lights have been installed at The Colony Wheel Zone Bike & Skate Park next to the Recreation Center.

The new lights will enable skaters to late-trick late into the evening. This is especially important during the winter months when there's less daylight.

The solar lights are timed to shut off at 9 p.m.

For more information, visit the Wheel Zone Bike & ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Traffic: Two new traffic-signals on Destination Drive

On Jan. 21, 2020, two previously dormant traffic-signals along Destination Drive in the Grandscape development will be activated. Both signals are located between Grandscape Boulevard and Plano Parkway.

Message boards also will be placed along the roadway to further alert drivers of the new traffic control. These signals are in addition to the already activated emergency traffic-signal adjacent to The Colony Firehouse No. 4, at the northeast corner of De...

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Posted on: December 23, 2019

CivicReady weather-alert system to be discontinued

For the past year, the City of The Colony has offered its residents access to an emergency weather-alert system called CivicReady. However, the service will expire Jan. 1, 2020.

The service was provided through our website vendor and enabled residents to sign up to receive localized text-message alerts from the National Weather Service in the event of severe weather warnings such as thunderstorms, tornadoes, hail, etc. However, e...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

Traffic: NTTA schedules overnight closures of Main at SRT

As part of its ongoing SRT Fourth Lane Project, the North Texas Tollway Authority has announced the following overnight closures starting Monday, Jan. 6, continuing through Friday, Jan. 31.

All lanes of the Main Street/Josey underpass, including the U-turns, between east- and westbound SH 121 (the SRT frontage road) will be closed nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Jan. 6-31.

Please see graphic for detour routes.

For information, call the project h...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

DCPH reports first flu-associated death of 2019-20 flu season

Denton County Public Health (DCPH) is reporting the first influenza-associated death, an adult in Denton County, of the 2019-2020 flu season. To protect confidentiality, no further identifying information will be released.

“Announcing the first flu death of this season in Denton County is incredibly difficult. Flu activity remains high in Denton County, and we want to remind residents to receive their flu vaccine to best protect themselves and others,” s...

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

Monthly Customer Service closures for 2020

The Customer Service counters at City Hall will be closed for monthly staff training from 1 to 2 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in 2020. As such, the closures will occur on the following dates:

  • Jan. 14;
  • Feb. 11;
  • March 10;
  • April 14;
  • May 12;
  • June 9;
  • July 14;
  • Aug. 11;
  • Sept. 8;
  • Oct. 13;
  • Nov. 10; and
  • Dec. 8 (1 to 3 p.m.)

Residents wishing to make a utility payment during those dates and times may do so by accessing their account online; calling the automated pho...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

New fee schedule approved for Stewart Creek Park

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At its regular meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, The Colony City Council approved a new fee schedule for Stewart Creek Park for 2020. Fees for various services at the park have increased, including annual permits and day passes.

To review all park fees online, visit the Stewart Creek Park page of our website.The park fee increases go into effect on Jan. 1, 2020. For more information, contact Parks & Recreation at 972-625-1106.

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

New winter hours at Stewart Creek Park

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Effective next Monday, Dec, 9, Stewart Creek Park winter operating hours will change to 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

These hours will be effective annually each November through February. Normal parks hours (6 a.m. to 10 p.m.) will resume March through October.

For more information contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Reflector strips installed on thoroughfares

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Per guidance from the City Council, city crews have been installing reflector strips at the ends of the medians on thoroughfares to better assist visibility of the roadway at night.

As of now, the strips are completed on Paige between SH 121 and North Colony, and on North Colony between Paige and Main. Installation on South Colony between Paige and Main is underway.

Unlike traditional reflective paint, the strips are a new safety prod...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Paige Road crosswalk underway

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In August, the City Council approved funding for a new pedestrian crosswalk on Paige Road at Yager Drive that will primarily facilitate safer crossing of the roadway for students attending nearby schools or walking to the skate park and Recreation Center.

Following work to prepare the infrastructure, contractors will be installing a solar-powered hybrid beacon that will be much the same as the pedestrian-activated crosswalk at North Colony and Pruitt Drive. The new beacon is scheduled to be completed in th...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

#Traffic: Emergency light activated on Destination Drive

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Although the firehouse is not yet fully staffed and operational, motorists are advised that the emergency light on Destination Drive outside Fire Station No. 4 in Grandscape has been activated.

The light will be green the majority of the time. However, The Colony Fire Department personnel are conducting periodic training at the new station and the emergency light will be triggered as TCFD apparatus come and go.

As always, please drive safe and mo...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Utility rate increase to fund ongoing infrastructure upgrades

Alongside completion of the FY 2019-20 budget during public deliberations in August and September, The Colony City Council approved mechanisms for funding important upgrades to the Stewart Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP).

The upgrades represent the next phases of a years-long process already underway to ensure the facility is operating at a level in line with continued growth and economic development, as well as to meet mandated guidelines set by the Texas Commission on En...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Council OKs homestead exemption for seniors, disabled

During its annual budget deliberations, The Colony City Council routinely seeks ways in which it can save money for its residents. As such, the Council recently authorized an ordinance enacting a homestead exemption for elderly and disabled homeowners.

This is in addition to the 1/4-cent reduction to the tax rate approved in September as part of the FY 2019-20 budget.

Essentially identical to Denton County’s existing homestead exemption, the City of The Colony’s new exemption is for d...

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Posted on: October 25, 2019

Denton County Burn Ban lifted

As of Oct. 25, the Denton County Burn Ban has been lifted. Keep apprised of the county's outdoor burning status by checking the Denton County Burn Control website, updated daily.

Denton County Burn Control website.

But remember, open burning is prohibited within city limits year-round. Fire pits, however, are allowed but shall not be installed within 10 feet of an adjoining property line, 15 feet from a residence and 10 feet from a...

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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: January 7, 2020

Signup for AARP Tax Help begins January 22

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Free tax assistance is provided by AARP volunteers on Wednesday afternoons, 4 - 8 PM, during tax season. Space is limited and appointments are strongly encouraged. Signup begins at 1 PM Wednesday, January 22. 

For more information, please visit&am...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Free Math Tutoring returns after winter break

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Free Math Tutoring returns to TCPL on Saturday, January 11, 10 AM - noon. Tutoring is provided by volunteer professors, high schools students, and local professionals to develop an interest in mathematics, increase college readiness, and promote a success...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

New winter hours at Stewart Creek Park

Stewart Creek Park 2019

Effective Monday, Dec, 9, Stewart Creek Park winter operating hours will change to 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

These hours will be effective annually each November through February. Normal parks hours (6 a.m. to 10 p.m.) will resume March through October.

For more information contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Spring 2020 Five Star NFL Flag Football Registration

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Welcome to Friday Night Lights... In the Spring?

Five Star NFL Flag Football is a youth athletic program for boys and girls ages 5-12. Registration will begin on October 21st and will run through February 15th, registration fees are $65/resident and $75/non-resident.  Games will be played on Fr...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Spring PlayTC! catalog now online

FunTimesSpring2020

Spring is just around the corner! Looking for a great Christmas gift idea? Give the gift of fun and recreation! Check out the many programs and activities offered through Parks & Recreation January-April 2020 in the Spring issue of the PlayTC! catalog.

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Spring Adult Athletic League Registration

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Time to get the team back together! Round up your friends & neighbors and find those cleats in your closet.

Registration for the adult kickball and softball seasons are currently underway and will continue through February 15th.  Adult kickball is played on Monday evenings, and adult softball is played on Wednesday/Thursday evenings at The Colony Five ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Exchange Zone

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The Colony Police Department's Exchange Zone is available the public.

 Be sure to use our exchange zone when buying/selling items online. 


The zone is at the police department, located at 5151 N. Colony Blvd. between the jail building and the ball fields.

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

National Night Out is set for August 4, 2020.

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On Tuesday, August 4, 2020, neighborhoods throughout The Colony joined forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “37th Annual National Night Out” crime and drug prevention event.

National Night Out is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) and co-sponsored by The Colony Police Department. TCPD also hosted an Open House / Touch-A-Truck Event from 6 to 9 p.m. at its headquarters.

National Night Out is designed to:...

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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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