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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

City of The Colony E-newsletter

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New home for veterans' tribute; live-tweet event with Community Image; Phase 1 Drought Contingency in effect; FY 2018/19 preliminary budget info; CVB newsletter, app highlight local entertainment options; and more In THE News!

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Books & Brews set for Aug. 19 at Lava Cantina

Books and Brews 2018

Come support your library during its big, annual fundraiser! This year's event is from 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, at Lava Cantina in The Colony, featuring a performance by the famed Emerald City Band.

Don't miss out on a night of fantastic food, music, live and silent auctions, and MORE. Proceeds from ticket sales, sponsorships, and auctions will be donated to the Friends of The Colony Public Library to strengthen its support of TCPL's programs and ser...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Phase 1 of Drought Contingency Plan in effect

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In light of extreme summer heat and low rainfall totals this year, the City of The Colony wishes to reminds its residents and businesses of our Drought Contingency Plan. The City is currently in Phase 1 of the plan.

Phase 1 encourages residents to water twice weekly on a specific schedule and also to be mindful of avoiding water runoff onto streets or drainage areas. Residents are also encouraged NOT to water between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. as water will evaporate more qu...

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Drought Contingency Guide 2018 (PDF) Home - Spotlights
Posted on: August 3, 2018

In THE Field with Community Image

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On July 23, staff from the Communications Department spent the day with a Neighborhood Enhancement Officer from Community Image to live-tweet a “day in the life” of the Community Image Department.

In case you missed it, here’s a rundown of the day’s activities.

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Fall Fun Times now online!

Fall Fun Times 2018

Get ready for the Fall season of FUN from your Parks & Recreation Department! Check out the new catalog of upcoming programs and activities and start planning now.

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Windows into The Colony

Migration Of The Monarchs Spotlight

While the Main Street reconstruction project resulted in a brand new roadway that paves the way for the city’s future, it also left behind poignant symbols of the city’s past in the form of 20 carefully crafted public art panels.

The 6-foot by 6-foot panels are built-in to the sounds walls so most motorists have surely noticed them by now. Much is lost, however, when seen passing by in a moving vehicle. Community Services Director Pam Nelson, who oversaw the selection, crafting, a...

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Migratory birds in our community

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Check out the Migratory Birds page of our website for important information about what you can and can't do, and when.

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Annual mosquito-prevention program underway

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For 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 a very 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: August 13, 2018

Drive with caution as new school year begins

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Students in The Colony begin the 2018-19 school year on Wednesday, Aug. 15, when Lewisville and Little Elm ISDs opens their doors.

As the new school year begins, motorists are encouraged to observe school zone signs and share the road safely with buses and pedestrian traffic as children make their way to and from campus. In preparation for the first day, Public Services staff have be...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2018/19

The city's preliminary budget for FY 2018/19 is available online. A public hearing on the budget is scheduled for Aug. 21, with a formal vote scheduled for Sept. 18.

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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. As of Aug. 13, traffic patterns have changed to account for ongoing progress.

Memorial Drive is down to one lane in each direction. Northbound Blair Oaks is also down to one lane. Southbound Blair Oaks is closed to thru traffic at Memorial. Motorists will be detoured at Cougar Alley. This ongoing project involves resurfacing of Bla...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

City-Wide Fall Clean-Up set for Oct. 20

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The City of The Colony and Republic Waste Services will be hosting the annual City-Wide Fall Clean-Up from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 20, in the parking lot of Hawaiian Falls Water Park.

Residents of The Colony may bring trash and refuse, such as large tree limbs, furniture, appliances, lumber, remodeling debris, fencing materials and scrap metal for convenient disposal.

Additionally, the following items also will be collected: small truck...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Volunteers sought to test cutting-edge app

Late last year, The Colony City Council approved funding for a partnership with CityFront Innovations to develop a cutting-edge mobile app designed to facilitate important feedback and service requests from residents regarding issues in the community.

After months of ongoing development, the new application is almost ready but we need your help! The City is asking for a small handful of volunteers to beta-test the app “in the field.” Interested volunteers will need to use their own ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

Filing period set for November City Council Election

The Colony City Council will hold its General Election for at-large city council districts on Nov. 6, 2018. This year, the Mayor and Places 1 and 2 are up for election for three-year terms.

The at-large city council members represent the city as a whole and voters are eligible to vote in all three races.

In order to be a candidate in this election, applicants must have been a resident of the city for not less than 12 months immediately preced...

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Election 2018 Information Home - Stay Engaged - News Headlines
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Annual Water Quality Report now available

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The city's 2017 Water Quality Report is now available online.

City of The Colony 2017 Water Quality Report (PDF) Home - Stay Engaged - News Headlines
Posted on: July 18, 2018

City recognized as Gold Star Affiliate by Keep Texas Beautiful

Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB), a statewide grassroots environmental and community improvement organization, recently named the City of The Colony as a Gold Star Affiliate, a designation conferred on just 65 of KTB’s nearly 400 affiliates in 2018.

Gold Star recognition is the highest status any community affiliate can achieve. In 2017 alone, KTB affiliates and their local volunteers contributed 92,250 hours to collect more than 1.6 million pounds of waste, including 3,268 pounds of tires and 136,29...

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

Fire Department responds to construction accident

The Colony Patch

Just before 9 a.m. Monday, July 23, companies from The Colony Fire Department were dispatched to the Grandscape construction site where a construction worker had fell and was entrapped in a 4-foot diameter hole, 8-10 feet below grade.

A rope-rescue team from Plano Fire-Rescue was contacted to aid in the incident and performed the rescue. TCFD firefighters gained access to the patient and stabilized the injuries. The patient was transported to a local trauma center.

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

TCFD battles overnight blaze on North Shore

The Colony Patch

A little after 11 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, The Colony Fire Department responded to a major structure fire in the 4500 block of North Shore Drive.

Upon arrival, units encountered a fully involved fire encompassing a residence and a cabana structure.

The home is located near the lake, some distance from hydrants on the road surface. There were also complications with nearby power lines requiring the p...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

County Judge issues burn ban

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Effective immediately, Denton County Judge Mary Horn has instated a Local Disaster Declaration for Threat of Wildland Fires due to dry conditions in Denton County.

This burn ban does not include restrictions on fireworks due to timing and state statutory limitations but residents are reminded that fireworks are illegal in the city limits.

Visit the Denton County website for more information on the burn ban.

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Birds of prey to descend on City Hall

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Hawks, owls, and other aerial assassins will glide through The Colony starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, during a presentation by the Blackland Prairie Raptor Center.

The program is sponsored by your Keep The Colony Beautiful Board (KTCB) and will be held at the City Hall Annex, 6804 Main St., next door to City Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. Ample parking will be available.

The 45-minute presentation will feature native rap...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Migratory birds in our community

Egret

Check out the Migratory Birds page of our website for important information about what you can and can't do, and when.

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

CVB website features new itinerary tool for visitors, residents

Visit Widget golf ball

Just in time for the VOA LPGA Texas Classic last month, The Colony Convention and Visitors Bureau partnered with Visit Widget to create a digital tool that provides visitors and residents a new way to research and plan their leisure time in The Colony.

Prominently displayed on every page of the Bureau’s website, www.VisitTheColonyTx.com, the Visit Widget currently appears as a golf ball in light of the recent tournament but it can be customized at any time. If you access the CVB site from a mobile devic...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Monthly Customer Service closures

The Colony City Hall

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 2018.

As such, the closures will occur on the following dates: Jan. 9; Feb. 13; March 13; April 10; May 8; June 12; July 10; Aug. 14; Sept. 11; Oct. 9; Nov. 13; and Dec. 11.

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

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

Early literacy classes go on hiatus in August

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Toddler Time, Music & Movement, and Preschool Story Time will go on hiatus for the month of August. Story Time and other Early Literacy classes will resume on September 5.

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Posted on: July 28, 2018

Back to Hogwarts Bash!

Hogwarts Crest

Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 8 to experience the world of Harry Potter right here at TCPL! This event is open to children and their families. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver, age 12 or older. Space is very limited and ti...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Mosquito Season is Here

Mosquito

Mosquito season runs from May 1- October 31. During this time the City conducts a weekly mosquito trapping and testing program throughout the community. Spraying is conducted when test results confirm the presence of West Nile mosquitoes. For more informa...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Sawyer Brown To Headline

Sawyer Brown

Organizers are excited to announce that Sawyer Brown will headline the 2018 American Heroes festival in The Colony on Saturday, November 10. Also performing this year will be Restless Heart and Radney Foster. For more information about the American Heroes...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County (CACDC)

School

The Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County (CACDC) is asking for school supply donations.

Children’s Advocacy Center for Denton
County (CACDC) is asking for school supply donations now, so they will be readyto go for this next school year. Please remember our smallest victims who may
not have enough money to purchase new backpack...

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Police News
Posted on: June 18, 2018

The Colony Police Explorer Program

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The Colony Police Explorer Program are looking for kids who are interested in law enforcement.

If you are a 9-12th grader and would like to be part of an awesome program, you should check out The Colony Explorer Program. It is a lot like scouting Programs, but with a Law Enforcement theme. Contact Lt Chuck Would at [email protected]colonytx.gov or Officer ...

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Police News
Posted on: June 18, 2018

TCPD Baseball Cards

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Kids be sure to ask any of The Colony Police Officers for their Baseball Cards.

Kids be sure and ask for a Baseball Card. If you see an Officer out around town, don't be shy, and ask to have their Baseball card. We would love to meet your. 

Try to collect a complete set and win a prize.

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Police News
Posted on: June 18, 2018

Teen Police Academy 2018

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The 2018 Teen Police Academy Graduation Ceremony was held Friday June 15th.

The students of the 2018 Police Teen Academy had a great time. During their time at the Police Department, students learn about Police Careers, Investigations, Laws, Police Equipment, serving the community, and much more. Please keep us in mind for next y...

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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: September 14, 2017

Animal Services

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The Colony Animal Services Center works diligently to ensure the safety of you and your pet through education and enforcement.

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