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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Fall Clean-Up set for Oct. 15

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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. 15, 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: September 7, 2022

Ascendant LPGA set for Sept. 29 to Oct 2

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We are only days days away from The Ascendant LPGA benefiting Volunteers of America, set for Sept. 29 to Oct. 2 at The Golf Clubs at The Tribute. Tickets are available now!

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Phase 1 of city's Drought Contingency Plan in effect

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The extreme heat of the summer and ongoing dry conditions have necessitated implementation of Phase 1 of the City's Drought Contingency Plan. Residents are encouraged to follow a twice weekly watering schedule determined by your address.

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Fall PlayTC! catalog now online

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Copies of the Fall PlayTC! guide are in the mail but if you haven't yet had a chance to check out all the fun activities we have planned, you can also take a look online. Sign up for your favorite activities today!

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

Annual mosquito-prevention program underway

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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: June 1, 2022

Summer water-usage 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: May 16, 2022

TCFD Firehouse No. 5 construction underway

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Check out the progress of construction at The Colony Firehouse No. 5 in The Tribute. Foundations and roadways are nearing completion, with metalwork scheduled to begin soon.

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Customer Service lobby closed Friday, Oct. 14

The City's Customer Service Office will be closed Friday, Oct. 14, for staff training. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.

Customers wishing to make a payment to their account during that time may still access the automated phone systems and/or online portals, as well as the overnight drive-thru dropbox on the north side of City Hall.

For more information, call 972-625-1756. T...

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

City Council action takes aim at catalytic converter theft

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During its regular meeting on Aug. 16, 2022, The Colony City Council approved an amendment to the Code of Ordinances regarding possession of used catalytic converters in The Colony.

Moving forward, anyone found by law enforcement in possession of a catalytic converter that has been removed from a vehicle must provide documentation proving ownership of the vehicle from which the part was removed, or proof of lawful transfer of the cat...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Preventing Stormwater Pollution: Guidelines for Swimming Pools & Spas

The City has produced a printable trifold with valuable information regarding how to safely drain water from your pool and/or spa, including tips on what to do with filter backwash or if you have a saltwater pool.

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Yes, that text is actually from the Court

The Colony Municipal Court recently launched a new communication tool that sends text reminders to your phone if you have an upcoming court date, payment due, or unresolved citation. Sample screenshots shown below.

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

The Colony Fire Department named EMS Provider of the Year

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Born of necessity and forged in the field, The Colony Fire Department’s Paramedic-Only Program has proved to be a trendsetting, transformative initiative.

The program has ultimately improved not only the department’s quality of pre-hospital medical care but also positioned its firefighters for further success on the fire ground. Those successes were formally recognized on May 31 during the Texas Health Reso...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Tips for reducing 'slippery' feeling of soft water from ground wells

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Simply put, when it comes to soap products, less is more!

  • Hard water, which is typically surface water that comes from lakes, is high in certain minerals that inhibit body wash, dish soaps, and detergents from working as they should, which means we have to use more product for it to work the way we want.&nbs...
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Posted on: October 28, 2021

Reward offered for information leading to return of stolen items

The City of The Colony is seeking information leading to the return of items recently stolen from The Colony Five Star Complex - most of which were fixtures in the city's Veterans Memorial. Tipsters should contact the number on the flyer below.

The reward has increased twice thanks to matching donations from the local 24 Sports organization and The Colony Community Development Corp. board of directors.

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

FCC launches Affordable Connectivity Program for qualifying households

The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, and more. It provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households.

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Trash/recycling collected as normal most holidays

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Did you know? As part of the city's renewed contract with Republic Services, trash and recycling collection is only delayed during three holidays in the year: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Trash and recycling will be collected as normal (with no delays) during all other annual holidays.

For more information, call 972-624-3131 or visit the Environmental Services page of our website.

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Posted on: September 24, 2022

Twilight at Bridges Cemetery

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Join TCPL and The Colony's Local History Committee on Saturday, October 1 for an evening at historic Bridges Cemetery! Designated with an official historical marker by the Texas Historical Commission in 2018, Bridges Cemetery dates  back...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Monarch Butterflies & Their Amazing Migratory Journey

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Join TCPL with Texas certified Master Naturalist Donna Cole to learn about Monarch Butterflies and how you can  help them on their seasonal migratory patterns, which span thousands of miles across Canada, Mexico, and the US, including North Texas...

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Posted on: September 24, 2022

Story Time at Chick-fil-A

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Join the Library and our friends at Chick-fil-A in The Colony on Monday, October 3 at 10 AM for stories, songs, and crafts!

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Ballads & Bonfires Returns to Stewart Creek Park

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Don't miss these fun events this Fall at Stewart Creek Park!

Join Parks & Recreation Staff for an evening of songs and s’mores! Sticks and all the fixin’s will be provided. This is a FREE event with an annual pass card to Stewart Creek Park. Those that do not have an annual pass will need to...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Family Fright Fest!

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Join us for a evening of fall family fun at the re-imagined Family Fright Fest!

 Hay rides, games, trick-or-treating at booths, crafts, movie and so much more. All activities are FREE to participate.

Activities - 4:00pm - 8:00pm Hay ridesInflatable maze, obstacle course and slideTrick-or-Treating at vendor boothsPhot...

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Movies in the Park

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Join us for a free movie at The Colony Five Star Complex!

Date: Friday, October 7, 2022, "The Bad Guys"Time: 6:30pm gates open / 7:30pm start (approx.)Location: The Colony Five Star Complex, 4100 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, 75056Cost: FREE

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Distracted Driving

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Please pay 100 percent attention to the road ahead of you. Officer De La Cruz wants you to arrive at your destination safely.

There are so many ways be distracted while you drive. Texting is probably the number one reason for car accidents. Why is texting so bad? Texting while driving has become a huge risk factor because it employs all three forms of distracted driving. Here ar...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Exchange Zone

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Don't forget to use our Exchange Zone (located in the Police Department parking lot behind the jail building) if you are selling or purchasing items online. It is monitored on camera 24/7.

Tip: If you find an item online for sale and the price is too good to be true, most likely it is a scam. Never agree to wire or send money to purchase an online item unless you have verified the authenticity of the seller.

 

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

Citizen Police Academy Class #46

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The Citizen Police Academy started in 1994 and is a block of instruction designed to give the public a working knowledge of The Colony Police Department. It consists of a series of nine classes (last week is graduation), held once a week on Thursdays from...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

National Drug Take Back Initiative

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Texas National Night Out

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Join The Colony Police Departments National Night Out program on Tuesday October 4th, and register to host your own event in your neighborhood. 

TCPD event will take place at The Colony Police Department located at 5151 N. Colony Blvd, The Colony ...

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