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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: December 12, 2018

VOA Classic set for Sept. 30 to Oct. 6 at the Old American

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

The VOA Classic will be held Sept. 30 through Oct. 6 at the Old American. Tickets went on sale in early summer. Go online to order yours today!

Volunteer registration is well underway. The #VOAClassic is a signature community event and stands alon...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Red Bull Soapbox Race returns!

Red Bull Soapbox Race

Starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, in Austin Ranch, the City of The Colony will once again play host to the Red Bull Soapbox Race-DFW, an international event in which amateur drivers race homemade soapbox vehicles.

The event was held previously in The Colony in 2012. This unique event challenges both experienced racers and amateurs alike to design and build outrageous soapbox dream-machines and compete against the clock in a downhill race. Red Bull has held more tha...

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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: August 19, 2019

City-Wide Fall Clean-Up set for Saturday, Oct. 19

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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. 19, 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 4, 2019

City of The Colony E-newsletter

TCFD Firehouse 4 In The News

9/11 Memorial Service & Fire Station No. 4 open house; The Colony Police Department annual report online; Council considers FY19-20 budget, including tax-rate decrease; Fall Clean-Up coming soon; and more In THE News!

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

In The Field: Public Works

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On Aug. 26, the city’s Communications staff had the pleasure of going behind the scenes with Public Works to learn more about the department’s schedules & processes for maintaining the city’s alleys, sidewalks, and residential streets.

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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: July 30, 2019

Fall PlayTC! catalog now online

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Fall is nearly here, and the fun keeps going here in The Colony right through the end of the year! Browse our Fall issue of the PlayTC! catalog to find a fun program, event or league and get out and play.

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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: July 31, 2019

Notice of FY 2019-20 Proposed Tax Rate & Preliminary Budget

The City of The Colony's FY 2019-20 Proposed Tax Rate and Preliminary Budget are now available online. They will be presented to City Council on Aug. 20, 2019, with a vote for approval set for Sept. 17, 2019.

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Southbound Morning Star at Memorial closed Sept. 16-20

Motorists are advised that both southbound lanes of Morning Star between Memorial Drive and Crescent Drive will be closed for roadwork from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily Sept. 16-20.

One lane will be reopened after 2 p.m. each day and overnight. Motorists seeking access to SH 121 can head east on Memorial Drive or west on Memorial to South Colony. Additional detour signage will direct motorists around the construction to businesses so...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Women's Leadership Summit scheduled alongside VOA Classic

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In conjunction with the Volunteers of America Classic LPGA tournament, the inaugural Women's Leadership Summit on Tuesday, Oct. 1, will feature professionals and experts across a variety of industries.

The event is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Tribute, 1000 Lebanon Road, and will create a space to empower women, develop and strengthen skills, build networks, and inspire long-lasting change.

Leaders scheduled to appear at the event include:

  • Cy...
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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Star of Texas to be awarded to Sgt. David Fitzpatrick

On Wednesday, Sept. 11, Sgt. David Fitzpatrick will honored by receiving the Star of Texas Award. The Star of Texas Award ceremony will be held as at the Texas House of Representatives, located at the Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress Ave., in Austin.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will present the Star of Texas Medal to Sgt. Fitzpatrick’s widow and family at the ceremony. Members of The Colony Police Department will also be in attendance, including The Colony Police Chief and Assistant Chie...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Police investigate aggravated assault/deadly weapon

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On Friday, Sept. 6, The Colony Police Department received a 911 call reporting a person was shot in the 5500 block of Rearn Drive.

Officers arrived at the scene and were told by a witness the suspect had fled the scene in a blue car traveling towards State Highway 121. After searching for the suspect’s vehicle officers located it and conducted a traffic stop at Home Depot i...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Police respond to shooting on Dooley

At approximately 12:08 a.m. Sept. 4, The Colony Police Department received a 911 call reporting a shooting in the 6000 block of Dooley Drive. The reporting party stated a male was shot in the leg and needed medical assistance.

Officers arriving on scene located the suspect vehicle, which left the area at a high rate of speed. Officers followed the vehicle south on Main Street where it crashed at the intersection of Main and the Sam Rayburn Tollway. Three occupants ran from the ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

CVB brings home hardware from annual conference

CVB 2019 awards

The Colony Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) took home several awards during the annual Texas Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (TACVB) Conference held last week in Denton.

The Colony CVB was presented with the following awards for their marketing efforts from 2018-2019:

  • People’s Choice Award: 3rd Place in Local Awareness for budgets under $350,000
  • People’s Choice Award: 1st Place in Sports Marketing for bu...
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Posted on: August 22, 2019

TCFD battles three-alarm structure fire on Strickland

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At about 6:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, units from The Colony Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 4700 block of Strickland Avenue.

En route, first-responders received a report that the two occupants of the home were trapped inside. Units arrived on scene to find a working fire but search crews learned that the occupants had made it out of the structure. 

The fire was generati...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

TCPD Annual Report 2018

The Colony Police Department 2018 Annual Report is now available online.

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Newly Certified Arborist applies knowledge to city’s trails

Marlisa Jemison

The City of The Colony boasts one of the highest ratios of per-capita park acreage in the state of Texas.

Much of that green space includes Corps of Engineers property along Lewisville Lake, but there’s a sizable amount of parkland and trails that must be maintained by the city’s Parks Crews.

All those trails and parkland means there&rs...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Police execute search warrant on Norris Drive

In the early morning hours of Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, The Colony Police Department Criminal Investigations Division and the Special Weapons and Tactics Team executed a search warrant in the 5400 block of Norris Drive.

Narcotics detectives were leading the investigation and the search warrant resulted in the seizure of 94 grams of methamphetamine, 1,861 grams of GHB, 30 grams of Xanax, 85 grams of marijuana, weapons, body armor, counterfeit currency,and manufacturing eq...

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

TCPD Officer named School Resource Officer of the Year

Officer Omar Montemayor

In just his first year as the School Resource Officer (SRO) at The Colony High School, TCPD Officer Omar Montemayor has earned the School Resource Officer of the Year award by the Texas Association of School Resource Officers.

This is a statewide award and the entire city is proud of Officer Montemayor for his service to the students and staff at The Colony High School.

More information about the Texas Association of School Resource Officers and its recent conference can be foun...

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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: July 10, 2019

Water-treatment change-over set for July 22

The City of The Colony purchases the majority of its water from Dallas Water Utilities (DWU), which has been undergoing changes to its treatment facilities in recent years intended to enhance the performance of disinfectants.

As a result, water produced by the new system has a higher mineral content, or hardness, namely calcium.

The Colony is served by DWU's Elm Fork treatment facility, which is scheduled to begin the change-over on July 22, and continue through 2024. While mos...

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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 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 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: September 5, 2019

Free Math Tutoring Returns to TCPL

Free Math Tutoring

Free Math Tutoring for grades K-12 resumes this fall, beginning Saturday, September 21. Tutoring is provided by volunteer professors, college students, high school students, and local professionals to develop an interest in mathematics and increase colleg...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Books & Brews Fest

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Join us for a benefit concert at Lava Cantina in The Colony, featuring Emerald City Band, silent & live auctions, and more! Proceeds benefit the Library's programs and services. Tickets start at $10 and can be purchased online at Facebook.com/LavaCant...

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Library Spotlights
Posted on: September 5, 2019

Library Putt-Putt

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Golfers of all ages, get ready to play through 9 book-themed holes of mini-golf throughout the library! Registration begins on September 17 at 10 AM. Space is limited. Visit tcpl.ticketleap.com to reserve your tee time.

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Technology Use Survey

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Help us better meet our community's technology needs by taking our quick survey.

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Newly Certified Arborist applies knowledge to city’s trails

Marlisa Jemison

Much of that green space includes Corps of Engineers property along Lewisville Lake, but there’s a sizable amount of parkland and trails that must be maintained by the city’s Parks Crews.

All those trails and parkland means there&rs...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Police investigate aggravated assault/deadly weapon

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On Friday, Sept. 6, The Colony Police Department received a 911 call reporting a person was shot in the 5500 block of Rearn Drive.

Officers arrived at the scene and were told by a witness the suspect had fled the scene in a blue car traveling towards State Highway 121. After searching for the suspect’s vehicle officers located it and conducted a traffic stop at Home Depot in Plano. T...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Police respond to shooting on Dooley

At approximately 12:08 a.m. Sept. 4, The Colony Police Department received a 911 call reporting a shooting in the 6000 block of Dooley Drive. The reporting party stated a male was shot in the leg and needed medical assistance.

Officers arriving on scene located the suspect vehicle, which left the area at a high rate of speed. Officers followed the vehicle south on Main Street where it crashed at the intersection of Main and the Sam Rayburn Tollway. Three occupants ran from the ...

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Police News
Posted on: September 4, 2019

Star of Texas to be awarded to Sgt. David Fitzpatrick

On Wednesday, Sept. 11, Sgt. David Fitzpatrick will honored by receiving the Star of Texas Award. The Star of Texas Award ceremony will be held as at the Texas House of Representatives, located at the Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress Ave., in Austin.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will present the Star of Texas Medal to Sgt. Fitzpatrick’s widow and family at the ceremony. Members of The Colony Police Department will also be in attendance, including The Colony Police Chief and Assistant Chiefs.

The Tex...

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Police News
Posted on: August 21, 2019

TCPD Annual Report 2018

The Colony Police Department 2018 Annual Report is now available online.

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Police execute search warrant on Norris Drive

In the early morning hours of Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, The Colony Police Department Criminal Investigations Division and the Special Weapons and Tactics Team executed a search warrant in the 5400 block of Norris Drive.

Narcotics detectives were leading the investigation and the search warrant resulted in the seizure of 94 grams of methamphetamine, 1,861 grams of GHB, 30 grams of Xanax, 85 grams of marijuana, weapons, body armor, counterfeit currency,and manufacturing eq...

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Police News
Posted on: July 24, 2019

TCPD Officer named School Resource Officer of the Year

Officer Omar Montemayor

In just his first year as the School Resource Officer (SRO) at The Colony High School, TCPD Officer Omar Montemayor has earned the School Resource Officer of the Year award by the Texas Association of School Resource Officers.

This is a statewide award and the entire city is proud of Officer Montemayor for his service to the students and staff at The Colony High School.

More information about the Texas Association of School Resource Officers and its recent conference can be foun...

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Police News
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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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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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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