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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Firehouse No. 4 Grand Opening set for Feb. 12

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The Colony Fire Department invites the community to join them for a grand-opening event at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at Firehouse No. 4 in Grandscape.

The Firehouse is at 3400 Plano Parkway, on the northeast corner at Destination Drive. Hope to see you there!

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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 23, 2020

Tree-trimming encouraged to discourage egrets

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Egret nesting season is approaching! Residents of The Colony, especially those within or adjacent to neighborhoods where the birds have previously nested, are strongly advised to trim their trees in order to minimize potential nesting canopies.

The City will not trim trees on private property. Residents are responsible for their own trees, including ones between the curb and sidewalk. We encourage residents to coordinate with their neighbors to solicit discounted pricing for commercial services....

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

City of The Colony E-newsletter

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Daddy-Daughter Dance tickets now on sale; Council approves zoning change to address pet shops; swim-beach relocation project underway; online safety info from The Colony Police; CDC offers bike-rack grant program for businesses; and more In THE News!

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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: 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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