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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Perez joins United Way of Denton County board

United Way of Denton County recently welcomed five new community volunteers to its Board of Directors, including Joe Perez, The Colony's Director of Community Relations & Programming.

Perez (pictured at left) brings more than 10 years of experience in local government, and joins The Colony Place 1 City Council member Kirk Mikulec on the board.

Other new board members include Joyce Brown, April Cain, Curtis Cornelious, and Dr. Marilyn Ja...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

The Colony EDC earns state-level recognition

The Colony EDC received the 2020 Economic Excellence Award from the Texas Economic Development Council for the 13th consecutive year during the TEDC Winter Conference held virtually February 22-26.

The Colony is one of only 51 organizations statewide to earn this honor this year.

“The TEDC’s Economic Excellence Recognition program is one of the ways in which our organization honors the outstanding commitment to excellence of our c...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

‘My prayer answered:’ TCAS steps up to help fellow shelter

One thing staff of all animal shelters share is a love for the animals in their care. Their fundamental mission is to provide for wayward dogs and cats and find them new homes. But as most everyone knows, it isn’t easy.

Brittany Jandasek is a Texas State Trooper and part-time adoption coordinator at the City of Junction Animal Shelter, which is located about 300 miles southwest of The Colony. With a city population of 2,500, the shelter had limited resources and infreque...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

TCFD installs UV lights in ambulances

As part of continual efforts to improve safety for both the residents it serves and public safety personnel, The Colony Fire Department recently purchased and installed ultraviolet lighting systems for all four of its ambulances.

The lights are cutting-edge technology designed to safely and thoroughly disinfect the cabin following transport of a patient to a hospital.

#TCFD is committed to providing the community with the very best in emergency fire and medical services.

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Message from The Colony Fire Department regarding COVID-19

Fire Chief Scott Thompson and the men & women of TCFD share information about the department's preparedness and response to COVID-19, including details about PPE procedures when they respond to calls.

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

City responds to updated Governor's Orders

On March 2, 2021, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Executive Order GA-34, which takes effect Wednesday, March 10. The newest order will end the statewide mask-mandate and remove COVID-related closures and occupancy limits.

Per GA-34, any entity in Texas may be open at 100% occupancy. Private businesses may still require masks and/or limit capacity at their own discretion.

  • In response to the new order, members of the public will no longer be required to wear masks inside City...
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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Statewide Executive Orders (updated 3/2/21)


Over the past year, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has announced a series of ongoing Executive Orders in response to the COVID-19 outbreak in the state. The latest updates take effect Wednesday, March 10, 2021.

On March 3, 2021, Gov. Abbott issued GA-34, which establishes that statewide executive orders pertaining to COVID-19 would end, effective Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Specifically:

  • The statewide mask-mandate, and COVID-related closures and capacity limits wi...
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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: August 25, 2020

AT&T, TCGTV notice

The AT&T U-Verse broadcast of The Colony Government Television is currently off the air due to maintenance. The City is working with AT&T to resolve the issue as soon as possible.

In the meantime, the broadcast can be seen 24/7 on the city’s Live Video stream. Programming primarily includes live and recorded broadcasts of The Colony City Council meetings (6:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month) and Planning & Zonin...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

2019 Water Quality Report

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The City of The Colony's 2019 Water Quality Report is now available on our website.

Please see the link below. For more information, call the Water Production Department at 972-624-4431. Thank you!

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