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Posted on: September 16, 2020

City Council approves tax-rate decrease, 2020-21 budget

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During its regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 15, The Colony City Council formally approved the FY 2020-21 budget. For the 18th time in the past 19 years, the Council voted to lower the tax rate - this year by a 1/2-cent.

The reduction all other years was a 1/4-cent. One year the rate remained flat. With an average home valuation in The Colony of $305K, a home of that value has seen a cumulative reduction of $2,200 in their property taxes over those 19 years. Other highlig...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Annual City-Wide Fall Clean-Up set for Oct. 17

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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. 17, 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.

PLEASE NOTE: In light of public health concerns, procedures ...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Voter registration deadline is Oct. 5

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The City Secretary’s Office wishes to remind residents that the deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 3, 2020, City of The Colony City Council Election is Oct. 5, 2020.

Voter registration applications are available at The Colony City Hall, 6800 Main St., or online at www.votedenton.com.

If you are unable to locate your voter registration card or need to change your address, please contact the voter registrar in Denton Cou...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Columbus Day closures

City offices, facilities, and the library will be closed Monday, Oct. 12, for Columbus Day. The library will be closed Oct 10-12.

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Statewide Executive Orders in effect (updated 9/17/20)

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Over the past several months, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has announced a series of ongoing Executive Orders in response to the COVID-19 outbreak in the state.

On Sept. 17, 2020, in response to new cases and hospitalizations being cut 2/3 from a peak in late July, Gov. Abbott issued a proclamation announcing Executive Order GA-30, which amends previous executive orders to increase the maximum capacity for the fo...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Spotlight Roundup

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Compilation of important news and headlines from www.TheColonyTx.gov.

  • #InThisTogether: Everyone has been asked to make sacrifices throughout the community in order to flatten the curve & slow the spread of COVID-19 throughout North Texas. The following resources are available to assist those who may need help or for tho...
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Posted on: September 1, 2020

City awarded grant funds from TPWD for West Shore Park

The City of The Colony received news recently that it will receive a $400K grant from Texas Parks & Wildlife to help develop a new park.

On Aug. 27, 2020, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved just over $15 million in competitive local park grants to help fund projects that will create and enhance outdoor recreational opportunities like nature trails, native gardens, playgrounds...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

National Night Out set for Oct. 6

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On Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, neighborhoods throughout The Colony will join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “37th Annual National Night Out” crime and drug prevention event.

National Night Out is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) and co-sponsored by The Colony Police Department. 

National Night Out is designed to:

  • Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness

  • Generate support for, and participati...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Early voting scheduled for Oct. 13-30

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Early voting by personal appearance for the Nov. 3, 2020, City of The Colony City Council Election begins on Tuesday, Oct. 13, and continues through Friday, Oct. 30.

Hours vary by day as follows:

  • 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13 to Saturday, Oct. 17;
  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18;
  • 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, to Saturday, Oct. 24;
  • 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25; and,
  • 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26, to Friday...
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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Election 2020 general information

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The Denton County Elections Administration has provided the public with a wealth of details about polling procedures, voting options, and other useful tips for the upcoming general election.

In person voting:

In order to minimize your wait time at the polling place, the Denton County Elections Administration is suggesting that, if you are able, vote early. They are opening a record number of Early Voting locations and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott ha...

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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: August 17, 2020

School zone activation information

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With school beginning soon for both the Lewisville and Little Elm ISDs, which both serve The Colony, motorists are advised of the timing for school zones.

For LEISD in The Tribute, daily, starting Tuesday, Aug. 25*:

  • Prestwick Stem Academy Elementary: 7 to 9 a.m.; 3 to 4:15 p.m.
  • Strike Middle School: 8:25 to 9:25 a.m.; 4 to 5 p.m.

For Lewisville LISD, all schools are in virtual learning starting Aug. 19*. In-pe...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Paige Road pedestrian beacon up and running

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The Paige Road pedestrian crossing near Yager Drive has been completed and is fully operational. The crosswalk will work much the same as the one on North Colony near Pruitt Drive.

The light will be dark until a pedestrian activates the signal. After activation, the light will flash yellow, change to steady yellow and then go to a steady red. The signal will then change to flashing red for vehicles while pedestrians cross the street...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

City receives prestigious Governor’s Community Achievement Award

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Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) has recognized the City of The Colony as one of 10 winners of the 2020 Governor’s Community Achievement Awards (GCAA) for outstanding community improvement.

Keep Texas Beautiful, in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), has awarded the GCAA to Texas communities for more than 50 years. This year, the 10 winning communities will share $2 million in landscape funding from TxDOT. The Co...

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

RV camping resumes at Stewart Creek Park

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RV camping has resumed at Stewart Creek Park. However, Tent camping remains prohibited until further notice.

Reservations for RV camp sites can be made by calling the park at 972-624-2248 between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Reservations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.

Visitors to Stewart Creek Park are encouraged to continue to observe social d...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

City Hall, Police/Court lobby reopening information

The Colony City Hall, Municipal Court, and Police Records customer service windows reopened to the public in July. The buildings had been closed to walk-in customers since mid-March due to public health concerns.

Residents choosing to conduct in-person business will be permitted into these facilities during regular business hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday. Customers should expect the following changes:

  • Only the slidi...
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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 &...

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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: 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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Posted on: December 31, 2019

Monthly Customer Service closures for 2020

The Customer Service counters at City Hall will be closed for monthly staff training from 1 to 2 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in 2020. As such, the closures will occur on the following dates:

  • Jan. 14;
  • March 10;
  • April 14;
  • May 12;
  • June 9;
  • July 14;
  • Aug. 11;
  • Sept. 8;
  • Oct. 13;
  • Nov. 10; and
  • Dec. 8 (1 to 3 p.m.)

Residents wishing to make a utility payment during those dates and times may do so by accessing their account online; calling the automated phone syste...

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