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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Thanksgiving trash/recycling notice

There will be NO trash/recycling collection on Thursday, Nov. 26, due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Service will resume on Friday, Nov. 27, and be delayed one day the remainder of the week.

In other words, Thursday's collection will be on Friday, and Friday's collection will be on Saturday.

For more information, call Environmental Services at 972-624-3131.

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Early voting for City Council runoffs Nov. 23-Dec. 4

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Early voting by personal appearance for the Dec. 8, 2020, City of The Colony City Council Runoff Election begins on Monday, Nov. 23, and continues through Friday, Dec. 4.

Early voting and Election Day voting will be held at the City of The Colony Annex Building, 6804 Main St. Hours for early voting are:

  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 23-25; Nov. 28; Nov. 30-Dec. 2; and,
  • 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 3-4.

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Republic Services to change out old trash carts

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Starting the week of Nov. 9, the city’s solid-waste contractor, Republic Services, will begin a process of changing out damaged or old trash carts for residential customers in the city.

The cart-replacement process will begin with Tuesday’s routes. Replacement will continue on a weekly basis for a given day’s route until completed, at which time Republic will begin the next day’s route, and so on, until completed citywide.

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Traffic: Roadwork scheduled for Morning Star Drive

Road Work Ahead

Starting Monday, Nov. 30, and lasting approximately two months, the City's Public Works crews will be conducting road repairs along Morning Star Drive.

The bulk of the work will be taking place:

  • in both the north- and southbound lanes at the intersection of Legend Lane;
  • northbound lanes just south of the intersection at Memorial; and,
  • northbound lanes at the intersection of Crescent Drive.

Motorists should e...

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Unofficial City Council Election Results

The unofficial results from the Nov. 3, 2020 City Council Election are below. The official report will be provided on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, after canvassing the returns and declaring the results of a runoff election to be held on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020.

For more information, contact The Colony City Secretary's Office.

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Traffic Fatality 7500 Block of Main Street

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At about 6:25 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, The Colony Police Department received notification there was a major vehicle crash in the 7500 block of Main Street, just north of East Lake Highlands Drive in the northbound lanes of traffic.

The crash resulted in the fatality of one driver, who was driving a white Dodge Ram 1500 truck, and an injury to another driver who was in a Honda Accord. The driver of the Honda Accord was transported to a hospital with an injury to his hand, arm, and co...

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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: October 14, 2020

Recreation Center reopening information

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The Colony Recreation Center reopened for activities by reservation on Monday, Oct. 19.

The center will have an abbreviated schedule of 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, closed on weekends. All activities require a reservation in advance as the capacity of each area of the facility is being limited to ensure social distancing. All t...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

City Secretary nominated for Clerk of the Year

Tina Stewart Clerk Of The Year nominee

Congratulations to The Colony City Secretary Tina Stewart for her nomination as 2020 Clerk of the Year by the Texas Municipal Clerks Association (TMCA). In addition, Stewart recently earned earned the designation of Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC).

From the TCMA Facebook page: Each year, Texas municipal clerks nominate one of their peers for the prestigious Texas Municipal Clerk of the Year Award. To be eligible for the award, a nominee must have provided service to other municipal clerks on a local...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Statewide Executive Orders in effect (updated 10/7/20)

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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 Oct. 7, 2020, Gov. Abbott announced the opening of bars and similar establishments to 50% capacity in regions with low COVID19 hospitalizations, effective Oct. 14. On that day, County Judges can opt their county into these openings provided they assist...

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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.

  • LPGA returns to The Colony Nov. 30-Dec. 6: Tournament organizers alongside the LPGA have announced that the Volunteers of America Classic LPGA event will now take place Nov. 30–Dec. 6, 2020 in The Colony. The event was originally scheduled for S...
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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: 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: 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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