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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: 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 7, 2019

City of The Colony E-newsletter

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Behind the scenes with the city's meter-readers; urban wildlife update; TCPD Officer named SRO of the Year; Women's Leadership Summit announced; Red Bull Soapbox Race returns; and more In THE News!

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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: August 12, 2019

Bow-Wow Luau returns to Hawaiian Falls

Bow-Wow Luau 2019

Calling all dog lovers! The Bow-Wow Luau returns for another great year from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, at Hawaiian Falls Waterpark. Dive in with your best canine friend and enjoy doggie swims, contests, games, and prizes.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Colony Animal Shelter Injured Animal Fund. Concessions will be available for purchase.

Limit two dogs per owner. Purchase your tickets online in advance for just $16.99/person! Visit https://tinyurl.com/bowwow19 a...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

In The Field: Water Meter Technicians

Water Meter Techs

On July 19, Communications staff rode out with the city's water meter technicians to share info on social media about meter reading as well as everything else they do to maintain the city's meters. Providing quality customer service is their No. 1 goal.


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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Volunteers sought for 2019 VOA Classic

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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 has also begun.

The VOA Classic will be held Sept. 30 through Oct. 6 at the Old American. Tickets went on sale Monday, April, 17. Go online to order yours today!

Volunteer registration opened on May 6. The #VOAClassic is a signature community event and stands alone as the...

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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: August 19, 2019

Utility billing systems offline evening of Aug. 19

City staff will be conducting maintenance on the utility billing systems between 6 and 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, during which the online portal and automated phone system for making utility payments will both be offline.

We appreciate your patience during that time. Customers may still access the night deposit box on the north side of City Hall (6800 Main St.) or utilize Fidelity Express locations to make a payment. More information about payment options is available on t...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Labor Day closures, trash/recycling notice

City offices, facilities, and the library will be closed Monday, Sept. 2, for the Labor Day holiday. The library will be closed Aug. 31 to Sept. 2.

Also, there will be no recycling/trash or bulk/green waste collection. Service will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 3, and be delayed one day the rest of the week.

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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 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: 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: July 26, 2019

Residents encouraged to be cautious of urban coyotes

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The Colony Animal Services has recently received reports of residents experiencing close-contact with urban coyotes. As always, we encourage residents to be cautious of coyotes.

Use noise-making devices, such as an air-horn, and other scare techniques if and when coyotes are seen. Also, DO NOT feed coyotes! Keep pet food and water inside. Keep garbage securely stored. More information is available on our website.

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Traffic: Road repairs underway at two intersections along Paige

Road Work Ahead

On Monday, July 15, Public Works crews began repair work on two intersections along Paige Road where the road has buckled - eastbound South Colony and eastbound Memorial.

Motorists should expect eastbound lane closures of both South Colony and Memorial (at Paige) while the work is underway. Both eastbound lanes will be briefly closed during the initial stage.

The repairs are estimated to take about a month to complete. Expe...

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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: 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: 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: May 24, 2019

Scammers ‘spoofing’ TCPD non-emergency number

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The Colony Police have received information that scammers may be contacting residents claiming there is a warrant out for their arrest or that their identity has been stolen, most likely as an attempt to obtain personal information or solicit money.

Some scammers are even using technology known as “caller ID spoofing” to display the TCPD non-emergency phone number on the victim’s caller ID.

The Colony Police encourage the community to be suspicious of unsolicited calls fr...

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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: April 26, 2019

The Colony earns Gold Star recognition from KTB

Gold Star Affiliate Logo 2019

Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB), a statewide grassroots environmental and community improvement non-profit organization, recently named the City of The Colony as a Gold Star Affiliate, a designation granted to only 85 of KTB’s nearly 300 affiliates.

This is the second straight year The Colony has earned the honor. Gold Star recognition is the highest membership recognition status any community affiliate can achieve, according to KTB.

“This recognition reflects our community’s conti...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

EGRET UPDATE: Deterrent efforts must cease

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As many are aware, the city has been recently utilizing a variety of deterrent methods in an effort to prevent migratory birds from nesting in residential neighborhoods. However, all deterrent efforts must cease once the first egg is laid.

That is when the rookery is deemed to be officially established and is federally protected. On April 9, as staff were removing additional nesting material in a tree in the 5000 block of Pemberton, they found the first egg of the season. The city has confe...

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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: August 10, 2019

Technology Use Survey

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It's survey time! Could you spare a few minutes to tell us about the technology you use and what technologies you'd like to see at TCPL? Click the link below and let us know!

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XVCBYD9

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Posted on: July 27, 2019

Early Literacy Activities are on hiatus in August

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Toddler Time, Toddler Sensory Play, Music & Movement, and Preschool Story Time go on hiatus for the month of August. Early literacy activities will resume in September.

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Fall Adult Kickball Registration

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Fall adult kickball is a coed league for adults ages 16 & up. Teams can have up to 20 players on their roster. Games will be played on Monday evenings at The Colony Five Star Complex starting Monday September 16th. Registration is $200/team or $30/ind...

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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: June 17, 2019

Fall Adult Basketball Registration

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Fall adult basketball is a open league for adults ages 18 & up. Teams can have up to 12 players on their roster. Games will be played on Sunday evenings at The Colony Recreation Center starting Sunday September 15th. Registration is $300/team. You can...

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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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Police News
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Scammers ‘spoofing’ TCPD non-emergency number

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The Colony Police Department has received information that scammers may be contacting residents claiming their identity has been stolen, most likely as an attempt to obtain personal information or solicit money.

The scammers are using technology known as “caller ID spoofing” to display the TCPD non-emergency phone number on the victim’s caller ID.

The Colony Police encourage the community to be suspicious of unsolicited calls from anyone asking for personal inform...

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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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