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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: April 20, 2020



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 those looking to give.


Comprehensive Guides

While we encourage you to explore everything listed here, we recommend the pages of the following agencies as among those offering the most comprehensive resource listings in our area:

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

COVID-19: City facility status, health resources, and more (updated 7/7/20)

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In recent months, the entire community has been working to keep up with the response to the spread of COVID-19 in North Texas. All steps being taken are meant to safeguard public health, including closure of city facilities.

All residents of The Colony are currently under a series of Executive Orders and local disaster declarations issued by Gov. Greg Abbott, the Denton County Commissioners Court, and The Colony City Council, which are meant to help slow the spread of COVID-1...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Summer water-usage tips


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: March 25, 2020

Statewide Executive Orders in effect (updated 7/2/20)


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

On July 2, 2020, Gov. Abbott issued GA-29, effective at 12:01 p.m. July 3, 2020, which requires "all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases, with few exceptions. The...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Pets must be on a leash at all times

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Many residents have been incorporating more time outdoors as part of their activities recently. Everyone should feel safe walking the streets of their neighborhood with their families, including pets and children.

Unfortunately, The Colony Animal Services receives regular reports of residents disobeying state and local laws by walking their pets without leashes. This is resulting in an unfortunate increase in dog-on-dog attacks throughout the community.

Please, enjo...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

The LPGA returns to The Colony Nov. 30-Dec. 6

2019 VOA Classic Winner

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 Sept. 28–Oct. 4.

Players will be vying for a $1.75 million purse, a significant increase from the previous $1.3 million purse.

“We are a proud partner of the LPGA and are very pleased to have the opportunity to bring this event back to The Colony,” said...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

The 2020 Census is underway

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Residents can respond online, by phone, or by mail.

Census Day (April 1) is a key reference date for the 2020 Census—not a deadline. The U.S. Census Bureau uses this day to determine who is counted and where in the 2020 Census. When you respond, you’ll tell the Census Bureau where you l...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

The Colony City Secretary named Clerk of the Year

Clerk Of The Year

The City of The Colony is proud to share news that City Secretary Tina Stewart has been named "Clerk of the Year" for 2020 by the Lone Star Chapter of the Texas Municipal Clerks Association.

Stewart was presented the award at a surprise ceremony during the TMCA Lone Star Chapter’s monthly virtual meeting on July 9. Way to go, Tina!

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Virtual program offers training for non-profit leaders

United Way Project Blueprint

The United Way of Denton County's Project Blueprint is a nine-week virtual course designed to elevate the performance of the county's non-profits by training the volunteers who lead them.

The program offers the opportunity to learn from highly experienced industry experts and meet local non-profits while developing contacts around Denton County who will help you improve lives in our community.

Classes will be in a virtual and interactive fo...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Spectrum Channel 16 notice

Spectrum Channel 16, which broadcasts The Colony Government Television, is currently off the air due to technical difficulties. The City is working with Spectrum 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: June 9, 2020

Filing period for November City Council Election

The Colony City Council will hold its General Election for single-member council districts on Nov. 3, 2020. This year, Places 3, 4, 5 and 6 are up for election for three-year terms.

In order to be a candidate in the 2020 Election, applicants must have been a resident of the city for not less than 12 months immediately preceding Election Day and be a Texas registered voter. Each candidate applying to run for a particular council place...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Election information for July 14 Party Primary Runoffs

Early voting for the Party Primary Runoffs begins Monday, June 29, and continues through Friday, July 10. Election Day is Tuesday, July 14.

Registered voters may cast their ballots at any early voting location in Denton County.

Voters should review the Denton County Election Administration’s Health Protocols for Polling Places prior to arrival.

Locally, early voting ...

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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: June 4, 2020

Paige Road pedestrian beacon up and running

Paige Road Pedestrian Crossing

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: 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: June 10, 2020

United Way launches program to expand child care

United Way of Denton County, in conjunction with the Child Care Workgroup of the Denton County Workforce Success Leadership Team, announced the creation of the Denton County Family Child Care Network utilizing a grant from the Texas Workforce Commission.

As Denton County continues to open up, the demand for reliable, flexible and cost-effective child care rises. With unemployment at its highest level in decades and essential workers often adopting scheduled shifts at odd hours, there is an opportunity for...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Denton County allots $333K to assist residents

The Denton County Commissioners Court has allocated $333,410 to United Way of Denton County to assist county residents with food, rental assistance, healthcare and mental health among other grants to nonprofits serving residents hard hit by the pandemic.

Denton County’s contribution on May 22 is in addition to $735,000 designated for United Way’s COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund in April. 

The funds originate from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Ac...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Roadwork Roundup: Paige Road

In recent months, motorists who frequent Paige Road between North and South Colony boulevards may have noticed a variety of lane closures up and down the thoroughfare.

The work near Yager Drive, just north of Morningside Elementary, was for a recently-completed pedestrian hybrid beacon that will facilitate safer crossing of Paige.

The rest of the closures, however, are where contractors are working on the Austin Ranch Fo...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

The Colony earns Gold Star recognition from KTB


Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB), a statewide grassroots environmental and community improvement non-profit organization, recently named the City of The Colony as a 2020 Gold Star Affiliate.

This designation is granted to only 57 affiliates of KTB’s nearly 300 affiliates. Gold Star recognition is the highest status any community affiliate can achieve. To remain in good standing with Keep Texas Beautiful, community affiliates must su...

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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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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Digital Library Feature: Creative Bug

Creative Bug

We’re excited to announce a brand new digital resource for TCPL cardholders! Creativebug offers thousands of online video arts & crafts workshops and techniques for all creative skill levels. Learn how to paint, draw, sew, knit, screen print...

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Posted on: June 20, 2020

Curbside Pickup

Curbside Gen Newsflash

TCPL offers curbside pickup for library materials, printouts, craft kits, and more! Curbside pickup is available Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Library Materials

  • Materials can be reserved through our online catalog or by calling the L...
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Library Spotlights
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Introducing: Bright By Text

Bright By Text Website

TCPL has recently partnered with Bright By Text! Bright by Text is a free, subscription-based text service for parents and caregivers.  Subscribers receive 2-4 texts per week with age-specific information on developmental milestones, educational ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Summer Swim Lessons


Summer swim lessons at The Colony Aquatic Park begin June 22!

Registration for semi-private classes is now open online at These American Red Cross classes run 30 minutes each, with a 15-minute cleaning break between sessions. Class size is small, with lots of attention for every student! Classes are avai...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Summer Camp Available


The Colony's summer camp program is now available for girls and boys ages 6-12.

Summer camp for 2020 is operating at The Colony Recreation Center. Camp is available for residents of The Colony, Mondays through Fridays, from 7am - 6pm. The cost for each week of camp is $115/child. Camp is available the weeks of -

  • June 15
  • June 22
  • June 29
  • J...
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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Parks & Recreation Closure Updates

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The City of The Colony has made adjustments to several Parks & Recreation facility closures that take place effective Friday, June 19.

Effective at 8:00am on Friday, June 19, The Colony Parks & Recreation Department will reopen all park amenities, including playgrounds, basketball courts, pavilions, etc. All amenities will be available to use at your own risk. RV and tent camping at ...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

A message from Chief of Police David Coulon


In response to the death of George Floyd, please read this message from The Colony Chief of Police David Coulon:


As the Police Chief and on the behalf of the entire The Colony Police Department I feel I must comment on the death of George Floyd. Like you, I have seen the videos and read the stories. I have stared at pictures of the offi...

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Police News
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Battle of the Badges Softball Tournament (Postponed - Date TBD)


The Colony Police Department will be participating in the 18th annual Battle of the Badges that will be held on Saturday, October 17, 2020.

The Softball Tournament will be held  at
Toyota of Lewisville Railroad Park in Lewisville. 


The firstgames will begin at 8 a.m. Opening ceremonies will begin at 7:30 a.m. This year
will once again be a double elimination tou...

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Police News
Posted on: May 6, 2020

LPGA 2020 at The Colony TX.


Tournament organizers alongside the LPGA announce today that the Volunteers of America Classic LPGA event will now take place November 30 – December 6, 2020 in The Colony, TX.

Golf Clubs at The Tribute is excited to host the event for the third consecutive year on its Old American course while welcoming back defending champion and Texas native, Cheyenne Knight, alongside fellow Texas natives Gerina Piller, Stacy Lewis and other...

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Police News
Posted on: January 7, 2020

National Night Out is set for October 6, 2020.


On Tuesday, October 6, 2020, neighborhoods throughout The Colony joined 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. TCPD also hosted an Open House / Touch-A-Truck Event from 6 to 9 p.m. at its headquarters.

National Night Out is designed to:...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Crime Statistics


Register your home or business security cameras on 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


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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