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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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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: August 19, 2019

City-Wide Fall Clean-Up set for Saturday, Oct. 19

Spring Cleanup

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: October 8, 2019

Celebrate "American Heroes" Nov. 8-9 at Five Star!

American Heroes

One of The Colony's signature special events is primed and ready for 2019 as "American Heroes: A Salute to Veterans" returns to The Colony Five Star Complex on Nov. 8-9. Check out the event website for all the details: www.SaluteAmericanHeroes.com.

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Egret deterrence efforts resume

Egret deterrence

In an effort to encourage the birds to move on with their migration now that they can all fly, city staff will resume "hazing" activities (including the use of noisemakers) in affected neighborhoods starting Wednesday, Oct. 2.

These actions are being conducted in concert with Texas Parks and Wildlife and U.S. Fish and Wildlife, both of which have been on site to evaluate the current conditions and have approved the resumption of deterrence efforts. 

As in the spring, st...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Texas native wins 2019 VOA Classic

2019 VOA Classic Winner

The 2019 Volunteers of America Classic is in the books. Congratulations to this year's winner, Cheyenne Knight!

Pictured alongside Knight are The Colony Mayor Joe McCourry, Council members Richard Boyer and Brian Wade, and City Manager Troy Powell.

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

City of The Colony E-newsletter

Park Loop Trail

Volunteers of America Classic underway; egret deterrence efforts resume; Council approves Homestead Exemption; utility rate increase to fund infrastructure improvements; Park Loop Trail Extension grand opening Oct. 12; and more In THE News!

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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: August 30, 2019

In The Field: Public Works

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On Aug. 26, the city’s Communications staff had the pleasure of going behind the scenes with Public Works to learn more about the department’s schedules & processes for maintaining the city’s alleys, sidewalks, and residential streets.

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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: October 10, 2019

History Committee hosts Twilight at Bridges Cemetery

Bridges Cemetery

The Colony Public Library Local History Committee will host a twilight event at Bridges Cemetery from 5 p.m. to sunset Saturday, Oct. 26, weather permitting. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore Bridges Cemetery at sunset!

Members of The Colony Public Library’s Local History Committee will be on hand to talk about the cemetery’s history and discuss its preservation and restoration plans, as well as answer questions about the history of The Colony. This e...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Utility rate increase to fund ongoing infrastructure upgrades

Alongside completion of the FY 2019-20 budget during public deliberations in August and September, The Colony City Council approved mechanisms for funding important upgrades to the Stewart Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP).

The upgrades represent the next phases of a years-long process already underway to ensure the facility is operating at a level in line with continued growth and economic development, as well as to meet mandated guidelines set by the Texas Commission on En...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

KTCB hosts Owl & Howl Prowl on Oct. 16

Owl & Howl Prowl

Have you ever been on a guided tour of The Colony Shoreline Trail? Here’s an opportunity to learn about the many wildlife and native plants from a local expert.

Join your Keep The Colony Beautiful Board for a rare chance to stay on the trail after hours and learn about the Shoreline Trail. Go on a leisurely, guided “Owl & Howl Prowl” from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, to look for wildlife and their track...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Council OKs homestead exemption for seniors, disabled

During its annual budget deliberations, The Colony City Council routinely seeks ways in which it can save money for its residents. As such, the Council recently authorized an ordinance enacting a homestead exemption for elderly and disabled homeowners.

This is in addition to the 1/4-cent reduction to the tax rate approved in September as part of the FY 2019-20 budget.

Essentially identical to Denton County’s existing homestead exemption, the City of The Colony’s new exemption is for d...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Egret deterrence efforts resume

Egret deterrence

In an effort to encourage the birds to move on with their migration now that they can all fly, city staff will resume "hazing" activities (including the use of noisemakers) in affected neighborhoods starting Wednesday, Oct. 2.

These actions are being conducted in concert with Texas Parks and Wildlife and U.S. Fish and Wildlife, both of which have been on site to evaluate the current conditions and have approved the resumption of deterrence efforts. 

As in the spring, st...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Aquatic Park recognizes Employee, Volunteer of the Year

The Colony Aquatic Park wishes to recognize Austin Galvan as its 2019 Employee of the Year, and Samantha Aguirre as its 2019 Volunteen of the Year.

Galvan is homegrown at many levels. Not only did he learn to swim at The Colony Aquatic Park, as a child he spent almost every Tuesday and Thursday summer afternoons at Public Swim. For a future lifeguard, it was an excellent start to learning ru...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

CVB brings home hardware from annual conference

CVB 2019 awards

The Colony Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) took home several awards during the annual Texas Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus (TACVB) Conference held last week in Denton.

The Colony CVB was presented with the following awards for their marketing efforts from 2018-2019:

  • People’s Choice Award: 3rd Place in Local Awareness for budgets under $350,000
  • People’s Choice Award: 1st Place in Sports Marketing for bu...
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Posted on: August 21, 2019

TCPD Annual Report 2018

The Colony Police Department 2018 Annual Report is now available online.

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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: September 6, 2019

Police investigate aggravated assault/deadly weapon

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On Friday, Sept. 6, The Colony Police Department received a 911 call reporting a person was shot in the 5500 block of Rearn Drive.

Officers arrived at the scene and were told by a witness the suspect had fled the scene in a blue car traveling towards State Highway 121. After searching for the suspect’s vehicle officers located it and conducted a traffic stop at Home Depot i...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Police respond to shooting on Dooley

At approximately 12:08 a.m. Sept. 4, The Colony Police Department received a 911 call reporting a shooting in the 6000 block of Dooley Drive. The reporting party stated a male was shot in the leg and needed medical assistance.

Officers arriving on scene located the suspect vehicle, which left the area at a high rate of speed. Officers followed the vehicle south on Main Street where it crashed at the intersection of Main and the Sam Rayburn Tollway. Three occupants ran from the ...

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

TCFD battles three-alarm structure fire on Strickland

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At about 6:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, units from The Colony Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 4700 block of Strickland Avenue.

En route, first-responders received a report that the two occupants of the home were trapped inside. Units arrived on scene to find a working fire but search crews learned that the occupants had made it out of the structure. 

The fire was generati...

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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: 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: 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: 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: October 8, 2019

Fishing Fundamentals Workshop

Fishing Fundamentals

Join us on October 26, 2-4 PM and learn the fundamentals of fishing and angler education at this fun, hands-on workshop for all ages!  This event is presented in partnership with Texas Parks and Wildlife’s Angler Education Program, who ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Twilight at Bridges Cemetery

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Don’t miss the opportunity to explore Bridges Cemetery at sunset! This event is hosted by the Local History Committee and is free to the public. Gates will be open from 5 PM to sunset. Copies of the committee’s book, Bridges to the Future, will be availab...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Celebrate "American Heroes" Nov. 8-9 at Five Star!

American Heroes

One of The Colony's signature special events is primed and ready for 2019 as "American Heroes: A Salute to Veterans" returns to The Colony Five Star Complex on Nov. 8-9. Check out the event website for all the details: www.SaluteAmericanHeroes.com.

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Winter Youth Basketball Registration

Basketball Huddle

Registration for the winter youth basketball season is currently underway and will continue through October 26th.  Youth basketball is an athletic program for boys and girls ages 3-12.  Teams will be formed through a draft and will begin...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Egret deterrence efforts resume

Egret deterrence

These actions are being conducted in concert with Texas Parks and Wildlife and U.S. Fish and Wildlife, both of which have been on site to evaluate the current conditions and have approved the resumption of deterrence efforts. 

As in the spring, st...

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Parks and Recreation
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: September 6, 2019

Police investigate aggravated assault/deadly weapon

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On Friday, Sept. 6, The Colony Police Department received a 911 call reporting a person was shot in the 5500 block of Rearn Drive.

Officers arrived at the scene and were told by a witness the suspect had fled the scene in a blue car traveling towards State Highway 121. After searching for the suspect’s vehicle officers located it and conducted a traffic stop at Home Depot in Plano. T...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Police respond to shooting on Dooley

At approximately 12:08 a.m. Sept. 4, The Colony Police Department received a 911 call reporting a shooting in the 6000 block of Dooley Drive. The reporting party stated a male was shot in the leg and needed medical assistance.

Officers arriving on scene located the suspect vehicle, which left the area at a high rate of speed. Officers followed the vehicle south on Main Street where it crashed at the intersection of Main and the Sam Rayburn Tollway. Three occupants ran from the ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

TCPD Annual Report 2018

The Colony Police Department 2018 Annual Report is now available online.

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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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