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Posted on: December 30, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine information from DCPH (updated 1/8/21)

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Denton County residents can now sign up for a waitlist to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on the new Vaccine Interest Portal at DentonCounty.gov/COVID19vaccine.

For all the details, including who is eligible to receive a vaccine, when, and where, visit the new Denton County Public Health COVID-19 Vaccination Dashboard.

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As of Dec. 17, 2020, two COVID-19 vaccines have been authorized by...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

#InThisTogether

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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.

HOW AND WHERE TO GET HELP

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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: December 29, 2020

VOA Classic 2021 set for July 4th weekend

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The Volunteers of America Classic will return to The Colony June 28–July 4, 2021, with top LPGA professionals competing for a $1.5 million purse at Old American Golf Club at Golf Clubs at The Tribute.

Originally slated for fall 2021, the new tournament dates reflect the LPGA’s schedule modifications for the 2021 calendar year.

“The Colony is very excited about these new dates as it aligns nicely with our community celebration during ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

COVID-19: City facility status, health resources, and more (updated 12/30/20)

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The past several 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.

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: December 15, 2020

Spring PlayTC! catalog

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The Spring PlayTC! 2021 catalog is now available online! Included are lots of fun activities for families of all ages.

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Virtual programs & services for seniors

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The Colony Community Center staff have been working hard to provide a wide variety of virtual programs & services for our senior community: Exercise videos, live music, Zoom meet-ups, bingo & more!

TC Seniors "Shelter at Home" Guide - Don’t just Survive … Thrive!

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

United Way resumes COVID Relief & Recovery Eviction Prevention Program

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Denton County recently approved $771,536 in CARES Act funding for eviction prevention “bridge” services provided by United Way of Denton County and a network of nonprofits, effective now through Jan. 22.

President Trump’s signing of the additional COVID Relief Bill gave Denton County the ability to extend the expenditures deadline beyond the original date of 12/30/2020. The funding approved by the Commissioners Court is from the original CARES A...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Statewide Executive Orders in effect (updated 12/3/20)

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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. The latest update took effect Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020.

On Dec. 3, 2020, from Denton County: According to the Texas Department of State Health Services website, the number of COVID-19 hospitalized patients as a percentage of total hospital capacity in the Trauma Service Area E (which includes Denton C...

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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: December 3, 2020

Curbside-clothing collection moves to scheduled pickup

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Due to changes in the market as a result of the pandemic, Simple Recycling has discontinued curbside-collection of clothing for recycling, a.k.a. the "orange bags" you would leave out on your normal trash day.

Moving forward, residents wishing to donate clothes for recycling may visit www.donatestuff.com or call 1-866-835-5068 to schedule a pick-up of your textile recycling.

We appreciate your patience and participation!

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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.

  • COVID-19 vaccine information from DCPH: As of Dec. 17, 2020, two COVID-19 vaccines have been authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Vaccine will be shipped directly to enrolled COVID-19 vaccine provides as allocated by the Department o...
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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: November 20, 2020

Traffic: Roadwork scheduled for Morning Star Drive

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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: 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: 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 & Zonin...

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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: January 14, 2021

Library Survey

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We need your help! The Colony Public Library is developing a new strategic plan aimed at providing the very best services for our community. As we embark on this long-range planning process that will set our priorities for the next few years, we want to m...

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Posted on: June 20, 2020

Drive-Thru Pickup

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TCPL now offers Drive Thru pickup for library materials, printouts, craft kits, and more! Pickup is available Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. via the Drive-thru window next to the outside book drop.

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  • Materials can be reserved th...
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Posted on: August 13, 2020

WiFi Extension

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EXCITING NEWS! We are happy to announce that The Colony Public Library is receiving one of the 38 grants that were awarded by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission to Texas libraries in support of local efforts to respond to COVID-19 and increas...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Abandon Pet......Help Us Help Them

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In Texas, it is a crime to abandon a pet without making any accommodations for it. After adopting a pet, various circumstances can come up that prevent the person from taking care of it. It is understandable.

However, it is illegal to simply leave an animal on the side of the road.

Texas Penal Code 42.092 – Cruelty to Nonlivestock Animals(1) “Abandon” includes abandoning an animal in the person‘s custody without making re...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Help Prevent Package Theft

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There is a steep rise in package thefts this time of year, especially in our apartment-home community.

We feel the best way to prevent package theft if ordering on Amazon is to use a Amazon Locker at the following local locations:• Circle K 5621 South Colony - name of box is Challenge• Circle K 6801 Main St. - name of box is ReciprocityIf...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Exchange Zone

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Don't forget to use our Exchange Zone (located in the Police Department parking lot behind the jail building) if you are selling or purchasing items online. It is monitored on camera 24/7.

Tip: If you find an item online for sale and the price is too good to be true, most likely it is a scam. Never agree to wire or send money to purchase an online item unless you have verified the authenticity of the seller.

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Scam Alert

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The public should be aware of the following potential indicators of fraudulent activity:

• Advertisements or offers for early access to a vaccine upon payment of a deposit or fee;• Requests asking you to pay out of pocket to obtain the vaccine or to put your name on a COVID-19 vaccine waiting list;• Offers to underg...

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