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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

COVID-19: Resources, closures, and more (updated 4/1/20)

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

All of Denton County, including The Colony, is currently under a "Stay at Home" Order issued by Denton County Judge Andy Eads, which went into effect at 11:59 p.m. March 25. The Order was thereafter extended twice by the Commissioners Court and ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Stay at Home Order: What does it mean?

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We understand there's been a lot of information coming at you in recent days and weeks. Response to the COVID-19 situation is evolving quickly, to say the least.

Please see the graphic below for a quick look at what the "Stay at Home" order means for you and your family, and seek out additional information from the order itself online. The Order is in effect until 11:59 p.m. April 7, at which time the De...

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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: January 23, 2020

Tree-trimming encouraged to discourage egrets

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Egret nesting season is approaching! Residents of The Colony, especially those within or adjacent to neighborhoods where the birds have previously nested, are strongly advised to trim their trees in order to minimize potential nesting canopies.

The City will not trim trees on private property. Residents are responsible for their own trees, including ones between the curb and sidewalk. We encourage residents to coordinate with their neighbors to solicit discounted pricing for commercial services....

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

New Resident Guide now online

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Welcome to The Colony! From utility billing and trash collection to fire codes and parks, it's all here - your one-stop shop for new-resident information.

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

City of The Colony E-newsletter

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City responds to COVID-19; migratory-bird hazing underway; TCPD welcomes new officers; Animal Shelter offering no-cost dog adoptions; and more In THE News

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

The LPGA returns to The Colony Sept. 28-Oct. 4

2019 VOA Classic Winner

The Volunteers of America Classic has announced event dates & an increased prize purse for the 2020 tournament. The only official LPGA Tournament event in the state of Texas, the VOA Classic will return to the Old American Golf Club Sept. 28-Oct. 4.

Featuring 120 of the world’s best female golfers in a four-day stroke-play event vying for a $1.4 million purse, this year’s purse marks a $100,000 increase as part of Volunteers of America’s title partnership.

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

KTCB presents 2020 class series

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Your Keep The Colony Beautiful Board has partnered with the Texas A&M Agrilife Water University to provide residents with four fascinating and useful classes this year to improve your home garden and landscaping.

All classes are held at The Colony Annex, 6804 Main St.. Click the class title for the registration link. Classes are free except for Aug. 4. Schedule is as follows:

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Spring PlayTC! catalog now online

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Spring is just around the corner! Looking for a great Christmas gift idea? Give the gift of fun and recreation! Check out the many programs and activities offered through Parks & Recreation January-April 2020 in the Spring issue of the PlayTC! catalog.

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Veterans utility discount goes into effect

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As part of its continued commitment honoring the service and sacrifices of veterans in our community, The Colony City Council has approved an amendment to the city’s Master Fee Schedule that offers military veterans a 10% discount on their utility bills.

To take advantage of the adjustment, active or retired veterans may sign-up through an online form or in person at the city’s Customer Services Department at City Hall, 6800 Main St. Participating veterans must present a valid military ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

COVID-19 claims life of The Colony resident

City officials were saddened to receive news today that a resident of The Colony has passed away as the fourth COVID-19 related death in Denton County.

According to Denton County Public Health (DCPH), the patient was a male in his 60s, and was a previously reported hospitalized, locally transmitted COVID-19 case in Denton County. 

Out of respect and to honor his family, no further information wil...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Bulk, green waste pick-up shifts to Saturdays

Starting Saturday, April 11, bulk and green waste collection will be moved from Mondays to Saturdays for the duration of April. There will be no bulk/green waste collection on Monday, April 6.

This change has been made to account for the increased volume of trash collection taking place as many residents are home more often because of the "Stay at Home" orders. The new schedule will be as follows:

  • Regular trash and recycle pick-up days...
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Posted on: March 27, 2020

COVID-19: Timeline of Disaster Declarations, Executive Orders

On March 31, Denton County Judge Andy Eads extended a Stay-at-Home order for all residents of Denton County. The order was thereafter extended twice. It currently lasts through April 7 and will continue to be reviewed on a weekly basis.

According to the order, all individuals currently living within Denton County are ordered to Stay at Home except for conducting essential activities. All public or private gatherings of any number of people occurring outside a single household or...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

TCAS to remain open by appointment only

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Amid the ongoing COVID-19 situation, staff of The Colony Animal Services remain passionate about providing residents of the community with peace of mind while continuing to provide the best for the animals in our care.

It is also important that we offer potential adopters the opportunity to find a new companion pet and for the animals in our care to find a forever home.

That said, the shelter will continue to remain accessible to the public. However, beginning March 26, ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Shoreline Trail, Stewart Creek Park closed due to high water on Lewisville Lake

Due to rising lake levels, Stewart Creek Park and The Colony Shoreline Trail are closed until further notice. We appreciate your patience!

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ISSUE CITY OF THE COLONY, TEXAS, CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

The City Council of the City of The Colony, Texas, shall convene at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at 6800 Main St., to consider passage of an ordinance authorizing certificates of obligation.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Mayor issues local disaster declaration

In response to COVID-19, The Colony Mayor Joe McCourry signed a local disaster declaration for the City of The Colony on March 17, 2020, effective for seven days. The declaration limits the size of gatherings to no more than 50 people.

UPDATE: The City Council renewed and amended this declaration on March 23, 2020.

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Message from Mayor Joe McCourry regarding public health emergency

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

DCPH: Plan ahead, be ready for COVID-19 (updated 3-12-20)

According to Denton County Public Health, creating a household plan can help protect your health and the health of those you care about in the event of a COVID19 outbreak in your community.

As such, DCPH recommends adhering to the following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

City officials monitoring coronavirus situation

In concert with Denton County Public Health (DCPH), City of The Colony emergency management and public safety officials have been closely monitoring developments related to COVID-19, aka the coronavirus.

As a matter of routine, city officials are receiving the latest information from state and federal agencies regarding the spread of the virus, as well as preparedness guidelines. Denton County Public Health is the city’s official health monitori...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Tree recycling yields free compost for residents

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Thanks in part to the city’s annual Christmas tree recycling initiative, FREE compost is now available to residents in the southwest corner of the Public Works parking lot off East Lake Highlands Drive, next to the dog park.

Compost is available on a first-come, first-served basis. You MUST bring your own containers. This service is for RESIDENTS ONLY. No commercial uses or contractors allowed. For more information, call Environmental Services at 972-624-3131.

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

City Council approves zoning change to address pet shops

At its regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 21, The Colony City Council unanimously approved text amendments to the city’s Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance that enact new restrictions regarding where a pet shop can build and/or operate within the city.

With the amendments, pet shops are now prohibited as part of the city’s overall zoning but permitted within a Planned Development (PD) district if the given PD ordinance specifically allows it. A PD is a special zoning district that provides mor...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

New landscaping going in on Main Street

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Earth-work is underway in the medians along Main Street, particularly in the northern city limits. TxDOT contractors are currently working on Phase II of the roadway's landscaping project, which is funded by the TxDOT Green Ribbon Program.

During Phase I, weeping love grass was seeded in some of the planting beds as temporary ground-cover until Phase 2 began, during which shrubs and ornamental grasses will be planted.

Motorists can expect to see the work progressing down the roadway over the...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Swim-beach relocation project underway

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There's dirt moving at Stewart Creek Park as part of a new project to relocate the park's long-standing swimming beach.

Work began recently where the new beach will be located, within the no-wake zone on the south side of the park, across from the nearby marina. Contractors are also laying out the foundation of a new mini-trail that will run through the beach area.

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

City wins financial excellence award

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For the 23rd year in a row, the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of The Colony by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.

The Certificate of Achievement is for the city's comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR), and is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting. Its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by...

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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 1, 2020

Digital Library Feature: RBDigital Comics

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Cabin fever creeping in? Escape into a book, an interesting article, or flip through a stack of comic books! RBdigital brings over 1,500 of the best comic and graphic novels from major brands to your device. All ages will find something to love in this ex...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Digital Library Feature: Reliable Health Resources

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Being able to find trustworthy health information on the Internet not only on the COVID-19 pandemic, but on any medical topic, is critical.  After all, “Dr. Google” really doesn’t have his medical degree!  F...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Facebook Live Story Time

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Join us for Facebook Live Story Time on Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:15 AM!  Follow us at Facebook.com/tcpltx.

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Library Closure Extended to April 22nd

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In response to concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19 in North Texas, The Colony Public Library will remain closed to the public through April 22nd; however, we are still available Tuesday-Saturday from 10am to 6pm via phone and email to answer your qu...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Tree-trimming encouraged to discourage egrets

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Egret nesting season is approaching! Residents of The Colony, especially those within or adjacent to neighborhoods where the birds have previously nested, are strongly advised to trim their trees in order to minimize potential nesting canopies.

The City will not trim trees on private property. Residents are responsible for their own trees, including ones between the curb and sidewalk. We encourage residents to coordinate with their neighbors to solicit discounted pricing for commercial services....

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Spring PlayTC! catalog now online

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Spring is just around the corner! Looking for a great Christmas gift idea? Give the gift of fun and recreation! Check out the many programs and activities offered through Parks & Recreation January-April 2020 in the Spring issue of the PlayTC! catalog.

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

TCPD Main Lobby Closed

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Due to #COVID19 restrictions, the Municipal Court window and the Police Records window, located at 5151 North Colony Blvd., are temporarily closed.

 If you need assistance from the Municipal Court for a citation question, please call 972-624-2200.

 If you need to speak to the Police Records Division, please call 972-625-1887. 

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

LISD Create Wifi Hot Spots

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Our School Resource Officers wanted to make you aware that crews from Lewisville ISD have almost completed creating Wifi Hot Spots for those families without internet access.

 These Hot Spots will be at the same campuses located here in The Colony that are providing meals to students:

Stewart’s Creek Elementary, 4431 Augusta St.: WiFi HotSpot located in the front drive-thru area of the school.

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Local Disaster Decloration

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This action is taken alongside other steps being made to minimize exposure in the community, including temporarily closing several public facilities through the end of March.

The City is not, however, shut down. All departments remain open for business and are making any necessary changes to procedure in order to accommodate current conditions. For the latest information regarding what facilities are closed, how you can stay i...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Migratory "Egret" Birds

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Please be aware that if you hear loud noises (especially in the area of the current "egret zone," south of Nash, west of Paige, east of Blair Oaks, north of Arbor Glen), it is likely one of our egret-deterrent tools.

Some of the tools, including propane cannon, make loud, booming
noises that discourage the migratory birds from nesting.If you see these birds in your area, please notify us by submitting a Migratory Bird Concern Report. If you haven’t already,...

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Police News
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Exchange Zone

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The Colony Police Department's Exchange Zone is available the public.

 Be sure to use our exchange zone when buying/selling items online. 


The zone is at the police department, located at 5151 N. Colony Blvd. between the jail building and the ball fields.

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Battle of the Badges Softball Tournament

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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: March 4, 2020

Teen Academy

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Are you interested in a career in Law Enforcement or want to know more about The Colony Police Department?

The Colony Police Department’s Teen Police Academy is a
one-week program designed to give participants a working knowledge of thepolice department and is free to selected participants.

Hands-on demonstrations

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Citizens Police Academy Class #43 (Postponed - Date TBD)

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The Colony Police Department "Citizens Police Academy", Class #43.

It’s time for The Colony Police Department’s spring Citizens Police Academy Class! This will be our 43rd class. The start date is March 12. Classes are held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday nights for 10 weeks in the municipal courtroom, 5...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Drug Take Back Day (Postponed - Date TBD)

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On April 25th, 2020 The Colony Police Department will collect expired medication or drugs in front of The Colony High School.

The next Drug Take Back has been scheduled for Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 10am-2pm. This years site location will be The Colony High School, located at 4301 Blair Oaks Road. The  Colony TX. 75056. 

A National Drug Take Back day will pr...

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Police News
Posted on: January 7, 2020

National Night Out is set for August 4, 2020.

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On Tuesday, August 4, 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

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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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