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Posted on: December 12, 2018

VOA Classic set for Sept. 30 to Oct. 6 at the Old American

LPGA Tickets

Tickets for the 2019 LPGA Volunteers of America Classic at the Old American Golf Club in The Colony are on sale! Volunteer registration is also well underway.

The VOA Classic will be held Sept. 30 through Oct. 6 at the Old American. Tickets went on sale in early summer. Go online to order yours today!

Volunteer registration is well underway. The #VOAClassic is a signature community event and stands alon...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Red Bull Soapbox Race returns!

Red Bull Soapbox Race

Starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, in Austin Ranch, the City of The Colony will once again play host to the Red Bull Soapbox Race-DFW, an international event in which amateur drivers race homemade soapbox vehicles.

The event was held previously in The Colony in 2012. This unique event challenges both experienced racers and amateurs alike to design and build outrageous soapbox dream-machines and compete against the clock in a downhill race. Red Bull has held more tha...

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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 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: September 4, 2019

City of The Colony E-newsletter

TCFD Firehouse 4 In The News

9/11 Memorial Service & Fire Station No. 4 open house; The Colony Police Department annual report online; Council considers FY19-20 budget, including tax-rate decrease; Fall Clean-Up coming soon; and more In THE News!

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

In The Field: Public Works

Public Works tweet photo

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 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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