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Posted on: July 8, 2020

City Council approves funding for rental assistance

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During its regular meeting on July 7, The Colony City Council approved a budget amendment to provide $15,000 for COVID19-related rental assistance and relief.

The funding is in response to an increased demand for rental assistance during the pandemic and will help facilitate timely distribution to those who need it most. The funds will go to local non-profit Next Steps, which is among many agencies working with...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Notice: External email disruption July 14

The City has been experiencing a disruption to email service this afternoon, which has affected external emails. Our vendor is working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.

In the meantime, please call us at 972-625-1756 if you need to reach a city department or staff member. You may also find contact information within our Staff Directory.

Thank you for your patience!

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

The Colony City Secretary named Clerk of the Year

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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: 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: 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: 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: July 10, 2020

Virtual program offers training for non-profit leaders

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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: 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

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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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