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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Independence Day closures, trash notice

Liberty by the Lake fireworks

City offices, facilities, and the library will be closed Wednesday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday. The Aquatic Park will be open 1 to 5 p.m. There will be no trash/recycling collection on July 4.

Service will resume on Thursday, July 5, and be delayed one day the remainder of the week.

We hope you'll spend the day with us during our annual all-day Fourth of July celebration at Stewart Creek Park, Liberty by the Lake!

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

City puts finishing touches on Fourth of July festival

Liberty by the Lake fireworks

As the Independence Day holiday nears, City staff members are hard at working making final preparations for the 21st annual Liberty By The Lake festival. The event will be held on Wednesday, July 4, at Stewart Creek Park in The Colony.

This day-long festival has a variety of activities throughout the day designed to provide a patriotic celebration for the community.

To start the day, the 33rd annual Liberty 5K, 10K & 1 Mile Fun Run will take place starting at 7:30 a.m. at Stewart Cre...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Service restored to utility payment phone system

The automated phone system for making utility payments (IVR) is back online. We thank you for your patience during the repairs.

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Migratory birds in our community

Egret

Check out the Migratory Birds page of our website for important information about what you can and can't do, and when.

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

Summer school zone timings, locations

school zone sign

School may be out for the summer but some school zones will remain in effect during the coming weeks for summer school.

The flashing lights will be on at Peters Colony Elementary: 7:50 to 8:50 a.m., noon to 1 p.m., and 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. June 11 through July 26.

At Camey Elementary: 7:50 to 8:50 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 12-29.

Please observe the signage and slow...

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

CVB website features new itinerary tool for visitors, residents

Visit Widget golf ball

Just in time for the VOA LPGA Texas Classic last month, The Colony Convention and Visitors Bureau partnered with Visit Widget to create a digital tool that provides visitors and residents a new way to research and plan their leisure time in The Colony.

Prominently displayed on every page of the Bureau’s website, www.VisitTheColonyTx.com, the Visit Widget currently appears as a golf ball in light of the recent tournament but it can be customized at any time. If you access the CVB site from a mobile devic...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Roadwork underway on North Colony

Road Work Ahead

Starting June 8, the left lane of westbound North Colony Boulevard between Archer and Keys will be closed for repairs approximately three weeks.

Please slow down and drive with caution in work zones. We thank you for your patience!

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Annual Water Quality Report now available

Clover Valley water tower

The city's 2017 Water Quality Report is now available online.

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Stream bank improvement project underway

Taylor Street Stream Stabilization

An important improvement project kicked off in April behind the Aquatic Park.

Contractors have begun work to stabilize the banks of the stream that runs through the greenbelt parallel to Taylor Street.

In addition, a pedestrian bridge over the stream will be installed that will connect to the city's trail system. The project is esti...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Police vehicle struck en route to emergency call

TCPD MVA May 31, 2018

At approximately 10 p.m. Thursday, May 31, a The Colony Police Department patrol vehicle was struck by a passenger vehicle at the intersection of Paige Road and State Highway 121.

The patrol vehicle was traveling southbound on Paige and had emergency lights and siren activated. The patrol vehicle was occupied by two officers who were responding to an emergency call involving a person attempting to force their way into an apartment....

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

City accepting board member applications

The City of The Colony is currently accepting applications for city boards. Board members are appointed by the City Council to serve in a volunteer capacity.

Applications will be accepted in the City Secretary’s Office for terms beginning July 1, 2018. Information on the boards and the application form are available on the city’s website or by contacting the City Secretary’s Offic...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

TCFD takes part in high-rise drills

TCFD high-rise training

In conjunction with Plano FD and six other regional departments, The Colony Fire Department participated in a series of high-rise drills March 6 to April 11 at a newly constructed building along SH121.

The scenario involved a fire on the seventh floor. Crews had to locate the fire, work through the building systems, search and operate command, all the while coordinating closely with the other participating fire departments.

Each drill ran for approximate...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

City not in violation of source-water monitoring requirements

The City of The Colony did not violate Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) source-water monitoring requirements last year, as recently reported by a local news station.

The violation referenced in the news report resulted from a clerical/reporting error that was corrected by the TCEQ in January 2018.

Per state and federal standards, the City is required to regularly test all of its water and submit those results to TCEQ. ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Monthly Customer Service closures

The Colony City Hall

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 2018.

As such, the closures will occur on the following dates: Jan. 9; Feb. 13; March 13; April 10; May 8; June 12; July 10; Aug. 14; Sept. 11; Oct. 9; Nov. 13; and Dec. 11.

Residents wishing to make a utility payment during those dates and times may do so by ac...

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