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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Jeffery Jenkins hired as Assistant City Manager

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City Manager Isaac Turner announces that the search for a new Assistant City Manager is complete; Jeffery Jenkins has been chosen for the job. He begins work with the City of Taylor on Wednesday, November 29, 2017.

Jenkins has worked previously as either a...

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Taylor to open new outdoor pickleball courts

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The public is invited to attend an opening ceremony on Saturday, November 18 at 10 a.m. to celebrate the completion of three new outdoor pickleball courts now available for play at Murphy Park, 1600 Veterans Dr.

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

City offices closed at Thanksgiving; garbage schedule modified

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City offices and the library are closed on Thursday and Friday, November 23-24 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

There is no garbage pick-up on Thanksgiving Day. The schedule is modified so that the regular Thursday pick-up will be done on Friday, and the Frid...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Spraying for mosquitoes begins on Monday, November 13

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Tests on mosquitoes conducted weekly by the Williamson County and Cities Health District in the Robinson Park area for the first time were positive for West Nile Virus last week. WCCHD informed the City of Taylor on Thursday, November 9 of the test result...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

West Nile Virus tests are positive in Robinson Park

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Trapped mosquitoes collected from a sampling location in Taylor at Robinson Park, 206 S. Dolan St., have tested positive for West Nile Virus. This testing is part of the City of Taylor’s proactive participation in the Williamson County and Cities Health D...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Wastewater averaging happens during November and December

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As a reminder, the City of Taylor conducts its annual sewer rates averaging during late November through March. The three-month averaging period varies, and is in line with the normal water billing zone for each residential structure. The months used are ...

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Water system disinfecting may affect water taste

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Citizens may notice a slight change in the taste and odor of the drinking water starting Monday, October 23 through Sunday, November 19; however, it is safe to drink. The City of Taylor and Brazos River Authority are doing annual maintenance work on the w...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Share your thoughts with Taylor PD Officers at "Coffee With a Cop"

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The City of Taylor Police Department and Whataburger have joined forces to hold an informal time for citizens to meet and talk with officers over a cup of coffee. “Coffee With a Cop” is set for Wednesday, October 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 1...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Taylor is finalist for Texas Downtown Association awards

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Downtown Taylor's Curb Side Coffee House and Second Street Farm 2 Market were both named finalists on September 14 in Austin by the Texas Downtown Association (TDA) in its annual President's Awards Program. The finalists are two of three named in the Best...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

October's Community Connection explains 2017-2018 rates and fees

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Improvements and repairs are underway at the Taylor Wastewater Treatment Plant, to the tune of $2.25 million. Funding from the water and sewer fees in part help cover repairs and the costs of providing water and sewer services to residents. In addition, c...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Registration is underway for the fall basketball league

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The Taylor Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its fall Youth Basketball League now through Friday, November 3.

The registration fee is $75 per person with a $10 discount offered for additional players from the same family. The s...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

City begins push on tree trimming

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It’s time to trim your trees – that’s the message city officials want citizens to pay attention to. Safe passage of fire trucks, school buses and other oversize vehicles is being hampered in certain areas of the city where tr...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Moody Museum adds Saturday visiting hours

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The home of Texas' youngest governor, Dan Moody, will now be open to the public on Saturdays. This is in addition to regular open hours for visitors every Friday and Sunday . The museum, located at 114 W. Ninth St., is open all three days per week from 2 ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

Williamson County assists victims of Hurricane Harvey

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Williamson County and its cities have been busy not only helping with sheltering in Central Texas, but jumping to the need of fellow Texans along the coast. Below is a breakdown of ways Williamson County and its cities are assisting those affected by Hurr...

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Posted on: August 26, 2017

Updates on Hurricane Harvey activities in the region

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The American Red Cross seeks volunteers who want to assist with efforts at the official designated Central Texas shelters, which are in Austin. Training sessions are being offered throughout the day on Saturday, August 26. The sessions a...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Taylor Police arrest suspect in fatal hit-and-run

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Taylor Police Detectives, with the assistance of the Texas Rangers, and in consultation with the Williamson County District Attorney’s Office, have obtained an arrest warrant for Missael Padilla Lopez, 21, of Taylor, in the hit-and-run collision...

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