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Posted on: June 21, 2018

June-July City Manager Message

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The new City Council has been seated, and we welcome Mitchell Drummond, who was elected to serve District 2.

The Council is preparing the budget for Fiscal Year 2018/2019 which runs from October 1 through September 30. The budget will include funds for ope...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

May-June City Manager Message

Summer is a busy time, with special events and parks projects underway, along with creation of the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 budget. City Council will take part in the first budget workshop on June 21, with a second one set for July 26.

The completion of the r...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

April-May City Manager Message

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Taylor’s first splash pad is open, and I was pleased to be among the first to get in the water at Fannie Robinson Park, 206 S. Dolan St. Mayor Brandt Rydell was emcee to a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, April 6. Among the guests was former M...

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Posted on: February 28, 2018

March-April City Manager Message

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I am happy to report that much progress is being made on outdoor recreation projects.  They will be enjoyable spots for children and adults as these new amenities are completed. Texas Parks and Wildlife grants funded a significant portion of thes...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

February City Manager Message

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With warmer weather soon moving into Taylor, outdoor work, such as mowing and street repair, will increase. One major project that was not hampered by winter, however, was the rebuilding of Edmond Street between Second and Sixth streets. A ribbon-cutting ...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

January City Manager Message

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A new year is filled with fresh opportunities and time to complete what was started the previous year. For the Taylor City Council, review of the Strategic Combined Facilities Master Plan at the end of 2017 showed them the needs and potential costs of cit...

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

December City Manager Message

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The end of a year brings with it a dual focus. Taylor can be proud of the projects we accomplished in 2017 as the city continues to attract new residents and businesses who want to become part of the community. Our achievements will be the focus of a year...

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

Public Hearings set for Hazard Mitigation Action Plan

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The public has three opportunities in May to comment on the Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Action Plan that includes the cities of Taylor, Thrall and Lower Brushy Creek WSD.

The public has three opportunities in May to comment on the Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Action Plan that includes the cities of Taylor, Thrall and Lower Brushy Creek WSD on the following dates and times:

  • The City of Taylor will hold a public hea...
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Posted on: May 16, 2018

New Council Member seated, Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem named

Swearing in May 2018

Tuesday, May 15, was a changing of the guard at City Hall in more ways than one when Mitchell Drummond was sworn in as the newly elected Council representative for District 2. At the same time, long-time City Clerk Susan Brock retired, and the swearing-in...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Historic Preservation Task Force

The City of Taylor Historic Preservation Task Force presented their final report and recommendations regarding a proposed historic preservation ordinance at the Taylor City Council meeting on October 25, 2018. The Task Force, which was appointed by City C...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

City of Taylor Expands Recycling Program

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TAYLOR, Texas – Because of an increase in participation in the City of Taylor Recycling Program, the City is expanding the program with Waste Connections of Texas, the City’s waste service provider. Now, instead of only having a recycl...

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

Coffee with a Cop Scheduled for October 17

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Each quarter, Taylor Police Officers set time aside to meet informally with citizens over coffee at a different location in Taylor. "Coffee With a Cop" started in January 2018, and has been held twice this year. The next gathering is set for Wed...

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

SPLASH PAD AT ROBINSON PARK CLOSED FOR THE SEASON

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The Taylor Parks & Recreation Department announces that the Splash Pad at Robinson Park is now closed for the season. The Splash Pad will open again in Spring, 2019. In the meantime, the Parks Department invites you to enjoy the many amenities at Robi...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

CITY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR BOARDS & COMMISSIONS

The City of Taylor City Council is currently seeking volunteers for all boards and commissions, particularly to fill vacancies on the following City Boards and Commissions:

  • Airport Advisory Board
  • Animal Control Appeals Board and Shelter Advisory Committee
  • Li...
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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Taylor Police investigating suspicious death in Murphy Park

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UPDATE (4:10 p.m.):  The deceased man has been positively identified as Donald Hazelwood, 61, of Silver City, North Carolina.

ORIGINAL STORY:  A man found dead in Murphy Park this morning has led to an investigation by the Taylor Police D...

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

Larry Foos hired as new Parks and Recreation Director

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City Manager Isaac Turner has announced after a nationwide search, the hiring of a new Parks and Recreation Department Director is complete. Larry Foos begins work with the City of Taylor on Monday, June 4, 2018. He has worked in the field for more than 3...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

New Council Member seated, Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem named

Swearing in May 2018

Tuesday, May 15, was a changing of the guard at City Hall in more ways than one when Mitchell Drummond was sworn in as the newly elected Council representative for District 2. At the same time, long-time City Clerk Susan Brock retired, and the swearing-in...

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

Public Hearings set for Hazard Mitigation Action Plan

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The public has three opportunities in May to comment on the Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Action Plan that includes the cities of Taylor, Thrall and Lower Brushy Creek WSD on the following dates and times:

  • The City of Taylor will hold a public hea...
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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Taylor is awarded $500,000 grant from Texas Parks and Wildlife

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City Manager Isaac Turner was notified on Thursday that a grant application submitted to Texas Parks and Wildlife has been approved. The City of Taylor will receive a Non-Urban Outdoor Grant of $500,000 on a 50/50 reimbursement match basis. Taylor is one ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

Williamson County named second healthiest county in Texas

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John Teel, executive director of Williamson County and Cities Health District, is commending in a statement to City of Taylor management and Council the quality of life they provide for our community after the 2018 County Health Rankings show that William...

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

Meet the Unflushables: Baby wipes and more can hurt waste water system

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The City of Taylor Waste Water Treatment Plant has had an increase in the number of items which are considered "unflushable" come into the system. Therefore, staff is asking citizens to be mindful of what they put into their toilets.

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Porter Street and Fifth Street closed for one month during the day

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Citizens driving north of City Hall and on the east side of Legacy High School should be aware of road closures in the area starting Wednesday, March 7 and continuing daily for one month in connection to the renovation of Heritage Square Park for installa...

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Posted on: February 26, 2018

Taylor receives Tree City USA designation for sixth year

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The City of Taylor has been notified by Texas A&M Forest Service that it again meets the standards for designation as a Tree City USA, a program of The Arbor Day Foundation. It is the sixth year in a row for the award.

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

Larry Foos hired as new Parks and Recreation Director

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City Manager Isaac Turner has announced after a nationwide search, the hiring of a new Parks and Recreation Department Director is complete. Larry Foos begins work with the City of Taylor on Monday, June 4, 2018. He has worked in the field for more than 3...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Taylor is awarded $500,000 grant from Texas Parks and Wildlife

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City Manager Isaac Turner was notified on Thursday that a grant application submitted to Texas Parks and Wildlife has been approved. The City of Taylor will receive a Non-Urban Outdoor Grant of $500,000 on a 50/50 reimbursement match basis. Taylor is one ...

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Posted on: February 26, 2018

Taylor receives Tree City USA designation for sixth year

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The City of Taylor has been notified by Texas A&M Forest Service that it again meets the standards for designation as a Tree City USA, a program of The Arbor Day Foundation. It is the sixth year in a row for the award.

According the the ADF's website, ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

Meet the Unflushables: Baby wipes and more can hurt waste water system

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The City of Taylor Waste Water Treatment Plant has had an increase in the number of items which are considered "unflushable" come into the system. Therefore, staff is asking citizens to be mindful of what they put into their toilets.

The dilemma ...

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