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Posted on: October 15, 2018

STREET MAINTENANCE PLANNED FOR END OF OCTOBER

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TAYLOR, TEXAS – Residents of the City of Taylor can expect to see notices from the Public Works Department over the coming weeks notifying them of planned street maintenance and repairs and urging them to temporarily park their cars off of the s...

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Posted on: October 14, 2018

Main Street Car Show October 27

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The sixth annual Main Street Car Show is scheduled for Saturday, October 27 on Main Street in the City of Taylor. The popular event features classic and exotic cars lining Main Street on either side, beginning at 10 a.m. Car enthusiasts who wish to show t...

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Posted on: October 14, 2018

CITY HOSTS FALL CLEAN UP OCTOBER 20

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TAYLOR, Texas –The City of Taylor will once again host a citywide Fall Clean Up on October 20 to give citizens the opportunity to drop off unwanted items that are otherwise too bulky to dispose of. Collections will be at two locations, 1200 Welch St. and ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Red Santa Program Accepting Applications October 27

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Operation Red Santa is a joint effort to ensure Taylor area children have toys for Christmas and their families have food for a holiday dinner.

How to ApplyDate: Saturday, October 27, 2018

Time:  8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  City Hall, 400 Por...

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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 26, 2018

City Manager Isaac Turner to Retire in January, 2019

TAYLOR, Texas –City Manager Isaac Turner has announced his intention to retire as City Manager effective January 25, 2019. Turner has served as the City Manager of Taylor since August 25, 2014.

Turner has a combined 35 years of experience in muni...

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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 13, 2018

Taylor joins nationwide Hidden Heroes Cities initiative

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Taylor is pledging its support for the community’s military and veteran caregivers by becoming the seventh city in Texas to earn the designation of Hidden Heroes City. The Elizabeth Dole Foundation established the national program in 2016 in sup...

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in shooting of another man

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UPDATE:  June 13, 2018

On Tuesday, June 12, 2018, Taylor Police Detectives investigating this shooting established probable cause to obtain an Arrest Warrant for Manuel Herrera, Jr., 43, of Taylor for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.&n...

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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

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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: May 10, 2018

Fire Marshals and CAPCOG give advice on wildfire preparation

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This week, officials from the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) spoke publicly about the coming wildfire season, which begins in May and runs through the fall. Hot, dry and windy conditions are predicted for Central Texas, which can have devast...

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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 27, 2018

City's Recycle Center closes permanently on Wednesday, March 28

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With the implementation of a Curbside Recycling Program in Taylor, the Recycle Center at 1606 N. Main St. will no longer be open on a daily basis for residents and non-residents to drop off items for recycling. The facility will close permanently at 5 p m...

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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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