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Mayor for a Day contest opens Nov. 1

If you were elected mayor of Colleyville, what would you do to make Colleyville the best city in North Texas? Mayor Richard Newton is giving Colleyville residents in grades 2-7 the opportunity to speak their minds during the 2016 Mayor for a Day Contest. The winner will serve as honorary mayor on… Read More »

Colleyville voters to decide on City Charter amendments

The City Council has called a Nov. 8 election for voters to decide on five propositions to amend the Colleyville City Charter. The city of Colleyville adopted the charter in 1977 establishing the city’s council/manager form of government and city bylaws. It was last amended after a charter… Read More »

L.D. Lockett Park enhancements under construction

Work is underway to enhance L.D. Lockett Park with new amenities. L.D. Lockett Park serves as an entrance to the regional Cotton Belt Trail and a new covered pavilion and restroom facility aim to make the park a proper gateway for trail users. These improvements will provide a shady spot to rest… Read More »

City, Tarrant to reconstruct Cheek-Sparger Road

Cheek-Sparger Road Update as of Oct. 24 Barricades will be placed along the construction corridor on Tuesday, Oct. 25. This section will be reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction. The center turn lane will be closed. Milling operations will begin on Wednesday, Oct. 26 and last through the… Read More »

Resident tests positive for West Nile Virus

Tarrant County Public Health has notified the City of a confirmed human case of the West Nile Virus in east Colleyville. This is the first human case reported in Colleyville this year. The city is following protocol in the surrounding area including sampling and applying larvicide in stagnant water… Read More »

Colleyville hires director to oversee economic development, communications

The City of Colleyville will welcome Mark Wood as Executive Director of Economic Development and Communications beginning Oct. 24. Wood joins Colleyville after serving as Economic Development Director at the Town of Flower Mound. Wood replaces former Economic Development Director Marty Wieder, who… Read More »

Pay your water bill online with new payment system

The city of Colleyville made paying your utility bill online more convenient. The city rolled out a new bill payment portal this October to make the process easier. The city partnered with Paymentus to provide a modern payment system similar to how many people are already paying bills or shopping… Read More »

Colleyville receives financial reporting award

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) awarded the City of Colleyville the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting. Its attainment represents a… Read More »

Mosquito sample sites test positive for West Nile Virus

Tarrant County Public Health tested two mosquito samples in the city of Colleyville that returned positive for West Nile Virus on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. The samples were taken from the 4100 block of Windermere Court and the 3200 block of Scarborough Lane. Crews will treat the areas with… Read More »

Hometown Olympians return to Colleyville Oct. 18

You watched them compete in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, now welcome two Colleyville Olympians home. The Colleyville City Council will host a proclamation ceremony for Olympians Katie Meili and Stephen Lambdin at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, in front of City Hall, 100 Main Street. The public is… Read More »

Walk the Haunted Trail on Oct. 15

Are you brave enough to walk the Haunted Trail? Come dressed up to Haunted Trail Fest from 6:30-9:00 p.m. at Colleyville Nature Center, 100 Mill Wood Drive. This all-ages event allows families to walk through a wooded path filled with scary creatures, spooky sounds, and ghostly special effects. The… Read More »

Safely dispose of unwanted prescription drugs Oct. 22

The Colleyville Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 12th opportunity in six years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Community members can bring their… Read More »

Crews to treat mosquito sample site following positive West Nile Virus testing

Tarrant County Public Health notified the City of Colleyville on Wednesday, Sept. 28, of a mosquito sample taken at the 3700 block of Briarhaven Lane testing positive for West Nile Virus. Crews will use larvicide and localized fogging to treat the site and surrounding area this week. The city is… Read More »

City Council adopts Fiscal Year 2017 budget, tax rate

City Council approved the Fiscal Year 2017 tax rate and budget during the September 20, 2016 council meeting. The Council adopted a tax rate of $0.339130 per $100 valuation. The rate is lower than the previous rate of $0.3559 per $100 valuation, which the city has had in place since 2008. One of… Read More »

Fire Department invites public to "Push In" new fire engine

The Colleyville Fire Department is calling all hands to help give its new fire engine an inaugural wash before ceremonially pushing the vehicle into its new home. The public is welcome to be a part of the event beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, at Fire Station #2, 5212 Pool Road. Fire… Read More »

Colleyville Chamber seeks first responder award nominations

The Colleyville Area Chamber of Commerce seeks nominations for its First Responder of Distinction awards, which will honor one firefighter and one police officer. Colleyville residents can submit a nomination form to the Chamber by Oct. 3. A committee will evaluate the nominations and choose one… Read More »

Portion of Cotton Belt Trail to close for tree trimming

A portion of the Cotton Belt Trail will be closed from Monday, Sept. 26 through Wednesday, Sept. 28 for tree trimming.The closure is due to safety concerns as crews will trim overhead tree limbs along the trail and have an on-site chipper truck from the Pleasant Run Soccer Complex to John McCain… Read More »

Have coffee with Colleyville's finest and bravest Sept. 23

Colleyville Public Safety invites the community to have a cup of coffee with its police officers and firefighters at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 23 at Market Street, 5605 Colleyville Blvd. Coffee will be provided during this opportunity to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know the men and… Read More »

Mosquito sample sites test positive for West Nile Virus

Tarrant County Public Health tested two mosquito samples in the city of Colleyville that returned positive for West Nile Virus on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. The samples were taken from the 2500 block of Glade Road and the 300 block of LD Lockett Road. Crews will treat the areas with larvicide and… Read More »

Mosquito sample site tests positive for West Nile Virus

Tarrant County Public Health informed the city on Wednesday, September 21, of a mosquito sample testing positive for West Nile Virus. The positive sample was taken near the 500 block of Forest Meadow Drive. Crews will treat the areas with larvicide and will conduct targeted fogging in the area this… Read More »
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