City of Colleyville News
July 29, 2016
Council Priority Report
In June, with three new councilmembers elected to the Colleyville City Council, Mayor Richard Newton convened a special worksession of the City Council to determine immediate policy priorities for the city. All six councilmembers and the mayor attended the meeting, which was… Read More »
July 27, 2016
Tarrant County Public Health has notified the city of Colleyville that three of the mosquito samples the city submitted this week tested positive for the West Nile Virus (WNV). The samples were taken in the vicinity of 1600 Hall Johnson Road, 4300 Bedford Road, and 4100 Windermere Court.
Larvicide… Read More »
July 22, 2016
Valuepenguin.com has named Colleyville the safest city in Texas in its 2016 survey of the state.
The personal finance website used FBI crime statistics from 2014, the most recent data available.
“This recognition would not be possible without a community that supports and enhances, not only… Read More »
July 14, 2016
The city of Colleyville has maintained its AAA bond rating according to information received from credit rating companies, Fitch Rating and Standard & Poor’s (S&P). The agencies reaffirmed the city’s AAA status for outstanding General Obligation bonds, Tax Increment Finance… Read More »
July 13, 2016
Colleyville ranked third in The Best Cities for Texas Families list created by WalletHub.com. Colleyville came in just behind Southlake, at No. 1, and University Park, at No. 2.
“This study confirms what many Colleyville residents already know,” said Mayor Richard Newton.… Read More »
July 13, 2016
At its July 12 meeting, the City Council approved amending the Water and Sewer Policy and Procedure manual, eliminating the tiered water rates that were approved in 2012. Resolution 0-16-1981 amending Water and Sewer Policy
The roll back of the tiered rates establishes a flat rate of $4.36 per… Read More »
July 13, 2016
With the smartphone game POKEMON GO taking the real world by storm, it might be helpful to add a few safety measures to your gaming behavior. Tales of people getting injured or even causing car accidents are abundant.
So go ahead…join Pokemonania and fight for fame, glory, and… Read More »
July 12, 2016
Colleyville residents can now receive free water irrigation system evaluations thanks to the W.I.S.E. Guys program.
The program, operated in partnership with the Tarrant Regional Warrant District and Vepo, LLC., is designed to help homeowners evaluate the efficiency of their irrigation system and… Read More »
July 7, 2016
The City Council has established a Colleyville Citizens City Charter Review Committee to consider possible changes to the current City Charter. As outlined by City Council resolution R-16-4007, some of the committee’s responsibilities include adding language that limits consecutive terms on… Read More »
June 29, 2016
The Colleyville Police Department has seen another increase in residential shed burglaries, after a respite following their community alert in May.
The burglaries are similar in nature, with landscaping equipment taken from sheds. In each case the tool shed was unlocked.
In May, the police… Read More »
June 17, 2016
Residents can do their part to prevent the spread of mosquito-borne illness by dumping standing water.
Summer is mosquito season in Texas and the insects carry the threat of illnesses such as West Nile virus, Chikungunya, and Zika virus. The Colleyville Emergency Management Office asks residents to… Read More »
June 15, 2016
SafeWise has named Colleyville the safest city in Texas for 2016.
The home security and safety website compiled the annual ranking of the state’s 50 safest cities using population and FBI Crime Report data from 2014. Colleyville is back in the top spot after placing at No. 2 for 2015 behind… Read More »
June 8, 2016
As temperatures rise this summer, the Emergency Management Office reminds people about the dangers of heatstroke and leaving children alone in vehicles.
On average, 37 children die of heatstroke from being left in a car in the U.S. each year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety… Read More »
June 3, 2016
Update: City crews recently completed temporary pothole patching along Pleasant Run Road.
This work is a short-term measure to improve the condition of the roadway until the scheduled full-depth reclamation project for Pleasant Run Road (from John McCain Road to Shelton Drive) takes place in… Read More »
May 19, 2016
Citing citizen concerns and a need for clarity, Mayor Newton and Mayor Pro Tem Putnam requested a resolution be placed on the agenda stating Colleyville’s opposition to TEX RAIL and permanently barring the city’s participation in the construction of any rail station within the city… Read More »
May 19, 2016
The Colleyville Public Library wants you to Step Right Up, Read!
Summer Reading registration began Tuesday, May 31. Registration is open on the first floor of the Public Library. The program, “Step Right Up, Read!,” allows participants -- teens and adults can join in the fun… Read More »
May 18, 2016
On May 17, the city of Colleyville welcomed three new members to the Colleyvillle City Council with the swearing in of recently elected officials: Mayor Richard Newton, Councilmember Tammy Nakamura, and Councilmember Bobby Lindamood. The new mayor and city councilmembers took the oath… Read More »
May 12, 2016
Colleyville’s annual Red, White & Sousa celebration returns Friday, June 24, to Colleyville Center. The acclaimed choral group, The Vocal Majority, a perennial Colleyville favorite, will be back on stage for some rollicking patriotic fun with tunes ranging from Sousa to Sondheim. Gourmet… Read More »
May 12, 2016
Power outages during any storm can be widespread. Oncor, the primary provider for electricity in the area, has a number of options to report an outage or to receive updates during an outage. One of those options is the Text Oncor Program, a service that uses texts to inform customers about status… Read More »
May 10, 2016
Over the past several weeks, Colleyville has experienced an increase in residential shed burglaries. Each burglary has been similar in nature, with landscaping equipment such as lawn mowers and tools being taken from unlocked sheds.
Please be alert to any activity in your neighborhood and call 911… Read More »