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Posted on: May 25, 2016

Taylor Animal Shelter Awarded $12,500 Grant for New Kennels

The Taylor Animal Shelter has been awarded a $12,500 grant from The Humane Society of the United States to purchase new indoor kennels.

The kennels will replace aging infrastructure inside the animal shelter and provide new, safe living quarters for t...Read on...

Posted on: May 24, 2016

Honor Those Who Have Served on Memorial Day, May 30

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Join us on Memorial Day at Liberty Gardens in Murphy Park to honor those who have served in our military defending and protecting our freedoms. Program begins at 10 am and includes patriotic music, singing, and a tribute to all our veterans.

Posted on: May 24, 2016

New Website Matches Residents with Resources

Aunt Bertha

Williamson County has launched a new community resources website that will allow people to search online for needed resources such as health care, mental health services, housing, food, and other community resources. The new Williamson County Community Re...Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2016

Memorial Day Click It or Ticket Begins May 23rd

Click it or ticket

The Taylor Police Department will be stepping up enforcement of seat belt violations during the Memorial Day “Click it or Ticket” campaign from May 23rd through June 5th .

The goal of the Taylor Police Department is 100% compliance. For those who...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2016

Ancira, Rydell Named Mayor, Mayor Pro Tem in Taylor Election

Council 2016

During a special meeting held Tuesday to canvass the municipal election results and select the positions of Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem, incumbent Jesse Ancira, Jr. was voted into the Mayoral seat and Brandt Rydell was elected Mayor Pro Tem.

Ms. Christine...Read on...

Posted on: May 10, 2016

Williamson County and Cities Health District Urges Precaution Against Mosquito Bites

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The Williamson County and Cities Health District (WCCHD) Integrated Mosquito Management Program utilizes a comprehensive management strategy to identify and test mosquitoes that carry West Nile Virus, monitor arbovirus illness in humans, and alert and edu...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2016

City Maintains AA- Bond Rating from S&P

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Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings have affirmed an AA- bond rating for the City of Taylor’s general obligation bonds and views the outlook for the City’s rating as stable.

The AA- rating is consistent with the last rating the City received in 201...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2016

TPD Receives New Speed Monitoring Awareness Radar Trailer

SMART

The Taylor Police Department has a new “tool” to help in identifying traffic problems in neighborhoods and to promote education and compliance with the posted speed limits. The objective is to educate the driver as to the posted speed limit and make the ...Read on...

Posted on: February 25, 2016

City Taking New Approaches in Code Enforcement

code enforcement hangers

The City of Taylor has implemented a new method for warning potential violators of suspected code enforcement violations through a door hanger reporting system to begin Monday, Feb. 29, 2016.

In conjunction with the Taylor Police and Fire Departments, ...Read on...

Posted on: February 25, 2016

Two Additional Lightning Prediction Systems Installed in Taylor

lightning prediction system

Two additional lightning prediction systems were recently installed and will be activated Friday, Feb. 26 at Doak Street ball fields and Robinson Park, bringing the total number of detection systems in Taylor to 10.

The other locations include: Taylor ...Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2016

Taylor revitalization boasts downtown lofts, microbrewery

McCrory Timmerman

KEYE TV did a feature on the affordability of living in Taylor as well as the McCrory-Timmerman Restoration Project and soon-to-open Texas Beer Company Microbrewery. Check out the full story and video.

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Posted on: February 11, 2016

Taylor Earns 2016 National Main Street Accreditation

Main Street

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) commended Taylor for successful annual progress as a designated Main Street community, one of 58 to be recognized this year.

The Texas Main Street Program (TMSP) began in 1981 as one of the first state coordinatin...Read on...

Posted on: January 20, 2016

City Switches Cable Providers for Government Access Channel

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Effective today, the City of Taylor will switch cable providers from Time Warner Cable to AT&T U-verse. The switch affects viewing of the City’s government cable access channel.

The change will help to enhance the security and integrity of our network ...Read on...

Posted on: December 31, 2015

City of Taylor Year in Review

Year in Review

This past year has brought many accomplishments to the City of Taylor and has served as a launch pad for the future here. The City continues to seek excellence through innovation, partnerships and strategic planning to ensure Taylor’s future outlook is br...Read on...


Posted on: November 30, 2015

Kim Peterson Selected as New HR Director for City

Kim Peterson

Peterson has more than 10 years of experience in the human resources field, specifically with
municipal and government organizations. She most recently worked for Santa Clara County’sFIRST 5 organization as the human resources coordinator and prior to ...Read on...


Posted on: February 11, 2016

Taylor Earns 2016 National Main Street Accreditation

Main Street

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) commended Taylor for successful annual progress as a designated Main Street community, one of 58 to be recognized this year.

The Texas Main Street Program (TMSP) began in 1981 as one of the first state coordinatin...Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2015

Main Street Car Show Rolls into Taylor; Raises Funds for Innovative Animal Shelter Project

The third annual Main Street Car Show will roll into downtown Taylor Oct. 31, 2015 for a day filled with exotic and classic cars, trucks, vans and motorcycles, plus live entertainment and Halloween-themed costume contests.

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Posted on: January 20, 2016

Taylor Earns 2015 Tree City USA Distinction

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The City of Taylor was notified today of their recertification as a Tree City USA for the calendar year of 2015. This marks this fourth year that Taylor has earned this distinction from the Arbor Day Foundation.

“We are proud to continue to show our ...Read on...


Posted on: May 23, 2016

Memorial Day Click It or Ticket Begins May 23rd

Click it or ticket

The Taylor Police Department will be stepping up enforcement of seat belt violations during the Memorial Day Click it or Ticket campaign from May 23rd through June 5th.

The Taylor Police Department will be stepping up enforcement of seat belt violations during the Memorial Day “Click it or Ticket” campaign from May 23rd through June 5th .

The goal of the Taylor Police Department is 100% compliance. For those who...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2016

TPD Receives New Speed Monitoring Awareness Radar Trailer

SMART

The Taylor Police Department has a new “tool” to help in identifying traffic problems in neighborhoods and to promote education and compliance with the posted speed limits.

The Taylor Police Department has a new “tool” to help in identifying traffic problems in neighborhoods and to promote education and compliance with the posted speed limits. The objective is to educate the driver as to the posted speed limit and make the ...Read on...

Posted on: February 11, 2016

UPDATE: Taylor Police Charge Shooting Suspect with Aggravated Robbery

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Taylor Police Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Isador Ortiz III, 23 years, of Taylor, and charged him with Aggravated Robbery in last Saturdays shooting of Abel Hernandez.

Taylor Police Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Isador Ortiz III, 23 years, of Taylor, and charged him with Aggravated Robbery in last Saturdays shooting of Abel Hernandez. Aggravated Robbery is a First Degree Felony and he was issued a $100...Read on...

Posted on: December 22, 2015

Arrests made in aggravated robbery case

TPD update on the aggravated robbery of Mallard Corner Store.

Two subjects involved in an aggravated robbery at a convenience store in Taylor have been arrested. On November 19, 2015 a masked subject entered the Mallard Corner Store (803 Carlos Parker Blvd NW) displaying a handgun and demanding cash from the registe...Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2015

City of Taylor Awarded Two Grants Benefitting the Community

The City of Taylor Police Department and Public Library have recently been awarded two grants in the amount of $56,455 and $5,800 that significantly impact the safety and historical documentation of the community.

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Posted on: October 27, 2015

Branson Selected as New TPD Commander

Branson Commander

The Taylor Police Department announced that Sgt. Joseph Branson was selected as the next Support Services Commander from a pool of qualified candidates.

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