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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Taylor Honor Guard Academy Provides Critical Training for Texas First Responders

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The Taylor Fire Department will host its 4th annual Honor Guard Academy beginning Aug. 29 for firefighters, police officers and EMS personnel from across the State to develop and enhance their knowledge and skills in ceremonial duties and professional fir...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2016


Proposed Tax Rate

A tax rate of $0.813893 per $100 valuation has been proposed by the governing body of City of Taylor. State law requires that two public hearings be held before adopting the proposed tax rate. Meetings will beheld 8/25 & 9/01 at 6 p.m.

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Posted on: August 22, 2016

Updated City Pool Hours

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Murphy Pool
Saturday August 27 & September 3 – 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday August 28 & September 4 – 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.
The Pool will open for Labor Day from 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Robinson PoolSaturday August 27 & September 3 – 2 p.m. -6 p.m.
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Posted on: August 17, 2016

Sky’s the Limit Kite Day in Taylor Set for Sept. 10

Kite Day

The City of Taylor Parks and Recreation department will be hosting the third annual “Sky’s the Limit” Kite Day on Sept. 10, 2016 at the Taylor Regional Park and Sports Complex.

Event registration will begin at 9:00 a.m. with kite flying starting at 10:...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2016

Carter Announces $2.9 million to Upgrade Taylor Airport


This grant, at an amount of $2,918,200, will fund improvements to the Taylor Municipal Airport. In particular, the grant will provide much needed pavement and hangar improvements to the airport.

"I am honored to help provide this important funding...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2016

TPD to Host Free Bicycle Registration Event


This registration event will help to increase the chances of recovery in the event your or your child's bicycle is stolen or lost. Please bring your bicycle(s) with you on Sept. 3 so we can help Taylor get back to biking!Read on...

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Posted on: August 11, 2016

TPD Completes Active Shooter (ALERT) Training

Active Shooter Training

Over a period of two days, 14 Taylor Police Officers and six patrol officers from surrounding agencies participated in an Active Shooter (ALERT) training program at the Taylor Independent School District’s 7th Street Campus July 19 and 21, 2016.

Prep...Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2016

Main Street Trail Project Construction to Begin Aug. 8

trail project

The Main Street Trail project will begin construction on Monday, Aug. 8 beginning at the northernmost point and working south toward Highway 79. This project will provide a fully-connected sidewalk on the west side of the road from Carlos G. Parker Blvd. ...Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2016

City Awarded $49,500 Grant for Hazard Mitigation Action Plan

hazard mitigation

The City of Taylor has been awarded a $49,500 grant from the Texas Department of Emergency Management for the development of a multi-jurisdictional hazard mitigation action plan for Taylor and Thrall.

Once completed, it will allow both cities to be el...Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2016

TPD to Conduct Impaired Driving Mobilization

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The Taylor Police Department will be conducting driving while
intoxicated (DWI) enforcement from Aug. 19 - Sept. 5. Drivers arereminded that drinking and driving is illegal and drivers convicted of
DWI in Texas could face costs up to $17,000 plus poss...Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2016

Williamson County Issues Burn Ban

burn ban

On Thursday, July 28, 2016, Williamson County Commissioners Court approved the implementation of a County Burn Ban for a period not to exceed 30 days and to authorize County Judge Dan A. Gattis to lift the ban when conditions improve.

A person violat...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2016

City of Taylor Water Quality Report Now Available

Water Quality Report

City of Taylor Water Quality Reports are now available online. Two public meetings are schedule for July 21 and July 28 at 5 p.m. at City Hall.

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Posted on: July 21, 2016

Failure to Submit a Disinfectant Level Quarterly Operating Report (DLQOR)

The CITY OF TAYLOR water system PWS ID 2460004 has violated the monitoring and reporting requirements set by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) in Title 30, Texas Administrative Code (30 TAC), Section 290, Subchapter F. Public water syst...Read on...

Posted on: May 31, 2016

Lights out at Murphy Park Tennis Courts

tennis court

Until further notice, there will be no lights at the Murphy Park Tennis Courts due to an electrical issue. We apologize for this inconvenience.

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: 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...