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Posted on: September 22, 2016

Portion of 12th Street to Close for 90 Days for Repairs

road closure

The City of Taylor will be closing a portion of 12th Street from SH95 (Main St.) to Talbot St. starting Monday, Sept. 19, for approximately 90 days to replace and reroute a sanitary sewer line.

We anticipate no impacts to traffic on Main St. and encour...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Utility Account Confidentiality

confidentiality form

Utility customers have the option to make their utility account information confidential under The Texas Utilities Code. If you would like to do this, simply click the link and fill out the form then return it by mail or in person to Utility Billing.

Confidentiality Form
Posted on: June 30, 2016

City Awarded $50,000 from USDA for Amy Young Barrier Removal Program

Amy Young

The City of Taylor has been notified of their award for $50,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to leverage the existing Amy Young Barrier Removal Program.

The USDA funding will be used to supplement the money designated by the ...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 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

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 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: 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: 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...