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Posted on: February 8, 2016

City Offices to Close Mon. Feb. 15 for Presidents' Day

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City of Taylor City offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 15 in observance of Presidents' Day. Offices will reopen on Tues., Feb. 16 at 8 a.m.

Posted on: February 8, 2016

TPD Respond to Shooting, Vehicle Theft, & Pursuit; Ends with Apprehension

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On Saturday, Feb. 6, at 8:33 PM, Taylor Patrol Officers responded to GK Mart (1021 N. Main St.) in reference to a report of a shooting that just occurred. Officers were told upon their arrival that the suspect in the shooting had fled the scene. The victi...Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2016

Notification of MCL Coliform Violation (TCR 22)

The City of Taylor/2460004 water system collected two (2) water samples during October 2015 that contained coliform bacteria. This water system is required to submit a minimum of twenty (20) routine water samples each month for bacteriological analysis. ...Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2016

Pilot Recycling Program End Date of Feb. 10 Announced


On Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, customers are asked to place their recycling bins on the curb for retrieval.

The City of Taylor and Progressive Waste Solutions may consider, at some time in the future, a permanent curbside recycling program.

If you h...Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2016

Curbside Recycling Program Scheduled to End Mid-February

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The Taylor City Council voted at a meeting Thursday to renew the existing solid waste contract with Progressive Waste for an additional two years, but did not include extending the curbside recycling program city-wide.

The current pilot recycling progr...Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2016

Register to Vote by Feb 1 for Primary Elections

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The last day to register to vote in the March 1 primary election is Monday, February 1, 2016. All new registrations and changes must be postmarked by this date. In Texas, citizens do not register by political party, but simply register in their county of ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 27, 2016

Deadline for 2015 Property Tax Payment Approaching

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The Williamson County Tax Assessor/Collector’s office reminds property owners that January 31st is the state mandated deadline to pay 2015 property taxes without penalty or interest. However, because the 31st falls on a weekend this year, the delinquen...Read on...

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Posted on: January 22, 2016

City to Begin Search for Public Works Director

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Danny Thomas, director of public works, has announced his retirement, effective Jan. 29.

Thomas has served as director of public works since 2007 for the City and has a combined 33 years of municipal government service.

“It is with great honor that...Read on...

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: 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: January 19, 2016

Free Tax Preparation Sites Open January 27th

Free Tax Prep

From January 27 through the end of the upcoming filing season, free tax preparation services will be offered at various locations throughout Williamson County.

IRS-certified tax preparers affiliated with United Way of Williamson County, AARP Tax Aide ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 28, 2016

City Council Elections Slated for May 7, 2016


An election will be held May 7, 2016 for the purpose of electing one person as a member of the City of Taylor City Council from District one and one member from District four.

Applications will be accepted starting Jan. 20, 2016 and may be submitted i...Read on...

Posted on: December 29, 2015

Candidate Applications for City Council Election May 7, 2016 now available


Candidate applications are now available for the May 7, 2016 election for Council Districts 1 and 4. You must reside in the district in which you are seeking a council place. Applications may be submitted between Jan. 20 and Feb. 19 to the City Clerk.

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Posted on: December 29, 2015

Taylor Fire Department to host 2nd Citizens Fire Academy


The Taylor Fire Dept. will once again be hosting the Citizens Fire Academy starting Feb. 22, 2016. The course will be 12 weeks in length and will meet on Mondays and some Saturdays.

The Citizens Fire Academy is a support group made up of graduates of ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 14, 2016

Williamson Co. EMS Receives Gift From Travis Co. Kennel Club


The Travis County Kennel Club (TCKC) is donating 20 pet oxygen kits to Williamson County EMS. These specially sized pet O2 masks will allow paramedics to treat animals needing oxygen on fire scenes. The donation will provide a kit for each of WilCo’s 15 a...Read on...

Posted on: January 4, 2016

TPD Responds to Fatal Collision

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Taylor Police Responded to a single vehicle collision in the 3700 block of E. 4th St. on Jan. 3, 2016, at approximately 9:47 a.m.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2006 Ford Focus was traveling west on E. 4th when it veered off the road to...Read on...

Posted on: December 30, 2015

Texas Open Carry Law Takes Effect Jan. 1, 2016

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Starting Jan. 1, 2016, Texans will be allowed to carry handguns in plain view, in accordance with House Bill 910. Individuals who obtain a License to Carry (LTC) or have a valid concealed handgun license (CHL) will be able to carry their weapon in plain v...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...