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Posted on: October 19, 2016

Volunteers needed for City Boards and Commissions

Get involved and give back to your community by serving on a city board or commission. Applications for January appointments are now being accepted for Airport, Main Street, Library, Moody Museum, Parks, Planning and Zoning and more.

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Posted on: October 18, 2016

Vote Now! Downtown Signage Options - Final

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The City of Taylor is seeking your opinion in the final Downtown Signage options for gateways signing. The options have been narrowed down to 3. Please vote by Oct. 31.

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Posted on: October 17, 2016

United Way of Williamson County to provide education, enrollment assistance to uninsured residents

united way

United Way of Williamson County is offering education and enrollment assistance at nine Williamson County locations during the 2016 Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Season. Open enrollment begins November 1 and ends January 31, 2017

State a...Read on...

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Posted on: October 10, 2016

Taylor Citizens Give Back through Community Cleanup

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The City of Taylor will once again host a Community and City-Wide cleanup on Oct. 22. to focus on bringing together neighbors to beautify the community.


Residents, civic groups, churches, and local organizat...Read on...

Posted on: October 3, 2016

Rector Selected as New Public Works Director

Matthew Rector

Matthew Rector, Sr. will join the City of Taylor staff as the Public Works director effective Oct. 10.

Rector has more than 9 years of experience as an engineer with significant skill in project management and public works operations. He has worked on...Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

Community & City-Wide Cleanup Set for Oct. 22nd

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TAYLOR COMMUNITY CLEANUP - Oct. 22, 8 a.m. - Noon
Residents, civic groups, churches, and local organizations are encouraged to join us in Southwest Taylor as we partner together to focus on the area encompassing W. MLK Blvd., Doak St., Maple St., Gano St...Read on...

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

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

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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: February 25, 2016

City Taking New Approaches in Code Enforcement

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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...