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Posted on: December 3, 2016

Christmas parade CANCELLED

Due to the potential for continued bad weather, the Parade is canceled and will not be rescheduled. The Parade Committee apologizes to all those looking forward to a fun event and hope you will take advantage of other indoor activities planned for today.

Posted on: December 1, 2016

2016 Year in Review

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• $1 million invested in new Fire Department apparatus

• TFD hosted the 4th Annual Honor Guard Academy graduating the largest class in history which include multiple emergency services personnel from across the state

• 14 TPD...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Taylor Made Holiday Events


Join us this weekend for a number of fabulous events to help kick off the holiday season. The fun starts with the Holiday Bazaar and ends with a lighted parade down historic Main Street. Hope to see you there!

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

City to Re-Issue Water Quality Reports to Customers

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The City of Taylor will be re-issuing the 2015 Consumer Confidence Reports (Water Quality Report) due to an observed violation in the content of the initial report as outlined by the Texas Commission on Environment Quality.

The City received the notice...Read on...

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: November 14, 2016

Mosquito Control Presentation to Council

Mr. John Teel with the Williamson County and Cities Health District made a presentation to the City Council at their October 27th meeting. The information in this slide show was current at the time of the presentation and contains valuable information.

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Posted on: October 17, 2016

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

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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: November 8, 2016

Taylor Police Taps Lagrone for Police Commander Job


The Taylor Police Department honored newly promoted Commander Jeffery Lagrone during a formal promotion ceremony held today.

Lagrone has an extensive career with the TPD having served in numerous leadership roles throughout his tenure with the departme...Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2016

Aggravated Robbery - TPD Requests Information


A Taylor restaurant was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday. Gonzales Tacos, located at 800 E. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, was the site of an armed robbery which resulted in the suspect leaving the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Employees of the ...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Utility Account Confidentiality

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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: 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 22, 2016

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

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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: August 3, 2016

Main Street Trail Project Construction to Begin Aug. 8

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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: 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

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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...