Posted on: December 29, 2016

January City Manager Message

Now that the new year is upon us, Taylor is looking forward to continued growth and is already off to a great start. There are many new projects at various stages in the development process. City Council and Staff are looking forward to the progress that ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

December City Manager Message

The holiday season is in full swing and it has been another successful year in Taylor. I would like to take this time to wish each and every one of you happy holidays and a blessed new year as we embark upon 2017.

December is turning out to be a month fill...

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

November City Manager Message

In this month’s edition, I’d like to provide an update on some of the projects and other initiatives happening at City Hall currently. Since the printing of last month’s newsletter, a few changes were made to the budget that I wanted to make you aware of....Read on...

Posted on: September 28, 2016

October City Manager Message

The Taylor Community Cleanup, now in its second year, will take place on October 22 from 8 a.m. - Noon in the neighborhood encompassing parts of W. MLK Blvd., W. Doak St, and Dickey St. The event also coincides with our semi-annual City-Wide Cleanup,...Read on...

Posted on: August 31, 2016

September City Manager Message

Over the summer, the City took part in a housing study to conduct an analysis of Taylor’s future demand for residential development. This study was accomplished by Metrostudy out of Houston, who spent a large amount of time meeting with key individuals in...Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2016

August City Manager Message

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In June, the City Council and I met for a strategic planning and visioning update session to discuss the goals that were previously set in November of 2015 and align priorities in the three pillars of Economic Vitality, Quality of Life and Transportation/...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2016

July City Manager Message

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The City of Taylor staff, in conjunction with the Greater Taylor Chamber of Commerce, will once again be hosting a LEAD (Leading, Exploring, Advancing and Developing) Taylor course. This course, formerly known as Taylor 101, is designed to inform citizens...Read on...


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Posted on: January 5, 2017

January Council Meeting Schedule

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The January City Council meetings are on January 12th and 26th at 6pm at 400 Porter Street.  There was a misprint in the Community Connection Newsletter for January.

Posted on: January 4, 2017

CAMPO Wants Community Input

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The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) is developing a Regional Active Transportation Plan for the region and wants your input! Join them at the Taylor Public Library for an informational Open House from 4-7pm on Tuesday January 31st....

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

New Drop off Location for Christmas Trees

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The Christmas Tree Drop off location has changed this year.  The City of Taylor asks that residents please remove all lights and decorations from live trees and drop their trees off at 1200 Welch Street.  This location is only available ...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Notice of Election May 6, 2017 for Council Member At Large

The City of Taylor will hold an election on May 6, 2017 to elect a Council Member At Large. Applications may be submitted to the City Clerk between Jan 18 and February 17, 2017 during regular office hours.

Posted on: December 12, 2016

City of Taylor Selects New PIO

Jill Nalley

Jill Nalley joined the City of Taylor staff as the Public Information Officer on December 5th, 2016.  Nalley comes to Taylor from The City of Leander where she developed outreach programs, social media and marketing for the Leander Fire Departmen...

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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: 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

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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 department....

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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.

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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.

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Posted on: October 3, 2016

Rector Selected as New Public Works Director

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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 mul...

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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.

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Posted on: February 19, 2016

Taylor revitalization boasts downtown lofts, microbrewery

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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: February 11, 2016

Taylor Earns 2016 National Main Street Accreditation

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The Texas Historical Commission (THC) commended Taylor for successful annual progress as a designated Main Street community, one of 58 to be recognized this year.

The Texas Main Street Program (TMSP) began in 1981 as one of the first state coordinatin...Read on...

Posted on: February 11, 2016

UPDATE: Taylor Police Charge Shooting Suspect with Aggravated Robbery

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Taylor Police Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Isador Ortiz III, 23 years, of Taylor, and charged him with Aggravated Robbery in last Saturdays shooting of Abel Hernandez.

Taylor Police Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Isador Ortiz III, 23 years, of Taylor, and charged him with Aggravated Robbery in last Saturdays shooting of Abel Hernandez. Aggravated Robbery is a First Degree Felony and he was issued a $100...Read on...