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: 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: 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: June 30, 2016

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

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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

NOTICE OF 2016 TAX YEAR PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX RATE FOR CITY OF TAYLOR

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

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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

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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: 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: July 29, 2016

Williamson County Issues Burn Ban

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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

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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...


Posted on: November 30, 2015

Kim Peterson Selected as New HR Director for City

Kim Peterson

Peterson has more than 10 years of experience in the human resources field, specifically with
municipal and government organizations. She most recently worked for Santa Clara County’sFIRST 5 organization as the human resources coordinator and prior to ...Read on...


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: October 27, 2015

Main Street Car Show Rolls into Taylor; Raises Funds for Innovative Animal Shelter Project

The third annual Main Street Car Show will roll into downtown Taylor Oct. 31, 2015 for a day filled with exotic and classic cars, trucks, vans and motorcycles, plus live entertainment and Halloween-themed costume contests.

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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: August 26, 2016

Infant Death Arrest

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A Taylor man was arrested by Taylor Police Officers and charged with Injury to a Child in the death of a ten week old infant that occurred in July.

On July 27, 2016, Taylor Police Officers responded to 401 E. Third Street on a baby who was not breathing. The baby was dead on the scene. Amri Hoover, a 10 week old baby girl, of Taylor, was discovered deceased by family members at their residence at 401...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.

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: 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...

Posted on: December 22, 2015

Arrests made in aggravated robbery case

TPD update on the aggravated robbery of Mallard Corner Store.

Two subjects involved in an aggravated robbery at a convenience store in Taylor have been arrested. On November 19, 2015 a masked subject entered the Mallard Corner Store (803 Carlos Parker Blvd NW) displaying a handgun and demanding cash from the registe...Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2015

City of Taylor Awarded Two Grants Benefitting the Community

The City of Taylor Police Department and Public Library have recently been awarded two grants in the amount of $56,455 and $5,800 that significantly impact the safety and historical documentation of the community.

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Posted on: October 27, 2015

Branson Selected as New TPD Commander

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The Taylor Police Department announced that Sgt. Joseph Branson was selected as the next Support Services Commander from a pool of qualified candidates.

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