Posted on: May 5, 2016

Election Day is Saturday, May 7

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Allen residents will cast their ballots this weekend in the city's general, bond and special local option election.

This election includes propositions to fund $93.15 in capital improvements through bonds. Projects include a library expansion, new recr...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2016

Top 3 Reasons Allen Loves Tourists

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May 8-14 is National Tourism Week and Allen has a lot of reasons to celebrate. At a tourism rally held by the Allen Convention and Visitors Bureau on May 10, speaker Michael Woody recognized Allen’s destination partners for their major contributions to th...Read on...

See why tourists love Allen.
Posted on: May 4, 2016

Plans for New Convention Center Get Even Bigger

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Developers are expanding the footprint of Allen’s first four-star hotel and convention center. Allen city council members agreed to contribute economic incentives to build 10,000 additional square feet at the Convention Center at Watters Creek. This allow...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2016

May is Building Safety Month

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This month Allen recognizes the employees who inspect our buildings and help protect lives and property.

The city’s Building and Code Division is responsible for examining the construction or remodeling of businesses, homes, swimming pools and other st...Read on...

Learn more about Allen’s building inspectors.
Posted on: April 28, 2016

Preview Allen’s Plan for Public Art

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After a decade of community enhancements, Allen’s next Public Art Master Plan reveals the city’s strategy for future works. Allen Parks and Recreation staff presented the plan during the city council workshop on April 26.

The plan calls for a new appro...Read on...

See how public art has transformed Allen.
Posted on: April 27, 2016

Outlet Mall to Add More Stores, Parking

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A zoning change has paved the way for more shopping, parking and dining options at Allen Premium Outlets.The 69-acre site is located along US 75 and Stacy Road.

Developer Simon Property Group plans to add more parking, free-standing restaurants and hot...Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2016

Regional Transportation Input Opportunity

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The North Central Texas Council of Governments is soliciting public input on regional transportation decisions. Information is posted online at www.nctcog.org/input for public review and comment through May 10, 2016.

To request printed copies of the i...Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2016

Proposed Bond Funding Would Expand Allen’s Public Art

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Allen will add to its public art collection if voters approve $1.77 million in bond funding during the May 7 election. The funds would enhance public projects by incorporating specific artwork, sculpture or architectural elements.

Allen uses public art...Read on...

Find details at CityofAllen.org/AllenBond2016,
Posted on: March 24, 2016

New Streets, Road Improvements Included in May 7 Bond Package

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Allen will invest $23.9 million in new streets and road improvements if voters approve bond funding in the May 7 election.

The biggest portion of that funding would pay for the extension of Ridgeview Drive from Cottonwood Creek to US 75. The project’s ...Read on...

Find details at CityofAllen.org/AllenBond2016.
Posted on: February 10, 2016

City Bond Election Set for May 7

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Allen residents will have the opportunity to vote on the next series of capital improvement projects at an upcoming bond election, set for May 7. The City of Allen’s bond package includes $93.15 million in capital improvement projects, including a library...Read on...

View project details.