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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Allen adopts diversity, equity and inclusion policy

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A new committee formed by Allen City Council will spend the next several months exploring ways to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion efforts in Allen.

During the April 13 meeting, Allen City Council voted unanimously to adopt a policy statement suppor...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Architect selected for Allen Public Library expansion

The design process will soon begin for Allen Public Library’s much-anticipated expansion.

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Allen City Council adds term limit charter amendments to November ballot

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Allen voters will consider potential changes to the City’s term limits for elected officials during a November 2 charter election. 

According to the current City charter adopted by voters in May 2019: 

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Repairs at Custer Road Transfer Station through April

Drop-off zone at Custer Road Transfer Station

One of the three resident drop-off pits at the Custer Road Transfer station is closed through the end of April while undergoing concrete repairs.

During this period, residents visiting the facility on Saturdays may be directed to drop off their residential...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

JaRyCo begins construction on "The Farm in Allen" mixed-use project

Source: JaRyCo Development

Allen-based developer JaRyCo has started construction on The Farm in Allen, a 135-acre mixed use project at the southeast corner of Sam Rayburn Tollway and Alma Drive in Allen, Texas. Work will begin with the development’s infras...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Allen Public Library sees success in 2020 program strategies

Allen Public Library successfully modified its services to accommodate the timely changes of 2020. At year end, staff had conducted 259 virtual programs with over 17,000 patrons in virtual attendance.

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Keep Allen Beautiful applauds community cleanup response in 2020

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Keep Allen Beautiful (KAB) presented its annual report to Council in March. Despite program suspensions due to COVID-19, KAB saw an enthusiastic community response for beautification efforts in 2020.

Adopt-A-Program evolves to include individual opportunit...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Allen PD helps return stolen statue to government of Nepal

Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) worked with national, state and local agencies to return a 10th/11th century artifact to the government of Nepal. Allen Police Corporal C.D. Mayfield was among the agency members who helped facilitate the transfer.

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

Effective March 10: COVID-19 protocols at City facilities

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We believe face coverings are one small way to support our community’s health and well-being. Our employees will continue wearing them and we strongly encourage others to do the same while visiting a City facility.

City and county governments are restricte...

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