News Flash

Posted on: October 16, 2020

Street rehab project coming to Central Business District

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The drive through Allen’s Central Business District will soon be much smoother.

 

On October 13, Allen City Council approved spending $286,227 to rehabilitate six street sections in the historic downtown area, including:

  • Austin Drive (from...
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Posted on: October 15, 2020

New renderings of Terrell Recreation Center revealed

Allen Parks & Recreation is sharing a glimpse inside the future Stephen G. Terrell Recreation Center.

Parks & Recreation Director Kate Meacham revealed new interior renderings from BRS Architects during the October 13 City Council Workshop. The art...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Scare up some fun with these Allen Halloween activities

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From spine-chilling movies to unconventional pumpkin-picking, here are 7 ways to make your Halloween “spook-tacular.”

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Improved MyAllen app and request center now available

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MyAllen app logoSpot a water leak or pothole? Can’t remember your recycling day? Use the MyAllen app and citizen request center to receive reminders, submit service requests and get updates when the problem is solved.

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Change in polling location for November 3 election

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One of the most popular polling locations in Collin County is moving to a new Allen location to accommodate large voter turnout and improve social distancing. Voters can visit Allen Event Center for early voting (October 13-30) or on Election Day (Novembe...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Water Rates Will Not Increase, Wastewater Rate Change Takes Effect Nov. 1

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The City of Allen will not increase water rates to City customers in the coming year. Wastewater rates will increase by 5 percent, or approximately $2.82 per month for residential accounts*. These rates will be effective Nov. 1.

Why are water rates remaini...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Celebrate safely this Halloween

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Though the City of Allen does not designate dates or times for trick-or-treating, we encourage residents to consider these tips for safer celebrations provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Many traditional Halloween act...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Internal Audit of Residential Water Use, Billing Practices Completed

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An internal audit of the City’s meter reading, utility billing and meter testing practices found no instances of overbilling and no discrepancies in bills recalculated in the review. The audit did reveal a need for policy improvements and update...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Online Application for Housing & Living Assistance Available for Allen, Collin County Residents

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UPDATE 9/29: Housing and living assistance grants have been expanded to help more Collin County residents impacted by COVID-19. The program has been extended to provide up to six months of assistance to impacted families. Income reduction qualifi...

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