News Flash

Posted on: May 18, 2018

Dealing with Downed Tree Limbs

downed trees

Here’s what you need to know about how to properly dispose of downed tree limbs and trimmings.

  • Call Community Waste Disposal, CWD, to schedule a pickup of tree trimmings. CWD will pick up tree trimmings or limbs that are up to 4 inches i...
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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Two Elections, Two Trips to the Polls

election

Allen voters have two reasons to head to the polls between now and June 16.

The Primary Runoff Election on May 22 will decide several local and statewide Democratic and Republican primary races in which no candidate received more than 50% of the vote. Vote...

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City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Bond Dollars at Work: See the 2018-2019 Project List

Renderings of the Central Fire Station Renovation and Addition

A remodeled fire station, roadway extension and citywide pavement replacement are in the works thanks to bond funding approved by voters in 2016.

City council members received an update on capital improvement projects for 2018-2019 in a May 8 workshop pres...

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City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Howard Hughes reveals plans for Allen’s “Monarch City”

A rendering of Monarch City

Developers have unveiled the vision for one of the most coveted pieces of real estate in North Texas.

“Monarch City” will transform 270 acres on the southwest corner of US 75 and SH 121 into a “new urban hub” describ...

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Learn more about Monarch City. City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Allen to begin Audible Monthly Siren Tests

sirens

Beginning June 6, Allen Fire Department will perform an audible monthly test of the city’s warning sirens. Tests will take place at noon on the first Wednesday of every month. Tests will not be performed during severe weather events. If Allen is...

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City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Storm Damage? Know What to Do Next

car in storm

North Texas is no stranger to severe storms. If your home, vehicle or other property is damaged due to wind or hail, keep these things in mind.

  • 9-1-1 services should be used for emergencies only: to save a life, stop a crime or report a fire. For non-emerg...
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City of Allen - Headline Updates

News Flash

Posted on: April 24, 2018

Allen Commits to Changes following Water Quality Town Hall Meeting

water message 2

The City of Allen will enhance its notification efforts related to North Texas Municipal Water District’s annual chlorine maintenance after hearing from residents at a special town hall meeting.

Attendees at the April 18 Q&A session asked Cit...

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News Flash

Posted on: April 12, 2018

Be Ready for Storm Season

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Storm season is underway! Residents are reminded to pay close attention to the weather and take shelter if necessary. The safest place to be in a storm is an internal room of your home or business, on the lowest level away from windows. The City of Allen ...

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Fire Department

News Flash

Posted on: May 21, 2018

2018 Summer Sounds Concert Series

Summer Sounds Concerts 2018

What could be better after a long Monday than spending the evening with family and friends over a picnic dinner on the lush fresh grass outside of Joe Farmer Recreation Center, enjoying live music filtering through the evening air?

The Summer Sounds Concer...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Ford Pool Special Events (Summer 2018)

Ford Pool

Ford Pool will be making a splash this summer by offering a wide variety of fun, special events for all ages!

Discounted Pricing Special EventsThroughout the summer, a variety of discounted pricing special events, from Memorial Day Weekend to Father's Day ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 18, 2018

JFRC Closed for Maintenance and Cleaning

JFRC Building

As part of the Allen Parks and Recreation Department’s annually scheduled maintenance, various facilities are closed throughout the year in order to work on equipment, deep clean, touch up paint and to complete various projects as needed.  

Joe Fa...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Ribbon Cutting Opens ASRC Garden and Trail

ASRC Ribbon Cutting

Allen Senior Recreation Center members now have more opportunities to get active outdoors with the official opening of a new garden and trail loop at the recreation facility.

Mayor Stephen Terrell and Allen City Council held a ribbon cutting ceremony of th...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Joe Farmer Recreation Center Bridge Closures

Bridge Replacement at Joe Farmer Recreation Center

The north and south bridges at Joe Farmer Recreation Center are being replaced, resulting in temporary bridge closures.

Demolition will begin on the facility’s north bridge the week of April 2. During construction, the north entrance to Joe Farme...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 16, 2018

Allen Historic Water Station Wins TOMA Award

TOMA Award

For the second year in a row, Allen Parks and Recreation has been presented with a TOMA Award from the Southwest Park and Recreation Training Institute for completing a project that has advanced the City of Allen’s parks system.

The Allen Historic Water St...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 16, 2018

STEAM Recreation Programs Make Learning Fun

STEAM Programming

Summer will be here before we know it, and many parents are already looking for fun and educational camps and classes for children when school is out on break.

The Allen Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engine...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Summer 2018 Recreation Guide

LIFE Guide (Summer 2018)

The Summer 2018 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE activities guide is now available!

Learn about all of the upcoming programs, classes, summer camps and special events happening in Allen.

The guide can be viewed online now and is availab...

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Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: May 7, 2018

Allen Police Welcome New Officers

police swearing in

Seven officers were added to the Allen Police Department in a ceremony on Friday, May 4.

Three of the seven new hires are recent police academy graduates. Four others bring nearly 25 years of combined experience to the Allen Police Department.

  • Officer Loral...
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Police Department