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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Have You Voted Yet?

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Early voting runs through Friday, February 28 in the March 3 Primary Election.

Where can I vote?

Collin County voters can cast their ballot at any early voting site in Collin County, including the Allen Municipal Courts Facility (301 Century Parkway) and Al...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Allen Police Department Invests in New License Plate Readers

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Allen Police are improving public safety by replacing current mobile license plate readers with new, high-speed fixed scanners.

Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR) software uses cameras to automatically capture license plate images and vehicle photo...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Thanks for taking our Communication and Engagement Survey!

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Here’s what you told us about City communication—and what we plan to do about it.

About the survey

The online survey included 10 questions related to communication and community involvement, along with several demographic questions to he...

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City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: February 24, 2020

Annual Water System Maintenance Runs March 2-30

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You might notice a slight change to the taste or smell of your tap water this spring. This change is due to a temporary change in disinfectant used by Allen’s water supplier, North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD). Though your water might ...

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City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Council Approves Plans for “The Avenue”

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Plans for the SH 121 Corridor in Allen are now one step closer to reality.

Allen City Council unanimously approved the concept plan and development regulations for “The Avenue” at the February 11 meeting. This major mixed-use project is...

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City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Registration Now Open in Utility Billing Payment System

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The planned transition to a new utility billing payment system is now complete! Here’s how to update your account.

Who is affected?

City of Allen utility customers who want to view or pay bills online, pay automatically with a credit card or enrol...

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News Flash

Posted on: February 24, 2020

Annual Water System Maintenance Runs March 2-30

North Texas Municipal Water District logo featuring blue border and green leaves

You might notice a slight change to the taste or smell of your tap water this spring. This change is due to a temporary change in disinfectant used by Allen’s water supplier, North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD). Though your water might ...

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Community Services
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Registration Now Open in Utility Billing Payment System

older couple looking at laptop and smiling at each other

The planned transition to a new utility billing payment system is now complete! Here’s how to update your account.

Who is affected?

City of Allen utility customers who want to view or pay bills online, pay automatically with a credit card or enrol...

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Find more local stories at AllenNews.org. Community Services

News Flash

Posted on: February 4, 2020

Citizens Fire Academy Now Accepting Applications

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Learn what it takes to be an Allen firefighter during this free, 8-week course. The 2020 Citizens Fire Academy will be held March 19-May 7 with a packed itinerary of hands-on training. Participants can ride along with firefighters, operate a fire hose, le...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Visiting Central Fire? Do this first....

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Fire administration staff have been temporarily relocated during the renovation of Central Fire Station. Please call 214.509.4400 for assistance before visiting.

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News Flash

Posted on: February 20, 2020

Drive-In Movie

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Come experience a movie from the comfort of your car with family and friends in Allen!

A special Drive-In Movie is being held from 6:30-9:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 7 outside of Joe Farmer Recreation Center.

The movie being shown is "Pokemon: Detective...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 20, 2020

Indoor Triathlon

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Come experience the annual Indoor Triathlon on Sunday, March 1 at Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium!

The indoor triathlon will consist of a 15-minute swim, 15-minute cycle on an upright bike, and a 15-minute run with a 5-minute transition to each segment. ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 17, 2020

Spring Break Family Activities

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Spring Breakers are welcome to fun activities with their grandparents at Allen Senior Recreation Center!

Bring your Spring Breaker to enjoy family activities March 9-13.

Monday | Family Fitness with Tess from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ($2 per participant)

Tuesd...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 24, 2020

Outdoor Adventure Day

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Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or novice, this day is for you!

A special "Outdoor Adventure Day" is being held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 28 in Bethany Lakes Park (outside of Joe Farmer Recreation Center).

You and your family will learn...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Star Wars Open Skate

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Star Wars Open Skate is on Saturday, March 7 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. at Allen Community Ice Rink!

Join the fun with various Star Wars-themed activities, including ice skating with your favorite Stars Wars characters. Costumes encouraged!

Open to all ag...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 6, 2020

One Night Wander

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Allen Senior Recreation Center is going on a special Nature Lover's One Night Wander, and there's still time to register!

Escape the bustle of the city and take a fishing trip to Ray Roberts Lake State Park! Explore Celina Historic Square before enjoying l...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Winter/Spring 2020 Recreation Guide

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The Winter/Spring 2020 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE in Allen activity guide is now available!

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

The guide can be viewed online now, and pro...

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Parks & Recreation

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: January 27, 2020

Sustainable Landscape Series begins February 1

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The Sustainable Landscape Series is back for spring 2020. If you are beginner, this series is for you!

Learn about successful, sustainable gardening practices using less resources. The series includes various topics from professionals with years of educati...

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