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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Street rehab project coming to Central Business District

road surface with numerous patched potholes

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 Boyd Driv...
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Posted on: October 9, 2020

COVID-19 utility assistance now available to Allen customers

Two post-it notes. One says COVID-19, the other has a money symbol and arrow pointing down

If you lost income due to COVID-19, you may qualify for assistance to help catch up on missed payments and late fees on your City of Allen utility account.

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Fall brings more urban wildlife sightings in Allen

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Bobcats, coyotes and other urban wildlife are present throughout North Texas, including here in Allen. However, seeing these animals in your neighborhood can be unnerving. Read on for the top questions about urban wildlife, including ways to protect your ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Allen Police introduce first pursuit-rated hybrid patrol car

Allen Police hybrid vehicle

Allen debuted the first of two pursuit-rated hybrid police vehicles this summer. The vehicles are 2020 Ford Police Interceptor Utilities (much like the Explorer) and were approved by City Council for purchase this budget year. 

The new vehicles ar...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

City of Allen Water Conservation wins WaterSense® Excellence award

glass awards arranged next to plush toy water drop

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized City of Allen Water Conservation with a 2020 WaterSense Excellence Award for promoting WaterSense and water efficiency in 2019.

Winning agencies were honored in a virtual award ceremony on Wedne...

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