Posted on: July 5, 2017

July City Manager Message

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The city's 2017-2018 fiscal year begins on October 1. City Council and staff are working together to make the best use of taxpayers' dollars. With economic vitality, quality of life, and transportation/infrastructure as the three main areas, each year it ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

June City Manager Message

City Council members and staff work in collaboration to serve our citizens and businesses by developing policies and programs that address community concerns, particularly the budget. In June, staff presents City Council with budget guidelines for fiscal ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

May City Manager Message

Taylor is no stranger to change and on May 6, we welcomed a new council member and held an election for the Mayor’s seat. Former Mayor Pro Tem Brandt Rydell will serve his new role of Mayor of Taylor as chosen by fellow Council members.  Dwayne A...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

April City Manager Message

Budget season is getting into full swing as we approach the summer months. City staff has been working to develop key priorities and initiatives for the upcoming Fiscal Year (TY) 2017-2018 budget.

Initial priorities were presented to Taylor City Council me...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

March City Manager Message

Your City Council continues to focus on their number one priority: improving streets. In an effort to maximize funding for these projects, City staff seeks alternate sources to use in conjunction with the Transportation User Fee funds. Funds raised from t...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

February City Manager Message

The 19th annual Williamson County Growth Summit was held in Georgetown in December.  I, along with Development Services Director Ashley Lumpkin and Assistant City Manager Noel Bernal had the opportunity to attend.  The general theme of t...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

December City Manager Message

The holiday season is in full swing and it has been another successful year in Taylor. I would like to take this time to wish each and every one of you happy holidays and a blessed new year as we embark upon 2017.

December is turning out to be a month fill...

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Posted on: September 28, 2016

October City Manager Message

The Taylor Community Cleanup, now in its second year, will take place on October 22 from 8 a.m. - Noon in the neighborhood encompassing parts of W. MLK Blvd., W. Doak St, and Dickey St. The event also coincides with our semi-annual City-Wide Cleanup,...Read on...

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Posted on: August 31, 2016

September City Manager Message

Over the summer, the City took part in a housing study to conduct an analysis of Taylor’s future demand for residential development. This study was accomplished by Metrostudy out of Houston, who spent a large amount of time meeting with key individuals in...Read on...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

City begins push on tree trimming

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It’s time to trim your trees – that’s the message city officials want citizens to pay attention to. Safe passage of fire trucks, school buses and other oversize vehicles is being hampered in certain areas of the city where tr...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

City begins push on tree trimming

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It’s time to trim your trees – that’s the message city officials want citizens to pay attention to. Safe passage of fire trucks, school buses and other oversize vehicles is being hampered in certain areas of the city where tr...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Taylor Police arrest suspect in fatal hit-and-run

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Taylor Police Detectives, with the assistance of the Texas Rangers, and in consultation with the Williamson County District Attorney’s Office, have obtained an arrest warrant for Missael Padilla Lopez, 21, of Taylor, in the hit-and-run collision...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Public Open House for County Studies on Corridors A-1 and E-1

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Williamson County is hosting a public open house and workshop for studies on Corridors A-1 and E-1 in eastern Williamson County on Thursday, August 24, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Williamson County Expo Center, 5350 Bill Pickett Trail, Taylor, TX 76574. Th...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Public Hearing on Proposed Tax Rate for Fiscal Year 2017-2018

Two public hearings are scheduled on the Tax Rate and Budget; the hearings will take place at 6 pm at City Hall; August 24 and Sept 7th.

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Speed limit reduced on northbound Highway 95 / Main Street

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Drivers, pay attention. Taylor City Council approved on second reading at its Thursday, July 27th meeting a reduced speed limit on Highway 95, known as Main Street, between Second and Pecan streets. Effective immediately, the speed limit in both direction...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Fire Suppression Public Meeting Update

A follow up meeting is planned to continue comment and discussion from the June 29th meeting.

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Moody Museum adds Saturday visiting hours

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The home of Texas' youngest governor, Dan Moody, will now be open to the public on Saturdays. This is in addition to regular open hours for visitors every Friday and Sunday . The museum, located at 114 W. Ninth St., is open all three days per week from 2 ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Council Reviewing Proposed Budget for FY 2017-2018

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Council is reviewing the proposed budget for fiscal year, 2017-18. Numbers provided are still preliminary and continue to change as decisions are made on funding requests and available revenues are finalized. Council will vote on the budget on Sept. 14.

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Paving work temporarily closes airport runway, taxiway

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Paving work continues at Taylor Municipal Airport this week. The runway and taxiway will be closed beginning Thursday, July 6 at 7 a.m.  

The runway is expected to re-open on Saturday, July 8 at 9 a.m., barring any weather-related issues or unfore...

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