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PushpinCarrollton Ranked One of Best Cities for First-Time Home Buyers
The City of Carrollton landed among the best with the No. 11 spot on WalletHub’s 2014 list of Best and Worst Cities for first-time home buyers.
Posted Date: 8/21/2014 4:00 PM
PushpinCrosby Community Garage Sale Sept 13; Booths Available
Have items to sell? Stop by Crosby or Rosemeade Recreation Center to fill out your application for a booth by September 10.
Posted Date: 8/19/2014 2:00 PM
PushpinFriends of the Carrollton Public Library Book Sale
Stop by the Hebron and Josey Library on Thursday, September 18 from noon until 8 p.m., or on Saturday, September 20 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. for the Friends of the Carrollton Public Library Book Sale.
Posted Date: 8/19/2014 2:00 PM
PushpinMunicipal Court to Send Out Collection Letters
Beginning August 18, the City of Carrollton Municipal Court will be making telephone calls and mailing collection letters to individuals who have outstanding arrest warrants.
Posted Date: 8/15/2014
PushpinAnnual Carrollton Festival at the Switchyard Announces Children’s Entertainment Lineup
In addition to the free rides and games offered at Carrollton’s 5th Annual Festival at the Switchyard, the little ones also can expect to have a great time inside the Plaza Theater watching magicians, comedians, circus acts, and more.
Posted Date: 8/14/2014 4:00 PM
PushpinNOTICE OF 2014 TAX YEAR PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX RATE
A tax rate of $0.617875 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of the City of Carrollton. This rate exceeds the lower of the effective or rollback tax rate, and state law requires that two public hearings be held by the governing body before adopting the proposed tax rate.
Posted Date: 8/8/2014 8:00 AM
PushpinNotice of Budget Public Hearings for City of Carrollton
The City of Carrollton will hold Public Hearings August 19 and September 2 at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall on the proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2014 and ending September 30, 2015.
Posted Date: 8/7/2014 5:00 PM
PushpinPooch Pool Party September 6
Pooch Pool Party will take place from noon to 3 p.m. at the Rosemeade Rainforest Aquatic Complex. Bring your dog out for swimming and scheduled friendly competitions for Best Swimsuit, Best Dog ‘N Owner Look-alike and Pool Toy Retrieval.
Posted Date: 8/5/2014 8:00 AM
PushpinLabor Day Closures; No Interruption in Solid Waste Service
Carrollton City Hall, Rosemeade Recreation Center, Crosby Recreation Center, the Senior Center, both library locations and Oak Creek Tennis Center will all be closed for Labor Day on Monday, September 1. There will be no change in Carrollton residential trash collection for the Labor Day holiday.
Posted Date: 8/5/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinThe Orbans and Quiet Company Add More Rock to Free 5th Annual Carrollton Festival at the Switchyard
Austin-based power pop/indie rockers Quiet Company and DFW natives The Orbans are set to play for Carrollton’s 5th Annual Festival at the Switchyard in November.
Posted Date: 7/31/2014
PushpinThe Carrollton Connection
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Posted Date: 7/30/2014 10:00 AM
PushpinRemaining Carrollton Pool Hours
Rosemeade Rainforest Aquatic Complex will remain open normal operating hours until August 17. Starting August 18, the entire facility will begin reduced hours. The pool will be closed for the season starting on Tuesday, September 2.
Posted Date: 7/25/2014
PushpinKeep Pets Safe: City Registration Required
Identification, convenience, and savings all come with a pet’s City registration tag. A current City tag clearly shows the public that a pet has been vaccinated against rabies. Registered pets may also be quickly reunited with their owners at a lesser fee than those not currently registered.
Posted Date: 7/24/2014 6:00 PM
PushpinPicking Up After Pets Good for Carrollton and its Waterways
The City of Carrollton reminds you to pick up after your pet during walks. Pet waste left on the ground is carried by storm water when it rains into our surface water. Picking up after your pet is one way to help reduce the pollution in our ponds, creeks, and other surface waters.
Posted Date: 7/24/2014 6:00 PM
PushpinJay Farrar (of Son Volt) Added to Lineup for Free 5th Annual Carrollton Festival at the Switchyard
Joining headliners Blues Traveler and Gin Blossoms as main stage entertainment for Carrollton’s 5th Annual Festival at the Switchyard will be folksy rocker Jay Farrar (of Son Volt) accompanied by Gary Hunt.
Posted Date: 7/24/2014
PushpinOld Mill Road Phase 2 Construction Begins
Construction is scheduled to begin on Old Mill Road between Briargrove and Marsh Lane. As a result, the section of road between Briargrove Lane and Mill Trace will be closed to all traffic while it is under construction.
Posted Date: 7/17/2014 8:00 AM
PushpinApply for 2014 Public Service Opportunities
Applications are available online at cityofcarrollton.com/citysecretary and must be submitted to the City Secretary’s Office (1945 E. Jackson) no later than Thursday, September 11.
Posted Date: 7/16/2014 10:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Announces Gin Blossoms and Blues Traveler as Headliners for the Festival at the Switchyard
Carrollton’s Festival at the Switchyard is excited to announce Blues Traveler and Gin Blossoms as the headlining entertainment for the 2014 event set for Saturday, November 1 on the Downtown Carrollton Square.
Posted Date: 7/15/2014 9:00 AM
PushpinSevere Weather Reminder
As we are in the midst of our annual severe weather season, we need to remain diligent about threats, preparedness, and protocols in the event Carrollton experiences severe weather.
Posted Date: 6/13/2014 9:00 AM
PushpinAre You Properly Draining Your Pool?
The proper way to dispose of pool water is to drain the water to the sanitary sewer where it will end up at the treatment plant and have all the chemicals removed before being drained into the Trinity River.
Posted Date: 5/22/2014 3:00 PM
PushpinSign Up For Recycle Bank
Carrollton residents are encouraged to sign up for Recyclebank’s recycling rewards program.
Posted Date: 2/18/2014 9:30 AM
PushpinCarrollton Families – Need Help?  Want Help?
Posted Date: 2/18/2014 9:30 AM
PushpinCity of Carrollton’s HPAC Seeks Community Help: Historic Photo Needed
The Historic Preservation Advisory Committee is looking for photos of the very first Carrollton City Hall/Fire Station built in 1933.
Posted Date: 2/7/2014 8:00 AM
PushpinWater Restrictions Continue throughout Summer Months
Due to extended drought conditions in the North Texas area, the City of Carrollton will be extending current watering restrictions indefinitely. Make sure you are up to date with what the water restriction means for you and your family.
Posted Date: 1/9/2014 10:00 AM
Pushpin35Express Brings New Traffic Configuration at Belt Line Road
As work to widen the I-35E bridges continues in Carrollton, Belt Line Road, Crosby Road, Valley View Lane, Main and West College Streets will be closed at the I-35E frontage road. These closures will be in place nightly from 9 p.m.-6 a.m. through Sunday, August 31.
Posted Date: 12/31/2013 1:00 PM
PushpinCarrollton PD's Junior Police Academy is in the Dallas Morning News!
Reporter spends a couple of hours with the Junior Police Academy...
Posted Date: 8/2/2013
PushpinTexas SmartScapes Save Water, Money and the Environment
Save water, money and the environment with a Texas SmartScape, and converting to a water-efficient landscape through proper choice of plants and careful design.
Posted Date: 5/17/2013 7:15 AM
PushpinFirst Scout Birds Return to Carrollton: Nesting Abatement Efforts Underway
Birds that often precede egret nesting have been sighted in Carrollton this week and City staff have begun efforts to encourage them to relocate, especially in neighborhoods near Josey Lane north of Frankford Road. Be aware that these efforts may be loud.
Posted Date: 3/14/2013 2:30 PM
Ground Spraying Scheduled August 25 & 26
Mosquito testing revealed a positive result for West Nile Virus. Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying, weather permitting, Monday, August 25 and Tuesday, August 26. Spraying will begin around 9:30 p.m. and last until completed.
Posted Date: 8/25/2014 5:45 PM
Carrollton’s Fall 2014 Leisure Magazine Available Online
Resident registration is now open for fall classes and activities. Visit cityofcarrollton.com/leisuremag to view Leisure Connections online, or stop by a City facility near you to pick up your copy today!
Posted Date: 7/24/2014 5:00 PM
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