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PushpinCarrollton Gears Up For Summer with the Opening of Thomas Splash Park
Thomas Splash Park is officially open for the season! This free facility is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. To start the water features, touch the silver sensor on top of the red fire hydrant water feature in the splash area.
Posted Date: 5/1/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinFirst Mosquito Testing Comes Back Negative for West Nile
In an increased effort to “Fight the Bite,” the City has begun their mosquito surveillance program testing. Samples were collected and the results of these tests were negative for West Nile Virus.
Posted Date: 4/30/2015 7:00 PM
Pushpin35Express Host Business Owners Meeting May 8
35Express will host the South Segment meeting for business owners and managers of Carrollton and Farmers Branch at C2 Cafe at 10 a.m.
Posted Date: 4/30/2015 7:00 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: 4/30/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinFree Parenting Class: Single Parents' Survival Strategies
Learn ways to cope with common single parent challenges at the Single Parents’ Survival Strategies class at Josey Ranch Lake Library on Saturday, May 16.
Posted Date: 4/30/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinDrinking Water Week is May 3-9
Carrollton Public Works Department has delivered safe and reliable drinking water for over 80 years, providing public health protection, fire protection, support for the economy and quality of life.
Posted Date: 4/30/2015 6:00 AM
PushpinFree Youth Fishing Event
Carrollton’s Parks and Recreation and the Texas Junior Anglers (TJA) program will host a free youth fishing event for children 16 and under at the Josey Ranch Park Pond (1440 Keller Springs Road) on Saturday, May 23 from 9 a.m. until noon.
Posted Date: 4/23/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinMemorial 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 forMemorial Day on Monday, May 25. There will be no change in Carrollton residential trash collection for the Memorial Day holiday.
Posted Date: 4/23/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinEarly Voting Ends May 5
The City of Carrollton will hold a General Election on May 9, 2015 for Places 1, 3, 5, and 7.
Posted Date: 4/23/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinSemi-Annual Public Library Book Sale
The Annual Carrollton Public Library Book Sale, sponsored by the Friends of the Carrollton Public Library, will be held 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30.
Posted Date: 4/23/2015 6:45 AM
PushpinGirls Youth Volleyball League
Registration for the Girls Youth Volleyball League has begun. Ages 8-14 years old (as of September 1, 2014), may register through the City of Carrollton Athletics Office. Registration ends on May 22, 2015 so hurry and register now!
Posted Date: 4/23/2015 6:45 AM
PushpinUpdates to Downtown Carrollton Remain on Schedule Despite Rain
Work on the 35Express Project has slowed due to recent heavy rainfall. The City’s updates to the Downtown Carrollton Square project are on schedule.
Posted Date: 4/23/2015
PushpinCarrollton Community Chorus Auditions Open
Are you singing in the shower, but looking for a bigger audience? Now is your opportunity! Everyone is invited to audition for the fall session of the Carrollton Community Chorus.
Posted Date: 4/21/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Earns 'AAA' Bond Rating
The City of Carrollton received an “AAA” rating from Fitch Ratings Inc. on April 15 for $42.7 million in limited tax general obligation (LTGO) improvement and refunding bonds, series 2015.
Posted Date: 4/17/2015
PushpinPublic Works Open House & Equipment Rodeo  May 20
Mark your calendars for the annual Public Works Open House & Equipment Rodeo on Wednesday, May 20 from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Josey Ranch Lake Library.
Posted Date: 4/16/2015 7:30 AM
PushpinFree Fly Fishing Class May 16
Join Dallas Fly Fishers (DFF) for a free introduction to fly fishing on Saturday, May 16 for ages 5+ at the Carrollton Senior Center from 9am until 1pm.
Posted Date: 4/16/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinRegister Now for Youth Volleyball
Registration for the Youth Volleyball League ends May 22. Girls, ages 8-14 years old will learn to bump, set, spike, and serve, as well as the rules of the game.
Posted Date: 4/16/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinRegister Through May 15 for Adult Flag Football
Registration for the City of Carrollton Athletics’ summer flag football league is open through Friday, May 15.
Posted Date: 4/16/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinAdult Kickball  Registration Ends May 15
Registration for the City of Carrollton Athletics’ spring kickball league is open through Friday, May 15.
Posted Date: 4/16/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinAdult Basketball Registration Ends May 15
Registration for the City of Carrollton Athletics’ men’s basketball league is open through Friday, May 15.
Posted Date: 4/16/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinYouth Track and Field Registration Ends May 11
Participants will train and compete in the T.A.A.F. Region 7 track circuit, the Region 7 championship, and possibly the Games of Texas.
Posted Date: 4/16/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinCrosby Rec Hosts Spring Garage Sale
The Garage Sale will be open to the public on Saturday, May 16 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. and admission is free. Rent Space by May 13.
Posted Date: 4/16/2015 6:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Library Offers New Electronic Resources
The 3M Cloud Library eBooks and eAudiobooks collection will now be available at the Carrollton Public Library. Additionally, more than 50 popular digital magazines from Zinio for Libraries, the ultimate app for magazine lovers, are now available as well.
Posted Date: 4/9/2015
PushpinCarrollton Earns Platinum Rating in Financial Transparency
The Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle awarded Carrollton a platinum rating, the highest possible, for its achievements in financial transparency for the second year in a row.
Posted Date: 4/9/2015
PushpinMother’s Day Concert and Picnic at Perry Museum
Relax as you listen to musicians play from the front porch of the historic 1909 home. This year’s concert will feature traditional bluegrass music by The E Flat Porch Band. Bring a picnic basket, blankets or lawn chairs
Posted Date: 4/8/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinWater Conservation Efforts Have Begun
As a part of the ongoing efforts to use water wisely, the City’s Water Conservation and Drought Contingency Plan calls for a mandatory time-of-day watering schedule from April 1 through October 31.
Posted Date: 4/8/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinQuiet Zones Update
Much progress can be seen to Carrollton’s railroad Quiet Zones, a project headed by the Federal Railroad Administration. BNSF Railway has completed installation of all major pieces of equipment at each of the nine locations.
Posted Date: 4/3/2015
PushpinSave Money & Water - Free Irrigation Inspections Available Now
Eligible Carrollton Water Utilities residential customers, with in-ground irrigation systems, can apply to receive free inspections.
Posted Date: 4/1/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Announces New Pool and Spa Ordinance
Ensuring public health and safety is a top priority for the City. It has thus recently adopted an ordinance for the 190 public and semi-public pools, spas, and interactive water feature facilities in Carrollton.
Posted Date: 4/1/2015
PushpinBeat the Drought, Go the Texas SmartScape® Route!
Considering that 40 to 60% of the typical household’s water bill goes to irrigation, now is the time to consider native, adapted plants, which once established, require 80% less water than other plants.
Posted Date: 3/26/2015 7:00 AM
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