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PushpinCrosby Community Garage Sale held September 13
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
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
PushpinCarrollton Library Hosts Training on Popular Information Database
The City of Carrollton will host a free live demonstration of ReferenceUSA, the premier research tool for area business professionals and job seekers, at 8 a.m. on Thursday, August 28 at Josey Ranch Lake Library.
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
PushpinAdult Flag Football Registration Ends August 22
Registration has begun for the Adult Flag Football League and will end Friday, August 22. Games will be played beginning September 11 at McInnish Sports Complex on Thursday evenings for both Men’s and Co-ed Leagues.
Posted Date: 8/5/2014 8:00 AM
PushpinAdult Kickball Registration Ends August 22
Register now for the Co-ed Adult Kickball League to be held on Thursday evenings at McInnish Sports Complex. The season is eight games plus playoffs and will begin September 11.
Posted Date: 8/5/2014 8:00 AM
PushpinAdult Basketball Registration Ends August 29
Games will be played at Rosemeade Recreation Center for the Sunday league starting September 14 and Crosby Recreation Center for the Tuesday league starting September 16 through early November.
Posted Date: 8/5/2014 8:00 AM
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
PushpinSummer Reading Club Finale Aug. 22: Dazzling Dave
Stop by Josey Ranch Lake Library from 2 until 3 p.m. for the Summer Reading Club Final, Dazzling Dave’s Science Spectacular. Kids of all ages will be wowed by chemical reactions and combustion with this exciting exploration into the fundamentals of science!
Posted Date: 7/25/2014 7:00 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
PushpinCarrollton Reports Positive Mosquito Trap; Commences Ground Spraying
Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying, weather permitting, Monday, August 18 and Tuesday, August 19. Spraying will begin around 9:30 p.m. and last until completed.
Posted Date: 7/24/2014 6:00 PM
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
PushpinCarrollton’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
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
PushpinCarrollton Public Works Earns Two State Level Awards
The City of Carrollton Public Works Department recently received two awards from the Texas Chapter of the American Public Works Association (TPWA).
Posted Date: 7/14/2014 8:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton City Manager Recognized For Outstanding Work
City of Carrollton City Manager Leonard Martin was awarded the 2014 William J. Pitstick Regional Excellence Award from the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) for his work in Texas regional government over the past 14 years.
Posted Date: 7/14/2014 8:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Crime Rates Drop
CQ Press, a division of SAGE Publications, recently released its Safest Cities Report and Carrollton has again revealed a decrease in crime rates for 2013.
Posted Date: 7/10/2014 10:30 AM
PushpinDowntown Carrollton Mural Draws Attention
Downtown Carrollton is already a great destination, but Mayor Marchant says he's always looking for ways to improve.
Posted Date: 7/8/2014
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
PushpinSummer Lunch Program June 9 – August 22
The Texas Department of Agriculture Summer Nutrition Program is offered statewide by local sponsors who operate sites where children up to 18 years old can get meals at no charge. The service is open to all children, regardless of income.
Posted Date: 6/2/2014 5:00 PM
PushpinSummer Reading Program Continues
Begin the Summer Reading Program at either Carrollton Public Library location and enjoy great stories from books, eBooks, and CDs. Pick up a reading log and receive a free book and a circus ticket voucher when you turn in your completed reading log.
Posted Date: 6/2/2014 4:00 PM
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
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