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  • DART Budget Shortfall Will Not Affect Completion of Green Line to Carrollton

    DART officials have announced a projected long-term shortfall in sales tax revenue that will result in indefinite delay of some projects. The current 37-mile light rail expansion, which includes the completion of the Green Line from Pleasant Grove to Carrollton, will not be affected.


  • USB flash drive

    Library Computers: Goodbye Floppy Disk Drives

    There will no longer be floppy disk drives on Library computers starting July 16 at Josey Ranch Lake and July 17 at Hebron & Josey.

    06/22/2010 10:30 AM

  • Robert Earl Keen

    Robert Earl Keen Joins Carrollton's Festival at the Switchyard Lineup

    The City of Carrollton proudly announces that Robert Earl Keen will join Polyphonic Spree and the Old 97s to headline Carrollton's October 22 and 23 Festival at the Switchyard.

    06/18/2010 9:00 AM

  • Drainage Channel Work

    Carrollton Awarded 2010 Public Works Project of the Year Award

    Carrollton has been awarded the 2010 Public Works Project of the Year Award by the Texas Public Works Association (TPWA) in the Environment category with a project cost between $10 and $100 million.

    06/17/2010 1:00 PM

  • HUD Award

    City Recognized for Infrastructure Improvements to Nix Road

    The U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has recognized the City of Carrollton as a member of HUD’s Region VI ARRA Honor Roll. The City of Carrollton used its $212,536 in CDBG-Recovery funds on reconstruction of street, sidewalk, water and sewer line repair for the Nix Road N.O.T.I.C.E. project.


  • City Recognized for Infrastructure Improvements to Nix Road


  • Animal Services Tshirt

    Animal Services T-Shirts Now Available

    Support Animal Services! Donate $10 or more and you will receive a Carrollton Animal Services t-shirt. It's tax deductible and it helps the animals.

    06/10/2010 1:00 PM

  • City Hall

    Apply for 2010 Public Service Opportunities

    The City of Carrollton will start to accept applications for various boards and commissions seats on June 1. Volunteer position applications must be submitted by Friday, August 20.

    06/03/2010 11:00 AM

  • Photo by Nikki Rivas: Mother duck with her ducklings, swimming in a pond

    Savor Summer While Saving Local Water

    Summer is the time to enjoy local lakes, rivers, streams and creeks, but some people unknowingly pollute and impair these water bodies with their daily activities. Following these tips can help protect local waterways.

    05/27/2010 10:00 AM

  • Save Water Logo

    Stage 1 Water Conservation Now in Effect

    The City of Carrollton has begun Stage 1 of conserving water during peak usage hours. From May to September residents must restrict their outdoor watering.

    05/27/2010 10:00 AM

  • Save Water Logo

    Free Irrigation System Inspections

    Carrollton is offering free irrigation inspections through the Save Water by the Yard Program until August 30 (or until the funds are exhausted) for eligible Carrollton Water Utilities residential customers with in-ground irrigation systems.

    05/27/2010 10:00 AM

  • Battle of the Brains Teams

    Sign Up for the Library's Battle of the Brains

    Call 972-466-4800 to register your 4-person team for the 10th annual Battle of the Brains trivia competition at the Carrollton Public Library at Hebron & Josey on June 26.


  • City Hall

    City Facilities CLOSED for Furlough Day May 28, Closed for Memorial Day Holiday May 31

    City facilities will be closed on Friday, May 28 for the first of three scheduled furlough days this year, in an effort to address the City’s estimated $2.9 million budget shortfall. Essential services such as Police and Fire will still be operational. Oak Creek Tennis Center and Indian Creek Golf Club are operated on a contractual basis and will not be closed for furlough days. Please click on headline above for more details. City facilities will also be closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 31.


  • photo of mosquito

    Mosquito Season - Fight the Bites

    Fight the Bites: Mosquito season typically runs from May to October, with peak activity in August. Residents should be on heightened alert during these months.

    05/18/2010 2:00 PM

  • Animal Adoption Center Monument Sign

    Grand Opening of Animal Adoption Center

    Join us Wednesday, June 2 at 2pm as we celebrate the grand opening of Carrollton's new Animal Adoption Center. Bring your family and friends for tours of the new facility, fun activities for the kids, food and refreshments, and door prizes!

    05/18/2010 1:30 PM

  • backhoe

    Touch a Truck: Library's Summer Reading Program Kickoff

    June 4: Bring your kids to the Josey Ranch Lake Library to see trucks and big equipment used by workers in the City of Carrollton and pick up your Summer Reading Program logs.

    05/14/2010 11:30 AM

  • Denton Co Veterans Memorial

    Dedication Ceremony for Veterans Memorial of Denton County To Be Held Sun. May 16

    The public is invited to attend the Dedication Ceremony of the Veterans Memorial of Denton County on Sunday, May 16. The Ceremony will be held at 4:30 pm at The Sandy Jacobs Government Center, 1029 W. Rosemeade Parkway, Carrollton, TX.

    05/13/2010 6:00 AM

  • book sale

    Shop the Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

    Find some good reads for you and your family at this one day only spring book sale held by the Friends of the Carrollton Public Library on May 15 at the Josey Ranch Lake Library from 10 am - 6 pm.

    05/13/2010 4:00 AM

  • K9 Team Thumb

    K9 Team Named Top In Nation

    Congratulations to K-9 Officers Withers and Sanchez, and their K9 partners Argo and Bosko for being named Top Law Enforcement Team for highest combined agency score out of 125 teams in the 2010 National Narcotic Detector Dog Association Competition.

    05/12/2010 2:00 PM

  • Residential Sprinkler photo

    Stage 1 Water Conservation in Effect

    The City of Carrollton has begun Stage 1 of conserving water during peak usage hours. From May to September residents must restrict their outdoor watering to midnight to 10 am or from 7 pm to midnight; no watering is allowed from 10 am to 7 pm.


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