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  • Budget Cover 2010

    Council To Approve Proposed Budget on Sept. 15; Property Tax Rate to Stay the Same

    At the Sept. 1 City Council meeting, Councilmembers received public input and stated their intention to keep Thomas Pool open, and to keep the property tax rate the same.


  • Labor Day photo composite: work gloves, hat and wrench on an American flag

    Labor Day: Hours and Trash Schedule

    City facilities closed, last day of swim and trash collection delayed one day.


  • Smartest Card

    September: Library Card Sign-up Month 2009

    September is Library Card Sign-up Month and the Carrollton Public Library wants to make sure that all children in Carrollton have the smartest card of all – a library card.


  • School zone speed limit sign

    School Zone Testing

    Traffic Operations will be testing the School Zone flasher system on Thursday, August 20 and Friday, August 21.


  • Budget Cover 2010

    City Council Makes Decisions on Preliminary City Budget

    City Council continues to deliberate and vote on the proposed 2009/2010 City budget and tax rate during meetings in September. All meetings are open to the public. See story to view Proposed Budget.


  • Hand on a computer mouse

    Job Hunting Computer Classes at the Library

    The library is offering three related classes about using computers in a job search: Resume Writing, Job Hunting, and Online Netwlorking.


  • Man recycling to earn RecycleBank points

    Animal Services Joins RecycleBank as Non-Profit Partner

    Animal Services can now receive donations through RecycleBank’s Reward Points as a new non-profit partner.


  • Carrollton in The New York Times

    Carrollton's light rail plans mentioned in The New York Times.


  • Neighborhood Involvement Forum logo

    Neighborhood Involvement Forum Aug. 29

    Join the Neighborhood Advisory Commission and the City of Carrollton Community Services from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 29 at Josey Ranch Lake Library.


  • Police Background

    Citizen Police Academy 2009

    The next Citizen Police Academy will begin on Thursday, August 13 and will end November 19. The classes are every Thursday night from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Carrollton Police Department.


  • Budget Cover 2010

    City Begins Annual Budget Approval Process

    The Carrollton City Council will deliberate and vote on the proposed 2009/2010 City budget and tax rate during meetings in August and September. See story to view Proposed Budget.


  • City Council 2009 - 2010

    Three Months, Three New Councilmembers

    Three months after City Council added three new councilmembers during the general election, the councilmembers are adjusting to their new roles in the community.


  • Martha Pointer Park

    We are excited to make improvements to the Martha Pointer Park. The two existing tennis courts will be demolished and replaced with two new courts and the current basketball court will be resurfaced as a new multi-purpose court. The project will in late July and we hope to be complete in early fall, weather permitting.

    07/23/2009 10:00 AM

  • Martha Pointer Park Improvements

    Renovations should be complete by early fall.

    07/23/2009 10:00 AM

  • City's 287(g) Program Progressing

    The City of Carrollton’s 287(g) program continues to progress toward operational reality. This is a partnership with Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) through which members of the Carrollton Police Department are receiving specialized training.


  • Crosby Construction

    Ongoing Construction at Crosby

    Crosby Recreation Center is undergoing a major transformation into a new Community Center, with half of the building being torn down and rebuilt. Follow the construction progress with updates and photos.


  • Book purchased with Texas Book Festival grant money

    Texas Book Festival Grants Library $2500 for Picture Books

    Hebron and Josey Library was granted $2500 with funds from the 2008 Texas Book Festival for the purchase of new and replacement picture books.


  • People sitting at outdoor table enjoying yogurt from Yogurtland at the Shops at Old Denton.

    Forbes Rank #12

    Carrollton ranks #12 in Forbes' "America's 25 Best Places to Move"


  • Photo by Laura Houpy: Boy reading in the library book aisle

    Friends of the Library Book Sale

    Shop for new titles for your personal library at the Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale September 17 - 19.

    07/08/2009 12:15 AM

  • Dad and son playing T-ball in the park.

    July: National Parks and Recreation Month

    Celebrate July as Parks and Recreation Month by partaking in community events, playing tennis at one of our local courts or by taking your dog for a walk along one of Carrollton’s trails.


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