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Posted on: September 20, 2023

Council Meeting Recap: Sidekicks return to Allen, Comprehensive Plan to be updated and more.

Allen City Council met on Tuesday, September 12. Read on for the highlights and approved projects. The full agenda and meeting video are available here.

Dallas Sidekicks return to Allen next season 

The Dallas Sidekicks indoor soccer team will play...

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Posted on: September 15, 2023

City budget, tax rate approved for fiscal year 2023-2024

Allen residents will continue enjoying one of the lowest tax rates among large Texas cities following the approval of the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 tax rate and city budget.

The $299,469,407 annual budget includes funding for infrastructure projects ranging fr...

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Posted on: September 18, 2023

Have a spooky and fire-free Halloween!

Two jack o lanterns lit up

Source: National Fire Protection Association

Halloween is a boo-tiful time of year, full of spooky celebrations and activities, but it also presents some real and scary fire safety hazards. As the holiday nears, the National Fire Protection Associ...

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Posted on: August 25, 2023

Entries are open for Allen Heritage Guild's Art Contest

Allen Heritage Guild is accepting entries for its Fall Art Contest until 2 p.m. Sept. 23. All entries will be on display at the Happy Fallfest event on Oct. 14.

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Posted on: August 22, 2023

Securing your space: The essential role of City residential permits

Photo of a residential neighborhood with new homes under construction

Are you planning to undertake a home improvement project soon? Whether a simple renovation or a major construction job, obtaining the proper building permits is crucial. Let's take a closer look at why you should never overlook the benefits of Ci...

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Posted on: July 24, 2023

Access special perks when you become a charter member of the Stephen G. Terrell Recreation Center

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Opening this fall, the Stephen G. Terrell Recreation Center will be Allen's largest and most unique recreation center. Be the first to enjoy all the benefits by becoming a charter member! Whether you live in Allen or another city, enrollment is n...

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Posted on: July 21, 2023

Account updates required for online water bill payments beginning Aug. 20

Utility billing customers who use the City of Allen Citizen Self-Service (CSS) Portal will be prompted to verify and relink their account information beginning Sunday, Aug. 20. Login instructions can be found below. This update is required by the City’s v...

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Posted on: May 26, 2023

Shelter supplies needed!

Photo of food and supplies donated to the animal shelter

Consider a donation from our Amazon Wish List! Our top needs are dog food, cat food and laundry soap.

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Posted on: May 8, 2023

Funds available to support families of victims

UPDATED MAY 9, 2023 at 5 PM

Allen, TX Shooting Victims' Fund on GoFundMe - Established by VictimsFirst

  • Directed to victims' families
  • VictimsFirst (a nonprofit comprised of families and survivors from 20+ years of past mass casualty crimes) has started a veri...
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