News Flash

Posted on: January 21, 2022

Allen is planning its first public dog park!

Plans are moving along for a new dog park at Jupiter Park. Once a bid is approved, construction is expected to take 9 to 12 months with expected opening in spring 2023.

Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: January 21, 2022

Services planned for former Mayor Pro Tem Douglas Gallagher (1944-2022)

Former Allen City Councilmember and Mayor Pro Tem Douglas Gallagher passed away on Thursday, January 13. Gallagher was elected as Councilmember, Place No. 3 in 1995 and re-elected in 1997 and 1999. He served as Mayor Pro Tem  from 2000 to 2001. H...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Attend a discussion panel on fentanyl poisoning: Jan. 27

Allen Police joins other local experts on Jan. 27 to discuss fentanyl poisoning and its effect in North Texas. Participate in-person or watch virtually. No registration required.

Police Department
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Maintenance, upkeep projects approved

City hall

JAN. 11, 2022 - Councilmembers authorized the City Manager to move forward with contracts for City facility HVAC maintenance and repair in the amount of $450,000. In addition, the City will purchase a data backup and disaster recovery platform for its dat...

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Strategic Plan | Sound Finances & Government Transparency
Posted on: January 19, 2022

New playground coming to Greenville Heights Park

Digital rendering of new play structures to be installed at Greenville Heights Park

JAN. 11, 2022 - The 16-year-old playground equipment at Greenville Heights Park will soon get an upgrade. The $205,798 project will replace noticeably deteriorating equipment at the park located at 1310 Shelborn Drive. Three colorful play structures, comp...

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Strategic Plan | Lively Destinations and Successful Commercial Centers
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Serve your city! Council candidate packets available through Feb. 18

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Candidate packets are now available for the May 7, 2022 General Election. Packets may be picked up in the City Secretary's Office located on the third floor of Allen City Hall, 305 Century Parkway.

Terms for Council Place Nos. 4 and 6 expire in May 2022. M...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Streets, alleys to be assessed Citywide

Photo of the laser-equipped van to be contracted for street assessments in Allen

JAN. 11, 2022 - A laser-equipped van will travel more than 660 miles of Allen streets and alleys to evaluate road conditions and help prioritize future repairs. The process is part of a citywide pavement assessment approved by Allen City Council during th...

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Strategic Plan | High-Performing Team, Resident-Focused Services
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Community meetings will set the stage for Downtown Allen revitalization

Historic preserved home located in Downtown Allen

Join the Citizen Led Downtown Steering Committee and Consultant at an upcoming Community Input Visioning Workshop to help create a community-led vision for the revitalization of Downtown Allen.

During the workshop, residents will listen to a brief presenta...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Apply for a building permit

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Permits are required for many home projects including roof repairs, irrigation installation and fence replacement.

Online Services
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Book Bundles

A stack of colorful children's books.

A bundle is a variety of up to five books that fit within a certain children's book category (picture books, easy readers, etc).  Simply fill out our book bundle form, and a librarian will choose books for your child.  Within tw...

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Try a book bundle. Library News
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Council Meeting Recap: Allen Gateway development update, pavement assessment, new playground

Allen City Council met on Tuesday, January 11. View the full agenda or watch a replay of the meeting.

Allen Gateway development is moving forward, with technical tweaksKaty Trail Ice House, Plush Suites and North American Properties are among the developer...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Make a request for engineering record plans

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Requests for record drawings are accepted by email. Please provide a map outlining the area requested or detailed limits. Call the Engineering Department at 214.509.4582 if you have questions.

Online Services
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Make an open records request

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Make an open records request or search a variety of public records. Information is provided by the City Secretary’s Office in accordance with the Public Information Act.

Online Services
Posted on: January 13, 2022

My APL StoryWalk

Four children looking at a book outside the Allen Public Library

How to participate:

  • Use the template to write and illustrate an original short story or scene from a story. Submissions must use the template provided. A printed copy of the template is available for pick up in the Children’s Library.
  • Story, charac...
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Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Pay a citation or court fine

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Need to handle a citation? Depending on your age and the type of offense alleged, you have four options for settling a citation or fine.

Online Services
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Pay a utility bill

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Pay for your water, sewer and trash/recycling service using one of four convenient options.

Online Services
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Register as a City vendor

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You can apply for all permits using our Citizen Self-Service (CSS) portal. Use the step-by-step guides to get started. If you have questions, call Building Services at 214.509.4130.

Online Services
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Register in our eBid system

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Register as a supplier and check the status of bids that are open, closed, awarded and not awarded. You also can view active contracts.

Online Services
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Register your pet

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Registration available online, by mail or in person. Documents and licensing fee required.

Online Services
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Report an anonymous crime tip

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Send an anonymous tip directly to Allen Police Department using an online tip form. It's available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Online Services
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Request the location of a utility line

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Whether you're planting a tree or building an office tower, you first must check the location of gas lines and other vital utilities. Visit Texas811.org or dial 8-1-1.

Online Services
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Schedule a video inspection

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Our Virtual Inspection Program is available for occupied residential homes once plans are filed and approved electronically.

Online Services
Posted on: January 12, 2022

ERCOT Town Hall Meeting on Jan. 24

Interim President Bradley Jones discusses the progress of ERCOT’s Roadmap to Improving Grid Reliability. Residents are encouraged to submit questions during the meeting in-person or through the YouTube livestream. Meeting held at Allen City Hall.

City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Now hiring: Animal Control Officer

Join our Animal Services team! As an Animal Control Officer, you'll provide hands-on, humane service for animal concerns in Allen. Additional duties include facility support and caring for animals at the shelter.

Police Department
Posted on: January 12, 2022

STEM Kits

Coding Critters with dog robot, doghouse and slide

We've added new STEM Kits to the Library! 

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Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: January 10, 2022

R.A.D. self-defense training for women

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R.A.D. training (Rape Aggression Defense) is a four-week course that teaches realistic self-defense strategies for women. Classes led by certified Allen Police instructors.

Police Department
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Winter programs are here—join in the fun!

Searching for winter activities? Flip through the latest LIFE in Allen activity guide for new and returning programs!

Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Calling all artists, ages 6-18!

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Submit your work to Art Extravaganza, a family-friendly art competition hosted by Allen Parks and Recreation. Artwork for this juried show will be displayed Friday through Sunday, Feb. 25-27, at Joe Farmer Recreation Center. Artists ages 6 through 18 may ...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Ready, set, QUACK!

Photo of rubber ducks decorated for a prior Duck Derby event

Think you have the fastest duck in Allen? Find out at the annual Duck Derby at Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium!

Purchase your “racing duck” from the Natatorium for $8, decorate and return it to the facility for judging by 5 p.m. on Feb. 11. The races take place ...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: January 7, 2022

What do you want to see in your parks?

Greenville Heights Park shade structure

Allen Parks and Recreation is hitting the road to share the results of the latest Allen Parks and Open Space Master Plan! This document will serve as a guide to staff and City leaders over the next ten years, helping them identify and address the communit...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Trash not collected? For now, keep it where you left it!

trash truck driving down street with driver wearing a face mask

Residents may experience a temporary delay in trash, recycling, yard waste or bulk collection due to a large number of CWD drivers who are out sick. Remaining drivers are currently working late into the evening and on Saturday to complete all routes. Plea...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: December 23, 2021

The Courses at Watters Creek adds GPS-enabled touch screens to golf carts

The Courses at Watters Creek

GPS-enabled golf carts are the latest perk for players at The Courses at Watters Creek, the 33-hole golf course owned and operated by the City of Allen Parks & Recreation Department.

Touch screens in each of the facility’s 100 carts allow pla...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: December 10, 2021

Allen looks to the future

On November 30, leaders from the City of Allen, Allen Independent School District, the Allen-Fairview Chamber of Commerce and Collin College gathered to share updates from the past year and plans for the future. The gathering included members of the local...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: December 2, 2021

New audio/visual system and lighting at Credit Union of Texas Event Center

Exterior photo of Credit Union of Texas Event Center at evening

Credit Union of Texas Event Center, formerly Allen Event Center, completed a major makeover in Fall 2021. The upgrades bring new energy and excitement to the arena and the events it hosts.

In August, the arena began a $2.9 million project to replace its ag...

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Parks & Recreation - Completed Projects
Posted on: December 1, 2021

Allen is planning its first public dog park!

Small dog happily running in a grassy field

Plans are moving along for a new dog park at Jupiter Park. Allen Community Development Corporation (Allen CDC) approved funding for the dog park in Fall 2021. You can keep up with the latest information by joining Allen Dog Park Project Updates, a private...

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Parks & Recreation Projects (HIDDEN)
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Downtown Steering Committee reveals plans for feedback opportunities, community planning

Historic preserved home located in Downtown Allen

NOV. 12, 2021 - Allen’s Downtown Steering Committee, led by resident volunteers, gave its first-year update during the Nov. 9 City Council meeting. The group was formed in summer 2021 and recently completed Phase 1 of its work to develop a new v...

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Strategic Plan | Lively Destinations and Successful Commercial Centers
Posted on: November 11, 2021

“Better together”: Ad hoc committee presents findings, recommendations for full community engagement

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NOV. 11, 2021 - A committee formed by Allen City Council has identified key ways to make Allen more welcoming and engaging to people of all backgrounds.

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) Ad Hoc Committee presented their final report to Allen C...

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Strategic Plan | Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Community
Posted on: November 5, 2021

Fire prevention and safety with Allen Fire Department

Fire prevention for the holidays! Learn about basic fire prevention and more in these new safety videos featuring Allen firefighters.

Fire Department
Posted on: August 26, 2021

Tag your photos, share the love! Introducing #NoPlaceLikeAllen

Whether you’re born-and-raised here or just getting settled in, there’s no denying it: There’s simply no place like Allen!

We’re inviting you to share your favorite spots, good eats and Allen memories with your neigh...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: August 24, 2021

Q: Which Allen Downtown restaurant location previously operated as a bed and breakfast?

Pixelated photo of a restaurant in Downtown Allen

Bonus: Can you correctly name the number of hotels Allen has now?

Hedary’s Mediterranean Restaurant now serves up Lebanese cuisine at this Queen Anne house, which was previously a B&B. Longtime residents may recall a time when it was the *only* option for out-of-town guests! Today, Allen is home to 10 hote...

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Downtown Trivia
Posted on: August 18, 2021

Q: Where was Allen Public Library originally located?

exterior of Allen Public Library

Bonus points if you know the year it opened!

Allen Public Library was originally located on the second floor of the Woodman of the World building, 111-113 W. Main St. With the help of the Epsilon Sigma Alpha service organization, the library opened in 1967. Today you can visit Allen Public Library a...

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Downtown Trivia
Posted on: August 11, 2021

Q: Who is the only United States President to visit Allen while in office?

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This sitting president visited Allen in 1905.

President Theodore Roosevelt visited Allen, Texas, in 1905. To date, he's the only US President to visit Allen while in office.

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Downtown Trivia
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Poison control resources from NCPC

One poison exposure is reported to U.S. poison control every 15 seconds. While children age 6 and younger make up a majority of cases, poisoning affects all ages. Do your part to reduce unnecessary ER visits by staying prepared.

Fire Department
Posted on: August 4, 2021

Q: Can you name three uses of the blue house located downtown during the last 20 years?

Exterior photo of landmark blue house in Downtown Allen

This blue house at 102 S. Allen Drive has served many uses.

The house currently serves as an office for the Allen Arts Alliance. Previously it served as the Allen Senior Center and Allen Public Library.

Allen Senior Recreation Center and Allen Public Library now have facilities located in the downtown area (or the ...

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Downtown Trivia
Posted on: July 30, 2021

How can I request a copy of my CDC vaccination card?

man sitting in vehicle receiving COVID-19 vaccine from an Allen firefighter

Allen Fire Department no longer maintains duplicate records of the CDC card given during vaccinations. If you need a copy of your vaccination record, you may request the information directly from Texas Health and Human Services.

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 30, 2021

How can I request a copy of my CDC vaccination card?

Allen Fire Department no longer maintains duplicate records of the CDC card given during vaccinations. If you need a copy of your vaccination record, you may request the information directly from Texas Health and Human Services.

Fire Department
Posted on: July 28, 2021

Q: What restaurant operated in this building before it was Allen Café?

Exterior photo of Allen Cafe window that reads Breakfast and Lunch Served All Summer Long

The previous restaurant was a popular stop following local high school football games.

Before it was Allen Café, this building housed a Dairy Queen. The venue was popular after the Allen Eagles football games, and many residents recall the enormous traffic jams on game nights.

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Downtown Trivia
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Q: Can you name two of the oldest family businesses in Downtown Allen?

Photo of a sidewalk scape in Downtown Allen framed with trees

Not only do these businesses have charm - they're trademark pieces of Allen history!

Nestled in the heart of downtown Allen, Rodenbaugh’s has been a mainstay of the Allen business community for more than 55 years. Rodenbaugh’s opened in 1962 when the city population barely exceeded 500 people, and is considered the oldest operating busine...

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Downtown Trivia
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Q: What name does the City of Allen use to define the downtown area for zoning purposes?

Screenshot of Downtown Allen area shaded on a map

You can view the area and surrounding properties on our interactive map.

The current Downtown Allen area is designated as the Central Business District, or CBD, in the City of Allen Comprehensive Plan. View the map and explore the properties that comprise this area.

The Downtown Steering Committee is including this area in thei...

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Downtown Trivia
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Q: When was the first original map of the Town of Allen filed?

Portion of the original map of Allen in black and white

BONUS: Can you also name the person who platted the map?

Theodore Kosse, Chief Engineer for the Houston and Texas Central Railway, plotted the first map for the town of Allen in 1876. The town was named for Ebenezer Allen, a former attorney general of Texas and promoter of the railroad. Kosse also worked on the...

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Downtown Trivia
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Stable economy, strong management earns Allen highest possible bond rating

Allen aerial shot

 A stable economy, strong fiscal management and above-average resident incomes helped the City of Allen maintain the best possible bond ratings from both Moody’s Investor Services and S&P Global Ratings. 

For municipalities, the pract...

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Strategic Plan | Sound Finances & Government Transparency
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Class A office space, entertainment venue planned for "The Farm"

Artist rendering of an urban development with offices, shops and boardwalk-style restaurants

JUNE 1, 2021 - Allen-based developer JaRyCo started construction on The Farm in Allen, a 135-acre mixed-use project at the southeast corner of Sam Rayburn Tollway (SH 121) and Alma Drive. Work will begin with the developer's $25 million infrastru...

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Strategic Plan | Lively Destinations and Successful Commercial Centers
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Pillar Commercial acquires One Bethany East

five-story glass-walled office building at sunset

JUNE 1, 2021 - Pillar Commercial and Hall Capital have acquired One Bethany East, the first Class A office building located in the Watters Creek District.  The five-story 120,000 SF office building is home to anchor Credit Union of Texas, Boss Fi...

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Strategic Plan | Lively Destinations and Successful Commercial Centers
Posted on: May 28, 2021

VIDEO: Vactor trucks, grease traps, water tests – oh my!

Two men in reflective safety vests with text that reads "Allen at Work"

MAY 21, 2021 - The City of Allen celebrated Public Works Week by highlighting three crews who protect Allen’s waterways, pipes and drinking water. Get to know these valued employees in a new series, Allen at Work.

Vactor Truck | Jason Helmick and ...

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Strategic Plan | High-Performing Team, Resident-Focused Services
Posted on: May 18, 2021

Life safety and fire safety resources from NFPA

Safety and preparedness are important topics for the entire family. Browse a library full of educational tools and tips from National Fire Protection Association.

Fire Department
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Cultural programming goes virtual at Allen Public Library

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MAY 14, 2021 -  Allen Public Library brought treasured cultural programming to residents in a new way during the COVID-19 pandemic.

When live programs in the Civic Auditorium were interrupted, On Stage @ APL offered virtual concerts, author discus...

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Strategic Plan | Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Community
Posted on: May 14, 2021

New Chief Financial Officer hired

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APRIL 29, 2021 - The City of Allen has hired Pete Phillis, an accomplished financial manager with more than 28 years of experience, to lead the City’s finance department. Phillis has extensive experience in local government, including a long tenure in the...

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Strategic Plan | Sound Finances & Government Transparency
Posted on: May 14, 2021

VIDEO: 2020 Excellence in PRIDE Winners announced

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APRIL 16, 2021 - Five City employees were honored for their exceptional service in Allen's annual appreciation awards.

  • Silvana Best, Special Events Coordinator (Allen Parks & Recreation)
  • Johnny San Martin, Building Maintenance (Communi...
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Strategic Plan | High-Performing Team, Resident-Focused Services
Posted on: May 14, 2021

VIDEO: Allen Fire Department administers final COVID-19 shot

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MAY 6, 2021 - Allen Fire Department ended COVID-19 vaccine hub operations after vaccinating more than 50,000 individuals and administering nearly 100,000 shots. The drive-through vaccine site at Eagle Stadium began operation in late January to he...

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Strategic Plan | High-Performing Team, Resident-Focused Services
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Allen Event Center plans upgrades, repairs

brick event center with glass rotunda on a sunny, blue sky day

MAY 13, 2021 - Money-saving upgrades, audiovisual improvements and cosmetic repairs will soon begin at Allen Event Center.

New AV upgrades coming to Allen Event CenterAllen Event Center will soon begin upgrading audiovisual equipment at t...

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Strategic Plan | Lively Destinations and Successful Commercial Centers
Posted on: May 10, 2021

Playground Shade Structures

Bethany Lakes Park shade structures

During 2020-2021, four new shade structures were installed over Allen playgrounds. The installations begin a five-year shade structure plan for City parks.

Plan a play date and beat the heat under the new shade at Bethany Lakes Park, Greenville He...

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Parks & Recreation - Completed Projects
Posted on: May 10, 2021

Trail Wayfinding Markers

Members of Allen Parks and Recreation Department and Allen Parks Foundation hold new wayfinding plac

Find your way around Allen trails with new monuments and wayfinding signs. Installation of the 22 placards and monuments began February 2021.

For four years, Allen Parks Foundation worked in conjunction with Allen Parks and Recreation to develop a master p...

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Parks & Recreation - Completed Projects
Posted on: April 29, 2021

VIDEO: Allen City Television debuts "Project LIFE"

Project LIFE logo

APRIL 29, 2021 - A new, monthly video series highlights projects and updates from Allen's Parks and Recreation Department.

In this month's episode of Project LIFE, learn about:

  • Ridgeview Trail project
  • New cricket pitch
  • Spirit Park
  • Weed sprayi...
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Strategic Plan | Safe, Livable Community
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Allen adopts diversity, equity and inclusion policy

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APRIL 16, 2021 - A new committee formed by Allen City Council will spend the next several months exploring ways to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion efforts in Allen.

During the April 13 meeting, Allen City Council voted unanimously to adopt...

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Strategic Plan | Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Community
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Construction begins on "The Farm in Allen"

7 men in suits hold shovels at groundbreaking ceremony

Source: JaRyCo Development

APRIL 7, 2021 - Allen-based developer JaRyCo has started construction on The Farm in Allen, a 135-acre mixed use project at the southeast corner of Sam Rayburn Tollway and Alma Drive in Allen, Texas. Work will begin with the deve...

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Strategic Plan | Lively Destinations and Successful Commercial Centers
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Allen wins prestigious government finance award

Allen City Hall

MARCH 31, 2021 - The City of Allen has continued its winning streak, earning a prestigious national finance award for the 21st year in a row. The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) awarded the city with the Certificate of Achievement in Excell...

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Strategic Plan | Sound Finances & Government Transparency
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Purchasing process saves Allen $9.6 million

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MARCH 29, 2021 - For the twentieth consecutive year, the City of Allen has earned top marks for its efforts to save money and make ethical choices in its purchasing processes.

The Purchasing Division is responsible for acquiring goods and services...

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Strategic Plan | Sound Finances & Government Transparency
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Allen Police Department recaps first year using SPIDRTech software

Allen Police officer speaking to a driver

FEBRUARY 25, 2021 - Allen Police Department (APD) gave its first-year review of SPIDRTech, a new software that enhances communication between Allen Police Department and the people they serve.

Deputy Chief Ken Myers presented the review to City Co...

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Strategic Plan | High-Performing Team, Resident-Focused Services
Posted on: February 3, 2021

Find your way with new trail signs!

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FEBRUARY 3, 2021 - Allen Parks Foundation unboxed 22 new trail signs to be placed at trail intersections this month. The 6-foot monuments and wayfinding sign placards are planned at every trail intersection. They designate major trail names with color cod...

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Strategic Plan | Safe, Livable Community
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Stray Animal Intake List

Animal Services staff during Clear the Shelters 2020

Call us at 214.509.4378 for more information on a specific animal. Proof of ownership is required before an animal is released to a claimant.

We understand our breed descriptions will not always match the breed description from a pet owner. If you do not s...

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Animal Services - Stray Animal Intake List
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Adult Leagues: Ice for all experience levels

adults playing hockey in full gear

Looking for a beginner or competitive league in Allen? No matter your skating level, we've got an option for you at Allen Community Ice Rink.

Our goal is to develop your hockey game with a rounded approach that includes skate skill building, stick-time practice, and participation with a team in one of our leagues. Learn more about league options below.

Thank you League Partners!

Allen Community I...

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Adult Hockey Programs
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Youth Leagues: Get on the Ice!

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Playing in leagues not only improves skating and teaches team skills, it can build a life-long love of the game. No matter the skating level, we've got an options at Allen Community Ice Rink!

Youth Leagues: Get on the Ice!

Allen Community Ice Rink hosts hockey leagues for children ages 4 through 12.

Our goal is to develop your hockey game with a rounded approach that includes skate skill building, stick-time practice, and participation with a te...

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Youth Hockey Programs
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Allen named #2 safest large city in Texas

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DECEMBER 14, 2020 - New rankings from AdvisorSmith examined crime reports published by the Federal Bureau of Investigation to understand which cities in Texas have the lowest levels of reported crime on a per capita basis.

Allen was one of 39 larg...

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Strategic Plan | Safe, Livable Community
Posted on: October 15, 2020

New renderings of Terrell Recreation Center revealed

Artist rendering of modern recreation facility with glass rotunda and wide welcome deck

OCTOBER 15, 2020 - Allen Parks & Recreation is sharing a glimpse inside the future Stephen G. Terrell Recreation Center.

Parks & Recreation Director Kate Meacham revealed new interior renderings from BRS Architects during the October 13 Ci...

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Strategic Plan | Safe, Livable Community
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Join our force - now offering lateral entry!

We're one of the few departments in Dallas Fort-Worth with a lateral entry program for officers with prior experience.

Police Department
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Urban wildlife in Allen

Photo - Coyote

Bobcats, coyotes and other urban wildlife are present throughout North Texas, including here in Allen. However, seeing these animals in your neighborhood can be unnerving. Read on for the top questions about urban wildlife, including ways to protect your ...

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Read more about wildlife in Allen. Police Department