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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Holiday Happenings in the City of Allen

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You don’t have to venture far to find magical, memorable ways to ring in the holidays. From Christmas concerts to Santa sightings, check out these fun-filled events happening in your own backyard.

Can’t-Miss Traditions

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

Allen Hires Eric Strong as Deputy City Manager

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Eric Strong will bring more than a dozen years of city management experience to Allen when he becomes Deputy City Manager on January 7.

Strong is currently the city manager of Richland Hills, Texas. In this role he oversaw a complete rewrite of the city’s ...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Renovations Coming to Heritage Park

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A 20-year-old playground and trail in the Heritage Park neighborhood is set for an upgrade.

Allen City Council approved the $449,000 construction contract for Heritage Park during the November 26 meeting. Contractors will replace playground equipment and a...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Allen Takes 7th Place in 2019 Digital Cities Survey

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Once again, Allen has claimed a spot in a coveted ranking of tech-savvy cities.

Investments in new online services and improvements to cyber security helped land Allen land at #7 on the Digital Cities Survey. The Center for Digital Government (CDG) applaud...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Upgrades Coming to Allen’s Utility Billing System

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City of Allen utility customers will soon have access to a more user-friendly system for paying utility bills.

Allen is replacing a 20-year-old payment system with a modern user interface which provides real-time payment updates, printable bills and option...

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