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Posted on: November 16, 2018

New Speed Limits Coming to 3 Allen Roads

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Allen is preparing to adjust the speed limit on several city streets. Engineers completed traffic studies on sight distance, crash history, average speed and other factors before making recommendations to Allen City Council. The new speed limits include:

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Grant Funding, Community Partnerships Help Nearly 200 Allen Families

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Federal funding, community support grants and private donations administered by the City of Allen helped provide safe and stable housing to nearly 200 families last year.

Allen’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program offers home repair...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Allen Mayor Appointed to Serve on Regional 9-1-1 Board

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Mayor Stephen Terrell will be among the first members of a new board aimed at investing in 9-1-1 emergency communications in North Texas.

The North Central Texas 9-1-1 Emergency Communications District Board will oversee the allocation of $0.50 fees collec...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Allen City Manager Announces Retirement Plans

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After two decades of service to the City of Allen, City Manager Peter H. Vargas will take on a new title of Interim City Manager in February 2019.

Allen City Council approved the plan at the November 13 meeting. This role—which has no formal end ...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Thanksgiving Hours for the City of Allen

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Many City facilities will close or observe limited hours during the Thanksgiving holiday. For questions about schedules not listed below, please contact the facility directly.

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