News Flash

Posted on: September 13, 2019

2019-2020 Budget, Tax Rate Approved

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Allen residents will continue benefiting from one of the lowest property tax rates in Collin County following the approval of the city’s 2019-2020 tax rate and budget.

Allen City Council voted to lower the city’s property tax rate by ni...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Regional Transportation Input Opportunity

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Learn about transportation in the region and help set future priorities. The Regional Transportation Council and North Central Texas Council of Governments, together serving as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for the Dallas-Fort Worth area, are see...

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City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: August 28, 2019

Help Spread the Hope in Collin County

peanut butter drive

Thousands of children and families go hungry in Collin County every day. Through the month of September, the City of Allen will join the Collin County Peanut Butter Drive to help fight hunger in our community.

During the month-long drive, we will collect r...

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City of Allen - Headline Updates

News Flash

Posted on: August 7, 2019

Recycle Your Styrofoam!

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Did you know Allen residents can take advantage of nearby collection points for Styrofoam products not accepted in curbside recycling?

Frisco Environmental Collection Center (6616 Walnut Street, Frisco) is open to all, including non-Frisco residents and co...

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Community Services

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 11, 2019

Facility Closure Week Announcement

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

As part of Allen Parks and Recreation's annually scheduled maintenance, various facilities are closed throughout the year in order to work on equipment, deep clean, touch up paint and complete various projects as needed.

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium will be c...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Community Update Meeting

Exchange Parkway Recreation Center

The plans for the new Exchange Parkway Recreation Center are starting to take shape!

Come learn about the facility, including its proposed features and programming opportunities.

At the meeting, staff will be available at booths to provide information follo...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 16, 2019

SNAP Dance (Hollywood)

SNAP Dance

SNAP your fingers and shuffle your feet at this Special Needs and Adapted Program!

A Hollywood-themed SNAP Dance is being held from 7-10 p.m. on Friday, September 20 at Allen Senior Recreation Center.

Enjoy music, a fun theme and snacks! Open to ages 18 and...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Community Garage Sale

Joe Farmer Garage Sale

Sell those items you were thinking of throwing away or discover a variety of treasures at bargain prices!

The next Community Garage Sale is being held from 7 a.m. to noon on September 28 in the Joe Farmer Recreation Center parking lot.

Browsing is free to t...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Faith and Family Skate

It's Great to Skate

Join Allen Community Ice Rink for a fun Open Skate event!

The Faith and Family Skate will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. on Saturday, September 28 at Allen Community Ice Rink.

Entry is $5, and skate rentals are $3. Donate two non-perishable food items...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Cardboard Boat Race

Cardboard Boat Race

Cardboard boat races are happening from 1-2:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 28 at Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium.

Teams must construct a boat or raft made entirely of cardboard.Teams include a captain and first mate. Judging based on creativity, team spirit and ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Family Night: Campout & Movie

Family Night: Campout & Movie

Families are invited to camp out under the stars and enjoy an evening full of nighttime fun with camp traditions.

The annual Family Night: Campout & Movie will be held from 3 p.m. October 12 to 9 a.m. on October 13 in Bethany Lakes Park (outside of Joe...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Arbor Day Celebration

Arbor Day

Arbor Day is a nationally-celebrated observance that encourages tree planting and care.

Join the City of Allen for the annual Arbor Day Celebration happening from 9 a.m. to noon at Glendover Park!

Tree plantings, educational arts and crafts, chainsaw carvin...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Fall 2019 Recreation Guide

Fall 2019 LIFE Guide (Newsflash)

The Fall 2019 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE activities guide is now available!

Learn about all of the upcoming programs, classes and special events happening in Allen.

The guide can be viewed online now, and program registration can ...

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Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: September 12, 2019

Deceased Person Investigation

police department SUV with blue and red lights flashing

A deceased person located along the running trail in the 1500 block of W. Exchange Parkway has been identified as a missing elderly female who lived in a nearby neighborhood. There was no evidence of foul play. It appears the victim took her own life.

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Police Department
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Celebrate National Night Out with Allen Police

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Allen Police officers will be visiting neighborhood block parties during the annual National Night Out (NNO) on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

Each year, Allen joins hundreds of other communities around Texas to promote police-community partnerships and neighborhood cam...

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Register for National Night Out Police Department