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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Council Approves Plans for “The Avenue”

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Plans for the SH 121 Corridor in Allen are now one step closer to reality.

Allen City Council unanimously approved the concept plan and development regulations for “The Avenue” at the February 11 meeting. This major mixed-use project is...

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City of Allen - Headline Updates
Posted on: February 7, 2020

Design Process Kicks off for Allen’s Final Fire Station

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Allen City Council approved spending $194,000 to begin planning and design for Fire Station 6.

The new station will be located on the southwest corner of Watters Road and Ridgeview Drive. The site was chosen to improve response times and better serve the A...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Registration Now Open in Utility Billing Payment System

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The planned transition to a new utility billing payment system is now complete! Here’s how to update your account.

Who is affected?

City of Allen utility customers who want to view or pay bills online, pay automatically with a credit card or enrol...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 18, 2019

Registration Now Open in Utility Billing Payment System

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The planned transition to a new utility billing payment system is now complete! Here’s how to update your account.

Who is affected?

City of Allen utility customers who want to view or pay bills online, pay automatically with a credit card or enrol...

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News Flash

Posted on: February 4, 2020

Citizens Fire Academy Now Accepting Applications

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Learn what it takes to be an Allen firefighter during this free, 8-week course. The 2020 Citizens Fire Academy will be held March 19-May 7 with a packed itinerary of hands-on training. Participants can ride along with firefighters, operate a fire hose, le...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Visiting Central Fire? Do this first....

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Fire administration staff have been temporarily relocated during the renovation of Central Fire Station. Please call 214.509.4400 for assistance before visiting.

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News Flash

Posted on: January 20, 2020

Indoor Triathlon

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Come experience the annual Indoor Triathlon on Sunday, March 1 at Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium!

The indoor triathlon will consist of a 15-minute swim, 15-minute cycle on an upright bike, and a 15-minute run with a 5-minute transition to each segment. ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Call for Submissions: Art Extravaganza

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Submit your work of art in a family-friendly juried competition!

Art submissions for the Art Extravaganza are being accepted now through Tuesday, February 18 at Joe Farmer Recreation Center

Open to all Collin County students ages 6-18, there&...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 6, 2020

One Night Wander

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Allen Senior Recreation Center is going on a special Nature Lover's One Night Wander, and there's still time to register!

Escape the bustle of the city and take a fishing trip to Ray Roberts Lake State Park! Explore Celina Historic Square before enjoying l...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Star Wars Open Skate

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Star Wars Open Skate is on Saturday, March 7 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. at Allen Community Ice Rink!

Join the fun with various Star Wars-themed activities, including ice skating with your favorite Stars Wars characters. Costumes encouraged!

Open to all ag...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Winter/Spring 2020 Recreation Guide

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The Winter/Spring 2020 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE in Allen activity guide is now available!

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

The guide can be viewed online now, and pro...

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News Flash

Posted on: January 27, 2020

Sustainable Landscape Series begins February 1

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The Sustainable Landscape Series is back for spring 2020. If you are beginner, this series is for you!

Learn about successful, sustainable gardening practices using less resources. The series includes various topics from professionals with years of educati...

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