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Posted on: June 14, 2019

6-14-19 East Trimmier Road Closure

Sections of E. Trimmier Road from Stagecoach Road south to city limits will be closed starting June 17 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Motorists should plan on delays or detours.

The road closure is for asphalt repair, and work will continue until complete.

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City News
Posted on: June 13, 2019

6-13-19 Lane Closure on Westbound Rancier Avenue

The westbound outside lane of E. Rancier Avenue near the intersection of 4th Street will be closed June 18 and 19 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The inside lane will remain open to through traffic.

The lane closure is for concrete replacement, which should be compl...

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City News
Posted on: June 13, 2019

6-13-19 Edgefield Street Closure

Edgefield Street, from Cody Poe Road to John Haedge Drive, will be closed June 18 and 19 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The road will be reopened to through traffic at the end of each day.

The closure is for a waterline installation across Edgefield St.

Traffic will...

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City News
Posted on: June 13, 2019

6-13-19 Adult Night at the Family Aquatic Center June 22

The Family Aquatic Center at Lions Club Park is hosting an adults only night June 22 from 7 to 10 p.m. Attendees must be age 18 and over.

All of the water slides, pools and other features will be open. There will also be a screening of the original Jaws th...

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City News
Posted on: June 12, 2019

6-12-19 Low Cost Pet Vaccinations Offered June 19

Killeen Animal Services will host a low cost pet vaccination clinic June 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive. All pets must arrive on a leash or in a carrier.

Complete yearly vaccinations for cats and dogs are just ...

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City News
Posted on: June 7, 2019

6-7-19 Movies in Your Park Series Premiers June 14

Killeen’s free 2019 Movies in Your Park series premiers June 14 at 8 p.m. at Killeen Amphitheater, located next to the Killeen Community Center. The featured presentation will be Smallfoot.

The series schedule is as follows:

June 14 Smallfoot,&...

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City News
Posted on: June 7, 2019

6-7-19 Killeen Municipal Court Implements Call and Text Notifications

Killeen Municipal Court has added an automated call and text system to its notification procedures.

Defendants whose court cases reach a delinquent status will be notified by phone via voice call from 254-501-7850 or text message from 673-29. The automated...

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City News
Posted on: June 7, 2019

6-7-19 Killeen Animal Shelter Full; Adoptions Needed

Killeen Animal Shelter is full and needs community support to increase adoptions. The shelter has dogs and cats of all ages, breeds, sizes and temperaments in need of forever homes.

Through July 4th, adoptions are $4 for all animals. The adoption fee inclu...

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City News
Posted on: June 4, 2019

6-4-19 Killeen Home Buyer Expo June 15

June is National Homeownership Month and Killeen Home Buyer Expo returns Saturday, June 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Killeen Civic & Conference Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Organized by the Community Development Department as part...

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City News
Posted on: June 3, 2019

6-3-19 Youth Volunteer Orientation Saturday

Killeen Volunteers, Inc. and the Youth Advisory Commission are working to develop a new generation of volunteers and will host Youth Volunteer Orientation June 8 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Killeen Community Center, 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard.

The free, ...

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City News
Posted on: June 3, 2019

6-3-19 Outdoor Fitness Court® to Join Amenities at Lions Club Park

The City of Killeen will unveil the Junior Service League of Killeen Fitness Court® at Lions Club Park Saturday at 10:30 a.m. The community is invited to the grand opening ceremony which will include equipment demonstrations, giveaways and prizes....

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City News
Posted on: June 2, 2019

6-2-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for Addresses in North Killeen

A boil water notice issued May 30 for properties located at the following addresses has been lifted effective immediately:

  • 801 to 916 West Dean Avenue
  • 801 to 914 Kern Road
  • 1603 to 1717 Walton Walker Drive

Complications during scheduled valve maintenance inter...

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City News
Posted on: May 31, 2019

5-31-19 Rescheduled: Lane Closure on Southbound WS Young

The southbound outside lane of WS Young Drive south of Veterans Memorial Boulevard is closed today until 4 p.m. and will be closed Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The inside lane will remain open to through traffic.

The lane closure is for right o...

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City News
Posted on: May 31, 2019

5-31-19 Family Aquatics Center and Long Branch Pool Open for the Summer

The Family Aquatics Center at Lions Club Park and Long Branch Pool open for the summer June 1.

Family Aquatics Center daily hours are Tuesday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and ...

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City News
Posted on: May 30, 2019

5-30-19 Killeen Consumer Confidence Report Confirms Excellent Water Quality

The City of Killeen has released its 2018 Consumer Confidence Report to inform the public of the quality and safety of its drinking water. Killeen is proud to report that it had no water quality violations in the 2018 calendar year.

Extensive monitoring an...

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City News
Posted on: May 30, 2019

5-30-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for Addresses in North Killeen

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately for properties located at the following addresses:

  • 801 to 916 West Dean Avenue
  • 801 to 914 Kern Road
  • 1603 to 1717 Walton Walker Drive

Complications during scheduled valve maintenance have interrupted water se...

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City News
Posted on: May 30, 2019

5-29-19 City Asks Public to Refrain from Using Heritage Oaks Trail

The City of Killeen is actively constructing Heritage Oaks Hike & Bike Trail in southeast Killeen. The public is advised to refrain from using the trail until construction is complete next year.

The active construction area has unfinished site work and...

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City News
Posted on: May 30, 2019

5-29-19 Phone Payment Center Unavailable Overnight Thursday

Phone in payments for utility bills will be unavailable from 11 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday due to scheduled system maintenance.

Online utility payments will not be affected.

The City of Killeen apologizes for inconveniences caused by this interruption i...

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City News
Posted on: May 29, 2019

5-29-19 Learn to Swim this Summer

The City of Killeen is offering swim lessons this summer for children and adults at the Family Aquatic Center. Registration is $45 and is open for all sessions.

Each session lasts two weeks, and lessons are conducted mornings or evenings Tuesday through Fr...

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City News
Posted on: May 29, 2019

5-29-19 Maker Day Creativity Showcase Event June 3

Killeen Public Library and Killeen Civic & Conference Center are hosting Maker Day Monday, June 3, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the conference center. The event is free, and all ages are welcome to attend and participate.

A variety of hands-on crafting ac...

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City News
Posted on: May 29, 2019

5-29-19 Killeen Municipal Court to Close at Noon Thursday

Killeen Municipal Court will close at noon Thursday for required staff training.

The court will be open from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday and will reopen Friday for regular weekday hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more information on Killeen Municipal Court, visit...

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City News
Posted on: May 23, 2019

5-23-19 Killeen Transfer Station Open Monday, Closed Tuesday

Killeen Transfer Station will be open Monday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will be closed Tuesday for installation of new equipment.

The Transfer Station is located at 12200 State Highway 195 and maintains regular business hours Monday through Saturday. Killeen...

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City News
Posted on: May 20, 2019

5-20-19 Municipal Offices Closed Memorial Day

City of Killeen offices will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day.

Emergency services and garbage collection will operate without interruption.

The Transfer Station and Recycle Center will be closed.

The Family Recreation Center will be open from 5...

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City News
Posted on: May 20, 2019

5-20-19 Community Memorial Day Ceremony May 27

The Area Veterans Advisory Committee will host the Killeen Memorial Day Ceremony Monday at 10 a.m. at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, 11463 State Highway 195. The public is encouraged to attend.

First Cavalry Division Commander Major General Paul Ca...

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City News
Posted on: May 17, 2019

5-17-19 Rescheduled: Lane Closure on Southbound WS Young

The southbound outside lane of WS Young Drive south of Veterans Memorial Boulevard will be closed Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The inside lane will remain open to through traffic.

The lane closure is for right of way improvements related to...

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City News
Posted on: May 17, 2019

5-17-19 Family Aquatics Center and Long Branch Pool Open Memorial Day Weekend

The Family Aquatics Center at Lions Club Park and Long Branch Pool will be open Memorial Day weekend.

The Family Aquatics Center will be open May 25 from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., May 26 from 1 to 6:30 p.m. and May 27 from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Daily admission ...

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City News
Posted on: May 14, 2019

5-14-19 Nolan Creek Flood Protection Study Community Meeting Thursday

Central Texas Council of Governments will host a public meeting Thursday to present a status report on the Nolan Creek Flood Protection Study. The meeting is scheduled at 6 p.m. at the Harker Heights Activity Center, 400 Indian Trail.

The Nolan Creek Flood...

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City News
Posted on: May 10, 2019

5-10-19 Online Payment Center Unavailable Saturday

Online payments for utility bills, court fees and permits will be unavailable Saturday, May 11, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Equipment relocation will require powering down systems, which will temporarily suspend online payment services.

Utility payments may be ma...

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City News
Posted on: May 9, 2019

5-9-19 Celebrate Killeen Festival and Rodeo Killeen May 16 - 18

The annual Celebrate Killeen Festival and Rodeo Killeen will take place May 16 through 18 at the Killeen Special Events Center and rodeo grounds. Both events are open to the public and will provide family-friendly entertainment.

The Celebrate Killeen Festi...

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City News
Posted on: May 7, 2019

5-7-19 City Manager Provides Eighth 100-Day Report to Council

Killeen City Manager Ron Olson presented his eighth 100-day report to Killeen City Council in executive session at Tuesday’s workshop. The report detailed organizational accomplishments for the period of January 9 through April 18.

“Cit...

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City News
Posted on: May 3, 2019

5-3-19 Lane Closure on Bacon Ranch Road

The westbound lane of Bacon Ranch Road between OW Curry Drive and WS Young Drive will be closed Monday and Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Westbound traffic will be detoured. Eastbound traffic will be permitted.

The lane closure is for installation of a sewe...

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City News
Posted on: May 3, 2019

5-3-19 Lane Closure on Southbound WS Young

The southbound outside lane of WS Young Drive south of Veterans Memorial Boulevard will be closed Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The inside lane will remain open to through traffic.

The lane closure is for right of way improvements related t...

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City News
Posted on: May 3, 2019

5-3-19 City Manager Selects Three Department Heads

Killeen City Manager Ron Olson has announced his intent to appoint three new department heads to fill vacancies in the executive director positions for the Information Technology, Public Works and Recreation Services departments.

All three appointments wil...

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City News
Posted on: May 2, 2019

5-2-19 City to Participate in Regional Emergency Exercise May 7

The City of Killeen will participate in an emergency response training exercise May 7 along with Fort Hood, American Airlines and American Red Cross. The public is advised that this is a simulated emergency event and poses no public threat.

Emergency respo...

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City News
Posted on: April 29, 2019

4-29-19 Killeen Municipal Election Saturday

The final day of early voting in the Killeen municipal election is tomorrow from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Killeen City Hall, Killeen Community Center and Lions Club Park Senior Center.

Election Day is Saturday, May 4. Voting will be at precinct polling location...

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City News
Posted on: April 29, 2019

4-29-19 National Day of Prayer Observance Thursday

A National Day of Prayer observance will take place at Killeen City Hall Thursday at noon. The public is invited to attend.

The program will begin with the presentation of a mayoral proclamation by Mayor Pro Tem Jim Kilpatrick honoring this year’...

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City News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

4-18-19 Volunteers Needed for Emergency Training

The City of Killeen is conducting a regional emergency exercise May 7 to allow personnel to practice emergency response. Volunteers are needed.

The exercise will involve an emergency scenario that personnel must respond to and manage. To make the simulatio...

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City News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

4-18-19 Killeen Election Early Voting Starts Monday

Early voting for the City of Killeen municipal election is scheduled April 22 through 30. Election Day is Saturday, May 4.

Killeen voters will elect city council seats for Districts 2, 3 and 4. Only voters who live in each district may vote for that distri...

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City News
Posted on: April 16, 2019

4-16-19 Gilmore Senior Center Operations to Remain at Community Center

City Manager Ron Olson provided a status update regarding Bob Gilmore Senior Center at tonight’s City Council Workshop and received Council’s support to pursue developing a plan to construct a new facility.

The Gilmore Center was closed...

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City News
Posted on: April 15, 2019

4-15-19 Killeen Community Center Extending Hours

Killeen Community Center is extending its hours to give the public more access to the facility for meetings, activities and events. Beginning April 29, hours will be Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The facil...

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City News
Posted on: April 15, 2019

4-15-19 Mayor to Proclaim Bob Gray Day Thursday

Mayor Jose Segarra will proclaim Bob Gray Day Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at a ceremony at Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport.

The mayor will present an official proclamation to a Gray family member during the ceremony.

Captain Robert “Bob” Gr...

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City News
Posted on: April 15, 2019

4-15-19 Spring Adoption Special at Killeen Animal Shelter

Killeen Animal Shelter is encouraging adoptions in April. The shelter has dogs and cats of all ages, breeds, sizes and temperaments in need of forever homes.

Through April, adoptions are $25 for all animals. This includes microchipping and vouchers for ste...

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City News
Posted on: April 12, 2019

4-12-19 Online Payment Center Unavailable Tonight

Online payments for utility bills, court fees and permits will be unavailable tonight, April 12, from 7 p.m. to midnight. The work was rescheduled from earlier in the week.

A scheduled electrical upgrade will be performed, and online payment services must ...

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City News
Posted on: April 11, 2019

4-11-19 Municipal Offices Closed April 19

City of Killeen offices will be closed Friday, April 19, in observance of Good Friday. All offices will reopen for normal business hours April 22.

Emergency services and garbage collection will operate without interruption.

Killeen Recycling Center and Kill...

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City News
Posted on: April 11, 2019

4-11-19 Easter Bunny Invites Community to Participate in The Great Hunt April 20

Killeen’s annual community Easter egg hunting event is scheduled Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Killeen Athletic Complex. The event is free and open to children and families.

The City of Killeen has partnered with Destiny World Out...

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City News
Posted on: April 10, 2019

4-10-19 Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday

Killeen residents are invited to participate in a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection event in Hamilton April 13 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Jayson Harris Pavilion, 1007 Park Road.

Accepted materials include paints, pesticides, herbicides, household...

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City News
Posted on: April 10, 2019

4-10-19 Volunteer Orientation Saturday

Volunteer Killeen will host volunteer orientation April 13 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Killeen Community Center, 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard.

The free, two-hour session will introduce the concept of volunteerism, highlight community volunteer progra...

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City News
Posted on: April 9, 2019

4-9-19 Online Payment Center Unavailable Wednesday

Online payments for utility bills, court fees and permits will be unavailable Wednesday, April 10, from 7 p.m. to midnight.

A scheduled electrical upgrade will be performed, and online payment services must be interrupted to complete the work.

Utility payme...

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City News
Posted on: April 5, 2019

4-5-19 City Offers Election Webpage

The City of Killeen has called a municipal election May 4 to elect district city council seats. The City has created a webpage to assist voters.

District 2, 3 and 4 seats will be decided on Election Day. District 1 incumbent Shirley Fleming was unopposed, ...

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City News
Posted on: April 4, 2019

4-4-19 Speed Limit Changes on Western Elms Road

City crews have begun replacing speed limit signs on Elms Road between SH 195 and Clear Creek Road. The full stretch will now be a consistent 35 miles per hour rather than variable speed limits. School zones will remain 20 miles per hour when active.

The n...

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City News
Posted on: April 2, 2019

4-2-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for Addresses in North Killeen

A boil water notice issued March 31 for properties located at the following addresses has been lifted effective immediately:

  • 1103 to 1115 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard
  • 202 to 904 N. Fort Hood Street
  • 811 to 1129 York Avenue
  • 503 to 514 Rhode Island Avenue
  • 504 t...
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Posted on: April 1, 2019

4-1-19 City Opens Fee Comment Period through April

City Manager Ron Olson has published the proposed fee schedule to take effect in Fiscal Year 2020 which begins October 1, 2019. The fee schedule includes rates for a variety of services such as recreation leagues, City facility rentals and building permit...

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Posted on: March 31, 2019

3-31-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for Addresses in North Killeen

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately for properties located at the following addresses:

  • 1103 to 1115 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard
  • 202 to 904 N. Fort Hood Street
  • 811 to 1129 York Avenue
  • 503 to 514 Rhode Island Avenue
  • 504 to 511 Utah Avenue
  • 500 t...
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City News
Posted on: March 29, 2019

3-29-19 Killeen to Participate in Texas Trash Off April 6

The Don’t Mess with Texas Trash Off is Saturday, April 6, and volunteers are needed for the local Keep Killeen Beautiful effort.

Volunteers may register online at KilleenTexas.gov through the events calendar. Advance registration is encouraged bu...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

3-28-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for Wood Avenue

The boil water notice issued March 26 for properties located at 1902 to 2006 Wood Avenue has been lifted effective immediately.

City crews completed water main repair and restored water service.

Water quality tests have been completed, and the water is safe...

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City News
Posted on: March 28, 2019

3-28-19 Free Spring Curbside Trash Collection Next Week

The City of Killeen is offering a free additional solid waste service the first week of April to help residents dispose of bulky items and prevent illegal dumping. Items such as furniture, appliances, building materials and tires will be picked up at curb...

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

3-26-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for Wood Avenue

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately for properties located at 1902 to 2006 Wood Avenue.

A water main break has caused a drop in water pressure, and crews are repairing the break to restore service. All water at these addresses should be boi...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

3-25-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for N. WS Young Drive

The boil water notice issued March 21 for properties located at 609 to 609B, 807 and 809 N. WS Young Drive has been lifted effective immediately.

City crews completed water main repairs and restored water service.

Water quality tests have been completed, an...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

3-25-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for Watercrest Road and Wales Drive

The boil water notice issued March 21 for properties located at 2301 and 2303 Watercrest Road and 1411 Wales Drive has been lifted effective immediately.

City crews completed fire hydrant replacement and restored water service.

Water quality tests have been...

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City News
Posted on: March 25, 2019

3-25-19 Lane Closure on Westbound Little Nolan Road

The westbound lane of Little Nolan Road between Cunningham Road and Saul Drive will be closed tomorrow and Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The eastbound lane will remain open to through traffic.

The lane closure is for installation of a fire hydrant.

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

3-21-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for 609-609B, 807 and 809 North W.S. Young Drive

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately for properties located at 609-609B, 807 and 809 North W.S. Young Drive.

City crews are repairing a section of damaged pipe. Once service is restored, all water should be boiled prior to consumption.

Affect...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

3-21-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for 2301 & 2303 Watercrest and 1411 Wales

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately for properties located at 2301 and 2303 Watercrest Road and 1411 Wales Drive.

Replacement of a fire hydrant will cause a water outage. Once service is restored, all water should be boiled prior to consump...

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

3-21-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for Grove Drive and Meadow Lane

The boil water notice issued March 18 for properties located at 183, 216, 357, 359 and 405 Grove Drive and 103, 120 and 275 Meadow Lane has been lifted effective immediately.

City crews completed repairs and restored water service.

Water quality tests have ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

3-19-19 Free Spring Trash Collection First Week in April

The City of Killeen is offering a free additional solid waste service the first week of April to help residents dispose of bulky items and prevent illegal dumping. Items such as furniture, appliances, building materials and tires will be picked up at curb...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

3-18-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for Grove Drive and Meadow Lane

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately for properties located at 183, 216, 357, 359 and 405 Grove Drive and 103, 120 and 275 Meadow Lane.

A water main break caused a water outage. Once service is restored, all water should be boiled prior to c...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

3-15-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for Rebecca Lynn Lane and Taylor Renee Drive

The boil water notice issued March 11 for properties located at 700 Rebecca Lynn Lane and 9910 to 10203 Taylor Renee Drive has been lifted effective immediately.

City crews completed repairs and restored water service.

Water quality tests have been complete...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

3-15-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for 3502, 3504, 3602 & 3620 E. CenTex Expressway

The boil water notice issued March 11 for properties located at 3502, 3504, 3602 and 3620 E. Central Texas Expressway has been lifted effective immediately.

City crews completed work and restored water service.

Water quality tests have been completed, and t...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

3-12-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for Rebecca Lynn Lane and Taylor Renee Drive

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately for properties located at 700 Rebecca Lynn Lane and 9910 to 10203 Taylor Renee Drive.

A water leak repair requires turning off service to complete work. Once service is restored, all water should be boile...

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City News
Posted on: March 11, 2019

3-11-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for Western Killeen

The boil water notice issued March 8 for properties located in western Killeen in the area bounded by Fort Hood Road on the east, Clear Creek Road on the west, Watercrest Drive on the north and State Highway 201 on the south has been lifted effective imme...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

3-11-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for 3502, 3504, 3602 & 3620 E. CenTex Expressway

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately for properties located at 3502, 3504, 3602 and 3620 E. Central Texas Expressway. Affected properties were notified directly.

Commercial construction at 3504 E. Central Texas Expressway has caused the relo...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

3-11-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for Belt Loop

The boil water notice issued March 8 for properties located from 2600 to 2909 Belt Loop has been lifted effective immediately.

City crews completed repairs and restored water service.

Water quality tests have been completed, and the water is safe to drink a...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

3-8-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for Belt Loop

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately for properties located from 2600 to 2909 Belt Loop.

A water main break caused a water outage at approximately 12:30 a.m. today. Crews are actively working to restore service. Once service is restored, all...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

3-8-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for Western Killeen

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately for properties located in western Killeen in the area bounded by Fort Hood Road on the east, Clear Creek Road on the west, Watercrest Drive on the north and State Highway 201 on the south.

A water sensor ...

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City News
Posted on: March 5, 2019

3-5-19 Online and Phone Payment Center Interruptions Tomorrow and Saturday

Online utility, permits and accounts receivable payments will be unavailable tomorrow from 5 to 9 a.m. Payments will still be accepted in person and through phone in systems.

Online and phone in payments for utility bills, permits and accounts receivable w...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

3-5-19 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Killeen Community Center will be open tonight from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. as a warming station for those needing relief from freezing weather.

The warming station is set up to offer temporary relief from cold and does not offer full sheltering services.

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

3-5-19 City Seeks Students to Fill Summer Jobs

The City of Killeen has opened more than 100 summer jobs, and students ages 16 and older are encouraged to apply.

Each year, the City expands its staff to keep up with the demands of summer programs between May and August. The schedule for most summer hire...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

3-4-19 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Killeen Community Center will be open tonight from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. as a warming station for those needing relief from freezing weather.

The warming station is set up to offer temporary relief from cold and does not offer full sheltering services.

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City News
Posted on: March 4, 2019

3-4-19 Killeen Senior Centers to Host Senior Health Fair

Killeen senior centers will host a free Senior Health Fair Monday, March 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lions Club Park Senior Center. Admission is free, and attendees do not have to be senior center members.

A variety of businesses and agencies that offer p...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

2-28-19 Killeen Public Library Brings Brain Blast Event to Town

Killeen Public Library is bringing Brain Blast, a new interactive learning event, to Killeen Special Events Center Saturday, March 9, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Brain Blast is designed to showcase math and science in e...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

2-28-19 City Asks Public to Refrain from Using Heritage Oaks Trail

The City of Killeen is actively constructing Heritage Oaks Hike & Bike Trail in southeast Killeen. The public is advised to refrain from using the trail until construction is complete next year.

The active construction area has unfinished site work and...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

2-25-19 Retirement Reception for Dennis Baldwin Thursday

The City of Killeen will host a retirement reception for Assistant City Manager Dennis Baldwin Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Killeen Civic & Conference Center. The public is invited to attend.

Baldwin joined the City of Killeen in 1984 as a police offic...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

2-25-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for Stetson Avenue and Hillside Drive

The boil water notice issued February 22 for properties located at 701 to 927 Stetson Avenue and 2701 to 2807 Hillside Drive has been lifted effective immediately.

City crews completed water line repairs and restored water service.

Water quality tests have ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

2-22-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for Stetson Avenue and Hillside Drive

A boil water notice is issued effective February 22 for the following properties:

  • 701 – 927 Stetson Avenue and 2701 – 2807 Hillside Drive.

Maintenance is required to repair a water main break. Crews are actively repairing the issue and w...

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City News
Posted on: February 21, 2019

2-21-19 Audit of Information Technology Operations Released

The City of Killeen engaged the services of Centex Technologies in 2018 to conduct an audit of the operations of the Information Technology (IT) Department. The report has been finalized and is now available for public review.

“This audit was con...

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

2-19-19 Community Invited to Assist in Prioritizing Use of Federal Funds

The City of Killeen Community Development Department and the Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) will host a second community planning meeting Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Human Resources Building, 718 N. 2nd Street, Suite B, Killeen Arts and Act...

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

2-19-19 Annual Father Daughter Dance this Friday

The annual Father Daughter Dance is scheduled Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Killeen Civic and Conference Center.

The event is intended for fathers and their daughters ages five to 12. Guests are treated to an evening of dinner, dancing and memory-making throu...

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City News
Posted on: February 19, 2019

2-19-19 Judge Kimball Warns Public to Clear Warrants

Killeen Municipal Court and Killeen Police Department will focus on clearing outstanding warrants through a warrant roundup. Anyone with a Killeen Municipal Court warrant should go to the court immediately to resolve citations and avoid being arrested.

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City News
Posted on: February 15, 2019

2-15-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for Shoemaker Drive

The boil water notice issued February 5 for properties located at 1701 to 1910 Shoemaker Drive has been lifted effective immediately.

City crews completed water line repairs and restored water service.

Water quality tests have been completed, and the water ...

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City News
Posted on: February 14, 2019

2-14-19 Household Hazardous Waste Collection February 23

Killeen residents are invited to participate in a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection event in Copperas Cove February 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Copperas Cove Solid Waste Transfer Station, 2605 South FM 116.

Accepted materials include paints, pe...

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City News
Posted on: February 13, 2019

2-13-19 Bob Gilmore Senior Center Operations Relocated

Bob Gilmore Senior Center is closed effective immediately. Center operations will be offered at the Lions Club Park Senior Center tomorrow through Tuesday. Beginning Wednesday, programs will be relocated to Killeen Community Center until further notice.

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City News
Posted on: February 13, 2019

12-12-19 Lane Closure on Southbound Trimmier Starts Tomorrow

The southbound outside lane of Trimmier Road near the intersection of Stan Schlueter Loop will be closed beginning tomorrow from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The inside lane will remain open to through traffic.

The lane closure is for asphalt repair, which should be c...

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City News
Posted on: February 12, 2019

2-12-19 Lane Closure on Westbound Rancier Tomorrow

The westbound outside lane of Rancier near the intersection of 38th Street will be closed tomorrow from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The inside lane will remain open to through traffic.

The lane closure is for asphalt repair, which should be completed by end of day.

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City News
Posted on: February 12, 2019

2-12-19 Municipal Offices Closed Monday

City of Killeen offices will be closed Monday in observance of Presidents Day. All offices will reopen for normal business hours Tuesday.

Emergency services and garbage collection will operate without interruption.

Killeen Recycling Center and Killeen Trans...

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City News
Posted on: February 12, 2019

2-12-19 City of Killeen Flag to be Lowered in Honor of Former Councilman

Mayor Jose Segarra has ordered the City of Killeen flag to half-staff Wednesday in honor and memory of former Councilman Hiram Reynolds.

Reynolds served three terms on Killeen City Council from 1995 to 2001 representing Ward 2. His service is commemorated ...

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City News
Posted on: February 12, 2019

2-12-19 Public Prayer Invited at Killeen City Council Meetings

Killeen City Council has adopted a policy for invited prayer at City Council meetings. Ministers of Killeen churches or individual Killeen residents of any faith wishing to offer a prayer or invocation at the start of a meeting may register their interest...

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City News
Posted on: February 11, 2019

2-11-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for Shoemaker Drive

A boil water notice is issued effective February 12 for the following properties:

  • 1701 - 1910 Shoemaker Drive.

Maintenance is required to repair a water main leak. Crews are actively repairing the issue and will restore service as soon as possible. Once ser...

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City News
Posted on: February 8, 2019

2-8-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for Athens Street and Tyler Street

The boil water notice issued February 5 for properties located at 2200 to 2401 Athens Street and 2200 to 2307 Tyler Street has been lifted effective immediately.

City crews completed water line repairs and restored water service.

Water quality tests have be...

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City News
Posted on: February 5, 2019

2-5-19 Killeen City Council Rates City Manager's Second Year as Excellent

Killeen City Council went into executive session at tonight’s workshop to review City Manager Ron Olson’s performance in his second year as the head of City staff and operations. Olson was appointed City Manager February 7, 2017.

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City News
Posted on: February 5, 2019

2-5-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for Athens Street and Tyler Street

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately for the following properties:

  • 2200-2401 Athens Street and 2200-2307 Tyler Street.

Complications arose during routine maintenance to a water main. Crews are actively repairing the issue and will restore ser...

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City News
Posted on: February 5, 2019

2-5-19 Downtown Streetscaping Project will Close Avenue D

Avenue D will be closed from 8th Street to 10th Street beginning Wednesday. All traffic will be detoured for approximately six months.

This project is Phase II of the Downtown Streetscaping Project. It will extend the street, sidewalk, lighting and landsca...

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City News
Posted on: February 4, 2019

2-4-19 Volunteer Orientation February 9

Volunteer Killeen will host volunteer orientation Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. at Killeen Community Center, 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard.

The two-hour session will introduce the concept of volunteerism, highlight community volunteer programs and conne...

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City News
Posted on: February 4, 2019

2-4-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for 1700 S. WS Young Drive

The boil water notice issued February 2 for properties located at 1700 S. WS Young Drive has been lifted effective immediately.

 City crews completed fire hydrant repairs and restored water service.

Water quality tests have been completed, and the ...

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City News
Posted on: February 4, 2019

2-4-19 Community Invited to Assist in Prioritizing Use of Federal Funds

The City of Killeen Community Development Department and the Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) will host community planning meetings in February to gain public input in development of the Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Action Plan.

The Annual Action...

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City News
Posted on: February 4, 2019

2-4-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for 4400 Clear Creek Road and 5303 John David Drive

The boil water notice issued February 1 for properties located at 4400 Clear Creek Road and 5303 John David Drive has been lifted effective immediately.

City crews completed water line repairs and restored water service.

Water quality tests have been comple...

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City News
Posted on: February 1, 2019

2-1-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for 1700 South WS Young Dr.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately for properties located at 1700 South WS Young Drive.

A fire hydrant that was damaged by a vehicle is responsible for the water outage. Crews are actively repairing the leak and will restore service as soo...

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City News
Posted on: February 1, 2019

2-1-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for 4400 Clear Creek Rd. and 5303 John David Dr.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately for properties located at 4400 Clear Creek Road and 5303 John David Drive.

A water main leak caused a water outage. Crews are actively repairing the leak and will restore service as soon as possible. Once...

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City News
Posted on: January 29, 2019

1-29-19 Solid Waste Facility Hours Abbreviated Wednesday

Solid Waste facilities will have abbreviated hours Wednesday to allow staff to complete quarterly training. This will not affect regular collection schedules.

Solid Waste Main Office closed 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; open 12:30 to 5 p.m.

2003 Little Nolan Road

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City News
Posted on: January 28, 2019

1-28-19 Daisy Drive Closure

Daisy Drive, from Marigold Drive to Zinnia Drive, will be closed January 29 and 30 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The road will be reopened to through traffic at the end of each day.

The closure is for emergency repairs to a sewer line that must be accessed through...

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City News
Posted on: January 24, 2019

1-24-19 Mayor Jose Segarra Releases State of the City Address

Mayor Jose Segarra released his 2019 State of the City Address to the public today. The videoed address is available on the City’s website and social media outlets.

The Mayor’s report provides a financial snapshot of the current year&am...

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City News
Posted on: January 24, 2019

1-24-19 City Launches Map to Help Understand Street Maintenance Fees

Killeen City Council voted December 11 to adopt a street maintenance fee to fund annual maintenance of Killeen’s 564 miles of public roads. The fee will be applied to monthly utility bills beginning in July.

A street maintenance fee is a source o...

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City News
Posted on: January 23, 2019

1-23-19 Priest Drive Closure

Priest Drive, from S. 2nd Street to W. Hallmark Avenue, will be closed to through traffic Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The closure is for asphalt replacement following installation of a new sewer service line earlier this week.

Traffic will be detoured duri...

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City News
Posted on: January 22, 2019

1-22-19 Rowdy Drive Closure

Rowdy Drive, from Kaitlyn Drive to Diana Drive, will be closed Wednesday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The road will be reopened to through traffic at the end of each day.

The closure is to repave the roadway following installation of a storm drain ...

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City News
Posted on: January 22, 2019

1-22-19 Priest Drive Closure

Priest Drive, from S. 2nd Street to W. Hallmark Avenue, is closed to through traffic today and tomorrow from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The road will be reopened at the end of each day.

The closure is for installation of a new sewer service line.

Traffic will be deto...

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City News
Posted on: January 18, 2019

1-18-19 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station for those needing relief from freezing weather Saturday at 8 p.m. and remain open until Sunday at 8 a.m.

The warming station is set up to offer temporary relief from cold and does not offer full shelt...

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City News
Posted on: January 14, 2019

1-14-19 Municipal Offices Closed Monday

City of Killeen offices will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. All offices will reopen for normal business hours Tuesday.

Emergency services and garbage collection will operate without interruption.

Killeen Recycle Center and Ki...

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City News
Posted on: January 11, 2019

1-11-19 City of Killeen Recognizes Dedicated Service

The City of Killeen honored 146 employees at its Dedicated Service Awards today. Awards were given to each employee who reached a five-year increment of service in 2018.

Longest tenure honors went to Fire Chief Brian Brank for 40 years of service to Killee...

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City News
Posted on: January 10, 2019

1-10-19 Father Daughter Dance Tickets on Sale Now

The annual Father Daughter Dance is scheduled Friday, February 22, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Killeen Civic and Conference Center. Tickets are limited and on sale through February 15.

The City of Killeen organizes this unique recreation event each year to provide...

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City News
Posted on: January 10, 2019

1-10-19 Rescheduled Wreath Retrieval Time January 12

Wreath Retrieval will start at 3 p.m. Saturday at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, 11463 SH 195. Volunteers are needed, and o registration is required to participate.

Wreath Retrieval had been scheduled to begin at 10 a.m., however, event organizers ...

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City News
Posted on: January 4, 2019

1-4-19 City Manager Selects Assistant City Manager

Killeen City Manager Ron Olson has announced his intent to appoint David Ellison as assistant city manager. Ellison has accepted a conditional offer of employment to start work February 4.

Ellison’s appointment will be discussed at the January 8 ...

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City News
Posted on: January 3, 2019

1-3-19 Wreath Retrieval January 12

Volunteers are needed for Wreath Retrieval Saturday, January 12, at 10 a.m. at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, 11463 SH 195. No registration is required to participate.

The Friends of Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery and volunteers prepared and...

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City News
Posted on: January 2, 2019

1-2-19 Killeen Community Center Open as Warming Station

Killeen Community Center has been opened as a warming station for those needing relief from near-freezing weather. Warming station operations are expected to continue until Friday morning when temperatures are predicted to rise.

The warming station is set ...

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City News
Posted on: December 28, 2018

12-28-18 Christmas Tree Recycling January 5

Free Christmas tree recycling is scheduled Saturday, January 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 South W.S. Young Drive.

Keep Killeen Beautiful works with City staff in an annual effort to recycle live Christmas trees and ke...

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City News
Posted on: December 28, 2018

12-28-18 Maker Day Creativity Showcase Event January 4

Killeen Public Library and Killeen Civic & Conference Center are hosting Maker Day Friday, January 4, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the conference center. The event is free, and all ages are welcome to attend and participate.

A variety of hands-on crafting...

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City News
Posted on: December 26, 2018

12-26-18 City Offices Closed Tuesday in Observance of New Year's Day

City of Killeen offices will be closed Tuesday in observance of New Year’s Day.

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

Regular trash collection scheduled Tuesday will be delayed to Wednesday.

All city offices will reopen for normal b...

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City News
Posted on: December 23, 2018

12-23-18 Boil Water Order Lifted for 800 N. 46th Street

The boil water notice issued December 21 for properties located at 800 N. 46th Street has been lifted effective immediately.

City crews completed water line repairs and restored water service.

Water quality tests have been completed, and the water is safe t...

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City News
Posted on: December 21, 2018

12-21-18 Boil Water Notice Issued for 800 N. 46th Street

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately for properties located at 800 N. 46th Street.

A water line break caused a water outage. Crews are actively repairing the break and will restore service as soon as possible. Once service is restored, affec...

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City News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

12-20-18 Holiday Contest Winners Announced

The Celebrate Killeen Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the 56th annual Killeen Christmas Parade and the annual outdoor decorating contest. Awards were presented today at the Killeen Volunteers Incorporated holiday open house event.

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City News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

12-20-18 Special Holiday Trash Collections

The City of Killeen is offering free excess waste collection to help residents clean up after the holidays. Excess trash will be picked up curbside on the first regular collection day following Christmas according to the following schedule:

Regular day&...

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City News
Posted on: December 19, 2018

12-19-18 City and Fort Hood Sign Partnership Agreement for Airfield Maintenance

Killeen City Manager Ron Olson and Fort Hood Garrison Commander Colonel Henry Perry executed an intergovernmental support agreement at a signing ceremony at Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport today. The agreement contracts the City’s aviation st...

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City News
Posted on: December 18, 2018

12-18-18 City Offices Closed Monday and Tuesday in Observance of Christmas Holidays

City of Killeen offices will be closed Monday and Tuesday in observance of Christmas holidays.

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

Regular trash collection scheduled Monday will continue as scheduled. Regular Tuesday collection will be del...

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City News
Posted on: December 13, 2018

12-13-18 Craft with the Library Monday

Killeen Public Library is hosting a final Make & Take Monday December 17. Adults are invited to learn to make a round bauble and take it home as a decoration or gift.

The session is from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Killeen Arts & Activities Center Bui...

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City News
Posted on: December 13, 2018

12-13-18 Killeen Citizens Academy Accepting Applications for 2019 Class

The City of Killeen is now accepting applications for the 2019 Killeen Citizens Academy. Applications are due January 10.

The academy is a nine-week session designed to give citizens an inside look at their municipal government. Each class details a differ...

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City News
Posted on: December 13, 2018

12-13-18 Vote Now for Favorite Display in Annual Outdoor Decorating Contest

Voting in the annual Celebrate Killeen Outdoor Decorating Contest is now open online.

Each year, homes across Killeen are decorated with incredible light displays. Seven homes have entered to win the title of best in town, and it is now time for the public...

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City News
Posted on: December 12, 2018

12-12-18 City Manager Announces Intent to Seek Proposals for Golf Course Management

City Manager Ron Olson announced at last night’s City Council workshop that he intends to seek proposals from outside companies to take over golf course management at Stonetree Golf Club.

Stonetree Golf Club is a well-used quality of life amenity...

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City News
Posted on: December 11, 2018

12-11-18 Rowdy Drive Closure

Rowdy Drive, from Kaitlyn Drive to Diana Drive, will be closed from December 17 through 21.

The closure is to complete a project addressing a significant storm drain failure in the Cosper Ridge Estates neighborhood. The storm drain crosses under the road n...

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City News
Posted on: December 11, 2018

12-11-18 Killeen Assistant City Manager Finalists Announced, Invited for Interview

Five finalists have been selected in the search for a new assistant city manager. City Manager Ron Olson has invited David Ellison, Glenn Irby, David Olson, Mark Rohr and Mark Van Vleck to Killeen for interviews December 14.

“I am looking for a h...

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City News
Posted on: December 7, 2018

12-7-18 Community Invited to H-E-B Feast of Sharing

The City of Killeen and H-E-B will host the 11th annual Feast of Sharing Tuesday, December 11, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Killeen Civic & Conference Center, 3601 S. WS Young Drive. The community is invited.

The Feast of Sharing highlights the ongoing effort t...

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City News
Posted on: December 6, 2018

12-6-18 Crafting Continues Monday with Killeen Library

Killeen Public Library is hosting Make & Take Mondays in December for adults to learn to make some holiday crafts and take them home as decorations or gifts.

The next session is December 10 when participants will make a snowman. The final creation will...

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City News
Posted on: December 6, 2018

12-6-18 Enter Your Home in the Holiday Decorating Contest by December 10

Killeen residents are invited to show off their festively decorated homes in the annual Outdoor Decorating Contest. The public will select favorites.

The Celebrate Killeen Committee hosts the competition each year to foster neighborhood and community pride...

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City News
Posted on: December 6, 2018

12-6-18 Killeen Christmas Parade Saturday

The 56th annual Killeen Christmas Parade will make its merry way through historic Downtown Killeen December 8 at 4:30 p.m. The public is invited to enjoy this free holiday tradition.

The parade will be led by co-grand marshals BG Miles Brown, 1st Cavalry D...

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City News
Posted on: November 30, 2018

11-30-18 Killeen Library Getting Crafty at Make & Take Mondays

Killeen Public Library is hosting Make & Take Mondays in December for adults to learn to make some holiday crafts and take them home as decorations or gifts.

The first session is December 3 when participants will create a snowflake ornament. A snowman ...

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City News
Posted on: November 30, 2018

11-30-18 56th Annual Christmas Parade December 8

The 56th annual Killeen Christmas Parade will make its merry way through historic Downtown Killeen December 8 at 4:30 p.m. The public is invited to enjoy this free holiday tradition.

The parade will be led by co-grand marshals LTG Paul Funk, Commanding Gen...

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City News
Posted on: November 30, 2018

11-30-18 Road Closure on Edgefield Street

Edgefield Street, from the Cody Poe Road to John Haedge Drive, is closed for emergency repairs. The closure is expected to remain into next week.

Crews are repairing a section of failed pavement and have closed the street to complete the work.

All traffic w...

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City News
Posted on: November 28, 2018

11-28-18 Killeen Christmas Parade Entry Deadline Extended to December 5

The annual Killeen Christmas Parade is accepting parade entries through December 5. Applications are available online at KilleenTexas.gov/Volunteer or at Killeen Community Center.

Entries can be floats, decorated vehicles or performing groups. Entries may ...

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City News
Posted on: November 27, 2018

11-27-18 Lane Closures on Rosewood Drive

Northbound Rosewood Drive, between Riverstone Drive and Sulphur Springs Drive, will experience intermittent lane closures beginning November 28. Work will take place weekdays between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. until complete.

Crews will begin installing a sidewalk ...

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City News
Posted on: November 21, 2018

11-21-18 Killeen Celebrates the Season at Holiday Under the Stars

Killeen is welcoming the holiday season with its annual Holiday Under the Stars event December 1 and 2 at the Community Center Complex. The public is invited to enjoy the festivities.

Saturday, December 1, is packed with activities starting with Breakfast ...

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City News
Posted on: November 20, 2018

11-20-18 Family Rec Center Hosting Parents’ Day Out Friday

The Family Recreation Center at Lions Club Park is hosting a day camp Friday from 8 a.m. to noon to give parents a day off for holiday shopping or other errands.

Kids ages 6 to 12 will have the run of the center for a morning filled with activities and piz...

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City News
Posted on: November 20, 2018

11-20-18 Public Invited to About Town Event November 29

The City of Killeen will host its second About Town community engagement event November 29 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Haynes Elementary School, located off Bunny Trail at 3309 W. Canadian River Loop. The public is invited to participate.

About Town is a new...

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City News
Posted on: November 19, 2018

11-19-18 Community Invited to Lay Wreaths at Veterans Cemetery

The Friends of the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery will lay more than 8,000 holiday wreaths at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery Saturday at 10 a.m. The public is encouraged to participate.

The event will begin with a ceremony at the assembly are...

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City News
Posted on: November 16, 2018

11-16-18 City Offices Closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving Holiday

City of Killeen offices will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of Thanksgiving.

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

Garbage collection will run on its normal schedule. Killeen Transfer Station will be closed Thursday and open Fri...

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City News
Posted on: November 16, 2018

11-16-18 Killeen Police Department Starts Safe Christmas Program

Killeen Police Department will be out during the holiday season to provide extra patrols of major shopping areas. From November 16 through January 1, shoppers will see the Mobile Command Center at different locations each weekend.

The Mobile Command Center...

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City News
Posted on: November 16, 2018

11-16-18 Internal Audit of Animal Services Shows Operational Improvement

City Auditor Matthew Grady has completed his independent examination of the Killeen Animal Services Unit and published his findings for public review.

Grady’s overall findings showed marked improvement in the past 10 months under interim manageme...

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City News
Posted on: November 7, 2018

11-7-18 City Manager Provides 100-Day Report to Council

Killeen City Manager Ron Olson presented his sixth 100-day report on organizational accomplishments to Killeen City Council in executive session at Tuesday’s workshop. The body then discussed his performance for the period of June 23 through September 30....

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City News
Posted on: November 7, 2018

11-7-18 Volunteers Needed for Wreath Project November 17

The Friends of the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery will lay more than 8,000 holiday wreaths at the veterans cemetery this year. The annual Wreath Project depends on volunteers.

Wreath Preparation is Saturday, November 17, at 10 a.m. at Killeen Specia...

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City News
Posted on: November 5, 2018

11-5-18 Volunteers Needed for H-E-B Feast of Sharing

The City of Killeen and H-E-B will host the 11th annual Feast of Sharing Tuesday, December 11. Volunteer registration is open now at KilleenTexas.gov/Volunteer.

Dozens of volunteers are needed to make this event possible. There are two shifts and a number ...

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City News
Posted on: November 5, 2018

11-5-18 City Surplus Auction Saturday

The City of Killeen will hold a surplus auction Saturday at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive. Public viewing begins at 9 a.m. The live auction starts at 10 a.m.

 

Used vehicles and accessories, computers, office equipment, furn...

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City News
Posted on: November 2, 2018

11-2-18 Road Closure on Old FM 440 Starts Monday

Old FM 440, from Wheeler Avenue to Pershing Drive, will be closed beginning Monday. The closure is expected to last through Thursday.

Crews will be repairing a section of pavement and must close the street to complete the work.

Traffic will be rerouted for ...

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City News
Posted on: November 2, 2018

11-2-18 City Redevelops Website to Increase Public Access to Information

The new version of KilleenTexas.gov made its public debut today bringing modern design and features to Killeen’s online city hall.

More than six months of work has gone into the complete reconstruction of the City’s website, and while the address remains t...

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City News
Posted on: November 1, 2018

11-1-18 Mayor Segarra Proclaims Municipal Court Week

Mayor Jose Segarra has proclaimed Municipal Court Week in Killeen November 5 through 9. An excerpt from his proclamation reads, “Killeen’s municipal judges and clerks strive to continually improve the administration of the court in ord...

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City News
Posted on: October 26, 2018

10-31-18 Airport Master Plan Public Meetings Scheduled

Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport is developing an airport master plan to set the course for the future of local air service. Funded through a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Grant, the master plan will provide a guide for airport development over ...

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City News
Posted on: October 26, 2018

10-26-18 Killeen Veterans Day Parade November 12

The Central Texas Community Veterans Day Parade will march through historic downtown Killeen Monday, November 12, at 11 a.m. Retired Lieutenant General H.G. “Pete” Taylor will serve as grand marshal.

This year’s parade theme i...

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City News
Posted on: October 25, 2018

10-25-18 English and Spanish First Time Homebuyer Education Classes November 3

The City of Killeen will host free First Time Homebuyer Education classes with sessions in English and Spanish Saturday, November 3. Both sessions will take place in the Community Development Training Room, 802 N. 2nd Street, Building E. The Spanish sessi...

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City News
Posted on: October 25, 2018

10-25-18 City Wishes Trick-or-Treaters a Safe Halloween

Halloween is Wednesday, and the City of Killeen recommends trick-or-treating door-to-door between the hours of 6 and 8 p.m. Children should always be accompanied by an adult.

Households that wish to distribute candy should turn the front porch lights on to...

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City News
Posted on: October 25, 2018

10-25-18 Boil Water Order Lifted for Shoemaker Drive and Sherman Drive

The boil water notice issued October 22 for the following properties has been lifted effective immediately:

  • 1701-2202 Shoemaker Drive and 1702-2106 Sherman Drive

City crews repaired three water valves that service the area and restored water service.

Valves ...

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City News
Posted on: October 24, 2018

10-24-18 Mickey’s Dog Park to Reopen November 3

Mickey’s Dog Park will reopen to the public November 3.

The park closed October 6 for seasonal maintenance and was expected to reopen October 27; however, excessive rain pushed reopening back one week.

Seasonal lawn preparation takes place each fa...

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City News
Posted on: October 24, 2018

10-24-18 Road Closure on 28th Friday

28th Street, from East Avenue G to Greenwood Avenue, will be closed to through traffic Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

BNSF Railway will be performing emergency repairs to the railroad crossing and must restrict access to complete the work.

Traffic will be rer...

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City News
Posted on: October 22, 2018

10-22-18 Killeen Fall Festival Saturday

Killeen Parks and Recreation and McLane Children’s Hospital invite kids and their parents to a Fall Festival Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 South W.S. Young Drive. The event is free.

Planned activities include a Candy Land...

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City News
Posted on: October 22, 2018

10-22-18 Volunteers Needed for Make a Difference Day

Make a Difference Day is Saturday, and Killeen Volunteers, Inc. needs individuals and groups to volunteer for projects that will make a positive impact throughout our community.

More than 150 people have registered to take part in 80 community service proj...

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City News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

10-19-18 Advance Boil Water Notice Issued for Shoemaker Drive and Sherman Drive

A boil water notice is issued beginning Monday, October 22, at 8 a.m. for the following properties:

  • 1701-2202 Shoemaker Drive and 1702-2106 Sherman Drive

Water service will be unavailable until work is complete. Once service is restored, affected residents ...

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City News
Posted on: October 16, 2018

10-15-18 Lions Club Park Senior Center to Reopen October 16

Lions Club Park Senior Center will reopen tomorrow at 8 a.m. following a three-month closure for repairs. A waterline break in July created damage throughout the facility forcing its closure and relocation of senior programs.

Minor repairs and replacements...

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City News
Posted on: October 18, 2018

10-5-18 Mickey's Dog Park to Close for Maintenance

Following Barktoberfest Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mickey’s Dog Park will close for seasonal maintenance.

 

This closure is for seasonal lawn preparation including seeding and establishing winter grass.

The park will reopen October 2...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

10-4-18 Boil Water Order Lifted along Avenue C

The boil water notice issued October 1 for properties located on West Avenue C between Gilmer Street and Root Avenue has been lifted effective immediately.

City crews completed water line repairs and restored water service.

Water quality tests have been com...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

10-1-18 City Offices Closed in Observance of Columbus Day

City of Killeen offices will be closed Monday in observance of Columbus Day.

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

Garbage collection will run on its normal schedule, but Killeen Transfer Station and Killeen Recycling Center will be closed.

L...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

10-1-18 Boil Water Notice Issued along Avenue C

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately for properties located on West Avenue C between Gilmer Street and Root Avenue.

A water line break has left residents with low water pressure or without water service. Crews are actively repairing the brea...

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City News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

9-28-18 Volunteers can Make a Difference in Killeen

Make a Difference Day is Saturday, October 27, when volunteers will give their time to complete projects that positively impact our community. Volunteer registration and project adoption are open now.

 

Dozens of projects have been proposed by orga...

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

9-28-18 Barktoberfest Returns October 6 at New Location

Barktoberfest, Killeen’s signature dog event, is back October 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at a new location, Mickey’s Dog Park. The event is free and open to the public.

 

Free activities will include off leash play areas for large...

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City News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

9-26-18 Street Restriping Project begins Monday

The City of Killeen will be restriping a number of area streets October 1 through November 14. The project will replace pavement markings to improve mobility and safety.

 

The following street segments are scheduled for improvement:

Elms Road &n...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

9-26-18 Killeen Receives National Financial Awards

The City of Killeen has earned two national awards from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). The awards are the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its 2017 comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) and t...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

9-24-18 Solid Waste Facility Hours Abbreviated Wednesday

Solid Waste facilities will have abbreviated hours Wednesday to allow staff to complete end of year training. This will not affect regular collection schedules.

Solid Waste Main Office         closed 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m....

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

9-20-18 CANCELED: City Surplus Auction September 22

Due to predicted inclement weather Saturday, the City surplus auction has been canceled. The auction will be rescheduled at a future date. 

Previous Release issued 9-11-18

The City of Killeen will hold a surplus auction September 22 at Killeen Spec...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

9-18-18 City Council Adopts Balanced FY 2019 Budget

Killeen City Council adopted the annual budget for Fiscal Year 2019 and voted to maintain the current tax rate at a special meeting tonight. The new budget goes into effect October 1.

The adopted budget is balanced with $181 million in planned revenue and ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

9-17-18 Lions Club Park Senior Center to Host Senior Health Fair

Lions Club Park Senior Center will host a free Senior Health Fair Thursday, September 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free, and attendees do not have to be senior center members.

A variety of businesses and agencies that offer products and services ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

9-17-18 Killeen Senior Centers to Host Senior Health Fair

Killeen senior centers will host a free Senior Health Fair Thursday, September 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Killeen Community Center. Admission is free, and attendees do not have to be senior center members.

A variety of businesses and agencies that offer ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

9-17-18 Household Hazardous Waste Collection September 29

Killeen residents are invited to participate in a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection event in Temple September 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at City of Temple Public Works, 3210 E. Avenue H.

 

Accepted materials include paints, pesticides, herbic...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

9-14-18 Annual Waterway Clean Up at Long Branch Park

Keep Killeen Beautiful will host a waterway clean up at Long Branch Park September 22. Volunteers are needed.

 

This annual event removes trash and debris that has blown or washed into the creek. Litter can contaminate the waterway and be washed do...

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City News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

9-11-18 First Time Homebuyer Education Class September 29

The City of Killeen will host a free First Time Homebuyer Education Class September 29, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Community Development Training Room, 802 N. 2nd Street, Building E.

Participants will receive valuable information regarding the home buyin...

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City News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

9-11-18 City Surplus Auction September 22

The City of Killeen will hold a surplus auction September 22 at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive. Public viewing begins at 8 a.m. The live auction starts at 10 a.m.

 

Used vehicles and accessories, computers, office equipment, ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

9-10-18 Dinosaur George Brings Big Fun to Killeen

Dinosaur George will bring his traveling natural history museum to Killeen Civic & Conference Center Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

 

The museum features dozens of artifacts and replicas complete with educatio...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

9-6-18 City Online Services Unavailable Friday and Saturday

Planned system upgrades will take online services offline from Friday afternoon to Saturday morning. Affected services are utility payments online and by phone and online building permit applications and payments.

Systems are scheduled to be down from 5 p....

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-31-18 Boil Water Notice Issued August 30 Rescinded

The boil water notice issued August 30 and effective today at 7 a.m. for the following addresses has been rescinded:

  • 7801-7907 Tyrel Drive
  • 301-408 William Tell Drive
  • 7802-7908 Flanigan Drive

Water line repairs do not require water service to be turned off, so...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-30-18 Boil Water Notice Issued

Water service will be off tomorrow from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the following addresses:

  • 7801-7907 Tyrel Drive
  • 301-408 William Tell Drive
  • 7802-7908 Flanigan Drive

Once service is restored, affected residents must boil water until further notice.

A water main break...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-29-18 Road Closure on Priest Drive Friday

Priest Drive, from Hallmark Avenue to the 500 block of Priest Drive, will be closed Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A private contractor will be installing a sewer tap and will manage traffic control.

Traffic will be routed around the closure during work hours...

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City News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-29-18 City Offices Closed in Observance of Labor Day

City of Killeen offices will be closed Monday in observance of Labor Day.

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

Garbage collection will run on its normal schedule, but Killeen Transfer Station and Killeen Recycling Center will be closed.

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-29-18 About Town Event Planned to Encourage Community Engagement with City Staff

The City of Killeen will host About Town, a new event to make staff available to serve the community after hours in one location. The public is invited to participate September 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Killeen Community Center.

“It is importan...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-28-18 Budget Presentations Complete; City Council Begins Discussing Changes

City Council heard the final staff presentations of the Fiscal Year 2019 Proposed Budget at a special workshop this afternoon. They also received presentations from six community partner organizations that receive City funds each year.

The proposed budget ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-26-18 Terrace Area Boil Water Notice Lifted

The BOIL WATER NOTICE issued August 24 for properties in the following areas has been lifted effective immediately:

  • Carrie Avenue, between Carlisle Street and Terrace Drive
  • Wells Street, between Carrie Avenue and Terrace Drive
  • Estelle Avenue, between Carlisl...
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Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-24-18 Boil Water Notice Issued in Terrace Area

Water service has been interrupted by a water main break in the Terrace Drive area. All water at the following addresses should be boiled before consuming:

  • Carrie Avenue, between Carlisle Street and Terrace Drive
  • Wells Street, between Carrie Avenue and Terr...
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City News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-23-18 Citizens Encouraged to Apply for Board and Commission Appointments

Killeen City Council will be making appointments to various boards and commissions. Citizens are encouraged to apply by September 7.

The City of Killeen appoints citizens to 16 boards and commissions, each with unique duties, memberships, qualifications an...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-21-18 Departmental Budget Presentations Resume

City Council set the preliminary tax rate for Fiscal Year 2019 at 75.75 cents, the rollback rate, at a special meeting tonight. The preliminary rate may not be exceeded when adopted with the budget.

Council deliberated three alternatives in setting the tax...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-15-18 Scheduled Library Closures Next Week

Killeen Main Library will be closed August 22 through 27 for installation of new flooring.

Copper Mountain Branch Library will be closed August 23. Staff will be hosting Maker Day, a free crafting event for all ages, at Killeen Civic & Conference Cente...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-15-18 Crafty New Event Comes to Killeen

The City of Killeen is hosting Maker Day, a new event focused on inspiring creativity through crafts. The public is invited to participate August 23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Killeen Civic & Conference Center.

Designed with interactive activities for a...

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City News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-14-18 Departmental Presentations begin in Proposed Budget Deliberations

Proposed budget deliberations continued tonight as City Manager Ron Olson delivered the General Fund overview to City Council then called on department heads to present their department and division budgets.

The General Fund is supported primarily through ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-13-18 End of Season Pool Hours Start

The Family Aquatics Center and Long Branch Pool have new hours as the end of swim season approaches. Both facilities are now closed weekdays and open weekends through Labor Day.

Special Labor Day Weekend hours are as follows:

Family Aquatics Center: &nb...

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City News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-13-18 Boil Water Notice Lifted in Area of Zephyr Road and MLK

The BOIL WATER NOTICE issued August 10 for properties in the following areas has been lifted effective immediately:

  • All properties on Charisse Street
  • 3709, 3907, 4003, 4100, 4103, 4306, 4308, 4310 and 4314 Zephyr Road
  • 1303, 1305 and 1309 Martin Luther King, ...
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Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-10-18 Killeen Fire Department is Now Hiring

Killeen Fire Department is hiring probationary fire rescue officers to train to perform the essential duties of firefighting, emergency aid, hazardous material response and fire prevention. No certifications are required to apply.

The City of Killeen offer...

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City News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-10-18 City to Rededicate Blackburn Log House August 18

The City of Killeen will host a rededication of the Blackburn Log House Saturday, August 18, at 9 a.m. at Killeen Community Center. The public is invited.

The 155 year old historic structure was closed for almost a year while undergoing restoration needed ...

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City News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-10-18 Back 2 School Splash Bash August 18

The City of Killeen will host its annual Back 2 School Splash Bash Saturday, August 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Long Branch Park.

Organized by Killeen Parks & Recreation and the Youth Advisory Commission, Splash Bash is a fun farewell to summer before kids...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-8-18 Water Service to be off Friday in Area of Zephyr Road and MLK

Water service will be unavailable Friday from approximately 6 a.m. to noon for properties in the following areas:

  • All properties on Charisse Street
  • 3709, 3907, 4003, 4100, 4103, 4306, 4308, 4310 and 4314 Zephyr Road
  • 1303, 1305 and 1309 Martin Luther King, Jr...
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City News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

8-7-18 City Manager Delivers Proposed Budget to City Council

City Manager Ron Olson delivered his proposed Fiscal Year 2019 Budget and Plan of Municipal Services to City Council at tonight’s special meeting. Council received the document along with an overview of its contents before setting September 4 as...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

7-27-18 Pavement Restoration Work Begins July 30

Pavement restoration work will begin Monday on certain city streets. Work will take place in segments from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day through Friday.

Streets scheduled for maintenance are as follows:

  • Lake Road, from W.S. Young Drive to Windward Drive
  • Florence...
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Posted on: October 19, 2018

7-24-18 Killeen Fire Department Receives National Award for Cardiac Care

The American Heart Association has awarded the 2018 Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Award to Killeen Fire Department for a second consecutive year. The national recognition is bestowed on departments providing the highest quality of care in the emerge...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

7-24-18 Extreme Heat Leads to Increase in Water Line Breaks

The recent stretch of extreme high temperatures with no rainfall has led to water line breaks throughout the city. Crews are working diligently to make repairs and restore water services to affected areas.

Water line breaks occur when the ground becomes dr...

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City News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

7-23-18 Movies in Your Park Series Finale July 27

Killeen’s free 2018 Movies in Your Park series concludes July 27 at 8:30 p.m. at Killeen Amphitheater, located next to the Killeen Community Center. The final film of the series will be CoCo, PG.

The movie is free and will start at dusk.

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

7-23-18 Long Branch Park Spray Pad Closed

The Junior Service League Spray Pad at Long Branch Park is closed until further notice due to a mechanical failure.

A filter break over the weekend has left the water feature temporarily inoperable. Crews are working to make the repair now.

 

The Sp...

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City News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

7-20-18 First Time Homebuyer Education Classes in August

The City of Killeen will host a free First Time Homebuyer Education Class August 4. The session is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Community Development Training Room, 802 N. 2nd Street, Building E.

Participants will receive valuable information regarding the...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

7-20-18 Repair Work on WS Young Drive through the Weekend

Southbound WS Young Drive from Lowes Boulevard to I-14 will experience a lane closure for asphalt repair. Work will begin at 3 a.m. July 21 and last through July 24.

Crews will be removing damaged asphalt to replace it with new.

A series of traffic control ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

7-18-18 Signal Repair at Willow Springs and I-14 Thursday and Friday

The traffic signals located at the intersection of Willow Springs Road and eastbound I-14 will undergo repair Thursday and Friday. Work will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

The signal pole and mast arm were damaged by a vehicle accident and must...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

7-16-18 Movies in Your Park Series Continues July 20

Killeen’s free 2018 Movies in Your Park series continues July 20 at 8:30 p.m. at Killeen Amphitheater, located next to the Killeen Community Center. The film of the evening will be Lego Ninjago.

The series schedule is as follows:

July 20  ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

7-16-18 Killeen Utility Customers have New Method to Contribute to Special City Programs

July water bills feature a new option for Killeen customers. A box has been added to the upper right corner of paper bills to allow contributions to specific City senior assistance, animal services and summer youth programs. These options are also availab...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

7-14-18 First Time Homebuyer Education Class in July

The City of Killeen will host a free First Time Homebuyer Education Class July 28. The session is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Killeen Arts and Activities Center, 801 N. 4th Street, Building E.

Participants will receive valuable information regarding the h...

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City News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

7-2-18 Rosewood Drive Lane Closures begin Tuesday

Northbound Rosewood Drive, between Riverstone Drive and Sulphur Springs Drive, will experience intermittent lane closures beginning tomorrow. Work is expected to take place weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through July 17.

Crews will be removing topsoil alon...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

7-2-18 Movies in Your Park Series Continues July 6

Killeen’s free 2018 Movies in Your Park series continues July 6 at 8:30 p.m. at Killeen Amphitheater, located next to the Killeen Community Center. The film of the evening will be Despicable Me 3.

The series schedule is as follows:

July 6 &nbs...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

6-29-18 City Offices Closed Wednesday for Independence Day

City offices will be closed Wednesday in observance of Independence Day.

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

Garbage collection will run on its normal schedule; however the Transfer Station and the Recycling Center will be closed.

The Famil...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

6-25-18 Movies in Your Park Series Premiers Friday

Killeen’s free 2018 Movies in Your Park series premiers Friday at 8:30 p.m. at Killeen Amphitheater, located next to the Killeen Community Center. The featured presentation will be Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.

The series schedule is as follows...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

6-25-18 Boil Water Notice Lifted in Area of Zephyr Road and MLK

The BOIL WATER NOTICE issued June 23 for properties in the following areas has been lifted effective immediately:

  • 1002-1210 Charisse Street
  • 3709-4314 Zephyr Road
  • 1303-1507 and 4311 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard
  • 1300-1501 Hammond Drive
  • 3702-4002 Peaks Drive...
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City News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

6-21-18 Movies in Your Park Series Premiers June 29

Killeen’s free 2018 Movies in Your Park series premiers June 29 at 8:30 p.m. at Killeen Amphitheater, located next to the Killeen Community Center. The featured presentation will be Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.

The series schedule is as follow...

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City News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

6-20-18 Water Service to be off Saturday in Area of Zephyr Road and MLK

Water service will be unavailable Saturday from approximately 5 to 11 a.m. for properties in the following areas:

  • 1002-1210 Charisse Street
  • 3709-4314 Zephyr Road
  • 1303-1507 and 4311 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard
  • 1300-1501 Hammond Drive
  • 3702-4002 Peaks Drive...
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Posted on: October 19, 2018

6-19-18 City Manager Provides Fifth 100-Day Report to Council

Killeen City Manager Ron Olson presented his fifth 100-day report on organizational accomplishments to Killeen City Council in executive session at tonight’s workshop. The body then provided its assessment of his performance for the period of Ma...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

6-13-18 Killeen Consumer Confidence Report Confirms Excellent Water Quality

The City of Killeen has released its 2017 Consumer Confidence Report to inform the public of the quality and safety of its drinking water. Killeen is proud to report that it had no water quality violations in the 2017 calendar year.

“Safe drinkin...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

6-11-18 Lane Closures on Onion Road Begin Tuesday

Onion Road lane closures are scheduled to begin tomorrow. Work is expected to take place daily from 7:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. through Friday.

Crews will be applying striping to Onion Road, from Elms Road to Stan Schlueter Loop.

Traffic will be routed around th...

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City News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

6-8-18 Possible Interruption to Online Payment Services Wednesday

City online and phone payment services may experience interruptions Wednesday from 6 to 10 p.m.

Scheduled maintenance and upgrades may affect access to Building Permits online services, Utility Collections online and phone payment services, Municipal Court...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

6-4-18 Boil Water Notice Lifted for 1500 and 1600 Blocks of Illinois Avenue

The BOIL WATER NOTICE issued May 30 for the 1500 and 1600 blocks of Illinois Avenue has been lifted effective immediately.

City crews completed fire hydrant replacement and restored water service.

Water quality tests have been completed, and the water is sa...

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

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The Spray Pad is Open!

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Stop by for some free, family fun!

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

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Killeen Animal Shelter has many deserving pets in need of a forever home.

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

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