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Posted on: October 22, 2021

TCEQ meets with WCID, City of Killeen and surrounding cities for water system review

Around-the-clock flushing of system to begin today and last through the weekend

(Oct. 22, 2021; 1p.m. Update) – The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has arrived in the Killeen area to review water issues presented by the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District (WCID) and advise on the next steps.

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

City of Killeen partners with annual Stand Down event

Stand down

Operation Stand Down supports homeless community

The City of Killeen is proud to assist Operation Stand Down Central Texas at the 8th annual Fall Stand Down and Community Triage.

 

The event is this Saturday from 9a.m. -3p.m. at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center (3601 South WS Young Drive, ...

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

WCID provides updates on its water system amid boil water order

They will implement temporary disinfectant conversion from chloramines to free chlorine

(6p.m. Update) – The Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 (WCID) is providing an update on the issues occurring within its water system and announcing their next steps amid the city-wide boil water notice in Killeen.

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City News
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Tests, sampling continue in city-wide Boil Water Notice for Killeen customers

TCEQ team headed to Killeen, limited bottled water supply available

The Public Works Department of the City of Killeen went through a massive flushing of the water system yesterday and are working with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and the Bell County Water Control and Improvement ...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Update to city-wide Boil Water Notice Issued for all City of Killeen Customers

Water samples currently being tested

The Public Works Department of the City of Killeen now has updates to the city-wide boil water notice that was issued on Oct. 19, 2021 at 5:30p.m. for all City of Killeen water customers.

 

The notice was issued due to quarterly water samp...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Boil Water Notice Issued for all City of Killeen Customers

Water samples indicate chlorine residuals below guidelines

A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Oct. 19, 2021 at 5:30p.m. for all City of Killeen water customers.

 

Due to quarterly water samples taken from six sites indicating chlorine residuals below TCEQ guidelines, effective immediately th...

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City News
Posted on: October 18, 2021

City of Killeen’s drive-thru COVID-19 vaccines and tests continue this Wednesday through Friday

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Vaccines, tests will be available while supplies last

The City of Killeen will offer free COVID-19 vaccines and tests at a drive-thru COVID-19 site again this Wednesday, Oct. 20 - Friday, Oct. 22 this week. The site will be at the Killeen Special Events Center from 9a.m. – 7p.m. Booster shots are now availab...

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City News
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Boil Water Notice Lifted for Properties on Hallmark Avenue, Dimple Street and Safady Avenue

Crews installed new fire hydrant

 A boil water notice issued effective beginning Oct. 13, 2021 at 7a.m. for properties located at 711-819 Hallmark Avenue, 505-608 Dimple Street and 801-809 Safady Avenue is lifted effective immediately.

 

Water crews installed a new fire h...

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City News
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Road closure on Schwertner Drive from Oct. 18 - Oct. 20

Street closure is for installation of natural gas main

KILLEEN, Texas (Oct. 15, 2021) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing Schwertner Drive from Wood Hollow Drive to Whitmire Drive beginning Monday, Oct. 18 through Wednesday, Oc...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

City of Killeen’s annual Fall Festival to be held Oct. 30

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Hayrides, games, crafts and more will be available

The City of Killeen’s Recreation Services Division is holding its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 5-9p.m. at the Stonetree Golf Club (1600 Stonetree Drive).

 

Activities include games, crafts, hayrides, selfie stations, a h...

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City News
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Road closures on Hunt Drive and Schwertner Drive Oct. 12 and 13

Closures are for installation of natural gas main

The City of Killeen will have two road closures over the next, two days. 

 

First, Hunt Drive from Chase Circle to Mountain View Drive, will be closed to through traffic on Tuesday, Oct. 12 and 13 from 7a.m. - 5p.m., weather permitting. Al...

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City News
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Boil Water Notice Lifted for Properties on South Fort Hood Road

Crews complete water line break repairs

KILLEEN, Texas (Oct. 10, 2021) - A boil water notice effective beginning Oct. 7, 2021 at 7p.m. for properties located at 6101-6701 South Fort Hood Road is lifted effective immediately.

A contractor working in the area hit a water line, causing a b...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

City of Killeen will be open on Columbus Day/Indigenous People’s Day

All services will be available

KILLEEN, Texas (Oct. 8, 2021) – All City offices will be open on Columbus/Indigenous People’s Day, Monday, Oct. 11.

All services will be available, including Recreation Services, libraries and the animal shelter. Garbage collection will...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on South Fort Hood Road

Crews repairing water line break

A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Oct. 7, 2021 at 7p.m. for properties located at 6101-6701 South Fort Hood Road.

 

A contractor working in the area hit a water line, causing a break in the line. Water crews will need to isolate the...

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City News
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Killeen Municipal Court Judge Mark Kimball to retire in February 2022

Kimball Mark

Kimball has served the City since 2014

KILLEEN, Texas (Oct.7, 2021) – Judge Mark Kimball, Presiding Judge of the City of Killeen’s Municipal Court, has announced he will retire in February 2022.

Judge Kimball was sworn in on Feb. 24, 2014 and says he has enjoyed his time working for the City.

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City News
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Hallmark Avenue, Dimple Street and Safady Avenue

Crews installing fire hydrant

KILLEEN, Texas (Oct. 7, 2021) - A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Oct. 13, 2021 at 7a.m. for properties located at 711-819 Hallmark Avenue, 505-608 Dimple Street and 801-809 Safady Avenue.

Water crews will be installing a new fire ...

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City News
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Free bulk trash collection for Fall ‘Killeen’ Up next week

Fall Killeen Up 2021 Flyer

Annual fall cleanup event scheduled for Oct. 11-15

KILLEEN, Texas (Oct. 7, 2021) – The City of Killeen will be conducting a fall cleanup event (“Fall Killeen-Up”) during the week of Oct. 11 – Oct. 15. The City was unable to provide the Spring Cleanups in 2020 and 20...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Boil Water Notice Lifted for Properties on Yates Road, Laura Drive, Burk Drive and Reese Creek Road

Crews complete water line break repairs

A boil water notice effective beginning Oct. 4, 2021 at 8p.m. for properties located at 123-479 Yates Road, 168-580 Laura Drive, 103-481 Burk Drive, and 293-711 Reese Creek Road is lifted effective immediately.

 

A contractor working in the area hi...

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City News
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Boil Water Notice Lifted for Properties on West Stan Schlueter Loop

Crews complete water line break repairs

A boil water notice effective beginning Sept. 29, 2021 at 12:30p.m. for properties located at 3902-4003 W. Stan Schlueter Loop, as well as 4201, 4301, 4303, 4401 and 4501 W. Stan Schlueter Loop is lifted effective immediately.

Due to a break in the water l...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Drive-thru COVID-19 vaccines and tests continue

Vaccines, tests will be available while supplies last

KILLEEN, Texas (Oct. 5, 2021) – The City of Killeen will offer free COVID-19 vaccines and tests at a drive-thru COVID-19 site again this Wednesday, Oct. 6 - Friday, Oct. 8 this week, as well as next Wednesday, Oct. 13 and Thursday, Oct 14. The site will b...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Yates Road, Laura Drive, Burk Drive and Reese Creek Road

Crews repairing broken water line

A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Oct. 4, 2021 at 8p.m. for properties located at 123-479 Yates Road, 168-580 Laura Drive, 103-481 Burk Drive, and 293-711 Reese Creek Road.

A contractor working in the area hit a water line, causing a break ...

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City News
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Boil Water Notice Lifted

Broken angle stop repaired

KILLEEN, Texas (Oct. 4, 2021) - A boil water notice effective beginning Sept. 29, 2021 at 10:30a.m. for properties located at 3200-3322 E. Rancier Avenue, 501-800 N. 46th Street, 501-814 Lisa Lane, 501-808 Colonial Lane, 3400-3414 Victoria Circle...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Killeen Fire Department hosts Open House event during Fire Prevention Week

Opportunity to meet and greet with firefighters and explore fire safety activities

KILLEEN, Texas (Oct. 4, 2021) – The Killeen Fire Department is inviting the community out to an Open House event to discuss fire safety and prevention tips and participate in demonstrations.

The event falls during Fire Prevention Week on Oct. 9 f...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Trick-or-Treating in the City of Killeen will be held on Oct. 30

Halloween 2021 Oct 30th flier

Halloween is Sunday, Oct. 31 and door-to-door celebrations will be Saturday from 6-9p.m.

KILLEEN, Texas (Oct. 4, 2021) – The City of Killeen is recommending residents observe Trick-or-Treating on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 6-9p.m. The City also encourages everyone to take the proper precautions to limit the spread of COVID-19.

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Posted on: October 3, 2021

Boil Water Notice lifted for Property on Lowes Boulevard/Walmart Supercenter

Crews complete water line break repairs

A boil water notice effective beginning Sept. 28, 2021 at 4:30p.m. for the Walmart Supercenter property located at 1400 Lowes Boulevard is lifted effective immediately.

 

A contractor working in the area hit a water line causing a break in the line...

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City News
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Road closure on Dean Avenue on Oct. 4 and Oct. 5

Street closure is for sanitary sewer services

KILLEEN, Texas (Oct. 1, 2021) – Dean Avenue from 4th Street to 2nd Street will be closed to through traffic on Monday, Oct. 4 and Tuesday, Oct. 5 from 7a.m. - 5p.m., weather permitting. All lanes will reopen after normal business hours.

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Road work to begin on Cunningham Road Monday, Oct. 4

Road closures, asphalt overlay and milling services expected through midweek

KILLEEN, Texas (Sep. 30, 2021) – Beginning Monday, Oct. 4, the Transportation Division of the Public Works Department will be working with Lone Star Paving to complete the asphalt overlay and milling services on Cunningham Road from Little Nolan...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Boil Water Notice Lifted for Properties on Fort Hood Road

Crews complete water line break repairs

A boil water notice effective beginning Sept. 27, 2021 at 4p.m. for properties located on 6101-6701 S. Fort Hood Road is lifted effective immediately.

 

A contractor working in the area hit a water line causing a break in the line. Water crews isol...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on West Stan Schlueter Loop

Crews repairing broken water line

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 29, 2021) - A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Sept. 29, 2021 at 12:30p.m. for properties located at 3902-4003 W. Stan Schlueter Loop, as well as 4201, 4301, 4303, 4401 and 4501 W. Stan Schlueter Loop.

Due to a break in...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Rancier, 46th, Lisa, Colonial Victoria, Atkinson, Esther

Crews repairing a broken angle stop

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 29, 2021) - A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Sept. 29, 2021 at 10:30a.m. for properties located at 3200-3322 E. Rancier Avenue, 501-800 N. 46th Street, 501-814 Lisa Lane, 501-808 Colonial Lane, 3400-3414 Vic...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Killeen Police to wash Fire Department vehicles, following Battle of the Badges Blood Drive

KFD received more votes than KPD during August “Boots vs. Badges” event for a good cause

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 28, 2021) – The City of Killeen Police Department personnel will be washing vehicles of our Killeen Fire Department this Thursday, Sept. 30, following the City’s Battle of the Badges blood drive in August.

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

Boil Water Notice Issued for Property on Lowes Boulevard/Walmart Supercenter

Crews repairing water line break

A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Sept. 28, 2021 at 4:30p.m. for the Walmart Supercenter property located at 1400 Lowes Boulevard.

 

A contractor working in the area hit a water line causing a break in the line. Water crews will nee...

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Repairs at local intersections’ traffic signals

Repairs should be complete by Wednesday Sept. 29

Today the Transportation Division of the City of Killeen’s Public Works Department began repairs on flashing traffic signals at the intersections of W.S. Young Drive and Terrace Drive, as well as Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Rosewood Dr...

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Fort Hood Road

Crews repairing water line break

A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Sept. 27, 2021 at 4p.m. for properties located at 6101-6701 South Fort Hood Road.

 

A contractor working in the area hit a water line causing a break in the line. Water crews will need to isolate th...

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Community Walk Against Domestic Violence on Oct. 2

The Killeen Police Department hosts first of its kind event on Saturday

The Killeen Police Department will be joined by Mayor Jose Segarra and council members for a Community Walk Against Domestic Violence next Saturday, Oct. 2.

 

The event will be at Lions Club Park from 11a.m. - 2p.m. and is free and open to the publ...

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

City of Killeen’s drive-thru COVID-19 vaccines and tests continue this Wednesday through Friday

Vaccines, tests will be available while supplies last

The City of Killeen will offer free COVID-19 vaccines and tests at a drive-thru COVID-19 site again this Wednesday, Sept. 29 - Friday, Oct. 1 this week.

The site will be at the Killeen Special Events Center from 9a.m. – 7p.m. Please note, the COV...

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Killeen residents reminded to sign up for Code Red Alerts during National Preparedness Month

New PSA shows citizens how to receive important updates on severe storms, flooding, tornadoes, etc.

The Emergency Management Department of the City of Killeen is rounding out National Preparedness Month with a public service announcement about the importance of subscribing to Code Red Alerts.

 

Code Red is an emergency notification system and the...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Annual Barktoberfest event is next Saturday, Oct. 2

Bring your furry friends and splash into fall

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 24, 2021) – The City of Killeen’s Parks and Recreation division is asking you to come splash into Fall with your four-legged friends at our annual Barktoberfest. The event is next Saturday, Oct. 2 from 10a.m. -1p....

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

La ciudad de Killeen le ofrece a la comunidad hispana/latina el programa de asistencia para comprado

La clase brindará una oportunidad para aprender a ser dueño de su primera casa

KILLEEN, Texas (22 de septiembre de 2021) – El departamento para el desarrollo comunitario de la ciudad de Killeen se está asociando con Bancorp South para presentar una clase introductoria para el comprador de casa por primera vez, g...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

The City of Killeen offers first-time homebuyer assistance program to Hispanic and Latino community

The class provides an opportunity to learn about owning your first home

KILLEEN, Texas (Sep. 22, 2021) – The City of Killeen’s Community Development Department is partnering with Bancorp South to provide a free, First-Time Homebuyer introductory course that is completely presented in Spanish. This event is...

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Boil Water Notice Lifted for Properties on Bunny Trail

Crews complete water line break repairs

A boil water notice effective beginning Sept. 18, 2021 at 6:30p.m. for properties located on 5503-5607 Bunny Trail is lifted effective immediately.

A contractor working in the area hit a water line causing a break in the line. Water crews isolated the wate...

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

City of Killeen’s drive-thru COVID-19 vaccines and tests continue this Thursday and Friday only

Vaccines, tests will be available while supplies last

The City of Killeen will offer free COVID-19 vaccines and tests at a drive-thru COVID-19 site again this Thursday, Sept. 23 and Friday, Sept. 24 this week.

The site will be at the Killeen Special Events Center from 9a.m. – 7p.m. Please note, the ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

The City of Killeen provides bulk trash drop-offs at no cost

Residents can dispose of bulk items at four locations throughout the city

KILLEEN, Texas (Sep. 21, 2021) – Beginning next Friday, Oct. 1, the City of Killeen’s Solid Waste Division will place roll-off containers throughout the city for residents to dispose of additional household waste and bulk trash items.

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Killeen Mayor to host reception in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

The community is invited to attend, proclamation will be presented

KILLEEN, Texas (Sep. 20, 2021) – On Tuesday, Sept. 21, Killeen mayor Jose Segarra will honor Hispanic Heritage Month during a reception at City Hall at 4p.m.

The event will take place in the City Hall foyer on the first floor (101 North College S...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Little Nolan Road Closure beginning tomorrow

Asphalt overlay and milling services to be completed

KILLEEN, Texas (Sep. 20, 2021) – Little Nolan Road from Bacon Ranch Road to Stan Schlueter Loop will be shut down at varying times of day beginning Tuesday, Sept. 20, as the Transportation Division of the City’s Public Works Department...

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Posted on: September 18, 2021

Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Bunny Trail

Crews repairing water line break

A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Sept. 18, 2021 at 6:30p.m. for properties located at 5503-5607 Bunny Trail.

A contractor working in the area hit a water line causing a break in the line. Water crews will need to isolate the water line for...

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Posted on: September 16, 2021

Killeen City Council approves $268 million budget for new fiscal year

Several improvements included in biggest budget approval for the city

The Killeen City Council approved a $268 million budget for the fiscal year 2022, which begins on Oct. 1, 2021 and ends on Sept. 30, 2022.

 

Updates during the Sept. 14 passage include an additional Animal Control and Code Enforcement Officer, dele...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

City of Killeen’s drive-thru COVID-19 vaccines and tests continue Thursday through Saturday

Vaccines, 500 tests will be available daily while supplies last

The City of Killeen will offer another round of free COVID-19 vaccines and tests at a drive-thru COVID-19 site tomorrow, Sept. 16 through Saturday, Sept. 18.

The site will be at the Killeen Special Events Center from 9a.m. – 7p.m. There are 500 t...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Lane Closure on Stagecoach Road

Westbound shutdown is for installation of water main

KILLEEN, Texas (Sep. 15, 2021) – The outside lane of westbound Stagecoach road, between Flanigan Drive and Tyrel Drive, will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 16, from 8a.m. – 5p.m. to install a water main.

The road will reopen to thr...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Plains Drive Road Closure on Sept. 15 and 16

Installation of sanitary sewer services

KILLEEN, Texas (Sep. 14, 2021) – Plains Drive from Little Nolan Road to Panhandle Drive will be closed to through traffic tomorrow, September 15 and Thursday, September 16 from 7a.m. – 5p.m. Depending on weather, all lanes will reopen ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

“Bricks Killeen” LEGO exhibit coming to Killeen this weekend

The first-of-its-kind event in the city will be on display Sept. 18-19

KILLEEN, Texas (Sep. 13, 2021) – The City of Killeen is working with the Killeen Convention and Visitor’s Bureau to bring a LEGO exhibit called, “Bricks Killeen” to town. The unique event will be at the Killeen Civi...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

City of Killeen releases third COVID-19 PSA

Council woman and healthcare professional, Nina Cobb, featured in video

KILLEEN, Texas (Sep. 13, 2021) – Council woman Nina Cobb is featured in the latest COVID-19 public service announcement being released by the City of Killeen today.

Mayor Jose Segarra and Killeen City Council members have been encouraging citizen...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

The City of Killeen remembers September 11th, 20 years later

Mayor, chiefs speak about heroes, tragedy

KILLEEN, Texas (Sep. 10, 2021) – The City of Killeen released a video today featuring Mayor Jose Segarra, Fire Chief Jim Kubinski and Police Chief Chuck Kimble remembering the courage and legacy of the fallen, 20 years after the September 11th a...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

$5.8 million road repair project wrapping up, following 2021 ice storm damage

Milling, overlay on 13 Killeen roads to be completed by tomorrow, Sept. 10

City crews are working on the final road repairs in a $5,896,323 million street improvement project, following damaged roads from February’s ice storm.

 

The repairs to 13 roads began on June 1 and involve milling, overlay and striping. I...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

City of Killeen’s drive-thru COVID-19 vaccines and tests continue tomorrow through Saturday

More than 100 vaccines, 1,000 tests issued during Sept. 2-4 event

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 8, 2021) – The City of Killeen will continue offering free COVID-19 vaccines and tests at a drive-thru COVID-19 site tomorrow, Sept. 9 through Saturday, Sept. 11.

The site will be at the Killeen Special Events Center from 9a...

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Posted on: September 6, 2021

Boil Water Notice Lifted for Properties on Mary Jane Drive, Mockingbird Lane

Crews complete water line repairs

A boil water notice effective beginning Sept. 3, 2021 at 2:30p.m. for properties located on 702,703 E. Mary Jane Drive and 1501-1802 Mockingbird Lane is lifted effective immediately.

Due to a break in the water line, crews had to isolate the water main. Wa...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Mary Jane Drive, Mockingbird Lane

Crews repairing water line break

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 3, 2021) - A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Sept. 3, 2021 at 2:30p.m. for properties located on 702,703 E. Mary Jane Drive and 1501-1802 Mockingbird Lane.

Due to a break in the water line, water crews will ha...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Road work on 10th Street continues beginning Sept. 7

Road closures, asphalt overlay and milling services expected throughout next week

KILLEEN, Texas (Sep. 3, 2021) – Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 7, the Transportation Division of the Public Works Department will be working with Lone Star Paving to complete the asphalt overlay and milling services on 10th Street. The work will begin...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Stonetree Golf Club opens all 18 holes today

The course is open for play at 2p.m.

KILLEEN, Texas (Sep. 3, 2021) – The City of Killeen’s Stonetree Golf Club will fully open for play beginning today at 2p.m.

Over the last, two months, crews have revamped the greens and fairways with common Bermuda grass and tifdwarf Be...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Killeen Mayor Segarra kicks off National Preparedness Month

Videos, tips to be provided throughout September

KILLEEN, Texas (Sep. 2, 2021) – Killeen Mayor, Jose Segarra is kicking off National Preparedness Month with a public service announcement and advice to be ready and stay safe during a disaster or emergency. 

September is observed as Nati...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Lansberry Court

Contractors repaired fire suppression line

A boil water notice effective Aug. 30, 2021 at 8a.m. for properties located on 1005-1106 Lansberry Court is lifted effective immediately.

 

On Aug. 30, 2021 at 8a.m., contractors repaired a fire suppression line that required the main water line to...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

City of Killeen begins another round of drive-thru COVID-19 vaccines and tests

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The site will run for five days over the next, two weeks

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 1, 2021) – The City of Killeen will continue offering free COVID-19 vaccines and tests at a drive-thru COVID-19 site over the next, two weeks.

The site will be at the Killeen Special Events Center from Thursday, Sept. 2 thro...

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Posted on: August 30, 2021

Killeen Fire Department’s EMS earns national recognition for cardiac care of patients

American Heart Association presents Gold Plus Award

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 30, 2021) – The City of Killeen’s Fire Department Emergency Medical Services has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Achievement Award for the fifth...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Boil Water Notice Lifted for Properties on Pandos Way and Cranford Avenue

Crews completed repairs

A boil water notice effective Aug. 25, 2021 at 8a.m. for properties located at 3614 Pandos Way and 3616-3628 Cranford Avenue is lifted effective immediately.

 

Water crews isolated the water main to do repairs on a sample station on Aug. 25, 2021 a...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Killeen City Council featured in new COVID-19 PSA, latest drive-thru results released

More than 500 tests, nearly 70 vaccines administered on Aug. 26

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 27, 2021) – Mayor Jose Segarra and Killeen City Council Members are encouraging citizens to do their part and get their COVID-19 shots in the City’s latest public service announcement.

The video can be found at this...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Killeen lowers all flags to half-staff in honor of Afghanistan attack victims

At least 13 Service members, 90 others killed in Kabul

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 27, 2021) – As a mark of respect for the U.S. service members and other victims killed in the terrorist attack on Aug. 26 in Kabul, Afghanistan the City of Killeen is lowering all flags (United States, Texas and Killeen flag...

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

Second weekend of Killeen’s drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine/testing site begins

Vaccines and tests will be available Thursday-Saturday, 9a.m. -7p.m.

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 26, 2021) – The City of Killeen’s drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine and testing site continues for its second week today through Saturday, with more than 150 vehicles in line at the start of today’s event.

Kille...

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Lansberry Court Beginning Aug. 30

Contractors closing off main water line, repairing fire suppression line

A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Aug. 30, 2021 at 8a.m. for properties located on 1005-1106 Lansberry Court.

On Aug. 30, 2021 at 8:00a.m., contractors will be repairing a fire suppression line that will require the main water line to be cl...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

New lighting provides more options at Mickey’s Dog Park

LED lights are energy efficient and safer for residents

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 25, 2021) – There’s a brand, new lighting system at Mickey’s Dog Park in the City of Killeen. 

Four solar, LED lights were installed and are energy efficient, vandal resistant and safer for citize...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Pandos Way and Cranford Avenue

Crews must isolate water main for repairs

A boil water notice is issued effective Aug. 25, 2021 at 8a.m. for properties located at 3614 Pandos Way and 2616-3628 Cranford Avenue.

 

Water crews will need to isolate the water main to do repairs on a sample station. Water crews will remain on-...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Hummingbird Road and Whippoorwill Road

Normal water usage may resume immediately

A boil water notice effective Aug. 21, 2021 at 3:30P.m. for properties located at 1211-1230 Hummingbird Road and 2132 Whippoorwill Road is lifted effective immediately.

 

Due to a break in the water line, water crews isolated the water main. Water ...

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City News
Posted on: August 24, 2021

North 4th Street Lane Closure on Aug. 25 and 26

Closure is for repair of sanitary sewer service

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 24, 2021) – The southbound lane of North 4th Street, from Anderson Avenue to Hoover Avenue will be closed on Aug. 25 and 26 from 7a.m. -5p.m. All lanes will reopen after work hours.

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City News
Posted on: August 23, 2021

Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties for on Herndon Drive/Court, Iredell Drive and Gowen Court

Normal water usage may resume immediately

A boil water notice effective Aug. 18, 2021 at 11:30a.m. for properties located at 1901-2105 Herndon Drive, 3601-3710 Herndon Court, 3600-3710 Iredell Drive and 3700-3711 Gowen Court, is lifted effective immediately.

 

Due to a break in the water l...

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City News
Posted on: August 23, 2021

More than 1,000 tests, 234 vaccines given during first weekend of Killeen’s drive-thru COVID-19 site

Emergency Services hoping for more visitors as event continues

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 23, 2021) – There were 1,059 COVID-19 tests and 234 vaccines administered during the first weekend at the drive-thru COVID-19 site in Killeen. 178 tests were positive.

Killeen Emergency Services partnered with the Texas Divis...

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City News
Posted on: August 21, 2021

Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Hummingbird Road and Whippoorwill Road

Crews are repairing a water line break

A boil water notice is issued effective Aug. 21, 2021 at 3:30p.m. for properties located at 1211-1230 Hummingbird Road and 2132 Whippoorwill Road.

 

Due to a break in the water line, water crews will have to isolate the water main. Water crews will...

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City News
Posted on: August 20, 2021

White Rock Drive Lane Closure on Aug. 23 and 24

Closure is for repair of sanitary sewer service

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 20, 2021) - The northbound lane of White Rock Drive, from Glenoak Drive to Glennwood Drive, will be closed on Monday, Aug. 23 and Tuesday, Aug. 24 from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. All lanes will be reopened after work hours.

Sanitary sewer service...

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City News
Posted on: August 20, 2021

More than 300 tests, 60 vaccines given at day one of Killeen’s drive-thru COVID-19 site

Emergency Services hoping for more visitors as event continues

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 20, 2021) – There were 317 COVID-19 tests and 60 vaccines administered during the first day at the drive-thru COVID-19 site in Killeen. 54 tests were positive.

Killeen Emergency Services partnered with the Texas Division of E...

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City News
Posted on: August 19, 2021

Local State of Disaster Declared by City of Killeen

Mayor Segarra signs declaration for a public health emergency

UPDATE:

The disaster declaration was re-issued for the purposes of state and federal funding eligibility. The original one ended on June 1, when Bell County terminated their disaster declaration. This will assist with pandemic-related resources and expense...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

City of Killeen to offer temporary COVID-19 testing and vaccination site

Covid Tests  Vaccines_August 2021 flier

Emergency Services partners with state agencies for drive-thru option

The City of Killeen will begin offering free testing and vaccines for the COVID-19 virus tomorrow, Aug. 19, 2021.

Killeen Emergency Services is partnering with the Texas Division of Emergency Services and the Texas Military Department to open a dual testin...

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City News
Posted on: August 18, 2021

Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Herndon Drive/Court, Iredell Drive and Gowen Court

Crews are repairing a water line break

A boil water notice is issued effective Aug. 18, 2021 at 11:30a.m. for properties located at 1901-2105 Herndon Drive, 3601-3710 Herndon Court, 3600-3710 Iredell Drive and 3700-3711 Gowen Court

Due to a break in the water line, water crews will have to isol...

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City News
Posted on: August 17, 2021

Road Closure on Plain Drive on August 18th

Closure is for a water install

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 17, 2021) – Both lanes of Plain Drive will be closed to through traffic between Nolan Road and Panhandle Drive tomorrow, Aug. 18. The closure is expected to last from 8a.m. – 3p.m, then all lanes will reopen.

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City News
Posted on: August 17, 2021

Battle of the Badges Blood Drive is success for community

Killeen Police Department and Killeen Fire Department bring dozens out for good cause

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 17, 2021) – The results are in from the City of Killeen’s “Battle of the Badges” Blood Drive, held on Aug. 12. The Killen Police Department and Killeen Fire Department partnered with Carter Bloo...

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City News
Posted on: August 17, 2021

City of Killeen takes action on increased COVID-19 threat

Leaders releasing campaigns encouraging vaccines, awareness

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 17, 2021) – Leaders within the City of Killeen have begun a campaign to help encourage more residents to get vaccinated, and to push for vaccinated individuals to remain vigilant. 

On Friday, Aug. 13, Mayor Jose Sega...

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City News
Posted on: August 12, 2021

Crews prep for back-to-school traffic

Drivers should expect to see school zone warning lights flashing tomorrow

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 12, 2021) – Motorists will see school zone warning lights flashing across the city this Friday, Aug. 13, as crews perform appropriate testing and troubleshooting ahead of next week’s start of the school year.

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City News
Posted on: August 11, 2021

Florence Road Lane Closure August 12th & 13th

Closure is for repair of sanitary sewer service

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 11, 2021) – The northbound lane of Florence Road between Worth Street and Rhonda Street will be closed on Aug. 12 and Aug. 13 from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. All lanes will be reopened after work hours.

Sanitary sewer services are being...

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City News
Posted on: August 11, 2021

Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Lansberry Court

Normal water usage may resume immediately

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 11, 2021) A boil water notice effective Aug. 11, 2021 at 10:30a.m. for properties located at 1005-1106 on Lansberry Court is lifted effective immediately.

Contractors did not have to perform repairs to the fire suppression line; theref...

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City News
Posted on: August 11, 2021

Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Lansberry Court

Crews are replacing a fire suppression line

A boil water notice is issued effective Aug. 11, 2021 at 10:30a.mfor properties located at 1005-1106 Lansberry Ct. 

 

Contractors are replacing a fire&n...

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City News
Posted on: August 10, 2021

Battle of the Badges Blood Drive this Thursday

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Killeen Police Department and Killeen Fire Department unite for good cause

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 10, 2021) – The City of Killeen is partnering with Carter BloodCare to host a “Battle of the Badges” Blood Drive on Thursday, Aug. 12 from 10a.m. – 3p.m.

The event will feature ‘boots&a...

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City News
Posted on: August 3, 2021

Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Shawn Drive and Honeysuckle Circle

Normal water usage may resume immediately

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 3, 2021) A boil water notice effective July 27, 2021 at 2 p.m. for properties located at 4311 Shawn Drive and 3001 – 3105 Honeysuckle Circle is lifted effective immediately.

 

Water crews replaced a broken valve and i...

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City News
Posted on: July 29, 2021

Killeen Animal Shelter hosts free adoption event this Saturday & Sunday

Adoption fees will be waived for all pets that are sterilized, vaccinated, and microchipped

KILLEEN, Texas (July 29, 2021) – The Killeen Animal Shelter remains near capacity and will offer free adoptions July 31 and Aug. 1. Fees will be waived for animals that are sterilized, vaccinated, and microchipped. Standard rates will apply to o...

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City News
Posted on: July 27, 2021

Killeen-Fort Hood Regional airport receives $1,000,000 grant for new hub

Expands flight options and aims to lower ticket prices

KILLEEN, Texas (July 27, 2021) – The Department of Transportation has awarded a $1,000,000 grant to the Killeen-Fort Hood Reginal Airport (GRK), which will go toward a new, non-stop service to a Denver, Colo. hub, among other amenities.

The DoT i...

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City News
Posted on: July 27, 2021

Renovations coming to Copper Mountain Branch Library

Will close for one day, Aug. 2 and reopen Aug. 3 at 12 noon

KILEEN, Texas (July 27, 2021) - The Copper Mountain Branch Library located at 3000 South WS Young Drive will be closed Aug. 2 and the morning of Aug. 3 for interior renovations. 

The library plans to reopen at 12 noon on Tuesday, Aug. 3.

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City News
Posted on: July 27, 2021

Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Shawn Drive and Honeysuckle Circle

Crews are replacing a broken valve

A boil water notice is issued effective July 27, 2021 at 2 p.m. for properties located at 4311 Shawn Drive and 3001 – 3105 Honeysuckle Circle.

 

Crews are replacing a broken valve and will need to isolate the water main to complete the pr...

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City News
Posted on: July 27, 2021

Citizens encouraged to apply for Board and Commission appointments

Applications due by August 19

KILLEEN, Texas (July 26, 2021) – The Killeen City Council will be making appointments to various city boards and commissions and citizens are encouraged to apply for consideration by Aug. 19.

Killeen residents have the opportunity to serve the co...

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City News
Posted on: July 26, 2021

Godman Street Lane Closure July 28 & 29

Closure is for repair of sanitary sewer service

KILLEEN, Texas (July 26, 2021) - The southbound lane of Godman Street from Westcliff Road to Cora Avenue will be closed Wednesday, July 28 and Thursday, 29 from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. All lanes will be reopened after work hours.

Sanitary sewer services a...

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City News
Posted on: July 26, 2021

Skyline Ave Lane Closure July 27 & 28

Closure is for repair of sanitary sewer service

KILLEEN, Texas (July 26, 2021) - The westbound lane of Skyline Avenue, from Swope Drive to Santa Rosa Drive, will be closed Tuesday, July 27 and Wednesday, July 28 from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. All lanes will be reopened after work hours.

Sanitary sewer se...

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City News
Posted on: July 23, 2021

$5,900 donation helps beautify Killeen Parks

The city’s Recreation Services department has received a donation from the Lions Club Foundation in the amount of $5,910 to help beautify Stewart Park and Lions Neighborhood Park.

This comes on the heels of Love Your Park Day, which was July 10, ...

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City News
Posted on: July 22, 2021

7-22-21 Road Repairs to be completed on Florence Road on July 22

Improvements to roads damaged by February ice storm

The Transportation Division of the Public Works Department will be completing asphalt overlay and milling services affecting Florence Road from Jasper Road to Elms Road on July 22. The repairs began on July 20. There will also be closures on Old Fm 440 Ro...

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City News
Posted on: July 14, 2021

7-14-21 Public Invited to Budget Briefing July 21

Entire proposed budget document is available online.

City Manager Kent Cagle delivered his Fiscal Year 2021 Proposed Annual Budget to City Council and made it available for public review July 6. He will host a budget briefing for the public July 21 at 5 p.m. at City Hall.

A special City Council Workshop to d...

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City News
Posted on: July 11, 2021

7-10-21 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on WS Young and Bacon Ranch

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued July 3, 2021 for properties located at 2806 S. WS Young Drive and 2403, 2500, 2501 and 2502 Bacon Ranch Road is lifted effective immediately.

Repair of a water line damaged by a contractor interrupted service and necessitated a b...

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City News
Posted on: July 8, 2021

7-8-21 Killeen Animal Shelter Hosts Free Adoption Event Saturday & Sunday

Adoption fees will be waived for all pets that are sterilized, vaccinated and microchipped.

Killeen Animal Shelter remains near capacity and will offer free adoptions July 10 and 11. Fees will be waived for animals that are sterilized, vaccinated and microchipped. Standard rates will apply to other animals.

Dogs and cats of different ages, breeds...

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City News
Posted on: July 7, 2021

7-7-21 Family Aquatics Center Now Open Friday through Sunday

Long Branch Pool adjusts to Tuesday through Thursday only schedule.

The Family Aquatics Center at Lions Club Park will open this week. Regular hours are Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 6:30 p.m. It is closed Monday through Thursday.

Daily admission is free for children...

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City News
Posted on: July 6, 2021

7-6-21 Movies in Your Park July 9 (CANCELED)

Free family film fun.

Killeen will host a free Movies in Your Park screening of Tom & Jerry Friday, July 9, at 7:30 p.m. at Killeen Amphitheater, located next to the Killeen Community Center.

Viewers may bring blankets or lawn chairs for seating. Bring your own con...

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City News
Posted on: July 6, 2021

7-6-21 Killeen City Council Meetings July 6 Rescheduled

Unexpected lack of quorum requires moving meetings to July 13.

Killeen City Council was scheduled to meet July 6 for a Special Meeting and a regular Workshop. Due to an unexpected lack of quorum, the meetings have been rescheduled to July 13.

A regular City Council Meeting will be held July 13 beginning at 3 p.m., and...

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City News
Posted on: July 3, 2021

7-3-21 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on WS Young and Bacon Ranch

Contractor breaks water line and repair interrupts service.

City of Killeen News Release                 7-3-21

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City News
Posted on: June 30, 2021

6-30-21 Signal Timing to Change at Rosewood Intersection

Signage placed today to notify motorists of changes coming July 15.

The signal timing at Rosewood Drive and Central Texas Expressway is being modified. Changes will take effect July 15.

To notify motorists of the upcoming signal timing changes, message boards were placed on eastbound and westbound Central Texas Expressway ...

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City News
Posted on: June 30, 2021

6-30-21 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Open Houses at Killeen Airport July 1

Airport seeks to share program goals and ensure equal opportunity in contract awards.

The City of Killeen Department of Aviation will host two open houses July 1 at Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport for prospective Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) and other companies interested in doing business with the airport. Those interested ...

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City News
Posted on: June 30, 2021

6-30-21 Killeen Animal Shelter Hosts Free Adoption Event Friday & Saturday

Adoption fees will be waived for all pets that are sterilized, vaccinated and microchipped.

Killeen Animal Shelter remains near capacity and will offer free adoptions July 2 and 3. Fees will be waived for animals that are sterilized, vaccinated and microchipped. Standard rates will apply to other animals.

Dogs and cats of different ages, breeds, ...

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City News
Posted on: June 25, 2021

6-25-21 East Dean Avenue Closure June 28 & 29

Closure is for installation of sanitary sewer service.

East Dean Avenue, from Mulford Drive to 8th Street, will be closed to through traffic June 28 and 29 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The road will be reopened after work hours.

Sanitary sewer services are being installed in the area, and personnel and equipment must...

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City News
Posted on: June 25, 2021

6-25-21 Malakoff Lane Closure June 28 & 29

Closure is for repair of sanitary sewer service.

The northbound lane of Malakoff Street, from Central Texas Expressway to Bellaire Drive, will be closed to through traffic June 28 and 29 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. All lanes will be reopened after work hours.

Sanitary sewer services are being repaired in the a...

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City News
Posted on: June 25, 2021

6-25-21 Neighborhood Walkshops Scheduled June 28 through 30

Planning team will visit eight locations to meet with stakeholders and gather input.

The public is invited to engage in the comprehensive planning process at neighborhood walkshops June 28 through 30. Residents and stakeholders can share their ideas and concerns for their neighborhoods with the planning team at the following sessions:&...

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City News
Posted on: June 25, 2021

6-25-21 City Office Closures July 4 and 5

All offices reopen Tuesday, July 6.

City offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day July 4 and 5.

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

Garbage collection will run on its normal schedule July 5, but Solid Waste administrative offices will be closed. Killeen Recyc...

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City News
Posted on: June 25, 2021

6-25-21 City of Killeen Hosting Job Fair June 30

On site interviews will be conducted for dozens of openings.

The City of Killeen will host a job fair June 30 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Killeen Civic & Conference Center, 3601 S. WS Young Drive. Dozens of full-time positions are available.

The City is seeking to fill vacancies in the Public Works Department. Avai...

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City News
Posted on: June 24, 2021

6-24-21 City Offers Rental Assistance to Residents Affected by COVID-19

Eviction diversion assistance also available.

The City of Killeen is offering rental assistance and eviction diversion assistance to Killeen residents financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. An online application system opens June 25 at 9 a.m. for both programs. 

 

Qualified ap...

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City News
Posted on: June 23, 2021

6-23-21 Volunteers Needed for Love Your Park Day Project July 10

Stewart Park improvements will include trees and a walking trail.

The City of Killeen is seeking volunteers to participate in a Love Your Park project Saturday, July 10, from 8 a.m. to noon at Stewart Park. Participants must register by July 1.

Volunteers will join Recreation department staff in planting trees and instal...

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City News
Posted on: June 18, 2021

6-18-21 Killeen Mobile Rec Series Offers Ultimate Frisbee June 26

Free event at Conder Park.

The Killeen Mobile Rec Series offers a unique program at a different park each month. Ultimate Frisbee is the June event.

Ultimate Frisbee will be held on the disc golf course at Conder Park Saturday, June 26, from 10 a.m. to noon. Boys and girls ages 6 to...

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City News
Posted on: June 17, 2021

6-17-21 Walkshops Planned to Engage Neighborhoods in the Comprehensive Plan

Planning team will visit locations with stakeholders for firsthand look.

Neighborhood walkshops are planned at eight locations June 28 through 30 as part of the comprehensive planning process. The planning team will meet with residents and stakeholders on location to see their ideas and concerns firsthand. The walkshops schedu...

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City News
Posted on: June 17, 2021

6-17-21 Killeen Animal Shelter Hosts Free Adoption Event this Weekend

Adoption fees will be waived for all pets that are sterilized, vaccinated and microchipped.

Killeen Animal Shelter remains near capacity and will offer free adoptions June 19 and 20. Fees will be waived for animals that are sterilized, vaccinated and microchipped. Standard rates will apply to other animals.

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City News
Posted on: June 15, 2021

6-15-21 June is National Foster a Pet Month

Killeen Animal Services partners with Petco Love and BOBS from Skechers to celebrate local pet foster volunteers.

June is National Foster a Pet Month, and Killeen Animal Services is celebrating with Petco Love, a national non-profit working to lead and inspire change for animals, and Skechers’ charity footwear collection, BOBS from Skechers. Together, they ...

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City News
Posted on: June 15, 2021

6-15-21 Stardust Drive Lane Closure June 16 & 17

Closure is for repair of sanitary sewer service.

The northbound lane of Stardust Drive, from Lake Road to Cora Avenue, will be closed June 16 and 17 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. All lanes will be reopened after work hours.

Sanitary sewer services are being repaired in the area, and personnel and equipment must ...

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City News
Posted on: June 15, 2021

6-15-21 East Dean Closure June 16 & 17

Closure is for installation of sanitary sewer service.

East Dean Avenue, from Mulford Drive to 8th Street, will be closed to through traffic June 16 and 17 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The road will be reopened after work hours.

Sanitary sewer services are being installed in the area, and personnel and equipment must...

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City News
Posted on: June 15, 2021

6-15-21 Killeen Airport Enplanements Soar Past Pre-Pandemic Level

Airport improvements progress during passenger decline.

May marked Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport’s return to pre-pandemic levels of monthly passengers. Enplaned passengers totaled 13,060, 10 percent higher than May 2019 and 340 percent higher than May 2020.

A drop in passenger levels directly rel...

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City News
Posted on: June 10, 2021

6-10-21 Killeen Animal Shelter Hosting Free Adoption Event this Weekend

Adoption fees will be waived for all pets that are sterilized, vaccinated and microchipped.

Killeen Animal Shelter remains near capacity and will offer free adoptions June 12 and 13. Fees will be waived for animals that are sterilized, vaccinated and microchipped. Standard rates will apply to other animals.

Dogs and cats of different ages, breeds...

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City News
Posted on: June 7, 2021

6-7-21 Movies in Your Park June 11

Free family film fun.

Killeen will host a free Movies in Your Park screening of The Croods A New Age Friday, June 11, at 7:30 p.m. at Killeen Amphitheater, located next to the Killeen Community Center.

Seating areas will be marked to allow social distancing. Viewers may bring b...

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City News
Posted on: June 4, 2021

6-4-21 Killeen Animal Shelter Hosting Free Adoption Event this Weekend

Adoption fees will be waived for all pets that are sterilized, vaccinated and microchipped.

Killeen Animal Shelter is nearing capacity and will offer free adoptions June 5 and 6. Fees will be waived for animals that are sterilized, vaccinated and microchipped. Standard rates will apply to other animals.

Dogs and cats of different ages, breeds, si...

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City News
Posted on: June 3, 2021

6-3-21 Comprehensive Planning Education Series Module 3 Out Now

Learn how your input will shape Killeen’s future.

The third of nine educational videos about comprehensive planning has been released, and the public is encouraged to visit the project website to tune in on demand. The Cultivate Community series aims to inform and engage stakeholders in cultivating fisca...

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City News
Posted on: June 2, 2021

6-2-21 Little Nolan Road Bridge Closure

Closure is for bridge and drainage infrastructure repair.

The Little Nolan Road bridge, located near Cunningham Road, is closed until further notice to repair the bridge and drainage infrastructure.

All traffic will be detoured indefinitely. Motorists should anticipate this closure and are asked to use caution an...

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City News
Posted on: May 29, 2021

5-29-21 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Cavalry Lane

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice effective May 26, 2021 at 8 a.m. for properties located at 1200 to 1401 Cavalry Lane is lifted effective immediately.

Scheduled repair of a fire suppression line interrupted service and necessitated a boil water order.

Service has been r...

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City News
Posted on: May 28, 2021

5-28-21 $5.8 Million in Road Repairs to begin June 1

The public can expect major improvements to roads damaged by February ice storm.

Repairs to Killeen streets damaged by the February winter storm will begin June 1 and continue over the next three months.

City crews have been making spot repairs since the storm to keep roads passable while more involved repairs could be planned and prio...

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City News
Posted on: May 26, 2021

5-26-21 Cunningham Road Closure May 27

Closure is for installation of water service.

Cunningham Road, from Elms Road to Little Nolan Road, will be closed to through traffic May 27 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The road will be reopened after work hours.

Water services are being installed in the area, and personnel and equipment must enter the road...

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City News
Posted on: May 26, 2021

5-26-21 Killeen District 4 Second Election Early Voting Starts Tuesday

Early vote June 1 through 8; Election Day is June 12.

The City of Killeen will hold a second election June 12 for the District 4 City Council seat following a tie in the May 1 election.

District 4 voters will choose between the two candidates who tied in the May 1 election, Steve Harris and Michael Boyd. Only...

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City News
Posted on: May 26, 2021

5-26-21 Killeen Animal Shelter Hosting Free Adoption Event this Weekend

Adoption fees will be waived for all pets that are sterilized, vaccinated and microchipped.

Killeen Animal Shelter is nearing capacity and will offer free adoptions May 29 and 30. Fees will be waived for animals that are sterilized, vaccinated and microchipped. Standard rates will apply to other animals.

Dogs and cats of different ages, breeds, s...

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City News
Posted on: May 24, 2021

5-24-21 Advance Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Cavalry Lane

Scheduled fire suppression line maintenance to interrupt service.

A boil water notice is issued effective May 26, 2021 at 8 a.m. for properties located at 1200 to 1401 Cavalry Lane.

Crews will be repairing a fire suppression line and must interrupt water service. Once service is restored, all water must be boiled prior t...

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City News
Posted on: May 21, 2021

5-21-21 Municipal Offices Closed Memorial Day

Garbage collection will run on normal schedule.

City of Killeen offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day May 31.

Emergency services will operate without interruption

Garbage collection will run on its normal schedule, but the Transfer Station and Recycle Center will be closed. Recycle trailer...

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City News
Posted on: May 21, 2021

5-21-21 Killeen Mobile Rec Series Offers Volleyball May 29

Free event at Killeen Athletic Complex.

The Killeen Mobile Rec Series offers a unique program at a different park each month. Sand volleyball is the May event.

Sand volleyball will be at Killeen Athletic Complex Saturday, May 29, from 10 a.m. to noon. Boys and girls ages 7 to 17 can receive free...

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City News
Posted on: May 21, 2021

5-21-21 Movies in Your Park May 28

Free family film fun.

Killeen will host a free Movies in Your Park screening of Wonder Park Friday, May 28, at 7:30 p.m. at Killeen Amphitheater, located next to the Killeen Community Center.

Seating areas will be marked to ensure social distancing. Viewers may sit in groups of...

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City News
Posted on: May 17, 2021

5-17-21 Intersection Closure at Hallmark and Priest

Closure is for installation of sanitary sewer service.

The intersection of Hallmark Avenue and Priest Drive will be closed daily May 18 through May 20 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. All lanes will be reopened after work hours. 

Sanitary sewer services are being installed in the area, and personnel and equipmen...

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City News
Posted on: May 8, 2021

5-8-21 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on WS Young and Westcliff

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued May 5, 2021 at 10 a.m. for properties located at 3200 N. WS Young Drive and 2102 to 2110 Westcliff Road is lifted effective immediately.

Repair of a water main break interrupted service and necessitated a boil water order.&nb...

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City News
Posted on: May 7, 2021

5-7-21 Comprehensive Planning Education Series Module 2: Economics of Land Use

Learn how fiscal analysis can lead to smart development and a vibrant community.

The second of nine educational videos about comprehensive planning has been released, and the public is encouraged to visit the project website to tune in on demand. The Cultivate Community series aims to inform and engage stakeholders in cultivating fisc...

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City News
Posted on: May 5, 2021

5-5-21 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on WS Young and Westcliff

Water main break repair interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective May 5, 2021 at 10 a.m. for properties located at 3200 N. WS Young Drive and 2102 to 2110 Westcliff Road

Crews are repairing a water main break and had to interrupt water service. Once service is restored, all water m...

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City News
Posted on: May 5, 2021

5-5-21 Killeen Household Hazardous Waste Collection May 15

Residents can safely dispose of toxic household chemicals.

Residents of Killeen and surrounding communities are invited to participate in a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection event in Killeen Saturday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive.

Accepted mater...

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City News
Posted on: May 4, 2021

5-4-21 Disconnections for Delinquent Water Accounts to Resume

Customers must pay in full or establish a payment plan by May 14.

Killeen Utility Collections will resume disconnections for delinquent water accounts May 15. Customers whose accounts are not current must make payment in full or establish a payment plan by visiting the Utility Collections office by May 14.

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City News
Posted on: April 30, 2021

4-30-21 City of Killeen Farmers Market Opens for the Season Tuesday

A dozen vendors expected at opening day.

The City of Killeen Farmers Market will open for the season Tuesday, May 4. The market will be open Tuesdays through October from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Rosa Hereford Killeen Community Center parking lot, 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard. 

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

4-30-21 Places that Thrive is First Module in Comprehensive Planning Education Series

Stakeholders are encouraged to share thoughts through a variety of online feedback functions.

Killeen’s development of a new comprehensive plan is a community-wide effort that aims to identify collective values and create a shared vision for the future. Through the involvement of stakeholders, the plan will identify long-term issues and ...

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City News
Posted on: April 30, 2021

4-30-21 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on College and Anderson

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice effective April 27, 2021 for properties located at 1401 to 1405, 1501, 1701 and 1801 N. College Street and 207 W. Anderson Avenue is lifted effective immediately.

Scheduled installation of a new water line interrupted service and necess...

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City News
Posted on: April 24, 2021

4-24-21 Boil Water Order Lifted for Valley, Fairview, Sissom and Evetts

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice effective April 21, 2021 is lifted effective immediately for properties located at the following addresses:

  • 1002 Valley Road
  • 1302, 1304, 1306, 1308 and 1406 Fairview Drive
  • 907A, 907B, 907C, 907D and 909 Sissom Road
  • 901, 902 and 906 Evetts ...
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City News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

4-23-21 City of Killeen Recognizes Dedicated Service

Employees honored for 1,845 years of work.

The City of Killeen honored 157 employees at its Dedicated Service Awards today. Awards were given to each employee who reached a five-year increment of service in 2020.

Longest tenure honors went to Fire Captain Randy Pearson and retired director of stree...

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City News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

4-23-21 Comprehensive Plan Process Adds Feedback Function

New ideas wall adds opportunity to share your thoughts and see what others are saying.

Killeen continues to solicit public input in the development of a new comprehensive plan. An online idea wall has been added to allow residents and stakeholders to post their thoughts and see what others are saying about key issues. Simply click on the to...

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City News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

4-23-21 Temporary COVID-19 Vaccine Site in Killeen

Vaccinations are free, and advance registration is preferred.

A temporary COVID-19 vaccination site will be at Leo Buckley Stadium, 3409 Atkinson Avenue, tomorrow, April 24, from 9 a.m. to noon. Advance registration is encouraged to ensure supply availability, but drive-ups are welcome.

The site will reopen April 27 ...

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City News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

4-23-21 Killeen Animal Services Adopts Innovative Technology from Petco Love

Petco Love Lost database uses breakthrough facial recognition technology to find missing cats and dogs.

Today is National Lost Dog and Cat Awareness Day, and Killeen Animal Services is proudly joining forces with Petco Love, in a shared mission to help reunite lost pets with their families should they go missing.

Petco Love Lost is a new searchable national ...

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City News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

4-23-21 Movies in Your Park April 30

Free family film fun.

Killeen will host a free Movies in Your Park screening of Playing with Fire Friday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. at Killeen Amphitheater, located next to the Killeen Community Center.

Seating areas will be marked to ensure social distancing, and attendees will b...

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City News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

4-23-21 Advance Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on College and Anderson

New water line installation to interrupt service.

A boil water notice is issued effective April 27, 2021 at 8 a.m. for properties located at 1401 to 1405, 1501, 1701 and 1801 N. College Street and 207 W. Anderson Avenue.

Contractors will be installing a new water line and must interrupt water service to c...

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City News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

4-23-21 Boil Water Order Lifted for Cranford and Pandos

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice effective April 20, 2021 for properties located at 3616 to 3628 Cranford Avenue and 3614 Pandos Way is lifted effective immediately.

Replacement of a water valve interrupted service and necessitated a boil water order.

Service has been r...

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City News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

4-23-21 Boil Water Order Lifted for Westrim

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice effective April 20, 2021 for properties located at 3001 to 3211 Westrim Drive is lifted effective immediately.

Emergency tap repair interrupted service and necessitated a boil water order.

Service has been restored, and water quality tes...

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City News
Posted on: April 21, 2021

4-21-21 Petco Love Commits to Invest $300,000 in Killeen Animal Shelter

Grant funding will be used for preventative and emergency care of shelter animals.

Petco Love has announced Killeen Animal Services as the recipient of a $300,000 grant. The grant will provide $100,000 per year over the next three years for use in preventative and emergency care for animals at Killeen Animal Shelter.

“Today Pet...

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City News
Posted on: April 20, 2021

4-20-21 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Westrim

Water tap repair interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective April 20, 2021 at 9 a.m. for properties located at 3001 to 3211 Westrim Drive.

Crews had to interrupt water service during an emergency tap repair. Once service is restored, all water must be boiled prior to consumpt...

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City News
Posted on: April 19, 2021

4-19-21 Volunteers Needed for Arbor Day Tree Planting

Mayor Segarra to issue official Arbor Day proclamation.

The City of Killeen is seeking volunteers to participate in an Arbor Day celebration at Heritage Oaks Hike & Bike Trail Friday, April 30, at 9:30 a.m.

The event will begin with a short program and presentation of the official Arbor Day proclamation by ...

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City News
Posted on: April 19, 2021

4-19-21 Advance Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Valley, Fairview, Sisson, Evetts

Water valve installation to interrupt service.

A boil water notice is issued effective April 21, 2021 at 8 a.m. for properties located at the following addresses:

  • 1002 Valley Road
  • 1302, 1304, 1306, 1308 and 1406 Fairview Drive
  • 907A, 907B, 907C, 907D and 909 Sissom Road
  • 901, 902 and 906 Evetts Road

Crews wi...

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City News
Posted on: April 19, 2021

4-19-21 UPDATE: Advance Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Cranford

Water valve replacement to interrupt service.

UPDATE: A boil water notice is issued effective April 20, 2021 at 8 a.m. for properties located at 3616 to 3628 Cranford Avenue and 3614 Pandos Way.

Crews will be replacing a water valve and must interrupt water service to complete the work. Once service i...

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City News
Posted on: April 15, 2021

4-15-21 Advance Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Cranford

Water valve replacement to interrupt service.

A boil water notice is issued effective April 20, 2021 at 8 a.m. for properties located at 3616 to 3628 Cranford Avenue.

Crews will be replacing a water valve and must interrupt water service to complete the work. Once service is restored, all water must b...

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City News
Posted on: April 15, 2021

4-15-21 Temporary COVID-19 Vaccine Site in Killeen Next Week

Vaccinations are free, and registration is required in advance.

A temporary COVID-19 vaccination site will be at Leo Buckley Stadium, 3409 Atkinson Avenue, April 20 through 22. Dose 1 of the Pfizer vaccine is being offered free.

Registration is required in advance and will open April 16 online at https://curative.com/s...

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City News
Posted on: April 14, 2021

4-14-21 Mayor to Proclaim Bob Gray Day Friday

Legacy of WWII pilot and Killeen native honored annually.

Mayor Jose Segarra will honor Bob Gray Day Friday at 2 p.m. at Gray’s grave at Killeen City Cemetery. Bob Gray Day is April 18.

The Mayor will present an official proclamation to a Gray descendant and join in laying a wreath of remembrance.

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City News
Posted on: April 13, 2021

4-13-21 Comprehensive Plan Online Forums Open

Your opinions are sought on seven topics.

Comprehensive plan development continues for the City of Killeen, and new opportunities for public engagement have been launched online. Most recently, seven forums ask you to join the conversation by submitting your comments on specific topics.

Economic D...

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City News
Posted on: April 9, 2021

4-9-21 Make your Mark on Comprehensive Plan Development

Online mapping tool allows residents to give input on specific geographic locations.

The City of Killeen is developing a new comprehensive plan and soliciting public input to help shape the future of the community. An online mapping tool and Community Survey #2 are open online now, and the public is encouraged to participate.

An interactiv...

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City News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

4-1-21 Rosewood Lane Closures Extended

Closures are for turn lane installation at new subdivision.

The northbound and southbound inside lanes of Rosewood Drive, from Central Texas Expressway to Glenwood Drive, will be closed daily April 5 through April 9 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. All lanes will be reopened after work hours.

Left turn lanes are being install...

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City News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

4-1-21 Mayor Segarra to Deliver State of the City Address April 6

Event will air live on web and television.

Mayor Jose Segarra will host his annual State of the City address Tuesday, April 6, at 4 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers. The public is encouraged to attend.

Mayor Segarra’s address will provide an update on current City business and an outloo...

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City News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

4-1-21 Killeen Seeks Farmers Market Vendors

Market will be open Tuesdays May 4 through October 26.

Killeen Farmers Market is accepting vendor applications through April 14. There is no cost to apply or participate. 

Local farmers, bakers and specialty makers have offered products like produce, eggs, honey, pastries, sauces, brewing supplies, wo...

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City News
Posted on: March 31, 2021

3-31-21 Community Invited to Join in Comprehensive Plan Development

Online surveys gather individual insights to shape collective community goals.

Development of a new City of Killeen comprehensive plan is underway, and the public has the opportunity to help shape the future of our city. Community surveys #1 and #2 are open online now.

Survey #1 has 10 questions designed to learn more about the indiv...

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City News
Posted on: March 31, 2021

3-31-21 City Opens Fee Comment Period through April

Proposed fees for Fiscal Year 2022 published for public review.

The City of Killeen has published the proposed fee schedule to take effect in Fiscal Year 2022 which begins October 1, 2021. The fee schedule includes rates for a variety of services such as recreation leagues, City facility rentals and building permits a...

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City News
Posted on: March 29, 2021

3-29-21 City Offices Closed for Good Friday and Easter

Trash collection to remain on normal schedule.

City of Killeen offices will be closed April 2 in observance of Good Friday and April 4 for Easter. 

Emergency services will operate without interruption. 

Garbage collection will remain on its regular schedule. Killeen Transfer Station wi...

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City News
Posted on: March 29, 2021

3-29-21 Killeen Hosting an EGGSperience Saturday

Drive through for free festive goodies.

Killeen’s annual community Easter egg event is scheduled Saturday, April 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Killeen Special Events Center. The event is free and open to children ages 12 and under and special needs youth ages 20 and under.

This year&...

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City News
Posted on: March 26, 2021

3-26-21 Rosewood Lane Closures March 29 to April 1

Closures are for turn lane installation at new subdivision.

The northbound and southbound inside lanes of Rosewood Drive, from Central Texas Expressway to Glenwood Drive, will be closed daily March 29 through April 4 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. All lanes will be reopened after work hours.

Left turn lanes are being instal...

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City News
Posted on: March 25, 2021

3-25-21 Killeen Flag Lowered in Honor of Former Mayor Raul Villaronga

Villaronga served Killeen as mayor and municipal judge.

Mayor Jose Segarra has ordered the City of Killeen Flag to half-staff March 26 through April 1in honor of former Killeen mayor and municipal judge Raul Villaronga.

Villaronga served as mayor from 1992 to 1998 and as associate municipal court judge from 199...

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City News
Posted on: March 23, 2021

3-23-21 Clear Creek and Golden Gate Traffic Signal to be Activated

Flashing mode begins Wednesday to prepare for full operation Friday.

A four-way traffic signal at the intersection of Clear Creek Road and Golden Gate Drive will be activated this week. Flashing mode will begin Wednesday, and full operation will begin Friday.

Flashing mode is intended to help motorists become aware of the t...

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City News
Posted on: March 21, 2021

3-20-21 Boil Water Order Lifted for Aspen, Mesa and Vail

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued March 16 for properties located at 4606 to 4812 Aspen Drive, 5504 Mesa Drive and 5408 Vail Drive is lifted effective immediately.

Scheduled replacement of a water valve interrupted service and necessitated a boil water order.

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City News
Posted on: March 18, 2021

3-18-21 Community Invited to Neighborhood Parks Open House

Event is part of the Killeen Parks Master Plan process.

The public is invited to a Neighborhood Parks Open House Monday, March 22, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Lions Club Park Senior Center, 1700 E. Stan Schlueter Loop. The event has no formal program, so the public may come and go when convenient. 

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City News
Posted on: March 17, 2021

3-17-21 Boil Water Order Lifted for Chico Court

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued March 15 for properties located at 1301 to 1405 Chico Court is lifted effective immediately.

Repair of a waterline break interrupted service and necessitated a boil water order.

Service has been restored, and water quality tests h...

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City News
Posted on: March 17, 2021

3-17-21 Killeen Mobile Rec Series to Take Activities to Parks throughout Town

First event is basketball this Saturday at Conder Park.

Killeen Recreation is adding a new program aimed at making free youth activities more accessible to the community. The Killeen Mobile Rec Series will offer a unique program at a different park each month beginning this Saturday.

The first Mobile Rec event ...

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City News
Posted on: March 16, 2021

3-16-21 Boil Water Notice Issued for Aspen, Mesa and Vail

Water valve replacement to interrupt service.

A boil water notice is issued effective March 16, 2021 for properties located at 4606 to 4812 Aspen Drive, 5504 Mesa Drive and 5408 Vail Drive.

Crews are replacing a water valve and must interrupt water service to complete the work. Once service is restore...

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City News
Posted on: March 15, 2021

3-15-21 Bunny Trail Road Closure this Week

Closure is for water service installation.

Bunny Trail is closed at Lineage Loop Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. All traffic will be detoured during work hours. Lanes will be reopened each evening.

The closure is for the installation of water services to a new residential development.&a...

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City News
Posted on: March 15, 2021

3-15-21 Boil Water Notice Issued for Chico Court

Water line break repair interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective March 15, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. for properties located at 1301 to 1405 Chico Court.

A water line break has interrupted water service. Crews are on site making repairs. Once service is restored, all water must be boiled ...

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City News
Posted on: March 15, 2021

3-15-21 Community Invited to Comprehensive Plan Kickoff Meeting

Community engagement is key to successful plan development.

The City of Killeen is developing a new comprehensive plan to shape the future of our city. The public is invited to learn more at a community kickoff meeting Monday, March 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Killeen Civic & Conference Center, 3601 S. WS Young Dr...

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City News
Posted on: March 12, 2021

3-12-21 Killeen to Honor Former Firefighter Patrick Bergman

Mayor Segarra orders Killeen Flag to half-staff.

Mayor Jose Segarra has ordered the City of Killeen Flag to half-staff Friday through Monday in honor of former Fire Rescue Officer Patrick Bergman.

Bergman served Killeen Fire Department from 2005 to 2020, when a medical condition, which he battled bravely...

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City News
Posted on: March 12, 2021

3-12-21 Advance Boil Water Notice Issued for Aspen, Mesa and Vail - Update

Water valve replacement to interrupt service.

Update: New addresses added - 4606 to 4812 Aspen Drive, 5504 Mesa Drive and 5408 Vail Drive.

A boil water notice is issued effective March 16, 2021 at 8 a.m. for properties located at 4606 to 4708 Aspen Drive, 5504 Mesa Drive and 5408 Vail Drive.

Crews wil...

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City News
Posted on: March 9, 2021

3-9-21 City of Killeen Facilities to Continue Requiring Masks

Social distancing measures and occupancy limits will still apply.

Governor Greg Abbott’s Executive Order 34 removes the statewide mask requirement effective March 10 and allows establishments to choose whether to require them. The City of Killeen will continue to require the wearing of face masks by all City e...

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City News
Posted on: March 2, 2021

3-2-21 Community Invited to Participate in Parks & Recreation Master Planning

Community engagement is key to successful plan development.

The City of Killeen is developing a new Parks and Recreation Master Plan to shape the future of recreation amenities and programs in our city. The public is invited to participate.  

Public input is vital to the plan’s development. Stake...

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City News
Posted on: March 1, 2021

3-1-21 Clear Creek and Golden Gate Traffic Impacts March 2

Closures are for signalization preparation.

The northbound and southbound lanes of Clear Creek Road near the intersection of Golden Gate Drive will experience traffic flow impacts March 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All lanes will be reopened after work is complete.

A contractor will be installing traffic...

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City News
Posted on: February 27, 2021

2-27-21 Boil Water Order Lifted for Oak Hill and Spring Branch

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued February 25 for properties located at 408 to 906 Oak Hill Drive and 700 to 716 Spring Branch Drive is lifted effective immediately. 

Repair of a waterline break interrupted service and necessitated a boil water order.&am...

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City News
Posted on: February 25, 2021

2-25-21 Boil Water Notice Issued for Oak Hill and Spring Branch

Water line break repair interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective February 25, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. for properties located at 408 to 906 Oak Hill Drive and 700 to 716 Spring Branch Drive.

A water line break has occurred, and water service must be interrupted to complete the work. Onc...

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City News
Posted on: February 24, 2021

2-24-21 Boil Water Order Lifted for All Killeen Properties

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued February 17 for all properties in Killeen is lifted effective immediately. This includes all Killeen schools and all other properties in the city.

Extreme weather conditions caused a loss of water pressure and service throughout ...

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City News
Posted on: February 24, 2021

2-24-21 Boil Water Order Lifted for Certain Killeen Schools

All other properties must continue to boil water for consumption.

A boil water notice was issued February 17 for all properties in Killeen. The boil order is lifted effective immediately for the following schools:

    High Schools: Ellison, Killeen and Shoemaker

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City News
Posted on: February 23, 2021

2-23-21 Statewide Damage Assessment Survey

Citizen participation will improve accuracy and increase available aid.

The State of Texas is calling on Texans to report the damage they sustained related to the winter weather disaster that began February 11, 2021. An online survey is available now in English and in Spanish.

The State is collecting disaster data to help offi...

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City News
Posted on: February 23, 2021

2-23-21 Killeen Waiving Plumbing Permit Fees for Winter Storm Repairs

Inspection process changes will reduce wait times.

Hundreds of properties in Killeen experienced damage to water service lines and pipes because of the hard and prolonged freeze that began February 11, 2021. To speed recovery efforts, the City of Killeen is waiving plumbing permit fees until further notic...

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City News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

2-22-21 City Offers Rental Assistance to Residents Affected by COVID-19

Eviction diversion assistance also available.

The City of Killeen is offering rental assistance and eviction diversion assistance to Killeen residents financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. An online application system is now open for both programs.

 

Qualified applicants for rental as...

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City News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

2-22-21 Killeen Water Restrictions Lifted

Boil water order remains in effect.

City of Killeen water conservation restrictions are lifted effective immediately. Normal usage may resume, but the boil water order remains in effect. All water should be boiled prior to consumption.

The City had been in Stage 5 restrictions since February...

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City News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

2-22-21 Killeen Residents May be Eligible for FEMA Assistance

Federal funds may be granted to aid in recovery from winter storm.

A disaster has been declared in Bell County and Killeen due to the recent severe winter storm. FEMA has announced that Individual Assistance is available for people who sustained personal and property losses directly related to the freeze event that began...

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City News
Posted on: February 21, 2021

2-21-21 City Opens Additional Water Filling Stations

Water restrictions and boil order remain in effect.

As Killeen continues to recover from the effects of the severe freeze event, many residents are experiencing low water pressure or no water service. The City has established three water filling locations for residents in need of water. The following locat...

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City News
Posted on: February 20, 2021

2-20-21 Update on Killeen Water Situation

City needs residents’ help identifying and reporting leaks.

The City of Killeen is working diligently to restore water services to residents following the extreme freeze over the last week. The water supply the City is receiving from Bell County WCID#1 has increased significantly; however, private property leaks a...

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City News
Posted on: February 19, 2021

2-19-21 Community Invited to Assist in Prioritizing Use of Federal Funds

Funds will be used to benefit low- and moderate-income people and neighborhoods.

The City of Killeen Community Development Department and the Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) will host community planning meetings February 25 and March 3 to gain public input in development of the Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Action Plan.&...

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City News
Posted on: February 19, 2021

2-19-21 Some Residents without Water; City Offers Water Filling Station

Water restrictions and boil order remain in effect.

The extreme winter weather has left many Killeen residents with low water pressure or no water service. As the City works to restore water levels and services, Stage 5 water restrictions remain in place. Water usage should be limited to essential purposes...

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City News
Posted on: February 18, 2021

2-18-21 City of Killeen Offices Remain Closed Due to Inclement Weather

Offices will reopen Monday.

City of Killeen municipal offices will remain closed Friday, February 19, due to inclement weather. 

Emergency services continue to operate. Call volume is high, and road conditions are making response difficult. Please only call 9-1-1 in cases of...

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City News
Posted on: February 17, 2021

2-17-21 Boil Water Notice Issued for All Properties in Killeen

Severe winter weather has caused a water shortage and interruptions to water service.

A boil water notice is issued effective February 17, 2021 at 5 p.m. for all properties located in Killeen.

A water shortage caused by extreme winter weather has reduced water pressure and services. As a precaution, customers who have experienced low water ...

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City News
Posted on: February 17, 2021

2-17-21 City of Killeen Offices Remain Closed Due to Inclement Weather

Offices expected to reopen Friday.

City of Killeen municipal offices will remain closed Thursday, February 18, due to inclement weather.

Emergency services continue to operate.

The City of Killeen has entered Stage 5 water restrictions due to high demand and limited supply. Water usage shoul...

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City News
Posted on: February 17, 2021

2-17-21 Water Supply Low; Stage 5 Water Restrictions Implemented

Residents must reduce demand in order to preserve service.

As extreme weather continues, the City is experiencing a limited water supply from our water supplier. Winter weather related power outages have significantly impacted the water supply the City is receiving.  We must implement Stage 5 water restr...

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City News
Posted on: February 16, 2021

2-16-21 City of Killeen Offices Remain Closed Due to Inclement Weather

Offices expected to reopen Thursday.

City of Killeen municipal offices will be closed Wednesday, February 17, due to inclement weather.

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

Road conditions will not allow safe collection of residential trash, so all collections have been cancel...

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City News
Posted on: February 16, 2021

2-16-21 Trash Collection Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather

Service will resume February 22.

Residential trash collection has been cancelled for the week due to ongoing inclement weather. Normal collections will resume Monday, February 22.

Excess bagged trash may be placed curbside on your regular collection day next week to be picked up without a...

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City News
Posted on: February 16, 2021

2-16-21 Water Outages Result of Frozen Pipes

Residents asked to follow diagnostic steps before calling City Water Division.

The City of Killeen Water and Sewer Division is receiving a high volume of calls from customers reporting water outages. The majority of these outages are caused by frozen water lines on private property. The prolonged harsh temperatures are freezing wate...

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City News
Posted on: February 15, 2021

2-15-21 Boil Water Notice Issued in Southwest Killeen

Power outage interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective February 15, 2021 at 9 p.m. for properties located in southwest Killeen in the area bounded by SH 201 (Clear Creek Road) on the west and south, Stan Schlueter Loop on the north and Bunny Trail on the east. ...

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City News
Posted on: February 15, 2021

2-15-21 City of Killeen Offices Remain Closed Due to Inclement Weather

Mayor declares local state of disaster.

Mayor Jose Segarra has issued a local disaster declaration for a winter weather emergency following the Governor’s statewide declaration. 

City of Killeen municipal offices will be closed Tuesday, February 16, due to inclement weather.&a...

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City News
Posted on: February 11, 2021

2-11-21 City of Killeen Offices Close Due to Inclement Weather

All offices to reopen Tuesday.

City of Killeen municipal offices closed at 2 p.m. today and will remain closed tomorrow due to inclement weather. 

Emergency services will operate without interruption. 

Friday residential trash collection will remain on schedule. Monday ...

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City News
Posted on: February 11, 2021

2-11-21 Solid Waste Service Changes Due to Inclement Weather

Monday and Tuesday service impacted.

Forecasted extreme weather necessitates changing the residential trash collection schedule Monday and Tuesday, February 15 and 16. Normal Monday collections will be delayed to Tuesday, and normal Tuesday collections will be delayed to Wednesday. There wil...

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City News
Posted on: February 11, 2021

2-11-21 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 2 p.m. today to 9 a.m. Tuesday for those relief from freezing temperatures.

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: February 11, 2021

2-11-21 Community Invited to Comprehensive Plan Kickoff Meeting

Community engagement is key to successful plan development.

The City of Killeen is developing a new comprehensive plan to shape the future of our city. The public is invited to learn more at a community kickoff meeting Wednesday, February 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Killeen Civic & Conference Center, 3601 S. WS Yo...

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City News
Posted on: February 10, 2021

2-10-21 Boil Water Order Lifted for Brook Hollow Circle & Brookway Drive

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued February 8 for properties located at 2603 to 2613 Brook Hollow Circle and 101 to 202 Brookway Drive is lifted effective immediately.

Replacement of a fire hydrant interrupted service and necessitated a boil water order.

Service ha...

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City News
Posted on: February 10, 2021

2-10-21 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 6 p.m. tonight to 9 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures.

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

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City News
Posted on: February 9, 2021

2-9-21 City Offices Closed for President’s Day

Trash collection to remain on normal schedule.

City of Killeen offices will be closed February 15 in observance of President’s Day.

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

Garbage collection will remain on its regular schedule. Killeen Transfer Station will be closed. Killeen Rec...

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City News
Posted on: February 8, 2021

2-8-21 UPDATED: Boil Water Notice Issued for Brook Hollow Circle & Brookway Drive

Fire hydrant replacement to interrupt service.

A boil water notice is issued effective February 8, 2021 for properties located at 2603 to 2613 Brook Hollow Circle and 101 to 202 Brookway Drive.

Crews are replacing a fire hydrant and must interrupt water service to complete the work. Once service is res...

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City News
Posted on: February 5, 2021

2-5-21 Silversneakers Now Available at Lions Club Park Senior Center & Family Recreation Center

Lions Club Park Senior Center and Killeen Family Recreation Center are partnering to provide complementary memberships to members of the nationally recognized SilverSneakers® program. Through this collaboration, Lions Club Park Senior Center and K...

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City News
Posted on: February 5, 2021

2-5-21 Boil Water Notice Issued for Brook Hollow Circle

Fire hydrant replacement to interrupt service.

A boil water notice is issued effective February 8, 2021 for properties located at 2603 to 2613 Brook Hollow Circle.

Crews will be replacing a fire hydrant and must interrupt water service to complete the work. Once service is restored, all water must be b...

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City News
Posted on: February 4, 2021

2-4-21 Temporary COVID-19 Test Site in Killeen February 8 and 9

Testing is free, and registration is available in advance.

A temporary COVID-19 state testing site will be at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive, Monday and Tuesday, February 8 and 9, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Registration opens two days prior to the testing date and must be completed in advance at ...

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City News
Posted on: February 2, 2021

2-2-21 Golden Gate Closed at Clear Creek Wednesday through Friday

Closures are for street repairs.

Golden Gate Drive will be closed at Clear Creek Road Wednesday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The intersection will be reopened after work hours. 

Crews will be repairing a segment of the roadway following water main repair work. ...

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City News
Posted on: February 2, 2021

2-2-21 City Offers Small Business Grant Assistance Program

Qualifying applicants may receive up to $8,000 of assistance.

The City of Killeen is offering the Killeen Small Business Grant assistance program to certain small businesses financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. An online application system will open February 3 at 9 a.m. 

To qualify, a small busines...

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City News
Posted on: January 28, 2021

1-28-21 Lane Closure on Eastbound Rancier

Closures are to improve water infrastructure and services in northwest Killeen.

The eastbound outside lane of Rancier Avenue, between Jackson Street and Patton Road, will be closed February 1 through 5 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The eastbound inside lane will remain open to through traffic.

This lane closure is for sidewalk replacement at ...

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City News
Posted on: January 28, 2021

1-28-21 Lane Closure on Valley Road

Progress continues on water infrastructure and service improvements in northwest Killeen.

Valley Road, from Fairview Drive to Rancier Avenue, will experience daily lane closures January 29 through February 19.

Crews will be installing water services and must enter the roadway to complete the work.

One lane will remain open to through traffic dur...

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City News
Posted on: January 28, 2021

1-28-21 Temporary COVID-19 Test Site in Killeen February 1 and 2

Testing is free, and registration is available in advance.

A temporary COVID-19 state testing site will be at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive, Monday and Tuesday, February 1 and 2, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Registration opens two days prior to the testing date and must be completed in advance at ...

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City News
Posted on: January 25, 2021

1-25-21 City Council Accepting Applications for Board Appointments

Apply for current vacancies or regular appointments to various positions.

Killeen City Council is accepting applications to fill current vacancies on the Bell County Tax Appraisal District Board, the Bell County Board of Health and the Animal Advisory Committee. Applications for these vacancies should be submitted as soon as po...

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City News
Posted on: January 22, 2021

1-22-21 Temporary COVID-19 Test Site in Killeen January 25 and 26

Testing is free, and registration is available in advance.

A temporary COVID-19 state testing site will be at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive, Monday and Tuesday, January 25 and 26, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Registration is open now and must be completed in advance at http://honumg.info/KilleenEv...

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City News
Posted on: January 22, 2021

1-22-21 City Council Accepting Applications for District 3 Seat

Applicants must be District 3 residents and must submit an application by February 12.

Killeen City Council is accepting applications to fill the District 3 Councilmember seat. 

The District 3 seat became vacant when Councilman Jim Kilpatrick passed away January 5. The unexpired term runs through the May 2021 election.  

The...

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City News
Posted on: January 19, 2021

1-19-21 City Offers Rental and Mortgage Assistance to Residents Affected by COVID-19

Qualifying applicants may receive up to six months or $4,000 of assistance.

The City of Killeen is offering rental and mortgage assistance to Killeen residents financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. An online application system will open January 20 at 9 a.m.  

Qualified applicants must be Killeen residents, must h...

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City News
Posted on: January 15, 2021

1-15-21 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 10 p.m. tonight to 8 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures.

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

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City News
Posted on: January 14, 2021

1-14-21 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 10 p.m. tonight to 8 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures. 

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

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City News
Posted on: January 14, 2021

1-14-21 Temporary COVID-19 Test Site in Killeen January 19 and 23

Testing is free, and registration is available in advance.

A temporary COVID-19 state testing site will be at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive, Tuesday, January 19, and Saturday, January 23, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Registration is open now and must be completed in advance at http://honumg.info/K...

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City News
Posted on: January 12, 2021

1-12-21 Municipal Offices Closed Monday

Some services will open for abbreviated hours.

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 will operate without interruption.

Garbage collection will remain on its regular schedu...

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City News
Posted on: January 12, 2021

1-12-21 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 10 p.m. tonight to 8 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures.

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

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City News
Posted on: January 11, 2021

1-11-21 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 10 p.m. tonight to 8 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures.

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

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City News
Posted on: January 10, 2021

1-10-21 Inclement Weather Impacts City Operations

Office openings to be delayed.

Opening of City of Killeen offices will be delayed two hours January 11 due to inclement weather. Further adjustments may be made as weather necessitates.

Killeen Animal Shelter will open for adoptions at 11 a.m.

The Family Recreation Center will open at 9 ...

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City News
Posted on: January 10, 2021

1-10-21 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 6 p.m. tonight to 9 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures.

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

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City News
Posted on: January 7, 2021

1-7-21 Killeen Senior Center to Close Monday

Action taken to protect senior population following high hospitalization area designation.

Lions Club Park Senior Center will close Monday until further notice. No in-facility programs will be offered, but limited virtual and drive-through activities may be planned. 

Trauma Service Area L, which includes Killeen, has been classified a &...

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City News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

1-6-21 Temporary COVID-19 Test Site in Killeen January 11 and 12

Testing is free, and registration is available in advance.

A temporary COVID-19 state testing site will be at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive, January 11 and 12 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Registration is open now and must be completed in advance at http://honumg.info/KilleenEvents. Partic...

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City News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

1-6-21 City Announces Passing of Councilman Jim Kilpatrick

Killeen Flag to be lowered in his honor.

It is with great sadness that the City of Killeen announces the passing of City Councilman Jim Kilpatrick. He passed away Tuesday, January 5. 

Kilpatrick was elected to represent District 3 on Killeen City Council May 9, 2015 and reelected in 2017...

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City News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

1-5-21 Wreath Retrieval January 9

Friends of Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery invite volunteers to participate.

Volunteers are needed for Wreath Retrieval Saturday, January 9, 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 pre...

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City News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

1-5-21 Lane Closures on Valley and Sissom Roads

Closures are to improve water infrastructure and services in northwest Killeen.

Progress will continue on water infrastructure improvements in northwest Killeen over the next month. Multiple lane closures are planned.

 

Valley Road, from Fairview Drive to Rancier Avenue, will experience daily lane closures January 6 through Fe...

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City News
Posted on: January 1, 2021

1-1-21 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 10 p.m. tonight to 9 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures. 

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

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City News
Posted on: December 31, 2020

12-31-2020 Temporary COVID-19 Test Site in Killeen January 4 and 5

Testing is free, and registration is available in advance.

A temporary COVID-19 state testing site will be at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive, January 4 and 5 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Registration is open now and must be completed in advance at http://honumg.info/KilleenEvents. Participants must...

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City News
Posted on: December 31, 2020

12-31-20 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 7 p.m. tonight to 9 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures. 

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

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City News
Posted on: December 30, 2020

12-30-20 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 10 p.m. tonight to 9 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures.

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

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City News
Posted on: December 30, 2020

12-30-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Conder Street

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice effective December 28, 2020 for properties located at 803 to 911 Conder Street is lifted effective immediately. 

A water line break repair interrupted service and necessitated a boil water order. 

Service has been resto...

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City News
Posted on: December 28, 2020

12-28-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Conder

Water line break interrupted service.

A boil water notice is issued effective December 28, 2020 for properties located at 803 to 911 Conder Street.

A water line break interrupted service. All water must be boiled prior to consumption.

Affected properties will be notified directly. Public notice...

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City News
Posted on: December 27, 2020

12-27-20 City Offices Closed New Year’s Day

Trash collection schedule adjusted.

City of Killeen offices will be closed January 1 in observance of New Year’s Day.

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

The trash collection schedule will be amended December 28 through January 1. Monday and Tuesday collections wil...

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City News
Posted on: December 25, 2020

12-25-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties in North Killeen

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued December 23, 2020 for properties located at the following addresses is lifted effective immediately:

    1001 to 1609 E. Avenue G

    1301 to 1407 E. Avenue...

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City News
Posted on: December 23, 2020

12-23-20 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 10 p.m. tonight to 9 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures. 

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

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City News
Posted on: December 23, 2020

12-23-20 Temporary COVID-19 Test Site in Killeen December 28 and 29

Testing is free, and registration is available in advance.

A temporary COVID-19 state testing site will be at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive, December 28 and 29 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Registration opens December 26 and must be completed in advance at https://texas.curativeinc.com/. Participan...

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City News
Posted on: December 23, 2020

12-23-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties in North Killeen

Water line break repair interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective December 23, 2020 at 7:30 a.m. for properties located at the following addresses:

  • 1001 to 1609 E. Avenue G
  • 1301 to 1407 E. Avenue H
  • 202 to 208 S. 24th Street
  • 16 to 25 S. 28th Street 

A water line break has inter...

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City News
Posted on: December 21, 2020

12-21-20 Mayor Orders Killeen Flag to Half-Staff to Honor Former Councilmember Brown

City of Killeen Flag to fly at half-staff Wednesday.

Mayor Jose Segarra has ordered the City of Killeen Flag to half-staff Wednesday, December 23, in honor of former City Councilwoman Claudia Brown. 

Brown served as the district 4 representative from May 22, 2007 to May 27, 2008.

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City News
Posted on: December 18, 2020

12-18-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties in North Killeen

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice effective December 16, 2020 for properties located at the following addresses is lifted effective immediately:

  • 3200, 3300, 3316 and 3322 Rancier Avenue
  • 501 to 506, 701 and 710 N. 46th Street
  • 3401 to 3409 Atkinson Avenue
  • 501 to 809 Colonial...
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City News
Posted on: December 18, 2020

12-18-20 Internal Auditor Releases Report on Street Maintenance Fund

Fee implementation and use yielding progress.

City Auditor Matthew Grady performed an independent examination of the Street Maintenance Special Revenue Fund. An annual internal review of the fund is prescribed by the ordinance which established the Street Maintenance Fee. He has published his finding...

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City News
Posted on: December 18, 2020

12-18-20 Outdoor Decorating Contest Winners Announced

Holiday cheer was on full display at decorated homes.

The City of Killeen is pleased to announce the winners of the annual Outdoor Decorating Contest. The public cast more than 1,000 online votes for 11 contest entries, and the winners are:

 

1st Place         &...

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City News
Posted on: December 17, 2020

12-17-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties Stan Schlueter Loop

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued December 15, 2020 for properties located at 4201, 4301, 4303, 4401, 4501 and 4503 W. Stan Schlueter Loop is lifted effective immediately. 

A water valve repair interrupted service and necessitated a boil water order.

Serv...

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City News
Posted on: December 17, 2020

12-17-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Root

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued December 11, 2020 for properties for properties located at 209 to 415 Root Avenue is lifted effective immediately.

A water line break interrupted service and necessitated a boil water order.

Service has been restored, and water qu...

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City News
Posted on: December 17, 2020

12-17-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Robinett, Stan Schlueter Area

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued December 16, 2020 for properties for properties located in the area bounded on the north by Nadine Drive, south by Stan Schlueter Loop, east by Mattie Drive and west by Robinett Road is lifted effective immediately. 

Rep...

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City News
Posted on: December 17, 2020

12-17-20 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 10 p.m. tonight to 8 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures.

 

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

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City News
Posted on: December 17, 2020

12-17-20 Temporary COVID-19 Test Site in Killeen December 21 and 22

Testing is free, and registration is available in advance.

A temporary COVID-19 state testing site will be at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive, December 21 and 22 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 

Registration opens December 19 and must be completed in advance at https://texas.curativeinc.com/. ...

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City News
Posted on: December 17, 2020

12-17-20 Killeen Animal Shelter Offering Free Adoptions December 23

Animals ready for adoption can be viewed online any time.

Killeen Animal Shelter is offering a special promotion to encourage pet adoptions during the holidays. Adoption fees will be waived December 23 for dogs and cats that are sterilized, vaccinated and microchipped. All other animals may be adopted at standar...

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City News
Posted on: December 16, 2020

12-16-20 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 10 p.m. tonight to 9 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures.

 

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

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City News
Posted on: December 16, 2020

12-16-20 Boil Water Notice Issued Properties in Robinett, Stan Schlueter Area

Water valve replacement affected service.

A boil water notice is issued effective December 16, 2020 at 7:30 a.m. for properties located in the area bounded on the north by Nadine Drive, south by Stan Schlueter Loop, east by Mattie Drive and west by Robinett Road.

 

A water valve replacemen...

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City News
Posted on: December 15, 2020

12-15-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Westcliff, Hidden Valley, Wright, Tripp

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued December 6, 2020 for properties at the following addresses is lifted effective immediately:

  • 2102 to 2602 Westcliff Road
  • 2604 to 2616 Westcliff Loop
  • 2409 to 2622 Hidden Valley Road
  • 2200 to 2209 Wright Way
  • 2701 to 2712 Tripp Trail&...
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City News
Posted on: December 15, 2020

12-15-20 City Offices Closed for Christmas and New Year Holidays

Trash collection schedule adjusted.

City of Killeen offices will be closed December 24 and 25 and January 1 in observance of the holidays.

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

The trash collection schedule will be amended December 21 through January 1. Monday and Tuesday coll...

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City News
Posted on: December 15, 2020

12-15-20 Special Holiday Trash Collections

Thursday and Friday collections to run a day early.

City of Killeen trash collections will run on an amended schedule December 21 through January 1 due to the Christmas and New Year holidays. Monday and Tuesday collections will remain the same, but Thursday collections will be on Wednesday, and Friday coll...

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City News
Posted on: December 15, 2020

12-15-20 Lane Closure on Coffield Street

Closures are to improve water infrastructure and services in northwest Killeen.

Coffield Street will experience daily lane closures from Rancier Avenue to Evetts Road December 16 through 22.

Crews continue their progress on water infrastructure improvements in northwest Killeen. They will be installing water services and must enter th...

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City News
Posted on: December 15, 2020

12-15-20 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 10 p.m. tonight to 10 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures.

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

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City News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

12-14-20 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 10 p.m. tonight to 8 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures.

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

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City News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

12-14-20 Advance Boil Water Notice for Properties in North Killeen

Water tap repair to interrupt water service.

A boil water notice is issued effective December 16, 2020 for properties located at the following addresses:

  • 3200, 3300, 3316 and 3322 Rancier Avenue
  • 501 to 506, 701 and 710 N. 46th Street
  • 3401 to 3409 Atkinson Avenue
  • 501 to 809 Colonial Lane
  • 501 to 506 Elam C...
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City News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

12-14-20 Advance Boil Water Notice for Properties on Stan Schlueter Loop

Water valve repair to interrupt water service.

A boil water notice is issued effective December 15, 2020 for properties located at 4201, 4301, 4303, 4401, 4501 and 4503 W. Stan Schlueter Loop.

Crews will be repairing a water valve, which requires interrupting water service. Once repairs are complete an...

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City News
Posted on: December 13, 2020

12-13-20 Temporary COVID-19 Test Site in Killeen December 14 and 15

Testing is free, and registration is available in advance.

A temporary COVID-19 state testing site will be at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive, December 14 and 15 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Registration must be completed in advance at https://texas.curativeinc.com/. Participants must provide a mobi...

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City News
Posted on: December 13, 2020

12-13-20 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 8 p.m. tonight to 10 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures. 

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

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City News
Posted on: December 12, 2020

12-12-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Odom

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued December 10, 2020 for properties at 501 to 610 Odom Drive is lifted effective immediately. 

Repair of a water main interrupted service and necessitated a boil water order.

Service has been restored, and water quality test...

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City News
Posted on: December 11, 2020

12-11-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Root

Water line break interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective December 11, 2020 at 3 p.m. for properties located at 209 to 415 Root Avenue.

A water line break has interrupted water service. Crews are on site making the repair. Once service is restored, all water must be boiled ...

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City News
Posted on: December 10, 2020

12-10-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Odom

Water main maintenance interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective December 10, 2020 at 10 a.m. for properties located at 601 to 610 Odom Drive.

Water maintenance has interrupted water service. Crews are on site making the repair. Once service is restored, all water must be boiled p...

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City News
Posted on: December 9, 2020

12-9-20 Residents Receiving SLWA Solicitation for Water & Sewer Line Coverages

Participation in this warranty program is voluntary.

City of Killeen utility customers may be receiving a mailed solicitation letter from Service Line Warranties of America (SLWA). This is a solicitation for voluntary additional coverages and is not required by the City of Killeen.

All City of Killeen reside...

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City News
Posted on: December 8, 2020

12-8-20 Vote Now for Favorite Display in Annual Outdoor Decorating Contest

Eleven dazzling entries showcase holiday spirit.

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

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

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City News
Posted on: December 6, 2020

12-6-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Westcliff, Hidden Valley, Wright, Tripp

Water line break interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective December 6, 2020 at 1 p.m. for properties located at the following addresses:

  • 2102 to 2602 Westcliff Road
  • 2604 to 2616 Westcliff Loop
  • 2409 to 2622 Hidden Valley Road
  • 2200 to 2209 Wright Way
  • 2701 to 2712 Tripp Trail

A wate...

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City News
Posted on: December 4, 2020

12-4-20 City Manager Selects James Kubinski for Fire Chief

Council to consider appointment December 15.

Killeen City Manager Kent Cagle has announced his intent to appoint James Kubinski as Killeen’s next Fire Chief.

The appointment will be discussed at the December 8 City Council workshop and considered for confirmation by City Council at its Dece...

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City News
Posted on: December 4, 2020

12-4-20 Public Invited to Public Forum Regarding Proposed Development Project

Multifamily development would be located on the corner of VMB and WS Young.

Killeen City Council is considering a new multifamily development project in north Killeen and the formation of a Public Facility Corporation for the development. A public forum regarding the issue will be held Thursday, December 10, at 5 p.m. at Killeen ...

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City News
Posted on: December 4, 2020

12-4-20 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 10 p.m. tonight to 8 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures.

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

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City News
Posted on: December 3, 2020

12-3-20 Low Cost Pet Vaccinations Offered December 9

Vaccinating dogs and cats prevents disease.

Killeen Animal Services will host a low cost pet vaccination clinic December 9 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 d...

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City News
Posted on: December 3, 2020

12-3-20 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 10 p.m. tonight to 9 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures.

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

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City News
Posted on: December 2, 2020

12-2-20 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 10 p.m. tonight to 9 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures.

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

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City News
Posted on: December 2, 2020

12-2-20 Killeen Christmas Parade Canceled

Tree Lighting December 3 and Holiday Under the Stars December 4 will continue as planned.

The 58th annual Killeen Christmas Parade that was scheduled Saturday, December 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. in historic Downtown Killeen has been canceled.

The ongoing pandemic limited the number of parade entries received resulting in the decision to cancel the p...

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City News
Posted on: December 1, 2020

12-1-20 City Offers Utility Assistance to Residents Affected by COVID-19

Program offers up to $300 of assistance with City utility bills.

UPDATE: Program funding exhausted. Notice will be issued if applications resume.

The City of Killeen has dedicated CARES Act funding to assist residents financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications for financial assistance for City of Killee...

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City News
Posted on: November 30, 2020

11-30-20 Lane Closures on Walton Walker Drive

Closures are to improve water infrastructure and services in northwest Killeen.

Walton Walker Drive will experience daily lane closures from Williamson Drive to Valley Road December 1 through 11.

Crews continue their progress on water infrastructure improvements in northwest Killeen. They will be installing a new water main and must e...

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City News
Posted on: November 30, 2020

11-30-20 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 10 p.m. tonight to 10 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures.

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

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City News
Posted on: November 29, 2020

11-29-20 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center, located at 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard, will open as a warming station from 10 p.m. tonight to 8 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures. 

The warming station is set up to offer...

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City News
Posted on: November 24, 2020

11-24-20 Holiday Activities Underway in Killeen

Register now to participate; save the event dates.

Killeen is set to kick off the holiday season next week at community favorite events with a socially-distanced twist. Holiday activities will be part of the festivities, and the public is encouraged to participate.

The Christmas Tree Topper Contest is a ne...

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City News
Posted on: November 24, 2020

11-24-20 Community Invited to Lay Wreaths at Veterans Cemetery

Family, friends and volunteers needed for annual Wreath Project.

The Friends of the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery will lay more than 9,000 holiday wreaths at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery Saturday at 10 a.m. The event will continue in the event of rain, and the public is encouraged to participate.

To com...

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City News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

11-23-20 Killeen Christmas Parade Accepting Entries

Parade scheduled December 12; entries accepted through November 30.

The 58th annual Killeen Christmas Parade is scheduled Saturday, December 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. in historic Downtown Killeen. Parade entries will be accepted through November 30.

The parade will be in “reverse” this year which means parad...

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City News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

11-23-20 Enter Your Home in the Holiday Decorating Contest by December 7

The public will select favorite entries.

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

The City hosts the competition each year to foster neighborhood and community pride. Displays can include ...

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City News
Posted on: November 21, 2020

11-21-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on S. Ft Hood St. and Cen-Tex Expressway

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice effective November19, 2020 for properties at the following addresses is lifted effective immediately.

  • 620, 702, 704, 801, 832, 1001, 1029, 1033, 1035, 1101, 1104, 1105, 1108 and 1112 S. Fort Hood Street
  • 1001, 1301 and 1305 Central Texas ...
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City News
Posted on: November 20, 2020

11-20-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for 4203 & 4207 Old FM 440 and 1005-1106 Lansberry

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice effective November18, 2020 for properties located at 4203 and 4207 Old FM 440 and 1005 to 1106 Lansberry Court is lifted effective immediately. 

A fire suppression line repair interrupted service and necessitated a boil water o...

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City News
Posted on: November 18, 2020

11-18-20 Advance Boil Water Notice for Properties on S. Ft Hood St. and Cen-Tex Expressway

Fire hydrant repair to interrupt water service.

A boil water notice is issued effective November 19, 2020 at 10 p.m. for properties located at the following addresses:

  • 620, 702, 704, 801, 832, 1001, 1029, 1033, 1035, 1101, 1104, 1105, 1108 and 1112 S. Fort Hood Street
  • 1001, 1301 and 1305 Central Texas Ex...
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City News
Posted on: November 18, 2020

11-18-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Coach Drive

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice effective November 16, 2020 for properties located at 2402 to 2508 Coach Drive is lifted effective immediately. 

A water main repair interrupted service and necessitated a boil water order. 

Service has been restored, a...

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City News
Posted on: November 18, 2020

11-18-20 City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

All City offices will reopen November 30.

City of Killeen offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 26 and 27, in observance of Thanksgiving.

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

Garbage collection will run on its normal schedule. Killeen Transfer Station will be closed ...

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City News
Posted on: November 17, 2020

11-17-20 College Street Closed at Dunn Thursday

Closures to install water taps for new development.

College Street, between W. Dunn Avenue and W. Young Avenue, will be closed Thursday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Detours will be required.

Crews will be installing water taps for new development in the area and must enter the roadway to complete the work.

All traf...

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City News
Posted on: November 17, 2020

11-17-20 Closure of Old FM 440 at S. Fort Hood St. Wednesday through Friday

Closure for fire suppression line repair.

Old FM 440 will be closed at the intersection of S. Fort Hood Street Wednesday through Friday. There will be no access between roadways.

Crews will be installing a water suppression line and must enter the roadway to complete the work.

All traffic will be d...

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City News
Posted on: November 17, 2020

11-17-20 Advance Boil Water Notice for 4203 & 4207 Old FM 440 and 1005-1106 Lansberry

Fire line repair to interrupt water service.

A boil water notice is issued effective November 18, 2020 for properties located at 4203 and 4207 Old FM 440 and 1005 to 1106 Lansberry Court.

Contractors will be repairing a fire suppression line which requires interrupting water service. Once repairs are...

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City News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

11-16-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for 2402-2508 Coach Drive

Water main break interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective November 16, 2020 at 10 a.m. for properties located at 2402 to 2508 Coach Drive.

A water main break has interrupted water service. Crews are on site making the repair. Once service is restored, all water must be boil...

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City News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

11-10-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for 701-803 E. Cen-Tex Expressway

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice effective November 6, 2020 for properties located at 701 to 803 E. Central Texas Expressway is lifted effective immediately.

A water line repair and fire line installation interrupted service and necessitated a boil water order.&nbs...

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City News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

11-10-20 Heritage Oaks Trail Clean-Up November 21

Trail set to open November 30.

Heritage Oaks Hike & Bike Trail in southeast Killeen is nearing completion. To prepare for its opening, volunteers are invited to participate in a trail clean-up Saturday, November 21, from 9 to 11 a.m.

Volunteers will meet at the trail head, located a...

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City News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

11-10-20 Volunteers Needed for Family Volunteer Day

City encourages families to make positive local impact.

Family Volunteer Day is Saturday, November 21, and your family is invited to volunteer for projects that will make a positive impact in our community.

A number of local organizations have proposed projects such as supply collections, clean-up efforts and f...

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City News
Posted on: November 9, 2020

11-9-20 City Surplus Auction Saturday

Used vehicles and other items to be sold to highest bidders.

The City of Killeen will hold a surplus auction Saturday 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, furniture and ...

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City News
Posted on: November 6, 2020

11-6-20 Lions Club Park Senior Center to Reopen Monday

Senior center provides weekday programs and activities for residents age 55 and over.

Lions Club Park Senior Center will reopen Monday with modifications. Hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon.

Killeen senior centers have been closed since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s risk to the vulnerable population they se...

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City News
Posted on: November 6, 2020

11-6-20 Killeen Christmas Parade Accepting Entries

Parade scheduled December 12; entries accepted through November 30.

The 58th annual Killeen Christmas Parade is scheduled Saturday, December 12, at 6 p.m. in historic Downtown Killeen. Parade entries will be accepted through November 30.

The parade will be in “reverse” this year which means parade entri...

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City News
Posted on: November 6, 2020

11-6-20 Lane Closures on Coffield, Evetts and Rocky

Closures are to improve water infrastructure and services in northwest Killeen.

Closures are to improve water infrastructure and services in northwest Killeen.

 

 

The following lane closures are planned November 9 through 13 as water infrastructure improvements continue in northwest Killeen:

  • Coffield Street, from Ranci...
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City News
Posted on: November 6, 2020

11-6-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Spirit of the West Dr.

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued October 30, 2020 for properties located at 7306 to 7406 Spirit of the West Drive is lifted effective immediately. 

A water valve replacement interrupted service and necessitated a boil water order. 

Service has b...

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City News
Posted on: November 5, 2020

11-5-20 Advance Boil Water Notice Issued for 701-803 E. Cen-Tex Expressway

Water leak repair and fire line installation to interrupt service.

A boil water notice is issued effective November 6, 2020 at 9 a.m. for properties located at 701 to 803 E. Central Texas Expressway.

Contractors will be repairing a water leak and installing a fire line which requires interrupting water service. Once repai...

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City News
Posted on: November 4, 2020

11-4-20 City Offices Closed Wednesday in Observance of Veterans Day

All City offices will reopen Thursday.

City of Killeen offices will be closed Wednesday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day.

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

Garbage collection will run on its normal schedule. Killeen Transfer Station will be closed. Killeen Recyclin...

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City News
Posted on: November 3, 2020

11-3-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Trimmier, Conner and Nicholas

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued October 29, 2020 for properties located at the following addresses is lifted effective immediately:

  • 4800 to 5106 and 5400 Trimmier Road
  • 1000 to 1106 Conner Court
  • 1100 to 1607 Nicholas Circle 

A water line break interrupted ...

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City News
Posted on: October 30, 2020

10-30-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Spirit of the West Dr.

Water valve repair interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately October 30, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. for properties located at 7306 to 7406 Spirit of the West Drive.

Crews are on site replacing a water valve which requires interrupting water service. Once repairs are complet...

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City News
Posted on: October 30, 2020

10-30-20 Killeen COVID-19 Test Site to Continue Next Week

Testing is free, and registration is available in advance or on site.

The temporary COVID-19 state testing site in Killeen is set to continue next week. It will be open November 2 through 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive.

Registration can be completed in advance or on site at w...

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City News
Posted on: October 30, 2020

10-30-20 Killeen Senior Centers Hosting Giving Thanks Luncheon November 18

Senior citizens invited for a free festive meal to go.

Lions Club Park Senior Center will host the annual Giving Thanks Luncheon November 18 as a drive-through event. Advance registration is required and open now.

Senior Center members and Killeen citizens age 55 and older are invited to pick up a free holiday...

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City News
Posted on: October 29, 2020

10-29-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Trimmier, Conner and Nicholas

Water line break interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately October 29, 2020 at 9 a.m. for properties located at the following addresses:

  • 4800 to 5106 and 5400 Trimmier Road
  • 1000 to 1106 Conner Court
  • 1100 to 1607 Nicholas Circle 

A water line break has inter...

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City News
Posted on: October 28, 2020

10-28-20 WS Young Bridge to be Closed November 4 through 30

Bridge improvements will require closure and detours.

WS Young Drive Bridge will be closed November 4 through 30. All traffic will be detoured for the duration of the project.

Crews will be removing and replacing damaged concrete at both ends of the bridge. To ensure motorist and worker safety, the entire bri...

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City News
Posted on: October 27, 2020

10-27-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Cedar Valley Elementary School

Water line break interrupts service.

Update: Water service to Cedar Valley Elementary did not have to be suspended as a result of the water line break, so the boil order issued this morning is not in effect. Water is safe to drink and use without boiling.

A boil water notice is issued effecti...

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City News
Posted on: October 23, 2020

10-23-20 Killeen COVID-19 Test Site to Continue

Testing is free, and registration is available in advance or on site.

The temporary COVID-19 state testing site in Killeen is set to continue for two more weeks. It will be open October 26 through November 6 weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive.

Registration can be completed...

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City News
Posted on: October 19, 2020

10-19-20 Temporary COVID-19 Test Site in Killeen Offered at Downtown Location

Testing is free, and registration is available in advance or on site.

A temporary COVID-19 state testing site has been established at the Downtown Killeen Arts & Activities Center, 711 N. 4th Street. It will be open October 19 through 23 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and October 24 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Registration can be comp...

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City News
Posted on: October 15, 2020

10-15-20 Families Invited to the Fall Festival October 24

Free festive family fun at locations all over town!

Killeen’s annual Fall Festival is scheduled Saturday, October 24, from 5 to 8 p.m. Activities are free and fun for all ages. 

This year’s event is a scavenger hunt with stops planned all over town. Festivalgoers can visit one o...

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City News
Posted on: October 13, 2020

10-13-20 Lane Closures on Kern and Fairview

Closures are to improve water infrastructure and services in northwest Killeen.

Progress will continue on water infrastructure improvements in northwest Killeen over the coming weeks. Daily lane closures are planned October 14 through 30 on Kern Road, from Hillcrest Drive and Walton Walker Drive, and October 14 through November 6 on ...

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City News
Posted on: October 12, 2020

10-12-20 Temporary COVID-19 Test Site in Killeen Extended

Testing is free, and registration is available in advance or on site.

The temporary COVID-19 state testing site at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive, has been extended. It will be open October 13 through 16 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and October 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Registration can be completed in advanc...

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City News
Posted on: October 9, 2020

10-9-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Avenue A and 8th Street

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued October 6, 2020 at 3 p.m. for properties located at 415 E. Avenue A and 716,800, 802 and 808 N. 8th Street is lifted effective immediately.

A water line break interrupted service and necessitated a boil water order.

Service has be...

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City News
Posted on: October 8, 2020

10-8-20 Advance Boil Water Notice for Properties on College, Young, Dunn, Dean, Garth

Service to be interrupted for move to new water main.

10-9-20 Update: The boil water notice issued yesterday and effective Monday (see below) has been canceled. The work will be rescheduled.

A boil water notice is issued effective October 12, 2020 for properties located at the following addresses:

  • 1101 to 1314...
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City News
Posted on: October 6, 2020

10-6-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Avenue A and 8th Street

Water line break interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately October 6, 2020 at 3 p.m. for properties located at 415 E. Avenue A and 716,800, 802 and 808 N. 8th Street.

A water line break has interrupted water service. Crews are on site making repairs. Once repairs...

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City News
Posted on: October 6, 2020

10-6-20 Youth Athletic Programs Registering Now

Opportunities for soccer and basketball skill camps and league play.

Registration is open for Killeen Recreation youth soccer and basketball camps and leagues.

Lonestar Soccer Club is offering Friday Fun Nights October 9 and November 6 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Lions Club Park. These mini camps are for players ages U4 to U14 a...

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City News
Posted on: October 6, 2020

10-6-20 City Offices Closed in Observance of Columbus Day

All City offices will reopen Tuesday.

City of Killeen offices will be closed Monday, October 12, 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 wil...

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City News
Posted on: October 6, 2020

10-6-20 Barktoberfest is this Saturday

Free fun for you and your furry friend!

Barktoberfest is scheduled this Saturday, October 10, and all dogs are invited to enjoy some free four-legged fun.

In-person Barktoberfest activities are scheduled October 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Killeen Animal Shelter. Activities for people and pups ...

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City News
Posted on: October 5, 2020

10-5-20 Lane Closures on Kern, Garth and Fairview

Closures are to improve water infrastructure and services in northwest Killeen.

The following lane closures are planned October 6 through 9 as water infrastructure improvements continue in northwest Killeen:

  • Kern Road, between Hillcrest Drive and Walton Walker Drive
  • Garth Drive, from Kern Road to Valley Road
  • The intersection of Fairview...
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City News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

10-1-20 City Wishes Trick-or-Treaters a Safe Halloween

Door-to-door trick-or-treating recommended from 6 to 8 p.m. with precautions to limit virus spread.

Halloween is Saturday, October 31, 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 fro...

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City News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

10-1-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Kirk

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued September 29, 2020 for properties located at 1700 to 1911 Kirk Avenue is lifted effective immediately.

 A water tap repair interrupted service and necessitated a boil water order.

 Service has been restored, and ...

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