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Posted on: October 4, 2022

City of Killeen’s annual Fall Festival, Trunk or Treat to be held on Oct. 29

Hayrides, haunted house, ax throwing and more will be available at no charge

KILLEEN, Texas (Oct. 4, 2021) – The City of Killeen’s Recreation Services Division is holding its second annual Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 5-9p.m. at the Stonetree Golf Club (1600 Stonetree Drive).

 

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

Killeen Fire Department hosts second annual Open House

2022 KFD Open House SM

Event helps promote Fire Prevention Week, community invited to meet firefighters, learn safety tips

KILLEEN, Texas (Oct. 4, 2021) – For the second year in a row, 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 is Oct. 22 from...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Mountain Lion Dr., Brown Circle and Custer Circle

Notice issued due to contractor hitting water main

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Lane closure planned for Roy Reynolds for this week

Closure is for cleanup and concrete pours from drainage improvement project

KILLEEN, Texas (Oct. 3, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing the southbound lane of Roy Reynolds Drive between Green Forest Circle and West Robin Lane from Monday, Oct...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties located on Water and 11 other streets

Notice issued due to break in water line

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

City of Killeen to hold fall cleanup event

Fall Cleanup Flyer October 2022

Residents can bring bulk waste to drop off locations Oct 7-8

KILLEEN, Texas (October 3, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Public Works’ Solid Waste Division will place roll-off containers throughout the City on October 7-8 for a fall cleanup event, allowing residents to dispose of their ad...

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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Boil Water Noticed issued for properties on Mountain View Drive, Brown Circle and Custer Circle

Notice issued due to contractor hitting water line.

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

City of Killeen Council approves new Executive Director of Recreation Services

Snook Recreation Services ED

Kelly Snook has 11 years of executive municipal experience

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 28, 2022) – The City of Killeen has hired Kelly Snook as the new Executive Director of Recreation Services. Council officially approved her appointment during last night’s City Council meeting.

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Killeen Firefighters put out structure fires on Franz Drive

House in flames

Three homes damaged, no injuries

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 27, 2022) – Killeen Firefighters have extinguished a fire that damaged three structures in the 1300 block of Franz Drive at 4p.m.

 

The fire started in the driveway and exterior shed and spread to three, residential ...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Killeen Mayor appointed to position for United States Conference of Mayors

Mayor appointed to US Conf of Mayors

Nash-King named Vice Chair of Veterans Affairs Task Force

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 27, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Mayor Debbie Nash-King was recently appointed as the Vice Chair of the Veterans Affairs Task Force for the United States Conference of Mayors by the president of the organization,...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Killeen City Council to hold townhall to address citizens

City Council Workshop and Townhall 8-16-22

All councilmembers will speak about their vision and ideas for the city

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 27, 2022) – The City of Killeen councilmembers will hold an inaugural Special Workshop and Townhall on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 6p.m. at City Hall (101 North College Street).

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Roy Reynolds Drive and Green Forest Circle

Notice was due to contractors installing new water lines

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Traffic signal at Stan Schlueter Loop and Clear Creek flashing red

Repairs expected to be completed by Monday

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 23, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Transportation Division is working on repairs to the signal light at the intersection of Stan Schlueter Loop and Clear Creek Road (State High...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for east Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Blake and 10th Streets

Notice was due to crews replacing fire hydrant

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Bow Wow Luau to be held Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Family Aquatic Center

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Popular event for dogs was formerly called Barktoberfest

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 22, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Recreation Division is inviting dog owners to bring their best friends to our Bow Wow Luau on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 10a.m. to 1p.m. at the Family Aquatic Center. The event, former...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Killeen Fire Department responds to apartment fire on College Street

Residents displaced, but not injured; two animals died in fire

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 20, 2022) – The Killeen Fire Department responded to a fire at a two-story apartment in the 1200 block of College Street at 3:34p.m. today.

 

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Roy Reynolds Drive and Green Forest Circle

Notice was due to installing new water lines

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on 28th Street and Veterans Memorial Boulevard

Notice was due to installing a new water service tap

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Boill Water notice lifted for properties on Jasper and Stephen Drives

Notice issued do to break in water line

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Killeen Police Department officers honored by Greater Killeen Chamber

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Officer Moore received the ‘Community Hero’ award, Officer Mathews is Young Professional of the Year

KILLEEN, Texas (Sep. 16, 2021) – The Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce honored Officer Kyle Moore with their inaugural “Community Hero” award at their 89th annual Membership Banquet at the Killeen Civic and Conference Cente...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Toliver Street and Elkins Avenue

Notice was due to water line break

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Hemlock Drive

Notice was due to a water line break

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Lane closure planned for Roy Reynolds for next two weeks

Closure is for drainage improvement project

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 15, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing the southbound lane of Roy Reynolds Drive between Green Forest Circle and West Robin Lane from Monday, S...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Killeen Mayor to host reception in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

The community is invited to attend, proclamation will be presented

KILLEEN, Texas (Sep. 15, 2021) – On Tuesday, Sept. 20, Killeen Mayor Debbie Nash-King 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 Street)...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on 28th Street and East Veterans Memorial Boulevard

Notice issued for installation of new water tap

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

Lane closures planned for Caprice Drive on Thursday and Friday

Closure is for repairs to sanitary services

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 14, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing the southbound lane of Caprice Drive between the intersections of Cross Timber Drive on Thursday, Sept. ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

City Council passes new, fiscal year 2023 budget

Budget includes largest tax rate reduction since 1990, commercial Solid Waste and water rate increases

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 13, 2022) – The Killeen City Council has approved a budget of $265 million for fiscal year 2023, which begins on Oct. 1, 2022 and ends on Sept. 30, 2023.

 

The new budget includes a tax rate of 62.33 cents, which is ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Boil Water Notice Lifted for Properties on Renick Ranch Road

Notice was issued due to contractor hitting water main

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

City of Killeen hosts Fall Stream Cleanup event

Fall Stream Clean Up 9-17-22

Volunteers asked to help clear the Trimmier Road ditch this Saturday

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 13, 2022) – The Stormwater division of the City of Killeen’s Engineering department is inviting volunteers to join them for a Fall Stream Cleanup this Saturday, Sept. 17 at W.S. Young Drive and Trimmier Road from ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Killeen Mayor Nash-King honored with ‘Woman of Distinction’ award

Mayor Nash King with Alpha Delta Kappa educator sorority

Local Alpha Delta Kappa chapter led way in nomination

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 13, 2022) – This week, City of Killeen Mayor Debbie Nash-King was awarded the Texas Women of Distinction honor from District XII of the Alpha Delta Kappa Honorary Sorority for Women Educators.

 

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Toliver Street and Elkins Avenue

Notice issued due to break in water line

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on E. Veterans Memorial and S. WS Young

Notice issued for installation of water valve

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Lane closure planned for E. Vardeman Avenue for Wednesday and Thursday

Closure is for repairs to sanitary sewer services

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 13, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing the eastbound lane of E. Vardeman Avenue from 2nd Street to Prather Drive on Wednesday Sept. 14 and Thur...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Hemlock Drive

Notice is due to a water line break

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Jasper and Stephen Drives

Notice issued due to break in water line

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

“Bricks Killeen” LEGO exhibit returns to Killeen this weekend

The first-of-its-kind event in the city will be on display Sept. 17-18

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 12, 2022) – The City of Killeen and the Killeen Convention and Visitor’s Bureau are proud to bring “Bricks Killeen” back for a second year. The popular LEGO event will be at the Killeen Civic a...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Renick Ranch Road

Notice is due to contractor hitting water main

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Transit Drive

Notice was due to contractor hitting water main

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

City of Killeen to honor 9/11 heroes with several commemorations

Police and Fire Departments unite with Central Texas partners, will be featured at Cowboys game

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 8, 2022) – The Killeen Fire and Police Departments will participate in several events to remember and honor the nation’s September 11th heroes this year.

Both organizations participated in the Killeen Independent S...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Community Walk Against Domestic Violence set for Saturday, Oct. 1

2nd Annual Community Walk Against Domestic Violence - October 1, 2022

The Killeen Police Department hosts second annual event

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 8, 2022) – The Killeen Police Department will host its second annual Community Walk Against Domestic Violence on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022.

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

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Blackburn Drive, Tangent Court, and three other streets

Notice issued due to contractor hitting water line

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Smith and five other streets

Notice was issued for installation of new water valves

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Transit Drive

Notice issued due to contractor hitting water line

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Three Downtown parking lots to be closed Sept. 15

Downtown Parking Closed

One-day closures are for improvements

Three public parking lots in Downtown Killeen will be closed all day Thursday, Sept. 15 for improvements.

 The parking lots are between N. 2nd Street and N. 8th Street just north of the railroad tracks and south of Santa Fe Plaza Drive. The lots w...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Jasper and Stephen Drives

Notice was for a water main break

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

Lane closures planned for Amelia Earhart Blvd and Sally Ride Lane for Sept. 6-9

Closures are for road repairs

The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing alternating lanes on Amelia Earhart Boulevard and Sally Ride Lane from Tuesday, Sept. 6 through Friday, Sept. 9 from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. each ...

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

Boil Water Notice Lifted for properties on Benchmark Trail

Notice was issued due to contractor hitting water line

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport plans ribbon cutting for new hangar

Federal grant money will fund the hangar, bring in more than 40 new jobs

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 2, 2022) – City officials will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new hangar at the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport (GRK) on Sept. 12 at 9:30a.m.

 

In 2021, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

City Offices Closed in Observance of Labor Day

All City offices will reopen September 6

City of Killeen offices will be closed September 5 in observance of Labor Day.

 

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

 

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Downtown business grant recipients sign contracts

The start-up organizations will use the funding to bring in, expand business in Historic Downtown

This week, the City of Killeen invited three recipients of the American Rescue Plan Act Downtown Start-Up Grants to City Hall to sign contracts for their grants.

The recipients present were Antonia Ringgold with Space Create, Sharon Hines with Twice as Fun...

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Jasper and Stephen Drives

Notice is for break in water line

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

City of Killeen encourages a safe and fun Halloween

Halloween is Monday, Oct. 31 and door-to-door celebrations are recommended from 6-8p.m.

KILLEEN, Texas (Sept. 1, 2022) – The City of Killeen recommends door-to-door trick-or-treating be done on Monday, Oct. 31 from 6p.m. – 8p.m. Children should always be accompanied by an adult and City officials are still encouraging fam...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Boil Water Notice Lifted for Properties on 18th Street

Notice was due to a water main break.

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Smith Drive and five other streets

Notice issued for installation of water valves

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

City’s proposed budget available for review, final public hearing Sept. 6

Budget due to be adopted on Sept. 13 for new 2023 fiscal year that begins Oct. 1

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 30, 2022) – Killeen residents are invited to a final public hearing on the Fiscal Year 2023 Proposed Annual Budget to City Council on Tuesday, Sept. 6. The new budget is scheduled to be adopted on Sept. 13.

General Fund expen...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Benchmark Trail

Notice issued due to contractor hitting water line

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Culp Avenue closure planned for Aug. 31 and Sept. 1

Closure is for sanitary sewer services being installed

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 30, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing Culp Avenue from 18th Street to Franz Drive on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2022 and Friday, September 1, 2022, fro...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Family Aquatic Center last day of season is Sept. 5

Junior Service League Splash Pad also closes after Labor Day

KILLEEN, Texas (August 30, 2022) – The Family Aquatics Center and the Junior League Spray Pad will be open Labor Day Weekend, then close for the season.

The Family Aquatics Center (1800 E. Stan Schlueter Loop) will be open Saturday from 10 a.m. t...

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on N. 18th Street

Notice issued due to break in water line

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

City of Killeen resumes curbside bulk trash collection

Bulk Pick Up Resume

Service was suspended after Memorial Day weekend due to a staffing shortage

KILLEEN, Texas (August 29, 2022) – Killeen’s Solid Waste division of the Public Works Department has resumed full services for curbside bulk trash collection beginning this week.

 

Curbside bulk trash collection was suspended in the City of Killeen...

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Posted on: August 25, 2022

City Council approves Comprehensive Plan

Plan outlines vision for city over next two decades

KILLEEN, Texas (August 25, 2022) – The Killeen City Council unanimously approved the City of Killeen’s 2021 Comprehensive Plan at its regular meeting on Tuesday.  

The plan was created based off community feedback on priorities...

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Killeen Council approves appointment of Holli Clements as City Attorney

Clements has been with the City for 17 years

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 12, 2022) – Killeen’s City Council approved the appointment of Holli Clements as the City Attorney during the Aug. 23 council meeting. This came after the recommendation from the City Manager, Kent Cagle.

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

City of Killeen to hold press conference with new Downtown Revitalization Director Thursday

Katlin Kizito began on Aug. 15

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 24, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s new Downtown Revitalization Director will take questions from media on Thursday, Aug. 25 at 2p.m. in the City Hall foyer (101 N. College Street).

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

ARPA Youth Organization Grant recipients pick up checks

Organizations each granted up to $10,000 through American Rescue Act

KILLEEN, Texas (August 23, 2022) – The City of Killeen recently presented checks to nine nonprofit youth organizations, which were awarded grants for the Youth Organization Assistance Program through the American Rescue Plan Act.

The recipients w...

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Posted on: August 22, 2022

Killeen Animal Shelter to hold free pet adoption event

Event will last from Aug. 26-31 to celebrate National Dog Day

KILLEEN, Texas (August 22, 2022) – August 26 is National Dog Day and the Killeen Animal Shelter is celebrating with a special free pet adoption event Aug. 26-31.

Pet adoptions will be free during this six-day event for all pets, not just dogs!

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Posted on: August 19, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for Crescent, Boswell, Blue Ridge, Northcrest, Westview, Warfield Drives

Notice was due to contractor boring into water system

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Posted on: August 19, 2022

2022 Battle of the Badges Blood Drive brings in nearly 100 donors

Killeen Police and Fire Departments see record numbers this year

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 19, 2021) – The Killeen Police and Fire Departments saw the number of donors nearly double this year in the fourth annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive on Aug. 18.

The City of Killeen partnered with Carter BloodCare for th...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Road closure planned for Culp Avenue from Aug. 18 -19

Closure is for installation of sanitary sewer services

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 17, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing Culp Avenue from 18th Street to Franz Drive this Thursday and Friday, Aug. 18 and Aug. 19, weather permit...

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Posted on: August 16, 2022

Inaugural Tipsy 5K to be held this Saturday, Aug. 20

Tipsy 5K

Participants of drinking age can sign up to get three beers post race

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 16, 2022) – The 2022 Cen-Tex Race Series is past the midway point and now the fun begins. The inaugural Tipsy 5K will take place this Saturday, Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. at Stonetree Golf Course (1600 Stonetree Dr.) in Killeen.&...

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Posted on: August 15, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Crescent, Boswell, Blue Ridge, and four more streets

Notice issued for repairs due to utility contractor boring

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Posted on: August 15, 2022

Battle of the Badges Blood Drive coming Aug. 18

Killeen Police Department and Killeen Fire Department unite for good cause

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 1, 2022) – The City of Killeen is again partnering with Carter BloodCare to host a “Battle of the Badges” Blood Drive on Thursday, Aug. 18 from 9a.m. – 2:45p.m.

The event will feature ‘...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

City of Killeen hires first Downtown Revitalization Director

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Katlin Kizito will begin on Aug. 15

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 12, 2022) – The City of Killeen has hired its first-ever Downtown Revitalization Director. Katlin Kizito will begin on Monday, Aug. 15.

 

Kizito will help revitalize, revamp and restore economic development programs i...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Boil Water Notice Issued for properties on Pickwick Lane

Notice is due to contractor boring into water system

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Storm knocks out Transfer Station scales

Commercial Customers are being asked to use the Copperas Cove Transfer Station or Temple Landfill

Wednesday’s storms knocked out the scales at the Killeen Transfer Station. 

Crews are working hard to fix the issues, but for now we are not able to weigh customers. 

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Adams Avenue lane closure planned for Aug. 11 and 12

Closure is for installation of sanitary sewer services

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 10, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing the westbound lane of Adams Avenue from Wyoming Street to Wisconsin Street on Thursday Aug. 11, 2022 and ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Trimmier Road lane closures planned

Closure is for pavement installation

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 10, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing alternating lanes of 9132 Trimmier Road on Thursday Aug. 11, 2022, from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m., weathe...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Melissa Circle

Notice was issued for break in water line

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Posted on: August 7, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Melissa Circle

Notice is for broken water main.

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Posted on: August 6, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Shoemaker Dr.

Notice was issued due to contractor hitting water main

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Posted on: August 6, 2022

Boil water notice lifted for properties on Stan Schlueter Loop

Notice was issued for fire hydrant installation

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Atkinson Avenue

Notice was due to break in fire suppression line.

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Killeen Municipal Court swears in new Court Administrator

Jaime Brew returns to City of Killeen after nine years

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 4, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Municipal Court had a swearing in ceremony this morning for new Court Administrator, Jaime Brew.

June. City Councilmembers were presented with the recommended selection during the Ju...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Shoemaker Drive

Notice is for water main break

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

City of Killeen joins several agencies in Active Shooter training

Nearly two dozen City staff join 14 Central Texas agencies

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 4, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (OHSEM) has helped organize an Active Shooter Incident Management Advanced course training for 20 City employees and 18 agencies...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Stardust Street

Notice was due to water main break

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Standridge Street

Notice was due to water line break

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Boil water notice for properties on Stan Schlueter Loop

Notice is for fire hydrant installation

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Killeen Municipal Court in need of volunteers

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Community members would conduct basic administrative tasks

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 2, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Municipal Court is in need of volunteers during business hours, Monday – Friday, 9a.m. – 4p.m.

 

The court is asking for volunteers to commit to at least ...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

City of Killeen announces Stage 1 water conservation plan

Water Stage 1 Conservation 2022

Voluntary water conservation is advised year round

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 2, 2022) – The City of Killeen has initiated Stage 1 of the Drought Contingency and Water Conservation Plan adopted by City Council.

 

Stage 1 is outlined as “Mild Water Shortage Conditions” and is...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Splash Pad reopens following more repairs

Two, watermain leaks caused the closure

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 2, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Recreation Service’s Department has reopened the Junior Service League (JSL) Spray Pad at Long Branch Park again, following more necessary repairs.

On Aug. 1, staff identif...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Boil Water Notice for properties on Atkinson Avenue

Notice is due to a water main break

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Standridge Street

Notice is for break in water line

A boil water notice is issued effective Monday, Aug. 1 , 2022, for properties located at 1900-2009 Standridge Street.

 

Due to a break in the water line, water crews will have to isolate the water main. Water crews will remain on site until all rep...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Battle of the Badges Blood Drive coming Aug. 18

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Killeen Police Department and Killeen Fire Department unite for good cause

The City of Killeen is again partnering with Carter BloodCare to host a “Battle of the Badges” Blood Drive on Thursday, Aug. 18 from 9a.m. – 2:45p.m.

The event will feature ‘boots’ versus ‘badges&...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Splash Pad closes for more repairs

Watermain leak repairs in progress, Family Aquatic Center discounted rates begin today

KILLEEN, Texas (Aug. 1, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Recreation Service’s Department has closed the Junior Service League (JSL) Spray Pad at Long Branch Park again, citing more repairs needed.

 

Staff identified two, ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Killeen Animal Shelter to hold free pet adoption event

Event will last from Aug. 5-8 to celebrate International Cat Day.

August 8 is International Cat Day and the Killeen Animal Shelter is celebrating with a special free pet adoption event Aug. 5-8.

Pet adoptions will be free during this four-day event for all pets, not just cats!

Killeen Animal Shelter is located at 3118 Com...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

City of Killeen releases results of Donation Funds Audit

Analysis of City’s Donation-Funded Programs

KILLEEN, Texas (July 29, 2022) - City Auditor, Matthew Grady, has conducted an independent review of the City of Killeen’s Donation-Funded Programs and published his findings for public review.  The audit focused on several areas, inclu...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Barry, Becky and Chafin Drives

Notice was for broken water main

A boil water notice issued effective Monday, July 26, 2022 for properties located at 2201-2212 Barry Drive, 3902-4008 Becky Drive and 2201-2212 Chafin Drive has been lifted effective immediately.

 

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

Splash Pad to open tomorrow

Long Branch Park pool will remain closed this season

KILLEEN, Texas (July 28, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Recreation Service’s Aquatics division is announcing that the Junior Service League (JSL) Spray Pad at Long Branch Park will open starting Friday, July 29.

Repairs on the ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Citizens encouraged to apply for Board and Commission appointments

Boards and Commission Square

Applications due by Aug. 10

KILLEEN, Texas (July 26, 2022) – The City of Killeen has more than a dozen boards and commissions and the application process has begun.

The Killeen City Council will be making appointments to various city boards and commissions and citizens are ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Two Centex Race Series races coming up in Killeen

Caliente 5K set for August 6, Tipsy 5K and Fun Run to be August 20

KILLEEN, Texas (July 27, 2022) – The summer is heating up, and so is the Centex Race Series. The Caliente 5K will be held Aug. 5 at 8 a.m. at Ellison High School, 909 E Elms Road, and the Tipsy 5K and Fun Run will take place Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. at...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

City of Killeen to offer free bulk trash drop offs for three days

Bulk Collection Containers 2022 Flyer

Curbside bulk trash pickup is suspended from May – September 2022 due to staffing shortages

KILLEEN, Texas (July 27, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Public Works’ Solid Waste Division will place temporary roll-off containers throughout the City, to assist residents that would like to dispose of their additional waste ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport holds Open House for local businesses

Event is for Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program

KILLEEN, Texas (July 27, 2022) – The Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport (GRK) would like to meet with Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (ACDBEs) that want to do business at the airport during an Open House on Thursday, July 2...

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Barry, Becky and Chafin Drives

Notice is for broken water main

KILLEEN, Texas (July 26, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective Tuesday July 26, 2022, for properties located at 2201-2212 Barry Drive, 3902-4008 Becky Drive and 2201-2212 Chafin Drive. 

 

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Posted on: July 23, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Massey Street

Notice was due to water main break

KILLEEN, Texas (July 23, 2022) - A boil water notice issued effective Thursday, July 21, 2022, for properties located at 1101-1502 Massey Street has been lifted effective immediately.

 

The notice was issued due to a water main break. In o...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Central Texas Expressway

Notice was due to water valve replacement

KILLEEN, Texas (July 22, 2022) - A boil water notice issued effective Wednesday, July 20, 2022, for properties located at 3504 E. Central Texas Expressway and 3602 E. Central Texas Expressway has been lifted effective immediately.

 

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Cypress Drive

Notice was due to contractor hitting water line

KILLEEN, Texas (July 22, 2022) - A boil water notice issued effective Wednesday, July 20, 2022 for properties located at 2900-3013 Cypress Drive has been lifted effective immediately.

 

The notice was issued due to a contractor hitting a w...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Greenforest Circle

Notice was due contractors isolating water main

KILLEEN, Texas (July 21, 2022) - A boil water notice issued effective July 12, 2022, for properties located at 5710-5838 Greenforest Circle has been lifted effective immediately.

 

Due to contractors working in the area, water crews had to...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Massey Street

Notice is for broken water main

KILLEEN, Texas (July 21, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective Thursday, July 21, 2022, for properties located at 1101-1502 Massey Street. 

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

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

City of Killeen to host Comprehensive Plan final draft meeting Monday

Public invited to meeting at Killeen Civic and Conference Center

KILLEEN, Texas (July 21, 2022) – The City of Killeen will host a Community Meeting on Monday, July 25, from 5p.m. - 7p.m. at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center in the Special Events Ballroom. Citizens are asked to attend this to learn about...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Central Texas Expressway

Notice is for water valve replacement

KILLEEN, Texas (July 20, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective Wednesday, July 20, 2022, for properties located at 3504 E. Central Texas Expressway and 3602 E. Central Texas Expressway 

Due to a replacing a water valve, water crews will ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Transfer Station to experience delays

Delays will be for ramp repairs

KILLEEN, Texas (July 20, 2022) – The Killeen Transfer Station will be making repairs on a concrete ramp in front of its scales starting Monday, July 25 through Saturday, Aug. 6.

The repair work will require the temporary closure of one of the sca...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Cypress Drive

Notice is for broken water main

KILLEEN, Texas (July 20, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective Wednesday, July 20, 2022, for properties located at 2900-3013 Cypress Drive. 

Due to a contractor hitting the water line, water crews will have to isolate the water main. Wat...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Old FM 440 lane closures planned

Closure is for installation of water services

KILLEEN, Texas (July 19, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing the westbound lane of Old FM 440 between South Fort Hood Street and West Central Texas Expressway on Thur...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Killeen Fire Department provides update after battling six wildfires Thursday

Several local agencies assisted overnight and today

KILLEEN, Texas (July 15, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Fire Department and Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management tackled six wildfires on Thursday, July 14, with the help of ten neighboring agencies.

Joining KFD, the Kill...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Persimmon Road lane closure planned

Closure is for installation of fiber optic services

KILLEEN, Texas (July 15, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing the westbound lane of Persimmon Drive from 38th Street to Kirk Circle on Monday, July 18, and Tuesday, Ju...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

WS Young Drive reopens, some lanes still closed due to fire cleanup operations

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Killeen Fire Department getting assistance in aftermath of two brushfires

KILLEEN, Texas (July 14, 2022; 6:30p.m. Update) – The City of Killeen’s Fire and Police departments will be working into the night on cleanup operations of two fires in the area. Crews received a call at about 1:59p.m. about the Riley ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

Grass fire shuts down parts of WS Young Drive

Killeen Fire Department, Police Department, multiple agencies assisting

KILLEEN, Texas (July 14, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Fire and Police departments are working to contain a grass fire south of Saegert Elementary School at WS Young Drive and Stagecoach Road. 

WS Young Drive from Stagecoach Ro...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

Trimmier Road lane closures planned

Closure is for sewer service installation

KILLEEN, Texas (July 14, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing the southbound lane of 9132 Trimmier Road on Monday, July 18 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. followed by the northb...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Westcliff Road, 19 other roadways

Notice was due to an emergency hydrant repair and water service connection

KILLEEN, Texas (July 13, 2022) - A boil water notice issued effective July 10, 2022, for properties located at 4102-4112 Westcliff Road, 4403-4507 Whitmire Drive, 4409-4505 Westcliff Road, 2101-2109 Omega Circle, 4623 Westcliff Road, 2101-2107 Beta Circle...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

Killeen Consumer Confidence Report confirms excellent water quality

No testing violations noted in 2021

KILLEEN, Texas (July 13, 2022) The City of Killeen has released its 2021 Consumer Confidence Report, which analyzes the drinking water quality. The document provides the public with important information regarding the quality and safety of their drinking ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Cunningham Road, Central Texas Expressway

Notice was due to valve replacement

KILLEEN, Texas (July 12, 2022) - A boil water notice issued effective July 7, 2022, for properties located at 2709-2710 Cunningham Road, and 3100, 3110, 3124, 3126, 321, 3310, 3400, 3504, 3602, 3620, 3700 and 3806 East Central Texas Expressway has been li...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

City of Killeen, Moss Rose Center partner for additional cooling center

Excessive Heat Warning remains in effect with triple-digit temperatures, high heat index

KILLEEN, Texas (July 12, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management has partnered with local organizations to help the homeless community stay cool and hydrated during the excessive heat warning ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Greenforest Circle

Notice is due contractors isolating water main

KILLEEN, Texas (July 11, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective July 12, 2022, for properties located at 5710-5838 Greenforest Circle.

Due to contractors working in the area, water crews will have to isolate the water main. Work is scheduled to be...

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Westcliff Road, 19 other roadways

Notice is due to an emergency hydrant repair and water service connection

KILLEEN, Texas (July 11, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective July 10, 2022, for properties located at 4102-4112 Westcliff Road, 4403-4507 Whitmire Drive, 4409-4505 Westcliff Road, 2101-2109 Omega Circle, 4623 Westcliff Road, 2101-2107 Beta Cir...

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Posted on: July 8, 2022

Gilmer Street lane closure planned

Closure is for sewer service repair

KILLEEN, Texas (July 8, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing the southbound lane of Gilmer Street from Green Avenue to Church Avenue on Monday, July 11 and Tuesday, Ju...

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Posted on: July 7, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Cunningham Road, Central Texas Expressway

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Notice is due to a valve replacement

KILLEEN, Texas (July 7, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective July 7, 2022, for properties located at 2709-2710 Cunningham Road, and 3100, 3110, 3124, 3126, 321, 3310, 3400, 3504, 3602, 3620, 3700 and 3806 East Central Texas Expressway....

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Posted on: July 7, 2022

City of Killeen offers ways to stay cool during high temperatures

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Residents advised to shelter in public facilities, the Friends in Crisis center

KILLEEN, Texas (July70, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is providing advice for residents to avoid the triple-digit temperatures in our area.

 

All community members are able to...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Killeen Public Library adds professional entertainers for Reading Club

Performers will enhance Summer Reading Club activities on Thursdays.

KILLEEN, Texas (July 6, 2022) – The Killeen Public Library will have professional children’s entertainers each Thursday in July as part of its Summer Reading Club.

The performances will be held at the Killeen Arts & Activity Center ...

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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Low water pressure in E. Stan Schlueter and Elms Road area

KILLEEN, Texas (July 5, 2022) - Water services on the corner of E. Stan Schlueter and Elms Road will have low water pressure due to the replacement of a 12” valve.  Addresses that may experience low water pressure will be 4001 E. Elms R...

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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Killeen Fire Dept assists with more than two dozen fires, due to illegal fireworks over holiday

Stillhouse Bridge Fire

More than 100 confiscated fireworks county-wide, as well as citations and warnings

KILLEEN, Texas (July 5, 2022) – The Killeen Fire Department had a very active Fourth of July and has released its calls and responses for the holiday.

On July 4 about 10p.m., units joined a multiagency response team to a fire on the Stillhouse bridge, foll...

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Posted on: July 4, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Zephyr Road, Charisse Street

Notice was due to water main break

KILLEEN, Texas (July 4, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective July 2, 2022, for properties located at 4003 – 4310 Zephyr Road and 1002 -1210 Charisse Street has been lifted effective immediately.

 

Due to a break in the...

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Posted on: July 4, 2022

Reminder: Trash Collection Changes today and tomorrow

Monday and Tuesday's Solid Waste routes will run one day LATE.

***REMINDER***
Monday and Tuesday's Solid Waste routes will run one day LATE, so if your normal trash day is today, your garbage will be picked up tomorrow…and if your normal trash day is Tuesday, it will be picked up on Wednesday.

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Posted on: July 2, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Rancier Avenue, eight other streets

Notice was due to water tap repair

KILLEEN, Texas (July 2, 2022) - A boil water notice issued effective Thursday, June 30, 2022, for properties located at 3316 Rancier Avenue, 3200 Rancier Avenue, 3300 Rancier Avenue, 3322 Rancier Avenue, 501-506 North 46th Street, 701 North 46th ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Zephyr Road, Charisse Street

Notice is due to water main break

KILLEEN, Texas (July 2, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective July 2, 2022, for properties located at 4003 – 4310 Zephyr Road and 1002 -1210 Charisse Street.

 

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

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

Stewart Street closure planned

Closure is for water line installation

City of Killeen Water & Sewer Operations will be closing both the North & South bound lanes of Stewart Street from 1710 Stewart St. to 1713 Stewart St. on Wednesday, July 6 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Crews will be saw cutting across the str...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

City of Killeen releases draft of Comprehensive Plan, will also host meeting

Survey flyer5 June 2022

City leaders, consultants request citizens complete survey regarding initial plan by July 8

KILLEEN, Texas (June 30, 2022) – The City of Killeen has worked with consultant, Verdunity, to release a draft of the Comprehensive Plan that has been more than a year in the making. Citizens and stakeholders are now asked to review the draft pl...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

City of Killeen, Fort Hood partner to consolidate Animal Services

Animal Svcs Signing

Animal care will operate as one entity in this intergovernmental support agreement

KILLEEN, Texas (June 30, 2022) – The City of Killeen and Fort Hood have signed an agreement to partner and consolidate animal services between the two entities. 

City and Fort Hood leaders met at the III Corps Headquarters on June 29 to ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on properties on Tudor and Whitmire Drives

Notice was due break in water main

KILLEEN, Texas (June 30, 2022) - A boil water notice issued effective June 28, 2022 for properties located at 2401- 2413 Tudor Drive and 4502 Whitmire Drive has been lifted effective immediately.

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

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Killeen Municipal Court now publishes active warrants weekly

Court Warrants Flyer

More than 200 pages list names, arrest warrants each Monday on website

KILLEEN, Texas (June 29, 2022) – This month, the Killeen Municipal Court began publishing active warrants to the City of Killeen website weekly.

Arrest warrants are updated each Monday and there are more than 200 pages and 4,000 names listed on w...

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City News
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Rancier Ave., and eight other streets

Notice is to repair water tap

KILLEEN, Texas (June 29, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective Thursday, June 30, 2022, for properties located at 3316 Rancier Ave., 3200 Rancier Ave., 3300 Rancier Ave., 3322 Rancier Ave., 501-506 N. 46th St., 701 N. 46th St., 710 N. 46th St., ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Tudor and Whitmire Drives

Notice is for broken water main

KILLEEN, Texas (June 28, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective Tuesday, June 28, 2022, for properties located at 2401-2413 Tudor Drive and 4502 Whitmire Drive.

Due to a contractor hitting the water line, water crews will have to isolate the water...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Killeen Family Aquatic Center opening at full capacity

Season Pass Flyer

All lifeguard positions filled, season passes now available

KILLEEN, Texas (June 27, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Recreation Service’s Aquatics division is announcing changes to their pool schedule, as well as season passes that are now available.

The Family Aquatic Center (1800 East ...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Change in City of Killeen’s upcoming trash collection

Monday and Tuesday collections will run a day late due to the holiday

The City of Killeen’s trash collections will run on an amended schedule for the Independence Day holiday.

The City of Killeen Offices will be closed Monday, July 4, therefore there will be no collection services on Independence Day. Monday and Tu...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Sandpiper Drive, Vireo Drive intersection closed

Closures are for street maintenance

KILLEEN, Texas (June 27, 2022) – The City of Killeen Transportation Division will be closing the intersection of Sandpiper Drive and Vireo Drive from now through July 28 for maintenance work.

Traffic control devices and detours will be in place t...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Killeen Municipal Court to be renamed after Raul Villaronga

City Council voted on measure in March 2022; Villaronga is a former Killeen mayor

KILLEEN, Texas (June 27, 2022) – The City of Killeen will hold a ceremony on Tuesday, June 28 to officially rename the Municipal Court building after former mayor, judge and city councilmember, Raul Villaronga. The event will be at 10a.m. at the...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Killeen to hold Independence Day Celebration downtown

Event will be highlighted by huge fireworks show

KILLEEN, Texas (June 27, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s inaugural Independence Day celebration and fireworks show is Saturday, July 2 in downtown Killeen and the display is expected to be the largest in Central Texas.

This event, which w...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

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

American Heart Association presents Gold Plus Award

KILLEEN, Texas (June 24, 2022) – The City of Killeen Fire Department’s Emergency Medical Services has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Achievement Award for the sixth consecut...

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

City Council Accepting Applications for Committee Appointment

Regional business leader sought for Crime Solutions Committee

KILLEEN, Texas (June 23, 2022) – The Killeen City Council is accepting applications for a regional business leader to fill a current vacancy on the Crime Solutions Committee.

The purpose of the Crime Solutions Committee is to study crime, recomme...

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Killeen responds to Bell County Drought Disaster Declaration

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Independence Day Extravaganza and fireworks show still planned

KILLEEN, Texas (June 23, 2022) – Bell County Judge David Blackburn issued a Drought Disaster Declaration for all of Bell County on June 22. The declaration bans the sale or use of fireworks for Bell County unless a permit is obtained. Permits ar...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Grant applications for Killeen nonprofit youth organizations reopen

nonprofit youth

City Council selects nine groups in this category, $260,000 still available

KILLEEN, Texas (June 22, 2022) – Killeen City Councilmembers have requested to reopen grant funding for Killeen nonprofit youth organizations from now through July 21, 2022.

The City of Killeen Public Facility Corporation Youth Organization Assis...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

Road closures planned for Saturday, due to Juneteenth Parade

Route will begin and end at City Hall; Organizations host weekend of events

KILLEEN, Texas (June 17, 2022) – The City of Killeen is supporting several Juneteenth events this weekend, including a parade that will go through downtown, closing several streets.

The Killeen branch of the NAACP will be hosting a parade that be...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Recreation Services town hall planned for June 22

Public can get input from recreation staff.

The City of Killeen’s Recreation Department will hold its quarterly Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, June 22 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Lions Club Senior Center (1700 E. Stan Schlueter Loop).

These quarterly town hall meetings are an opportunit...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

City offices closed Monday for Juneteenth

Trash collection will continue on normal schedule.

KILLEEN, Texas (June 15, 2022) – The City of Killeen offices will be closed Monday, June 20 for Juneteenth.

The Family Recreation Center will be closed Sunday, but open on Monday from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Trash services will continue unaltered.

City o...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Westcliff Road closure planned for June 14

Crews trenching road to provide new water services for new homes

KILLEEN, Texas (June 10, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Water and Sewer division will be closing all lanes of Westcliff Road between the addresses of 2410 and 2502 on Tuesday, June 14 from 7:30a.m. ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Robinett Road street maintenance scheduled for June 14 - 18

Milling and overlay services to be completed

KILLEEN, Texas (June 10, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Transportation division will have street maintenance performed on Robinett Road from Watercrest Road to Elms Road from Tuesday, June 14 – Saturday, June 18, weather permitt...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Chaparral Road lane closure planned for June 13

Contractor will pave a right turn lane in this area during Monday’s closure

KILLEEN, Texas (June 9, 2022) – The northbound lane of 4400 Chaparral Road (Chaparral High School) will be closed to through traffic for one day on Monday, June 13 for paving work. The southbound lane will remain open with flaggers to guide traf...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Killeen to hold Independence Day Celebration downtown

Event will be highlighted by huge fireworks show

The City of Killeen is planning its inaugural Independence Day celebration and fireworks show for Saturday, July 2 in downtown Killeen.

This event, which will last from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. at East Avenue D and Gray Street, will be the first fourth of July ce...

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

City of Killeen to assist with transporting memorial tributes to Uvalde

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City will provide driver, vehicle and police escort on June 8

KILLEEN, Texas (June 6, 2022) – This week the City of Killeen is helping transport several hand-made mementos from local residents, to the city of Uvalde, following a tragic shooting which left 19 children and two teachers dead.

 

Nancy R...

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

Killeen Solid Waste division experiencing temporary pick-up delays, hiring event is next week

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Hiring Fair to assist with staffing shortage

KILLEEN, Texas (June 6, 2022) – Killeen Solid Waste customers will experience temporary delays in residential trash collection this month as the division experiences an extreme staffing shortage.

 

Citizens have seen one-day delays in the...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on properties on Fowler, 8th, Trimmier, Carrie Cr., Terrace

Notice was due to repair of broken valve

A boil water notice issued effective June 1, 2022 for properties located at 502 and 506 E. Fowler Ave.; 1106-1110 S. 8th St.; 903-1210 Trimmier Road; 1001-1019 Carrie Cr.; 803, 805, 901, 905 and 908 Terrace Drive; and 1012 Wells St. has been lifted effect...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Grant applications for Killeen nonprofit organizations reopen

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City Council requests funding continue to be made available, after selecting 15 organizations

KILLEEN, Texas (June 2, 2022) – Killeen City Councilmembers requested to reopen grant funding for Killeen nonprofit organizations through the Nov. 24, 2022.

 

The City of Killeen ARPA Nonprofit Grant Program first opened in April and clos...

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Trash Collection Delay Reminder

Solid Waste Holiday Trash Collection 2022

Routes running behind

Citizens of Killeen-- We want to send a reminder that due to our extreme Solid Waste staffing shortage, many trash routes are running behind but your trash and brush items WILL be collected by our crews who are working overtime and weekends to ensure your...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Fowler, 8th, Trimmier, Carrie Cr., Terrace and Wells

Notice is to replace broken valve

KILLEEN, Texas (May 27, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective June 1, 2022, for properties located at 502 and 506 E. Fowler Ave.; 1106-1110 S. 8th St.; 903-1210 Trimmier Ave.; 1001-1019 Carrie Cr.; 803, 805, 901, 905 and 908 Terrace Dri...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

The HOP extends Silver Line Flex-Route service area in Killeen

Route expansion to go into effect June 1

KILLEEN, Texas (May 27, 2022) – Killeen’s Silver Line Flex bus route, which connects the Lions Park Senior Center and the Gilmore Senior Center, will be expanded starting June 1, according to the Hill Country Transit District, which op...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Killeen still looking to hire about 30 lifeguards

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Other positions also available as pools open Saturday

KILLEEN, Texas (May 26, 2022) – The City of Killeen has about 30 lifeguard vacancies to fill as the summer pool season is about to begin.

In addition to lifeguards, the Aquatics division still has some openings for cashiers, managers and water sa...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Killeen Municipal Offices closed Memorial Day, City pool opens

Garbage collection will run altered schedule

KILLEEN, Texas (May 25, 2022) – The City of Killeen offices will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.  Normal business hours will resume Tuesday.

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

Delayed trash co...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Killeen Council selects 15 nonprofit organizations to receive grants

Funding is through the American Rescue Plan Act

KILLEEN, Texas (May 24, 2022) – Killeen City Councilmembers have selected 15 nonprofit organizations to receive grant funding of up to $10,000 each. The funding is through two grant programs with the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

 

Six...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

City of Killeen temporarily suspends curbside bulk collection

Change affects residential, commercial customers; Use of 300 lbs. of free disposal encouraged

KILLEEN, Texas (May 23, 2022) – Curbside bulk trash collection will be suspended in the City of Killeen beginning next week to help combat a Solid Waste staffing shortage and high turnover.

Council approved this emergency measure during the May 1...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Election results unchanged, following Bell County, Killeen recount

Committee confirmed May 7 At-large results after recount petition filed; swearing in to occur Monday

KILLEEN, Texas (May 23, 2022) – The City of Killeen has confirmed the results of the May 7 election, making way for a swearing in of new At-large councilmembers, following a recount.

On Sunday, May 22, City of Killeen’s Mayor Debbie Nas...

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City News
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Carrie Circle

Notice was due to break in water line

KILLEEN, Texas (May 20, 2022) - A boil water notice issued effective May 17, 2022 for properties located at 1001-1019 Carrie Circle has been lifted effective immediately.

 

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

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City News
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Class of 2020 Killeen Citizens Academy students graduate

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Pandemic, Winter Storm Uri delayed graduation ceremony

KILLEEN, Texas (May 20, 2022) – The City of Killeen recognized 15 students who completed the 2020 Killeen Citizens Academy during a graduation ceremony on May 19 at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center.

 

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City News
Posted on: May 19, 2022

Killeen City Council approves emergency pay increase for Solid Waste workers

Temporary suspension of curbside bulk collection also approved; Use of 300 lbs. of free disposal encouraged

KILLEEN, Texas (May 19, 2022) – Killeen City Council members have approved a motion of direction for a salary increase for Solid Waste employees, amid an unusually high turnover and staff shortage.

 

Jeff Reynolds, Executive Director of P...

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City News
Posted on: May 19, 2022

Killeen Memorial Day Ceremony

Memorial Day Ceremony 2022

Please see flyer with information

Mr. Guadalupe Lopez, Chairman of the Area Veterans Advisory Committee is working the City of Killeen to conduct the annual Killeen Memorial Day Ceremony on May 30 at 10a.m. at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery. Mayor Debbie Nash-King will provide ...

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City News
Posted on: May 19, 2022

Latin Night happening Saturday, May 28 in Downtown Killeen

Event part of Downtown Events series

KILLEEN, Texas (May 19, 2022) – The City of Killeen will hold Latin Night on Saturday, May 28 from 5p.m. to 9p.m. on East Avenue D & Gray Street

This free event is a celebration of Latin culture, food, and people.

The event, part of the Killee...

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City News
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Boil Water Notice Lifted for properties on Trimmier Road

Boil Water Notice Lifted for properties on Trimmier Road

A boil water notice issued May 16, 2022 for properties located on 1002-1109 Trimmier Road is lifted effective immediately.

 

Water crews had to isolate a water main due to a break in the water line. Crews remained on site until all repairs were com...

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City News
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Court to be closed Friday, May 20

Closures is for software maintenance

KILLEEN, Texas (May 18, 2022) – The City of Killeen Municipal Court will be closed Friday, May 20, from 8a.m. to 2p.m. for software maintenance.

For concerns or questions contact the court at 254-501-7850.

The City of Killeen apologizes for any in...

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City News
Posted on: May 17, 2022

New Killeen councilmembers’ swearing in postponed

Mayor Nash-King sworn in, but Council oaths delayed due to recount petition

The City of Killeen’s swearing in ceremony for two new councilmembers and an incumbent planned for a Tuesday, May 17 Special Council meeting, has been delayed due to an election recount petition from councilwoman Mellisa Brown.

Results from the M...

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City News
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Carrie Circle

Notice is due to break in water line

KILLEEN, Texas (May 17, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective May 17, 2022 for properties located at 1001-1019 Carrie Circle.

Due to a break in the water line, water crews will need to isolate the water main. Water crews will remain on site until...

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City News
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Trimmier Road

Notice is due to break in water line

KILLEEN, Texas (May 16, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective May 16, 2022 for properties located at 1002-1109 Trimmier Road.

Due to a break in the water line, water crews will need to isolate the water main. Water crews will remain on site until...

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City News
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Killeen trash collection altered due to major roadway project

Bond seal work, driver shortage contribute to temporary change in schedule

KILLEEN, Texas (May 16, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Solid Waste Division has announced that some residential routes may be altered and/or delayed the rest of this week due to the current HA5 High...

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City News
Posted on: May 12, 2022

New Killeen councilmembers to be sworn in May 17, following city election

Mayor, three councilmembers to take oath of office during Special City Council Meeting

KILLEEN, Texas (May 12, 2022) – The City of Killeen will hold a swearing in ceremony for the mayor, two new councilmembers and an incumbent on Tuesday, May 17, during a Special City Council meeting at 5p.m. in City Hall Chambers (101 N. College ...

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City News
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Boil Water Notice fully lifted for all portions of Killeen

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No area of the city is under a boil water notice, following one of 60 water samples needing a re-test

KILLEEN, Texas (May 11, 2022) – The City of Killeen has fully lifted a city-wide boil water notice (BWN) that was first announced by the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District on May 8. Most of the city was cleared from the BWN on Ma...

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City News
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Patricia Circle

Notice was due to break in water line

KILLEEN, Texas (May 11, 2022) - A boil water notice issued to be effective May 9, 2022 for properties located at 2207 - 2217 Patricia Circle has been lifted effective immediately.

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City News
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for portions of Killeen

BWN WCID 10 May map

One of 60 water samples must be re-tested

KILLEEN, Texas (May 10, 2022) – The Bell County Water Control and Improvement District #1, which supplies the city’s water, rescinded a boil water notice (BWN) at 3:45p.m. today, following a major water pressure loss at one of...

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City News
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Major road work with high-density treatment begins tomorrow in Killeen

HA5 material will be used to treat about two dozen roads

KILLEEN, Texas (May 10, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Transportation Division will begin road work on more than two dozen roads beginning Wednesday, May 10. The work will begin at 8a.m. and is sche...

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City News
Posted on: May 10, 2022

WCID 1 Boil Water Notice Update: Plants back to full capacity

BWN WCID 10 May

City of Killeen expects to have water sample results back by tonight, will alert public immediately.

(KILLEEN, Texas- May 10 at 8a.m.) - From WCID #1 on Water Use Restrictions --> At this time, WCID 1 is back to FULL treatment and delivery capacity. 
*Restrictions placed in effect to assist with WCID's power outage and the prior 48 in...
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City News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Patricia Circle

Notice is due to break in water line

KILLEEN, Texas (May 9, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective May 9, 2022 for properties located at 2207 - 2217 Patricia Circle.

 

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

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City News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

WCID 2 pm update

WCID#1 held a press conference at 2p.m. today.

WCID#1 held a press conference at 2p.m. today.  (Video link below) Here are the updates:

*Customers are still asked to boil water and reduce usage by 50%.

*WCID: Current Status:

-Samples are being collected, or have been collected, from WCID&apo...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Ridgeview Drive Closure Planned

Closures are for installation of sewer services

KILLEEN, Texas (May 9, 2022) – The eastbound lane of Ridgeview Drive from Meadow Drive to Crestridge Drive will be closed to through traffic Wednesday, May 11 through Friday, May 13, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, weather permitting. 

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City News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

City-wide Boil Water Notice Update from WCID

WCID BWN May 9th 9AM Update

This notice affects all cities WCID services, including Killeen, Harker Heights, Copperas Cove, Belton, Nolanville and the Fort Hood Military Reservation. This notice affects all residents AND businesses.

KILLEEN, Texas (May 9, 2022 at 9.am. Update) Please see press release from the Water Control and Improvement District #1 with the latest on the city-wide boil water notice.

This notice affects all cities WCID services, including Killeen, Harker He...

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City News
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for Killeen, all cities serviced by WCID

The Water Control and Improvement District #1 says this is due to a power outage and pressure loss; Residents and businesses asked to continue to conserve water

KILLEEN, Texas (May 8, 2022) – The Bell County Water Control and Improvement District #1, which supplies the city’s water, has issued a boil water notice effective immediately, May 8, 2022, for all cities it services, including Killeen, Harker He...

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City News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Westcliff Road Closure Planned

Closures are for installation of telecommunication services

KILLEEN, Texas (May 6, 2022) – The outside north/westbound lane of Westcliff Road from East Rancier Avenue to Polk Street will be closed Monday, May 9 and Tuesday, May 10, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, weather permitting. 

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City News
Posted on: May 5, 2022

City of Killeen launches new citizen reporting tool

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‘Killeen Connect’ app will be powered by SeeClickFix to improve quality of life, encourage civic participation

KILLEEN, Texas (May 6, 2022) – The City of Killeen has partnered with SeeClickFix to announce a new platformed called “Killeen Connect,” that will allow citizens to report quality-of-life issues and request services.

 

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City News
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Southern Belle Drive closure extended

Southern Belle Drive closure extended

KILLEEN, Texas (May 5, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division has extended the closing of Southern Belle Drive from Stagecoach Road to Sue Anne Drive through Wednesday, May 11, includin...

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City News
Posted on: May 5, 2022

City of Killeen holds Bunny Trail Reconstruction Project Open House

Road Updates

City, consulting firm have open discussion with residents; City now updates five, major road projects

KILLEEN, Texas (May 5, 2022) – More than 50 residents attended an Open House on the Bunny Trail Reconstruction Project on May 4. The City of Killeen hosted the event at Haynes Elementary.

Planning and design firm Kinley-Horn has been hired to perf...

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City News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Killeen Fire Department reveals five, new firetrucks in ceremony

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Community participated in traditional Push-In event at four fire stations

KILLEEN, Texas (May 4, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Fire Department unveiled five, new firetrucks during a traditional Push-In ceremony today, with military members, city staff and community residents in attendance. 

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City News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Stringer Street lane closure planned

Closure is for sewer service installation

KILLEEN, Texas (May 4, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing the southbound lane of Stringer Street from Bremser Avenue to Hallmark Avenue on Thursday, May 5, and Frida...

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City News
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Boil Water Notice Issued for several properties (UPDATE)

Notice issued to replace broken valve

UPDATE:  Please note the following boil water notice, which was to be issued 6:30 a.m. May 4 is canceled and did not go into effect.  The crews were unable to perform the work, and never had to shut off the water.  The water is ...

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City News
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Trimmier intersection to have road closures Wednesday

Closure is to replace water valve

KILLEEN, Texas (May 3, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Water & Sewer Division will be closing the intersection at Trimmier Road, Terrace Drive, and E. Fowler Avenue on Wednesday, May 4 from 6:30a...

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City News
Posted on: April 29, 2022

Grand opening for Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport’s new concessionaires

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Full access now available for three, new businesses

KILLEEN, Texas (April 29, 2022) – Passengers at the City’s Killeen-Foot Hood Regional Airport (GRK) now have full access to three businesses, following the grand opening of new food, beverage and gift shops.

 

The airport hosted...

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City News
Posted on: April 29, 2022

Fallen Heroes 5K set for May 7

Registration closes May 3

KILLEEN, Texas (April 29, 2022) – The annual Fallen Heroes 5K will take place Saturday, May 7th at the Heritage Oaks Hike and Bike Trail at 8001 Pyrite Drive. The run begins at 8a.m. and is held to honor those who have served and fallen in the l...

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City News
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Killeen Animal Shelter offers free adoptions for National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

Free Adoption Flyer

Adoption fees will be waived April 30-May 1 for all pets that are sterilized, vaccinated, and microchipped

KILLEEN, Texas (April 27, 2022) – The Killeen Animal Shelter will offer free adoptions Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1 to celebrate National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day. Fees will be waived for animals that are sterilized, vaccinated, and micro...

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City News
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Killeen Fire Department to unveil new firetrucks on May 4

Fire Truck Reveal

A traditional Push-In Ceremony will occur for five trucks at four fire stations

KILLEEN, Texas (April 27, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Fire Department will reveal five, new firetrucks as apart of a traditional Push-In ceremony on Wednesday, May 4 at 10:30a.m. 

The day will begin with the vehicles on displ...

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City News
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Green Avenue and North Park Street lane closures planned

Closures are for sewer service repair

KILLEEN, Texas (April 27, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing the northbound lane of North Park Street, from Green Avenue to Rancier Avenue and&...

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City News
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Ribbon cutting for Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport’s new concession operator

Passengers have access to three, new businesses (Event is by invitation only)

KILLEEN, Texas (April 26, 2022) – The Killeen-Foot Hood Regional Airport (GRK) is hosting a ribbon cutting for the grand re-opening of three, new Airport Concessionaires on Thursday, April 28 at 4p.m.

 

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City News
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Southern Belle Drive closure planned

Closures are for sewer service installation

KILLEEN, Texas (April 25, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing Southern Belle Drive from Stagecoach Road to Sue Anne Drive from Wednesday, April 27 to Wednesday, May 4...

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City News
Posted on: April 24, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Lake Road

Contractors hit a water main

KILLEEN, Texas (April 24, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective Friday, April 22, 2022 for properties located at 4300-4400 Lake Road has been lifted immediately.

 

Contractors working in the area hit a water main. Water crews nee...

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City News
Posted on: April 24, 2022

Killeen Fire Department responds to Jefferis Avenue Fire

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Cause is under investigation

KILLEEN, Texas (April 24, 2022) – Four people are safe, after the Killeen Fire Department responded to a fire on the 900 block of Jefferis Avenue Saturday night. The call came in at 9:40p.m and the first unit was on the scene at 9:43p.m.

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City News
Posted on: April 22, 2022

Boil Water Notice issued for properties on Lake Road

Contractors hit a water main

KILLEEN, Texas (April 22, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective Friday, April 22, 2022 for properties located at 4300-4400 Lake Road.

 

Contractors working in the area hit a water main. Water crews will need to isolate the water ...

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City News
Posted on: April 22, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Bryce Avenue

Notice was issued to repair a fire hydrant

KILLEEN, Texas (April 22, 2022) - A boil water notice issued effective beginning Wednesday, April 20, 2022 for properties located on 201-202 Bryce Avenue has been lifted effective immediately.

 

On April 20, crews repaired a fire hydrant a...

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City News
Posted on: April 22, 2022

Volunteers needed for annual Arbor Day event

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Community members, City staff will plant trees, beautify area

KILLEEN, Texas (April 22, 2022) – The City of Killeen will participate in the annual National Arbor Day celebration by planting trees in our community on Friday, April 29. The event will take place at the Stonetree Golf Course (1600 Stonetree Dr...

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City News
Posted on: April 22, 2022

Water Street closure extended through April 29

Closure is to install water line

KILLEEN, Texas (April 22, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division is extending the dates of the Water Street closure through Friday, April 29. 

 

The closure on Water Str...

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City News
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Free pet vaccination clinic scheduled

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City partners to provide services on Sunday

KILLEEN, Texas (April 21, 2022) – The City of Killeen Animal Services Department has partnered with Petco Love and the BISSELL Pet Foundation to provide free vaccines for cats and dogs Sunday, April 24, from 11a.m. - 2p.m. at the Killeen Special...

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City News
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for several properties

Notice was issued for broken water line

KILLEEN, Texas (April 20, 2022) - A boil water notice issued effective beginning Monday, April 18, 2022 for properties located at 124-364 Briarcroft Lane, 120 Mighty Oak Lane, and 131 Lonely Oaks Lane has been lifted immediately (as of Wednesday,...

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City News
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Killeen Fire Department responds to restaurant fire

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Cause is under investigation

KILLEEN, Texas (April 21, 2022) – The Killeen Fire Department responded to a fire at the C&H Hawaiian Grill (412 N. Fort Hood Street) about 9:15 Wednesday night.

 

Crews included four engines, one ladder truck, two ambulances, one hea...

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City News
Posted on: April 20, 2022

Killeen Fort Hood Regional Airport to hold training exercise with Killeen, Fort Hood officials

Annual emergency training event to occur Thursday night

KILLEEN, Texas (April 20, 2022) – City of Killeen First Responders and Airport personnel are working with Fort Hood officials to conduct an emergency training operation at the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport on Thursday, April 21.

 

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City News
Posted on: April 20, 2022

Celebrate Killeen Festival April 28-30

Celebrate Killeen 2022 Flyer_Updated

Public invited to three days of family-friendly fun

The annual Celebrate Killeen Festival will take place April 28 through 30 in Historic Downtown Killeen. The three-day free event is one of the city’s largest celebrations and provides a variety of family-friendly entertainment.

The Celebrate Kill...

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City News
Posted on: April 19, 2022

Killeen Household Hazardous Waste Collection May 14

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Residents can safely dispose of toxic household chemicals.

KILLEEN, Texas (April 19, 2022) – Residents of Killeen and surrounding communities are invited to participate in a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection event in Killeen Saturday, May 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Killeen Special Events C...

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City News
Posted on: April 18, 2022

Boil Water Notice Issued for properties on Bryce Ave

Notice issued to replace fire hydrant

KILLEEN, Texas (April 18, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at 9:00a.m. for properties located on 201-202 Bryce Ave.

On April 20, water crews will be replacing a fire hydrant and will have to isolate the w...

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City News
Posted on: April 18, 2022

Boil Water Notice Issued for several properties

Notice issued due to broken water line

KILLEEN, Texas (April 18, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective Monday, April 18, 2022, at 1:00p.m. for properties located at 124-364 Briarcroft Lane, 120 Mighty Oak Lane, and 131 Lonely Oak Lane.

Due to a broken water line, water crews will need...

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City News
Posted on: April 18, 2022

City of Killeen to offer free document shredding

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Event is for Killeen residents only

KILLEEN, Texas (April 18, 2022) – The City of Killeen will hold a free Document Shred Day this Saturday, April 23 from 9a.m. – 1p.m.

The event will be held at the Lions Club Park Aquatics Center parking lot. This service is open to Kill...

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City News
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Water Street to be closed next week

Closure is to install water line

KILLEEN, Texas (April 14, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing Water Street from Twin Creek Drive to 56th Street on Monday, April 18 through Friday April 22, including...

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City News
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Meeting to focus on Bunny Trail project

Public invited to learn City’s plan for reconstructing Bunny Trail

KILLEEN, Texas (April 14, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Development Services’ Engineering Division will hold an Open House on Wednesday, May 4 from 6p.m. - 8p.m. at Haynes Elementary School to discuss the Bunny Trail Reconstr...

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City News
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Fire Academy Night Live Fire Event to be held Friday

Event is final training event for Academy Class 39

KILLEEN, Texas (April 13, 2022) – The Killeen Fire Academy Class 39 will hold its final live training exercise this Friday.

Killeen Fire Academy Night Live Fire Event will take place Friday, April 15, at 7 p.m. at the Condor Park training facilit...

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City News
Posted on: April 13, 2022

City of Killeen announces funding for nonprofits

ARPA grants available for youth organizations and assistance for COVID recovery

KILLEEN, Texas (April 13, 2022) – The City of Killeen has announced grants available for existing nonprofit youth organizations, and programs that address the needs of our residents and respond to the negative impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic. A...

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City News
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Change in City of Killeen’s upcoming trash collection

Thursday and Friday routes will run a day early due to the holiday

KILLEEN, Texas (April 12, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s trash collections will run on an amended schedule for Good Friday.

The City of Killeen Offices will be closed Friday, April 15, therefore there will be no collection services on Go...

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City News
Posted on: April 11, 2022

Killeen Mayor to proclaim Bob Gray Day next Monday

Bob Gray Day Invitation 2022

Legacy of WWII pilot and Killeen native honored annually

KILLEN, Texas (April 11, 2022) – The City of Killeen will recognize Bob Gray Day on Monday, April 18 at 1p.m. at the Killeen Fort Hood Regional Airport (GRK).

Mayor Debbie Nash-King will present an official proclamation to a descendant of Gray in...

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City News
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on several streets

Notice was issued to replace fire hydrant

KILLEEN, Texas (April 8, 2022) - A boil water notice issued effective beginning Wednesday April 6, 2022 for properties located on 512-600 N. Fort Hood Street, 504-514 Rhode Island Street, 811-1129 York Avenue and 604 Wisconsin Street has been lif...

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City News
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Multiple road closures scheduled for April 11 - 15

Lane closures are for pavement marking services

KILLEEN, Texas (April 8, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Public Works Transportation Division will have pavement marking services performed on the following roadways from Monday, April 11, - Friday, April 15. This service will result in ...

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City News
Posted on: April 7, 2022

City’s annual Easter Egg hunt planned for April 14

Easter Egg Hunt 1x1

Event at Killeen Athletic Complex

The Easter Bunny will be back in Killeen for the annual Killeen Easter Egg Hunt on Thursday, April 14 at the Killeen Athletic Complex, 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd. The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. and the hunts begin at 6:30 p.m.

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City News
Posted on: April 5, 2022

Community invited to assist in prioritizing use of federal funds

HOME-ARP Planning Meeting

Funds will be used to reduce homelessness and increase housing stability

KILLEEN, Texas (April 5, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Community Development Department will host a special community planning meeting at City Hall on April 7 at 6 p.m. to gain public input in development of the Killeen HOME-ARP Alloca...

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City News
Posted on: April 5, 2022

Killeen election to be held May 7

Voters will elect mayor, three councilmembers and vote on City Charter amendments

KILLEEN, Texas (April 5, 2022) – The City of Killeen will hold municipal election May 7 to elect a mayor and three at-large city council seats, as well as vote on 13 charter amendment propositions.

Early voting for the City of Killeen municipal e...

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City News
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Brock Drive and White Avenue lane closures planned

Brock Drive and White Avenue lane closures planned

KILLEEN, Texas (April 1, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing the northbound lane of Brock Drive from Rachael Avenue to Terrance Drive on Monday, April 4 and Tuesday, ...

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City News
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Killeen fire crews discuss fighting Eastland Complex fire

Crews met with media members to share experiences

KILLEEN, Texas (April 1, 2022) – A team of Killeen firefighters that helped battle the Eastland Complex Fires met with members of the media on Friday to discuss the experience. 

Battalion Chief Cory Davis and firefighters Joseph Stiles, ...

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City News
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Boil Water Notice Issued for properties on several streets

Notice issued to replace fire hydrant

KILLEEN, Texas (April 1, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at 9:00a.m. for properties located on 512-600 N. Fort Hood Street, 504-514 Rhode Island Street, 811-1129 York Avenue and 604 Wisconsin Street.

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City News
Posted on: March 31, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on Lance Loop and Tiffany Circle

Notice was issued due to break in water line

KILLEEN, Texas (March 31, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Tuesday, March 29, 2022 for properties located on 5,000 – 5332 Lance Loop and properties of 5000 – 5314 Tiffany Circle has been lifted immediately.

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City News
Posted on: March 31, 2022

Boil Water Notice Issued for properties on three streets

Notice issued due to break in water line

KILLEEN, Texas (March 31, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at 9:00a.m. for properties located on 512-600 N. Fort Hood Street, 504-514 Rhode Island Street and 1001-1129 York Avenue.

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City News
Posted on: March 31, 2022

City Opens Fee Comment Period through April

Proposed fees for Fiscal Year 2023 published for public review

KILLEEN, Texas (March 31, 2022) – The City of Killeen has published the proposed fee schedule to take effect in Fiscal Year 2023, which begins October 1, 2022. The fee schedule includes rates for a variety of services such as recreation leagues,...

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City News
Posted on: March 30, 2022

Killeen Fire Chief Gives Update on Area Fires

Crews helping fight wildfires on Fort Hood

KILLEEN, Texas (March 30, 2022) – Killeen Fire Chief Jim Kubinski on Tuesday afternoon posted an update addressed to the city residents about Killeen’s response to the wildfires on Fort Hood.

Kubinski said crews from Killeen have been a...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

City Council selects Riakos Adams for District 2 Seat

Adams fills seat vacated by mayor Debbie Nash-King

KILLEEN, Texas (March. 29, 2022) – The Killeen City Council on Tuesday appointed Riakos Adams to fill the open District 2 City Council seat during tonight’s Special City Council meeting. The unexpired term for the District 2 seat runs ...

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City News
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Updated Boil Water Notice Issued for properties on Lance Loop now includes Tiffany Circle

Notice issued due to break in water line

KILLEEN, Texas (March 29, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at 5:30p.m. for properties located on 5,000 – 5332 Lance Loop and the properties of 5000 – 5314 Tiffany Circle have be...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Boil Water Notice Issued for properties on Lance Loop

Notice issued due to break in water line

KILLEEN, Texas (March 29, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Monday, March 29, 2022 at 5:30p.m. for properties located on 5,000 – 5332 Lance Loop.

 

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

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

City Surplus Auction Saturday

Used vehicles, power equipment, office supplies and more to be sold.

KILLEEN, Texas (March 28, 2022) – The City of Killeen will hold a surplus auction Saturday, April 2, 2022, at the 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 vehic...

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Posted on: March 27, 2022

Killeen Emergency crews respond to fuel spill on highway

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Tanker truck accident results in gasoline on Expressway, no danger to the public

KILLEEN, Texas (March 27, 2022) – Killeen’s Public Safety crews have been working a vehicle rollover involving an 8700-gallon gasoline tanker at the intersection of the Rosewood Drive and Central Texas Expressway.

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Debbie Nash-King to be sworn in as City’s Mayor Friday

Outgoing mayor to also give farewell

KILLEEN, Texas (March 23, 2022) - Mayor Pro Tem Debbie Nash-King will be sworn in as Mayor of the City of Killeen on Friday, March 25, at 4 p.m. in the foyer at City Hall (101 N. College Street).

Nash-King replaces former mayor Jose Segarra, who reached hi...

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City News
Posted on: March 22, 2022

McArthur Drive and College Street lane closures planned

Closures are for sewer service repair

The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing the eastbound lane of McArthur Drive from Gilmer Street to Henderson Street on Wednesday March 23 and Thursday March 24 from 7a.m. to 5p.m. each day...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Family Fun Day happening Saturday

Event part of Downtown Events series

KILLEEN, Texas (March 21, 2022) – The City of Killeen will hold Family Fun Day on Saturday, March 26 from 1p.m. to 5p.m. on East Avenue. D.

This free event will offer something for the entire family, with a magic show, a hypnotist, cornhole, roll...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Boil Water Notice Lifted for properties on Greenforest Circle

Notice issued due to rerouting of water main

A boil water notice issued March 16, 2022, for properties located on 5710-5838 Greenforest Circle is lifted effective immediately.

 

Water crews had to reroute the water main. Crews remained on site until all repairs were complete and water service...

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City News
Posted on: March 18, 2022

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification Workshop to be held Thursday

Consultant will be available to assist businesses to explore certification

KILLEEN, Texas (March 18, 2022) - The City of Killeen Department of Aviation will host a Disadvantaged Enterprise Certification (DBE) workshop and open meeting Thursday, March 24 from 1 to 4 p.m.

This program can assist small, minority and women-owned busi...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Killeen fire crews help battle West Texas fires

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Crews on frontline of Eastland fire

KILLEEN, Texas (March. 18, 2022) – A crew of Killeen firefighters is helping to battle the Eastland Complex Fires as part of a call for mutual aid in the area. 

Battalion Chief Cory Davis, firefighters Joseph Stiles, Charles Layton and M...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Bonnie Drive street closure planned

Closure is for sewer service repair

KILLEEN, Texas (March. 18, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing a section of Bonnie Drive between Bonnie Spur and Wheeler Drive from Monday, March 21 to Wednesday, Mar...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Multiple road closures scheduled for March 21-March 31

Lane closures are for slurry seal services

KILLEEN, Texas (March. 18, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Transportation Division will be closing several roads starting March 21 through March 31, weather permitting, for slurry seal services.&...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

Jose Segarra submits resignation as mayor

Move is in accordance with City Charter; Segarra filed for an at-large council seat for May election

KILLEEN, Texas (March 17, 2022) - Jose Segarra has submitted his resignation as mayor of the City of Killeen effective March 17, 2022 at noon. 

Article III, Section 22 of the City Charter states that, “if any member of the City Council h...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Mayor Jose Segarra delivers final State of the City Address

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Highlights include north Killeen revitalization, innovative use of funds and street projects

KILLEEN, Texas (March 15, 2022) - Mayor Jose Segarra delivered his final State of the City address today in City Council chambers, touting population growth, innovative use of COVID-19 funding, street projects and partnerships.

 

Mayor Segarra said...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Boil Water Notice Issued for properties on Greenforest Circle

Notice issued due to rerouting waterline

KILLEEN, Texas (March. 15, 2022) - A boil water notice will be issued effective beginning Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at 8 a.m. for properties located on 5802 - 5838 Greenforest Circle.

Contractors will be rerouting the waterline and will have to isolate th...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Game Day to be held Tuesday

Free event to be at Civic and Conference Center

KILLEEN, Texas (March 14, 2022) – The City of Killeen Library will hold a free Game Day Tuesday (March 15) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center, 3601 S. WS Young Drive.

The event, which is open to anyone, is a perfect...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

North Gray Street lane closure planned

Closures are for sewer service repair

KILLEEN, Texas (March. 14, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing the northbound lane of North Gray Street from Anderson Avenue to Austin Avenue on Tuesday, March 15 and...

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City News
Posted on: March 11, 2022

Warming Centers to open amid freezing temperatures this weekend

City partners with groups to provide relief from cold

KILLEEN, Texas (March 11, 2022) – The City of Killeen has partnered with the Killeen Housing Authority, the League of United Latin American Citizens District 17 (LULAC), LULAC-Herencia #4297 Killeen and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Texas Distric...

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City News
Posted on: March 9, 2022

Family Fun Day event planned for March 26

Family Fun Day 3.26.22

Vendors sought for next downtown event

The City of Killeen will hold Family Fun Day on Saturday, March 26 from 1p.m. to 5p.m. on East Avenue. D.

This free event will offer something for the entire family, with a magic show, cornhole, rolling video games, food trucks, and much more games, entert...

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City News
Posted on: March 8, 2022

Community Center to Open as Warming Center

Center offers temporary relief from cold

The City of Killeen will open the Rosa Hereford Community Center (2201 E Veterans Memorial Blvd.) as a warming center tonight (Tuesday, March 8) from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following morning.

City warming centers are set up to offer temporary relief from the...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Mayor Segarra to deliver State of the City Address on March 15

State of the City 2022

Event will be livestreamed on web and television

Mayor Jose Segarra will host his final State of the City address as mayor on Tuesday, March 15 at 4 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers (101 N. College Street). The public is encouraged to attend.

Mayor Segarra’s address will provide an update...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Goode Drive and S. Second Street lane closures planned

Closures are for sewer service repair

The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing the northbound lane of Goode Drive Wednesday, March 9 and Thursday, March 10 from and the northbound lane of South Second Street from Vardeman Avenu...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

City Council Accepting Applications for District 2 Seat

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Applicants must be District 2 residents and must submit an application by March 18.

The Killeen City Council is accepting applications from Friday March 4, 2022 through Friday March 18, 2022, to fill an anticipated vacancy for District 2 councilmember seat.

The unexpired term for the District 2 seat runs through the May 2023 election.

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

Part of Old FM 440 to have lane closures Thursday and Friday

Closures are for asphalt work

KILLEEN, Texas (March 2, 2022) – Old FM 440 between Stealth Lane and Leslie Circle will have temporary lane closures Thursday, March 3 and Friday, March 4 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. 

Crews will be performing asphalt work in the area and w...

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Posted on: February 26, 2022

Community Center to Open as Warming Center

Center offers temporary relief from cold

The City of Killeen will open the Rosa Hereford Community Center (2201 E Veterans Memorial Blvd.) as a warming center Saturday, Feb. 26 and Sunday, Feb. 27, from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following morning. 

City warming centers are set up to offer tem...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on South Fort Hood Street

Notice issued due to crews replacing fire hydrants

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 25, 2022) - A boil water notice issued Feb. 23, 2022 at 9a.m. for properties located from 108 - 412 South Fort Hood Street is lifted effective immediately.

 

Water crews replaced two fire hydrants. Crews isolated the w...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Multiple road closures scheduled for Feb. 28 – March 5

Lane closures are a part of an ongoing project

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 25, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing several roads next week, weather permitting, as part of an ongoing project to install a 20-inch natural g...

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

New Municipal Court Judge selected for City of Killeen

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Replacement for Mark Kimball, who retired this week

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 24, 2022) – The City of Killeen has selected Kris Krishna as the new Presiding Judge of the Municipal Court. He would replace Mark Kimball, who retired this month after serving for eight years. 

 

Krishna com...

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

City offices remain on two-hour delay Thursday, ice on bridges and some roads

North WS Young bridge is closed, City is treating roadways with sand

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 24, 2022) – The City of Killeen offices remain on a two-hour delay, opening at 10 a.m. due to inclement weather.

 

North WS Young bridge is closed, due to weather conditions. Crews are treating elevated roadways and b...

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Posted on: February 23, 2022

City offices to be on two-hour delay Thursday

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Trash collection also delayed

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 23, 2022) – The City of Killeen offices will open at 10 a.m. on Thursday due to incoming inclement weather.

Trash collection services will also have a two-hour delay. All routes will run this week, but some may experience del...

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Posted on: February 23, 2022

Winter weather affects City events, flights

Motown Downtown is postponed, Community Planning Meetings are virtual only

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 23, 2022) – The City of Killeen is providing updates to events, flights amid impending cold weather temperatures moving into the area over the next, few days.

 

The highly-anticipated musical event, Motown Downtown, h...

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Posted on: February 23, 2022

Illinois Avenue reopens to all traffic

Lane closure was for unspecified road issue

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 23, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Transportation Division has reopened the eastbound lane of Illinois Avenue from Manor Middle School to Goode Drive.

The closure Tuesday was for...

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City News
Posted on: February 22, 2022

Warming Center to open next three nights

Centers provide temporary relief from cold

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 22, 2022) – The City of Killeen will open the Rosa Hereford Community Center (2201 E Veterans Memorial Blvd.) as a warming center on Wednesday, Feb. 23 from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following morning. If no one is utilizing the ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2022

Part of Illinois Avenue to be closed

Lane closure for unspecified road issue

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 22, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Transportation Division will be closing the eastbound lane of Illinois Avenue from Manor Middle School to Goode Drive immediately.

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Southbound lane of Featherline Road to close on Feb. 22

Closures are part of the Wastewater Manhole Rehab Phase 5 project

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 18, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing the southbound lane of Featherline Road from Llewellyn Drive to Malmaison Road on Tuesday, Feb. 22 from 7...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Daddy Daughter Dance next Friday

Tickets still available for a night fit for a king and his princess.

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 18, 2022) – The annual Daddy Daughter Dance is scheduled for Friday, February 25, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Killeen Civic and Conference Center. Tickets are limited and on sale now.

The City of Killeen organizes this unique recreat...

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City News
Posted on: February 18, 2022

Multiple road closures scheduled for Feb. 21 – Feb. 26

Lane closures are a part of an ongoing project

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 18, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing several roads next week, weather permitting, as part of an ongoing project to install a 20-inch natural gas main in north east Killeen....

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City News
Posted on: February 18, 2022

Motown Downtown event planned for Feb. 26

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Saturday event to feature array of local bands

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 18, 2021) – The City of Killeen will hold Motown Downtown on Saturday, Feb. 26 from 1p.m. to 5p.m. on East Avenue. D.

Motown Downtown will be a celebration of great music, family fun and support of local Downtown businesses.&...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Boil Water Notice Issued for properties on South Fort Hood Street

Notice issued due to crews replacing fire hydrants

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 17, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Feb 23, 2022 at 9a.m. for properties located on 108 - 412 South Fort Hood Street.

Water crews will be replacing two fire hydrants, so they need to isolate the water main to ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Moss Rose Center to Open as Warming Center

City of Killeen partners with group to provide relief from cold

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 17, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (OHSEM) has partnered with the Killeen Housing Authority, the League of United Latin American Citizens District 17 (LULAC), LUL...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Street maintenance on Illinois Avenue on Feb. 17 – Feb. 18

Closure is for asphalt overlay and milling services

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 16, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Transportation Division will be closing Illinois Avenue from WS Young Drive to the Central Texas Expressway (I-14) on Thursd...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Portion of Featherline road to close on Feb. 17

Closures are part of the Wastewater Manhole Rehab Phase 5 project

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 16, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing Featherline Road from Llewellyn Drive to Malmaison Road on Thursday, Feb. 17 from 8a.m. – 5p.m....

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Posted on: February 13, 2022

Multiple road closures scheduled for Feb. 14 – Feb. 19

Lane closures are a part of an ongoing project

The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing several roads next week, weather permitting, as part of an ongoing project to install a 20-inch natural gas line in north east Killeen.

 

The...

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City News
Posted on: February 13, 2022

Boil Water Notice Lifted for properties on Norman Circle

Notice issued due to break in water line

A boil water notice issued Feb. 10, 2022 for properties located on 916-920 Norman Circle is lifted effective immediately.

 

Water crews had to isolate a water main due to a break in the water line. Crews remained on site until all repairs were comp...

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City News
Posted on: February 12, 2022

Warming Center opening tonight

Temperatures forecast to dip below freezing overnight

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 6, 2022) – The City of Killeen will open a warming center tonight for temporary relief from the cold.

 

The Rosa Hereford Community Center (2201 E Veterans Memorial Blvd.) will open from 10 p.m. tonight until 8 a.m. S...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

City of Killeen Recycling Trailers temporarily relocated

The move is due to the carnival on W S Young Drive

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 11, 2022) – The City of Killeen has temporarily relocated its recycling containers from the Special Events Center (3301 S WS Young Drive) to the back parking lot of the Killeen Civic and Conference Center (3601 S WS Young Dr...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Boil Water Notice Issued for properties on Norman Circle

Notice issued due to break in the water line

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 10, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Feb 10, 2022 for properties located on 916 - 920 Norman Circle.

 

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

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

City releases new Comprehensive Plan PSA to inform, empower citizens

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Community asked to attend council meetings to be engaged in Comprehensive Plan process

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 10, 2022) – The City of Killeen has released a new video, empowering citizens to be more involved in the City’s Comprehensive Plan, which is on track to be adopted this Spring 2022.

 

City Manager, Kent Cagl...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Boil Water Notice Lifted for properties on Atkinson Avenue

Notice issued due to break in water line

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 10, 2022) - A boil water notice issued Feb. 7, 2022 for properties located on 3401 - 3409 Atkinson Ave is lifted effective immediately.

 

Water crews had to isolate a water main due to a break in the water line. Crews ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

Seven displaced in house fire

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Killeen firefighters, Emergency Management assisted

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 9, 2022) – The Killeen Fire Department and Fort Hood Fire Department helped put out a residential fire on Garth Drive around 1:25p.m.

One adult and three children were at home at the time of the fire. No one was hurt but ther...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

Community invited to assist in prioritizing use of federal funds

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

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 8, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Community Development Department and the Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) will host both in person and virtual community planning meetings at City Hall on Feb. 9 and Feb. 24 to gain publ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Part of Veterans Memorial to be closed Wednesday

Closure is to repair water leak

The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Water & Sewer Division will be closing the right-hand turn lane of eastbound Veterans Memorial Boulevard at W.S. Young Drive on Wednesday, Feb. 9 from 7:30 a.m. to late afternoon.

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

City of Killeen partners with two COVID-19 sites this week

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City partners to offer free PCR COVID-19 testing

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 8, 2022) – The City of Killeen has worked with partners to provide two, free COVID-19 testing centers this week. The sites are as follows:

  • Family Aquatics Testing Kiosk (1700 E. Stan Schlueter Loop, Killeen): Tuesday, Feb. 8 – Saturday...
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Posted on: February 7, 2022

Patton Road and Brock Drive lanes to be closed starting Tuesday

Closures are for sewer service repairs

The eastbound lane of Patton Road from Goodnight Drive to Stone Avenue and the southbound lane of Brock Drive from Rachael Avenue to Sunny Lane will be closed this week. 

The closure is for repairs to damaged sewer services in the area.

Patton Road...

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

Boil Water Notice Issued for properties on Atkinson Avenue

Notice issued due to break in water line

A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Feb 7, 2022 immediately for properties located on 3401 - 3409 Atkinson Ave.

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

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

Killeen mayor to host Black History Month Reception

Official proclamation to be presented

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 7, 2022) – Mayor Jose Segarra will honor Black History Month during a reception at City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 8 at 4p.m.

 

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

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City News
Posted on: February 7, 2022

Multiple road closures scheduled for Feb. 7 – Feb. 11

Lane closures are a part of an ongoing project

The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing several roads this week, weather permitting, as part of an ongoing project to install a 20-inch natural gas line in north east Killeen.

The scheduled...

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City News
Posted on: February 6, 2022

Following winter weather warning, City of Killeen thankful for residents

All roads back open to drivers, warming centers opening tonight and Monday night

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 6, 2022) – The City of Killeen is thanking residents for being patient and practicing safety measures during the recent weather event that swept across our area.

 

“We are fortunate and pleased that this win...

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Posted on: February 6, 2022

Part of WS Young to be closed Monday

Closure is for asphalt overlay and milling services

The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Transportation Division will be closing WS Young Drive from Central Texas Expressway (I-14) to Bacon Road Ranch on Monday, Feb. 7 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Crews will be completing asphalt o...

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Posted on: February 6, 2022

Warming Centers to open next two nights

Warming centers provide temporary relief from cold

With overnight temperatures expected to be near or at freezing the next two nights the City of Killeen has partnered with the Killeen Housing Authority, the League of United Latin American Citizens District 17 (LULAC), LULAC-Herencia #4297 Killeen, Libert...

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Posted on: February 4, 2022

Most Saturday operations continue for City of Killeen

Residents still urged to be cautious on roadways

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 4, 2022) – The majority of operations scheduled for Saturday for the City of Killeen will continue as normal, following a winter weather event across the city.

 

The Killeen Police and Fire Departments confirm there a...

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Posted on: February 4, 2022

No trash collection Friday, Willow Springs bridge reopens

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Residents encouraged to stay off the roadways, which are still unsafe

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 4, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Solid Waste division confirms there will be no trash collection service this week for those residents who have a normal Friday schedule.

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Posted on: February 3, 2022

No injuries in fire on Pepper Mill Hollow

Three people have been displaced

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 3, 2022) – The Fire Marshal’s Office has been on the scene of a residential structure fire on Pepper Mill Hollow that broke out about 4:30p.m. There are no injuries to the three occupants, nor the pets.

 

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Posted on: February 3, 2022

City offices to remain closed Friday

Emergency and road crews continue to be on standby throughout winter weather event

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 3, 2022) – As the winter weather continues to provide dangerous conditions, all City of Killeen offices and entities will remain closed on Friday, Feb. 4.

 

Residents are urged to stay off the roads and use extreme ca...

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Posted on: February 3, 2022

City provides update on winter weather in Killeen

Arctic blast hit area overnight, no major issues reported

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 3, 2022) – City of Killeen officials say there have been no reports of major issues as the first wave of the expected winter weather moved through the area overnight and this morning.

 

Our Transportation staff has ha...

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

City offices closed Thursday

Arctic blast to hit area.

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 2, 2022) – In anticipation of winter conditions, all City of Killeen offices will be closed on Thursday. A decision on Friday’s status has not yet been made.

For Election Services, please contact the City Secretary,...

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

City of Killeen presents after-action review, following city-wide boil water notice

City officials evaluated strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 2, 2021) – City of Killeen officials presented an after-action review (AAR) on the October 2021 boil water notice (BWN) during Tuesday’s City Council workshop meeting, using a SWOT analysis (identifying strengths, ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

City prepares for incoming arctic blast

Warming Centers to open Wednesday through Saturday nights.

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 2, 2022) – The City of Killeen is making preparations for an arctic front expected to hit the area on Wednesday afternoon, dropping temperatures below freezing, and causing potentially dangerous conditions through Sunday. Ci...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Killeen Flag to be lowered to half-staff to honor former Mayor James Lindley

Lindley served as Mayor in 1970s

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 1, 2022) – Mayor Jose Segarra has ordered the City of Killeen Flag to half-staff Sunday, February 6, through Tuesday, February 8, in honor of former mayor James “Jim” R. Lindley, who died Saturday, Januar...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Funding for North Killeen/downtown, small businesses now available

New Existing Business Funding Flyer

City of Killeen opens ARPA grants for new start-ups and existing small businesses

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 1, 2022) – Today the City of Killeen began accepting applications for grants for start-up businesses in north Killeen and downtown, as well as for existing, small businesses throughout the city. $1 million has been allocated...

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

Killeen’s Upcoming Trash Collection Scheduled Altered

Expected freeze to impact services

The City of Killeen’s trash collections will run on an amended schedule due to a winter weather system expected to hit the area this week.

Thursday routes will be collected on Wednesday and there will be no collection on Thursday. All other days ...

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

City of Killeen breaks ground on apartment complex in north Killeen

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368-unit complex sits on 22 acres of land

City of Killeen Mayor Jose Segarra and City Councilmembers helped break ground on a 368-unit apartment complex on Jan. 13, signaling growth and revitalization in the North Killeen area.

 

“It is an exciting time for the City to see this project get...

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Posted on: January 30, 2022

No injuries in apartment building fire

Two occupants displaced

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 31, 2022) – The Killeen Fire Department confirms there were no injuries in an apartment building fire on Harris Avenue at 11:52a.m

 

When crews arrived on scene, they found the first-floor center unit of the eight-uni...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Multiple road closures scheduled for Jan. 31 – Feb. 4

Lane closures are a part of an ongoing project

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 28, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing several roads next week, weather permitting, as part of an ongoing project to install a 20-inch natural g...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Part of WS Young to be closed starting today

Closure is for asphalt overlay and milling services

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 27, 2022) The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Transportation Division will be closing WS Young Drive from Central Texas Expressway (I-14) to Bacon Road Ranch starting Thursday, Jan. 27 throug...

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Posted on: January 25, 2022

City of Killeen announces funding for North Killeen/downtown, small businesses

New Existing Business Funding Flyer

ARPA grants available for new start-ups and existing small businesses

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 20, 2022) – The City of Killeen has announced grants available for start-up businesses in north Killeen and downtown, as well as for existing, small businesses throughout the city. $1 million has been allocated to the North ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

No major interruptions for passengers during filming at Killeen-Fort Hood Airport

Network to film on Jan. 25

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 24, 2022) – Officials at the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport (GRK) confirm there will be no disruptions during a filming that is set to occur at the site on Tuesday, Jan. 25.

Limited scenes will affect the lobby area, tick...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

City of Killeen participates in annual homeless count program this week

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City partners with group for survey to improve understanding of their needs, circumstances

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 24, 2022) – The City of Killeen will take part in an annual, coordinated effort to measure homelessness across Texas on Thursday, Jan. 27. In association with the Texas Homeless Network, volunteers from the community will co...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Multiple road closures scheduled for Jan. 24 – Jan. 28

Lane closures are apart of an ongoing project

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 21, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing several roads next week, weather permitting, as part of an ongoing project to install a 20-inch natural g...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Moss Rose Center to Open as Warming Center Friday and Saturday

City partners with group to provide relief from cold

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 21, 2022) – The City of Killeen has partnered with the Killeen Housing Authority, to provide an increased services warming center for those in need on Friday, Jan. 21 and Saturday, Jan. 22.

Dinner will be served at the Moss R...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Killeen Flag to be lowered to half-staff to honor former mayor Sidney E. Young

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Young served the city for more than 10 years

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 20, 2022) – Mayor Jose Segarra has ordered the City of Killeen flag to half-staff from Friday, Jan. 21 - Sunday, Jan. 23, in honor of former mayor Sidney E. Young, who died Jan. 16.

 

Young was mayor from 1986 &nd...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Community Center to Open as Warming Center

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Center offers temporary relief from cold

The City of Killeen will open the Rosa Hereford Community Center (2201 E Veterans Memorial Blvd.) as a warming center Thursday, January 20 from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following morning. 

 

City warming centers are set up to offer temporary r...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Part of Pershing Drive to be closed Wednesday

Closure is for asphalt work

Pershing Drive between Fort Hood Street and Old FM 440 will have temporary lane closures Wednesday, Jan 19.

Crews will be performing asphalt work in the area and will need to close parts of the road for access.  

The road will remain open but tempo...

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Posted on: January 16, 2022

Boil Water Notice Lifted for several properties

Notice was issued due to fire hydrant being hit

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 16, 2022) - A boil water notice issued effective Jan 14, 2022 for properties located at 1001-1007 Jackson Street, 1601-1709 Wood Avenue, 1501 Rancier Avenue, 1102 Toliver, and 1101-1103 Jacqueline Street is lifted effective i...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Moss Rose Center to Open as Warming Center

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City partners with group to provide relief from cold

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 14, 2022) – The City of Killeen has partnered with the Killeen Housing Authority, the League of United Latin American Citizens District 17 (LULAC), LULAC-Herencia #4297 Killeen and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Texas District 14 to pro...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

COVID19 Service Sites to continue starting Jan. 18

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City partners to offer rapid testing and vaccines

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 14, 2022) – The City of Killeen has again partnered with Killeen Independent School District (KISD) and other area partners to provide free rapid COVID19 testing and vaccines to the public at two service sites opening Tuesda...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Boil Water Notice Issued for several properties

Notice issued due to fire hydrant hit

A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Jan 14, 2022 immediately for properties located at 1001-1007 Jackson St., 1601-1709 Wood Ave., 1501 Rancier Ave., 1102 Toliver, and 1101-1103 Jacqueline St.

Due to a fire hydrant being hit, water crews will...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Killeen’s Upcoming Trash Collection Trash Collection

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Monday and Tuesday collections to run a day late

The City of Killeen’s trash collections will run on an amended schedule for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

 

The City of Killeen Offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 17, therefore there will be no collection services on Martin Luther King Jr....

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Killeen mayor recognizes MLK “Dream Weekend” organizers, events

Several local groups unite to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this weekend

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 12, 2022) – Mayor Jose Segarra is recognizing several, local organizations who are uniting to remember Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in celebrations from Friday, Jan. 14 – Monday, Jan. 17 with the theme, &ld...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Boil Water Notice Lifted for properties on Pepper Mill Hollow

Notice issued due to break in water line

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 11, 2022) - A boil water notice issued Jan 8, 2022 for properties located on 5003 - 5019 Pepper Mill Hollow is lifted effective immediately.

Water crews had to isolate a water main due to a break in the water line. Crews remained on si...

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Posted on: January 8, 2022

Boil Water Notice Issued for properties on Pepper Mill Hollow

Notice issued due to break in water line

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 8, 2022) - A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Jan 8, 2022 immediately for properties located on 5003 - 5019 Pepper Mill Hollow.

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

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City News
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Westbound lane of Stephen Drive to be closed next week

Closure is for sewer service repair

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 7, 2022) – Stephen Drive between Fort Hood Road and Old FM 440 will have westbound temporary lane closures Monday, Jan. 10 to Wednesday, Jan 12.

Crews will be repairing a sewer in the area and will need to close parts of the ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Three road lane closures planned for next two weeks

Closures are fore asphalt overlay and milling services

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 7, 2022) The City of Killeen's Public Works Transportation Division will be closing the following roads beginning Monday, Jan. 10 through Friday, Jan. 21:

  • East Trimmier Road from Stagecoach Road to County Maintenance ...
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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Resurface work at SH 201 and Bunny Trail rescheduled

Work is part of new traffic signal being installed

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 7, 2022) – Asphalt resurfacing work on the east and westbound lanes of State Highway 201 (Clear Creek Road) at the intersection of State Highway 201 and Bunny Trail scheduled for Friday has been rescheduled due to cold weath...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Killeen Flag to be lowered to half-staff to honor former City Manager Connie Green

Green served city for more than 20 years

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 6, 2022) – Mayor Jose Segarra has ordered the City of Killeen Flag to half-staff Friday, January 7, through Sunday, Jan 9, in honor of former city manager Connie Green, who died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021.

Mr. Green was hired b...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Community Center to Open as Warming Center

Center offers temporary relief from cold

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 6, 2022) – The City of Killeen will open the Rosa Hereford Community Center (2201 E Veterans Memorial Blvd.) as a warming center tonight (Thursday, Jan. 6), from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following morning.

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

COVID Service Sites to open Thursday

City partners with Killeen ISD, Texas Military Department to provide testing, vaccines through next week

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 5, 2022) – The City of Killeen is again partnering with Killeen Independent School District (KISD) and Texas Military Department to provide free rapid COVID19 testing and vaccines over the next two weeks at two COVID Service...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Resurface work at SH 201 and Bunny Trail to resume Friday

Work is part of new traffic signal being installed

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 4, 2022) – Crews that began resurfacing asphalt on the east and westbound lanes of State Highway 201 (Clear Creek Road) at the intersection of State Highway 201 and Bunny Trail on Tuesday will resume that work to Friday.&...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

Surveyors to be performing site assessment on Gilmer Street

Three-day survey for reconstruction project

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 3, 2022) – Engineers will be conducting a site assessment of Gilmer Street from West Veterans Memorial Boulevard to W. Rancier Avenue from Tuesday, Jan 4 through Friday, Jan. 7. Crews will be onsite from 8 a.m.to 4 p.m. each...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

Warming center to open tonight

Center will be at Rosa Hereford Community Center (2201 E Veterans Memorial Blvd.)

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 3, 2022) – The City of Killeen will open the Rosa Hereford Community Center (2201 E Veterans Memorial Blvd.) as a warming center on Monday, Jan. 3, from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following morning. 

City warming centers a...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

Crews to resurface SH 201 at Bunny Trail

Work is part of new traffic signal being installed

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 3, 2022) – Crews will be resurfacing asphalt on the east and westbound lanes of State Highway 201 (Clear Creek Road) at the intersection of State Highway 201 and Bunny Trail on Tuesday, Jan. 4 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.&nb...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

Free COVID19 Rapid Testing Available Today and Tuesday

City partners with Killeen ISD to provide testing

KILLEEN, Texas (Jan. 3, 2022) – The City of Killeen has again partnered with Killeen Independent School District (KISD) to provide free rapid COVID19 testing to the public. Testing will take place today, Monday, Jan. 3, and Tuesday, Jan. 4, from...

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City News
Posted on: December 31, 2021

New Year's Fire Safety

Celebrate safely and remember fireworks are illegal in the city

The City of Killeen hopes that the entire community has an amazing New Year celebration. In order to be considerate of the community, your neighbors, pets and veterans we would like to remind the community that fireworks of any kind are not permitted in t...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Community Center to Open as Warming Center

Center offers temporary relief from cold

The City of Killeen will open the Rosa Hereford Community Center (2201 E Veterans Memorial Blvd.) as a warming center on Saturday (1/1/2022) and Sunday (1/2/2022) from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following morning. 

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City News
Posted on: December 30, 2021

Patton Road and Stone Avenue intersection to be closed starting Friday

Closure is for drainage improvements

The northern intersection of Patton Road and Stone Avenue will be closed from Friday, Dec. 31, 2021 through Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, including overnights. Stone Avenue and the southern intersection of Patton Road and Stone Avenue will both remain open to tra...

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City News
Posted on: December 30, 2021

Boil Water Notice for properties on Charisse Street and Zephyr Road lifted

Notice was issued due to break in water line

A boil water notice issued effective beginning Dec. 27, 2021 at 2:30p.m. for properties located on 1101 - 1210 Charisse St., and 4003, 4100, 4103, 4201, 4302, 4306 and 4310 Zephyr Road is lifted effective immediately.

Due to a break in the water line, wate...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Boil Water Notice for properties on Rev. R A Ambercrombie Dr. lifted

Notice was issued due to break in water line

A boil water notice issued Dec. 27, 2021 at 2:30p.m. for properties located on 703 - 807 Rev. R A Abercrombie Dr. is lifted effective immediately. 

Due to a break in the water line, water crews had to isolate the water main. Water crews remained o...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

City monitoring incoming cold front

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Residents urged to take precautions ahead of potential freeze

The City of Killeen Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management has been actively monitoring the incoming cold front and coordinating with city leaders and partners since Monday, December 27. The city expects to open a warming center both Satur...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

Killeen’s Special Holiday Trash/Bulk Collection, Tree Recycling

Holiday Bulk Trash Collection 2021

Thursday and Friday collections to run a day early

The City of Killeen’s trash collections will run on an amended schedule during the New Year’s holiday.

The City of Killeen Offices are closed Friday, Dec. 31, therefore there will be no collection services on New Year’s Eve, D...

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

Boil Water Notice Issued for properties on Charisse Street and Zephyr Road

Notices issued due to break in water line

A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Dec. 27, 2021 at 2:30p.m. for properties located on1101 - 1210 Charisse St., and 4003, 4100, 4103, 4201, 4302, 4306 and 4310 Zephyr Road.

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

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

Boil Water Notice Issued for properties on Rev. R A Ambercrombie Dr.

Notice issued due to break in water line

 A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Dec. 27, 2021 at 2:30p.m. for properties located on 703 - 807 Rev. R A Abercrombie Dr.

 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: December 20, 2021

Holiday Contest Winners Announced

Christmas parade and house decorating contest a festive hit

The City of Killeen is pleased to announce the winners of the annual Christmas Parade and outdoor decorating contest. More than 2,000 votes were cast in the outdoor decorating contest creating a nice competition between the seven house entries, w...

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Posted on: December 19, 2021

Boil Water Notice lifted for properties on E. Veterans Memorial Blvd., Jefferis Ave.

Fire hydrant replacement completed

KILLEEN, Texas (Dec. 19, 2021) – A boil water notice issued effective Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021 at 8a.m. for properties located from 3300 to 3716 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard and expanded to 700-710 Jefferis Avenue is lifted effective ...

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Posted on: December 19, 2021

Boil Water Notice lifted for E. Central Texas Expressway properties

Valve installment completed

KILLEEN, Texas (Dec. 19, 2021) – A boil water notice issued effective Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021, at 8 a.m. for properties located from 3620 to 3806 E. Central Texas Expressway is lifted effective immediately.

 

Contractors install...

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City News
Posted on: December 16, 2021

Patton Road and Stone Avenue intersection to be closed starting Saturday

Closure is for drainage improvements

KILLEEN, Texas (Dec. 16, 2021) – The northern intersection of Patton Road and Stone Avenue will be closed from Saturday, Dec. 18 through Friday, Dec. 31, including overnights. Stone Avenue and the southern intersection of Patton Road and Stone A...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Boil Water Notice area expanded to Jefferis Avenue properties

Fire hydrant replacement to interrupt service.

KILLEEN, Texas (Dec. 15, 2021) – A boil water notice is issued effective Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021, at 8 a.m. for properties located from 3300 to 3716 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard as well as 700-710 Jefferis Avenue.

Crews are replacing a fire hy...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Advance Boil Water Notice issued for properties on E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard

Fire hydrant replacement to interrupt service.

KILLEEN, Texas (Dec. 14, 2021) – A boil water notice is issued effective Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021, at 8 a.m. for properties located from 3300 to 3716 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard.

 

Crews will be replacing a fire hydrant. Crews...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Boil Water Notice Issued for several Central Texas Expressway properties beginning Dec. 15

Valve installment to interrupt service.

KILLEEN, Texas (Dec. 14, 2021) – A boil water notice is issued effective Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021, at 8 a.m. for properties located from 3620 to 3806 E. Central Texas Expressway.

Crews will be installing a valve and lowering the water main. Crews...

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City News
Posted on: December 13, 2021

Killeen’s Special Holiday Trash/Bulk Collection, Tree Recycling

Holiday Bulk Trash Collection 2021

Thursday and Friday collections to run a day early

KILLEEN, Texas (Dec. 13, 2021) – The City of Killeen’s trash collections will run on an amended schedule during the week of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.

The City of Killeen Offices are closed on Thursday, Dec. 23, Fr...

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Lane closure on North Roy Reynolds Drive planned Tuesday through Thursday

Closure is part of ongoing natural gas installation work

KILLEEN, Texas (Dec. 13, 2021) – The outside northbound lane of North Roy Reynolds Drive from East Rancier Avenue to Greengate Drive will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 14 through Thursday, Dec. 16, including overnights.

The closure is to allow acces...

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Posted on: December 11, 2021

Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold

The City of Killeen’s Emergency Management Service will open the Killeen Community Center (2201 E. Veterans Memorial Blvd.) as a warming station from 8p.m. today through 8 Sunday morning for those who require overnight relief from freezing tempe...

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

Boil Water Notice issued Dec. 8 lifted

Fire hydrant replacement interrupted service

– A boil water notice issued Dec. 8, 2021 at 8 a.m. for properties located at 1507 to 1610 N. Gray Street, as well as 205 Hoover Avenue and 208 Anderson Avenue is lifted effective immediately.

 Crews replaced a fire hydrant and ...

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City News
Posted on: December 10, 2021

Public invited to hear results of surveys to improve the city at three-day workshop

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Community asked to continue to provide feedback, ideas in Killeen’s Comprehensive Plan

The City of Killeen is inviting citizens to hear the results of surveys completed by the public this year to improve our city. It will take place from Monday, Dec. 13 – Wednesday, Dec. 15 at the Killeen Utility Collection Conference Room through...

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

City of Killeen begins installing thousands of new smart meters

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Public Works will replace mechanical water meters throughout the city

KILLEEN, Texas (Dec. 10, 2021) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works has begun replacing mechanical water meters with 5,000 smart water meters across the city.

This is apart of a ten-year program that will replace the curre...

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

Several road closures planned through Dec. 15

Closures are for ongoing project for installation of natural gas line

The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing several roads the next few days, as part of an ongoing project to install a 20-inch natural gas line in north east Killeen.

 The scheduled c...

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

Dozens of groups participating in Killeen’s Christmas Parade tomorrow

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Appropriate security will be enforced, parade route updated

KILLEEN, Texas (Dec. 10, 2021) – The City of Killeen invites the community out to the 58th annual Christmas Parade tomorrow, Saturday, December 11th at 1 p.m. in Historic Downtown Killeen. 

The parade will begin on Avenue D and 2nd Stree...

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Posted on: December 8, 2021

Killeen Public Library forgives fees in exchange for Animal Shelter donations

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Annual overdue fee amnesty program helps shelter collect much-needed items

KILLEEN, Texas (Dec. 8, 2021) – The City of Killeen Library is continuing its annual program to erase citizens’ overdue fees and reset library account balances to $0, by helping the Killeen Animal Shelter.

From now through Dec. 22, citi...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Public invited to provide feedback, ideas at three-day workshop

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Killeen’s Comprehensive Plan takes next step forward

KILLEEN, Texas (Dec. 7, 2021) – The City of Killeen is inviting citizens to join us in our next steps in shaping the future of our city, through a series of interactive workshops from Monday, Dec. 13 – Wednesday, Dec. 15.

This is all a ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Killeen Police Department, community partner to hold blood drive

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The City of Killeen is working with Baylor Scott and White on Friday, Dec. 10

KILLEEN, Texas (Dec. 7, 2021) – The City of Killeen and the Killeen Police Department, in cooperation with Baylor Scott & White Blood Center will hold a blood drive on Friday, Dec. 10 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the police department, located at...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Community invited to Town Hall on City of Killeen Proposed Charter Amendments

Dec 13th Town Hall (Socials)

Citizens are asked to provide feedback

KILLEEN, Texas (Dec. 7, 2021) – The City of Killeen is inviting citizens to a Town Hall meeting to discuss proposed Charter Amendments.

The public forum will be Monday, Dec. 13 at 6p.m. at City Hall (101 North College Street). Citizens are invited to offer...

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City News
Posted on: December 6, 2021

Boil Water Notice Issued for several properties beginning Dec. 8

Fire hydrant replacement to interrupt service.

KILLEEN, Texas (Dec. 6, 2021) – A boil water notice is issued effective Dec. 8, 2021 at 8 a.m. for properties located at 1507 to 1610 N. Gray Street, as well as 205 Hoover Avenue and 208 Anderson Avenue.

Crews will be replacing a fire hydrant wil...

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City News
Posted on: December 6, 2021

“On Ice” theme for this year’s Christmas Parade on Dec. 11

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Killeen has held the parade for 58 years

KILLEEN, Texas (Dec. 6, 2021) – The 58th annual Killeen Christmas Parade will be held this Saturday, December 11th at 1 p.m. in Historic Downtown Killeen. 

The parade will begin on Avenue D and 2nd Street and feature Santa Claus on a fir...

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City News
Posted on: December 6, 2021

Ruiz Drive and Savage Drive closed through Tuesday

Closures are for ongoing project for installation of natural gas line

KILLEEN, Texas (Dec. 6, 2021) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing Ruiz Drive, from Willowbend Drive to Shoemaker Drive, and Savage Drive, from Westcliff R...

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Posted on: December 4, 2021

Boil Water Notice Lifted for Properties on Sherman Drive

Crews complete water main break repairs

A boil water notice effective beginning Dec. 2, 2021 at 10:30a.m. for properties located at 2001-2106 Sherman Drive is lifted effective immediately.

Due to a break in the water line, water crews had to isolate the ruptured section of the water main to comp...

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Lane closures on El Dorado Drive and Alta Mira Drive starting Monday

Closures are for sanitary sewer services

KILLEEN, Texas (Dec. 3, 2021) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing the westbound lane of El Dorado Drive, from Chestnut Drive to North WS Young Drive, on Monday, Dec. 6 and ...

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City News
Posted on: December 3, 2021

Several road closures planned for next week

Closures are for ongoing project for installation of natural gas line

KILLEEN, Texas (Dec. 3, 2021) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing several roads this week, as part of an ongoing project to install a 20-inch natural gas line in north east...

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City News
Posted on: December 2, 2021

Reminder: ‘Holiday Under the Stars’ kicks off tomorrow

The three-day event will be held in Historic Downtown Killeen

KILLEEN, Texas (Dec. 2, 2021) – A piece of Christmas will be in Historic Downtown Killeen all weekend long during the annual ‘Holiday Under the Stars’ event. This will be feature three days of activities for the public to enj...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Sherman Drive

Notice for water main break

KILLEEN, Texas (Dec. 2, 2021) - A boil water notice is issued effective beginning Dec. 2, 2021 at 10:30a.m. for properties located at 2001-2106 Sherman Drive.

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

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City News
Posted on: November 30, 2021

Donations needed for Killeen Animal Services

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Animals are in need of blankets, towels, linens, etc.

KILLEEN, Texas (Nov. 30, 2021) – The City of Killeen’s Animal Services division is requesting the community’s assistance with keeping their pets warm. The animals in their facility are in need of blankets, towels and linens. Other items that can be used a...

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City News
Posted on: November 29, 2021

Several road closures planned this week

Closures are for ongoing project for installation of natural gas line

The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing several roads this week, as part of an ongoing project to install a 20-inch natural gas line in north east Killeen.

 

The scheduled closures ...

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City News
Posted on: November 26, 2021

Jim Avenue Structure Fire

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No injuries reported

On November 25, 2021 at approximately 1709 hours, the Killeen Fire Department was dispatched to 5703 Jim Avenue for a structure fire.  The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time while it is under investigation.  The fire originat...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Lazy Ridge Drive to be closed Nov. 27, 29 and 30

Closures are for ongoing project for installation of natural gas line

KILLEEN, Texas (Nov. 24, 2021) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing Lazy Ridge Drive from Westlcliff Road to Whitmire Drive on Saturday, Nov. 27, Monday, Nov. 29 and Tuesday...

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City News
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Several road closures planned for last two weeks in November

Closures are part of ongoing project to install natural gas main

KILLEEN, Texas (Nov. 19, 2021) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing several roads during the last two weeks of November, as part of an ongoing project to install a 20-inch n...

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

City of Killeen works with community partners for more rounds of COVID-19 vaccinations

Partners include KISD, the Bell County Public Health District and the Texas Military Department

KILLEEN, Texas (Nov. 17, 2021) – For the second week, the City of Killeen is partnering with the Killeen Independent School District, the Bell County Public Health District, and the Texas Military Department to provide free COVID-19 rapid testin...

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City News
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Annual Christmas Parade to be held Dec. 11

Christmas Parade 2021

Parade entries being accepted through Nov. 30

The 58th annual Killeen Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, December 11th at 1 p.m. in Historic Downtown Killeen. The deadline for parade entries will be Nov. 30.

 The parade theme is, “On Ice,” and participants are encouraged to incorporate i...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

‘Holiday Under the Stars’ to be held Dec. 3-5

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Annual event will be held in downtown Killeen

Killeen’s annual Holiday Under the Stars event will be held Downtown and will feature three days of activities for the public to enjoy from Dec. 3-5.

The free event begins on Friday at 7 p.m. with a tree lighting and snow show. There will also be...

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City News
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Road closures on multiple streets from Nov. 17 - Nov. 19

Closures are for installation of utilities

KILLEEN, Texas (Nov. 15, 2021) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing Hunt Drive from Chase Circle to Mountain View Drive, Schwertner Drive from Wood Hollow Drive to Whitmire ...

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City News
Posted on: November 10, 2021

Road closure on Rosewood Drive extended through Nov. 19

Street closure is for asphalt overlay and milling

The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Transportation Division is extending its current closure on Rosewood Drive from Parkwood Drive to Riverstone Drive through Friday, November 19. Work on the road began Nov. 2. The closur...

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City News
Posted on: November 10, 2021

Road closures on Hunt Drive and Kirk Avenue

Closures are for installation of natural gas main

The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing Hunt Drive from Chase Circle to Mountain View Drive, Thursday, Nov. 11, and Kirk Avenue from Willowbend Drive to Sierra Drive, Monday, Nov. 15 throu...

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

Killeen’s drive-thru COVID-19 site ends, partners offering vaccines & tests for all approved ages

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Bell County Public Health District and KISD will host sites

KILLEEN, Texas (Nov. 9, 2021) – The City of Killeen has suspended its free COVID-19 drive-thru for vaccines and tests amid a drop in demand and is now working with community partners to continue helping the public. The City will now assist the B...

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City News
Posted on: November 9, 2021

City of Killeen participates in National Young Readers Week, Children’s Book Week

Mayor, councilmembers, police officers and firefighters read to KISD students

KILLEEN, Texas (Nov. 9, 2021) – The City of Killeen’s mayor Jose Segarra, councilmembers, police officers and fire department personnel are spending the week meeting in classrooms within the Killeen Independent School District to greet...

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City News
Posted on: November 8, 2021

Preliminary data available for water flushing totals during Killeen’s city-wide boil water notice

City officials working to confirm final totals by next week

The City of Killeen’s Public Works Department says preliminary data shows an estimated 39 million gallons of water was flushed during the city-wide boil water notice issued Oct. 19-29 and estimates it cost $28,470. City officials say those are i...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Road closures on Hunt Drive and Schwertner Drive from Nov. 8 - Nov. 10

Closures are for installation of natural gas main

The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Engineering Division will be closing Hunt Drive from Chase Circle to Mountain View Drive, and Schwertner Drive from Wood Hollow Drive to Whitmire Drive beginning Monday, Nov. 8 through ...

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City News
Posted on: November 4, 2021

United Airlines to suspend service at Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport

Airline cites pandemic-related shortages, leaves door open for return

United Airlines has announced it will suspend service to the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport (GRK), along with seven other regional airports in the United States, effective Jan. 4, 2022. The airline cited pandemic-related shortages, including limited r...

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City News
Posted on: November 2, 2021

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

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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, Nov. 3 and Thursday, Nov. 4 this week. The site will be at the Killeen Special Events Center from 9a.m. – 7p.m. Booster shots are ...

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Road closure on Rosewood Drive from Nov. 2 - Nov. 12

Street closure is for asphalt overlay and milling

The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Transportation Division will be closing Rosewood Drive from Parkwood Drive to Riverstone Drive beginning Tuesday, Nov. 2 - Friday, Nov. 12. The closure will be from 7a.m. – 7p...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

Annual Veterans Day Parade to be held in Killeen on Nov. 11

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Annual parade returns after being canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19

The annual Central Texas Community Veterans Day Parade will march through historic downtown Killeen on Thursday, November 11 at 11 a.m. The Grand Marshal will be Brig. Gen. Monté L. Rone, who is Deputy Commanding General for Maneuver at Fort Ho...

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City News
Posted on: October 29, 2021

Killeen announces Boil Water Notice is lifted throughout entire city

TCEQ confirms water test results are above acceptable level

The City of Killeen has received approval from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to lift the city-wide boil water notice (BWN) for the entire city. This follows lab samples that have returned after a 24-hour testing process. On. Oct. 28...

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Posted on: October 28, 2021

Killeen Boil Water Notice lifted in eastern parts of the city

After 8 days under city-wide BWN, TCEQ confirms water test results are acceptable in portions of Killeen

KILLEEN, Texas (Oct. 28, 2021; 9:30a.m. Update) – The City of Killeen has received approval from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to lift the city-wide boil water notice (BWN) in the eastern portion of the city. This follows ...

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City News
Posted on: October 27, 2021

Lab says additional monitoring needed, TCEQ unable to lift Killeen boil water notice Wednesday night

Samples will be re-tested Thursday morning, clock resets for results

The City of Killeen has just received confirmation that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is not able to lift the city-wide boil water notice (BWN), pending additional monitoring of select samples.

 

Yesterday city officials anno...

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City News
Posted on: October 26, 2021

First set of test results due back from lab tomorrow night amid boil water notice

Leaders announce hopes to lift order in portions of the city once safe results are returned

KILLEEN, Texas (Oct. 26, 2021; 7:30p.m. Update) – During tonight’s City Council meeting, city officials announced that the first set of samples have been sent to a lab for a 24-hour testing process, amid a boil water notice (BWN) that ...

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City News
Posted on: October 26, 2021

City of Killeen invites community to City Council meeting for water system updates

Tonight WCID, the City will provide information about chlorine conversion, boil water notice

KILLEEN, Texas (Oct. 26, 2021; 11:30a.m. Update) – The City of Killeen is reminding all citizens that they’re invited to tonight’s weekly City Council meeting at 5p.m. at City Hall (101 N. College Street, Killeen).

 

The boil water notice (BWN) tha...

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City News
Posted on: October 25, 2021

City of Killeen releases video update on latest WCID water system concerns

“We’re going to fight together…trust the process” amid boil water notice

KILLEEN, Texas (Oct. 25, 2021; 4p.m. Update) – Please see video update from the City of Killeen’s Executive Director of Public Works, Jeffery Reynolds.

https://youtu.be/XvPAeSPdAvY 

*New Information*

-“We’ve s...

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City News
Posted on: October 25, 2021

Road closure on Onion Road from Oct. 26 - Oct. 29

Street closure is for asphalt overlay and milling

KILLEEN, Texas (Oct. 25, 2021) – The City of Killeen’s Transportation Division will be closing Onion Road from Elms Road to Stagecoach Road beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 26 - Friday, Oct. 29. The closure will be from 7a.m. &nda...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

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

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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. 27 and Thursday, Oct. 28 this week. The site will be at the Killeen Special Events Center from 9a.m. – 7p.m. Booster shots a...

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City News
Posted on: October 25, 2021

WCID shifts focus to flushing, sampling Killeen water distribution system

Killeen Water and Sewer crews worked through weekend with TCEQ assisting water conversion process

KILLEEN, Texas (Oct. 25, 2021; 11:30a.m. Update) – The Bell County Water Control and Improvement District (WCID) has shifted its water chlorine conversion focus from the City of Killeen’s five elevated storage tanks (ESTs), to points f...

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City News
Posted on: October 24, 2021

WCID moves focus of chlorine conversion to City’s elevated storage tanks

Killeen Water and Sewer crews continue flushing system through the weekend amid boil water notice

(11:30a.m. Update) – The Bell County Water Control and Improvement District (WCID) has been working with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), City of Killeen and surrounding cities throughout the weekend on a chlorine conversion...

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City News
Posted on: October 23, 2021

City crews work overnight flushing water system, WCID’s chlorine conversion takes effect in Killeen

Water and Sewer crews will continue working through the weekend

11a.m. Update –The City of Killeen started to see chlorine conversion occurring in its water system take points early this morning, following the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District’s (WCID) implementation of a temporary...

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City News
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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City News
Posted on: October 22, 2021

City of Killeen partners with annual Stand Down event

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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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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 n...

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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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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

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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.

“W...

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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

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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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
Posted on: October 4, 2021

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

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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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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City News
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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