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Posted on: November 24, 2020

11-24-20 Holiday Activities Underway in Killeen

Register now to participate; save the event dates.

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

The Christmas Tree Topper Contest is a ne...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

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

Family, friends and volunteers needed for annual Wreath Project.

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

To com...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

11-23-20 Killeen Christmas Parade Accepting Entries

Parade scheduled December 12; entries accepted through November 30.

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

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

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

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

The public will select favorite entries.

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

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

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Posted on: November 21, 2020

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

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

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

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

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

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

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

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

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

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

Fire hydrant repair to interrupt water service.

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

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

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

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

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

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

Service has been restored, a...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

11-18-20 City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

All City offices will reopen November 30.

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

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

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

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

11-17-20 College Street Closed at Dunn Thursday

Closures to install water taps for new development.

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

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

All traf...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

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

Closure for fire suppression line repair.

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

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

All traffic will be d...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

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

Fire line repair to interrupt water service.

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

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

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

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

Water main break interrupts service.

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

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

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

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

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

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

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

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

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

Trail set to open November 30.

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

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

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

11-10-20 Volunteers Needed for Family Volunteer Day

City encourages families to make positive local impact.

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

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

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

11-9-20 City Surplus Auction Saturday

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

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

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

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

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

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

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

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

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

11-6-20 Killeen Christmas Parade Accepting Entries

Parade scheduled December 12; entries accepted through November 30.

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

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

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

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

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

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

 

 

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

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

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

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

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

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

Service has b...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

11-5-20 Advance Boil Water Notice Issued for 701-803 E. Cen-Tex Expressway

Water leak repair and fire line installation to interrupt service.

A boil water notice is issued effective November 6, 2020 at 9 a.m. for properties located at 701 to 803 E. Central Texas Expressway.

Contractors will be repairing a water leak and installing a fire line which requires interrupting water service. Once repai...

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

11-4-20 City Offices Closed Wednesday in Observance of Veterans Day

All City offices will reopen Thursday.

City of Killeen offices will be closed Wednesday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day.

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

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

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

11-3-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Trimmier, Conner and Nicholas

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued October 29, 2020 for properties located at the following addresses is lifted effective immediately:

  • 4800 to 5106 and 5400 Trimmier Road
  • 1000 to 1106 Conner Court
  • 1100 to 1607 Nicholas Circle 

A water line break interrupted ...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

10-30-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Spirit of the West Dr.

Water valve repair interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately October 30, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. for properties located at 7306 to 7406 Spirit of the West Drive.

Crews are on site replacing a water valve which requires interrupting water service. Once repairs are complet...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

10-30-20 Killeen COVID-19 Test Site to Continue Next Week

Testing is free, and registration is available in advance or on site.

The temporary COVID-19 state testing site in Killeen is set to continue next week. It will be open November 2 through 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive.

Registration can be completed in advance or on site at w...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

10-30-20 Killeen Senior Centers Hosting Giving Thanks Luncheon November 18

Senior citizens invited for a free festive meal to go.

Lions Club Park Senior Center will host the annual Giving Thanks Luncheon November 18 as a drive-through event. Advance registration is required and open now.

Senior Center members and Killeen citizens age 55 and older are invited to pick up a free holiday...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

10-29-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Trimmier, Conner and Nicholas

Water line break interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately October 29, 2020 at 9 a.m. for properties located at the following addresses:

  • 4800 to 5106 and 5400 Trimmier Road
  • 1000 to 1106 Conner Court
  • 1100 to 1607 Nicholas Circle 

A water line break has inter...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

10-28-20 WS Young Bridge to be Closed November 4 through 30

Bridge improvements will require closure and detours.

WS Young Drive Bridge will be closed November 4 through 30. All traffic will be detoured for the duration of the project.

Crews will be removing and replacing damaged concrete at both ends of the bridge. To ensure motorist and worker safety, the entire bri...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

10-27-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Cedar Valley Elementary School

Water line break interrupts service.

Update: Water service to Cedar Valley Elementary did not have to be suspended as a result of the water line break, so the boil order issued this morning is not in effect. Water is safe to drink and use without boiling.

A boil water notice is issued effecti...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

10-23-20 Killeen COVID-19 Test Site to Continue

Testing is free, and registration is available in advance or on site.

The temporary COVID-19 state testing site in Killeen is set to continue for two more weeks. It will be open October 26 through November 6 weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive.

Registration can be completed...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

10-19-20 Temporary COVID-19 Test Site in Killeen Offered at Downtown Location

Testing is free, and registration is available in advance or on site.

A temporary COVID-19 state testing site has been established at the Downtown Killeen Arts & Activities Center, 711 N. 4th Street. It will be open October 19 through 23 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and October 24 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Registration can be comp...

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

10-15-20 Families Invited to the Fall Festival October 24

Free festive family fun at locations all over town!

Killeen’s annual Fall Festival is scheduled Saturday, October 24, from 5 to 8 p.m. Activities are free and fun for all ages. 

This year’s event is a scavenger hunt with stops planned all over town. Festivalgoers can visit one o...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

10-13-20 Lane Closures on Kern and Fairview

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

Progress will continue on water infrastructure improvements in northwest Killeen over the coming weeks. Daily lane closures are planned October 14 through 30 on Kern Road, from Hillcrest Drive and Walton Walker Drive, and October 14 through November 6 on ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

10-12-20 Temporary COVID-19 Test Site in Killeen Extended

Testing is free, and registration is available in advance or on site.

The temporary COVID-19 state testing site at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive, has been extended. It will be open October 13 through 16 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and October 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Registration can be completed in advanc...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

10-9-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Avenue A and 8th Street

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued October 6, 2020 at 3 p.m. for properties located at 415 E. Avenue A and 716,800, 802 and 808 N. 8th Street is lifted effective immediately.

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

Service has be...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

10-8-20 Advance Boil Water Notice for Properties on College, Young, Dunn, Dean, Garth

Service to be interrupted for move to new water main.

10-9-20 Update: The boil water notice issued yesterday and effective Monday (see below) has been canceled. The work will be rescheduled.

A boil water notice is issued effective October 12, 2020 for properties located at the following addresses:

  • 1101 to 1314...
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Posted on: October 6, 2020

10-6-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Avenue A and 8th Street

Water line break interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately October 6, 2020 at 3 p.m. for properties located at 415 E. Avenue A and 716,800, 802 and 808 N. 8th Street.

A water line break has interrupted water service. Crews are on site making repairs. Once repairs...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

10-6-20 Youth Athletic Programs Registering Now

Opportunities for soccer and basketball skill camps and league play.

Registration is open for Killeen Recreation youth soccer and basketball camps and leagues.

Lonestar Soccer Club is offering Friday Fun Nights October 9 and November 6 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Lions Club Park. These mini camps are for players ages U4 to U14 a...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

10-6-20 City Offices Closed in Observance of Columbus Day

All City offices will reopen Tuesday.

City of Killeen offices will be closed Monday, October 12, in observance of Columbus Day.

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

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

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

10-6-20 Barktoberfest is this Saturday

Free fun for you and your furry friend!

Barktoberfest is scheduled this Saturday, October 10, and all dogs are invited to enjoy some free four-legged fun.

In-person Barktoberfest activities are scheduled October 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Killeen Animal Shelter. Activities for people and pups ...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

10-5-20 Lane Closures on Kern, Garth and Fairview

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

The following lane closures are planned October 6 through 9 as water infrastructure improvements continue in northwest Killeen:

  • Kern Road, between Hillcrest Drive and Walton Walker Drive
  • Garth Drive, from Kern Road to Valley Road
  • The intersection of Fairview...
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Posted on: October 1, 2020

10-1-20 City Wishes Trick-or-Treaters a Safe Halloween

Door-to-door trick-or-treating recommended from 6 to 8 p.m. with precautions to limit virus spread.

Halloween is Saturday, October 31, and the City of Killeen recommends trick-or-treating door-to-door between the hours of 6 and 8 p.m. Children should always be accompanied by an adult.

 Households that wish to distribute candy should turn the fro...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

10-1-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Kirk

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued September 29, 2020 for properties located at 1700 to 1911 Kirk Avenue is lifted effective immediately.

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

 Service has been restored, and ...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

9-30-20 Free Fall Trash Collection October 5 through 9

Bulky trash collection helps reduce illegal dumping.

The City of Killeen is offering a free additional solid waste service October 5 through 9 to help residents dispose of bulky items and prevent illegal dumping. Items such as furniture, appliances and boxes will be picked up at curbside on scheduled regula...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

9-29-20 Calling All Dogs to Barktoberfest October 10

Free fun for you and your furry friend!

Barktoberfest, Killeen’s signature dog event, is scheduled October 10. This year’s event features a change of venue and new activities, but it remains free and open to the public.

The Pooch Pageant will be virtual with submissions and v...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

9-29-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Kirk

Water tap repair interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately September 29, 2020 at 11 a.m. for properties located at 1700 to 1911 Kirk Avenue.

A water tap repair has interrupted water service. Crews are on site making repairs. Once repairs are complete and service ...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

9-28-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Priest, Wolf and Hallmark

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

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

  • 301 to 613 Priest Drive
  • 403 to 621 Wolf Street
  • 403 to 413 Hallmark Avenue

A water line break repair interrupted service and necess...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

9-24-20 Temporary COVID-19 Test Site in Killeen

Testing is free, and registration is available in advance or on site.

A temporary COVID-19 state testing site will be established in Killeen September 28 through October 10. It will be open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive. Tests are free, and registratio...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

9-23-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Priest, Wolf and Hallmark

Water line break interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately September 23, 2020 at 3 p.m. for properties located at the following addresses:

  • 301 to 613 Priest Drive
  • 403 to 621 Wolf Street
  • 403 to 413 Hallmark Avenue

A water line break has interrupted water service. Cre...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

9-23-20 Lane Closure on N. WS Young Extended to Thursday

Closure to repair a sewer line.

The southbound lane of North WS Young Drive, from Peebles Drive to Poage Avenue, will be closed Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Traffic will be diverted around the site. All lanes will be reopened after work hours.

 This closure is are for a sewer ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

9-22-20 Senior Citizens Invited for Root Beer Floats Thursday

Senior centers remain closed due to COVID-19.

Senior citizens are invited to the Killeen Community Center for free root beer floats Thursday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

To assure the safety of participants, seniors will stay in their vehicles for curbside delivery. Staff will prepare floats in one-time...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

9-18-20 Lane Closure on N. WS Young Tuesday and Wednesday

Closure to repair a sewer line.

The southbound lane of North WS Young Drive, from Peebles Drive to Poage Avenue, will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Traffic will be diverted around the site. All lanes will be reopened after work hours.

This closure is are for a se...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

9-18-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Coffield and Rancier

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued September 14, 2020 and effective September 15, 2020 is lifted effective immediately for properties located at:

  • 1102, 1103, 1105 and 1106 Coffield Street
  • 805, 829 and 903 W. Rancier Avenue

A scheduled water line connection was expec...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

9-17-20 Soccer Friday Fun Night October 9

Killeen Parks & Rec brings expert coaching to help develop skills of young athletes.

Killeen Recreation Services and Lonestar Soccer Club are hosting a free Friday Fun Night October 9 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Lions Club Park.

Nationally licensed coaches will work with players on skill development through instruction and drills. Players ages ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

9-17-20 Bulk and Excess Trash Disposal Opportunity September 19 through October 2

Temporary locations established for free disposal.

The City of Killeen Solid Waste Division is offering a free waste disposal opportunity September 19 through October 2 at locations throughout town.

Roll-off containers will be placed at the following locations to accept additional household waste and certa...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

9-16-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Spotted Horse

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued September 14, 2020 is lifted effective immediately for properties located at 3201 to 3307 Spotted Horse Drive.

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

Service has been restored, and water qualit...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

9-15-20 Killeen Receives National Financial Awards

Financial report and budget honored for transparency.

The City of Killeen has earned two national awards from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). The awards are the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its Fiscal Year 2018 comprehensive annual financial report ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

9-14-20 Lane Closures on Rancier to begin Wednesday

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

Rancier Avenue will experience closure of both eastbound lanes between Rocky Lane and Valley Road beginning Wednesday. Closures will be in place each weekday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through September 25. All lanes will be reopened after work hours.

These clo...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

9-14-20 Lane Closure on Rancier at Bundrant Tuesday

Closure to repair a water line.

The outside westbound lane of Rancier Avenue near the intersection of Bundrant Drive will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, September 15. The inside westbound lane will remain open during work hours.

This closure is are for a water line location and...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

9-14-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Spotted Horse Drive

Water tap repair interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately September 14, 2020 for properties located at the 3201 to 3307 Spotted Horse Drive.

A water tap repair has interrupted water service. Crews are on site making repairs. Once repairs are complete and service...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

9-14-20 Advance Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Coffield and Rancier

Water line connection to interrupt service.

A boil water notice is issued effective September 15, 2020 for properties located at the following addresses:

  • 1102, 1103, 1105 and 1106 Coffield Street
  • 805, 829 and 903 W. Rancier Avenue

Contractors will be installing a new water line connection and must int...

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Posted on: September 12, 2020

9-12-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Nancy

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued September 8, 2020 is lifted effective immediately for properties located at 101 to 206 Nancy Drive

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

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

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

9-11-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Priest, Wolf and Hallmark

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued September 8, 2020 is lifted effective immediately for the following properties:

  • 301 to 613 Priest Drive
  • 403 to 621 Wolf Street
  • 403 to 413 Hallmark Avenue

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

Ser...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

9-8-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Priest, Wolf and Hallmark

Water line break interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately September 8, 2020 at 4 p.m. for properties located at the following addresses:

  • 301 to 613 Priest Drive
  • 403 to 621 Wolf Street
  • 403 to 413 Hallmark Avenue

A water line break has interrupted water service. Crew...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

9-8-20 Tire Recycling Event Saturday

Killeen residents can dispose of certain tires free.

City of Killeen residents can participate in a free tire recycling event Saturday, September 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive.

Four car or light truck tires up to 22 inches will be accepted per household. P...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

9-8-20 Utility Collections Drive-Through Closed Wednesday

One-day closure to install new equipment.

All drive through lanes at Killeen Utility Collections will be closed Wednesday, September 9. All services will be available in the lobby for the day.

This closure is for the installation of new drive-through equipment. All lanes are expected to reopen Thu...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

9-8-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Nancy

Water tap repair interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately September 8, 2020 at 10 a.m. for properties located at 101 to 206 Nancy Drive.

A water tap repair has interrupted water service. Once repairs are complete and service is restored, all water must be boiled...

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Posted on: September 6, 2020

9-6-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on 10th, Harris and Sprott

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued September 3, 2020 is lifted effective immediately for the following properties:

  • 803, 805 and 806 N. 10th Street
  • 501 Harris Avenue
  • 418 E. Sprott Street

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

Servic...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

9-3-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on 10th, Harris and Sprott

Water line break repair interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately September 3, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. for properties located at:

  • 803, 805 and 806 N. 10th Street
  • 501 Harris Avenue
  • 418 E. Sprott Street

A water line break has interrupted water service. Repairs are being made. Once...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

9-1-20 POSTPONED: Lane Closure on Rancier at 38th Street Wednesday

Closure to repair a water line.

The inside eastbound lane of Rancier Avenue near the intersection of 38th Street will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, September 2. The outside eastbound lane will remain open during work hours.

This closure is are for a water line repair and cre...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

8-28-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Attas, Avenue E and 20th

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued August 26, 2020 is lifted effective immediately for the following properties:

  • 1001 to 1108 Attas Avenue
  • 1003 to 1110 E. Avenue E
  • 101 N. 20th Street

Repairs to a water line break interrupted service and necessitated a boil water orde...

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

8-27-20 City Offices Closed in Observance of Labor Day

All City offices will reopen September 8.

City of Killeen offices will be closed September 7 in observance of Labor Day.

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

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

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City News
Posted on: August 27, 2020

8-27-20 School Zone Light Testing Friday

Enforcement begins Monday.

School zone flashing lights will be active in Killeen Friday in preparation for the first day of in-person school September 1.

City crews will be testing the lights to ensure proper functionality and timing. Motorists should observe school zones and adjust...

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City News
Posted on: August 27, 2020

8-27-20 Killeen Youth Advisory Commission is Recruiting Members

Positions open for Killeen students in grades 4th through 12th.

Applications are being accepted for Killeen Youth Advisory Commission, and area students are encouraged to apply.

The Youth Advisory Commission (YAC) mission is to provide opportunities for youth in our community to create effective change through voluntee...

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City News
Posted on: August 26, 2020

8-26-20 Mobile COVID-19 Test Sites in Killeen August 27-29

Testing is free, and registration is available in advance or on site.

Killeen will host three free COVID-19 state mobile testing sites this week. Tests will be administered from noon to 8 p.m. on each of the following dates:

  • Thursday, August 27, Killeen Civic & Conference Center, 3601 S. WS Young Drive (enter from Elms R...
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City News
Posted on: August 26, 2020

8-26-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Attas, Avenue E and 20th

Water line break repair interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately August 26, 2020at 9:30 a.m. for properties located at:

  • 1001 to 1108 Attas Avenue
  • 1003 to 1110 E. Avenue E
  • 101 N. 20th Street

A water line break has interrupted water service. Repairs are being made. Once ser...

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City News
Posted on: August 25, 2020

8-25-20 Mobile COVID-19 Test Site in Killeen August 27

Testing is free, and registration is available in advance or on site.

Killeen will host a free COVID-19 state mobile testing site Thursday, August 27, from noon to 8 p.m. at Killeen Civic & Conference Center, 3601 S. WS Young Drive. Access will be from Elms Road.

Appointments can be made on site or in advance at https://...

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City News
Posted on: August 25, 2020

8-25-20 Registration Open for Fall Youth Sports

Volleyball, baseball and softball opportunities for boys and girls.

Killeen Parks & Rec is hosting fall youth volleyball, baseball and softball. Registration is open now.

Youth baseball and softball are registering through September 18. The cost is $100 per team. Travel, select and showcase teams can register by divisi...

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City News
Posted on: August 24, 2020

8-24-20 Lane Closure on Fairview Drive

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

Fairview Drive, from Williamson Drive to Valley Road, will experience daily lane closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. August 25 through 28. One lane will remain open to through traffic during work hours, and all lanes will be reopened after work hours....

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City News
Posted on: August 21, 2020

8-21-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Rancier and Coffield

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued August 16, 2020 and effective August 18, 2020 is lifted effective immediately for the following properties:

  • 805, 829 and 903 Rancier Avenue
  • 1102, 1103, 1105 and 1106 Coffield Street

Scheduled installation of a water line caused an ...

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City News
Posted on: August 19, 2020

8-19-20 Killeen Transfer Station Closed

Regular trash collections remain on schedule.

The City of Killeen Transfer Station is closed to the public indefinitely following an overnight fire. Regular residential and commercial collection schedules are not affected.

An inspection is underway to determine the extent of damage. The facility will ...

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City News
Posted on: August 16, 2020

8-16-20 Advance Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Rancier and Coffield

Scheduled water line installation to interrupt service.

A boil water notice is issued effective August 18, 2020 for properties located at the following addresses:

  • 805, 829 and 903 Rancier Avenue
  • 1102, 1103, 1105 and 1106 Coffield Street

The scheduled installation of a new water line will interrupt water service. ...

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City News
Posted on: August 14, 2020

8-14-20 Citizens Encouraged to Apply for Board and Commission Appointments

Applications due by August 18.

Killeen City Council will be making appointments to various city boards and commissions, and citizens are encouraged to apply for consideration by August 18.

Killeen residents have the opportunity to serve the community as members of boards and commissions...

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City News
Posted on: August 11, 2020

8-11-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Onion Road

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued August 9, 2020 for 4203, 4205, 4302 and 4304 Onion Road has been lifted effective immediately.

Repair of a water line break caused an interruption in water service and necessitated a boil water order.

Service has been restored, an...

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City News
Posted on: August 9, 2020

8-9-21 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Onion Road

Water line break repair interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately August 9, 2020at 8:30 p.m. for properties located at 4203, 4205, 4302 and 4304 Onion Road.

A water line break has interrupted water service. Repairs are being made. Once service is restored, all water mus...

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City News
Posted on: August 9, 2020

8-9-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Ridgeway, Alta Vista and Chippendale

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued August 5, 2020 has been lifted effective immediately for the following properties:

  • 1102 to 1104 Ridgeway Drive
  • 1101 to 1221 Alta Vista Drive
  • 1116 to 1232 and 1700 to 1719 Chippendale Drive

Contractors working in the area damaged a w...

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City News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

8-7-20 Street Maintenance to Start August 10

Monthly Street Maintenance Fee provides funding for road surface improvement projects.

Street maintenance is scheduled to begin in five Killeen areas August 10. The following streets will receive maintenance over the next two weeks:

  • Area 1
    • Alvin Drive
    • Deorsam Loop
    • Freda Drive
    • Judy Drive
  • Area 2
    • Chisolm Trail
    • John Chisolm Loop
    • Panhandle Drive
    • Pasture C...
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City News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

8-7-20 Alternating Lane Closures on Rancier

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

Rancier Avenue, between Rocky Lane and Coffield Street, will experience alternating east- and westbound lane closures weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. August 10 through 13. All lanes will be reopened after work hours.

These closures are for the Waterline Reh...

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City News
Posted on: August 6, 2020

8-6-20 Registration Open for Youth Volleyball

Fall volleyball includes youth league and camp for boys and girls.

Killeen Parks & Rec is hosting a co-ed youth volleyball league and camp this fall. Registration is open now.

Youth co-ed volleyball league is scheduled October 17 through November 21 and is open to children ages 7 to 12. Player ability assessments will...

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City News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

8-5-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on McLintock Cove

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued August 3, 2020 for properties located at 800 to 910 McLintock Cove has been lifted effective immediately.

Contractors working in the area hit a water line causing an interruption in water service and necessitating a boil water or...

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City News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

8-5-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Ridgeway, Alta Vista and Chippendale

Water line break repair interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately August 5, 2020 for properties located at the following addresses:

  • 1102 to 1104 Ridgeway Drive
  • 1101 to 1221 Alta Vista Drive
  • 1116 to 1232 and 1700 to 1719 Chippendale Drive

Contractors working in the area dam...

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City News
Posted on: August 4, 2020

8-4-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on McLintock Cove

Water line break repair interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately August 3, 2020 for properties located at 800 to 910 McLintock Cove.

Contractors working in the area damaged a water line causing an interruption in water service. Repairs have been made, and service has b...

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City News
Posted on: August 3, 2020

8-3-20 Farmers Market Week August 2 through 8

Mayor to issue proclamation.

August 2 through 8 is recognized as National Farmers Market Week, and the Downtown Killeen Farmers Market will mark the occasion Tuesday. Mayor Jose Segarra will present a proclamation at 4 p.m. There will also be entertainment and a drawing.

Downtown Kill...

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City News
Posted on: August 1, 2020

8-1-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Garth and Kern

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued July 29 for properties located at 1106 to 1314 Garth Drive and 501 to 708 Kern Road has been lifted effective immediately.

Contractors working in the area hit a water line causing an interruption in water service and necessitatin...

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City News
Posted on: July 29, 2020

7-29-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Garth and Kern

Water line break repair interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately July 29, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. for properties located at 1106 to 1314 Garth Drive and 501 to 708 Kern Road.

Contractors working in the area hit a water line causing an interruption in water service. The cont...

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City News
Posted on: July 27, 2020

7-27-20 Killeen Animal Shelter Adjusts Friday Adoption Hours

Animals ready for adoption can be viewed online any time.

Killeen Animal Shelter has adjusted its business hours. Beginning July 31, the shelter will be open Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This change closes the shelter to the public one hour early to allow staff to participate in customer service training.

Adoptio...

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City News
Posted on: July 25, 2020

7-25-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Fort Hood Road

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued July 23 for properties located at 5900, 6000 and 6300 Fort Hood Road has been lifted effective immediately.

A water line break repair interrupted service necessitating a boil water order.

Service has been restored, and water quali...

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City News
Posted on: July 24, 2020

7-24-20 Lane Closures Continue on W. Dean, Garth and Williamson

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

Water infrastructure improvements continue in north Killeen. The following lane closures will occur weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 27 through August 7.

  • W. Dean Avenue, from Garth Drive to Walton Walker Road
  • Garth Drive, from W. Dean Avenue to ...
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City News
Posted on: July 23, 2020

7-23-20 Public Invited to Budget Briefing July 28

Entire proposed budget document is available online.

City Manager Kent Cagle delivered his Fiscal Year 2021 Proposed Annual Budget to City Council and made it available for public review July 7. He will host a budget briefing for the public July 28 at 5 p.m. at City Hall.

The entire 423-page budget document ...

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City News
Posted on: July 23, 2020

7-23-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Fort Hood Road

Water line break repair interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately July 23, 2020 at 1 p.m. for properties located at 5900, 6000 and 6300 Fort Hood Road.

A water line break occurred causing an interruption in water service. Crews are on site making the repair and working ...

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City News
Posted on: July 22, 2020

7-22-20 Mobile COVID-19 Test Sites in Killeen July 23-25

Testing is free, and registration is available in advance or on site.

Killeen will host three free COVID-19 state mobile testing sites this week:

  • Thursday, July 23, from noon to 8 p.m. at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive
  • Friday, July 24, from noon to 8 p.m. at Leo Buckley Stadium, 500 N. 38th Street
  • Saturd...
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City News
Posted on: July 21, 2020

7-21-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Yates, Laura and Burk

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued July 20 for properties located at 123 to 479 Yates Road, 168 to 684 Laura Drive and 103 to 294 Burk Drive has been lifted effective immediately.

A water main break on Yates Road interrupted service necessitating a boil water orde...

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City News
Posted on: July 20, 2020

7-20-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Yates, Laura and Burk

Water main break repair interrupts service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately July 20, 2020 at 10 a.m. for properties located at 123 to 479 Yates Road, 168 to 684 Laura Drive and 103 to 294 Burk Drive.

A water main break on Yates Road has interrupted water services. Crews are on si...

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City News
Posted on: July 17, 2020

7-17-20 Lane Closures on W. Dean, Garth and Williamson

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

Water infrastructure improvements will continue next week in north Killeen. The following lane closures will occur from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 20 through 24.

  • W. Dean Avenue, from Garth Drive to Walton Walker Road
  • Garth Drive, from W. Dean Avenue to ...
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City News
Posted on: July 17, 2020

7-17-20 Alternating Lane Closures on Rancier

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

Rancier Avenue, between Rocky Lane and Valley Road, will experience alternating east- and westbound lane closures weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 20 through August 14. All lanes will be reopened after work hours.

These closures are for the Waterline Re...

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City News
Posted on: July 17, 2020

7-17-20 Street Maintenance Continues in North Killeen

Monthly Street Maintenance Fee provides funding for road surface improvement projects.

Street maintenance is scheduled in two north Killeen areas next week. Area 2 is generally bounded by Fort Hood on the north, Rancier Avenue on the south, N. 10th Street on the east and N. 2nd Street on the west. Area 3 is generally bounded by Rancier Aven...

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City News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

7-16-20 Rosewood Drive Extension to Open

Heritage Oaks Hike and Bike Trail remains closed for finishing work.

The southern extension of Rosewood Drive will open tomorrow at 10 a.m. The Heritage Oaks Hike and Bike Trail portion of the project remains closed for finishing work.

The Rosewood Drive extension project began in the Spring of 2018 with an anticipated Summ...

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City News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

7-13-20 Summer Athletic Camps have Spots Remaining

Killeen Parks & Rec brings expert coaching to help develop skills of young athletes.

Spots remain in athletic camps and workshops scheduled in July. Killeen Parks & Rec will host three athletic development programs to bring expert coaching to area athletes.

Maximize Potential is offering Athlete Speed School July 18 and 25 from 10 to 1...

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City News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

7-13-20 Street Maintenance Scheduled in North Killeen

Monthly Street Maintenance Fee provides funding for road surface improvement projects.

Street maintenance is scheduled in north Killeen Wednesday through Friday. The following streets are scheduled for maintenance July 15 through 17:

  • Wednesday, July 15
  • Belt Loop
  • Beretta Drive
  • Casey Drive
  • Coy Drive
  • Kim Drive
  • Terry Drive
  • Tracey Ann Lane
  • Thursday, July...
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City News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

7-13-20 Alternating Lane Closures on Rancier

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

Rancier Avenue, between Rocky Lane and Coffield Street, will experience alternating east- and westbound lane closures weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through July 17. All lanes will be reopened after work hours.

These closures are for the Waterline Rehab Ph...

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City News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

7-13-20 Chaparral Road Closure begins Today

Closure is to realign roadway for Killeen High School 6.

Chaparral Road is closed from Polmont Drive to Cedar Ridge Circle. All traffic will be detoured for approximately 45 days.

This closure is for road construction activities related to the Killeen High School 6 project. The section of Chaparral Road will be ...

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City News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

7-13-20 Lane Closures on W. Dean, Garth and Williamson

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

W. Dean Avenue, from College Street to Garth Drive, Garth Drive, from W. Dean Avenue to Valley Road, and Williamson Drive, from Hillcrest Drive to Walton Walker Drive, will experience daily lane closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through July 17. One lane wil...

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

7-13-20 Anna Lee Drive Closure this Week

Closure for installation of sewer service.

Anna Lee Drive, from Ricks Road to Old FM 440, is closed to through traffic daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday. All lanes will be reopened after work hours.

This closure is for installation of sewer service, and crews must enter the roadway to comp...

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City News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

7-9-20 Family Aquatics Center Open Weekends

Long Branch Pool adjusts to weekday only schedule.

The Family Aquatics Center at Lions Club Park will open from noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays beginning July 11. It is closed weekdays.

In order to comply with state COVID-19 protocols, capacity will be limited to 300 people. Pool and lounge areas will...

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City News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

7-7-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Golden Eagle Drive

Water service interrupted to complete repair.

A boil water notice is issued effective July 7, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. for properties located at 2100 to 2205 Golden Eagle Drive.

Water system repair requires interruption of service to complete the work. Crews will remain on site until the repair is completed...

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City News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

7-7-20 Lane Closures on Williamson, Whitlow and Garth

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

Williamson Drive, Whitlow Drive and Garth Drive, between Whitlow Drive and W. Dean Avenue, will experience daily lane closures July 7 through 10 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. One lane will remain open to through traffic during work hours, and all lanes will be re...

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City News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

7-2-20 Killeen Main Library to Resume Curbside Service

Change made to ensure health and safety of patrons and staff.

Killeen Main Library will return to curbside only service Monday. Regular hours will be 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The Main Library is located at 205 E. Church Street.

Patrons can reserve materials and schedule curbside pick-up by calling...

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City News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

7-2-20 Summer Athletic Camps Registering Now

Killeen Parks & Rec brings expert coaching to help develop skills of young athletes.

Area youth can develop athletic skills this summer by participating in July camps and workshops.

Maximize Potential is offering Athlete Speed School July 18 and 25 from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at Lions Club Park. Sessions are for athletes age 12 and older and foc...

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City News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

7-2-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on N. 38th and Atkinson

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued June 29 has been lifted effective immediately for properties located at 502, 506, 912 and 922 N. 38th Street and 3209 Atkinson Street.

Scheduled replacement of a water line valve interrupted service necessitating a boil water ord...

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City News
Posted on: July 1, 2020

7-1-20 Mayor Segarra Issues Directive #4 Requiring Masks in Killeen

Masks are required for people in public and in businesses through July.

Killeen Mayor Jose Segarra issued Directive #4 today requiring all people age 10 and older in Killeen to wear face coverings while in public places where six feet of physical distance cannot be maintained. It also requires businesses in Killeen to require...

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City News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

6-29-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on N. 38th and Atkinson

Scheduled water line valve repair will interrupt service.

A boil water notice is issued effective Monday, June 29, 2020 at 10 p.m. for properties located at 502, 506, 912 and 922 N. 38th Street and 3209 Atkinson Street.

A contractor will be replacing a water line valve and must interrupt service to complete the w...

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City News
Posted on: June 27, 2020

6-27-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Illinois, Missouri, Estelle and Arkansas

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued June 22 has been lifted effective immediately at the following addresses:

  • 2000 Trimmier Road
  • 1005 to 1413 Illinois Avenue
  • 1206, 1300 to 1413 and 1501 Missouri Avenue
  • 1906 Estelle Avenue
  • 1300 to 1413 and 1500 Arkansas Avenue

Scheduled ...

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City News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

6-26-20 Movies in Your Park Canceled

The film will be rescheduled as soon as possible.

Killeen’s free Movies in Your Park feature scheduled for Friday, June 26, at dusk, has been canceled due to high winds. The feature, Playing with Fire, will be rescheduled.

The remaining series schedule is as follows:

July 10 Wonder Park, PGJuly 2...

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City News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

6-25-20 City Office Closures July 3 and 4

All offices reopen Monday, July 6.

City offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day July 3 and 4.

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

Garbage collection will run on its normal schedule. Solid Waste administrative offices will be closed July 3. Killeen Recycling...

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City News
Posted on: June 22, 2020

6-22-20 Movies in Your Park Series Continues Friday

Free family film fun.

Killeen’s free 2020 Movies in Your Park series continues Friday, June 26, at dusk at Killeen Amphitheater, located next to the Killeen Community Center. The featured presentation will be Playing with Fire.

The remaining series schedule is as foll...

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City News
Posted on: June 22, 2020

6-22-20 Veterans Memorial Boulevard Signal Removal Process Begins

Permanent stop sign to be placed for 20th Street traffic.

The traffic signal at the intersection of Veterans Memorial Boulevard and 20th Street is scheduled for removal. A 30-day transition period begins today.

The intersection has been functioning with temporary stop signs in all directions since the signal beca...

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City News
Posted on: June 22, 2020

6-22-20 Mobile COVID-19 Test Site in Killeen Tuesday

Testing is by appointment or walk-in for those with qualifying symptoms.

Killeen will host a COVID-19 state mobile testing site Tuesday, June 23, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Killeen Civic & Conference Center, 3601 S. WS Young Drive. Tests are free.

Appointments can be made by calling 512-883-2400 or online at https://txcovidte...

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City News
Posted on: June 20, 2020

6-20-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for 2nd, Prather and Vardeman

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued June 17 has been lifted effective immediately at the following addresses:

  • 1002 to 1208 and 1301 to 1304 S. 2nd Street
  • 100 to 113 Prather Drive
  • 105 to 205 E. Vardeman Avenue

A water main break interrupted water service and necessitat...

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City News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

6-19-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for 3200 to 3322 Rancier

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued June 17 for properties located at 3200 to 3322 Rancier Avenue has been lifted effective immediately.

Scheduled maintenance interrupted water service and necessitated a boil water order.

Water quality tests have been completed, and...

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City News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

6-19-20 Boil Water Notice Issued Monday for Illinois, Missouri, Estelle and Arkansas

Scheduled water line repair will interrupt service.

A boil water notice is issued effective Monday, June 22, 2020 at 7 a.m. for properties located at the following addresses:

  • 2000 Trimmier Road
  • 1005 to 1413 Illinois Avenue
  • 1206, 1300 to 1413 and 1501 Missouri Avenue
  • 1906 Estelle Avenue
  • 1300 to 1413 and 1500 Ark...
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City News
Posted on: June 17, 2020

6-17-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for 3200 to 3322 Rancier

Water main break has interrupted service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately June 17, 2020 for properties located at 3200 to 3322 Rancier Avenue.

Scheduled maintenance requires interrupting water service, which necessitates a boil water order. Crews are on site and will remain unt...

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City News
Posted on: June 17, 2020

6-17-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for 2nd, Prather and Vardeman

Water main break has interrupted service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately June 17, 2020 for properties located at the following addresses:

  • 1002 to 1208 and 1301 to 1304 S. 2nd Street
  • 100 to 113 Prather Drive
  • 105 to 205 E. Vardeman Avenue

A water main break has interrupted service,...

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City News
Posted on: June 17, 2020

6-17-20 Killeen Public Library Encouraging Return of Materials

Overdue book amnesty offered with donation.

Killeen Public Library is seeking the return of overdue items. Through June 27, materials can be returned to either library location. Overdue fees will be waived with donation of any of the following items:

  • Bag of rice
  • Bag of dried beans
  • Bag of dried pasta
  • Dr...
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City News
Posted on: June 16, 2020

6-16-20 Mobile COVID-19 Test Sites in Killeen Friday and Saturday

Testing is by appointment for those with qualifying symptoms.

Killeen will host two COVID-19 state mobile testing sites this week. Tests are free but limited.

Test sites will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the following schedule:

Friday, June 19             &...

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City News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

6-12-20 Boil Water Order Lifted on Massey and Wood

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued June 10 for properties located at 1106 to 1316 Massey Street and 1903 to 2006 Wood Avenue has been lifted effective immediately.

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

Water quality tests...

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City News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

6-12-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Bishop Drive

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued June 10 for properties located at 606 to 625 Bishop Drive has been lifted effective immediately.

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

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

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City News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

6-12-20 Alternating Lane Closures on Rancier Extended

Closure for installation of water service.

Rancier Avenue, between Massey Street and Jackson Street, will continue to experience alternating east- and westbound lane closures weekdays through June 19 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. All lanes will be reopened after work hours.

These closures are for installat...

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City News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

6-12-20 Aqua Fitness Classes Offered at Long Branch Pool

Aqua Zumba and Tabata are a cool way to get fit.

Aqua Fitness classes are scheduled to begin at Long Branch Pool June 17. Classes are offered on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 to 9:45 a.m. through August 7.

Aqua Zumba is offered Wednesdays. The class incorporates traditional Zumba Latin dance moves with u...

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City News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

6-11-20 Internal Auditor Releases Report on Golf Course Transition

New course management shows progress toward financial sustainability.

City Auditor Matthew Grady performed an independent examination of the finances of Stonetree Golf Club in its first year since transitioning from public to private management. He has published his findings for public review.

Stonetree Golf Club, originally...

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City News
Posted on: June 11, 2020

6-11-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Bishop Drive

Water main break has interrupted service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately June 10, 2020 for properties located at 606 to 625 Bishop Drive.

A water main break has interrupted service, which necessitates a boil water order. Once service is restored, all water must be boiled prior...

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City News
Posted on: June 10, 2020

6-10-20 Boil Water Order Issued for Massey and Wood

Water main break has interrupted water service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately June 10, 2020 for properties located at 1106 to 1316 Massey Street and 1903 to 2006 Wood Avenue.

A water main break has interrupted service, which necessitates a boil water order. Crews are on site and wi...

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City News
Posted on: June 9, 2020

6-9-20 Alternating Lane Closures on Rancier through Friday

Closure for installation of water service.

Rancier Avenue, between Massey Street and Jackson Street, will experience alternating east- and westbound lane closures through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. All lanes will be reopened after work hours.

These closures are for installation of water service t...

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City News
Posted on: June 9, 2020

6-9-20 Lifeguards Needed to Open City Pools

Students can earn money and gain work experience this summer.

Dozens of lifeguard positions are still available for students age 16 and older. Applications can be submitted online now at KilleenTexas.gov/Jobs.

The City of Killeen hires lifeguards each year to open pools for the summer swim season. Long Branch Pool wi...

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City News
Posted on: June 9, 2020

6-9-20 Seniors Invited to Virtual Tour of New North Side Senior Center Concept

Reservations are required to maintain social distancing.

Seniors are invited to take a virtual tour of the proposed design for redevelopment of the Bob Gilmore Senior Center. In-person viewing opportunities are scheduled at Killeen Community Center Room W200 on the following dates and times:

Friday, June 12 &...

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City News
Posted on: June 8, 2020

6-8-20 Downtown Killeen Farmers Market Open Tuesdays

New vendors add to weekly market offerings.

The Downtown Killeen Farmers Market will be open Tuesday from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Santa Fe Plaza parking lot between Gray Street and 8th Street.

Local farmers, bakers and specialty product makers will have tents to sell their goods like fruits and vegetable...

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City News
Posted on: June 8, 2020

6-8-20 Low Cost Pet Vaccinations Offered June 17

Vaccinating dogs and cats prevents disease.

Killeen Animal Services will host a low cost pet vaccination clinic June 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive. All pets must arrive on a leash or in a carrier.

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

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City News
Posted on: June 8, 2020

6-8-20 Long Branch Pool Opens for the Summer June 12

Pool season open through Labor Day.

Long Branch Pool opens for the summer swim season June 12. The pool is located on the west side of Long Branch Park, 1101 Branch Drive.

Long Branch Pool will be open Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Daily admission is free for children thre...

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City News
Posted on: June 7, 2020

6-7-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Brookside Apartment Complex

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued June 5 at 5 p.m. for Brookside Apartment Complex located at 3604 S. WS Young Drive has been lifted effective immediately.

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

Water quality tests have b...

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City News
Posted on: June 5, 2020

6-5-20 Rancier Lane Closure Monday and Tuesday

Closure for installation of water service.

The westbound outside lane of Rancier Avenue, between Massey Street and Jackson Street, will be closed Monday and Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The lane will be reopened after work hours.

The closure is for installation of water service to Eastward Element...

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City News
Posted on: June 5, 2020

6-5-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Brookside Apartment Complex

Water main break has interrupted service.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately June 5, 2020 at 5 p.m. for Brookside Apartment Complex located at 3604 S. WS Young Drive.

A water main break has interrupted service, which necessitates a boil water order. Crews are on site and will rema...

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City News
Posted on: June 5, 2020

6-5-20 City of Killeen Flag to be Lowered in Honor of Police Officer

Mayor honors Officer Todd Shoemaker and his service to the community.

Mayor Jose Segarra has ordered the City of Killeen flag to half-staff Monday and Tuesday in honor and memory of Killeen Police Officer Todd Shoemaker.

Shoemaker joined Killeen Police Department in January 2006 following more than 20 years of service in the...

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City News
Posted on: June 5, 2020

6-5-20 Movies in Your Park Series Premieres June 12

Free family film fun.

Killeen’s free 2020 Movies in Your Park series premieres June 12 at dusk at Killeen Amphitheater, located next to the Killeen Community Center. The featured presentation will be Frozen II.

The series schedule is as follows:

June 12 Frozen II, PGJu...

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City News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

6-4-20 Killeen Household Hazardous Waste Collection June 13

Residents can safely dispose of toxic household chemicals.

Residents of Killeen and surrounding communities are invited to participate in a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection event in Killeen Saturday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive.

Accepted mate...

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City News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

5-29-20 Killeen Consumer Confidence Report Confirms Excellent Water Quality

No testing violations noted in 2019.

The City of Killeen has released its 2019 Consumer Confidence Report to inform the public of the quality and safety of its drinking water. Killeen is proud to report that it had no water quality violations in the 2019 calendar year.

Extensive monitoring an...

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City News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

5-28-20 City Facilities Scheduled to Begin Reopening June 1

Modifications to hours and operating procedures should be expected.

The City of Killeen will begin reopening many of its facilities Monday, June 1. Operations at all locations will be modified to comply with federal standards and state guidelines.

In order to slow the spread of COVID-19, the City encourages the public to c...

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City News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

5-21-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Veterans Memorial, 53rd, 54th and 56th

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued May 18 and effective May 19, 2020 has been lifted effective immediately

for properties at the following addresses:

  • 4015, 4201, 4203, 4213, 4217 and 4307 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard
  • 548 53rd Street
  • 512 through 539 54th Street
  • 502 t...
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City News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

5-21-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties on Veterans Memorial

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued May 18 and effective May 19, 2020 for properties located at 3402, 3404, 3530, 3600, 3606, 3608, 3612, 3616 and 3716 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard has been lifted effective immediately.

Scheduled replacement of a fire hydrant at ...

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City News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

5-18-20 Downtown Killeen Farmers Market Open Tuesdays

A dozen vendors expected at opening day.

Starting May 19, the Downtown Killeen Farmers Market will be open Tuesdays from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Santa Fe Plaza parking lot between Gray Street and 8th Street.

Local farmers, bakers and specialty product makers will have tents to sell their goods like fr...

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City News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

5-18-20 Municipal Offices Closed Memorial Day

Garbage collection will run on normal schedule.

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

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

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

Normal business...

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City News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

5-18-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Veterans Memorial, 53rd, 54th and 56th

Water service will be interrupted during fire hydrant replacement.

A boil water notice is issued effective May 19, 2020 at 7 a.m. for properties located at the following addresses:

  • 4015, 4201, 4203, 4213, 4217 and 4307 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard
  • 548 53rd Street
  • 512 through 539 54th Street
  • 502 through 535 56th Street

Sched...

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City News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

5-18-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties on Veterans Memorial

Water service will be interrupted during fire hydrant replacement.

A boil water notice is issued effective May 19, 2020 at 7 a.m. for properties located at 3402, 3404, 3530, 3600, 3606, 3608, 3612, 3616 and 3716 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard.

Scheduled replacement of a fire hydrant at 3716 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard ...

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City News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

5-15-20 Recycling Centers Reopen Monday

Recycling trailers remain closed.

City of Killeen Solid Waste recycling services will resume Monday, May 18, at Killeen Recycling Center and Killeen Transfer Station. Recycling was suspended in March due to the COVID-19 situation.

Killeen Recycling Center is located at 111 E. Avenue F and ...

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City News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

5-15-20 Mobile COVID-19 Test Site in Killeen Monday

Testing is by appointment for those with qualifying symptoms.

Killeen will host a COVID-19 state mobile testing site Monday, May 18, downtown at N. 4th Street and Church Avenue. Tests are free, but patients must make an appointment and must be exhibiting symptoms.

Appointments can be made beginning Sunday, May 17, at...

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City News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

5-13-20 Family Rec Center to Reopen Monday with Modified Operations

New social distancing, capacity and sanitary measures in place.

The Family Recreation Center at Lions Club Park will reopen Monday, May 18, with modified hours and operations. The center closed in March due to the COVID-19 situation, and its reopening is in compliance with state orders and federal guidelines.

Operating...

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City News
Posted on: May 11, 2020

5-11-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for N. 38th Street

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued May 7, 2020 for properties located at 502 and 506 through 922 N. 38th Street has been lifted effective immediately.

Complications during replacement of a fire hydrant has interrupted water service and necessitated the boil water ...

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City News
Posted on: May 7, 2020

5-7-20 Killeen Seniors to Receive Free Meals Monday

CARES Act funding being used to meet basic needs of local senior citizens.

The City of Killeen has allocated a portion of its federal CARES Act funding to provide meals for area seniors in need. Through a partnership with Killeen Food Care Center, the City will deliver meals to 262 recipients Monday.

City and Killeen Food Care Ce...

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City News
Posted on: May 7, 2020

5-7-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for N. 38th Street

Water service interrupted during fire hydrant replacement.

A boil water notice is issued effective May 7, 2020 at 10 a.m. for properties located at 502 and 506 through 922 N. 38th Street.

Complications during replacement of a fire hydrant has interrupted water service. Crews are on site completing repairs and will...

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City News
Posted on: May 6, 2020

5-6-20 Killeen Transfer Station to be Closed May 15 and 16

Closure will not affect regular waste collection schedules.

Killeen Transfer Station will be closed May 15 and 16 for scheduled facility maintenance. This closure will not impact regular solid waste collection schedules.

The work being performed is application of a specialized surface required to protect the Transf...

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City News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

5-1-20 City Opens Utility and Rental Assistance Programs (Ciudad de Killeen Comunicado de Prensa)

Programs to aid residents financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The City of Killeen has dedicated CARES Act funding to assist residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications for financial assistance for City of Killeen utilities and rent will be accepted beginning Monday.

Qualified applicants must be Killeen ...

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City News
Posted on: April 30, 2020

4-30-20 Killeen Libraries Announce Return of Curbside Checkout and Online Story Times

Special Cinco de Mayo story time premiers Monday.

Killeen Public Libraries will restart curbside checkout of materials Tuesday at both locations. Libraries remain closed to the public, but regular curbside hours will be Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Items can be reserved for pick up by ...

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City News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

4-29-20 Killeen Animal Shelter Reopens to the Public Friday

New social distancing measures in place.

Killeen Animal Shelter will reopen to the public for normal business hours Friday, May 1. The shelter closed in March due to the COVID-19 situation.

Adoption hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The shelt...

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City News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

4-29-20 2020 Central Texas Youth Sports League Canceled

Registration fees for boys baseball and girls softball to be refunded.

Killeen Parks and Recreation and Harker Heights Parks and Recreation announce the cancellation of the 2020 Central Texas Youth Sports League softball and baseball season.

Governor Greg Abbott issued his plan to phase the reopening of Texas April 27, and th...

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City News
Posted on: April 24, 2020

4-24-20 April 28 City Council Meeting to be Virtual

Citizens may participate remotely.

The April 28 Killeen City Council meeting will be hosted virtually to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The public will not be able to attend in person but will be able to view and participate in the meeting remotely using instructions provided ...

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City News
Posted on: April 24, 2020

4-24-20 Killeen Public Library Offers More Digital Programming

Two new story time episodes and a science program to premier next week.

Despite remaining closed to the public, Killeen Public Library continues its efforts to bring programming to young readers. Three new programs are scheduled to premier digitally next week.

New story time episodes will premier Monday and Wednesday at 10 a.m...

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City News
Posted on: April 24, 2020

4-24-20 Intersection Repairs at Illinois and Estelle

Closure for removal and replacement of damaged concrete.

The intersection of Illinois Avenue and Estelle Avenue will be under construction weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 27 through May 25. It will be reopened to through traffic after work hours.

The closure is for removal and replacement of damaged c...

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City News
Posted on: April 21, 2020

4-21-20 City of Killeen COVID-19 Situation Update #7

Public asked to follow federal, state and local guidance to stop the spread.

The City of Killeen received notification today that a third employee has tested positive for COVID-19.

Employee                Confirmed         &a...

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City News
Posted on: April 21, 2020

4-21-20 Curbside Collection of Bulk and Excess Trash Resumes

Offices and recycling services remain closed.

The City of Killeen Solid Waste Division has resumed curbside collection of residential bulk items and additional household waste on regular trash collection days. Both services were suspended in March to minimize the potential exposure of employees and t...

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City News
Posted on: April 21, 2020

4-21-20 Killeen Public Library Offers Science Program Digitally

Free educational content for elementary school aged children.

Killeen Public Library continues its efforts to deliver educational content to area children. A special online presentation by nationally-known ScienceTellers is scheduled April 30 at 10:30 a.m.

Aliens: Escape from Earth is an educational adventure that us...

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City News
Posted on: April 21, 2020

4-21-20 Killeen Pools Need Students to Fill Summer Jobs

Applications accepted online for lifeguards, water safety instructors, cashiers and supervisors.

City of Killeen Aquatics is recruiting to fill dozens of positions at its pools for the summer swim season. Students ages 16 and older can gain valuable work experience and earn money while on school break.

Each year, the City must expand its staff to open...

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City News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

4-16-20 Play to Resume at Stonetree Golf Club Friday

Attorney General guidance allows course to reopen with adjusted operations.

Stonetree Golf Club will reopen for play Friday following new guidance issued by the Texas Attorney General’s office. Golfers should anticipate operational changes designed to comply with this guidance and CDC recommendations for safety during t...

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City News
Posted on: April 9, 2020

4-9-20 Killeen Public Library Digital Story Times Reach Thousands

Back by popular demand, two new episodes will premier next week.

Killeen Public Library has not let its temporary closure stop it from reaching thousands of local children. Digital delivery of its story time programs has been extremely popular, so two new episodes will premier Monday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Faceboo...

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City News
Posted on: April 7, 2020

4-7-20 Killeen Public Library Story Time Delivery Wednesday

Program encourages literacy and creativity.

Killeen Public Libraries will bring a third new episode of story time to children Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Facebook.com/CityofKilleen.

This episode will feature Miss Amy, Miss Rose and friends at Copper Mountain Branch Library with three stories, a sing alo...

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City News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

4-3-20 City of Killeen COVID-19 Directive #3 to Expire at Midnight April 3

City response to follow Governor’s orders.

City of Killeen Directive #3 will expire at midnight tonight, April 3, in concert with Bell County Directive #4. Moving forward, the City of Killeen will use the Texas Governor’s orders (link) as its direction in responding to the COVID-19 situa...

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City News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

4-3-20 New Killeen Public Library Story Time Delivery Monday

Program encourages literacy and creativity .

In their ongoing effort to provide programming despite being closed to the public, Killeen Public Libraries will bring a new episode of story time to children Monday at 10 a.m. at Facebook.com/CityofKilleen.

This episode will feature Miss Daisha and friend...

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City News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

4-2-20 Stonetree Golf Club to Reopen with Modifications

Operations adjusted to comply with current state and federal orders and strengthened health precautions.

Stonetree Golf Club will reopen for play Friday, and golfers should anticipate operational changes designed to provide safer play amid the COVID-19 situation. The course has been closed since March 24.

In accordance with Bell County and City of Killeen dir...

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City News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

4-1-20 City Opens Fee Comment Period through April

Proposed fees for Fiscal Year 2021 published for public review.

The City of Killeen has published the proposed fee schedule to take effect in Fiscal Year 2021 which begins October 1, 2020. The fee schedule includes rates for a variety of services such as recreation leagues, City facility rentals and building permits a...

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City News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

3-30-20 Killeen Public Libraries Start Story Time Delivery

Programs develop literacy skills and foster creativity.

Killeen Public Libraries have closed in the effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, but our always resourceful librarians can’t be stopped from bringing story time to little learners. Tune in at Facebook.com/CityofKilleen Wednesday at 10 a.m. for...

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City News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

3-30-20 38th Street Lane Closure

Closure for installation of sewer service.

The southbound lane of N. 38th Street, from Brookbend Drive to Muir Drive, will be closed through Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The closure is for installation of a sanitary sewer service line, and the contractor must enter the roadway to complete the work...

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City News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

3-27-20 City of Killeen COVID-19 Situation Update #6

Mayor directs shelter in place following Bell County Judge’s order.

Mayor Jose Segarra issued Directive 3 today, which accepts the provisions set forth in the latest directive by Bell County Judge David Blackburn, in response to the local COVID-19 situation. The new directive takes effect at 11:59 p.m. March 27, 2020 and ...

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City News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

3-27-20 Public Use of Heritage Oaks Trail Prohibited

Project enters final phase of construction and is unsafe for use.

The City of Killeen has entered a new phase of construction on its Heritage Oaks Hike & Bike Trail project in southeast Killeen. The public is prohibited from using the trail until construction is complete and the trail is officially opened this summe...

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City News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

3-26-20 Chaparral Lane Closures Planned

Closures for extension of water services to new KISD high school site.

Chaparral Road, from Polmont Drive to Cedar Ridge Circle, will have alternating lane closures March 30 through April 3 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. All lanes will be opened after work hours.

Lane closures are for the installation of water services and fire hydran...

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City News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

3-26-20 Sidewalk Repair at Alexander and McNair

Crews to perform work weekdays through April 17.

The City of Killeen is performing sidewalk repairs at the intersection of Alexander Street and McNair Street. Work will continue Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through April 17.

Sidewalk repair involves removing and replacing damaged con...

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City News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

3-25-20 City Service Adjustments

Staff working to maintain service levels and protect public health.

The City of Killeen has adjusted many of its services to protect employees and the public during the COVID-19 emergency. While continuing to provide essential services, we are doing our part to stop the spread by limiting person-to-person contact.

Most all...

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City News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

3-23-20 City of Killeen COVID-19 Situation Update #5

Mayor directs shelter in place following Bell County Judge’s order.

Mayor Jose Segarra issued Directive 2 today in response to the local COVID-19 situation and in concert with the latest directive by Bell County Judge David Blackburn. The new directive takes effect at 11:59 p.m. March 23, 2020 and remains in place until 1...

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City News
Posted on: March 21, 2020

3-21-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Biels Loop

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued March 19 for properties located at 160, 163, 167 and 171 Biels Loop

has been lifted effective immediately.

Repairs to a water main break interrupted water service and necessitated the boil water order.

Water quality tests have been...

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City News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

3-20-20 City of Killeen COVID-19 Situation Update #4

City launches COVID-19 hotline.

The City of Killeen has established two important resources, a phone hotline and a webpage, to assist the community in understanding the local impacts of COVID-19. The situation continues to change, and these resources will help keep our public informed.

A...

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City News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

3-19-20 Boil Water Notice Issued for Biels Loop

Water service interrupted for water main repair.

A boil water notice is issued effective March 19, 2020 at 7 p.m. for properties located at 160, 163, 167 and 171 Biels Loop.

A water main break has interrupted water service. Crews are on site completing repairs and will remain until services are restored....

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City News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

3-19-20 City of Killeen COVID-19 Situation Update #3

Governor Abbott issues executive orders in response to public health emergency.

Governor Greg Abbott issued four executive orders statewide March 19, 2020, that are in effect from March 20, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. to April 3, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. The orders are:

  1. Every person in Texas shall avoid social gatherings in groups of more than 10 ...
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City News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

3-18-20 Recycling Service Suspended

Regular container collections continue on schedule.

City of Killeen Solid Waste services will suspend all recycling services effective March 19 and until further notice. Regular collection of trash containers will continue as scheduled.

Killeen Recycling Center will be closed and will not offer commercial c...

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City News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

3-18-20 City of Killeen COVID-19 Situation Update #2

City of Killeen and Bell County issue local disaster declarations.

Killeen Mayor Jose Segarra issued a Declaration of Local State of Disaster for Public Health Emergency March 18, 2020 following Bell County Judge David Blackburn’s countywide declaration.

Killeen has received notification of its first confirmed c...

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City News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

3-17-20 Solid Waste Service Changes

Regular container collections continue on schedule.

City of Killeen Solid Waste services will suspend collection of residential and commercial bulk items and construction and demolition debris effective March 19 and until further notice. Regular collection of trash containers will continue as scheduled.

Thi...

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City News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

3-17-20 Stealth Lane Closure

Closure for installation of water and sewer services.

Stealth Lane, from Ivory Lane to Old FM 440, will be closed through Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The closure is for installation of water and sewer services, and crews must enter the roadway to complete the work.

Traffic will be detoured during work hour...

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City News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

3-17-20 March 17 City Council Workshop Canceled

Future meeting schedule to be determined.

The City Council Workshop scheduled March 17 at 5 p.m. at City Hall has been canceled. The cancelation is to limit the potential exposure of City Council members, staff and the public to the COVID-19 virus.

More information regarding future meetings will b...

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City News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

3-16-20 City of Killeen COVID-19 Situation Update #1

Situational changes should be expected and will be provided to the public.

The City of Killeen continues to actively monitor the COVID-19 situation. We remain engaged with federal, state and local emergency agencies to evaluate risks, obtain resources and plan response. The situation is changing rapidly, and we are adjusting int...

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City News
Posted on: March 14, 2020

3-14-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Lake Road and Puddo Lane

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued March 13 for properties located at 3305 and 3309 Lak Road and 1702 to 1710 Puddo Lane has been lifted effective immediately.

Repairs to a water main break at a fire hydrant interrupted water service and necessitated the boil wate...

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City News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

3-13-20 Mayor Segarra issues statement regarding COVID-19

The City of Killeen is actively monitoring the COVID-19 situation. We are engaged with federal, state, and local emergency agencies to evaluate risks, obtain resources and plan responses for our area. Staff are currently refining internal protocols for em...

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City News
Posted on: March 5, 2020

3-5-20 City Asks Public to Refrain from Using Heritage Oaks Trail

Active construction work makes it unsafe for use.

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

The active construction area is unfinished and has heav...

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City News
Posted on: March 5, 2020

3-5-20 Assist in Identifying Community Needs by March 10

Seven online surveys will gather responses for use in community development strategies.

The public can still participate in a series of short online surveys designed to gather the public’s priorities for a 3-year Consolidated Strategic Plan for community development strategies. Residents, stakeholders and public and private housing...

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City News
Posted on: March 3, 2020

3-3-20 Killeen Senior Centers to Host Senior Health Fair

Two senior centers provide weekday programs and activities for residents age 55 and over.

Killeen senior centers will host a free Senior Health Fair Tuesday, March 10, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lions Club Park Senior Center. Admission is free, and attendees do not have to be senior center members.

More than two dozen businesses and agencies that...

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City News
Posted on: March 3, 2020

3-3-20 Spray Park to Open for the Season Saturday

Free water amenity in north Killeen.

The spray park at Long Branch Park will open for the season Saturday.

Located at 1101 Branch Drive, the spray park is a zero-entry water playground with a variety of spray features and spouts. Daily hours are 8:30 a.m. to dusk, and there is no charge for a...

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City News
Posted on: March 3, 2020

3-3-20 City Seeks Students to Fill Summer Jobs

Applications accepted through March 25.

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

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

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City News
Posted on: February 28, 2020

2-28-20 City Manager Selects McIlwain to Lead Planning Department

Council to consider appointment March 10.

Killeen City Manager Kent Cagle has announced his intent to appoint Tony McIlwain executive director of planning and development services. McIlwain has been serving as interim director since November.

The appointment will be discussed at the March 3 City C...

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City News
Posted on: February 27, 2020

2-27-20 Community Invited to Assist in Prioritizing Use of Federal Funds

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

The City of Killeen Community Development Department and the Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) will host a community planning meeting March 4 to gain public input in development of the Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Action Plan.

The Annual Action Pl...

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City News
Posted on: February 19, 2020

2-19-20 City to Host Black History Month Reception

Official proclamation to be presented.

Mayor Jose Segarra has proclaimed February 1 through 29 Black History Month in Killeen.

The public is invited to a Black History Month reception February 25 at 4 p.m. in the Foyer at City Hall, 101 N. College Street.

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City News
Posted on: February 14, 2020

2-14-20 Public Input Opportunity to Identify Community Needs

Seven online surveys will gather responses for use in community development strategies.

The City of Killeen Community Development Department has launched a series of short online surveys to gather the public’s priorities for a 3-year Consolidated Strategic Plan for community development strategies. Residents, stakeholders and publi...

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City News
Posted on: February 14, 2020

2-14-20 Community Invited to Assist in Prioritizing Use of Federal Funds

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

The City of Killeen Community Development Department and the Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) will host community planning meetings February 20 and March 4 to gain public input in development of the Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Action Plan.

The A...

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City News
Posted on: February 13, 2020

2-13-20 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 9 p.m. tonight to 8 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures.

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

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City News
Posted on: February 12, 2020

2-12-20 Killeen Public Library Extends Hours

Now open more hours at both locations.

Killeen Public Library has expanded its hours to offer more availability to the public. New hours at both locations are as follows:

Main Library:Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.Friday and Saturday from 9:...

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City News
Posted on: February 12, 2020

2-12-20 Killeen Animal Shelter Extending Adoption Hours

New times added to increase adoptions.

Killeen Animal Shelter is extending its adoption hours. Beginning February 17, new hours will be Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The new schedule adds 17 hours of weekly adoption time. Previous hours were 11 ...

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City News
Posted on: February 10, 2020

2-10-20 Intersection Work at Atkinson and 14th

Scheduled sidewalk and curb repair.

The intersection of Atkinson Avenue and N. 14th Street is under construction weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through February 28. The intersection will be reopened to through traffic after work hours.

Crews are removing damaged concrete in the curbs, ...

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City News
Posted on: February 10, 2020

2-10-20 Municipal Offices Closed Monday

Some services will open for abbreviated hours.

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

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

Garbage collection will continue on the normal schedule, but Kill...

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City News
Posted on: February 7, 2020

2-7-20 Mayor Segarra to Host State of the City Address Thursday

Event will air live on web and television.

Mayor Jose Segarra will host his annual State of the City address Thursday, February 13, at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers. The public is encouraged to attend.

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

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City News
Posted on: February 7, 2020

2-7-20 Visioning Session to Help Shape Northside Senior Center Redevelopment

Seniors are encouraged to share their ideas with the architect.

The City of Killeen will host a visioning session to gather public input on the planned redevelopment of the Bob Gilmore Senior Center. The session will be Wednesday, February 12, at 12:30 p.m. at the Killeen Community Center, 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Bo...

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City News
Posted on: February 7, 2020

2-7-20 Killeen Recycling Center Changes Hours

Recycling trailer added for weekend and holiday drop-off.

Killeen Recycling Center will have new hours effective February 10. The center will be open for full service Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. A recycling trailer will be available for drop-off on weekends and holidays.

Killeen Recycling Center ...

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City News
Posted on: February 6, 2020

2-6-20 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 9 p.m. tonight to 8 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures.

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

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City News
Posted on: February 5, 2020

2-5-20 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station from 9 p.m. tonight to 8 a.m. tomorrow for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures.

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

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City News
Posted on: January 31, 2020

1-31-20 Rosewood Project Closures

Closures for paving activities related to the Rosewood Drive and Heritage Oaks Hike and Bike Trail Project.

Rosewood Drive, from Sulphur Springs Road to Chaparral Road, will be closed February 3 from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. to complete roadway paving.

Chaparral Road, from Yorkshire Drive to the city limit, will be reduced to one lane February 4 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m....

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City News
Posted on: January 31, 2020

1-31-20 Pavement Marking Begins on Killeen Roadways

Work to improve mobility and safety of major roadways.

The City of Killeen is removing and replacing pavement markings on a number of streets to improve mobility and safety. The schedule includes the following street segments:

  • East Trimmier Road, from Stagecoach Road to city limit
  • Trimmier Road, from Terrace Dr...
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City News
Posted on: January 31, 2020

1-31-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for Omega Circle

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued January 28 and effective January 29 for properties located at 2101 to 2109 Omega Circle has been lifted effective immediately.

Repairs to a water line interrupted water service and necessitated the boil water order.

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City News
Posted on: January 30, 2020

1-30-20 Central Texas Youth Sports League to Enhance Area Athletics

Registration is open now for boys baseball and girls softball.

The City of Killeen has partnered with the City of Harker Heights and Fort Hood MWR to create the Central Texas Youth Sports League beginning with the 2020 youth softball and baseball leagues.

The league is designed to share common rules and regulations ac...

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City News
Posted on: January 28, 2020

1-28-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for Omega Circle

Water service interruption for water line leak repair.

A boil water notice is issued effective January 29, 2020 at 6 a.m. for properties located from 2101 to 2109 Omega Circle.

Crews will be repairing a water line leak and must interrupt water service to complete the work. Crews will remain on site until servi...

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City News
Posted on: January 27, 2020

1-27-20 Killeen Municipal Court to Issue Phone and Text Alerts

Take care of citations to avoid warrants.

Killeen Municipal Court is advising those with court citations to expect calls and texts alerting of a requirement to appear or submit payment. Ignoring these messages may result in the issuance of a warrant for arrest.

Phone messages will come from 254-50...

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City News
Posted on: January 24, 2020

1-24-20 City of Killeen Recognizes Dedicated Service

Employees honored for 1,665 years of work.

The City of Killeen honored 154 employees at its Dedicated Service Awards today. Awards were given to each employee who reached a five-year increment of service in 2019.

Longest tenure honors went to retired Assistant City Manager Dennis Baldwin for 35 yea...

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City News
Posted on: January 21, 2020

1-21-20 Low Cost Pet Vaccinations Offered February 12

Vaccinating dogs and cats prevents disease.

Killeen Animal Services will host a low cost pet vaccination clinic February 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive. All pets must arrive on a leash or in a carrier.

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

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City News
Posted on: January 17, 2020

1-17-20 Special Needs Valentine’s Dance February 14

We’re rolling out the red carpet for our most special residents.

Killeen Youth Advisory Commission is hosting the Special Needs Valentine’s Dance Friday, February 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Killeen Community Center. We are rolling out the red carpet for this year’s theme, A night with the stars.

This un...

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City News
Posted on: January 15, 2020

1-15-20 O W Curry Drive Closure

Closure for scheduled road maintenance.

O W Curry Drive, from Central Texas Expressway to the rear of Academy Sports, is now closed weekdays from 7:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Daily closures will continue for approximately one week or until work is complete. The road will be reopened to through traffi...

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City News
Posted on: January 14, 2020

1-14-20 Municipal Offices Closed Monday

Some services will open for abbreviated hours.

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

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

Garbage collection will remain on its regular schedu...

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City News
Posted on: January 7, 2020

1-7-20 Daddy Daughter Dance Tickets on Sale Now

A night of dinner, dancing and memory-making.

The annual Daddy Daughter Dance is scheduled Friday, February 21, 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 recreation event each year to provide a special opport...

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City News
Posted on: January 6, 2020

1-6-20 City Asks Public to Refrain from Using Heritage Oaks Trail

Active construction work makes it unsafe for use.

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

The active construction area is unfinished and has heav...

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City News
Posted on: January 6, 2020

1-6-20 Online and Phone in Payment Systems Unavailable this Weekend

System upgrades will interrupt service from 6 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Monday.

Online and phone in payments for City of Killeen utility bills, court fees and permits will be unavailable beginning 6 p.m. Friday through 8 a.m. Monday. The public is advised to plan ahead to avoid payment delays.

A major system upgrade requires the tempo...

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City News
Posted on: January 3, 2020

1-3-20 Wreath Retrieval January 11

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

Volunteers are needed for Wreath Retrieval Saturday, January 11, at 10 a.m. at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, 11463 SH 195. No registration is required to participate.

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

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City News
Posted on: January 2, 2020

1-2-20 2020 Cen-Tex Race Series Schedule Announced

Competitive and non-competitive runners welcome to participate.

The 2020 Cen-Tex Race Series schedule has been announced. Seventeen races are planned in area cities throughout the year.

The first race of the New Year is the Arches Resolution 5K/10K January 11 in Temple. Also this month, the 5K Run to the Polar Bear Plu...

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City News
Posted on: January 1, 2020

1-1-20 Boil Water Order Lifted for 2411 to 2622 Hidden Valley

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued December 29 for properties located at 2411 to 2622 Hidden Valley Road has been lifted effective immediately.

Repairs to a water main interrupted water service and necessitated the boil water order.

Water quality tests have been co...

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City News
Posted on: December 31, 2019

12-31-19 Internal Auditor Completes Review of Municipal Court Fine Collection

Court management shows progress toward process improvements.

City Auditor Matthew Grady performed an independent examination of the Killeen Municipal Court of Record fine collection process as compared to best practices. He has published his findings for public review.

Killeen Municipal Court of Record was establish...

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City News
Posted on: December 29, 2019

12-29-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for 2411 to 2622 Hidden Valley

Water service interruption for water main repair.

A boil water notice is issued effective December 29 at 7 p.m. for properties located from 2411 to 2622 Hidden Valley Drive.

Complications in the repair of a water main have interrupted water services. Crews are on site and will remain until service is rest...

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City News
Posted on: December 27, 2019

12-27-19 10th Street Closure to begin Monday

Closure for scheduled road maintenance.

Tenth Street, from Hallmark Avenue to Veterans Memorial Boulevard, will be closed daily from 7:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. beginning Monday. The road will be reopened to through traffic after work hours.

Crews will be crack sealing the street and must close it to...

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City News
Posted on: December 27, 2019

12-27-19 Apply Now for Killeen Citizens Academy Class of 2020

Applications are due January 3.

The City of Killeen is accepting applications for the Killeen Citizens Academy. Spots are limited, and applications are due January 3.

The 2020 academy is scheduled January 23 through March 26. Classes are held on Thursdays from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at various C...

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City News
Posted on: December 26, 2019

12-26-19 City Offices Closed Wednesday for New Year's Day

All offices reopen for normal hours January 2.

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

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

Trash collection will follow regular schedules, but Solid Waste Services offices, Killeen Recycle Center and Ki...

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City News
Posted on: December 26, 2019

12-26-19 Christmas Tree Recycling January 4

Free green alternative preserves landfill space.

Free Christmas tree recycling is scheduled Saturday, January 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 South W.S. Young Drive.

The City’s annual effort to recycle live Christmas trees keeps them from landfills. Trees are...

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City News
Posted on: December 25, 2019

12-25-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for Select Properties on Vardeman and Mary Jane

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued December 23 for properties located at 1410 and 1500 Vardeman Avenue and 702 and 703 E. Mary Jane Drive has been lifted effective immediately.

Repairs to a water main interrupted water service and necessitated the boil water order...

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City News
Posted on: December 23, 2019

12-23-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for Select Properties on Vardeman and Mary Jane

Water service interruption for water main repair.

A boil water notice is issued effective December 23 at 6 p.m. for properties located from 1410 to 1500 Vardeman Avenue and from 702 to 703 E. Mary Jane Drive.

Complications in the repair of a water main have interrupted water services. Crews are on site an...

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City News
Posted on: December 20, 2019

12-20-19 Holiday Contest Winners Announced

Holiday cheer was on full display at Killeen Christmas Parade and decorated homes.

The City of Killeen is pleased to announce the winners of the 57th annual Killeen Christmas Parade and the annual outdoor decorating contest. Awards were presented today at the Killeen Volunteers Incorporated holiday party.

Christmas Parade Winners

Best Ent...

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City News
Posted on: December 19, 2019

12-19-19 Special Holiday Trash Collections

Regular collections remain on schedule throughout the holidays.

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

Regular day&...

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City News
Posted on: December 18, 2019

12-18-19 City Offices Closed Tuesday and Wednesday in Observance of Christmas Holidays

All offices will reopen for normal hours December 26.

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

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

Trash collection will follow regular schedules, but Solid Waste Services offices, Killeen Recycle Center ...

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City News
Posted on: December 17, 2019

12-17-19 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station at 1 a.m. tonight for those needing overnight relief from freezing temperatures.

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

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City News
Posted on: December 10, 2019

12-10-19 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station at 1:30 a.m. tonight for those needing overnight relief from freezing weather.

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

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City News
Posted on: December 10, 2019

12-10-19 Vote Now for Favorite Display in Annual Outdoor Decorating Contest

Six dazzling entries showcase holiday spirit.

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

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

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City News
Posted on: December 5, 2019

12-5-19 Community Invited to H-E-B Feast of Sharing

Free community meal made possible through public-private partnership.

The City of Killeen and H-E-B will host the 12th annual Feast of Sharing Tuesday, December 17, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Killeen Civic & Conference Center, 3601 S. WS Young Drive. The community is invited.

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

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City News
Posted on: December 5, 2019

12-5-19 57th Annual Killeen Christmas Parade December 14

“Santa’s Winter Camp” theme to delight viewers!

The 57th annual Killeen Christmas Parade will make its merry way through historic Downtown Killeen December 14 at 4:30 p.m. The public is invited to enjoy this free holiday tradition.

Dozens of entries include floats, vehicles and performers showcasing thi...

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City News
Posted on: December 4, 2019

12-4-19 City of Killeen Flag to be Lowered in Honor of Former Councilwoman

Mayor honors Rosa Hereford and her service to the community.

Mayor Jose Segarra has ordered the City of Killeen flag to half-staff Thursday in honor and memory of former Councilwoman Rosa Hereford.

Hereford earned the distinction of being elected Killeen’s first female councilmember in 1984. She served six...

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City News
Posted on: December 2, 2019

12-2-19 Low Cost Pet Vaccinations Offered December 12

Vaccinating dogs and cats prevents disease.

Killeen Animal Services will host a low cost pet vaccination clinic December 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive. All pets must arrive on a leash or in a carrier.

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

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City News
Posted on: December 2, 2019

12-2-19 Enter Your Home in the Outdoor Decorating Contest by December 9

The public will select favorite entries.

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

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

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City News
Posted on: November 26, 2019

11-26-19 Killeen Celebrates the Season at Holiday Under the Stars

Free, festive, family fun planned December 6.

Killeen is welcoming the holiday season with its annual Holiday Under the Stars event December 6 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Community Center Complex. The public is invited to enjoy the festivities.

Santa and his reindeer will leave the North Pole to join Mayo...

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City News
Posted on: November 26, 2019

11-26-19 Community to Lay Wreaths at Veterans Cemetery

Family, friends and volunteers needed for annual Wreath Project.

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

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

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City News
Posted on: November 23, 2019

11-23-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for 3213 to 3324 West Rim Drive

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued November 20 and effective November 21 for properties located from 3213 to 3324 West Rim Drive has been lifted effective immediately.

A scheduled water main leak repair interrupted services and necessitated the boil water order.

Wa...

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City News
Posted on: November 23, 2019

11-23-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for 513 to 715 Valley Road

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued November 19 for properties located from 513 to 715 Valley Road has been lifted effective immediately.

A water main leak repair interrupted services and necessitated the boil water order.

Water quality tests have been completed, an...

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City News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

11-21-19 Jasper Drive Closure Monday through Wednesday

Closure for new water main installation.

Jasper Drive, from Florence Road to South 2nd Street, will be closed Monday through Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The lane will be reopened to through traffic after work hours.

The closure is for the installation of a new water main that requires enterin...

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City News
Posted on: November 20, 2019

11-20-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for 3213 to 3324 West Rim Drive

Water main leak repair to interrupt water service and necessitate boil order.

A boil water notice is issued effective November 21 at 8 a.m. for properties located from 3213 to 3324 West Rim Drive.

A scheduled water main leak repair will interrupt services. Once service is restored, all water must be boiled prior to consumption.

Affec...

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City News
Posted on: November 19, 2019

11-19-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for 513 to 715 Valley Road

Water main leak interrupts water service and necessitates boil order.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately for properties located from 513 to 715 Valley Road.

A water main leak requires repair and will interrupt services. Crews are on site making the repair. Once service is restored, all water must be boiled p...

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City News
Posted on: November 17, 2019

11-17-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for Sissom Road

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued November 15 for properties located at 717 and 801 to 908 Sissom Road has been lifted effective immediately.

A water main break interrupted services and necessitated the boil water order.

Water quality tests have been completed, an...

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City News
Posted on: November 15, 2019

11-15-19 Killeen City Council Names City Manager

James “Kent” Cagle expected to start work December 3.

Killeen City Council has selected James “Kent” Cagle to be Killeen’s next city manager and will formally consider approval of an employment contract at its November 19 meeting. If approved, Cagle will start work December 3.

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City News
Posted on: November 13, 2019

11-13-19 Volunteers Needed for Family Volunteer Day

City encourages families to make positive local impact.

Family Volunteer Day is Saturday, November 23, and your family is invited to volunteer for projects that will make a positive impact in our community. Participants will meet at Killeen Community Center at 8:30 a.m.

A number of local organizations have prop...

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City News
Posted on: November 13, 2019

11-13-19 Killeen Citizens Academy Accepting Applications for 2020 Class

Participants will get an inside look at their city government at work.

The City of Killeen is accepting applications for the Killeen Citizens Academy. Applications are due January 3.

The 2020 academy is scheduled January 23 through March 26. Classes are held on Thursdays from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at various City facilities. There i...

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City News
Posted on: November 12, 2019

11-12-19 Killeen Christmas Parade December 14

Parade entries accepted through November 30.

The 57th annual Killeen Christmas Parade is scheduled Saturday, December 14, at 4:30 p.m. in historic Downtown Killeen. Parade entries will be accepted through November 30.

The parade theme is “Santa’s Winter Camp,” and entrie...

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City News
Posted on: November 12, 2019

11-12-19 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

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

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

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City News
Posted on: November 11, 2019

11-11-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for 2227 to 2300 Sparrow Road

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued November 4 and effective November 6 for properties located from 2227 to 2300 Sparrow Road has been lifted effective immediately.

Installation of a new valve on an existing water main November 6 required an interruption in water s...

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City News
Posted on: November 11, 2019

11-11-19 Killeen Community Center to Open as Warming Station

Station offers temporary relief from cold.

Killeen Community Center will open as a warming station at 10 p.m. tonight for those needing overnight relief from near-freezing weather. The center is located at 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard.

The warming station is set up to offer temporary relief ...

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City News
Posted on: November 7, 2019

11-7-19 Drainage Utility Fee Meeting Scheduled

City staff to explain new non-residential property rate structure.

The monthly Drainage Utility Fee (DUF) for most non-residential properties, including commercial and multi-family with three or more units, will be affected by a new rate calculation that takes effect February 1, 2020. The fee for single-family residentia...

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City News
Posted on: November 7, 2019

11-7-19 Volunteers Needed for Wreath Preparation November 23

Wreath Laying scheduled November 30.

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

Wreath Preparation is Saturday, November 23, at 10 a.m. at Killeen Specia...

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City News
Posted on: November 6, 2019

11-6-19 Killeen Senior Centers Hosting Giving Thanks Luncheon November 21

Senior citizens invited for festive meal and entertainment.

Killeen Senior Centers will host the annual Giving Thanks Luncheon Thursday, November 21, at 10:30 a.m. at Killeen Civic & Conference Center. The event is free for senior citizens, age 55 and older.

The luncheon is organized each year to bring senior c...

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City News
Posted on: November 6, 2019

11-6-19 City Surplus Auction Saturday

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: November 6, 2019

11-6-19 Killeen Animal Shelter Adjusts Adoption Hours

Planned improvements will benefit shelter services.

Killeen Animal Shelter has suspended Tuesday adoption hours through December 3. All other Animal Services Division functions, including responding to routine and emergency calls, will continue without interruption.

During this month-long period, the public...

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City News
Posted on: November 5, 2019

11-5-19 Boil Water Order Issued November 2 Lifted

Normal water usage may resume immediately.

A boil water notice issued November 2 for properties located in the following areas has been lifted effective immediately:

  • 1103 to 1305 Gray Drive
  • 1008 to 1306 Culp Drive
  • 1202 to 1317 Franz Drive
  • 1006 to 1118, 1204 and 1216 to 1404 18th Avenue
  • 1101, 1102 and 1...
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City News
Posted on: November 4, 2019

11-4-19 Volunteers Needed for Feast of Sharing

Registration open through December 6 or until filled.

The City of Killeen and H-E-B will host the 12th annual Feast of Sharing Tuesday, December 17. Volunteer registration is open now at KilleenTexas.gov/Volunteer.

Dozens of volunteers are needed to make this event possible. Registration will be accepted onli...

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City News
Posted on: November 4, 2019

11-4-19 Killeen Veterans Day Parade November 11

Central Texas Area Veterans Advisory Committee organizes annual tribute.

The Central Texas Community Veterans Day Parade will march through historic downtown Killeen Monday, November 11, at 11 a.m. Retired Master Sergeant Clifford Petrey will serve as grand marshal.

This year’s parade theme is “Honoring All ...

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City News
Posted on: November 4, 2019

11-4-19 City Offices Closed Monday in Observance of Veterans Day

All City offices will reopen Tuesday.

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

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

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

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City News
Posted on: November 4, 2019

11-4-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for 2227 to 2300 Sparrow Road

Water service interruption for valve installation.

A boil water notice is issued effective November 6 at 8 a.m. for properties located from 2227 to 2300 Sparrow Drive.

A contractor will be installing a new valve on an existing water main and must interrupt water services to complete the project. Water serv...

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City News
Posted on: November 2, 2019

11-2-19 Boil Water Order Issued for Properties on Gray Drive

Crews working to repair water main.

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately November 2 for properties located from 1103 to 1305 Gray Drive.

A water main break occurred and requires an interruption in water service to complete its repair. Crews will remain on scene until the repai...

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City News
Posted on: February 13, 2019

2-13-19 Bob Gilmore Senior Center Operations Relocated

Programs will be offered at Lions Club Park Senior Center through Tuesday.

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

Pl...

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