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Posted on: December 10, 2019

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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.

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City News
Posted on: November 23, 2019

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

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

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

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.

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City News
Posted on: November 19, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: October 29, 2019

10-29-19 Public Invited to Learn More about City Manager Finalists

Four finalists for city manager will be in Killeen November 1 and 2. Kent Cagle, Torry Edwards, Aretha Ferrell-Benavides and Stephen Williams have been invited for interviews. The public is invited to learn more about each candidate at two events Friday.

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City News
Posted on: October 28, 2019

10-28-19 City Surplus Auction November 9

The City of Killeen will hold a surplus auction Saturday, November 9, 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, f...

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City News
Posted on: October 27, 2019

10-27-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for Properties in the Area of Stonetree Golf Club

A boil water notice issued October 21 for properties located in the following areas has been lifted effective immediately:

  • E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard, from Stonetree Drive to Roy Reynolds Drive
  • Stonetree Drive, from E. Veterans Memorial to FM 2410
  • The we...
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City News
Posted on: October 26, 2019

10-26-19 Boil Water Notice Extended for Properties in the Area of Stonetree Golf Club

A boil water notice issued October 21 for properties in the following areas has been extended:

  • E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard, from Stonetree Drive to Roy Reynolds Drive
  • Stonetree Drive, from E. Veterans Memorial to FM 2410
  • The west side of Roy Reynolds Driv...
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City News
Posted on: October 25, 2019

10-25-19 City Wishes Trick-or-Treaters a Safe Halloween

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

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

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City News
Posted on: October 25, 2019

10-25-19 Tommie Harris Fitness Center to be Closed for Improvements

The Tommie Harris Fitness Center, located on the top floor of the Family Recreation Center at Lions Club Park, will be closed October 28 through 31 for improvements. It will reopen November 1.

The closure will allow the installation of new cardio equipment...

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City News
Posted on: October 25, 2019

10-25-19 Residents Receiving SLWA Solicitation for Water & Sewer Line Coverages

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

All City of Killeen reside...

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City News
Posted on: October 23, 2019

10-23-19 Killeen City Manager Finalists Named

Killeen City Council has named four finalists in its search for a new city manager. Kent Cagle, Torry Edwards, Aretha Ferrell-Benavides and Stephen Williams have been invited to Killeen November 1 and 2 for interviews.

A nationwide search produced 29 appli...

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City News
Posted on: October 22, 2019

10-22-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for Alta Vista Drive and Chippendale Drive

A boil water notice issued October 15 for properties located from 1101 to 1221 Alta Vista Drive and 1116 to 1719 Chippendale Drive has been lifted effective immediately.

A water main was being repositioned causing an interruption in service and necessitati...

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City News
Posted on: October 21, 2019

10-21-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for Properties in the Area of Stonetree Golf Club

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

  • E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard, from Stonetree Drive to Roy Reynolds Drive
  • Stonetree Drive, from E. Veterans Memorial to FM 2410
  • The west side of Roy Reynolds Drive, f...
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City News
Posted on: October 17, 2019

10-17-19 Closure on Estelle and Metropolitan October 21 to November 15

Metropolitan Drive, at Estelle Avenue, will be closed October 21 to November 15 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. The road will be reopened to through traffic at the end of each shift.

Crews will be repairing the damaged concrete valley and portions of the sidew...

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City News
Posted on: October 16, 2019

10-16-19 Overnight Closure on Veterans Memorial Boulevard Thursday to Friday

Veterans Memorial Boulevard, at 20th Street, will be closed Thursday from 11 p.m. to Friday at 7 a.m. The road will then be reopened to through traffic.

Crews will be repairing a signal pole pedestal base and signal heads and must enter the roadway to comp...

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City News
Posted on: October 15, 2019

10-15-19 Street Maintenance Scheduled October 23 through November 30

Killeen City Council established a Street Maintenance Fee that took effect July 1 to improve the condition of Killeen’s roadway infrastructure. To jumpstart the program, funding was set aside to address an initial grouping of streets.

The followi...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

10-15-19 Senior Town Hall Meeting October 23

The City of Killeen will host a Senior Town Hall Meeting Wednesday, October 23, at 2:30 p.m. at the Killeen Community Center, 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard. Senior citizens and the public are invited to attend.

City staff has organized the meeting to...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

10-15-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for Alta Vista Drive

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately October 15 for properties located from 1101 to 1221 Alta Vista Drive and 1116 to 1719 Chippendale Drive.

A contractor hired by the City is lowering the water main on Alta Vista Drive to accommodate the in...

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City News
Posted on: October 9, 2019

10-9-19 Killeen Code Enforcement Seeks Contractors

The City of Killeen Code Enforcement Division is seeking businesses or individuals to perform a variety of services. Contractors are currently needed for:

  • Mowing small and large properties
  • Removal of stagnant water from swimming pools
  • Securing window and doo...
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City News
Posted on: October 9, 2019

10-9-19 City Offers Cybersecurity Training to Public October 19

Mayor Jose Segarra has proclaimed October as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in Killeen, and the City’s Information Technology Department is offering free training to the public to mark the observance. Cybersecurity Training is scheduled ...

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City News
Posted on: October 9, 2019

10-9-19 Drainage Utility Fee Meetings Scheduled

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: October 7, 2019

10-7-19 City Offices Closed in Observance of Columbus Day

City of Killeen offices will be closed Monday, October 14, in observance of Columbus Day.

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

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

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City News
Posted on: October 2, 2019

10-2-19 Household Hazardous Waste Collection October 12 in Temple

Killeen residents are invited to participate in a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection event in Temple Saturday, October 12, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Temple Public Works Department, 3210 E. Avenue H.

Accepted materials include paints, pesticides, ...

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City News
Posted on: October 2, 2019

10-2-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for 2301 Atkinson and 400 N. WS Young

A boil water notice issued September 23 for properties located at 2301 Atkinson Avenue and 400 N. WS Young Drive has been lifted effective immediately.

A valve broken during routine valve maintenance interrupted water service and necessitated the boil wate...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

9-26-19 Daily Closure on Ronald Drive

City crews are repairing damaged drainage and road sections at 4604 Ronald Drive. The project will continue weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through October 10.

Work involves repair of a concrete drainage valley and removal and replacement of damaged a...

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

9-25-19 Cardinal Avenue to be Closed Thursday

Cardinal Avenue, from Harris Avenue to Parmer Avenue, will be closed Thursday, September 26, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The lane will be reopened to through traffic at the end of the day.

The lane closure is for the installation of a sewer service line and requ...

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

9-24-19 Mickey’s Dog Park to Close for Annual Maintenance

Mickey’s Dog Park will close for annual maintenance October 1 through 22. It will reopen October 23.

The dog park is closed each year for seasonal lawn preparation that includes seeding and establishing winter grass.

Dogs may enjoy other Killeen p...

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City News
Posted on: September 23, 2019

9-23-19 Lane Closure on Eastbound Wheeler Wednesday and Thursday

The eastbound lane of Wheeler Avenue, from Ridgemont Drive to Bonnie Drive, will be closed Wednesday and Thursday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The lane will be reopened to through traffic outside of working hours.

The lane closure is for the installation of a fir...

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

9-23-19 Barktoberfest Returns to Lions Club Park October 5

Barktoberfest, Killeen’s signature dog event, is back October 5 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lions Club Park. The event is free and open to the public.

Free activities will include off leash play areas for large and small dogs, open swim at the Fami...

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

9-23-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for 2301 Atkinson and 400 N. WS Young

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately September 23 for properties located at 2301 Atkinson Avenue and 400 N. WS Young Drive.

A valve broke during routine valve maintenance and has interrupted service. Crews are working to repair the valve and...

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City News
Posted on: September 17, 2019

9-17-19 City Council Unanimously Adopts Balanced FY 2020 Budget

Killeen City Council unanimously adopted the annual budget for Fiscal Year 2020 and voted to maintain the current tax rate at a special meeting tonight. The new budget goes into effect October 1.

The adopted budget is balanced with $209 million in planned ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

9-13-19 Lane Closure on Eastbound Rancier Monday and Tuesday

The eastbound outside lane of Rancier Avenue, from Jackson Street to Stewart Street, will be closed Monday and Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The inside lane will remain open to through traffic.

The lane closure is for replacement of a sanitary sewer main a...

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City News
Posted on: September 13, 2019

9-13-19 Citywide Youth Resource Fair September 28

The City of Killeen will host a free Youth Resource Fair September 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Killeen Community Center, 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard.

The event is open for all ages and will include fun activities for kids including snow cones,...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

9-13-19 First Time Homebuyer Education Class September 28

The City of Killeen will host a free First Time Homebuyer Education Class September 28, from 1 to 5:30 p.m. The location is to be announced.

Participants will receive valuable information regarding the home buying process, mortgage options, money managemen...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

9-9-19 Lions Club Park Senior Center to Host Senior Health Fair

Lions Club Park Senior Center will host a free Senior Health Fair Tuesday, September 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free, and attendees do not have to be senior center members.

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

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

9-5-19 Ventriloquist Ian Varella in Killeen September 8

Killeen Public Libraries and the Civic and Conference Center have partnered to bring professional ventriloquist Ian Varella to perform in Killeen Sunday, September 8. The show is free and starts at 2:30 p.m. at Killeen Civic and Conference Center, 3601 So...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

9-3-19 City Council Holds Budget and Tax Rate Public Hearings

Public hearings on the proposed Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Budget and Plan of Municipal Services and the proposed tax rate were conducted at a special City Council Meeting at 5 p.m. tonight. A second set of hearings is scheduled September 10 at 5 p.m.

The pro...

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Posted on: August 31, 2019

8-31-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for Danielle Drive

A boil water notice issued August 29 for properties located at 111 to 215 Danielle Drive has been lifted effective immediately.

Extension of a water main interrupted water service and necessitated the boil water order.

Water quality tests have been complete...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

8-30-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for Flintstone Circle

A boil water notice issued August 28 for properties located at 2301 to 2410 Flintstone Circle has been lifted effective immediately.

Emergency valve replacement interrupted water service and necessitated the boil water order.

Water quality tests have been c...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

8-30-19 Volunteer Orientation September 14

Volunteer Killeen will host volunteer orientation September 14 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Killeen Community Center, 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard.

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

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

8-30-19 Citywide Youth Roundtable September 7

The City of Killeen Recreation Services Department will host a citywide Youth Roundtable event September 7 from 12 to 2 p.m. at Killeen Community Center, 2201 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard.

Local youth-oriented organizations are invited to this free event...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

8-28-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for Flintstone Circle

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately August 28 for properties located at 2301 to 2410 Flintstone Circle.

An emergency valve replacement is underway, and water services are unavailable while work is completed.

Affected properties have been not...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

8-27-19 Budget Presentations Continue

City Council continued hearing staff presentations of the Fiscal Year 2020 Proposed Budget at a special workshop this afternoon. They also received presentations from community partner organizations that request City funds each year.

Support Services are t...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

8-27-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for Danielle Drive

A boil water notice is issued effective Thursday, August 29, for properties located at 111 to 215 Danielle Drive.

A contractor is extending a water main for new development and must interrupt water service to complete the work necessitating the boil order....

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

8-23-19 City Offices Closed in Observance of Labor Day

City of Killeen offices will be closed September 2 in observance of Labor Day.

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

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

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

8-20-19 City Manager Provides Final 100-Day Report to Council

Killeen City Manager Ron Olson presented his ninth and final 100-day report to Killeen City Council in executive session at Tuesday’s workshop. He announced in June that he will retire October 1.

The report detailed organizational accomplishments...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

8-20-19 Killeen Sets Preliminary Tax Rate

City Council set the preliminary tax rate for Fiscal Year 2020 at 74.98 cents, the current rate, at a special meeting tonight. The preliminary rate may not be exceeded when adopted with the budget.

Council deliberated three alternatives in setting the tax ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

8-20-19 School Zone Light Testing Friday

School zone flashing lights will be active in Killeen Friday in preparation for the first day of school August 26.

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

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

8-19-19 End of Season Pool Hours Start

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

Special Labor Day Weekend hours are as follows:

Family Aquatics Center:August 31 ...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

8-19-19 Dinosaur George Brings Big Fun to Killeen

Dinosaur George will bring his traveling natural history museum to Killeen Civic & Conference Center Saturday from 1 to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

The museum features dozens of artifacts and repli...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

8-16-19 Internal Audit of Killeen Volunteers Recommends Better Defining Mission, Role

City Auditor Matthew Grady performed an independent examination of the status and effectiveness of the relationship between the City of Killeen and Killeen Volunteers, Inc. He has published his findings for public review.

Killeen Volunteers, Inc. (KVI) was...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

8-15-19 Closure on Curtis Drive Monday and Tuesday

Curtis Drive, from Diana Drive to Kaitlyn Drive, will be closed Monday and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The road will be reopened to through traffic at the end of each day.

Crews will be installing a water main and must enter the roadway to complete the w...

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City News
Posted on: August 15, 2019

8-15-19 Back to School Dance Saturday

Killeen Youth Advisory Commission is hosting a Back to School Dance Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Killeen Community Center. The dance is free and open to kids ages 12 to 18.

The event will include a DJ, dancing, refreshments and giveaways. Attendees are enc...

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City News
Posted on: August 15, 2019

8-14-19 Lane Closure on Eastbound Rancier Friday

The eastbound outside lane of Rancier Avenue, from N. 18th Street to French Street, will be closed Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The inside lane will remain open to through traffic.

The lane closure is for repair of a sanitary sewer main and requires enteri...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

8-13-19 Departmental Presentations begin in Proposed Budget Deliberations

Departmental budget presentations began at a special City Council Workshop tonight following City Manager Ron Olson’s delivery of the Fiscal Year 2020 Proposed Annual Budget August 6. The core function areas of Public Works, Recreation Services ...

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City News
Posted on: August 9, 2019

8-9-19 Boil Water Order Lifted for Commerce Drive

A boil water notice issued August 4 for properties located at 421 to 441 and 501 N. 38th Street and 3125 Commerce Drive has been lifted effective immediately.

Scheduled fire hydrant maintenance caused a loss of water pressure necessitating the boil water o...

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City News
Posted on: August 9, 2019

8-9-19 Utility Bills Now Reflect Street Maintenance Fee Charge

City of Killeen utility bills received in August reflect the charge of a new Street Maintenance Fee. This is a monthly fee that will now be applied to each bill.

Each single-family home is billed a Street Maintenance Fee of $1.70 per month. Other residenti...

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City News
Posted on: August 9, 2019

8-9-19 Back 2 School Splash Bash August 17

The City of Killeen will host its annual Back 2 School Splash Bash Saturday, August 17, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Family Aquatics Center at Lions Club Park.

The event is free and open to children ages 5 to 12. In addition to the pools and slides, there will ...

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City News
Posted on: August 6, 2019

8-6-19 City Manager Delivers Proposed Budget to City Council

City Manager Ron Olson delivered his proposed Fiscal Year 2020 Proposed Annual Budget to City Council at tonight’s special meeting. Council received the document along with an overview of its contents before setting September 3 as the date for a...

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City News
Posted on: August 5, 2019

8-5-19 Boil Water Order Lifted

A boil water notice issued August 2 for properties located at 1002 N. 38th Street and 3301 E. Rancier Avenue, buildings C102, C103 and C103D has been lifted effective immediately.

Scheduled fire hydrant maintenance caused a loss of water pressure necessita...

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City News
Posted on: August 2, 2019

8-2-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for Addresses 38th Street and Commerce Drive

A boil water notice is issued effective Sunday, August 4, for properties located at 421 to 441 and 501 N. 38th Street and 3125 Commerce Drive.

Scheduled fire hydrant replacement at 7 a.m. August 4 will interrupt water service and necessitate the boil order...

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City News
Posted on: August 1, 2019

8-1-19 Speed Limit Change on East Trimmier Road

The speed limit on East Trimmier Road has been reduced from 50 miles per hour to 45 miles per hour. The change is effective Monday.

City crews will be removing and relocating speed limit signs Monday. New 45 mph signs will be marked by temporary flags for ...

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City News
Posted on: July 31, 2019

7-31-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for Addresses 38th Street and Rancier

A boil water notice is issued effective Friday, August 2, for properties located at 1002 N. 38th Street and 3301 E. Rancier Avenue, buildings C102, C103 and C103D.

Scheduled fire hydrant replacement will interrupt water service and necessitate the boil ord...

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City News
Posted on: July 26, 2019

7-26-19 Lane Closure on Westbound Rancier Avenue

The westbound outside lane of E. Rancier Avenue at 38th Street will be closed Monday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. The inside lane will remain open to through traffic.

The lane closure is for repair of a fire hydr...

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City News
Posted on: July 26, 2019

7-26-19 Speed Limit Change on Featherline Road

The speed limit on Featherline Road has been reduced from 45 miles per hour to 40 miles per hour. The change is effective Monday.

City crews will be removing speed limit signs and posting the new 40 miles per hour signs Monday. Temporary flags will be moun...

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City News
Posted on: July 19, 2019

7-18-19 Movies in Your Park Series Finale July 26

Killeen’s free 2019 Movies in Your Park series finale is July 26 at 8 p.m. at Killeen Amphitheater, located next to the Killeen Community Center. The featured presentation will be The LEGO Movie 2.

The movie is free and starts at dusk. Pre-show g...

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City News
Posted on: July 16, 2019

7-16-19 Closures on Pamela Street and Alta Mira Drive

Pamela Street, from Kimberly Lane to Barbara Lane, and Alta Mira Drive, from Terrace Drive to Conder Street, are closed daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through August 2. The roads will be reopened to through traffic at the end of each day.

Both roads are under...

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City News
Posted on: July 16, 2019

7-16-19 Lane Closure on Westbound Rancier Avenue

The westbound outside lane of E. Rancier Avenue between Stewart Street and French Street will be closed July 17 and 18 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The inside lane will remain open to through traffic.

The lane closure is for sewer main replacement that requires e...

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City News
Posted on: July 15, 2019

7-15-19 Pavement Marking Begins on Killeen 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:

  • WS Young Drive, from Stagecoach Road to Elms Road
  • Trimmier Road, from Stan Schlueter ...
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City News
Posted on: July 10, 2019

7-10-19 Killeen Public Library Brings Mad Science Event to Town

Killeen Public Library is bringing Mad Science from Austin for an interactive learning event Thursday, July 18, at 10 a.m. at Killeen Arts & Activities Center. The event is free and open to all ages.

Mad Science is designed to showcase science in excit...

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City News
Posted on: July 10, 2019

7-10-19 Luau at the Family Aquatics Center July 20

The Family Aquatics Center at Lions Club Park is hosting a luau July 20 from 7 to 9 p.m. The event is open to all ages.

Water slides, pools and all other features will be open. There will also be Hawaiian-themed fun throughout the evening.

Regular admission...

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City News
Posted on: July 10, 2019

7-10-19 Household Hazardous Waste Collection July 20

Killeen residents are invited to participate in a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection event Saturday, July 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Killeen Special Events Center, 3301 S. WS Young Drive.

Accepted materials include paints, pesticides, herbicid...

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City News
Posted on: July 10, 2019

7-10-19 Utility Bills Reflect Upcoming Street Maintenance Fee Charge

City of Killeen utility bills received in July will show a new Street Maintenance Fee charge and a credit for that charge. In order to prepare customers for the assessment of the fee, the City has added the charge and credit to show what each account will...

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City News
Posted on: July 8, 2019

7-8-19 Boil Water Order not Necessary for Properties on Oak Vista Circle

A boil water notice issued at noon July 8 for properties located at 4401 to 4511 Oak Vista Circle is not necessary. Normal water usage may resume immediately.

Repairs to a water main leak were expected to interrupt water service; however, crews were able t...

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City News
Posted on: July 8, 2019

7-8-19 Boil Water Notice Issued for Addresses on Oak Vista Circle

A boil water notice is issued effective immediately for properties located at 4401 to 4511 Oak Vista Circle.

A water main leak has interrupted water service. Crews are working to repair the line and restore service. Once service is restored, all water shou...

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City News
Posted on: July 3, 2019

7-3-19 Movies in Your Park Series Continues July 12

Killeen’s free 2019 Movies in Your Park series continues July 12 at 8 p.m. at Killeen Amphitheater, located next to the Killeen Community Center. The featured presentation will be How to Train Your Dragon 3.

The remaining series schedule is as fo...

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City News
Posted on: July 3, 2019

7-3-19 Killeen Municipal Court Seeks Volunteer Student Attorneys

Killeen Municipal Court is seeking volunteer student attorneys to participate in its Teen Court program. A training session is scheduled Saturday, July 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.at the court, located at 200 E. Avenue D.

Volunteer student attorneys will be ...

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City News
Posted on: July 3, 2019

7-3-19 Killeen Expands Recycling Services

The City of Killeen has added two locations to improve recycling convenience for residents. The new locations are at the Clear Creek water tower at 6520 Clear Creek Road and near Killeen Rodeo Grounds at 3201 S. WS Young Drive.

Recyclers can take all types...

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City News
Posted on: July 3, 2019

7-3-19 Boil Water Order Lifted

A boil water notice issued June 24 for properties located at the following addresses has been lifted effective immediately:

  • 1101 to 1712 Jackson Street
  • 1101 to 1306 Toliver Street
  • 1107 to 1709 Smith Drive

Scheduled fire hydrant maintenance interrupted water s...

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City News
Posted on: July 1, 2019

7-1-19 Killeen Hosting District Baseball Tournament

Killeen Parks and Recreation is hosting the Texas Teenage Baseball District 7 Boys 10U Tight Base Tournament July 1 through 4 at Lions Club Park. The public is invited to attend.

Players are boys ages 10 and under from Killeen, Florence and Salado. Seventy...

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City News
Posted on: June 28, 2019

6-28-19 Grand Jury Indicts Killeen Election Judge

A Killeen municipal election judge was indicted by the Bell County Grand Jury Wednesday. Klaus Michael Adam was arraigned and released on bond today for the charge of criminal attempt illegal voting.

During the May 4, 2019 City of Killeen municipal electio...

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City News
Posted on: June 27, 2019

6-27-19 Pet-tacular Adoption Promotion Aims to Ease Overcrowding at Killeen Shelter

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

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

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City News
Posted on: June 27, 2019

6-27-19 City Offices Closed Independence Day

City offices will be closed Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

Garbage collection will run on its normal schedule. Solid Waste administrative offices, the Transfer Station and the Recyc...

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City News
Posted on: June 25, 2019

6-25-19 Lane Closure Extended on Westbound Rancier Avenue

The westbound outside lane of East Rancier Avenue near the intersection of 4th Street will continue to be closed daily from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. through June 28. The inside lane will remain open to through traffic.

The lane closure is for concrete replacement....

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City News
Posted on: June 25, 2019

6-25-19 Public Prayer Invited at Killeen City Council Meetings

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

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City News
Posted on: June 25, 2019

6-25-19 Chaparral Road to be Closed Daily for Six Months

Chaparral Road will be closed from West Trimmier Road to Featherline Road daily beginning June 26. All through traffic will be detoured between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. for approximately six months.

The road closure is for the extension of a water ma...

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City News
Posted on: June 24, 2019

6-23-19 Killeen to Host State Softball Tournament

Killeen Parks and Recreation will host the Texas Teenage Softball District 7 Girls 12U Tournament June 24 through 27 at Lions Club Park. The public is invited to attend.

Players are girls ages 12 and under from Killeen, Copperas Cove, Gatesville Harker Hei...

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City News
Posted on: June 20, 2019

6-20-19 Movies in Your Park Series Continues June 28

Killeen’s free 2019 Movies in Your Park series continues June 28 at 8 p.m. at Killeen Amphitheater, located next to the Killeen Community Center. The featured presentation will be Wreck it Ralph: Ralph Breaks the Internet.

The series schedule is ...

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City News
Posted on: June 20, 2019

6-20-19 Scheduled Water Outage and Boil Water Notice Monday

A boil water notice is issued effective Monday, June 24, for properties located at the following addresses:

  • 1101 to 1712 Jackson Street
  • 1101 to 1306 Toliver Street
  • 1107 to 1709 Smith Drive

Scheduled fire hydrant maintenance Monday will require interruption of...

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City News
Posted on: June 14, 2019

6-14-19 East Trimmier Road Closure

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

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

Traffi...

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City News
Posted on: June 13, 2019

6-13-19 Lane Closure on Westbound Rancier Avenue

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

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

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City News
Posted on: June 13, 2019

6-13-19 Edgefield Street Closure

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

The closure is for a waterline installation across Edgefield St.

Traffic will...

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City News
Posted on: June 13, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: June 12, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: June 7, 2019

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

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

The series schedule is as follows:

June 14 Smallfoot,&...

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City News
Posted on: June 7, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: June 7, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: June 4, 2019

6-4-19 Killeen Home Buyer Expo June 15

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

Organized by the Community Development Department as part...

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City News
Posted on: June 3, 2019

6-3-19 Youth Volunteer Orientation Saturday

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

The free, ...

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City News
Posted on: June 3, 2019

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

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

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City News
Posted on: June 2, 2019

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

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

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

Complications during scheduled valve maintenance inter...

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City News
Posted on: May 31, 2019

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

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

The lane closure is for right o...

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City News
Posted on: May 31, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: May 30, 2019

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

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

Extensive monitoring an...

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City News
Posted on: May 30, 2019

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

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: May 30, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: May 30, 2019

5-29-19 Phone Payment Center Unavailable Overnight Thursday

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

Online utility payments will not be affected.

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

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City News
Posted on: May 29, 2019

5-29-19 Learn to Swim this Summer

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

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

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City News
Posted on: May 29, 2019

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

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

A variety of hands-on crafting ac...

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City News
Posted on: May 29, 2019

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

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: May 23, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: May 20, 2019

5-20-19 Municipal Offices Closed Memorial Day

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

Emergency services and garbage collection will operate without interruption.

The Transfer Station and Recycle Center will be closed.

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

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City News
Posted on: May 20, 2019

5-20-19 Community Memorial Day Ceremony May 27

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

First Cavalry Division Commander Major General Paul Ca...

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City News
Posted on: May 17, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: May 17, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: May 14, 2019

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

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

The Nolan Creek Flood...

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City News
Posted on: May 10, 2019

5-10-19 Online Payment Center Unavailable Saturday

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

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

Utility payments may be ma...

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City News
Posted on: May 9, 2019

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

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

The Celebrate Killeen Festi...

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City News
Posted on: May 7, 2019

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

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

“Cit...

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City News
Posted on: May 3, 2019

5-3-19 Lane Closure on Bacon Ranch Road

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

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

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City News
Posted on: May 3, 2019

5-3-19 Lane Closure on Southbound WS Young

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

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

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City News
Posted on: May 3, 2019

5-3-19 City Manager Selects Three Department Heads

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

All three appointments wil...

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City News
Posted on: May 2, 2019

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

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

Emergency respo...

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City News
Posted on: April 29, 2019

4-29-19 Killeen Municipal Election Saturday

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

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

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City News
Posted on: April 29, 2019

4-29-19 National Day of Prayer Observance Thursday

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

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

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City News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

4-18-19 Volunteers Needed for Emergency Training

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

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

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City News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

4-18-19 Killeen Election Early Voting Starts Monday

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

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

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City News
Posted on: April 16, 2019

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

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

The Gilmore Center was closed...

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City News
Posted on: April 15, 2019

4-15-19 Killeen Community Center Extending Hours

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

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City News
Posted on: April 15, 2019

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

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

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

Captain Robert “Bob” Gr...

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City News
Posted on: April 15, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: April 12, 2019

4-12-19 Online Payment Center Unavailable Tonight

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

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

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City News
Posted on: April 11, 2019

4-11-19 Municipal Offices Closed April 19

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

Emergency services and garbage collection will operate without interruption.

Killeen Recycling Center and Kill...

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City News
Posted on: April 11, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: April 10, 2019

4-10-19 Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday

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

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

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City News
Posted on: April 10, 2019

4-10-19 Volunteer Orientation Saturday

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

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

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City News
Posted on: April 9, 2019

4-9-19 Online Payment Center Unavailable Wednesday

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

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

Utility payme...

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City News
Posted on: April 5, 2019

4-5-19 City Offers Election Webpage

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

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

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City News
Posted on: April 4, 2019

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

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

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City News
Posted on: April 2, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 31, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 28, 2019

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

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

City crews completed water main repair and restored water service.

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

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City News
Posted on: March 28, 2019

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 26, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 25, 2019

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

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

City crews completed water main repairs and restored water service.

Water quality tests have been completed, an...

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City News
Posted on: March 25, 2019

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

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

City crews completed fire hydrant replacement and restored water service.

Water quality tests have been...

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City News
Posted on: March 25, 2019

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

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

The lane closure is for installation of a fire hydrant.

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City News
Posted on: March 21, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 21, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 21, 2019

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

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

City crews completed repairs and restored water service.

Water quality tests have ...

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City News
Posted on: March 19, 2019

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 18, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 15, 2019

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

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

City crews completed repairs and restored water service.

Water quality tests have been complete...

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City News
Posted on: March 15, 2019

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

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

City crews completed work and restored water service.

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

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City News
Posted on: March 12, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 11, 2019

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 11, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 11, 2019

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

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

City crews completed repairs and restored water service.

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

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City News
Posted on: March 8, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 8, 2019

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 5, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 5, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 5, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 4, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: March 4, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: February 28, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: February 28, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: February 25, 2019

2-25-19 Retirement Reception for Dennis Baldwin Thursday

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

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

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City News
Posted on: February 25, 2019

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

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

City crews completed water line repairs and restored water service.

Water quality tests have ...

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City News
Posted on: February 22, 2019

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

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: February 21, 2019

2-21-19 Audit of Information Technology Operations Released

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

“This audit was con...

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City News
Posted on: February 19, 2019

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

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

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City News
Posted on: February 19, 2019

2-19-19 Annual Father Daughter Dance this Friday

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

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

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City News
Posted on: February 19, 2019

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

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

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City News
Posted on: February 15, 2019

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

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

City crews completed water line repairs and restored water service.

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

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City News
Posted on: February 14, 2019

2-14-19 Household Hazardous Waste Collection February 23

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

Accepted materials include paints, pe...

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City News
Posted on: February 13, 2019

2-13-19 Bob Gilmore Senior Center Operations Relocated

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

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City News
Posted on: February 13, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: February 12, 2019

2-12-19 Lane Closure on Westbound Rancier Tomorrow

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

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

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City News
Posted on: February 12, 2019

2-12-19 Municipal Offices Closed Monday

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

Emergency services and garbage collection will operate without interruption.

Killeen Recycling Center and Killeen Trans...

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City News
Posted on: February 12, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: February 12, 2019

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

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

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City News
Posted on: February 11, 2019

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

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

  • 1701 - 1910 Shoemaker Drive.

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

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City News
Posted on: February 8, 2019

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

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

City crews completed water line repairs and restored water service.

Water quality tests have be...

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City News
Posted on: February 5, 2019

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

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

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City News
Posted on: February 5, 2019

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

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: February 5, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: February 4, 2019

2-4-19 Volunteer Orientation February 9

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

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

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City News
Posted on: February 4, 2019

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

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

 City crews completed fire hydrant repairs and restored water service.

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

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City News
Posted on: February 4, 2019

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

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

The Annual Action...

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City News
Posted on: February 4, 2019

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

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

City crews completed water line repairs and restored water service.

Water quality tests have been comple...

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City News
Posted on: February 1, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: February 1, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: January 29, 2019

1-29-19 Solid Waste Facility Hours Abbreviated Wednesday

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

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

2003 Little Nolan Road

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City News
Posted on: January 28, 2019

1-28-19 Daisy Drive Closure

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

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

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City News
Posted on: January 24, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: January 24, 2019

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

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

A street maintenance fee is a source o...

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City News
Posted on: January 23, 2019

1-23-19 Priest Drive Closure

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

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

Traffic will be detoured duri...

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City News
Posted on: January 22, 2019

1-22-19 Rowdy Drive Closure

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

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

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City News
Posted on: January 22, 2019

1-22-19 Priest Drive Closure

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

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

Traffic will be deto...

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City News
Posted on: January 18, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: January 14, 2019

1-14-19 Municipal Offices Closed Monday

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

Emergency services and garbage collection will operate without interruption.

Killeen Recycle Center and Ki...

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City News
Posted on: January 11, 2019

1-11-19 City of Killeen Recognizes Dedicated Service

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

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

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City News
Posted on: January 10, 2019

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: January 10, 2019

1-10-19 Rescheduled Wreath Retrieval Time January 12

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

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

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City News
Posted on: January 4, 2019

1-4-19 City Manager Selects Assistant City Manager

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

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

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City News
Posted on: January 3, 2019

1-3-19 Wreath Retrieval January 12

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

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

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City News
Posted on: January 2, 2019

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

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

The warming station is set ...

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City News
Posted on: December 28, 2018

12-28-18 Christmas Tree Recycling January 5

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

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

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City News
Posted on: December 28, 2018

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

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

A variety of hands-on crafting...

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City News
Posted on: December 26, 2018

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

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

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

Regular trash collection scheduled Tuesday will be delayed to Wednesday.

All city offices will reopen for normal b...

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City News
Posted on: December 23, 2018

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

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

City crews completed water line repairs and restored water service.

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

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City News
Posted on: December 21, 2018

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

12-20-18 Holiday Contest Winners Announced

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

Christmas...

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City News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

12-20-18 Special Holiday Trash Collections

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

Regular day&...

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City News
Posted on: December 19, 2018

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

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

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City News
Posted on: December 18, 2018

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

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

Emergency services will operate without interruption.

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

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City News
Posted on: December 13, 2018

12-13-18 Craft with the Library Monday

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

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

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City News
Posted on: December 13, 2018

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: December 13, 2018

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: December 12, 2018

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

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

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

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City News
Posted on: December 11, 2018

12-11-18 Rowdy Drive Closure

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

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

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

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

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

“I am looking for a h...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

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

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

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

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

12-6-18 Crafting Continues Monday with Killeen Library

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

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

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

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

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

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

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

12-6-18 Killeen Christmas Parade Saturday

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

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

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

Vote Now for Your Favorite Display

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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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Posted on: December 9, 2019

H-E-B Feast of Sharing December 17

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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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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Killeen Christmas Parade December 14

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Join us in Historic Downtown!

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Killeen Citizens Academy

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The City of Killeen is now accepting applications for the 2020 Killeen Citizens Academy. Applications are due January 3.

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

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

November Issue of City Insight

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See the latest happenings in in our latest issue!

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Stonetree Golf Club has a lot to offer!

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Find out more about amenities, specials, clinics and events.

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

Cen-Tex Race Series

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

New Recycling Trailers

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It's free to go green in Killeen!

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Family Rec Center

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You've tried the rest. Let us show you why we're the best!

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Find a new furry friend!

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

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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