Category: City News

Public Hearing for Annexation

The City of Alvord proposes to institute annexation proceedings to enlarge and extend the boundary limits of said city to include the following described territory, to-wit: A 3.481 acre tract of land, lying within the James Pinchback Survey, Abstract Number 674, City of Alvord, Wise County, Texas A public hearing will be held by and … Continued

Meals on Wheels Wise County

Meals on Wheels has been guided by a single goal since the first known U.S. delivery by a small group of Philadelphia citizens in 1954 – to support our senior neighbors to extend their independence and health as they age. What started as a compassionate idea has grown into one of the largest and most … Continued

New Additions At Elm Creek Park

Recently, a brand new playground was completed at Elm Creek. It was conveniently placed very close to the baseball fields. The idea for the placement was to allow parents that are at the park watching a ballgame to feel more comfortable allowing their children to play at a closer and safer distance.  The new playground … Continued

Water Tower Project Reaches New Heights

Construction crews have been hard at work on the city’s new water tower. Faced with rain, sleet, snow, and cold days, the crews have worked safe and efficient. Completion of the project is forecasted to be June 2022. Crews have been welding together the different sections on location. Today the tower reaches new heights as … Continued

City Adopts New Software

In late 2021, City council approved an agreement with iamgis.net to provide a web-based software application for the tracking and maintenance of city infrastructure. City staff has already put it to work in developing maps for water and wastewater assets. It will be utilized in the near future for street projects and drainage as well. … Continued

Tower Project Gets Off the Ground

The new water tower begins to take shape at the corner of Elm and O’Neill Streets, as 2022 gets underway. Construction contractors estimate that it will be constructed in around 90 days. After which, it will be painted, inspected, and prepped for service. We hope to have it tied into the system by summer-time.

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