Category: City News

Holiday Grease Roundup

RECYCLE YOUR USED COOKING OIL FOR A GOOD CAUSE! The City of Alvord has joined the Holiday Grease Roundup and citizens are encouraged to drop off their used cooking oils at the designated drop off location: 915 West Bypass 287. Holiday foods can be hard on the diet – and on pipes and sewer systems! … Continued

Public Hearing Held September 15, 2022 for Tax Rate

The public hearing opened at 6:25 p.m. regarding the Alvord municipal budget for fiscal year 2023, maintenance and operations tax rate and interest and sinking fund tax rate (debt tax rate) to support the budget and public debt payments. With no one requesting to speak, the public hearing closed at 6:32 p.m. and Council Member … 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

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