Now Hiring – Part-time Meter Reader

Posted on December 1, 2022

Under the direction of the Public Works Director, the Meter Reader reads water meters in order to record consumption so that billing can have an accurate amount to charge the customers. The position is responsible for reading and re-reading of water meters by exposing buried meters, reading and recording meter usage accurately and responding to...

Public Hearing Held September 15, 2022 for Tax Rate

Posted on October 12, 2022

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...

Meals on Wheels Wise County

Posted on May 16, 2022

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...

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Posted on May 5, 2022

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New Additions At Elm Creek Park

Posted on April 4, 2022

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...

Water Tower Project Reaches New Heights

Posted on February 14, 2022

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...

City Adopts New Software

Posted on January 6, 2022

In late 2021, City council approved an agreement with 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....

Tower Project Gets Off the Ground

Posted on January 6, 2022

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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