Category: Public Notices

MLK Holiday

City Hall will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Offices will reopen for normal business at 8 a.m., Tuesday., Jan. 21, 2020.

Softball Registration



Jan. 6 – Feb. 16, 2020

Ages 5-14

$35 per athlete

Register online at

For more information send an email to [email protected]


Spring Baseball Registration

Ages 3-14

Jan. 6-Feb. 16

Register online at

$35 per athlete

For more information, send an email to [email protected]


Kaufman County is now offering a new convenience station, operated by Black Jack Disposal, at 287 FM 429 N. in Terrell. The facility offers free plastic, paper, cardboard and aluminum recycling. In addition, residents can pay for the following services: disposal of household waste, brush, electronics, appliances and household hazardous waste.
Days of operation:
Wednesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Black Jack Disposal  will be offering Clean Up events for the county  throughout the year.
For more information, call 469-376-4140
Residents also can take advantage of two annual disposals per year at no charge at the Terrell Citizens Convenience Station on CR 319. Residents must obtain a free permit at City Hall, 201 E. Nash St. prior to disposal

City Hall Thanksgiving Holiday

City Hall will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 so employees can celebrate Thanksgiving with their families. City Hall will reopen at 8 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019.

City Council Passes Resolution Backing County Bond Initiatives

Terrell City Council Passes Resolution

Backing Nov. 5 County Bond Initiatives

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972-551-6600, ext. 222

SEPT. 17, 2019  – Terrell City Council passed Resolution No. 938 in support of the Kaufman County Transportation Bond Program and the Kaufman County Facilities Bond Program at their regular meeting Sept. 17 at Terrell City Hall.

“The City Council recognizes the county’s need for a leveraging tool that will assist them in procuring TxDOT and Regional Transportation Council monies,” said Mayor Rick Carmona of the $104,100,000 transportation bond proposal that will go before voters in the November election.

“Passage of this bond also would ensure that we are able to continue our partnerships that have resulted in the successful design and construction of roads that improve connectivity and safety for our citizens while alleviating congestion for those travelling throughout Kaufman County,” Carmona said.

Council also is supporting the $50,000,000 facilities bond, the majority of which would be allocated to funding a new Kaufman County Justice Center.

“A new justice center would allow the county to operate more efficiently by substantially eliminating the amount of time officers currently devote to transporting criminals to different facilities for court appearances. We believe this initiative would improve safety measures by eliminating congestion at the courthouse and allowing law enforcement officers to focus on crime prevention efforts,” Carmona said.

“Most importantly, the County has assured us that these measures can be successfully implemented while delivering an 8.8 percent tax cut to the citizens,” Carmona said.

Carmona said he and his fellow Council members are committed to encouraging the residents of Terrell to vote “yes” to both measures on the November 5 election.


Annexation Public Hearing Notice #2019-11 (A)




The City of Terrell, Texas, proposes to institute annexation proceeding #2019-11(A) Phase I to enlarge and extend the boundary limits of said City to include certain property consisting of 222.47 acres of land in Kaufman County, Texas.  A map of the entire area to be annexed is attached.

A complete description of the proposed property to be annexed is available at

Terrell City Hall, 201 East Nash Street, Terrell, Texas  75160 or is available on the City of Terrell website at

Two public hearings will be held by and before the Terrell City Council, the first to occur on the 15th day of August, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. and the second on the 20th day of August, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. The hearings will be held in the City Council Chambers at Terrell City Hall, 201 East Nash, Terrell, Texas, 75160 for all persons interested in the above proposed annexation.

At those times and places all such persons shall have the right to appear and be heard on all said matters and things, all persons interested in the things and matters herein mentioned, will take notice.

By Resolution No. 931 of the City Council of the City of Terrell, Texas, passed on the 27th day of June, 2019.

9-1-1 Call Difficulties

Terrell, like other cities throughout the nation, has been experiencing sporadic difficulties reaching emergency services via 9-1-1. Anyone needing emergency service who is unable to get through should call this non-emergency number: 469-474-2700

LeCroy named new Fire Chief for City of Terrell

Michael “Shane” LeCroy,Michael “Shane” LeCroy, being named fire chief for the City of Terrell is the culmination of a career dream. A Terrell native, LeCroy began his firefighting career as a member of the Terrell Volunteer Fire Department, a position he held from 1987 until 2012.

LeCroy, who served as a volunteer with some of Terrell’s previous fire chiefs, said he is excited about serving as the fire chief in his hometown.

“Terrell has always been the no. 1 prospect for me,” he said.
LeCroy comes to Terrell with a wealth of educational training and more than 30 years of experience on the fire service.

In 1988, LeCroy began his paid career with the University Park Fire Department. Upon joining University Park, he was sent to Arlington Fire Department Fire Academy, where he became the academy’s first graduate. He then went on to attend Paramedic School at UT Southwestern.

Throughout his tenure at University Park, LeCroy climbed the ranks, from driver, to captain, to Assistant Chief, a position he held for 10 years.

LeCroy is joining the City of Terrell during the midst of unprecedented growth, a challenge he readily accepts.

“The city is growing and needs the department to grow with it,” LeCroy said.

LeCroys said is looking forward to the opportunity to serve his community.

The city’s newest face said he intends to move the department forward by continuing to seek out grant opportunities and cooperative efforts with local volunteers.

“I have a lot of respect for volunteers,” LeCroy said, adding that volunteers are normally employed with paid departments who bring a lot of experience to the table. “I am fully convinced that my experience as a volunteer contributed to my promotional success at University Park,” LeCroy said, adding that he had a working fire the first five days he served as a volunteer.

When LeCroy is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family. He and his wife Mindy have two grown children, Shane LeCroy Jr., who is a firefighter in Rowlett and a daughter Brandy Voge. He also has four grandchildren, Hudson and Jacks LeCroy and Landon and Cheyenne Voge.

LeCroy said he also enjoys hunting and has recently taken up golf.

LeCroy holds an Associate’s degree in Applied Science from Trinity Valley Community College and a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science degree in Emergency Management Administration from West Texas A & M. In addition, LeCroy holds multiple Texas Commission on Fire Protection certifications.