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Terrell: Gaining Unprecedented Momentum as a High Growth Region

Housing restoration, preservation, in-fill residential housing construction, newly-platted housing developments and commer...

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2017 Terrell PD Awards Announced

2017 Civilian of the Year, Jill Baltz and 2017 Officer of the Year James Melton pictured with Mayor D.J. Ory, City Manager...

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Kaufman County Early Voting

Kaufman County early voting begins Tuesday, February 20 and will end Friday, March 2.  Please click “read more”...

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City of Terrell Seeks Public Input to Address Drainage Problems

TERRELL, Texas — February 14, 2018 — The City of Terrell is developing a Drainage Master Plan by evaluating problems that ...

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City of Terrell Hosts Mobile Mammography Event

DO SOMETHING SWEET FOR YOURSELF FOR VALENTINE’S DAY – SCHEDULE YOUR MAMMOGRAM. Tuesday, February 13 – 8:...

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City offices closed on MLK day.

City offices, excluding Emergency Services, will be closed Monday, January 15 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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MCKEOWN NAMED AS TERRELL’S NEW POLICE CHIEF

Ken McKeown, who has served as Interim Police Chief since May, has been named to the position permanently. McKeown spent m...

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Massive entertainment destination, Film Alley, begins building in Terrell

Upon its completion, the Film Alley project will be even bigger than the neighboring Buc-ee’s travel center.  Please...

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Knox Box Rapid Entry Systems

Trusted by thousands of fire and law enforcement agencies for over 40 years, Knox Rapid Access Solutions has provided firs...

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City Adopts New Downtown Plan

Downtown Terrell is the center of community activity and the heart of the City.  With the input, feedback, and support pro...

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Events

City of Terrell Hosts Mobile Mammography Event

DO SOMETHING SWEET FOR YOURSELF FOR VALENTINE’S DAY – SCHEDULE YOUR MAMMOGRAM. Tuesday, February 13 – 8:...

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Safety Survey Letter

Over the last year, the Terrell Fire Marshal’s Office began analyzing historical data on insurable loss fires within the C...

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Terrell ISD is transforming schools in Terrell, Texas!

A new and innovative project has been completed at an elementary school in Terrell. The district posted video to Facebook ...

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Employment Postings

Police Officer

The City of Terrell is accepting applications for the position of entry-level police officer until May 17, 2018, to serve ...

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Maintenance Worker

The City of Terrell is accepting applications for the position of maintenance worker in the water/sewer distribution depar...

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Bids & Proposals

Contract Mowing City of Terrell (Bid No. 3-14-18)

BID OPENING: MARCH 14, 2018 10:00 a.m. Terrell City Council Chambers 201 E. Nash St Terrell, Texas 75160. Sealed bids must...

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NINTH STREET DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS

The work to be performed consists of furnishing all materials, equipment and tools; performing all necessary labor and sup...

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Police Notices

A Message From the Chief of Police:

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Support for Terrell Police

On Friday, July 8, 2016, Chief Jody L. Lay of the Terrell Police Department, as well as Asst. City Manager Mike Sims recei...

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Kaufman County National Police Week Memorial Ceremony 2017

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Police Announce New Non-emergency Number

If you have a non-emergency need for the Terrell Police Department, police ask that you call on the new non-emergency main...

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Can you identify this suspect?

Press release of a Burglary of a Vehicle September 26, 2016 Video of crime Suspects car Contact: Captain A. D. Sansom Terr...

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Video – What to expect during a routine traffic stop

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Ask the Mayor

Animals in the City limites

I am looking to buy a home in the city limits that is 4 acres and would like to have goats and or horses. Is that allowed ...

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Park Master Plan

I see the master plan document and I was wanting to know if that plan is in motion and what steps has the board done to mo...

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How is the new home development going in Terrell?

Q. – How is the new home development going in Terrell? I see a lot of retail coming, is there planned subdivisions i...

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When will the Bucee’s hotel be opening?

Q. – When will the Bucee’s hotel be opening? Answer – Thanks for your inquiry. The hotel in question is the new Fair...

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What is the order of chain of command beginning with the city inspector…

Q. – What is the order of chain of command beginning with the city inspector. In order, I would like to know who is ...

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Can anyone fish on the city lake, or is it private?

Can anyone fish on the city lake, or is it private? Thank you for your inquiry. Currently, the city lake is not open to th...

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I was informed you are Mayor and you take no salary. Also, I observed you as a spokesman at a city council meeting. In the city I just left, that would have been a direct conflict of interest. Please explain.

I was informed you are Mayor and you take no salary.  Also, I observed you as a spokesman at a city council meeting. In th...

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I have heard rumors that Olive Garden was going to be building a restaurant near Buc-ee’s.

I have heard rumors that Olive Garden was going to be building a restaurant near Buc-ee’s. I have not been able to f...

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I was under the impression that Chik-fil-a was going in near Buc-ee’s this year. It is now July. What is the latest on this?

I was under the impression that Chik-fil-a was going in near Buc-ee’s this year. It is now July. What is the latest ...

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What board or entity sets the city property tax rate and…

Q. -What board or entity sets the city property tax rate and homestead exemption amounts for the City of Terrell and how c...

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