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Killeen, Texas

Sandpiper Drive, Vireo Drive intersection closed

KILLEEN, Texas (June 27, 2022) – The City of Killeen Transportation Division will be closing the intersection of Sandpiper Drive and Vireo Drive from now through July 28 for maintenance work. Traffic control devices and detours will be in place to guide motorists around the work site. Motorists should...
KILLEEN, TX

Change in City of Killeen’s upcoming trash collection

Monday and Tuesday collections will run a day late due to the holiday. The City of Killeen’s trash collections will run on an amended schedule for the Independence Day holiday. The City of Killeen Offices will be closed Monday, July 4, therefore there will be no collection services on...
KILLEEN, TX
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City Council Accepting Applications for Committee Appointment

KILLEEN, Texas (June 23, 2022) – The Killeen City Council is accepting applications for a regional business leader to fill a current vacancy on the Crime Solutions Committee. The purpose of the Crime Solutions Committee is to study crime, recommend solutions to decrease crime and coordinate, as well as...

Killeen responds to Bell County Drought Disaster Declaration

KILLEEN, Texas (June 23, 2022) – Bell County Judge David Blackburn issued a Drought Disaster Declaration for all of Bell County on June 22. The declaration bans the sale or use of fireworks for Bell County unless a permit is obtained. Permits are issued mostly to public events, including the City of Killeen’s Independence Day Extravaganza next week.
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Grant applications for Killeen nonprofit youth organizations reopen

KILLEEN, Texas (June 22, 2022) – Killeen City Councilmembers have requested to reopen grant funding for Killeen nonprofit youth organizations from now through July 21, 2022. The City of Killeen Public Facility Corporation Youth Organization Assistance Nonprofit Grant Program first opened in April and closed on May 12, 2022. Council then selected 15 eligible nonprofit organizations on May 18 to receive funding, from both the PFC and American Rescue Plan Act, of up to $10,000 each.
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Road closures planned for Saturday, due to Juneteenth Parade

KILLEEN, Texas (June 17, 2022) – The City of Killeen is supporting several Juneteenth events this weekend, including a parade that will go through downtown, closing several streets. The Killeen branch of the NAACP will be hosting a parade that begins at City Hall (101 North College Street) at...

Recreation Services town hall planned for June 22

Public can get input from recreation staff. The City of Killeen’s Recreation Department will hold its quarterly Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, June 22 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Lions Club Senior Center (1700 E. Stan Schlueter Loop). These quarterly town hall meetings are an opportunity for...
KILLEEN, TX

City offices closed Monday for Juneteenth

KILLEEN, Texas (June 15, 2022) – The City of Killeen offices will be closed Monday, June 20 for Juneteenth. The Family Recreation Center will be closed Sunday, but open on Monday from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Trash services will continue unaltered. City offices will return to normal hours...
KILLEEN, TX

Westcliff Road closure planned for June 14

KILLEEN, Texas (June 10, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Water and Sewer division will be closing all lanes of Westcliff Road between the addresses of 2410 and 2502 on Tuesday, June 14 from 7:30a.m. - 5p.m. The lanes will be closed because...
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Robinett Road street maintenance scheduled for June 14 - 18

KILLEEN, Texas (June 10, 2022) – The City of Killeen’s Department of Public Works’ Transportation division will have street maintenance performed on Robinett Road from Watercrest Road to Elms Road from Tuesday, June 14 – Saturday, June 18, weather permitting. Work includes completing asphalt overlay and...
KILLEEN, TX

Chaparral Road lane closure planned for June 13

KILLEEN, Texas (June 9, 2022) – The northbound lane of 4400 Chaparral Road (Chaparral High School) will be closed to through traffic for one day on Monday, June 13 for paving work. The southbound lane will remain open with flaggers to guide traffic around the work site. The new...
KILLEEN, TX

Killeen to hold Independence Day Celebration downtown

The City of Killeen is planning its inaugural Independence Day celebration and fireworks show for Saturday, July 2 in downtown Killeen. This event, which will last from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. at East Avenue D and Gray Street, will be the first fourth of July celebration hosted by the city in decades. It promises to be worth the wait as the evening activities will conclude with one of the biggest fireworks show this area has ever seen.
KILLEEN, TX

Grant applications for Killeen nonprofit organizations reopen

KILLEEN, Texas (June 2, 2022) – Killeen City Councilmembers requested to reopen grant funding for Killeen nonprofit organizations through the Nov. 24, 2022. The City of Killeen ARPA Nonprofit Grant Program first opened in April and closed on May 12, 2022. Council then selected 15 eligible nonprofit organizations on May 18 to receive funding of up to $10,000 each. The funding is through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).
KILLEEN, TX

Trash Collection Delay Reminder

Citizens of Killeen-- We want to send a reminder that due to our extreme Solid Waste staffing shortage, many trash routes are running behind but your trash and brush items WILL be collected by our crews who are working overtime and weekends to ensure your items are disposed of properly.
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