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Sep 27 2016

We Back Our Law Enforcement Campaign

At the press conference today, State Senator and former Mayor Kevin Eltife and Mayor Martin Heines gave an update to the public/private partnership campaign initiated recently to raise money for the purchase of body armor vests for local law enforcement. Eltife announced that the total cost for the vests is: $204,400. The City of Tyler …

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Sep 23 2016

Water Quality Continues to be Compliant

Tyler Water Utilities continues to improve drinking water quality, as testing results from ongoing monitoring show. The latest readings from all eight sampling sites are below the maximum contaminant level threshold of 60 parts per billion (ppb) for haloacetic acids. After customers received notice of the exceedance of haloacetic acids in the drinking water last …

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Sep 22 2016

Tyler home to State Tree

The City of Tyler is now recognized as home to the Texas Champion bluejack oak tree (Quercus incana) and is currently awaiting possible National Champion status. This recognition is given to the largest known specimen of its species in the State of Texas. The specific bluejack oak is located in Lindsey Park and was found …

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Aug 24 2016

Mum Class Returns

The Tyler Public Library will once again sponsor a class to help patrons learn how to make their own homecoming mum. On Saturday, Sept. 3 and Saturday, Sept. 17, the Library’s youth volunteers will have supplies and helping hands to teach this popular craft. Both classes will begin at 2 p.m. Supplies are guaranteed for …

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Aug 24 2016

Hunter Safety Comes to Tyler

Tyler Parks and Recreation will host its first Texas Hunter Education Extravaganza at the Glass Recreation Center, located at 501 West 32nd St., on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event will include opportunities to learn about conservation, hunting safety, ethical behavior, public relations among hunters, firearms education, game laws and …

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Aug 24 2016

Baton Rouge: City Collects for Flood Victims

Recently, flood waters swept through Louisiana, leaving neighborhoods in devastation and families without a home. According to the American Red Cross, an estimated 25,000 homes are damaged, affecting at least 75,000 people. These displaced families are finding shelter where they can and urgently need direct assistance and support. In partnership with the city of Baton …

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Jan 04 2015

City Council Approves Contract

After executive session the City Council approved a contract for Edward Broussard to be Tyler’s next City Manager effective Feb. 9, 2015. “The entire City Council has been extremely involved in the decision,” said Mayor Martin Heines.  “We feel confident that we have hired the candidate to meet the unique demands of managing the City …

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Oct 22 2014

Veteran Housing: Tyler Awarded $174,030

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded the City of Tyler Neighborhood Services Department funding to administer 25 new Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) Vouchers. HUD-VASH is a unique partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and HUD that provides long-term case management, supportive services, and permanent housing support for chronically …

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