4th of July FIREWORKS

Join us for the annual fireworks display behind Van Alstyne High School located at 1722 N Waco St. approximately 30 minutes after dark on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

Kona Ice will be on site selling refreshments. Non-alcoholic refreshments are welcome.  Please be prepared to take trash with you as the City and ISD are not providing receptacles. Restroom facilities will not be open for use. We appreciate the ISD allowing us to use their venue.  Let’s keep it clean!

Notice of Public Hearings on Annexation

Dorothy Fielder Park in Van Alstyne

The City Council of the City of Van Alstyne, Texas, will hold two (2) public hearings on June 27, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. and on June 27, 2017, at 6:35 p.m. at the Van Alstyne Community Center, 262 N. Preston Ave, Van Alstyne, Texas, giving all interested persons the right to appear and be heard on one (1) proposed voluntary annexation by the City of Van Alstyne, Texas.  Maps and full legal descriptions are available at Van Alstyne City Hall.

The City of Van Alstyne, Texas, proposes to institute annexation proceedings to enlarge and extend the boundary limits of said city to include the following separate territories:

16.27 acre tract being part of the James McKinney Survey, Abstract No. 770, Grayson County, Texas and being a part of Greywood Heights, an addition to Grayson County, Texas, as recorded in Volume 7, Page 87, Plat Records, Grayson County, Texas, and being a part of the tract of land described in a deed to KERATEX , L.P. 11s recorded in County Clerk File Number 2010-21778,  Real Property Records, Grayson County , Texas.

By order of the City Council of the City of Van Alstyne, Texas, on the 13th day of June 2017.

2016 Drinking Water Quality Report

water tower

The Public Works Department has issued the 2016 Drinking Water Quality Report also referred to as the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR).  The report is including as an insert with the June 2017 utility bills along with Mayor Cooper’s monthly newsletter.  A public hearing will be held at the June 13th City Council meeting for those with questions or comments about the report.  To view the 2016 Drinking Water Quality Report please visit the designated page on this site!

Municipal Space Needs Study

Van Alstyne City Hall

In June of 2016 City Council commissioned Dewberry, a national architecture and engineering firm specializing in the planning and design of public safety facilities, to perform a space needs and feasibility study to evaluate options for addressing the current and future needs of the Police Department, EMS/Fire Department, Library, City Hall and others over the next several years.  Staff and elected officials worked with Dewberry beginning in August of 2016 to study current facilities, and in consideration of projected growth, worked to develop a plan to propose facilities capable of serving the city, citizens and businesses for a minimum of 15 years.

Please take time to review the final study presented to City Council during their regular meeting in February of 2017.

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CELEBRATE National Public Works Week!

Did you know that the week of May 21st through May 27th is National Public Works Week?

Van Alstyne’s Public Works Department consists of 6 fulltime personnel handling water, wastewater, solid waste, animal control, streets and parks.

Thank you to our Public Works staff for your service and dedication to Van Alstyne!

New Residential Construction Permit Submissions UP

16 new single family residential home permits DR Horton submitted for plan review on May 12th!  This will kick-off new single family residential home construction in Georgetown Village Phase 3  at the south east corner of Village Parkway and Kelly Lane.

 In the month of May 2017 the city has received and processed 28 new single family residential home construction permits which is the greatest number of permits in a single month since 2012!