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Water Main Break and Sinkhole Divert Traffic

Jul 20, 2014 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – Some area motorists will need to find an alternate route to work Monday morning. A break in a 12-inch water main Saturday morning caused a sinkhole to form on 45th Avenue, just west of Interstate 27. While the water main was repaired within hours, it could take up to a week for [...]

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City to Host Payday Lending & Title Loan Workshop

Jul 15, 2014 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – Amarillo City Council will host a community-wide meeting Monday, July 21 at 5:30 p.m. in the Heritage Ballroom at the Amarillo Civic Center, 401 S. Buchanan Street to learn more about payday lending and title loans. This workshop is designed to help council members work with the community in an effort to consider [...]

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Summer Lunch Program Dates Set

Jul 15, 2014 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – Hunger doesn’t take a summer break. That’s why the City of Amarillo’s Community Development Office and Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the extension of the Summer Lunch Program through August 22 at the City’s parks. This is the last Friday before the new school year begins, so children will [...]

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New Objectives and Opportunities at Amarillo Animal Management & Welfare

Jul 08, 2014 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – Animal Control has a new name and new objectives. The new name – Animal Management & Welfare – reflects the City’s objectives to: enhance enforcement of existing laws and codes, enhance existing laws and codes to improve their effectiveness, manage the stray animal population and increasing the live release rate at the [...]

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Lane Closures Scheduled for Utility Project

Jul 03, 2014 Comments Off by grosss

Amarillo, TX – The City of Amarillo Utilities Division continues installation of 30-inch water mains and 42-inch sewer mains in the area of Georgia Street and Hollywood Road. Construction will require the reroute of westbound lanes on Hollywood Road.  During construction, traffic will be reduced to one westbound and one eastbound lane of traffic on [...]

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