News Flash

Home

13 Stories
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Downtown Intersection to be Closed April 1 for Construction

The intersection of South First Street and West Avenue A will be closed Wednesday, April 1 as crews install new electrical, fiber and irrigation systems.The one-day closure is expected to last from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Drivers traveling eastbound on ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Interim Media Relations Contact

The City’s Public Relations Manager, Laurie Simmons, is no longer employed by the City of Temple. We wish her all of the best in her future endeavors. In the interim, until the position is filled, for all City-related media requests ple...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 27, 2020

North 31st Street Improvements Project to Begin

Drivers traveling near Temple High School will see traffic changes and detours beginning Friday, April 3, as crews begin work on the North 31st Street Improvements Project. Funded by the City of Temple’s Reinvestment Zone #1, the $8 million proj...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Railroad Crossings to be Closed for Repairs March 30-31

At the request of BNSF Railway, the City of Temple will be assisting their crews in closing the railroad crossings on South 25th Street between West Avenue E and West Avenue F and South 49th Street between West Avenue D and West Avenue G. The closure will...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 25, 2020

City Council Cancels May Parks Bond Election

Acting in the best interest of the health and safety of City of Temple voters, the Temple City Council decided to cancel the May 2, 2020 Parks Bond Special Election at their Special Called Meeting on March 24. Since the date the election was call...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Non-Essential City Services Continue Online or By Phone Only

With the City of Temple falling under the mandatory “shelter in place” order issued by Bell County Judge David Blackburn, most city services will continue to remain available to residents online and by phone, but non-essential services...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 18, 2020

City Services to Continue Online, by Phone or by Appointment

Due to updated recommendations from the CDC and local health officials, the City of Temple has made the decision to close City facilities to public walk-in traffic beginning tomorrow, Thursday, March 19. The safety of our residents and staff is paramount,...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 17, 2020

City Departments Taking Preventive Measures for COVID-19

After Bell County officials confirmed a second presumptive case of COVID-19, the City of Temple continues to take proactive and preventive measures to minimize transmission risks for residents as well as city staff during the execution of city business an...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Zone After-School Programs Cancelled Next Week

The City of Temple’s Zone After-School programs at all Temple and Belton ISD sites will be cancelled next week, March 16 to March 20, after both school districts decided to extend Spring Break for one week. The Zone program will resume once area...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 13, 2020

City Responds to Presumptive COVID-19 Case in Bell County

With the first presumptive case of COVID-19 announced in Bell County, the City of Temple is following the recommendations of county health officials and beginning to take precautionary measures. The safety of our residents, visitors and City staff remains...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Temple By Design Comprehensive Plan Open Houses Scheduled

The City of Temple will be holding two interactive open houses next week for residents to provide feedback on the draft Comprehensive Plan and share in the future vision of Temple.•    Tuesday, March 17 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p....

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 9, 2020

City of Temple Selects Police Chief Finalists

After an extensive national recruitment process, the City of Temple has chosen three highly qualified finalists in its search for a new police chief. The finalists are (in alphabetical order by last name):•    Pedro (Pete) Lopez...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Temporary Closure of N. Pea Ridge Rd.

North Pea Ridge Road is scheduled to be closed between the hours of 9am and 2:15pm on Friday March 13th, 2020. The closure will occur between Stonehollow Road and Alabama Avenue. North Pea Ridge Road will re-open once construction activi...

Read on...

Home