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David Dockery Retirement Reception


The Clarendon City Council and staff will be having a retirement reception for David Dockery on Monday, December 11, 2023 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m at City Hall, 313 S. Sully Street. .Everyone is welcome to come and celebrate with us and thank David on 8 years of dedicated service to our community.

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Courthouse Lighting Ceremony


The Annual Courthouse Lighting Ceremony will be held on November 25th at 5:00 p.m. The Clarendon Lions Club will be serving hot chocolate and Santa will be there for the kids! Come witness the beauty of all the Courthouse Trees lit up for the holiday season!

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Kearney Street Parking Restrictions


Parking restrictions on Kearney Street, in front of the Burton Memorial Library, will begin Monday, September 11th and last for four days. The Library will be having  work done to the front of their building to treat the wood and shingles.

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Utility Rate Increases Begin October 1, 2023


The City of Clarendon City Council approved utility rate increases at the Regular Council Meeting on August 10, 2023. The rate increases will go into affect October 1st and will be on your November 1st utility bill. The water and sewer rates increased 3% while the garbage rates increased 12%. The new minimum charge for all three services are; Residential $80.05, Commercial $96.17. This is the first increase on garbage since October 2019, and will also affect the gate fees and the Citizens Conveniance Center by 12%. Water and sewer rates last increas was on October 1, 2021.

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2023-2024 Budget Public Hearing


Notice of Public Hearing Meeting for the 2023-2024 Budget

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Control Burn at Rosebud


The City will have a control burn at the North Rosebud location beginning today and will possible smoke through the weekend. The burn will be monitored by City employees and the Clarendon Fire Marshall.

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Land for Sale by Sealed Bids


The City of Clarendon is offering for sale by sealed bid, Lot 1-3, Block 2, McLean Addition to the City of Clarendon, Texas, Donley County more commonly known as 600 S. Bugbee Street. The minimum bid accepted shall be $10,000.00. The sale of the Property shall be awarded, at the discretion of the City Council, to the bidder submitting the bid in accordance with the terms outlined below and providing the best value to the City.

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Amendment to the Delinquency and Termination of Service Ordinance


During the regular city council meeting held May 11, 2023, the Clarendon City Council approved amendments to the Delinquency and Termination of Service Ordinance as follows:

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Unofficial Tabulation of the May 6, 2023 General & Special Election


                                 Early Voting              Election Day                 Absentee                   Total

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Early Voting Ends!


Early voting for the General and Special Election ended May 2nd with 118 citizens voting out of 1105 registered voters in the City of Clarendon.

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Election Day is May 6, 2023


The City of Clarendon has a General Election for the unapposed Mayor and two Alderman positions, and a Special Election to reauthorize the local sales and use tax at the rate of .25% to continue providing revenue for maintenance and repair of municipal streets. The tax expires on the fourth anniversary of the date of this election unless the imposition of the tax is reauthorized. The tax was first approved in May 2019 and has generated $233,744 to date. These funds have been used for 103 blocks of single coat seal coating, 4 blocks of two course seal coating, and 1 block of 6" hot mix paving with concrete curb and gutter on 7th Street. There is a street project underway for the south east side of Clarendon that will utilize the street maintenance revenue and the funds from the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.

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Email Billing Now Available!!


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No Matter What the Season - Conserve Water Everyday!


Water is our most precious resource! Everyday is an opportunity to save water every time you turn on the faucet. From kitchen, to laundry room and bathroom to your outdoor lawn and garden. Don't miss a chance to save money on your water bill and help the planet!

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Subscribe Today! City of Clarendon Website!


We are excited to announce that our new website has launched and includes all the information our community needs. Check back often, as we will be adding information every day. Subscribe and receive news and alerts via email and text. Let us know what you think!

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