Three Things to Know This Week (Sept. 18-24)

  1. At its regular meeting on Tuesday night, The Colony City Council is scheduled to formally vote on the municipal budget for FY 2017-18. The budget includes a 1/4-cent reduction to the tax rate. Click here to view the preliminary budget online or here to view the agenda for this week’s meeting.

  2. JobFair4The City of The Colony, The Colony High School, and The Colony Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to host a Job Fair from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in the high school gymnasium, 4301 Blair Oaks Drive. Job-seekers are encouraged to bring resumes and references, and be dressed for an interview. Click here for all the details.

  3. The city’s new partnership with Simple IMG_2318_orangeRecycling featuring curbside clothing pickup kicks off this week! Postal issues in Houston resulting from Hurricane Harvey, however, have delayed delivery of the orange bags used for the service. Residents who planned to participate this first week are asked to contact Simple Recycling to ensure they have orange bags to fill for collection. Call 866-835-5068 or visit for more information or to request bags.