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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Progress for Cedar Creek Waterway

Abilene residents hike the Cedar Creek Waterway as part of the semi-annual Mayor's hike

The City of Abilene has reached an agreement with Union Pacific Railroad to purchase approximately 16 acres of property that lies on both sides of Cedar Creek. The purchase is set to be completed by the end of 2019. Once the purchase is complete, the City...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Minter Park Renovation Set for January 2020

An artistic mock up giving the overhead view of the new Minter Park

Abilene's Parks and Recreation Board has voted to move forward with the $500,000 Minter Park renovation project that will rehabilitate the city park at the corner of Cypress and North 2nd Streets. Funding for the renovation comes from a combination of sou...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Abilene Heritage Square

Abilene Heritage Square

Abilene Heritage Square is now a Texas non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation that has been formed to rehabilitate and re-purpose the former Lincoln Middle School and original Abilene High School.

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Downtown Hotel

Downtown Hotel Mockup

With the design process now underway, the City and its project partners anticipate breaking ground on the 206-room full-service hotel located in the 500 block of Cypress and Cedar Streets in the summer of 2020.

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Street Projects

cones at a construction site

The City of Abilene is working to invest over $20 million into our streets in 2020, through funding sources including the new Street Maintenance Fee, the Development Corporation of Abilene (DCOA), and the 2015 bond program.

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Financial Transparency

A desk with financial information across it

In an effort to continue to enhance financial transparency, the City of Abilene is offering an interactive reporting tool that allows citizens to explore our budget data online.

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