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Posted on: June 24, 2022

City of Denton to Hold Clear the Shelter Event

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Discounted pet adoptions and product giveaways available June 27 - July 2.

DENTON, TX, June 24, 2020 – The City of Denton will be conducting a Clear the Shelter pet adoption event Monday, June 27 through Saturday, July 2 at the Linda McNatt Animal Care and Adoption Center (3717 N Elm St.). During the event, adoptions w...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Drowning Victim Found After Search at Clear Creek

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DENTON, TX, April 27, 2022 – The Denton Fire Department (DFD) received a call for a Drowning on Tues., April 26, at 12:44 p.m. in Clear Creek, located inside the Clear Creek Natural Heritage area off Hartlee Field and Collins Roads.

The wife of t...

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Public Safety Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Audit Report Wins National Recognition

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Internal Audit Department Report Awarded Exemplary Knighton Award in the Small Shop Category.

DENTON, TX, April 12, 2022 - A 2021 Exemplary Knighton Award for best performance audit in the Small shop category has been awarded to City of Denton, Internal Audit Department by the Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA). The Award will be pres...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2022

Statement Regarding Status of Lawsuits Filed by City of Denton and Office of the Attorney General

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DENTON, TX, Feb 3, 2022 – On March 24, 2022, the City of Denton and the Office of the Attorney General of Texas each filed motions to dismiss their pending lawsuits regarding the mask requirements that were included in the Nineteenth Order of Co...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Denton City Manager Appoints Two (2) New Assistant City Managers

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All Positions on the City of Denton’s Executive Team are Permanently Filled

DENTON, TX, March 14, 2022 ­­– City Manager Sara Hensley has named two internal staff members as full-time Assistant City Managers. Frank Dixon, Interim Assistant City Manager and Chief of Police, and Christine Taylor, Director of Procurement and Strategi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2022

Statement Regarding Council Direction Related to Attorney General Letter

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On Feb. 17, 2022, the Office of the Attorney General sent a letter stating their position that the City of Denton’s requirement for individuals who work for the City of Denton to wear face masks in all common areas violates Governor Abbotts’ executive ord...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 6, 2022

Structure Fire with Victim Found During Search

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DENTON, TX, Mar. 6, 2022 – The Denton Fire Department (DFD) received a call for a Structure Fire near the corner of E. Sherman Drive and Wellington today at 1:55 p.m. The house is a single-family dwelling located in the 2300 block of Royal Acres...

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