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City Offices Closed in Observance of New Year's Holiday

12/28/2023

City Offices are closed Friday, December 29, 2023 and Monday, January 1, 2024 in observance of New Year's Holiday. City operations will resume Tuesday, January 2, 2024. There Will be a change to the trash schedule, pick will be Wednesday, January 3, 2023. Happy New Year's from the City of Lexington. 

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Annual Tree Trimming for the City of Lexington

12/15/2023

Monday, December 18, 2023, Contractors will begin working throughout the City limits of Lexington trimming tree limbs out of the Electrical Primary Lines. For any questions, please contact Public Works at 979-716-9512.

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City of Lexington Zoning Information

10/16/2023

The City of Lexington’s latest drafts of the Zoning Code and Map are available for review, click on the Zoning tab under the Departments drop-down menu to find the link's to each document. The purpose is to ensure zoning designations align with the City’s 2017-2027 Comprehensive plan.

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Lee County Commissioners Clean-Up Day: Saturday, October 14, 2023

10/13/2023

Lee County Commissioners Clean- Up Day

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Burn Ban Lifted

10/11/2023

Burn Ban has been lifted as of 10/11/2023.  Please still use caution when burning.  

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OCTOBER 5TH 2023 IS NATIONAL TEACHERS DAY!

10/4/2023

TEACHERS HAVE RESPONDED TO THE TO EXTREME CHALLENGES AND A LACK OF RESOURCES WITH RESILIENCE, CREATIVITY, AND PASSION. THEY DESERVE TO FEEL THE APPRECIATION OF THE COMMINITY THEY SERVE FOR THE TEACHING PROFESSION AND THE FUTURES IT CREATES.

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Construction along Third Street for the Sidewalk Improvement Project

9/19/2023

The City of Lexington’s’ contractor (WJC Construction) began the sidewalk construction along the Third Street downtown sidewalk, between Rockdale Street and Main Street this morning. During this time, there will be construction-related noise and some minor traffic disruption with temporary lane/right-of-way closures anticipated. This project will build new sidewalks in the city, improving safety for pedestrians, including children who walk to and from school. Thank you for your patience during this time. For additional questions about this project, please call 979-716-1009.

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National Night Out is right around the corner: October 3, 2023 from 6-8 p.m.

9/19/2023

This is a free, family-friendly event organized to help strengthen our community spirit. National Night Out’s mission of crime prevention and community partnerships is now more important than ever. The event features crime prevention, safety messages from a variety of agencies and activities for the kids. As in the past, National Night Out is only made possible through the generous contributions from the community. If you are interested in or your organization would like to volunteer as a vendor or make a donation or other contribution to the event, please contact 979-773-2221. The City of Lexington encourages everyone join us downtown on the City Square, 604 Wheatley Street, October 3, 2023 from 6-8 p.m. 

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Boil Water Notice Rescinded

8/30/2023

Water tests came back negative for bacteria. 8/30/2023 - Boiling water is no longer necessary. This Applies to Both Boil Water Notice’s put in place on: 8/25/2023 and 8/28/2023

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Public Notice to Boil Water

8/28/2023

Due to (1), the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has required our water system (2) to notify customers of the need to boil their water prior to consumption.

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Save the Date: National Night Out

8/25/2023

You are invited to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, October 3, 2023 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.. Our annual National Night Out celebration brings together area residents, business, community partners, our local law enforcement and first responders.  This annual family-friendly event is designed to enhance relationships among neighbors and law enforcement as we work together to build a safer community. The event is free and will be held downtown on the City square. For any questions about the event contact 979-773-2221 and speak with any of our National Night Out Planning Team staff members.   

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Utility Billing - City of Lexington

7/10/2023

Save Time. Skip the Line. Pay Online.

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Sidewalk Construction Downtown

6/23/2023

The anticipated downtown sidewalk improvements are set to start in the next couple of weeks and are estimated to be complete in November 2023, weather permitting.

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Community Town Hall

5/2/2023

In December 2022, a Call for Projects was issued to communities throughout Texas for the TxDot 2023 Transportation Alternatives Grant. The City of Lexington submitted an application for the preliminary round and we have been selected to progress to the next and final round of this process. The City of Lexington will host a Community Forum on Wednesday, May 10th, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. in the Woodson Community Center. This Community Town Hall will be open to the public to share the plans the City submitted to TxDot on behalf of the Community to provide sidewalks for safer transportation alternatives.

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Scheduled Road Closures

3/27/2023

Heads up for drivers in Lexington. The City of Lexington will have sections of City streets closed for paving this week. Larry Young Paving, Inc. will be in town today and tomorrow, March 27 and 28, 2023. Today’s closures include portions of Burns Street between 3rd and 5th Streets and portions of 5th Street between Rockdale and Main Street. Closures tomorrow include Cherry Street from HWY 77 to Rockdale Street (Loop 123). Citizens of Lexington may also experience delays over the next few days on Caldwell Road between HWY 77 and Loop 123 for Utility upgrades. If you have any question, please call City Hall at 979-773-2221.

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