City of Athens, TX Blog

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Trash Pickup Change

Because of issues related to COVID-19, residents should be aware that beginning March 31 recycling will not be taken to the recycling center. It will be taken to the landfill.This change is being made for two reasons:1. Refuse for recycling

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City Councils Extends Declaration of Local Disaster

On Monday, March 23, 2020, the Athens City Council extended the mayor's Declaration of Local Disaster Due to Public Health Emergency until the council takes action to cancel it.This is not a new declaration, just an extension of what already

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City Signs Disaster Declaration

As I compose this letter, our city is having to prepare and take precautions to maintain a healthy and productive lifestyle. We will all have to make sacrifices to ensure we minimize the chances of being infected by the coronavirus.

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City of Athens Modified Operations

The City of Athens has announced that they will be modifying their operations or closing some facilities until further notice because of health concerns from COVID-19. The City of Athens will continue to monitor the situations and will notify residents and

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Covid-19 Update

With the health and well-being of our residents in mind, the City of Athens is sharing the following information about the coronavirus COVID-19."These are difficult times," said Mayor Monte Montgomery, "but I know that Athenians are resilient and will come