Seagoville Quarterly Newsletter
Second Quarter 2019
City Wide Clean Up - City Sponsored Dumpster Access
Each Spring the City of Seagoville helps residents clear their properties of trash and debris by providing access to City sponsored dumpsters. This annual clean up is a great opportunity to clean up around homes and neighborhoods. The City is sponsoring the City Wide clean up Monday, April 1, 2019 through Saturday April 6, 2019.
A City of Seagoville water bill and driver’s license must be presented at the disposal location.
Trash may be disposed of at the City of Seagoville Service Center located at 101 North Watson from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday, April 1st through April 5th, and 9:00 am until 4:00 pm on Saturday April 6th.
Please do not bring tires or appliances containing Freon or other household hazardous chemical waste to this collection.
The City of Seagoville participates in the Dallas County Hazardous Household Waste Program and the service is free to Seagoville residents. For details on how to take advantage of the Hazardous Household Waste Program, please follow this link: Dallas County Hazardous Household Waste.
Keep Seagoville Beautiful - Don't Mess With Texas 13th Annual Trash Off
Each year, millions of volunteers in over 15,000 communities across the country take part in this program. Here in Seagoville, Keep Seagoville Beautiful (KSB) is seeking 200 volunteers for our Don't Mess With Texas Litter Clean Up event on Saturday, April 6, 2019.
To register your group for this year's event contact KSB staff liaison, Liz Gant at 972-287-7720 or click to download the volunteer application . Please submit the completed application to Liz Gant at 702 N. Highway 175, Seagoville, TX 75159
This year's event is tentatively sponsored by Keep Seagoville Beautiful, the City of Seagoville, Migalito's Grocery, American National Bank and Brookshire's Grocery .
Malloy Bridge Road Rebuild Project
Planning, engineering and funding for the East Malloy Bridge Road project are complete, The full depth roadway rebuild began Monday, March 18, 2019 and will continue through Monday, April 22, 2019. The project consists of slightly more than a one mile stretch of East Malloy Bridge Road at a cost of $602,143.50
The road will be closed to through traffic during construction. Weather permitting, the project is expected to be completed on or about April 22, 2019.
Background information on the portion of roadway that is under construction:
- Was in Kaufman County until August, 2017.
Ordinance #17-2017.Annexation of Kaufman County portion of
Malloy Bridge Road, dated, August 28, 2017.
- Resolution #06-R-2019.
Being 7,300 Linear Feet, FULL DEPTH RECLAMATION PROJECT,
In the amount of $602,143.50.
Please note: This portion of East Malloy Bridge Road has been in the City Limits of Seagoville
for 1-1/2 years. Upon annexation in August 2017, the City Council and City Staff have been focus driven to address the concerns for Malloy Bridge Road. Work is now underway.
Drug Take Back - Spring 2019
On April 27, 2019 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, your Seagoville Police Department in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will host an event focused on removing potentially dangerous prescription medications from our nation’s medicine cabinets.
The event known as the National Drug Take-Back Program will provide residents with a safe means of disposing of expired, unwanted, or unused pharmaceutical / prescription medications along with other medication by turning them over to Law Enforcement officers for proper disposal.
This one day event, which is held twice a year helps bring national focus to the issue of prescription medication and controlled substance abuse. The program provides an opportunity for Law Enforcement to collaborate with DEA and establish a safe collection site.
Where? Wal-Mart Super Store 220 N. US Highway 175 @ E. Malloy Bridge Rd.
When? April 27, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
For more information on this event please contact Sergeant Tim Talley 972-287-2999 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Annual Event Features Four Days of Music, Fun and Celebration May 2-5, 2019
Mayfest - May 2nd thru 5th.
- All 4 days Carnival, Food & Craft Vendors, Music
- Pre-sale carnival armbands will be on sale at the Chamber office beginning April 18th.
$20.00/good for one day of unlimited rides
Daily Event Features
May 2nd - Concert at 7:30 p.m. - Gospel
May 3rd - Concert at 7:30 p.m. - Variety
May 4th - 9:00 a.m. City of Seagoville's Annual Kids Fishing Derby
10:00 a.m. Annual May-Fest Car Show
1:00 p.m. Trigo Ballet Presents Folklorico Dance
2:30 p.m. Martial Arts Presentation
4:00 p.m. Concerts begin and will play through the evening. Headliner The Stillwater Band.
May 5th - 6:00 p.m. Mariachi Band
Preregistration is open April 1-26, 2019.
- Minnow Division (4-7 years old)
- Perch Division (8-11 years old)
- Bass Division (12-16 years old)
- 1st and 2nd Place in each division
- Biggest Fish
- Smallest Fish
- Derby Champion
- Overall Total Weight
For more details and a registration form, please follow the title link above.
Seagoville Public Library - Summer Reading Club
Reading Logs and Calendars will be available May 20, 2019.
June 7, 2019 @ 11:00 AM
June 14, 2019 @ 11:00 AM
June 21, 2019 @ 11:00 AM
Seagoville Police and Fire Department Safety Programs
include the opportunity to tour Police and Fire Apparatus
and educational programming.
June 28, 2019 @ 11:00 AM
Fireworks in the Park - Saturday, June 29, 2019
The festival highlights include all the traditions we expect and enjoy. including food, drink and craft vendors as well as a Water Slide Park. KSGV 95.5 Seagoville Community Radio will be onsite with music and live broadcast.
Armbands for the Water Slide Park will be on sale at the event for $10.00. Unlimited Slides.
Families are welcome to bring a picnic, chairs and coolers (No Alcoholic Beverages).
Notice is hereby given that a City Officers Election will be held on the 4th day of May, 2019, in the above named City for the purpose of electing the following officers for said City: To elect one Mayor for a two year term, one Councilmember Place 2 for a two year term, and one Councilmember Place 4 for a two year term.
The candidate for each such office receiving a majority of all votes cast for all candidates for such office shall be elected to serve such term or until his or her successor is duly elected and qualified.
In the event any candidate for any one of said offices fails to receive a majority of all votes cast for all candidate for such office, a run-off election shall be called.
The polling place for said election shall be Seagoville City Hall, 702 N. Highway 175, Seagoville, Texas 75159.
The polls shall be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Qualified voters shall vote for a candidate for Mayor, Councilmember Place 2 and Councilmember Place 4. None but legally qualified voters of the City shall be entitled to vote at said election.
Said election shall be held as a Joint Election administered by the Dallas County Elections Administrator in accordance with the provisions of the Texas Elections Code and a Joint Election Agreement to which the City of Seagoville is a party.
Early voting by personal appearance will be conducted weekdays beginning Monday, April 22, 2019, and continuing through Saturday, April 27, 2019, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, April 28, 2019, between 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.; and Monday, April 29, 2019 through Tuesday, April 30, 2019 between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Any qualified voter for the Joint Election may vote early by personal appearance at either the main early voting location or at any of the branch locations.
MAIN EARLY VOTING PLACE:
Dallas County Records Building
Office of the Elections Department, First Floor
509 Main Street
Dallas, Texas 75202
BRANCH EARLY VOTING PLACES:
City of Seagoville City Hall
702 N. Highway 175
Seagoville, Texas 75159
Other branch early voting polling locations are attached in Exhibit “B” or can be found published on the Dallas County Elections Department or City of Seagoville website www.seagoville.us.
Applications can be submitted by Mail, Carrier Delivery, Fax or Email.
EARLY VOTING BY MAIL:
Applications for early voting ballot by mail should be mailed to:
Toni Pippins-Poole, Early Voting Clerk
Dallas County Elections Department
8th Floor, Health & Human Service Bldg.
2377 N. Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207
Dated this 4th day of February, 2019.
Dennis K. Childress
Seagoville Park Projects
New fencing will soon be added to Petty White Park and Bearden Park. The Concession Stand at Bearden Park got facelift and a new deck.
Bruce Central Park Restroom and Lights
Spring 2019 Citizens Police Academy
April 2, 2019 starts the spring session of the Seagoville Police Department’s Citizens Police Academy. Sign up now for a great opportunity to learn about your Seagoville Police Department and the officers who work for this great City. This twelve (12) week course will give each participant insight on how your Seagoville Police Department operates and a great deal of knowledge into how a police work is done and why. These classes have helped build great relationships and a strong volunteer program, which you will learn about and have the opportunity to become a part of. You will also learn about our Citizens on Patrol (C.O.P.) program which upon graduation from the Citizens Police Academy you will have the opportunity to become a part of.
The Citizens Police Academy Alumni also help with a number of special events such as May-Fest / Cinco-De-Mayo, Seago-Fest, Mesquite Rotary Club bike ride, Fireworks in the Park - 4th of July celebration and many other events.
Classes are held every Tuesday evening from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM at the Seagoville Police Department in the training room. For more information on these classes please contact Sergeant Tim Talley at 972-287-2999, or by email at email@example.com
Additional Dates Dates To Remember
- April 19, 2019 - City Hall, Library and Senior Center Closed in Observance of Good Friday
- May 27, 2019 - City Hall, Library and Senior Center Closed in Observance of Memorial Day
- July 4, 2019 - City Hall, Library and Senior Center Closed in Observance of Independence Day