Press Release Archive

Press releases are distributed through the Municipal Information Office nearly every day on a variety of topics increasing awareness of government services and activities. (Releases will be added here weekly.)

September 2018

9-14-18: Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization

9-14-18: Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization

9-10-18: Preservation Excellence Awards

9-6-18: 2018-2019 Community Health Needs Assessment

9-4-18: Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization

August 2018

8-31-18: Bowie Knife Presentation Ceremony

8-30-18: Welcome to Waco Tourism Ambassador Program

8-29-18: City of Waco Offices Closed Monday, September 3rd in Honor of Labor Day

8-27-18: Signal Work at the Intersection of Waco Dr. and Lake Air Dr.

8-17-18: Water Utility Services to Conduct System-Wide Cleaning

8-17-18: Waco Hotel Occupancy Tops the State

8-15-18: Traffict Alert

8-13-18: Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization

8-1-18: City County Approves Land Purchase and Authorization to Proceed with Landfill Permitting at SH 31 and TK Parkway

July 2018

7-31-18: American Medical Response to provide 911 Ambulance Service in Waco

7-29-18: City Waco Welcomes Public Input from Area Residents and Businessess About Proposed Landfill Sites

7-26-18: Public Health Notice Legionnaires' Disease

7-20-18: Water Conversation Requested by City for China Spring Area

7-20-18: Road Repairs on Bosque Lane

7-13-18: Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization

7-13-18: City of Waco Water Utility Services Hosting Public Meeting

7-12-18: City of Waco Fire Department Replaces Thirteen Year Old Fire Engine

7-11-18: Local Animal Shelter at Capacity Interested Citizens Encouraged to Help

7-3-18: 2017 Waco Water Quality Report Now Available

7-2-18: City of Waco Offices Closed Wednesday, July 4th

7-1-18: Use Common Sense with Fireworks

June 2018

6-27-18: WCCC-TV to Telecast 4th on the Brazos Fireworks - LIVE

May 2018

5-30-18: East Waco Park Improvements

5-25-18: Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization

5-23-18: Greenwood Cemetery Project Public Meeting this Thursday

5-23-18: City of Waco Offices Closed Monday, May 28 in Honor of Memorial Day

5-21-18: Traffic Signals work at New Road and Franklin Intersection

5-17-18: Household B.O.P.A Waste Diversion Event

5-15-18: WCCC-TV to Telecast McLennan County Police Memorial Ceremony

5-11-18: First Street Cemetery Memorialization Ceremony

5-9-18: Waco Celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week

5-8-18: Special Programming on WCCC-TV for 65th Anniversary of Waco Tornado

April 2018

4-23-18: Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization

4-20-18: First Day of Early Voting

4-17-18: Waco Mammoth National Monument

4-10-18: Pull Over for Emergency Vehicles

4-9-18: City of Waco Annual Report 2017

4-2-18: Great American Trash-Off April 7th in Waco

March 2018

3-27-18: City of Waco Offices closed Friday, March 30th

3-26-18: No Trash Collection this Friday

3-22-18: Atmos Energy to Flare Natural Gas in Robinson

3-20-18: 2018 Spring Break in Waco

3-16-18: Street Maintenance Planned on Lake Shore Drive

3-14-18: Junior Ranger Program Spring 2018

3-12-18: Free New Historical Marker Map

3-9-18: Waco Mammoth National Monument

February 2018

2-26-18: TRAPS Conference - General Media Alert

2-19-18: Public Meeting on Washington Conversion to 2 Way

2-16-18: Final City of Waco Election Filings

2-8-18: Convention Center Public Meeting

2-7-18: Hands-Only CPR Class at Fire Station #2

2-2-18: City of Waco Election Filings

2-2-18: WCCC.TV to Premier Story of the Dr Pepper Museum as Told by Wilton Lanning

2-1-18: Initial Work to Begin on Suspension Bridge

January 2018

1-29-18: Compression Only CPR

1-25-18: Flu Cases on the Rise

1-17-18:City of Waco Election Filings

1-16-18: City of Waco Election Filing Dates

1-12-18: Flu Treatment Guidance

1-10-18: City of Waco Investigates Security Issues with Online Water Bill Payment System

1-10-18: MLK, Jr. Day Closures, Trash Pickup

1-5-18: 2018 City of Waco Raise the Roof

1-3-18: Flu cases on a slight decrease in McLennan County

1-2-18: Reminder: January 2nd Waco City Council Meeting Cancelled

December 2017

12-27-17: Flu Cases Continue to Rise in McLennan County

12-21-17: Flu Cases Increase in McLennan County

12-18-17: Reminder: Ribbon-Cutting for New Emergency Management, IT Building

12-18-17: City of Waco Holiday Hours & Trash Pickup Schedule (Friday's Trash to be Picked Up Wednesday!)

12-14-17: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New Emergency Management, City of Waco IT Department Building

12-11-17: Waco MPO to Meet on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 2 PM at the South Waco Community Center

12-6-17: Mammoths in the Moonlight Astronomy Program at Waco Mammoth National Monument on December 9

November 2017

11-29-17: Texas Ranger Hall of Fame & Museum to Host Two Events Saturday

11-29-17: City Invites Residents to Submit Photos of Their Decorated Homes

11-28-17: Waco City Cable Channel to Broadcast Wonderland Tree Lighting and Fire Works Live This Friday

11-27-17: Sounds of the Season at City Hall Starts November 29th

11-22-17: Waco Wonderland Parade Entries Needed

11-20-17: City of Waco Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule and EARLY TRASH PICK-UP

11-14-17: Waco Metropolitan Planning Org. to Host Public Informational Meetings

11-9-17: East Riverwalk Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Set for Friday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m.

11-6-17: Waco’s Veteran’s Day Parade on Friday, Nov. 10th  to be Broadcast Live World Wide

October 2017

10-26-17: East Riverwalk Section to Open This Weekend; Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to be held at 2 p.m. November 10

10-25-17: Waco Fire Department to Host Dedication Ceremony for New Fire Engine

10-23-17: Waco MPO to Meet on October 26, 2017 at South Waco Community Center

10-12-17: WCCC-TV Premiering New Programming and Features This Fall

10-9-17: City to Host Media Availability in Advance of Open House on Current Landfill and Future Planning Efforts

10-6-17: ‘Landfill: Future Planning’ Public Meeting Set for Oct. 10

10-5-17: Wetlands to Host Free Community Fishing Event This Saturday

10-4-17: McLennan County LEPC Public Meeting Set for Tues. Oct 10

September 2017

9-29-17: Mayor to Present S.T.E.A.M. Day Proclamation at Council Meeting

9-27-18: City of Waco Announces Bradley Ford as New Assistant City Manager

9-18-17: Small Landowner Series Continues Sept. 20 at the Lake Waco Wetlands

9-12-17: Statement in Response to Release by Citizens Against the Hwy 84 Landfill

9-5-17: Important Information on Donations and Volunteering

9-4-17: Update on Hurricane Harvey Sheltering Operations in Waco

9-2-17: Update on Hurricane Harvey Sheltering Operations in Waco

9-1-17: Waco to Open Shelters Sunday Afternoon

9-1-17: Health District Wins Gold Level Recognition for Heart Disease, Stroke, Chronic Disease Prevention/Treatment

9-1-17: Dewey Center Classes, Programs Adjusted/ Relocated to Prepare for Harvey Evacuees

August 2017

8-26-17: Parade Postponed for Little League Softball World Champs

8-25-17: Waco-McLennan County Emergency Operations Center Monitoring Hurricane Status

8-24-17: Health District to Co-Host Disaster Preparedness Program for the Deaf Community

8-23-17: WCCC-TV to TELECAST Lake Air Softball Parade LIVE

8-21-17: City to Host Championship Parade for Lake Air Little League This Saturday

8-21-17: Small Landowner Program Series at Wetlands Starts August 23

8-21-17: Dedication Ceremony for Landmark Sam Houston Painting Returning to Ranger Museum

8-18-17: Control Order Issued to Local Hotel

8-14-17: Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization tol meet Thursday, August 17 at 2 PM at the S. Waco Center

8-4-17: Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization to Host Public Information Meetings

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