CITY OF PANHANDLE, TEXAS

People of Pride and Purpose
 

Panhandle's 24-Hour City Hall

 

Welcome to the City of Panhandle's official Web site!  We are proud to use this site to communicate online with our citizens, businesses, and visitors.

City of Panhandle 

Established 1887 - Incorporated 1909

City Hall (806)537-3517 - Hours M-F 8AM-5PM
 
CITY HALL IS OPEN 8:00AM TO 5:00PM MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY (EXCEPT HOLIDAYS)- OPEN THROUGH LUNCH FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE.  AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY NUMBER FOR WATER LEAKS OR CITY EMERGENCIES. 
After Hours Emergency Number (806)282-4213
Animal Control - Call City Hall or (806)279-0104 

Please text:  CITYOFPANHANDLE  to: 40691 to receive City text notifications
These will include City emergency notifications as well as upcoming events in the City.

 
Special Election May 4, 2024 -
 
Proposition to Reauthorize 1/4% Street Maintenance Sales Tax 
 
Proposition 1 - Street Maintenance Sales & Use Tax 
 
Official Tabulation - For-152   Against-68
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See Community Calendar for information on current events and flyers

Flag Ceremony - Antigone Park - First Saturday of each Month - 10AM - See Panhandle Herald for more information.

Buffalo Grass Music Hall - 123 Main Street -See their Facebook page for upcoming events.

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May 18, 2024 - Annual Blaze Coffee Benefit Ride

See Facebook page for more information - Panhandle Wild Hogs or Terry Coffee

Carson County Ag Barn - 804 E. 3rd Street
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Buffalo Grass Music Hall - 123 Main Street

Free Concerts - Check FaceBook Page for upcoming Concerts - Donations accepted. 

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SPLASHPAD AT PAUL PARK - OPEN

THANKS TO THE PARKS & REC COMMITTEE, CITY PARKS & REC FUND AND THE PANHANDLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPEMENT BOARD!


CITY POOL INFORMATION

TAKING APPLICATIONS APRIL/MAY FOR LIFEGUARD - MUST BE 16 & CERTIFIED

DAILY ADMISSION - $2.00 - PUNCH CARDS AVAILABLE AT CITY HALL

NO

SEASON PASSES THIS YEAR - OPEN: TUESDAY-FRIDAY 1PM-6:00PM   SATURDAY-SUNDAY 1:30PM-5:30PM

CLOSED:  MONDAYS, HOLIDAYS, 4TH OF JULY 


FREE LANDFILL DAY WILL BE AUGUST 17, 2024

FREE LANDFILL DAY FOR CITY RESIDENTS ONLY - HOUSEHOLD ITEMS ONLY - NO CONSTRUCTION ITEMS OR ROOFING ITEMS - ROOFING BY PERMIT ONLY

TREE LIMBS MUST BE KEPT SEPARATE - NO CHARGE FOR THESE AT ANY TIME

LANDFILL HOURS ARE FROM 9AM-4:30PM - TUESDAY, THURSDAY, SATURDAY

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Regular City Council Meetings are on the 2nd & 4th Thursday each month.

Special Meetings September through November - Tuesdays

See Tax & Budget Tab for Notices and more information 

Call City Hall at (806)537-3517 before 5pm to sign up and speak at meeting.

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 FY24 Budget & Tax Rate

 2023 Ad Valorem Tax Rate 0.720000 per $100 valuation

More information under Commonly Requested Documents Budget Tax

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General - Special Election May 4, 2024

General Election will be held to elect Mayor & two Council Members -General Election Cancelled - Uncontested Candidates declared elected -

Mayor Doyle Robinson & Council Members Dustin Copenhaver & Tim Roberts

Special Election Held May 4, 2024 -

Proposition to Reauthorize 1/4% Street Maintenance Sales Tax 

Proposition 1 - Street Maintenance Sales & Use Tax 

Official Tabulation - For-152   Against-68

May, 2024 Current City Council:  Mayor Doyle Robinson

Council Members:  Phillip Lacy, Dusty Sloan, Brad Fields, Dustin Copenhaver, and Tim Roberts

See Election Tab for more Election Information and polling places

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 2023 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report - 06/21/2024

 Available under Commonly Requested Documents - Annual Drinking Water Report/Consumer Confidence Report

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City Pool Opens end of May to August - Tuesday-Friday 1pm-6pm Saturday-Sunday 1:30pm-5:30pm

Pool Punch Cards will be available at City Hall - Call to schedule Pool Parties after regular hours

Schedule parties with Pool Manager - Pool # (806)537-3414 or City Hall (806)537-3517

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PANHANDLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

PEDC Facade Improvement Grants - Supporting

property owners and tenants in their renovation and restoration of the City's commercial properties.  Facade Improvement Grants help the exterior appearance of a building.  This grant can include paint, signage, masonry, windows, doors, walkway improvements, facade repairs, ADA modifications, landscaping, pedestrian lighting, etc., or other EDC approved improvement.  Panhandle EDC will match dollar-for-dollar, up to $7500.00 from the EDC, for approved facade improvements.  Applications may be picked up and returned at City Hall.  Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

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NOTICE TO ALL LANDLORDS

City Ordinance for all utility accounts will change for real property owners.

The landlord/property owners will be required to provide a lease agreement for any tenants in order to put the utility bill in their name.  It can only be put in landlord's name or name on lease.  The deposit will be $150.00 for all new accounts and re-opened accounts with no deposit on account and may be increased if account has several delinquent bills.  See Ordinance under frequently requested documents or come by City Hall to see a copy of the Ordinance. 

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SEE FLYERS ON COMMUNITY CALENDAR PAGE
May 18, 2024 - Annual Blaze Coffee Benefit
Carson County Ag Barn - 804 E. 3rd Street
 

COFFEE MEMORIAL BLOOD CENTER

Next Blood Drive - June 20, 2024 - War Memorial Bldg - 2:30-5:30pm

GIVE THE GIFT OF LIFE

Call (806)331-8833 to make appointment or visit yourbloodinstitute.org
Check their website for next blood drive event
CALL TO SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT 806-331-8833

Municipal Court

Municipal Judge Rebecca Rusk - (806)537-3517 Ext. 3

Tuesday thru Thursday 8:00AM - 2:00PM

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See Corona Virus Tab for more information

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)  

https://dshs.texas.gov/

Mayor Doyle Robinson Disaster Declaration - 03/23/2020 

You may Click on link at bottom of this page

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in monitoring the new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‑19) that is causing an outbreak of respiratory illness worldwide. You can find the current Texas case count on our News Updates page. 

 Browse this site for what to do if you’re sick, testing information, symptoms, and prevention tips to help DSHS share facts, not fear. 

 Hospitals, healthcare professionals, local public health, community leaders, and others can find resources throughout this website to help them in their response to COVID‑19. 

This is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated as it becomes available. Check back often for the latest details and what Texans need to know about COVID‑19. See also the CDC website for the latest developments on COVID‑19:

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Annual

Drinking Water Quality Report

Available under Commonly Requested Documents - Annual Drinking Water Report/Consumer Confidence Report

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Please take precautions in the Winter months during cold weather - Drip faucets, turn heat up, and open cabinet doors to help prevent pipes from freezing and bursting.

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SILVERLEAF AT PANHANDLE

(806)537-1000 SEE FLYER ON COMMUNITY CALENDAR PAGE

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NOTICE:
Beginning October 1, 2018 - All Debit & Credit Card transactions, in person or by phone, will have a fee of $3.50 per transaction added to cover the rising cost of credit card fees.
Cash and Checks are accepted and Draft Service is available on the 10th and 15th of each month for Utility payments to avoid any late fees and these credit card transaction fees if you prefer.  Check with Utility Clerk for more information or download the form at commonly requested documents on our website and bring or mail signed original to the City of Panhandle.
Thank You!

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 Please text:  CITYOFPANHANDLE   to:  40691 to receive City text notifications.

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 CITY HALL IS OPEN 8:00AM TO 5:00PM MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY - OPEN THROUGH LUNCH FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE.  AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY NUMBER FOR WATER LEAKS OR CITY EMERGENCIES IS

(806)282-4213.
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The City Landfill is open on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 9am-4:30pm for City residents only, weather permitting.  Landfill will be closed on Holidays and Holiday Weekends.  There is a tree/limb pile at the landfill if you need to haul off any limbs at no charge.  Other items are priced at the landfill depending on the size of the load.  Landfill rates start at a minimum of $12.25 per load, larger loads and construction materials are charged at $20.00 per cubic yard effective 02/01/2017.  Please take your most recent water bill as proof of residency.  Shingles are taken with Roof Permit Only & fees paid at City Hall at a rate of $3.50 per square.  No large items, shingles or construction material should be put in the dumpsters. Thanks!
City Dump Trucks are available for use by City Residents - Trucks are parked where requested by resident normally on Friday afternoon and picked up on Monday morning. Small Dump Truck - 6yd - $120.00 per load - Large Dump Truck - 12 yd - $240.00 per load.
Special pickup requests for large household items such as furniture or appliances is minimum $20 charge.
 
BUILDING & ROOFING PERMITS REQUIRED -$40.00 +$3.50/square/Shingles 
IN ANY CASE WHEREIN THE VALUE OF LABOR AND MATERIALS SHALL BE $1000.00 OR MORE or BEFORE THE ERECTION, ALTERATION, CONSTRUCTION OR REPAIR OF ANY BUILDING, STRUCTURE, OR WALL, FENCE, OUT BUILDING, ETC., OWNER OR CONTRACTOR SHALL APPLY FOR PERMIT & HAVE APPROVAL & ISSUED BY CITY PRIOR TO BEGINNING OF WORK.  ROOFING PERMIT REQUIRED, PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL, DEMOLITION PERMITS, & LANDFILL FEES MAY ALSO BE REQUIRED.  PLEASE CALL BEFORE YOU BEGIN. (1993 CODE OF ORDINANCES, CH 4)
SEE COMMONLY REQUESTED DOCUMENTS FOR MORE INFORMATION
 
 
The City gladly accepts Credit and Debit Cards in Person or by phone.  Draft Service is also available for utility bills on the 10th or 15th of each month.  Ask the clerk for details.
 
Utility bills are due by the 15th.  If not paid by 5pm on the 15th, late fees are applied.  If not paid by the 5pm on the 25th, a $60.00 Non-Payment/Disconnect fee is applied and services are not turned back on until payment is received in full.
 
Tornado Sirens Warning System is an outdoor warning system.  If you are inside, you may not hear the sirens and should rely on television, internet, or cell phone devices to check the weather and notifications for your area.  You may also sign up for City or Code Red Notifications. Testing of Siren System is normally done around noon on Fridays. 
 
 

At the City of Panhandle we strive to provide up-to-date information on services that enhance your quality of life.  Please visit our Web site regularly for updates on the following:

 

  • The latest action of our City Council,
  • News,
  • Community events, and more!   

 

Thank you for visiting the City of Panhandle online!

City Hall is located in the Historical Train Depot on the South end of Main Street

1 Main Street - P.O. Box 129

Panhandle, Texas 79068

(806) 537-3517 Main Phone

(806) 537-5049 FAX

After Hours Public Works (806) 282-4213

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