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Holiday Home/Business Decorating Contest


We are extending the deadline for applications until Monday, December 11th at 3:00 PM.  If you would like to enter the contest, more information and registration can be found

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City of Celeste Annual Christmas Parade Information


Tomorrow is the big day, we hope you all can join us for Jingle Around the Square downtown starting at 12:00pm.  We will have food and craft vendors, local merchants, bounce house and free face painting for the kids. 

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Holiday Trash Schedule


Trash pickup during Christmas and New Year's will be delayed 1 day.

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1st Annual City of Celeste Holiday Decorating Contest


Who wouldn't want up to a $100.00 credit on their water bill this Christmas.  The City is hosting a holiday decorating contest for our city merchants and residents.  Applications are due in office by 3:00PM December 1st at City Hall.  Entry is free and there will be recognition awards for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place and Honorable Mention.  The 1st place winner in each category will receive up to a $100.00 credit on their water bill.  Judging will take place December 18-20.

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City of Celeste Annual Christmas Parade


The City of Celeste Annual Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2023.  We will have events throughout the day starting at 12:00 PM, vendors, face painting, bounce house, pageant, with the parade at 6:00 and ending with pictures with Santa and Mrs. Clause at City Hall.

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Marine Toys for Tots Drop off Location


We have partnered with the Marine Toys for Tots program as a drop off location here at City Hall.

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Celeste Christmas Festivities and Parade


The Celeste Christmas Parade is scheduled for Saturday, December 2nd at 5:30 PM.  

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disaster designation (Hunt County)


The USDA recently announced a disaster designation in Texas, the designated counties include Hunt County.  Information on the USDA's disaster assistance program can be found at the attached link.

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Texas Utility Help Program


Need help paying your utility bills?  Texas Utility Help can give financial assistance to qualified Texas homeowners and renters with low income.  Eligible expenses include electricity, gas, propane, water, and wastewater.

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Anyone impacted by the Farmersville Annexation and upcoming MDD Election is invited to attend a meeting this tonig, April 27th at 6:30 PM in the Celeste Junior High School gym.  Let's come up with a plan, talk through ideas and rally together as a community.  This will be an informational and educational meeting so we are better prepared.

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Courtesy Notices for Water Utility Billing


Effective Monday, May 1, 2023, the City of Celeste will no longer post a courtesy notice at any residence for past due balances on water utility services. 

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Proposed Farmersville Municipal Development District Meeting Tonight


Notice:  Questions are being asked concerning a recent annexation by the City of Farmersville, along the path of a hike and bike trail through Hunt County between Farmersville and Celeste and the corresponding creation of a Municipal Development District (MDD), which will be up for a vote May 6, but in Collin and not Hunt County.  The annexation also has the effect of expanding the Farmersville Extra Territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) one mile on either side of the trail.  

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Happy 136th Birthday Celeste, Texas


Tomorrow we will be celebrating Celeste, Texas 136th birthday at City Hall with some sweet treats.  Please feel free to stop by between 8:30 am-noon and 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm to help wish our hometown a happy birthday!

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Tire Roundup


Tire Roundup 2023

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