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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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Storm Damage Cleanup


We have brought in dumpsters to help assist our residents within the city limits with storm damage cleanup.  They are located on 2nd street on the backside of the City Shop.  Please do not put any hazardous materials, tires, motor oil, paint, herbicides, pesticides, freon, etc. into the dumpsters.

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Please Do Not Flush These Items


To help assist us in keeping the sewer system flowing properly, we are asking all resisdents to please not flush the following items.  Sanitary products, cleaning wipes of any kind, paper towels, under garments, needles, disposable diapers, or grease.  This is an ongoing issue and causes the water flow to be clogged or significantly slowed down.

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City Hall Offices Closed Today


City Hall will be closed today, Thursday 2/02/23 due to the current road conditions. 

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Trash Collection


Received update from Sanitation Solutions.  Unfortunately, after reviewing road conditions they will not be picking up this week.

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Trash Pickup


Trash pick up will be delayed today, Thursday 2/2.  They are going to attempt after 12pm today, but this could be pushed back until later in the week.

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Delayed Opening Wednesday February 1


City Hall will delay opening until 10am today, we will update you if this changes.

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City Hall Office Closed


Due to the inclement weather, City Hall will be closed today 1/31.  If you have an emergency, please call 911.  If you have a water or sewer emergency, please call 903-408-0197.

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Roll-off Dumpsters


The dumpsters were dropped off this morning behind City Hall for the residents within the city limits to use.  No hazardous materials, tires, paint, or oils allowed.  If you are disposing of boxes, please break them down.  All items must be placed inside the dumpsters.  

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