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The Town Secretary maintains all records related to board and commission appointments and the terms of office. If you are interested in volunteering to serve on a Town board or commission, please visit our Board and Commission's page for vacancy and process information: here. You may also contact the Town Secretary by telephone at (940) 464-7273 or through email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may review the eligibility requirements and standards or conduct applicable to most board and commission members in Chapter 1, Article 1.05, of the Town of Argyle Code of Ordinances.
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Claims are filed with our insurance carrier and a determination is made from that office as to the city's responsibility on your claim. You will be contacted directly by one of their representatives. This process may take up to three weeks.
If you are interested in any vacant land owned by the Town, please contact the Town's Community Development Department at 308Denton Street East, (PO Box 609) Argyle, Texas, 76226 or by telephone at (940) 464-7273. Please be ready to provide a street address or County Appraisal District Identification number at the time of your inquiry to the Town. The Town has no obligation to entertain request to purchase Town owned land. Nonetheless, if the Town wishes to entertain a request to purchase land, it must follow procedures set out in the Texas Local Government Code governing sales of real property by municipalities. Upon receipt of your inquiry, the Town will conduct an internal review to determine whether the property may be needed for future projects or whether the property is unneeded surplus property. If Town staff determines that the property is suitable for disposition, it will seek authorization from the Argyle Town Council to advertise the property for sale to the highest bidder. The Town Council reserves the right to accept the highest bid or reject all bids.
No. Fireworks are not allowed within the town limits of Argyle.
The extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) is an “unincorporated area that is contiguous to the corporate boundaries” of a city. TEX. LOC. GOV’T CODE § 42.021. The ETJ, a concept created by the Texas Legislature in 1963, is said to be established in order “to promote and protect the general health, safety, and welfare of persons residing in and adjacent to” cities, a sort of buffer zone outside of a city’s corporate limits. Id. § 42.001.
The Town of Argyle Subdivision Ordinance applies to the subdivision of land within the town limits and the ETJ.
The following are examples of state laws that authorize cities to regulate in the ETJ:
• Health & Safety Code § 713.009 – Cemeteries
• Local Government Code Chapter 43 – Annexation
• Local Government Code § 212.003(a) – Subdivision and Platting Regulations
• Local Government Code §§ 216.003, 216.902 – Signs
• Local Government Code § 217.042 – Nuisances within 5,000 feet (home rule city only)
• Local Government Code § 341.903 – Policing City-Owned Property (home rule city only)
• Local Government Code § 552.001 – Utility System
• Water Code § 26.177 – Pollution Control and Abatement