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Posted on: January 24, 2020

City of Plainview’s Fire and Police Attend Funerals, Offer Assistance for Fallen Lubbock Officer and

Police Honor Guard and Fire Ceremony

Furthermore, the City of Plainview’s Fire Department sent six firefighters to cover Lubbock stations during the funeral and three more were on standby in case shortages arose. Unfortunately, due to some icy weather the other three were called in...

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Posted on: January 23, 2020

City of Plainview Continues Demolitions through Minimum Housing Ordinance

Demo Photos

Currently two of the properties located at 2205 W. 19th Street and 607 W. 21st Street have been demolished. The other two properties approved for demolition are located at 2105 Kokomo Street and 1500 Joliet Street.

In an effort to address substandard and d...

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Posted on: January 20, 2020

New Trash Trucks for City of Plainview's Solid Waste Department

New Trash Trucks

The commercial truck (first photo) is a Peterbilt Heil Packer and is known to have less mechanical issues than previous trucks and provides better efficiency in trash pick.
The residential route truck (second photo) has improved side load dumping abilities...
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Posted on: January 15, 2020

U.S. Census is Hiring

Census Picture

Applications and more information about available opportunities can be found at

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

City of Plainview’s Water Distribution Department will begin work in Preparation for Downtown Street

Water Main Line Repair Map 2

Staff will be closing off the two-inch line on the east side of the street and diverting the water to the eight-inch line on the west side of the street.

Work began Wednesday, January 8th at the corner of Broadway Street and 8th Street and will continue so...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

City of Plainview’s Main Street Board Façade Improvement Grant Application Period Opens

main street new jpg

This year, the Board will award three matching grants up to $1500 for downtown façade improvements. The application period is currently open and the deadline is Friday, February 29that 5:00 p.m.

The Main Street Board will review applications at ...

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

City of Plainview Police Department Warning Citizens of a Recent Scam

Scam Alert

The caller claims to be with the Plainview Police Department and is calling regarding payments for warrants. The caller(s) is claiming to be Lieutenant Lancaster and is asking for gift cards as payment for the warrant.

The Plainview Police Department does ...

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Posted on: December 30, 2019

January 15th - First Day to File for City Council Elections

city logo

The election will be held Saturday, May 2nd.

The Mayor position and Districts Five, Six and Seven are slated for election. The Mayor and City Councilmembers serve a four-year term of office and are eligible to serve two consecutive terms (eight years).


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Posted on: February 20, 2018

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