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KPD Announces Start of Citizen Police Academy 2016

Date: 
January 27, 2016

The classes will not only consist of classroom presentations but hands-on activities such as investigating a crime scene using modern forensic techniques, police firearms demo, firearms simulator, driving range and a Taser demo. Students also have the “option” to ride with a patrol officer and witness the street-activity our officers encounter on a day-to-day basis.

KPD Investigates Armed Robbery

Date: 
December 21, 2015

On Monday, December 21, 2015, at 5:32 A.M. Kilgore Patrol Officers responded to the Fillin’ Station Donut and Deli Cafe, 310 S. Higginbotham Rd., Kilgore, Texas due to an armed robbery. Up arrival an employee reported a black male wearing all black had robbed the business of an undisclosed amount of cash. During the robbery the suspect displayed a handgun. Before arrival of police the suspect fled in a vehicle which was described as a maroon “boxy” passenger car with a chrome grill. The vehicle was staged behind an adjacent building and was driven by a second suspect.

Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot

Date Time: 
February 19, 2016 | 5:00pm
Location: 
Kilgore City Hall - 815 N. Kilgore St.

Primary Clarifier No. 1 Rehabilitation

PROJECT

Primary Clarifier No. 1 Rehabilitation

ENGINEER

Garver

CONTRACTOR

McInnis Brothers Construction, Inc. (Minden, LA)

CONSTRUCTION COST

Original Contract Price:  $232,000.00

Surface Water Treatment Plant Ground Storage Tanks Rehabilitation

PROJECT

Surface Water Treatment Plant (SWTP) Ground Storage Tanks Rehabilitation

ENGINEER

City of Kilgore Engineering Department

CONTRACTOR

Cherokee Painting & Sandblasting, Inc.  (Jacksonville, TX)

Street Projects

The following is a list of the City's current street projects, click on a project's name for additional info:

West Sabine Street CDBG

PROJECT

Water, Sewer, and Street Improvements (North, Griffin, and Sabine Streets) (TXCDBG #7214260 / PW14-002)

ENGINEER

Hayes Engineering, Inc. (Longview, TX)

CONTRACTOR

City Construction Crew

CONSTRUCTION COST

$340,000.00

Railroad Quiet Zone

PROJECT

Railroad Quiet Zone (ST14-008)

ENGINEER

City of Kilgore Engineering Department

CONTRACTOR

City Construction Crew

CONSTRUCTION COST

$100,000.00

FUNDING SOURCE

General Fund - $50,000
Union Pacific RR - $50,000

Wells Street New Construction

PROJECT

Wells Street New Construction (PW14-001)

ENGINEER

City of Kilgore Engineering Department

CONTRACTOR

City Construction Crew

CONSTRUCTION COST

$115,000.00

FUNDING SOURCE

General Fund Balance

PROJECT LOCATION

Wells St. From MLK Dr. to W. North St.