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City of Coleman
State of Texas with Longhorn
Water Tower

Population 4709 US Census 2010
Established 1876 - Incorporated 1892

A wonderful community to call home.

From award winning wines and fine dining, to excellent hunting and fishing opportunities, Coleman offers the perfect blend of rich Texas heritage and modern amenities. Located in the heart of Texas, close to Abilene, Brownwood and San Angelo, Coleman is a quiet community with plenty of recreation opportunities locally and quick access to major shopping centers.

Coleman is the seat of Coleman County and is proud to host the annual Coleman PRCA Rodeo.

Come out and Stay a while.

We would love to have you and your family out for great adventures. Check out the
Coleman Chamber of Commerce and Destination Coleman for more information.

The Friendliest Little Town in Texas

 

Notice of Tax Rate for FY 2020 - 2021

THE CITY OF COLEMAN ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 3.49% AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $6.65.

 

 

Community Engagement

News & Announcements

Check out our EMPLOYMENT page for recent job opportunities!
Press Release - $1000 Arson Reward
Press Release - $1000 Reward for Information Leading to arrest and conviction in recent arsons.
HOLIDAY - City offices will be closed on November 26th and 27th for the Thanksgiving Holidays.
Boil Water Notice Recinded
Boil Water Notice Rescinded - The Boil Water Notice issued on November 23 for Western portions of the City of Coleman has been rescinded.
Press Release on Appointment of Interim Chief of Police
Press Release on Appointment of Interim Chief of Police - Please help us welcome Interim Chief of Police Chris Bratton!
Press Release - Boil Water Notice
Boil Water Notice - Due to a Water Main Break and resulting pressure loss, residents in the effected area from Austin Street to Hillcrest Street, and West of Martin Street to Holiday Hill Nursing Home, are required to boil water until further notice. Residents will be notified when the notice is recinded.
Press Release - Boil Water Notice
Boil Water Notice - Due to a Water Main Break and resulting pressure loss, residents in the effected area from Austin Street to Hillcrest Street, and West of Martin Street to Holiday Hill Nursing Home, are required to boil water until further notice. Residents will be notified when the notice is recinded.
Press Release from Mayor Sloan about the Chief of Police
Press Release by Mayor Tommy Sloan about separation of Chief of Police - November 20, 2020
Press Release by Judge Billy Bledsoe about COVID-19 Mask Mandate
Press Release by Judge Bledsoe in reference to COVID-19 Mask Mandate - November 19, 2020
Hay Bid Notice
LEGAL NOTICE FOR THE SALE OF COASTAL / BERMUDA HAY
HOLIDAY - City offices will be closed on Wednesday, November 11th for Veteran's Day.
Election Results: For results of the November 3, 2020 Charter Election, CLICK HERE.
Veteran's Day Ceremony November 11, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. - The Coleman Cemetery Beautification Committee, in conjunction with the City of Coleman, will be conducting a Veteran's Day Ceremony and unveiling a new Veteran's Monument at the Coleman Municipal Cemetery.
Legal Notice

Notice is hereby given that the City of Coleman, Texas will receive sealed bids for the lease of approximately 13.64 acres of land more or less being known as Block J of the Subdivision of the part of the R.J. Clow Survey No. 735, located on 5th Ave and 15th Street, which will be utilized for agriculture purposes as described in the specifications. Specifications are available by contacting Karen Langley, City Secretary, 200 W. Liveoak St. Coleman, TX 76834.


All sealed bids must be received in the office of the City Secretary no later than 3:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 200 W. Liveoak, Coleman, Texas. Any bids received after the specified time and date shall not be considered by the City Council. Sealed bids will be opened by a representative of the City Manager’s Office for Council’s consideration at a future City Council Meeting.

The City of Coleman reserves the right to accept the best value bid or reject any and all bids in accordance with Section 252.043 (a), (b) and (f) of the Local Government Code. For additional information, please contact Karen Langley, City Secretary for the City of Coleman by calling 325-625-4116.


Karen Langley, TMRS
City Secretary
City of Coleman

Click Here for Bid Form
Notice of Closure
City Offices will be closed on Friday, October 30th, from 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Mayor Sloan presents letter of appreciation to retiring Congressman Mike Conaway
Mayor Tommy Sloan delivers letter of appreciation to retiring Congressman Mike Conaway. We appreciate your service! - October 9, 2020.
City Wide Cleanup Flier
CITY WIDE CLEANUP - Bulk Curbside Pickup on November 7th! All residential trash customers may set out up to 5 bulk items or 25 bags of trash. Please take advantage of this FREE opportunity to make our communities better!
Officer Jeremiah Biggs
Please welcome Coleman's newest police officer, Jeremiah Biggs!
HOLIDAY - City Offices will be closed Monday, September 7th for Labor Day.  Have a great weekend!
Notice of Temporary Change in Water Disinfectant
Notice of Temporary Change in Water Disinfectant
HOLIDAY - City offices will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day.
Hyper-Reach Emergency Notification System Brochure 
Sign up for Emergency Notifications for the City of Coleman and Coleman County.
Public Hearing Notice
Public Hearing on Downtown Revitalization (sidewalk) Project on July 1, at 6:00 p.m. Come let your voice be heard!
HOLIDAY - City offices will be closed on Monday, May 25th, in observance of Memorial Day.
Joint Press Release from Mayor Sloan and County Judge
Joint Statement from Judge Bledsoe and Mayor Sloan Clarifying information of COVID-19 Cases in Coleman County.
Notice of Temporary Change in Water Disinfectant
Notice of Temporary Change in Water Disinfectant from May 1, 2020 through May 30, 2020.
Press Release from Mayor Sloan about the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Coleman
Press Release: Statement from Mayor Sloan about the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Coleman - 4/24/2020
HOLIDAY - City offices will be closed on Friday, April 10th for Good Friday.
Public Service Announcement 
Press Release from Mayor Tommy Sloan in reference to Covid 19
Press Release from Mayor Sloan about the City's COVID-19 Response
Proclamation for Child Abuse Awareness Month
Proclamation of the Mayor declaring April to be Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month
Press Release - City Wide Cleanup Postponed until further notice
Press Release - City Wide Clean-up Cancelled Until Further Notice
Press Release 2020-03-23
Press Release about Residential Trash Service Restrictions due to Covid-19, effective March 24, 2020.

CDC Guidelines on Corvid-19

CDC Guidelines - 15 Days to Slow the SpreadCDC Guidelines - What to do if you think you are sick. 
Press Release references Small Businesses
Press Release from the Mayor - COVID-19 SBA
Emergency Declaration due to Corvid-19 and related Ordinance
Emergency Declaration due to Corvid-19 and related Ordinance passed by the City Council on March 19, 2020.

Meetings to be broadcast live!

City Council Chambers
Council meetings now being broadcast online! See the Live Meetings tab just above this screen, or the Public Meeting Page.
Mayor's Press Release on COVID-19
Press Release from Mayor Tommy Sloan on COVID-19, March 17, 2020
Proclamation by the Mayor
Proclamation of City Wide Cleanup Days by Mayor Tommy Sloan
 
City Wide Cleanup Flyer
Spring Cleaning starts this Saturday!!! Bulk Curbside Pickup this Saturday, March 14! 5 Large Items or 25 bags of garbage!!! Restrictions apply!
Small items must be bagged or bundled! Loose items will not be picked up. Do not set out personal trash cans unless you want the can disposed of!

UPDATE: Appliances are not allowed to be picked up at the curb. These items should be taken to the Convenience Center for recycling.
Press Release for Road Closure
Press Release - Temporary Road Closure of N. Neches Street on Wednesday, March 11, for Railway Bridge Repairs
Notice of Public Hearing for Street Closure
Notice of Public Hearing for Street Closure for Coleman County Medical Center building project.
New Detective Vickie Kemp
Vickie Kemp was sworn in on 2/24 as the newest member of the Coleman Police Department.  Welcome Detective Vickie Kemp!!!
City Wide Cleanup Flyer
Get ready for Spring Cleaning!!! Bulk Curbside Pickup on Saturday, March 14! 5 Large Items or 25 bags of garbage!!! Restrictions apply! Appliances must be certified free of pollutants and no hazardous materials!
CONVENIENCE CENTER EXPANDED HOURS - The City Convenience Center now has expanded hours!  New hours are Monday and Friday afternoons from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to Noon, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The Convenience Center WILL be open on President's Day.
HOLIDAY - City Offices will be closed on February 17th in observance of President's Day.
Press Release - City Hall closure due to weather event.
Press Release - Closure of Non-Essential operations
Press Release - Delayed opening due to weather event.
Press Release - Delay of Non-Essential Operations until 10:00 a.m.
National Weather Service Forecast 02-04-2020
National Weather Service Winter Storm Warning and Advisory

Please use caution when traveling and stay home if possible!
Press Release
Press Release - City of Coleman Hotel Occupancy Tax Advisory Board now accepting applications for HOT Funds.
See additional information on Hotel Occupancy Tax funds and applications HERE.
HOLIDAY: City offices will be closed on January 20th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
HOLIDAYS - City offices will be closed on Dec. 24 & 25th for Christmas.
HOLIDAY - City offices will also be closed Jan 1st.

Trash service during the holidays will be delayed 1 day beginning Wednesday of both weeks.
  • Wednesday service will run Thursday
  • Thursday service will run Friday
  • Friday service will run Saturday
Chief Anthony Smith with Officer Pat Salas
Officer Pat Salas sworn in as newest member of the Coleman Police Department!
Meet August Pfluger, Candidate for Congress
Candidate for Congress Meet and Greet - Friday, December 6th at 1:00 p.m.
HOLIDAY - City offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving.
Veteran's Day Letter from Senator John Cornyn
Veteran's Day Letter from Senator John Cornyn.

- posted November 8.
REQUEST FOR BIDS - 67 and 1/2 bales of Coastal/Bermuda Hay.
Town Hall with State Rep Mike Lang
Town Hall with State Rep Mike Lang on 10/28/19 @ 2:30 p.m.
Press Release
Press Release - Police Department Ordinance

- posted October 23, 2019
HOLIDAY - City offices will be closed on Monday, October 14th, in observation of Columbus Day.
National Night Out Proclamation
National Night Out celebration, October 1st at the City Park
Notice of Public Hearing on Ballpark Project
Notice of EDC Public Hearing on Ballpark Project, 9/23/19 @ 6:00 p.m.

- posted September 16
Notice of Unclaimed Funds
Notice of Unclaimed Funds

- posted August 20th
Notice of Tax Rate and Public Hearings
Notice of Tax Rate and Setting of Public Hearings

- posted August 20th
Notice of Bids for Real Property
Notice of Bids for Real Property

- posted August 20th
The City Pool will be closing for the summer on Saturday, August 10th. Hope you can come out for the last day of the summer!
Notice of Budget Hearing
Notice of Public Hearing on 2019-2010 Budget
set for August 19th @ 5:15 p.m.
- posted August 5th
Request for Bids
Request for Bids - Agricultural Land Lease

- posted August 5th
The City Swimming Pool will be closed Thursday, August 1, for scheduled maintenance.  We are sorry for the inconvenience.
- posted August 1.
The City Swimming Pool will be closed tomorrow, July 24, due to staffing issues.  We are sorry for the inconvenience.
- posted July 23
Bid Packet Information
Notice of Sale of Real Property and Bid Packet.

- posted July 23
A consequence of frequent rains is the overgrowth of vegetation. Please ensure that trees, shrubs and other vegetation on your property does not create a dangerous situation for drivers in your neighborhood by blocking visibility around corners or intersections. We can all help provide for safer neighborhoods by making sure our own property is properly maintained.
- posted July 18
Junior Business Academy Flyer
Junior Business Academy beginning July 29!
Coleman County kids, ages 8 - 18, are encouraged to attend. Contact Kim Little to sign up, (325) 625-3669.
- posted July 12
Check out these events at the City Pool in July.
Game Night Flyer Family Night Flyer
- posted July 8
HOLIDAY: City offices will be closed on July 4th in observance of Independence Day. The regularly scheduled Council Meeting has been moved to July 11th at 5:15 pm. Be sure to check out our Community Calendar for Independence Day activities!
- posted June 18
Notice of Temporary Change of Water Disinfectant
Notice of Temporary Change in Water Disinfectant

- posted July 2
2019 Independence Letter from Senator Cornyn
Independence Day Letter from Senator John Cornyn.

- posted June 28
Coleman is currently experiencing a city-wide power outage due to a technical difficulty with the AEP substation that transmits electricity into town. Crews have been notified and are working to resolve the issue. There is currently no estimated time to resolution, however we will provide updates as we receive new information.
- posted June 12, 10:37pm
UPDATE - Power has been restored to most of the county. We wish to thank AEP crews for quickly getting us back up and running! The cause of the power outage was determined to be a short circuit due to snakes getting into the substation.
- posted June 12, 11:20pm
The City Swimming Pool will be closed on Sunday, June 2nd, for Lifeguard training.
- posted May 31
HOLIDAY: City offices will be closed on Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day.
- posted May 21
Opening day for the Coleman Swimming Pool: Tuesday, May 28! Check HERE for hours and other info.
- posted May 23.
The City Convenience Center will be open extended hours this Saturday, May 25th, from 8am to 6pm, due to the center being closed due to weather during part of the City Wide Clean-Up.
- posted May 21.
The City Wide Clean-Up was a HUGE success! Thanks to everyone who participated, volunteered, or cleaned up properties for their help in making Coleman a wonderful place to live.
- posted May 21, 2019
The City of Coleman Convenience Center will be closed until noon today (May 18) due to the threat of severe weather. The City Wide Clean-Up effort will resume at that time.  All citizens are encouraged to closely monitor your local weather stations and take appropriate precautions.
- posted May 18, 2019
City Wide Clean-Up runs Monday, May 13 to Saturday, May 18!
-posted May 9
Press Release - Phone Lines Currently Down at City Hall
- posted May 8, 2019 
UPDATE: All phones are working again. Thank you for your patience.
Daniel Downs and Diana Lopez
City Manager hires new Director of Finance. Welcome Daniel Downs!
- posted April 22, 2019
Public Notice of Test of Automated Tabulating Equipment for May 4 General Election
- posted April 16, 2019
Notice of Intention to Issue Combination Tax and Surplus Revenue Certificates of Obligation
- posted April 16, 2019
Notice of Publication, Ordinance affecting speed limit on FM 1274 going to Lake Coleman
- posted April 16, 2019
City Council issues proclamation recognizing April 14-20 as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
- posted April 15, 2019
Mayor Tommy Sloan signs proclamation designating April as Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness Month.
- posted March 28, 2019
Advertisement for Bids - Water Treatment Plant
- posted March 11, 2019
NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ISSUE COMBINATION TAX AND SURPLUS REVENUE CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION
- posted March 5, 2019

 

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