City Council Meetings

Regular City Council meetings are scheduled for 7 pm on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Trinity Family Church, I-20 and FM 1641. 





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Welcome to Talty

homeWe are a small community only 25 miles east of Downtown Dallas. Located south of Forney on I-20, we currently have developments offering one acre residential lots. We welcome those interested in commercial and residential properties to contact us about developing available parcels in a manner compatible with our community's vision.
Tue, 14 Apr 2020
Kaufman County now works with Blackjack Disposal to provide more frequent opportunities for residents to dispose of old household items, recyclables and trash at no cost. Proof of residence, such as a driver's license or water bill, will be required....Read more...
Tue, 14 Apr 2020
The following are Kaufman County area vaccine sites as of August 24, 2021: City of Terrell Fire Department , 400 British Flying School Road- By appointment each Wednesday 8 a.m. to noon. Pfizer and Moderna vaccines available. Contact: www.cityof terr...Read more...

After implementing a property tax in 2015, Talty's rate remained at $0.25 per $100 of taxable valuation for several years. For 2020, the City lowered the rate to $.246654, or 24.6654 cents, per $100 of taxable valuation. The rate adopted for the 2021 tax year has been set at $0.240028. Of this, $0.119563 is proposed for maintenance and operations. The balance, $0.120465, will be dedicated for the debt service on the 2016, 2017 and 2018 tax notes issued for road maintenance and capital improvements.  Additional anticipated revenue would allow for the continued expansion of police coverage and building a city facility on two acres the City acquired on Layden Ridge Drive (CR 213). The above mentioned tax notes shall be refinanced during Fiscal 2022.  


The final spraying for 2021 is scheduled for September 28. The City has again budgeted to provide mosquito spraying from April and September 2022. The projected dates will be posted here when available. The schedule is always tentative since weather. atmospheric or wind conditions cause delays. Any cancelled spraying will take place on the next available, suitable evening. Sprayings will not begin until well after dusk.