City of Lufkin, 300 E. Shepherd
Lufkin, Texas 75902 936-634-8881

 
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Police Records has Moved to the Municipal Court Building


The Department has three dedicated clerks who maintain the case management record system while providing services to police personnel and the public. The Records Section is now Located in the Lufkin Municipal Court, across the street from City Hall at 222 E. Shepherd Ave, and is open to the public Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., except holidays. Police reports and accident reports can now be picked up at that location. Sex offender registration will also be done at that location on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. You must bring your driver's license and blue card. The Records Division can still be reached at the same phone number, 936-633-0342. Their fax number has changed to 936-639-9646.




Litter Critter Service

When citizens have home or neighborhood projects that include a large construction or destruction type activity you always have the dilemma of how to properly dispose of building and waste materials. The city provides Lufkin residents its Litter Critter service. For just $50.00 The City of Lufkin rents out “The Litter Critter” for large neighborhood cleanups and for proper solid waste disposal. The rental period can be for a weekend project from Friday morning until Monday morning, or for the week from Monday morning until Friday morning. You just fill it up and the city delivers and picks it up. For more details about the service contact the City of Lufkin’s Solid Waste Department.
Click here for an on-line Litter Critter Service Agreement.




Restrictions Implemented for Angelina County Per Executive Order GA-32

On Tues., Dec. 15, 2020, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) informed officials that Angelina County, as part of Trauma Service Area (TSA)-H meets the definition of a “high-hospitalization area.” As such, Angelina County may no longer conduct elective surgeries or reopen to the higher levels allowable under Executive Order GA-32.

GA-32, issued by Gov. Greg Abbott in early October as part of the Open Texas initiative, allowed select venues to increase service capacity and permitted elective surgeries. However, in areas with high hospitalizations, any business establishment (-retailers, restaurants, gyms) that otherwise would have a 75 percent occupancy limit is mandated by the state to operate at up to only 50 percent. Likewise, elective surgeries are temporarily prohibited. Establishments with 51 percent alcohol sales, i.e., “bars,” will also temporarily close.

High hospitalizations are defined as a TSA that has had seven consecutive days in which the number of COVID-19 hospitalized patients as a percentage of total hospital capacity exceeds 15 percent. Restrictions for TSA-H will remain in place until notification is sent by DSHS of the following: seven consecutive days in which the number of COVID-19 hospitalized patients as a percentage of total hospital capacity is 15 percent or less.

TSA-H, composed of Nacogdoches, Angelina, Polk, Sabine, San Jacinto, San Augustine, and Tyler counties, rose above the 15 percent mark on Wed., Dec. 9.

Residents are encouraged to practice good hygiene, wear facial coverings, follow social distancing protocols, and limit social gatherings outside of your immediate household.

For further information on the GA-32, refer to Texas Department of State Health Services.


NOTICE OF DEADLINE TO FILE APPLICATIONS
FOR PLACE ON THE BALLOT
(AVISO DE FECHA LÍMITE PARA PRESENTAR SOLICITUDES
PARA UN LUGAR EN LA BOLETA)

Notice is hereby given that applications for a place on the City of Lufkin May 1st, 2021 Regular Election for Mayor, Ward No. 2 and Ward No. 4 Councilmember ballot may be filed during the following time:
(Se da aviso por la presente que las solicitudes para un lugar en la boleta de la Elección Regular de la Ciudad de Lufkin se pueden presentar durante el siguiente horario:)

Filing Dates and Times:
(Fechas y Horario para Entregar Presentaciones)
Start Date: January 13th, 2021
(Fecha Inicio) 13 de enero de 2021

End Date: February 12th, 2021
(Fecha Límite) 12 de febrero de 2021

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Emergency Management: COVID-19 Resources




Stay up-to-date with the latest on re-opening Texas from the Governor's office.



City officials also want to remind the public of additional precautions and guidelines set forth by the CDC.

•  Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

•  Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.

•  Stay home when you are sick.

•  Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

•  Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.

•  Follow CDC’s recommendations for using a facemask.

•  Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.

    -  If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.

You can monitor the latest CDC updates at: cdc.gov.



Lufkin City Council Monthly Meetings

Lufkin City Council meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month.

Check the city's calendar for exact dates







There is a new free tool to help you save money on your water bill.

AquaHawk is a billing Alert System, a service for the City of Lufkin customers that will enable you to efficiently manage your water usage and lower your monthly bills. Customers who are interested in the service must register to create a new account to receive notifications.

After you register, AquaHawk will analyze your water usage with the customer portal and can notify you of the following after you set your alert thresholds.

AquaHawk allows you to specify an amount of water (gallons) or an estimated bill amount (dollars) that you don’t want to exceed. If your water consumption or bill amount has exceeded or is projected to exceed the threshold value, AquaHawk will send you a notification.

You will need your service address and account number, which can be found on your monthly water bill, to create your account. View your water consumption, set a monthly water budget, receive timely leak alerts, and control your expenses with AquaHawk.












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