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A.            POLICE PROTECTION

The City of Weston, Texas does not provide police protection within the City.  Police protection is available through the Collin County Sheriff’s Dept.

B.            FIRE PROTECTION AND AMBULANCE SERVICE

The City of Weston, Texas does not provide fire protection.  Fire protection is available through the Weston Volunteer Fire Department with mutual aid from the fire departments in Anna, Celina, Melissa, and McKinney.  The City of Weston currently contracts with AMR Ambulance Service to respond to 9-1-1 calls within Weston City Limits.

C.            SOLID WASTE COLLECTION

The City of Weston does not provide waste collection.  A list of area providers may be found at www.westontexas.com on the “For Residents” tab.

D.            MAINTENANCE OF WATER AND WASTE WATER FACILITIES

The City does not own or maintain any water or wastewater facilities.  Depending on your location, water service is available through either Weston Water Supply Corporation, North Collin Water Supply or Marilee Special Utility District.  Contact information for these providers can be found at www.westontexas.com on the “For Residents” tab.

E.             MAINTENANCE OF ROADS AND STREETS

Any and all public roads and streets which have been dedicated to the City of Weston, Texas, or which are owned by the City of Weston, Texas, shall be maintained to the same degree and extent that other roads and streets are maintained in areas with similar topography, land use and population density.  The City of Weston provides lighting of public roads and streets.  Said roads and streets which may be positioned in a right-of-way, roadway or utility company easement are maintained by the applicable utility company servicing the City of Weston, Texas, pursuant to the rules, regulations and fees of such utility.

F.            MAINTENANCE OF PARKS, PLAYGROUNDS AND SWIMMING POOLS

The City Council of the City of Weston, Texas, is not aware of the existence of any parks, playgrounds or swimming pools now located in the area proposed for annexation.  In the event any such parks, playgrounds or swimming pools do exist and are public facilities, the City of Weston, Texas, will maintain such areas to the same extent and degree that it maintains parks, playgrounds and swimming pools and other similar areas of the City now incorporated in the City of Weston, Texas.

G.            MAINTENANCE OF MUNICIPALLY OWNED FACILITY, BUILDING OR MUNICIPAL SERVICE

The City Council of the City of Weston, Texas, is not aware of the existence of any municipally owned facility, building or other municipal service now located in the area proposed for annexation.  In the event any such municipally owned facility, building or municipal service does exist and are public facilities, the City of Weston, Texas, will maintain such areas to the same extent and degree that it maintains publicly owned facilities, buildings or municipal services of the City now incorporated in the City of Weston, Texas.  The City of Weston currently maintains the Weston Community Center.
 
H.           ANIMAL CONTROL
 
All residents within the city limits will be provided animal control and sheltering services through an agreement with Collin County.

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS

I.            POLICE PROTECTION, FIRE PROTECTION AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

The City Council of the City of Weston, Texas finds and determines it to be unnecessary to acquire or construct any capital improvement for the purposes of providing police protection, fire protection, or emergency medical services at this time since the City of Weston does not provide police or, fire or EMS services directly.  

J.              WATER FACILITIES

The City Council of the City of Weston, Texas, has determined that water is available for point of service extension from the appropriate third party provider in accordance with the City’s utility polices and ordinances.  Therefore, capital improvements are not necessary to provide full municipal services for water.

K.             WASTE WATER FACILITIES         

The City Council of the City of Weston, Texas, has determined that wastewater service is unavailable for any area of the City, including the newly annexed area.  As a result, capital improvements are not necessary to provide equivalent wastewater service.

L.            ROADS AND STREETS

Within 2 ½ years, the City of Weston, Texas, with a cooperative effort of the City’s designated utility company, will undertake to provide the same degree of road and street lighting as is provided in areas of similar topography, land use and population density within the present corporate limits of the City of Weston, Texas.  Maintenance of properly dedicated roads and streets will be consistent with the maintenance provided by the City to other roads and streets in areas of similar topography, land use and sub-development of the annexed property.  Developers will be required pursuant to the ordinances of the City of Weston, Texas, to provide internal and peripheral streets and to construct those streets in accordance with the specifications required by the City of Weston, Texas, for the properly dedicated street.  City participation in capital expenditures will be in accordance with city policies.

M.            CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS

Notwithstanding any other provision of this service plan, a landowner within the newly annexed area will not be required to fund capital improvements necessary to provide municipal services in a manner inconsistent with Chapter 395 of the Local Government Code, unless otherwise agreed to by the landowner.

 

SPECIFIC FINDINGS

The City Council of the City of Weston, Texas finds and determines that this proposed Service Plan will not provide any fewer services, and it will not provide a lower level of service in the area proposed to be annexed than were in existence in the proposed area at the time immediately preceding the annexation process.

Because of the differing characteristics of topography, land utilization and population density, the service levels which may ultimately be provided in the newly annexed area may differ somewhat from services provided other areas of the City of Weston, Texas.  These differences are specifically dictated because of differing characteristics of the property and the City of Weston, Texas will undertake to perform consistent with this contract so as to provide the newly annexed area with the same type, kind and quality of service presently enjoyed by the citizens of the City of Weston, Texas who reside in areas of similar topography, land utilization and population. 

CITY COUNCIL VISION STATEMENT
Our vision is to prepare for and to embrace the future while sustaining 
and preserving the identity and heritage which makes Weston unique.

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