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Key to the City June 5, 2020

Post Date:06/05/2020 10:00 AM

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Key to the City June 5, 2020
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A message from Mayor Gonzales; RIP George Floyd

The death of George Floyd has had a tremendous impact on our nation and our community. Please take a minute to view this message from Mayor Victor Gonzales. 

Governor Abbott announces Phase 3 reopening

On June 3, Governor Abbott announced Phase 3 of his Plan to Open Texas, which increases the capacity of most businesses from 25% to 50%. The public is encouraged to continue wearing face coverings, not gather in groups greater than 10 when possible, stay at home if they’re 65 and older and avoid nursing homes, state supported living centers, assisted living facilities or long-term care facilities. For details on the City of Pflugerville’s plan to reopen facilities and reestablish services, visit pflugervilletx.gov/reopen.

Pflugerville Community Development Corporation webinar series 

PCDC Webinar

The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) is hosting a three-part webinar series called "The 3D City Strikes Back" on June 10, 17 and 24. Each of the three days will cover a different topic:

  •  June 10 at 11 a.m.: How Pflugerville Industry leaders in the supply chain changed production to answer the call of duty for arming our front line workers in the fight against COVID-19. Register here.
  •  June 17 at 11 a.m.: How Pflugerville businesses and partners collaborated to develop needed supplies for healthcare and essential employees and how the Pflugerville Library and MakerGirl developed programs for students and the workforce to accommodate at-home learning. Register here.
  • June 24 at 9 a.m.: How workforce agencies and others partnered with Pflugerville Community Development Corporation to enable new avenues for workforce training and re-employment. Register here.

More information on the webinars can be found at pfdevelopment.com/newsroom/webinars.

Purrfect time to adopt - it's Adopt a Shelter Cat Month

June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month. Residents looking to provide a cat or kitten with their forever home should look no further than Pflugerville Animal Welfare Services. To view adoptable animals at P.A.W.S., visit pflugervilletx.gov/adopt. At this time, adoptions are by appointment only. Contact pets@pflugervilletx.gov or 512-990-7387 to set up an appointment.

Music in the Park moves to August 

Music in the Park Pfans, the City has moved the entire summer concert series to August, September and October for 2020. There will not be any June concerts as previously advertised. The City will continue to evaluate whether Music in the Park can be held safely this year and will keep you updated at pflugervilletx.gov/musicinthepark.

Visit the Virtual Recreation Center

The Pflugerville Virtual Recreation Center has been updated to include even more activities and fun. From virtual Tai Chi to a Spikeball tutorial to Spotify playlists curated by the Parks and Recreation team, the Virtual Recreation Center has something for everyone. Visit the Virtual Recreation Center at pflugervilletx.gov/virtualrec.

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What's Happening

 Summer Reading - The 2020 summer reading program is taking place online. Kids, teens and adults will all have their own summer reading challenges to complete for each of the eight weeks of summer reading. In addition to the challenges, the Pflugerville Library will have online events and crafting with curbside take-home kits. The summer reading program takes place June 6-August 1. For more information on summer reading, please visit pflugervilletx.gov/summerreading.

Mulch and compost - Mulch and compost is available at the Pflugerville Recycle Center (15500 Sun Light Near Way) while supplies last. It is available on a first come, first served basis. Please bring a shovel to collect and load. The Recycle Center is open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Monday. For more information on the Recycle Center, visit pflugervilletx.gov/recyclecenter.

Pflugerville Pfund - The Pflugerville Pfund is set up to help local businesses with financial assistance grants due to COVID-19. Find more information about this fund by visiting pfchamber.com/pflugerville-pfund.

Utility disconnects and late fees - Utility billing will not issue any late fees or disconnects through July 15. The date has been extended to July due to COVID-19. Utility Billing remains closed to the public. Phones are answered from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at 512-990-6100. Due to high call volumes, the City encourages using email, utilitybilling@pflugervilletx.gov, and the web chat feature at utilitybilling.pflugervilletx.gov.

Respond to the 2020 Census - The Census can be filled out online, by phone or by mail. Follow the instructions mailed by the Census Bureau to complete the form, and visit pflugervilletx.gov/census for more information.

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