Town of Talty
Alert: COUNCIL MEETINGS

The Board of Talty meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Trinity Family Church (corner of I-20 and FM1641) across from the Exxon.

Please join us.

 

ELECTION CANCELLED

There will not be an election this year for the three places ..more

05/10/2014

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05/09/2012

ALDERMEN MEETINGS

ARE HELD ON THE 3RD TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH, BEGNNING AT 7p.m. ..more

04/18/2012

FEMA

Talty is enrolled in the FEMA Flood Insurance Program.  ..more

11/11/2011

Holiday Closings

The Board of Aldermen has designated certain official holida ..more

10/13/2011

Departments

The Town of Talty is a Type A, General Law City with a Mayor/Alderman form of Government.  The Town has a Mayor and five (5) Alderman.  The Mayor is the Chief Executive Officer of the Town.  The Mayor shall preside at all meetings of the governing body and, except in elections, may vote only if there is a tie.

CITY GOVERNMENT

  • Larry Farthing, Mayor
  • Millie Brice, Mayor Pro Tem
  • Brad Davis, Alderman
  • Frank Garrison, Alderman
  • Kevin Williams, Alderman
  • Al Werning, Council Man

ADMINISTRATION

  • Connie Goodwin, Town Administrator
  • Sherry Bagby, Town Secretary

COURT

  • Patricia Ashcroft, Municipal Judge
  • Court is held on the first Thursday of the month at 2pm at the Forney Sub-Courthouse, 100 Main St., Forney TX

POLICE DEPARTMENT

  • Mike Hoskins, Police Chief
  • Bill Carmack, Lieutenant
  • Ed Duckwork, Officer
  • Michael Stirrett, Reserve Officer
  • Don Hoover, Reserve Officer
  • Matt Ivy, Reserve Officer

INSPECTION DEPARTMENT

  • Dave Alaniz, Building Inspector

CODE ENFORCEMENT

  • Gilbert Fernandez, 972-974-2122

 

CONTACT

Office Phone – 972-552-9592
Fax – 972-552-9060
Business Hours – 8am-noon Monday thru Friday
Website – www.taltytexas.com

Applications for building permits may be downloaded from our website.

Builder’s can get next day inspections by calling the office before the office closes at noon each day.  Also builders may call after noon and leave a message on the office recorder and the inspection will be scheduled for that work day.

All sub-contractors must register with the Town to do work in Talty.  The cost is $100 per year.

MUNICIPAL COURT

The telephone number for Municipal Court is 972-552-9592, the FAX number is 972-552-9060.  The office is at 9550 Helms Trail, Suite 500.  Mitzi Wilson is the Court Clerk.

Violators have eleven (11) days from the date of the ticket  to enter a written plea.  The court only accepts cash or money orders.  Defendants may contact the court between 8 am and 12 pm, Monday thru Friday to speak with the clerk regarding disposition options set out by the Judge.          

VOTING

Voting for town elections are held by Kaufman County on behalf of the citizens of Talty at the Talty Baptist Church, 5210 N. FM 148.  The Church is location on FM 148 about ¼ mile south of intersection of FM 2932.

PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION

The Planning and Zoning Commission shall be responsible for the development and implementation of plan for the future growth and the development and redevelopment of the Town.  The Commission shall also be responsible for the review and consideration and recommendation for approval or rejection to the Board of Aldermen of all development plans and proposals, zoning requests, subdivision plats and replats, site plans and zoning regulations and ordinances.  The Commission shall further be responsible for the review and consideration of the adoption, updating, and revision of land use assumptions.

The members of the Planning and Zoning Commission are:

  • Gavin Hill, Chairman
  • Rodney Cottrell, Vice Chairman
  • Wes Kucera, Secretary
  • Philip Thomas, Member
  • John Tarpley, Member
  • Charlie Webb, Member
  • Terry Carson, Alternate

The Planning and Zoning Commission generally meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM, at the Trinity Family Church, Talty, Texas