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  1. Denton County Budget Officer Alejandro Moreno

    Recommended FY 2023-24 budget earmarks funds for public safety while proposing to lower the tax rate

    Denton County’s Fiscal Year 2023-24 recommended budget earmarks an estimated $3.54 million for public safety including a 14 percent slide of the pay scale for law enforcement and reduces the proposed tax rate by nearly three pennies. Read on for more details
  2. Burn Ban

    Denton County issues burn ban

    On July 25, Commissioners Court issued a burn ban for Denton County that is currently in effect after high temps and lack of rainfall created potential fuel for grass fires. Read on...
  3. Denton County Administrative Courthouse drone photo with 1 million residents written in text on it.

    Denton County surpasses 1 million milestone

    Denton County has surpassed the 1 million mark in residential population, according to the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG). Read on for more details
  4. Briarwood sign shows location of 60-acre retreat center bought by Denton County

    Denton County buys 60-acre Briarwood Retreat Center

    Denton County Commissioners Court has purchased the 60-acre Briarwood Lutheran Ministries camp at 670 Copper Canyon Road and will use it for training, outdoor education, youth camps, adult retreats and more. Read on for more details
  5. CHR announcement

    Denton County Ranks Among Healthiest Counties in Texas

    The 2023 County Health Rankings have been released, and Denton County ranked among the healthiest counties in Texas. County Health Rankings raise awareness about the many factors influencing health and how vastly health varies in different communities. Read more information on COVID-19 cases
  6. DCPH Director Dr. Matt Richardson addresses Commissioners Court on new mental health navigators.

    Denton County to hire mental health navigators

    Denton County Commissioners Court on Tuesday approved the hiring of two full-time mental health navigators under the direction of the Denton County Public Health (DCPH) to make it easier for individuals to find available resources. Read on for more details
  7. Denton County Auditor Jeff May speaks to Commissioners Court on the AAA bond rating

    Denton County maintains AAA bond rating

    Denton County maintained its AAA bond rating on outstanding general obligation limited tax debt and received an AAA rating on $125 million Permanent Improvement and Refunding Bonds, which will save money. Read on for more info
  8. Monkeypox Update

    Denton County Releases Online Monkeypox Vaccine Registration

    Denton County Public Health released an online form for eligible community members to register for monkeypox vaccination. Read more info on monkeypox vaccine registration
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