City of Trinidad
212 Park Street
P.O. Box 345 (Mailing)
Trinidad, Texas 75163
(903)-778-2525 Phone
(903) 778-2754 Fax

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Public Notice for Mosquito Spraying PDF Print E-mail

Starting May 2017 thru September 2017

mesquito

The City of Trinidad will perform periodic spraying for mosquitos as deemed necessary. Mosquito spraying will not occur during rain or if the wind speed is 10 mph or greater.

Pesticide being used: BIOMIST 4+4 ULV

How safe is it?

Pesticides that are used for mosquito control have been judged by the EPA not to pose an unreasonable risk to human health. Spraying is scheduled in the evening to limit exposure to people who may wish to avoid contact with the pesticide used to control mosquito populations.

Sprayings will begin around 8:30pm thru 11:30pm.

People with conditions such as asthma and other respiratory conditions can consider staying indoors because spraying may worsen or aggravate these conditions.

Extra precautions during spraying:

1. Remain indoors with children and pets and cover any ornamental fish ponds, beehives or organic gardens. Stay indoors for at least an hour after spraying has concluded.
2. Close windows and doors, and turn off window unit air conditioners or set to recirculate indoor air only
3. Drive cautiously around truck spaying pesticide

If you have any questions you may contact Valerie Hamrick at 903-910-1003

 

 
Food Pantry PDF Print E-mail

The Food Pantry is open the 3rd Friday each month for Citizens of Trinidad (must show proof of residence).  It is open from 10:00 am until noon and is located at Trinidad Housing Authority, 144 Park Street.

If you have any questions, call Faith in Action Outreach at 903-489-7500.

 
City Ordinance Violation Procedure PDF Print E-mail
The City's new Chief of Police, Chris Simmons, will soon begin working on City Ordinance violations.  Chief Simmons wanted the citizens to be aware of his City Ordinance Violation Procedure.  If you have any questions, please call the Chief at 903-778-2113 or 903-477-2131 cell or visit with him in his office.
Trinidad Police Department
City Ordinance Violation Procedure

Step 1: Initial Contact

A. Property Identification
B. Photographs of violations
C. Issue occupant(s) a notice providing fifteen (15) days to correct violation(s)
D. If rental property, the owner will be notified of violations.

Step 2: Failure to Comply with Written Notice

A. Take a second set of photographs of the property
B. Issue occupant/owner a citation, giving occupant/owner ten (10) days to appear before the Municipal Court
C. If rental property, the owner will be notified of violations.

**Citation may be sent via registered mail, return receipt requested.

Step 3: Failure to Comply with Citation and Court

A. Issue the occupant(s) a written notice providing the occupant(s) seven (7) days to correct the violations
B. If rental property, the owner will be notified of violations.
C. After seven (7) days, meet with City Administrator to schedule an appearance before the City Council to seek abatement of the property
D. After seven (7) days, request a court order removal of inoperable vehicle(s) from the Judge if applicable.
E. Clean the property, with City Council authorization and at the expense of the City. Attach all costs associated with the clean-up to the utility bill of the occupant(s).
**Failure to pay required clean-up costs could result in a Lien being filed against the property, with the City Council approval

July 23, 2015

 
Trinidad Economic Development Committee PDF Print E-mail

Committee founded 1997
Industrial Park bought/established 2/2001
Land (28.12 ac.), road, septic, water via grants
Clear Mask bought lot 1.51ac 9/2004
Verizon leased lot 2/2003
Steve Grant Realtor hired for sell of IP properties 8/2008

2010
Town Hall Meeting, April 29, held in conjunction with the City Council, to address "Beautification of Trinidad" in hopes of making the town more presentable for future businesses and home owners.

Announcement letters had been sent to our local churches, word of mouth, article in the Malakoff paper, and signs of the upcoming meeting were our methods of making our citizens aware of the meeting.) 31 townspeople were present.

We shared our concern for increasing community pride. Those present were asked, "Why have I chosen Trinidad as my hometown"; encouraged everyone to keep his/her area picked up; voiced concerns with areas being dealt with thru City Ordinance violations (trashed yards, burned out houses, abandoned vehicles, etc); challenged local beautification through planting flowers/trees throughout the city.

Had sign up sheets for the following committees: 1) Town Cleanup; 2) Flower/Tree Gardening; 3) New City Signage; 4) Volunteering with Churches for Emergency Needs; and 5) Building Trojan Pride - an area adoption program to keep a street or area picked up of trash for 6 months.

Anticipated response: - hopeful.

 

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