Town of Collierville
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Collierville Town Offices will Close for Memorial Day

flag optCollierville Town Hall will be closed Monday, May 29, 2017 for Memorial Day. In case of Fire and Police emergency call 911.

There will be NO sanitation collection on Memorial Day. Garbage and recyclables will be picked up the day after your regular collection day. There will be no appliance pick up on Thursday, June 1st. The next available appliance pick up will be Thursday, June 8th.

Kid Safe Fire Prevention Program Gets Real Results

Cooper Gilbert 4 17 014 optErin Daniels loves her job. The 4- year veteran of the Collierville Fire Department is a Public Education Specialist – she goes to schools, churches and other organizations and educates people about what to do in the event of a fire.

It’s one thing to love what you are doing regardless of the feedback you receive. Then you have times when you get to see the fruit of what you do. Daniels experienced this recently when she received an email from Dina Foshee, Preschool Director at Faith Lutheran Preschool in Collierville. The message from Foshee forwarded a letter from the parent of a student whose recall of Daniels’ Kid Safe Fire Prevention program had saved his own home.

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Collierville Police Dispatcher Helps Save a Life

dispatch story optTraining is important. Execution of training coupled with the calm that comes with experience is even more important. Recently, a dispatcher at the Collierville Police Department was able to use her training to help save a life. That’s what the job is about, but not every day is as dramatic as this one was.

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Missing Man Table Serves as Quiet Reminder for Memorial Day

missing man table optWhen you walk into Collierville Town Hall to attend a meeting or perhaps to pay a water bill, you may notice a small, round table sitting in the corner of the lobby alcove. The place setting for a missing member of the military serves as a quiet reminder to not forget the men and women who have not returned home. Called “The Missing Man Table,” it is a way military veterans and active services members commemorate POWs (Prisoners of War) or MIAs (Missing in Action).

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Collierville’s Fleet Maintenance Team Tightens the Bolt on Repair Costs

unit 614 optFleet Maintenance is one of eight divisions of the Collierville Public Services Department. It’s a division that doesn’t have much visibility, but behind the scenes they are solving problems in innovative ways with the end result of making the most of every one of your tax dollars.

One example of their capabilities is the case of Units 614 (pictured) and 312. In Public Services speak, “units” are vehicles used in the performance of the services the department provides. These units visit Fleet Maintenance when they need a tune-up or some other service.

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Military Service Spotlight during Independence Day Celebration

2017 IDC Logo optThe Town of Collierville will be holding the annual Independence Day Celebration on July 3, 2017. This year, we are focusing the event on our veterans and active service members. The Town is seeking pictures of local military service men and women to feature through a special media presentation during the event that will showcase years of service, rank, branch, and decorations for valor. There will also be an “In Memoriam” portion of the presentation to remember passed veterans and those who gave their life during their service.

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Vandalism Will Not be Tolerated in Collierville

ruts optIt may seem exciting to take a truck off-road in an open field in the park after dark, or to carve the initials of BAE along a boardwalk railing, but both actions are vandalism – and vandalism is a crime.

“If someone damages public property, we will prosecute to the fullest extent of the law,” said Derek Honeycutt, Director of General Services.

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Grilling By the Rules Keeps Summer Safe

Sarah at the Grill optEvery year Americans look forward to summer vacations, family reunions, picnics, and the Fourth of July. Summertime, however, also brings fires and injuries due to outdoor cooking and recreational fires. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reports that every year over 5,000 accidents occur with residential barbeques and fire pits. The United States Fire Administration (USAF) notes that over half of grill fires occur in May, June, July, and August. Almost half (49 %) happen in the evening hours from 5 to 8 PM. Fortunately, by practicing some basic safety tips everyone can enjoy being with family and friends while grilling meals or gathering around the ambience of a fire.

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