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Welcome to the City of Krum, Texas
Located seven miles northwest of Denton in west central Denton County, Krum is 47 miles northwest of Dallas and 42 miles northeast of Fort Worth. Krum has a small town rural atmosphere, an excellent school system and a great location which makes it an excellent place to raise a family or to retire.
Come see why Krum is small town Texas at its best!
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Friday 7:30 am - 11:00 am
City of Krum May 9, 2015 General Election
You may find information regarding the City of Krum May 9, 2015 General Election here as it becomes available.
On Monday, March 9, by request of the City of Krum, Krum's Economic Development Corporation (EDC) took an important step in helping to shape the future of the city by committing $50,000 toward the update of Krum's Comprehensive Master Plan. Mayor Terri Wilson and planning consultant Sherry Sefko presented the request to the Krum EDC.
A comprehensive master plan is a long-range guide for the future growth and physical development of a city. The purpose of a comprehensive master plan is to create an increasingly better, more healthful, prosperous, efficient and attractive community. By setting expectations for the growth of the city, the plan both protects the property investments of existing residents and businesses and encourages future private investment and quality development.
Krum's Comprehensive Master Plan, initially adopted in May 1995, was last updated in November 2005. The potential update would build upon previous planning efforts. In addition to a focus on quality land development, particular emphasis would be given to the design of future roadway, water, sanitary sewer and drainage facilities necessary to support existing and future land development. The update process would involve substantial community input to ensure a plan unique to Krum and is expected to take 18-24 months to complete upon commencement.
Krum's City Council is expected to consider the update of the Comprehensive Master Plan update in the near future. The EDC funding would supplement city funds for the plan update.
In addition, Krum's City Council and Planning and Zoning Commission met in work session on Monday, March 16, to review and discuss a first draft of a new city zoning ordinance. The draft zoning ordinance, prepared by Sherry Sefko of Municipal Planning Consulting Services, is the culmination of a year-long effort to update and modernize Krum's zoning regulations.
A zoning ordinance typically consists of written standards and a map. It addresses the types of activities and structures and other improvements, such as residential, office, retail, commercial, etc., that may occur on property within the city limits. The intent of zoning regulations is to protect public safety, health and welfare by grouping similar compatible activities and buildings into districts or zones.
The draft zoning ordinance is the first major rewrite of Krum's zoning regulations in nearly 20 years. The current zoning ordinance was adopted in March 1997 and has had minor updates over time.
The current zoning ordinance districts and standards form the basis of the new draft zoning ordinance. The focus of the new draft zoning ordinance is to improve the quality of residential and nonresidential development in Krum by proposing enhanced landscaping, exterior building materials, fencing/screening and parking standards and better-defined land use definitions and home occupations standards.
The Krum City Council and Planning and Zoning Commission will continue to meet in work session on a regular basis to refine the draft zoning ordinance. Once this refinement is complete, the new zoning ordinance will be considered at public hearings of the Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council. Prior to the public hearings, copies of the draft zoning ordinance will be made available for the public to review at the Krum City Hall and Library.
Adopted Budget FY 2014-2015
The City of Krum is a growing, dynamic city. Please check our website each week as our job opportunities change. The listings are updated as new job opportunities become available.
Employment opportunities for the City of Krum may be found here
FY 2012-2013 Final Audit
The Krum City Council accepted the Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Audit at the Special City Council Meeting held on Monday, March 20, 2014. The audit is available by clicking the following link:
For lost or found animals, please call All American Dogs (animal control for the City of Krum) at (972) 382-DOGS (3647) or via e-mail at email@example.com.
FY2013-2014 Adopted Budget
Below is the FY 2013-2014 Adopted Budget for the City of Krum.
Volunteers Needed for Boards and Commissions!
Volunteers are vital and the City of Krum appreciates the countless hours that citizens contribute while serving on a city board, committee or commission. We currently have openings for Library Advisory Board.
Weekly Residential Trash and Recycling Services
Metro Safe Room Rebate Program
The Metro Safe Room Rebate Program application process is now closed. However, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) will be opening an online wait list for the North Central Texas Safe Room Rebate Program (NCTRRP). Once the wait list for a county has been opened, it will not close.
Residents may not sign up for the wait list before the date it opens for the county their residence is in. Those who have already submitted an application for the Metro Safe Room Rebate Program (MSRRP) will be notified that their application was received and do not need to reapply. The wait list will be open to all 16 counties in the NCTCOG region. A set schedule of when the wait list will open for each county can be found here
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