City of Athens, TX Blog


The Texan Announced as a Finalist for 2018 Texas Downtown Association President's Awards Program

Finalists for the 2018 President’s Awards Program were recently announced in Austin.  For over 30 years the awards program, sponsored by the Texas Downtown Association (TDA),  has recognized outstanding projects, places, and people of Texas downtowns.With the completion of The


City of Athens to Reduce Building Permit Fees

On Monday, September 10, the City Council of the City of Athens voted unanimously to reduce the building permit fees charged by the City, effective October 1, 2018.“The current fees we have used were raised in 2017 when the City


City of Athens Updating Water, Sewer and Sanitation Fees Effective 10/1/18

The City of Athens has updated its water, sewer, and sanitation fees for the 2019 fiscal year which officially began, October 1, 2018.Water and sewer fees have increased by roughly 3% for all customers.  This is part of a five