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News Briefs. Power outage to homes in vacinity of 3900 Greenbrier/Southwestern.

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Public assistance sought in connection with arrest of massage therapist on sexual assault charge.

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July 4, 2019 event details.

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Two suspects in custody following carjacking in UP.

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Mosquito Fogging - June 13 after 9:30 p.m. - All alleys & City parks. 

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Power outage updates.

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Wednesday, June 19 at 11:00 a.m. - Summer Splash Story Time.

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Wednesday, June 19 at 5 p.m. - Court Night.

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Thursday, June 20 at 10:45 a.m. - Toddler Story at UP Public Library.

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Friday, June 21 at 10:45 a.m. - Baby Story Time at UP Public Library.

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Wednesday, June 26 at 11:00 a.m. - Summer Splash Story Time.

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Wednesday, June 26 at 5 p.m. - Court Night.

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - City Council Meeting

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Report coyote sightings to the City

March 7, 2019

Coyote sightings have risen the past few weeks in all University Park neighborhoods.  
 
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Coyote Conversation with USDA/Texas Wildlife Services Urban Biologist, Adam Henry

Coyote Conversation with USDA/Texas Wildlife Services Urban Biologist, Adam Henry (1:28)

Report coyote sightings by phone or online

If you see a coyote in your neighborhood, regardless of the time of day, you are urged to report the sighting:

  The City is keeping a list of the sightings so we are able to forward a compilation of locations to Texas Wildlife Services, a Division of the USDA, and if necessary, they can proceed with trapping or lethal enforcement of urban wildlife. Click here, to view a map of recent coyote sightings. 

Other ways you can help:
 

Seen along the banks of Turtle Creek, coyotes are a fact of life in nearly all urban areas.  Coyotes are omnivores that eat plants and animals including skunks, possums and raccoons. Do not intentionally feed a coyote. Since they prefer to find easy meals, they are also attracted to:

 
  • Dog and cat food that is left outside
  • Rotting fruit under trees
  • Bird seed on the ground (position bird feeders so that coyotes cannot get feed)
  • Trash that is accessible due to garbage containers that are not properly secured
Don't leave small pets outside overnight or let them run free.  Accompany your pet outside, especially at night.

Even though coyotes have adapted to living in cities and towns, they are generally wary of people. If you see a coyote in your yard, wave your arms, shout and spray it with a water hose.  It is likely to leave the area quickly after any of these actions.   

For more information on coyotes and their habits, CLICK HERE.
To view the City's current Coyote Conflict Management Policy, CLICK HERE.