Lufkin City Council Monthly Meetings
Lufkin City Council meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month. Check the city's calendar for exact dates
Spring Fest in Downtown Lufkin:
We have a new name, a new logo and are preparing for a fabulous day in downtown Lufkin as we celebrate our new festival:Spring Fest (formerly Downtown Hoedown Festival).
2017 Zoo Brew Tickets Now On Sale
On line ticket sales for the popular Zoo Brew is now available. The Zoo Brew will be held at the Ellen Trout Zoo on May 6th
CLICK HERE for ticket purchase
Kurth Memorial Library Amnesty:
April 10th - August 30th
Are you unable to use the library because of old fines and fees? The Kurth Memorial Library would like to help.
Click here for details.
Watch For Your Ward Town Hall Meetings
As part of the development of the new Comprehensive Plan for the City of Lufkin, a series of neighborhood conversations are scheduled for the month of April. Each council member will host a community conversation in their ward and members of the planning team will be available for conversations. Neighborhood residents are invited to attend and share their thoughts and ideas about the future of the community, as well as express any specific concerns or desires related to their neighborhood. The meeting is designed as an open house with a come and go, or come and stay format. Residents, business owners, and anyone interested in the future of Lufkin is invited to stop by to see maps and images depicting options for the future of the community. Planners and designers from Burditt Consultants will be on hand to answer questions and collect feedback and childcare will be provided.
Meeting dates and locations are listed below:
Ward 1: April 20, 5:30-7:00pm, Lufkin City Hall (300 East Shepherd Avenue)
Ward 2: April 24, 6:00-7:30pm, Ellen Trout Zoo (402 Zoo Circle)
Ward 3: April 17, 5:30-7:00pm, Lufkin High School (309 S Medford Drive)
Ward 4: April 11, 5:30-7:00pm, Anderson Elementary Cafeteria (381 Champions Drive)
Ward 5: April 13, 5:30-7:00pm, Brook Hollow Elementary Cafeteria (1009 Live Oak Lane)
Ward 6: April 3, 5:30-7:00pm, Kurth Memorial Library (706 South Raguet Street)
The City invites and encourages all citizens to get involved with the planning process. People can participate at any time through the project Facebook page at or visit the project’s website at www.planlufkin.com.
If you have any questions please contact Dorothy Wilson or Cassell Hodges at 936.633.0247.
You can also check the Planning and Zoning Calendar to find out when your Ward meeting is scheduled.
Online Links Available to Follow Comprehensive Plan
Burditt Consultants, consultants assisting the city with the development of a new comprehensive plan, now provide online sources to follow the process. Visit Lufkin Comprehensive Plan Webpage. On Facebook search for Plan Lufkin.
City Manager Keith Wright Talks About City's Comprehensive Plan
Watch an interview from February's City Hall Update news show with City Manager Keith Wright addressing the new Comprehensive Plan.
Civil Service Testing Announcement for Firefighter Entrance Examination
The City of Lufkin, Texas will be administering an entrance examination for Civil Service Firefighter at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 15th. Click Here for more details.
City Hall Atrium Construction Underway
Due to renovations taking place at City Hall, visitors can only access the building through the rear door by the drive through window on Charlton. Access to The Lufkin Police Department is through the door on Shepherd Avenue. Thank you for your patience as construction continues.