Recognitions & Awards

Recognitions & Awards

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Named #5 Best Places for Young Families to Live in Texas by NerdWallet, 2017

Named #20 among Best Places to Live in U.S., MONEY magazine, 2017

Named Second Best Suburb in the U.S. by National Association of Realtors, 2017

Named Ninth Safest City in Texas by security organization SafeWise, 2017

Named Second Hottest Suburb in the United States by Realtor.com, 2017;

Named Best Small City for Families in Nation by financial website NerdWallet, 2016

Named #25 among Best Places to Live in Nation, MONEY magazine, 2015

Named 19th Safest City in Texas by security organization SafeWise, 2016

Named 19h Safest City in Texas by financial website CreditDonkey, 2016

Named 13th Best Texas City for Families by personal finance website WalletHub, 2016

City of Wylie website, wylietexas.gov, named Second Place Best Overall Website, by 3CMA, City-County Communications & Marketing Association, the national organization for public information officers, 2016

City of Wylie, in partnership with Wylie Downtown Merchants Association, won First Place Special Events - Recurring Event for Bluegrass on Ballard. Award presented by 3CMA, City-County Communications & Marketing Association, the national organization for public information officers, 2016

City of Wylie website, wylietexas.gov, named Best Website in Texas for cities under 100,000 population by Texas Association of Municipal Public Information Officers, 2016

Award of Honor, Marketing Recurring Event, Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers, for Bluegrass on Ballard, 2016

Ranked #19 Best Places to Work, Dallas Business Journal, 2014

Ranked #19 Best Places to Work, Dallas Morning News, 2011

Ranked #8 Best Places to Work, Dallas Business Journal, 2005

Celebrating Leadership in Developmental Excellence, North Central Texas Council of Governments, for Wylie Municipal Complex, 2015

Second Best Small City in Nation for Families, financial website NerdWallet, 2015

Eighth Best Small City in Nation for Families, financial website NerdWallet ,2014

18th Safest City in Nation for Cities with Population of 10,000 or more, security organization SafeWise 2015

Platinum Leadership Circle Award for Financial Transparency, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, highest achievement possible, 2015

Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, Government Finance Officers Association, highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting. Awarded to City of Wylie Finance Department for 25 years

Distinguished Budget Presentation Award, Government Finance Officers Association. Awarded to City of Wylie Finance Department for four years

Award of Excellence for Recurring Special Event, Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers, for Bluegrass on Ballard, 2015

Municipal Excellence Award in Public Safety, Texas Municipal League, for Wylie Police Department’s Youth Enrichment Program, 2012

Recreation Facility Design Excellence, statewide, Texas Recreation & Parks Society, Wylie Recreation Center, 2013

Outstanding Communication in Social Media, Texas Recreation & Parks Society, Wylie Recreation Center, 2013

Innovative Design, DFW Area Parks and Recreation Directors Association, Wylie Recreation Center, 2012

Facility Design Excellence, Texas Recreation & Parks Society, Region 2/3, Wylie Recreation Center, 2012

Excellence in Programming, Texas Recreation & Parks Society, Wylie Recreation Center, Rec Mob Program, 2013

Wylie PD’s National Night Out event, 19th in nation,  for Category 4, cities with 15,000 – 49,999 population, National Night Out, 2016

Wylie PD’s National Night Out event, 17th in nation for Category 4, cities with 15,000 – 49,999 population, National Night Out, 2015

Wylie PD’s National Night Out event, 16th in nation, for Category 4, cities with 15,000 – 49,999 population, National Night Out, 2014

Wylie PD’s National Night Out event, 16th in nation for Category 4, cities with 15,000 – 49,999 population, National Night Out, 2013

Wylie PD’s National Night Out event, Honorable Mention for Category 4, cities with 15,000 – 49,999 population, National Night Out, 2012

Wylie PD’s National Night Out event, 33rd in nation, fifth in Texas for Category 4, cities with 15,000 – 49,999 population, National Night Out, 2011

Wylie PD’s National Night Out event, Recognized, for Category 4, cities with 15,000 – 49,999 population, National Night Out, 2010

Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite, American Heart Association, 2012, 2013, 2014

Platinum Level Fit-Friendly Worksite, American Heart Association, 2015

Excellence in Libraries, Texas Municipal Library Directors Association, 2013

Excellence Award in Communication Programs, for cities of more than 25,000, for disaster preparedness and response project, Texas Municipal League, 2011

Keep Texas Beautiful Award, Certificate of Merit Government Award from Keep Texas Beautiful for X-Treme Green Event, 2012, 2013

Storm Ready Community, National Weather Service, 2008

Municipal Complex was National Brick in Architecture Award winner, Best in Class in Municipal / Government category, Brick Industry Association, 2012

Tree City USA 2013, Arbor Day Foundation

Fiber Optic Service to the Community Award for being among first to offer Verizon FiOS to community, Verizon, 2006

Librarian of the Year Ofilia Barrera, Texas Library Association, 2012

Municipal Clerk of the Year, City Secretary Carole Ehrlich, 2009

Director of Developmental Services Renae Ollie, recognized by League of Women Voters at the Celebration of Collin County Women in Public Administration, 2015


contact information

Wylie Municipal Complex
300 Country Club Rd., Building 100 Wylie, TX 75098
Main #: 972-516-6000
Monday – Friday; 8 am – 5 pm

Building Inspection, 2nd floor
972-516-6420, permits@wylietexas.gov

City Manager, 1st floor
972-516-6010, citymgr@wylietexas.gov

City Secretary, 1st floor
972-516-6020, citysec@wylietexas.gov

Code Enforcement, 2nd floor
972-516-6440, code@wylietexas.gov

Communication/Marketing, 1st floor
972-516-6016, publicinfo@wylietexas.gov

Engineering, 2nd floor
972-516-6400, cityeng@wylietexas.gov

Finance, 1st floor
972-516-6120, finance@wylietexas.gov

Human Resources, 3rd floor
972-516-6040, jobs@wylietexas.gov

Planning and Zoning
, 2nd floor
972-516-6320, planning@wylietexas.gov

Parks Administration
, 3rd floor
972-516-6340, parks@wylietexas.gov

Purchasing
, 1st floor
972-516-6040, purchasing@wylietexas.gov

Utility Billing
, 1st floor
973-516-6100, utility@wylietexas.gov
Recreation Center
300 Country Club Rd., Building 200
972-516-6360, recreation@wylietexas.gov

Monday – Friday, 5:00 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday, Noon – 8:00 pm

Rita and Truett Smith Public Library
300 Country Club Rd., Building 300
972-516-6250, libinfo@wylietexas.gov

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, 10 am – 8 pm
Wednesday, 10 am – 6 pm
Friday and Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, Closed

Public Safety Complex
2000 N. Hwy. 78
972-442-8171
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm

Municipal Court
972-442-8101, court@wylietexas.gov

Police Administration
972-442-8170, police@wylietexas.gov

Public Safety Communications
972-442-8171, wfdadmin@wylietexas.gov

Fire Administration
972-442-8110, wfdadmin@wylietexas.gov

Fire Stations
Station #1,
1400 S. Ballard Ave., 972-429-0771
Station #2, 555 Country Club Rd., 972-429-0772
Station #3, 210 W.A. Allen Blvd., 972-442-0773
Public Works  (Streets, Water and Wastewater)
949 Hensley Ln., Building 300
972-442-7588
After-hours emergency? Contact Police Dispatch, 972-442-8171
Monday – Friday, 7 am – 4 pm


Parks Maintenance
949 Hensley Ln., Building 200
972-516-6340, parks@wylietexas.gov
Monday – Friday, 7 am – 4 pm

Animal Services
949 Hensley Ln., Building 100
972-442-5268, animalcontrol@wylietexas.gov
After-hours emergency? Contact Police Dispatch, 972-442-8171
Monday – Saturday, 8 am – 5 pm

Senior Recreation Center
800 Thomas St.
972-442-8119, recreation@wylietexas.gov
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4 pm; Saturday, 9 am – 3 pm; Sunday, 1 – 5 pm

Economic Development Corporation
250 S. Hwy. 78
972-442-3367, info@wylieedc.com
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm

Athletic Field Condition Hotline
972-516-6350

Community Waste Disposal (Bulk Pickup/Trash) 
972-392-9300

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