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MonarchGrowing Monarchs

The Library Garden has been a Monarch Waystation since June of 2018. Here are some resources to help create your own monarch sanctuary.

The Rewards of Having a Monarch Garden by Library Garden Volunteer, Kathleen Clowers
Mayor's Monarch Proclamation

Monarch Watch
Smithsonian Gardens Monarchs on the Move
Texas A&M Extension Entomology - Monarchs
National Wildlife Federation
US Fish and WildlifeService
Monarch Joint Venture - Problems with tropical milkweed
Journey North

Library Garden

The Library Garden - Planting for the Future of Wylie! 

The Library Garden was first started in 2016 as a way to engage our kids’ clubs and for Sensory Storytime. By volunteering just a little time in the garden, you will help:

·       Bring healthy food to families in need

·       Provide a waystation for the Monarch butterflies that migrate through the area

·       Create learning opportunities to our youth about the earth’s resources 

·       Build a dedicated space that will benefit the city of Wylie 

It takes people like you to build a much-needed resource for the community. No experience is required.  

Ready to volunteer? How about your family? We schedule gardening and maintenance tasks throughout the year. We need help with weeding, planting, mulching, and other tasks. If you are ready, simply fill out the application and consent to a background check. Children 17 years and younger must be in the presence of a parent or guardian, who must be 18 years or older. Only parents and guardians are required to complete the application. 

Link to application: http://bit.ly/garden-application

Regarding COVID-19: Please wear a mask and maintain social distancing while volunteering. Do not share tools and wash/sanitize your hands often. 

Have questions? Do you know a group that would get a kick out of digging in the dirt? Please let us know via email: veronica.mckay@wylietexas.gov

Want to make a supplies, equipment or monetary donation? Check out our Amazon wish list or contact Ofilia at 972-516-6251 or ofilia.barrera@wylietexas.gov

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 Inspection2nd floor 
972-516-6420, permits@wylietexas.gov

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

City Secretary1st 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 
972-516-6100, utility@wylietexas.gov

Recreation Center
300 Country Club Rd., Building 200
972-516-6340, recreation@wylietexas.gov

Monday – Thursday, 5 am – 9 pm
Friday, 5 am – 5 pm
Saturday, 8 am – 8 pm
Sunday, 1 pm – 5 pm

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

Monday - Thursday, 10 am – 8 pm
Friday and Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, Closed

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

Municipal Court
972-429-8080, 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., 972-429-8071
Station #2, 555 Country Club Rd., 972-429-8072
Station #3, 210 W.A. Allen Blvd., 972-442-8073
Public Works  (Streets, Water and Wastewater)
949 Hensley Ln., Building 300
After-hours emergency? Contact Police Dispatch, 972-442-8171
Monday – Friday, 7 am – 4 pm

Parks and Recreation Administration
949 Hensley Ln., Building 200
972-516-6340, parks@wylietexas.gov
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4 pm

Animal Services
949 Hensley Ln., Building 100
972-429-8047, animalcontrol@wylietexas.gov
After-hours emergency? Contact Police Dispatch, 972-442-8171
Monday – Saturday, 8 am – 5 pm

Senior Recreation Center
800 Thomas St.
972-516-6340, recreation@wylietexas.gov
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4 pm

Thomas and Mattie Brown House
301 North Ballard Ave.
972-516-6340, recreation@wylietexas.gov 
*Temporarily closed for improvements

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

Athletic Field Condition Hotline

Community Waste Disposal (Bulk Pickup/Trash) 

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