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Dalhart Community Profile and Membership Directory

“WEAR OUT A PAIR OF SHOES IN DALHART . . . AND YOU’LL NEVER LEAVE” This quote circulates from generation to generation and rings very true about the Dalhart community. Dalhart is an excellent place to relocate for families, retirees and for businesses. Dalhart has affordable housing, a variety of jobs, excellent day care and schools, good city infrastructure, and a super friendly atmosphere. The unemployment rate is well below national and state averages. This growing community offers new and varied employment opportunities. Median income for both counties has been steadily rising in recent years. The Dalhart Senior Citizens Association provides a wonderful gathering place for seniors and serves a home-cooked lunch Monday through Friday. Located at 610 Denrock Avenue, the lovely facility may be rented for various events. A gathering room, game room for dominos and board games, exercise room, and recently renovated commercial kitchen are just a few of the amenities. The center is a hub of activity for the 55 and over crowd. Dalhart is home to many service groups and organizations. No matter age, hobby or interest, the more than 80 clubs and organizations offer plenty of groups to join. For adults there is everything from gardening clubs to restaurant and meeting rooms are nearing completion.Expansion & Growth happening all over Dalhart including the Dalhart Airport where a new terminal, sororities; and for the kids we have baseball, football, private music lessons and other enriching activities. Senior Center for newspaper, paper, magazines, phonebooks and cardboard. New Texas residents have 30 days to get a Texas drivers’ license and register City of Texline, (806) 362-4849, offers water, sewer and weekly trash pickup. vehicles. Licenses are available at 322 Denver. The office is open the second For other utilities, contact Rita Blanca Electric, West Texas Gas, and XIT Tuesday each month from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Proof of insurance and a valid Phone Service. All other public services are conducted in Dallam County. social security card must be presented to renew or to obtain a new license. City of Channing, (806) 235-3106, open Monday to Thursday from 9 am to Residents can register their vehicles at the Dallam County Tax Office, at 322 1:30 pm, follows state septic ordinances and provides weekly trash pickup. Denver Street, (806) 244-2801 or Hartley County Precinct 3 Building at 701 Contact Xcel Energy for electricity, Atmos Energy for gas, and Windstream Texas Boulevard, (806) 244-2031 depending on which county you reside. or XIT for telephone service. The city’s recycling center is open the first and The City of Dalhart offers weekly trash pick-up. Specially marked green third Saturdays of each month. dumpsters are for yard trimmings and other organic materials. For more Hartley residents should contact Water Supply at (806) 365-4155, Tuesday information on services available through the City of Dalhart, stop by City or Thursday from 10:30 am to 5 pm for water service and trash pickup. Hall and pick up a brochure. Free mulch is available from the City of Hartley follows state septic ordinances and requires a minimum half-acre Dalhart for use in flower beds and gardens. lot size. Dogs must be registered through the Dalhart Police Department at 202 Rock Island Avenue. Tags need to be renewed annually at a fee of $5. NEW NEIGHBORS PROGRAM Animals must have current immunizations, and dogs are not allowed to The Dalhart Area Chamber has created an excellent opportunity for run at-large. Ordinances allow up to three dogs per household, and pet Chamber members to promote their businesses to new individuals and owners are encouraged to spay and neuter their pets. families moving to Dalhart. The Chamber is working with the City of A $1 voluntary fee is aded to water bills in Dalhart to fund citywide projects Dalhart, the Dalhart Senior Citizen Center, community churches and local including 4th of July Community Fireworks Display, Halloween Festival businesses to help acquaint new neighbors with the community. Welcome and Christmas activities, XIT Parade and the Annual Keep the Shine on bags are packed by the Chamber with information provided by Chamber Denrock Downtown Block Party. members and then given to new residents when they stop by the office for information. Post cards are also mailed to new residents as well to invite Dalhart’s 911 emergency services are operated by central dispatch. Non- them to stop by the Chamber office for their New Neighbor Welcome Bag. emergency situations may be reported to the Dalhart Police Department at The Chamber partners with Full Circle Insurance, Alliance Irrigation and (806) 244-5546. Sublette Farms to host an bi-annual Welcome to Dalhart party to help new Recycling opportunities include bins at United Supermarket and Dalhart residents meet old timers and neighbors. SUPER 8 MOTEL – DALHART 403 Tanglewood Road • East Highway 54 Dalhart, TX 79022 • super8d@xit.net See you along the way.® ■ CABLE TV uniF6BB HBO ■ TRUCK PARKING ■ MICROWAVE uniF6BB REFRIGERATOR uniF6AEAVAILABLEuniF6AF ■ PETS WITH PERMISSION AND DEPOSIT ■ SUPER START BREAKFAST ■ FREE WIFI (806) 249-8526 • Fax (806) 249-5119 www.super8.com Operated under a franchise agreement with SUPER 8 MOTEL, INC. Site # 3244 20


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