It's that time of year again.  Seasonal rains are upon us and that usually means Flash Flooding.  Please use care when driving on roadways that are prone to flooding.  Do not cross low water crossings if water is present.  It only takes 18 inches of water to wash a car off the roadway and that includes trucks and SUV's.  Besides, you really don't know the condition of the roadway under the water.  If the roadway is covered with water;
The Village of Vinton is looking for community vonlunteers for the creation of a full-time CERT TEAM.  During the 2006 floods, the village saw what a group of dedicated volunteers can accomplish. Please contact the Village office at: 915-886-5104 for more information. 
 Local residents are invited to pick up their free gunlock and support responsible gun ownership.  Locks may be picked up at the Vinton City Hall, 436 E. Vinton Rd. or at the Vinton Police Station, 501 E. Vinton Rd., Vinton, Texas. 
Street Lights in Vinton
The public is asked to contact City Hall to report any street light that is not working so that we can arrange for its repair.  You may also download a report form to report inoperable or defective lights by clicking here.

The Vinton Police Department reminds you that you should drive like your life
depends on it..........
because it does!