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Posted on: January 23, 2019

Council Sets 2019 Legislative Program for the 86th Legislative Session

2019 Legislative Priorities

On January 22, City Council approved a resolution establishing the City’s legislative policy which addresses issues and concerns impacting the City that may be addressed during the 2019 legislative session. The common theme to the program is Highland Village’s belief that cities are the level of government most connected to, and thus most accountable to, the people they serve; as a result, the state should recognize and preserve local authority and support cities in their mission of providing quality local services to all Texans. Read the 2019 Legislative Priorities

During the Mayor and Council Reports, Public Works Street and Code Manager Donald Strange was recognized for earing the Certified Public Works Professional Manager designation from the American Public Works Association (APWA). Mr. Strange is among the first 37 candidates to complete the certification program which began in August 2018. Mr. Strange began his career in public works with the City of Carrollton in 1985. He has been with the City of Highland Village since 2015.

In the City Manager Report, the HVTV Update shared the Foodie Friday segment featuring Palio’s Pizza Café in the Marketplace at Highland Village and informed residents of the upcoming Father & Daughter Valentine Dance.

The City Council early work session and regular session is available on HVTV (Spectrum 15; Frontier 43) and via website streaming by searching HVTV. The meetings are also available for on-demand viewing on the city website.

 

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