Posted on: October 12, 2017

Highland Village Bond Election Notice

Bond Election

The City of Highland Village will hold a bond election on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 to consider propositions for street and park improvements.  A bond election totaling $7,150,000 will be included on the ballot to address full reconstruction of s...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Council Receives Requests for Funding from Non-Profit Organizations; Approves Parking Ordinance

Highland Forest No Parking Ordinance

n Oct. 10, the City Council received presentations from area non-profit organizations explaining their service to the community of Highland Village. Council approved the first read of the parking ordinance specific to portions of Highland Forest Drive.

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

HVPD Holds 10th Annual Fallen Officers Bike Race & 5K

TXFallenPD Bike Race

On Saturday, October 21 the Highland Village Police Department will hold the 10th Annual Fallen Officers Bike Race and 5K at The Shops at Highland Village. An officer is killed in the line of duty every 61 hours. Throughout history, there have been more l...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Council Approves FY 2017-2018 Budget; Appoints Board and Commission Members

Highland Village Municipal Complex

City Council approved the final read of the 2017-2018 Budget. The budget includes a decrease to the ad valorem tax rate, going from $0.56963 to $0.568022. Council appointed members to the City’s boards and commissions

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Utility Rate Increase and Bond Election Information Shared at Town Hall Meeting

Town Hall Meeting

A Town Hall meeting was held on Thursday, September 14 to share information on the upcoming utility rate change and increase as well as items to be considered in the November 7 bond election. Residents who were unable to attend the meeting can view the vi...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Council Holds Public Hearing on Proposed Tax Rate and Approves First Read of FY 2017-2018 Budget

Highland Village Municipal Complex

On September 12, the City Council held a public hearing and approved the first read of the 2017-2018 Budget. The FY 2017/2018 budget includes a decrease to the ad valorem tax rate, going from $0.56963 to $0.568022.

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

Highland Village Fire Department Joins the Rescue Efforts in South Texas

HVFD Hurricane Harvey

The Highland Village Fire Department deployed an engine and two personnel to aid the Hurricane Harvey emergency response in South Texas. Lake CitiesFire Department sent two of their personnel as well. As part of the Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

City Council Receives Recommended 2017-2018 Budget

2018 recommended budget

Council held a public hearing and received the FY 17-18 budget. The General Fund Budget expenditures total $16,692,194, a 2% increase over last year. A Supplemental Budget of nearly $600,000 is also included, resulting in a total increase of 4%.

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

City Council Calls Bond Election for Street and Park Improvements

2017 Bond election

On August 14 the City Council held a special meeting to call a bond election totaling $7,150,000 for street and park improvements. The approval of these proposed propositions will not require a tax increase. Two propositions will be on the Nov. 7 ballot.

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Notice of 2017 Tax Year Proposed Property Tax Rate

2017 Property Tax Rate

A tax rate of $0.568022 per $100 valuation has been proposed by the governing body of City of Highland Village. This rate exceeds the lower of the effective or rollback tax rate. State law requires two public hearings be held before adopting the tax rate.

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

City Council Holds Record Vote to Lower the City Property Tax Rate to the Rollback Rate

Highland Village Municipal Complex

At the August 8 meeting, Council held a record vote to lower the ad valorem tax rate to the rollback rate of $0.568022. The current rate is $0.56963. Council is required to hold the vote to place the tax rate proposal on the agenda of a future meeting.

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Farmers Market to Open in Highland Village

Highland Village Farmers Market

Highland Village is soon to be home to a European-Style Farmers Market. On Sunday, August 6 the Highland Village Farmers Market is set to open in the Highland Village Town Center parking lot. The Market will take place every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

City Council Gives Final Approval to Homestead Exemption Increase

Budget Discussion

Council approved the increase, from $50,000 to $75,000, in the homestead exemption for homeowners age 65 and over and those with a disability. Approximately 22% of the homeowners will benefit from this exemption, with an average annual savings of $427.

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

City Council Approves Homestead Exemption Increase for Over 65 and Disabled Persons

Homestead Exemption Increases to $75000

At the July 11 meeting, Council approved an increase in the homestead exemption for homeowners age 65 and over and those with a disability. The ordinance increases the exemption amount from $50,000 to $75,000.

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