|All of Denton County is currently under a burn ban, which prevents the use of campfires and open top grills at all parks. To use a grill at any park in Denton County, the grill must have a lid attached. Visit the Denton County website to find out more.
Park Capital Improvement Projects
Kids Kastle Replacement Project
Staff continues to work with Play by Design to create a comprehensive design that will be presented to the Parks Board and City Council. This design will include elements gathered at Design Day. To find out more about this project and learn how you can get involved, visit SpeakUpHV.com.
Unity Park Pond Dredging Project
Staff has executed a contract for the pond dredging project, which is anticipated to begin on November 4. The parking lot adjacent to the upper pond will be closed throughout the entirety of the project. It will be used by the contractor to place sediment bags so they stay dry.
Unity Park Plaza Project
Five bids for the Unity Park Plaza were received and read aloud on October 9. Staff is currently evaluating the bids submitted and will make a recommendation to upper management next week.
Unity Park Softball Field Project
North Rock Construction continues work on the softball field with the installation of trees and other landscaping around the site. Staff performed an irrigation walkthrough. The irrigation system works as designed. A short punch list was created for the contractor to address.
Unity Park Switchgear Project
Fince Espinoza and Gabe Doria met with a contractor to discuss the replacement of the Unity Park switchgear. The contractor is working on a quote to complete this project.
|Parks Roof Replacement Project
The contractor has replaced the roof at Lions Club Park, we anticipate that they will begin replacing the roof at Lakeside Community Park next week.
Copperas Branch Park Master Plan
Staff continues to coordinate with la terra studio.
Chapel Hill Estates Trail Connection
BW2 Engineers continue to work on the design of this project.
Victoria Park Track Replacement
BW2 Engineers continue to work on the design of the project.
Highland Village Road Sidewalk
BW2 Engineers continue to work on the design of the sidewalk.
Andra Foreman attended the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF) regional meeting on Wednesday. The City of Highland Village received the Silver Member City Award for outstanding registration support for teams, individuals, and TAAF training programs.
The fall kickball league continued on Wednesday evening at Unity Park.
The NFL Flag Football games continue Saturday at Brazos Park.
Monday: Assorted Card Games - Dealer’s Choice, Spades in the Library
Tuesday: Assorted Card Games - Dealer’s Choice, Dominoes, 42
Thursday: Assorted Card Games - Dealer’s Choice, Bridge, Rummikub
On Thursday, 23 Senior All-Stars attended a Lunch and Learn sponsored by Calvert Hearing Care where Dr. Joe Brent discussed the latest trends in audiology and how he can help with hearing impairments. While listening, the All-Stars enjoyed sandwiches, wraps, chips, pickles, and cookies from McAlister’s Deli.
|Also on Thursday, 25 Senior All-Stars headed out to Fair Park to take in the sights and sounds of the State Fair of Texas! It was a special day, as people over the age of 60 were able to enter the fair free of charge. After making the rounds and eating several delicious treats, the All-Stars made sure to snap a picture with Big Tex before heading back to Highland Village.
Concerts in the Park
The final Concert in the Park was held on October 5 at Doubletree Ranch Park. King George came out and played all of George Strait’s classics! Kona Ice and Munchies Food Truck were also on site serving up delicious food and desserts. New Song School of the Arts came by to hand out bottled water for attendees!