|Unity Park Plaza Project (Kids Kastle Area)
The Plaza Project will begin next week. The contractor will install a chain link fence around the entire worksite to prevent unauthorized personnel from entering the active worksite. Once the fencing is installed and the erosion control is in place, the contractor will begin to remove the tiles, pickets, plaques, and stone pavers from Kids Kastle. The tiles, pickets, plaques, and stone pavers will be available for pick up from January 25, 2020 through February 1, 2020 in the Kids Kastle parking lot. For more information, visit SpeakUpHV.com.
Unity Park Softball Field
Staff continues to work with the contractor to finalize this project. The contractor is currently working on the punch list and has a few minor portions to complete. The new softball field will be ready for the upcoming spring season!
On Wednesday, staff also performed an irrigation walk through of the field.
|Copperas Branch Park Master Plan
Staff continues to coordinate with la terra studio.
Doubletree Ranch Park Hyper Sail Surfacing
Staff has selected a contractor and finalized the agreement. Installation of the synthetic turf surfacing to go beneath the 40’ x 40’ hyper sail, as well as the 24’ x 24’ chess and checkers board, will begin on Monday. This projected is anticipated to be complete in three weeks, weather pending.
Sunset Point Park
The contractor has poured 100% of the concrete for this project, pressure washed all of the concrete, and will begin the process of establishing turf. The striping and signage is scheduled to be installed in January.
Victoria Park Sidewalk Improvements
BW2 Engineers, Inc. has delivered updated plans for staff to review. This project is scheduled to be awarded in the summer of 2020 in conjunction with the Highland Village Road and FM 2499 sidewalk projects.
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 Wednesday, 12 Senior All-Stars went to the Texas Motor Speedway: Gift of Lights. Before making their way to Texas Motor Speedway, the All-Stars enjoyed dinner in Downtown Roanoke at Chop Shop Live. After dinner, they drove the two mile Gift of Lights path with over 500 spectacular light displays. At the end, the All-Stars stopped at Santa’s Village to see Christmas trees, life-size Christmas decorations, and a NASCAR display.
|Meals on Wheels provided a delicious lunch on Thursday from Chicken Express for 51 Senior All-Stars. The lunch consisted of fried chicken, fried catfish, mashed potatoes, green beans, and ice cream sandwiches for dessert!
Holiday Lights Contest - Parade of Lights
The City of Highland Village is excited to announce the 2019 Parade of Lights Holiday Lighting Contest! Highland Village residents are encouraged to decorate their homes and prizes will be awarded in each category:
- Spirit of the Holiday’s Award
- Most Creative Display
- Best Theme
- Most Outstanding Lights
- Best Decorated Street
An impartial panel of judges will determine the winners. Award winners for each category will receive a yard sign indicating which category they won. In addition, all entries and award winners will be recognized in the local paper and on City websites. Judging will take place on Wednesday, December 11 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Christmas at the Ranch
Join us at Doubletree Ranch Park on Saturday, December 14 for our 2nd Annual Christmas at the Ranch! We will have activities for the whole family to enjoy including Christmas Carolers, Santa’s Workshop, an ice skating rink, toboggan tunnel, plus a special visit from Santa and his reindeer!
Throughout the Christmas season, Doubletree Ranch Park will be turned into a winter wonderland featuring Christmas lights and festive lawn ornaments. Be sure to come by to enjoy all of the magic of the season!
Father & Daughter Valentine’s Dance
Mark your calendars now for the annual Father & Daughter Valentine’s Dance on Friday, January 31, 2020, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn in Lewisville. Enjoy a spectacular night complete with dinner, dancing, and door prizes! Tickets go on sale Friday, December 27, 2019, for Highland Village residents ($30 per person). They will go on sale Friday, January 3, 2020, for non-Highland Village residents ($35 per person).