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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Santa On The Engine in Highland Village

Santa on the Engine Newsflash

Highland Village Fire Department is hosting Santa as he rides through Highland Village on the Engine again this year.  He will be here December 11 - 16 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Please refer to the map for an overview of his route throughout the w...

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Posted on: October 26, 2022

Fire Chief Collier is October "First Responder of the Month"

Fire Chief Collier honored as First Responder of the Month

The Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce held its October luncheon on Tuesday.  During the luncheon, Sam Pack's Fire Star Ford of Lewisville named Fire Chief Jason Collier as its "First Responder of the Month" for October.  Chie...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Derek Doyle Promotes to Shift Captain

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The Fire Department would like to congratulate Derek Doyle on his promotion to Shift Captain.  Captain Doyle began his career with the Department as a part-time employee in 2010, moving to full time in February of 2011 as a FF/Paramedic and promo...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Funding Approved for Area Nonprofit Organizations

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Council approved annual funding for local nonprofit organizations, approved site plan for a new office building, amended EMS and certain park facility fees and recognized local veterans at the Honor Our Veterans event.

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

Our Village, Our Vision Open House Scheduled for Nov. 15

Open House Location Change

Due to an electrical outage at City Hall, the Open House will take place at 948A Highland Village Road. 

The City began the process of updating the master planning documents a little over a year ago.  An open house is scheduled for Tuesda...

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Posted on: October 26, 2022

Council Supports County TRIP-22 Bond Proposal; Presents Donation to Fallen Officer Fund

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At their meeting, City Council approved several resolutions for street projects within the City, a resolution in support of the TRIP-22 bond program and a check presentation to the Texas Police Chiefs Association Foundation's Fallen Officer Fund.

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

Council Receives Presentation and Discusses the Draft Comprehensive Plan

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City Council received a presentation from McAdams on changes specifically to Opportunity Areas 1 and 5 in the draft Comprehensive Plan based on feedback from Council and Planning & Zoning, staff and residents.

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Council and Planning & Zoning Receive Comprehensive Plan Presentation

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City Council and Planning & Zoning Commission held a joint meeting to receive and discuss the rough draft Comprehensive Plan. The year-long project is in the final stages with rough draft plans under consideration by Council and Planning & Zoning.

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Council Approves the Annual Budget

Budget Approved

On September 20, Council held a special meeting to approve the second read of the FY 22-23 Budget. The tax rate will be decreased from $0.56302 to $0.546825. The new fiscal year begins on October 1, 2022.

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

Council Approves First Read of the Annual Budget

2023 Budget Book Cover

At the September 13 meeting, Council held a public hearing and approved the first read of the FY 22-23 Budget. The tax rate will be decreased from $0.56302 to $0.546825. Final approval considered at a special meeting on Sept. 20.

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Coffee with the Mayor

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Mayor Dan Jaworski to hold monthly Coffee with the Mayor events as an opportunity for casual conversations with the community. 

“I had the opportunity to hear from many of you while I was campaigning and I hope to expand on those convers...

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Assistant Chief Jason Collier Promoted to Highland Village Fire Chief

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Assistant Fire Chief Jason Collier has been promoted to Highland Village Fire Chief. Collier was hired in 2008 as the City's first Assistant Fire Chief and was appointed Interim Chief on the departure of Chief Mike Thomson.

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Council Continues Budget Discussion; Appoints Alternate Municipal Court Judge

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At the August 23 meeting, Council continued FY 2022-2023 budget discussions with a presentation from staff on Special Revenue Funds and the proposed projects within each fund. Council appointed Cynthia Burkett as alternate Municipal Court judge.

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Council Sets Public Hearing Date and Proposed Tax Rate for FY 2022-2023

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At the August 9 meeting, Council set the public hearing for September 13 for the proposed tax rate for fiscal year 2022-2023. The tax rate is proposed to decrease from $0.56302 to $0.546825.

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Council Begins FY 2022-23 General Fund Budget Discussion

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At the July 26 meeting, Council began discussion of the FY 2022-23 Budget with a presentation from staff on year-end projections and the proposed General Fund Budget along with Supplemental Requests.

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Council Reappoints Municipal Court Judge; Receives FY 2022-23 CIP Budget

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Council reappoints Judge Sallas as Municipal Court Judge and begins budget discussion with the presentation of the Capital Improvement Program for FY 2022-23.

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Council and Planning & Zoning Joint Meeting

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The Highland Village City Council and the Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a joint workshop on Thursday, June 30 beginning at 6:00 p.m. to receive a presentation from Poag, LLC regarding The Shops at Highland Village. At this time Poag, LLC has no...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Council Approves Amendments to Animal Control Ordinance; Appoints Representative to RTC

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City Council approved the first read of an ordinance amending the Animal control ordinance, appoints Mayor Jaworski to Regional Transportation Council and recognizes McAuliffe student as Mayor for the Day.

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Highland Village Recognized as 7th Safest City in Texas

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Highland Village has been recognized as the 7th Safest City in Texas. The Police Department’s Community-Oriented Public Safety model of policing and the partnership shared with residents and businesses results in this recognition. The Police Dep...

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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Council Selects Mayor Pro Tem and Deputy Mayor Pro Tem; Recognizes Local Veterans

Honor Our Veterans

Council votes Michael Lombardo at Mayor Pro Tem and Jon Kixmiller as Deputy Mayor Pro Tem. Nine local veterans recognized at Honor Our Veterans ceremony. Animal Shelter lease agreement approved.

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Mayor Charlotte Wilcox Recognized for Years of Service

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At the May 10 meeting, staff and Council recognized Mayor Charlotte Wilcox for her years of service to the City of Highland Village. Mayor Wilcox has served as Highland Village's Mayor since May 2014.

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Posted on: May 7, 2022

May 7 Unofficial Election Results

Election Results

The unofficial election results from the May 7 election are: Place 1 (Mayor): Daniel H. Jaworski - 1205; Barbara Fleming - 690.  Place 2: Jon Kixmiller - 1353. Place 4: Kevin Cox - 417;   Shawn Nelson - 1041; Ray David ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Construction Begins on Highland Village Road Sidewalk

Highland Village Road Sidewalk

Construction is now underway on the Highland Village Road sidewalk project. The new sidewalk will connect to the existing sidewalk at the Municipal Complex and head east along the east side of Highland Village Road to the Municipal Service Center, then co...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Doubletree Ranch Park Splash Pad to be Closed for the 2022 Season

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The Doubletree Ranch Park splash pad will not open for the 2022 season. The surface is in need of replacement and the manufacturer is unable to provide a delivery date. So users can plan their summer events, the splash pad will be closed for the season.

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Council Approves First Read of Amendments to the Development Regulations at The Bowery

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Council held a public hearing and approved amendments to the development regulations at The Bowery. Heritage Elementary 5th grader served as Mayor for the Day.

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Council Receives Annual Comprehensive Financial Report

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Annual audit of city finances and records results in highest rating showing the City statements present fairly the financial position of the City.

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

City Receives American Heart Association Workplace Health Achievement Award

Workplace Health Achievement

The City of Highland Village City’s earns the American Heart Association's Gold Level Work Health Achievement Award for taking significant steps to build a culture of health and well-being for the workforce.

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

There's No Place Like Highland Village - State of the City

There's No Place Like Home

Each year Highland Village, Lewisville, and Flower Mound come together to share the great things happening in our community at the State of the Cities luncheon. Our presentation stars our "Good Mayor" and confirms there is no place like Highland Village.

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

Council Approves Site Plan for HTeaO Building

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Council approved a site plan to construct an approximately 2,553 square foot building for Retail Use in the Highland Village Town Center. The building will be occupied by H Tea O.

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

Winter Weather Update - 2-24-2022

Ice Storm Update

City offices are closed on Thurs., Feb. 24 due to the icy road conditions. Public Works crews are sanding the main thoroughfares in the City. Stay home or work from home if you can. Also, trash pickup is cancelled for Thurs., 2/24.

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

City Holds Open House for Community Input

OVOV Open House

We are entering an exciting time at the City of Highland Village. We are very close to buildout with only 78 acres of undeveloped land and we need to make sure every decision is considered in terms of economic viability and enhanced quality of life for ou...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

Council Calls General and Special Election to be Held on May 7

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Council calls the May 7 General Election and a Special Election to elect members to the City Council. A site plan was approved for the property at Celebrations Village. Council approves Good Friday as an official city holiday.

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

Winter Weather Update - Feb. 2

Winter Weather Update

Thursday Trash Route Cancelled

Community Waste Disposal has cancelled garbage and recycling service for Thursday, Feb. 3 due to forecasted inclement weather. CWD has informed us they will monitor the road conditions on Thursday to determine the pickup sche...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Council Receives Presentation and Begins Input on Planning Documents Update

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Council received a presentation on updates to the City’s planning documents from McAdams Engineering. The public is invited to a come-and-go open house on Feb. 23 at the Municipal Complex from 10AM-7:30PM to learn about the process and provide feedback.

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Garbage and Recycling Service Delays

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Community Waste Disposal has informed us they are short staffed due to COVID cases. We may experience trash and recycle service delays. They have asked residents to leave trash and recycle bins at the curb and they will be serviced. Your bins may not be p...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Council Approves Issuance of $15.75M in Certificates of Obligation for Park and Street Improvements

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Council approved the issuance of $15.75M in Certificates of Obligation for street, drainage and park improvements, approved a retail use site plan, received a presentation on redesigned website, and held a swearing in for police officer Donievin Oliver.

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

Alert: Phishing Attempt Notification

Phishing Attack Newsflash

The City was recently a target for a well-coordinated phishing attack, from foreign threat actors. No personal information was leaked or compromised.  This is an attempt to gather information. Please be aware that the City will never email you as...

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Funding Approved for Area Nonprofit Organizations; Donation Presented to Fallen Officer Fund

Check Presentation

At the Nov. 9 meeting, Council approved funding for area nonprofit organizations, approved an ordinance for the refunding of bonds for a savings of $1.2M, and a check was presented for the 2021 TXFallenPD Tribute Event fundraiser.

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Posted on: October 27, 2021

City’s AAA Rating Affirmed

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Standard & Poors affirms City's AAA bond rating, which is the highest rating available, in conjunction with the Council's intent to issue CO's totaling $15.75M for street ad park projects.

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Council Approves Agreement for Joint Fire Training Facility

Joint Fire Training facility

At the October 12 meeting, Council authorized the interlocal agreement for the construction and operation of a joint fire training facility with the City of Lewisville and the Town of Flower Mound.

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

City Notifies of Intent to Issue Certificates of Obligation

City to Issue Certificates of Obligation for Streets and Parks Projects

On September 28, Council approved a resolution notifying of the City’s intent to issue Certificates of Obligation (CO) for specific purposes. Projects totaling $15.75M, including issuance cost, are considered to fund parks and streets projects.

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

Council Approves Contract for Planning Documents Update

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Council approved the contract with McAdams to update the City’s planning documents. The planning process will take about 12 months and will include public input from residents and the business community. Council appointed members to Boards & Commissions.

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Council Approves First Read of the Annual Budget

FY 21-22 Budget

Council approved the first read of the FY 21-22 Budget. The Certified Estimate from the DCAD provided a 5.3% growth in estimated property values, providing an additional $711,707 in property tax revenues. The tax rate of $.56302 remains unchanged.

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Council Continues Budget Discussion; Approves Updated Animal Control Ordinance

Animal Ordinance

Council continued FY 21-22 Budget discussions with a presentation on the proposed General Fund Budget, Supplemental Requests, Capital Improvement Projects, & potential future Bond Projects. First read was approved amending the Animal Control ordinance.

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Highland Village Police Apprehend Suspects in Attempted ATM Burglary

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At approximately 6:03 a.m., on Aug. 24, 2021, Highland Village Police responded to the Denton Area Teachers Credit Union (DATCU) in Highland Village for an ATM Burglary in progress.

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

Council Sets Public Hearing Date and Proposed Tax Rate for FY 2021-2022

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Council set the public hearing for September 14 for the proposed tax rate for fiscal year 2021-2022. The tax rate is proposed to remain the same at $0.56302. The Utility Fund Budget will also keep the current rate structure for water and sewer services.

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Council Continues Budget Discussions

Mayor Wilcox with Student Mayor for the Day

At the July 27 meeting, Council continued FY 2021-22 Budget discussion with a presentation from staff on Special Revenue Funds. Further budget discussions will take place through July and August. Council also recognized Annie Netsch as Mayor for the Day.

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Highland Village Public Safety Kicks Off Annual Stuff a Cruiser Toy and Food Drive

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The Highland Village Police Department and Fire Department have teamed up for Stuff a Cruiser, the annual public safety holiday toy and food drive. Your donation benefits children in our area through LISD Angel Tree, the Salvation Army in Lewisville, Sing...

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

TXFallenPD Tribute Event - Honoring the Fallen

TXFallenPD Tribute Event News Flash (1)

The TXFallenPD Tribute Event began in 2008 as a police bike race honoring the lives of Texas officers killed in the line of duty. Over the years it has grown into a community fundraising event benefiting the Texas Police Chiefs Association's Foun...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Commander Morrison Retires After 29 Years of Service to HVPD

Commander Sheri Morrison in Uniform

Police Commander Sheri Morrison officially retired from the Highland Village Police Department after having served Highland Village for over 29 years and over 35 years in the police profession.  Commander Morrison worked her way up in the departm...

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Posted on: November 20, 2021

Beard It Up/Color For The Cure

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It’s that time of the year again where members of HVPD begin to grow their beards!  What I’d like everyone to know about this campaign, is that it is a way for our officers to give something in return by raising awareness of c...

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