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Posted on: November 11, 2020

Council Approves Funding for Area Nonprofit Organizations, Recognizes Local Veterans

2020 Honor Our Veterans

At the November 10 meeting, the City Council approved funding for area nonprofit organizations. The Honor Our Veterans ceremony recognized seven local veterans.

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Public Safety Online Toy and Food Drive

City Web Toy Drive

The Highland Village Police and Fire Departments are partnering together for the Online Toy and Food Drive. Every child wants to open a gift at Christmas and every parent wants to see their kids eyes light up with delight as they see gifts under their tre...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Council Approves Rate Increase for Solid Waste Collection by Community Waste Disposal

Community Waste Disposal

Council approved two resolutions regarding a rate increase for solid waste and recycling services provided by Community Waste Disposal - the annual CPI adjustment and an increase due to additional operational costs from the closure of the DFW landfill.

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

City and The Shops at Highland Village Partner for Successful Concert in the Park(ing lot) Series

Concert in Park(ing lot) with logo

Pivot. Adapt. Collaborate. All words used to describe how businesses are managing during COVID cancellations. These words are good descriptors of what the City and The Shops at Highland Village are doing for Concerts in the Park(ing lot) events.

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Council Appoints Members to Boards and Commissions; Northbound Access to I-35E Approved

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At the Oct. 13 meeting, Council learned of the approval of northbound access to I-35E from Highland Village Road. Council appointed board and commission members.

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

City to Spray for Mosquitoes in Silverthorne and Castlewood Area

Mosquito Spraying

A trap tested positive for West Nile Virus in the Silverthorne and Castlewood area this week. City crews will spray the creeks, drainage culverts, and wooded wet areas during the overnight hours in these areas on Oct. 17, 18, and 19.

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

HVPD Sgt. Dennis Oliver - Funeral Service

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UPDATE: Oct 6, 2020 - A memorial service will be held for Sergeant Dennis Oliver at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, October 9 at the Village Church in Flower Mound. Due to social distancing limited seating is available and reservations are required. Visit The Villag...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

City Dedicates Doubletree Bridge to PFC Aaron M. Hudson

PFC Hudson Memorial Bridge Dedication

A ceremony was held on Saturday, September 19 to formally dedicate the pedestrian bridge at Doubletree Ranch Park the “PFC Aaron M. Hudson Memorial Bridge.” The private gathering unveiled all the elements installed at the bridge to honor PFC Hudson.

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Council Approves Final Read of Annual Budget

2021 Budget

Council approves the FY 20/21 Budget and receives an update on HVFD Fire Equipment Operator/Paramedic Mel Harper and his deployment to California to assist the firefighting efforts currently underway.

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Highland Village Fire Department Deploys to California to Help Fight Wildfires

HVFD Brush Truck Deploys

The Highland Village Fire Department is able to answer California’s call for assistance in fighting the wildland and forest fires. HVFD today sent Brush 481 and Fire Equipment Operator/Paramedic Mel Harper as part of a local Strike Team.

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Council Honors Retiring City Manager Michael Leavitt; Approves First Read of Annual Budget

Michael Leavitt Pavilion

Council, and the Highland Village Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, honored retiring city manager Michael Leavitt by naming the pavilion at Doubletree Ranch Park the Michael Leavitt Pavilion in honor of Leavitt’s service to the community.

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Rate - Sept. 8, 2020

2021 Tax Rate Public hearing notice

The City will hold a public hearing on the proposed tax rate of $0.563020 on Sept. 8, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. at the Highland Village Municipal Complex.

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Council Appoints Paul Stevens as City Manager

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Council approved the employment agreement and appointed Paul Stevens as the new city manager for the city of Highland Village.

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Council Names New City Manager; Property Tax and Utility Rate to Remain Unchanged

2020 Paul Stevens

Council has appointed Paul Stevens as the new city manager for the City of Highland Village. Stevens is currently the Deputy City Manager for the City of Rowlett and has 30 years’ experience in municipal government.

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

Council Continues FY 2020-2021 General Fund Budget and Special Revenue Funds Discussion

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Council continued discussion of the FY 2020-21 Budget with a presentation from staff on the proposed General Fund Budget along with Supplemental Requests and Special Revenue Funds. Budget discussions continue at August 11 and August 25 Council meetings.

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Council Begins FY 2020-2021 General Fund Budget Discussion

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Council began discussion of the FY 2020-21 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: July 10, 2020

Construction Begins on the Reserve at Chapel Hill Subdivision

David Weekley Homes

A new subdivision is moving into the construction phase in Highland Village. City staff have reviewed and approved the civil construction plans and have released the site to begin construction. The 23 acre, Reserve at Chapel Hill Subdivision will be situa...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Governor Abbott Issues Statewide Face Covering Requirement

Mask Up Highland Village

This afternoon, Governor Abbott issued Executive Order No. GA-29, requiring Texans residing in counties with more than 20 COVID-19 cases to wear a face-covering over the nose and mouth while in a commercial space, public building, or in an outdoor setting...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Council Adopts Revised FM 2499 Speed Limit Set by TxDOT

FM 2499 Speed Limit Change June 2020

Council adopts the speed limit TxDOT will set on FM 2499. The speed limit will change from 45mph to 50mph from the FM 2499/Northwood intersection to the northern corporate limit line and remain as currently posted from Northwood south to FM 407.

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Council Adopts New FM 2499 Speed Limit Set by TxDOT

FM 2499 Speed Limit Change

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is changing FM2499 speed limit from 45 to 50 MPH from the northern City limit to Highland Shores/Casltewood intersection and 40 to 45 MPH to FM407. The need for an adjustment was determined by a speed study.

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Council Approves Preliminary Plat for The Reserve at Chapel Hill

David Weekley Homes

Council approved the preliminary plat and tree plan for the property located at Chinn Chapel Road and Harlington Drive. The 23.47 acre tract is currently owned by the Lewisville Independent School District and is under contract by David Weekley Homes.

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

City Allows Temporary Signage for Restaurant and Retail

Temporary Bandit Signs Allowed

Highland Village restaurants and retailers that are open for business are able to place signage to inform the public of the services they are providing. Signs are allowed through the duration of the COVID-19 disaster declaration.

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

City Manager Michael Leavitt Announces Retirement

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After 20 years of service to Highland Village, City Manager Michael Leavitt has announced his retirement, effective Oct. 1, 2020. Mr. Leavitt began working with the City in March 2000 as the public works director and was appointed city manager in 2003.

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

DCTA's Enhanced Lyft Discount Program Replaces Highland Village Connect Shuttle

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To increase efficiency, DCTA’s Highland Village Connect Shuttle service will be replaced with updated and enhanced Lyft Program service parameters which include the municipal limits of Highland Village and select areas of North Lewisville. DCTA&...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Mayor Wilcox Presents the Annual State of the City

2020 State of the City logo over an aerial shot of City Hall

On February 25, Mayor Wilcox presented the annual State of the City video. The video was produced in the style of Mr. Rogers Neighborhood to tell the community about the accomplishments and upcoming projects within the City. Mayor Wilcox interviewed depar...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Concert In The Park(ing Lot)

Concert Park News Flash

Join us Friday, August 28 from 7:30 to 9 pm at The Shops at Highland Village with Local Dallas group AWE'd for a Concert in the Park(ing Lot). Parking is first-come, first-serve. Grab dinner to go from one of the 13 restaurants nearby and enjoy the show!

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Kids Kastle Construction and Personalized Fence Pickets

Kids Kastle Fence Pickets

It was about one year ago that we began seeking community input with our kick off at Design Day. Certainly the build has not taken place as we had envisioned – but that is not unusual for 2020. We have had to cancel our community build dates on two differ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Gov. Abbott Issues Statewide Face Covering Order

Mask Up Highland Village

This afternoon, Governor Abbott issued Executive Order No. GA-29, requiring Texans residing in counties with more than 20 COVID-19 cases to wear a face-covering over the nose and mouth while in a commercial space, public building, or in an outdoor setting...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Halloween Guidance

Halloween

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published guidance on how to minimize COVID-19 spread at holiday gatherings, including specific different “risk level” activity information for Halloween. Click here for more inf...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

New Police Corporals Announced

Legget Sullivan

Congratulations to Marcela Leggett and Jay Sullivan for their recent promotion to Police Corporal this week!  Both are veteran officers of the department with Advanced Peace Officer certifications.  Cpl Leggett has over seven (7) years p...

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Prevent Family Violence

Family Violence Not OK

What constitutes Family Violence?

  • Intentionally and knowingly causing bodily injury or threatening to cause bodily injury to another member of your family or household, including your spouse.
  • Causing physical contact with another, a member of your family, o...
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Posted on: July 12, 2020

Don't be a Victim of Vehicle Burglary

Lock Take and Hide

These crimes of opportunity have been on the rise recently. View Officer John Bradley’s vehicle burglary prevention video for tips on how not to be a crime victim. The best way to stop these crimes of opportunity are to:- Lock ...

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Posted on: July 4, 2020

Fireworks Prohibited in Highland Village

Fireworks Prohibited

Residents are reminded that city ordinance prohibits the possession or discharge of fireworks within the city limits.  Fireworks found within the city limits of Highland Village may be confiscated, and violators could be fined up to $2,000 for ea...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Stop Sign Safety

Obey The Sign

As a safety reminder, the stop sign means come to a complete stop, yield to pedestrians or other vehicles, and then proceed carefully. Stop before the crosswalk, intersection, or stop sign. This applies to each vehicle that comes to the sign. Slowing down...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

A Message from Your Police Chief

We support policies that prevent excessive force

The events surrounding the death of George Floyd are shocking, upsetting, and unacceptable. We would like to provide you the policies and training we have in place as we serve our community, as well as frequently asked questions.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

File an Online Police Report

Reports

Citizens may now file police reports online for eligible crimes or incidents in Highland Village.  Emergencies, crimes in progress or domestic violence crimes are NOT eligible for online reporting.  For these or other emergencies call 91...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

E-Cig, Vaping, Tobacco Possession by Minors Under 21

Tobacco Law

Effective September 1, 2019 the Texas Health and Safety Code was amended to prohibit minors (under 21 years of age) to possess, purchase, consume or accept a cigarette, e-cigarette or tobacco product.  An "E-cigarette" means an electron...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

New Employees Welcomed

New Employees

HVPD recently welcomed two new Communication Officers, Summer Wright and Keela Johnson.  We also welcomed a new Police Officer, Brian Murphy.  We are glad to have them on our team and look forward to working with them in the future!

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Posted on: November 29, 2019

Holiday Toy Drive

Stuff A Cruiser

The Highland Village Police Department’s Stuff-A-Cruiser Toy and Food Drive is now underway with assistance of the Highland Village Fire Department. Highland Village Police and Fire personnel, volunteers, and auxiliary members will be at Walmart and Walgr...

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