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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Council and Staff Bid Farewell to Councilman Fred Busche

Fred Busche with Mayor Wilcox, City Manager Leavitt and Mrs Busche

Mayor Pro Tem Fred Busche participated in his last City Council meeting on April 23, 2019. Mayor Pro Tem Busche has served our community for many years and has been a strong advocate for Highland Village.

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Events Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather

April 13 Events Cancelled

Due to forecast of inclement weather on April 13, the Easter Egg Hunt has been postponed to April 20 and the Rails to Trails event has been cancelled with plans to reschedule for June 1.

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

City Invites the Community to Kick Off Meeting for the Copperas Branch Park Master Plan

Copperas Kick Off Invite

The City has begun the master plan process for Copperas Branch Park and invites the community to a kick off meeting on Thursday, April 18, at Doubletree Ranch Park from 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Help us with the big ideas for the re-development of the park.

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

How Does Proposed Senate Bill/House Bill 2 Impact Highland Village?

Highland Village City Hall

On Thursday, April 11, the Texas House will discuss and vote on a bill that will reduce City revenue by $.5M and hinder our ability to provide essential City services. Homeowners will save an average of $85/year. This is not meaningful tax relief.

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

FM 2499 to Close for KCS Railroad Crossing Repair

RR Maintenance 2019

After receiving several inquiries regarding the rough railroad crossing located on FM2499 in the City of Highland Village, the Kansas City Southern Railroad (KCS) will perform crossing maintenance on April 9, 2019. KCS has informed the City they anticipat...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

City Seeks to Engage with the Community

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The City of Highland Village has launched Speak Up HV, a new online engagement platform. Better decisions are made when the community provides input. Speak Up HV makes that easy by allowing users to contribute ideas and ask questions about featured projec...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Citizens Receive Certificate of Merit Award

Certificate of Merit Recipients

On Feb. 28 Zachary Harris, Lorenzo Rios, Dylan Martin, and Mary Smith all stopped to intervene with a person who was in desperate need of help. Each were presented the Citizen Certificate of Merit Award for their actions that saved someone’s life.

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Highland Village Announces Enhanced Emergency Notification Solution

CivicReady

Highland Village has launched a new version of its emergency preparedness and mass notification services for citizens. The new solution, CivicReady, has significantly improved. We are asking all residents to ensure they are signed up for communication.

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Highland Village Appoints Michael Thomson as Fire Chief

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On February 26, City Council approved the appointment by the City Manager of Michael Thomson as Fire Chief for the City of Highland Village. Chief Thomson will begin in Highland Village on March 11.

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

2019 State of the City - Pathway to Leadership

SOTC 2019 - Pathway to Leadership

On Tuesday, February 26, Mayor Charlotte Wilcox presented the 2019 State of the City. Each year we have the opportunity to tell what has occurred and what is on the horizon for the City. This year's video is titled "Pathway to Leadership" as May...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Highland Village Parks Foundation to Donate Funds for Kids Kastle Entrance Feature

Kids Kastle Entry Concept_Parks Foundation

On February 12, Austin Adams, President of the Highland Village Parks Foundation, presented the Foundation’s intent to donate $125,000 to the City of Highland Village to partially fund construction of the entrance feature for Kids Kastle at Unity Park.

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Highland Village and Flower Mound Enter Into Automatic Aid Agreement

Chiefs Greaser and Nokes - Mutual Aid Agreement

City Council approved a resolution authorizing an automatic aid agreement with the Town of Flower Mound for fire and emergency medical services. A mutual aid agreement is in place between the City and the Town to provide Fire and EMS services to Highland ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

City Announces 2018 Photo Contest Winners

Photo Contest Winners

The City’s annual “Give Us Your Best Shot Photo Contest” has just come to a close and the winners are ready to be announced. Each year, Highland Village encourages people to submit their best shots from the year into the contest for cash prizes.

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

City Provides TPCA Foundation Donation from TXFallenPD Tribute Event

TXFallenPD Check Presentation

On December 12, police chief Doug Reim presented a check in the amount of $58,573.76 to a Texas Police Chiefs Association Foundation representative. The donation is the culmination of the 2018 TXFallenPD Tribute Event which was held on October 20, 2018.

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Council Receives Update on Public Safety Response Times

Public Safety Stats

At the October 9 meeting, Council received an update on Public Safety response times. Highland Village Public Safety response times now exceed the industry standard 99% of the time, moving from 96% in 2015, and 97% in 2016.

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Council Approves FY 2018-2019 Budget Which Includes Tax Decrease

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Council approves the FY 2018-2019 Budget, decreasing the ad valorem tax rate to $0.56302; approves resolution to purchase new fire engine and ambulance; appoints members to city boards and commissions.

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

City Seeks Resident Input on Master Plan for Copperas Branch Park

Copperas Branch Park Master Plan_SUHV

Copperas Branch Park was returned to us in August 2018 after being used as a staging area for the 35Express project. We are working on a Master Plan for the park including the eastern quadrant of Highland Village over to Doubletree Ranch Park.

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Highland Village Art Festival - May 4, 2019

Art Festival Artist

The Highland Villages Art Festival will feature over 30 artist vendors, live music, and entertainment; held at The shops at Highland Village on Saturday May 4th, from 10 am to 6 pm.

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

City Names Dog Park - K-9 Kastle

K-9 Kastle Logo

“The Dog Park at Unity Park" is now K-9 Kastle.  City staff worked with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board for name suggestions and the Board decided on Kanine Kastle as it is adjacent to the Kids Kastle play area at Unity Par...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Lifesaving Awards Presented

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Corporal Travis Flowers, Pablo Escobedo, Gregory Lomason, and Junior Defreitas received the Life Saving Award on April 23, 2019 at the Highland Village City Council Meeting.  On March 25, 2019, Cpl. Flowers, Escobedo, Lomason, and Defreitas were ...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

FM 2499 to Close for Railroad Crossing Repair

2499 Closure

On April 9th southbound and northbound FM2499 will be closed to vehicular traffic starting at 6 a.m. for the repair of the FM2499 railroad crossing. Southbound FM2499 will be closed at Swisher Rd, Highland Shores Blvd & northbound FM2499 at Harlington...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Citizens Receive Police Award

Citizen Merit Award 2019

Four citizens were honored at the City Council meeting on March 26, 2019 by the Highland Village Police Department.  Zachary Harris, Dylan Martin, Lorenzo Rios and Mary Smith all received the Citizens Certificate of Merit Award for their recent a...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

HV Ranked in Top Safest Cities for 2019

Safest Cities

Highland Village was recognized as the 13th safest city in Texas for 2019 by the Home Security Advisor, a home security system ranking website.  See link below for complete report.

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

$58,573.76 Donated to TPCA Foundation

TXFallenPD Check Presentation

On December 12, Police Chief Doug Reim presented a check in the amount of $58,573.76 to a Texas Police Chiefs Association Foundation representative. The donation is the culmination of the 2018 TXFallenPD Tribute Event which was held on October 20, 2018. &...

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

TXFallenPD Tribute Events Honor Fallen Texas Police Officers

TXFallenPD Tribute Event

The 11th Annual TXFallenPD Tribute Event is scheduled for October 20 at The Shops at Highland Village. The TXFallenPD Tribute Event is a community event raising funds for the Texas Police Chiefs Association’s Fallen Officer Fund, which provides monetary a...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

Life Saving Awards Presented

Life Saving Awards

Life Saving Awards were presented on 8/29/18 to Police
Officer John Bradley, Communications Officer Lisa Gallegos and Philip Smallwood,Fire Department personnel Vince Jones, Justin Moore, Jonathan Hughes, Trevis
Jordan, Ryan Snider, Citizens Cyndee Fu...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

New Officers Welcomed

FabiolaCurtis

HVPD welcomes our newest Police Officers, Fabiola Ramirez and Curtis Duncan-Pritchard.  They both recently graduated from the Tarrant County College Police Academy and have begun their initial field training in Highland Village.

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Back to School Safety Tips

Schoolbus

Remember, school starts Wed, August 15th!  Here are a few back to school safety tips:• Speed Limit 20 mph in School Zones• Watch for Pedestrians and Bicyclists• Be Careful Near Crosswalks• Obey School Crossing Guard Directions• No Cell Phone Use ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

HVPD Accepts Lip Sync Challenge!

Lipsync

Accepting the challenge from Flower Mound PD we are pleased to share the Highland Village Police Department lip sync video.  We challenge Westworth Village Police Department, Denton County Sheriff's Office, Town of Breckenridge, Colorado Police D...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

HVPD Receives Certificate of Recognition

Certificate of Recognition - Senator Nelson

HVPD received a Certificate of Recognition from Texas State Senator Jane Nelson in honor of receiving the Texas Law Enforcement Best Practices Recognition Program Award.

Certificate of Recognition

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

National Night Out - Tue, Oct 2nd

NNO2018

National Night Out (NNO) will be celebrated in Highland Village on Tuesday, October 2nd.  HVPD will be hosting a NNO get together next to the police parking area at 1000 Highland Village Road.  Hot dogs and refreshments will be served to...

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