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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Kids Kastle Closes for Reconstruction

Kids Kastle closed for reconstruction

Kids Kastle and the plaza area will be closed for reconstruction beginning Dec. 2 through Summer 2020. The existing Kids Kastle will be demolished and the new community designed play area will be constructed. Staff is planning a pickup event early in 2020...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Highland Village Business Association Launches “Experience Highland Village”

Experience Highland Village

The Highland Village Business Association has launched "Experience Highland Village" designed to encourage visiting Highland Village to experience all the city has to offer. The campaign will support local businesses and engage with the community.

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Council Approves Funding for Area Nonprofit Organizations

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At the November 12 meeting, the City Council approved funding for area nonprofit organizations. Each year the council allocates funds to support the non-profit organizations providing essential services to the residents of Highland Village.

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Posted on: November 11, 2019

Municipal Complex Administrative Services Main Entrance Closed for Maintenance Work in the Rotunda

Highland Village City Hall

Construction begins on Mon., Nov. 11 to repair water damage caused by roof leaks in the Municipal Complex rotunda. The main entrance to administrative services will be closed during the construction period. The west entrance will be open for the public.

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Public Hearings Scheduled

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Notice is hereby given that the Planning & Zoning Commission and the Highland Village City Council will conduct Public Hearings at their regular meetings as follows in the City Hall Council Chambers, 1000 Highland Village Rd., Highland Village, Texas....

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Council Approves Naming Doubletree Bridge “PFC Aaron M. Hudson Memorial Bridge”

PFC Aaron M Hudson

Council approves resolution to name Doubletree Ranch Park Pedestrian Bridge "PFC Aaron M. Hudson Memorial Bridge" in honor of the Highland Village resident who was killed in action on April 16, 2005 while serving his country in Iraq.

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Council Appoints Members to Boards and Commissions; Announces TXFallenPD Tribute Event Information

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At their meeting, Council declared Oct. 19 as TXFallenPD Tribute Event Day. Council also approved the final read of an ordinance amending the Use Regulations in the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance by adding the use “vehicle storage or vehicle auction.”

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

City Installing New Outdoor Warning Siren

Outdoor Warning Siren

We are working to keep you weather aware. The City funded improvements to the Outdoor Warning Siren system. We are installing a new Outdoor Warning Siren on FM 2499 at the City’s Southwood well lot location. This new siren will provide enhanced ...

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Council Approves FY 2019-2020 Budget

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At the September 24 meeting, Council approved the final read of the FY 2019-2020 Annual Budget, an amendment to the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance, and an annual CPI rate increase requested by Community Waste Disposal.

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

National Night Out at Doubletree Ranch Park

TXFallenPD National Night Out

Join us on Tuesday, October 1 at Doubletree Ranch Park for National Night Out. TXFallenPD is helping host the event which takes place from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. The CoServ Snackin' Wagon will be on site serving BBQ sandwiches to the first 100 attendees. T...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Council Approves First Read of FY 2019-2020 Budget; Receives Kids Kastle Preliminary Design

Design Day

Council approves first read of the FY 2019-2020 Budget and receives Kids Kastle playground preliminary design schematic.

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Council Receives City Manager’s Recommended Budget

2019 Budget - 15 Ways We Will Serve You

The FY 19-20 Recommended Budget was presented in a video highlighting the top 15 ways the City will serve residents this year. Assessed valuations came in at an overall 3.9% increase. The proposed base General Fund Budget expenditures total $18,260,005.

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Help Us Build the New Kids Kastle

Kids Kastle Logo

We are including the community to help us design and build the new Kids Kastle. The original playground was built in 1994 and is in need of replacement. See how you can be part of this exciting project - attend Design Day on Sat. Sept. 7!

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Notice of 2019 Tax Year Proposed Property Tax Rate

2019 CM Recommended Budget for News Flash

A tax rate of $0.563020 per $100 valuation has been proposed by the governing body of City of Highland Village. This rate exceeds the lower of the effective or rollback tax rate, and state law requires two public hearings be held.

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

City Receives Distinguished Budget Award for 15th Year; Council Continues Budget Discussions

Mayor and Assistant City Manager with Budget Presentation Award

Council continues FY 2019-2020 budget discussions with presentations on the Utility Fund and Special Revenue Fund Budgets. City receives Budget Presentation Award.

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Public Hearing Notices Posted

public hearing notice

Three public hearings are scheduled for Aug. 20 and 27. Public hearings will take place at the Planning & Zoning commission meeting on August 20 at 7:00 p.m. and the City Council meeting on August 27 at 7:30 p.m. They are for a proposed amendment to t...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

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

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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: November 20, 2019

Kids Kastle to Close for Reconstruction

Kids Kastle closed for reconstruction

Kids Kastle and the plaza area will be closed for reconstruction beginning Dec. 2 through Summer 2020. The existing Kids Kastle will be demolished and the new community designed play area will be constructed. Staff is planning a pickup event early in 2020...

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Help Us Build the New Kids Kastle

Kids Kastle Logo

We are including the community to help us design and build the new Kids Kastle. The original playground was built in 1994 and is in need of replacement. See how you can be part of this exciting project - attend Design Day on Sat. Sept. 7!

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Idea Gathering Stage Closes for Copperas Branch Park Master Plan

Copperas Idea Recap

The idea gathering stage of the Copperas Branch master plan process included three different opportunities to provide ideas. The community provided so many excellent and different ideas. Here is a recap of the ideas received.

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Council Authorizes Contract Negotiations with Play by Design for Kids Kastle Rebuild

Kids Kastle

Negotiations have begun with Play by Design for design and rebuild of Kids Kastle at Unity Park. Kids Kastle, designed and built by the community in 1994, is in need of replacement. Stay tuned for how you can be involved in this community build project.

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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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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is a cherished tradition that children look forward to. To help keep your trick-or-treaters safe, remember the following tips.■ Accompany children along their route.■ Walk on the sidewalks, not in the street.■ Travel in groups.■ Use flashlights....

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

TXFallenPD Tribute Event

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TXFallenPD Tribute Event

Come out to The Shops at Highland Village on Saturday, October 19 for the 12th Annual TXFallenPD Tribute Event.  Proceeds benefit the Texas Police Chief's Officer Survivors Fund.  There will be live entertainment,...

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

National Night Out - Tue, Oct 1st

TXFallenPD National Night Out

Join us on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at Doubletree Ranch Park for National Night Out. The event is free and will take place from 5:00-8:00 p.m. We have a fun night planned for the whole community, including:

  • BBQ Sandwiches for the first 100 attendees (thank...
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Police
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Back to School Safety - 2019

Watch our 2019 Back to School Safety Video by School Resource Officers Cpl Harney and Cpl Beaudreault.  They discuss safety messages including:

  • Speed Limit 20 mph in School Zones
  • Be Careful Near Crosswalks - Watch for Pedestrians and Bicyclists
  • All ...
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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Silver Alert - Canceled

Wilson, Joyce

CANCELED - FOUND 07/30/19, 2:42AM

Silver Alert Issued - Missing Elderly

Missing from Highland Village and last seen today (07/29) at around 2pm. Joyce Wilson, w/f, 77 yoa, 5’3”, 160 lbs, with dark mole on forehead. Joyce was last seen wearing blue jeans, re...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

New Police Officers

Andrews and Noriega

HVPD welcomes our newest Police Officers, Javier Noriega and Kristen Andrews.  They both recently graduated from the Tarrant County College Police Academy and have begun their initial field training in Highland Village.  Officer Noriega ...

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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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