Posted on: December 13, 2017

Council Approves Resolutions Initiating Projects Approved in November Bond Election

Highland Village City Hall

Council approved resolutions associated with the projects voters approved in the Nov. bond election. Two resolutions were approved for the engineering and survey services for the Highland Village Rd sidewalk project and the street improvement project.

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

Watch Santa Drive Through Highland Village on the New Santa Tracker

Santa Tracker

Highland Village launches the Santa Tracker. You can watch as the Fire Department escorts Santa through Highland Village neighborhoods and see when he'll be on your street. Just open the Santa Tracker on your mobile device or desktop computer and save to ...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Holiday Cheer at the Highland Village Farmers Market

Holilday Farmers Market

The Highland Village Farmers Market will feature additional holiday themed vendors, special decor, seasonal products and holiday cheer all through the month of December. Stop by and get something special for this holiday season!

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Posted on: November 27, 2017

Santa in Highland Village and HVPD Toy Drive

Santa in Highland Village

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Painted Tree Marketplace Coming to Highland Village Town Center

Painted Tree Marketplace Coming to Highland Village Town Center

The Highland Village Town Center will soon house a community of home décor and fashion shops in the vintage market known as Painted Tree Marketplace. The new tenant will take up residence in 38,230 sq. ft. of the space recently vacated by Kroger.

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

No Trash Pickup on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Trash Schedule

Waste Management of Texas, Inc. commercial and residential operations in Highland Village will experience a service delay for the upcoming Thanksgiving Day holiday, November 23 – November 24. All Waste Management trash and recycling collections ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Council Amends Solicitors Ordinance

Solicitors Ordinance

The City Council approved the first read of the code of ordinances adjusting hours and days of operation for solicitors and peddlers in Highland Village. The new solicitation hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday with no soliciting on Sunday.

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Highland Village Bond Election Results

2017 Bond election results

Unofficial results for the bond election:
Proposition 1 - Street Improvements
For - 813; Against - 104
Proposition 2 - Park Improvements
For - 695; Against - 220

The official canvassing of the election will take place on November 17 at 10:00 a.m.

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Is Your Home Protected from Carbon Monoxide Buildup?

Flue Vent

As temperatures cool many homeowners are firing up their furnaces for the winter season. Before doing so, homeowners should check all their flue pipes to ensure they are properly connected to avoid carbon monoxide will building up inside the home.

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Highland Village Bond Election Notice

Bond Election

The City of Highland Village will hold a bond election on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 to consider propositions for street and park improvements.  A bond election totaling $7,150,000 will be included on the ballot to address full reconstruction of s...

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

City Invites Public to Meet New Parks and Recreation Director

Phil Lozano Meet and Greet

Join us for a meet and greet with our new parks and recreation director, Phil Lozano. A come and go style gathering will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Nov. 13 at The Robert & Lee DuVall Center, 948B Highland Village Road. Come help us welcome Phil.

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Council Approves Funding for Area Non-Profit Organizations

Highland Village Municipal Complex

On October 24, the City Council approved funding for area non-profit 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: October 23, 2017

Early Voting for November 7 Election

Vote Here

Early voting is now underway at the Municipal Complex for the November 7 election. Items on the ballot include a City bond election with two propositions - street improvements and parks and recreation improvements - and Constitutional Amendments.

During Ea...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

City Hires Phil Lozano as Parks and Recreation Director

Phil Lozano_Parks Director

City hires new Parks and Recreation Director, Phil Lozano, to begin on November 6. Mr. Lozano brings a strong background in municipal parks, recreation activities, event management and capital projects management.

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

HVPD Holds 10th Annual Fallen Officers Bike Race & 5K

TXFallenPD Bike Race

On Saturday, October 21 the Highland Village Police Department will hold the 10th Annual Fallen Officers Bike Race and 5K at The Shops at Highland Village. An officer is killed in the line of duty every 61 hours. Throughout history, there have been more l...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Council Receives Requests for Funding from Non-Profit Organizations; Approves Parking Ordinance

Highland Forest No Parking Ordinance

n Oct. 10, the City Council received presentations from area non-profit organizations explaining their service to the community of Highland Village. Council approved the first read of the parking ordinance specific to portions of Highland Forest Drive.

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Council Approves FY 2017-2018 Budget; Appoints Board and Commission Members

Highland Village Municipal Complex

City Council approved the final read of the 2017-2018 Budget. The budget includes a decrease to the ad valorem tax rate, going from $0.56963 to $0.568022. Council appointed members to the City’s boards and commissions

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Utility Rate Increase and Bond Election Information Shared at Town Hall Meeting

Town Hall Meeting

A Town Hall meeting was held on Thursday, September 14 to share information on the upcoming utility rate change and increase as well as items to be considered in the November 7 bond election. Residents who were unable to attend the meeting can view the vi...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Council Holds Public Hearing on Proposed Tax Rate and Approves First Read of FY 2017-2018 Budget

Highland Village Municipal Complex

On September 12, the City Council held a public hearing and approved the first read of the 2017-2018 Budget. The FY 2017/2018 budget includes a decrease to the ad valorem tax rate, going from $0.56963 to $0.568022.

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

Highland Village Fire Department Joins the Rescue Efforts in South Texas

HVFD Hurricane Harvey

The Highland Village Fire Department deployed an engine and two personnel to aid the Hurricane Harvey emergency response in South Texas. Lake CitiesFire Department sent two of their personnel as well. As part of the Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

City Council Receives Recommended 2017-2018 Budget

2018 recommended budget

Council held a public hearing and received the FY 17-18 budget. The General Fund Budget expenditures total $16,692,194, a 2% increase over last year. A Supplemental Budget of nearly $600,000 is also included, resulting in a total increase of 4%.

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

City Council Calls Bond Election for Street and Park Improvements

2017 Bond election

On August 14 the City Council held a special meeting to call a bond election totaling $7,150,000 for street and park improvements. The approval of these proposed propositions will not require a tax increase. Two propositions will be on the Nov. 7 ballot.

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Notice of 2017 Tax Year Proposed Property Tax Rate

2017 Property Tax Rate

A tax rate of $0.568022 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. State law requires two public hearings be held before adopting the tax rate.

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

City Council Holds Record Vote to Lower the City Property Tax Rate to the Rollback Rate

Highland Village Municipal Complex

At the August 8 meeting, Council held a record vote to lower the ad valorem tax rate to the rollback rate of $0.568022. The current rate is $0.56963. Council is required to hold the vote to place the tax rate proposal on the agenda of a future meeting.

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Farmers Market to Open in Highland Village

Highland Village Farmers Market

Highland Village is soon to be home to a European-Style Farmers Market. On Sunday, August 6 the Highland Village Farmers Market is set to open in the Highland Village Town Center parking lot. The Market will take place every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

City Council Gives Final Approval to Homestead Exemption Increase

Budget Discussion

Council approved the increase, from $50,000 to $75,000, in the homestead exemption for homeowners age 65 and over and those with a disability. Approximately 22% of the homeowners will benefit from this exemption, with an average annual savings of $427.

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

City Council Approves Homestead Exemption Increase for Over 65 and Disabled Persons

Homestead Exemption Increases to $75000

At the July 11 meeting, Council approved an increase in the homestead exemption for homeowners age 65 and over and those with a disability. The ordinance increases the exemption amount from $50,000 to $75,000.

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Give Us Your Best Shot! Photo Contest

Photo Contest

We are looking for your best photos from 2017. There are several different categories, cash prizes and the chance to have your photo included in a City publication, website or social media. Photos must be taken in Highland Village. Give us your best shot!

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Scam Alerts

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Scammers use the telephone, email and other sources to defraud victims each year.  These scams may demand money, threaten legal action or trick victims into giving personal information to be used in identity theft.  The Federal Trade Com...

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Posted on: November 19, 2017

Holiday Toy and Food Drive

Blue Santa

HVPD Stuff the Cruiser Toy and Food DriveMembers of the Police Department and the Police Auxiliary will be conducting our "Stuff the Cruiser" Toy Drive at Walmart and Walgreens in Highland Village on weekends starting on 11/24/17. Please come ou...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Fallen Officers Bike Race/5K - Sat, Oct 21, 2017

Bike Race Banner

Join us October 21st at The Shops at Highland Village for our 10th Annual Fallen Officers Bike Race and 5K. All of the proceeds from the event go directly to the Texas Police Chiefs Association’s Fallen Officer Fund, which provides monetary assistance to ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

National Night Out - Tues Oct 3rd

NNO 2017

National Night Out (NNO) will be celebrated in Highland Village on October 3rd. The Police Department will be one of the areas that you can visit to catch up with your neighbors and the officers that patrol your city. We will be hosting a little get toget...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

Don't be a Victim of Vehicle Burglary

VBFlyer

We recently had several thefts occur from vehicles left unlocked in our city.  The best ways to stop these crimes of opportunity are to:

  • Lock Your Car
  • Take Your Keys
  • Remove Your Valuables
  • Garage Your Car Whenever Possible
  • Keep Your Garage Door Closed!...
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Posted on: August 24, 2017

New School Zone Times and Back to School Safety

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New School Zone (20 mph) Times

Morning Hours - 30 minutes prior to school starts to 15 minutes after.

Afternoon Hours - 15 minutes before school gets out to 30 minutes after school.

The flashing yellow school zone warning lights have been programmed with the...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Speed Survey Data

Recent questions related to speed limits and enforcement in Highland Village continues to be a popular topic. These similar questions were explored and reported at a City Council meeting on January 10, 2017.  A summary of that report shows betwee...

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Posted on: June 3, 2017

Celebrate Highland Village - Cancelled

Cancelled

All Celebrate Highland Village events have been cancelled due to inclement weather.  No reschedule date at this time.

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

E-Watch Member Opt In for PD News Flash

E-Watch

E-Watch members who are not subscribed to our Police News Flash list should have received an opt-in email request.  The email from listserv@civicplus will ask for your confirmation to join this list.  The Police News Flash releases appea...

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Posted on: April 30, 2017

New HVPD Crime Map

HVPD has a new online crime map.  The map allows residents to see what's going on in their neighborhood.  The website maps local crimes as they occur, provides email crime alerts, and allows for anonymous crime tips.  To access ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

HVPD Addresses Threatening Social Media Post

At approximately 5:50 p.m. on April 10, the Highland Village Police Department received a call advising that a student who resides in Highland Village and attends a school in Highland Village posted what was perceived as a threatening comment with what ap...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

Door to Door Solicitors

Solicitor

Highland Village city ordinance requirements for commercial door to door solicitors include:

  • Solicitors are required to obtain a Highland Village Solicitor Permit.
  • Solicitor permits are required to be carried in plain view with inspection upon request.
  • No so...
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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Highland Village Implements Public Safety Enhancements

ECA

Highland Village public safety enhancements are nearing completion, providing increased protection and service to public safety staff and residents. In October 2015 the City began a major public safety project to upgrade all aspects of the Dispatch Operat...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Speed Survey Findings

One of the many tasks of any police department is to help curtail speeding.  Highland Village PD (HVPD) is no exception and we employ many resources to try to keep our city and citizens safe.  Tickets are an unfortunate part of the non-c...

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