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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Captain Tony Sorsby Promoted to Assistant Chief

Chief Tony Sorsby

The Fire Department would like to congratulate Tony Sorsby on his promotion from Captain to Assistant Chief.  Chief Sorsby began his career with the Highland Village Fire Department in January of 2008 and quickly promoted through the ranks to Cap...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Garbage and Recycling Service Delays

garbage and recycling delay

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

Trail picture with text of City Planning Document Updates

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 20, 2021

Beard It Up/Color For The Cure


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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Posted on: September 20, 2021

National Night Out


National Night Out this year for Highland Village will be celebrated on Saturday, October 2, 2021 starting at 6:00pm at Doubletree Ranch Park, 310 Highland Village Road, Highland Village in memory of Police Sgt. Dennis Oliver.  We lost S...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Safest Cities in Texas


Here are the 10 Safest Cities in Texas for 2021 according to Safewise research.

1. Trophy Club

2. Fulshear

3. Fair Oaks Ranch

4. Colleyville

5. Horizon City

6. Fate

7. Murphy

8. University Park

9. Helotes

10. Highland Village

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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: 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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