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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

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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

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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: 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

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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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