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The Big Picture: A Better Government for Trophy Club

The Big Picture: A Better Government for Trophy Club

Posted by April Reiling on Oct 15, 2013
Tags: Community, Government, Town News, Government Consolidation

The following article was written by Town Manager Mike Slye.

Trophy Club is A Great Place to Call Home, with safe neighborhoods, high-rated schools, beautiful medians, manicured parks, safe drinking water and a community spirit that continues to grow with the years. The politics and warring factions in Trophy Club have become a black mark on our great community and the time for civil discourse regarding the future must begin now. The Town versus TC MUD 1 consolidation debate has extended outside our town limits, into…

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Fire Prevention Month Open House - Saturday, October 12

Fire Prevention Month Open House - Saturday, October 12

Posted by April Reiling on Oct 08, 2013
Tags: Community, Government, Public Safety, Town News

The Trophy Club Fire Department (TCFD) is hosting the annual Fire Prevention Month Open House on Saturday, October 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Join us for fire and life safety information, fun and activities for all ages. TCFD Breast Cancer Awareness t-shirts will also be on sale for $20 with the proceeds going to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. 

Open House Flyer

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Westlake Lift Station Overflows - Cleanup Effort Underway

Westlake Lift Station Overflows - Cleanup Effort Underway

Posted by April Reiling on Oct 04, 2013
Tags: Community, Government, Public Health, Town News, Transparency, Water

In the afternoon hours on Friday, October 4 the Town of Trophy Club was notified that a lift station across State Highway 114 in Westlake overflowed.  Subsequently, sewage has moved downstream into the Trophy Club creek behind the homes located on Brook Hollow Lane and across Indian Creek into the pond at Hogan’s Glen. Immediate steps are being taken by Westlake, in cooperation with the Town of Trophy Club and TC MUD 1, to clean up the sewage from affected waterways.

Westlake has begun draining the reservoir upstream and will work around…

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Communication is Key to Local Government Dilemma

Communication is Key to Local Government Dilemma

Posted by April Reiling on Oct 04, 2013
Tags: Community, Government, Town News, Government Consolidation

TC MUD 1 recently held an Open House (view the video) and several topics were presented. As with most things in life, there are two sides to every story and TC MUD 1 clearly desires to move forward with business as usual – with no changes or consideration toward that end. Even though the Town of Trophy Club and the Town of Westlake agree that TC MUD 1 should dissolve, the TC MUD 1 Board stands behind the organizations viability.

At this point, the Blue Ribbon Committee is on track and working diligently to examine the issue(s) from all…

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Town Council Recognizes BNHS Solar Car Team - October 7 at 7:00 p.m.

Town Council Recognizes BNHS Solar Car Team - October 7 at 7:00 p.m.

Posted by April Reiling on Oct 04, 2013
Tags: BNHS, Community, Schools, Sports, Town News

On Monday, October 7 at 7:00 p.m. at the Trophy Club Municipal Building the Town Council will recognize the BNHS Solar Car Team for their outstanding effort during the Solar Car Challenge. The BNHS Solar Car, "High Voltage" will be on display for the public to get an up close view, so please join us as we honor these outstanding students and the team's sponsors.

The article below (written by Sponsor David Beattie) details the huge accomplishment earned by the Byron Nelson High School Solar Car Team – 2013 Solar Car Challenge Classic…

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Town Council Adopts $14.6 Million FY13-14 Budget, Lowers Tax Rate

Town Council Adopts $14.6 Million FY13-14 Budget, Lowers Tax Rate

Posted by April Reiling on Oct 04, 2013
Tags: Community, Government, Road Construction, Town News, Transparency

On September 23, the Trophy Club Town Council unanimously approved a balanced $14,642,151 FY13-14 Budget, which officially took effect on October 1, 2013. Revenues are projected to exceed expenditures by $82,578, a savings that reflects the innovative and cost saving approaches utilized by Town Management. The FY13-14 Budget is based on a property tax rate of $0.4993 per $100 assessed valuation, which is a $0.019243 decrease from the 2012-2013 fiscal year.

The Town continues to experience strong development growth which resulted in over…

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TC Fright Light Contest - Town-wide Halloween Decorating Contest Has Begun!

TC Fright Light Contest - Town-wide Halloween Decorating Contest Has Begun!

Posted by April Reiling on Oct 03, 2013
Tags: Community, Recreation, Town News

Last year, the Town and Trophy Club Women's Club teamed up to develop a fun community event that recognizes residents who go above and beyond in decorating for Halloween. The time has come for the TC Fright Light Contest to officially kick off!

Updated Friday, October 25, 2013

Town staff and ladies from the Trophy Club Women’s Club drove the town last night to look for this year’s Halloween winners. We will be placing signs in the winner’s yards and also giving them a family pass to the pool. The ladies suggested we recognize…

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