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April 12, 2016 – Denton County Public Health (DCHD) today has confirmed the first travel-associated case of Zika virus in a Denton County resident. The case is a female with international travel to a country with active transmission in late January.
Zika virus is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito, a known aggressive daytime biter. Sexual transmission has been reported in a small number of cases. The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). …
This winter season has been unusually wet and warm, providing attractive breeding conditions for a variety of insects, including mosquitoes.
For the second year, the Town has contracted with an independent company specializing in mosquito surveillance and abatement for the 2016 mosquito season, which begins May 1st. The Mosquito Management Program includes weather monitoring, activity reports, inspection and ongoing larvicide treatment of known mosquito development sites, storm water catch basin inspection and treatment, adult mosquito…
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) plans to start the SH 114 expansion project later this year, which also includes two sections of sound wall to help buffer highway traffic noise. A TxDOT Public Meeting has been scheduled for March 1 to provide project information and solicit public comment. TxDOT plans to add an interior lane in both directions from Kirkwood to Trophy Lake Drive, and an interchange at SH 170 and Parrish Lane. The proposed sound wall will be 14’ tall and stretch from Marshall Creek east to The Village Shopping Center…
At the February 9th meeting, the Town Council proclaimed February 16, 2016 as ‘Dennis McCreary Day’ in Trophy Club. Mr. McCreary recently retired from the Northwest Independent School District (NISD) as the Assistant Superintendent for Facilities, Planning & Construction. Dennis completed 16 years of service with NISD and 30 years of service in Public Education.
Dennis McCreary embraced and led NISD’s goal to provide premier facilities and support systems that enhance a positive learning environment and foster student and community…
The Texas Department of State Health Services has reported the first case of Zika virus disease contracted in Texas, with the possibility of sexual transmission from an infected person who had recent travel history from areas where Zika is currently being transmitted. Primary transmission of all previous cases in Texas has been related to foreign travel. At this time, there have been no cases of Zika virus contracted or imported into Denton County.
Zika virus is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species…
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will conduct a Public Meeting for the purpose of soliciting public comment on the proposed widening of State Highway (SH) 114 from Trophy Lake Drive to Kirkwood Boulevard, and SH 170 from East of Roanoke Road to West of SH 114 Interchange, in Denton and Tarrant County, Texas.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Medlin Middle School
601 Parkview Drive
Trophy Club, TX 76262
The SH 114 project proposes the reconstruction…