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2016 Mosquito Surveillance & Management - Help Prevent WNV & Zika Virus

2016 Mosquito Surveillance & Management - Help Prevent WNV & Zika Virus

Posted by April Reiling on Mar 15, 2016
Tags: Community, Denton County, Government, Town News, Public Health, Parks, Trophy Club Park, Water, West Nile Virus, Zika Virus

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,…

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TxDOT Proposes Plans to Expand SH 114, Build Sound Walls

TxDOT Proposes Plans to Expand SH 114, Build Sound Walls

Posted by April Reiling on Feb 25, 2016
Tags: Community, Denton County, Town News, Road Construction

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…

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Town Council Proclaims February 16 as 'Dennis McCreary Day' in Trophy Club

Town Council Proclaims February 16 as 'Dennis McCreary Day' in Trophy Club

Posted by April Reiling on Feb 12, 2016
Tags: BNHS, Community, Denton County, Government, Town News, Schools

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…

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First Zika Virus Disease Contracted in Texas

First Zika Virus Disease Contracted in Texas

Posted by April Reiling on Feb 03, 2016
Tags: Community, Denton County, Government, Public Health, Water, Zika Virus

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…

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SH 114 and SH 170 Freeway Widening - Public Meeting: March 1, 2016

SH 114 and SH 170 Freeway Widening - Public Meeting: March 1, 2016

Posted by April Reiling on Feb 02, 2016
Tags: Community, Denton County, Government, Town News, Road Construction, Public Safety

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.

Public Meeting
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…

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Trophy Club Secures First PID Refinancing in Texas History, Saves Residents $16M

Trophy Club Secures First PID Refinancing in Texas History, Saves Residents $16M

Posted by April Reiling on Jan 14, 2016
Tags: Community, Denton County, Government, Transparency, Town News, Parks

Trophy Club is making history as the first municipality in the state of Texas to achieve an investment grade rating on a Public Improvement District (PID) bond and to realize over $16.4M in total savings with a subsequent refinancing. The $16.4M refund for PID residents results in approximately $11,675 savings in future assessments over the life of the bond to each property owner who had not previously paid off their assessments. As a premier North Texas community, Trophy Club continues to set the pace for financial transparency and ingenuity.

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Veterans Day Observance Event - November 11th

Veterans Day Observance Event - November 11th

Posted by April Reiling on Nov 06, 2015
Tags: Community, Denton County, Elections, Events, Government, Holiday, Town News, Trophy Club Gives

The Trophy Club Women’s Club and the Town have partnered to organize a Veterans Day Observance ceremony on November 11th at 4:15 pm at the Military Veterans Memorial in Trophy Club (501 Parkview). Joined by special guest Congressman Michael Burgess, participants will honor Veterans with a flag presentation, color guard, Veterans poem and more. Everyone is invited to attend as we give thanks and remembrance to those who have sacrificed for our freedoms.

 

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