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Town Center Property Owner Requests Amendments to PD-30 - October 2014

Town Center Property Owner Requests Amendments to PD-30 - October 2014

Posted by April Reiling on Oct 03, 2014
Tags: Business, Community, Economic Development, Government, Hospitality, Town News

UPDATE (October 7, 2014) --- The property owner has withdrawn application for proposed amendments to the PD-30 development standards effective today. All meetings regarding the proposed amendments have been cancelled.

JSB Properties (Beck), owner of the 26-acre property located at SH 114 and Trophy Club Drive, has submitted proposed amendments to Planned Development 30 (PD-30). As with any request, the Town is obligated to hear the proposal and follow proper procedures in the evaluation and consideration of the requested…

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Town Council Adopts $16.3 Million FY15 Budget; Lowers Tax Rate

Town Council Adopts $16.3 Million FY15 Budget; Lowers Tax Rate

Posted by April Reiling on Sep 26, 2014
Tags: Community, Government, Transparency, Town News

On September 23, the Town Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 annual operating budget of $16,279,695, which includes a municipal tax rate of $0.49 per $100 valuation. The adopted FY15 tax rate is nearly 2% lower than the previous year’s rate which equates to an almost one penny tax rate decrease. Strong reserves, solid growth and rising property values helped reduce property taxes for Trophy Club residents.

“While the proposed budget does not fund all budget requests, it meets the Town Council’s goals expressed during the…

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Town Council Seeking Volunteers for Board Appointments

Town Council Seeking Volunteers for Board Appointments

Posted by April Reiling on Sep 26, 2014
Tags: Community, Government, Volunteer, Town News

The Trophy Club Town Council is seeking residents who are willing to spend a few hours a month to serve their community. Appointed Board  Members must agree to serve without compensation but may be reimbursed for actual expenses approved in advance by the Town Council.

Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, October 22, 2014 for annual appointments for the following:

  • Zoning Board of Adjustment — Board consists of five (5) regular members and four (4) alternates. This Board hears variances to the Town’s Zoning…

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Denton County Reports First, Second West Nile Virus and Chikungunya Cases

Denton County Reports First, Second West Nile Virus and Chikungunya Cases

Posted by April Reiling on Sep 12, 2014
Tags: Community, Denton County, Government, Town News, Public Health, West Nile Virus, Water

The Denton County Health Department (DCHD) is reporting its first human cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) of the season and the first case of Chikungunya virus (ChikV) in a Denton County resident.  The Texas Department of State Health Services confirmed yesterday two cases of WNV—one resident in the City of Denton, the other in Argyle. 

“These reports of mosquito-borne diseases highlight and confirm our concerns—positive mosquito testing pools across the County have alerted us to the likelihood of human WNV cases, and we’re beginning to…

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Police Chief Scott Kniffen Set to Retire After 40 Years in Law Enforcement

Police Chief Scott Kniffen Set to Retire After 40 Years in Law Enforcement

Posted by April Reiling on Sep 11, 2014
Tags: Community, Government, Public Safety, Town News, TCPD

Trophy Club Chief of Police, Scott Kniffen, will retire on September 26, 2014 after 40 years in law enforcement. Chief Kniffen has led the Trophy Club Police Department since September 2006 and faithfully served the citizens of Trophy Club for eight years. He and his wife Joanne have purchased acreage in Clyde, Texas, and look forward to a slow-paced retirement in a tight-knit community with deep family roots.

Chief Kniffen leaves large shoes to fill and will be missed by co-workers, law enforcement peers and many in the Trophy Club…

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Roundabout Lane Closure - Monday, October 13

Roundabout Lane Closure - Monday, October 13

Posted by April Reiling on Sep 01, 2014
Tags: Community, Government, Road Construction, Public Safety, Town News

UPDATE (Monday, October 13, 2014) --- Due to the rain and high winds, the markings in the roundabout will not be painted today. The project is anticipated to take place around the Thanksgiving holiday, weather permitting. We will post an update when a new date and time is scheduled.

The inside lane of the roundabout will be closed from 9:30 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Monday, October 13 in order for the Streets Services department to repaint traffic markings on the pavement. Traffic will continue to flow in the outside lane…

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