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Town Earns Distinguished Finance Awards, Elevates Bond Rating

Town Earns Distinguished Finance Awards, Elevates Bond Rating

Posted by April Reiling on May 22, 2014
Tags: Government, Town News, Transparency

The Town of Trophy Club is on solid financial footing and recently earned awards, accolades and an increased bond rating that places the DFW community amongst some of the strongest municipalities in Texas. With 32% of the Town’s general fund operating budget in reserves and a clean unmodified audit issued for FY13, officials are committed to ensuring the 30-year old community remains financially solid.

Town Manager Mike Slye said, “From well established fiscal policies and profiles, to financial transparency and a distinguished budget,…

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May 2014 Election Results Canvassed, New Council Sworn In

May 2014 Election Results Canvassed, New Council Sworn In

Posted by April Reiling on May 20, 2014
Tags: Elections, Government, Town News

On Monday, May 19 the Trophy Club Town Council canvassed and certified the May 10, 2014 General and Special Election results.  Following the election canvassing, the outgoing Council Members, including Mayor Connie White, Bill Rose and Jeannette Tiffany, were recognized for their dedicated service to the community over the years. The incoming Council Members, including Mayor-elect Nick Sanders, Jim Parrow, Garrett Reed and Rhylan Rowe were administered the Oath of Office and presented with Certificates of Election by Judge Mark Chambers.

Judge…

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Municipal Offices Closed for Memorial Day - Monday, May 26

Municipal Offices Closed for Memorial Day - Monday, May 26

Posted by Alora Wachholz on May 19, 2014
Tags: Community, Government, Town News

The Trophy Club municipal offices will be closed on Monday, May 26, 2014 in observance of Memorial Day. Trash and recycling will run as regularly scheduled. The municipal offices will re-open for regular business hours on Tuesday, May 27.

In proud recognition of those who have given the greatest sacrifice for the benefit of us all, thank you to America's heroes.

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Finance Department Earns Platinum Transparency Award

Finance Department Earns Platinum Transparency Award

Posted by April Reiling on May 08, 2014
Tags: Community, Government, Town News, Transparency

The Texas Comptroller’s office has named Trophy Club as one of only 39 municipalities in Texas to achieve their new Platinum award for financial transparency in the Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle. The Platinum designation was implemented this year and spotlights entities that go above and beyond regarding financial transparency. The award recognizes local governments across Texas that implement a high level of online financial transparency by providing taxpayers with a detailed picture of government spending in a user-friendly format.

Finance…

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2013 Citizen of the Year Nominees & Recipients

2013 Citizen of the Year Nominees & Recipients

Posted by April Reiling on May 06, 2014
Tags: BNHS, Community, Government, Schools, Town News, Volunteer, Trophy Club Park, Trophy Club Gives

On Monday, May 5 the Town Council, along with a packed audience, honored the 2013 Citizen of the Year (COY) nominees and recipients by recognizing the various community service projects and hard work each nominee provided to the community. The Trophy Club COY Committee (made up of past recipients) reviews all nominations and selects an Adult and Youth recipient based on the individuals contributions to the community.

The following excerpts were pulled from Mayor Connie White's speech:

Youth - Recipient

McKenzie Arata…

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Email Server Crash Results in Lost Emails

Email Server Crash Results in Lost Emails

Posted by April Reiling on Apr 30, 2014
Tags: Community, Government, Town News

On Thursday evening, April 24, the Trophy Club email server crashed and data dating back as far as October 2012 was lost. Only persons with an email tied to the Town of Trophy Club (@trophyclub.org or @ci.trophyclub.tx.us) or TC MUD 1 (@tcmud.org) are affected. If you sent an email to any Council Member, Town Staff, TC MUD 1 Director or TC MUD 1 Staff prior to Thursday, April 24, it is highly likely the email never made it to the intended recipient. The Information Services Department is working to recover the missing data, but the server crash…

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Portion of Skyline Drive Closed Temporarily Beginning May 5

Portion of Skyline Drive Closed Temporarily Beginning May 5

Posted by April Reiling on Apr 29, 2014
Tags: Community, Government, Road Construction, Town News

As part of the Timber Ridge Drainage Improvements project, a portion of Skyline Drive will be closed daily beginning Monday, May 5 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Monday through Friday). The section of Skyline affected by the closure runs from Indian Creek to Overhill Drive. During the project, drivers will be detoured along Indian Creek and Skyline side streets, as indicated on the map below. Residents who live on Skyline Drive between Timber Ridge and Overhill will have access to their homes through the barricades at Overhill during…

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