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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 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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Community Clean Up Event - Saturday, September 28

Community Clean Up Event - Saturday, September 28

Posted by April Reiling on Sep 26, 2013
Tags: BNHS, Community, Government, Public Health, Town News, Trophy Club Gives

The Fall Community Clean Up event is almost here! On Saturday, September, 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Byron Nelson High School parking lot (west side of school) the Crud Cruiser will be available to all Trophy Club residents (proof of residency required i.e. DL, utility bill, etc.). Large dumpsters, electronic recycling and document shredding are also available. 

Please review the Community Clean Up web page for event details, as well as a list of acceptable and unacceptable items for the Crud Cruiser.

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Blue Ribbon Panel Set to Begin Examining Proposed Government Consolidation

Blue Ribbon Panel Set to Begin Examining Proposed Government Consolidation

Posted by April Reiling on Sep 06, 2013
Tags: Community, Government, Town News, Government Consolidation

A message from Mayor Connie White

In May, the Town Council presented a Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) to TC MUD 1 and the Town of Westlake that proposed merging the two local governments in Trophy Club over the next few years. The SPA afforded the three organizations the opportunity to discuss the issues and work through solutions. The benefits to uniting our governments range from less government and politics in Trophy Club to more efficient operations and a unified vision. Westlake has also formally offered to buy TC…

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Trophy Club Neighborhoods Take a Stand Against Crime - National Night Out (NNO) 2013 - Tuesday, October 1

Trophy Club Neighborhoods Take a Stand Against Crime - National Night Out (NNO) 2013 - Tuesday, October 1

Posted by April Reiling on Sep 03, 2013
Tags: Community, Government, Public Safety, TCPD, Town News

Calling all Trophy Club Residents: Take a proactive approach to crime prevention in the community by organizing block parties on Tuesday, October 1 for National Night Out (NNO).

National Night Out is an event that brings neighbors together to get to know one another, share information and swap ideas about how to prevent crimes from happening in the community. Neighborhoods can plan a block party for the street and Trophy Club police and fire personnel will come to your block party to answer questions, provide information and just mingle…

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Westlake Reaches Out to TC MUD 1 for Amicable Buyout Agreement

Westlake Reaches Out to TC MUD 1 for Amicable Buyout Agreement

Posted by April Reiling on Aug 29, 2013
Tags: Community, Government, Water, Transparency, Town News, Government Consolidation

As the discussion of a merger between the Town of Trophy Club and Trophy Club Municipal Utility District No. 1 (TC MUD 1) continues, the third organization affected by the proposed consolidation, Town of Westlake, has officially taken a stance. A document dated August 19, 2013, and written by Westlake Mayor Laura Wheat, was delivered to TC MUD 1 last week for review and action. The offer from Westlake includes a buyout of TC MUD 1 from Solana for over $1.8 million cash, with the estimated total value benefitting TC MUD 1 to be $6.6 million in…

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