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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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Drop Off Unwanted Prescription Drugs - April 30

Drop Off Unwanted Prescription Drugs - April 30

Posted by April Reiling on Jan 26, 2016
Tags: Community, Events, Government, Town News, TCPD, Public Safety, Public Health

The 2016 National Drug Take Back event is Saturday, April 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and the Trophy Club Police Department will accept expired, unwanted, or unused pharmaceutical controlled substances and other medications from Trophy Club residents’ medicine cabinets. Residents can drop off the unwanted medicines at the police station located at 100 Municipal Drive. The program is anonymous for participants and all medications collected will be destroyed.

Participants may dispose of medication in its original container…

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License to Carry Class Offered to Residents - February 2nd

License to Carry Class Offered to Residents - February 2nd

Posted by April Reiling on Jan 20, 2016
Tags: Community, Events, TCPD, Town News, Public Safety

Now that Texas has passed the Open Carry law, citizens can take a License to Carry (LTC) course to become certified to carry legally. The Town and Trophy Club Police Department are hosting a LTC training course on:

February 2nd 2016
6:00 p.m. — 10:00 p.m.
Svore Municipal Building — Boardroom
100 Municipal Drive

Open to Town residents, sign up early, seating limited. Range proficiency is Saturday February 6th at Proactive Defense @ Quail Creek (13800 FM 1171, Northlake,…

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Fire Chief Danny Thomas Retires After 34 Years of Service

Fire Chief Danny Thomas Retires After 34 Years of Service

Posted by April Reiling on Jan 05, 2016
Tags: Community, Government, Town News, TCFD, Public Safety

Update (January 13, 2016) --- The Town Council took action at the January 12, 2016 Council meeting supporting Town Manager Stephen Seidel to move forward with engaging an executive recruiter to begin the search for the new Fire Chief.  According to the ‘Interlocal Agreement for Fire Department Personnel Services’ between the Town and Trophy Club Municipal Utility District No. 1 (TC MUD), Fire Department staff are Town employees, including the Fire Chief, thus it is the Town’s responsibility to hire Fire Chief Thomas’ replacement. Recruiting…

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Open Carry Law Goes Into Effect January 1, 2016

Open Carry Law Goes Into Effect January 1, 2016

Posted by April Reiling on Dec 29, 2015
Tags: Community, Government, Town News, TCPD, Public Safety

Beginning on January 1, 2016, H.B. 910 will allow a person with a current concealed handgun license, or a person who obtains the new “license to carry a handgun,” to carry a handgun in a concealed manner or openly in a belt or shoulder holster. The rules related to where and when a license holder may openly carry are essentially identical to where and when a concealed handgun license holder can carry under current law. Of course, those rules remain complicated.

Additional information from the Texas State Rifle Association.

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Unmanned Aircraft (Drone) Registration System Takes Flight

Unmanned Aircraft (Drone) Registration System Takes Flight

Posted by April Reiling on Dec 29, 2015
Tags: Community, Government, Holiday, Town News, TCPD, Recreation, Public Safety, Parks, Trophy Club Park

Many drones were gifted this holiday season and the Federal Aviation Administration has rolled out guidelines and a registration program to help users fly safely and responsibly.

General Guidelines
Drone and model aircraft pilots are strongly encouraged to follow the federal safety guidelines for drones and other model aircraft, which include:

  • Fly below 400 feet and remain clear of surrounding obstacles
  • Keep the aircraft within visual line of sight at all times
  • Remain well clear of and…

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Dog Park Etiquette

Dog Park Etiquette

Posted by April Reiling on Dec 15, 2015
Tags: Animals, Community, Parks, Public Safety, Recreation

Contributed by Susan Edstrom

Etiquette at a dog park?  Yes!

If everyone takes some simple steps, going to the park can be a good experience for all.  We also have a toddler park very close to the dog park and it’s not only ensuring the safety of our dogs but also little ones who are nearby. Know the rules and follow them!  Simple, right? 

Rules are established to help ensure the safety of everyone who attends. 

Freedom Dog Park Rules

In addition to the rules,…

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