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In Preparation for Move to New Town Hall, Council Looks at Future Community Use of Existing Annex Building

In Preparation for Move to New Town Hall, Council Looks at Future Community Use of Existing Annex Building

Posted by April Reiling on Jan 13, 2016
Tags: Community, Events, Government, Town News, Recreation

As planning for the new Trophy Club Town Hall moves forward, the Town Council has begun to examine possible uses for the Annex (Public Services) Building where the majority of Town Staff currently office. Council is looking to the future and how the building could best serve the citizens, including converting the structure into a community space, such as meeting rooms, classroom space or a senior activity center. To that end, on January 12, 2016 Council took action to present two options for Trophy Club Municipal Utility District No. 1 (TC MUD)…

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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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Art & Dance Programs for Kids Ages 5-12 --- Begins February 2016

Art & Dance Programs for Kids Ages 5-12 --- Begins February 2016

Posted by April Reiling on Dec 21, 2015
Tags: Community, Events, Town News, Schools, Recreation, Parks

Parks and Recreation is offering an excited new program for 2016 - The Arts Truck and Trailer – dancing and art classes for kids ages 5-12.  This newly designed, fully equipped, mobile fine art studio provides a dedicated space for students to participate in dance and art without having to leave Trophy Club! Instructor Heather Cordova is ready to teach your kids how to use their imaginations through art and how to move in rhythm through dance.

First Series starts February 6, 2016
$100…

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