Posted by April Reiling on Jun 13, 2013
Tags: Community, Parks, Public Health, Public Safety, Recreation, Town News, Trophy Club Park, Water
School is out for the summer and kids in Trophy Club have already begun enjoying their freedom from the school bell. While activities around town can be fun, it is important to keep in mind some health and safety information to aid parents and help protect children during the summer months.
Water Safety for Children
Child safety around swimming pools is a serious matter. Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death among infants, toddlers, and young children. It takes only a few minutes for a child to drown, and…
Posted by Brett Oliver on Jun 05, 2013
Tags: Community, Parks, Public Health, Recreation, Town News, Trophy Club Park
The Dallas Morning News (DMN) recently published the areas 10 Healthiest Neighborhoods and, although Trophy Club did not make the list, the Town was certainly well represented. The 10 healthiest communities were ranked according to four key factors:
Walking and biking trails
- Availability of healthy food
Colleyville (#1 & #2), Plano and Southlake were all recognized as the top four cities on the DMN list. Trophy Club was mentioned within…
Posted by April Reiling on Jun 04, 2013
Tags: Business, Community, Economic Development, Hospitality, Town News
The following Development Update was presented at the May 20, 2013 Town Council meeting.
At only 4.2 square miles, the Town of Trophy Club is on pace to be 99% developed by 2017. Currently, the Town is 91.6% built out with 227 acres remaining for residential and commercial development. Residential development has been rapidly increasing since 2011, with the lionshare of residential development taking place in The Highlands. Trophy Club's 2688 acres are zoned into four categories of development: residential, recreation, non-tax…
Posted by April Reiling on May 31, 2013
Tags: Community, Public Safety, TCPD, Town News
Speeding has become a safety issue in Trophy Club neighborhoods and in order to maintain a safe and secure community, drivers must SLOW DOWN IN TOWN. The Town is launching a month-long speeding awareness campaign that will focus on educating drivers regarding the risks and dangers involved in speeding. The goal is to ensure that drivers adhere to the posted 30 mile per hour speed limit throughout town and reduce speed within neighborhoods when appropriate.
The Trophy Club community enjoys an active residential lifestyle with a steady…
Posted by April Reiling on May 30, 2013
Tags: Community, Town News, Government, Government Consolidation
The following article is a continuation of the May 20, 2013 public announcement from the Town Council proposing to consolidate the two local governments in Trophy Club.
Background - How Did We Get Here?
In November 2007, the Town entered into a contract with TC MUD 1 to purchase wholesale water and wastewater services so that in turn, the Town could provide retail water and wastewater services to the residents who live in the Public Improvement District (PID). Last year, MUD 1 approached the Town to develop a PID Committee that would…
Posted by Brett Oliver on May 30, 2013
Tags: Community, Public Safety, Town News
Updated on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 9:45 a.m.
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) opened the Safe Room Rebate program around 1:15 a.m. and by 5:00 a.m. the site was closed and the rebates were gone. NCTCOG hopes to appeal to FEMA for additional funds based on the overwhelming response to this rebate program. We will keep you posted if the program receives further funding. Trophy Club received 33 applications for storm shelter permits.
Updated on Friday, May 31, 2013 at 4:30 p.m.
Posted by April Reiling on May 24, 2013
Tags: Community, Town News, Trophy Club Gives
The following was written by Trophy Club Councilman, Danny Mayer.
Each of us at one time or another has probably come to believe that as an individual there is little that we can do to affect change. I know that I have been guilty of this kind of thinking. The events of the past week have taught me once again that a single person can indeed make a huge difference.
On Monday as I was preparing for the Town Council meeting that evening I was stunned as I watched the news reports of the tornado in Moore, OK. I sat at my desk and watched…