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Trophy Club Officials Vow to Work Together, Resolve Local Government Challenges

Trophy Club Officials Vow to Work Together, Resolve Local Government Challenges

Posted by April Reiling on Nov 08, 2013
Tags: Community, Government, Government Consolidation, Town News, Transparency, Water

Positive dialogue and forward progress between the Trophy Club Town Council and Trophy Club Municipal Utility District No. 1 (TC MUD 1) elected officials marks a progressive step toward an amicable resolution for the future of Trophy Club local governance and a long term utility contract between TC MUD1 and the Town for service to the PID (Public Improvement District). Trophy Club elected officials have vowed to work as partners in an effort to bring the community together in regards to the Town and TC MUD 1 governments, with…

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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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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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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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Town Now an Official Public Water System (PWS) Designee

Town Now an Official Public Water System (PWS) Designee

Posted by April Reiling on Aug 14, 2013
Tags: Community, Government, Town News, Water, Transparency

In July, 2013 the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) informed the Town that a separate Public Water System (PWS) designation, specifically for the Public Improvement District (PID), was required.  The appropriate application was submitted and approved, and the PID is now a recognized PWS registered with TCEQ.  Subsequently, TCEQ sent a letter to the Town on August 8, 2013 noting alleged violations in regards to the PID’s water supply system. TCEQ has requested several documents from the Town in order to demonstrate compliance with…

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Town of Trophy Club FY13-14 Budget Workshop

Town of Trophy Club FY13-14 Budget Workshop

Posted by April Reiling on Aug 06, 2013
Tags: Community, Town News, Government, Transparency

On Friday, August 2 the Trophy Club Town Staff provided a FY13-14 proposed budget overview to the Town Council during a Workshop Session that lasted approximately 5.5 hours. The proposed budget is based on a $0.4975 property tax rate per $100 valuation, which represents a $0.02 decrease on the current tax rate. For the first time in Trophy Club history the taxable value exceeds the $1 billion mark.  

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Since the proposed tax…

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