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Town Council Seeking Volunteer for Fire/EMS Joint Sub-Committee

Town Council Seeking Volunteer for Fire/EMS Joint Sub-Committee

Posted by April Reiling on Jan 23, 2015
Tags: Community, Government, Government Consolidation, Public Safety, Town News, TCFD

Now Accepting Applications

The Trophy Club Town Council is seeking residents who are willing to spend a few hours a month to serve their community. Appointed Board/Commission Members must agree to serve without compensation but may be reimbursed for actual expenses approved in advance by the Town Council.

  • Fire/EMS Joint Sub-Committee — The Town Council is seeking one resident to serve on a Joint Town/TC MUD 1 Sub-Committee tasked with performing an economic analysis and review of factors related to consolidation of fire…

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Blue Ribbon Panel Final Report

Blue Ribbon Panel Final Report

Posted by April Reiling on Apr 09, 2014
Tags: Community, Denton County, Government, Government Consolidation, Town News, Transparency, Volunteer

After several months and hours of work conducting research and attending various meetings, the Blue Ribbon Panel (BRP) formally presented the final report to the Town Council on Monday, April 7, 2014.

Read the full Blue Ribbon Panel Final Report

To focus on the issues in depth, the BRP formed two subcommittees: the Governance Subcommittee and the Finance Subcommittee. Ultimately, the BRP's recommendation from each subcommittee is as follows:

Recommendations from the Governance Subcommittee

  1. Consent to a possible…

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Town and TC MUD 1 Agree to Long-Term Utility Service Terms

Town and TC MUD 1 Agree to Long-Term Utility Service Terms

Posted by April Reiling on Mar 21, 2014
Tags: Community, Denton County, Government, Government Consolidation, Town News, Transparency, Water

The Trophy Club Town Council and Trophy Club Municipal Utility District No. 1 Board of Directors met Wednesday, March 19, 2014 to finalize the terms of an agreement for a long-term utility contract between the two organizations. The Council and Board of Directors agreed to a 99-year wholesale contract for the District to provide water and wastewater utility services to the Trophy Club Public Improvement District (PID) residents, which represents approximately 1400 households located outside the District boundaries. Throughout the negotiation…

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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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Life May Not Be Fair...But WE Should Be!

Life May Not Be Fair...But WE Should Be!

Posted by April Reiling on Oct 17, 2013
Tags: Community, Government, Town News, Government Consolidation

The following article was written by Council Member Danny Mayer.

As a member of the Town Council it is my belief that I have a responsibility to share with you, whenever possible, where I stand on an issue and to also share with you why I hold such beliefs. I want to be perfectly clear that what I have to say here is my opinion and my mine alone. It does not reflect the sentiment of the Council and I have used no Town assets in preparing this statement. I apologize in advance for the long read but important issues cannot be dealt…

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The Big Picture: A Better Government for Trophy Club

The Big Picture: A Better Government for Trophy Club

Posted by April Reiling on Oct 15, 2013
Tags: Community, Government, Town News, Government Consolidation

The following article was written by Town Manager Mike Slye.

Trophy Club is A Great Place to Call Home, with safe neighborhoods, high-rated schools, beautiful medians, manicured parks, safe drinking water and a community spirit that continues to grow with the years. The politics and warring factions in Trophy Club have become a black mark on our great community and the time for civil discourse regarding the future must begin now. The Town versus TC MUD 1 consolidation debate has extended outside our town limits, into…

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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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