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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19), Health and Safety

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View Town, County, State, and Federal COVID-19 information.

Effective July 2, 2020: Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases, with few exceptions. The Governor also ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

Public Meetings During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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In response to the COVID pandemic and need for social distancing, the Town Council will temporally use video conferencing for Town Council meetings.

For more information on how to email comments, watch online, or call into the meeting, go HERE.  Please call or email the Town Secretary (214-559-9457) during regular business hours should you have any questions about the temporary meeting format...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Restaurant and Business Options

Restaurant and Retail Options

Now more than ever, our community's commitment to Buy Local is incredibly important.

We have added a list of restaurants & businesses with details on openings, hours of operation, and more.

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Online Avenue - Access Town Services Remotely

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As we manage through the current Health Emergency created by COVID-19, we want you to know that we remain available to serve you.

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Water Restrictions are in Effect April 1st

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What are My Watering Days?

  • Watering is permitted twice-a-week for the Town of Highland Park:

    • EVEN numbered addresses can water on SUNDAYS and THURSDAY.
    • ODD numbered addresses can water on SATURDAYS and WEDNESDAYS.
    • Ther...
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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Census 2020

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I COUNT, YOU COUNT, WE ALL COUNT!

Every 10 years, the U.S. counts every person within its borders. Census data collected guides lawmakers in determining how to distribute more than $675 billion in federal funding to communities across the U.S. — funding for schools, roads, healt...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center Amended Hours

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To comply with Dallas County's Covid-19 guidelines, the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center will only be open Tuesdays: 9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

The Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center will operate under amended hours to comply with Dallas County’s Covid-19 guidelines.  The collection center will be open Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. until the orders have been lifted. ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Mosquitoes & Covid-19

Mosquitoes and Covid-19

Covid-19 cannot be transmitted through mosquito bites. To date there has been no information nor evidence to suggest that Covid-19 could be transmitted by mosquitoes.

Covid-19 cannot be transmitted through mosquito bites.

To date there has been no information nor evidence to suggest that Covid-19 could be transmitted by mosquitoes. The Covid-19 is a respiratory virus which spreads primarily through droplets generated wh...

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency & Canceled/Postponed Events

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In support of Dallas County’s Public Health Emergency declaration and other municipalities that are doing the same, Mayor Margo Goodwin signed an emergency declaration for the Town of Highland Park on March 13, 2020.

The Town Council extended the Public Health Emergency declaration on March 19, 2020

Town of Highland Park Local Disaster for Public Health Emergency Declaration - Approved on March 19, 2020 

As we work together to meet the Stay Home Stay Safe Order...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Municipal Court Sessions - SUSPENDED

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All Municipal Court Sessions have been suspended until further notice. Please contact Highland Park Municipal Court at 214-559-9303 for more information.

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Blue Zone News

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Blue Zone News is an email newsletter designed to keep the town informed of matters involving public safety, criminal activity, crime prevention, and general community news items such as road closures, mosquito spraying, and more.

You may visit this webpage to submit a request to receive Blue Zone News. 

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Upcoming Runway Construction, Dallas Love Field

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Dallas Love Field’s Denton runway (13R/31L) is scheduled for development.

A reminder that construction on Dallas Love Field’s Denton runway (13R/31L) is scheduled from late 2020 through early 2022 for development.  The City of Dallas reports the closure of the Denton runway will last approximately 9-months.

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Request a House Watch

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Ensure your home is safe while you're away by requesting House Watch services.

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

WaterSmart

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The Town of Highland Park has partnered with WaterSmart to provide an online Customer Water Use Portal helping residents monitor water consumption while at home or away, avoid costly leaks, and contribute to the Town's water-saving goals.

WaterSmart Portal

With the WaterSmart Portal residents can:

  • Track daily water use
  • See how your household water use compares to similar Town water customers
  • Receive notifications when your daily consumption exceeds the prior day's consumption by the volume thr...
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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Blackboard Connect

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Stay up to date on local news by signing up for our resident notification system.

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

HP4U

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Submit requests online through Resident Connection.

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Harry Potter Virtual Escape Room

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Teens, starting July 7 through July 31, experience the Harry Potter Virtual Escape Room. Escape Knockturn Alley by solving a series of clues and puzzles!

Don’t forget to...

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HP Library Teen Summer Reading Library
Posted on: July 7, 2020

HP Library Offers Video on Recognizing a Scam

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Email, text, and phone scams are increasing; and more people are falling victim to the bait.  In an effort to educate the public about scams, the University Park Public Library and Highland Park Library are offering access to a fun and entertaini...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

HP Library - Reopening

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The Highland Park Library has reopened to the public. The first floor of the Library is open, Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Library staff is looking forward to assisting patrons and recommending resources for patrons to expand thei...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

HP Library - Curbside Service

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The Library is offering curbside service, for patrons to check out and pick up physical materials, at the Library’s Saint Johns Drive entrance. The service will be available during the following times, weather permitting: Tuesday through Saturda...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

July Virtual Summer Reading Events for Children

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July 8, 3:00 p.m. - Critterman Show, Rainforest Jewels. Creepy and crawly? Or cute and cuddly? Decide for yourself after you meet some cool critter friends in this virtual presentation of "Rainforest Jewels."

  • On July 8, the Library will ...
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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Teen Summer Reading Club 2020

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Register online for the 2020 Teen Summer Reading Club at http://universityparkpubliclibrary.readsquared.com/.  

The Teen Summer Reading Club is available for youth in 7th - 12th grades. Log your reading points and you will be entered to win a gift...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Children's Summer Reading Club 2020

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Starting June 2, register online for the 2020 Children’s Summer Reading Club at hptx.beanstack.org.  You will find a variety of exciting activities to do this summer, both online and at home.

Programs are available for ages 0 - 5 and 1st...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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The Town’s web page is frequently updated with the latest information regarding COVID-19 and the spread of the disease. The landing page for COVID-19 information is www.hptx.org/coronavirus.

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Library
Posted on: November 5, 2013

Stay Connected to HP Library News

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This email list will only be used to send you Library newsletters. Just Email the Library to be added to our email list, drop by the Library to fill out a very short form, or sign up online. Please be sure to tell us which email address you would...

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Posted on: June 6, 2020

Pool Opens June 9

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You will be happy to know the Town will open the swimming pool beginning June 9 for both lap and recreational swim. A huge part of the success of operating the pool this summer, during the pandemic, will be the support by our parents being sure children m...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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The Town’s web page is frequently updated with the latest information regarding COVID-19 and the spread of the disease. The landing page for COVID-19 information is www.hptx.org/coronavirus 

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Mosquitoes & Covid-19

Mosquitoes and Covid-19

Covid-19 cannot be transmitted through mosquito bites.

To date there has been no information nor evidence to suggest that Covid-19 could be transmitted by mosquitoes. The Covid-19 is a respiratory virus which spreads primarily through droplets generated wh...

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Mosquito Control in the Town Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 12, 2019

Brush Collection

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Brush is collected twice per week. Please place items in the parkway for pick-up by 7:00 a.m.

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Department Meets 8 Policies as Identified by 8CantWait

Career Opportunities

Our citizens are served by the Highland Park Department of Public Safety (HPDPS) a name that reflects our commitment to serving the community with Excellence, Innovation and Integrity. This includes cross-training all first responders as firefighters, par...

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Public Safety
Posted on: February 28, 2020

Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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The Town’s web page is frequently updated with the latest information regarding COVID-19 and the spread of the disease. The landing page for COVID-19 information is www.hptx.org/coronavirus 

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Public Safety
Posted on: December 12, 2019

How Are We Doing?

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Please let us know by filling out our citizen interaction form.

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Blue Zone News

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You may visit this webpage to submit a request to receive Blue Zone News. 

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Pet Registration & Regulations

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Permitted Pets

Only dogs, cats, and small animals such as fish are permitted as pets within the town. Wild animals and exotic animals are prohibited by ordinance.

Learn more about permitted pets, regulations, and how to license your pet by visiting the Pet ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 27, 2019

Vial of LIFE

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Learn more about the Vial of LIFE and how you can ensure your important information is available when needed.

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