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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Town Newsletter for Residents

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The Town of Highland Park has created a newsletter as a service to its residents, to keep you informed of new services, events, activities, and other important information. Read the April 2021 issue today!

The Monarch Herald is a monthly eNewsletter available to the residents of the Town of Highland Park. The publication will include a monthly calendar of events; and short, informative articles to keep readers informed. The current and past issues of the ne...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Park Cities Recycling Event

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Park Cities Recycling Event, Saturday, April 17, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Make your home happy and healthy this spring! The Park Cities Recycling event is set for April 17, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and will take place in the SMU parking lot on the south side of Burleson Park. 

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

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

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

The landing page on the Town’s website for COVID-19 information is www.hptx.org/COVID19. Given the frequent updates surround the pandemic, the web page is frequently updated to include the latest information. In addition, COVID-19 vaccine information is l...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Disaster Recovery Information

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For anyone needing information on assistance with recovery and repairs after the February 13-19 winter storm, the Town has created a page with helpful links, contacts, and information.

The Town of Highland Park has created a web page for anyone needing any information on assistance, repairs, and updates concerning recovery from the February winter storm. The page covers:

  • Recovery Assistance Programs from State and Federal organizations, H...
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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Now Hiring Lifeguards and Concession Attendants

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The HP Swimming Pool is looking for Lifeguards and Concession Attendants for the 2021 Pool Season.

The Town of Highland Park is seeking qualified applicants to fill several positions as Pool Lifeguards and Concession Attendants for the 2021 Summer swim season. For details about each position, qualifications desired, and to apply, please visit https://w...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Tennis Permits for 2021 Now Available

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Residents of Highland Park can now purchase their 2021 Tennis Court Permit through the CivicRec portal.

For those wishing to use the Town's tennis courts, a permit must be purchased. Anyone with a valid tennis court permit may make a reservation for the court of their choosing. Tennis court permits are valid until Dec 31, 2021. The cost of a permit is $40. ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Public Meetings During the COVID-19 Pandemic

HP Public Meetings During COVID-19

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: July 23, 2020

Apply for Services

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Apply for Utility Service, Alarm Permits, Building Permits, and more!

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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 news items such as community events.

Receiving the Blue Zone News is an easy process: complete this online form to receive Blue Zone News. It is not a requirement to be a Highland Park resident to receive Blue Zone News. Please be assured that the publication of your email address is prohibi...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

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: April 2, 2021

Poet-Tree in the Library

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Celebrate National Poetry Month with the Library.  Pick up a paper leaf template in the Library, write down your favorite poem, and hang it on our Poet-Tree. We would love to see the branches filled with your poems.Additional Ways to Contact the ...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Virtual Crafternoon: Cherry Blossoms

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Families, join Miss Zoe and Miss Laura for a Virtual Crafternoon on Saturday, April 17 at 3:00 p.m.

Craft your own beautiful cherry blossoms in this live, hands-on Zoom workshop. Reserve and pick up a To-Go Craft Kit, at the Highland Park Library, for the ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Bird Watch StoryWalk in Prather Park

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Explore Prather Park and enjoy a StoryWalk®, featuring the book Bird Watch by Christie Matheson, during March and April 2021. Follow the story, page-by-page, as you make your way through the park! 

This project is a partnership between the Town's ...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Spring into Origami

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Families, get crafty with Spring into Origami. To-Go Craft Kits are available for pick up at the Highland Park Library.

You can email lcollins@hplibrary.info to reserve a kit in advance. 

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Shell-ebrate Spring with Craft Kits!

Egg Painting

Add some egg-citement with our Spring activity kit, which includes treats, painting supplies for an egg to decorate and add to our Library egg trees, and more. Email smilberger@hplibrary.info to reserve one for pick up. It’s an egg-cellent way t...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Animal Superpowers

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Families, join Cindi from All About Animals on Saturday, April 24, at 3:00 p.m. to virtually meet some incredible animals of the world and learn about their “Super Powers.” This Zoom presentation is perfect for animals lovers and for those who love superh...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Bird Watching in Prather Park

Bird Walk

Explore Prather Park and see how many birds you can spot using the paper binoculars included in the Spring craft kit, available at the Library in partnership with the Town's Parks and Recreation Department. 

Email smilberger@hplibrary.inf...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

Explore Augmented Reality with Merge Cubes and the Highland Park Library

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The Highland Park Library now offers Merge Cubes, which are specialized cubes that use a form of augmented reality to allow users to manipulate the real world with the digital. The cubes rely on corresponding free Merge EDU apps, available for Ap...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

To-Go Kits for Teens: Wish Bottles

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Teens and families, make a wish with a Wish Bottle Kit, available for pick up at the Highland Park Library. You can email lcollins@hplibrary.info to reserve a kit in advance. Kits contain all the supplies you need to craft your own charming wish bottle.

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Posted on: August 1, 2020

Virtual Story Times

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Baby Bounce virtual story time will return on Thursday, February 25 and Pawsome Tales virtual story time will return on Friday, February 26.

Families, join Miss Laura for live, online story times each week on The Friends of the Highland Park Library&r...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

HP Library Offers Creativebug Streaming Service

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The Highland Park Harvey R. “Bum” Bright Library is proud to offer Creativebug as part of its collection of digital resources. Creativebug is an all-access pass to expertly led tutorials with a wide range of subjects, including arts &a...

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

HP Library - Online Resources for Students

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The Highland Park Library offers many services and databases to assist students of all ages with research and learning objectives.  These online resources can easily be found on the Library’s Homework Help web page and accessed with your...

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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: 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: November 26, 2018

Blue Zone News

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Receiving the Blue Zone News is an easy process: complete this online form to receive Blue Zone News. It is not a requirement to be a Highland Park resident to receive Blue Zone News. Please be assured that the publication of your email address is prohibi...

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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 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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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center Amended Hours

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The Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center will operate under amended hours to comply with Dallas County’s Covid-19 guidelines.  

The Collection Center is now open on Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m...

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