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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Opportunity to Provide Input on the Upcoming Fiscal Year Budget

The Town Council will conduct a public hearing to provide a forum for the citizens of Highland Park to participate in the development stage of the annual budget process for the Fiscal Year 2018-19 Combined Operating and Capital Budget.

The public hearing will be held in the Town Council Chamber, 4700 Drexel Drive, Highland Park, Texas, on Monday, April 23, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. The Town Council Chamber is located on the second floor of Town Hall.  The public is also invited to su...Read on...
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Town Council Considers the Zoning for Bradfield Elementary

Following over two hours of hearing residents’ comments and an hour of Town Council discussion, the zoning ordinance for rebuilding of Bradfield was approved with the District required to participate in an architectural peer review with the Town.


SUMMARY OF BRADFIELD ELEMENTARY’S ZONING APPROVAL Prior to approving the zoning ordinance on April 9, 2018, the Town Counci...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Information Regarding Natural Gas Lines

As many of you know, ATMOS Energy has implemented a planned outage and replacement of the natural gas distribution system in an area of northwest Dallas. We have been in communication with ATMOS Energy to better understand the scope of their repair work.

Additionally, we have inquired as to the status of pipelines the company has in the Town. As first responders, your safety is our number one priority. Please be mindful of the following safety considerations with respect to natural gas:

  • If you suspect a n...
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Posted on: March 21, 2018

Park Cities Recycling Event, Saturday April 28

Mark your calendars: The Park Cities Recycling Event will be held on Saturday, April 28th, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in the SMU Parking lot just south of Burleson Park, 3001 University Blvd.

The Park Cities recycling event is the perfect opportunity for you to shred old, unwanted documents, rid your home of E-waste items (e.g. computers, computer monitors, TV's, CD/DVD players, printers, cell phones, power cords, and microwaves), and/or donat...Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2018

Text to 911 now available within town limits of Highland Park

HPDPS has added a new communication tool to its dispatch center: Text to 9-1-1. “Call if you can - Text if you can’t” is the slogan developed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to describe this newest form of 9-1-1 notification.

Voice calls to our 9-1-1 dispatch center remain the preferred form of notification for our communications specialists (dispatchers). Text to 9-1-1 is not intended to replace the reporting of an emergency by phone. That said, there may be instance...
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Posted on: February 19, 2018

DEA Prescription Drug Take Back Event: Saturday, April 28, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs and over-the-counter medication while also educating the general public about the potential for misuse of medications

Highland Park DPS is proud to partner with the DEA for the prescription drug take back event. Officers with HPDPS will staff the take-back location which will be located near the front entrance to the station, 4700 Drexel Drive. In the event of rain, the ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

Town Awarded Highest Public Protection Classification

The Town of Highland Park joins 56 other communities across the state with an ISO Class 1 rating, the top rating awarded to any community.

ISO is a New York-based advisory organization that serves the property and casualty insurance industry by providing inspection and statistical services ISO classifies communities on a scale ranging from 1 to 10. In order to earn an ISO rating of 1, commu...Read on... ISO Class I video