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Posted on: May 13, 2020

July 4 Parade and Goar Park Celebration Canceled

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The Town of Highland Park and the City of University Park have long enjoyed our partnership with the Rotary Club of Park Cities in hosting the July 4 Parade and the post-parade celebration in Goar Park.

Each year thousands of residents line the streets in anticipation of sighting the first decorated vehicles and floats. Without a doubt, our two communities cherish this comradery and the chance to demonstrate our love of country. Likewise, both young and ...

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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 19, 2020

Tennis Courts, Update

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The Town's Tennis Courts are open for play beginning Friday, May 1st.

You may visit the tennis and pickleball webpage to see complete details on revised court rules. 

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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: 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: February 28, 2020

Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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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. If you wish to be notified of update...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Water Restrictions are in Effect April 1st

Watering Restrictions

Watering Your Landscaping

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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: May 28, 2020

June Virtual Summer Reading Events for Children

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The University Park Public Library and the Highland Park Library are joining together to bring families virtual Summer Reading Events for children.

June 3, 3 p.m. - James Wand Magic Show

Join James Wand for his virtual Secret Agent Magic Show. Get ready for...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

HP Library - Curbside and Circ Desk Pick Up Service

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There are two ways for Library patrons to pick up requested Library materials. The first is curbside service for patrons to check out and pick up physical materials at the Library’s Saint Johns Drive entrance, Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00...

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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: April 24, 2020

HP Library - Book Coach Service for Personalized Reading Recommendations

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Are you looking for digital titles to read? Do you want to try a new genre? Let the Highland Park Library staff be your personal book coach and concierge!

Complete a short survey of what you enjoy reading or are interested in, and you will receive a list o...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

HP Library – Virtual Story Times

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Families, join Miss Laura for live, online story times each week on The Friends of the Highland Park Library’s Facebook page.

  • Baby Bounce each Thursday at 2:00 p.m. - This story time is designed for babies and to help parents incorporate...
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Posted on: April 15, 2020

HP Library - Book Talk with Holly

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Wondering What to Read Next?The Library has launched a series of videos to help adults find new titles to read or listen to while staying safe at home. Book Talk with Holly was created by our Adult Services Librarian. A new video will be added every week....

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

HP Library - Homework Help

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The Highland Park Library offers many databases to assist students with research or learning objectives they are working on for school.  These online resources can easily be found on the Library’s Homework Help web page and accessed wit...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

HP Library – DIY Craft Video Series with Miss Laura

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DIY Craft Video Series Online with Miss Laura 

Learn a new craft together at home with Miss Laura’s DIY Craft Video Series.  

Children, make and decorate an adorable pop-up card for a special someone.  

Tweens and teens, ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

HP Library - New Online Chat Service

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Virtual Reference ServiceThe Highland Park Library website now has an online chat option for virtual reference service. Go to the Library’s homepage or Welcome page to access this service. One of our staff will be online to answer your questions...

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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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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: May 22, 2020

Playgrounds will Reopen

Playgrounds reopen

The Town is excited to announce starting June 1, playgrounds will be reopened for our citizens’ enjoyment. The decision to open playgrounds follows the Governor’s Open Texas announcement of certain playgrounds allowed to open May 31. T...

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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 19, 2020

Tennis Courts, Update

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You may visit the tennis and pickleball webpage to see complete details on revised court rules. 

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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. 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: January 26, 2018

Mindfulness Meditation Tuesdays

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Meditation is cancelled to meet Dallas County guidelines related to the coronavirus.

Join us every Tuesday at 11:30 am in the Department of Public Safety (DPS) Training Room as we take the mystery out of meditation and teach you simple techniques, backed b...

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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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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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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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