Governor Abbott establishes statewide face covering requirement, issues proclamation to limit gatherings

AUSTIN – 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 issued a proclamation giving mayors and county judges the ability to impose restrictions on […]

New Alarm Program Begins July 1

The City of Southlake will go live with its new alarm program on July 1, 2020. In an effort to reduce false alarms in Southlake, the City has updated its alarm ordinance and collaborated with PM AM Corporation to implement and administer the False Alarm Reduction Program. The partnership will also provide educational training for […]

Water saving seminars resume online

In partnership with Texas AgriLife Water University, the city’s Water Saving Seminar series is moving online for the rest of 2020. These monthly seminars inspire residents to explore water-friendly practices in the landscape, lawn and garden. Water conservation staff will answer questions about the city’s irrigation requirements and programs. Canceled classes originally scheduled for July […]

The 2020 Water Quality Report is Now Available

The 2020 Water Quality Report will arrive at  your doorstep soon. The report takes a deep dive into the quality of water in Southlake. “The City of Southlake’s goal is to provide a safe and a better quality of life to our residents in all areas, and water is no different,” Environmental Services Coordinator Ashley […]

Progress update: Race and Culture recommendations

Fort Worth continues to make progress on implementing recommendations from the Task Force on Race and Culture. In December 2018, the City Council approved 22 Race and Culture Task Force recommendations in key areas of criminal justice, economic development, education, governance, health, housing and transportation. Progress highlights: Criminal Justice: Civilian oversight of Police Department The […]

The Southlake Cares Challenge

We need you, Southlake!  A challenge is at hand, and we need your help to conquer need in our community. The Southlake Cares Six-Month Challenge will raise awareness of these particular organizations’ needs and ask for specific aid to meet them. Economic Stress Creates High Demand for Assistance It’s a difficult time in our nation […]

Fort Worth Public Library to expand curbside service locations on June 30

On Tuesday, June 30, seven additional Fort Worth Public Library locations will begin offering curbside service 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and noon-5 p.m. Saturday. New curbside service will be available at the Central Library, East Berry, Meadowbrook (formerly eSkills), Northside, Riverside, Ella Mae Shamblee and Wedgwood locations. Learn how curbside service works. Seven other locations […]

Family Friendly Ideas to Celebrate Fourth of July at Home

This Fourth of July, celebrate Independence Day with your family and neighbors. The City of Southlake encourages all residents to commemorate our history, culture and community from the comfort of their homes. Here are six ways you can celebrate Independence Day this year: Listen to festive music with the City of Southlake’s Fireworks 2020 Spotify […]

Governor limits certain businesses and services with direct link to COVID-19 infections

Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order limiting certain businesses and services as part of the state’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. This decision comes as the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 and the number of hospitalizations have increased and the positivity rate in Texas increased above 10%, which Abbott previously […]

Mobility Team Completes FY 2020 Pavement Marking Project

Pavement markings are the silent traffic communicator that help direct commuters along their routes. They also help create a safe experience for drivers and pedestrians by improving visibility. Over the last few weeks, the Southlake Mobility Team has been working diligently to remove and update pavement markings around Southlake.  So far, striping has taken place […]