Traffic Conditions – Know Before You Go

Over the last few weeks, traffic has significantly increased on the roadways. People are slowly returning to work and school, and businesses are working towards increasing capacity. If you would like to know the status of traffic conditions before you hit the road, visit the ConnectSouthlake.com website. The home page features a Waze map that […]

2020 National Preparedness Month theme: ‘Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today.’

On Sept. 22, Mayor Betsy Price and the City Council presented Assistant Fire Chief Homer Robertson with a National Preparedness Month proclamation. During the ceremony, Price proclaimed Sept. 1-30 as National Preparedness Month. The proclamation was part of the Office of Emergency Management’s public education campaign designed to prepare Fort Worth residents for all types […]

How to Shelter in Place During Severe Weather

The phrase, “Shelter in Place” translates to staying inside. Although staying in place is a broad command, having a plan in place is a convenient way for you and your family to be safe during severe weather situations. https://mysouthlakenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Shelter-in-Place.mp4   If a tornado warning is issued, everyone needs to be aware of what to do […]

United Way’s Area Agency on Aging funds $7.3 million to support older adults

United Way of Tarrant County’s Area Agency on Aging funded an estimated $7.3 million to support community organizations providing vital services to an estimated 36,000 older adults in Tarrant County, with the majority of funding dedicated to ensuring older adults receive nutritional meals. Organizations receiving funding include Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County, Alzheimer’s Association […]

Southlake Water Utilities Announces Utility Rate Changes to Take Effect October 2020

Sewer, garbage and recycling rate changes will go into effect on October 1, 2020, for all Southlake Water Utilities customers. Residents will notice the increase on November billing statements. Sewer Rate Change This year, the Trinity River Authority (TRA) Board of Directors voted to approve rate increases for sewer treatment at both Denton Creek and Central […]

2020 Southlake City Council Candidate Forum Goes Virtual

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from the candidates for Southlake City Council at the upcoming virtual City Council Candidate Forum, hosted by the Community Engagement Committee (CEC). The CEC is a City of Southlake Committee and a nonpartisan body dedicated to facilitating citizen engagement opportunities and communication between residents and local government, typically through […]

Facebook Favorite? Southlake DPS!

The Southlake Departments of Public Safety’s Facebook page was recently named “Facebook Favorite” in the 2020 Government Social Media Golden Post Awards.  They also took home a finalist award for the “Best Facebook Presence.” The honor was awarded in August during a virtual ceremony. “What made this award even more special is that Facebook team […]