End in Sight for TxDOT FM 1938 Project

The good news is that the TxDOT FM 1938 widening project has made significant progress in the last few months. The construction of the underground drainage structure has been completed, and construction of the Myers Meadows screening wall is well underway. The not so great news is that until these final phases are completed, the […]

Southlake City Secretary Passes Away

Carol Borges, Southlake’s City Secretary, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, after battling an aggressive form of cancer. “Carol had a heart of gold and the kindest manner,” said Mayor Laura Hill.  “She worked tirelessly to make sure the Council and I always had everything we needed. Every resident who came in contact with […]

Sales tax collections up 6.9 percent in November

Fort Worth’s net sales tax collections in November 2018 totaled $13,184,718, up from November 2017 by $856,710, or 6.9 percent. The city anticipates collecting $163,151,802 by fiscal year end, which matches original estimates in the FY2019 adopted budget. Sales tax revenue represents 22.3 percent of the city’s General Fund budget. This is the second largest […]

May 4, 2019 General Election

Southlake City Council called a General Election for May 4, 2019 to elect three positions on council. The first day to file an Application for a Place on the ballot is Wednesday, Jan. 16. The last day to file an Application for a Place on the ballot is Friday, Feb. 15. The General Election is […]

Teamwork helps region meet transportation challenges despite historic growth

The Dallas-Fort Worth area continues to experience robust growth, adding more than 146,000 people in 2017, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Four of the nation’s fastest-growing counties are in North Texas. A total of 7.4 million people reside in the region, according to the latest population estimates by the North Central Texas Council of […]

Southlake Police CID Commended by City Manager

On December 28, 2018, City Manager Shana Yelverton and the Southlake Police Department honored members of the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) with commendations for their collaborative efforts in closing two recent high profile cases, in addition to their normal workload. Each member of the CID team normally carries 30-40 cases at any given time, ranging […]