Lantana Briefs

New Neighborhoods Announced

Lantana’s developer, Republic Property Group, announced that a new neighborhood, called Juniper, will break ground in the next 3 to 6 months on the east side of Stacee Lane across from Madison.

It will essentially be a replacement for Madison with the same product and prices.

There will be between 32 and 38 lots with Highland Homes and Ashton Woods Homes as the homebuilders.

Republic also announced that construction will start on the second phase of Kendall in the next 90 days. Kendall is located just east of Crescent off of Golf Club Drive.

Police Activity

It has been a busy start to summer in Lantana, with numerous reports of vandalism occurring in the second half of the month.

Recent calls to the Denton County Sheriff’s Office from Lantana:

June 8 – Suspicious Person, 1600 block of Conner Way in Kendall.  Resident reported seeing three teen boys in a newly-constructed spec home smoking marijuana. The suspects left the scene in a red jeep before police arrived.

June 15 – Suspicious Person, 8600 block of Bayberry Ave. in Bandera. Unknown man attempted to enter a residence at 3 a.m. by ringing doorbell and shouting. Subject kept saying “Are we open?” and “I’m a brother, I mean no harm.” Deputy arrived and took the man into custody. He was issued a citation for Public Intoxication, taken to a home he was visiting in the 1300 block of Firewheel Way in Bandera and released to a responsible person.

June 18 – Burglary Report, 9300 block of Blanco Dr. in Carlisle. Unknown persons kicked in the front door of unoccupied residence and removed stainless steel appliances, including microwave, dishwasher, gas oven and wine chiller.

June 20 – Criminal Mischief, 1900 block of Meadows Avenue in Heritage. SUV was smeared with applesauce on the windshield, hood, and all down the driver’s side of the vehicle.

There were other vandalism incidents reported on social media and by the homeowner’s association during the month ranging from vehicles being shot with a BB gun, an “egging attack” on some children from teens in an SUV, to broken lawn ornaments and smashed landscape lighting, but no police reports were taken.

Ladies League Sets Date for Annual Kick-Off Meeting

The Lantana Ladies League’s 2012-13 Kick-Off Meeting will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 21, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Lantana Golf Club.

New members and returning members are encouraged to attend to learn about events planned for the coming year.

Guest speakers from various non-profit organizations will be on hand as well. Hors D’ Oeuvres will be served.

Membership fees for 2012-13 are $30 (cash or check). Visit to learn more about the club.

Development Watch

Lantana had 2,542 occupied homes as of June 22, with an estimated population of 8,262.

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