At a recent October meeting, Highland Village city council members presented a certificate of achievement for financial reporting to Assistant City Manager Ken Heerman.
The city has received recognition for its comprehensive finanl report for the past 22 years.
The recognition is considered the highest tribute for government accounting and financial reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association, according to a press release.
At the recent meeting, council members approved the lease-purchase of a new fire engine from Siddons-Martin Emergency Group. The 2014 Pierce Velocity PUC fire engine will replace a 1997 engine now in use by the fire department.
An initial $130,000 payment was budgeted for the 2014-2015 fiscal year with a remaining three $133,196 payments to be paid during the next four years, according to a news release.
The engine, to be built specifically for the Highland Village fire Department to include the latest in safety technology, is expected to be delivered in 10 months.
Mayor Charlotte Wilcox also recognized the La Belle Chapter of the National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century of Flower Mound as part of National Colonial Heritage Month.