Thursday, June 1, 2023

Highland Village council appoints board members

Highland Village City Hall. Photo by Bill Castleman
Highland Village City Hall. Photo by Bill Castleman

The Highland Village City Council on Tuesday appointed members to the City’s boards and commissions. Council appointed the following:

Board of Ethics – Stephanie Askew and Steven Deel

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board – Bill Irwin – Place 1; Ron Stewart – Place 2; David Rush – Place 3; Christine Sherry – Alternate Place 2; Scott Preddy – Alternate Place 1

Planning and Zoning Commission – Stan Lemko – Place 2; Charles Holden – Place 3; Allison Lassahn – Alternate Place 2; Thomas Heslep – Alternate Place 1

Zoning Board of Adjustments – Richard Metivier – Place 4; Darrah Boxberger-Torres – Place 5; Richard Holderby – Alternate Place 2; David Smith – Alternate Place 3

Highland Village Community Development Corporation – Charlotte Wilcox – City Representative; Austin Adams – Citizen Representative; Steven Smith – Citizen Representative; Michael Anderson – Citizen Representative

Public Art Advisory Board – Christian Hart – Place 4; Deborah Kreimborg – Place 5; Gail Prince – Alternate Place 2; Michael Birdwell – Alternate Place 1

Council presented Assistant City Manager Ken Heerman with the Certificate of Achievement for Financial Reporting for the city’s Comprehensive Financial Report. The city has been a recipient of this recognition for the last 23 years. The recognition is the highest tribute for government accounting and financial reporting given by the Government Finance Officers Association.

Mayor Wilcox presented a proclamation for Fire Prevention Week where the theme is “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every Ten Years.” Fire Chief Brad Goudie shared the importance of installing working smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in every sleeping room and every level of the home.

Mayor Wilcox also presented a proclamation declaring October 15, 2016 as Fallen Officer Day in Highland Village. The proclamation was made in support of the Highland Village Police Department’s Fallen Officer Bike Race and 5K held for the last eight years in support of the Fallen Officer Fund.

Also during the Report, the HVTV Update informed residents of the events taking place to benefit the Fallen Officer Fund. Highland Village Restaurant Week will take place October 9-15 with participating restaurants donating a percentage of their sales to the Fund. The Fallen Officers Bike Race and 5K Run scheduled for October 15 and will include a Kids Zone, a Fallen Officer Memorial, live music, and vendor booths.  The Update also informed residents of the Salute Our Veterans Luncheon scheduled for November 10 and requested sponsorship to allow veterans and a guest to attend at no charge.

The City Council early work session and regular session is available on HVTV (Time Warner 16; Verizon 43) and via the website streaming by clicking HVTV. The meetings are also available for on-demand viewing on the city website.

CTG Staff
CTG Staff
The Cross Timbers Gazette News Department

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