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Highland Village council holds veterans ceremony; fills boards vacancies

Highland Village City Hall. Photo by Bill Castleman

Highland Village City Council held the Honor Our Veterans ceremony recognizing five Highland Village veterans at its regular meeting on May 28.

John M. Atherton, Air Force, Patrick Edward Cannon, Army; Joseph Musacchio, USMC; Claude W. Wallace, Army; and Carol Faye Yeater, Navy had their plaques placed on the Veterans Monument on the south side of the Municipal Complex. One hundred and one local veterans have been honored at this ceremony since May 2013. Information on how to honor a local veterans can be found on the City website.

At the meeting, City Council appointed members to fill unexpired terms on the Planning & Zoning Commission, the Highland Village Community Development Corporation, and the Animal Shelter Advisory Board.

James Romo was moved from Alternate Place 1 to fill Place 3 on the Planning & Zoning Commission. Place 3 was vacant when Tom Heslep resigned due to his election to City Council in May 2019.

Dee Leggett was appointed to Alternate Place 1 on the Planning & Zoning Commission. Two places were left vacant when Council member Fred Busche completed his term on City Council.

Council member Tom Heslep was appointed to the Highland Village Community Development Corporation and Council member Jon Kixmiller was appointed to the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee.

During the Mayor and Council reports, Mayor Wilcox presented a proclamation designating May as Mental Health Awareness Month in Highland Village

During the City Manager and Staff reports, the HVTV Update informed residents of Celebrate Highland Village scheduled for Saturday, June 1, Kids Kamp which begins June 10, the HVBA Community Coffee to be held on June 13, and requested sponsorships for the 12th Annual TXFallenPD Tribute Event.

The City Council early work session and regular session is available on HVTV (Spectrum 15; Frontier 43) and via website streaming by searching 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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