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    Alison Ortowski

    Assistant City Manager /
    EDT Director

    Thanks for visiting the Southlake Economic Development and Tourism (EDT) pages of CityofSouthlake.com.  Whether you are a long time resident or business owner, We invite you to explore the best of what Southlake has to offer.
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    The Community Enhancement and Development Corporation (CEDC) board works with the City Council to ensure that funds raised through the 3/8 cent Type A sales tax are spent on the construction and operation of The Marq Southlake facility as well as the recommendations of the Economic Development and Tourism Master Plan. 
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    Questions Regarding Residential Garbage and Trash Collection

    Have a question about residential garbage and trash collections in Southlake and how early you can set out your garbage or trash containers on the curb? See our Q&A below: Additional Info...
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    FY 2020 Annual Development Report Available Online

    Every year the City of Southlake Planning and Development Services Department creates and publishes an annual report to present along with the City’s budget. The report was recently published online and provides a small glimpse into the daily activities.. Additional Info...
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    City Amends Zoning Ordinance for Solar Panels

    On February 23, Southlake City Council approved an amendment to the City’s Zoning Ordinance relating to Solar Panels. This amendment helps expedite the permitting process time by allowing administrative or staff approval for some solar panel applications. Additional Info...
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    Maintaining Freeze Damaged Landscaping

    Everyone is aware of the unusually harsh winter conditions we have had this year, but if you are wondering how it has affected your landscaping and what to do about it, the City of Southlake is available to offer some advice. Additional Info...
  5. Southlake Comprehensive Planning

    Comprehensive Plan Envisions the Future of Southlake

    The City of Southlake develops many of its Comprehensive Plan elements in-house. The Comprehensive Plan is the City of Southlake’s playbook that defines the City’s goals related to capital projects and facilities, City programs and resource allocation. Additional Info...
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    City of Southlake Receives 2020 Tree City USA Award!

    City of Southlake takes home award for their efforts in maintaining excellence in urban forestry management 24 years in a row. The award was given by The Arbor Day Foundation which recently recertified the City as a designated 2020 Tree City USA community Additional Info...
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    Protect Yourself When Hiring Contractors

    Are you hiring a contractor for storm repairs, remodeling your home or putting in a pool? If so, here are a few tips you may want to consider when selecting a contractor to ensure you financially protect yourself and make sure that the work completed... Additional Info...
  8. Questions and Answers

    Questions Regarding City Regulations and Damage Repair

    Have questions about City of Southlake regulations and repairing damage to private property from the recent winter storm? See our Q&A. Additional Info...
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