Debt management is a key financial principle that guides the development of Southlake’s budget every year. This approach supports a financial strategy that will allow the City to retire 94% of the current tax-supported debt in 10 years.
Each year the budget includes a five-year capital improvement program (CIP), delineating construction projects designed to implement Southlake 2030 and Southlake 2035.
In Southlake, safety and security are two of the City’s highest strategic priorities and new investments are proposed within the FY 2019 budget to advance a number of safety goals.
The proposed budget totals $103.6 million dollars and includes a proposed tax rate of .447¢, a reduction of 1.5 cents over the previous year.
Look. Listen. and Learn. Be aware – fire can happen anywhere, is the theme for the 2018 Fire Prevention Week.
This fall, Bob Jones Nature Center will be hosting the Green Living Lecture Series featuring speakers that will touch on energy efficiency, water conservation, and sustainability.
The city’s Capital Improvement Projects are well underway! Public Works Director Rob Cohen presented an update on the program at the City Council meeting on Tuesday, October 2.
Who wants to earn some free movie tickets just in time for Halloween? The Library is hosting a Painted Pumpkin Faire from October 22-31 for kids ages 12 & under. Help us deck out the Library with your works of art.
The Southlake Library is hosting several special Story Time programs in October for preschoolers. Check out these fun events.
The City of Southlake joined water utilities, community leaders, educators and businesses participating in the fourth annual Imagine a Day Without Water, a nationwide day of education about the value of water.
October is National Planning month- A time to celebrate the role and value of planning in creating great communities.
City staff have been examining every aspect of the customer experience to ensure the highest level of customer service is provided to members, starting with the membership purchasing process.
Driving down Southlake Boulevard near White Chapel Boulevard meant taking a quick peek at the donkeys living on the piece of land adjacent to First Financial Bank. With the development of the property in the works, the donkeys have found a new home.
Fort Worth’s popular downtown restaurant, Little Red Wasp Kitchen + Bar, is expected to open a second location in Southlake’s Kimball Park in 2019.
Due to heavy rainfall Southlake experienced in September, Champions Club will not open as planned in December. We are working diligently to make up as much time as we can and currently anticipate opening in February.
Water, sewer, garbage and recycling rate changes will go into effect on October 1, 2018, for all Southlake Water Utilities customers. Residents will notice the increase on November bills.
On September 27th, 2018, Officer Jennifer Page graduated from the NCTCOG (North Central Texas Council of Governments) Regional Police Academy and joined the Southlake Police Department.
For the second year in a row, the City of Southlake has been recognized by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) for strong performance management.
Southlake Sister Cities has opened the application process for the 2019 student exchange trips to our sister cities in Japan and China
Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport will begin a major infrastructure project to rebuild one of its busiest runways.
The number of visitors to the Library each year would sell out Dragon Stadium 11 times! And what people are interested in is as diverse as the Southlake population. From the books that line the shelves and the e-books available online, to the people who a...
Southlake Sister Cities has opened the application process for the 2019 student exchange trips to our sister cities in Japan and China.
SSC youth ambassadors will represent the City of Southlake in one of our two Friendship Cities: Suzhou, Wuzhong District...
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