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.
The drive on Continental Boulevard will continue to make progress thanks to two new engineering agreements approved at the December 4 City Council meeting. Improvements are coming to the Continental intersections at FM 1938 and Peytonville Avenue.
Southlake City Council approved a $3 million funding agreement with TxDOT, during the December 4 City Council meeting, for the construction of east and westbound frontage roads along SH 114 between Kirkwood Boulevard and Dove Road.
The Southlake Fire Department is sending a firefighter, Driver/Engineer-EMT Vann Wakefield, to assist with the wildland firefighting efforts currently under way in Southern California. Engineer Wakefield is being deployed as part of a larger group
Southlake Deputy Fire Chief Kurt Hall successfully completed the International Designation Process for “Chief EMS Officer” CEMSO, making him one of 134 CEMSOs Worldwide.
At the December 4, 2018, City Council meeting, the Council gave unanimous approval to create the Mayor’s Alliance for Unity and Culture.
Session 1 of our youth jiu jitsu program begins Monday, January 7 and runs through Monday, February 11.
With the opening of Champions Club, we have moved online registration for all recreation, athletic and Senior Activity Center programs to ACTIVE Net.
Southlake Scene is now Experience Southlake Magazine, your family’s seasonal guide to all the fun things happening in Southlake Community Services.
It’s that time of year again—time to order the street trees that will keep Southlake beautiful for generations to come. Trees will be available for purchase through January 31, 2019.
Southlake Parks and Recreation would like to extend a very special thanks to all of the sponsors who helped make our holiday programs a success.
Southlake’s Safety Committee members were honored recently with a City Manager Commendation for their commitment to excellent safety practices and their role in promoting a culture of safety for the municipal organization.
Check out Southlake's New Biz List for December!
Precision Ortho Express is the featured business for December’s Southlake Business Spotlight.
From sparkling displays to festive family fun, Southlake is the perfect destination for holiday cheer. Here is our insider’s guide for where to shop, eat, play and stay during the most wonderful time of the year.
Southlake Students were honored at Tuesday’s City Council meeting for their outstanding achievements through music to promote our country’s founding principles and U.S. Constitution.
Preschool Art Story Time is a perfect balance of creativity and structure.
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