Mayor’s Message

News from Town Hall – November 2017

Posted by on Nov 2, 2017 in Blotter, Mayor | Comments Off on News from Town Hall – November 2017

New from Town Hall November 2017 Double Oak – The Texas Town of Volunteers and Opportunities Hello and greetings from Town Hall, As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s a good time to recognize and thank many of our fellow neighbors who make our Town of Double Oak such a special place to live. Definition of a volunteer: a person who donates their time or effort for a cause or organization without being compensated Russell Mabra and Family One such person is our former Fire Chief and good friend Russell Mabra and his family (Tammie, Kimber, Shelbe)....

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News from Town Hall – October 2017

Posted by on Sep 28, 2017 in Blotter, Mayor | Comments Off on News from Town Hall – October 2017

News from Town Hall October 2017 Town Council adopts 2017-2018 budget and maintains $0.23240 property tax rate The Town Council on Monday, September 25 adopted the 2017-2018 fiscal year maintenance and operations budget which goes into effect October 1. The council also voted to maintain the current town property tax rate of $0.23240 per $100 valuation. Just as residents see household budget cost increases with utilities, fuel and insurance, your town does as well. I am proud of your council people and my colleagues: Ted Gruenloh, Andrew...

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News from Town Hall – September 2017

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Blotter, Mayor | Comments Off on News from Town Hall – September 2017

News from Town Hall – September 2017   Hello Double Oak residents, 2017-2018 Fiscal Year Budget Plan – Property tax rate remains at current 0.23240 The town council, staff, treasurer and citizens have worked together to develop a proposed operating budget for our next fiscal year which begins on October 1st.  The consensus of the council is to maintain the current tax rate of 0.23240 per $100. Double Oak has a good financial balance sheet, no bond debt and no bank credit notes, operates on a pay as we go philosophy and “our town...

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News from Town Hall-August 2017

Posted by on Aug 2, 2017 in Blotter, Mayor | Comments Off on News from Town Hall-August 2017

News from Town Hall August 2017 Town of Double Oak 2017-2018 Fiscal Year Budget Budget discussions have commenced to prepare for the town’s next fiscal year which begins on October 1st. The mayor and council have stated the town shall maintain the current property tax rate of 0.23240 per $100, which is one of the overall lowest in Denton County and North Texas. I encourage you to check the Denton County Tax Office website link to view area property tax rates the office collects for: http://taxweb.dentoncounty.com/taxwebsite/truthintax.asp....

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News from Town Hall – July 2017

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 in Blotter, Mayor | Comments Off on News from Town Hall – July 2017

News from Town Hall July 2017 2017-2018 Council Back row left to right, Council Members Stacey Stoehner, Anita Nelson, Scott Whisenhunt  Front row left to right, Mayor Pro-Tem Ted Gruenloh, Mayor Mike Donnelly, Deputy Mayor Pro-Tem Andrew Wills   Communication from Town of Double Oak Code Enforcement Double Oak’s code enforcement serves the entire community for the protection of health, safety, welfare, environment and property values. The top five violations found most often are: 1) Tall grass & weeds 2) Street &...

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News from Town Hall – May 2017

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Mayor | Comments Off on News from Town Hall – May 2017

News from Town Hall May 2017 By Double Oak Mayor Mike Donnelly   May 15 Council Meeting Swearing-In and Remembrance Dedication for the late Mayor Pro-Tem Steve Durbin Please join your friends and neighbors for the swearing-in of newly elected Mayor and Council-Members as they begin their new 2-year term. This evening will be a very special one as the town remembers and pays tribute to former Mayor Pro-Tem Steve Durbin. The meeting begins at 7:00 pm and all are invited to attend and take part. Thank You Election Judge Don Brittain and...

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News from Town Hall – April 2017

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017 in Mayor | Comments Off on News from Town Hall – April 2017

News from Town Hall April 2017   Double Oak Mayor Pro Tem  Stephen Henry Durbin April 02, 1950 – March 19, 2017 Stephen Henry Durbin, 66, of Double Oak, Texas, passed away suddenly Sunday, March 19, 2017.  Stephen was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on April 2, 1950 to Carl and Eleanor Durbin.  He married Peggy Ann Messia in Troy, New York on September 20, 1986.  During their marriage, they lived in New Jersey, Delaware, New York and moved to Double Oak in 2003. Steve was a longtime member of the Double Oak Town Council...

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News from Town Hall – March 2017

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News from Town Hall March 2017 Dear Residents and Friends, On behalf of Officer Michael Wyman, and his family, thank you for the well-wishes, prayers and heartfelt support. On Sunday evening February 19 Michael’s wife Marsha experienced a medical emergency that resulted in her being transported via medical helicopter to a regional trauma center. Many people have asked how they could assist the Wyman family. Prayer, positive thoughts and emotional support are all important aspects of healing. Thank you for your consideration, Derrick Watson,...

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News from Town Hall – February 2017

Posted by on Jan 27, 2017 in Mayor | Comments Off on News from Town Hall – February 2017

News from Town Hall February 2017 Greetings from Town Hall   May 6, 2017 Town of Double Oak Municipal General Election In Double Oak the position for mayor and (2) council seats are up for election. Terms are for two years and will run from May 2017 to May 2019. The filing period is January 18 through February 17. For more information regarding the May 2017 general election, please contact Town Secretary Charlotte Allen at 972-539-9464 or town_secretary@double-oak.com. At the time this column is submitted, the following candidates have...

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Happy New Year 2017 from Town Hall

Posted by on Dec 29, 2016 in Mayor | Comments Off on Happy New Year 2017 from Town Hall

     Happy New Year 2017 from Town Hall Town Council and employees wish Double Oak residents, businesses and those in surrounding communities a happy and safe New Year. Working together, with your willingness to volunteer and serve, our small town accomplishes a lot and makes Double Oak, Texas a very special place to live. May 6, 2017 – Municipal Election (Mayor & Two Council Seats) In May, the mayor’s position and two council seats will be up for election. The council seats are currently held by Councilmen Dr. Ara...

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