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News from Town Hall – November 2016

Posted by on Oct 28, 2016 in Mayor | Comments Off on News from Town Hall – November 2016

News from Town Hall November 2016 Double Oak – Waste Management Customer Service News Recycle credit on next WM quarterly statement The Town of Double Oak has accepted the refund offer from Waste Management for their mishandling of recycle material. The amount of $4.60 will be reflected as a credit on customers’ next quarterly statement. The credit formula was the same used consistently for each entity with some cities accepting the credit payment on behalf of their residents to be used for a common municipal purpose. Double Oak...

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News from Town Hall – October 2016

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News from Town Hall October 2016   Town Council approves 2016-2017 budget and maintains $0.23240 property tax rate The Town Council on Monday, September 19 adopted the 2016-2017 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. Consideration was given to lowering the tax rate, however, to keep up with employee salaries and benefits and general obligations of the town, it was decided the best course was to...

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News from Town Hall – September 2016

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News from Town Hall September 2016 Hello Double Oak residents, 2016-2017 Fiscal Year Plan – Property tax rate remains at current 0.23240 The town council, staff and citizens have worked together to develop an operating budget for our next fiscal year which begins on October 1st. The final adoption of the 2016-2017 fiscal year budget and tax rate is planned for Monday, September 19. The consensus of the council, as of this column, is to maintain the current tax rate of 0.23240 per $100. Double Oak has a good financial balance sheet, no bond...

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News from Town Hall – August 2016

Posted by on Jul 28, 2016 in Mayor | Comments Off on News from Town Hall – August 2016

News from Town Hall August 2016 By Double Oak Mayor Mike Donnelly and Texas A & M Intern Alicia Byers     Howdy! My name is Alicia Byers and I’m the loudest & proudest member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of 2018. A-A-A-WHOOP! I am majoring in Political Science at Texas A&M and I lead a bible study for Freshmen girls in my spare time. I grew up in Flower Mound and I live here during my summer breaks from A&M. As a kid, I attended Garden Ridge Elementary, Bridlewood Elementary, Downing Middle School, and Marcus High School....

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News from Town Hall – July 2016

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in Mayor | Comments Off on News from Town Hall – July 2016

News from Town Hall July 2016 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 & right-of-way obstructions (trees, tree limbs and bushes) 3) Property Maintenance Standards 4) Parking on grass in front and side yards 5) Illegal signs in the right-of-way All Double Oak property owners should check now to ensure...

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News from Town Hall – June 2016

Posted by on May 26, 2016 in Mayor | Comments Off on News from Town Hall – June 2016

News from Town Hall June 2016 From left to right, Andrew Wills, Anita Nelson, Ted Gruenloh   Council Members Sworn-In for Two-Year Term & Appointments The Town of Double Oak congratulates Anita Nelson, Ted Gruenloh and Andrew Wills on their swearing-in as councilmembers. Their terms run from May 2016 to May 2018. The council has appointed Steve Durbin to serve as Mayor Pro Tem and Ted Gruenloh to serve as the Deputy Mayor Pro Tem. Thank you to the Double Oak Women’s Club for providing refreshments for the reception.   May 2015...

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News from Town Hall – May 2016

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The Town of Double Oak Thanks John Dondrea Twelve years of dedicated service Double Oak town...

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News from Town Hall – April 2016

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in Mayor | Comments Off on News from Town Hall – April 2016

News from Town Hall April 2016   May 7, 2016 Town of Double Oak One Percent (1%) Sales Tax Election At the regular council meeting on Monday, January 18, 2016, the council approved an ordinance calling for a special election for the adoption of an additional local sales and use tax at the rate of one percent (1%) to be held on May 7, 2016. The Town of Double Oak currently imposes sales taxes at the combined rate of seven and one-fourth percent (7.25%), of which only one percent (1%) is payable to the Town. Texas law authorizes the Town,...

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News from Town Hall – March 2016

Posted by on Feb 18, 2016 in Mayor | Comments Off on News from Town Hall – March 2016

News from Town Hall March 2016   Well, I hope everyone has been enjoying our mild winter and springtime like weather. There’s lots of things to update you on so let’s get started. May 2016 Town of Double Oak 1% Sales Tax Election At the regular council meeting on Monday, January 18, 2016, the council approved an ordinance calling a special election for the adoption of an additional local sales and use tax at the rate of one percent (1%) to be held on May 7, 2016. The Town of Double Oak currently imposes sales taxes at the...

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News from Town Hall – January 2016

Posted by on Jan 4, 2016 in Mayor | Comments Off on News from Town Hall – January 2016

News from Town Hall January 2016 Happy New Year 2016 from Town Hall The council and employees wish all Double Oak residents and those in surrounding communities a happy and safe New Year. We sincerely thank our residents for the volunteer help you provide the town each year. Working together, and with your willingness to serve, our small town accomplishes a lot and makes Double Oak, Texas a very special place to live. Watch mailbox for revised Waste Management Trash/Recycle Informational Brochure Waste Management and the town have partnered...

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