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Mosquito Spraying

Mosquito Spraying

Posted by Sherri Lewis on Jun 16, 2016
Tags: Community, Denton County, Public Safety, Public Health, Town News, West Nile Virus, Water, Animals

Update (June 16, 2016) --- A mosquito sample collected at Trophy Club Drive and Trophy Park Drive tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). Out of the 100 specimens tested from the site, one tested positive. Larviciding efforts have been stepped up and truck-mounted ground spraying (adulticiding) will take place Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18 in the evenings between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. Ground spraying will occur in a 1/2 mile radius of where the positive mosquito sample was collected.

Questions: Thad Johnson, tjohnson@trophyclub.org

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Fire Camp

Fire Camp

Posted by Sherri Lewis on Jun 15, 2016
Tags: Community, Events, Water, Volunteer, TCFD, BNHS, Public Safety, Schools

Come experience many of the skills, tools and equipment that Firefighters and Paramedics use everyday! This 5 day course will give you an inside look at what it’s like to be a Firefighter/Paramedic.  There is no enrollment fee; simply return the application!  Fire Camp is for high school students - freshmen through senior.

Questions about Fire Camp?  Contact Fire Fighter Brian Peters at bpeters@trophyclubfd.org.

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PUC Water Rate Appeal Update

PUC Water Rate Appeal Update

Posted by April Reiling on Apr 21, 2016
Tags: Community, Government, Town News, Water

In October 2015, residents of the Trophy Club Municipal Utility District No. 1 (TC MUD) filed an appeal of the water and sewer rates set by the MUD Board with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC), and the Trophy Club Public Improvement District (PID) residents petitioned to be a party to that appeal. Subsequently, the PUC denied the PID residents the right to join in the appeal filed by the MUD residents. The parties are currently at the stage where they are negotiating an agreed procedural schedule for the appeal, and each party will…

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2016 Mosquito Surveillance & Management - Help Prevent WNV & Zika Virus

2016 Mosquito Surveillance & Management - Help Prevent WNV & Zika Virus

Posted by April Reiling on Mar 15, 2016
Tags: Community, Denton County, Government, Town News, Public Health, Parks, Trophy Club Park, Water, West Nile Virus, Zika Virus

This winter season has been unusually wet and warm, providing attractive breeding conditions for a variety of insects, including mosquitoes. 

For the second year, the Town has contracted with an independent company specializing in mosquito surveillance and abatement for the 2016 mosquito season, which begins May 1st. The Mosquito Management Program includes weather monitoring, activity reports, inspection and ongoing larvicide treatment of known mosquito development sites, storm water catch basin inspection and treatment, adult mosquito…

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First Zika Virus Disease Contracted in Texas

First Zika Virus Disease Contracted in Texas

Posted by April Reiling on Feb 03, 2016
Tags: Community, Denton County, Government, Public Health, Water, Zika Virus

The Texas Department of State Health Services has reported the first case of Zika virus disease contracted in Texas, with the possibility of sexual transmission from an infected person who had recent travel history from areas where Zika is currently being transmitted. Primary transmission of all previous cases in Texas has been related to foreign travel.  At this time, there have been no cases of Zika virus contracted or imported into Denton County.  

Zika virus is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species…

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2015 Mosquito Surveillance & Control - WNV Prevention

2015 Mosquito Surveillance & Control - WNV Prevention

Posted by Mike Pastor on Oct 15, 2015
Tags: Community, Denton County, Government, Public Health, Parks, West Nile Virus, Water, Town News

Update (December 2, 2015) --- Denton County Health Department officials have confirmed two human cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) in Trophy Club. One resident lives on Pebble Beach and the other lives on Sherwood, and both contracted the milder form of the virus (West Nile fever). Officials believe the individuals were likely bit in October and diagnosed in November.

So far in 2015 Denton County has eight (9) confirmed human cases and Trophy Club has two (2) of those cases.

Update (October 15, 2015) --- A mosquito sample collected…

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Join the Debris Crew & Help Restore Trophy Club Park - September 26th

Join the Debris Crew & Help Restore Trophy Club Park - September 26th

Posted by April Reiling on Sep 03, 2015
Tags: Community, Events, Government, Parks, Trophy Club Park, Trophy Club Gives, Town News, Volunteer, Water

The Spring rainy season brought several severe thunderstorms that left Lake Grapevine above flood level all summer. Trophy Club Park has been closed to regular traffic since June due to high water levels in the park, and as water continues to recede debris is left littering the park. The flood debris must be removed/cleaned up before the park is fully operational again, and we need a community-wide effort to help cleanup Trophy Club Park!

Registered volunteers will receive an official “Restore TCP: Debris Crew” hat! #2015tcpdebriscrew

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