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Posted on: August 31, 2015

Town installs flashing beacons near high school

In an effort to increase the safety of students crossing Walker Lane to enter the grounds of Little Elm High School, the Town of Little Elm has installed new flashing warning systems along three intersections, says Public Works Director Kevin Mattingly.

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Posted on: August 28, 2015

Final concrete work on Eldorado begins

Work on the final stretch of Eldorado begins as crews will open the newly-poured inside lanes between Witt Road and Little Elm Parkway, according to Alan Anderson, the Town’s Engineering Manager. The outside lanes will be poured by the end of September.

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Posted on: August 28, 2015

Town to observe Labor Day holiday

In observance of the Labor Day holiday, the administrative offices, Municipal Court, Public Library and the Senior Center will close on Monday, Sept. 7, says Town Manager Matt Mueller. Trash collection will not be affected, but the Rec Center will be.

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Posted on: August 26, 2015

Little Elm remains in Level Two of WNV plan

Little Elm’s Mosquito Management and Response Plan, developed and implemented in 2012, is designed to guide the Town’s response to any incidents involving the discovery of insects infected with West Nile Virus, says Fire Chief Joe Florentino.

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Posted on: August 18, 2015

Keeping Little Elm Beautiful is more than just a slogan

Community pride in Little Elm is not just a catchphrase, slogan, or “flavor of the month” campaign, says Public Works Director Kevin Mattingly. Staff, contractor partners and community activists all contribute to a clean and litter-free Town.

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Posted on: August 18, 2015

CDC seeking four to serve on board of directors

The Community Development Corporation, which provides leadership and funding for projects that enhance and preserve Little Elm’s quality of life, is accepting applications for membership on their Board, says Parks and Recreation Director Chad Hyde.

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Posted on: August 14, 2015

Third mosquito pool found to have WNV

A third mosquito pool of trapped specimens has tested positive for the presence of the West Nile Virus in Little Elm, says Fire Chief Joe Florentino. “Mosquito pool” is the term used for a group of mosquitoes caught and tested out of a single trap.

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Posted on: August 14, 2015

Public Works offers advice on foundation issues

For a homeowner, there are few things more upsetting than dealing with a shifting foundation, especially if it can be prevented, says Kevin Mattingly, Public Works Director. Soaker hoses and drip irrigation can be of significant help.

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Posted on: July 25, 2015

Second mosquito pool found to show presence of WNV

A second mosquito pool of trapped specimens has tested positive for the presence of the West Nile Virus, says Public Works Director Kevin Mattingly. “Mosquito pool” is the term used for a group of mosquitoes caught and tested out of a single trap.

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Posted on: July 14, 2015

Asst. Fire Chief attains national-level certification

After an intense four-year course of study in the field of Fire Science, Little Elm’s Assistant Fire Chief Brian Roach has attained the prestigious Executive Fire Officer designation from the National Fire Academy.

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Posted on: July 13, 2015

Rodney Harrison named permanent Police Chief, other staff changes

A number of significant appointments in Little Elm have been announced today by Town Manager Matt Mueller, including naming Rodney Harrison as permanent Police Chief and the elevation of the Fire Chief Joe Florentino to a new position.

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Posted on: July 12, 2015

Little Elm Park Boat Ramp to re-open today

After being closed since May 24 due to dangerous conditions related to the heavy rains and flooding, the Little Elm Park Boat Ramp will reopen today, according to Parks and Recreation Director Chad Hyde. The launch had been closed for about seven weeks.

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Posted on: July 10, 2015

Town declared StormReady by National Weather Service

The DFW office of the National Weather Service has designated the Town as officially StormReady, recognizing the work accomplished in maintaining a comprehensive storm readiness posture, says Asst Emergency Management Coordinator Travis Calendine.

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