Double Oak Gazette (Double Oak, Tex.), Vol. 13, No. 6, Ed. 1, May 1991 Page: 6 of 20
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Double Oak Town Council
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Mayor Handzel presented his report on composition roofing and
suggested changes be made in the roofing and Planning and Zoning
ordinances to require 300# composition roofs. Council approved the
change to the P & Z ordinance requiring 300# composition roofs.
Council approved a change to the burn ordinance adding burning on
Sundays and also that "the Double Oak Volunteer Fire Department
may request a citation be issued at the time" if a resident
violates the ordinance and the DOVFD deems that a citation should
be issued. It was also noted by Mrs. Dews that all burning should
be 50 feet from a structure.
Council approved a proposal for surveying services to be performed
by Goodwin and Marshall. The surveying is to establish drainage
and utility easements along Cedarcrest Lane. Council also approved
the fee which is not to exceed $3,500.
Mayor Handzel introduced for discussion the 700 acres of property
South of the Town located in Flower Mound. Council Member Gumienik
reported that this land is in the process of being developed again.
She stated that because of the impact to Double Oak that the plans
should be watched carefully. She also stated that several years
ago this property was going to be developed into a golf course
community but that the plans were dropped and that the agreements
between Double Oak and Flower Mound are now void and will have to
be renegotiated. She felt that all the meetings between Flower
Mound and the Town should be attended by Matt Goodwin, Town
Engineer, and a representative(s) of Double Oak. Mayor Handzel
stated that he would check with Flower Mound and report back at the
March 18th Council Meeting.
Council Member Miller inquired about a work day to fill potholes.
Mayor Handzel stated that this would be done as part of the road
Council Member Ulrich inquired about the number of dog and cat
registrations to date. Mrs. Robinson, acting City Secretary,
reported that 37 dogs and 17 cats had been registered.
Mayor Handzel reported that he has been in constant contact with
Denton County regarding road repairs. He stated that there had
been a major change in County procedures that the Town was having
to consider. Mayor Handzel read a report from Walter Gall and
Harry Robinson, DO representatives for the Upper Trinity Municipal
Water District. He announced that the Double Oak Women’s Club will
be having a clean-up day on April 6th and that Browning Ferris
Industries (BFI) would set up a dumpster at Town Hall. The Mayor,
Police Department, and the DOVFD took part in the Americans in the
Middle East (AIME) parade in Lewisville on March 2nd. He also
announced that road repairs on Forest Lane are supposed to start
March 5th, weather permitting.
Council adjourned into Executive Session regarding real property
and personnel at 8:55 PM. The regular session was reconvened at
9:49 and the meeting was adjourned at 9:50.
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Vernon, Kathleen & McGregor, Mike. Double Oak Gazette (Double Oak, Tex.), Vol. 13, No. 6, Ed. 1, May 1991, newspaper, May 1991; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1004810/m1/6/: accessed August 7, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Flower Mound Public Library.