News & Announcements

Posted on: July 20, 2018

Little Elm EDC seeks to fill upcoming board vacancies

EDC Board Members

LITTLE ELM (July 20, 2018) The Little Elm Economic Development Corporation is seeking eligible individuals to fill the two positions that will be coming open this September.

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

CDC seeking three volunteers for board

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June 29, 2018

Town’s CDC board of directors seeks three volunteers

Deadline to apply for consideration is July 20

 

LITTLE ELM (June 29, 2018) The board of directors of Little Elm’s Community Development Corporation is looking for...

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

Averaging water bills can help families stay on budget

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June 21, 2018

Water averaging can help families manage budgets

LITTLE ELM (June 21, 2018) Whether it’s a consumer purchase, like a car or large appliance, or a service like lawn maintenance or housecleaning, homeowners count on knowing how much th...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

CUTX makes major donation to Honor Park

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LITTLE ELM (June 20, 2018) The Little Elm Honor Park received a large donation last evening at the Town Council meeting as officials of Credit Union of Texas (CUTX) donated $10,000 to the park’s construction.

The donation is among the largest fro...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Mosquito tests positive for WNV

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June 4, 2018

Little Elm mosquito pool found to have West Nile Virus

LITTLE ELM (June 4, 2018) A trapping and surveillance check has revealed a positive result for the presence of the West Nile Virus in a mosquito pool in Little Elm, says Public Works Direct...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Annual Jet Ski Poker Run set for June 16

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May 18, 2018

Jet Ski Poker Run to benefit food bank enters 14th year

LITTLE ELM (May 18, 2018) There’s likely no better way to help the area food bank than by participating in the Annual Jet Ski Poker Run and Benefit Dinner, both set for Saturday,...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Great American Cleanup set for Saturday, May 19

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May 15, 2018

Great American Cleanup set to target Lakefront Trail

Volunteers to patrol trail for litter on Saturday, May 19

LITTLE ELM (May 15, 2018) Little Elm’s annual participation The Great American Cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, May 19 fro...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Keep Little Elm Beautiful wins second in statewide contest

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May 11, 2018

Little Elm clean-up efforts win second place statewide

Similar-size cities compete for state grants

LITTLE ELM (May 11, 2018) Efforts to keep Little Elm as a clean, attractive and welcoming community characterize the work of the many volunteers ...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Town Expo set for May 12

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April 30, 2018

Staff sets third annual Town Expo for Saturday, May 12

Town ‘open house’ includes touch a truck

LITTLE ELM (April 30, 2018) What the annual open house is to the Fire Department, the Town Expo is to the rest of the Town&...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Library wins statewide award

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April 20, 2018

Library’s innovative programs win excellence award

LITTLE ELM (April 20, 2018) In recognition of the work accomplished by the staff and volunteers of the Little Elm Public Library during 2017, the Texas Municipal Library Directors A...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Early Voting starts on Monday

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April 16, 2018

Early Voting in municipal election starts next Monday

LITTLE ELM (April 16, 2018) Early Voting opportunities in the municipal elections for seats on the Little Elm Town Council start on Monday, April 23 and continue through Tuesday, May 1.

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Mayor's Fitness Challenge starts on April 16

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March 22, 2018

Fourth annual Mayor’s Fitness Challenge starts April 16

LITTLE ELM (March 22, 2018) For many of us, one of those pesky items on the “to-do” list keeps popping up, namely, taking steps to get in shape and developi...

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

Public Works Department gains accreditation

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March 21, 2018

Public Works Department gains national accreditation

LITTLE ELM (March 21, 2018) The completion of an arduous assessment process that included a meticulous review of compliance with over 350 best practices in the field of public works has res...

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

Public invited to participate in Honor Park construction

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Public invited to participate in Honor Park construction

LITTLE ELM (March 15, 2018) A community park honoring first responders is coming to the municipal complex in Little Elm, and residents, organizations, businesses and corporations can assist in financ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Town seeking volunteers for board and commission

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February 6, 2018

Town seeking volunteers for board and commission

Interested residents should apply online

LITTLE ELM (February 6, 2018) Openings on two important advisory bodies within the Little Elm governance structure provide opportunities for residents ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Citizens Police Academy accepting applications

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February 5, 2018

Citizens Police Academy now accepting applications

LITTLE ELM (February 5, 2018) While never truly faltering in its support, strong backing for the work of the Little Elm Police Department appears more solid than ever as residents have a de...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Maintenance period may change taste of water

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January 29, 2018

Winter maintenance may affect water’s taste, smell

Thirty-day maintenance period conducted annually

LITTLE ELM (January 29, 2018) The annual chlorine maintenance carried out by the Town’s water supplier begins on Feb. 26 ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2018

Town publishes annual report

2017 annual report

January 25, 2018

Annual report captures selected highlights of 2017

LITTLE ELM (January 25, 2018) Attempting to capture an entire year’s worth of accomplishments, events and activities of a community as active and vigorous as Little Elm runs the r...

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Experienced Development Services Director added

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January 11, 2018

Experienced Development Services Director added

LITTLE ELM (January 11, 2018) Following an extensive search for an experienced, multi-faceted professional to lead the Development Services Department, the Town of Little Elm has named Fred Gi...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Shopping locally includes online purchases

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December 11, 2017

Shopping locally takes on dual meaning this season

LITTLE ELM (December 11, 2017) Retail spending undergoes its annual hike during the Christmas season, when shoppers traditionally make purchases intended as gifts for family and friends. &...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Denton County Issues Mandatory Burn Ban

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From the Denton County Emergency Management Office:

Denton County Judge Mary Horn today instated a Local Disaster Declaration for Threat of Wildland Fires Due to Dry Conditions in Denton County.

Denton County Judge Mary Horn, in the interest of fire safety...

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Courtesy Drop Site accepts Christmas trees

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December 5, 2017

Organic Christmas trees accepted at Courtesy Drop Site

Lights, ornaments and stands must be removed

LITTLE ELM (December 5, 2017) Once the holidays end, the Christmas gifts are opened, and the wrapping paper has been gathered and placed in t...

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

Automatic watering enters seasonal schedule

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November 2, 2017

Sprinkler system watering enters seasonal schedule

Once-a-week watering matches trash collection day

LITTLE ELM (November 2, 2017) For many, the annual holiday season officially begins on Halloween night and ends on New Year’s Day,...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Winter averaging starts next month

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October 25, 2017

Conserving over 90-day period carries yearlong impact

Annual wastewater rate set by winter average

LITTLE ELM (October 25, 2017) Conserving water, one of our most precious resources, is always a good idea and a habit that should become secon...

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Lakefront Trail Trash Bash set for Nov. 4

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October 23, 2017

Lakefront Trail Trash Bash set for Saturday, Nov. 4

LITTLE ELM (October 23, 2017) In addition to very pleasant temperatures, and a touch of color in nature, autumn in Little Elm can be characterized as a time when residents actively express...

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

The Town of Little Elm adopts FY18 Budget and Tax Rate

Budget Planning

     The development of the Town of Little Elm Fiscal Year 2018 -2022 budget came with a tremendous number of challenges, but also outstanding opportunity as the Town is still one of the fastest growing areas in the nation. With...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: June 1, 2017

Police respond to double shooting at Friday night fight

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LITTLE ELM (May 27, 2017) At around midnight on Friday Little Elm Police were dispatched to an area near Cesar Chavez Elementary School on Hart Road for what had begun as a fight between unknown persons of high school age.

The fight was interrupted by gunf...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Town, ISD create one-stop site for community news

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LITTLE ELM (May 25, 2017) In the long history of human existence, one thing remains true, regardless of language, climate, or culture -- humans seek interaction with one another, and the central square is where information is shared.

“That’s true even toda...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Library converting to easier, robust e-books program

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LITTLE ELM (May 15, 2017) While we might be quick to assume that the teen wearing headsets is listening to their favorite music, he or she might actually be listening to latest Harry Potter book, imagining a world of wizardry and magic.

Over the next few w...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Noontime shooting reported among acquaintances

LITTLE ELM (April 24, 2017) Little Elm Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting between acquaintances.

A dispatch call was received shortly before noon today for a shooting in the 2800 block of Dawn Springs Drive in Little Elm.

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Army Corps of Engineers set meeting on lake master plan

LITTLE ELM (April 24, 2017) Based on the close relationship Little Elm residents enjoy with Lewisville Lake, the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has scheduled a public meeting in Town to share information and to gather comments in anticipation of revis...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Annual golf tournament set to honor fallen detective

LITTLE ELM (April 19, 2017) For the ninth year in a row, the Little Elm Fire Auxiliary is presenting its annual charity golf tournament, this year dedicated to the memory of Little Elm Police Detective Jerry Walker who was killed in the line of duty in Ja...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Voters to decide on continuation of street program

LITTLE ELM (April 17, 2017) Little Elm voters will trek to the polls on May 6 to decide whether or not to extend a program that provides funds for street maintenance.

At stake is the continuation of the Street Maintenance Sales Tax Program. The program, fi...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Early Voting times, dates and locations announced

LITTLE ELM (April 12, 2017) Voters in Little Elm will march to the polls, starting on April 24 and concluding on May 6, to decide on one Council seat and on extending a program that funds the repair and maintenance of Town streets.

“Elections are...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Missing elderly person reported in Little Elm area

An elderly white male has been reported missing from his home in the Frisco Lakes community, a Del Webb retirement enclave on the boundary between Frisco and Little Elm.

Joe Harris is described as five feet, six inches tall, weighing approximately 150 poun...

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