Month: January 2018

Prosper Fire Department Deploys Two Automated Chest Compression Devices

The next time a paramedic from the Prosper Fire Department is involved in attempting to save the life of a cardiac arrest victim, he or she may start calling for help from Lucas. Rest assured, though, he or she is not invoking a patron saint or seeking the intervention of a character from Star Wars ...

Town of Prosper General Election to be held on May 5

The Town of Prosper will hold a general election on May 5, 2018 for the purpose of electing individuals to fill the positions of Town Council member, Place 2 and Place 6. Information and forms were available in the Town Secretary's office as of January 8, 2018. The first day to file for a place ...

Road Construction – Starting January 24th

Construction will begin on the Dallas North Tollway, northbound and southbound lanes, from University Drive to 1st Street, beginning on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at 8 a.m. Construction will continue through Friday, January 26. The road will be down to one lane, with flaggers present, between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each ...

Prosper Swim and Dive Wins 8th District Championship!!

Saturday, January 20th was another great day for the Prosper Swim and Dive team! They came home with their 8th consecutive District Championship! Coach Milne said, "As a coach, I am extremely proud of these kids and their dedication to the sport they love!"  The Girls team won with a total of 208 points, squashing ...

Prosper ISD Calendar Options for 2018-2019

The Prosper Independent School District's Site-Based Committee has narrowed down the 2018-2019 school year's calendar to two options. They are now asking for your input! Please take a look at the two variations and vote for your favorite! #WeAreProsper Highlights: Option A: First Day for Students / Beginning of 1st 9 Weeks: August 15th End ...

Have You Filed Your Homestead Exemption? Town Officials Encourage Residents to Take Advantage of this Deduction!

Eligible homeowners in Prosper are encouraged to take advantage of the Town’s homestead exemption, a 10 percent discount in the taxable value of residential properties. The homestead exemption, among the most generous in the North Texas area, applies to homes in both Collin and Denton Counties and will remain in effect until repealed by Council ...

New rule limits time bulk trash can be placed curbside

A new amendment to the rules governing the responsibilities of homeowners shortens the amount of time that bulk trash, intended for monthly pickup, can left out on the curb. Bulk trash pickup occurs on Mondays for different sections of Town, and up to now, there were no restrictions on when the trash could be placed ...

Mayor challenges residents to be part of three-peat

Launching the drive to ‘three-peat’ in the statewide IT’S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge, Mayor Ray Smith has enlisted the assistance of a new community group, Prosper Healthy, to help spearhead the annual campaign. “When you’re the reigning champ, challengers come at you with all they’ve got,” said the Mayor. “We’re answering the bell with a ...

Senior Night leads into Texas 5A State Duals Championship

January is a busy month for the wrestling world, and to kick it off, the Prosper Wrestling team held Senior Night to honor nine students in the class of 2018. The seniors include Alyssa Alvarez, Tristan Baugher, Anthony Centrella, Tommy Flaherty, Kade Mann, Jack Megow, Alex Varela, Cristiana Williams, and James Wujek. The night began ...

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Council paves way for creation of two Special Districts

By unanimous vote, the Prosper Town Council has put in motion a process that may result in the creation of two Special Districts which would utilize a portion of the sales and use tax for purposes of bolstering the Town’s public safety network. Establishment of the two districts would require voter approval.