The Village of The Hills receives 2019 City Council of the Year Award

The Hills City Council was awarded City Council of the Year by The Texas City Management Association

The Hills City Council was awarded City Council of the Year by The Texas City Management Association

The Hills City Council was recognized for its outstanding contributions to local government in Texas, according to a press release.

The Texas City Management Association named The Hills the City Council of the Year during the annual conference in Fort Worth on June 27-30.

The council was recognized for its leading decision-making skills, professional management and ethical practices, according to City Manager Wendy Smith May.

Throughout the year, The Hills City Council has developed various infrastructure projects, an ethics ordinance, a Capital Improvement Plan and other strategic planning projects, according to the press release.

“We consider our legacy to be a visionary local government whose systems and processes are not reliant on any one person, elected or appointed," Mayor Eric Ovlen said. "We are honored to have our efforts recognized and look forward to celebrating with staff and volunteers who contribute their time and energy to our wonderful community."


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