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Town of Sunnyvale - Nov. 12, 2021

Veterans recognized at ceremony

The Town of Sunnyvale hosted the annual Veterans Day Recognition Ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 11.


Boy Scout Troop 108 presented the colors and led the Pledge of Allegiance, the Cavanaugh Flight Museum conducted a flyover, a quartet from the Sunnyvale High School Choir sang the National Anthem, and the Sons of the American Revolution assisted Mayor Saji George in presenting a commemorative coin as token of appreciation to the Veterans in attendance.


Veterans who were recognized:

  • Sergeant Brenda Allen, U.S. Air Force
  • Sergeant Larry Allen, U.S. Air Force
  • Corporal Josh Baldwin, U.S. Marine Corps
  • Staff Sergeant Jack Bowdich, U.S. Air Force
  • E-5 Bill Brown, U.S. Army
  • Sgt. Fred Clark, U.S. Army
  • Lieutenant Samuel Ellsworth, U.S. Navy
  • Captain Erin Higgs, U.S. Marine Corps
  • Specialist E-4 Dakota Hughes, U.S. Army
  • Sergeant First Class Debra Jacobs, U.S. Army
  • Sergeant Major Joel Jacobs, U.S. Army
  • Staff Sergeant Dane McGuffee, U.S. Marine Corps
  • Lieutenant Colonel King Moss, U.S. Army
  • Sergeant Miguel Portillo, U.S. Marine Corps
  • Petty Officer First Class Jeremiah Shepard, U.S. Navy
  • Sergeant Keith Short, U.S. Marine Corps
  • Lieutenant Walt Thomas, U.S. Navy


Thank you all for your service to this country!

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Upcoming public hearings

The following public hearings will take place at the Nov. 17 Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting. The agenda is posted here for your review.


  • Case 1713-Z/80 Sunnyvale – Public hearing on an ordinance changing the zoning on 182.5 acres along the south side of U.S. Hwy 80 from Highway Commercial and Single-Family 3 to a Planned Development (PD) allowing for warehouse, distribution and light manufacturing with additional development standards to approve a roughly two million square foot warehouse and distribution facility.


  • Case 1719-Z/Stone Canyon East 5B and 6 – Public hearing on an ordinance amending the Stone Canyon Planned Development (PD) to allow narrower lots and a revised lot and street layout for the remaining phases of the development. This request does not change requirements for the existing phases of Stone Canyon.


  • Case 1724-Z/Gateway Park – Public hearing on an ordinance amending the Gateway Park Planned Development (PD) located on 60 acres at the southeast corner of Belt Line Road and Town East Boulevard to allow the Sports and Entertainment subdistrict to be extended to Town East Boulevard and to approve alternative development standards to accommodate a potential soccer complex instead of the pocket neighborhood.


  • Case 1725-Z/UDO Text Amendments – Public hearing on an ordinance amending the Town’s Unified Development Ordinance to make changes Staff discussed at the joint meetings of Planning and Zoning Commission and Town Council in August.

Harris Addition construction

Work to replace the concrete sidewalks and any street repairs on Mansfield Boulevard will begin on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. Residents living on Mansfield Boulevard are asked not to park their vehicles in the street during the duration of construction. The construction is expected to take approximately two to three weeks, weather permitting.


A notice of construction was distributed by the general contractor to the residents of Mansfield Boulevard.


If you have questions or concerns, please contact Town Engineer Lyle Jenkins.

Turkey Trot

Join us for the third annual Fast and Furriest Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day - Nov. 25, 2021 at Raider Stadium.


The Turkey Trot is a 5K and a 1-mile fun run/walk. Runners are encouraged to begin arriving at 7 a.m. and the race will begin at 7:30 a.m. Registration for the Turkey Trot is free. Click the button above to register. The first 200 to register will receive a runner's bib and a medal.


**Turkey Trot t-shirt sales ended on Nov. 5, however a limited number of t-shirts will be for sale at the event. T-shirts are $25 and all proceeds benefit the Sunnyvale Animal Shelter.**

Save the date!

Mark your calendars... the Town of Sunnyvale's annual tree lighting/Christmas event will be held on Friday, Dec. 3 from 6 - 8:30 p.m.


Town staff is working to plan an evening full of fun for you and your family! Join us for cookies, hot cocoa, Santa, SNOW, and more!

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Library News:

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Featured below are three new arrivals that Library staff recommend for the Children, Adult, and Media categories. Swing by the Library and check out the new arrivals! Or, reserve the item by clicking the picture associated with each one. A wait-list is available if the item is unavailable at the time of check out.

Calendar of Events

Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting

Wednesday, Nov. 17th, 6pm

127 North Collins Road

Sunnyvale, TX

Regular meeting. Click here to view the agenda.
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