Highland Police and Fire Departments wish to remind you that fireworks (safe and sane included) are not permitted within the City of Highland city limits. It is a violation to own, use or sell any type of fireworks within the City of Highland. Use of fireworks may result in a citation and fine of $1,000 or arrest. The Highland Police and Fire Departments will have extra officers working over the July 4th Holiday period. Fireworks will be confiscated and violators may be cited or arrested. Possession of explosive devices exceeding 50 milligrams is a felony. Individuals may be held liable for damages (and parents may be held liable for damages caused by their children) resulting from use of fireworks and for costs of a response by the Fire and Police Department.
Highland Refuse Collection Service Charges
A public hearing will be held on June 22, 2021, at 6pm regarding refuse collection services and proposed collection of charges for residential customers on the County tax roll.
4th of July Parade
The City of Highland is now accepting applications for parade participants. Please see flyer and application.
FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for COVID-19-Related Deaths
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will provide financial assistance for funeral expenses incurred for deaths related to COVID-19. Beginning Monday, April 12, 2021, FEMA will begin to accept applications through a dedicated call center. The assistance is a provision under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which will cover up to $9,000 of verified expenses for funeral services and interment or cremation. The aid is for funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.
Applications can only be taken over a dedicated assistance toll-free phone number, 844-684-6333, beginning on April 12, 2021. The phone line is staffed by FEMA Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Central Time. A list of covered expenses, FAQs and more information can be found on FEMA’s funeral assistance webpage.
6th Cycle Housing Element Update
The City of Highland is currently updating the Housing Element of the General Plan for 2021-2029. Ensure your priorities for housing and related services are heard by taking the online survey.