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Stolen UPFD Ambulance quickly recovered.

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UPPD looking for home burglary suspect.  

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Santa Around Town begins December 12!

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The Arbor - December 2022.

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November 2022 UPdate.

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The Arbor - November 2022.

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Saturday, December 10 at 10 a.m. - STEAM Station @ the Library.

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Saturday, December 10 at 10:15 a.m. - Story Time with Mrs. Claus.

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Tuesday, December 13 at 10:30 a.m. - Baby Story Time @ UPPL.

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Tuesday, December 13 at 4 p.m. - Create & Chill with UP Public Library.

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Tuesday, December 13 at 6 p.m. - eBooks & More: Digital Collections Class @ UPPL.

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Wednesday, December 14 at 10:30 a.m. - Preschool STEAM and Stories.

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Tuesday, January 3 - City Council Meeting

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Tuesday, January 17 - City Council Meeting

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City Manager - Robbie Corder



The City Council appointed Robbie Corder as University Park’s fourth City Manager in April 2014.  He graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Kansas, followed by a Master Degree in Public Administration also from KU.  Robbie also completed studies at the Senior Executive Institute at the University of Virginia.  He has also served the communities of Chanute, Kansas and Prescott Valley, Arizona before joining the City of University Park team in 2004.   Prior to becoming City Manager, Robbie served University Park as the Director of Community Development, where he oversaw the City’s building inspections, code enforcement, and zoning services.  Robbie is active in both the International City/County Management Association and the Texas City Management Association.  Robbie and his wife, Katie, have three young children.  In his spare time, Robbie follows Jayhawk basketball and enjoys playing tennis.

214-987-5300
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Assistant City Manager - Shanna Sims-Bradish
 
As Assistant City Manager, Shanna oversees Public Works, Community Development, Parks and Recreation, Communications and the University Park Public Library. She has over 27 years of experience in municipal government, having worked in seven different cities in three states, including the cities of Richardson, Farmers Branch, Carrollton and the Town of Addison. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Missouri and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Kansas. 
 
214-987-5389
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City Secretary - Christine Green 

 

Christine is responsible for attending all meetings and keeping accurate records of all actions taken by the City Council, maintaining official records and files of the City, holding and maintaining the City Seal, and serving as the election official for City Elections.  In addition, she manages the office of the City Manager and processes liquor and health permits.
 

214-987-5302
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Director of Communications and Marketing  - Steve Mace

Steve oversees the collection and preparation of information for distribution to both the public and the media via news
release, video projects, social media, the City's website, UPdate, and the City’s newsletter, The Arbor. Working directly with the City Manager, Assistant City Manager, Mayor, Council and Department Directors, he’s also involved in a variety of community outreach projects and serves as the City's primary media spokesperson.
 

214-987-5301
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Special Projects Coordinator - Amanda Hartwick
 
Amanda provides assistance and support to the City Manager's office, and completes research, surveys, and special projects as directed. She serves as Acting City Secretary in the Secretary's absence and assists with City Council agenda preparation. She also assists with community outreach efforts and coordinates activities for the Youth Advisory Commission.


214-987-5303
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Communications and Marketing Specialist - Paige Ruedy
 
Paige is responsible for writing, designing, and editing various marketing materials for a variety of City outreach platforms, including the UPdate, Arbor, internal newsletters and social media. She posts and monitors information on the City’s social media accounts, films and edits videos and updates the City's website. Paige also coordinates activities for the Youth Advisory Commission and provides administrative support to the City Manager’s Office. 

214-987-5686
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