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November 2019 UPdate

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Oncor tree trimming northwest & central portion of UP - updated

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Updates on aggravated robbery at CVS/Mockingbird

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The Arbor - November 2019

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Centennial Master Plan Steering Committee Appointed

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HP & UP team up to provide more officers to HPISD schools.

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Wednesday, November 20 at 3:45 p.m. - Preschool Story Time at UP Public Library.

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Wednesday, November 20 at 5 p.m. - Court Night.

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Thursday, November 21 at 10:45 a.m. - Toddler Story at UP Public Library.

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Thursday, November 21 at 3:30 p.m. - STEAM Station at UP Public Library.

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Friday, November 22 at 10:45 a.m. - Baby Story Time at UP Public Library.

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Saturday, November 23 at 10 a.m. - STEAM Station at UP Public Library.

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - City Council Meeting

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Attorneys, witnesses and courtroom spectators must dress appropriately to maintain the dignity, decorum and professional atmosphere of the judicial branch of our government.
 

Appropriate Attire

Men should wear a shirt with a collar and long pants (jeans are acceptable).

Women should wear a dress, or a blouse and skirt, (jeans are acceptable).
 

Inappropriate Attire
  • No shorts of any type, no cut-off jeans, no t-shirts with images or messages disrespectful to the judicial process
  • No flip-flops, hats, caps, bandanas, tube tops, tank tops, bare midriff tops, halter tops, mini-skirts or short dresses or any revealing clothing and no sunglasses
  • No heavily soiled work clothing
 
Required Conduct

All persons in the courtroom during trials and other proceedings must refrain from any action that may disrupt proceedings. Therefore, all persons will comply with the following:

  • All personal electronic devices must be turned OFF while court is in session.
  • Spectators may not sleep in the courtroom.
  • No bottles, beverage containers, paper cups or food allowed.
  • No reading of newspapers, books or magazines is permitted.
  • No talking or unnecessary noise; no one is allowed to talk when the judge is speaking.
 
THE COURT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REFUSE TO HEAR ANY CASE FROM THOSE WHO FAIL TO ABIDE BY THE DRESS CODE OR CODE OF CONDUCT.