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Perot Memorial Services - details.
July 2019 UPdate.
Mosquito Fogging Scheduled for Friday, July 12.
Purse snatching suspect in custody.
UPPD and HPDPS asking for public’s assistance to identify burglary suspects
Dive-In Movies, Summer 2019.
Thursday, July 18 at 10:45 a.m. - Toddler Story at UP Public Library.
Friday, July 19 at 10:45 a.m. - Baby Story Time at UP Public Library.
Saturday, July 20 at 2 p.m. - UP @ the Library Family Craft Time.
Wednesday, July 24 at 11:00 a.m. - Summer Splash Story Time.
Wednesday, July 24 at 6:30 p.m. - Giddy UP with Reading: Wacky Science with Professor Brainius.
Wednesday, July 24 at 5 p.m. - Court Night.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - City Council Meeting
Several options exist for persons who have received traffic tickets. It is extremely important for persons with tickets to come to court when assigned. Simply paying the fine without appearing at court is allowed, but this will result in a conviction on your driving record.
If ordered to pay a fine and cost, and you cannot pay, notify the court immediately.
If you are determined by the court to have insufficient resources or income to pay, the court is required to provide you other ways to discharge the fine and costs.
Below are some of the most common options for handling tickets.
Many moving violations may be dismissed by completing an approved defensive driving course. This alternative has the advantage of not appearing on your driving record. For more information on this topic, click on the Driving Safety Course heading at left.
Under this alternative, the person appears before the Judge on the assigned court day and pleads guilty or no contest. The person must pay an administrative fee and court costs. However, if the person completes the terms and conditions of deferred disposition and receives no additional violations, the offense does not appear on the person's record, and the ticket is dismissed. For more information on this topic, click on the Deferred Disposition heading at left.
Persons who fail to handle their fines or appear in court on the designated date are subject to a fine amount increase and potential arrest. If an unpaid citation moves to arrest warrant status, an additional $50 warrant fee will also be assessed.
The Court will issue a warrant when:
If you have appeared before a Judge and have agreed to a payment plan, community service or other judicial order, you must complete these orders as specified or a warrant may be issued for your arrest.
Your warrant may be canceled if you plead “no contest” or “guilty” to the warrant charge and pay the find. Capias Pro Fine (capias warrants) must be paid in full.
If you want to plead Not Guilty to a charge after an arrest warrant has been issued, you must appear in person to post the required bond and obtain a court date.
To find out whether you have an outstanding warrant, you may call 214-987-5331.