Neighborhood Services

Premier Neighborhood Awards

2021 marks the 17th year that the Neighborhood Advisory Board will recognize neighborhood organizations in the City of Cedar Hill for their work towards improving the quality of life in their communities. These awards recognize neighborhoods for:

  • Achievement in Communication
  • Organizational Activities
  • Membership
  • Community Partnerships
  • Leadership and Beautification

**To submit a nomination for your neighborhood, click here to complete the form and upload pictures. Deadline to submit a nomination is August 31, 2021. Winners will be announced at the Neighborhood Summit on Saturday, September 25, 2021. 

The 1st place Premier Neighborhood Award recipient receives a check in the amount of $250 to be used for community building activities. A runner up will be selected in both categories and awarded at $100 award.

2020 Award Winners

  • 2020 1st Place Premier Award: The Fountains at Lake Ridge
  • 2020 Runner Up: Cedar Crest 
Residents of Fountains of Lake Ridge accepting their award
Residents of Cedar Crest Accepting their award

Neighborhood Organizations 

The Neighborhood Services Department helps residents form neighborhood organizations with goal of engaging, and improving neighborhoods.  Organizations represent their area and foster a spirit of community.  There are 2 types of neighborhood organizations: 

Homeowner Association (HOA)

Homeowner’s association can be mandatory as part of the initial restrictions of the neighborhood or can be formed voluntarily by concerned residents.  Much can be accomplished by HOAs including: maintaining the common area landscaping, cleaner appearance of the neighborhood, special events for the neighborhood,  and increased safety.  The Neighborhood Toolkit can assist in getting started with forming an HOA.

Public Improvement District (PID)

A PID is a defined geographical area established to provide specific types of improvements or maintenance.  These improvements include landscape maintenance along rights-a-way, landscape irrigation service, common property decorative fencing, signs, and street lighting, and park and playground maintenance service are financed by an tax assessment paid by the the property owners within the area.  Click here to learn more about starting a PID in your neighborhood as well as currently established PIDs in Cedar Hill. 

Neighborhood Watch Group

The Cedar Hill police department partners with Neighborhoods to establish these groups.  Click to visit the CHPD page to learn more.