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The City of Melissa is a fast growing family-friendly community in North Texas with a population of approximately 7,000.  It is home to the Recognized Melissa Independent School District, including EXEMPLARY rated Harry McKillop Elementary and Melissa Ridge Intermediate Schools.   Melissa is located thirty five miles north of downtown Dallas in the dynamic growth area of northeast Collin County.  Its close proximity to Dallas and it's major thoroughfares offer easy access to all parts of the Metroplex, including Fort Worth, and other areas of Texas as well.  Learn more at WHY MELISSA
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Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare: National Disaster Preparedness Month
Did you know that September is National Disaster Preparedness Month?  Take action by participating in America’s PrepareAthon! on or around September 30 - Check out FEMA's video - "Preparing Makes Sense" and learn more about the PrepareAthonThe theme for Preparedness Month Weeks 4 & 5: How to practice for an emergency - visit www.ready.gov/prepare for tips.
Budget and Taxation Notice
City of Melissa ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR’S TAX RATE.  THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 16.37 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $21.91.  The City of Melissa is proposing a tax rate of $0.61 per $100 of property valuation.  This is the same tax rate for the seventh year in a row.
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US 75 Exit Ramp to Bloomdale Road to be Closed for Two Months
TxDOT has notified the City that they will be closing the southbound exit ramp to Bloomdale Road, starting on Sept. 23, 2014, for about two months. Southbound drivers will be instructed to exit Davis Road and take the frontage road to Bloomdale; if they miss the Davis exit, there will be signage to instruct Bloomdale traffic to exit U.S. 380. Backups are expected and motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes.  Road conditions and traffic updates available on Facebook, www.facebook.com/txdot and Twitter, www.twitter.com/txdotdallaspio and www.drivetexas.org.
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