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Learn to Water Just Enough - Water My Yard

Sign-up to receive weekly emails to tell your WHEN and HOW MUCH to water based on LOCAL weather data from a NEW weather station right here in MELISSA! It only takes a few short steps to begin receiving this weekly email to know how much your landscape actually requires.  Learn more at www.watermyyard.org which is provided as a partnership between North Texas Municipal Water District WaterIQ and Texas A&M Agrilife.  Do your part and "Don't Set It and Forget It"!

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program Now Available

City of Melissa residential utility customers may request a voucher from the City of Melissa’s Utility Billing Department to take to Frisco’s Environmental Collection Center to dispose of common household hazardous wastes. Vouchers for most types of approved hazardous waste are FREE to residential utility customers, with a minimal charge for certain e-waste items.  Learn more here.

Melissa Farmers Market and More

The Melissa Farmers Market and More is back! Come out on 2nd and 4th Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. to noon at Melissa City Hall.  If you are interested in participating as a vendor, please email lperkins@cityofmelissa.com for registration info.

Council Says Farewell to Tom Stevens and Welcomes Craig Ackerman

The Melissa City Council honored Tom Stevens for his service to the City of Melissa with a Texas State Flag previously flown over the State Capital in Austin with a certificate from State Representative Scott Sanford. Craig Ackerman who was elected to succeed Mr. Stevens in the recent Special Election was sworn in by Mayor Greer for the remainder of the term for City Council Place 5. Check out the photos on our facebook page.

Telephone Road Closure Planned for Monday May 15th

Telephone Road is scheduled to be closed on Monday May 15th at approximately 8:00 a.m. for construction of storm culverts beneath Telephone Road. The road is scheduled to be re-opened at 5:00 p.m. Click on the header for full details including map of closure and detour.

City Hall Plaza Park & Veterans Monument Dedication   

Join the Melissa City Council, Staff and Community as we honor those who have served, are serving, or will serve our country by dedicating this space at the West side of the Melissa City Hall on Friday, May 26, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.

National Public Works Week "Public Works Connects Us"   

Join the City of Melissa as we recognize National Public Works Week May 21-27, 2017 as we salute and thank the thousands of public works professionals who work tirelessly to keep us all connected - without Public Works we would not have clean water and sanitation services nor the streets, roads and bridges that link us together. 

Collin County Transit Taxi Voucher Program Pre-Qualification Session   

Learn more about the all new Collin County Transit Taxi Voucher Program for the elderly (65+) and individuals with disabilities at the upcoming qualification session at Melissa City Hall on May 23 at 9-11:00 a.m. This program is open to residents of McKinney, Melissa, Princeton, and Lowry Crossing at this time. Download the application and learn more at www.CollinCountyTransit.com.

Bulk Pickup Monthly

The City of Melissa and our Solid Waste Provider offer a monthly bulk pickup each month on the SECOND SATURDAY.  If you have any questions or are interested in scheduling a bulk pickup, please contact Waste Connections (formerly Progressive Waste Solutions) by 4:00 p.m. Friday at (469) 452-8000 or email iesimelissa@iesi.com.  Make sure you review the guidelines for pickup and also request confirmation or call back to be sure you are on the list to avoid missed pickups.

Severe Weather Awareness - Are you Prepared?

With severe weather season upon us here in North Texas, it is a good time to review what to do to prepare for the various weather events that can occur in our area. For the latest on current weather conditions including watches and warnings visit the National Weather Service and be sure to sign-up for Code Red Weather Warning to be notified when a warning is issued for our immediate area!!

Melissa Development Update Period Ending March 2017 Now Available

The City of Melissa has published the quarterly development publication to review the last quarter’s (January - March 2017) development activity.  The report includes single family permits issued, sales tax collected, major project locations, and sales tax comparisons.  This is an evolving document so each quarter may contain varying information if available. Click here for the most recent updates.

NEW! Mayor's Memorandum from Melissa Mayor Reed Greer

Do you ever wonder what takes place at Melissa City Council meetings but are not able to find the time to attend? City of Melissa Mayor Reed Greer has initiated a new quarterly communication to help reach out to the Melissa community and provide an overview of the previous quarter’s Council topics, decisions made, and how they affect the Melissa community and more. Check out the first Mayor's Memorandum

Melissa City Council Honors City Staff for Public Service Recognition Week

Tonight City of Melissa Mayor Reed Greer and Council proclaimed May 7-13, 2017 as Public Service Recognition Week in honor of all public employees at the City of Melissa as well as those that serve at the county, state, and federal level as well. Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) is about honoring our public servants and connecting citizens with their government. Click on the header for the more on PSRW including the Proclamation and photo from the meeting.

Leak Detectives Wanted!

Are you ready to chase down leaks? The City of Melissa along with the EPA WaterSense program, encourages Americans to check their household plumbing fixtures and irrigation systems for leaks that can waste more than 1 trillion gallons each year. This video reminds you of the steps you can take all year to Check, Twist, and Replace as you save water for yourself and your community.

City of Melissa Empowers Customers to Take Control of Their Water Usage

With the watering season upon us, the City of Melissa reminds you to take advantage of the two new tools designed to empower water customers to manage their own water usage and take the surprise out of monthly water bills - Visit here to learn more and sign-up today!  

Sign-up for Automatic Utility Payments Today

Take the stress out of remembering to pay your utility bill and sign-up for one of our convenient automatic payment options so you are never late again. You must sign-up at least 7 business days before the next bill date in order for ACH to take affect for the next bill. Learn more about all our payment options here.

Road Construction Updates

For the latest TxDOT Construction updates - click on the header above for full details on the detour as well as other area road construction projects underway.

Don't Wait. Communicate.

It is important that we all take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and also where we visit. Although it may seem overwhelming the time put in ahead of a disaster can make all the difference to you and your family - Make & practice your family emergency plan.

Sign up for E-notify!

Do you want to be the first to know when a new Meeting Agenda or Minutes are posted on the website? Sign up E-notify! You can receive updates regarding City Council and Planning & Zoning Agendas & Minutes by signing up here.  

Sign up for Code Red and Code Red Weather Warning

Have you signed up for Code Red/Code Red Weather Warning yet?  Melissa residents can sign up to receive the latest in emergency alerts, notifications for service interruptions and severe weather updates by phone - whether it is your home or mobile phone you will receive updates from the City as well as when the National Weather Service issues a severe weather warning for our area. There is also an app now too on both iOs and Android.  Sign up today!

Updated Map of Alternate Routes During Construction (July 2016)

The City of Melissa has updated the map of alternate routes to travel to and from McKinney for residents to review and to get acquainted with due to all the construction that is underway.  These alternate routes are made up of county roads, farm to market roads, and some city streets, all varying in width and materials.  Please use your best judgment when choosing your travel route and always obey speed limits to ensure the safety of yourself and other drivers. 

The Melissa Police Department Telephone Tip Line

The Melissa Police Department tip line is available for Melissa residents to use for non-emergency situations.  The phone number is 972-838-2075 and callers are able to leave a message for the Police to follow up on their tip.  Visit the Police Department's Webpage for more information.

When is a Building Permit Required?

The City of Melissa Neighborhood and Development Services department wants to remind all our residents that before you or your contractor undertake any projects, be sure to double check with us to determine whether or not a permit is required.   Not sure?  Just Ask!  Feel free to contact us at (972) 838-2036 or email ecraver@cityofmelissa.com.  Click on the header to learn more.

The City of Melissa Wants YOU!

Do you wish you could do more to help your community? Are looking to leave your mark? Learn more about serving on a Board and submit your application to the City Secretary for consideration. We are are always looking for volunteers to serve as members and alternates on our various Boards and Commissions! 

Budget for Fiscal Year 2016-17 Adopted; Effective October 1st

The Proposed Budget for FY17 is now available for review. The Budget was adopted by Council on September 6, 2016 and will go into effect October 1st.  

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