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Bulk Pickup Offered Monthly - Next January 13

The City of Melissa and our solid waste provider Waste Connections offer a complementary monthly bulk pickup to our residential solid waste customers on the 2nd Saturday each month.  If you are interested in scheduling a pick-up please contact Waste Connections by 4:00 p.m. on the Friday prior at 469-452-8000 or iesimelissa@iesi.com.  

Learn to Water Just Enough - Water My Yard

Sign-up to receive weekly emails/texts to tell your WHEN and HOW MUCH to water based on LOCAL weather data from our weather station right here in MELISSA 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 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. Learn more here.

Melissa Development Update Period Ending December 2017 Now Available   

The City of Melissa has published the quarterly development publication to review the last quarter’s (September - December 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.

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

The City of Melissa reminds you to take advantage of the two 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!  

'Fight the Bite'

With fall evenings in the outdoors, please remember to take the necessary precautions to help "Fight the Bite" and follow the 4D's - Dusk/Dawn, Dress, DEET, and Drain.  Learn more about how you can help keep the population down by doing your part to eliminate common breeding grounds in your own yard.

FY18 Budget Now Available!

The City of Melissa's FY18 Proposed Annual Budget is now available!  The Budget was officially adpoted by City Council at the September 12th Council Meeting and it will be effective October 1, 2017.  

2016 Consumer Confidence Annual Water Quality Reports Now Available

It is that time of year again and the Consumer Confidence Annual Water Quality Reports for the City of Melissa and Country Ridge water systems are now available.  

Statement Regarding Recent Traffic Safety Concerns on State Highway 5

The City has heard from many concerned citizens about the recent accidents and general traffic safety on State Highway 5 (SH 5), particularly at the intersections of Pennsylvania and the Outer Loop. Please understand that the City Council and staff shares your concerns, and we wanted to share what has been done to date and where we are at in this process with TxDOT in obtaining a signal and other measures along this area. Full Release

Every Second Courts...Plan 2 Ways Out

In a fire, seconds count. Seconds can mean the difference between residents of our community escaping safely from a fire or having their lives end in tragedy. That’s why this past year’s Fire Prevention Week theme: “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!” is so important. It reinforces why everyone needs to have an escape plan. Learn more from Sparky the Fire Dog in this video from the National Fire Prevention Association.

SH 121 Project Update: Planned Traffic Switch Road Closures

TxDOT's contractor for the SH 121 improvements project, Lone Star Construction will be conducting a traffic switch and on Tuesday, October 10 at 9:00 a.m. they will proceed with a total closure of the intersection at SH 121/Melissa Road.  Thank you for your ongoing patience as this project enters the next phase. Click on the header for more details.

Annual Community Winter Coat and Outerwear Drive

Please bring your donations to the library for the Melissa Community Outreach’s annual drive. New or clean, gently used donations are welcome. We will be accepting donations until February 28th Thanks so much!

Pet Safety Reminders from the Melissa Police Department

Did you know the City of Melissa has an ordinance that requires you to keep your dog on a leash or held in your hands when not on your property. The Melissa Police Department asks for your cooperation by following this ordinance and helping to keep our residents, including our legged friends safe and secure. 

Planned Traffic Switch on SH 121 - January 8th

TxDOT has placed signage noting a planned traffic switch on SH 121 on January 8th from intersection at SH 5, (behind Racetrac) north to Whispering Pine (Trails of Melissa). **Traffic will be TWO-WAY underneath the SH 5 overpass at SH 121.** Please SLOW DOWN and PAY ATTENTION to message boards and signs that are posted. Click on header for Full Detour information and map.

Current Bid Opportunity: Traffic Signal at SH5 and Pennsylvania Ave.

The City of Melissa, Texas is accepting sealed bids for construction of: Traffic Signal – SH 5 (McKinney Street) at Pennsylvania Ave.  Bids will be accepted at the office of the City Secretary of the City of Melissa, 3411 Barker Avenue, Melissa, Texas 75454 UNTIL  January 4, 2018 at 2:00 PM.  Click here for Full Advertisement

City Council Election Filing Now Underway   

The filing period to run for Melissa City Council places 1, 3, 5, & 6 openned January 17 and ends February 16, 2018. If you are interested in filing you can contact City Secretary, Linda Bannister with any questions at (972) 838-2520. Public Notice

Trash and Recycle Pickup Delayed Due to New Year's Day

Don't forget and help remind your neighbors that Melissa trash and recycle pickup will be delayed by one day this week due to the New Year's Day holiday.  To ensure you are not missed, please make sure you have your carts out to the curb by 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 4th.  

Throckmorton Road Paving Improvements and Street Closures

On Monday, January 8th Mario Sinacola & Sons Excavating will be closing both Sherley Lane and Magnolia Ridge Drive at Throckmorton Road to begin grading and excavation work for the new Throckmorton Road pavement.  Both streets are expected to remain closed at Throckmorton Road until the last week in January after the new paving improvements are completed for both intersections.  Attached is a detour map showing both closures

Give Blood and Save a Life   

Carter BloodCare will be here on Saturday, January 27 in front of the City of Melissa Hall from 9:00 a.m. to noon in partnership with the Melissa Public Library. Mav fans bleed blue! Give life to your community and receive an exclusive Dallas Maverick T-shirt and a BOGO ticket voucher. Sign-up online

All NEW Collin County Transit Taxi Voucher Program

Learn more about the all new Collin County Transit Taxi Voucher Program for the elderly (65+) and individuals with disabilities. This program is open to residents of McKinney, Melissa, Princeton, and Lowry Crossing and begins on June 1st. You must be pre-qualified prior to scheduling a ride so download the application and learn more at www.CollinCountyTransit.com.

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.

Don't Wait. Communicate.

National Preparedness Month has come and gone, but it is always 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 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.

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!

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

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.

City Hall Plaza Park & Veterans Monument Dedication (May 2017)

Melissa City Council, Staff, Community leaders and a number of guests joined together to honor all those who have served, are serving, or will serve our country while dedicating the Melissa City Hall Plaza Park and Veterans Monument on Friday morning. Check out the photos and videos from the Dedication Event on our City of Melissa Facebook Page.

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! 

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!!

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