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Public Notices/Press Releases
Administratively complete pending zoning applications
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Pending Zoning Cases

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The City of Melissa will be conducting two (2) public hearings to hear concerns for or against a request to amend Planned Development Ordinance 22-50 for the purpose of clarifying that the two (2) commercial tracts and one (1) mixed-use tract of land within the Planned Development are subject to the current standards found in the City's Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance at the time of development. No change in land use is being requested. The tracts of land can be found in the staff summary in the attached file. The Planning and Zoning Public Hearing will occur on April 19th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Melissa City Hall Council Chambers. The City Council Public Hearing will occur on April 24th, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Melissa City Hall Council Chambers
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The City of Melissa will be conducting two (2) public hearings to hear concerns for or against a proposed amendment to Melissa's Code of Ordinances, Ordinance No. 92-04, as amended, Chapter 12 (Planning and Zoning), Article 12.300 (Zoning Ordinance Adopted), Section 23 ("Special and Additional Regulation"). The Planning and Zoning Public Hearing will occur on April 19th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Melissa City Hall Council Chambers. The City Council Public Hearing will occur on April 24th, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Melissa City Hall Council Chambers.

Budget

Annexations

Current Bid Opportunities - UPDATED 3/29/18

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The City of Melissa, Texas is accepting sealed bids for construction of: Traffic Signals ĘC US 75 Central Expressway at Davis Road. The project is generally described as: Installation of Traffic Signals at US 75 Central Expressway and Davis Road, for the City of Melissa, Texas as shown in plans prepared by DeShazo Group. Plans, Specifications, and other Bidding Documents for this project may be obtained from H&F Consulting, Inc., 1710 Cooper St., Melissa, Texas 75454 (phone 972-837-2111) from March 30, 2018 through April 16, 2018 between the hours of 8 AM and 4 PM, Monday through Friday. Bids will be accepted at the office of the City Secretary of the City of Melissa, 3411 Barker Avenue, Melissa, Texas 75454 UNTIL April 17, 2018 at 2:00 PM. Bids shall be identified on the outside of the envelope with the following: Bids for TRAFFIC SIGNALS ĘC US 75 CENTRAL EXPRESSWAY AT DAVIS ROAD, City of Melissa, Texas. Bids received after bid closing will be returned unopened. All bids received prior to the closing of the bid period will be publicly opened and read aloud at the City of Melissa City Hall, 3411 Barker Avenue, Melissa, Texas 75454 beginning at 2:05 PM on April 17, 2018. Following bid opening, tabulation will be made for consideration of the City of Melissa in awarding a contract.
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The City of Melissa, Texas is accepting sealed bids for construction of: Davis Road and Fannin Road Improvements. The project is generally described as: Reconstruction of approximately 6,200 linear feet of Davis Road and Fannin Road including curb and gutter, drainage, lighting, and utility improvements, for the City of Melissa, Texas as shown in plans prepared by Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., TBPE Firm No. 928. Plans, Specifications, and other Bidding Documents for this project may be obtained from H&F Consulting, Inc., 1710 Cooper St., Melissa, Texas 75454 (phone 972-837-2111) from December 20, 2017 through January 10, 2018 between the hours of 8 AM and 4 PM,Monday through Friday. Bids will be accepted at the office of the City Secretary of the City of Melissa, 3411 Barker Avenue, Melissa, Texas 75454 UNTIL January 11, 2018 at 10:00 AM. All bids received prior to the closing of the bid period will be publicly opened and read aloud at the City of Melissa City Hall, 3411 Barker Avenue, Melissa, Texas 75454 beginning at 10:05 AM on January 11, 2018.Contractors participating in bidding are encouraged to attend an optional Pre-Bid meeting scheduled at 9:30 AM on January 4, 2018 at the City of Melissa City Hall. Following bid opening, tabulation will be made for consideration of the City of Melissa in awarding a contract.
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**The time for the bid opening has been moved to the afternoon of January 11, 2018 at 3:00PM** This Addendum is hereby made a part of the Contract Documents to the same extent as if it were originally included therein. The attached document includes modifications, clarifications, additions, or deletions which all shall be made to the appropriate sections of the plans and specifications and shall become a part of. and attached to. the Contract Documents.
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Sealed 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. Bids shall be identified on the outside of the envelope with the following: Bids for TRAFFIC SIGNAL SH 5 (MCKINNEY STREET) AT PENNSYLVANIA AVE., City of Melissa, Texas. Bids received after bid closing will be returned unopened. All bids received prior to the closing of the bid period will be publicly opened and read aloud at the City of Melissa City Hall, 3411 Barker Avenue, Melissa, Texas 75454 beginning at 2:05 PM on January 4, 2018. Following bid opening, tabulation will be made for consideration of the City of Melissa in awarding a contract.

Other Legal Notices - UPDATED 4/10/18

Press Releases - UPDATED 3/3/18

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For Immediate Release: Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 8:30 p.m.
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Melissa Ranked #6 Most Successful City by Zippia: Zippia, a career expert website has ranked Melissa the #6 Most Successful City in Texas. Melissa, with a current population of nearly 10,000, came in as the highest rated community in Collin County and the only one to crack the top 10 thanks to the combination of low poverty level (2%), median income of $102,591, and low unemployment rate (2.5%). (Released: 10/18/17)
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To meet the rising cost of water and wastewater treatment, the City of Melissa has adopted new water and wastewater rates as part of the FY 2017-18 budget. These new rates are effective October 1st and customers will first see these changes on their November bill. Average Residential Customers to See Reduction on their Monthly Bill (Released: 10/16/17)
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The City was notified by TxDOT that the signal warrant study conducted at the intersection of SH 5 and Pennsylvania satisfied the warrants evaluated by TxDOT for signalization.TxDOT has accepted the City's offer and agreed to allow the City to install the signal at the intersection of SH 5 and Pennsylvania. (9/20/17)
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Provides a background and update on actions taken by the City of Melissa in accordance with procedures required by TxDOT (9/13/17)

Miscellaneous

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The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will conduct a Public Meeting for the purpose of soliciting public comments on the proposed roadway improvements to Farm to Market Road (FM) 545 in the cities of Melissa and Blue Ridge in Collin County, Texas. The meeting will be held on, October 26, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the First Melissa Church, 2101 E. Melissa Road, Melissa, Texas 75454. Maps and displays will be available for viewing during the meeting, and representatives from TxDOT, Collin County, City of Melissa, City of Blue Ridge, and project staff will be available to answer questions about the proposed project. The meeting will be conducted in an open house format with no formal presentation.
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The public hearing on Tuesday, 8/8/17 at First Baptist Church Melissa will begin with an open house format at 6:00 p.m. to allow attendees one-on-one opportunities to speak with TxDOT staff and the project team. There will be a formal presentation following the open house at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of the hearing is to present the proposed project and to receive public comments.
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Article from The Melissa Minute (3/18/16)
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