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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Make safety the first ingredient when frying a turkey

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Make safety the first ingredient when frying a turkey

 

MELISSA (November 18, 2021) When deep frying a turkey outdoors over a propane-fueled burner, some important safety considerations must be taken into account, according to Melissa Fire Chief Ca...

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

Outside storage of inappropriate items can be cited

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Outdoor storage of inappropriate items can be cited

 

MELISSA (November 15, 2021) There is, of course, nothing unusual about driving by a home and seeing wooden Adirondack chairs in the front porch or a bar-b-cue grill on the back patio. These and...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Winter quarter averaging for sewer charges starts soon

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Water use during winter quarter affects sewer charges

 

MELISSA (October 18, 2021) Like the vast majority of water utility providers, the City of Melissa uses the 90-day period between Nov. 15 and Feb. 15 to calculate the cost of sewer or wastewate...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Council passes budget and lowered tax rate

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City Council approves lowered tax rate and budget  

 

MELISSA (September 23, 2021) Following a series of public hearings, the Melissa City Council unanimously approved both a lowered tax rate and budget for the fiscal year that begins on O...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Fire Department uses Atmos Energy grant for gas detector

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Atmos Energy funds safety equipment for Melissa FD

Grant finances purchase of additional natural gas detector

 

MELISSA (August 10, 2021) Thanks to a major donation from Atmos Energy, the Melissa Fire Department will now have a second natural gas de...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Development Dashboard gets major upgrades

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Improvements to Development Dashboard completed

Upgraded tool now available on City website

 

MELISSA (August 3, 2021) Major improvements and upgrades to the Melissa Development Dashboard have been completed, making the online search tool an invalua...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Utility Billing clarifies credit card fees

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Utility Billing clarifies practice of credit, debit card fees 

MELISSA (June 10, 2021) In line with practically all retailers, merchants, companies, and other types of organizations that use third-party payers, the City of Melissa Utility Billing ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Water consumption portal now available

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Utility Billing online portal reveals consumption levels

Free, online portal can help manage home budgets

 

MELISSA (June 3, 2021) Melissa residents now have the capability to sign up for a free, easy-to-use online portal, allowing them to monitor t...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Field of Dreams in Melissa living up to legend

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In his unforgettable role as Ray Kinsella in the 1989 instant classic “Field of Dreams,” actor Kevin Costner stakes his entire livelihood by converting his cornfield to a baseball field based on a voice that declares, “If you...

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