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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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Proposed Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Budget Now Available
The City of Melissa Proposed Budget for FY 2014-15 is now available for review.  Additionally the City Council will hold Public Hearings for the discussion of the proposed Budget and FY 2014 Tax Rate on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. and a second Public Hearing on the proposed Tax Rate will be held on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.   Click here for the full Public Notice.
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Traffic Flow Updates for Melissa ISD
New carpool procedures have been developed for Harry McKillop Elementary School and Melissa High School. In partnership with the MISD, the City is republishing MISD's procedures which were developed in conjunction with the City based on data gathered during a recent traffic study. Parents and guardians are requested to utilize the new traffic flow plans to expedite travel to and from the two campuses. The carpool procedures for the other district schools will not change.  Any questions should be directed to the Melissa ISD.  Click on the header for the full release from the MISD. 
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City Offices and Library CLOSED Monday
The City of Melissa offices and Melissa Public Library will be CLOSED on Monday, September 1, 2014 in observance of Labor Day.  The Melissa Public Library will be open as regularly scheduled on Saturday, August 30.  We wish you all a safe and happy holiday weekend!
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