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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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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!
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City Council Election Filing Now Open!
The filing period to run for City Council Places 1, 3, 5 & 6 is now open and ends Friday, February 27.  Candidate Packets are available for pickup in the Administration Suite and available here.  You can contact City Secretary, Linda Bannister with any questions at lbannister@cityofmelissa.com or (972) 838-2520.
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Planned Bridge Demolition and US 75 Closure
The City has been notified by TxDOT that weather permitting, it is planning to demolish the old SB SH 121 Bridge on February 6, 2015, from 8:00 p.m. to February 7, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.  This will, once again, involve closing the Northbound and Southbound main lanes of US 75.  Click on the header for additional information including detour maps.  All questions or concerns should be directed to TxDOT Transportation Engineer Travis Campbell who can be reached at 972-542-2345.
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