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(Ordinance 05-17, adopted January 25, 2005, § 3)
Anyone interested in serving on one of the City of Melissa Boards and Commissions must complete a Candidate Application Form (PDF) and submit the completed application with resume to the City Secretary’s Office. Your complete application form will be maintained in our active files for one year from the date of the application.
The City Council or a sub-committee will conduct interviews of applicants interested in serving on a City Board and/or Commission as vacancies become available. These interviews will be conducted at the direction of the City Council and will be open to the public.
General inquiries regarding boards and commissions should be directed to City Secretary Hope Cory by email or by calling 972-838-2520.
The City of Melissa currently only accepts applications for open positions which are posted. The City uses ApplicantStack for posting our Current Employment Opportunities and tracking applications. In order to apply for openings through our system, you will need to have an account for which you will need to create a username and password.
If you have already created an account, please enter your account username and password to login to the system. Please be aware that certain position openings require additional steps when completing the application.
Should you have any questions about the application process, please contact Mitizi McCabe, Human Resources Manager at 972-838-1084 or by email.
The City of McKinney, the McKinney Urban Transit District (MUTD) and the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) are proud to provide Collin County Transit. This service consists of a subsidized taxi voucher program that provides efficient transit options for participating MUTD cities including:
Residents can enjoy the convenience of regular taxi service at a fraction of the cost to get to popular destinations such as:
A person who applies for the listed services must provide the following:
Submit application, signed terms and conditions, and your copies of all required documentation via:
For more on these services and application process, please visit the Collin County Transit website.
Just fill out one of the applications, print it out and bring into your Melissa Public Library to get started today!
Any questions should be directed to the Library by email.
The City of Melissa has partnered with Waste Connections to offer a Senior Citizen Discount for garbage and recycling services for residents age 65 or over.
Please return the Application for Senior Discount (PDF) along with a copy of your drivers license via:
Any senior resident who submits the application along with a copy of his or her driver’s license and who has one set of garbage and recycling carts will receive monthly garbage and recycling service for $14.93 per month as opposed to $16.65 per month. The additional garbage cart cost of $5.91 and $3.29 for an additional recycle cart per month remains the same for all residents.
You must submit a Solicitors Application (PDF), consent to a background check, and pay an annual fee of $50 to obtain a City of Melissa Solicitor’s Permit.
You may download and complete the application ahead of time, but you must submit your application in person to the Melissa Police Department on the 2nd Floor of Melissa City Hall located at 3411 Barker Avenue. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.
Once you submit your application, a background check will be completed and a photo ID and paper permit will be issued to you. This can take up to 7 business days.
You will need to show your driver’s license, and submit a $50 annual fee with your application.
If you are a food truck vendor, you must submit a copy of your county health certificate before your application will be processed.
We take cash, checks, or a money order. Sorry we are not able to take credit card payments at this time.
Any questions should be directed to Officer Brandi Davidson by email or by calling 972-838-2033.
The City of Melissa contracts with the Collin Central Appraisal District for property appraisal services and with Collin County Tax Assessor for the assessing and collecting of property taxes.
Property tax exemptions must be filed with the Collin County Central Appraisal District. Exemption applications are available online at the Collin Central Appraisal District (CAD) website and need to be filed by April 30. There is no fee to apply for an exemption through the Central Appraisal District and any questions should be directed to 469-742-9200.
For more information, visit the Collin CAD Residential Homestead Exemption FAQs page.
Tax Code exemption requirements are extensive. Property owners should read applicable statutes carefully. The Texas Comptroller’s publication Property Tax Exemptions (PDF) offers a short summary of the exemption provisions.