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Residents can report a street light outage directly to the electric service provider or to the Public Works Department using an online form. When reporting to the Public Works Department please allow 24 hours to respond to your request. Any questions please call Public Works Director Jeff Cartwright at 469-853-9788.
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Currently the City of Melissa contracts with the Collin County Animal Services located in McKinney for its animal control services. For information please call 972-547-7292 or visit their website.
Are you looking for a lost pet? You can also follow Collin County Animal Services on Facebook and receive the latest updates on the animals on Stray Hold.
Learn more about the City of Melissa Animal Control Ordinance and process.
You can complete a Complaint Intake Form via the new MyGov portal or email Code Enforcement and someone will get back to you regarding your concern. As a reminder, please ensure that you provide the complete street address or cross street location, and the type of complaint (i.e., falling fence, high grass/weeds, illegal dumping) and any other information that may be helpful to the Code Compliance Officer. As always you may also call Code Compliance at 972-838-1089 and leave a detailed message if the Code Compliance Officer is not available.
The Melissa Police Department is dedicated to providing the best police service possible to the residents and visitors of Melissa. Police employees are carefully selected and given the best training available in order to provide professional service. However, you may have occasion to lodge a complaint in reference to the actions of a member of the Melissa Police Department. In order to be responsive to you, we are providing the following guidelines on how complaints should be made, how they are investigated and their results
Any person wishing to make a complaint may do so by coming to the Melissa Police Department between 8 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday. The Police Department is located at:Melissa City Hall3411 Barker AvenueSecond FloorMelissa, TX 75454
Texas State Law (Government Code 614.022) requires that all complaints against police officers be in writing and signed by the person making the complaint. View the City of Melissa Police Department Complaint Form (PDF). Just as citizens who are arrested must be notified of the charges against them, police officers must be given copies of complaints before any disciplinary action may be taken. The person who claims to be aggrieved must make the complaint. Other persons involved in the incident may give statements as witnesses. Learn more about the Public Complaint Process.
The Melissa Police Department offers a tip line for Melissa residents to use for non-emergency situations. The phone number is 972-838-2075 and callers are able to leave a message for the Police to follow up on their tip. This line is not for emergencies and In the event of an emergency or when suspicious activity or a crime is in progress residents should call 911 immediately. When calling the tip line, you should provide the following information:
You may remain anonymous, however, if you wish to be contacted at a later time, please also include your name and telephone number so an officer may contact you directly.
The City of Melissa is served by two primary companies that manage the electrical infrastructure (such as power lines) in our community. Should you experience a service outage or encounter a street light outage, you will want to report the outage directly to the appropriate electrical providers.
If you would like to report a needed street repair, please complete the online form or you may also contact Jeff Cartwright, Director of Public Works at 469-853-9788.
If you have a suggestion or concern, please send an email to Celso Martinez or call 972-623-8836. You may also email the City Manager directly and/or email the Mayor depending on your area of concern. Please do allow 24 hours for staff to respond to your email.