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Bulk Pickup Offered THIS Saturday, May 12th   

The City of Melissa and our solid waste provider Waste Connections offer a complementary monthly bulk pickup to our residential solid waste customers on the 2nd Saturday each month.  If you are interested in scheduling a pick-up please contact Waste Connections by 4:00 p.m. on the Friday prior at 469-452-8000 or iesimelissa@iesi.com.  

Severe Weather Awareness: Are you Prepared?

With severe weather season upon us here in North Texas, it is a good time to review what to do to prepare for the various weather events that can occur in our area. For the latest on current weather conditions including watches and warnings visit the National Weather Service and be sure to sign-up for CodeRED Weather Warning to be notified when a warning is issued for our immediate area.

Learn to Water Just Enough - Water My Yard   

Sign-up to receive weekly emails/texts to tell your WHEN and HOW MUCH to water based on LOCAL weather data from our weather station right here in MELISSA at www.watermyyard.org which is provided as a partnership between North Texas Municipal Water District WaterIQ and Texas A&M Agrilife.  Do your part and "Don't Set It and Forget It"!

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Program Available

City of Melissa residential utility customers may request a voucher from the City of Melissa’s Utility Billing Department to take to Frisco’s Environmental Collection Center to dispose of common household hazardous wastes. Learn more here.

Melissa Development Update Period Ending December 2017 Now Available

The City of Melissa has published the quarterly development publication to review the last quarter’s (September - December 2017) development activity.  The report includes single family permits issued, sales tax collected, major project locations, and sales tax comparisons.  This is an evolving document so each quarter may contain varying information if available. Click here for the most recent updates.

City of Melissa Empowers Customers to Take Control of Their Water Usage

The City of Melissa reminds you to take advantage of the two tools designed to empower water customers to manage their own water usage and take the surprise out of monthly water bills - Visit here to learn more and sign-up today!  

Sign-up for Automatic Utility Payments Today

Take the stress out of remembering to pay your utility bill and sign-up for one of our convenient automatic payment options so you are never late again. You must sign-up at least 7 business days before the next bill date in order for ACH to take affect for the next bill. Learn more about all our payment options here.

'Fight the Bite'

When outdoors, please remember to take the necessary precautions to help "Fight the Bite" and follow the 4D's - Dusk/Dawn, Dress, DEET, and Drain.  Learn more about how you can help keep the population down by doing your part to eliminate common breeding grounds in your own yard.

2016 Consumer Confidence Annual Water Quality Reports Now Available

It is that time of year again and the Consumer Confidence Annual Water Quality Reports for the City of Melissa and Country Ridge water systems are now available.  

Every Second Courts...Plan 2 Ways Out

In a fire, seconds count. Seconds can mean the difference between residents of our community escaping safely from a fire or having their lives end in tragedy. That’s why this past year’s Fire Prevention Week theme: “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!” is so important. It reinforces why everyone needs to have an escape plan. Learn more from Sparky the Fire Dog in this video from the National Fire Prevention Association.

Pet Safety Reminders from the Melissa Police Department

Did you know the City of Melissa has an ordinance that requires you to keep your dog on a leash or held in your hands when not on your property. The Melissa Police Department asks for your cooperation by following this ordinance and helping to keep our residents, including our legged friends safe and secure. 

SH 121 Traffic Switch & SH 5 Realignment

TxDOT completed the planned traffic switch on SH 121 and this configuration will be in place through the remainder of construction. **Please note that traffic is TWO-WAY underneath the SH 5 overpass at SH 121.** Please SLOW DOWN and PAY ATTENTION to message boards and signs that are posted. Click on header for Full Detour information and map.

City Council Places Unopposed - Election CANCELED

The filing period to run for Melissa City Council places 1, 3, 5, & 6 opened January 17 and concluded February 16, 2018. All incumbents filed for re-election and no other candidates filed to challenge them therefore City Council has CANCELED the May 5, 2018 General Election as permitted. 

Annual Chlorine Maintenance Now Underway

The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) to conduct annual 28-day water system maintenance of its water delivery systems between February 26, 2018 and March 26, 2018. During the water system maintenance, tap water remains safe for use and consumption. Residents who are sensitive to changes in the water may notice a stronger taste or smell of chlorine. Click on the header for the full release from NTMWD.

Collin County Transit Low Income Transit Subsidy Pilot Program

The Low Income Transit Subsidy Pilot Program (LITSP) is one of the Collin County Transit services that provides low-income families and individuals with mobility solutions within Collin County. This new Pilot Program is available to qualified Melissa Residents.  You can apply online and learn more at www.CollinCountyTransit.com.

NTMWD assures public that water is safe and complies with regulations

The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) officials assure the public that the processes used to treat and maintain the safety and quality of the district’s drinking water meet federal and state standards. NTMWD is conducting a temporary 30-day proactive system maintenance process that is accepted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The maintenance period ends March 26. Click on the header for full release from NTMWD.

Davis Road and Fannin Road Improvements/Road Closures   

On Thursday, May 10th, City Contractor RKM will be closing Fannin Road between Sam Rayburn Highway (SH 121) and just north of Davis Road to begin grading and excavation work for the new pavement. Davis Road will be closed to thru traffic Thursday, May 10th. These closures are expected to remain until the sections of pavement within these limits are completed around the end of September. Further Details and Traffic Control Detour Plan

Collin County Transit Taxi Voucher Program for Seniors and Disabled Residents

Learn more about the all new Collin County Transit Taxi Voucher Program for the elderly (65+) and individuals with disabilities. This program is open to residents of McKinney, Melissa, Princeton, and Lowry Crossing and begins on June 1st. You must be pre-qualified prior to scheduling a ride so download the application and learn more at www.CollinCountyTransit.com.

Leak Detectives Wanted!

Are you ready to chase down leaks? The City of Melissa along with the EPA WaterSense program, encourages Americans to check their household plumbing fixtures and irrigation systems for leaks that can waste more than 1 trillion gallons each year. This video reminds you of the steps you can take all year to Check, Twist, and Replace as you save water for yourself and your community.

Don't Wait. Communicate.

National Preparedness Month has come and gone, but it is always important that we all take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and also where we visit. Although it may seem overwhelming the time put in ahead of a disaster can make all the difference to you and your family - Make & practice your family emergency plan.

Annual Chlorine Maintenance Comes to an End: NTMWD Assures Customers of Water Safety

The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) has concluded its annual 28-day water system maintenance period which began on February 26 officially on Monday, March 26.  City of Melissa Public Works Director Jeff Cartwright reminds everyone that although the maintenance is ending today, please note that it may take a day or two to fully pass through the system, especially since we are on the farther end of the system. Click on the header for the most recent Water Quality Update from NTMWD.

Sign up for E-notify!

Do you want to be the first to know when a new Meeting Agenda or Minutes are posted on the website? Sign up E-notify! You can receive updates regarding City Council and Planning & Zoning Agendas & Minutes by signing up here.  

Sign up for Code Red and Code Red Weather Warning

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!

The Melissa Police Department Telephone Tip Line

The Melissa Police Department tip line is available 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.  Visit the Police Department's Webpage for more information.

When is a Building Permit Required?

The City of Melissa Neighborhood and Development Services department wants to remind all our residents that before you or your contractor undertake any projects, be sure to double check with us to determine whether or not a permit is required.   Not sure?  Just Ask!  Feel free to contact us at (972) 838-2036 or email ecraver@cityofmelissa.com.  Click on the header to learn more.

The City of Melissa Wants YOU!

Do you wish you could do more to help your community? Are looking to leave your mark? Learn more about serving on a Board and submit your application to the City Secretary for consideration. We are are always looking for volunteers to serve as members and alternates on our various Boards and Commissions! 

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