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City of Melissa Updates September 2010. The City of Melissa is proud to congratulate the all the Administration, Teachers, Staff, Students and Parents.

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1 City of Melissa Updates September 2010

2 The City of Melissa is proud to congratulate the all the Administration, Teachers, Staff, Students and Parents of Melissa ISD for being granted EXEMPLARY status by the Texas Education Agency –Melissa High School –Melissa Middle School –Melissa Ridge Intermediate School –Harry McKillop Elementary School

3 Lock Your Car. Take Your Keys. Hide Your Belongings. Melissa Police Department Reminds You

4 Melissa Public Library Hours Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thursday: 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sunday: CLOSED Story Time: Fridays at 10:15 a.m.

5 Seven (7) current Melissa High students and one Melissa Alumni, all members of the MFD Explorers Post 9500... earned four (4) trophies Saturday at the Dallas Explorer Fire Games in Dallas. 1st place in Physical Agility 1st place in Bunker Gear & SCBA Relay 1st place in CPR Movement 2nd place OVERALL. Explorers:Leaders: Kaleb HurstRick Hurst Shelby HurstBrad Wells Shane Jurca Colton Ellis Colton Spurgin Casey Waldrip Chase Schandelmeier Kelton Brewer -- graduated 2010.

6 Summer Reading Program Lift Off into Summer Reading! Bring the family in and soar to new heights as they explore the wonders of reading! Read 10 books through August 23 rd and claim a prize! Visit the Library or for more

7 Need Help Disposing of Large Trash Items? IESI will collect bulk waste on the second Saturday of each month. The next pickup day is: October 9th Call (469) 452-8000 or email: for details and to schedule a pick up. Bulk items can include furniture, appliances (refrigerators must have certificate verifying that all Freon has been removed), extra trash and yard waste. Overall size must not exceed 5 cubic yards of debris per month and tree limbs & brush must be cut to 5 foot lengths and bundled.

8 Collin County Cleanup Day On the first Saturday of every month Collin County in partnership with the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) hosts its Collin County Cleanup Day and from 8AM to 2PM. Residents must show proof of residency in Collin County and all loads must be covered. Collin County residents can drop off the following at the NTMWD landfill on Hwy 121 in Melissa at no charge: –Furniture –Appliances –Tires (max. of 4) –Boards, trees and tree limbs not exceeding 8 feet in length –Motor oil –Oil filters –General debris Items not accepted are: –Chemicals –Paints –All batteries –Antifreeze The next Collin County Cleanup Day is Saturday, October 2nd

9 The City of Melissa Wants You! The City of Melissa welcomes all residents to make application to serve on one of our six boards and commissions: –Board of Adjustment –Melissa Industrial and Economic Development Corporation (4A) –Melissa Community and Economic Development Corporation (4B) –Melissa Library Advisory Board –Melissa Park Advisory Board –Planning and Zoning Board We now have an opening on the following Boards: –Board of Adjustment –Melissa Community and Economic Development Corporation (4B) –Melissa Public Library Board –Planning & Zoning Board You may pick up an application at City Hall or go to the Website at and submit your completed application and a resume to the City Secretarys office at City Hall.

10 Collin County Public Hearing – Outer Loop Update What: Public Hearing on Proposed Construction of Two-lane Service Road from SH 121 to US 75 for the Collin County Outer Loop from US 75 to SH 121 When: August 23, 2010 at 1:30 p.m. Where: Commissioners Courtroom, 4 th Floor Jack Hatchell Administration Building at 2300 Bloomdale Road, McKinney

11 Melissa Beautification Committee Contest Are you an artist at heart or know someone who is? Melissa's Beautification Committee is hosting an artwork contest for window mural designs. We want to spruce up the downtown area by painting window murals and who better to do that than Melissa residents! If you are interested in this contest, please submit your artwork to Debbie Eustace ( on or before Friday, September 3rd. The committee will announce the winners shortly thereafter. If you do not have access to email or have additional questions, please contact Debbie at 972-822-7826.

12 Banner Photos Rotate in a Slideshow the Images of Melissa! Calendar of Meetings & Events Latest News and Highlights from the City Check out the all NEW!

13 Online Utility Bill Pay Now Available! Visit the City of Melissa website to sign up today! Enjoy the convenience of paying your utility bill in minutes!

14 New E-newsletter Feature! Sign up today to receive the latest updates from City Hall as well as our quarterly newsletter, The Melissa Minute via email Just go to the all new City of Melissa website at and click on the icon on the home page! SIGN UP TODAY! E-NEWSLETTER NOW AVAILABLE!

15 Have You Signed Up for Code Red? Its Free Visit to sign

16 Have you signed up for Nixle yet? Learn more about Nixle by visiting and sign up today!

17 Stay Informed! There are now two new ways to stay informed as to what is happening in the City of Melissa - Just point and click! –Subscribe to the all new RSS feed at –Follow us on Twitter!

18 Did you know that City of Melissa has a photo gallery on flickr? Visit to check out the photos from the Melissa City Hall Grand Opening and much more!

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