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Mayor Cheney Unveils 100 Day Plan Including Nine Priority Areas For Frisco

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(June 21, 2017) The City of Frisco’s ‘Progress in Motion’ gets a “refresh” as Mayor Jeff Cheney unveils his 100 Day Plan which includes nine priority areas. Mayor Cheney introduced his plan for the next 100 days during a ‘State of the City’ luncheon hosted by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce.  “Starting today, we’re setting a new Frisco standard,” said …

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Catch the Weekend Buzz! 06/23/2017- 06/25/2017

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We’ve compiled a list of activities for easy viewing. If you would like to add an event in future editions, please send it to editor@frisco-online.com. Refer to Frisco-Online.com’s event calendar for more details on the following and activities not listed here.     Weekend Events   Mindbender Academy Fri 1:00pm-5:00pm Frisco ISD Career and Technical Education Center Music in the …

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FIVE THINGS: What to Know Ahead of #HOUvFCD

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For the second time in 2017, FC Dallas and the Houston Dynamo will do battle in the Texas Derby. Both clubs will be looking to bounce back from the scoreless draw the two clubs played to in the first edition of the Derby in Frisco on May 28. What are five things you should look for on Friday? Goalkeepers Duel …

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Frisco ISD Fills Key Administrative Positions

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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees formally approved several key hires during School Board meetings this spring. Congratulations to the following individuals: June 2017 Ashley Rainwater, associate principal at Liberty High School, was named principal at Liberty. Rainwater has worked at Liberty since 2011, first as assistant principal and then associate principal. She previously was an instructional coach/department chair at …

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Savings Strategies Result in Balanced 2017-18 Budget

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The Frisco ISD Board of Trustees approved a 2017-18 budget Monday that prioritizes the long-term sustainability of the District, while incorporating strategies that have limited or no impact on student learning. The $473.5 million budget is the result of months of work by employees, parents and citizens who examined previous practices and spending. Input and feedback from the Priorities-Based Budget (PBB) process reinforced existing …

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Frisco Approves Residential Homestead Exemption Of 7.5%

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(June 20, 2017) Frisco homeowners will soon get a break on their property tax bill in the form of a ‘homestead exemption’ beginning in fiscal year 2018. Tonight, the Frisco City Council unanimously voted to adopt a 7.5% residential homestead exemption. The exemption translates to an average savings of $143.00 on a future property tax bill based on a .45 …

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USDA Offers Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by Potential Tropical Cyclone Three

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            WASHINGTON, June 20, 2017 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by potential tropical cyclone three. The National Hurricane Center expects the potential tropical cyclone will affect the U.S. Gulf Coast from the central Texas coast to the western Florida Panhandle, late …

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Frisco Chamber of Commerce State of the City Luncheon

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The Frisco Chamber of Commerce business owners and area residents are invited to join our new Mayor Jeff Cheney at the Chamber’s annual State of the City Luncheon. In the spirit of transparency, the Mayor’s address will lay out his 100-Day Plan to deliver on commitments and critical objectives outlined during the campaign. Mayor Cheney is eager to move Frisco …