Frisco City Council Meeting Notes

Frisco City Council entered into regular session at 7:21 p.m.

Mayor Maso

Scott Johnson led the invocation asking God’s blessing on Frisco firefighters and for the council to lead with integrity.

A young girl named Jasmine led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Bob Allen, Place 1, and Will Sowell, Place 3, took their Oath of Office.

Will Sowell nominated John Keating as Mayor Pro-Tem to which he was unanimously selected.

John Keating

Tim Nelson nominated Will Sowell to which he was unanimously selected.

A video on Frisco’s water conservation effort was shared as the city’s recognition from Take Care of Texas.

Frisco received 17 inches of rain in May compared to 2.7 inches in May of 2014.

Mayor Maso was presented with the award the city received for Excellence in Public Works.

Excellence in Public Works Award.

Frisco ISD Board President Ann McCauseland and Superintendent Jeremy Lyons shared that over 1200 students left the Frisco High campus to rally for their principal. They gave their thanks for the local police in keeping students safe.

ann mccausland

Councilman John Keating shared that he was impressed with the students organizing and shared his own son chose to participate in the walk out.

Shona Huffman from the the Frisco Chamber of Commerce thanked the council for their partnership to work through the legislative session.

23 of 29 construction days were rained out for Frisco development projects.

Shelley Holly shared that the Summer Reading Program kicks off June 5th. One of their goals is to prevent learning loss through the summer. Most events will be filled and required free tickets.

Microsoft, who has a store opening in Stonebriar on June 25th at 9:30 a.m., they plan to give the Frisco Library $100,000 in software, but ask that at least 50 people be there for the check presentation.

The council passed the consent and legislative agenda unanimously. They can be seen at http://sire.friscotexas.gov/sirepub/mtgviewer.aspx?meetid=2115&doctype=AGENDA

The council held a public hearing on 41.3 acres for involuntary annexation. A representative for the owner of the property shared that the owner has been developing the land for several years and just wishes to be left alone. The city will vote on annexation in July.

Several public hearings were heard on permits and zoning changes.

The meeting ended exactly one hour after commencing at 8:21 p.m.

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