Advocacy for Business
Frisco Government Affairs Committee Mission Statement:
To inform, educate, engage and advocate for the Business Community regarding relevant public policy.
2017 Legislative Agenda:
The Frisco Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee and the Chamber Board of Directors have unanimously adopted the 2017 Legislative Agenda. To review the Legislative Agenda, click here to view.
We would like to thank to our GAC Senate Sponsors!
Frisco Chamber of Commerce Board Support
- Amendment to H.R. 5303, the Water Resources Development Act, to Expedite a Vitally Needed New Reservoir for North Texas Citizens – Read the full article from Star Local Media
- Frisco ISD Tax Ratification Election – August 2016 Read the full article from DMN
- Transmission Line Burial Along Main Street – June, 2016 Read the full article from DMN
- The Alcohol measure on the May 7th ballot was defeated. Read the full article from Star Local Media
About the Frisco Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee
Frisco Chamber of Commerce Director of Governmental Affairs: Shona Huffman
- Monthly Meetings:
Join us on the 2nd Friday of each month at 10:30 AM at the Chamber office.
The Frisco Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Committee is committed to inform and educate the businesses of Frisco regarding relevant legislative and regulatory issues. Frisco GAC’s fundamental role includes advocating the views of the business community to our elected officials on public policy and legislation on the local, state and federal level that might have an impact on the business community. The GAC is a dynamic volunteer committee of business leaders who meet monthly to guide the Frisco Chamber in its public policy positions, such as representing the best interests of business through candidate forums, public policy speakers and providing grassroots network support. The GAC further assists and supports Collin County and Denton County Days in Austin.
- Policy – Issue Review:
If you or your company/industry have an issue that you would like to submit for consideration and review by the Chamber, please submit the Policy Consideration Form.
- Voting Members of the Government Affairs Committee:
If you would be interested in representing your business and industry in this dynamic and vital committee, please review the Voting Member Application.
For election and voting information for the city of Frisco, contact the City Secretary’s office.
- Photo Identification: To vote in the state of Texas, you must present an approved photo identification. Some approved photo ID types are:
- Texas driver license*
- Texas personal identification card*
- Texas concealed handgun license*
- Texas Election Identification Certificate
- U.S. passport book or card*
- U.S. Military identification with photo*
- U.S. Citizenship Certificate or Certificate of Naturalization with photo
*unexpired or expired no longer than 60 days at the time of voting
- All voters must be registered to vote at current address 30 days prior to election.
Where to Vote:
- Early Voting
- Election Day polling location information-Democratic Party
- Election Day polling location information-Republican Party
Who Represents Me?
- City of Frisco – Mayor and City Council
- Collin College Trustees
- Collin County Commissioners Court
Collin County Commissioners Court’s normal meetings are held every Monday at 1:30 pm in the Administration Building for Collin County at 2300 Bloomdale, McKinney, Texas.
- Denton County Commissioners Court
Denton County Commissioners Court holds its meetings weekly on Tuesdays at 9:00 am in the historical courthouse on the square in downtown Denton.
- Federal & State Representatives
- FISD Board of Trustees
City of Frisco Sign Ordinance
If you are a business in Frisco and want to know what kind of signs you can or can’t put up, or if you want to know all of the rules/regulations regarding all signage concerns, please click HERE.
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