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By Michael Blair Published September 18, 2019
Four things you need to know from the Frisco City Council Meeting: The city’s sales tax collections in the month of July were up 9% from the previous month. By a vote of 6-0, Council approved...
By Michael Blair Published September 12, 2019
On November 5, 2019, voters will go to the polls to determine whether ten ballot initiatives will be added to the Texas Constitution. The language being voted on was approved by Texas lawmakers...
By Michael Blair Published September 11, 2019
When the Legislature is not in session, the committees will still meet periodically to receive updates on legislation that has been passed, go over issues facing the state, and begin planning out...
By Michael Blair Published September 05, 2019
On September 1, 2019, many of the more than 800 new laws passed by the Texas Legislature took effect. Here are a few of the ones that impact the Frisco business community: One change that is coming...
By Michael Blair Published September 04, 2019
For Immediate Release                                                 Contact: Holli Davies North Texas Commission...
By Michael Blair Published September 04, 2019
Four Things You Need to Know: Preparations are happening now for several projects associated with the PGA Headquarters and Fields development. In September, construction will begin on Legacy Drive...
By Michael Blair Published August 29, 2019
What you need to know: Proposed Denton County tax rate is: $0.225278. This is a slight drop from last year. For the average home value of $333,406 for a Denton County taxpayer, the county portion of...
By Michael Blair Published August 29, 2019
What you need to know: Collin County lowered their tax rate (from 0.180785 to 0.174951) so that any property appraisal increases would not increase the average tax bill in the county (known as an...
By Michael Blair Published August 23, 2019
Three Things You Need To Know: Board approved a modification to the master development agreement with UNT to reflect the completed master plan, which you can read more about by clicking here. The...
By Karen Kim Published August 19, 2019
Several recent news articles have cited that the biggest challenge to the growth of the Texas economy is a limited workforce. Today’s job market is highly competitive, and companies have to be...