US 380 development and apartments: 5 things to know in Frisco, March 13-17

A proposed 356-acre, mixed-use development could come to the southwest corner of US 380 and the Dallas North Tollway.

A proposed 356-acre, mixed-use development could come to the southwest corner of US 380 and the Dallas North Tollway.

Early voting continues

Early voting continues this week for the March 25 runoff election. The runoff is a result of no candidate securing more than 50 percent of the vote during the Feb. 18 special election, which was held to fill the Place 1 seat on Frisco City Council. Brandon Burden and John Keating will be vying for the seat in the runoff.

The polls will be open at the following times:

  • 8 a.m.-5 p.m. March 8-18

  • 7 a.m.-7 p.m. March 20-21

  • Polls will not be open March 11-12 and 19

The following polling locations will be available during voting:

  • Collin College Preston Ridge campus, 9700 Wade Blvd. (Collin County voters)

  • Fire Station No. 8, 14700 Rolater Road (Collin County voters)

  • Fire Station No. 4, 4485 Cotton Gin Road (Denton County voters)

  • Fire Station No. 7, 330 W. Stonebrook Parkway (Denton County voters)

New mixed-use development could come to US 380

Frisco City Council and Frisco Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a joint work session at 3 p.m. Monday to discuss a proposed 356-acre, mixed-use development at the southwest corner of US 380 and the Dallas North Tollway. The proposed development includes retail space, a hotel and a Cinemark Theatres location. The Cinemark location has been planned since 2013 and is expected to open next year. The land used to be planned for another mixed-use development called Frisco North until the original developer pulled out of the project. The initial project name for this new proposed development is North Frisco, according to city documents.

City Council to hear more on proposed involuntary annexation

City Council will hold another public hearing Monday for the proposed involuntary annexation of nearly 80 acres at the southwest corner of West Ridge Boulevard and Custer Road. However, city staff is asking Council to table voting on the annexation case until a later meeting date. The proposed annexation includes Russwood Acres, a small neighborhood off of Custer Road. It also includes nearly five acres of land owned by affordable housing developer ADC Westridge. The development, Westridge Villas, is being constructed to have 132 multifamily units, 56 of which would be affordable housing. The meeting will begin at approximately 6:30 p.m.

P&Z to consider more than 800 multifamily units

The commission will vote on plans for two apartment projects totaling more than 800 units. The first project is 350 units near the northeast corner of Stratton Drive and Preston Road. The second project is 500 units at Brookhollow Boulevard and Preston Road. Both plots of land are zoned for multifamily development. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.

Frisco Economic Development Corp. board to discuss Frisco Park 25

During Wednesday's regular meeting, the FEDC board of directors will discuss several items regarding Frisco Park 25, a planned 216-acre industrial park in North Frisco. The items include an update on the park's development, implementing a development standards committee for the park and discussing a possible water well and irrigation program for the development. Steam Realty Partners recently announced that it will develop a 152,000-square-foot development within Frisco Park 25. The meeting begins at 6 p.m.