Superintendent finalist and zoning ordinance changes: 4 things to know in Frisco, May 22-26

Frisco Mayor Jeff Cheney to deliver State of the City address


Tickets are on sale for a State of the City luncheon hosted by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce. The luncheon will take place 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m. June 21 at the Embassy Suites Frisco Hotel and Convention Center. During the luncheon, Cheney will spell out his 100-day plan to deliver on objectives outlined during his campaign for mayor. Cheney was sworn in as mayor May 16.

Also during the luncheon, the chamber will recognize the graduation class of Leadership Frisco XX.

Superintendent finalist could be named today


The Frisco ISD board of trustees is holding a special meeting today, May 22, to deliberate on the superintendent candidates and possibly name a lone finalist. The meeting begins at 3 p.m. at the FISD Administration Building, 5515 Ohio Drive.

Superintendent Jeremy Lyon is retiring at the end of the school year.

Frisco Planning and Zoning Commission to consider amending zoning ordinance


The commission will meet Tuesday for its regular meeting to discuss amending the city's zoning ordinance. The amendment would change the Retail At-Grade standards, which are provided for vertical mixed-use developments that give the developer the flexibility to provide commercial or residential uses on the first floor of the development. The changes would help better define the methods for constructing a building to allow for commercial flex space. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at Frisco City Hall, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd.

Informational event to raise awareness for Alzheimer's disease and dementia


Mustang Creek Estates of Frisco will host a community event about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia at 6 p.m. May 25 at 1200 Main St., House A. The event will feature Tara Judd Longley, director of the Northwest region of Alzheimer’s Association Greater Dallas, as the guest speaker. The Mustang Creek Estates community will donate $10 to the Alzheimer’s Association for each person who attends the event.


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