Wade Park, new city council member and new superintendent: 3 things to know in Frisco, June 12-16

Wade Park is a 175-acre mixed-use development.

Wade Park is a 175-acre mixed-use development.

Brian Livingston elected as Place 6 council member


Frisco voters elected local business owner Brian Livingston as the Place 6 Frisco City Council member. Livingston defeated Bobby Roberti, who is the Frisco Planning and Zoning Commission chairman, with 65 percent of the vote.

Livingston and his wife own the Celebrity Café & Bakery and Texadelphia locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. He has served on the Frisco Convention & Visitors Bureau board and the board of adjustment/construction board of appeals.

Frisco ISD to hire new superintendent today


FISD board of trustees is set to is set to hire the next superintendent during a special meeting at 3 p.m. today at the FISD Administration Building, 5515 Ohio Drive. The board named Mike Waldrip as the lone finalist for the superintendent position last month. Waldrip will succeed Jeremy Lyon, who is retiring from the district June 30.

Waldrip has been superintendent of Coppell ISD since 2014 and he spent the previous 12 years in FISD as a principal, assistant superintendent and deputy superintendent.

Wade Park progress picks up


Construction on Wade Park is moving along again, and the Frisco Planning and Zoning Commission will vote on a revised preliminary site plan for the development at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Frisco City Hall, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd.

Wade Park is a 175-acre mixed-use development at the southeast corner of Lebanon Road and the Dallas North Tollway. It is considered one of the developments that make up Frisco's $5 Billion Mile, which is a mile-long stretch of four developments along the DNT that make up a combined worth of more than $5 billion.


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