Celebrating Women

 Article Mayor Jeff Cheney | Photography Brandon Frakes  Growing up with my mom, grandma and three sisters, my dad and I were outnumbered. When I practiced my pitching, my mom would catch for me for hours at a time. My grandma would kill snakes in her backyard. I was surrounded by strong, tenacious and loving women. I learned even though they all…

Mayor’s Turn

When people think of communities who are environmentally conscious, what comes to mind?  Do you think of cities in California, or western states or even Austin?  Most people would not initially think of Frisco as a city who has a strong track record of protecting our environment.  This is one of the surprising attributes of Frisco.  We are committed to…

Homemade Peanut Butter Pumpkin Dog Biscuits

If your dog has a wheat sensitivity, you can switch out the flour to an oat, rice or coconut flour. The consistency may just be a little different.

How to Lower Your Property Taxes

There is probably not another city in Texas who has seen such rapidly increasing property values as Frisco – and rapidly growing taxes with it. We were among the first to get hit with what is now sweeping almost every city in Texas.

Mayor’s Turn

NYE celebrations mark the official end of the holiday season. You may have finished 2017 with a big party surrounded by friends or a quiet night at home watching the ball drop with your family. Even though New Year’s Eve is fun, I would like to think of myself as more of a New Year’s Day kind of guy. I like the idea…

How to Make a Ribbon Wreath

This is a great way to repurpose ribbons from past Christmases, making an elegant decoration for your holiday celebration. Coordinate colors with your Christmas theme or with your home’s interior design to create a festive and stylish seasonal design. Have fun and be creative!

Mayor’s Turn

The Christmas season is finally here. It is a joyful time of year to celebrate with friends and family. Dana’s favorite part of Christmas is all the lights. Zach, Mason and Kaytlin love drinking hot chocolate while Dana and I drive them around Frisco Square 500 times watching the lights and turning up the radio full blast at Christmas in the Square. I don’t…

Mayor’s Turn

November is a month when we begin to think about the holidays. The weather is getting cooler and we’re deep into football season. We are naturally thinking towards Thanksgiving and family. However, there’s a special day before Thanksgiving that I am hoping will get some extra attention this year in Frisco. November 11th is Veterans Day.

Mayor’s Turn

September 29 marked the 100th Day of my plan for Frisco. My commitment to you in these 100 Days was presented to you in nine planks at the Frisco Chamber’s State of the City Address. We are happy to announce our success in all our initiatives. Accomplishing all of this at breakneck speed was important for me to demonstrate my…

Mayor’s Turn

I knew when I was running for Mayor one of greatest areas where I wanted to make significant change was in how we communicate. When I was talking with thousands of Frisconians, one of the biggest complaints was lack of transparency.