Public Hearing Notice

Notice is hereby given that the Planning & Zoning Commission of the City of McLendon-Chisholm will meet and hold a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, May 23, 2022, at McLendon-Chisholm City Hall, 1371 W. FM 550, McLendon-Chisholm, TX 75032. In addition, the City Council will meet and hold a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. At such times and place, the Commission and City Council will consider the application of Steven Smith on behalf of Watson Way Estates requesting a change in zoning from “SF 2.5” Single Family 2.5 to “PD” Planned Development District for the development of a 10 single-family residential subdivision with minimum one and one-half acre lots on 27 acres of land currently zoned 2.5 which requires a minimum lot size of two and one-half acres of land. The property location is adjacent to the intersection of FM 550 and FM 1139 on the southeast side of the intersection. The property is described as county parcel ID numbers 10783, 45857, and 10782. Zoning of the subject property will amend the Official Zoning Map of the City of McLendon-Chisholm. Citizens are invited to attend and participate in the public hearings.

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UNOFFICIAL ELECTION RETURNS

SPECIAL ELECTION

05/07/22 as of 8:35 pm

Determine whether or not to reduce the tax rate adopted for the current year to the rollback rate in accordance with Texas Tax Code Section 26.07.

For:  332 (91.71%)

Against: 30 (8.29%)

For the latest available election results CLICK HERE.

Serve on the P&Z Board

Applications for Planning & Zoning Commission Being Accepted

The City of McLendon-Chisholm is accepting applications for two regular positions and up to three alternate positions on the Planning & Zoning Commission.

The Planning & Zoning Commission is responsible for the development and implementation of plans for the future growth, development and redevelopment of the City. The Commission shall also be responsible for the review and consideration and recommendation for approval or rejection to the City Council of all development plans and proposals, zoning requests, subdivision plats and replats, site plans and zoning regulations and ordinances. The Commission shall further be responsible for the review and consideration of the adoption, updating, and revision of land use assumptions.

Meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month when there is a case to be heard. The application for appointment to the Commission is available on the City website or by contacting the City Secretary.

Applications should be returned to the City Secretary at citysecretary@mclendon-chisholm.com, by mail, or in person.  Applications must be received no later than Friday, June 10, 2022.

Serve on the Board of Adjustment

Applications for Board of Adjustment Being Accepted

The City of McLendon-Chisholm is accepting applications for two regular positions and up to four alternate positions on the Board of Adjustment.

The Board of Adjustment authorizes variances from the zoning ordinance when it is not contrary to the public interest. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month when there is a case to be heard. The application for appointment to the Board is available on the City website or by contacting the City Secretary.

Applications should be returned to the City Secretary at citysecretary@mclendon-chisholm.com, by mail, or in person.  Applications must be received no later than Friday, June 10, 2022.

THE ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY IS MAY 30, 2022

The City will hold the Annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 30th, 2022 starting 1:00 p.m. at City Hall, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the US military. The public is invited to attend.

Memorial Day Ceremony Flyer

2022 ROCKWALL COUNTY MAYOR’S PRAYER BREAKFAST MAY 5

Rockwall County Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast will be held on May 5, the National Day of Prayer. There will be a light breakfast with worship and speaker Kevin Pate. Doors at The Center at Rockwall, 108 E Washington St, Rockwall, TX 75087 open at 7:30am.

Poster for Rockwall Co. Mayor's Prayer Breakfast

CITY OF MCLENDON-CHISHOLM CLEAN-UP CAMPAIGN

Join the Community Cleanup Campaign, open to all City of McClendon-Chisholm residents.

Saturday, April 23, 2022 ~ 7:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon

1371 WEST FARM MARKET ROAD 550

Proof of Residency Required

Bulk Items ACCEPTED at ROLLOFF location:

  • Non-Freon Appliances
  • Furniture
  • Scrap Metal
  • Lumber
  • Mattresses/Box Springs

Bulk Items NOT ACCEPTED at ROLLOFF location:

  • Freon Appliances
  • Automotive products and parts
  • Chemicals / Paint/ Tires
  • Demolition/ construction debris
  • Brush/ tree limbs
  • TV’s

This is your opportunity to do some spring cleaning and the City of McLendon-Chisholm would like to help. All residents are encouraged to participate in the Cleanup Campaign.

  • The Cleanup Campaign is a service for the residents of McLendon-Chisholm and NOT for people from other communities, contractor’s, or businesses.
  • The City website will be updated as more information becomes available.
  • A roll off dumpster will be located at 1371 West FM 550, please bring the ACCEPTED items to this location for disposal.

Thank you for helping to keep the City of McLendon-Chisholm looking clean and attractive.

Code Compliance Department – City of McLendon-Chisholm

MIKE DONEGAN PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING DEDICATION

Community spirit and pride were high on Saturday, March 12, as a large gathering of McLendon-Chisholm citizens, firefighters and city, county and state leaders turned out for the ribbon cutting and dedication of the new Mike Donegan Public Safety Building.

Mike Donegan was the beloved Mayor of McLendon-Chisholm from 1994 to 2010, which is the longest tenure in the history of the city. His family was also in attendance, and his wife, Sharon, held the honor of cutting the ribbon. Enjoy these photos from this special day…

Dedication & Ribbon Cutting of the Mike Donegan Public Safety Building

The community is invited to the dedication and ribbon cutting of the new Mike Donegan Public Safety Building (1371 FM 550, McLendon-Chisholm) on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 10am.

Following the ceremony stay to enjoy the open house from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Events include station tours, fire truck static displays, fire fighting demonstrations, kids activities and more.

In-N-Out burger truck will be handing out delicious burgers from 11am to 1pm, while supplies last.

Mike Donegan served as Mayor of McLendon-Chisholm from 1994 to 2010, which is the longest tenure in the history of the city. After he was Mayor, Mike worked behind the scenes and was a strong supporter and mentor to past and current councilmembers. A native Texan, Donegan was a 1972 graduate of Texas A&M University where he was a member of the Corps of Cadets. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and achieved the rank of Captain during his five years of duty. Mike sadly passed away last year.

The Mike Donegan Public Safety Building

 

INAUGURAL MCLENDON-CHISHOLM EGG DROP IS APRIL 9

The inaugural McLendon-Chisholm Egg Drop is Saturday, April 9, from 9:00am to 12:00pm. All are welcome to attend this free community event and there will be activities for all ages. Hosted by Home & Heart and the City of McLendon-Chisholm, the event will be held at City Hall, 1371 W FM 550.

Make sure to bring your baskets for the helicopter egg drop! There will be multiple egg hunts broken into different age categories ranging from age 2 and under to age 21 and up.
Don’t forget to bring your camera for photos with the Easter Bunny.

Featured Activities Include:

  • Helicopter Egg Drop
  • The Easter Bunny
  • All Ages Egg Hunts
  • Classic Cars
  • Balloon Animals
  • Face Painting
  • Large Bounce Slide
  • Food Trucks
  • And More Fun Activities