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May 16th, 2023 

Frisco discusses potential for county satellite location of animal shelter

The Frisco City Council met Tuesday afternoon for a work session meeting focused on the city’s animal services efforts.

Frisco Enterprise

May 6th, 2023 

Rummel wins re-election for Frisco City Council seat

Incumbent Laura Rummel will keep her place on Frisco City Council, according to unofficial results from Denton and Collin counties.  Rummel secured 85% with 16,396 votes while her opponent, Anwer Azam, claimed 15% with 2,817 votes. 

Community Impact

April 23rd, 2023 

2023 Election: Get to know the Frisco City Council Place 5 candidates

The May 6 election period is approaching and Frisco voters will have the chance to choose a candidate to serve on Frisco City Council Place 5. 

Frisco Enterprise

April 11th, 2023 

We recommend Frisco City Council,
Place 5 

In the race for Place 5 in Frisco’s City Council, incumbent Laura Rummel is the better option to continue this path. In our interview, she showed a superior grasp of policy issues and offered much more clarity for the short-term future of this city than her challenger.

Dallas Morning News

March 31st, 2023 

Meet the Candidates for Frisco City Council, Place 5

Learn more about the candidates running for Place 5 on the Frisco City Council ahead of the May 6 election. 

Community Impact

Feb 17th, 2023 

Frisco mayor, council seat see contested races

The filing period came to a close on Feb. 17 at 5 p.m. for the upcoming Frisco City Council election, and six candidates...have submitted applications to run for office in the May 6 election.

Community Impact

Feb 8th, 2023 

Frisco's proposed $473.4M bond package to land on ballot without animal shelter item

Frisco voters will be deciding whether or not to approve $473.4 million in proposed bond items this May.  

Frisco Enterprise

Jan 27th, 2023

FRISCO - 2040, City leaders focus on the feature at annual strategy session 

What will Frisco look like by the year 2040?

Frisco Enterprise

Oct 10th , 2022

Frisco City Council forms animal advisory committee

Frisco City Council members appointed seven members on Oct. 4 for the city’s first animal advisory committee to advocate for animals and pet owners.

Dallas Morning News

Sept 21st, 2022

Frisco maintains tax rate, adds staff for fiscal year 2023

For the sixth consecutive year, Frisco’s property tax rate will stay the same at $0.4466 per $100 property evaluation, the city announced Wednesday.  Almost half of the city’s budget is dedicated to public safety.  

Dallas Morning News

June 21st, 2022

Frisco approves 'Senior Tax Freeze', raises residential homestead exemption

After tabling a decision to rezone property for development of 61 All Frisco homeowners (with homestead status) will soon get a bigger break on their property tax bill. The City of Frisco’s homestead exemption is increasing.  Plus seniors, those Over 65 (and disabled), will get even more property tax relief in the form of a ‘senior tax freeze’.   

City of Frisco

May 23rd, 2022

Frisco names new city manager

Following a nationwide search, the City of Frisco names Wes Pierson as its new city manager. Pierson has more than 13 years of city management experience, including nearly 7 years as city manager in the Town of Addison where he currently serves.   

Frisco Enterprise

May 18th, 2022

Frisco council votes against rezoning to allow 61 townhomes

After tabling a decision to rezone property for development of 61 townhomes surrounded by already established single-family housing, Frisco City Council rejected the change in zoning to allow the project.

Community Impact

May 5th, 2022

Q&A: Get to know the newest Frisco City Council members

Frisco residents Tammy Meinershagen and Laura Rummel are the latest members to join City Council.

Community Impact

March 26th, 2022

Laura Rummel wins special runoff election for Place 5 on Frisco City Council

The next Frisco resident to assume Place 5 on City Council has been decided.

Community Impact

February 4th, 2022

Voter turnout is top of mind for both candidates

As Frisco enters the final phase of its special election, both candidates involved agree that the main issue is getting residents to know that it’s happening in the first place.

Frisco Enterprise

January 29th, 2022

Rummel, Shipman heading to runoff election for Frisco City Council Place 5

In the special election, Rummel accumulated 2,340 votes, or 45.9%, according to unofficial vote tallies from Collin and Denton counties. Shipman accumulated 2,080 votes, or 40.8%.

Community Impact

January 7th - Feb 1st, 2022 - print issue

Top Election story to watch in 2022


Jan. 12th -25th early voting

Jan. 29th Election Day

Community Impact - Laura for Frisco ad on priorities on page 13, Candidate questionnaire page 27

January 7th, 2022

Frisco City Council candidates to speak at forum hosted by chamber

The Frisco Chamber of Commerce is hosting a City Council candidate forum from 6-7 p.m. on Jan. 11 at Grace Church, located at 8440 Grace St. 

Community Impact

December 20th, 2021

Three candidates will compete for Frisco City Council in special election

Three candidates will compete for the Place 5 spot on the Frisco City Council in a January election

Frisco Enterprise

December 10th, 2021

One candidate files for Frisco City Council special election on Jan. 29

Since filing began Dec. 8, one application has been filed for the Jan.29 special election to fill a vacant seat on Frisco City Council.

Community Impact

November 26th, 2021

Frisco to select new city council member in special election

Frisco residents will be selecting a new City Council representative after one has resigned from his seat.

Community Impact

November 23rd, 2020

Everything Frisco voters need to know about early voting Nov. 23-Dec. 4 for City Council runoff

Frisco voters will have several opportunities over the next two weeks to cast an early ballot in the Dec. 8 Frisco City Council Place 5 runoff election between candidates Dan Stricklin and Laura Rummel.

Community Impact

November 4th, 2020

Frisco City Council candidates head to runoff 

Two candidates will vie for Frisco City Council Place 5 in a runoff election on December 8th. 

Frisco Enterprise article

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