Crossroads Centre Adding Tenants
The Town received a permit application for Whittington Pediatric Dentistry to locate in the new Crossroads Centre (also referred to as Victory Plaza) on the northeast corner of FM 3040 and Morriss Road. Other future tenants include Anytime Fitness, Metro Swim, and Sonora Grill-Cocina de Brasa.
Design for New Town Hall
Town Council members unanimously approved a preliminary design concept for a new Town Hall facility at the September 19 Council meeting. Oxley Williams Tharp Architects of Fort Worth has been under contract with the Town to present a variety of design options and layouts for Council’s consideration. In all, five unique concepts were presented.
Italian and Tex-Mex Restaurants Coming to Lakeside
Officials with Realty Capital Management LLC announced in August that Mio Nonno Trattoria and Mena’s Tex-Mex Cantina will occupy the two remaining signature restaurant locations in The Shops at Lakeside. Wood-fired pizzas stand out as the signature dish of Mio Nonno chef Ati Mala and his longtime friend Noti Krasniqi. Their Central and Southern Italian fare also includes traditional pasta dishes and Old World-style cured meats accompanied by the freshest vegetables available. Mena’s will bring to Lakeside the top-notch food, drinks, and bar service North Texans expect to find at quality Mexican restaurants in DFW. Other tenants announced are Lakeside DFW Elite Pups Spa & Daycare, Fairway Mortgage, and Victory Sports Rehab.
Lakeside DFW Cell Service Options Being Evaluated
At the September 19 Town Council meeting, Brad French, Permitting Manager for Mobilitie Infrastructure Company, presented options to Council members addressing existing cellular service gaps in Lakeside DFW. The solution may involve the installation of a cellular tower near the mixed-use development. Council requested additional information and cost estimates be evaluated and brought back at a future meeting.
Flower Mound Chamber of Commerce Annual Fiesta Fundraiser
For guests who have attended the Flower Mound Chamber of Commerce’s largest annual fundraising event known as Fiesta Flower Mound, they know there is no better party in town. This year’s theme is “Moulin Rouge: An Evening at a Paris Nightclub” and will be sure to astound and amaze. For more information and to purchase any remaining tickets, go to www.flowermoundchamber.com
September Economic Development Forum: Development
Town of Flower Mound Executive Director of Development Services, Doug Powell, and Town Planner, Chuck Russell, presented the latest information on local development projects at the September 28 Economic Development Forum. More than 35 attendees enjoyed the event, a joint partnership between the Town of Flower Mound Economic Development Office and the Flower Mound Chamber of Commerce. For more information on future Forums, please contact EconDev@flower-mound.com.
Town Adopts Local Tax Rate and Budget
After public discussion at the September 19 Council meeting, Town Council members approved the proposed 2016-17 Fiscal Year budget and tax rate. The approved tax rate was maintained at $0.439 per $100 valuation. A copy of the approved budget can be found here.
Get Your Tricks and Treats in Flower Mound
Halloween City is now open as an extension of the Party City corporate group, at 5801 Long Prairie Road, Suite 180. Don’t forget to stop by for costumes, décor, party favors, and everything else you may need to make the Halloween season the best, and spookiest, yet. For every dollar spent in Flower Mound on sales-taxable items, you are supporting local programs and services.
September at Innovate: What New Ideas Have Come
September has been amazing month. The mission to drive local economic development and job growth by fostering, facilitating, and supporting local entrepreneurs is happening every day at Innovate in Parker Square. Innovate is now the new home to Flower Mound Chamber of Commerce’s LEADS meetings and the Town of Flower Mound’s Economic Development forum. Innovate was also very pleased to host this year’s 2017 Legislative Strategy Session, which was attended by many neighboring municipalities. This month, Innovate has gotten the chance to make some amazing partnerships with local supporting companies like Grande Communication, Buckets and Bows cleaning, and Mixed Media Creations. Each of these companies have donated their time, money, and passion to help support. As for local entrepreneurs, Innovate has gotten the chance to help foster many valuable connections. In house this month, there is a company in the beginning stages of working on a coffee cup solution for travelers. Innovate also has a technology company that will be looking to take itself public in the next 13 months. Its competitor in this space has less revenue and less user value proposition, but was just valued at $1.2 billion. Innovate is signing up new members almost every day. Please come down and check us out.
Information provided by the Flower Mound Economic Development Department.