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18Apr2017

Frisco officials fear voter fatigue on crucial issues this year

Featured in Community Impact Read full article here   City faces elections on leadership, bond     After 2016 when Frisco voters were asked to go to the polls eight times, some local officials are concerned about voter turnout for elections this year that will change the makeup of Frisco leadership and other major issues.
18Apr2017

A new Collin County collaborative effort aims to increase voter turnout

In hopes to increase voter participation, the Collin County Business Alliance has partnered with local chambers to bring forth a cooperative effort called CollinCountyVotes to educate business leaders and residents about local elections. Through this effort, the CCBA has created video candidate profiles in which mayoral, city council and Collin College board of trustees candidates provide information about themselves and their vision for the city or college. The CCBA with some of the chambers will also be hosting forums, providing real-time updates on Twitter via @CCBATexas and the hashtag #CollinCountyVotes.
18Apr2017

Candidate forums aplenty this month

Across the city, residents are hosting and planning forums to get to know prospective Plano City Council members, Plano ISD trustees and Collin College trustees. Today, the Collin County Business Alliance and Plano Chamber of Commerce are hosting a forum for residents to get to know their candidates. As May 6 draws nearer, several local organizations are doing their part to connect residents and candidates before Election Day.
12Oct2016

Finance exec to Collin County businessmen: ‘We are facing a crisis like we’ve never faced before’

Dallas Morning News “We are facing a crisis like we’ve never faced before,” Sanjiv Yajnik, Capital One’s president for financial services told North Texas business leaders and educators on Tuesday.   The problem? Technology is rapidly reshaping the world’s economy. And the American education system isn’t turning out enough workers with the skills they’ll need
11Dec2015

Collin County Business Alliance welcomes Colin Powell at anniversary luncheon

Community Impact News   Elected officials and community and business leaders welcomed former secretary of state Colin Powell as the keynote speaker at the Collin County Business Alliance’s fourth anniversary luncheon at the Capital One Plano Conference Center Dec. 10. During his speech, Powell spoke about the importance of leadership in today’s businesses and in the community
27Jun2015

Collin County Leaders Stress Unity in Addressing Growth, Infrastructure Needs

Celina Record

A morning commute or shoreline drive along the lake – at least until recent rains – shows everything one needs to know about Collin County’s greatest needs. Growth is here and it’s coming, quickly – now it’s a matter of keeping pace with infrastructure. How to do that has government leaders scrambling. At least for an afternoon, they seemed to recognize the ideal approach: Join forces.  
19Jun2015

Annual Mayoral Summit Focuses on Collin County’s Future

Community Impact News
Tickets are available for the Collin County Business Alliance’s annual mayoral summit on Friday, June 26 at the the Capital One Plano Conference Center, 8036 Dominion Parkway. The summit, which will address challenges facing the growth and prosperity of Collin County, will feature a six-person mayoral panel discussion with mayors from Allen, Frisco, McKinney, Plano, Richardson and Wylie, business-government round tables and a presentation by keynote speaker and author of “The Solution Revolution” William D. Eggers.
16Jun2015

Collin County Needs Your Voice & Your Involvement on June 26

Collin County is booming. Those of us who live here and do business here see it firsthand as we watch the massive influx of top-notch retailers, service businesses, home builders and professionals into Plano, Frisco, McKinney and so many other great cities.

But with growth comes growing pains. As the Dallas Morning News’ Brandon Formby reported in its May 24 story, ensuring Collin County has the transportation infrastructure to support rapid, substantial growth is a concern. Similarly, Formby pointed to the pressing need for additional quality schools in these high-growth cities, quoting Frisco Mayor Maher Maso as saying: “The secret isn’t in chasing numbers, but in providing ‘the quality of services and education’ that people want…Seventeen years ago, we had five schools…Today, we have 61.”
13Jun2015

Public Eye: CCBA Policy Forum

CCBA_Neighbors_go_LRDallas Business Journal

Rove, Yajnik address CCBA policy forum. Top local execs attended the Collin County Business Alliance Policy Forum April 16 to learn about key issues under consideration in the 84th TX Leg. Report. From left: Sanjiv Yajnik, CCBA chair and pres. of Capital One‘s financial services division and Karl Rove, former dep. chief of staff & senior advisor to Pres. George W. Bush.  
11Jun2015

Collin County Business Alliance Hosts Annual Mayoral Summit June 26th

DALLAS – June 10, 2015 – On Friday, June 26, the Collin County Business Alliance (CCBA) will host its annual Mayoral Summit featuring keynote speaker and author of The Solution Revolution, William D. Eggers, a six-person mayoral panel discussion with mayors from Allen, Frisco, McKinney, Plano, Richardson and Wylie, and business-government round tables.
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