2019 Charter Election

On February 5, 2019 the City Council approved an Ordinance ordering a Special Charter Amendment Election to be held on May 4, 2019

The Special Charter Amendment Election Propositions will appear on the ballot with the Propositions for the Special Bond Election and the General Election. 


  • Official Ordinance calling the Special Charter Amendment Election for May 4, 2019
  • The full outline of each proposed charter amendment is available in English and in Spanish
  • The Official Ballot Language for the Special Charter Amendment Election is available in English and in Spanish
  • The Notice of Election for the Special Charter Amendment Election is available in English and in Spanish
Section 11.06 of the Frisco City Charter states amendments to the City Charter may be submitted to the qualified voters of the City no more than once every two (2) years. 

Section 11.07(1) of the Frisco City Charter states at least once every six (6) years the City Council shall appoint a Charter Review Commission. The Charter Review Commission's primary function is to: (A) inquire into the operation of the City government under the Charter and determine whether any provisions require revision; (B) propose any recommendations it deems desirable to ensure compliance with the Charter of the City government; and (C) report its finding and present its recommendations to the City Council.

Council appointed the below members to the Charter Review Commission:
Chairman Karen Cunningham
Vice-Char Shane Gilmore
Member Helen-Eve Liebman
Member John Kirby
Member Geoff Davis
Member Laxmi Tummala
Member Lynn Slaney-Silguero
Member Sean Merrell
Member Thomas (Dennie) Franklin
Member Randy Archambault
Alternate Khushboo Rawlley

Having completed a comprehensive review of the City's Charter, the Charter Review Commission's recommendations/report were presented to the City Council at the November 26, 2018 City Council Meeting.