Power Lines

All Aboard: The Terminal Brings $1K Per Square Foot Into The Station

By Jon Anderson / July 18, 2019 / 8 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, I noticed The Terminal condos had hit MLS in pre-sale mode. What’s The Terminal?  It’s a new 19-unit condo building bound by Fitzhugh, Buena Vista Street, and the Katy Trail scheduled for completion in 2021. You may recall seeing it mentioned as one of the cases vetted by the Oak […]

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‘Bury the Lines’ Hearings Began Today, Frisco Power Lines at Center of Arguments

By Leah Shafer / July 27, 2015 / 1 Comment

After months of preparation, the State Office of Administrative Hearings today began proceedings in Austin regarding a proposed 138,000-volt transmission line across Frisco. This power line has been at the center of a hotly contested debate between Frisco homeowner associations and Realtors on one side and Brazos Electric, CoServ Electric, and the Public Utility Commission (PUC) […]

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UPDATE: Frisco Homeowners Retain Attorney to Fight Above-Ground Power Lines

By Leah Shafer / January 26, 2015 / 2 Comments

As expected, on Jan. 15 Brazos Electric Power Cooperative filed a certificate of convenience and necessity (CCN) to build to build a 138,000-volt transmission line across west Frisco. In response, several Frisco homeowners have retained legal counsel to represent their interests to the Public Utility Commission (PUC) of Texas. Their attorney, Francis B. Majorie of […]

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UPDATE: Frisco Realtors, HOAs Gear Up to Fight Proposed Above-Ground Power Line Option After Official Filing Next Week

By Leah Shafer / January 8, 2015 / 1 Comment

All eyes are on Collin County as Brazos Electric Power Cooperative plans to apply for permission next week with the Public Utility Commission (PUC) of Texas to build a 138,000-volt transmission line across Frisco. A rare partnership between Frisco homeowner associations and realtors to fight the proposed above-ground power lines has caught the attention of […]

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Power Lines at Center of Fight in Frisco, Realtors Spring to Help Homeowners Protect Values

By Leah Shafer / November 19, 2014 / 4 Comments

  The gloves are off in northern suburb Frisco as homeowners fight against a power line proposed by Brazos Electric Power Cooperative Inc. and CoServ Electric. But in an unprecedented twist, Frisco Realtors are fighting side-by-side with homeowners for their home values and property rights. At the heart of the issue is a suggested above-ground, […]

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Do You Have Power? 240,000 Without Power in Dallas and Collin Counties. And The Poor Trees…

By Candy Evans / December 6, 2013 / 4 Comments

Icemageddon 2013 has left around 240,000 people without power, according to Oncor. The largest numbers of outages are concentrated in Dallas and Collin Counties, they said. And a large number of people in Tarrant, Denton, Ellis and Kaufman counties also do not have power. Freezing rain turned to ice overnight, accumulating on tree limbs and […]

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