Posted on: June 23, 2017

Playful Corp. selects downtown McKinney for new headquarters

The McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is proud to announce an incentive agreement with Playful Corp. to aid in the construction of its new global corporate headquarters in downtown McKinney. MEDC offered an incentive of up to $2.5 million t...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Historic Downtown McKinney earns Main Street accreditation for 13th year

The City of McKinney Historic Downtown has once again been designated as an accredited Main Street America program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. This is the 13th time McKinney Main Street has been recog...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

McKinney Public Library expands cloudLibrary

The McKinney Public Library System recently expanded their free cloudLibrary™ by bibliotheca collection to include access to over 28,000 eBooks and nearly 3,000 digital audiobooks. The expanded cloudLibrary collection includes new and popular ti...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

McKinney approves agreement with Playful Corporation

The McKinney City Council approved an assignment agreement with Playful Building One, LLC, that paves the way for Playful Corp. to move forward with its new headquarters office building in downtown McKinney.

McKinney-based Playful Corp. is an independent s...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Residents confirm high quality of living in McKinney

The most recent citizen survey confirms why McKinney is consistently named one of the fastest-growing cities in the country with 91 percent of respondents who rated the city as an excellent or good place to live. Respondents also gave an overwhelmingly po...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

McKinney Performing Arts Center launches a 100-day fundraising campaign

McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC) today announced a fundraising campaign called 100 Days, 100 Donations. MPAC, located at the former Collin County Courthouse in the center of Historic Downtown McKinney, is asking patrons for support to continue to br...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

City of McKinney earns top statewide honors in municipal communications

The City of McKinney Communications and Marketing Department earned the top honor of a TAMI award presented by the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO) for the city’s website. The website was updated in 2016 to feature an ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Visitors can enjoy free rides on the McKinney Downtown Area Shuttle

DASH

The City of McKinney is proud to introduce the McKinney DASH to the downtown McKinney. The McKinney DASH, Downtown Area Shuttle, will help alleviate downtown parking congestion by offering free rides to downtown visitors’ walking to and from par...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

McKinney celebrates Independence Day with Red, White and BOOM!

Make your Fourth of July holiday as festive as apple pie at the City of McKinney’s Red, White, and BOOM! celebration. Independence Day kicks off with free family activities, live entertainment and a spectacular fireworks show. Families can also ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

McKinney hires Michael Kowski as Parks and Recreation Director

The City of McKinney has announced the hiring of Michael Kowski as Director of Parks and Recreation. Kowski will begin June 26.

Kowski has more than 10 years of municipal government experience. He most recently served as the Assistant Director of Developme...

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