Boards & Commissions

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McKinney is Unique by nature because of residents like you who step up to a Board or Commission and helped guide our growth. Fresh perspectives are welcome. Apply today!

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Public Meeting Guidelines

Animal Service Facility Advisory Committee


Evaluates the animal shelter located within the city limits for compliance with state statutes.


Meetings 

  • 12 p.m.
  • Meets a minimum of three times per year
  • Second Floor Conference Room, City Hall
    222 N. Tennessee St.
    McKinney, TX 75069

Members 

At least four members, serve one-year terms. Members must include at least:

  • One licensed veterinarian
  • One city official
  • One person involved in the daily operation of the Animal Service Facility
  • One representative from an animal welfare organization


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Board of Adjustment


Serves as an appeal body for individuals seeking variances to the zoning ordinances or to a decision made by an administrative official enforcing the ordinances. If you would like to serve on the BOA, please complete the universal application form for all McKinney Boards & Commissions.


If you would like to apply for a zoning variance or appeal an enforcement decision, please use the BOA Application


BOA Meetings - PDF Schedule 

  • 5:30 p.m.
  • Second and last Wednesday of the month as needed.
    Regular Meeting Location
    Council Chambers, City Hall
    222 N. Tennessee St.
    McKinney, TX 75069
    Alternate Meeting Location
    Second Floor Conference Room, City Hall
    222 N. Tennessee St.
    McKinney, TX 75069


Members

  • Five members serve two-year staggered terms, along with two alternates.


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Building & Standards Commission


Considers approval or denial of appeals of the Chief Building Official for repairs, vacations or demolitions of any building or structure or portion thereof as well as enforcement of city ordinances relating to the same.


Considers approval, denial and/or appeals of the Chief Building Official and Fire Chief’s interpretations of the Model Building Codes.


Reviews and makes recommendations on new Model Building Code updates, as required.


Meetings 

  • 4 p.m.
  • Meets Monday before the second Tuesday as needed
  • Second Floor Conference Room, City Hall
    222 N. Tennessee St.
    McKinney, TX 75069


Members

Five members serve one-year terms. Members ideally includes:

  • One architect
  • One general contractor or engineer
  • One member with experience in fire protection and fire safety


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Collin Central Appraisal District (CCAD) Board of Directors 


The CCAD Board of Directors governs the Collin Central Appraisal District. 


Members

The taxing entities that vote on the appraisal district’s budget (county, city, school and special districts) select the members of the board of directors. Nominations are submitted in odd-numbered years.


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Community Grants Advisory Commission


Considers funding requests for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the city’s Community Support Grant programs, reviews CDBG performance, and advises City Council on CDBG and support grant activities.


Meetings 

  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Meets approximately eight times per year as needed.
  • Second Floor Conference Room, City Hall
    222 N. Tennessee St.
    McKinney, TX 75069


Members

Seven members serve one-year terms.


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Historic Preservation Advisory Board


Assists in the preservation of historic McKinney through programs and projects that increase public awareness of the value of historic, cultural and architectural preservation.


Meetings 

  • 5:30 p.m.
  • First Thursday of every month
  • Council Chambers, City Hall
    222 N. Tennessee St.
    McKinney, TX 75069


Members

Seven members serve one-year terms. Members may include:

  • Architect, city planner or a design professional
  • Historian
  • Licensed real estate broker
  • Attorney
  • Property owner of a landmark or a building in the historic district
  • Or other citizens interested in historic preservation


Mission Statement

Maintain McKinney’s architectural legacy, enriching the cultural identity of the community, and strengthening economic value through preservation and education.


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Library Advisory Board


Advises the City Council on matters relating to Library Services. Reviews library performance and advises library staff on development of library policy.


 Meetings 

  • 5 p.m.
  • Third Thursday of every month
  • Meetings alternate each month between the two libraries; please check the calendar for location.

    Dulaney Room, Roy & Helen Hall Memorial Library
    101 E. Hunt St.
    McKinney, TX 75069

    Board Room, John & Judy Gay Library
    6861 W. Eldorado Pkwy.
    McKinney, TX  75070


Members

Seven members serve one-year terms.


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McKinney Armed Services Memorial Board


Conducts the city’s annual Veterans Day ceremony, raises funds for maintenance and improvements at Veterans Memorial Park in McKinney, and qualifies veterans’ names nominated for inclusion on the memorial’s wall of honor.


Meetings 

  • 6 p.m.
  • Second Wednesday as needed
  • Administration Conference Room, Parks & Recreation
    1611 N. Stonebridge Dr.
    McKinney, TX 75071


Members

Seven members serve one-year terms.


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McKinney Arts Commission


Serves as an advisory board to City Council to make recommendations concerning the resources and needs of the community on the subject of the arts, including strategies to encourage community involvement in the arts.


Interested in learning more? Please visit the Arts Commission webpage.


Meetings

  • 4:30 p.m.
  • Third Thursday of first month of each quarter at minimum.
  • Second Floor Conference Room, City Hall
    222 N. Tennessee St.
    McKinney, TX 75069


Members 

Seven members serve two-year staggered terms.


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McKinney Community Development Corporation (MCDC) 


Identifies and funds community facilities and related projects to maintain and enhance the quality of life in McKinney.


Meetings 

  • 8 a.m.
  • Fourth Thursday of every month
  • Council Chambers, City Hall
    222 N. Tennessee Street
    McKinney, TX 75070


Members

Seven members serve two-year staggered terms.


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Visit McKinney (McKinney Convention & Visitors Bureau) 

 

Formerly McKinney Convention and Visitors Bureau - MCVB. Responsible for establishing the operating policies for Visit McKinney and for evaluating the progress of Visit McKinney in the attainment of goals.


Meetings

  • 8:00 a.m.
  • Fourth Tuesday of every month
  • Meeting locations vary; check meeting agenda


Members

Seven members serve two-year staggered terms. Board members may serve up to three terms.


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McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) 


Leads, directs and coordinates the broad-based expansion of the city’s business tax base and promotes sustainable job growth, thereby continuously enhancing the quality of life for the citizens of the McKinney area.


Meetings

  • 8 a.m.
  • Third Tuesday of every month
  • Council Chambers, City Hall
    222 N. Tennessee Street
    McKinney, TX 75070


Members

Seven members serve two-year terms.


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McKinney Housing Authority 


Provides housing assistance to people with low-to-moderate income.


Meetings 

  • 5:30 p.m.
  • Fourth Tuesday of every month
  • Housing Authority Office
    1200 N. Tennessee St.
    McKinney, TX 75069


Members

Five members serve two-year staggered terms. Members must include one resident of the McKinney Housing Authority.


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McKinney Housing Finance Corporation 


Finances the cost of residential ownership and development on behalf of the city to provide decent, safe and sanitary housing for city residents at affordable prices.


Meetings 

  • 8 a.m.
  • Second Friday of every month
  • Second Floor Conference Room, City Hall
    222 N. Tennessee Street
    McKinney, TX  75069


Members

Seven members serve one-year terms.


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McKinney Main Street Board


McKinney Main Street’s vision is to see the continued growth of McKinney’s vibrant downtown area through economic development, increased promotion, enhanced tourism, infrastructure redevelopment, historical preservation efforts and an increased awareness of McKinney’s history.


Meetings 


Members

Nine members serve one-year terms, and may include the following:

  • Downtown business owners
  • Downtown property owners
  • Professional and service businesses
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Financial institutions
  • Marketing
  • Special events
  • Fundraising


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McKinney Urban Transit District (MUTD)


The MUTD administers the Collin County Transit program in conjunction with the City of McKinney and the Denton County Transportation Authority.


For more information about McKinney transit services, visit McKinneyTexas.org/Transit 


Meetings

  • 6 p.m.
  • Third Wednesday of every other month beginning April 15, 2020
  • Council Chambers, City Hall
    222 N. Tennessee St.
    McKinney, TX 75069


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North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) Board 


Oversees policies and projects of the water district.


Meetings

  • 4 p.m.
  • Fourth Thursday of every month
  • NTMWD Office
    505 E. Brown St.
    Wylie, TX  74098


Members

  • Membership consists of 25 members from 13 member cities: Allen, Farmersville, Forney, Frisco, Garland, McKinney, Mesquite, Plano, Princeton, Richardson, Rockwall, Royse City and Wylie.
  • Two members from McKinney serve two-year staggered terms.


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Parks & Recreation Advisory Board


Advises City Council on park-related matters. 


Meetings 

  • 5 p.m.
  • Second Thursday of every month
  • Parks and Recreation Administration Conference Room
    1611 N. Stonebridge Dr.
    McKinney, TX 75071


Members

Seven members serve two-year terms.


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Planning & Zoning Commission


Reviews and considers submitted site plans and plats, makes recommendations to City Council on zoning ordinance amendments, Comprehensive Plan amendments, specific use permits and rezoning requests.


Meetings

  • 6 p.m.
  • Second and fourth Tuesdays of every month
  • Council Chambers, City Hall
    222 N. Tennessee St.
    McKinney, TX 75070


Planning Case List

View current and past planning case lists


Members

Seven members serve one-year terms.


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Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone 1 (TIRZ 1) Board - Town Center


Makes recommendations to the City Council concerning the administration of TIRZ 1.


Meetings

  • Meets as needed
  • Council Chambers, City Hall
    222 N. Tennessee St.
    McKinney, TX 75069


Members

Nine members serving two-year staggered terms. Members include the following:

  • The McKinney City Council
  • One member from the Planning and Zoning Commission
  • One member appointed by Collin County


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Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone 2 (TIRZ 2) Board - Airport


Makes recommendations to the City Council concerning the administration of TIRZ 2.


Meetings 

  • Meets as needed
  • Council Chambers, City Hall
    222 N. Tennessee St.
    McKinney, TX 75069


Members

Nine members serving two-year staggered terms. Members include the following:

  • The McKinney City Council
  • One member with interest in the aviation industry
  • One member appointed by Collin County


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Membership Qualifications


  • Interviews are in July and August and are public.
  • Appointments are made in August and September.
  • The term begins October 1 for all new and reappointed members.
  • You need to be a McKinney resident unless the ordinance or law creating the board or commission states otherwise.
  • You need to be willing to attend regularly scheduled meetings.
  • You must be a registered voter with your current residence address submitted on the application.


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