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Posted on: August 6, 2020

McKinney City Council appoints members to Throckmorton statue advisory board

Ad hoc committee to provide advice and oversight to staff research related to the historical context, appropriateness, and relevancy of the Throckmorton statue.

McKINNEY, Texas (Aug. 6, 2020) – The McKinney City Council has formed an Ad Hoc Advis...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Notice of Intention to Issue City of McKinney, Texas Certificates of Obligations

On June 22, 2020, in accordance with HB 477, the City of McKinney hereby provides Notice of Intention to Issue City of McKinney, Texas Certificates of Obligation.

  • City Council will vote on this matter during regular session on August 18, 2020
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Posted on: July 29, 2020

TUPPS Brewery to relocate and expand in historic Mill District

McKINNEY, Texas (July 29, 2020) – TUPPS Brewery has announced it will relocate and expand its campus to the historic Mill District of downtown McKinney. The campus will include a tasting taproom in the original grain milling building, a state-of...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

McKinney earns AAA ratings from Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s, Aa1 water and wastewater rating

McKINNEY, Texas (July 21, 2020) – The City of McKinney has again received the highest ratings issued from two major credit rating agencies for its general obligation (GO) bonds. The city earned ratings of Aaa from Moody’s and AAA from ...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

City renames McKinney Community Center to the Recreation Center at Towne Lake

Name change brings prominence and recognition to Towne Lake Park 

McKINNEY, Texas (July 22, 2020) – This week, the McKinney City Council approved the renaming of the McKinney Community Center to the Recreation Center at Towne Lake. The f...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

City of McKinney proposes $5 million dollar small business grant program

McKinney, Frisco and Allen partner for Tri-City Collin County Small Business Grant Program

McKINNEY, Texas (June 18, 2020) – The City of McKinney and McKinney Economic Development Corporation propose a $5 million dollar grant program to support s...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

City opens Round Two of ‘McKinney Strong’ Grant Program

Round two allows home-based businesses to apply

McKINNEY, Texas (June 8, 2020) – On June 8, applications will be accepted for round two of the McKinney Strong Grant program to distribute the remaining funds from the original $1 million in unalloc...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

McKinney launches online survey for FY21 budget

Residents invited to provide input on budget before its submitted to City Council for approval

McKINNEY, Texas (May 20, 2020) – McKinney residents and stakeholders are invited to provide feedback as City of McKinney staff prepare the cit...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Site Opening in McKinney, TX

What: COVID-19 drive-thru testing site opens Monday, May 4

When: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays weekly from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Where: Parking lot of the Walmart store located at 1721 N. Custer Rd., McKinney, TX 75071

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

McKinney establishes ‘McKinney Strong’ COVID-19 Small Business and Nonprofit Grant Program

New grant program launching May 1

McKINNEY, Texas (April 29, 2020) – The City of McKinney has partnered with the McKinney Community Development Corporation (MCDC) to establish the McKinney Strong COVID-19 Small Business and Nonprofit Grant progra...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

McKinney extends state of disaster ordinance through April 30

The City of McKinney extended the local state of disaster declaration related to the Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) until April 30 and adopted several updates to be consistent with Governor Greg Abbott’s executive order for the state of Texas. ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

McKinney establishes COVID-19 hotline to answer resident questions

McKINNEY, Texas (March 27, 2020) – The City of McKinney has established a hotline and email address for residents to contact for questions or concerns related to city business amid the novel coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19). Four city employees w...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

McKinney issues shelter in place order, closes nonessential businesses

Order in effect Thursday, March 26, at 12:01 a.m. until Wednesday, April 1, at 11:59 p.m.

The City of McKinney issued a shelter in place order for residents and closed nonessential businesses in an updated local state of disaster declaration for the public...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

McKinney updates disaster declaration for restaurants

Updates do not effect drive-thru, delivery or carry out services 

McKINNEY, Texas (March 17, 2020) – The City of McKinney today updated its local state of disaster declaration for the public health emergency related to the Coron...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

McKinney Declares Public Health Emergency with Neighboring Cities and Collin County

McKinney changes facilities’ operations and programming

 

McKINNEY, Texas (March 16, 2020) – The City of McKinney today declared a local state of disaster for the public health emergency related to the Coronavirus outbreak (COVI...

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Posted on: September 7, 2016

McKinney Fire Department hosts international intern from Poland

Firefighter Intern from Poland

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is hosting Officer Cadet Michal Zugaj from the Main School of Fire Service in Warsaw, Poland, who is part of a prestigious international program that provides Polish fire officer candidates the opportunity to experience ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Summer Reading Program

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Through August 15

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Posted on: June 14, 2020

John & Judy Gay Library Now Open

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The expanded John & Judy Gay Library is now open, with social distancing guidelines in place.  Come see our new space and our new features!

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Posted on: July 4, 2020

Cross Stitch Meetup (Adults)

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Do you embroider, cross stitch, or needlepoint? Please join us to share your ideas, learn from seasoned crafters, or get inspired for your next project! Please note this is not a class, but a gathering to encourage skill building and creative ideas across...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

True Crime Book Club (Adult)

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True Crime Book Club

Sometimes the truth is stranger than fiction. Come discuss true crime books of literary merit examining the writing style, content, and presentation of material. Second Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m; Adults. 

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Posted on: August 2, 2020

Recycled Book Crafting (All Ages)

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Recycled Book Crafting (All ages)

Learn how to create your own works of art with our recycled book craft videos on Facebook, then join us for a virtual zoom meeting to showcase your creations and discuss the creative process. Third Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Teen Creative Writing Group (6th-12th grade)

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Teen Creative Writing Group (6th-12th grade)

Bounce poetry, stories, plays, novel excerpts, or writing ideas off fellow creative writers and get feedback and support for your writing.Second and Forth Sunday, 1-1:30 p.m. This is an unrecorded live session m...

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Posted on: June 21, 2020

Mommy and Me Yoga (3-5 years)

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Join us for stories, songs, and yoga poses, led by a professional yoga instructor. Moms and children 3-5 years of age; 10:15- 10:45 a.m. virtually on Zoom.

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Mytherious Legends (5th-8th Grade)

Mytherious Legends

Explore myths and legends from cultures around the world through STEM activities. 4-4:45 p.m. Thursdays; 5th-8th grade, virtual meet up on Zoom.

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Curbside Pick-up Service Available

Library Curbside Service

Place the items you want on hold and we'll bring them to your vehicle.

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

MPAC Summer Drive-In Concert presents: Hill Country - Aug 21

Hill Country the band

Texas-based outfit "Hill Country" travels the borderland between musical genres, busting down the gates that separate country, bluegrass, folk, and acoustic rock.

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

MPAC Summer Drive-In Concert presents: Cody Canada and The Departed - Sept 4

Cody Canada and The Departed

It's been a quarter-century since Cody Canada of Cross Canadian Ragweed kicked off his career. A road warrior and prolific songwriter, Canada formed The Departed in 2011 as a nod to his former band's glory days inspired by outlaw country icons.

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Fitness Party in the Park - August 15

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Sample a variety of workouts at Bonnie Wenk Park - Yoga, Fit Camp and Zumba!

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Zoom with Parks and Rec - Aug. 25

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Take a deep breathe and learn how it effects your rest and digestion.

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Spivi 30-Day Challenge: Sept. 1 - 30

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Apex Centre members can join this 30-day spin cycle challenge. Track your distance and then enter to win a grand prize.

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Zoom with Parks and Rec - Aug. 10

Apex Health Seminar Aug. 10

Hear about the research behind how eating, moving and thinking work together to keep you healthy!

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

At Home Olympics July 23 - Aug. 8

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Join us for At Home Olympics by watching our daily challenges and trying to beat our records at home!

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Like us on Facebook!

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McKinney Parks and Recreation now has its very own Facebook page.

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Stay Fit!

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Keep the whole family active this summer with online workout videos put together by Parks and Rec staff and instructors.

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