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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: February 5, 2020

McKinney announces story map of Black History

As part of its recognition of Black History Month, the city of McKinney developed a website to tell the story of Black history in McKinney. This story map is an interactive website of historic locations, neighborhoods, and individuals who played a signifi...

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Posted on: January 31, 2020

McKinney releases new population estimate that shows 4% growth over previous year

Estimates show 259% growth in the past 20 years

 

McKINNEY, Texas (Jan. 31, 2020) – The City of McKinney has announced its annual population estimate of more than 195,000 residents, a roughly 4% increase in population from January 2019. T...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

McKinney to host public Texas Music Friendly community workshop

The Texas Music Office and Visit McKinney (McKinney Convention & Visitors Bureau) will co-host a Music Friendly Community Workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 28, in the Courtroom Theater at the McKinney Performing Arts Center, 111 N. Tennessee St. in downtown M...

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

John & Judy Gay Library to will temporarily close for construction Jan. 6

The library will reopen with a smaller footprint Jan. 13

 

McKINNEY, Texas (Dec. 19, 2019) – The City of McKinney will temporarily close the John & Judy Gay Library, 6861 Eldorado Pkwy., beginning Monday, Jan. 6, for renovation and ex...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

McKinney to hold District 1 town hall meeting Dec. 16

McKINNEY, Texas (Dec. 10, 2019) – McKinney City Council member La'Shadion Shemwell will host a town hall community meeting on Monday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. at Old Settler’s Recreation Center, 1201 E. Louisiana St. The town hall will be hel...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

McKinney EDC Executive Vice President named one of Dallas's Most Influential Women

Abby Liu has been instrumental in attracting Fortune Global 500 companies to McKinney

 

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 20, 2019) – The City of McKinney is proud to announce McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Executive Vice President Abby Liu w...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

City of McKinney Named National Standard Winner in D/FW

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 19, 2019) – The City of McKinney is pleased to announce it has been named a 2019 Top Workplace, National Standard winner by The Dallas Morning News. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey ...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

McKinney National Airport receives $15 million in state funding

McKinney National Airport receives $15 million in state funding

 

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 8, 2019) – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has approved a grant of $15 million in state funds from its Aviation Facilities Grant Program for the ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

City of McKinney Hires Kim Flom as Assistant City Manager

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 6, 2019) – City Manager Paul Grimes has announced the hiring of Kim Flom as Assistant City Manager. Flom will start Jan. 2.

Flom will provide executive management for several operational departments for the City of McKinney. She fills...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

McKinney library holds multilingual story time sessions for children

The City of McKinney Public Libraries System has expanded its popular children’s bilingual storytime to a multilingual storytime. Children will celebrate other cultures, enhance literacy skills and work together on a take-home craft at 11:15 a.m. Wednesda...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

McKinney honors community leader at park ribbon cutting

Climbing structure at George Webb Park

The City of McKinney Parks and Recreation Department will host a ribbon-cutting event to open George Webb Park, 10450 Millbend Dr., at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19. The new park sits on more than 11 acres and includes a basketball court, shaded playground...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Ribbon cutting for Nancy Lieberman Charities “Dream Court” and grand re-opening of Fitzhugh Park

Nancy Lieberman Charities in partnership Sport Court, Covenant Church and the City of McKinney will unveil a new “Dream Court” in the newly renovated Fitzhugh Park, 700 Fitzhugh St., during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9. The cit...

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