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Posted on: February 21, 2024

City Council passes resolution to request funding from the McKinney EDC and CDC

McKINNEY, Texas (Feb. 20, 2024) – City Council passed a resolution during its regular meeting Tuesday, Feb. 20, directing City Manager Paul Grimes to request grant funding from the McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the McKinne...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

McKinney residents to vote in election May 4

Voters will consider five General Obligation bond propositions

McKINNEY, Texas (Feb. 6, 2024) – The McKinney City Council voted to call an election where voters will consider five general obligation bond propositions. The general election is sche...

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

McKinney Community Development Corporation Awards 2024 Promotional Grants

Grants totaling $117,600 will contribute to the overall vitality and business growth of the city

McKINNEY, Texas (Jan. 30, 2024) – The McKinney Community Development Corporation (MCDC) is pleased to announce that they have awarded promotional gra...

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Posted on: January 29, 2024

McKinney National Airport looks ahead to a busy year in 2024

McKINNEY, Texas (Jan. 29, 2024) – The McKinney National Airport is pleased to announce its slate of upcoming development projects that will continue to establish the airport as a premier destination for pilots, corporate fleets, and business tra...

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Krewe of Barkus dog parade in McKinney salutes the best of Texas

Krewe of Barkus

“Barkus Salutes the Lone Star State” will honor the history, culture, cuisine and characters of Texas

McKINNEY, Texas (Jan. 19, 2024) – Downtown McKinney will be boot scootin’ with canine cowboys at the annual Krewe ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2024

City of McKinney selects preferred team for the redevelopment of city-owned properties

City Council selected M2G Ventures LLC to design and develop the properties in downtown McKinney

McKINNEY, Texas (Jan. 5, 2024) – During the regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 2, the City Council selected M2G Ventures LLC as the preferred developme...

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Posted on: December 20, 2023

McKinney Air Center celebrates 10-year anniversary as a city asset, airport sees record operations

McKINNEY, Texas (Dec. 20, 2023) – The McKinney National Airport is proud to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the purchase of its fixed-based operator (FBO), the McKinney Air Center. In 2013, the McKinney City Council authorized the purchase ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2023

City of McKinney seeks input at public event on the redevelopment of city-owned properties

Residents to offer feedback on finalists to redevelop downtown properties

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 20, 2023) – Residents and other interested parties are invited to share feedback regarding three development teams seeking to partner with the city to...

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Posted on: November 17, 2023

McKinney earns highest recognition for scenic communities

McKinney earned the Platinum Scenic City Certification from statewide nonprofit on scenic conservation 

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 17, 2023) – The City of McKinney was presented with the Platinum Scenic City Certification, the highest award f...

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Posted on: November 13, 2023

City of McKinney hires Chief Information Officer

Rodriguez brings 25 years of IT experience to the City of McKinney

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 13, 2023) – The City of McKinney announced the hiring of Omar Rodriguez to fill the position of Chief Information Officer. His first day is today, Nov. 13.

Ro...

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Posted on: November 6, 2023

City of McKinney Designated a Top Workplace by The Dallas Morning News

McKinney was the only government organization on the Top Large Companies list

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 6, 2023) – The City of McKinney is proud to announce its designation as a Top Workplace by The Dallas Morning News, which recognizes the top publ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2023

Ring in the Winter Cheer at ‘Home for the Holidays… A McKinney Christmas’ in Downtown McKinney

Downtown McKinney will transform into a winter wonderland full of local artists, specialty items, delicious food, live entertainment, and holiday activities

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 1, 2023) – Savor the magic of the holiday season as Downtown McKinn...

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Posted on: October 16, 2023

City of McKinney to spray area for mosquitoes

McKINNEY, Texas (Oct. 16, 2023) – The City of McKinney is set to spray an area of the city to control mosquitoes after a mosquito pool tested positive for West Nile Virus. Spraying will start at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18, weather permitting....

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Posted on: October 10, 2023

City of McKinney set to spray two areas for mosquitoes

McKINNEY, Texas (Oct. 10, 2023) – The City of McKinney is set to spray two areas of the city to control mosquitoes after mosquito pools tested positive for West Nile Virus. Signs will be posted at major intersections to notify residents of spray...

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Posted on: September 21, 2023

City of McKinney announces the opening of new state-of-the-art FBO terminal at McKinney Air Center

Exterior of the brand new McKinney Air Center FBO

McKINNEY, Texas (Sept. 21, 2023) – The City of McKinney has announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art terminal at McKinney Air Center, the city’s fixed-based operator (FBO) at McKinney National Airport.

 “This n...

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Posted on: September 20, 2023

McKinney City Council names 2024 bond committee

Bond program to focus on municipal, public safety, and infrastructure projects 

McKINNEY, Texas (Sept. 20, 2023) – The McKinney City Council appointed 36 members to a bond committee that will review and recommend future capital projects ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2023

McKinney residents can explore the outdoors with new kayak rentals at Towne Lake Park

Rentable kayaks offer residents an affordable way to enjoy the weather and explore nature

McKINNEY, Texas (Sept. 14, 2023) – To help people enjoy the cooler temperatures, the City of McKinney is launching a refreshing new way to explore nature at...

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Posted on: September 7, 2023

McKinney residents to see lower city property tax rate as Council passes budget

Annual budget includes a nearly three-cent reduction in the city’s property tax rate

McKINNEY, Texas (Sept. 6, 2023) – McKinney City Council passed a $849 million total budget for Fiscal Year 2024. The budget, which includes $202 millio...

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Posted on: August 11, 2023

McKinney residents to see lower city property tax rate if proposed budget passes

Proposed budget allows for a nearly three-cent reduction in the city’s property tax rate

McKINNEY, Texas (Aug. 11, 2023) – McKinney’s City Manager proposed an $849 million total budget for Fiscal Year 2024. The budget, which i...

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Posted on: August 1, 2023

City of McKinney to spray area for mosquitoes

McKINNEY, Texas (Aug. 1, 2023) – The City of McKinney is set to spray an area of the city to control mosquitoes after a mosquito pool tested positive for West Nile Virus. Spraying will start at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 2, weather permitting. The spray a...

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Posted on: August 1, 2023

City of McKinney to spray area for mosquitoes

McKINNEY, Texas (July 31, 2023) – The City of McKinney is set to spray an area of the city to control mosquitoes after a mosquito pool tested positive for West Nile Virus. Spraying will start at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 1, weather permitting. Th...

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