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Posted on: July 13, 2022

McKinney requires hot work permits as the county burn ban goes into effect

Collin County is now under a 90-day burn ban

 McKINNEY, Texas (July 13, 2022) – The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is endorsing Collin County’s outdoor burn ban within the incorporated limits of the City of McKinney. As a resul...

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

McKinney Police Chief to transition to Director of Public Safety beginning Oct. 1

New position will strengthen the city’s strategic public safety policies, pending City Council approval in the next budget

McKINNEY, Texas (July 11, 2022) – The City of McKinney has announced Chief Greg Conley will retire as Police Chie...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

McKinney EDC, CDC, and city announce financial partnership to fund roadway infrastructure

Initiative commits $150 million to $300 million to roadways through 2035, depending on sales tax performance

McKINNEY, Texas (June 29, 2022) – The City of McKinney, the McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), and the McKinney Community ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

McKinney signs contract for statue in honor of the 50th anniversary of the movie Benji

Historic Downtown McKinney served as the primary outdoor filming location for the 1974 movie

McKINNEY, Texas (June 8, 2022) – The City of McKinney is pleased to announce a contract has been signed with nationally recognized artist and sculptor Su...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

City of McKinney renames aquatic center for former Councilwoman

Old Settler’s Aquatic Center will now be the Gilda Garcia Garza Aquatic Center

McKINNEY, Texas (June 7, 2022) – At the recommendation of the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Advisory Board of the City of McKinney, City Council has appro...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

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

McKINNEY, Texas (May 17, 2022) – The City of McKinney has again received the highest ratings issued from two major credit rating agencies for its general obligation (GO) bonds and certificates of obligation (CO). The city earned ratings of Aaa f...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Downtown McKinney presents Arts in Bloom Art + Wine Festival

Arts in Bloom features over 120 juried artists, food, and live music in beautiful Historic Downtown McKinney April 8-10

MCKINNEY, Texas (April 1, 2022) – The streets of Historic Downtown McKinney will come alive during the Arts in Bloom celebrati...

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Krewe of Barkus parade of pooches returns to downtown McKinney

Dog costume party and parade celebrates 20 years of fun

McKINNEY, Texas (Feb. 17, 2022) – Downtown McKinney is sure to be a howling good time at the 20th annual Krewe of Barkus Mardi Gras dog parade and festival Sunday, Feb. 27. This year&apo...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

McKinney signs contract with international artist Guido van Helten to paint historic silos; asks for

Artist will use resident feedback to shape his future visits to McKinney ahead of painting community-influenced mural as part of his renowned Monuments series 

McKINNEY, Texas (Feb. 15, 2022) – The City of McKinney is pleased to announce...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

City of McKinney breaks ground on $11 million indoor tennis complex

The facility at Gabe Nesbitt Community Park will create one of the premier public tennis facilities in the country

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McKINNEY, Texas (Feb. 9, 2022) – The City of McKinney has ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

City of McKinney announces Public Works Director

McKINNEY, Texas (March 19, 2021) – The City of McKinney announced today the hiring of Ryan Gillingham as the Director of Public Works following a national search. Gillingham will start Monday, March 29.

Gillingham most recently served as the Dire...

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