Posted on: November 21, 2017

Downtown McKinney shuttle “DASH” wins Spirit of Downtown award

Downtown McKinney

McKinney Main Street’s electric shuttle McKinney DASH was recognized with a Spirit of Downtown Award by the Texas Downtown Association (TDA) on Nov. 8 during the President’s Awards Gala. The gala was held in conjunction with the 2017 T...

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Citywide News Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2017

McKinney athletic fields to undergo revitalization

The McKinney Parks and Recreation Department has begun a multi-year comprehensive enhancement program to improve the playability, durability and aesthetics of various existing athletic fields throughout the city. During the first year, 21 baseball and sof...

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Citywide News Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2017

Historic Downtown McKinney hosts Santa’s Helper Toy Drive on Dec. 7

WFAA, Channel 8 Santa's Helpers Toy Drive returns to Historic Downtown McKinney for the third year in a row. The community is invited to drop off toys from 5-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7 on Kentucky Street next to the McKinney Performing Arts Center. San...

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Citywide News Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2017

McKinney releases interactive data portal

The City of McKinney recently launched a new interactive portal called Explore McKinney that allows businesses and residents to find detailed information about the community through geographic information system (GIS) maps and data.

As part of the Explore ...

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Citywide News Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

McKinney Performing Arts Center wins $150,000 grant funding with help of residents’ votes

McKinney’s Main Street program won $150,000 in grant funding from the Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign to “Polish Our Gem” and help maintain the McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC). MPAC was the only buildin...

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Citywide News Releases
Posted on: November 7, 2017

McKinney Historic Home Recognition program celebrates 10 years of revitalization

November marks the 10th anniversary of celebrating the revitalization of historic properties in McKinney. The City of McKinney Historic Preservation Advisory Board (HPAB) established the Preserve Historic McKinney – Home Recognition Program in 2...

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Citywide News Releases
Posted on: November 7, 2017

Parks and Recreation facility and program win regional award

Parks Team

The City of McKinney Parks and Recreation Department was presented two awards by the Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) North Region at the annual conference hosted in Denton, Texas on Nov. 3.

“The Parks and Recreation Department is exceedingly thri...

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Citywide News Releases