Posted on: February 17, 2017

McKinney amends Utility Impact Fee Ordinance

At the regular meeting Feb. 7, the McKinney City Council approved an amendment to the Utility Impact Fee Ordinance to reflect changes in city practice for the issuance of water meters for new development projects. In mid-2016, the city stopped issuing 1 1...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

McKinney Public Library announces winner of library card design contest

Library Card Design Winner

The McKinney Public Library System has announced the winner of the Make Your Mark library card design contest. The contest was open to all ages and not limited to McKinney residents.

Library cards with the winning design are now available at the Roy & ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

McKinney Community Development Corporation awards $50,000 in Promotional and Community Event Grants

The McKinney Community Development Corporation (MCDC) has announced grant awards totaling $50,000 for initiatives and activities in 2017 that enhance quality of life for McKinney residents, attract visitors to the community and promote the city for the pu...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Virginia Parkway widening project begins

The City of McKinney will soon begin a project to expand portions of Virginia Parkway from four to six lanes in both directions, providing much needed extra capacity between U.S. 75 and Ridge Road. No complete closures are planned for the duration of the ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

McKinney Development Services releases annual performance report

The City of McKinney has released its first Development Services Division Annual Performance Report. The report outlines the performance of 27 key services offered by the McKinney Development Services Division, which includes Building Inspections, Code Co...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Krewe of Barkus parade of pooches

Downtown McKinney will be crawling with mischief as the 15th annual Krewe of Barkus Mardi Gras dog parade and festival celebrates our favorite villains Sunday, Feb. 26. Every good story has a bad guy and this year’s theme, Barkus Gone Bad &n...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Law enforcement statewide tackle outstanding warrants

The City of McKinney is participating in a statewide warrant round-up and urges anyone with an outstanding warrant or citation to resolve it right a way to avoid arrest. The initiative in McKinney will primarily target active fine-only misdemeanor warrant...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

McKinney Urban Transit District to hold first meeting to discuss public transit

The McKinney Urban Transit District board will hold its first meeting to discuss potential options for bringing public transit to the McKinney Urbanized Area. The meeting will be at 4 p.m. Feb. 28 at the John & Judy Gay Library, 6861 Eldorado Pkwy.

The Urb...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

McKinney seeks citizen input in quality of life survey

The City of McKinney is conducting a resident survey to gauge citizen satisfaction in McKinney. Residents are encouraged to complete the online survey by Feb. 22.

“We’re very excited to be conducting this survey,” said CoCo Go...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

McKinney invites residents to U.S. Highway 380 bypass information meeting

The City of McKinney invites residents and stakeholders to attend an informational community meeting on regional mobility initiatives and their impact on transportation planning in McKinney. During the meeting, the city’s Planning Department and...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

McKinney Fire Department offers Citizens Fire Academy

The McKinney Fire Department is offering a Citizens Fire Academy beginning March 23 to educate residents about personal safety, first aid, search and rescue, fire-fighting techniques, and other fire department functions.

“Most citizens are unaware of the r...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

MEDC Vice President named top economic developer

The City of McKinney is proud to announce McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Executive Vice President Abby Liu has been selected for Consultant Connect’s 2017 list of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers. The econom...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Grab your fishing tackle and head to the Towne Lake Trout Derby in McKinney

Bundle up and bring your fishing tackle and meet at the East Pavilion at Towne Lake, 1405 Wilson Creek Pkwy., for a unique opportunity to catch rainbow trout. The Trout Derby Saturday, Feb. 18 from 8 a.m. to noon includes more than 5,000 stocked rainbow t...

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