Posted on: June 28, 2017

City’s Finance Department earns national recognition for budget

The City of McKinney Finance Department has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada. Finance staff has earned this award for 33 consecutive years.

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

McKinney City Council raises tax exemption rate for seniors and disabled citizens

The McKinney City Council voted unanimously to increase homestead exemptions for residents age 65 and older as well as disabled citizens from $50,000 to $60,000. The exemption will go into effect Oct. 1.

This exemption reduces the amount of taxable value e...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

McKinney Parks and Recreation invites residents to play bingo this July

Summer is here, which means it’s time to get outside and play. In celebration of National Park and Recreation Month in July, the City of McKinney will host a variety of fun activities for residents of all ages and abilities, including bingo, geo...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Downtown McKinney Explorers Club encourages kids to get outside and explore the community

The fireworks are nearly over but the summer fun is just beginning to explode. McKinney Main Street and the City of McKinney invite children of all ages to get outdoors and explore everything that the community has to offer with the Downtown McKinney Kids...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Playful Corp. selects downtown McKinney for new headquarters

The McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is proud to announce an incentive agreement with Playful Corp. to aid in the construction of its new global corporate headquarters in downtown McKinney. MEDC offered an incentive of up to $2.5 million t...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

McKinney approves agreement with Playful Corporation

The McKinney City Council approved an assignment agreement with Playful Building One, LLC, that paves the way for Playful Corp. to move forward with its new headquarters office building in downtown McKinney.

McKinney-based Playful Corp. is an independent s...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Residents confirm high quality of living in McKinney

The most recent citizen survey confirms why McKinney is consistently named one of the fastest-growing cities in the country with 91 percent of respondents who rated the city as an excellent or good place to live. Respondents also gave an overwhelmingly po...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

City of McKinney earns top statewide honors in municipal communications

The City of McKinney Communications and Marketing Department earned the top honor of a TAMI award presented by the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO) for the city’s website. The website was updated in 2016 to feature an ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

McKinney celebrates Independence Day with Red, White and BOOM!

Make your Fourth of July holiday as festive as apple pie at the City of McKinney’s Red, White, and BOOM! celebration. Independence Day kicks off with free family activities, live entertainment and a spectacular fireworks show. Families can also ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

McKinney hires Michael Kowski as Parks and Recreation Director

The City of McKinney has announced the hiring of Michael Kowski as Director of Parks and Recreation. Kowski will begin June 26.

Kowski has more than 10 years of municipal government experience. He most recently served as the Assistant Director of Developme...

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