Boards & Commissions

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Be Part of McKinney's Growth

McKinney is Unique by nature because of residents like you who stepped up to a Board or Commission and helped guide our growth. Fresh perspectives are welcome. Apply today!

  • Interviews are in July and August and are public.
  • Appointments are made in August and September.
  • The term begins October 1 for all new and reappointed members.
  • You need to be a McKinney resident unless the ordinance or law creating the board or commission states otherwise.
  • You need to be willing to attend regularly scheduled meetings.
  • You must be a registered voter with your current residence address submitted on the application.

Important 2020 Dates

  • Application Deadline: June 19, 2020
  • Candidate Interviews: (Tentative) July / August
  • Appointments: August 25, 2020

Animal Services

Animal Service Facility Advisory Committee

Evaluates the animal shelter located within the city limits for compliance with state statutes.  More info

Board of Adjustment

Board of Adjustment

Serves as an appeal body for individuals seeking variances to the zoning ordinances or to a decision made by an administrative official enforcing the ordinances.  More info

Building Standards

Building & Standards Commission

Considers approval or denial of appeals of the Chief Building Official for repairs, vacations or demolitions of any building or structure or portion thereof as well as enforcement of city ordinances relating to the same.  More info

Collin County Central Appraisal District

Collin Central Appraisal District (CCAD) Board of Directors

The CCAD Board of Directors governs the Collin Central Appraisal District. The taxing entities that vote on the appraisal district’s budget (county, city, school and special districts) select the members of the board of directors.  More info

Community Grants Advisory Commission

Community Grants Advisory Commission

Considers funding requests for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and city’s community support grant programs, reviews CDBG performance, and advises City Council on CDBG and support grant activities.  More info

Historic Preservation

Historic Preservation Advisory Board

Assists in the preservation of historic McKinney through programs and projects that increase public awareness of the value of historic, cultural, and architectural preservation.  More info

Library Advisory Board

Library Advisory Board

Advises City Council on matters relating to library services.  More info

McKinney Armed Services Memorial Board

McKinney Armed Services Memorial Board

Conducts the city’s annual Veterans Day ceremony; raises funds for maintenance and improvements at Veterans Memorial Park in McKinney, and qualifies veterans’ names nominated for inclusion on the memorial’s wall of honor.  More info

McKinney Arts Commission

McKinney Arts Commission

Serves as an advisory board to City Council to make recommendations concerning the resources and needs of the community on the subject of the arts, including strategies to encourage community involvement in the arts.  More info

McKinney Community Development CorporationMcKinney Community Development Corporation (MCDC)

Identifies and funds community facilities and related projects to maintain and enhance the quality of life in McKinney. More info

McKinney Convention and Visitors Bureau

Visit McKinney 

Formerly McKinney Convention and Visitors Bureau - MCVB. Responsible for establishing the operating policies for Visit McKinney and for evaluating the progress of Visit McKinney in the attainment of goals.  More info

McKinney Economic Development Corporation

McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)

Leads, directs and coordinates the broad-based expansion of the city’s business tax base and promotes sustainable job growth, thereby continuously enhancing the quality of life for the citizens of the McKinney area.  More info

McKinney Housing AuthorityMcKinney Housing Authority

Provides housing assistance to people with low-to-moderate income.  More info

McKinney Housing Finance Corporation

McKinney Housing Finance Corporation

Finances the cost of residential ownership and development on behalf of the city to provide decent, safe and sanitary housing for city residents at affordable prices.  More info

McKinney Main Street

McKinney Main Street Board

McKinney Main Street's vision is to see the continued growth of McKinney’s vibrant downtown area through economic development, increased promotion, enhancing tourism, infrastructure redevelopment, historical preservation efforts and an increased awareness of McKinney’s history.  More info

North Texas Municipal Water District

North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) Board

Oversees policies and projects of the water district.  More info

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board

Advises City Council on park-related matters.  More info

Planning and Zoning Commission

Planning & Zoning Commission

Reviews and considers submitted site plans and plats; makes recommendations to City Council on zoning ordinance amendments, comprehensive plan amendments, specific use permits and rezoning requests.  More info


Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #1 (TIRZ #1) Board (Town Center)

Makes recommendations to the City Council concerning the administration of TIRZ #1.  More info


Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #2 (TIRZ #2) Board (Airport)

Makes recommendations to the City Council concerning the administration of TIRZ #2.  More info