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Posted on: April 6, 2021

McKinney Air Center earns high rankings in new industry poll

McKINNEY, Texas (April 6, 2021) – McKinney Air Center, the fixed-based operator (FBO) at McKinney National Airport, was ranked in the top 20 percent of all FBOs in the Americas and is a top-rated FBO in the South Region by Aviation International...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Downtown McKinney hosts reimagined Arts in Bloom as an open-air market celebration of art and wine

Arts in Bloom features over 120 juried artists, food, and live music in beautiful Historic Downtown McKinney April 9-11

MCKINNEY, Texas (March 23, 2021) – The streets of Historic Downtown McKinney will come alive during the Arts in Bloom celebrat...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

McKinney partnership brings family health center to most vulnerable

The facility will also serve as a training center for healthcare professionals

MCKINNEY, Texas (March 22, 2021) – The City of McKinney, McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and McKinney Community Development Corporation (MCDC) in part...

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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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Posted on: March 15, 2021

City of McKinney announces operations at vaccine hub will end by April 30

McKINNEY, Texas (March 15, 2021) – After more than 35,000 shots given since late December, the City of McKinney and its community partners announced their intention to phase out operations at their vaccination hub and facilitate the transition to private ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

City of McKinney encourages citizens to wear masks in city facilities, employees required to wear ma

City updates facility guidelines when Governor Greg Abbott's statewide mask mandate is lifted

McKINNEY, Texas (March 9, 2021) – To ensure the safety of our citizens and staff, the City of McKinney encourages citizens to wear masks inside...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

City of McKinney approves resolution authorizing disaster relief measures for residents and business

Today, the McKinney City Council approved a resolution giving the City Manager authorization to provide disaster relief to residents and businesses, including waivers, credits, and forbearance measures for critical areas impacted by Winter Storm Uri.

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

City of McKinney to hold overview open house for East Side redevelopment and preservation projects

Public meeting will be March 18 at Old Settler's Recreation Center from 5 - 7 p.m.

The City of McKinney will host a project overview open house to give residents an introduction to the East McKinney redevelopment and preservation projects...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

McKinney Fire Department reaches important milestone with 20,000 vaccines administered

City staff and community members come together to vaccinate the community against Covid-19

The McKinney Fire Department’s vaccination hub at McKinney ISD Stadium and Community Event Center reached a significant milestone. Since beginning administ...

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Posted on: February 14, 2021

City of McKinney announces facility closures due to inclement weather

Website will be updated with a current list of closures

McKINNEY, Texas (Feb. 14, 2021) – The City of McKinney has closed several facilities due to inclement weather. Residents are encouraged to check the city’s website often throughout...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

McKinney releases new population estimate that shows 1.6 percent growth in last year

Estimates show 339 percent growth in past 20 years

McKINNEY, Texas (Jan. 27, 2021) – The City of McKinney has announced its annual population estimate of nearly 200,000 residents, a roughly 1.6 percent increase in population from January 2020. Th...

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Posted on: January 23, 2021

McKinney Fire Department reminds residents vaccines given by appointment only

Walk-ups will be turned away

McKINNEY, Texas (Jan. 23, 2021) – As the City of McKinney continues vaccinating the public as part of its hub designation for Collin County, officials urge people not to show up without an appointment. 

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

McKinney City Council appoints Judge Claire Petty to Municipal Court

Judge Petty has more than 19 years of experience in law practice 

McKINNEY, Texas (Jan. 12, 2021) – McKinney City Council announced the appointment of Claire Petty as Presiding Municipal Court Judge of the McKinney Municipal Court, 130 S...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Packets available for interested City Council candidates

Four McKinney City Council seats to be on the general election ballot May 1

McKINNEY, Texas (Jan. 6, 2021) –  Four McKinney City Council seats will be up for voter consideration during the general election in May. For individuals interes...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

McKinney to partner with Collin County on COVID-19 vaccine waitlist

McKINNEY, Texas (Jan. 5, 2021) – The City of McKinney will be partnering with Collin County to use their newly created COVID-19 vaccine waitlist for residents of McKinney. The county will provide the city information for residents on the waitlis...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

McKinney City Council appoints Angela Richardson-Woods District 1 representative

Richardson-Woods will fill District 1 seat left vacant following the recall election in November

McKINNEY, Texas (Dec. 22, 2020) – McKinney City Council has appointed Angela Richardson-Woods to fill the District 1 seat left vacant following the r...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

City of McKinney Municipal Court holds State’s first fully virtual municipal criminal jury trial

Court is trying Class C Misdemeanors virtually to comply with state’s courthouse closures

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 23, 2020) – The City of McKinney’s Municipal Court has implemented the state’s first virtual criminal ju...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Downtown McKinney hosts reimagined holiday events with safety in mind

Annual Home for the Holidays event over Thanksgiving weekend has been replaced this year with weeks-long celebration

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 13, 2020) – This year, visitors to Historic Downtown McKinney can celebrate the holiday season as McKinney Main Stree...

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Unofficial McKinney special election results

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 4, 2020) – McKinney residents cast their ballots in a special election to vote for or against two propositions. 

 

Proposition A (passed): Proposition A asked voters if La'Shadion Shemwell should be ...

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