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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 ...

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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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Posted on: August 17, 2020

McKinney City Manager proposes to lower city property tax rate

The budget allows for a one-cent reduction in the city’s property tax rate

McKINNEY, Texas (Aug. 17, 2020) – The McKinney City Manager proposed a $641 million total budget for fiscal year 2021 that would result in a reduction of the cit...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

McKinney City Council appoints members to Throckmorton statue advisory board

Ad hoc committee to provide advice and oversight to staff research related to the historical context, appropriateness, and relevancy of the Throckmorton statue.

McKINNEY, Texas (Aug. 6, 2020) – The McKinney City Council has formed an Ad Hoc Advis...

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

TUPPS Brewery to relocate and expand in historic Mill District

McKINNEY, Texas (July 29, 2020) – TUPPS Brewery has announced it will relocate and expand its campus to the historic Mill District of downtown McKinney. The campus will include a tasting taproom in the original grain milling building, a state-of...

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

McKinney earns AAA ratings from Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s, Aa1 water and wastewater rating

McKINNEY, Texas (July 21, 2020) – The City of McKinney has again received the highest ratings issued from two major credit rating agencies for its general obligation (GO) bonds. The city earned ratings of Aaa from Moody’s and AAA from ...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

City renames McKinney Community Center to the Recreation Center at Towne Lake

Name change brings prominence and recognition to Towne Lake Park 

McKINNEY, Texas (July 22, 2020) – This week, the McKinney City Council approved the renaming of the McKinney Community Center to the Recreation Center at Towne Lake. The f...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

City of McKinney proposes $5 million dollar small business grant program

McKinney, Frisco and Allen partner for Tri-City Collin County Small Business Grant Program

McKINNEY, Texas (June 18, 2020) – The City of McKinney and McKinney Economic Development Corporation propose a $5 million dollar grant program to support s...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

City opens Round Two of ‘McKinney Strong’ Grant Program

Round two allows home-based businesses to apply

McKINNEY, Texas (June 8, 2020) – On June 8, applications will be accepted for round two of the McKinney Strong Grant program to distribute the remaining funds from the original $1 million in unalloc...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

McKinney launches online survey for FY21 budget

Residents invited to provide input on budget before its submitted to City Council for approval

McKINNEY, Texas (May 20, 2020) – McKinney residents and stakeholders are invited to provide feedback as City of McKinney staff prepare the cit...

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