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Posted on: July 29, 2021

McKinney announces 230-acre parkland acquisition within Painted Tree development

Acquisition creates more than 700 acres of connected parks and open space in fast-growing McKinney

McKINNEY, Texas (July 29, 2021) – The City of McKinney has announced the acquisition of 230 acres of parkland within the Painted Tree development. ...

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Posted on: July 24, 2021

McKinney unveils $3.175 million renovations to Cottonwood Park

New features include the city’s first lighted and shaded basketball court in a neighborhood park

McKINNEY, Texas (July 23, 2021) – The City of McKinney will celebrate the completion of a $3.175 million renovation to Cottonwood Park, 212...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

McKinney to hold community-wide Juneteenth celebration at Finch Park

McKINNEY, Texas (June 15, 2021) – The City of McKinney will hold a community-wide Juneteenth celebration from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 19 at Finch Park, 301 W. Standifer St. The celebration will include cultural experiences, learning and fun for th...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

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

McKINNEY, Texas (June 10, 2021) – The City of McKinney has again received the highest ratings issued from two major credit rating agencies for its general obligation (GO) bonds and certificates of obligation (CO). The city earned ratings of Aaa ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Mayor makes statement on H-E-B expansion announcement in McKinney

McKINNEY, Texas (June 8, 2021) – H-E-B announced today they will continue their DFW expansion plans by opening a store in McKinney on the northeast corner of Custer Road and Eldorado Parkway. The store is expected to open in spring 2023.

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

McKinney to hold in-person Memorial Day Ceremony

McKINNEY, Texas (May 21, 2021) – The McKinney Armed Services Memorial Board is pleased to announce that its annual Memorial Day Ceremony will be held in person at 10 a.m. on May 29 at the McKinney Veterans Memorial Park, 6053 Weiskopf Ave.

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Historic Downtown McKinney Cultural District hosts the 25th annual Texas Music Revolution June 4 - 5

McKINNEY, Texas (May 20, 2021) – This Historic Downtown McKinney Cultural District will host the 25th anniversary of the Texas Music Revolution June 4-5. Festival headliners include Randy Rogers and Charley Crockett, Mike and the Moonpies, Ray W...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Residents rate high quality of life, strong economic health in McKinney

McKINNEY, Texas (May 19, 2021) – After a recent citizen satisfaction survey, 93 percent of respondents rated the City of McKinney as an excellent or good place to live, confirming they enjoy a higher quality of life than most communities across ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Concept designs released for McKinney Municipal Community Complex

McKINNEY, Texas (May 18, 2021) – Concept designs for the City of McKinney's new Municipal Community Complex were presented at the City Council work session Tuesday. Architects from Lake | Flato + Parkhill showed the designs that focused...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

City of McKinney to host AT&T Byron Nelson this week

McKINNEY, Texas (May 12, 2021) – The City of McKinney will make its debut as the new host of the AT&T Byron Nelson this week, which runs May 13-16 at TPC Craig Ranch.

The four-day televised event is part of a five-year agreement with the PGA ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

McKinney City Council declares winner of District 1 seat

McKINNEY, Texas (May 10, 2021) – At a special meeting today, McKinney City Council declared Justin Beller the winner of the District 1 seat after his opponent formally withdrew from the race. 

 

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Unofficial election results for McKinney City Council races

Today McKinney residents cast their ballots in the general election to vote for four City Council representatives. District 1 and 3 representatives were chosen by the voters in their respective districts and all McKinney voters were able to cast ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Election Day is Saturday, May 1 in McKinney

McKINNEY, Texas (April 28, 2021) – Election Day is Saturday, May 1 for McKinney voters. Registered voters will cast ballots to elect City Council representatives for Mayor, District 1, District 3 and one At Large to serve a four-year term. There...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Early voting starts Monday, April 19

McKINNEY, Texas (April 15, 2021) – Early voting begins Monday, April 19 for McKinney voters. Registered voters will cast ballots to elect City Council representatives for Mayor, District 1, District 3 and one At Large to serve a four-year term. ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

McKinney wins Governor’s Community Achievement Award

McKINNEY, Texas (April 22, 2021) – Keep Texas Beautiful has recognized the City of McKinney as a recipient of the 2021 Governor’s Community Achievement Award (GCAA) for outstanding community improvement. This year, ten winning communit...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

City of McKinney closes operations at vaccine hub on April 23

McKINNEY, Texas (April 23, 2021) – After more than 56,000 shots given since late December, the City of McKinney and its community partners have successfully phased out operations at their vaccination hub. This comes after announcing on March 15 ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

McKinney asks residents to weigh in on FY22 budget

McKINNEY, Texas (April 20, 2021) – McKinney residents and stakeholders are invited to provide feedback as City of McKinney staff prepare the city’s budget for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22), which runs Oct. 1, 2021 – Sept. 30, 2022....

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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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