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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Notice of Adopted Tax Rate

The City of McKinney adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate.

The tax rate will effectively be raised by 2.00 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 ...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

McKinney City Council approves budget with lower city property tax rate

The budget offers just over a one-cent reduction in the city’s property tax rate

McKINNEY, Texas (Sept. 7, 2021) – McKinney City Council voted to approve the Fiscal Year 2022 budget of $618 million, resulting in just over a one-cent red...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

McKinney City Manager proposes lower city property tax rate

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

McKINNEY, Texas (Aug. 16, 2021) – The McKinney City Manager proposed a $618 million total budget for Fiscal Year 2022, resulting in just over a one-cen...

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1-Citywide News Releases
Posted on: August 10, 2021

City of McKinney to spray area for mosquitoes

The spray area is generally east of Woodson Drive, west of Penny Lane, south of Estates Way, and north of Maidstone Way

 

McKINNEY, Texas (Aug. 10, 2021) – McKinney is set to spray an area of the city to control mosquitoes after a mosquit...

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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.

The ho...

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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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1-Citywide News Releases
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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1-Citywide News Releases
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. 

 

City Council began the meeting by ...

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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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1-Citywide News Releases
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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News Flash

Posted on: September 20, 2021

Meditation Class

Meditation Class

Take a vacation during the day, let all tensions go. Relax, breathe, and meditate at the Apex Centre.

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Kids Sports Training

Apex kids sports training

Fall back into training your little all-star athletes with programs like flag football, soccer, and more!

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Pumpkin Dunk October 23

Pumpkin Dunk

Jump in our pool, fetch your pumpkin, then join us at the decorating tables for fun and goodies.

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Group Exercise Challenge

Group Exercise Challenge

Reach your peak of fun and fitness! Take the most classes in 30 days and win a prize.

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Adventures of Science Club

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Discover the wonder of science with hands-on experiments!

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Potential Renaming of Throckmorton Street and Throckmorton Place

At the June 15 work session, City Council directed staff to engage with residents, businesses and property owners on Throckmorton Street and Throckmorton Place to get their feedback on renaming either or both of the streets. View the video of the discussi...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

May 19 | Municipal Community Complex Concept Presentation to City Council

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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News Flash

Posted on: September 7, 2016

McKinney Fire Department hosts international intern from Poland

Firefighter Intern from Poland

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is hosting Officer Cadet Michal Zugaj from the Main School of Fire Service in Warsaw, Poland, who is part of a prestigious international program that provides Polish fire officer candidates the opportunity to experience ...Read on...

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News Flash

Posted on: September 20, 2021

September is Food Safety Month

Text: Food Safety Tips

Help keep your family's food safe by cooking it to the right temperature.

1 in 6 Americans will get sick from food poisoning this year alone.

Food is safely cooked when the internal temperature is high enough to kill germs that can make you sick.

Find more "temperature" food safety tips at:

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News Flash

Posted on: September 2, 2021

National Comic Book Day (All Ages)

Comic Book Day 2021

Comic book fans assemble!

Show your love for comics, graphic novels, manga, and more with a day of exciting activities for comic fans of all ages. Costumes encouraged! 

  • Drawing classes
  • Cosplay workshop
  • Anime/Comic Movies

This is a come-and-go event at...

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Posted on: September 19, 2021

Game Master 101 (14 and up)

Game Master 101 Fall 2021

Sept. 20th - Elements of the Game

  • Learn the basic building blocks of an RPG and discuss combining them into a larger world.

Learn to run your own roleplaying game like Dungeons and Dragons™ in this six week workshop. Carpe Diem Comics will help us...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Anime Movie Night (6th-12th grade)

Anime Movie Night Fall 2021

Hang out with other anime fans! We’ll hang out, munch on some snacks, and watch My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising! This is a ticketed event at John and Judy Gay Library from 6-8 PM.

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News Flash

Posted on: August 2, 2021

Bluegrass Saturday Night Nov 13

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Join us for a night of incredible bluegrass music with GRAMMY-nominated Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver! Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame member Doyle Lawson is one of the most important architects of the bluegrass genre.

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Lone Star Circus "OMAGGIO" Oct 14 - 17

YAG Presents: 30 Reasons Not to Be in a Play

An homage to the grandeur of circus past and a celebration of circus today, Omaggio will amaze and captivate audiences of all ages.

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News Flash

Posted on: September 6, 2021

Tell us what you think | Now - Sep 24

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What do you want to see in the 4.7 acre McKinney Greens park?

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Musical Fun for the Little Ones

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A Musical Foundation

What: This family music class provides a solid musical foundation for children and parent or caregiver. Classes include:

  • Singing
  • Movement
  • Instrument play
  • Stories
  • Ear training activities

Ages: 0-4 years

When: Tuesdays, Sept 7...

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