Legislative Priorities 2017

City of McKinney 2017 Legislative Priorities


The City of McKinney was recently named the best city in the nation to live by Money Magazine, and we strive to maintain a quality of life worthy of that designation.

The City of McKinney, through its various governmental agencies and business community, promote the following legislative priorities in an effort to collaborate and maintain a good working relationship with our state legislators.
  1. Local Control
  2. Economic Development
  3. Education & Workforce
  4. Transportation
  5. Taxes & Spending
  6. Water
  7. Elections
  8. Open Government
  • Support legislation which promotes the authority of home rule cities to govern themselves as a sovereign entity
  • Support legislation which states appraisals should reflect the true market of the value of property
  • Support legislation which would allow local scheduling of roll back elections, should they be required, on a date to allow for the successful completion of the budgeting process
  • Support legislation which assists the City of McKinney with exponential growth while giving due consideration to family and/or business budgets
  • Support legislation which ensures the best possible access to local government representation concerning its extra territorial jurisdiction
  • Encourage and support local participation in issues that directly impact local government operations