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Historic Downtown McKinney hosts Santa’s Helpers Toy Drive on Dec. 7 Historic Downtown McKinney hosts Santa’s Helpers Toy Drive on Dec. 7
City of McKinney releases interactive data portal City of McKinney releases interactive data portal
McKinney Performing Arts Center wins $150,000 grant funding with help of residents’ votes McKinney Performing Arts Center wins $150,000 grant funding with help of residents’ votes
Canceled - November 15 City Council Special Meeting Canceled - November 15 City Council Special Meeting
McKinney Historic Home Recognition program celebrates 10 years of revitalization McKinney Historic Home Recognition program celebrates 10 years of revitalization
McKinney’s newest Parks and Recreation facility and program win regional award McKinney’s newest Parks and Recreation facility and program win regional award
City of McKinney releases annual progress report: A City on the Rise City of McKinney releases annual progress report: A City on the Rise
Historic Downtown rings in the season with Home for the Holidays…a McKinney Christmas Nov. 24–26 Historic Downtown rings in the season with Home for the Holidays…a McKinney Christmas Nov. 24–26
McKinney honors veterans with two ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 11 McKinney honors veterans with two ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 11
McKinney downtown square gearing up to adorn real Christmas tree McKinney downtown square gearing up to adorn real Christmas tree
Safety is great unless you’re late Safety is great unless you’re late
City Council Chambers Construction Update City Council Chambers Construction Update
City of McKinney to spray area for mosquitoes City of McKinney to spray area for mosquitoes
McKinney receives national recognition for website design and video production McKinney receives national recognition for website design and video production
McKinney residents can receive a free tree with proof of residence McKinney residents can receive a free tree with proof of residence
McKinney Police Department hosts Drug Take-Back event McKinney Police Department hosts Drug Take-Back event
John & Judy Gay Library in McKinney seeks input on upcoming library expansion John & Judy Gay Library in McKinney seeks input on upcoming library expansion
 McKinney Arts Commission awards $200,000 in Promotional and Community Event Grants McKinney Arts Commission awards $200,000 in Promotional and Community Event Grants
Have a be-witching good time celebrating Halloween in downtown McKinney Have a be-witching good time celebrating Halloween in downtown McKinney
McKinney launches new system to streamline development processes McKinney launches new system to streamline development processes
PACCAR breaks ground on McKinney manufacturing facility PACCAR breaks ground on McKinney manufacturing facility
Development Services operations limited October 12-13 Development Services operations limited October 12-13
Halloween Safety Halloween Safety
Haunted House permits Haunted House permits
Read Across McKinney announces newest book selection Read Across McKinney announces newest book selection
McKinney releases Neighborhood Night at the Movies Fall lineup McKinney releases Neighborhood Night at the Movies Fall lineup
Free Outdoor Movie Nights held in McKinney Free Outdoor Movie Nights held in McKinney
McKinney police invite residents to grab “Coffee with the Cops” on Oct. 7 McKinney police invite residents to grab “Coffee with the Cops” on Oct. 7
Keep McKinney Beautiful annual Trinity Trash Bash on Oct. 21 Keep McKinney Beautiful annual Trinity Trash Bash on Oct. 21
Collin County Transit expands to include Saturday service Collin County Transit expands to include Saturday service
Residents encouraged to vote to secure grant funding to help maintain McKinney Performing Arts Cent Residents encouraged to vote to secure grant funding to help maintain McKinney Performing Arts Cent
McKinney EDC receives international award for excellence in Economic Development McKinney EDC receives international award for excellence in Economic Development
McKinney City Council approves budget, lowers property tax rate McKinney City Council approves budget, lowers property tax rate
City of McKinney to spray area for mosquitoes City of McKinney to spray area for mosquitoes
McKinney celebrates National Food Safety Month McKinney celebrates National Food Safety Month
McKinney announces new system to streamline development processes McKinney announces new system to streamline development processes
Pre-application meetings announced for Community Support Grants Pre-application meetings announced for Community Support Grants
McKinney earns national award for annual report McKinney earns national award for annual report
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Day Sept. 16 with the McKinney Public Library Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Day Sept. 16 with the McKinney Public Library
City of McKinney to begin smoke testing sewer systems City of McKinney to begin smoke testing sewer systems
McKinney Community Development Corporation Awards project grant funding McKinney Community Development Corporation Awards project grant funding
McKinney Oktoberfest celebrates 10 years of family fun McKinney Oktoberfest celebrates 10 years of family fun
McKinney EDC and KDC unveil plans for new Southgate McKinney development McKinney EDC and KDC unveil plans for new Southgate McKinney development
McKinney Community Development Corporation seeks input in quality of life survey McKinney Community Development Corporation seeks input in quality of life survey
Shelters in the DFW area open for Hurricane Harvey evacuees Shelters in the DFW area open for Hurricane Harvey evacuees
Public Hearings on Budget Public Hearings on Budget
Dr Pepper StarCenter McKinney at Craig Ranch to expand Dr Pepper StarCenter McKinney at Craig Ranch to expand
McKinney Finance Department earns national recognition in financial reporting McKinney Finance Department earns national recognition in financial reporting
Volunteer for events and programs offered by City of McKinney Volunteer for events and programs offered by City of McKinney
McKinney EDC selects Hunt Southwest for speculative light industrial development McKinney EDC selects Hunt Southwest for speculative light industrial development
Award places McKinney Purchasing Department among best in public procurement Award places McKinney Purchasing Department among best in public procurement
McKinney City Manager proposes to lower city property tax rate McKinney City Manager proposes to lower city property tax rate
McKinney National Airport invites public to review master plan update McKinney National Airport invites public to review master plan update
Independent Bank to build new corporate headquarters at the McKinney Corporate Center Craig Ranch Independent Bank to build new corporate headquarters at the McKinney Corporate Center Craig Ranch
McKinney announces Director of Engineering McKinney announces Director of Engineering
City of McKinney to spray area for mosquitoes City of McKinney to spray area for mosquitoes
McKinney Fire Department welcomes home 1924 American La France Fire Engine McKinney Fire Department welcomes home 1924 American La France Fire Engine
Cotiviti makes regional office in McKinney Corporate Center Cotiviti makes regional office in McKinney Corporate Center
McKinney Air Center welcomes new Interim Director McKinney Air Center welcomes new Interim Director
McKinney earns AAA ratings from Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s McKinney earns AAA ratings from Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s
McKinney wins statewide recognition for dam rehabilitation McKinney wins statewide recognition for dam rehabilitation
Oncor trimming tress near electric lines Oncor trimming tress near electric lines
McKinney National Night Out is Tuesday, Aug. 1 McKinney National Night Out is Tuesday, Aug. 1
McKinney hosts Fair Housing Assessment public hearing July 25 McKinney hosts Fair Housing Assessment public hearing July 25
City of McKinney Green Seminar shares tips to save money on irrigation City of McKinney Green Seminar shares tips to save money on irrigation
Phase II of Bonnie Wenk Park underway in McKinney Phase II of Bonnie Wenk Park underway in McKinney
City of McKinney Council Chambers to undergo upgrades, meetings temporarily relocate City of McKinney Council Chambers to undergo upgrades, meetings temporarily relocate
MPAC presents the 2017 Summer Concert Series in downtown McKinney MPAC presents the 2017 Summer Concert Series in downtown McKinney
Simpson Strong-Tie expands facilities in McKinney Simpson Strong-Tie expands facilities in McKinney
City’s Finance Department earns national recognition for budget City’s Finance Department earns national recognition for budget
McKinney Parks and Recreation invites residents to play bingo this July McKinney Parks and Recreation invites residents to play bingo this July
McKinney City Council raises tax exemption rate for seniors and disabled citizens McKinney City Council raises tax exemption rate for seniors and disabled citizens
Downtown McKinney Explorers Club encourages kids to get outside and explore the community Downtown McKinney Explorers Club encourages kids to get outside and explore the community
Playful Corp. selects downtown McKinney for new headquarters Playful Corp. selects downtown McKinney for new headquarters
McKinney Public Library expands cloudLibrary McKinney Public Library expands cloudLibrary
Historic Downtown McKinney earns Main Street accreditation for 13th year Historic Downtown McKinney earns Main Street accreditation for 13th year
Residents confirm high quality of living in McKinney Residents confirm high quality of living in McKinney
McKinney approves agreement with Playful Corporation McKinney approves agreement with Playful Corporation
McKinney Performing Arts Center launches a 100-day fundraising campaign McKinney Performing Arts Center launches a 100-day fundraising campaign
City of McKinney earns top statewide honors in municipal communications City of McKinney earns top statewide honors in municipal communications
Visitors can enjoy free rides on the McKinney Downtown Area Shuttle Visitors can enjoy free rides on the McKinney Downtown Area Shuttle
McKinney celebrates Independence Day with Red, White and BOOM! McKinney celebrates Independence Day with Red, White and BOOM!
Unofficial election results for McKinney City Council run-off races Unofficial election results for McKinney City Council run-off races
McKinney hires Michael Kowski as Parks and Recreation Director McKinney hires Michael Kowski as Parks and Recreation Director
The City of McKinney rated superior by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality The City of McKinney rated superior by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Election Day for City Council run-off is June 10 Election Day for City Council run-off is June 10
The City of McKinney and Denton County Transportation Authority to Launch New Collin County Transit The City of McKinney and Denton County Transportation Authority to Launch New Collin County Transit
McKinney police invite residents to grab “Coffee with the Cops” on June 14 McKinney police invite residents to grab “Coffee with the Cops” on June 14
The JazzMark Quartet kicks off Jammin’ In June concert series in McKinney The JazzMark Quartet kicks off Jammin’ In June concert series in McKinney
McKinney named third fastest-growing city in the country McKinney named third fastest-growing city in the country
Build a better world by reading this summer Build a better world by reading this summer
McKinney police hosting second annual ‘Tacos with Cops’ on June 6 McKinney police hosting second annual ‘Tacos with Cops’ on June 6
McKinney health inspection reports now available for consumer review McKinney health inspection reports now available for consumer review
The Apex Centre hosts a free summer pool party The Apex Centre hosts a free summer pool party
McKinney unveils Parks and Recreation Master Plan update McKinney unveils Parks and Recreation Master Plan update
Early voting for City Council run-off election begins May 30 Early voting for City Council run-off election begins May 30
On-Site Qualification Events for Collin County Transit begin May 22 On-Site Qualification Events for Collin County Transit begin May 22
PACCAR selects McKinney for manufacturing operation PACCAR selects McKinney for manufacturing operation
Pilots voted, McKinney Air Center at McKinney National Airport earns national recognition as #1 Pilots voted, McKinney Air Center at McKinney National Airport earns national recognition as #1
McKinney outdoor pools to open for the summer McKinney outdoor pools to open for the summer
Bike the Bricks brings nail biting racing to downtown McKinney Bike the Bricks brings nail biting racing to downtown McKinney
Main Street McKinney named quarterfinalist for “America’s Main Streets” Contest Main Street McKinney named quarterfinalist for “America’s Main Streets” Contest
Register by May 12 for McKinney Community Emergency Response Team classes Register by May 12 for McKinney Community Emergency Response Team classes
City of McKinney welcomes incoming Mayor-elect George Fuller City of McKinney welcomes incoming Mayor-elect George Fuller
Unofficial election results for McKinney City Council races Unofficial election results for McKinney City Council races
McKinney EDC celebrates Economic Development Week May 8-12 McKinney EDC celebrates Economic Development Week May 8-12
Election Day is Saturday, May 6 in McKinney Election Day is Saturday, May 6 in McKinney
City of McKinney Approves Tax Incentive Plan for Craig Ranch Resort & Conference Center City of McKinney Approves Tax Incentive Plan for Craig Ranch Resort & Conference Center
City of McKinney hires Steve Tilton as Assistant City Manager City of McKinney hires Steve Tilton as Assistant City Manager
McKinney named Tree City USA for 14 consecutive year McKinney named Tree City USA for 14 consecutive year
McKinney celebrates Building Safety Month in May McKinney celebrates Building Safety Month in May
McKinney residents now eligible for SETH 5 Star Texas Advantage Program McKinney residents now eligible for SETH 5 Star Texas Advantage Program
Cultural Music Series begins May 6 in McKinney Cultural Music Series begins May 6 in McKinney
City of McKinney hosts camps throughout the summer City of McKinney hosts camps throughout the summer
McKinney City Council selects DCTA as public transit service provider McKinney City Council selects DCTA as public transit service provider
City of McKinney and MEDC approve MoU with KDC for Gateway development City of McKinney and MEDC approve MoU with KDC for Gateway development
Battle against mosquitos starts early in McKinney Battle against mosquitos starts early in McKinney
Law enforcement agencies partner for Drug Take Back event Law enforcement agencies partner for Drug Take Back event
McKinney National Airport breaks ground on new hangar McKinney National Airport breaks ground on new hangar
Interactive exercise allows residents to prioritize budget options Interactive exercise allows residents to prioritize budget options
Downtown McKinney installs waste and recycling system stations Downtown McKinney installs waste and recycling system stations
McKinney receives global recognition for annual report and #SeeMcKinneyWithMe twitter campaign McKinney receives global recognition for annual report and #SeeMcKinneyWithMe twitter campaign
McKinney City Council to hear presentation on proposed resort hotel and conference center McKinney City Council to hear presentation on proposed resort hotel and conference center
McKinney recognized as Great Neighborhood McKinney recognized as Great Neighborhood
Early voting starts Monday, April 24 Early voting starts Monday, April 24
McKinney Urban Transit District votes to re-establish public transit McKinney Urban Transit District votes to re-establish public transit
McKinney becomes first city to earn five stars from Comptroller’s transparency program McKinney becomes first city to earn five stars from Comptroller’s transparency program
MPAC announces winners of Juried Art Show MPAC announces winners of Juried Art Show
City of McKinney Planning Department now accepts rolling submittals City of McKinney Planning Department now accepts rolling submittals
Street Lookup Utility added to city’s GIS mapping Street Lookup Utility added to city’s GIS mapping
The McKinney Performing Arts Center presents a documentary on autism The McKinney Performing Arts Center presents a documentary on autism
McKinney Urban Transit District to meet April 5 McKinney Urban Transit District to meet April 5
Roof damage from Hail? Protect yourself Roof damage from Hail? Protect yourself
McKinney holds public input meeting for FY18 budget McKinney holds public input meeting for FY18 budget
Make sure your totes are right-side-up Make sure your totes are right-side-up
Be a force of nature by knowing your severe weather risk Be a force of nature by knowing your severe weather risk
Severe Weather Safety Video Severe Weather Safety Video
DD and the Studebakers return to rock downtown McKinney DD and the Studebakers return to rock downtown McKinney
Community gathers together for annual Texas Trash-Off Community gathers together for annual Texas Trash-Off
Operations at McKinney National Airport continue to climb Operations at McKinney National Airport continue to climb
City of McKinney begins water service line replacement project City of McKinney begins water service line replacement project
Arts in Bloom and Wine Festival extended to three-day event in McKinney Arts in Bloom and Wine Festival extended to three-day event in McKinney
City of McKinney hiring parks and recreation positions City of McKinney hiring parks and recreation positions
McKinney City Council votes for downtown parking garage McKinney City Council votes for downtown parking garage
McKinney police host “Coffee with the Cops” at The Donut Kitchen McKinney police host “Coffee with the Cops” at The Donut Kitchen
Community Development Block Grant funding available Community Development Block Grant funding available
 McKinney Fire Department recognized for best practices by Texas Fire Chiefs Association McKinney Fire Department recognized for best practices by Texas Fire Chiefs Association
City updates timing on ONE McKinney 2040 Comprehensive Plan City updates timing on ONE McKinney 2040 Comprehensive Plan
City increases parking options in Historic Downtown McKinney City increases parking options in Historic Downtown McKinney
McKinney encourages families to Spring Into Action McKinney encourages families to Spring Into Action
City of McKinney and MEDC select KDC for Gateway development City of McKinney and MEDC select KDC for Gateway development
McKinney National Airport invites public to review master plan update McKinney National Airport invites public to review master plan update
Downtown McKinney installs waste and recycling system stations Downtown McKinney installs waste and recycling system stations
McKinney amends Utility Impact Fee Ordinance McKinney amends Utility Impact Fee Ordinance
McKinney Public Library announces winner of library card design contest McKinney Public Library announces winner of library card design contest
McKinney Community Development Corporation awards $50,000 in Promotional and Community Event Grants McKinney Community Development Corporation awards $50,000 in Promotional and Community Event Grants
Virginia Parkway widening project begins Virginia Parkway widening project begins
McKinney Development Services releases annual performance report McKinney Development Services releases annual performance report
Krewe of Barkus parade of pooches Krewe of Barkus parade of pooches
McKinney Urban Transit District to hold first meeting to discuss public transit McKinney Urban Transit District to hold first meeting to discuss public transit
McKinney seeks citizen input in quality of life survey McKinney seeks citizen input in quality of life survey
McKinney invites residents to U.S. Highway 380 bypass information meeting McKinney invites residents to U.S. Highway 380 bypass information meeting
McKinney Fire Department offers Citizens Fire Academy McKinney Fire Department offers Citizens Fire Academy
MEDC Vice President named top economic developer MEDC Vice President named top economic developer
Grab your fishing tackle and head to the Towne Lake Trout Derby in McKinney Grab your fishing tackle and head to the Towne Lake Trout Derby in McKinney
City of McKinney launches Virtual Town Hall City of McKinney launches Virtual Town Hall
Construction begins on mixed-use development in downtown McKinney Construction begins on mixed-use development in downtown McKinney
Apex Centre opens to the public March 1 Apex Centre opens to the public March 1
IT Maintenance Scheduled January 27-28 IT Maintenance Scheduled January 27-28
McKinney Public Libraries offer free tax assistance McKinney Public Libraries offer free tax assistance
Bridal Show showcases unique wedding offerings in McKinney Bridal Show showcases unique wedding offerings in McKinney
McKinney Community Development Corporation Awards $6.7 million in grant funding McKinney Community Development Corporation Awards $6.7 million in grant funding
Whimsical mural in McKinney Library inspires fun and imagination Whimsical mural in McKinney Library inspires fun and imagination
McKinney Fire Department recommends winterizing your fire protection system McKinney Fire Department recommends winterizing your fire protection system
McKinney Fire Department names Fire Marshal McKinney Fire Department names Fire Marshal
Meet McKinney Police officers during ‘Coffee with the Cops’ on Dec. 19 Meet McKinney Police officers during ‘Coffee with the Cops’ on Dec. 19
McKinney selected for Service First Mortgage headquarters McKinney selected for Service First Mortgage headquarters
McKinney Police Department moves up on national recognition for National Night Out event McKinney Police Department moves up on national recognition for National Night Out event
Q&A: Pending Arch Resorts v. City of McKinney / Collin County litigation Q&A: Pending Arch Resorts v. City of McKinney / Collin County litigation
McKinney Performing Arts Center brings more than Christmas music this winter McKinney Performing Arts Center brings more than Christmas music this winter
McKinney #1 on Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live in America McKinney #1 on Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live in America