Posted on: April 28, 2017

Apex Centre Operating and Pool Hours

Apex Centre Hours

Find out when Apex Centre is open and when the pools are open for recreation and exercise.

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Apex Centre Activity Guide

Apex Centre Activity Guide

Learn about all the events, classes and activities available at the Apex Centre.

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Waiver Required

Apex Centre Waiver

All guests and day pass visitors must sign a waiver on the first visit. Waivers for minors must be signed by a parent or legal guardian.

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

McKinney City Council approves budget, lowers property tax rate

McKinney City Council voted to approve the Fiscal Year 2018 budget of $406.7 million and also lowered the city’s property tax rate. The three-cent reduction brought the current rate of 0.573000 down to 0.540199. This means property owners will p...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Tax Rate Adoption

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 1.92 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by a...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

City of McKinney to spray area for mosquitoes

McKinney is set to spray an area of the city in order to control mosquitoes after a positive mosquito pool for West Nile Virus was confirmed. Spraying will start at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20, weather permitting. The spray area is generally a mile rad...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

McKinney celebrates National Food Safety Month

The City of McKinney Health Compliance Division celebrates National Food Safety Month in September to heighten the awareness of food safety education and reinforce proper food safety practices and procedures. McKinney Health Inspectors are encouraging res...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

McKinney announces new system to streamline development processes

The City of McKinney is pleased to announce the upcoming implementation of the new land management software system EnerGov that will streamline processes for developers, improve data quality and increase public access to information from the Development S...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Pre-application meetings announced for Community Support Grants

The City of McKinney announces the availability of FY 2017-18 funding under the Community Support Grant (CSG) program for eligible non-profit agencies and community organizations that serve residents of McKinney.

A pre-application meeting will be held from...

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

McKinney earns national award for annual report

The City of McKinney Communications and Marketing Department was honored with a national Savvy award for the 2016 electronic annual report during the annual 3CMA Conference in Anaheim, California.

3CMA, the City-County Communications and Marketing Associat...

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

City of McKinney to begin smoke testing sewer systems

Smoke testing

The City of McKinney will begin conducting routine surveying of the sanitary sewer system through smoke testing. This process is used as a way to locate defective openings and inappropriate connections in the sewer system that allow rainwater runoff to en...

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Day Sept. 16 with the McKinney Public Library

The community is encouraged to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Day with a special festival presented by the City of McKinney, the McKinney Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Tri-County Regional Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Honor the histories, cultures, and co...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

McKinney Community Development Corporation Awards project grant funding

The McKinney Community Development Corporation (MCDC) has announced grant awards totaling nearly $6,400,000 for project grants for community, cultural and economic development projects that maintain and enhance the quality of life in McKinney.

MCDC receive...

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

McKinney Fire Department’s McTown Klownz return to teach fire safety in local schools

McTown Klowns

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is dedicated to sharing important life safety messages with children in McKinney Independent School District and surrounding school districts. This year marks the 24th season the McTown Klownz troupe, a group of active M...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2017

Sprinkler system prevents major damage to McKinney apartment complex

Apartment fire

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to an incident Sept. 4 at The Mansions McKinney Apartments, 6600 McKinney Ranch Pkwy. First responders quickly discovered the fire sprinkler system had activated and extinguished the grease fire in the apartment ki...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: August 15, 2017

Residential fire in McKinney results in substantial damage

fire

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded just after midnight to a two-story single residential structure fire Aug. 13 at 1300 Pecos Trail. Home owners began to smell smoke coming from the attic after hearing and feeling a loud lightning strike. The family...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

McKinney Fire Department warns of fake solar eclipse glasses

McKinney Fire Department warns of fake solar eclipse glasses

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) along with the U.S. Fire Administration encourages residents to beware of fake solar eclipse glasses being sold at many retailers. Millions of Americans will watch the solar eclipse on Aug. 21 and have already purchased ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

McKinney Fire Department sends Smokey the Bear a happy birthday wish

Smokey the Bear

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is wishing a happy birthday to fire service icon Smokey the Bear for his 73rd birthday on Aug. 9. Smokey the Bear began his career in 1944 with a slogan, “Only you can prevent forest fires,” and has since been working ha...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

McKinney Fire Department welcomes home 1924 American La France Fire Engine

1924 Fire Engine

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) will host a ceremonial procession at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 29 to welcome the return of a 1924 American La France fire engine to its original home at the Wysong Central Fire Station. The fire engine will retire for perman...

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Posted on: July 3, 2017

Sprinkler system prevented major loss to Century Lake Forest Apartments

Kitchen fire

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a structure fire incident June 24th at the Century Lake Forest Apartments located at 5201 Collin McKinney Parkway. Responding units discovered the fire sprinkler system had activated and had controlled and extin...

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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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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Smoke Testing Has Begun

Smoke Testing

The Public Works Department has begun smoke testing the sanitary sewer system for leaks and inappropriate connections.

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Dust off Your Lederhosen and Tune up Your Yodel for Oktoberfest, September 22-24

McKinney Oktoberfest 2016

The 10th Annual McKinney Oktoberfest promises to be the best Oktoberfest yet. Great food and beer selection, kid-favorite carnival, petting zoo, music and entertainment

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Main Street Director Amy Rosenthal Talks Oktoberfest September 22-24

Director's Column

Enter the stein-holding competition, polka to Brave Combo, cheer on the weenie dogs or enjoy the carnival. Oktoberfest offers something for everyone.

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

The Citizen Self Service Portal for Development Services Is Coming October 16

Citizen Self Service Portal

Attend an information session to learn about the new online portal for Development Services transactions. Sessions begin September 20.

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

MPAC Summer Concert Series - Jack Ingram September 30

Summer Concert Series

For 20 years, Jack Ingram has delivered uncompromising, personally-charged song craft and energetic, charismatic performances. Hear him up close and personal at MPAC. Where great music comes to play.

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Smoke Testing Has Begun

Smoke Testing

The Public Works Department has begun smoke testing the sanitary sewer system for leaks and inappropriate connections.

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Historic Good Times Block Party October 6 & 7

Historic Good Times

Let the good times roll in Historic Downtown McKinney with a free concert, a block party and a live show - Broadway's Next Hit Musical at MPAC - Saturday evening.

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Adult Spelling Bee

Adult Spelling Bee

When

  • October 25, 2017
  • 6:30 p.m/: Contestant Check-In
  • 7 9 p.m.: The Spelling Bee
  • Printable flyer

Where 

  • Tupps Brewery
  • 721 Anderson St, McKinney, TX 75069
  • Parking: Right side of the street right across from brewery next to open field.

Rules

  • All contestants m...
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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Read Across McKinney 2017

The Book That Matters Most

Read across McKinney (RAM) is a one book/one community program designed to cultivate a culture of reading and discussion by bringing our growing community together around one great book.  The idea behind RAM is to have all residents read the same...

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Cinema Club Fall 2017

They Live

Wednesdays • 6:30 P.M. • John & Judy Gay Library

Resident film buffs, John and Trevor, are showing some of their favorite 80’s movies throughout the fall:

They Live - Oct. 4

Fright Night - Oct. 18

The Naked Gun - Nov. 1

Gremlins - Dec. 6

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Volunteer through VOLY.org

Voly.org

Create an account to find volunteer opportunities at the library as well as throughout the city.

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Posted on: June 18, 2017

cloudLibrary

cloudLibrary

The Library is expanding its cloudLibrary collection, and patrons will now have access to over 28,000 eBooks and nearly 3,000 eAudiobooks. Reading or listening on the go has never been easier. Our expanded collection includes new and popular titles for ad...

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Posted on: July 5, 2016

RBdigital eAudiobooks & eMagazines

RBdigital

RBdigital offers access to exclusive Recorded Books eAudiobooks, as well as content from all major publishers, in a user-friendly interface.  Find titles by series, author, publisher, narrator, genre, or keyword, and place holds and create wish l...

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

Texas Driver’s License Tests

Texas Driver’s License Practice Tests

Free Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) practice tests, specifically based on Texas DMV materials. The site includes accessibility tools that let users hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, an...

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Posted on: April 9, 2017

Atomic Training

Atomic Training

Atomic Training is a free video-based software training resource available on our Research Center page and accessible from home or office, as well as at both library locations.

  • Create an account using your library card number and learn at your own pace, wh...
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Posted on: February 16, 2017

NextReads Newsletters for All Interests

NextReads Newsletters

Sign up for one or more of our NextReads newsletters of new titles, prepared by subject and annotated by librarians. Mystery, Nature and Science, New Fiction, Business and Personal Finance, Picture Books, Genealogy, Graphic Novels, and Historical Fiction ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Comics Plus

Comics Plus Downloadable Comics and Graphic Novels

Comics Plus: Library Edition brings over 16,000 free digital graphic novels and comics to any Web-connected device.

The collection includes thousands of titles and series from the biggest publishers in comics, including IDW and Dark Horse, in every genre: ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

OnePlay Video Games

OnePlay Downloadable Video Games

OnePlay offer free video games, with unlimited access to over one thousand games, including extremely popular content and covering a wide range of genres.

All games are checked out on the PC App or Android App (not on the website itself).

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Timothy Vidal Sexual Assault Case

Timothy Vidal

The McKinney Police Department is conducting an investigation of sexual assault of a child involving a local Martial Arts Instructor, Timothy Lee Vidal.

Timothy Vidal has been charged with Sexual Assault of a Child and is currently in the Collin County Jai...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Dr. Ozumba Update

The McKinney Police Department is continuing the investigation involving local Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Donald Okechukwu Ozumba. Dr. Ozumba is currently in the Collin County Jail on four additional counts of sexual assault.

As part of our continued investig...

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