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: August 18, 2017

McKinney Finance Department earns national recognition in financial reporting

The McKinney Finance Department was presented the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Volunteer for events and programs offered by City of McKinney

The City of McKinney has launched the McKinney Volunteer Program (MVP) for those seeking opportunities to serve the community. Utilizing the platform VolunteerNow (Voly), residents interested in volunteering for city-wide events such as Oktoberfest or lib...

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Notice of 2017 tax year proposed property tax rate for the City of McKinney

Update: On August 7, the City Manager proposed a tax rate of 0.541099. View news release

A tax rate of $0.562600 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of City of McKinney. This rate exceeds the lower of the effective or ro...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

McKinney EDC selects Hunt Southwest for speculative light industrial development

The McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) has selected Hunt Southwest for the development of a speculative light industrial development project within the city.

MEDC circulated a Request for Proposals in April and received five responses in June...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

McKinney City Manager proposes to lower city property tax rate

The McKinney City Manager proposed a $405.5 million total budget for Fiscal Year 2018 that would result in over a 3-cent reduction in the city’s property tax rate. The budget, which includes more than $137 million in the general fund, would lower the city...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Award places McKinney Purchasing Department among best in public procurement

The City of McKinney Purchasing Department has earned the prestigious Achievement of Excellence in Procurement award (AEP) from the National Procurement Institute in recognition of the city’s commitment to purchasing, excellence, innovation and ...

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

McKinney National Airport invites public to review master plan update

The McKinney National Airport will hold two public open houses in August to discuss alternative categories within the airport’s master plan update including several key airfield features listed:

  • The airport’s ability to meet FAA safety,...
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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Residential fire in McKinney results in substantial damage

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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

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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: March 6, 2017

McKinney Fire Department recognized for best practices by Texas Fire Chiefs Association

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) has been recognized by the Texas Fire Chiefs Association (TFCA) Best Practices Recognition Program. MFD was evaluated for compliance of more than 117 best business practices for fire departments in the state of Texas and...

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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: August 21, 2017

Second Public Hearing - 2017 Proposed Property Tax Rate September 5

Public Input Meeting - Budget

Attend the regular City Council meeting and share your thoughts about the upcoming year proposed property tax rate for the City of McKinney.

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

Get the Inside Scoop on McKinney's Departments

See McKinney With Me

See the latest installment of #SeeMcKinneyWithMe on the city's website.

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

Back to School

School is in Session

The new school year is starting! Be aware of children walking to and from school and of reduced speed limits in school zones.

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

Dive-In Movie - The Secret Life of Pets (PG) - Sept. 2

Dive In Movie

End summer with a great big SPLASH at the Apex Centre! Bring your floatie, watch the movie and enjoy the summer evening!

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

Cinema Club - "Coming to America" September 6

Cinema Club

View your favorite '80s cult classic films at the John and Judy Gay Library, then discuss the film with the group at an off-site location.

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

Learn About the McKinney Police Department - Registration Deadline August 31

Citizens Police Academy

The class includes information about traffic-related laws, DWI stops, crime scene investigations, SWAT, K-9 and other police functions. Graduates of Citizens Police Academy are eligible for further training in two volunteer groups.

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Eclipse Events at Both Libraries

Eclipse

Monday, August 21, 2017, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Join us for a simple and safe way to enjoy this unusual celestial event! We'll be using homemade pinhole projectors, which allow you to see a reflection of the eclipse without looking directly into the sun. &nbs...

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Posted on: August 6, 2017

Fabiana Martinez presents her award-winning book, 12 Random Words

12 Random Words

George W. Bush's former interpreter Fabiana Martinez presents her award-winning short story collection, 12 Random Words, Winner of the Gold-1st Place Award in the 2017 Feathered Quill Book Awards Program for the Best Short Story/Anthology category.

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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: 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: 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 30, 2017

Are you in a book club?

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Email your book club information to contact-library@mckinneytexas.org.

We’ll keep your club informed about special events.

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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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