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Posted on: June 20, 2022

McKinney Introduces New Development Code for Review

Community feedback requested for updated development code

As the City of McKinney continues to implement the ONE McKinney 2040 Comprehensive Plan, the city is updating its development regulations to be more accessible and user-friendly than previous drafts...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

McKinney signs contract for statue in honor of the 50th anniversary of the movie Benji

Historic Downtown McKinney served as the primary outdoor filming location for the 1974 movie

McKINNEY, Texas (June 8, 2022) – The City of McKinney is pleased to announce a contract has been signed with nationally recognized artist and sculptor Su...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

City of McKinney renames aquatic center for former Councilwoman

Old Settler’s Aquatic Center will now be the Gilda Garcia Garza Aquatic Center

McKINNEY, Texas (June 7, 2022) – At the recommendation of the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Advisory Board of the City of McKinney, City Council has appro...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

McKinney earns AAA ratings from Moody's and Standard & Poor's, Aa1 water and wastewater rating

McKINNEY, Texas (May 17, 2022) – 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 f...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Downtown McKinney presents Arts in Bloom Art + Wine Festival

Arts in Bloom features over 120 juried artists, food, and live music in beautiful Historic Downtown McKinney April 8-10

MCKINNEY, Texas (April 1, 2022) – The streets of Historic Downtown McKinney will come alive during the Arts in Bloom celebrati...

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Krewe of Barkus parade of pooches returns to downtown McKinney

Dog costume party and parade celebrates 20 years of fun

McKINNEY, Texas (Feb. 17, 2022) – Downtown McKinney is sure to be a howling good time at the 20th annual Krewe of Barkus Mardi Gras dog parade and festival Sunday, Feb. 27. This year&apo...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

McKinney signs contract with international artist Guido van Helten to paint historic silos; asks for

Artist will use resident feedback to shape his future visits to McKinney ahead of painting community-influenced mural as part of his renowned Monuments series 

McKINNEY, Texas (Feb. 15, 2022) – The City of McKinney is pleased to announce...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

City of McKinney breaks ground on $11 million indoor tennis complex

The facility at Gabe Nesbitt Community Park will create one of the premier public tennis facilities in the country

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McKINNEY, Texas (Feb. 9, 2022) – The City of McKinney has ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Unofficial results for the McKinney Special Election

Residents elected Patrick Cloutier to the open At-Large City Council seat

McKINNEY, Texas (Jan. 15, 2022) – Today McKinney residents elected Patrick Cloutier to the At-Large City Council seat vacated when Council Member Frederick Frazier announce...

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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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News Flash

Posted on: June 27, 2022

Red, White & Boom! | July 4

Red, White and BOOM!

Fireworks, music and fun!

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Upcoming Office Closure | July 4

Independence Day Closures

No Trash Service, Monday, July 4

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

New Code Survey | Now - Aug. 15

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Community feedback requested for updated development code

As the City of McKinney continues to implement the ONE McKinney 2040 Comprehensive Plan, the city is updating its development regulations to be more accessible and user-friendly than previous drafts...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Mosquito Season is Here!

Mosquito Control

Find out what the city is doing to help protect the community.

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Splish Splash Freedom Bash

Splish Splash Freedom Bash at Apex Centre

Splash with us under the fireworks at the outdoor pool on Monday, July 4.

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Free Monthly Member Orientations

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Get the most out of your Apex Centre Membership!

Need Some Guidance? We've Got You Covered. Apex Centre Home Page Carousel
Posted on: June 3, 2022

3v3 Adult Open Basketball League

Adult open basketball league at Apex Centre

Do you have the best team in North Texas? Register today and prove it!

Register Your Team Now! Apex Centre Home Page Carousel
Posted on: May 13, 2022

4 Reasons to visit us this summer!

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4 GREAT REASONS TO GO WITH APEX CENTRE THIS SUMMER!

1. Indoor & Outdoor Pools

Our pools have great hours & amenities! Check out our great waterslides, lazy rivers and other water features. We offer classes to help you or your child learn how to swim...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

June Personal Training Promotion

Personal training promotion with trainer and member is plank position

Needing an extra boost? Check out this deal!

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

We're Hiring New Family!

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Join Our Family!

Do you have a teenager (15+), a neighbor, or any Teachers out there that may want to make some extra cash this summer? They have the opportunity to work with their friends, connect with new people, and make a difference in their community!...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

The TAMI Awards | 2022

Open and responsive public communications

Every year, The Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO) recognizes the work of its members who communicate on behalf of municipal governments throughout the state of Texas. 

This year, t...

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Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: May 31, 2022

The Telly Awards | 2022

The Telly Awards

  • Social Video: Workplace Culture | On the Job - McKinney National Airport

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Building Inspections Department recognized by ICC

The City of McKinney Building Inspections Department is now accredited by the International Code Council (ICC) as a Preferred Provider of continuing education. The department already has a well-developed internal training program, providing code-based tra...

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Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: December 20, 2021

McKinney National Airport FBO Top 20% | 2022

McKinney National Airport FBO in Top 20% in the Americas

For the second year in a row, Aviation Internation News has ranked the FBO at the McKinney National Airport in the top 20% of FBOs in North and South America.

Aviation International News (AIN) is one ...

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Aviation International News Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Best Instagram Presence - Golden Post Award | 2022

2022 Golden Post Award Winner for Best Instagram Presence

The Government Social Media (GSM) Professional Association was founded in 2015 and is the first professional association for public sector social media professionals in the United States. They suppo...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

I Am Unique By Nature Campaign - Hermes Platinum Award | 2022

I Am Unique By Nature Campaign Wins 2022 Hermes Platinum Award

Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals and is one of the oldest and largest creative competitions in the world. Judges evaluate the creative industry'...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

McKinney Ranked Second Safest City in the U.S. for 2022

SmartAsset Ranks McKinney, Texas #2 Safest City in U.S.

SmartAsset examined data from 200 of the largest cities in the country (violent crimes, property crimes, vehicular mortality rates, etc.).

Thanks to everyone in the City of McKinney who makes safety a ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

Public Works | 2021

Chandler Bass, Maintenance Crew Leader

  • Won first place at the Texas American Public Works Association (APWA) equipment operator competition, making him the best public works equipment operator in Texas.
  • The award allows him to travel to the National Confere...
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Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: February 17, 2022

Development Services | 2022

Suzanne Arnold | Cheif Building Official

  • Reappointed by Governor Abbott to serve on the Texas Industrialized Building Code Council for a two-year term. The council oversees the state program regulating industrialized housing and buildings.

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Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: February 17, 2022

Designated Tree City USA | 2021

For the 16th year in a row, McKinney received the designation Tree City USA

This certification is a testament to all the hard work city departments put into our community for tree planting and tree care. It also acknowledges the love and joy we get from tr...

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Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: December 20, 2021

Housing and Community Development | 2021

Shirletta Best

  • Appointed to Executive Board of Junior League of Collin County
  • Appointed to Board of Directors, National Community Development Association

Janay Tieken

  • Texas Economic Development Certification

Dana Riley

  • Spirit of McKinney Volunteering Award: MIS...
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Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: December 20, 2021

Mothers Against Drunk Driving, North Texas | 2021

MADD Commitment Hero Award

Officer Aaron Wilbanks - in recognition of strong commitment to DWI education / enforcement.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: December 20, 2021

NRA Shooting Competition, Whittington Center, Raton NM | 2021

McKinney Police Department

World Record (cold bore) | Officer Lindsey Paul

  • Three impacts on the first target of the day at a distance of 1.4 miles 

NRA Whittington Center Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: December 20, 2021

Texas Society Sons of the American Revolution, Chapter 63 | 2021

McKinney Fire Department

  • Heroism Medal | Capt. Pieter Wasserman
  • Life Saving Medal | Capt. Tony Jones
  • Fire Safety Medal | Fire Inspector Josh Detzel
  • Emergency Medical Services Medal | Firefighter / Paramedic Matt Ball

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Texas Society Sons of the American Revolution Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: December 20, 2021

Aviation International News | 2021

McKinney National Airport (TKI)

  • FBO ranked in Top 20% of all FBOs in the Americans
  • Line Service ranked in Top 10%
  • Above & Beyond | Jenna Emerizy

Aviation International News Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: December 20, 2021

American Association of Airport Executives | 2021

General Aviation Airports

Training Excellence | McKinney National Airport (TKI)

American Association of Airport Executives Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: December 20, 2021

Texas Recreation & Park Society, North Region | 2021

Parks and Recreation Department

  • Excellence in Programming | Night Hikes at Rec Center at Towne Lake
  • Excellence in Senior Programming | Grandparents Camp at Senior Rec Center
  • Excellence in Maintenance Award | Parks Academy
  • Horizons Award | Alex Copeland, Apex ...
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Texas Recreation and Park Society, North Region Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: November 15, 2021

City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA) | 2021

Savvy Award

  • Social Media: Parks & Recreation Country Dance Class Reel

Award of Excellence

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Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO) | 2021

TAMI Award

  • Internal Communications - Cascade of newly adopted vision
  • Marketing Plan/Campaign - I am Unique by Nature
  • Special/One-time Programming - McKinney Stories: George Webb

Award of Excellence

  • Best use of Social Media
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Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: November 15, 2021

The Telly Awards | 2021

The Telly Awards

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Posted on: November 15, 2020

National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) | 2020

National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA)

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Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: November 15, 2020

Texas Association of Telecommunications Officers & Advisors (TATOA) | 2020

Texas Association of Telecommunications Officers & Advisors (TATOA)

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Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: November 15, 2020

The Telly Awards | 2020

The Telly Awards

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Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: November 15, 2021

#1 Best Place to Live in America by Money Magazine | 2014

In 2014, Money Magazine ranked McKinney #1 in its “Best Places to Live in America” list.

McKinney earned this distinction based on housing affordability, education, arts and culture, safety, health care, diversity and the economy, including the fiscal stre...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Development Navigation Assistant

Development Navigation Assistant (DNA)

Create an account, answer questions about your project and receive a custom step-by-step guide to permitting your project.

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Citizen Self-Service Portal (CSS)

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Create an account, apply for permits, make payments, request inspections, create new development cases and view real-time data.

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Request an Org Chart

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Enter your email address and we'll send you the Development Services Org Chart.

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News Flash

Posted on: June 27, 2022

Public Input Meeting | S.H. 5 Downtown Pedestrian Connection

We want to hear from you!

The City of McKinney is working to enrich and enhance the Historic Downtown McKinney Cultural District and the surrounding community with public green spaces and parks near downtown McKinney and State Highway 5 (S.H. 5).

Help shape...

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Quick & Easy Ground Access

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Close proximity to major roads, corporate business parks, entertainment venues & more.

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Room to Grow

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Hangar and office pad sites are available along with business opportunities.

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Exceptional Infrastructure

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Our technology and facilities accommodate virtually all business and many commercial aircraft.

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Once Upon a Quest | June 30

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Are You Ready for an Adventure?

You shall not pass ... without solving the riddle.  So, undertake our quest for the most precious of treasures and learn about the world's greatest adventurers along the way.

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Posted on: June 20, 2022

Libraries Closed for Independence Day | Monday, July 4

Independence Day Closures

McKinney Public Libraries will be closed Monday, July 4 for Independence Day and will reopen Tuesday, June 5 at 10 AM. 

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Choose Your Own Adventure: Downtown Storywalk | Month of June

Choose Your Own Adventure Storywalk

You choose what happens in this interactive story.

Your adventure starts at the Roy and Helen Hall Library and takes you around the Downtown Square to different shops where you get the next piece of the story.

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Posted on: June 25, 2022

Animation Education | July 7

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Follow along Frame by Frame to create a simple looping animation.

Register in advance to reserve an iPad or bring your own if you have the Procreate app!

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Introduction to Heraldry for Genealogists | July 11

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Learn About Heraldry

Local historian, David B. Appleton, will review the history of heraldry, explain what heraldic “achievement” is and what clues they may hold for genealogists, show how to identify coats of arms, and other interesting uses.

Join us virtu...

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Medicare Information Seminar | June 28

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Gain a Better Understanding of Medicare

Medicare is complicated, and what you don’t know can cost you. Gain a better understanding of eligibility requirements, election periods, enrollment penalties, and other issues in this educational program.

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

MPAC Summer Concert Series Presents: Bob Schneider Aug 20

MPAC Summer Concert Series Presents: Bob Schneider

Austin, Texas-based singer-songwriter has become one of the most celebrated musicians in the live music capital.

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News Flash

Posted on: November 7, 2021

Conducting Business Online

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Municipal Court Search / Judicial Case Search - Ideal for defendant(s) and attorneys.

  • Lookup any filed case by a person's full legal name, driver's license number, VIN number, or citation number.

Municipal Court Online Payment Portal

  • Pay your Payment Plan fe...
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Posted on: November 7, 2021

Conducting Business by Email

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Contact-Courts@McKinneyTexas.org

Email requests must include case or citation number, full name, date of birth, address including apartment or trailer number and telephone number.

FAQs

1. My citation wasn't in the Municipal Court Search-Jud...

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Posted on: November 7, 2021

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Splish Splash Freedom Bash

Splish Splash Freedom Bash at Apex Centre

Splash with us under the fireworks at the outdoor pool on Monday, July 4.

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Free Monthly Member Orientations

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Get the most out of your Apex Centre Membership!

Need Some Guidance? We've Got You Covered. Parks Carousel
Posted on: May 13, 2022

4 Reasons to visit us this summer!

Child splashing in pool

4 GREAT REASONS TO GO WITH APEX CENTRE THIS SUMMER!

1. Indoor & Outdoor Pools

Our pools have great hours & amenities! Check out our great waterslides, lazy rivers and other water features. We offer classes to help you or your child learn how to swim...

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News Flash

Posted on: June 7, 2022

Ambulance Relocation

Background

The city relocated the ambulance stationed at Fire Station 9, which serves the northern area of McKinney above U.S. 380, to Fire Station 3, which is located west of U.S. 75 on Eldorado Parkway. Some residents have asked whether those near Fire S...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Concrete Batch Plants

Q&A Regarding Recent Concrete-related Operations in McKinney

December 2021

1. What is happening with batch plant operations on State Highway 5? 

Cowtown Readymix and Martin Marietta should have ceased operations in 2021 per the amortization ruli...

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