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Posted on: November 30, 2022

City of McKinney announces new Police Chief

Assistant Joe Ellenburg appointed after serving as Interim Police Chief since October

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Update: Erwin Park prescribed burn on Nov. 8 postponed due to weather

Update: New date will be announced in the coming weeks

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 4, 2022) 

The City of McKinney has postponed the prescribed burn across 40 acres in Erwin Park that was scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 8. The burn will be rescheduled when mo...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Conceptual master plan approved for Towne Lake Park

New developments will be more resilient to occasional flooding and include plans for the city's second dog park

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 3, 2022) 

The McKinney City Council approved a conceptual master plan for Towne Lake Park that retains th...

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Posted on: October 25, 2022

McKinney breaks ground on new City Hall complex

175,000-square-foot building will consolidate city offices and serve as a community gathering place for future generations

McKINNEY, Texas (Oct. 25, 2022) 

The City of McKinney broke ground on the new City Hall complex in the Historic Downtown McKi...

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

McKinney City Council appoints 2023 bond committee members

Bond program is likely to focus on the development of the McKinney National Airport

McKINNEY, Texas (Sept. 30, 2022) – The McKinney City Council appointed  members to a bond committee that will review and recommend future capital project...

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

McKinney Oktoberfest goes cashless for the first time

Attendees can pay electronically via mobile devices, or credit or debit cards

McKINNEY, Texas (Sept. 19, 2022) – For the first time, McKinney Oktoberfest is using cashless transactions throughout the three-day festival. This means faster service ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

McKinney Holds Mexican Independence Day Celebration

Event kicks off with dedication ceremony for Gilda Garcia Garza Aquatic Center, followed by family activities

McKINNEY, Texas (Sept. 15, 2022) – The City of McKinney Parks and Recreation Department will hold a Mexican Independence Day Celebration...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

McKinney requires hot work permits as the county burn ban goes into effect

Collin County is now under a 90-day burn ban

 McKINNEY, Texas (July 13, 2022) – The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is endorsing Collin County’s outdoor burn ban within the incorporated limits of the City of McKinney. As a resul...

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

McKinney Police Chief to transition to Director of Public Safety beginning Oct. 1

New position will strengthen the city’s strategic public safety policies, pending City Council approval in the next budget

McKINNEY, Texas (July 11, 2022) – The City of McKinney has announced Chief Greg Conley will retire as Police Chie...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

McKinney EDC, CDC, and city announce financial partnership to fund roadway infrastructure

Initiative commits $150 million to $300 million to roadways through 2035, depending on sales tax performance

McKINNEY, Texas (June 29, 2022) – The City of McKinney, the McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), and the McKinney Community ...

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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: November 25, 2022

Parent's Day Out - Day Camp | Dec. 17

Parents Day Out - Day Camp at Apex Centre - Dec.2022

Parents, it's time for a break and let us take the kids for the afternoon! Learn more and register before it fills up!

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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Holiday Special | Dec. 2022

Membership Promotion Dec.2022

Remember Your Why!

Whether it is our families, our personal goals or various other reasons, our "why" drives us to do great things. Remember your "why" this holiday season by choosing the Apex Centre this month!

Join by December 31, 2022...

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Gift An Experience!

Apex Centre Gift Cards

Purchase Apex Centre gift cards for your friends and family, and wrap a peak experience this season! Gift cards can be in any dollar amount.

Valid for anything purchased at the Apex Centre including:

  • Memberships
  • Swim lessons
  • Classes & activities
  • Personal t...
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Posted on: September 30, 2022

NATOA Government Programming Awards | 2022

Nationally recognized video programming

The National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) recognizes excellence in broadcast, cable, multimedia and electronic programming produced by locoal government agencies. 

  • Award of ...
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Posted on: September 5, 2022

Pinnacle Awards | 2022

Excellence in Government Web Design

The National Association of Government Web Professionals (NAGW) recognized McKinneyTexas.org with a Pinnacle Award for Excellence in Government Web Design. Entries are judged on content, organization, design, performance...

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Awards & Recognitions
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: June 17, 2022

City-County Communications & Marketing Association | 2022

The Savvy Awards

Social Media - Best Use Campaign | Trash Talk2022 Savvy Award Winners

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

The Telly Awards | 2022

The Telly Awards

Social Video: Workplace Culture | On the Job - McKinney National Airport2022 Telly Award Winners

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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, 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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News Flash

Posted on: July 13, 2022

McKinney requires hot work permits as the county burn ban goes into effect

Collin County is now under a 90-day burn ban

 McKINNEY, Texas (July 13, 2022) – The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is endorsing Collin County’s outdoor burn ban within the incorporated limits of the City of McKinney. As a result, MFD requires hot ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

County Burn Ban in Effect

Fire with text that says Burn Ban in Effect

Collin County is now under a 90-day burn ban

 McKINNEY, Texas (July 13, 2022) – The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is endorsing Collin County’s outdoor burn ban within the incorporated limits of the City of McKinney. As a result, MFD requires hot ...

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Posted on: October 24, 2022

Commercial Terminal

Rendering of airport terminal

Find out about our expansion plans

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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: October 25, 2022

Read Across McKinney | Month of November

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Read Across McKinney 

Read Across McKinney is a month-long initiative in November to bring people together over a great book. Connect with your community as we read Daughters of the New Year by E. M. Tran and watch the story come to life at the li...

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Posted on: November 19, 2022

Deck the Hall | December 3

Deck the Hall Promotional Graphic

Fa la la la la la la la la!

Deck the Hall Library with boughs of holiday cheer! Create decorations for the holiday season that will be displayed all month long.

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Posted on: November 24, 2022

Book Talk with Kate Winkler Dawson: All That is Wicked | December 8

Book Talks - All That is Wicked by Kate Winkler Dawson

A Gilded-Age Story of Murder and the Race to Decode the Criminal Mind

True Crime historian, author, and podcaster Kate Winkler Dawson will be with us virtually to discuss her novel, All That is Wicked, which tells the thrilling story of Edward Rulloff—a se...

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Posted on: November 25, 2022

Libraries Closed for Staff Development Day | December 9

Staff Development Day

McKinney Public Libraries will be closed on Friday, December 9 for Staff Development Day and will reopen Saturday, December 10 at 10 AM.

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Posted on: November 26, 2022

Caroling on the Square | December 10

Caroling on the Square

Let's Spread Holiday Cheer in Downtown McKinney!

Meet us at the Hall Library for peppermint sticks and hot chocolate before walking down to the Square to sing carols. We’ll have the songbooks ready, and holiday attire is encouraged. We’ll finish in time so...

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

YA Book Club | December 12

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Discuss books focused on diversity, inclusion, and entertainment with your peers

Our aim is on diversity and inclusion as we connect with our peers and share our unique thoughts and experiences through the lens of popular Young Adult Titles. 

Sept....

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Posted on: November 30, 2022

McKinney Bridal Show Jan 14

McKinney Bridal Show

Join us for one of the premier boutique bridal shows in North Texas in 2023 at the McKinney Performing Arts Center. Peruse the two levels of the historic courthouse in beautiful Downtown McKinney.

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

The Hot Shots Dec 17

The Hot Shots Saturday, December 17, 2022

This trio of talented young men, the oldest of whom is just 16, will wow you with the wide variety of music (and instruments!) they play.

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

MRT Presents: A Christmas Carol Dec 9 - 10

MRT Presents: A Christmas Carol

The miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is taught the true meaning and spirit of Christmas by ghosts who show him his own past and present.

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Posted on: November 11, 2022

Christmas with Mosaix Dec 2

Man standing in front of a star

Join us for the exciting 6th annual presentation of “McKinney’s Christmas with Mosiax!” Proceeds from this musical event will go to support Direction61:3, a McKinney based organization serving youth who are aging out of foster care.

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Posted on: November 11, 2022

Blind Nello Records Company Christmas Party Dec 3

Bluegrass Heritage Festival

Texas Country / Americana singer songwriters Max & Heather Stalling, Mark David Manders, Kevin Deal, Houston Marchman singing songs and telling stories. the ninth annual gathering of these Blind Nello Records artist and friends.

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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

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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: November 17, 2022

Social Dance Night | Dec 2

Social Dance Night

Join us for Carols & Cookies

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Broadband Initiative

Background

On February 15, 2021, McKinney City Council adopted the Broadband Assessment Report and Recommendations. At the same time, City Council authorized the development of a Request for Proposals (RFP) to address four major recommendations from the re...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Ambulance Relocation (updated 07-13-2022)

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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