McKINNEY (April 6, 2016) — Monthly board meetings for the McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the McKinney Community Development Corporation (MCDC) will now air on McKinneyVision, the city’s broadcast TV station. McKinneyVision is available to Time-Warner Cable subscribers on channel 16 and to AT&T U-Verse subscribers on channel 99. Additionally, all programming streams live and is available for archived on demand viewing on the city website, mckinneytexas.org.
“We have broadcast regular City Council meetings, Council work sessions and meetings of the Planning and Zoning Commission for several years, but adding these additional meetings gives our residents the opportunity to view even more of the discussion and work that goes into making the decisions affecting McKinney,” said Mayor Brian Loughmiller. “City Council is committed to taking steps toward our goal of more open government processes.”
The next MEDC meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 19 at 8 a.m. in City Hall, 222 N. Tennessee St. Originally this meeting was to include their strategic retreat, but that part has been postponed The normal schedule for MEDC meetings are on the third Tuesday of every month at 8 a.m. and the fourth Thursday of the month at 8 a.m. for MCDC meetings.
City Council work sessions are held the first and third Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m., regular City Council meetings are held the first and third Tuesday at 6 p.m., and Planning and Zoning Commission meetings are held every second and fourth Tuesday. All meetings are in City Hall.
Original programming on McKinney Vision includes the monthly news show McKinney Community News, McKinney Mayor’s Minute, Meet the Council, regular Public Service Announcements and more.
McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. The city is No. 1 on America’s Best Places to Live list published by Money Magazine. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, McKinney has a current population of nearly 162,000. Established in 1848, the city is located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the county seat of Collin County. McKinney offers award-winning schools, a vibrant historic downtown, diverse housing options, a robust economy and a uniquely beautiful natural setting, with rolling hills and lush trees. Visit the city’s website at mckinneytexas.org.