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    City Increases Parking Options in Historic Downtown McKinney

    The new parking lot will bring the public parking lot count up to 14At Tuesday night’s Council meeting, the City of McKinney entered into...

    Virginia Parkway Widening Project Begins

    Major thoroughfare to expand from four to six lanes from U.S. 75 to Ridge RoadThe City of McKinney will soon begin a project to...

    Law enforcement Statewide Tackle Outstanding Warrants

    McKinney law enforcement agencies urge violators to pay now to avoid arrestThe City of McKinney is participating in a statewide warrant round-up and urges...

    McKinney Urban Transit District to Hold First Meeting to Discuss Public...

    The McKinney Urban Transit District board will hold its first meeting to discuss potential options for bringing public transit to the McKinney Urbanized Area....

    City of McKinney launches Virtual Town Hall

    “Water Cooler Chat” forum invites citizens to inquire about rumors circulating in the cityTo further increase transparency within the city, the City of McKinney...

    MEDC Vice President named top economic developer

    Abby Liu instrumental in attracting Fortune Global 500 companies to McKinneyThe City of McKinney is proud to announce McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Executive...

    McKinney Fire Department Awarded the Lone Star Achievement Award

    On Jan. 17th, 2017, The Texas Fire Chiefs Association presented its annual Lone Star Achievement Award to the McKinney Fire Department (MFD) at the...

    McKinney Fire Department Names Fire Marshal

    The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) announced Michael R. Smith as Fire Marshal. Smith has been acting Interim Fire Marshal since July 2016.Smith has been...

    McKinney Fire Department Begins Annual On-site Inspections of Local Businesses

    The McKinney Fire Department will begin annual on-site inspections of local businesses to prevent fires and protect lives and property on Jan. 20. If...

    McKinney Fire Department Celebrates Five Paramedic Certifications

    Photo Left to Right: Assistant Fire Chief of Operations Tim Mock, Scott LaCaze, Taylor Krais, John Bell, Aaron Curry, Oliver Bradley and EMS Battalion...

    McKinney Fire Department provides Christmas tree safety tips

    McKINNEY, Texas – The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) recommends residents protect themselves as they deck the halls this holiday season. A small fire that...

    Packets available for Interested City Council Candidates

    McKINNEY, Texas (Dec. 6, 2016) – The Mayor and three McKinney City Council seats will be up for voter consideration during the general election...

    City holds P.R.I.D.E meeting to discuss Community Revitalization Plan

    McKINNEY, Texas – The City of McKinney Housing and Community Development Department will host the quarterly P.R.I.D.E. meeting Thursday, Nov. 10 to provide...

    Collin College Holds ‘Rock The Vote!’ Events

      Register to vote at upcoming Rock the Vote! voter registration drives at Collin College.  Each event is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., beginning...

    Security of Voting in Collin County

    The League of Women Voters of Collin County cordially invites the public to hear Bruce Sherbet, Collin County Elections Administrator, discuss the voting systems...

    McKinney Chamber to Host Reception for New City Manager

      Join the McKinney Chamber of Commerce as they welcome the City of McKinney’s new City Manager Paul Grimes at a meet-and-greet reception August 30. The...

    Senator Van Taylor Announces Mobile Office Hours for Constituent Services

    PLANO, TX – State Senator Van Taylor announced July mobile office hours on Thursday, July 21st in McKinney and Plano. Committed to providing superior...

    McKinney City Council Appoints Paul Grimes as City Manager

    McKINNEY (May 17, 2016) — At the regular meeting, the McKinney City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Paul Grimes as City Manager for...

    Stacy Road Closures Expected May 9-11

    The concrete placement on the Stacy Road Overpass Bridge will begin Monday, May 9. Since this is overhead work, it requires various closures of...

    Work Begins Monday on One of DFW’s Busiest Sections of Highway

    PLANO (May 6, 2016) — Construction will begin Monday on a $37 million overhaul of the U.S. 75 (Central Expressway) interchange at President George...

    City Council Passes Resolution on Short Term Parking Strategies for Downtown...

    McKINNEY (April 21, 2016) — In February, City Council appointed 11 citizens to form the Downtown Parking Committee to discuss short term strategies as...
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