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    Visit McKinney Wins Awards for Branding, Cooperative Marketing

    Visit McKinney, the City of McKinney’s tourism organization, won two “People’s Choice” Idea Fair awards that were presented at the Texas Association of Convention...

    McKinney City Council Approves Budget with Lower City Property Tax Rate

    McKINNEY, TX – McKinney City Council voted to approve the Fiscal Year 2022 budget of $618 million, resulting in just over a one-cent reduction...

    McKinney ISD Lowers Tax Rate by 9.8 Cents

    McKinney, TX - At their August meeting Tuesday night, the McKinney ISD Board of Trustees approved a 9.8 cent property tax rate decrease for...

    City of McKinney to Spray for Mosquitoes

    McKINNEY, TX – McKinney is set to spray an area of the city to control mosquitoes after a mosquito pool tested positive for West Nile...

    Governor Abbott, Attorney General Paxton Aligned in Defense of Executive Order...

    AUSTIN, TX -- Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced the filing of a mandamus petition in the 5th Court of Appeals to...

    McKinney announces 230-acre parkland acquisition within Painted Tree development

    McKINNEY, TX – The City of McKinney has announced the acquisition of 230 acres of parkland within the Painted Tree development. The city acquired...

    Congressman Van Taylor Urges State Department to End the Passport Processing...

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Last week, Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03), alongside over 200 of his colleagues in the House, sent a letter urging Secretary of State, Antony...

    McKinney unveils $3.175 million renovations to Cottonwood Park

    McKINNEY, TX – The City of McKinney will celebrate the completion of a $3.175 million renovation to Cottonwood Park, 212 McMakin St., as part of...

    Celebrate Independence Day in McKinney- July 3, 2021

    The City of McKinney celebrates the Fourth of July at Red, White an BOOM! with free family activities, live entertainment and a spectacular fireworks...

    McKinney to Hold Community-Wide Juneteenth Celebration at Finch Park

    McKINNEY, TX – The City of McKinney will hold a community-wide Juneteenth celebration from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 19 at Finch Park, 301...

    Concept Designs Released for McKinney Municipal Community Complex

    McKINNEY, TX – Concept designs for the City of McKinney's new Municipal Community Complex were presented at the City Council work session Tuesday. Architects...

    City of McKinney Hosts AT&T Byron Nelson This Week

    McKINNEY, TX – The City of McKinney will make its debut as the new host of the AT&T Byron Nelson this week, which runs May...

    Unofficial election results for McKinney City Council races

    McKINNEY, Texas (May 1, 2021) – Saturday, McKinney residents cast their ballots in the general election to vote for four City Council representatives. District...

    City of McKinney to Hold Open House for East McKinney Mobility...

    McKINNEY, TX – The City of McKinney will host an open house to give residents an introduction to the East McKinney Mobility Study, which will...

    Early Voting for May 1 Election is Underway

    McKINNEY, TX – Early voting begins Monday, April 19 for McKinney voters. Registered voters will cast ballots to elect City Council representatives for Mayor, District...

    Learn More About Candidates Running for Office in May 1 Election

    McKINNEY, TX - The McKinney Chamber of Commerce recently hosted two candidate forums. One hosted the candidates running for mayor and City Council in...

    City of McKinney Announces Public Works Director

    McKINNEY, TX – The City of McKinney announced today the hiring of Ryan Gillingham as the Director of Public Works following a national search. Gillingham...

    Tax Day for Individuals Extended to June 15 for Texas and...

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced today that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020...

    City of McKinney Announces Operations at Vaccine Hub Will End by...

    McKINNEY, TX – After more than 35,000 shots given since late December, the City of McKinney and its community partners announced their intention to phase...

    City of McKinney Encourages Citizens to Wear Masks in City Facilities,...

    McKINNEY, TX – To ensure the safety of our citizens and staff, the City of McKinney encourages citizens to wear masks inside city facilities and...

    Governor Abbott Lifts Mask Mandate, Opens Texas 100 Percent

    AUSTIN, TX -- Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order (GA-34) lifting the mask mandate in Texas and increasing capacity of all businesses...
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