McKINNEY (Dec. 3, 2013) — Plano resident and business owner Mark Reid has been appointed County Commissioner for Precinct 1, County Judge Keith Self announced late Monday.

Mark Reid

Reid, an industrial engineer and owner of IDEA Construction in Richardson, replaces Matt Shaheen, who resigned Monday to run for state office.

Reid, who has served on the County Planning Commission since 2011, will represent parts of McKinney, Plano, Frisco, Prosper and Celina until November 2014, and then run in a special election to decide who will complete the remaining two years of Shaheen’s four-year term.

Precinct 1 covers the northwest sections of Collin County, including north of SH 121 and west of US 75 and Custer Road. Click here to view a detailed map (.pdf) of the four precincts of Collin County.

 

About Collin County

Collin County is one of 254 counties in the state of Texas and is located north of the metropolitan area of Dallas. It has a population of over 812,000, growing at a rate of 3.8% according to 2011 estimates. It covers over 840 square miles in land area. It is bordered by Grayson, Fannin, Hunt, Rockwall, Dallas and Denton counties. The county was founded in 1848 and has a county seat of McKinney. Both the county and the county seat were named after Collin McKinney, one of the five men who drafted the Texas Declaration of Independence. For more information visit co.collin.tx.us.