McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 16, 2012) – City of McKinney offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22 and 23, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Roy & Helen Hall Memorial Library and the John & Judy Gay Library will both close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21, earlier than their usual 9 p.m. closing time. 

Solid waste and recycling collections will change for the holiday. Routes scheduled for pick-up on Thanksgiving and the Friday after will move forward one day. Thursday routes will be picked up on Friday, and Friday routes will be picked up on Saturday. Routes scheduled for pick-up on the Monday through Wednesday prior to Thanksgiving will occur as scheduled. For questions, please call IESI/Progressive Waste Solutions at 469-452-8000 or the City Environmental Services Department at 972-547-7385.

In case of an emergency involving Public Works operations, please call 972-547-7618. For life-threatening emergencies, call 9-1-1.

McKinney Offices/Facilities Status on Nov. 22 - 23

  • McKinney City Hall and other City administrative offices – Closed
  • Hall Memorial Library, 101 E. Hunt – Closed
  • John & Judy Gay Library, 6861 W. Eldorado Pkwy. – Closed
  • Community Center, 2001 S. Central Expressway – Closed
  • Old Settlers Recreation Center, 1201 E. Louisiana – Closed
  • McKinney Senior Pool, 1400 South College – Closed
  • McKinney Senior Recreation Center, 1400 S. College – Closed
  • McKinney Municipal Courts, 130 S. Chestnut – Closed
  • The Courts Tennis Complex, 3253 Alma Rd. – Closed Nov. 22, Open normal hours on Nov. 23
  • Oak Hollow Municipal Golf Course, 3005 N. McDonald – Course open Nov. 22 6:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Pro Shop open until noon. Open Nov. 23 with holiday rates

About McKinney

McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., McKinney has a current population of more than 136,000. Incorporated in 1848, the city is located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the county seat of Collin County. McKinney offers rolling hills, lush trees, a historic downtown square and unique neighborhoods and developments. The city ranks #2 on the Money Magazine Best Places to Live list. Visit the city’s website at