McKINNEY (June 28, 2013) – City of McKinney offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Join the city in celebrating the Fourth of July at Red, White and BOOM! For details on the annual event, visit

The refuse and recycling collections will change for the holiday. There will be no pick-up on Thursday, July 4. Pick-up will slide one day for the rest of the week. Thursday’s pick up will be on Friday; Friday’s’ on Saturday; and Saturday’s on Sunday. For help during an emergency involving Public Works operations after hours, please call 972-547-7350 for streets or traffic and 972-547-7360 for water or sewer. For life-threatening emergencies, call 9-1-1.

Old Settler’s Aquatic Center, Juanita Maxfield Pool at North Park, Oak Hollow Golf Course and The Courts at Gabe Nesbitt Community Park tennis complex will be open for normal operating hours on July 4 so residents and visitors can enjoy outdoor activities over the holiday weekend.

The following city facilities will be closed on July 4:

•  McKinney City Hall and other city administrative offices – Closed July 4

•  Hall Memorial Library, 101 E. Hunt St. – Closed July 4

•  John and Judy Gay Library, 6861 W. Eldorado Parkway – Closed July 4

•  Community Center, 2001 S. Central Expressway – Closed July 4

•  Old Settlers Recreation Center, 1201 E. Louisiana St. – Closed July 4

•  McKinney Senior Pool, 1400 S. College St. – Closed July 4

•  McKinney Senior Recreation Center, 1400 S. College St. – Closed July 4

•  McKinney Municipal Courts, 130 S. Chestnut St. – Closed July 4


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 nearly 141,000. 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 No. 2 on the Money Magazine Best Places to Live list for 2012. Visit the city’s website at