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Posted on: September 19, 2022

McKinney Oktoberfest goes cashless for the first time

Attendees can pay electronically via mobile devices, or credit or debit cards

McKINNEY, Texas (Sept. 19, 2022) – For the first time, McKinney Oktoberfest is using cashless transactions throughout the three-day festival. This means faster service ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

McKinney Holds Mexican Independence Day Celebration

Event kicks off with dedication ceremony for Gilda Garcia Garza Aquatic Center, followed by family activities

McKINNEY, Texas (Sept. 15, 2022) – The City of McKinney Parks and Recreation Department will hold a Mexican Independence Day Celebration...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

City of McKinney adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations

City of McKinney adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate. 

The tax rate will effectively be raised by 2.81 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $10...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

McKinney requires hot work permits as the county burn ban goes into effect

Collin County is now under a 90-day burn ban

 McKINNEY, Texas (July 13, 2022) – The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is endorsing Collin County’s outdoor burn ban within the incorporated limits of the City of McKinney. As a resul...

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

McKinney Police Chief to transition to Director of Public Safety beginning Oct. 1

New position will strengthen the city’s strategic public safety policies, pending City Council approval in the next budget

McKINNEY, Texas (July 11, 2022) – The City of McKinney has announced Chief Greg Conley will retire as Police Chie...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

McKinney EDC, CDC, and city announce financial partnership to fund roadway infrastructure

Initiative commits $150 million to $300 million to roadways through 2035, depending on sales tax performance

McKINNEY, Texas (June 29, 2022) – The City of McKinney, the McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), and the McKinney Community ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

McKinney signs contract for statue in honor of the 50th anniversary of the movie Benji

Historic Downtown McKinney served as the primary outdoor filming location for the 1974 movie

McKINNEY, Texas (June 8, 2022) – The City of McKinney is pleased to announce a contract has been signed with nationally recognized artist and sculptor Su...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

City of McKinney renames aquatic center for former Councilwoman

Old Settler’s Aquatic Center will now be the Gilda Garcia Garza Aquatic Center

McKINNEY, Texas (June 7, 2022) – At the recommendation of the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Advisory Board of the City of McKinney, City Council has appro...

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Posted on: May 17, 2022

McKinney earns AAA ratings from Moody's and Standard & Poor's, Aa1 water and wastewater rating

McKINNEY, Texas (May 17, 2022) – The City of McKinney has again received the highest ratings issued from two major credit rating agencies for its general obligation (GO) bonds and certificates of obligation (CO). The city earned ratings of Aaa f...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Downtown McKinney presents Arts in Bloom Art + Wine Festival

Arts in Bloom features over 120 juried artists, food, and live music in beautiful Historic Downtown McKinney April 8-10

MCKINNEY, Texas (April 1, 2022) – The streets of Historic Downtown McKinney will come alive during the Arts in Bloom celebrati...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Oktoberfest | Sep 23 - 25

Oktoberfest Logo Beer Steins over Script

Eins, Zwei, Drei, Prost!

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Explore Parks | Hill Top Park

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10.2 acres of fun!

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

What inspires local artists?

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Watch the latest video on Dana Brock

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Outdoor Night Ride

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Featuring SoundOff Headphones, get ready for an evening spin class outdoors!

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

First Aid Do's & Don'ts - Seminar

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Members, check out this free appreciation seminar in October!

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Join & Get More!

Sept 2022 Fall Membership Promotion

Remember Your Why

*Join in September and receive a free Apex Centre t-shirt and tote bag. But hurry, the promotion ends September 30. 

Membership Benefits:

  • Discounts on programs and rentals
  • Year-round swimming
  • Free fitness assessments & orientatio...
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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Free Monthly Member Orientations

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Need help finding the right Equipment? Or dive deeper into the details of the Playroom for the kids. Learn more!

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

Train With Us!

Personal Trainers at Apex Centre

Interested in a fitness assessment or need help with your routine? We've got you covered!

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

The TAMI Awards | 2022

Open and responsive public communications

Every year, The Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO) recognizes the work of its members who communicate on behalf of municipal governments throughout the state of Texas. 

This year, t...

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Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: May 31, 2022

The Telly Awards | 2022

The Telly Awards

  • Social Video: Workplace Culture | On the Job - McKinney National Airport

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Building Inspections Department recognized by ICC

The City of McKinney Building Inspections Department is now accredited by the International Code Council (ICC) as a Preferred Provider of continuing education. The department already has a well-developed internal training program, providing code-based tra...

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Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: December 20, 2021

McKinney National Airport FBO Top 20% | 2022

McKinney National Airport FBO in Top 20% in the Americas

For the second year in a row, Aviation Internation News has ranked the FBO at the McKinney National Airport in the top 20% of FBOs in North and South America.

Aviation International News (AIN) is one ...

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Aviation International News Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Best Instagram Presence - Golden Post Award | 2022

2022 Golden Post Award Winner for Best Instagram Presence

The Government Social Media (GSM) Professional Association was founded in 2015 and is the first professional association for public sector social media professionals in the United States. They suppo...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

I Am Unique By Nature Campaign - Hermes Platinum Award | 2022

I Am Unique By Nature Campaign Wins 2022 Hermes Platinum Award

Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals and is one of the oldest and largest creative competitions in the world. Judges evaluate the creative industry'...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

McKinney Ranked Second Safest City in the U.S. for 2022

SmartAsset Ranks McKinney, Texas #2 Safest City in U.S.

SmartAsset examined data from 200 of the largest cities in the country (violent crimes, property crimes, vehicular mortality rates, etc.).

Thanks to everyone in the City of McKinney who makes safety a ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

Public Works | 2021

Chandler Bass, Maintenance Crew Leader

  • Won first place at the Texas American Public Works Association (APWA) equipment operator competition, making him the best public works equipment operator in Texas.
  • The award allows him to travel to the National Confere...
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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Development Services | 2022

Suzanne Arnold | Cheif Building Official

  • Reappointed by Governor Abbott to serve on the Texas Industrialized Building Code Council for a two-year term. The council oversees the state program regulating industrialized housing and buildings.

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Designated Tree City USA | 2021

For the 16th year in a row, McKinney received the designation Tree City USA

This certification is a testament to all the hard work city departments put into our community for tree planting and tree care. It also acknowledges the love and joy we get from tr...

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Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: December 20, 2021

Housing and Community Development | 2021

Shirletta Best

  • Appointed to Executive Board of Junior League of Collin County
  • Appointed to Board of Directors, National Community Development Association

Janay Tieken

  • Texas Economic Development Certification

Dana Riley

  • Spirit of McKinney Volunteering Award: MIS...
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Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: December 20, 2021

Mothers Against Drunk Driving, North Texas | 2021

MADD Commitment Hero Award

Officer Aaron Wilbanks - in recognition of strong commitment to DWI education / enforcement.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: December 20, 2021

NRA Shooting Competition, Whittington Center, Raton NM | 2021

McKinney Police Department

World Record (cold bore) | Officer Lindsey Paul

  • Three impacts on the first target of the day at a distance of 1.4 miles 

NRA Whittington Center Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: December 20, 2021

Texas Society Sons of the American Revolution, Chapter 63 | 2021

McKinney Fire Department

  • Heroism Medal | Capt. Pieter Wasserman
  • Life Saving Medal | Capt. Tony Jones
  • Fire Safety Medal | Fire Inspector Josh Detzel
  • Emergency Medical Services Medal | Firefighter / Paramedic Matt Ball

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Texas Society Sons of the American Revolution Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: December 20, 2021

Aviation International News | 2021

McKinney National Airport (TKI)

  • FBO ranked in Top 20% of all FBOs in the Americans
  • Line Service ranked in Top 10%
  • Above & Beyond | Jenna Emerizy

Aviation International News Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: December 20, 2021

American Association of Airport Executives | 2021

General Aviation Airports

Training Excellence | McKinney National Airport (TKI)

American Association of Airport Executives Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: December 20, 2021

Texas Recreation & Park Society, North Region | 2021

Parks and Recreation Department

  • Excellence in Programming | Night Hikes at Rec Center at Towne Lake
  • Excellence in Senior Programming | Grandparents Camp at Senior Rec Center
  • Excellence in Maintenance Award | Parks Academy
  • Horizons Award | Alex Copeland, Apex ...
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Texas Recreation and Park Society, North Region Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: November 15, 2021

City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA) | 2021

Savvy Award

  • Social Media: Parks & Recreation Country Dance Class Reel

Award of Excellence

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Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO) | 2021

TAMI Award

  • Internal Communications - Cascade of newly adopted vision
  • Marketing Plan/Campaign - I am Unique by Nature
  • Special/One-time Programming - McKinney Stories: George Webb

Award of Excellence

  • Best use of Social Media
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Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: November 15, 2021

The Telly Awards | 2021

The Telly Awards

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Posted on: November 15, 2020

National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) | 2020

National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA)

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Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: November 15, 2020

Texas Association of Telecommunications Officers & Advisors (TATOA) | 2020

Texas Association of Telecommunications Officers & Advisors (TATOA)

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Awards & Recognitions
Posted on: November 15, 2020

The Telly Awards | 2020

The Telly Awards

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

#1 Best Place to Live in America by Money Magazine | 2014

In 2014, Money Magazine ranked McKinney #1 in its “Best Places to Live in America” list.

McKinney earned this distinction based on housing affordability, education, arts and culture, safety, health care, diversity and the economy, including the fiscal stre...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Development Navigation Assistant

Development Navigation Assistant (DNA)

Create an account, answer questions about your project and receive a custom step-by-step guide to permitting your project.

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Citizen Self-Service Portal (CSS)

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Create an account, apply for permits, make payments, request inspections, create new development cases and view real-time data.

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Request an Org Chart

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Enter your email address and we'll send you the Development Services Org Chart.

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News Flash

Posted on: July 13, 2022

McKinney requires hot work permits as the county burn ban goes into effect

Collin County is now under a 90-day burn ban

 McKINNEY, Texas (July 13, 2022) – The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is endorsing Collin County’s outdoor burn ban within the incorporated limits of the City of McKinney. As a result, MFD requires hot ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

County Burn Ban in Effect

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Collin County is now under a 90-day burn ban

 McKINNEY, Texas (July 13, 2022) – The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is endorsing Collin County’s outdoor burn ban within the incorporated limits of the City of McKinney. As a result, MFD requires hot ...

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FlyTKI

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Quick & Easy Ground Access

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Close proximity to major roads, corporate business parks, entertainment venues & more.

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Room to Grow

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Hangar and office pad sites are available along with business opportunities.

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Exceptional Infrastructure

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Our technology and facilities accommodate virtually all business and many commercial aircraft.

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Posted on: September 24, 2022

Diwali | October 8

Diwali 2021

Time to celebrate Diwali with us!

Come celebrate Diwali (Deepavali), the Hindu “Festival of Lights,” with a rangoli demonstration, henna, and a look at the Diwali Marketplace. 

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Treat Yo' Shelf Crafts | September 27

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Come Make a Craft and Treat Yo' Shelf!

Love books and crafting?  Combine your two loves as we create bookish crafts!

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Posted on: September 17, 2022

Social Security Basics | October 1

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Make the most of your Social Security benefits

This informative workshop covers the basics of Social Security and reveals innovative strategies for maximizing your benefits.  This includes primary filing strategies, taxation of benefits and coordi...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Genealogy Office Hours | October 2

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Get help finding your ancestors

Need advice or tips on researching your family history? Our friends at the North Collin County Genealogy Society are available to assist you with your genealogy research.

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

DIY Fall Drinks | October 4

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Hot Drink Happy Hour!

Learn how to make delicious, ethnic, non-alcoholic drinks that are refreshing and perfect for fall!

September: Three Delicious teas

October: Brew your perfect portion

November: Coco Concoctions

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Posted on: September 25, 2022

Writing a Business Plan | October 10

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Let's get down to business

We’ll introduce all the components to help you create a plan to profitably grow your business. If you enjoyed “Introduction to SCORE,” this is a great next step. 

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

MRT present: Bram Stoker's Dracula Oct 7 - 15

North Texas Chapter - American Theatre Organ Society: The Mysterious Lad

An enormously successful revival of this classic opened on Broadway in 1977, fifty years after the original production. This mystery thriller is generally considered among the best of its kind.

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Lone Star Circus' "Wild West Circus" Oct 13 - 15

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Gathering of circus artists from across the globe, performing fantastic feats, and mesmerizing illusions all under the big top in Downtown McKinney.

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

An Evening of Inspirational Jazz w/ Jazmin Ghent & Ryan Montano Nov 4

MRT Presents: The Face on the Barroom Floor

Join us for an evening of inspirational jazz featuring Jazmin Ghent, Billboard #1 Smooth Jazz Artist and Ryan Montano, Billboard #12 Jazz Artist, backed by an all-star band including Joel McCray and others.

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Bluegrass Saturday Night Nov 5

Bluegrass Heritage Festival

Join us for a night of incredible music with national award-winning band Sideline along with special guests Kristyn Harris & Hailey Sandoz!

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Posted on: November 7, 2021

Conducting Business Online

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Municipal Court Search / Judicial Case Search - Ideal for defendant(s) and attorneys.

  • Lookup any filed case by a person's full legal name, driver's license number, VIN number, or citation number.

Municipal Court Online Payment Portal

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Posted on: November 7, 2021

Conducting Business by Email

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Contact-Courts@McKinneyTexas.org

Email requests must include case or citation number, full name, date of birth, address including apartment or trailer number and telephone number.

FAQs

1. My citation wasn't in the Municipal Court Search-Jud...

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Posted on: November 7, 2021

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Outdoor Night Ride | Apex Centre

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Featuring SoundOff Headphones, get ready for an evening spin class outdoors!

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Explore the Story Trail at Finch Park

Park: Finch Trail

Take a walk and read a book

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Explore the Fitness Court

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Free outdoor alternative to the gym!

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Free Monthly Member Orientations

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Broadband Initiative

Background

On February 15, 2021, McKinney City Council adopted the Broadband Assessment Report and Recommendations. At the same time, City Council authorized the development of a Request for Proposals (RFP) to address four major recommendations from the re...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Ambulance Relocation (updated 07-13-2022)

Background

The city relocated the ambulance stationed at Fire Station 9, which serves the northern area of McKinney above U.S. 380, to Fire Station 3, which is located west of U.S. 75 on Eldorado Parkway. Some residents have asked whether those near Fire S...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Concrete Batch Plants

Q&A Regarding Recent Concrete-related Operations in McKinney

December 2021

1. What is happening with batch plant operations on State Highway 5? 

Cowtown Readymix and Martin Marietta should have ceased operations in 2021 per the amortization ruli...

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