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Posted on: November 30, 2022

City of McKinney announces new Police Chief

Assistant Joe Ellenburg appointed after serving as Interim Police Chief since October

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Posted on: November 4, 2022

Update: Erwin Park prescribed burn on Nov. 8 postponed due to weather

Update: New date will be announced in the coming weeks

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 4, 2022) 

The City of McKinney has postponed the prescribed burn across 40 acres in Erwin Park that was scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 8. The burn will be rescheduled when mo...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Conceptual master plan approved for Towne Lake Park

New developments will be more resilient to occasional flooding and include plans for the city's second dog park

McKINNEY, Texas (Nov. 3, 2022) 

The McKinney City Council approved a conceptual master plan for Towne Lake Park that retains th...

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Posted on: October 25, 2022

McKinney breaks ground on new City Hall complex

175,000-square-foot building will consolidate city offices and serve as a community gathering place for future generations

McKINNEY, Texas (Oct. 25, 2022) 

The City of McKinney broke ground on the new City Hall complex in the Historic Downtown McKi...

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

McKinney City Council appoints 2023 bond committee members

Bond program is likely to focus on the development of the McKinney National Airport

McKINNEY, Texas (Sept. 30, 2022) – The McKinney City Council appointed  members to a bond committee that will review and recommend future capital project...

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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: 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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