Officials approve gun range in McKinney, PGA plans in Frisco OK'd: Transportation and development news from DFW

McKinney officials on June 23 approved a request to open an indoor shooting range. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
McKinney officials on June 23 approved a request to open an indoor shooting range. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

McKinney officials on June 23 approved a request to open an indoor shooting range. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

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Development

Officials give go-ahead for proposed 18-lane indoor shooting range in McKinney


A request for a specific-use permit to allow a firearms and ammunition store in an indoor gun range called The Range in McKinney was approved June 23 by McKinney Planning & Zoning commissioners.

Plans for PGA of America golf course maintenance facility in Frisco take next step



A golf course maintenance facility for the future PGA of America headquarters in Frisco is expected to span 4.7 acres.

The Frisco Planning & Zoning Commission approved a site plan for the facility at a June 23 meeting.

McKinney P&Z denies request to rezone for duplexes

A request to rezone a 31,272-square-foot property at the intersection of Lindsey Street and Maple Avenue in McKinney was denied by McKinney Planning and Zoning commissioners on June 23.

Development plan for medical pavilion in north Frisco approved by P&Z

Six medical office buildings are in the works in north Frisco following a final plat approval by the Frisco Planning & Zoning Commission.

The commission approved the final plat at a June 23 meeting.

McKinney residents turn out to oppose proposed event center

The developer of a proposed McKinney event center will get another chance to make an impression on area residents at an upcoming City Council meeting.

Area homeowners packed McKinney Council Chambers for the June 23 Planning and Zoning Commission meeting. Most were opposed to the development, which they said would result in more traffic and more noise and is the wrong fit for the surrounding neighborhoods.

Transportation

Richardson approves partial funding for $2 million Greenville Avenue project

Richardson City Council voted unanimously June 22 to partially fund pedestrian and cycling improvements on and near Greenville Avenue.

Miranda Jaimes, Elizabeth Ucles and Makenzie Plusnick contributed to this report.



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Denton County has been hosting mega vaccination clinics at Texas Motor Speedway. (Sandra Sadek/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Declining COVID-19 cases in Lewisville ISD brings changes, including shorter school day for 2021-22

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This rendering of Frisco ISD's first intermediate campus shows the view from northbound Alma Road. (Courtesy Huckabee)
Frisco ISD unveils design for first intermediate campus for fifth, sixth grades in McKinney

Frisco ISD unveiled proposed designs April 12 for its first intermediate campus planned on the district's east side in McKinney.

Daniel Stockton, Frisco ISD's executive director of government and legal affairs (left) reviews a chart tracking positive COVID-19 cases among students and staff since November at the April 12 school board meeting. (Valerie Wigglesworth/Community Impact Newspaper)
Frisco ISD updates quarantine guidelines for COVID-19

Frisco ISD has updated its guidelines for close-contact quarantines related to COVID-19.

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The expanded pre-kindergarten program was discussed at Frisco ISD's board of trustees meeting on April 12. (Valerie Wigglesworth/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Collin County has launched its Emergency Rental Assistance Program to provide residential rent and utility assistance for county residents. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Collin County offers assistance to renters and landlords affected financially by COVID-19

Collin County has launched its Emergency Rental Assistance Program to provide residential rent and utility assistance for county residents.

The Gyro Shop held a grand opening for its second location in April. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
The Gyro Shop opens second location in Frisco

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