Stories to follow in 2019: Potential city bond must be called by Feb. 15 to appear on May ballot; project list and cost undetermined   

McKinney City Council began discussions about a potential 2019 bond election at a city work session in early October.

McKinney City Council began discussions about a potential 2019 bond election at a city work session in early October.

What we reported: Discussions for a potential city bond began in August. In October, City Council formed a bond committee with 35 residents.

The latest: The bond committee will make a recommendation to council in January. Potential bond projects include a public works facility, a new City Hall, and streets and infrastructure projects, Mayor Pro Tem Tracy Rath said. New construction and renovation of the senior center and the Apex Centre were also discussed, Rath said. The bond must be called by Feb. 15 to appear on the May 4 ballot.
By Emily Davis
Emily graduated from Sam Houston State University with a degree in multi-platform journalism and a minor in criminal justice in Spring 2018. During her studies, Emily worked as an editor and reporter at The Houstonian, SHSU's local newspaper. Upon graduation, she began an editorial internship at Community Impact Newspaper in DFW, where she was then hired as Community Impact's first McKinney reporter in August 2018.