This request comes from the city’s executive bond committee, made up of McKinney’s five bond committees, which have compiled a list of potential projects to be funded by the proposed bond.
Council is in support of the recommendation and plans to approve it Feb. 5 at the next council meeting, City Council Member Scott Elliott said.
The proposed $350 million in bonds would be divided into five areas, including:
McKinney parks and recreation ($91 million)
• McKinney Senior Recreation Center improvements
• Apex Center expansion
• athletic field improvements
• Community Park improvements
• future land acquisitions.
Transportation ($100 million)
• arterial roadway expansion
• roadway construction and reconstruction
• traffic signal improvements
Public safety ($75 million)
• 100,000-square-foot expansion to McKinney Public Safety facility
• new vehicle parking structure
• land acquisition for future fire stations
• security upgrades
• accessibility improvements
• lighting improvement projects
• Town Center infrastructure improvements
New Municipal Community Complex ($50 million)
• new facility to house multiple city departments
New public works facility ($34 million)
• new fleet maintenance facility
• new fuel station
• new vehicle wash station
• new public works warehouse
• new traffic engineering facilities
• new park maintenance facilities
• site work and paving
Council must decide on a bond election no later than Feb. 15 for the proposal to be placed on the May 4 ballot.