McKinney City Council to discuss CARES Act funding allocations

The $2 trillion federal stimulus bill, known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, includes billions of dollars in assistance for small businesses and certain nonprofits. (Courtesy Fotolia)
The $2 trillion federal stimulus bill, known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, includes billions of dollars in assistance for small businesses and certain nonprofits. (Courtesy Fotolia)

The $2 trillion federal stimulus bill, known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, includes billions of dollars in assistance for small businesses and certain nonprofits. (Courtesy Fotolia)

McKinney City Council will meet at 6 p.m. May 19 to consider allocating federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act funding to the city.

Approximately $10.1 million has been allocated to McKinney, per meeting documents, and can be spent on a variety of items. These can include testing, personal protective equipment, employee time and overtime related to COVID-19, building modifications related to COVID-19 concerns, and providing economic support to those suffering from unemployment or business interruption due to the virus, according to meeting documents.


The public can watch council's meeting live on cable television and through the city’s website. In-person attendance is not recommended due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Those who wish to watch this meeting may watch the live broadcast on:

City Council will continue to receive public comments at the beginning and end of each meeting. Speakers must complete a speaker request form and submit the form at meeting to city staff. Comments are also accepted by phone at 972-547-7501, by email and in writing sent to the McKinney City Council address.
By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the Frisco and McKinney editions.


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