McKinney City Council members will meet Dec. 5 to consider selling nearly 30 acres of land for the development of Spur 399, along with other agenda items, including a construction contract and a rezoning request, according to city documents.

The gist

Council’s agenda includes one item for the potential sale of nearly 30 acres of land to the state for the development of the Spur 399 extension.

The Texas Department of Transportation is in the right-of-way acquisition phase for the stretch of the roadway project that will connect SH 5 to US 380, according to city documents.

The city-owned property being considered for sale includes:
  • 8.7 acres at the northwest corner of Old Mill Road and CR 317
  • 11.1 acres to the southwest of the intersection of FM 546 and CR 317
  • 9.4 acres to the northwest of the intersection of Almeta Lane and FM 546
The property sale for all three tracts is expected to garner about $7.85 million for the city, which is higher than the appraised fair-market value for the properties and also includes $25,000 per tract for the execution of sale documents, the agenda states.

Also on the agenda

Other items on the agenda include:
  • A rezoning request for light industrial uses, including warehouses and distribution facilities on about 18.8 acres near the northeast corner of Wilmeth Road and Redbud Boulevard
  • A construction contract for the construction of improvements to Virginia Street and Throckmorton Street as well as a roundabout at the streets’ intersection in conjunction with the future city hall project
  • Three consent ordinances for budget amendments related to the McKinney National Airport Taxiway A realignment project, the Lower 5 Plaza project and the development of a City Safety Action Plan
Council will also hear additional requests from city staff to authorize the use of eminent domain for five properties affected by the SH 5 utilities relocation project. Council members have previously approved the use of eminent domain if needed for 12 affected properties over the course of 2023, according to city documents.

City Council members will also gather for a work session at 3 p.m. Dec. 5 prior to the regular meeting.

The work session agenda includes an update on the city’s Lower 5 Plaza initiative, previously referred to as the proposed deck park. The project would add an at-grade bridge with a walkable underpass connecting park areas on either side of SH 5 between Louisiana Street and Virginia Street, according to city documents.

The work session will also include a presentation on McKinney National Airport, but no further details were included in the agenda.

Get involved

Council will meet at 6 p.m. Dec. 5 at 222 N. Tennessee St. in McKinney. The meeting will be livestreamed for those unable to attend in person.

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Editor's note: This article has been updated to reflect that the McKinney City Council meeting is scheduled for Dec. 5.