Public hearings on city, county budgets and free flu shots: 4 things to know in McKinney, Sept. 18-21

Collin County Commissioners and McKinney City Council will hold public hearings on the proposed fiscal year 2017-18 budgets Monday and Tuesday, respectively.

Collin County Commissioners and McKinney City Council will hold public hearings on the proposed fiscal year 2017-18 budgets Monday and Tuesday, respectively.

Collin County Commissioners and McKinney City Council will hold public hearings on the proposed fiscal year 2017-18 budgets this week.

1. MedSpring Urgent Care offers free flu shots


MedSpring Urgent Care, which opened Aug. 21 at 5131 S. Custer Road, Ste. 111, McKinney, is offering free flu shots Sept. 16-23 from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. No appointments are necessary, and anyone over 12 months old can get a flu shot. More information can be found online at MedSpring’s website. 

2. County holds public hearing on proposed fiscal year 2017-18 budget


Collin County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on the proposed fiscal year 2017-18 budget Monday. After the public hearing, commissioners are expected to adopt the budget and tax rate. The meeting is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. at the Jack Hatchell Administration Building, 2300 Bloomdale Road, McKinney.

The Commissioner’s Court meeting agenda can be found on the county’s website.

3. Proposed fiscal year 2017-18 budget discussed at McKinney City Council meeting


The second public hearing on the proposed fiscal year 2017-18 budget will take place at Tuesday’s city council meeting.

Council will also adopt the proposed tax rate, which is an approximate 3-cent decrease compared to the FY 2016-17 property tax rate, which is $0.5730 per $100 property valuation.

The complete agenda can be found on the city of McKinney’s website. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the Jack Hatchell Collin County Administration Building, 2300 Bloomdale Road, McKinney.

4. Mixed-use development Cross F Ranch renamed


Cross F Ranch, a 2,500-acre development in the northwest sector of McKinney, has been renamed "Honeycreek." The new name represents the history of the project, Santiago Jorba, CEO of Creu Capital said in a press release, and pays respect to the surrounding geographic entities.

The mixed-use development spans from Lake Forest Drive to US 75 near the future Laud Howell Parkway and Hardin Boulevard. The development will consist of commercial, retail and entertainment venues.


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