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Tag Archives: Collin County Regional Airport

Ben Lane: Why 2014 Could Be Crucial to McKinney’s Future

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As the calendar flips to 2014, the previous 12 months saw huge changes throughout McKinney. In the last year, McKinney’s residents and its leaders agreed to take on larger financial burden for the sake of the city. In September, the citizens of McKinney approved a tax increase to fund the McKinney Independent School District, raising McKinney’s property taxes to some ...

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Airport’s Newest Runway is Disrupting the Lives of Two Lifelong McKinney Residents

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John and Annette Powell have lived in the same house for 47 years. When John and Annette were married in 1966, John asked his parents for an acre of land on the family’s property, took out a loan from a downtown McKinney bank that has long since closed and built the home that he and Annette have shared since their ...

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City Councilman Regrets City’s $25 Million Airport Deal, Questions Budget

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The City of McKinney has officially been is in the airport business for roughly three weeks, but Councilman Ray Ricchi has begun to openly question the wisdom of the city’s recent $25 million deal. Ricchi told TownSquareBuzz.com that he now fears that the city may not be able to recoup the money  it paid for Schuler Development’s airport assets in its purchase of McKinney ...

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`McKinney National Airport’ Name Change Official as City Takes Over Operations

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The City of McKinney’s takeover of Collin County Regional Airport is complete. On Nov. 1, the city took full control of the airport’s operation and began full management of the airport. On Tuesday night, the McKinney City Council voted to rename the airport to reflect the city’s ownership, both literal and figurative, of the airport. Collin County Regional Airport is ...

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History in the Form of WWII Planes Comes to McKinney

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The skies above McKinney were filled with a piece of history and the sound of World War II planes as the Commemorative Air Force began the Air Power Expo Tour at Collin County Regional Airport in McKinney on Thursday. Experience the sights, smells and sounds of historic World War II aircraft as cockpit tours are available throughout the weekend with the ...

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Council Approves $18 Million Debt to Purchase Airport Assets

The City of McKinney’s takeover of Collin County Regional Airport is nearly complete. On Tuesday, the McKinney City Council approved the issuance of $18 million in debt to be used in the purchase of assets at CCRA currently owned by Schuler Development. The total purchase price for the airport assets, which includes hangars, buildings and lease agreements with the airport’s ...

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City Staff Recommends `McKinney National Airport’ as Name Change; Council Yet to Approve

Collin County Regional Airport is about to get a new owner and it almost got a new name on Monday. At a special meeting of the McKinney City Council on Monday evening, the council was set to discuss and approve a new name for Collin County Regional Airport, but the agenda item was tabled indefinitely after the council returned from ...

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‘Squaring Off’ on the Collin County Airport and the MISD Tax Election

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Matthew Bado and Sara Thomas discuss the following hot topics on this week’s episode of Square Off, TownSquareBuzz.com‘s take-no-prisoners opinion show: McKinney moves forward with $25 million airport purchase – Good investment? Early voting on the McKinney tax election is underway – How are you voting? Email us or post your thoughts in the comments below.

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City Council Approves $25 Million Purchase of Airport Assets

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The City of McKinney is officially getting into the airport business. At Tuesday evening’s city council meeting, the council members officially approved a $25 million purchase of assets at Collin County Regional Airport. Those assets include hangars, buildings and lease agreements with the airport’s current tenants. The city is set to purchase the assets from McKinney Airport Properties Inc., McKinney ...

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City Council Seeks to Approve Airport Deal, Issue Debt to Fund Purchase

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The McKinney City Council is set to vote on the city’s multi-million dollar purchase of assets at Collin County Regional Airport. During Tuesday evening’s council meeting, the council members will vote to grant City Manager Jason Gray the authority to execute a purchase agreement with McKinney Airport Properties Inc., McKinney Aviation I Ltd., Tres Airport Partners, LP, and Collin County ...

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