Allen Water Station Trail Loop

I was honored to be included in this special event. This a beautiful location and the City of Allen has done a great job enhancing the whole area. Article from Star Local Media: An historic Allen landmark has gotten its proper shrift. The city of Allen on Saturday performed a ribbon-cutting and dedication of the …

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Collin County Tops in Health Ranking

From Dallas Morning News: For the second straight year, Collin County ranks as the healthiest in Texas in a national report. The annual ranking, compiled by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, aims to gauge whether health is influenced by factors beyond medical care, including housing, education, jobs …

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Boeing Lands in Collin County

from Dallas Morning News: West Plano’s $3 billion Legacy West development has landed another big name business. Boeing will locate the headquarters for its newly formed global services division in the 250-acre mixed-use project at the Dallas North Tollway and State Highway 121. The aerospace giant will join Toyota, JPMorgan Chase, Liberty Mutual Insurance and …

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Commissioners Recommend Lowering Property Tax Rates

The Collin County Commissioners Court unanimously agreed Thursday to lower the county’s property tax rate for the coming fiscal year which, if adopted next month, will mark the fifth county property tax rate cut in the last eight years. Collin County has not raised taxes since 1993. Public hearings on the proposed tax rate, will …

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Raytheon Announces State-of-the-art Offices at City Line

Raytheon announced today that it plans to move its Garland, Texas, operations to a new state-of-the-art office complex to be built at the CityLine development in Richardson, Texas. Raytheon will occupy 489,000 square feet in three buildings located near the intersection of President George Bush Turnpike and North Central Expressway (US 75), and will begin the move in the fourth …

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City of Allen receives $635,000

A presentation was made November 13 representing $635,000 from the Collin County Parks and Open Space Funding Assistance Program for the for the Construction of Cottonwood Creek Hike & Bike Trail in the City of Allen. Pictured left to right: Matt McComb, Landscape Architect; Peter Vargas, City Manager; Councilmember Baine Brooks, Councilmember Robin Sedlacek, Mayor Pro …

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