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Texas Historical Commission

Abstract

This report documents the substantive findings and management recommendations of a cultural resource inventory conducted by Integrated Environmental Solutions, LLC (IES) for the Bonnie Wenk Park Phase II project in McKinney, Collin County, Texas. As the City of McKinney is a political subdivision of the State of Texas, the proposed project will require coordination with the Texas Historical Commission (THC) prior to construction, per the provisions of the Antiquities Code of Texas (ACT). In addition, as the project will require a Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA) permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), it will also be subject to the provisions of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966, as amended.

The goal of the survey was to locate, identify, and assess any cultural resources, which include standing structures and archeological sites that could be adversely affected by the proposed development, and to evaluate such resources for their potential eligibility for listing as a State Antiquities Landmark (SAL) or eligibility for listing in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). All work conformed to 36 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 800, and 13 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) 26, which outline the regulations for implementing Section 106 of the NHPA and the ACT, respectively.

The cultural resources inventory was conducted on the 23 and 26 March 2015, under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 7217. During the IES survey, no cultural resources were documented within APE. No further work is warranted. However, if any cultural resources are unearthed during construction, the operators should cease work immediately in that area, and the THC/SHPO should be prior to resuming any construction activities.

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