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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Plano City News: Enjoy a Great Book Poolside

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Swim in City outdoor pools, start summer learning at the Library, fight the mosquito bite, put carts out a day later, get Runoff Election details and bring your dog to Bark in the Park in Plano City News.

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Attend Sunset at Memorial Park

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Join our community to honor the military men and women who lost their lives serving our country.

On Monday, May 27, 7-8 p.m., gather for Sunset at Memorial Park at the Veterans Memorial, 2101 Bay Hill Dr. A motorcycle ride to the memorial begins at 5:30 p.m. at the American Legion, 1236 J Ave. Riders arrive at the park at 6:45 p.m. bearing flags. The...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

All Libraries Closed for Memorial Day

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All libraries and book drops will be closed May 26 and 27 in observance of Memorial Day. Online resources and eLibrary will be available.

City of Plano News
Posted on: May 23, 2019

Run-off Election Early Voting

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May 28-June 4
Find complete details
at plano.gov/elections.

City of Plano News
Posted on: April 22, 2019

Discover a job that satisfies with Plano Parks and Recreation

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Summer is almost here, and Plano Parks and Recreation is looking for energetic men and women who enjoy teaching and making a difference in their community.

Do you or someone you know have what it takes to be a camp counselor, lifeguard or water safety instructor? If so, we have the perfect opportunity right here in Plano!

Camp counselors and coordinators are entrusted with the responsibility of enric...

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City of Plano News
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Spring Cleaning? Learn Where Everything Goes

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Before you tear through your closet, garage or garden, follow these rules for recycling or disposing of unwanted items.

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City of Plano News
Posted on: April 25, 2019

When's the Last Time You Took Your Dog to Dinner?

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Thirteen Plano restaurants meet requirements to allow dogs on their patio.

Dog-friendly restaurants in Plano (map)  

  • Brix Bar & Grill, 1410 K Ave. #1109A
  • Cafe Gecko, 6145 Windhaven Pkwy.
  • Eatzi's Market, 5967 W. Parker Rd.
  • Hash House A Go Go, 1900 Preston Rd.
  • Henry's Tavern, 5741 Legacy Dr.
  • Hub Streat, 1212 14th S...
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City of Plano News
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Water Twice and Water Wisely

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Beginning April 1, the City of Plano asks you to water lawns and landscapes only two times a week.

Avoid watering between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. and when rain is in the forecast. Based on the last digit of your home address, follow this schedule: 

•    Even digit (plus zero and homeowners associations): Monday & Thurs...

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City of Plano News
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Are you Seeing More Bobcats and Coyotes?

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As it warms up, you may see more bobcats and coyotes. Both generally look for easy access to food. Reduce the appeal of your yard by not becoming a food source:

As it warms up, you may see more bobcats and coyotes. Both generally look for easy access to food. Reduce the appeal of your yard by not becoming a food source: 

•    NEVER provide food or water for coyotes or bobcats. Over time,...

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City of Plano News
Posted on: March 25, 2019

Step Inside GovQA for Public Records Requests

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If you’ve ever requested public records, you’ll be happy to learn the City of Plano just simplified the open records request process.

If you’ve ever requested public records, you’ll be happy to learn the City of Plano just simplified the open records request process. On plano.gov, the new user-friendly GovQA portal makes requesting and tracking public records request...

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City of Plano News
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Sign Up for Trash and Recycling Reminders

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If you struggle with remembering when to place your recycling cart out for collection, we've got a new tool for you. Get reminders by text or email to your favorite device (or both).

Alerts are sent the night before your collection between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. (you pick the time). The reminders adjust with the City's holiday collection schedule. A special thanks to our Kings Ridge HOA residents for helping with testing.

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Go InsidePlano with the City's Monthly Podcast

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The InsidePlano podcast isn't just for your ears anymore.

In January we started videoing the monthly chat between Shannah Hayley and Steve Stoler as their special guests share tidbits about the City. It's a great place to learn about City services and sometimes community challenges. Download the podcast to your ...

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City of Plano News
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Read the 2018 City of Plano Annual Report

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Check out our 2018 Annual Report for highlights, budgetary information and accolades, as well as information on how you can get involved in the community and love Plano.

City of Plano News
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Mark Israelson, Plano's City Manager

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Plano City Council members voted to appoint Mark Israelson as Plano’s new city manager. Israelson replaces City Manager Bruce Glasscock, who retired at the end of April.

“The Council and I are excited about what is to come,” said Mayor Harry LaRosiliere. “Mark combines innovative thinking with a genuine understanding of Plano's culture of excellence. Those qualities make him uniquely qualifie...

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