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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Tell Us What You Think?


The City of Plano is conducting a short survey to help with the planning of upcoming public service announcements related to energy and air quality. The survey will take about 5 minutes. Take survey

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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Plano City News: Drop Off Your Unused and Expired Medications

Oct. 27, 2018 DEA Drug Take Back Day

Gather your old medicines for the Drug Take Back, dress up for Boo Bash, sort your recycling with Recycle it! and tell us how important energy is to you in this edition of Plano City News .

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Lead the Pledge at a City Council Meeting

Girl Scouts lead the pledge before City Council Meeting audience.

Scout groups and youth organizations are a big part of each City Council meeting. Would your troop or group like to recite the Pledge of Allegiance and Texas Pledge at an upcoming Plano City Council meeting?

Email Alice Snyder in the City Secretary's Office to secure a place on the schedule.

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Cottonwood Creek trail project to include preservation, rehabilitation efforts

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Nature lovers, families, runners, cyclists, and anyone who enjoys exploring Plano’s trail system will be happy to know that a new trail connection along the Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt is underway.

The connection—located in the northeastern part of the city—consists of 2.3 miles of concrete trail that will wind its way through parts of the greenbelt previously not accessible to the public. The new 12-foot-wide trail will allow for strollers, wheelch...

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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: September 4, 2018

Route Around Road Construction

Waze App

Every Friday afternoon we update a list of current construction projects across Plano.

Visit for these updates. Keep in mind, weather can always change our schedule.

If you want day-to-day updates on projects or traffic flow, try the Waze app. For the last month or so, our projects automatically upload to the app. I...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Battling the Buzz


It's mosquito season! Learn what the City is doing and what you can battle the buzz.

Mosquito season is here and the City of Plano Environmental Health Division has begun taking proactive measures to protect Plano residents from mosquitoes.The City sets mosquito traps every week that are then sent to the Texas Department of State Health S...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

Plano Senior Recreation Center Closed for Renovations

New Plano Senior Center Rendering

Attempts to keep the Plano Senior Recreation Center open during the expansion have met with unexpected challenges. Due to safety concerns, the facility closed March 1, 2018 until the project is complete.

For up-to-date information on the relocation of classes and daily drop-in activities, please contact the Plano Senior Recreation Center at 972-941-7155.

In addition, the Wellness Center for Older Adults will also relocate its operations during this time. W...

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