Posted on: January 1, 2017

Plano City News: Sound Off About Noise

Oct 17, 2017 Plano City News

Tell us what you think about proposed changes to the noise ordinance, dispose of unused and out-of-date medications at the Drug Take Back and bring the kids to two Halloween-themed events in the latest Plano City News.

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Explore WaterWise Home Landscapes on Saturday

WaterWise Landscape Tour - Merchant front garden

Bring your camera and notepad to the WaterWise Landscape Tour on Saturday, Oct. 21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. It's FREE and you can tour at your own pace. Explore and be inspired by five Plano home gardens and the Environmental Education Center's grounds.

We will be highlighting attractive, drought-tolerant plants and identifying them with signs to help you note your favorites. Helpful, friendly volunteers at each home can address your questions. Tour different homes than previous years with unique gardeni...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Lace Up and Dress Up for Plano's Premier Nighttime Run on Oct. 21

Haunt Jaunt 5K & Fun Run

Run like a zombie or walk like an Egyptian in this year's Haunt Jaunt 5k & Fun Run. Sport your favorite costume, creepy or creative, and join us for this community run through the Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve.

Winding along paved park trails and streets on Saturday, Oct. 21, you'll enjoy trail decorations and the family-friendly Halloween-themed experience.Check in begins at 5 p.m., followed by the Fun Run at 5:45 p.m. which takes you along the park trail with ...

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City of Plano News
Posted on: October 13, 2017

You're Invited to Attend the Public Input Meeting for Proposed Revisions to the Noise Ordinance

The City of Plano is requesting input from the public Oct. 23 and Oct. 26 about the proposed revisions to the City’s noise ordinance. We want you to attend if you are a Plano resident, business owner or stakeholder as this ordinance will apply city-wide.

There will be two opportunities to attend these public input meetings:October 23: 10 a.m. at the Environmental Education Center, 4116 W Plano Pkwy, Plano, TX 75093October 26: 1 p.m. at the Building Inspections Training Room, Municipal Center, 1520 K Ave.,...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Tour a Plano Fire Station and Plan 2 Ways Out

Fire Station Open House

Do you have a home escape plan? "Every Second Counts, Plan 2 Ways Out" is the theme for National Fire Prevention Week.

"Developing and practicing a home escape plan is like building muscle memory," said Sam Greif, Plano Fire Chief. "That pre-planning is what everyone will draw upon to snap into action and escape as quickly as possible in the event of a fire...

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City of Plano News
Posted on: September 26, 2017

Congratulations to Our 2017 Environmental Community Award Winners

The businesses, schools, non-profits and faith-based groups below have gone above and beyond to help lead environmental sustainability in their community.

MULTI-FAMILY

LA COSTA APARTMENTS

This 462 unit apartment home community exhibits a serious commitment to sustainability. Energy cost-saving improvements include installing an Energy Star Certified roof and LED lights in exterior and common areas. Resident h...

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City of Plano News
Posted on: September 26, 2017

Congratulations to Our 2017 Food Safety Award Winners

Selection of award finalists was based on routine inspection scores, types of food preparation processes, number of meal periods per day, and opening date of the establishment.

2017 Food Safety Award Winners

Selection of award finalists was based on routine inspection scores, types of food preparation processes, number of meal periods per day, and  opening date of the establishment. Criteria related to routine inspection...

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City of Plano News
Posted on: August 29, 2017

Follow a New Application Process for Small Cell Permits

Effective September 1, 2017, the City of Plano has a new application process for small-cell facilities in the public right-of-way.

This process allows for the installation of small-cell facilities on existing, new, privately-owned and publicly-owned structures (ex: traffic-signal poles and streetlight poles) within the public right-of-way.

More on Small Cell Permit.

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City of Plano News
Posted on: July 13, 2017

Cigarette Buttlers Now in Downtown Plano

You can now toss your butts in the newly-installed cigarette "buttlers" in Downtown Plano!

To combat cigarette litter in downtown Plano, Live Green in Plano was awarded a 2017 Keep America Beautiful Cigarette Litter Prevention Program grant to purchase cigarette butt stations, portable ashtrays for vehicles and a public education campaign. Afte...

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Four Cities Unite to Request Water Rate Relief

The Mayors of Garland, Mesquite, Plano and Richardson, in an unprecedented move, today announced that their cities are asking the Public Utility Commission (PUC) to conduct a review of their water rates with the North Texas Municipal Water District.

The Mayors of Garland, Mesquite, Plano and Richardson, in an unprecedented move, today announced that their cities are asking the Public Utility Commission (PUC) to conduct a review of their water rates with the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD...

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City of Plano News
Posted on: January 6, 2017

Preparation and Sale of Homemade Foods

The City of Plano Environmental Health Division has received several inquiries recently and would like to clarify the rules around homemade foods. The Texas Cottage Food Law does allow for certain homemade goods to be sold.

Have you ever wondered what you might be able to make at home and sell? The City of Plano Environmental Health Division has received several inquiries recently and would like to clarify the rules around homemade foods. The Texas Cottage Food Law does allo...

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