Join the Martin Luther King Jr. festivities this weekend, don't be alarmed by smoke at Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve and prepare to say farewell to our retiring city manager in this week's Plano City News.
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Please join us for State of the City 2019! You can attend this event live in person at Baylor Scott & White Heart Hospital or watch the live stream.
It will be available on planotv.org, our Facebook page (facebook.com/cityofplanotx) and on our regular television stations (Spectrum: Digital Channel 15.101 or Analog Channel 16, Frontier FIOS: Cable Channels 30 and 31, AT&T U-Verse - Go to ...
Show us your artistic talents. Enter the Friends of the Plano Public Library 2019 Bookmark Contest. Get an entry form online or at any Plano library location.
Three winners are selected from each age category: 5-7, 8-10, 11-13, 14-18 and adult. Winners are announced and all entrants are celebrated at a Bookmark Art Celebration on Thursday, April 25 at Harrington Library. Winning designs are printed and availabl...
You may have thought about building additional living space on your property to host family and guests or to serve other needs.
Some Plano residents have tried to do this by building a second, smaller living space in their backyard. We call these structures Backyard Cottages. Under the current zoning regulations, only 141 Plano properties can accommodate this housing style. If the...
Did you know you can enjoy all of Plano’s pools and recreation centers for just $19 a month? We did the math, and that is less than half of what it costs to get your gourmet drive-through latte three times a week.
Who knew staying healthy and having fun in Plano could be so easy? Our affordable and flexible monthly and annual membership options are available for individuals (youth, adults, and seniors) or can be purchased as family packages, which cover parents and...
In December, the Friends of the Plano Public Library presented the Plano Public Library with a check for $115,000 during the City Council meeting. The money enhances library services with special programs and equipment.
Last year the Friends funds purchased the #morethanbooks outreach van. The annual Bookmark Contest, beginning Jan. 2, is also funded by the Friends. Read the Spring 2019 edition of ENGAGE for more programs.
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.
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.
Every Friday afternoon we update a list of current construction projects across Plano.
Visit plano.gov/roadconstruction for these updates. Keep in mind, weather can always change our schedule.
If you want day-to-day updates on City of Plano projects or traffic flow, try the Waze app. Our projects automatically upload to the app. It'...