Posted on: January 1, 2017

Plano City News: Find Strength in Unity

Sept. 19, 2017 Plano City News

Take a bite out of crime during National Night Out, enjoy new shade at Bob Woodruff Park and pull a fire engine for Special Olympic Texas in this edition of Plano City News.

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Unlock the World with a FREE Library Card

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If you live in Plano and don't have your free library card, you're missing out on a phenomenal resource. September is National Library Card Sign-up Month.

Get a Plano Public Library card and start exploring our five amazing public libraries. Whether you're looking for a job, enjoy movies and music, love learning new languages, want to know more about parenting, are honing your computer skills, need tutoring...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Take the Mobility 2045 Survey

Mobility 2045 is the Metropolitan Transportation Plan for North Central Texas. Every great plan requires community input, so please take the online Mobility 2045 Survey!

As a member of the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), Plano joins other cities, counties, transportation partners and the public in helping to develop and maintain a metropolitan transportation plan that addresses road, transit, bicycle,...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Kick Off the School Year & Help Hurricane Harvey Families with a Peanut Butter Donation

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Help fight hunger with a donation to the 4th Annual Plano Peanut Butter Drive. The Mayor and City Council have partnered with the North Texas Food Bank to help our Plano families and Hurricane Harvey families.

This year we will also share the hope with Hurricane Harvey families. The drive will help replenish the North Texas Food Bank warehouse with ready-to-eat food at a critical time as the food bank responds to Hurricane Harvey. Donations will be provided to ...

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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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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: May 26, 2017

Ramp Up Your Defense Against Mosquitoes

If you've been forgetting to wear mosquito spray, you may want to place the bottle in a more visible location by the door. Last week our mosquito traps caught the first mosquito to test positive for the West Nile Virus.

Plano’s Environmental Health and Sustainability (EHS) team has your back and is taking measures to protect you from mosquitoes. A green-friendly larvicide called Natular is being placed in strategic locations around the city where mosquitoes hav...

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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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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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