Posted on: January 1, 2017

Plano City News: Shopping Opps, Drain Clogs & Train Stops

Nov 14, 2017 Plano City News

Find unique handmade gifts at the Plano Christmas Market, avoid kitchen drain clogs with new habits, attend a Cotton Belt Regional Rail meeting and donate toys to the Christmas Cops in this week's Plano City News.

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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.

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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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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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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.

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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: 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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