New! BEST Resources

The BEST Neighborhoods Division strives to enhance Plano neighborhoods through responsive programming and collaborative partnerships between neighborhoods, community volunteers, and various City departments to obtain long-lasting and tangible results.This Resources page is intended to help neighborhood leaders and residents incorporate best practices, connect to city resources (scroll to the bottom of the page), and learn practical tips on engaging neighbors.

We are always looking for new ideas to share with neighborhoods across Plano. How do you welcome new neighbors? Have you read a neighborhood-related book you would recommend to others? What icebreakers and activities have brought your neighborhood closer together? Do you have newsletter tips for other neighborhoods? Let us know!

We are also looking for feedback regarding this new web page. Let us know about the format, content, and more. To provide feedback, please click on the button below. 

Contact BEST Neighborhoods by email or call 972-208-8150.

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  1. COVID-19
  2. Neighborhood Leadership
  3. Welcome Wagon
  4. Great Gatherings
  5. Helpful Readings
  6. Cool Content
  7. Crime Watch

COVID-19 Neighborhood Toolkit

During a time of uncertainty and social distancing, many of us are wondering how to be a good virtual neighbor. As COVID-19 continues to impact how we communicate and carry out our daily routines, it’s important to stay connected and identify ways to help our neighbors in need.The COVID-19 Neighborhood Toolkit includes information on how to start connecting with your neighbors, neighborhood engagement best practices, and additional resources. 

To request a hard copy please contact by email.