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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Plano City News: Safely Enjoy Holiday Celebrations with a Little Distance

The virtual 2020 Dickens Celebration is Dec. 5.

Make plans to watch the Dickens Virtual Tree Lighting, keep pets safe during your Thanksgiving feast, check out the city holiday hours, watch the Veterans Day tribute and more in Plano City News.

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Sewer and Trash Rates Go Up Nov. 1

Quarters sit atop $20 bills to reflect rate changes.

Changes to monthly utility bills went into effect Nov. 1. City Council adopted these rates during the 2020-21 budget process.

Residential Rates 

  • 5% sewer rate increase, taking the minimum charge from $14.67 to $15.40 for the first 1,000 gallons. All gallons over 1,000 are charged an additional $6.09 per 1,000 gallons. Sewer charges are calculated based on your winter con...
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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Crank Down Your Outdoor Watering Nov. 1

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Lawns and outdoor plants require much less watering as we roll into colder temperatures. Nov. 1 marks the moment to dial back landscape watering and to enjoy the water-use savings.

Whether you are a resident or a business, please shift to the winter watering schedule on Sunday, Nov. 1. Limit sprinkler use to the once-a-week schedule based on the last digit of your house number: 

  • Odd numbers – Tuesday  
  • Even...
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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Watch and Attend Plano City Council Meetings Online


Stay in and stay safe, watch or participate in City Council Meetings virtually.

Meetings are the second and fourth Mondays of each month. The executive session is at 5 p.m. and is immediately followed by the preliminary open meeting. At 7 p.m. the regular session begins. Review the meeting’s agenda (available Wednesday nigh...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Get Ahead of Your Next Emergency with SMART911

Smart911: Seconds Matter in an Emergency

What if first responders had access to your drug allergies and medical history before the ambulance even arrived?

It’s possible when you set up a safety profile with SMART911. Plano Public Safety Communications has launched SMART911. This tool makes your profile available to dispatchers when you call for help from a cell phone. It fills a critical gap becau...

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Posted on: January 31, 2020

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