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: July 11, 2017

July City Council Meeting Schedule

The next City Council meeting is Monday, July 24 with the regular session starting at 7 p.m. The second meeting for the month is Wednesday, July 26 at 5 p.m. and it focuses on the 2017-18 budget.

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Share Your Pet's Story for a Shelter Art Piece

Plano Tails & Tags

The Plano Animal Shelter wants to recognize your faithful furry friends through one-of-a-kind art pieces. Send us your pet stories to be entered in the art contest, which will feature the tags of two pets. Follow our Facebook page to vote on finalists.

Andrea Davis, a local artist, is designing a mosaic of colored tags in patterns in three pieces focused around one pet tag on each piece. The first tag to be featured belonged to Gertie, our beloved shelter mascot, who passed away a few years ago. The oth...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

$2 Swimming at TMC Family Swim Night

Mondays are wetter and more fun with Moonlight Mondays at Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center (TMC). Take a dip in the outdoor pool for just $2 per person from 7 to 9 p.m. through Aug. 14.

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Make Summer a New Adventure with Explore Plano

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You don't have to go far to keep busy this summer. From June 1 through August 31, Explore Plano features challenges to bring you closer to the community where you live. Participation is free and easy.

There are nine self-paced challenges each month, leaving plenty of time to work in family vacations and summer camps. Follow these simple steps:

  1. Sign up for the Explore Plano e-news for challenge and prize details.
  2. Share your progress and experiences on soc...
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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: May 4, 2017

Summer Reading is Here!

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Get a library card online or at your nearest Plano library and start today!

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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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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Plano City News: You Haven't Arrived Until You Hit the Biggest Book Sale in Collin County

July 18, 2017 Plano City News

Check out the Friends of the Plano Public Library Book Sale, take a swat at mosquitoes, put cigarettes in "buttlers" and don't miss deadlines for environmental awards or beautification grants in Plano City News.

Plano City News is distributed every Tuesday to 2,600 subscribers by the City of Plano Marketing and Community Engagement Department. To receive a copy directly in your inbox, please subscribe. Thank you for your readership!

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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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