News Flash

Posted on: January 1, 2017

Plano City News: Turn Down Your Sprinklers; Turn Up Your Savings

Spring Outdoor Watering Guidelines

Twitch to twice-a-week outdoor watering; keep bobcats and coyotes away; learn new money skills; enjoy a free concert; stop by the Oak Point Community Garage Sale; and more in this week's Plano City News.

Plano City News is distributed every Tuesday to 39,000 subscribers by the City of Plano Communications and Community Outreach department. To receive a copy directly in your inbox, please subscribe. Thank you for your readership!

Read on...

Subscribe Today! City of Plano News
Posted on: March 25, 2019

Step Inside GovQA for Public Records Requests

Try GovQA

If you’ve ever requested public records, you’ll be happy to learn the City of Plano just simplified the open records request process.

If you’ve ever requested public records, you’ll be happy to learn the City of Plano just simplified the open records request process. On plano.gov, the new user-friendly GovQA portal makes requesting and tracking public records request...

Read on...

City of Plano News
Posted on: March 19, 2019

Submit Applications for Arts and Events Grants

ArtsGrantschoirpicture

Are you part of a local arts group or involved with a cultural event that brings people to Plano?

Your efforts change how others see our city by simply bringing people together for a shared experience. The City's hotel/motel occupancy tax helps create more of these experiences in Plano by providing four types of Arts and Events Grants: Small Arts, Maj...

Read on...

City of Plano News
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Sam Johnson Recreation Center for Adults 50+ Reopens March 18

PSC- South Elevation Addition_FotoSketcher

Mark your calendars. The Plano Parks and Recreation Department has announced the date for its special grand reopening of the newly expanded and renovated Sam Johnson Recreation Center for Adults 50+.

The event will take place at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 18 at 401 West 16th Street. Attendees will have an opportunity to tour the facility immediately following the ribbon cutting.

Voters approved funding for the project in the 2009 bond election. The city ...

Read on...

Sam Johnson Recreation Center City of Plano News
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Chlorine Maintenance Now Through April 1

Chlorine Maintenance

The North Texas Municipal Water District's annual 28-day chlorine maintenance process has started.

You may see city crews opening fire hydrants to flush water.

 Visit plano.gov/water for details and helpful videos.

Read on...

City of Plano News
Posted on: March 19, 2019

Do a Little Litter Lifting at the Great American Cleanup on April 13

GreatAmericanCleanup

Celebrate Earth Day at the Great American Cleanup (GAC) on Saturday, April 13, 8-11 a.m.

Nudge your friends and family to join this community effort to remove litter from our city. Last year's 1,800 volunteers cleaned up over 12 tons of litter. Help us reach this year's goal of 2,000 volunteers and 13 tons of litter (or more). Whether you're ...

Read on...

City of Plano News
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Go InsidePlano with the City's Monthly Podcast

InsidePlano

The InsidePlano podcast isn't just for your ears anymore.

In January we started videoing the monthly chat between Shannah Hayley and Steve Stoler as their special guests share tidbits about the City. It's a great place to learn about City services and sometimes community challenges. Download the podcast to your ...

Read on...

City of Plano News
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Read the 2018 City of Plano Annual Report

annualreport2018

Check out our 2018 Annual Report for highlights, budgetary information and accolades, as well as information on how you can get involved in the community and love Plano.

City of Plano News
Posted on: January 23, 2019

City Manager Bruce Glasscock to Retire

rsz glasscock

Plano City Manager Bruce Glasscock notified the City Council of his intent to retire at the end of April, 2019. Glasscock served in the public sector for 50 years, the last 29 with the City of Plano.

Glasscock began his career with the City of Plano in 1990 when he was selected Police Chief. In 1998 he was appointed additional responsibilities as Deputy City Manager and held dual leadership roles through 2001 at which time he transitioned to full-time...

Read on...

City of Plano News
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Mark Israelson Appointed Plano's Next City Manager

Mark Israelson

Plano City Council members voted last night to appoint Mark Israelson as Plano’s new city manager. Israelson replaces City Manager Bruce Glasscock, who retires at the end of April.

“The Council and I are excited about what is to come,” said Mayor Harry LaRosiliere. “Mark combines innovative thinking with a genuine understanding of Plano's culture of excellence. Those qualities make him uniquely qualifie...

Read on...

City of Plano News
Posted on: January 29, 2019

Take Care of Your Plano Parks

rsz_parks_care

Plano’s parks and nature preserves are popular venues for taking wedding, family, graduation and other memorable photos — and why wouldn’t they be?

Plano’s parks and nature preserves are popular venues for taking wedding, family, graduation and other memorable photos — and why wouldn’t they be? The City’s 85 parks are beautifully maintained year-round by the Pa...

Read on...

City of Plano News