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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Plano City News: Don't Make Halloween Scarier

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Dispose of Drugs Responsibly on Oct. 24

Drug Take Back

Are unused and expired drugs overtaking your medicine cabinet? Clean out the house during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 24.

Bring your people and pet drugs to this free event offered by the Plano Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). During the drive-through event, simply: 

  • Black out your name and address on the prescription bottles, or &...
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Watch the Prescription Drug Take Back video. City of Plano News
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Keep the Value in Your Neighborhood

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Invest in your home socially and aesthetically. Register for the Neighborhood Summit: Neighborhood Values, Home Values, our first virtual conference. Best of all – it is FREE!

Learn how you can love where you live, today! Topics include: 

  • Establishing your neighborhood values 
  • Building a neighborhood network 
  • Preserving or increasing your home value 
  • Learning do-it-yourself home improvement tips ...
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Register for the Neighborhood Summit. City of Plano News
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Check on the Progress of the New Water Reservoir

aerial photo of the Bois D'arc Lake reservoir under construction

Our water supplier the North Texas Municipal Water District is continuing to make progress on construction of the new Bois D’arc Lake reservoir.

Once it is complete in 2022, Plano and residents of the other 12 member cities will be drinking water from this lake. Learn other facts about the project.

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Watch the latest video tour. City of Plano News
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Keep Alert for Lane Closures at Preston Road and PGBT Intersection

Road Work Ahead sign at dusk with traffic in the background

The City of Plano is working with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to improve the intersection at Preston Road and the President George Bush Turnpike (PGBT). Construction continues through 2021.

The improvements include:

  • widening the southbound Preston Road bridge over the KCS railroad and PGBT
  • creating a southbound right-turn lane at the PGBT westbound on-ramp
  • adding dual left-turn lanes for southbound traffic to the PGBT eastbound on-ramp

Please sh...

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Get updates on Engineering Special Projects. City of Plano News
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

Subscribe to the Inside Plano Podcast

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Listen along to Inside Plano to learn about city events, programs and services. Get to know your city team along the journey. New podcast episodes are available on the first of every month.

Subscribe to get the episodes automatically through your favorite podcasting platforms: iTunes, iHeart Radio, Soundcloud, Google Play and Stitcher. Be sure to check out the show notes to make the most of each episode.

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