News Flash

Posted on: January 1, 2017

Plano City News: New Police Chief Officially Hired

Newly hired Plano Police Chief Ed Drain

Learn about new Plano Police Chief Ed Drain, get your business going with a mentor, plan ahead with the city holiday schedule and download an updated Downtown Plano parking map in this week's Plano City News.

Plano City News is distributed every Tuesday to 37,500 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: January 7, 2020

Recycle Live Christmas Trees and Garland with Your Yard Trimmings

Live Christmas Tree Curbside Collection

If you missed the Christmas Tree Drop-off sites, you can still recycle your real Christmas Tree and garland. Just place these out with your weekly yard trimmings collection. The same rules apply - no tinsel, ornaments, lights or stand.

Additional Info... City of Plano News
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Restroom and Drinking Fountain Closures

freeze proof drinking fountains and restrooms

Due to the early onset of cold temperatures we will begin closing some of our restrooms and drinking fountains a few weeks early this year.

Many of our restrooms and drinking fountains are freeze-resistant, and will remain open. However, those that are not will be closed this week. The attached map shows the locations of freeze-resistant fountains and restrooms that remain open year round. Pl...

Read on...

View larger size map here City of Plano News
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Winter Watering runs through March 31

Winter Watering_Newsflash Image

Dial back on landscape watering and save on your water bill. Lawns and outdoor plants require much less watering as we roll into colder temperatures.

Whether you are a resident or a business, please shift to the winter watering schedule on Friday, Nov. 1. Limit sprinkler use to once-a-week. If the last digit of your address is odd (1, 3, 5, 7, 9), your water day is Tuesday. If the digit is even (0, 2, ...

Read on...

City of Plano News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Lead the Pledge at a City Council Meeting

Girl Scouts lead the pledge before City Council Meeting audience.

Scout groups and youth organizations are a big part of each City Council meeting. Help start our regular sessions in a positive way.

Would your troop or group like to recite the Pledge of Allegiance and Texas Pledge at an upcoming Plano City Council meeting? Contact Alice Snyder in the City Secretary's Office at to secure a place on the schedule.

Read on...

City of Plano News
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Sign Up for Trash and Recycling Reminders

Recycling Truck

If you struggle with remembering when to place your recycling cart out for collection, we've got a new tool for you. Get reminders by text or email to your favorite device (or both).

Alerts are sent the night before your collection between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. (you pick the time). The reminders adjust with the City's holiday collection schedule. A special thanks to our Kings Ridge HOA residents for helping with testing.

Read on...

Sign up here! City of Plano News