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National Night Out

Step outside for National Night Out, visit the Plano Families First Fall Fair and Job Fair, share your thoughts on housing improvements and social services, and more in this edition of Plano City News.

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Network with Plano, Garland and Rowlett Neighborhoods!


Join us at Collin College for the Neighborhood Summit on November 9, 8:30 a.m. This year’s theme is “ Building Neighborhood Leadership”

Why should I attend?

  • To learn from subject experts and peers from neighboring cities how to strengthen your community, engage with your neighbors, communicate effectively and plan for the future. 
  • To be inspired with great ideas to implement in you...
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Posted on: August 19, 2019

New Age Requirements for Plano Parks and Recreation facilities


Change takes effect Sept. 3, 2019.

Plano Parks and Recreation is implementing a new age requirements policy effective Sept. 3, 2019. Children younger than 10 must be accompanied by an adult or guardian 16 years of age or older at any Plano recreation center or pool. This change in policy c...

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Plano Parks and Recreation Age Requirements City of Plano News
Posted on: August 13, 2019

Register for Fall Classes Now

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Registration for residents started Saturday, Aug. 3 for the Fall Parks and Recreation leisure classes. Get fit, learn a new skill or just meet new people.

Check out the Schedule! City of Plano News
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Day Labor Center Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

Day Labor Center 25th Anniv.

Sometimes you need a little extra help and the City's Day Labor Center always has someone ready to work. On Monday, the Day Labor Center marked its 25th anniversary.

Since 1994, it has given local workers a safe and legal alternative to the old chaotic way of doing things – connecting community contractors with laborers for short-term employment. The center serves an average of 2,500 laborers and 800 contrac...

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Visit the Day Labor Center webpage. City of Plano News
Posted on: August 5, 2019

Have You Seen a Bobcat?


It's not uncommon to see a bobcat any time during the year. To discourage a visit from a bobcat or coyote to your home the attached tips may help.


Consider these simple tips. City of Plano News
Posted on: August 5, 2019

Learn a New Language


Summer may be winding down but you still have time to learn a new language. The Plano Public Library has a huge selection of books and resources.

The Plano Public Library has a huge selection of books and resources. If you already know a language but want to brush up on it, hit the Library’s World Language collection. You’ll find books in popular languages: Hindi, Chinese and Sp...

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Visit the Plano Public Library. City of Plano News
Posted on: May 29, 2019

Fight the Bite (Mosquitoes)!


What are you doing about it? Plano's Environmental Health and Sustainability (EHS) team is proactively protecting Plano residents from these unwelcome pests.

Here are a few simple ways to fight the bite:

DRESS - Mosquitoes are less attracted to light-colored clothing. Long sleeves and pants help keep you from getting bit. For extra protection, spray clothing with mosquito repellent.

DEFEND - Apply insect repelle...

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Sign up for mosquito spraying alerts. City of Plano News
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Read Plano's Annual Water Quality Report


Take a look back at 2018 for how our water performed throughout the testing year.

Read Plano's Annual Water Quality Report

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Visit our water quality page. City of Plano News
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Sign Up for Trash and Recycling Reminders

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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.

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