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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Plano City News: Prepared for Plano Parkway Bridge Repair

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Get the scoop on lane closures on Plano Parkway, enter our renewable energy drawing, get help with emergency home repairs, enjoy TMC Swim Night and more in Plano City News.

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

July is National Park and Recreation Month

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Get outdoors and see why Plano ranked first in Texas and 15th in the nation on the
Trust for Public Land ParkScore Index.

Share your photos on the Plano Parks and Rec Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #PlayInPlano and #GameOnJuly.Review our July calendar for free and affordable fun all month long.

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Enjoy $2 Moonlight Swim Nights

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Mondays are wetter and better during Moonlight Mondays at Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center (TMC).

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City of Plano News
Posted on: May 10, 2019

Free Play in the Park program Tuesdays through August 6 at Willowcreek Park


Looking for something fun for the kids to do this summer without breaking the budget? Sometimes the best method for making lasting memories is through the simplest of activities.

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City of Plano News
Posted on: May 2, 2019

2019 Summer Programs and Classes at the Library

Engage Summer 2019 programs and classes at Plano Public Library

This summer be a space explorer at the library and learn more about our galaxy. Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the moon landing by making a UFO, exploring black holes, creating a nebula, embroidering a constellation and finding the missing spaceship.

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Red Light Camera Program Ends Immediately

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The City of Plano operated a traffic safety program that used red light cameras as a method of enforcement and deterrence since 2006.

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Fight the Bite This Summer


Summer is here and mosquitoes are too. Plano's Environmental Health and Sustainability (EHS) team is proactively protecting Plano residents from these unwelcome pests.

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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 ReportVisit our water quality page.

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City of Plano News
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Spring Cleaning? Learn Where Everything Goes

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Before you tear through your closet, garage or garden, follow these rules for recycling or disposing of unwanted items.

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

When's the Last Time You Took Your Dog to Dinner?

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Thirteen Plano restaurants meet requirements to allow dogs on their patio.

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Water Twice and Water Wisely

Sprinkler watering

The City of Plano asks you to water lawns and landscapes only two times a week.

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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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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Mark Israelson, Plano's City Manager

Mark Israelson

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

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