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Fight hunger with a donation to the Plano Peanut Butter Drive. The Mayor and City Council, partnering with the North Texas Food Bank, are helping to feed hungry children and families in Plano and Collin County.
The goal for our fifth year is to collect 50,000 pounds of peanut butter. Join our mission by donating regular-sized (16 oz.) plastic jars of peanut butter (or similar spreads like almond butter or sunflower butter).
Drop off items at any of these location...
Scout groups and youth organizations are a big part of each City Council meeting. Would your troop or group like to recite the Pledge of Allegiance and Texas Pledge at an upcoming Plano City Council meeting?
Email Alice Snyder in the City Secretary's Office to secure a place on the schedule.
Think your neighborhood has what it takes to be the BEST? Apply today! Applications are due no later than Friday, Oct. 1. Any registered homeowners association, neighborhood association or crime watch group can apply.
The BEST Neighborhoods designation recognizes neighborhoods going above and beyond to create a community which is Beautiful, Engaged, Safe and Thriving - BEST! The program honors neighborhoods at three levels: Silver, Gold and Platinum. Awardees receive a...
Nature lovers, families, runners, cyclists, and anyone who enjoys exploring Plano’s trail system will be happy to know that a new trail connection along the Cottonwood Creek Greenbelt is underway.
The connection—located in the northeastern part of the city—consists of 2.3 miles of concrete trail that will wind its way through parts of the greenbelt previously not accessible to the public. The new 12-foot-wide trail will allow for strollers, wheelch...
The Plano Event Center could have a new 4-star neighbor by the spring of 2020, adding a key partner to the popular meeting and events venue.
At their June 25 meeting, the Plano City Council authorized the City Manager to enter into a lease agreement with Tirgo, LLC for approximately 5 acres of land adjacent to Plano Event Center for the purpose of building a Radisson Hotel. The convention cent...
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.
Every Friday afternoon we update a list of current construction projects across Plano.
Visit plano.gov/roadconstruction for these updates. Keep in mind, weather can always change our schedule.
If you want day-to-day updates on projects or traffic flow, try the Waze app. For the last month or so, our projects automatically upload to the app. I...
Summer is almost here which means, so is mosquito season. Learn what the City is doing and what you can battle the buzz.
Summer is almost here which means, so is mosquito season. The City of Plano Environmental Health and Sustainability (EHS) team has already begun taking proactive measures to protect Plano residents from mosquitoes.The City sets mosquito traps every week t...
You asked for it and you got it. The Plano Animal Shelter is now open seven days a week!
That means more opportunity to retrieve a lost pet, to bring in a found pet, to register a pet and, most importantly, to adopt a new pet.
The new operational hours are:
Learn about all our Shelter s...
Attempts to keep the Plano Senior Recreation Center open during the expansion have met with unexpected challenges. Due to safety concerns, the facility will close March 1, 2018 until the project is complete.
For up-to-date information on the relocation of classes and daily drop-in activities, please contact the Plano Senior Recreation Center at 972-941-7155.
In addition, the Wellness Center for Older Adults will also relocate its operations during this time. W...