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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Don’t Delay Your Preventive Exam & Biometric Screening

Schedule C4H Incentive Exams

You have ONLY three months to get a doctor’s appointment, so schedule one now! If you are enrolled on the City’s medical plan as of January 1, 2018, there are ONLY two checklist items required in order to earn your premium incentive fo...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

It’s a Call You Don’t Want to Miss!

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One ringy-dingy, two-ringy-dingy…“Hello, this is UHC calling with an important message for YOU!” It may seem unusual, but the next time your phone’s caller ID reads “UnitedHealthcare (UHC),” the...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Sound-off in the Employee Appreciation Week Survey

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It was great to celebrate Team Plano during Employee Appreciation Week (EAW) from May 7-11! During those five event-filled days, we were SERVED up several opportunities to participate in activities that helped us connect, engage and flat out have fun.

Reme...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Get Discounts on Great Summer Getaway Tickets

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Employees now get the added benefit of purchasing amusement park admissions for less! Because Visit Plano is a member of the Texas Travel Industry Association (TTIA), discounted “Partners in the Park” tickets are available to all City ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

#morethanbooks and Plano Police were a Hit at Juneteenth

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Juneteenth Collin County 2018 drew a huge crowd and visits from Plano library and police staff. The annual African American holiday celebration, which the City of Plano helped sponsor, showcased an impressive lineup of talented musicians ranging from gosp...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Think You Might Return to Work After Retirement?

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When leaving the job, people say words like relax, recharge, rest and rejuvenate. Sometimes people decide to take a break from this life of leisure to work part-time. If you retired and are receiving a monthly benefit from the Texas Municipal Retirement S...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Check Out Who Let the Dogs Out for Bark in the Park

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It was all barks (no bites) for the first annual Bark in the Park on June 9. It was a memorable event at the Dog Park at Jack Carter for both two- and four-legged creatures. The two-hour event drew visitors from as far away as Little Elm and Frisco with m...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Let Your Pooch Shine for #PlanoPup

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Who needs the Westminster Dog Show when you have Visit Plano’s #PlanoPup Contest? Let’s see if your cute dog has what it takes to be “best in show” in this Visit Plano competition. From now through July 9, you can s...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Save the Dates for Upcoming Pre-Retirement Meetings

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It’s never too early to think about your retirement nest-egg. If you are five years, 15 years or even three months from retirement, attending one of next month’s employee workshops is a smart move. A series of Pre-Retirement Meetings i...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Check Out the Library’s New Mobile Unit

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Plano Public Library is hitting the road this summer with more than books! Revealing their handsomely wrapped van at the June 12 City Council meeting was a dream come true for Library Director Libby Holtmann. The new outreach van, #morethanbooks, increase...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Employees Happily SERVED at Minnie’s Food Pantry

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In true Team Plano-fashion, groups of employees put their backs into it to help a local food pantry. Several times a year, Volunteers in Plano (VIP) coordinates opportunities for Team Plano to volunteer at Minnie’s Food Pantry. Minnie’...

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1 Announcements
Posted on: May 30, 2018

Accessing Your Benefits Is Easier with myBenefitsApp!

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Imagine having all the details of your benefits package literally at your fingertips! The truth is, benefits guides are rarely handy when and where we need them. Many of us skim through it every year and file it away never to be seen again. It can also be...

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Summers Outside are Cool Again at Play in the Park

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Do you remember playing hide and seek, jump rope, hopscotch and marbles outside until Mom made you come in? The Parks and Recreation staff is bringing simple fun back to being outdoors. Join the “cool” kids outside for Play in the Park...

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

Swim Outside Longer during Moonlight Mondays

TMC Outdoor Pool

Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center (TMC) is the place to be every Monday for late night water fun. The Parks and Recreation department is adding to your summer enjoyment by extending outdoor public swim hours during Moonlight Mondays starting June 4. At th...

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1 Announcements
Posted on: May 31, 2018

What Can Land Records Do for You?

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When the GIS division was divided between the Planning and Technology Services departments last October, Planning created a new division called Land Records. The new division’s team of seven employees serves any City department in need of assist...

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

Summer School Zones are Still Active

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Yes, Friday, June 1 is the last day of school for Plano Independent School District, but you still need to watch out for little ones. Driving with care through school zones doesn’t end on the last day of the regular academic year. Shortly after last-day c...

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

Find a Loving Pet Any Day of the Week at the Shelter

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As of early May, the Plano Animal Shelter is open every day serving the community. Start picking out names now for the new pet you can find any day of the week. This change in operation hours is an added convenience to accommodate various work and life co...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Human Resources is a Big Winner at Industry State Conference

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Plano Human Resources staff and programs won multiple Texas Municipal Human Resources Association (TMHRA) awards this month. On May 3, with almost 300 association members from across the state in attendance, TMHRA announced this year’s winners d...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Display Case on “Stormwater” Makes Waves

Display Case Storm Water

The current Municipal Center lobby display (#12) titled “Stormwater,” is an underwater menagerie.This aqua display was designed by Heather Firn, Carolyn Russell and Jonnette Bell of Environmental Health and Sustainability. Heather prov...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Big Lake Park is Now Open for Water Sports

Kayaking at Oak Point

Now you can get a couple hours of kayaking in after breakfast and be home in plenty of time for lunch. Cross off “water sports in Plano” from your wish list, because paddling has been given the greenlight for Big Lake Park (3800 Rainie...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Safety Olympics and Employee Appreciation Week…Everyone was a Winner!

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Wow!  It was great to celebrate Team Plano during Employee Appreciation Week! Each day was a mega-marvelous experience for the senses…from Make a Difference Monday to Fun, Fellowship & Food Friday! During those five event-filled da...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Last Week to Take the Plano Housing Survey

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The City of Plano is developing its first ever comprehensive Housing Trend Analysis and Strategic Plan. As part of the plan development, we’re asking people who live or work in Plano to complete the online survey, which can be found at: www.plano.gov/hous...

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

Have You joined a Plano City Recreation Center Yet?

Oak Point Center pool

Regular full- or part-time employees and retirees can earn a discounted recreation center membership for the entire family! If you’re renewing for another term, and you’ve used the recreation center at least 48 times during the annual ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Welcome to SERVE!

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This is an exciting message from City Manager Bruce Glasscock about an our organization.

Hey Team Plano!

About two years ago, I asked our Executive Team to get together and identify values that signified what was important to us and the work we all do as pa...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Update Your Beneficiary Forms. It’s Important!

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Do you know who's listed on the beneficiary form for your TMRS, ICMA-RC, life insurance, final vacation and sick payout? It’s possible that it's not who you think or want it to be. Over the years, we have heard numerous horror stories about reti...

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Are You Taking Advantage of Your Hospital GAP Plan?

Hospital Gap could add to your wallet.

If you’re enrolled in the American Fidelity Hospital GAP plan, you may not be getting your full benefit. Many employees enroll in the plan but forget about it or don’t understand what it covers.

3 Primary Benefits You Need to Know

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Posted on: February 28, 2018

Where Should I Go for Medical Care? Avoid a Shocking ER Bill

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It can be overwhelming knowing where to go for medical care. The best way to be prepared is to establish a relationship with a Primary Care Physician, but unexpected accidents and illnesses can happen any time.

There are many healthcare options available, ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Fill the Boot Exceeds Goal with $215,000 in Donations

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Your donations helped the Plano Firefighters Association raise a record amount.

A $215,000 check was presented to MDA in support of research efforts and to send children with muscle diseases to summer camp. Thank you for filling the boot! Watch a quick video of the presentation.

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Awards & Accolades

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

Discover the Flex in your FSA

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If you enrolled in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) this year, you are taking advantage of tax savings on your eligible out-of-pocket health care and dependent care expenses. Your FSA gives you many options for reimbursement.

If you enrolled in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) this year, you are taking advantage of tax savings on your eligible out-of-pocket health care and dependent care expenses. Your FSA gives you many options for reimbursement:

  • If you elected Health Care FS...
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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Employees Happily SERVED at Minnie’s Food Pantry

teamplanoatminnies

In true Team Plano-fashion, groups of employees put their backs into it to help a local food pantry. Several times a year, Volunteers in Plano (VIP) coordinates opportunities for Team Plano to volunteer at Minnie’s Food Pantry. Minnie’s is a unique food p...

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Program/Services

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Training & Development

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The Human Resources department offers an extensive catalog of training opportunities for all job types and levels. Refer questions to Senior Training Coordinators Tony Beasley or Debbie Speed at 972-941-7339 and 972-941-7217, respectively. Have you comple...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

We All Deal with Stress…so Take some Time to Unwind!

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April is National Stress Awareness Month… so take some time to unwind!

Stress has a direct impact on your mind and body. Long-term stress can lead to a variety of illnesses (from headaches to stomach disorders to depression) and can even increase the risk of heart disease and stroke. When you perceive a threat, the body reac...

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