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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Live & Local Concert Series Presents Blues Man Matt Tedder

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With great weekend weather forecasted, you’ll want to be outside for Saturday’s Live & Local Concert. Make plans with friends for an evening of free, live music at McCall Plaza in downtown Plano. Matt Tedder, accomplished singer, s...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Employee “Sustainable Connections” Programs Kick Off with Art

Sustainable connections team

Live Green in Plano (LGIP) is launching a new Sustainable Connections program for employees. Get ready to experience and learn more about operational green practices and green behaviors for the workplace and your personal lives. Sustainable Connections is...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Show What “Stewardship” Means through Photos

Stewardship - Evan WEB

Stewardship is just ONE word – yet it speaks volumes in the SERVE Photo Contest. You’ve heard it said, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” True enough, but for now through Friday, August 24, let’s focus...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Spend 60 Minutes with the City Manager Tomorrow

Meet with City Manager Budget talks

Hear a concise presentation of the Proposed Budget directly from City Manager Bruce Glasscock tomorrow – Friday, August 17. Join other Team Plano members in the City Council Chamber promptly at 11:30 a.m. for a Q&A session about next year's ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Relax as You Commute on DART for Half Price

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Do you have a stressful drive to the job? DART-ing to work could be just the solution to return calm to your commute. Employees who have or are considering DART (Dallas Area Rail Transit) over driving can take advantage of the City’s DART Discou...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Made in the shade! The life of the sun-smart.

Sun protection

The sunshine returns soon. How are your sun safety habits…a little shady? Let’s envision a day when you shine at sun protection. Days like this can help prevent sun damage and reduce your risk of skin cancer.7 a.m. You get re...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Grand Opening of Skate Park at Carpenter Park on August 11

Skate Park Grand Opening flyer

After Saturday, August 11, skaters can perform 360 flips, 50-50 grinds and generally catch “air” to their hearts desire in Plano. Proudly, the Plano Parks and Recreation department opens its first skate park with a special grand openin...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Your Perfect Match Could Have Paws!

Pet adoption

The annual Clear the Shelters event is Saturday, August 18 and it could just be the day you find your "perfect match." Best friends come in all shapes and sizes…long- and short-haired, spotted or sometimes with waggy tails and droopy ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Did You Schedule Your Preventive Exam Yet?

Doctors appointment

You have just over a month left to complete both your preventive exam and biometric screening! If you and your spouse or domestic partner are enrolled on the City’s medical plan as of January 1, 2018, there are ONLY two preventive items required...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Reduce Back-to-School Anxiety with Safety Tips from Risk Management

School bus safety

Even though it doesn’t feel like it, summer is coming to an end and students are returning to class on August 13. Both parents and children may go through a period of adjustment to new schools and schedules for a couple of weeks. During this pot...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Watch Pre-Retirement Meeting Videos 24/7

Retirement Are you ready

If you couldn't make it to one of the Pre-Retirement Meetings, detailed videos are now available.

Retirement Workshop, Part 1, Fannie Layer

https://youtu.be/vfSHvnD0-vo

Retirement Workshop, Part 2, Mike Mendenhall, Rick Stern – Social Security

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Stewardship – the Human Resources Perspective

Stewardship the HR Perspective

The City recently introduced its new SERVE value statements to the organization. During the rollout, the Human Resources (HR) team started reflecting on those values (Stewardship Engaged  Respectful Visionary Excellence...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Inside Plano Podcasts Puts City Goings-on in Ears Reach

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Listening to a pair of in-the-know people chat about Plano events and news is an app or click away. Inside Plano podcasts are THE conversations you want to tune into each month for concise and entertaining previews of what’s happening in Plano &...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Tweeting for Team Plano

HR social recruiting

How did you search for the job you have now? Did you hear about it from a friend, use the newspaper, the City of Plano website or perhaps you used social media? Wait. Social media!

Believe it or not, social media (i.e. Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter) is be...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Construction of New Siren Approved for Parkwood Green Park

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Plano City Council approved the use of a portion of park land for the construction of a new outdoor warning siren. In an eight to zero vote during the July 23 meeting, Department of Emergency Management Director Carrie Reyes got the greenlight to proceed ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Watch Chief Sam Greif Bust a Move on Chief Rushin

Chief Greif BOB congrats to Police

The 2018 Battle of the Badges event and the competition between Plano Fire-Rescue and the Plano Police Department is over. “Plano Fire-Rescue wanted to find just the right way to offer their heartfelt congratulations to their friends in the Plan...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Hayley and Stoler Came Home with Two 2018 TAMI Awards

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The Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO) gave Plano high marks in key categories during the 2018 conference. Double congratulations are in order for the City’s marketing and media teams for excellence in producing the conference the...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Be Tobacco Free with C4H’s Cessation Program

Tobacco Cigarette stack

The use of tobacco includes chewing tobacco, cigars and pipes, hookahs, cigarettes, snuff, dip and bidis – all dangerous. Did you know the City’s Connect4Health Wellness Program provides FREE tobacco cessation counseling through two program options? Consi...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

City Dress Code Manual Makes What NOT to Wear Clear

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It’s been a year since the employee work attire manual received a makeover – it’s time for a review of the guidelines. Why is the policy necessary? Most organizations (private and public sector) recognize the importance of co...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Cool Off with Thoughts of Fall and Haunt Jaunt

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With temperatures lingering solidly in the triple digits, let’s turn our attention to a cooler month and a fun event. It’s not too early to consider signing up for Haunt Jaunt 2018, Plano’s premiere Nighttime 5K and Fun Run. ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Are Student Loans a Boat Anchor on Your Finances?

Student loan forgiveness

Let the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program relieve the drain on your bank account. First you must find out if you qualify for student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). In addition, you must be working full-tim...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

It’s a Call You Don’t Want to Miss!

UHC Calls black and white

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: April 12, 2018

Engage Your Brain with Human Resources’ Display Case Design

Display Case HR

The current Municipal Center lobby display (#15) pinpoints useful ways to enhance your brain’s functionality. In the cult classic “Little Shop of Horrors,” the plant-gone-wild makes one request, “Feed me, Seymour!&a...

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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

In-Hospital

The in-hospital...

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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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