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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Like GOT, You Survived the Wait for Employee Appreciation Week!

EAW Craig and Jim

Raise your hands if you’re excited about Employee Appreciation Week (EAW) and all its amazing events. (Terrific!) The official EAW flyer gives details on what’s happening, when it’s happening and what time you need to be there. See it now and print a copy...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

It’s a Call You Don’t Want to Miss!

UHC Calling

“Hello, this is UnitedHealthcare calling with an important message for YOU!” It may seem unusual, but the next time your phone’s caller ID reads “UnitedHealthcare (UHC),” there’s a good chance it...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Ed Swiler Says, “Get a Recreation Membership”

Ed Swiler

Park Services Electrician Ed Swiler shares his story of wellness and why he got a recreation center membership. In a recent TeamPlano article, we announced employees and retirees are eligible for 50% discounts on Parks and Recreation Center memberships. S...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Celebrate Good Times, Come On….It’s Our SERVE-aversary!

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Incoming City Manager Mark Israelson has an exciting message to share about our organization. We’ve reached a milestone in Team Plano history. One year ago, City Manager Bruce Glasscock introduced the organization’s new value initiatives, SERVE. The impac...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Join Host Art Parker for Plano FEUD!

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In classic feud-fashion, department teams square off in the first Plano Feud tournament starting April 23. The response from Team Plano was tremendous with 22 groups jockeying for one of the eight coveted competition spots. Determining which squads would ...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Water Slides in Your Summer Plans?

Water slide

Attend the City’s Water Safety Fair for a fun and interactive event on Thursday, April 25 to learn the answer. With summer approaching, scores of people naturally migrate to water-related outings…pools, lakes and beaches. Before headi...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Make your way to Plano AsiaFest 2019 on May 4

AsiaFest dancers

Consider traveling to the Far East...without a passport! Experience the excitement of exploring other cultures at the Plano AsiaFest 2019 on Saturday, May 4 from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Plano. This is the 16th year Plano has been treated to this ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Libby Holtmann Accepts TMLDA Award for Plano Public Library

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Plano Public Library received another Texas Municipal Library Directors Association (TMLDA) honor. It takes a lot to earn the Achievement of Library Excellence Award, but we’ve done it consistently since 2005. Director Libby Holtmann accepted th...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Get Help Paying for Continuing Education with Tuition Assistance

Tuition Assistance program

Human Resources administers the City’s Tuition Assistance Program. Have you considered furthering your education? You’re in luck, because the Tuition Assistance Program  reimburses you (up to $3,000) for completing any degree ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Former Library Staffer Betty Arguello Named to Plano Housing Authority

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Congratulations to Betty Arguello on her appointment to the Plano Housing Authority Board. The former Harrington Library senior administrative assistant was officially sworn into office during the April 8 City Council meeting. She now serves as one of fiv...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Take Advantage of Early Voting for the May 4 Election

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Early voting for the May 4, 2019 Election runs from Monday, April 22 to Tuesday, April 30. Prepare to cast your vote by finding out what’s on the ballot at VOTETEXAS.GOV. This impartial website gives the names of candidates, info on finding poll...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

9-1-1 Display Case Delivers a Rain or Shine Message

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Public Safety Communications (PSC) draws attention to their 24/7 service to cities with this display. With National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week approaching, April 14 – 20, it’s time we all say “thank you” t...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Use Technology to Get Convenient Medical Care

Village Health Partners Telehealth

Let medical professionals take care of you from home, the office or even your car – on call. Telehealth Video Conferencing is now available through Village Health Partners (VHP) and Village Health Pediatrics for employees and pre-65 retirees on ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Thank you, Team Plano, for Hashtagging Your Hearts Out!

Hashtag PlanoEngaged WEB

As we shine the SERVE spotlight on the Engaged value, YOU are showing it through your social media posts! Here are some of the great entries so far from Team Plano members like Rachel Yzaguirre (Library), Mei Lin (Project Management), Stephen Tan...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

SAVE the DATE: Employee Appreciation Week

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The dates are set for this year’s Employee Appreciation Week – May 6-10. It’s going to be an exciting time for Team Plano to celebrate…..well, Team Plano!

During these five event-filled days, you’ll be SER...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

See Yourself in a Pair of Warby Parkers?

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There’s great news for employees and pre-65 retirees who wear eyeglasses and are on the City’s insurance. Being on the UnitedHealthcare Vision Plan makes you eligible to purchase Warby Parker designer prescription eyewear for ONLY the ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Start April Taking STRESS Seriously

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As we wrap up National Nutrition Month and move into Stress Awareness Month (April), let’s take a breather. (Whew) Okay, its clear nutrition and stress are important topics – both affecting our lives in one way or another.Stress is a n...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

“Try the Tri” Returns to Employee Appreciation Week 2019

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Are you ready to rumble for the right to claim the ultimate Team Plano prize – the Safety Olympics Trophy? As part of the 2019 Employee Appreciation Week (EAW), “Olympians” from all across the City compete in this year&rs...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

“Ready with Ron” Videos Could Save Your Life

Ron Moore

Ron Moore knows all about emergencies and shares that insight regularly through “Ready with Ron” videos. He’s the City’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) coordinator armed with a wealth of knowledge to help ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

PD presents “Crossing the Line: What Happens Next?”

Stop sexual assault hand

Join the discussion at Plano Police Department Victim Services Unit’s first Lunch and Learn seminar. Make plans to attend and be enlightened during this new workshop series on Wednesday, April 24. The group is meeting at Schimelpfenig Library, 5...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Plano’s New GovQA Portal Delivers More than Open Records

GovQA

Plano.gov is now home to the City’s new public records center, GovQA, an easy-to-use web-portal. The open records request process is significantly improved with this online service, resulting in a more efficient and satisfying experience for all...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Tomorrow is the 1st VIP Brown Bag for Volunteer Managers

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It’s one thing to know you need some volunteer help, and quite another to know how best to manage volunteers properly. To help prepare you to work with a volunteer workforce, sign up today for Volunteers in Plano (VIP) Campfire Conversations. This Brown B...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Schedule Your Onsite Biometric Screening....Don't Wait!

Biometric screening checklist

You have March and April to take advantage of the FREE and convenient onsite screenings. Reserve a spot soon.The City is committed to the health and wellness of every employee and is again offering onsite biometric screenings. As you remember, completing ...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Get Discounted and Free Rec Center Memberships in 2019

Oak Point workout room

Annual recreation center memberships are available for all employees (including regular part-timers) at a huge savings. The Wellness Membership program gives employees and retirees a 50% discount on adult or senior Annual Memberships at the resident rate....

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Use Communitas to Make Hospital Stays Less Overwhelming!

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There are usually tons of questions and concerns whenever you or a loved-one is in the hospital for any length of time. The City now offers an invaluable resource to help you survive the physical, emotional and financial trauma associated with this kind o...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Adopt this 2019 Resolution to Save Money on Rx

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The cost of prescription drugs is about 20% of our total healthcare expenses and prices continue to increase. Our health plan is self-funded, which means you have a direct impact on the premiums you pay by the medical decisions that you make as the City a...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Buy PlanoCRX Meds with REVISED Order Form

Plano CRX drug program WEB

Beginning January 1, the City will have a new mail order drug program available for all eligible employees, retirees and their dependents. The new cost saving program, PlanoCRX, can be used for brand name prescriptions.

PlanoCRX is a voluntary&...

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