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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Pictures Tell the Story of a Delightful Employee Holiday Luncheon

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“It’s so nice to see all the folks you love together” is the opener to a 1975 hit by the O’Jays. The song is called “Family Reunion” and best describes the Team Plano Holiday Luncheon atmosphere ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Property Standards Division Earns 1st National Award

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Cheers to Neighborhood Services Property Standards division on receiving the 2018 Innovative Code Program Award. The crystal trophy is a nod from the American Association of Code Enforcement (AACE) for producing a cutting-edge program that educates citize...

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Plano Public Library Accepts a Big Check from the Friends

Friends of Library Check to PLS

The holiday season just got brighter for the City’s library due to a sizable donation from a long-time sponsor. The Friends of the Plano Public Library happily presented a $115,000 contribution to the Plano Public Library during the December 10 ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Listen to Wise Tips about Preventing Package Theft

Burglars

Criminals want your stuff! While buying online during the holidays is convenient, there’s a downside. Stacks of smiling Amazon boxes outside your front door is very attractive to package thieves. It’s important not to make your home an...

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

SkillSoft Can Put You at the TOP of Your Game

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Finding time to up your professional game doesn’t require a university student I.D. or rushing around a campus. Human Resources (HR) realizes how important it is for the City's workforce to stay current in their respective jobs. Multiple projects and ever...

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Six New Faces Join the MP3 Graduate Pool

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An enthusiastic group of MP3 Program graduates are still celebrating after earning their Certificate of Executive Development. With the 12-month training complete, the 2018 Management Preparation Program for Plano (MP3) class marked the occasion with a ce...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Let’s Put a Wrap & Bow on SERVE’s Stewardship

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2018 could be renamed the Year of SERVE at the City of Plano. Since City Manager Bruce Glasscock’s kickoff video in April, we’ve been on a journey to discover what each of the SERVE (Stewardship Engaged Respectful Visionary Excellence)...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Three Men and a Lady Recognized by Local SAR Chapter

SAR Chonia Williams

Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Plano Chapter #37 paid tribute to a number of Team Plano first responders. SAR members John Ray (president) and Dan Reed (V.P. of awards and medals) presented Public Service Awards to four outstanding employees during...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Employee TO DO LIST Friday, December 28

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Your first to-do is Vacation and Sick Leave Buy Back, available for all eligible employees. From now through 2 p.m. on Friday, December 28 you can elect to sell vacation hours now and receive cash later (October 2019). Plus, sick leave hours over 720 may ...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Pay Yourself First! Sign Up for the 457 Plan.

Pay yourself first

Now is a great time to increase your 457 Deferred Compensation Plan contribution! While we have the premium holiday break this month (December 2018), take advantage of the “extra” cash in your paychecks by adding it to the 457 plan. It’s an easy way to gr...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Customer & Utility Services Takes a 2-hour Break

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The Customer & Utility Services staff steps away from the payment counter briefly on Wednesday, December 19. Between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. that day, water bill payments will only be accepted online. Your ability to make in-person payments resumes a...

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

Simplify Your Worklife with the NEW Senior Resources Intranet

Senior Resources intranet

If knowing is half the battle, then having a 1-stop depository of solutions and answers to senior-related inquiries is now a click away. With Plano’s older adult population increasing by 70 percent over the past decade, it’s no wonder the City is experien...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Holiday Health Tips

Holiday fitness tips

A lack of quality sleep increases your chances of holiday weight gain and disrupts your fitness routine. To maintain your sleep schedule during the holidays:

  • Stick to your normal sleep routine. Go to bed and wake up at the same time every day (even on week...
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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Welcome the Newbies to Team Plano!

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A host of new people have joined the Team Plano family bringing a wealth of skills and talents to the organization. The positions they fill range from admin assistants, police officers, librarians, lawyers, maintenance workers and engineers to animal shel...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Buy PlanoCRX Meds with REVISED Order Form

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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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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Decking the Halls in Plano? Save these Dates!

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The city is bursting at the seams with Christmas cheer and an endless selection of merry things to do. You’ll definitely need to pull up your calendar to plan your yuletide event schedule. The holiday spirit is alive and well in Plano, Texas! Ad...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Plano is a Purple Heart City and Honors Vets with a Breakfast

Purple Heart at CC meeting

Plano has always paid tribute to the men and women of our military and was recently named a “Purple Heart City” for our efforts. When The Military Order of the Purple Heart presented the honor during a recent City Council meeting, a number of local vetera...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Lobby Display Addresses Holiday Road Wellness

Display Case 23 HR Safety on the Road

“Safety on the Road During the Holidays” was the focus of lobby display #23. Created by Michelle Gifford in Human Resources, the display is a collaboration between Connect4Health and Risk Management. “Our goal is to educate e...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

A Dream Came True for Public Works’ Herman Harris

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The City’s Tuition Reimbursement program helped make Labor Maintenance Worker Herman E. Harris, Jr.’s lifelong desire a reality. Herman took advantage of Plano’s financial assistance to continue his education and he now has a...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Perils & Pleasures of Turkey Frying, plus, FOG Disposal

Turkey fryer

Many households engage in turkey frying at Thanksgiving or Christmas in the quest to serve a moister fowl to the family. But how many of you actually know the proper and safe way for a turkey to meet hot oil? As with everything, there is a right way and a...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Veterans Day in Plano…A Hero’s Snapshot

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If you ever wondered what the face of a hero looks like, TeamPlano offers memorable glimpses of faces that fit the bill. In observance of Veterans Day 2018, we pause to recognize the men and women who serve in the military (past and present) – particularl...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Employee Discounts Help Make the Season Bright

Employee Discounts

Regular checks of the Employee Discount page on TeamPlano.us could mean deep savings on a variety of services and entertainment. Looking to pay less for daycare, auto repairs, DART passes, dental work or pet boarding, then always consider a visit to see w...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Mandatory Training: Are You in Compliance?

Mandatory training

Have you completed the City’s employee compliance course for 2018? As the end of the year rapidly closes in on us, so does the deadline to take our mandatory compliance course – Harassment Prevention for Employees: State and Local Gove...

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Pay Less than $10 to Use Microsoft Products at Home

Microsoft Home Use Program

All employees can purchase software for Windows, Mac or both through the Microsoft Home Use Program (HUP). Why pay hundreds of dollars for computer products when you are eligible to participate in Microsoft’s Software Assurance Home Use Program....

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Distracted Driver…Look Both Ways Before Crossing!

Distracted driver and pedestrian

Who gets distracted? We all lose our focus from time to time when things cross our path (SQUIRREL!). There’s so much stimuli competing for our attention or we become distracted at the wrong time (i.e. crossing the street or while driving). Distr...

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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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