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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Pictures Tell the Story of a Delightful Employee Holiday Luncheon

Holiday Luncheon men

“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 this year. The welcoming spirit of Christmas brought active ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Love To Read? Join The Club.

Book club

For those who love to read and are looking for a way to broaden their reading experiences, try a book club! Book clubs cover a variety of interests and genres. They typically meet on a monthly basis and members discuss their perspectives on selected novel...

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

See Plano Differently: Register for the Citizens Police Academy

Citizens Police Academy

Sign up to spend a few Thursday nights becoming part of the Plano Citizens Police Academy. Applications are being accepted from now through Wednesday, January 23. The upcoming class begins on February 7 and meets weekly until May 2.

This 12-week class lets ...

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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 and family an enticing...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Water Bill Payments Affected by CUS Closures

Water bill onlin payment

Due to scheduled maintenance for Customer & Utility Services, the City’s water bill system will be down this weekend. Water customers will not be able to pay bills online from 6 p.m. on Friday, December 7 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, December 9.

In addition, t...

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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 in 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 w...
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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 volu...

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Retirees
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Shop Wisely this Holiday with Plano Police Safety TIPS

holiday shopping safety tips

Working to keep you safe, Officer David Tilley has useful tips to safeguard you and your holiday purchases:

Personal Safety

  • Pay attention to your surroundings.
  • Shop with others. There is safety in numbers.
  • Avoid walking alone in dark, isolated areas like back...
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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Decking the Halls in Plano? Save these Dates!

Dickens_Newsflash Image

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: November 15, 2018

What’s Your Pet Eating this Holiday?

Pet dog eating Thanksgiving

Your dog or cat could pick up the wrong morsels during the holiday meal. Keep a watchful eye out for food dangers that can upset a pet’s delicate digestive system or worse. Here's a few tips to consider for pets:

  • Protect your crafty critter from ...
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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…Snapshots of Heroes

Victor Flores WEB

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) – p...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Survive Holiday Bouts with Joint Pain

Joint pain seniors shopping

For many people living with joint discomfort, the holidays can be an especially stressful and painful time of year. The added shopping, traveling and general busyness of the season can contribute to flare-ups of inflammation and stiffness.

Routine first ai...

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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 14, 2018

Retiree Luncheon Recap

Retiree Luncheon Spring 2018

We loved seeing you last week and hope the luncheon provide a wealth of information. Enjoy the photos of our time together.

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Pre-65 Retirees: Are You Taking Advantage of Your Hospital GAP Plan?

Hospital Gap could add to your wallet.

If you are under 65 years old, on the City’s health plan (not Medicare) and enrolled in the American Fidelity Hospital GAP plan, you may not be getting your full benefit. Many retirees enroll in the plan but forget about it or don’t understand what it cov...

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