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Posted on: May 12, 2022

See 2022 Employee Appreciation Week Winners and Photos

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Employee Appreciation Week (EAW) festivities began and ended with everyone having a great time. The annual employee picnic possessed all of the necessary elements – good people, good food and no ants! It's always a treat when old and ne...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Complete Cyber Security Awareness Training by May 21

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You will be locked out of the City’s network if this required training course is not completed by the deadline.

All employees with access to government computers or databases must complete annual Cyber Security Awareness Training. This state-mand...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Contact Plano’s EAP Anytime, Anywhere for Counseling

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Team Plano, this is a quick reminder about one of your many work-life benefits! Employee assistance programs (EAP) are confidential services that employers provide to help employees with personal difficulties. At some point, we all may face personal emoti...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Hats Off to Building Inspectors for National Building Safety Month

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A proclamation was presented to Chief Building Officer Selso Mata at the May 9 City Council meeting. As we observe National Building Safety Month, it’s important to recognize the professionals who work to ensure the City’s infrastructu...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Plano Parks & Recreation Ranks No. 1 in Texas per ParkScore

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The Trust for Public Land has named Plano Parks & Recreation first in Texas and 15th in the United States, per their annual ParkScore rankings! This year’s report examined equity gaps in America and our evolving relationship to parks and pub...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Cast Your Vote for Plano Places in Plano Magazine 2022 “Best Of”

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Plano Magazine’s Best of 2022 campaign is looking to find THE BEST the City has to offer. The public is invited to vote online for their favorite businesses, venues and events. Several City establishments have been nominated in a few of the cate...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Photos from Admin. Professionals Day Confirm Appreciation

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All of Team Plano’s administrative professionals can say “mission accomplished” to feeling appreciated. Bright cheery e-vites attracted a room full of people to the City’s 2022 Administrative Professionals Day Lunch...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Test Your Understanding of Property Standards and City Events

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May brings more than summer showers as you’ll learn from the latest episode of the City’s Inside Plano podcast. Hosts Shannah Hayley and Steve Stoler share event news and answer the question “What are property standards and w...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Join Plano in Remembering Fallen Peace Officers

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The Plano Police Department invites you to be part of the 2022 Peace Officers Memorial service on Thursday, May 19. During the third week in May, law enforcement agencies across the nation honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving their co...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

IMPORTANT: Citywide Computer Refresh Deployment Starts in June

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The installation of new computers and laptops for the citywide Computer Refresh Project begins in June – ARE YOU READY? Everyone gets a new device during this event, but not everyone at once. This huge undertaking will be handled by departments ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Plan Around Upcoming Pool Closures at Recreation Centers

Plano Aquatic Center pool

Parks & Recreation will begin work on two centers this month that affect regular operation hours. 

Plano Aquatic Center’s pool is being replastered and the facility will be closed through Friday, May 27. During this time, please visit our othe...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Register Flexible Spending Accounts with Diversified Benefit Services

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We are in the second quarter of the year and many of you are using flexible spending account (FSA) benefits. Diversified Benefit Services, Inc. (DBS) is our administrator for the City of Plano FSA plans.  

As a reminder, our benefits plan provides...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Plano’s Telecommunicators Week went International

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Public Safety Communications (PSC) made this the best Telecommunications Week ever by focusing on exciting destination ports! Director Susan Carr’s staff loves to wear costumes and decorate their serious workspace in fun ways. Her staff took adv...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Plano City Secretary’s Office Won State Excellence Award

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The Plano City Secretary’s Office has won the Texas Municipal Clerks Association (TMCA) Achievement of Excellence Award. The award, which covers a 2-year period, recognizes excellence in the effective and efficient management of resources in a City Secret...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Environmental Ed Coordinator Hoffer Wins Prestigious Award

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The City’s Lead Environmental Education Coordinator Erin Hoffer has won the 2022 Sadie Ray Graff Educator Award. This Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) “Beautify Texas Award” recognizes the efforts of those working to enhance their ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Governor Appoints Corina Sadler to OneStar National Service Commission

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Our Volunteer Resources Supervisor Corina Sadler is ecstatic over Governor Greg Abbott’s naming her to the National Service Commission at The OneStar Foundation

“To avoid confusion, I am not leaving the City of Plano, this is an additional role ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

BRAVO, Plano Public Library on Receiving another Excellence Award

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Plano Public Library has earned the 2022 Achievement of Library Excellence Award from the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association. This is the 17th consecutive year Plano has gotten this award.

These libraries exhibit distinction by providin...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Get Acquainted with Our Municipal Reference Library (MRL) Over Lunch

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Bring your lunch and explore our hidden gem, the Municipal Center Reference Library (MRL). Join Municipal Reference Librarian Bob Loftin for several informal explorations through the MRL with you on Mondays. Find out about free Plano Public Library resour...

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Posted on: April 14, 2022

Get a Head Start on Finding the Right Summer Camp

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We’re just about a month away from the last day of the Plano ISD school year (May 27) and you should make summer camp plans! Registration is open for a wide range of fun indoor and outdoor classes, camps and activities to make summer 2022 a blas...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

STAFF NEWS: Human Resources Office Changes

We will miss you

There are some staff updates to report from within the Human Resources (HR) department. Carla Romine, HR manager, shared the sad news about a few departures from the Team Plano family.

Senior Analyst Amanda Kellam’s last day with the City as a fu...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Are Your Beneficiaries Up to Date?

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Do you know who's listed on the beneficiary form for your TMRS, MissionSquare Retirement (formerly ICMA-RC), life insurance or final vacation and sick payout? It’s possibly not who you think or want it to be. We have heard numerous horr...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Resist Springtime Overwatering of Lawns

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More sunshine, longer and warmer days signal green things to bud and grow, but watch your water usage. Beginning Friday, April 1, you are encouraged to water lawns and landscapes only two times a week if needed through October 31

The Spring/Summ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Get Home Repair Help with a Great Update Rebate

Great Update Rebate

Is your home 35 years old or older? Is your property value at or less than $383,180? Home improvements you may want to make could happen if you qualify for the Great Update Rebate! 

This City program helps Plano homeowners finance the costs of car...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Doo the Right Thing—it’s Everyone’s Responsibility!

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Dog Park trips offer dog-parents and their pets a chance to bond, socialize and run off some pent-up energy. It is important to remember that with all that fun comes responsibility. Dog park rules and regulations are in place to ensure safety for all visi...

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Don’t Put Your Health on Hold: Value Preventive Care

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Imagine we took care of our bodies like we take care of our car – checking them regularly to ensure optimal performance. Regular medical check-ups confirm you’re healthy and detect early signs of illness. Getting medical treatment earl...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

Stay on Track with Airrosti!

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If you’re struggling with chronic pain or a nagging injury, don’t wait any longer when help is a call away. Airrosti providers are dedicated to fixing pain fast and helping you return to the activities you love!

Schedule your in-office or virtual appointme...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

Complete NEW State Mandated Course, “Workplace Waste Ace”

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In 2020, a state law was passed requiring government entities to establish educational programs encouraging employees to recycle. To meet this state requirement, the Sustainability & Environmental Education division created a new training module, Work...

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

Use PlanoCRX. Don’t Pay More for Maintenance Meds.

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Did you know that you could be eligible to participate in the PlanoCRX program, which offers certain brand name medications at zero cost?  

PlanoCRX is a voluntary prescription drug mail order option offered through CRX International to eligible e...

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

Enable the Closed Captioning Feature on Your Zoom Meetings

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From now on it’s important to make sure our external Zoom meetings are accessible to all virtual participants. By activating the Closed Captioning feature, meeting and webinar discussions are transcribed during the live sessions. 

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Team Plano, Rediscover the Things that Ground Us

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For weeks, you have seen messages promoting our “We Are Team Plano” campaign. Those four words go beyond sharing WHAT we are about into WHO we are and WHY we do what we do.

  • You heard City Manager Mark Israelson reinforce his message tha...
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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Use Your Nurse Care Manager Resources through Communitas

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Should you or an insured family member experience a major illness or injury, the last thing you need is the stress of dealing with doctors and many bills. Consider using one of your benefits, Communitas.  

The services of highly-trained, compassio...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Register for New Virtual Classes from Connect4Health

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Achieve harmony of mind and body by taking advantage of two FREE classes that only require 30 minutes of your day. Consider these options for wellness:

Yoga for Every Body – Skill in Self-CareTraditional Yoga meets Western Culture in this total b...

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Posted on: February 3, 2022

Find an In-Network Physician

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When it comes to locating in-network providers, benefit plan members have several options to help with this task.

The first option is to contact WebTPA Customer Service at 844-380-4552 or email helpme@webtpa.com. WebTPA checks to see if your physician is i...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Access a Storehouse of Yard Tools for Free

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The City’s Tool Lending Program is the neighbor you can borrow from anytime to handle your yard work. This service is for Plano residents who need equipment to trim trees and hedges, cut grass or complete several other lawn chores. 

Thro...

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News Flash

Posted on: July 13, 2017

Training & Development: Virtual Courses are Available

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Human Resources offers a catalog of virtual 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. 

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