News Flash

Posted on: February 2, 2023

Finding an In-Network Provider is Easy with WebTPA

In network providers

When it comes to understanding the City’s health insurance plan, it’s important to know the differences between an in-network and out-of-network provider. Considering “total cost” and “your cost”...

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Posted on: February 2, 2023

Get that Much Closer to the Top with L21 Training

L21 Learn and Lead graphic

Applications for the 2023 Leadership for the 21st Century (L21) program are now being accepted for enrollment. This 6-month training course begins in April and will cover a variety of subjects designed to empower participants on the leadership track. All ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2023

Team Plano Made a 6-year Old’s Dream Come True

Plano water tower down

A Michigan mom contacted the Public Works department mid-December 2022 with a request that would make her son happy. After having seen a video on Youtube of a Plano water tower being demolished, the young boy was obsessed. 

“It is all he talks abo...

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Posted on: February 2, 2023

Embrace DIY Projects after Taking Property Maintenance Workshop

Women home repair plumbing

Ladies, this is a class just for you taught by women and presented by the City’s Property Standards Division. Reduce your anxieties about tackling minor home repair projects by signing up for the Women’s Property Maintenance Workshop, ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2023

Meet Plano’s New Police PIO on Inside Plano Podcast

Inside Plano podcast 02022023

The City’s premiere podcast Inside Plano starts the year broadcasting in a new format – face-to-face chats. Hosts Shannah Hayley and Steve Stoler are excited to deliver pertinent and interesting news in this now more conversational set...

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Posted on: February 2, 2023

Learn to Manage Your Volunteer Staff at VIP Training

VIP Amber Weible - Plano Animal Shelter

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) “Vitals” Training Sessions. These wor...

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Posted on: February 2, 2023

Visit with MissionSquare about the Benefits of Our 457 Plan

457 Deferred Comp Plan

MissionSquare is hosting a day of personal consultations with Mike Mendenhall on Friday, February 10. This financial expert will discuss the basics of our 457 Deferred Compensation Plan and answer your investment questions. This is a good opportunity for ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2023

Attend the Free Citizenship Information Workshop

MCOR Citizenship workshop

Learn what you need to know at the free Citizenship Information Workshop on Saturday, February 11, at 2 pm. Bring your questions to the meeting at the Plano Independent School District Sockwell Center, 6301 Chapel Hill Blvd.  This event is organi...

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Posted on: February 2, 2023

Pay Attention to the Beats: February is American Heart Month

Heart Health is in Your Hands

Did you know people who have close relationships at home, work and in their community tend to be healthier and live longer? One reason, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), is we’re more successful at meeting our h...

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Posted on: February 2, 2023

Never a Lull in the Action at the Plano Public Library

PPL Engage catalog spring 2023

There are always loads of options to explore and expand your world through Plano Public Library (PPL) programs and services. Whether checking in or checking out, PPL serves patrons in-person and virtually with excellence! See what’s on tap for F...

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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Commit to Yourself: Good Food Choices Are Good Investments

Good food choices find the balance

The new year is associated with making resolutions, with exercise and nutrition often at the top of the wish list. More times than not, fad diets become the solution instead of making sustainable diet changes for a better quality of life over the long ter...

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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Proud Day for Plano Police Crisis Negotiator Team

PD Negotiators Team

The Plano Police Department’s Crisis Negotiator Team finished second in a challenging national contest. On January 11, the Plano Team participated in the 33rd Annual Competition and Seminar sponsored by Texas Association of Hostage Negotiators.&...

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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Understand How Your Pharmacy Benefits Work

Pharmacy benefits

When enrolled in the City’s medical plan, you automatically have prescription drug coverage through SouthernScripts, our pharmacy benefit manager. 

The annual deductible is $100 per individual or family. This is the amount of money you p...

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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Fist-pumps to Pecan Hollow Course for National Honor

Pecan Hollow Golf Course

It’s no surprise to golf pro Steve Heidelberg that Plano is home to one of the top 25 best golf courses in Texas. According to a list compiled by the NBC Network’s GolfPass, our Pecan Hollow Golf Course ranks 24th in the state among 257 public courses. Ea...

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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Parks & Recreation Names Two New Parks at Collin Creek

Collin Creek Development

City Council approved the proposed names for a couple of new green spaces adjacent to the Collin Creek development. The additions are officially named Starlight Park and Sunrise Park

As indicated on the construction plans, the Block O Park on th...

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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Set Reminders to Prepare for Plano’s 2023 General Election

Election voting booths

Saturday, May 6, 7 am - 7 pm, was approved as the date for the 2023 General Election. The purpose of the election is to elect council members for Place 1, 3, 5 and 7 to serve a four-year term. The filing deadline for candidates is 5 pm on Friday, February...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Explore the Time-saving Apps You Need to Download Now

WebTPA healthcare costs

Make things a little easier on yourself by taking full advantage of all your healthcare benefits! If you’re on the City’s medical, dental and vision plans, or contribute to flexible spending accounts, did you know there are apps you ca...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Swap Meet Trading Site is Being Retired

swap meet billboard rev

Use of the City’s internal garage sale site, Swap Meet, is coming to an end. For over 10 years, the TeamPlano.us buy-sell-and-trade feature has served as a convenient way for employees to safely swap items and services.

As of Friday, February 10, the Swap ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Set a Goal to Lace Up This Year

Lace up sneakers at office

We’ve all heard that 10,000 steps per day is the magic number to help increase longevity and quality of life. However, a recent study found 10,000 steps is actually not the magic number at all. The effect of daily steps varies significantly with age. For ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Parks & Recreation Named Agency of the Year for Awesome Swim Facilities

Aquatic exercise class

The North Texas Aquatics Association (NTAA) named the Parks & Recreation department the 2022 Agency of the Year for its exceptional aquatic venues. The department also earned NTAA’s 2022 Program of the Year Award for the Adapted FlowRider classes offe...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Tell Plano Police What You Think

Plano Police with residents

If you live in Plano, please take the Plano Police Department’s Annual Citizen Survey. You input will help the Department measure how it meets our community's needs and expectations. The survey is mailed to randomly selected residents and is also availabl...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

“Share the Love” with Free Entry to Plano Recreation Centers

PARD Share the Love 3

Explore everything our recreation centers have to offer during Parks & Recreation’s “Share the Love Week,” February 13 -17. Featuring free entry, discounted memberships, prizes and more, this open house series allows residents to enjoy center amenitie...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Sign Up Now for the LGIP Food Scrap Composting Program

FoodComposting

Enrollment for the Residential Food Scrap Composting pilot program is open! The project consists of dropping off food scraps for composting, including items not typically composted at home like meat (bones included), dairy and eggs. 

Registration ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2023

VIP Says “THANK YOU” from the Adopt-an-Angel Program

Adopt Angel Building Inspections WEB

The holiday season was made brighter by the dedicated efforts of hundreds of staff who participated in Volunteers in Plano’s Adopt an Angel program.  2022 beneficiaries included Streetside Showers, Trusted World, Meals on Wheels of Collin County,...

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Posted on: January 12, 2023

Team Plano Moved 8K Miles during Marathon Mania Month

Marathon flyer 2022 results

December 2022 was full of things to do, people to see, money to spend and hours to work, but more importantly, miles to move! Connect4Health sponsored its annual Marathon Mania this past month. The purpose of the event is to encourage Team Plano members t...

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Posted on: January 12, 2023

Learn Where You Should be during a Disaster

EOC meeting room

The Department of Emergency Management is pleased to share with you its updated Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP).  The plan details what roles, responsibilities and actions are to be taken during specific disasters and threats. &...

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Posted on: January 12, 2023

Why Preventive Care Matters Now

Preventive healthcare

Don’t delay preventive screenings; the benefits outweigh the downside! 

Talk to your doctor about preparation for specific preventive screenings, what your options are, other methods or options. For example, instead of a colonoscopy, you...

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Posted on: December 14, 2022

Plano Parks & Recreation Hosts Free Prep Classes for Aquatic Jobs

Pool 4 lifeguards

Do you know anyone interested in planning ahead for the ideal summer job earning great pay and having fun in the process? Everyone age 14 and older is welcome to attend free “prep” classes to become a certified lifeguard, water safety ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2022

Try Skillsoft’s Percipio, the New Training Roster

Skillsoft Percipio WEB

The City has moved to Skillsoft’s Percipio for educational courses. This new digital learning platform is now in service providing more functional resource-driven training with great flexibility and personalization. 

Percipio is Skillsoft’s new, s...

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Posted on: November 10, 2022

Be More Aware of Unescorted Municipal Center Guests

ID Bldg Entry protocols Jan2022

Unauthorized people are not allowed beyond the first and second floors of the Municipal Center without visiting the Information Center (formerly the Action Center) desk first. This means only Team Plano employees and contractors with official City of Plan...

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Posted on: December 8, 2022

DART Extends Discount GoPass Tap Card Pilot Program through 2024

DART Discount GoPass Tap card

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has extended the Discount GoPass Tap Card pilot program through December 31, 2024. This program provides riders using any one of nine support assistance programs with a 50% discount on the regular price of a DART local pas...

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Watch a Recording of Human Resources’ Pre-Retirement Meeting

Pre-retirement meeting Julia Cherry

Tons of people attended the recent Pre-Retirement Workshops presented by Human Resources staff and other retirement experts. The August 23 - 24 sessions were well attended, but not everyone was able to come.

For your convenience, we recorded an entire work...

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News Flash

Posted on: July 13, 2017

Training & Development: Virtual Courses are Available

Training and development

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. 

The offerings below are ...

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