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Posted on: November 5, 2020

City Manager and Mayor Invite You to the Holiday Drive-Thru Lunch

Holiday Lunch Harry n Mark invite

In their words, “…come celebrate another year of excellence” with coworkers and friends at the 2020 Team Plano Holiday Drive-thru Luncheon.  In a couple weeks, Mayor Harry LaRosiliere, City Manager Mark Israelson an...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Scheduling Your Retirement and Out-Processing Meeting

Retire in 15 or 5 years

Your retirement day is an exciting time for you! Human Resources wants to make sure your transition is hassle free and uncomplicated. Also, we want to make sure your retirement check, insurance and vacation/sick payouts all get started on time and are pai...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

PPD’s Daniel Chesnut Celebrates 30 Years of Service

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Take time to reach out to one of our valued and seriously tenured Team Plano members! It’s no small feat to successfully work in public service, but to last three decades is truly noteworthy. For those of us who don’t work directly wit...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Your 2020 Compliance Course Deadline is Approaching!

Face masks on large group

It is important all of Team Plano takes and passes the 2020 Compliance Course by end of year, preferably sooner. The subject of this mandatory training deals with “SERVing Safely Against COVID-19” – primarily the use of face ...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Holiday Who-be What-ees to Enjoy this COVID Christmas

Grinch with sleigh Got things to Do

The spirit and excitement of the holiday season is alive and well in Plano. Despite our ever-changing COVID-19 news, plan on closing out 2020 in a variety of merry ways. As Jim Carrey said in How the Grinch Stole Christmas, “I could use a little...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Don’t Be Easy Prey during the Holiday Shopping Season

Christmas shopping Crime Alert

Scores of people are in the grips of holiday shopping frenzy and it’s easy to drop your guard when ordering online or shopping in stores. The Plano Police Department wants you to be vigilant when exercising retail therapy. Officer Chris Bianez o...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Extend National Take a Hike Day by Taking to the Trails this Holiday Season

Trail around Bob Woodruff Park lake

The weather outside is frightfully nice for enjoying National Take a Hike Day (November 17). With more than 70 recreational trail miles open, it doesn’t get any more socially distanced than this and the scenery is stunning year round.

Plano Parks...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Drop New Toys and Necessities in the Christmas Cops Box

Christmas Cops group

For 36 years, Plano Police officers and employees have helped needy families during the holidays through the generosity of people like you.  It’s that time again and the Plano Police Association Christmas Cops program is looking for donations fro...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Winter Gardening Tips from Cindy Pierce: Tropicals, Subtropicals and Citrus

Tropical plants indoors woman hugging them

Executive Assistant to the City Manager Cindy Pierce has the 4-1-1 on all things relating to indoor and outdoor gardening. In her spare time, this Dallas-native feeds her life-long passion for organic gardening and shares useful tips with Team Plano.&...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Keep Pipes Clear of FOG (Fats, Oils and Grease)

FOG clogged sink

Kitchens are often the “heart” of a home – especially during the holidays (and rightly so…it’s where the egg nog lives)! Cleaning a messy kitchen after days of holiday cooking only costs you some elbow gr...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Make this a Real Season of Giving with Adopt an Angel

Give to Adopt an Angel

Help is still needed to fulfill some wishes for bicycles and other items...will you please support this worthy effort? “Life happens” is more than an expression for people facing unexpected hardships, but Adopt an Angel can help! Our V...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Money Matters: Flexible Spending Account Cash, Use It or Lose It

Flexible spending account debit Card

Stock up on eye drops and antacids, or schedule that teeth-whitening you’ve been wanting. Don’t be one of the unfortunate people who throws away unused Flexible Spending Account (FSA) dollars each year. 

Here’s a heal...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Your Everyday Mental Health Depends on You

Mental health counseling group

October 10 was World Mental Health Day and everywhere awareness of our mental and emotional wellbeing was raised. Recognizing the warning signs of mental distress or illness was also emphasized.

Senior Wellness Coordinator Michelle Gifford writes, ...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Team Plano, We Still SEE U SERVE

Go Team Plano SERVE

Since starting our I SEE U SERVE peer-to-peer recognition program last year, LOTS of thank you notes have been sent to Team Plano members. With the introduction of the I SEE U SERVE e-Card program, reports show there have been almost 650 cards sent. That ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

What are Your 2022 C4H Premium Incentive Requirements?

C4H Premium Incentive2020

It’s never too early to start thinking about your health and it’s always nice to save money at the same time! Earn your Connect4Health (C4H) Premium Incentive for 2022 by completing two requirements between September 1, 2020 and August...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Weight-watchers, It’s Time to Take Care of You!

WW Reimagined WEB

Weight Watchers (WW) is back VIRTUALLY starting September 1! After a few months off, we have worked with Weight Watchers to bring back our program! It’s going to look a little different this time around though because WW “Re-imagined&a...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Plano CRX Saves Money on Prescription Meds

PLANO  CRX logo with med bottles

In 2019, the City implemented a new cost-saving pharmacy mail order program administered by CRX International. This voluntary program is available to eligible employees, pre-65 retirees and their dependents on the City’s UnitedHealthcare medical...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Track Regional COVID-19 Numbers in Weekly Report

Plano COVID19 social media graphic

Plano’s latest COVID-19 Weekly Report gives additional information on trends over a specific time period. This review covers the following for August 1-7:

  • Collin County hospital bed occupancy
  • Collin County ICU usage
  • Collin County ventilator treatme...
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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Retirees Can Now Update Their “HELPS” Payments Online

TMRS HELPS public safety insurance

The Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS) has a new online feature called Healthcare Enhancement for Local Public Safety (HELPS). Retired public safety officers who participate in HELPS can now change or cancel their insurance premium deduction using M...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

City Manager and Mayor Invite You to the Holiday Drive-Thru Lunch

Holiday Lunch Harry n Mark invite

In their words, “…come celebrate another year of excellence” with coworkers and friends at the 2020 Team Plano Holiday Drive-thru Luncheon.  In a couple weeks, Mayor Harry LaRosiliere, City Manager Mark Israelson an...

Read on...

Retirees
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Don’t Be Easy Prey during the Holiday Shopping Season

Christmas shopping Crime Alert

Scores of people are in the grips of holiday shopping frenzy and it’s easy to drop your guard when ordering online or shopping in stores. The Plano Police Department wants you to be vigilant when exercising retail therapy. Officer Chris Bianez o...

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Retirees
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Holiday Who-be What-ees to Enjoy this COVID Christmas

Grinch with sleigh Got things to Do

The spirit and excitement of the holiday season is alive and well in Plano. Despite our ever-changing COVID-19 news, plan on closing out 2020 in a variety of merry ways. As Jim Carrey said in How the Grinch Stole Christmas, “I could use a little social in...

Read on...

Retirees
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Keep Pipes Clear of FOG (Fats, Oils and Grease)

FOG clogged sink

Kitchens are often the “heart” of a home – especially during the holidays (and rightly so…it’s where the egg nog lives)! Cleaning a messy kitchen after days of holiday cooking only costs you some elbow grease, unless you develop FOG (fats, oils and grease...

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Retirees
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Drop New Toys and Necessities in the Christmas Cops Box

Christmas Cops group

For 36 years, Plano Police officers and employees have helped needy families during the holidays through the generosity of people like you.  It’s that time again and the Plano Police Association Christmas Cops program is looking for donations fro...

Read on...

Retirees
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Winter Gardening Tips from Cindy Pierce: Tropicals, Subtropicals and Citrus

Tropical plants indoors woman hugging them

Executive Assistant to the City Manager Cindy Pierce has the 4-1-1 on all things relating to indoor and outdoor gardening. In her spare time, this Dallas-native feeds her life-long passion for organic gardening and shares useful tips with Team Plano.&...

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Retirees
Posted on: September 3, 2020

2020 Medicare Open Enrollment Ends December 7

Medicare Open Enrollment 2020 WEB

It’s time to focus on the Medicare Open Enrollment period which ends Monday, December 7. During the annual enrollment period (AEP) you can make changes to various aspects of your coverage, like:

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Keep a Watchful Eye Out for Scores of Senior Scams

Senior scam alert

Scammers are always actively seeking to rip you off – especially around the holidays when we’re greatly distracted. In the latest Safety Minute, Plano Police Officer Chris Bianez sheds light on the shadowy world of fraud criminals who ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Chase Away Spells of Loneliness with Senior Care Calls

Senior lady sitting lonely in 1 of 2 arm chairs

Three Dog Night sang about “one being the loneliness number” in 1968 and recent reports prove it’s especially true for older adults. A recent University of California study indicates more than 40 percent of seniors regularly ...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Your Everyday Mental Health Depends on You

Mental health counseling group

October 10 was World Mental Health Day and everywhere awareness of our mental and emotional wellbeing was raised. Recognizing the warning signs of mental distress or illness was also emphasized.

Senior Wellness Coordinator Michelle Gifford writes, ...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Enjoy Autumn Leaves Jigsaw Puzzle

Autumn leaves puzzle

Fall began September 22 and it is finally starting to feel like it outside. The sweltering days of summer went bye-bye without putting up much of a fight this year. 

Celebrate this happy 2020 happening by piecing together a beautiful Autumn Leaves...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Let the Wellness Center for Older Adults Help You

Wellness Center for Older Adults

Older Plano residents often have need of assistance with big and small issues, but are unsure of the many available local resources. The Wellness Center for Older Adults offers preventative medical appointments such as foot care, hand care (nail trimming ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Get a Plano Public Library Card and Check Out the World

Library card

Yes, Plano Public Library (PPL) doors are closed, but your access to their wealth of virtual services and programs is still open. The PPL card is your key to the portal of literary wonder, learning opportunities and more importantly, endless distractions ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Will Medicare Cover the Cost of a Nursing Home Stay?

Nursing home

Unexpected medical emergencies could mean a prolonged recovery period in a nursing facility. If you are on Medicare, there are a number of questions to address.

When determining whether Medicare will cover nursing care, consider the following categories of...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Training & Development: Virtual Courses are Available

Training Online

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. 

As we transition to live...

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