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Posted on: January 14, 2021

COVID-19 Update: Plano will Host COVID-19 Vaccine Hub (Jan. 21)

COVID vaccine info graphic

Collin County announced today Plano will host one of four vaccine hubs starting next week. Collin County Health Care Services (CCHS) will relocate the hub from its McKinney clinic to Plano ISD's John Clark Stadium next week. The site will be oper...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Navigating Your New Benefits – the CliffNotes Version

2021 Benefits video screen

Remember being given an assignment to read an entire book by week’s end and provide a book report to the class? Like so many others, you probably turned to those helpful yellow CliffNotes books for a quick review. Some things never change!&n...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Start Planning for National Wear Red Day, February 5

National Wear Red Day 2021

Team Plano, February is right around the corner and you know what that means…Healthy Heart Month! We’ll kick off the month by wearing red on the first Friday to raise awareness about heart disease – especially in women!&...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Airrosti, Funny Name for Serious Pain Relief

Airrosti muscular conditions

Stop suffering in silence and be proactive about putting an end to persistent pains during a 30-minute webinar on Thursday, January 28! Airrosti Remote Recovery provides highly effective, personalized care for acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain and co...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Get Caught Up on All Things Plano with City’s January Podcast

Inside Plano Hayley Stoler Peachey

The January 2021 Inside Plano has a fresh look and loads of “around town” news that you won’t hear anywhere else. In episode #37, hosts Shannah Hayley and Steve Stoler premiere the year’s first show on an upgraded platform and packed with info ab...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Hear the Mayor's Charge to Us All in His Last State of the City Address

Mayor Harry last SOC

Plano’s 45th and first Black mayor, Harry LaRosiliere, delivered his final State of the City Address on January 14. His presentation to residents and the business community was part of the Plano Chamber of Commerce's Annual Meeting which was sponsored (fo...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Attending the Annual Citizenship Workshop Makes the Process Easier

Citizenship workshop

If obtaining U.S. Citizenship is something you’ve considered or you know of someone who is interested, it’s time to learn about the process. The Plano Multicultural Outreach Roundtable (MCOR) invites you to a Citizenship Information Wo...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Well-being and Self-care: How to Start Your Wellness Journey in 2021!

Wellness on a leaf

Self-care is defined as behaviors, activities and skills that you use to take care of yourself. There are a number of dimensions to the practice in each of us – physical, emotional, mental, social, intellectual, environmental and spiritual. Each...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Braving the Elements is Part of the Job for Plano Mail Clerks

Leslie and Kristin

The City enjoys the most efficient mail service of any municipality due largely to two hard workers. Credit for this high-level of proficiency lies squarely with our Mail Services clerks – Leslie Unterburger and Kristin Sanders. Certified, regis...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Schedule a 5-Minute Stretch Break with Airrosti

Airrosti stretch break

Daily wear on our bodies from fatigue, back, neck and shoulder pain can drastically reduce productivity. Join Dr. Owens for a 5-minute Airrosti Stretch Break Webinar on Tuesday, January 26 at 11 a.m. One of the easiest and quickest ways to avoid pain and ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Friday Slots are Still Available to "Talk Money with Mike" from ICMA-RC

ICMA investments WEB

Even in a world of social distancing, ICMA-RC representatives are still here to help reach your retirement goals. Plan an online session for Friday, January 22 via your computer or smart device. Get help with:

  • Managing your account online using Account Acc...
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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Protect Life and Property with Strike Plates and Door Defenders

Broken door jam

Plano Police Officer Chris Bianez explains how your fancy deadbolt may not be enough to keep a determined criminal out of your home. Two of his most recent episodes of “Safety Minute” reveal some harsh truths about how unsafe you may b...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Detective Dave Howell has Left the Building Ending an Illustrious Career!

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The City’s longest tenured employee has retired. As of December 31, 2020, Plano has had to contend with the departure of our beloved Detective Earl “Dave” Howell. He racked up a number of awards and achievements over the deca...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Thanks to TeamPlano “Angels” Who Answered the Call

Angel Tree WEB

Volunteers in Plano wrapped up a hugely successful Adopt-An-Angel program thanks to the generous support of TeamPlano. This three-phase annual holiday giving initiative directly impacted 97 Plano neighbors, a new record. You did it!

Phase 1 supported 10 se...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Virtual Coffee with the CM Drew a Crowd

Virtual Coffee with City Manager

The December 17 Virtual Coffee with City Manager Mark Israelson was both informative and well attended. The Zoom conversation proved the perfect opportunity for Team Plano members to address numerous topics directly with our leader.

This meeting was one th...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Wade in for the Fit in Plano Swim Challenge

Oak Point pool

Ring in the start to a healthy and happy New Year with Oak Point Recreation Center’s Fit in Plano Swim Challenge! This new virtual fitness challenge runs Monday, January 11 through Saturday, March 6. It is a great way to accomplish your personal fitness g...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Fight-off the Late Afternoon Drag with 5 Stretches in 5 Minutes

Yoga stretching at a desk

It’s around 2:40…2:50 p.m. and you can feel your body and mind slipping into afternoon-twilight mode. Instead of jacking up on caffeine or sugar to make it to quitting time, Weight Watchers (WW) suggests an alternative energy booster....

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Make Leisure Plans around the 2021 Holiday and Payroll Calendars

Payroll and Holiday calendar

2020 is inching toward the finish line with just days left to follow through on those resolutions you’ve ignored all year. Or you could decide not to stress out about it and focus on the New Year – so full of promise…and a fresh set of holidays to enjoy!

V...

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

BENEFITS: Know What to Expect as of January 2021

Coming in December Benefits cards

Team Plano, if you elected to enroll in the City’s premium health plans or a flexible spending account, things are different for 2021. All benefits plan members will receive new cards during the first weeks of December for:

  • WebTPA and Southern Sc...
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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Complete Mandatory Security Awareness Training Soon

Cyber security mandatory training

All employees with access to government computers or databases must complete annual Security Awareness Training. This state mandated course became effective in 2019 with the passing of Texas House Bill 3834. The City uses the KnowBe4 training platform whi...

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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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