News Flash

Posted on: February 25, 2021

Recreation Spring Registration Begins Saturday

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Make early plans for fun leisure programs and get on the list during Parks & Recreation spring registration. Signups begin this Saturday, February 27 at 8 a.m. for Plano residents.

The pandemic is ongoing, but Plano offers tons of ways people can safel...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

9-1-1 Celebrates 53 Years of Providing a Lifeline

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On February 16, 1968, Senator Rankin Fite made the first 9-1-1 call in Haleyville, Alabama. The red rotary phone he used to make the call is still on display. This year marks 53 years of a successful lifesaving public safety answering point (PSAP), better...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Senior Recreation Center receives National Accreditation

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Congratulations to the Sam Johnson Senior Recreation Center for Adults 50+ (SJC) for earning this national honor. The National Council of Aging (NCOA) grants this industry accreditation to only the best facilities. 

The Purpose of this Accreditati...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Watch Your City of Plano Utility Bill for a 2,000-Gallon Water Credit

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The City of Plano will provide an automatic 2,000-gallon credit to all residential customers to offset water use for dripping faucets during the winter storm. There is no need to call or file paperwork. The credit will be automatically applied to your Mar...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Dispose of Water-Damaged Demolition and Construction Materials

Unfortunately, many Texans are dealing with varying degrees of damage to their property due to the recent winter storm. If you experienced home damage, you may be wondering how to dispose of items like carpet and pads, sheetrock, tile and wood flooring, p...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Water District Switches to Different Disinfectant for Water System

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The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) will soon change the type of disinfectant used in our water system. For a 28-day period, beginning Monday, March 1, the District conducts its scheduled annual maintenance.

Normally, chloramines (a combinatio...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

UPDATE: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Survey Results under Review

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Team Plano, near the end of 2020, we distributed a short survey to everyone. You were asked to share your thoughts to questions about how well our organization embodies the characteristics of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEI&B). &nb...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Find Manager Resources with 1 Click from TeamPlano.us

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Managers, directors and supervisors now have easy access to the wealth of information on the Sharepoint site. 

A Manager Resources tab is now on our employee intranet site, TeamPlano.us. The tab is a direct link to organizational tools relating to...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

Check Out the Wear Red Selfies and Raffle Winners

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Supporting the significance of American Heart Month, many of you broke out red garments on February 5. Heart disease affects everyone – young, old, men and women, and crosses all ethnicities. Refer to the TeamPlano.us article “Don&...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

Plano Offers Rebates, Loans for Switching to Solar Power

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Residents and local businesses now have the opportunity to explore the use of solar power, affordably. Nonprofit group Solar United Neighbors (SUN) launched the Plano Solar Co-op for members to learn about solar energy and purchase individual solar system...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Access Doctors Anytime, Anywhere with Teladoc for $5

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Plano employees have 24/7 access to U.S. board-certified doctors virtually through the convenience of a phone or video call. As part of our medical benefits plan, Teladoc is an affordable alternative to costly urgent care and ER visits when you or your fa...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Get Up to Speed with the February Inside Plano Podcast

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For February 2021, the long-running Inside Plano podcast continues to deliver on its promise to apprise you of the latest City news. With their fingers literally on the pulse of our fair town, hosts Shannah Hayley and Steve Stoler report this month on:&am...

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: Open Vaccination Hubs and Waitlists (Feb. 11)

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Until further notice, new signups for the Collin County vaccine waitlist have been temporarily suspended. Vaccine locations that use the Collin County vaccine waitlist will continue to contact members of the waitlist in Phase 1A and 1B categories to make ...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: Vaccinations for 1A and 1B Groups (Feb. 4)

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The City is only authorized to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to employees in the Phase 1A category – EMS/Public Safety. With vaccine supplies scarce, some public safety employees are still waiting to receive the shot.

It is challenging, but ple...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

Make 2021 the Year of You, Team Plano!

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All January Senior Wellness Coordinator Michelle Gifford has been sharing messages about self-care. “I have been talking to Team Plano members about how to do this through the TeamPlano Newsletter, emails and your monthly Toilet Talk readers,&am...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

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 face personal emotional...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Save some Money in 2022 with the C4H Premium Incentive Program

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It’s not too early to think about our 2022 healthcare benefit costs and how we can save money. Consider this a friendly Connect4Health (C4H) reminder. Earn your premium incentive for Benefit Plan Year 2022 by completing two things between Septem...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Roll Back the Rug, Grab a Brush and Turn Up the Volume for Plano Fun

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There’s no shortage of enticing things to do in Plano because Plano Arts & Events is serious about fun. Absolutely nobody gets left out of the “winter-happy” with this lineup of FREE socially-distanced activities:

Plano Family Dance PartySaturday, Febr...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Understand our New Healthcare Benefits the CliffNotes Way

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Read the important details about the benefits plan in simple terms like CliffNotes provide. The Human Resources Benefits team has compiled a quick review of our current medical, dental, vision and prescription plans, in addition to useful Q&As to assi...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

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

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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 14, 2021

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

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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 7, 2021

Wade in for the Fit in Plano Swim Challenge

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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 10, 2020

Complete Mandatory Security Awareness Training Soon

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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

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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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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. 

As we transition to live...

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