News Flash

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 3, 2020

Walkers and Runners, Thanks for Rising to the Challenge!

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Autumn’s Marathon Mania event was a huge success for Team Plano participants! Those who signed up were determined to either complete a half marathon (13.1 miles), full marathon (26.2 miles) or the Ultra Marathon (31.1 miles) in October! ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

STOP Making it Easy for Criminals to Take your Firearms

Gun on car seat

Plano Police Public Information Officer David Tilley encourages everyone to remember vehicles are NOT designed to be gun safes. He recently shared some unsettling info about an increasing crime trend.

An AR-15 rifle wound up in the hands of a criminal afte...

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

PPD Officer Bill Rollins Retires after 26 Years of Service

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Another of the City’s highly-decorated public servants has retired from the Team Plano family after 26 years. The Plano Police Department (PPD) said farewell to Officer Bill Rollins in a ceremony at the end of November. 

Prior to being h...

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1 Announcements
Posted on: December 3, 2020

Decompress with the “Holiday Stress and the Pandemic” Class

Holiday stress management class

Join Dr. Tony Picchioni for a 90-minute course designed to give you tips on how to navigate the season and maintain your sanity! The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way the holidays look and feel, which can impact a person's mental health.&...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Enjoy this COVID Christmas with Dickens Downtown and Other Holiday Events

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...

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

Signup for Winter Recreation Classes Begins on December 12

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Plano Parks & Recreation is dedicated to providing exciting varieties of leisure opportunities and this winter season is no different. Due to the ongoing pandemic and our commitment to the health and safety of patrons and staff, in-person classes are ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

The Clock is Ticking to take Your 2020 Compliance Course

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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 masks to help slow the spread ...

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1 Announcements
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 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.

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1 Announcements
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?

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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!

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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 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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News Flash

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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Training