News Flash

Posted on: September 22, 2022

See the 2022 C4H Safety Olympics Competitors and Winners

2022 Olympics champs

The excitement of this year’s C4H Safety Olympics is not over! We still have to share the names and photos of game winners. It was wildly-fun from one day to the next as the Plano-Richardson Police Training Center, Carpenter Park, Jack Carter Po...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Plano Receives Center for Digital Government National Award

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The City of Plano receives “GOV-X” honors at the sixth annual Center for Digital Government (CDG) awards. CDG Government Experience Awards recognize the achievements and best practices of states, cities and counties that are r...

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1 Announcements
Posted on: September 22, 2022

FREE Flu Shots for Employees and Retirees Start Sept. 27

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Connect4Health and Texas Health Resources are providing FREE flu shots! 

Vaccinations are available to all active employees (full-time, part-time and temporary) and all retirees Tuesday, September 27 through Friday, October 7. Choose from this sch...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Sign Up for the “Get to Know Your 457 Deferred Comp Plan” Webinar

457 Deferred Comp Plan

Wherever you are on your savings journey, you need to plan for the retirement you want. MissionSquare Retirement Plans Specialist Jesse Rangel is hosting a special webinar on Thursday, October 6. Join in the discussion and “Get to Know Your 457 ...

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1 Announcements
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Visit Our New Plano Fire-Rescue Training Facility

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Join the entire City in officially welcoming the latest addition to the Team Plano family – the Plano Fire-Rescue Training Facility. Be one of the first to tour the campus and be amazed by the training demonstrations and learning stations.

Commun...

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1 Announcements
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Open Enrollment Begins Soon. Opt-in to Receive Texts.

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Open Enrollment is October 7-21 and the City will use text messaging to communicate information. To receive these important messages, you need to update your personal contact information in PeopleSoft. You have until Friday, September 30 to get this done....

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1 Announcements
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Make Time for the City Manager’s Budget Overview Meeting

Meet with City Manager Budget talks

City Manager Mark Israelson encourages ALL employees to attend at least one City Budget Overview Meeting FY 2022-23. Several sessions are scheduled, both in-person and virtual via Zoom. To get a clear outline of what lies ahead, come to one of these conve...

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1 Announcements
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Save $5 on Beatles Night Concert Tickets

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City employees can receive $5 off regular adult tickets purchased online using promo code TEAMPLANO. This discount offer is available now! 

Fans of the Fab Four, look forward to this Beatles Night show every year. It’s also a gr...

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1 Announcements
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Peanut Butter Drive VIDEOS Encourage You to Give

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Watch a couple of entertaining new short videos to remind you there's still time to donate to the Peanut Butter Drive. The fact there are hungry families in such an affluent part of the world is hard to swallow. But you can help make a difference during t...

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1 Announcements
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Neighborhood Services Earns National and State Honors

Neighborhood Srvc AACE accreditation

During the September 12 City Council Meeting, City Council acknowledged the renewal of Plano's American Association of Code Enforcement (AACE) accreditation. Within Neighborhood Services, the Property Standards team operates at the highest level ...

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1 Announcements
Posted on: September 15, 2022

High Point Tennis Center Named Best in Texas

High Point Park Center exterior

“The people” have spoken (literally) and High Point is the 2022 Best of Texas Tennis Public Facilities. The U.S. Tennis Association Texas (USTA) launched a “people’s choice” contest and Plano&...

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1 Announcements
Posted on: September 1, 2022

City of Plano Made the Forbes “Best Employers” List

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Forbes conducted an anonymous survey to determine the nation’s primo companies based on several criteria. Over 70,000 people answered questions about where and how they work to compile the 2022 “America’s Best Employers By St...

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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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1 Announcements
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Check-off a To-Do List during National Preparedness Month

Build an emergency Kit family

FEMA and Emergency Management want you to create “A Lasting Legacy” by planning ahead during September, National Preparedness Month. The life you've built is worth protecting, so it makes sense to prepare for disasters before ...

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1 Announcements
Posted on: August 17, 2022

Check Out WebTPA's New Cost Estimator Tool to Maximize Health Benefits

WebTPA healthcare costs

New WebTPA transparency search tool is now available for members enrolled in the City of Plano’s medical plan! This feature assists with finding in-network providers, locating facilities and reviewing cost estimates. Use the tool to compare serv...

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1 Announcements
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Plano’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program is Back!

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After a two-year hiatus during the pandemic, the Emergency Management department is excited to announce that Plano CERT is reactivating! The first basic training course begins Tuesday, August 30. Classes will be every Tuesday (and some Wednesdays) for eig...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Request a Replacement ID Badge Online

New employee ID Badge

Accidental loss or damage of your City of Plano identification badge is no laughing matter. Without that 2 x 3.25” bit of plastic, you can be denied access to work spaces, elevators and even the restrooms (after 5 p.m.). Now Human Resources has made getti...

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1 Announcements
Posted on: April 7, 2022

Computer Refresh Project is a Perfect Example of TEAMWORK!

Computer Refresh in Fire Admin

The installation work for our Computer Refresh Project (CRP) is going smoothly! This is largely due to Technology Services’ meticulous planning and to YOU doing the required deployment prep work. Thank you!

The unfamiliar faces of CRP technicians...

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1 Announcements
Posted on: July 14, 2022

Announcing Airrosti’s New Text Connect Program for Pain Management

Chronic pain and aches

You don’t have to live a “tolerable” co-existence with chronic body pain. The City offers a solution through FREE access to AIRROSTI TEXT CONNECT, a pain and injury text chat. Every person on our health plan is eligible to ta...

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1 Announcements
Posted on: May 12, 2022

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 may face personal emoti...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Register Flexible Spending Accounts with Diversified Benefit Services

Diversifies Benefit Services FSA

We are in the second quarter of the year and many of you are using flexible spending account (FSA) benefits. Diversified Benefit Services, Inc. (DBS) is our administrator for the City of Plano FSA plans.  

As a reminder, our benefits plan provides...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Are Your Beneficiaries Up to Date?

Beneficiary forms

Do you know who's listed on the beneficiary form for your TMRS, MissionSquare Retirement (formerly ICMA-RC), life insurance or final vacation and sick payout? It’s possibly not who you think or want it to be. We have heard numerous horr...

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1 Announcements
Posted on: March 31, 2022

Get Home Repair Help with a Great Update Rebate

Great Update Rebate

Is your home 35 years old or older? Is your property value at or less than $383,180? Home improvements you may want to make could happen if you qualify for the Great Update Rebate! 

This City program helps Plano homeowners finance the costs of car...

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1 Announcements
Posted on: February 24, 2022

Use PlanoCRX. Don’t Pay More for Maintenance Meds.

PlanoCRX

Did you know that you could be eligible to participate in the PlanoCRX program, which offers certain brand name medications at zero cost?  

PlanoCRX is a voluntary prescription drug mail order option offered through CRX International to eligible e...

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1 Announcements
Posted on: February 24, 2022

Enable the Closed Captioning Feature on Your Zoom Meetings

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From now on it’s important to make sure our external Zoom meetings are accessible to all virtual participants. By activating the Closed Captioning feature, meeting and webinar discussions are transcribed during the live sessions. 

Listen as Andrea...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Use Your Nurse Care Manager Resources through Communitas

Nurse care manager

Should you or an insured family member experience a major illness or injury, the last thing you need is the stress of dealing with doctors and many bills. Consider using one of your benefits, Communitas.  

The services of highly-trained, compassio...

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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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