What housing improvements and social services do you want in Plano? We are gathering input for the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan. The plan guides how we spend $10 million in federal funds over the next five years.
These funds serve low-to-moderate income residents - including our seniors, people with disabilities, people facing homelessness and victims of domestic violence. You can help in two ways:
1. Attend a workshop:
Bring the kids for carnival games and candy, drop off old meds at Drug Take Back, celebrate trees in three ways, belt it out at Karaoke Night and rethink your yard at the WaterWise Tour in Plano City News.
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Be inspired during the WaterWise Landscape Tour on Saturday, Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. This free self-guided tour leads you to five Plano home landscapes and the Environmental Education Center's grounds.
Discover attractive, drought-tolerant plants all carefully identified for you. Find a plant list for each home online. Every year we feature different homes with unique gardening styles. See pollinator sanctuaries, rainwater harvesting systems and origin...
The United States Army Field Band is coming to the Amphitheater at Oak Point on Saturday, October 19. Listen to the nation’s talented group of Army soldiers as they serenade the crowd with the tunes you love.
The U.S. Army Field Band performs wit...
Be among the first to tour and use the new-and-improved Liberty Recreation Center. Join Plano Parks and Recreation for the Grand Re-Opening.
Check out the expanded workout areas, aesthetic improvements and more. Enjoy free snacks, commemorative freebies and visit with local dignitaries. Purchase a recreation center membership or just ask us questions about the center’s fall and winte...
On Sept. 27, 2019, at the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) Congress in Baltimore, Maryland, Plano Parks and Recreation was officially reaccredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA).
Accreditation is based on an agency’s compliance with 151 rigorous standards related to the management and administration of lands, facilities, programs, resources, safety and services. Plano Parks and Recreation was found to have met all 151.
For several years, the City has offered free drop-off recycling for small businesses and apartment residents who don’t have onsite recycling. The Plano Public Library has hosted these large outdoor drop-off recycling containers.
Misuse of the containers and a high contamination rate have eliminated the benefits of the drop-off sites.
Effective Tuesday, Oct. 1, the only free recycling drop-off location is:Republic Services of Plano4200 E. 14th St.(photo ID required)
Monday-Friday 8 ...
Join us at Collin College for the Neighborhood Summit on November 9, 8:30 a.m. This year’s theme is “ Building Neighborhood Leadership”
Why should I attend?
Scout groups and youth organizations are a big part of each City Council meeting. Help start our regular sessions in a positive way.
Would your troop or group like to recite the Pledge of Allegiance and Texas Pledge at an upcoming Plano City Council meeting? Contact Alice Snyder in the City Secretary's Office at email@example.com to secure a place on the schedule.
Change takes effect Sept. 3, 2019.
Plano Parks and Recreation is implementing a new age requirements policy effective Sept. 3, 2019. Children younger than 10 must be accompanied by an adult or guardian 16 years of age or older at any Plano recreation center or pool. This change in policy c...
Registration for residents started Saturday, Aug. 3 for the Fall Parks and Recreation leisure classes. Get fit, learn a new skill or just meet new people.
It's not uncommon to see a bobcat any time during the year. To discourage a visit from a bobcat or coyote to your home the attached tips may help.
Summer may be winding down but you still have time to learn a new language. The Plano Public Library has a huge selection of books and resources.
The Plano Public Library has a huge selection of books and resources. If you already know a language but want to brush up on it, hit the Library’s World Language collection. You’ll find books in popular languages: Hindi, Chinese and Sp...
If you struggle with remembering when to place your recycling cart out for collection, we've got a new tool for you. Get reminders by text or email to your favorite device (or both).
Alerts are sent the night before your collection between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. (you pick the time). The reminders adjust with the City's holiday collection schedule. A special thanks to our Kings Ridge HOA residents for helping with testing.