Asked and answered: See what Plano City Council candidates have to say about development, public safety and more

Voters will decide who will fill two Plano City Council seats in the June 8 runoff.

Voters will decide who will fill two Plano City Council seats in the June 8 runoff.

As the May 4 elections approach, Community Impact Newspaper will provide coverage of the four Plano City Council races.

Part of that coverage includes a questionnaire submitted to all filed candidates asking them to describe their qualifications, priorities and philosophy on zoning issues, among other subjects.

The answers to our questionnaire can be found at the links below.

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By Daniel Houston

Daniel Houston covers Plano city government, transportation, business and education for Community Impact Newspaper. A Fort Worth native and Baylor University graduate, Daniel reported previously for The Associated Press in Oklahoma City and The Dallas Morning News.


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The board approved a construction manager for the Gulledge Elementary project in September. Since then, the guaranteed maximum price for the expansion has been reviewed, clarified and evaluated. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
Price goes up, but Gulledge Elementary expansion project remains on schedule

The Gulledge Elementary six-classroom addition has been approved for roughly $815,000 more in construction costs than originally estimated in August.

DecoBuys Home Decor opened in late November. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
Plano furniture and decoration store offers bright and bold pieces for homes

DecoBuys Home Decor opened in late November at 915 W. Parker Road, Ste. 304, Plano.

Delucca’s Gaucho Pizza & Wine expects to open in early April. (Courtesy Delucca's Gaucho Pizza & Wine)
Traditional gaucho pizzeria coming to Plano

Delucca’s Gaucho Pizza & Wine expects to open in early April at 8240 Preston Road, Ste. 100, Plano.

Glowing Custom Airbrush Tanning opened a location Feb. 4. (Courtesy Glowing Custom Airbrush Tanning)
Custom airbrush tanning business opens in Plano

Glowing Custom Airbrush Tanning opened a location Feb. 4 at 8308 Preston Road, Unit 200, Ste. 258, Plano.

The Feb. 13 town hall will focus on housing and neighborhoods in Plano. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
City of Plano offering multiple ways to take part in Feb. 13 town hall

Plano will host a town hall focusing on housing and neighborhoods from 7-8 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Plano City Council Chamber, 1520 K Ave., Plano.

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MW Builders opens Dallas-area office in Plano

MW Builders opened Jan. 13 at 5920 Windhaven Parkway, Ste. 110, Plano.

The Dallas Cowboys and Main Event announced a partnership Jan. 22. (Courtesy Main Event)



The entertainment venue offers arcade games, bowling, laser tag, mini golf and more. (Courtesy Main Event)
Dallas Cowboys, Main Event announce partnership and host celebration

The Dallas Cowboys and Main Event announced a partnership Jan. 22 that offers Main Event a variety of marketing rights, benefits and designations to connect the entertainment business with the Cowboys and its events, properties and players.

CBD American Shaman Legacy opened Dec. 6. (Courtesy CBD American Shaman Legacy)
CBD franchise now open in Plano

CBD American Shaman Legacy opened Dec. 6 at 3020 Legacy Drive, Ste. 290, Plano.

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Collin County public hearing on proposed regulation revisions set for Feb. 24

The public will have the chance to speak on the new Collin County Subdivision Regulations and Collin County Floodplain Management Regulations.

The city of Plano is planning to hold a bond referendum in 2021 that would fund infrastructure projects for the city's roads, parks and facilities. (Daniel Houston/Community Impact Newspaper)
Plano weighing 2021 bond referendum that could fund more than $300M in infrastructure projects

The city expects the new bond package to total somewhere between $300 million and $350 million.

The Standard Pour will be going into the space where Taco Diner used to operate. (Leanne Libby/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Standard Pour to open at The Shops at Legacy

The Standard Pour expects to open this summer at the Shops at Legacy, 7201 Bishop Road, Ste. E4, Plano.

Plano Overnight Warming Shelter volunteers assist with a number of tasks, including driving vans for guest pickup, serving food and assisting with laundry. (Courtesy Plano Overnight Warming Station)
Plano Overnight Warming Station serves largest number of guests ever

The Plano Overnight Warming Station served 88 guests overnight on Feb. 5, an all-time high guest count for the group.

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