City of Plano names future Legacy West-area park after retired City Manager Bruce Glasscock

A seven-acre park property in the Legacy West area will be named Bruce Glasscock Park, in recognition of Plano's former city manager.

A seven-acre park property in the Legacy West area will be named Bruce Glasscock Park, in recognition of Plano's former city manager.

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The city of Plano has named the seven-acre park planned next to the Legacy West development after retired City Manager Bruce Glasscock. The park will serve the residents of the Legacy West area's apartments, condos and single-family units, and will likely take on a more urban character than a typical neighborhood park. Plano City Council on April 22 approved the naming of Bruce Glasscock Park, which will be located southwest of where Communications Parkway meets Water Street. Glasscock retired April 30 after working for the city nearly three decades in various roles. Former Senior Deputy City Manager Mark Israelson became city manager May 1.
By Daniel Houston
Daniel Houston covers city government, transportation, business and education for Community Impact Newspaper in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village. 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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