Plano city staff is seeking public input throughout the month of November as it collaborates with City Council and the Planning and Zoning Commission to overhaul the city’s comprehensive plan created in 1986.
A 23-year resident of Plano, Rebecca Egelston Caso accepted this year’s Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year award for her volunteer work and personal contributions to the city Oct. 2 at the Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park Hotel.
The Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved a zoning change, subject to the city’s compliance ordinances, for 156.3 acres for an urban mixed-use development on the southwest corner of Plano Parkway and Alma Drive at its Oct. 6 meeting.
With the opening of Hilton Dallas Plano/Granite Park, the newest completed development in the office park, on Aug. 28, Plano unveiled a full-service hotel that accommodates the business community’s need for more meeting and event space.
On Oct. 16, Simon Property Group announced the mall will undergo a series of visual and structural updates valued at $40 million that include new flooring, new retail facades, energy-efficient lighting and more seating throughout the facility.
School board members and Frisco ISD parents got their first look Oct. 13 at the first proposed draft attendance zones for the 2015–16 school year with Reedy High School, two middle schools and an elementary school set to open next fall.