Looking for a thriving economy, award-winning schools, outstanding libraries, spacious parkland, internationally-recognized accredited Police and Fire Departments, easy access to four airports, a municipal government willing to partner with business for success? Look no further!
Located just 20 miles north of Dallas, Plano is a city of lifestyle, environmental initiatives and economic development. It is a wealthy northern suburb of Dallas, among the 70th most populous cities in the U.S.
Plano is within the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area, locally referred to as the Metroplex. The city is home to many corporate headquarters, including Ericsson Inc, Rent-A-Center, Crossmark, Perot Systems, Electronic Data Systems, JC Penney, Frito-Lay, Cinemark Theatres, Dr. Pepper and UGS.
Plano remains the only City in Texas to hold an “AAA” Bond Rating by three of the nation’s top bond rating companies, attesting to its strong tax base and financial management. Attracting and retaining some of the nation’s top Corporate 500 companies and the best small businesses in the region has become the “norm.”
In addition, The United States Census Bureau declared Plano the wealthiest city of 2008 by comparing the median household income for all U.S. cities whose populations were greater than 250,000.
Plano has been designated as one of the best places to live, in the Western U.S.[ once, the best, 2nd the 11th best].
With no less than four property tax decreases, Plano has a current property tax rate of 45.35 cents per $100 valuation standing strong to enable funding of all existing and new services and programs. Plano is the only city in Collin County offering its residents a 20% Homestead Exemption, and up to $40,000 Disability or Over 65 exemptions. In May 2004, City Council approved a property tax freeze for homeowners over the age of 65, their spouses and the disability.
Other major factors in Plano's popularity; A major transportation system supported by four major arteries, DART rail and bus service, easy access to four airports.
A Police Department that has been Internationally Accredited, carrying one of the lowest crime rates for Texas; Class 1 ISO-rated Fire Department Accredited in both fire and emergency medical services. Plano also has the Accredited Parks and Recreation Department, three-time recipient of the national Gold Medal for Excellence and Tree City USA designations. 80 park sites, 40 miles of recreational trails, two municipal golf courses, six recreation centers, a Senior Center, five swimming pools, outstanding athletic and tennis facilities, 86,400 square foot full-service convention center.
A comprehensive Plano Public Library System comprised of five full-service public libraries with public internet access and over 2.5 million checkouts; an award-winning public school system boasting three high school campuses, two community college campuses, four other institutes of higher learning.
A Superior rated water supply with 258 million gallon daily pump capacity; $1.09 billion in municipal infrastructure assets; Fully automated weekly solid waste and recycling collections with yard waste weekly collection, municipal composting site and household chemical reuse center,
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