Plano City Council Special Called Meeting with Planning & Zoning Commission

Plano City Council Preview – Special Joint Meeting with P&Z – May 8, 2023

  • 05-08-2023
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This Special Joint meeting with the Planning & Zoning Commission will be to review proposed restrictions on Short-Term Rentals.

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Special Joint Meeting (starts at 4:00 PM)

(Review agenda here)

  • Discussion and action on regulatory changes to housing standards related to Short-Term Rentals


Executive Session (starts at 5:00 PM)

No specific Executive Session agenda item(Review agenda here)

  • Respond to questions and receive legal advice on agenda items


Preliminary Open Meeting

(Whenever Executive Session, which starts at 5:00 PM, ends)

(Review agenda here)

  • Discussion and direction re: American Rescue Plan/Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds


Regular Meeting (starts at 7:00 PM)

Notable Consent Agenda items are at the bottom of this post.

(Review agenda here)

Comments of Public Interest: at every meeting, anyone can speak about anything for up to three minutes, with 30 total minutes allotted for this segment.

Items for Individual Consideration

  • Item (1): $988,777 for Hoblitzelle Park Trail Extension at Hedgcoxe Road


Notable Consent Agenda Items

Total of $2,488,222 of your money in proposed expenses

FUN FACT: $482,157,884 in spending has passed through the consent agenda since I started tracking it for this Council Preview in December of 2020.

  • Item (b): $2,734,393 for the repair of 18,500 square yards of arterial concrete, 20,000 square feet of sidewalk and 43 barrier-free ramps at various locations throughout Plano
  • Item (c): $530,329 over 3 years for Palo Alto firewall licenses
  • Item (e): to receive an additional grant of not more than $1,136,500 from the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (“CSFRF”) in the Next Generation 9-1-1 Fund (“NG9-1-1 Fund”) for the deployment and reliable operation of Next Generation 9-1-1 Service
  • Item (g): enact school zones for summer sessions


Review City Council agendas and minutes here.