Develop a community pride initiative and include an educational component that addresses the
history, arts, culture, educational resources and natural resources in Plano.
Create a centralized database and integrated online mapping tool that provides all information
available for a specific geography, including trash collection, property standards contacts,
emergency contacts, and upcoming events and programs to encourage community and civic
Create a mentorship program for established homeowners’ associations to mentor developing
Increase the number of neighborhoods with crime watch programs and encourage residents to
become block captains.
Create a neighborhood association toolkit to assist citizens in forming neighborhood
Promote HOA and Neighborhood Association Quarterly Breakfasts to new neighborhood
Create a marketing campaign to encourage neighborhoods to host block parties and utilize the
city’s Block Party Trailer. (Completed: Block Party Trailer)
Facilitate opportunities for neighborhood representatives, business organizations, not-for-profit
organizations and agencies, and other stakeholders to meet regularly with and obtain
information from city staff on city initiatives and activities.