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City Of Plano & The Collin College District

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There are three open seats on the Collin College Board of Trustees. Plus, Plano voters will decide on a new mayor, city council members, school board representatives and approve or decline six bond referendum items.

Everyone in Collin County will weigh in on who will fill the three open seats on the Collin College board. The community college system has been in the news recently because several women faculty members were let go after publicly voicing dissatisfaction with the school's COVID-19 response.

There's a whole host of ballot items for Plano residents. Four seats open on the Plano City Council, including the mayor. There are also three school board seats open and six bond referendums on the ballot.

Check out sample ballots from Collin County and Denton County for all the races that may be on your ballot.

While the spring election hasn’t received as much attention as last November’s, it could potentially have much more influence on residents’ day-to-day lives. Here’s what you need to know about the May 1 election.

Voting Information:
Early voting in Collin County happens from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April 19-24 and from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. April 26 and 27.

Election Day voting is from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. at these locations.

Here are the candidates and items on the ballot:

Collin College Board Of Trustees

Place 7
Jim Orr
Helen Chang

Place 8
Misty Irby
Bob Collins

Place 9
Andy Hardin
Jacoby Stewart Sr.

Plano Elections

Plano Mayor
(City Council Place 6)
Lydia Ortega
Lily Bao
John Muns

Plano City Council

Place 2
Anthony Ricciardelli
Steve Lavine

Place 4
Vidal Quintanilla
Justin Adcock
Kayci Prince
Nassat Parveen

Place 7
Bill Lisle III
Julie Holmer
Sandeep Srivastava
Chris Robertson
David M. Smith

Place 8
Elisa Klein
Rick Smith

Plano ISD Board Of Trustees

Place 1
Lauren Tyra
Shafik Ben Guesmia
Semida Voicu

Place 2
Dayna Oscherwitz
Ajikwaga Felli
Angela Powell

Place 3
Nancy C. Humphrey
Lynn Walling

Place 6
Marilyn Loughray
Jeri Chambers

City Of Plano Referendums

There are six referendums on the ballot for Plano residents. They focus on renovating existing facilities, rather than building new ones.

The categories are:

  • Street Improvements
  • Parks & Rec Projects
  • Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center Project
  • Public Safety Projects
  • Municipal Facilities
  • Library Facilities

The referendum totals $364 million in new bond money over a four-year period.

Currently, the average home value in the City of Plano, as determined by the Collin Central Appraisal District, is approximately $378,396. Based on assessed property valuation, if all propositions are approved, the maximum total tax rate impact would be 2.13 cents or approximately $67.71 in annual taxes for the average homeowner at the end of the four-year period, according to the city.

Get a break down of all the bond measures.

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