Arnie Schramel of Progressive Energy.

Arnie Schramel of Progressive Energy. ( photo by Mark Harrington)

A new video of Plano and cost savings to its residents are coming.

The city of Plano will proceed with CGI of Rochester, New York to film new videos and photographs of the community for the city’s website, replacing a current version completed three years ago.

Plano Mayor Bob Hausler talked about the benefits to the city’s image.

There is no cost to the city. The company will pay for its production through local business advertisement ringing the video.  

Meanwhile Arnie Schramel of Progressive Energy Group of Aurora made a presentation about electrical aggregation.  

In 2012, Plano voters approved allowing the city to join an electrical aggregation.  

According to one alderman’s question, Schramel said residential solar systems have not affected aggregation electrical costs, then he provided the latest pricing to aldermen.

Plano aldermen unanimously approved joining the program.  

Elsewhere residential and commercial dumpsters and marijuana dispensaries are still in committee.  

Alderman Stephen DeBolt said his committee is considering eliminating residential dumpsters except for certain circumstances while fencing and behind building requirements may be for commercial properties. On marijuana dispensaries, the city is looking at locations where it would be allowed.

Following a closed session, Plano City Attorney Tom Grant announced that no action was reached in the sale of city property, which was not identified.