Plano TX: What themes are being discussed for the future of the Oak Point area east of U.S. 75


  • Safe – Neighborhoods designed to promote pedestrian activity, with buildings positively engaging streets, civic, natural and formal open spaces.
  • Healthy – Street, trail, and open space network that is highly connected, balancing the demands of motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit users.
  • Diverse – A broad range of housing and retail opportunities serving a population diverse in age, race, ethnicity, income and household size.
  • Resilient – Neighborhood patterns that respect Plano’s economy, schools, and natural environment, adding value to Plano and justifying public investment.
  • Compatible – Buildings that are appropriately scaled and respectful of surrounding context, supporting thoughtful transitions to adjacent development.


Police arrest man after camera found at rec center

Plano Police have charged charged Christopher Scott Furber, 43, with improper photography or visual recording. The Garland man is being held Monday in the Collin County Detention Center on $25,000 bond.

Police said that a hidden camera was found in Oak Point Recreation Center. The camera had been disguised to look like an air freshener. Police said the camera was on about an hour before someone spotted it on a wall next to a shower in a family changing area. Police said they have notified one family about the hidden camera and that only one family was photographed. Other recreation centers in Plano have been checked for cameras. Neighbor cities have been alerted.

Plano Police release photo after recording devices found

The Dallas Morning News is reporting that Plano police said Saturday they are still trying to identify a man suspected of placing a hidden recording device inside an Oak Point Recreation Center bathroom in east Plano. Police say that the video device, hidden inside a bathroom air freshener and attached to a wall in the family changing area, intended to “surreptitiously record individuals in the changing room.” A day after Plano police released the photo of the man they believe planted the device, officers are still trying to identify the person, described as white, between 30 to 40 years old and standing about 5 foot 8 to 6 foot tall. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Plano Police Department Tip Line at 972-941-2148 or the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 877-373-8477.

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