City Council Regular Meeting
January 12, 2021 - 7:00 PM
City Council Chambers
ALLEN, TX 75013

Call to Order and Announce a Quorum is Present.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Public Recognition.
1.Citizen's Comments.

[The City Council invites citizens to speak to the Council on any topic not on the agenda or not already scheduled for Public Hearing. Prior to the meeting, please complete a "Public Meeting Appearance Card" and present it to the City Secretary. The time limit is three minutes per speaker, not to exceed a total of fifteen minutes for all speakers.]

Consent Agenda.

[Routine Council business. Consent Agenda is approved by a single majority vote. Items may be removed for open discussion by a request from a Councilmember or member of staff.]


Approve Minutes of the December 8, 2020, Regular City Council Meeting.


Adopt a Resolution Establishing the 2021 State Legislative Program for the City of Allen.


Adopt a Resolution Appointing the Tax Increment Finance (TIF) Board of Directors for Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone Number Three (Farm District Zone).


Adopt a Resolution Suspending the January 23, 2021 Effective Date of CoServ Gas. Ltd.'s Requested Increase to Permit City Time to Study the Request and to Establish Reasonable Rates; Approving Cooperation with Other Cities in the CoServ Gas, Ltd. Service Area; Hiring Legal and Consulting Services to Negotiate with the Company and Direct Any Necessary Litigation and Appeals; Authorizing Intervention in Docket OS-20-00005136 at the Railroad Commission; Requiring Reimbursement of Cities' Rate Case Expenses.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Aqua Backflow for Software Maintenance and Management Services for the Cross Connection Control and Commercial Irrigation Programs in the City of Allen.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Service Agreement with Motorola Solutions for Hardware and Software Maintenance of the P-25 Trunked Radio System Utilized by Public Safety For a Total 5-Year Amount of $1,434,073.


Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Irrigation Equipment and Supplies from Interspec, LLC., through the Texas Buy Board Local Government Purchasing Cooperative for an amount of $148,109.


Accept the Resignation of Cristie Johnson and Declare a Vacancy in Place No. 5 on the Public Art Committee.


Motion to Set Saturday, January 23, 2021, as the Date for the Strategic Planning Session with City Council.


Receive the Investment Report for Period Ending September 30, 2020.


Receive the Financial Report for Period Ending September 30, 2020

Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance for a Specific Use Permit SUP for a Restaurant (drive-in or through) Use Located on Lot 2, Block A, Greenville Center Addition; Generally Located South of Stacy Road and East of Andrews Parkway (and commonly known as 350 E. Stacy Road). [Chick-Fil-A (Stacy)]

Other Business.


  • January 23, 2021 - City Council Strategic Planning Session, Allen Senior Recreation Center

Items of Interest. [Council announcements regarding local civic and charitable events, meetings, fundraisers, and awards.]

Executive Session. (As needed)

Legal, Section 551.071.
As authorized by Section 551.071(2) of the Texas Government Code, the Workshop Meeting and/or the Regular Agenda may be Convened into Closed Executive Session for the Purpose of Seeking Confidential Legal Advice from the City Attorney on any Agenda Item Listed Herein.
(Closed to Public as Provided in the Texas Government Code.)


Economic Development Deliberation Pursuant to Section 551.087 of the Texas Government Code —

Discussion of Potential Economic Incentives for Properties Along the 121 Corridor.

Reconvene and Consider Action on Items Resulting from Executive Session.

This notice was posted at Allen City Hall, 305 Century Parkway, Allen, Texas, at a place convenient and readily accessible to the public at all times. Said notice was posted on Friday, January 8, 2021, at 5:00 p.m..


Shelley B. George, City Secretary

Allen City Hall is wheelchair accessible. Access to the building and special parking are available at the entrance facing Century Parkway. Requests for sign interpreters or special services must be received forty-eight (48) hours prior to the meeting time by calling the City Secretary at 214.509.4105.