JANUARY 22, 2013  7:00 P.M.
Council Chambers
Allen City Hall
305 Century Parkway
Allen, Texas 75013

Call to Order and Announce a Quorum is Present.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Public Recognition.
  1. Citizens' 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.]
Presentation of a Proclamation to Head Coach Tom Westerberg and the Team Captains of the Allen High School Eagles Varsity Football Team for Winning the 5A State Championship and Proclaiming 2013 as "Allen Eagles Varsity Football Team Year".
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 January 8, 2013, Regular Meeting.

Adopt a Resolution Declaring an Expectation to Reimburse Project Expenditures in a Maximum Principal Amount of $3,265,000 with Proceeds from a Future General Obligation Bond Issue.


Adopt a Resolution and Authorize the City Manager to Execute the National Recreational Trails Fund Agreement for Funding Assistance through the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department and Accept the Awarded Amount of $181,500 for Construction of the Cottonwood Creek Hike & Bike Trail.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with JQM Management & Consulting, Inc., in the Amount of $542,052 for the Police Station Renovation Project and Establish a Project Budget in the Amount of $860,000.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Facility Solutions Group, Inc., in the Amount of $114,975 for the Natatorium Lighting Retrofit Project and Establish a Project Budget in the Amount of $138,850.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute an Annual Contract for the Purchase of Enhanced Landscape Services with Lawn Star Landscape in the Amount of $66,960 with the Option for Two, One-Year Renewals.

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Three (3) Vehicles for the Parks and Recreation Department; Two (2) 2013 Shuttle Transit Buses for the Allen Senior Center from Alliance Bus Group through the Houston-Galveston Area Council (HGAC) for an Amount of $195,928 and One (1) 2013 Dodge Caravan from Dallas Dodge through the State of Texas Cooperative Agreement for an Amount of $22,060, for a Total Amount Not to Exceed $217,988.

Set August 16-18, 2013, as the Dates for the City Council Budget Workshop with City Council and Executive Staff.


Receive the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Status Reports.


Receive the Summary of Property Tax Collections as of December 2012.

Regular Agenda.

Adopt a Resolution Implementing the Water and Sewer Rate Increases Recommended for Fiscal Year 2012-2013 by the Water and Sewer Multi-Year Financial Plan and Rate Design Study.

Other Business.
  14. Calendar.
· January 26 – City Council Strategic Planning Session, 8 a.m. 
· January 30 – Allen Eagles State Championship Community Celebration, Allen Event Center, 7 p.m.

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.)
Reconvene and Consider Action on Items Discussed during 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 18, 2013, 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.
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