FEBRUARY 11, 2014  7:00 P.M.
City 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.]

Recognition of the Purchasing Division for Receipt of the 2013 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award.


Presentation of the Allen Community Development Corporation's Annual Report by George Chrisman, President.

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 25, 2014, Special Called Meeting for Strategic Planning.


Approve Minutes of the January 28, 2014, Regular Meeting.


Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City's Bond Counsel, the City's Financial Advisor, and City Staff to Proceed with Arrangements for the Sale of General Obligation Bonds, Series 2014.


Receive the Investment Report for the Period Ending December 31, 2013.


Receive the Financial Report for the Period Ending December 31, 2013.

Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance Amending the Allen Land Development Code by Amending Article VII, Section 7.09.4 (6), "Prohibited Signs" and Section, "Political Signs."

CONTINUED ITEM - Continue a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Change the Zoning of the Property Described as Cottonwood Business Park; Located East of Jupiter Road and South of Park Place Drive, from Light Industrial to a Planned Development for Single Family Residential "R-7". [Cottonwood Crossing]
Other Business.



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.)
Personnel Pursuant to Section 551.074 of the Texas Government Code — 

Discuss Appointments to the Planning and Zoning Commission.
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, February 7, 2014, 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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