City Council Regular Meeting
February 14, 2017 - 7:00 PM
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.]


Recognition of Arbor Day Poster Contest Winners.


Presentation of a Proclamation by the Office of the Mayor.

  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Michael Barringer with The Shoe Bank Proclaiming February 14, 2017 as "Michael Barringer Day."
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Greg Burnham and FRC Team 5417 Eagle Robotics, Proclaiming February 25, 2017 as "Allen STEM Education Day."
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Coach Jason Deitsch and the 2017 State Champion Allen Eagles Varsity Ice Hockey Team Proclaiming 2017 as "Allen Eagles Varsity Ice Hockey 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 the Minutes of the January 24, 2017, City Council Regular Meeting.

Approve Minutes of the January 28, 2017, Special Called City Council Workshop for Strategic Planning.
Adopt a Resolution Ordering the May 6, 2017, General Election and Authorizing the City Secretary to Enter into a Contract with the Elections Administrator of Collin County to Provide Joint Election Services with the Allen Independent School District.

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Traffic Signal Equipment From Paradigm Traffic Systems, Inc. Through the Buy Board Cooperative Agreement in the Amount of $90,000.


Authorize the City Manager to Purchase an Upgrade to the Avaya Telephone System Along with Corresponding Hardware and Software Maintenance with Lantana Communications for Upgrades to Software and Hardware Components of the Telephone System in the Amount of $102,573.18.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with DCC Inc. for the Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium Leisure Pool Renovation in the Amount of $166,937.


Appoint Michelle Montemayor and Donald  McDermitt as the Alternate Municipal Court Judges and Authorize the City Manager to Execute Employment Agreements Relating to Their Appointments for a Period Ending December 31, 2018.

Accept the Resignation of Shirley Mangrum and Declare a Vacancy in Place No. 5 on the Planning and Zoning Commission.

Receive the Investment Report for the Period Ending December 31, 2016.

Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance Approving Specific Use Permit No. 152 for a Gymnastics and Sports Training Facility use for a Portion of the Building Located on Lot 1, Block A of Lots 1 & 2, Allen Business Center II; Generally Located North of Bethany Drive and West of Greenville Avenue. [Alliance Cheer at Tech Center One - Gymnastics and Sports Training Facility]

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 —
Annual Performance Review of the City Manager


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 10, 2017, 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.