FEBRUARY 24, 2015  7:00 P.M.
Council Chambers
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 the Keep Allen Beautiful Board's Annual Report by Chairperson Mardy Brown.
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 February 10, 2015, Regular Meeting.
Adopt a Resolution Establishing the 2015 State Legislative Program for the City of Allen.
Adopt a Resolution Ordering the May 9, 2015, General Election and Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into a Contract with the Elections Administrator of Collin County to Provide Joint Election Services with the Allen Independent School District and Collin College District.
Adopt an Ordinance Ordering the Special Election on Proposed Amendments for the Home Rule Charter to be Held on May 9, 2015.
Adopt a Resolution Ordering a City Bond Election to be held on May 9, 2015, for the Purpose of Revoking Previously Authorized Bonds to Construct and Equip a Performing Arts Center, Including the Purchase of Land Therefor.
Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into an Interlocal Agreement Between the City of Allen and Collin County for Right Turn Lanes at Various Intersections.
Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Development Agreement with Allen Commerce Center, LP, Related to Sewer Services Through the Town of Fairview System.
Authorize the City Manager to Execute an Economic Development Agreement with Intelligent Epitaxy Technology, Inc., Related to Ridgemont Drive Improvements.
Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Facilities Agreement with JBGL Exchange, LLC, Related to Median Improvements and Maintenance for Portions of Bray Central, Watters Road, and Exchange Parkway.
Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Donation for Use Agreement with Exchange Parkway Church of Christ to Temporarily House Fire Station #2 Personnel and Vehicles.
Authorize the City Manager to Approve the Purchase and Installation of New Carpet and Vinyl Flooring and Carpet Shampooing Services for City Hall from Gomez Floor Covering, Inc., in the Amount of $41,877.
Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with The William Morris Agency in the Amount of $70,000 for Former Lead Singer of the Doobie Brothers and National Recording Artist Michael McDonald as the Headline Entertainment for the 2015 Market Street AllenUSA Celebration Event.
Authorize the City Manager to Execute the Purchase of Hardware, Software and Professional Services with Industrial Networking Solutions, Delcom Group, Mobile Wireless, LLC, and Trinity Sheet Metal, LLC, dba Trinity Customs for a Total Project Amount Not to Exceed $146,290 for Cradle Point Hardware, Network Servers and NetMotion Mobility Software and Installation in Public Safety Vehicles.
Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Northstar Construction, LLC, for Construction of the Cottonwood Creek Hike & Bike Trail Connection Project in an Amount Not to Exceed $898,820.
Receive the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Status Reports.
Receive the Summary of Property Tax Collections as of January 2015.
Other Business.
  • March 4-7 - Lone Star Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament, Allen Event 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.)
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 20, 2015, 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.
Minutes have not been generated.