FEBRUARY 26, 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.]

Recognition of Arbor Day Poster Contest Winners.


Presentation of a Proclamation to Coach Jerry Best and the Allen High School Wrestling Team Proclaiming 2013 as "Allen Eagles Wrestling Team Year."


Presentation of the Keep Allen Beautiful Board’s Annual Report by Chairperson Stacy Gonzales.

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 12, 2013, Regular Meeting.

Adopt a Resolution Establishing the 2013 State Legislative Program for the City of Allen.

Adopt a Resolution Supporting the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) in Serving as the Designated Recipient of Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program (Section 5310) Funds in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area.

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 2013.

Adopt a Resolution Ordering the May 11, 2013, 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 County Community College District.

Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Apply For, Accept, Reject, Alter, or Terminate a Three Year Grant from the State of Texas, Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division to Fund a Street Crimes Investigator.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Facilities Agreement Between the City of Allen and Pegasus Ablon Land II, LLC as it Relates to the Ablon at Twin Creeks Development Northwest of Exchange Parkway and Bray Central Drive for the Purpose of Setting Forth Obligations Regarding the Mitigation of Protected Trees Being Removed from the Property.

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase a Lighting System from MUSCO Lighting for The Courses at Watters Creek Through the Local Government Purchasing Cooperative (Buy Board) in the Amount of $254,900.

Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Lantana Communications to Provide Hardware, Software and Desktop Phone Sets for the Allen Event Center and Upgrade the Avaya Desktop Phone Sets for City Hall, Central Fire, Police, and Municipal Court and Parks and Recreation Buildings at a Total Cost of $103,565.36.

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Twenty (20) New Cisco Switches for the Desktop Phone Set Upgrade and Upgrade to the Phone System at the Allen Event Center from CDW-G in the Amount of $59,749.00.

Receive the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Status Reports.


Receive the Summary of Property Tax Collections as of January 2013.

Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Consider a Request to Amend Planned Development No. 54 for Industrial Technology IT to Allow a Day Care Use and Adopt a Concept Plan, Building Elevations, and Development Regulations for Lot 2R-2E, Block G, Bray Central One Addition; Located South of Exchange Parkway and East of Watters Road. [Children’s Lighthouse]


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance for a Specific Use Permit for a Gymnastics and Sports Training Facility Use for Crossfit Ammo at 1201 E. Main Street, Suite 220. [Crossfit Ammo]


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance for a Specific Use Permit for a Gymnastics and Sports Training Facility Use for Envy Cheer Located at 21 Prestige Circle. [Envy Cheer]

Other Business.


  • March 6-8 – 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 22, 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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