FEBRUARY 28, 2012  7:00 P.M.
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 2011 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award.


Recognition of the Accounting Division for the receipt of the GFOA Certificate of Achievement in Excellence in Financial Reporting Award for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010.

Presentation of a Check by Collin County Commissioner Joe Jaynes to Mayor Terrell and Mr. Jeff Timbs, Director of the Allen Public Library, in the Amount of $47,697.02 for the Collin County Libraries Assistance Grant.

Presentation of Awards to Local Arbor Day Poster Contest Winners.


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 14, 2012, Regular Meeting.

Declare a Vacancy in Place No. 5 of Allen Economic Development Corporation.

Adopt a Resolution Ordering the May 12, 2012, 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.

Adopt a Resolution Amending Resolution No. 3038-10-11(R) Correcting the Name of PFSweb, Inc. to Priority Fulfillment Services, Inc. for Enterprise Zone Project Designation and Establishing an End Date for the Project.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Centurion Industries, Inc. in the Amount of $165,944.40 for the Allen City Hall Canopy and Soffit Modifications Project and Establish a Project Budget in the Amount of $233,595.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute Annual Contracts with Greensmith’s, Inc. for Athletic Field Fertilizer Materials for an Amount not to Exceed $60,000 and Excel Garden Products for Athletic Field Mound Clay and Quick Dry Materials for an Amount not to Exceed $5,000, with Two One-Year Options to Renew Under the Same Terms and Conditions.


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

  14. Receive the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Status Reports.
Regular Agenda.

Withdrawn by Applicant - Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Change the Zoning of 19.237± Acres, Generally Located North of Exchange Parkway and West of Twin Creeks Drive, from Agriculture-Open Space AO and Community Facility CF to a Planned Development for Single Family Residential R-5 Use and Adopt a Concept Plan, Development Regulations, and Building Elevations. [Cumberland Crossing Phase V]  


Withdrawn by Applicant - Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance Amending the Concept Plan and Development Regulations to Allow Truck Rental as an Accessory Use Within Planned Development No.55- Commercial/Office CO, Located on Lot 1, Block A, Allen Central Retail Addition. [Home Depot]

Other Business.

•   February 29-March 4 –  Lone Star Conference Men's and Women's Basketball Tournament, Allen Event Center

  18. 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 Economic Development Corporation, Board of Adjustment, Building and Standards Commission, and Planning and Zoning Commission.
  20. 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 24, 2012, 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.