MARCH 12, 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.]
Presentation of a Proclamation to Keep Allen Beautiful Proclaiming the Month of March as Adopt a Highway and Adopt a Waterway Month.

Present Certificates of Appreciation from the Mayor and Keep Allen Beautiful to Groups that Participate in Allen's Adopt a Highway and Adopt a Waterway Programs.


Presentation of the Library Board’s Annual Report by Chairperson Dr. Cindy Briggs.

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 26, 2013, Regular Meeting.
Approve Minutes of the February 25, 2013, Special Called Joint Meeting with the Allen Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors.
  7. Adopt an Ordinance Canceling the May 11, 2013, General Election.

Authorize the City Manager to Execute the North Texas Public Works Mutual Aid Agreement with Participating North Central Texas Local Governments and any Public/Political Sub-Division within the State of Texas.


Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Carpet from Gomez Floor Covering, Inc., for the Allen Public Library and Municipal Court/Parks & Recreation Community Room Carpet Replacement Project Through the Purchasing Cooperative (Buy Board) in the Amount of $102,546.73.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Purchase and Sales Agreement with Allen Independent School District in the Amount of $223,482.40 for the Sale of 3.4203 Acres of Land.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with XIT Paving & Construction, Inc. for an Amount Not to Exceed $654,236.96 for the Construction of Ridgeview Drive, Phase 1, from Watters Road to Stacy Road, and Amend the Project Budget to $1,470,000.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with All Around Lawn Care, Inc. for an Amount Not to Exceed $312,583.46 for the Construction of Hillside Park and Establish a Project Budget of $433,958.30.

Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Amend the Development Regulations to Increase the Number of Special Events Allowed and Adopt a Temporary Use and Special Event Location Map for Planned Development No. 99 for Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm.

Other Business.


  • March 19, TxDOT Public Hearing for US75 Expansion, Allen Senior Recreation Center, 6 p.m

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, March 8, 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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