MARCH 13, 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.]

Presentation of a Proclamation by the Office of the Mayor:

  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Representatives of Girl Scouts of the USA Proclaiming March 12-18, 2012, as "Girl Scout Week."


Presentation of Library Board's Annual Report by Dr. Cindy Briggs, Library Board Chair.

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.]
  4. Approve Minutes of the February 28, 2012, Regular Meeting.
Motion Approving the 2012 - 2016 Information Technology Strategic Plan.

Adopt an Ordinance Canceling the May 12, 2012, General Election.

Adopt a Resolution Approving an Amended Investment Policy Governing the Investment of Municipal Funds.

Authorize the City Manager to Execute an Economic Development Incentive Agreement with the Allen Economic Development Corporation Related to the Cabela Drive Acceleration Lane.


Ratify the City Manager's Execution of a Four-Year Lease Agreement for Computer Equipment with Hewlett-Packard Financial Services Company in the Principal Amount of $220,019 Plus $13,820.80 in Interest and Personal Property Tax for a Total Amount of $233,839.80. 

Regular Agenda.
Motion to Accept the Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
Other Business.


·          April 2, 2012 - TRIAD Meeting at the Allen Senior Recreation Center

  12. 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.)
  13. 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 9, 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.