City Council Regular Meeting
March 23, 2021 - 7:00 PM
City Council Chambers
ALLEN, TX 75013

Call to Order and Announce a Quorum is Present.
Pledge of Allegiance.

Posting of the Colors by Boy Scouts from Troop #79.

Public Recognition.
2.Citizen's 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 2020 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award.

Recognition of the Accounting Division for Receipt of the GFOA Certificate of Achievement in Excellence in Financial Reporting Award for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2019.

Recognition to the Allen Public Library for Receipt of the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association (TMLDA) 2020 Achievement of Excellence in Libraries Award.

Presentation of Proclamations by the Office of the Mayor.


  • Presentation of a Proclamation to the Allen High School Theatre Proclaiming March 2021 as Theatre in Our Schools Month.
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Author Allen Mesch and Paula Ross of the Allen Heritage Guild Proclaiming April 8, 2021, as Ebenezer Allen Day.
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to the City of Allen Purchasing Division Proclaiming March 2021 as Purchasing Month.
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to the Allen Public Library Proclaiming April 4-10, 2021, as Library Week.
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to the Keep Allen Beautiful Board Proclaiming April 17, 2021, as Great American Cleanup Day.

Presentation of the Keep Allen Beautiful Board's Annual Report by Chair, Ryan Smith.


Presentation of the Library Board's Annual Report by Chair, Scott Phillips.


Presentation of the May 1, 2021, Allen Independent School District Attendance Credit Election by Johnny Hill, AISD Chief Financial Officer.

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 March 9, 2021, Regular City Council Meeting.

Set August 13-15, 2021, as the Dates for the City Council Budget Workshop with City Council and Executive Staff.
Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Amend the Development Regulations of Planned Development No. 142 Mixed Use, Adopt a Concept Plan for Single-Family Residential and Single-Family Residential Cross Sections, and to Amend Appendix 5 "Street Sections" and Appendix 7 "Ridgeview Drive Conceptual Landscape Plan" for the Property Generally Located South of State Highway 121 and West of Alma Drive. [The Avenue - Single-Family]


Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Project Development Agreement with Thakkar Development Group, LLC, for The Avenue Project, and Execute any Amendments or Instruments Related Thereto.

Motion to Accept the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

Appoint to Fill Vacancies on the Following Boards, Commissions, and Committees: Board of Adjustment/Building and Standards Commission/Sign Control Board; Allen Economic Development Corporation, and Public Art Committee.

Other Business.



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 Board of Adjustment/Building and Standards Commission; Allen Economic Development Corporation.
Reconvene and Consider Action on Items Resulting from 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 19, 2021, 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.