City Council Regular Meeting
March 24, 2020 - 7:00 PM
City Council Chambers
ALLEN, TX 75013

Call to Order and Announce a Quorum is Present.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Public Recognition.
1.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.]

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 10, 2020, Regular City Council Meeting.

3.Approve Minutes of the March 19, 2020, Special Called City Council Meeting.

Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Fire Engine and Ambulance Repair Services from North Texas Fleet Services as the Primary Vendor and Industrial Power, LLC, as the Secondary Vendor for an Annual Amount Not to Exceed $120,000.

Authorize the City Manager to Execute the Purchase of Nine (9) Additional Outdoor Warning Sirens from Acoustic Technologies, Inc., as the Sole Source Provider in the Amount of $375,355.


Authorize the City Manager to Approve the Purchase of Various Traffic Signal Equipment Items from Consolidated Traffic Controls, Inc., Through the Houston-Galveston Area Council (HGACBuy) Cooperative Purchasing System in the Amount of $161,767.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Four (4) Year Lease Agreement with Dell Financial Services for Computer Equipment in the Total Principal and Interest Amount of $628,198.


Motion to Reappoint Dr. Joe Farmer to the North Texas Municipal Water District Board as a Representative for the City of Allen for a Two-Year Term Effective June 1, 2020 through May 31, 2022.


Motion to Appoint Mayor Pro Tem Caplinger to Serve on the North Central Texas 9-1-1 Emergency Communications District Board.

Regular Agenda.
Motion to Accept the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

Discuss and Consider a Resolution Ordering the Postponement of the May 2, 2020, General Election for the Purpose of Electing the Mayor and City Councilmember for Place No. 2 to the November 3, 2020, Uniform Election Date.


Appoint Debbie Stout to Fill the Vacancy in the Unexpired Term in the Position of Mayor on the Allen City Council.


Administration of the Oath-of-Office and Presentation of the Certificate-of-Appointment.

Administration of the Oath-of-Office and Presentation of the Certificate-of-Election.

Administration of the Oath-of-Office and Presentation of the Certificate-of-Election.

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.)


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 20, 2020, 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.