City Council Regular Meeting
March 27, 2018 - 7:00 PM
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.]


Presentation of a Proclamation by the Office of the Mayor.

  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Coach Jerry Best and the Allen High School Wrestling Team Proclaiming 2018 as "Allen Eagles Wrestling Team Year"
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 13, 2018, Regular City Council Meeting.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Central North Construction, LLC, for the Construction of the Median Improvements Project in the Amount of $2,190,803.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a License and Facilities Agreement with Ridgeview by Almega, LLC, and Allen Villas Homeowners' Association, Inc., Related to Maintenance of Non-Standard Street Lights.


Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Execute an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Allen and the City of Plano for City Employees to Participate in Training Courses.


Receive the Summary of Property Tax Collections as of February 2018.

Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance Amending the Allen Land Development Code for the following: Add Section 1.10 Relating to the Interpretation of the ALDC; Amend Section 4.08.5 Relating to the "TH" Townhome Residential District; Amend Section 4.15.2 Relating to Lot Dimensions for Townhomes and Masonry Requirements for Residential Structures; Amend Section 4.15.3 Relating to Certain Non-Residential Front Yard Setbacks in the Corridor Commercial "CC" Zoning Districts; Amend Section 4.20.2 to Add "Personal Service Business" as a Type of Use; Amend Section 6.04.1 Relating to Temporary Use Applications for Carnivals, Circuses, and Fairgrounds; Add Section 6.06.14 Relating to Development Standards for Townhomes; Amend Section 7.05.3 Relating to Non-Residential and Multifamily Landscape Buffers; Amend Section 7.07 Relating to the Height of Fences or Walls; Amend Section - Table 7.23 Adding Regulations Relating to Certain Signs Adjacent to State Highway 121; Amend Section 8.02 and Section 8.03 Relating to the Approval of Plats; Amend Section 8.05.1 to Add Regulations Relating to Sight Visibility Triangles; and, Amend Appendix A by Amending the Definition of "Amusement Commercial (Indoor)", "Medical or Dental Office", and adding a Definition for "Personal Service Business".

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 Appointment to Fill a Vacancy on the Board of the 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 23, 2018, 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.