APRIL 8, 2014  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 Proclamations by the Office of the Mayor:
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Representatives of the Allen Police Department, Proclaiming April 6-12, 2014, as "Crime Victims' Rights Week."
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Representatives of the Allen Police Department, Proclaiming April 13-19, 2014, as "Public Safety Telecommunicators Week."
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Representatives of the Allen Police Department, Proclaiming April 13-19, 2014, as "Animal Control Officers Appreciation Week." 

Presentation of the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee's Annual Report by Chairperson Dawn Blue.


Recognition of the Accounting Division for the Receipt of the GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Award for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2012.


Update Regarding NTMWD Extension of Stage 3 Water Restrictions.

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.]
  6. Approve Minutes of the March 25, 2014, Regular Meeting.

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, 2014, through May 31, 2016.

Accept the Resignation of William Shaddock, At-Large Representative, and Charles Nies, Allen Representative, and Declare Such Vacancies  on The Arts Center of North Texas Board of Directors.

Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Quality Excavation LTD in the Amount of $1,009,860 for the Bray Central Drive Widening Project and Amend the Project Budget to $1,200,000.


Authorize the City Manager to Approve the Purchase of Video Image Vehicle Detection (VIVD) Equipment from Iteris Inc. in the Amount of $64,080 for US 75 Traffic Signal Equipment at Bethany Drive, McDermott Drive, and Stacy Road.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Facilities Agreement with K. Hovnanian DFW Belmont, LLC and Belmont at Stacy Road Homeowners' Association, Inc. Related to Maintenance of Non-Standard Street Lights.

Regular Agenda.

Consider an Appointment to Fill a Vacancy in Place No. 2 on the Central Business District Design Review Committee.

Other Business.


  • April 21, 2014 - Ribbon Cutting of New Softball Turf Fields at Allen Station Park, 5:30 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, April 4, 2014, 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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