APRIL 22, 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 Terri Green with the Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County Proclaiming April 2014 as "Child Abuse Prevention Month."
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Haleh Cochran with The Turning Point Rape Crisis Center of Collin County Proclaiming April 2014 as "Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month."
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Kurt Kasson, Chief Building Official with the City of Allen Proclaiming May 2014 as "Building Safety Month."
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Coach Jerry Best and the Allen High School Wrestling Team Proclaiming 2014 as "Allen Eagles Wrestling Team Year."

Presentation of the Community Partner Award from Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas to the City of Allen Parks and Recreation Department and Community Services Department.

  4. Presentation of the Board of Adjustment/Building and Standards Commission/Sign Control Board Annual Report by Gene Autrey, Chairman.
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.]
  5. Approve Minutes of the April 7, 2014, Triad Meeting.
  6. Approve Minutes of the April 8, 2014, Regular Meeting.
Adopt an Ordinance Approving and Enacting Supplement No. 10 to the Code of Ordinances.
Adopt a Resolution Appointing Dan Bowman, Interim Executive Director of the Allen Economic Development Corporation, to Fill the Unexpired Term of Office in Place 6 of the Board of Directors for Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Reinvestment Zone No. 1 (Garden District).

Receive the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Status Reports.


Receive the Summary of Property Tax Collections as of March 2014.

Regular Agenda.
Adopt an Ordinance Approving the Water Conservation and Drought Contingency and Water Emergency Response Plan for the City of Allen.
Other Business.


  • April 28 - Town Hall Meeting - Watters Creek Community Park Master Plan Unveiling, Allen Senior Recreation Center, 7 p.m.
  • April 28 - May 6 - Early Voting Period
  • May 10 - Election Day - City of Allen General Election, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
      13. 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 18, 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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