MAY 8, 2012  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.]

Recognition of the Reuse-a-Shoe Competition Winners.


Annual Report by Greg Roemer, President, and Robert Medigovich, Municipal Coordinator for Community Waste Disposal, Inc. (CWD)

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 April 24, 2012, Regular Meeting.

Adopt an Ordinance Approving and Enacting Supplement No. 9 to the Allen Land Development Code.


Adopt an Ordinance Changing the Name of 'Bush Street' to 'Bush Drive'.


Adopt a Resolution to Deny Atmos Energy Corporation, Mid-Tex Division's Request to Increase Natural Gas Utility Rates.


Approval of the Recommendations from the Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone No. 1 (Garden District) Board of Directors Relating to Payments from the TIF Fund.

Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Three-year Contract with an Option to Renew for Two Additional Years with Weaver and Tidwell, L.L.P. for Professional Auditing Services.

Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with American Landscape Systems, Inc. in the Amount of $455,296.55 for the Exchange Parkway Median Improvements Project and Amend the Project Budget to $560,000.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Mel’s Electric, LP in the Amount of $339,414.80 for the Bethany Drive LED Streetlights Project.

Receive the Investment Report for the Period Ending March 31, 2012.
Receive the Financial Report for Period Ending March 31, 2012.
Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance for Specific Use Permit SUP No. 123 for a Martial Arts Studio for Capoéira Allen, 650 Square Feet of Space known as 410 N. Greenville, Suite #120, Located East of Greenville Avenue and South of Pebblebrook Drive.  [Capoéira Allen]


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance for Specific Use Permit SUP No. 124 for a Fitness and Health Center for Medi Moves, 1260 Square Feet of Space known as 717 S. Greenville Avenue, Suite 122,  Located at the Northeast Corner of Bethany Drive and Greenville Avenue. [Medi Moves]

Other Business.



• May 12 – Allen ISD Board of Trustees Election, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
• May 14 thru 25 – Early Voting Period for the May 29 Primary Election

• May 22 – City Council Reception, Allen City Hall, 5:30 - 7 p.m.

  17. 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.)
  18. 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, May 4, 2012, 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.