City Council Regular Meeting
May 23, 2017 - 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.]


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


Public Recognition of the Keep Allen Beautiful Reuse-A-Shoe Contest Winners.

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 May 9, 2017, Regular City Council Meeting.


Approve Minutes of the May 16, 2017, Special Meeting for the Canvass of the General Election.

Motion to Reappoint Mr. James Kerr to the North Texas Municipal Water District Board as a Representative for the City of Allen for a Two-Year Term Effective June 1, 2017, through May 31, 2019.

Adopt an Ordinance Approving a Negotiated Settlement Between the Atmos Cities Steering Committee and Atmos Energy Corporation, Mid-Tex Division Regarding the Company's 2017 Rate Review Mechanism (RRM) Filing.


Adopt a Resolution Approving the City of Allen's Participation in the Texas Enterprise Zone Program and Nominating Enforcement Video, LLC d/b/a WatchGuard Video to the Office of the Governor, Economic Development and Tourism as an Enterprise Zone Project.


Adopt a Resolution Establishing the Name "Spirit Park" for the Westside Community Park of the City of Allen.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute the Purchase of Maintenance, Repair and Operations Supplies and Equipment with Grainger for an Estimated Annual Amount of $70,000 with the Option for Two One-Year Renewals.


Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute Construction Agreements with Trinity Boring Solutions, Inc. d/b/a Texas Directional Boring, Golden State Hockey Rush, LLC d/b/a GS Ice Sports, and Polk Mechanical Company for Repair of the Community Ice Rink Warm Floor System in a Total Construction Amount of $458,763.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Scientel Solutions to Supply, Install and Configure a Microwave Network in the Amount of $413,996.26.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Software License and Maintenance Agreement with Azteca Systems for the Cityworks Asset Management and Work Order Software Platform for an Amount of $40,000 with the Option for Three One-Year Renewals.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Professional Services Agreement with New Edge Services for Software Implementation Services of the Cityworks Asset Management and Work Order Platform in the Amount of $59,000.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Ratliff Hardscape, Ltd for the Allen Public Library Parking Lot Expansion Project in the Amount of $719,170.58.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Professional Services Contract with Huitt-Zollars, Inc. for the Schematic Design of the Allen Drive/US75 Interchange Improvements in the Amount of $225,953.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Professional Services Agreement with Pierce Goodwin Alexander & Linville, Inc. d/b/a PGAL, LLC, for Architectural/Engineering Services for Phase I of the Central Fire Station Remodel & Expansion Project in the Amount of $200,085.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Professional Services Contract with Kimley-Horn for the Design of the Bethany Intersections Improvement Project in the Amount of $157,980.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Facilities Agreement with Watters Creek Owner, LLC Related to Bethany Intersections Improvements. 


Receive the Summary of Property Tax Collections as of April 2017.

Regular Agenda.

Adopt a Resolution Establishing Rates and Fees for Commercial and Residential Solid Waste, Recycling, and Household Hazardous Waste Services.


Consider all Matters Incident and Related to the Issuance and Sale of City of Allen, Texas, General Obligation Bonds, Series 2017, Including the Adoption of an Ordinance Authorizing the Issuance of Such Bonds, Establishing Parameters for the Sale and Issuance of Such Bonds and Delegating Certain Matters to Authorized Officials of the City.  

Other Business.
  • May 29 - Memorial Day Holiday
  • May 30 - June 6 - City of Allen Runoff Election - Early Voting Period
  • June 10- Runoff Election Day, 7 a.m. - 7 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.)


Personnel Pursuant to Section 551.074 of the Texas Government Code —


 Discuss Appointment to Fill a Vacancy on the Planning and Zoning Commission.



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 19, 2017 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.