City Council Regular Meeting
May 25, 2021 - 7:00 PM
City Council Chambers
ALLEN, TX 75013

Call to Order and Announce a Quorum is Present.
Pledge of Allegiance.

Posting of the Colors by Boy Scouts from Troop #1914.

Public Recognition.
2.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.]

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 11, 2021, Regular City Council Meeting.


Adopt an Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances, Chapter 6 - Health and Environment, Article VIII, Division 4 Related to Swimming Pools, Spas, Lagoons and Public Interactive Water Features.  


Adopt an Ordinance Approving the Settlement Agreement between CoServ Gas, Ltd. and the CoServ Gas Cities.


Adopt a Resolution Denying Oncor Electric Delivery Company's Application for Approval of a Distribution Cost Recovery Factor.

Adopt a Resolution Appointing Pete Phillis to Fill a Vacant Term in Place No. 4 on the Board of Directors for Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Reinvestment Zone No. 1 (Garden District).

Adopt a Resolution Approving the Terms and Conditions of an Advance Funding Agreement (AFA) with The State of Texas Acting by and through The Texas Department of Transportation for the Allen Gateway Project.

9.Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Advance Contracting Group for the 2021 Streets and Alley Rehabilitation Project in the Amount of $967,050.

Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Sales Tax Revenue Reimbursement Agreement By and Between the City of Allen and Allen Economic Development Corporation for The Farm and The Avenue Projects.


Approve the Recommendation from the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Reinvestment Zone Number One (Garden District) Board of Directors Relating to Payment to Watters Creek Owner, LLC, from the TIF Fund in the Amount of $662,819.33 from the City Tax Increment, $147,947.72 from the County Tax Increment, and a payment to the City from the TIF Fund in the Amount of $15,000 for Administrative Support.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Erik Carlson, dba Area C Projects for the Design, Fabrication, and Installation of Artwork at the Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium in the Amount of $200,000.

Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance for a Specific Use Permit for a Restaurant/Private Club Use for a 6,493± Square Foot Portion of a Building Located on Lot 7A-1, Block A, The Village at Allen; Generally Located South of Stacy Road and East of U.S. Highway 75 (and Commonly Known as 190 E. Stacy Road, B1000, Suite 1000). [Bar Louie (change ownership)]


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Amend the Development Regulations of a Portion of Tract 6 of Planned Development No. 55 Commercial/Office to Allow Medical Clinic as a Permitted Use on Lot 4, Block B, Allen Central Retail Addition No. 3, Generally Located Directly South of McDermott Drive and West of U.S. Highway 75. (805 W. McDermott Drive) [Texas Health Urgent Care]

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


  • May 24 - June 1 - Early Voting Period for Runoff Election
  • May 31 - City Facilities Closed in Observance of Memorial Day
  • June 5 - 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.)


Economic Development Deliberations As Authorized by Section 551.087 of the Texas Government Code —

Discussion of Potential Economic Incentives with Thakkar Development Group, LLC, for The Avenue Project Along the SH 121 Corridor.

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, May 21, 2021, 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.