JUNE 25, 2013  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.
    Election of Mayor Pro Tem.
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 Gail Donaldson, Water Conservation Manager Proclaiming July 2013 as "Smart Irrigation Month."
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Representatives of the Parks and Recreation Department Proclaiming July 2013 as "Parks and Recreation Month."

Presentation of a Check Indicating ‘Volunteer Hours to the Community’ by Cheryl Lindner, CVS Chair of the Allen Retired Educators’ Association (AREA).

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 June 11, 2013, Regular Meeting.
Adopt a Resolution Supporting the Transition from Collin County Area Regional Transit (CCART) to Texoma Area Paratransit System, Inc. (TAPS) for Paratransit Services in the City of Allen.

Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Apply for Collin County Parks and Open Space Funding Assistance Program Funds for Construction of the Cottonwood Creek Hike & Bike Trail.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a One-Year Contract with Two (2) Optional One-Year Renewals for an Amount not to Exceed $100,000 Annually for the Purchase of Water and Sewer Parts and Supplies with Fortiline and HD Supply.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a One-Year Contract with Three (3) Optional One-Year Renewals for an Amount not to Exceed $75,000 Annually for the Purchase of Concrete Mix with Lattimore Materials Corporation.


Ratify Previous Expenditures of Approximately $84,935 and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with John Burns Construction Company – Texas in the Amount of $361,185 for the Emergency Repair and Installation of 24-inch Bethany Water Line (East of Allen Heights) Project and Establish a Project Budget in the Amount of $504,000.

Designate Mayor Stephen Terrell to Serve as the City of Allen’s Voting Representative to the North Central Texas Council of Government’s General Assembly.

Receive the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Status Reports.


Receive the Summary of Property Tax Collections as of May 2013.

Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Amend Specific Use Permit (SUP) No. 133 for a Gymnastics and Sports Training Facility Use, to Expand the Use on the Property Subject to SUP No. 133, Crossfit Ammo, to Include 1201 E. Main Street, Suite 230.


Motion to Confirm City Council Appointments to the Council Nominating Committee for the Annual Appointment of Boards and Commissions.

Other Business.

Items of Interest. [Council announcements regarding local civic and charitable events, meetings, fundraisers, and awards.]



  • June 29 - Market Street Allen USA Celebration presented by Texas Health Allen, Celebration Park, 4 p.m. - 11 p.m.
  • July 4 - City Facilities Closed for the Independence Day Holiday
    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, June 21, 2013, 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.
    Minutes have not been generated