JUNE 26, 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.
    Posting of the Colors by Boy Scout Troop 1299.
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 2012 as "Smart Irrigation Month."
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Representatives of the Parks and Recreation Department Proclaiming July 2012 as "Parks and Recreation Month."
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 12, 2012, Regular Meeting.

Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Execute an Agreement with the United States Department of Justice to Accept the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant, if Awarded.


Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Apply to the Collin County Parks and Open Space Funding Assistance Program for Construction of the Watters Branch Bridge / Trail Segment and for the Design and Construction of the Cumberland Crossing Phase V Trail Project.


Receive the Summary of Property Tax Collections as of May 2012.

  7. Receive the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Status Reports.
Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance for a Concept Plan and Building Elevations for 29.616± Acres Located Northwest of Exchange Parkway and Bray Central Drive. [Ablon at Twin Creeks]

Other Business.


  • June 25 - Summer Sounds Concert, JRFC, 7 p.m.
  • June 30 - Market Street Allen USA Celebration, Celebration Park, 4 p.m. - 11 p.m.
  • July 4 - City Facilities Closed for the Independence Day Holiday
      10. 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.)
      11. 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 22, 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.
    Minutes have not been generated