City Council Regular Meeting
June 27, 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.]


Recognition of Outgoing City Council Member Ross Obermeyer.


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

Presentation of the Park and Recreation Board's Annual Report by Chairperson Tricia Losavio.
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 13, 2017, Regular City Council Meeting.


Approve Minutes of the June 20, 2017, Special Meeting for the Canvass of the Runoff Election.


Adopt an Ordinance Amending the Allen Land Development Code by Amending in its Entirety Article III, "Building Regulations" by Adopting the 2015 Edition of the International Building Code, International Existing Building Code, International Fire Code, International Residential Code, International Mechanical Code, International Plumbing Code, International Fuel Gas Code; and International Energy Conservation Code, with Local Amendments, and the 2014 Edition of the National Electrical Code with Local Amendments; and Amending Section 2.06 "Chief Building Official's Responsibilities."


Adopt an Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances by Amending Chapter 5 "Fire Prevention and Protection" by Adding Article II "Unlawful Burning of Waste."


Adopt an Ordinance Amending the Allen Land Development Code, by Amending Article V "Special Zones" Relating to Floodplain.


Adopt an Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances by Amending Chapter 13 "Streets and Sidewalks" by Adding Article IV "Moving Buildings" Regulating the Moving of Buildings and Structures on City Streets and Roadways.


Adopt an Ordinance Changing the Name of "Venture Drive" to "Guardian Way."


Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Apply For, Accept, Reject, Alter, or Terminate the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Administered by the United States Department of Justice.


Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute Contracts with United Healthcare to Serve as a Third-Party Administrator and Alliance Work Partners to Provide Employee Assistance Program Services.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with SAZ Global Inc. d/b/a SAZ Infrastructure for the 2017 Street and Alley Rehabilitation Project at Various Locations in the Amount of $1,004,319.


Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Replacement Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and Associated Equipment from Municipal Emergency Services, Inc., Motorola, Fire Innovations, LLC, Honeywell, Gear Cleaning Solutions, LLC, and Resolve Specialty Products, LLC, for a Total Amount of $675,322.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Enforcement Video, LLC d/b/a WatchGuard Video For The Purchase of Body-Worn Cameras, In-Car Video Camera Systems and the Associated Hardware, Software and Licensing in the Amount of $362,798.


Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Updated Hardware, Software, and System Enhancements for the NICE Digital Voice Recording System from Motorola through the Houston-Galveston Area Cooperative Purchasing Program in the Amount of $205,813.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with May and Watkins Design, LLC for the Fabrication and Installation of Integrated Artwork and Interpretative Signage at Spirit Park in the Amount of $122,743.


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

Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Approve an Ordinance Regarding Proposed Amendments to the Allen Land Development Code Regarding Public Hearing Notice Signs; Principal Uses for Medical Clinics, Fat Rendering and Animal Reduction, Hatchery, Poultry and Egg Farm, Livestock Auction, and Stockyard or Slaughterhouses, Accessory Uses for Medical Clinic or Medical or Dental Office; Uses for Central Business District; Floodplain Hazard Regulations; Adding Development Regulations for Fueling Stations and Urban Residential Dwelling Developments; Security and Burglar Bars; Outdoor Lighting,  Landscaping Regulations, Street Design Standards for Cul-De-Sacs; Adding a Definition for "Urban Residential Dwelling"; Amending Appendix B "Filing Fees & Charges" adding a Median Improvement Fee, and Amending Design Standards Set Forth in Appendix F, G, and H.


Adopt a Resolution Establishing Fire Construction Permit Fees.


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Establish Planned Development No. 130 for Single-Family Residential "R-5" and "R-6" and Adopt a Concept Plan, Building Elevations, Screening Plan, and Development Regulations Relating to Approximately 79.095± Acres Generally Located West of Chelsea Boulevard and South of the Ridgeview Drive Right-of-Way. [Ridgeview Crossing - Single Family Residential]


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance Amending the Development Regulations for Planned Development No. 54 and Adopt a Concept Plan and Building Elevations Relating to the Use and Development of Lot 8R, Block D, Bray Central One Addition; Generally Located at the Northwest Corner of US Highway 75 and McDermott Drive. [RaceTrac - Fueling Station]

Other Business.
  • July 4 - City Facilities Closed for the Independence Day Holiday.

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.)


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 23, 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.