City Council Regular Meeting
July 23, 2019 - 7:00 PM
City 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.]

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 July 9, 2019, Regular City Council Meeting.


Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Operational Supplies from Amazon through the US Communities National Cooperative Purchasing Program for an Annual Amount of $250,000 for a Term of Five Years.


Receive the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Status Report.


Receive the Financial Report for Period Ending June 30, 2019.


Receive the Investment Report for the Period Ending June 30, 2019.


Transmit the Proposed 2019-2020 City Budget and the Proposed 2020-2024 Capital Improvement Program.

Regular Agenda.

Authorize the Acceptance of the Conveyance of 104.8511 Acres of Land from the Margaret M. McDermott Revocable Trust to the City of Allen, to be Known and Operated Forever as "The Eugene McDermott Park."


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt a Resolution Approving the 2019-2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Annual Action Plan.


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Amend the Development Regulations of Planned Development No. 21 Garden Office and Adopt a Sign Location Map and Sign Elevation for a Property Generally Located at the Southeastern Corner of the Intersection of U.S. Highway 75 and Exchange Parkway. [The Dentist of Allen - Sign Plan]


Set August 13, 2019, as the First Public Hearing Date and August 27, 2019, as the Second Public Hearing Date Regarding the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 City Budget.


Set August 13, 2019, as the First Public Hearing Date and August 27, 2019, as the Second Public Hearing Date Regarding the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 City Tax Rate.


Motion to Confirm City Council Appointments to the Council Nominating Committee as Recommended by Mayor Terrell.

Other Business.



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 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, July 19, 2019, 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.