City Council Regular Meeting
July 25, 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 the City of Allen Finance Department as Recipient of the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the Eighteenth Consecutive Year.

Presentation of the Planning and Zoning Commission's Annual Report by Jeff Cocking, Chairperson.
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 11, 2017, Regular City Council Meeting.


Adopt an Ordinance Changing the Street Name of "Guardian Way" to "Guardians Way."


Adopt a Resolution Denying Oncor Electric Delivery Company's Application to Increase Rates.


Transmit the Proposed 2017-2018 City Budget and the Proposed 2018-2022 Capital Improvement Program.


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


Receive the Investment Report for the Period Ending June 30, 2017.


Receive the Financial Report for Period Ending June 30, 2017.

Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Amend the Development Regulations of District D of Planned Development No. 108 and Adopt a Concept Plan, Screening Plan, Roadway Plan, and Building Elevations Relating to a 33.66± Acre Tract of Land Generally Located Southwest of Exchange Parkway and Watters Road. [Village at Twin Creeks Phase 4 - Single-Family Development]


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Amend the Base Zoning of a Portion of Planned Development 54 from Industrial Technology to Community Facilities, and Adopt Development Regulations, a Concept Plan, and Building Elevations for a Tract of Land Generally Located South of Exchange Parkway and West of Junction Drive.  [Ground Storage Tanks - Public Service Facility]


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance Amending the Allen Land Development Code, Updating the City's Land Use Assumptions, Capital Improvements Plan, and Impact Fees.


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt a Resolution Approving the 2017-2018 Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.


Set August 8, 2017, as the First Public Hearing Date and August 22, 2017, as the Second Public Hearing Date Regarding the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 City Budget.


Set August 8, 2017, as the First Public Hearing Date and August 22, 2017, as the Second Public Hearing Date Regarding the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 City Tax Rate.

Other Business.


  • August 8 - First Public Hearing Date Regarding the Fiscal Year 2017-18 City Tax Rate and FY 2017-18 City Budget

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, July 21, 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.