City Council Regular Meeting
August 9, 2016 - 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 Seventeenth Consecutive Year.

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.]

3.Approve Minutes of the July 26, 2016, Regular City Council Meeting.

Adopt an Ordinance Amending the Speed Limit Zone Boundaries Along Ridgeview Drive (Alma Drive to Stacy Road), Curtis Lane (Stacy Road to US 75), and Stockton Drive (Bossy Boots Drive to Curtis Lane).

Transmit the Proposed 2016-2017 City Budget and the Proposed 2017-2021 Capital Improvement Program.
6.Receive the Investment Report for the Period Ending June 30, 2016
7.Receive the Financial Report for Period Ending June 30, 2016.
Regular Agenda.

Set August 23, 2016, as the First Public Hearing Date and September 6, 2016, as the Second Public Hearing Date Regarding the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 City Budget.


Set August 23, 2016, as the First Public Hearing Date and September 6, 2016, as the Second Public Hearing Date Regarding the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 City Tax Rate.

10.Adopt a Resolution Establishing Fees for the Permit Application for the Keeping of Backyard Chickens.
Other Business.


  • August 19-21, 2016 - City Council Budget Workshop, Tanglewood Resort and Conference Center 
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, August 5, 2016, 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.