City Council Regular Meeting
August 10, 2021 - 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.]


Recognition of the Budget Division for Receipt of the GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the Fiscal Year beginning October 1, 2020.


Presentation of the Allen Convention and Visitors Bureau Annual Report by Boardmember Kirk Arnold.

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 27, 2021, Regular City Council Meeting.


Adopt an Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances, Chapter 8, "Licenses and Business Regulations," Article II, "Alcoholic Beverages," Section 8-16, "Sale of Alcoholic Beverages from a Package Liquor Store Prohibited Near Churches, Schools and Hospitals," by Amending Section 8-16 Regulating the "Sale of Alcoholic Beverages from a Package Liquor Store Prohibited Near Churches, Schools and Hospitals."


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with North Rock Construction, LLC, for Parking Lot Improvements at Spirit Park in the Amount of $266,010.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Professional Services Agreement with Alliance Geotechnical Group, Inc., for Professional Testing and Special Inspection Services for the Stephen G. Terrell Recreation Center in the Amount of $355,760.

Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Establish a Planned Development Zoning District with a Base Zoning of Community Facilities and to Adopt Development Regulations, Concept Plan and Sign Elevations on Lot 1R, Block A, Ridgeview Memorial Park; Generally Located at the Southwestern Corner of the Intersection of Ridgeview Drive and U.S. Highway 75. [Turrentine Jackson Morrow]


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Amend the Development Regulations of Planned Development No. 55 with a Base Zoning of Commercial/Office for Lot 3R-2, Block A, Millennium Office Park By Amending the Regulations Pertaining to Temporary Events; Generally Located at the Northeastern Corner of the Intersection of Watters Creek Boulevard and Bethany Drive. [Marriott - Temporary Events]


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Amend the Allen Land Development Code, Amending: Section 4.06 The Application Process For Zoning Amendments; Sections 4.08.19,,, 6.06.9, 6.06.10, And Changing The Word "Church" To "Religious Facility"; Section 4.10 Regarding Building Permit Requirements For Accessory Structures; Article IV Adding Section 4.11 "Commercial Accessory Use Regulations; Section 4.15.1 To Clarify Certain Setback Regulation; Section 4.20.2 By Removing The Uses "Beer & Wine Package Sales," "Beer & Wine Package Sales With Greater Than 50% Revenue From Beer & Wine" And "Dance/Martial Arts Studios" And Changing "Church, Temple Or Rectory" To Read "Religious Facility"; Section 4.20.3 By Removing The Use "Gymnastics/Dance Studio" And Adding The Use "Personal Service Business"; Section 4.20.4 By Changing The Word "Church" To "Religious Facility," Adding The Uses "Fitness And Health Center" And "Personal Service Business" And Changing The Phrase "Restaurant/Private Club" To "Private Club"; Section 4.20.5 "Schedule Of Accessory Uses - Central Business District" By Amending The Uses "Fitness And Health Center" And "Personal Service Business"; Section 6.01.1 "Purpose Of Specific Use Permits"; Section 6.03.6 "Restaurants With Food And Beverage Certificates—Permit Process," By Changing "Planning And Development Department" To Read "Community Development Department"; Repealing Section 6.03.8. "Beer And Wine Package Sales—Regulations" And Section 6.03.9 "Beer And Wine Package Sales Permit Process"; Section By Amending Certain Regulations Regarding Seasonal Sales And Temporary Sales; Section 6.06.8 By Amending Regulations Pertaining To Donation Boxes; Section 7.03.4 "Outdoor Lighting" To Prohibit High Pressure Sodium Lamp Types And Permit Additional Types Of Parking Lot Lighting Elements; Table 7.04.1 By Changing "Church, Temple Or Rectory" To Read "Religious Facility"; Section 7.04.2 "Off-Street Loading" By Changing "SH 5" To Read "Greenville Avenue"; Section 7.07 "Fences And Walls" By Deleting The Reference To "Appendix F" In Subsection 2.a, And Changing "Wrought Iron" To "Metal" In Subsection 4.f.; Section 7.08.4.a "Performance Standards" To Exclude Certain Residential Devices.; Section 8.03.3 "Preliminary Plat" And Section 8.03.4 "Final Plat" By Amending Certain Required Plat Notes Relating To Open Space; Section 8.11 By Amending Regulations Relating To The Types Of Permitted And Prohibited Streetlight Fixtures And Related Design And Installation Regulations; And Appendix A "Definitions," By Deleting Definitions For "Beer And Wine Package Sales," "Church, Temple Or Rectory," "Dance/Martial Arts Studio," "Gymnastics Training Center," And "Personal Service," Amending The Definition Of "Personal Service Business," Adding Definition For "Religious Facility;" Renumbering and/or Reformatting Sections 6.06.2, 6.06.3, 6.06.8, 6.06.10, 6.06.11, 6.06.13, 6.06.14, 6.06.15 Without Changing Any Text Except Otherwise Set Forth In This Ordinance.

Other Business.


  • August 13-15 - 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 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, August 6, 2021, 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.