City Council Regular Meeting
August 22, 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.]


Presentation of Proclamations by the Office of the Mayor.

  • Present a Proclamation to Jed Tamayo Municipal Court Administrator Proclaiming August 22, 2017 as "Teen Court Day."
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 August 8, 2017, Regular City Council Meeting.

Adopt an Ordinance Approving and Enacting Supplement No. 13 to the Code of Ordinances.

Adopt an Ordinance Amending Chapter 13, "Streets and Sidewalks", Article III, "Management of Public Rights-of-Way", Regarding the Use of the Public Rights-of-Way within the City; and Amending the Master Fee Schedule to Provide for the Adoption of New Fees Related to the Use of the Right-of-Way for the Installation of Nodes and Node Support Poles.


Adopt an Ordinance Adopting the City of Allen Design Manual for the Installation of Nodes and Node Support Poles in the City Right-of-Way.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Dean Insurance Group in the Amount of $87,747 for a General Liability Policy, Liquor Liability Coverage, and an Umbrella Policy for the Allen Event Center.


Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with United Healthcare (UHC) to Serve as Stop-Loss Insurance Carrier.


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

Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 City Budget as Required by Article IV, Section 4.04 of the Allen City Charter.


Conduct a Public Hearing Regarding the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 City Tax Rate.

Motion to Confirm Appointments of Councilmembers as Liaisons to City Boards and Commissions as Nominated 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 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 18, 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.