City Council Regular Meeting
August 24, 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 Allen Police Department - Public Safety Communications Unit for Obtaining the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials Project 33 Agency Training Program Certification.

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 10, 2021, Regular City Council Meeting.


Approve Minutes of the August 13-15, 2021, City Council Budget Workshop.


Adopt an Ordinance Approving a Negotiated Settlement Between the Atmos Cities Steering Committee and Atmos Energy Corporation, Mid-Tex Division Regarding the Company's 2021 Rate Review Mechanism (RRM) Filing.


Adopt an Ordinance Abandoning Certain Public Right-of-Way for The Farm Development Project.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Birkhoff, Hendricks & Carter, LLP, for Professional Engineering Services Related to the Rowlett Elevated Storage Tank, Custer Elevated Storage Tank, and Custer Ground Storage Reservoirs #1 and #2 in the Amount of $146,500.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with CLASP Companies, LLC, (dba) Valley Quest Design for Design of the Trailhead at the Rowlett Creek Trail along the Eugene McDermott Property in the Amount of $102,060. 


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc., (dba) Parkhill / Schrickel Rollins for the Development of the Molsen Farm Master Plan and Design of the Trailhead and Trail Connection in the Amount of $222,190.

Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance Granting a Specific Use Permit for a Fitness and Health Center use for 2,353± Square Foot Portion of a Building Located on Lot 1A, Eagle Plaza Shopping Center; Generally Located Directly South of Main Street and East of Jupiter Road (and commonly known as 602 E. Main Street). [Vibe Yoga]


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Amend the Development Regulations of Planned Development No. 58 with a Base Zoning of Shopping Center and to Adopt a Zoning Exhibit, Concept Plan, and Elevations for Lots 6A and 6B, Block A, CLA Allen Addition; Generally Located at the Northeastern Corner of the Intersection of Exchange Parkway and U.S. Highway 75. [Exchange Business Center - Office-Showroom/Warehouse]

12.Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Establish a Planned Development Zoning District with a Base Zoning of Light Industrial and to Adopt a Zoning Exhibit, Concept Plan, Landscape Plan, and Elevations for Lot 1, Block 3, Millennium Business Park (and commonly known as 415 Century Parkway). [Credit Union of Texas]

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Amend the Allen Land Development Code to Amend Section 6.03.2, "Private Clubs," and Section 6.03.5, "Restaurants with food and beverage certificates - Geographic Locations," by Allowing Drive-Through Service for Off-Premise Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages, and to Amend Section 6.06.11, "Solar Panels," to Amend Provisions Relating to Installation of Solar Panel Systems to Conform to State Law.

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, August 20, 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.