AUGUST 27, 2013  7:00 P.M.
Council Chambers
Allen City Hall
305 Century Parkway
Allen, Texas 75013

Call to Order and Announce a Quorum is Present.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Public Recognition.
  1. Citizens' 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 a Blue Star Flag to a Family of Allen Service Personnel Currently Deployed by the U.S. Armed Forces.


Recognition of the Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) Award Winners from the City of Allen.

Presentation of the Public Art Committee's 2013 Annual Report by Chairperson Denise Gilbert.
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 13, 2013, Regular Meeting.

Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with North Rock Construction, LLC for an Amount Not to Exceed $369,894.23 for the Construction of Watters Crossing Neighborhood Park Improvements and Establish a Project Budget of $400,000.00.


Receive the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Status Reports.


Receive the Summary of Property Tax Collections as of July 2013.

Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Amend the Development Regulations within PD No. 55 for Lots 1 and 2, Block A, Harley-Davidson Allen Addition Relating to the Number of Special Events Allowed to be Held on the Property, and Adopt a Temporary Use/Special Event Location Map for Harley Davidson.


Conduct a Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 City Budget as Required by Article IV, Section 4.04 of the Allen City Charter.


Conduct a Public Hearing Regarding the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 City Tax Rate.


Motion to Confirm City Council Appointments to the Following Council Standing Committees for Fiscal Year 2013-2014 as Recommended by Mayor Terrell for Convention and Visitors Bureau Committee, and Finance/Audit Committee.


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.]

  15. Calendar.

• September 2 – City Facilities Closed in Observance of Labor Day
• September 10 – City Council will Vote on the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Budget, 7 p.m., Allen City Hall

• September10 – City Council will Vote on the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Tax Rate, 7 p.m., Allen City Hall
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 23, 2013, 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.
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