SEPTEMBER 11, 2012  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.
    Moment of Silence in Observance of September 11, 2001.
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 Proclamation by the Office of the Mayor:

  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Nancy Ross, Regent General Bernardo de Galvez Chapter of National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Proclaiming September 17-23, 2012, as Constitution Week.
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 28, 2012, Regular Meeting.

Motion to Authorize the City Manager to Cast Votes and Sign the Ballot for the Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool Board of Trustees Election.


Accept Required Certifications from Tax Assessor/Collector's Office Including the Certification of Anticipated Tax Collection Rate for the 2012 Tax Year, the Certification of Excess Debt Collections for the 2011 Tax Year, and the 2012 Appraisal Roll.

Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Three-Year Contract with Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI) in the Amount of $50,000 per Year for a Small Government Enterprise Software License Agreement.
Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Service Agreement with Motorola in the Amount of $111,768.84 for Hardware and Software Maintenance of the P-25 Trunked Radio System Utilized by Public Safety.

Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute Contracts with John Deere Landscapes for an Amount of $9,020.95; Prestwick Golf Group for an Amount of $20,432.70; Designer Golf Company for an Amount of $57,882.00; and Landmark Golf Course for an Amount of $6,873.90, with a Total Amount Not to Exceed $94,209.55 for the Purchase of Golf Course Accessories for The Courses at Watters Creek Golf Course.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Roeschco Construction, Inc. for an Amount Not to Exceed $380,125 for the Construction of Morgan Crossing Park and Establish a Project Budget of $492,409.

Regular Agenda.

Adopt an Ordinance Approving the Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Budget, Amending the Fiscal Year 2011-2012 Budget, and Approving the 2013-2017 Capital Improvement Program. 


Adopt an Ordinance Setting the Tax Rate for the 2012–2013 Fiscal Year Budget.


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Change the Zoning of 38.814± Acres from Single Family Residential R-5 to Planned Development No. 111 for Single Family Residential R-5 Located South of Ridgeview Drive and West of Twin Creeks Drive. [Fall Creek Addition]

Other Business.

• September 12 – Community Reception Celebrating the City of Allen as a 2012 Governor’s Community Achievement Award Winner, Allen Senior Recreation Center, 4-6 p.m.


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.)
  15. 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, September 7, 2012, 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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