City Council Regular Meeting
September 12, 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.]

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 22, 2017, Regular City Council Meeting.


Approve Minutes of the August 18-20, 2017, City Council Budget Workshop.

Adopt an Ordinance Approving and Enacting Supplement No. 14 to the Allen Land Development Code.
Adopt a Resolution Amending the City Council's Rules of Order and Procedure.
Adopt a Resolution Designating The Allen American and The Dallas Morning News as Official Newspapers of the City of Allen for Fiscal Year 2017-2018.

Adopt a Resolution Amending the Board Appointment Policy.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Renewal of the Interlocal Agreement with Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) for the Provision of Demand Response Transportation Services for the Elderly and Disabled.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Professional Services Agreement with Berry Dunn McNeil & Parker, LLC for Consulting Services on the Implementation of the Administrative Systems Software for an Amount of $75,000.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Purchase the Installation and Deployment of Editorial Storage and Asset Management Software with Archival Tape Backup from Halbrook and Miller, Inc., dba TM Television in the Amount of $110,802.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with North Rock Construction, LLC, for Construction of the Cottonwood Creek / Heritage Village Hike & Bike Trail Connection in the Amount of $720,627.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Wall Enterprises for the Construction of the Reed Park East Renovations in the Amount of $352,435.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with RLM EarthCo Inc., for the Green Park Improvements Project in the Amount of $213,567.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Mario Sinacola & Sons Excavating, Inc. for the Construction of Ridgeview Drive from Cottonwood Creek to Chelsea Boulevard in the Amount of $4,431,951.


Accept Required Certifications from the Tax Assessor/Collector's Office Including the Certifications Rate for the 2017 Tax Year, the Certification of Excess Debt Collections for the 2016 Tax Year and the 2017 Appraisal Roll.


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

Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance Amending the Development Regulations and Adopting a Concept Plan, Landscape Plan, and Building Elevations for Planned Development No. 53 Shopping Center, Generally Located at the Northwest Corner of Alma Drive and Exchange Parkway. [Lidl Grocery Store - Shopping Center]


Adopt a Resolution Implementing the Water and Sewer Rate Increases Recommended for Fiscal Year 2017-2018.


Adopt an Ordinance Approving the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget, Amending the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Budget, and Approving the 2018-2022 Capital Improvement Program.


Adopt an Ordinance Setting the Tax Rate for the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year Budget.


Confirm Appointments of Councilmembers as Liaisons to City Boards and Commissions as Nominated by Mayor Terrell.


Appoint to Fill Expiring Terms and Vacancies on the Following Boards, Commissions, Committees and Corporations: Animal Shelter Advisory Committee, Board of Adjustment/Building and Standards Commission/Sign Control Board, Central Business District Design Review Committee, Community Development Corporation Board, Convention and Visitors Bureau Advisory Board, Economic Development Corporation Board, Keep Allen Beautiful Board, Library Board, Parks and Recreation Board, Planning and Zoning Commission, and Public Art Committee.

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.)

Personnel Pursuant to Section 551.074 of the Texas Government Code —

Discuss Appointments to the Board of Adjustment, Building and Standards Commission, Community Development Corporation, Economic Development Corporation, and Planning and Zoning Commission.

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 8, 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.