City Council Regular Meeting
September 14, 2021 - 7:00 PM
City Council Chambers
ALLEN, TX 75013

Call to Order and Announce a Quorum is Present.
Pledge of Allegiance.

Members of VFW Post 2195 will Post the Colors and Lead the Pledge of Allegiance.

Public Recognition.
2.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.


  • Presentation of a Proclamation to the VFW Post 2195 Proclaiming September 17, 2021, as POW/MIA Recognition 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 24, 2021, Regular City Council Meeting.


Approve an Ordinance Amending Section 4 of Ordinance No. 3816-4-21 Ordering a Special Election on Proposed Amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the City of Allen to be Held on November 2, 2021, to Correct a Scrivener Error.


Adopt a Resolution Authorizing Participation with the State of Texas, Through the Office of the Attorney General, in the Global Opioid Settlement and Approving the Texas Term Sheet; Authorizing the City Manager to Execute All Necessary Documents in Connection with the Above on Behalf of the City of Allen.


Accept Required Certification from the Collin Central Appraisal District Office of the  2021 Tax Year Appraisal Roll.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute Contracts with Amundson Plumbing for Plumbing Services in the Amount of $100,000 and Dynamic Systems, Inc., for Backflow Testing Services in the Amount of $25,000, for One-Year with Two Optional One-Year Renewal Terms for a Total Annual Amount of $125,000.


Accept the Resignation of Jeff Burkhardt and Declare a Vacancy in Place No. 4 on the Planning and Zoning Commission. 

Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Amend Section 2 of the Development Regulations of Planned Development No. 54 with a Base Zoning of Corridor Commercial and to Amend Exhibit Q "Building Elevations" for Lot 1, Block A, Wal-Mart Super Center Addition, Generally Located at the Northwestern Corner of Exchange Parkway and U.S. Highway 75. (Walmart - Building Elevations)


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Change the Zoning of Lot 1C, Block 1, Enterprises Addition No. 2 from Light Industrial "LI" to Heavy Industrial "HI", Generally Located East of Enterprise Boulevard and South of Bethany Drive, and Commonly Known as 915 Enterprise Boulevard. [Link Logistics]


Conduct a Public Hearing on the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Budget as Required by Article IV, Section 4.04 of the Allen City Charter and Adopt an Ordinance Approving the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Budget, Amending the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget, and Approving the 2022-2026 Capital Improvement Program.


Conduct a Public Hearing Regarding the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 City Tax Rate and Adopt an Ordinance Setting the Tax Rate for the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Budget.


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.)

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, September 10, 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.