City Council Regular Meeting
October 8, 2019 - 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.]


Present Plaques-of-Appreciation to Former Members of the Various Boards and Commissions.


Presentation of Proclamations by the Office of the Mayor.


  • Present a Proclamation to Representatives of the Allen High Noon Lions Club  Proclaiming October 10, 2019, as World Vision Day.

Recognize the Allen Parks and Recreation Department for Earning National Accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Parks and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA).

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 September 24, 2019, Regular City Council Meeting.


Approve Minutes of the September 30, 2019, TRIAD Meeting.


Adopt an Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 3175-9-13 to Provide for Two Additional Members to the Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) Advisory Board.


Motion to Appoint Stacey Rogers to Place No. 6 and Karen Musa to Place No. 7 on the Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) Advisory Board.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Allbritton Lee, LLC, dba RE:site for the Design, Fabrication, and Installation of Proposed Artwork in the Allen Event Center Rotunda in the Amount of $300,000.


Adopt a Resolution Determining the Necessity for Acquisition of Land for the Construction of Sloan Creek Sanitary Sewer Main; Providing for a Last and Final Offer and Authorization to Purchase Permanent Utility and Temporary Construction Easements; and Authorizing the City Attorney to File Proceedings in Eminent Domain to Acquire Such Easements, if Necessary.

Regular Agenda.

Adopt a Resolution Implementing the Water and Sewer Rate Increases Recommended for Fiscal Year 2019-2020.

Other Business.


  • October 21 - November 1 - Early Voting Period for the November 5th Texas Constitutional Amendment Election

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, October 4, 2019 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.