City Council Regular Meeting
October 10, 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.]

2.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 Mary Vail Grube, Executive Director of the Allen Arts Alliance, Proclaiming October 2017 as "Arts and Humanities Month."
  • Present a Proclamation to Jeff Timbs, Director, Allen Public Library, Proclaiming October 2017 as "Allen Public Library Month."
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 26, 2017, Regular City Council Meeting.

Adopt a Resolution Appointing Members to Fill Expiring and Vacant Terms on the Board of Directors for Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Reinvestment Zone No. 1 (Garden District).
Adopt a Resolution Reappointing Members to Fill Expiring Terms on the Board of Directors for Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Reinvestment Zone No. 2 (Central Business District).

Adopt a Resolution Declaring an Expectation to Reimburse Project Expenditures with Proceeds of Future Debt in a Maximum Principal Amount of $8,500,000.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with SYB Construction Company, Inc. for the Hillside Village Water and Sanitary Sewer Replacements Phase 1, Chaparral Road Pavement Repairs, and Sloan Creek Sanitary Sewer Aerial Crossing Project in the Amount of $3,488,339.


Adopt a Resolution to Increase Fees Related to Water Meters for New Construction and the Administrative Fee for On-Line Bill Payment Transactions for Water and Sewer Charges.


Adopt a Resolution Authorizing a Partial Release of a Tree Preservation Dedication and Restrictive Covenant for the Proposed Village at Twin Creeks Phase III Development.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Allen Community Outreach to Disburse Community Development Block Grant Funds in the Amount of $51,433 for Fiscal Year 2017-2018.


Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Playground Safety Surface Material with Soil Express, Ltd. through a BuyBoard Cooperative Purchasing Agreement in the Amount of $57,840.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Service Agreement with Motorola Solutions for Hardware and Software Maintenance of the P-25 Trunked Radio System Utilized by Public Safety in the Amount of $185,901.


Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Thirty-Eight (38) Vehicles and Two (2)  Equipment Replacements for Various Departments from Silsbee Ford, Reliable Chevrolet, Southwest International Trucks and Landmark Equipment through BuyBoard and Tarrant County Cooperative Agreements in the Amount of $1,573,543.

Regular Agenda.

CONTINUED ITEM:  Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Amend Planned Development No. 45 to a Base Zoning of Shopping Center and Adopt Development Regulations, a Concept Plan, Open Space Plan, Sub-Area Plan, Phasing Plan, Sign Plan, Fire Lane Plan, and Building Elevations for a 79± Acre Tract of Land Generally Located at the Southwest Corner of Stacy Road and US Highway 75. [Stacy Green - Mixed Use Development]


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance for Specific Use Permit No. 156 for a Minor Automotive Repair Use for an Approximately 4,744± Square Foot Portion of a Building Generally Located South of Allen Drive and East of US Highway 75, 600 N. Central Expressway. [Allen Car Care Center - Minor Automotive Repair]


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt a Resolution Establishing Commercial and Residential Drainage Fees.

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 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, October 6, 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.