City Council Regular Meeting
October 11, 2016 - 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.]

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


  • Present a Proclamation to Jesse Simmons, City Forester, Proclaiming October 29, 2016, as "Arbor Day."


  • Present a Proclamation to Representatives of the Allen Eagles Competitive Shooting Team Proclaiming 2016 as "Allen Eagles Competitive Shooting Team Year."
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 27, 2016, Regular City Council Meeting.


Approve the Minutes of the October 3, 2016, Triad Meeting of the Allen City Council, Allen ISD Board of Trustees, and Allen-Fairview Chamber of Commerce Executive Board.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Facilities Agreement with JBGL Chateau, LLC Related to the Development of Twin Creeks Park Phase II.


Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Twenty-Four (24) Vehicles and Four (4) Equipment Replacements for Various Departments from Silsbee Ford, Sterling McCall Ford, Caldwell County Chevrolet, Reliable Chevrolet, Siddons-Martin, CUES Camera Equipment, John Deere, Landmark, and Vermeer through the H-GAC, Tarrant County, and Buyboard Cooperative Purchasing Agreements in the Amount of $2,402,501.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Professional Service Contract with Halff Associates, Inc. in the Amount of $429,600 for the Design of the Hillside Village Water and Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with LanArc Design, Inc. in the Amount of $58,825 for Landscape Architectural Design Services for the Cottonwood/Heritage Village Hike and Bike Trail Connection Project near the Allen Senior Recreation Center.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Professional Service Contract with BW2 Engineers, Inc. in the Amount of $54,775 for the Design of the Allen Public Library Parking Lot Expansion Project.

Regular Agenda.

Consider an Appointment to Fill Place No. 4 on the Keep Allen Beautiful Board.

Other Business.


  • October 22 - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Allen Heritage Village @ 11:00 a.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.)

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 7, 2016, 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.