OCTOBER 22, 2013  7:00 P.M.
Council Chambers
Allen City Hall
305 Century Parkway
Allen, Texas 75013

Call to Order and Announce a Quorum is Present.
Pledge of Allegiance.
Public Recognition.
  1. Citizens' 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.]

Recognition of the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF) Male and Female Athletes of the Year.

Presentation of a Check From Market Street Indicating a Five Year Commitment as the Title Sponsor of Allen USA.

Presentation of Proclamations by the Office of the Mayor:

  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Lindsay Manigold-Fein, Development Officer, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, Proclaiming October 22, 2013, as Live United Day.
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Jesse Simmons, City Forester, Proclaiming October 26, 2013, as Arbor Day.
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Representaives of the Keep Allen Beautiful Board, Proclaiming November 2, 2013, as Allen Recycles 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 October 8, 2013, Regular Meeting.

Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into an Interlocal Agreement Between the City of Allen and Collin County for the Exchange Parkway Widening Project.


Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into an Interlocal Agreement Between the City of Allen and Texoma Area Paratransit System (TAPS) for the Provision of Transit Services under the Job Access/Reverse Commute (JARC) Program.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Bank Depository Agreement with The American National Bank of Texas as the City’s Depository Institution and Adopt a Resolution Authorizing City Representatives to Execute Related Bank Depository Documents.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with  Bleachers International in the Amount of $79,826 for the Purchase of Bleachers for Ford Park and Jupiter Park.

Declare a Vacancy in Alternate Place No. 2 on the Board of Adjustment.

Receive the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Status Reports.


Receive the Summary of Property Tax Collections as of September 2013.

Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Amend the Development Regulations for Planned Development No. 8 to Allow the Property Located at 102 S. Central Expressway, to be Developed and Used as a Restaurant with a Drive Through and Incorporate a Concept Plan, Landscape Plan and Building Elevations for Pollo Tropical.


Consider an Appointment to Fill a Vacancy in Alternate Place No. 2 on the Board of Adjustment.

Other Business.
  • October 26 – Arbor Day Celebration, Bethany Lakes Park, 9 a.m. – 12 Noon.
  • November 2 – Allen Recycles Day, Allen City Hall, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • November 5 – Texas Constitutional Amendment Election, Polls open 7 a.m. – 7 p.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.)
Personnel Pursuant to Section 551.074 of the Texas Government Code —

Discuss Appointments to the Board of Adjustment.
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 18, 2013, 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.
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