OCTOBER 23, 2012  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.]
Present Plaques-of-Appreciation to Former Members of the Various Boards and Commissions.

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

  4. Presentation of Proclamations by the Office of the Mayor:
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Jesse Simmons, City Forester, Proclaiming October 27, 2012, as Arbor Day.
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Stacy Gonzales, Chair of the Keep Allen Beautiful Board, Proclaiming November 3, 2012, 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 3, 2012, Special Called Meeting.
Approve Minutes of the October 9, 2012, Regular Meeting.

Motion to Set Saturday, January 26, 2013, as the Date for the Strategic Planning Session with City Council.


Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Thirty-two Vehicles for Various Departments through Buyboard Cooperative Purchasing, State of Texas, General Services Administration (GSA) and Houston-Galveston Area Council (HGAC) Contracted Vendors: Philpott Ford for an Amount of $425,020.60; Reliable Chevrolet for an Amount of $363,705.14; Sterling McCall for an Amount of $341,296; and BullEx for an Amount of $71,210, for a Total Amount Not to Exceed $1,201,231.74.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute Facilities Agreements with Ridgeview Cumberland, Ltd.; River Trail Estates, Ltd.; and Cumberland Crossing Homeowners Association, Inc. Related to Maintenance of Non-Standard Street Lights.


Receive the Summary of Property Tax Collections as of September 2012.

  11. Receive the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Status Reports.
Regular Agenda.
Adopt a Resolution Establishing Rates and Fees for The Courses at Watters Creek Golf Course.
Other Business.
  13. Calendar. 
  • October 22 - November 2/Early Voting Period for November 6 General Election            
  • October 27 - Ribbon Cutting for DaySpring Nature Preserve/9 a.m.
  • October 27 - Arbor Day/Bethany Lakes Park/9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • November 3 - Allen Recycles Day/Allen City Hall/8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • November 6 - Election Day/7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
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 19, 2012, 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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