City Council Regular Meeting
October 23, 2018 - 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.]

Presentation of Proclamations by the Office of the Mayor.
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Jesse Simmons, City Forester, Proclaiming October 27, 2018, as Arbor Day.
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Representatives of the Keep Allen Beautiful Board Proclaiming November 3, 2018, as Allen Recycles Day. 
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Municipal Court Judge Cynthia Gore Proclaiming November 5-9, 2018, as Municipal Court Week. 
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 9, 2018, Regular City Council Meeting.


Adopt an Ordinance Amending Chapter 14 of the Code of Ordinances to Automatically Refund Utility Account Deposits and Update the Current Language Concerning Furnishing Proof of Customer Identity.


Adopt a Resolution Establishing the 2019 State Legislative Program for the City of Allen.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with KT Contracting Concrete Series, LLC in the Estimated Total Annual Amount of $2,200,000 for On-Call Concrete Repair and Trail Maintenance with the Option for Two One-Year Renewals.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute the Purchase of Housekeeping Services with Starwood Staffing, LLC as the Primary Vendor in the Amount of $329,000 with the Option for Two, One-Year Renewals, and Award an Alternative Annual Contract with Regent Services, to be Utilized in the Event the Primary Vendor is Unable to Fulfill Their Contractual Obligations.


Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Replacement Hydraulic Rescue Tools and Associated Equipment for the Fire Department from Advanced Rescue Systems in the amount of $153,140.


Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Upgraded Parts and Services for Storm Sirens from Acoustic Technologies, Inc. in the Amount of $140,000.


Receive the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Status Report.


Receive the Investment Report for the Period Ending September 30, 2018.


Receive the Financial Report for Period Ending September 30, 2018.

Regular Agenda.

Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Third Amendment to the Contract for Solid Waste Collection, Disposal and Recycling Services with Community Waste Disposal (CWD) by Extending the Contract Period through May 31, 2024, and Incorporating other Contract Modifications.


Adopt a Resolution Establishing Rates and Fees for Commercial and Residential Solid Waste, Recycling, and Household Hazardous Waste Services.


Confirm Appointments of Councilmembers as Liaisons to City Boards and Commissions as Nominated by Mayor Terrell.


Confirm Appointments of Councilmembers to Place No. 7 on the Allen Community Development Corporation and Place No. 1 on the Allen Economic Development Corporation as Nominated by Mayor Terrell.

Other Business.


  • October 22 - November 2 - Early Voting Period for the General Election
  • October 27 - Arbor Day Celebration, Country Meadows Park, 9 a.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.

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 Community Development Corporation and Economic Development Corporation.

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 19, 2018, 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.