NOVEMBER 12, 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.]

Presentation from Collin County Commissioners Cheryl Williams and Chris Hill of a $635,000 Check from the Collin County Parks and Open Space Grant Program for the Cottonwood Creek Hike & Bike Trail.

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 from the October 22, 2013, Regular Meeting.
  4. Motion to Cancel the December 24, 2013, City Council Meeting.

Adopt a Resolution Accepting $635,000 from the Collin County Parks and Open Space Funding Assistance Program for the Construction of Cottonwood Creek Hike & Bike Trail and Authorize the City Manager to Execute an Interlocal Agreement with Collin County for Funding Assistance.


Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into an Interlocal Agreement Between the City of Allen, Town of Fairview, and Collin County Concerning the Construction of Stacy Road from Greenville Avenue to FM 1378 and Establish a Project Budget in the Amount of $1,100,605.  


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Durable Specialties, Inc. in the Amount of $218,000 for the Traffic Signal Construction at Watters Road & Bray Central Drive and Establish a Project Budget in the Amount of $262,000.


Adopt a Resolution Amending the City's Investment Policy Governing the Investment of Municipal Funds.


Adopt a Resolution Designating Investment Officers of the City and Authorizing Certain Investment Action.


Adopt a Resolution Amending Authorized City Representatives to Conduct Transactions and Inquiries with TexPool.

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Sixteen Vehicles for Various Departments from Philpott Ford through the Buyboard Cooperative Purchasing Agreement for an Amount of $408,655.42.

Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Service Agreement with Motorola in the amount of $226,368.84 for Hardware and Software Maintenance of the P-25 Trunked Radio System Utilized by Public Safety.


Adopt a Resolution Authorizing Execution of an Interlocal Agreement by and between Collin County and the City of Allen for Funding of Library Services for an Amount of $45,701.79.

Investment Report for the Period Ending September 30,2013
Regular Agenda.

Consider an Appointment to Fill Place No. 2 on the Convention and Visitor's Bureau Advisory Board.

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, November 8, 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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