NOVEMBER 27, 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.]
Recognition of the Parks and Recreation Department for Receipt of Five Awards at the Texas Recreation and Park Society's Regions 2 and 3 Conference. 
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 November 13, 2012, Regular Meeting.
Motion to Cancel the December 25, 2012, City Council Meeting.

Adopt a Resolution Establishing Development Fees, Sign Permit Fees, and Fire Code Fees.

Adopt a Resolution Amending Resolution No. 3069-2-12(R) by Changing the Designated End Date of the Enterprise Zone Designation Project of Priority Fulfillment Services, Inc.

Authorize the City Manager to Transfer $103,992 from the City of Allen Drainage Fund to the Chase Oaks Improvement Project for the Repair and Extension of the Storm Water System at The Courses at Watters Creek.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Halff Associates, Inc. in the Amount of $87,750 for the Study and Design of the Allen Water Station Historic Preservation Plan and Landscape Architectural Services.


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

  10. Receive the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Status Reports.
Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance for a Specific Use Permit for an Assisted Living Use on Property Located North of Prestige Circle and West of Greenville Avenue.  [Allen Assisted Living]


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt a Resolution Adopting the 2011-2012 Comprehensive Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance Amending Various Sections of the Allen Land Development Code, Including Amending Appendix B “Filing Fees and Charges” and Amending Sections 1.08; 2.03.3; 3.03; 4.06; 7.06.4; and 8.04 to Provide for Adoption of Various Fees and Charges by City Council Resolution; Moving from Section 4.15.2 to Section 4.15.1 Language Authorizing Uncovered Front Porches and Uncovered Patios to Extend a Limited Distance into the Front Yard in the R-1; R-1.5; R-2; R-3; R-4; R-5; R-6; and R-7 Zoning Districts; Amending Section 6.06 and Adding a New Section 6.06.11, “Solar Panels,” Providing for Supplemental Use Regulations for Solar Panel Systems; Amending Section 7.03.4 Regarding the Regulation of Outdoor Lighting; Amending Section 7.07.1 to Add an Exception to the Prohibition of Fences and Walls in the Front Yard; Amending Section Regarding the Regulation of Driveway Cuts; Amending Section 8.11 Regarding the Regulation of Street Lights; Amending Appendix A by Adding, Amending or Repealing Certain Definitions.

Other Business.


*November 30 - City of Allen Christmas Tree Lighting, Allen City Hall Civic Plaza, 7 p.m.
*December 1 - Rudolph Run, Downtown Allen, 7 a.m.

Items of Interest.

      [Council announcements regarding local civic and charitable events, meetings, fundraisers, and awards.]

      *   Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast is scheduled for December 1 at First Baptist Church
      *   Rotary Christmas Parade is scheduled for December 2 in downtown Allen  
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 Wednesday, November 21, 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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