DECEMBER 10, 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 Parks and Recreation Department for Receipt of Awards at the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Conference and Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) Region 3 Conference.

Recognition of Allen City Television (ACTV) for a Series of Awards from the Texas Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (TATOA), National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA), and the Lone Star Emmy Chapter.

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 26, 2013, Regular Meeting.

Adopt a Resolution Authorizing an Interlocal Agreement Between the Cities of Allen and Plano and the Town of Fairview to Allow the Town of Fairview to Become a User on the Allen and Plano Jointly Owned Radio Communications System.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a One-Year Contract with Two Optional One-Year Renewals for Custodial Services at Various Parks and Recreation Facilities with Member’s Building Maintenance, LLC in the Amount of $170,320.

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Dasher Board Replacement Glass and Supports for the Allen Event Center with Athletica Sport Systems in the Amount of $85,931.

Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Pedestrian Access Easement to the City of Plano to Serve a Portion of the Chase Oaks (Bluebonnet) Trail near The Courses at Watters Creek.

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Seven (7) Vehicles for the Police Department from Philpott Ford, Harley Davidson, and Reliable Chevrolet Through an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Fort Worth, Buyboard and the Texas SmartBuy Cooperative Purchasing Program in the Amount of $153,706.78.

Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract for the Annual Maintenance and Repair of Fire Department Apparatus with Siddons-Martin Emergency Group on an As Needed Basis for an Amount not to Exceed $65,000.

Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance for Specific Use Permit No. 137, for Outdoor Display and Storage Uses for the Property Located at 730 West Exchange Parkway. [Wal-Mart]


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Amend Specific Use Permit No. 138, for a Bottling Works and Distribution Use for the Property Located at 9 Prestige Circle. [Nine Band Brewing]


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt a Resolution Approving the 2012-2013 Comprehensive Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.

Other Business.


      · December 24 - Council Meeting Canceled
December 24 and 25, January 1 - City Facility Holiday Closings 
      · January 14, 2014- Next Regular Council Meeting


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, December 6, 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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