DECEMBER 11, 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.]
Presentation by Jeremy Painkin, President of the Allen Professional Firefighters Association, in Appreciation of the City Council's Support of the Remembrance Rescue Project.

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.

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 27, 2012, Regular Meeting.

Adopt an Ordinance Amending Police Department General Order 300 Discipline / Complaints Against Police Personnel, General Order 1600 Career Development, General Order 1700 Hiring / Recruiting Process and General Order 3700 Promotional Requirements.


Adopt an Ordinance Amending the Speed Limit Zone Boundaries Along Chelsea Boulevard from Stacy Road to SH 121.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Purchase and Sales Agreement with Johnson Centre, Ltd. for Ridgeview Drive Right-of-Way in the Amount of $162,304.56 plus Closing Costs.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Halff Associates, Inc. in the Amount of $299,800 for Design of Molsen Farm Phase I.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Four-Year Lease Agreement with Hewlett-Packard Financial Services Company in the Principal and Interest Amount of $124,127.80 for Computer Equipment.

  10. Investment Report for the Period Ending September 30, 2012.
Other Business.


· December 24 and 25, January 1 - City Facilities Holiday Closings

· January 8, 2013 - 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.)
  13. 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 7, 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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