JANUARY 10, 2012  7:00 P.M.
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 of a Blue Star Flag to a Family of Allen Service Personnel Currently Deployed by the U.S. Armed Forces.

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 December 13, 2011, Regular Meeting.
Approve Minutes of the December 21, 2011, Special Called Meeting to Canvass the Results of the December 13, 2011, Special Election.

Authorize the City Manager to Adopt an Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances, Chapter 9 – Motor Vehicles and Traffic, Section 9-137(b), in Order to Modify the School Zone for Green Elementary.


Authorize the City Manager to Accept the Award of Special Commissioners of $1,668,521.40 Plus $3,300 in Fees for Parcels of Property for Right-of-Way for Chelsea Boulevard, Right-of-Way for Ridgeview Drive, and Park Land for Starcreek Hike and Bike Trail and Post that Amount with the Court.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute an Annual Contract for Allen Event Center Housekeeping Services with D & A Housekeeping Services, Incorporated For a Fee Not to Exceed $390,000, With Two One-Year Options to Renew Under the Same Terms and Conditions.


Receive the Summary of Property Tax Collections as of November, 2011.

Receive the Unaudited Financial Report for Period Ending September 30, 2011.
Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance Changing the Zoning of 61.240± Acres of Land, Being All of Lots 1,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 and 11 in Kittyhawk Estates, from Agriculture-Open Space to Single Family Residential R-5 Zoning, Located South of Stacy Road and West of East Kittyhawk Drive.

Other Business.
·         January 3 - 13, 2012 – Early Voting Period for Special Runoff Election
·         January 17, 2012 – Special Runoff Election
·         January 28, 2012 – Grand Opening/Public Tours of Fire Station #5
  12. 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, January 6, 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.