JANUARY 11, 2011  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.]
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.
Recognition of Dr. Alan Coffman, Board Member of the Allen Animal Shelter Advisory Committee, as Recipient of the W.R. Bilderback Award, Veterinarian of the Year Award.

Presentation of Annual Report by Todd McIntosh, Chair of the Parks and Recreation Board.

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.]
  5. Approve Minutes of the December 14, 2010, Regular Meeting.

Set August 12-14, 2011, as the Dates for the City Council Budget Workshop with City Council and Executive Staff.


Adopt an Ordinance Amending the City of Allen Code of Ordinances, Chapter 6 - Health and Environment, Article III, Solid Waste.


Adopt a Resolution Approving the Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Master Plan 2011-2021 Establishing a Guide for Parkland Acquisition and Development in the City of Allen.

  9. Receive the Summary of Property Tax Collections as of November 2010.
Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance Granting Specific Use Permit SUP No. 116 for Amusement, Commercial (Indoor) use to be located in 27,600± square feet of space (Suite 150) in the building located at 505 Century Parkway. The property is 5.409± acres being Lot 2R, Block 3, Millennium Business Park. [Allen Baseball Holdings, Inc. (D-Bat Allen)]

Other Business.
  11. Calendar.
  • Allen Animal Shelter Open House:  January 22 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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, January 7, 2011, 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.