JANUARY 12, 2010  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.]
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.]
  2. Approve Minutes of the December 8, 2009, Regular Meeting.

Adopt an Ordinance Amending the Speed Limit Zone Boundaries Along FM 2786 (Stacy Road) Within the City of Allen from Greenville Avenue to the East City Limits and Lowering the Speed Limit from 55 MPH to 50 MPH.


Adopt an Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 1775-9-99 to Correct a Scrivener’s Error for Permitted Uses Related to Property Located at 1112 North Greenville Avenue.


Adopt a Resolution to Determine the Necessity for Acquisition of Right-of-Way, Easements, and Attached Improvements for the Construction of Chaparral Road from Rosewood Lane to Brook Ridge Avenue, and Authorize the City Manager and City Attorney to File Proceedings in Eminent Domain to Acquire Such Property, if Necessary.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Professional Services Contract with Birkhoff, Hendricks & Conway, L.L.P. in the Amount of $116,500 for the Design of the US 75 Waterline and Establish an Initial Project Budget in the Amount of $130,000.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Professional Services Agreement with Weibring-Wolfard Golf Design for the Design of Chase Oaks Golf Course in the Amount of $733,425 and Establish a Design Project Budget of $745,925.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Jim Bowman Construction Company, L.P. in the Amount of $120,415 for the Restoration and Erosion Abatement of the Bethany Lakes Park Reflection Pond and to Establish a Project Budget of $133,100.

Motion to Approve Ms. Sandra Yancey as the At-Large Representative to the Arts of Collin County Commission (ACC) Board of Directors as Recommended by Mayor Terrell with a Term Expiration of September 30, 2011.

Receive the Summary of Property Tax Collections as of November 2009.

Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Amend PD Planned Development No. 86, Tract 1, to Allow for a Revision to the Concept Plan on 8± Acres Located at the Southeast Corner of Watters Road and Stacy Road.


Continued Item: Conduct a Public Hearing and Consider Amendments to the Allen Land Development Code Including Adding, Amending and/or Renaming Various Definitions Set Forth in Appendix A, Amending the Purpose Statements for the Shopping Center, Light Industrial (LI) and Heavy Industrial (HI) Zoning Districts Set Forth in Article IV, Zoning Regulations, Amending the Schedule of Principal Uses Chart Set Forth in Section 4.20.2 and the Schedule of Accessory Uses Set Forth in Section 4.20.3 Relating to the Use and Development of Property for Assembly Uses and Establishing Use Standards for Assembly Uses in Section 6.01.

Other Business.

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 8, 2010, 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.