JANUARY 26, 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.
    Presentation of Colors by Boy Scout Troop #306
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 Accounting Division for Receipt of the GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Award for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2008.

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.]
  3. Approve Minutes of the January 12, 2010, Regular Meeting.
Set August 13-15, 2010, as the Dates for the City Council Budget Workshop with City Council and Executive Staff.


Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Grant Agreement with the Comptroller of Public Accounts for Traffic Synchronization or Replacement and Establish a Project Budget of $492,500.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a One-year Contract with HD Supply Waterworks, LTD "Hughes Supply" with an Option for Four Additional One-year Terms for an Amount not to Exceed $404,000 for the Purchase and Delivery of Neptune Water Meters. 

  7. Receive the Investment Report for the Period Ending September 30, 2009.

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

Receive the Capital Improvement Program Status Report.

Regular Agenda.

Adopt a Resolution Implementing the Water and Sewer Rate Increases Recommended for Fiscal Year 2009-2010 by the Water and Sewer Multi-year Financial Plan and Rate Design Study.

Other Business.


  • January 30  Council Strategic Planning Session/Courtyard by Marriott/8 a.m. -     5 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 22, 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.