FEBRUARY 9, 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.]

Presentation of the Community Development Corporation's Annual Report by President Lee Howard.

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 26, 2010, Regular Meeting.

Approve Minutes of the January 30, 2010, Special Called Workshop for Strategic Planning.


Adopt a Resolution Supporting the North Central Texas Council of Government's Request that the Texas Department of Public Safety Reconsider the Amount of Funds Allocated to the North Central Texas Region for Fiscal Year 2010 and Also Reconsider the State's Funding Allocation Methodolgy in Recognition of the Region's Tier I Status.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Professional Services Contract with BW2 Engineers, Inc., in the Amount of $157,900 for the Design of the Walden Park Estates Water and Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project and Establish an Initial Project Budget in the Amount of $175,000.


Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a License with the Allen Independent School District for Parking and Landscaping Improvements on the Southwest Corner of the Intersection at Exchange Parkway and Greenville Avenue.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute an Annual Contract with CSG Systems, Inc. (DataProse) for the Printing and Mailing of Utility Bills, Delinquent Notices, and Other Services for an Estimated Annual Expenditure of $225,000 with Four One-year Renewal Options Exercised Solely at the City's Discretion.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Jonesplan of Texas, LLC, in the Amount of $51,556.70 for the Rowlett Tower Landscaping Project and Establish a Project Budget in the Amount of $60,000.

Accept a Resignation from David Buchanan and Declare a Vacancy in Place No. 7 on the Keep Allen Beautiful Board.
  11. Receive the Financial Report (Unaudited) for the Period Ending September 30, 2009.
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, February 5, 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.