FEBRUARY 22, 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 Purchasing Division for Receipt of the 2010 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award.

Presentation of Proclamations by the Office of the Mayor:

  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Representatives of the Purchasing Division of the Finance Department Proclaiming March 2011 as "Purchasing Month."

  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Representatives of the Parks and Recreation Department, Parks and Recreation Board, and Keep Allen Beautiful Board Proclaiming March 5, 2011, as “Arbor Day.”
Presentation of Arbor Day Poster Contest Winners by the Keep Allen Beautiful Board.
Presentation of the Keep Allen Beautiful Board’s Annual Report by Chairperson Mardy Brown.

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 February 8, 2011, Regular Meeting.

Adopt an Ordinance Amending the Speed Regulations Table in Chapter 9 of the Code of Ordinances Replacing "Allen Station Parkway" with "Andrews Parkway".

Adopt a Resolution Ordering the May 14, 2011, General Election and Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into a Contract with the Elections Administrator of Collin County to Provide Joint Election Services with the Allen Independent School District.

Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Apply For, Accept, Reject, Alter, or Terminate the Second Year of a Three Year Grant From the State of Texas, Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division to Fund a Family Violence Investigation and Prevention Officer.


Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Apply For, Accept, Reject, Alter, or Terminate the Third Year of a Three-Year Grant From the State of Texas, Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division to Continue to Fund a Second Child Abuse Investigator.


Adopt a Resolution Approving the Terms and Conditions of the Local Project Advance Funding Agreement (LPAFA) with the State of Texas Acting By and Through the Texas Department of Transportation for Funding Stacy Road Right of Way Acquisition.


Adopt a Resolution in Support of Congruent Congressional, Legislative, and State Board of Education Districts that Fairly Represent All of Collin County.

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Two Tractor Loader Backhoes Through the Houston-Galveston Area Council of Governments Cooperative Purchasing Program for an Amount Not to Exceed $154,000.
Award a Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Approve the Purchase of Golf Cart Batteries from Battery Consulting for Chase Oaks Golf Course for an Amount Not to Exceed $54,180.
Authorize the City Manager to Execute an Event License Agreement Between the City of Allen and Intergalactic Sports Entertainment, LLC to Base an Arena Football League (AFL) Team at the Allen Event Center.
Receive the Quarterly Investment Report for the Period Ending December 31, 2010.
Receive the Quarterly Financial Report for the Period Ending December 31, 2010.

Receive the Summary of Property Tax Collections as of January 2011.

  19. Receive the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Status Reports.
Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance for a Specific Use Permit SUP for Beer and Wine Package Sales with Greater than 50% Revenue from Beer and Wine, Located in 722 Square Feet of space, in The Village at Allen, 190 E Stacy Road, Building 400, Suite 405. (SUP-1/5/11-97) [To-Lo’s Beer & Wine]

Other Business.
  • March 5: Arbor Day, Allen Public Library from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • March 8: City Council meeting is canceled.
    The next City Council meeting is March 22.

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.)

Personnel Pursuant to Section 551.074 of the Texas Government Code –
     Annual Performance Review of the City Manager

  24. 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 18, 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.