MARCH 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 a Proclamation by the Office of the Mayor:
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Gail Donaldson, Water Conservation Manager, Proclaiming March 15-21, 2010, as Fix A Leak Week.

Recognition of the Parks and Recreation Department for Receiving the 2010 Administrative/Management Award by the Texas Recreation and Park Society for the Department's R.E.A.L. Customer Service Program.

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.]
  4. Approve Minutes of the February 23, 2010, Regular Meeting.
Adopt an Ordinance Approving and Enacting Supplement No. 6 to the Code of Ordinances.

Adopt an Ordinance Approving and Enacting Supplement Nos. 4 and 5 to the Allen Land Development Code.


Adopt a Resolution Authorizing Execution of an Interlocal Agreement by and between the City of Allen and the Allen Independent School District for Funding of an Athletics Facility at Curtis Middle School in the Amount of $750,000.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Professional Services Contract with Lee Engineering LLC in the Amount of $228,800 for Services Relating to the Traffic Signal Resynchronization or Replacement Project.

Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance Requesting an SUP Specific Use Permit for a Fueling Station for RaceTrac on Property Currently Zoned PD Planned Development No. 92 for SC Shopping Center Uses on 1.7± Acres Located at the Northwest Corner of Stacy Road and Chelsea Boulevard.

Other Business.

Items of Interest. [Council announcements regarding local civic and charitable events, meetings, fundraisers, and awards.]  

  • Recognition of City Manager Peter H. Vargas for being Selected 'Public Administrator of the Year' by the North Texas American Society for Public Administration 
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

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, March 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.