MARCH 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.]

Presentation of Proclamations by the Office of the Mayor:

  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Representatives of the Library Board Proclaiming April 12, 2011, as Library Workers Day.
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Representatives of the Library Board Proclaiming April 9-16, 2011, as Library Week.

Presentation of Library Board's Annual Report by Cindy Briggs, Library Board Chair.

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, 2009.
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.]
  5. Approve Minutes of the February 22, 2011, Regular Meeting.


Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City’s Bond Counsel, the City’s Financial Advisor, and City Staff to Proceed with Arrangements for the Sale of General Obligation Refunding and Improvement Bonds, Series 2011.


Adopt a Resolution Approving Participation in the Public Agency Retirement Services (PARS) Post Retirement Healthcare Funding Trust Program.


Adopt a Resolution Approving an Amended Investment Policy Governing the Investment of Municipal Funds.


Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into an Interlocal Agreement Between the City of Allen and the City of Plano Relating to the Modification of the City Limit Boundary Line between the Two Municipalities Along Chaparral Road.


Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into an Amended Interlocal Agreement between the City of Allen and the Town of Fairview to Restate the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) Boundaries Annexing the Lovejoy Administration and Elementary School Site into the Town of Fairview.


Adopt a Resolution Determining the Necessity for Acquisition of Land for the Construction of Chelsea Boulevard and Ridgeview Drive, and Authorize the City Manager and City Attorney to File Proceedings in Eminent Domain to Acquire Such Property, if Necessary.


Adopt a Resolution Accepting the Collin County Multi-Jurisdictional Local Mitigation Strategy.


Ratify the City Manager's Execution of the First Amendment to the Amended and Restated Event License Agreement with Allen Football, LLC (Allen Wranglers).

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Ground Lease Agreement Between the City of Allen and America's Cable Park Group LLC for the Lease of Property at 500 North Cedar Drive for the Development of a Cable-Operated Outdoor Wakeboard Facility and Supporting Infrastructure.

Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Professional Service Contract with Teague Nall & Perkins, Inc. in the Amount of $274,600 for the Design of Chelsea Boulevard, Phase 1 and Establish a Project Budget in the Amount of $5,168,716.

Authorize the City Manager to Lease Copiers with the Accompanying Required Maintenance for Various City Departments Through the Texas Department of Information Resources' Contract with Denitech for an Estimated Annual Amount of $90,000, with Four (4) One-Year Renewal Options.

Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Pittard Construction Company in the Amount of $1,100,700 for the US 75 Water Line, Phase 1 Project and Amend the Project Budget to $1,566,000.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with RKM Utility Services, Inc. in the Amount of $883,304 for Walden Park Estates Water Line & Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation, Phase 1 and Amend the Project Budget to $1,200,000.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a One-Year Contract with Medical Center of Plano for Medical Physical Evaluations for Incumbent Fire Department Personnel for an Estimated Annual Expenditure of $63,200 with Four (4) One-Year Renewal Options.


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

  21. Receive the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Status Reports.
Regular Agenda.
Motion to Accept the Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
Other Business.


  • April 4 — TRIAD Meeting
  24. 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

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 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.