APRIL 12, 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 Coach Jerry Best and the Allen High School Wrestling Team Proclaiming 2011 as " Allen Eagles Wrestling Team Year."
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Culinary Arts Instructor Jordan Swim and the Allen High School Culinary Arts Team Proclaiming April 2011 as “Allen High School Culinary Arts Team Month.”
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Representatives of the Allen Americans Proclaiming April 2011 as "Allen Americans Professional Hockey Month."

Presentation of Planning and Zoning Commission's Annual Report by Robert Wendland, Chair of the Planning and Zoning Commission.

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 March 22, 2011, Regular Meeting.
Approve Minutes of the April 4, 2011, TRIAD Meeting.


Motion to Reappoint James Kerr to the North Texas Municipal Water District Board (NTMWD) as a Representative for the City of Allen for a Two-Year Term Effective June 1, 2011, through May 31, 2013.

Adopt a Resolution Establishing a Board Appointment Policy.
Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Amend 12.345± acres in Tract C of Planned Development PD No. 98 from Townhome TH to Residential R-5. The Property is Situated in the James W. Parsons Survey, Abstract No. 705, City of Allen, Collin County, Texas; Located at the Southwest Corner of Twin Creeks Drive and Ridgeview Drive. (Z-12/20/10-95) [Houseman Property]


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance Granting Specific Use Permit SUP No. 118 for a Fueling Station, on 1.3603± Acres Located located Southeast of Stacy Road and Greenville Avenue (State Highway 5) in the James T. Roberts Survey, Abstract No. 777, City of Allen, Collin County, Texas. [Murphy Oil Express]

Other Business.


April 14 - Last Day to Register to Vote in May 14, 2011 General Election


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, April 8, 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.