APRIL 26, 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 Haleh Hekmat with The Turning Point Rape Crisis Center of Collin County Proclaiming April 2011 as "Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month."
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Graham Gadd, Science Department Head, and the Ereckson Middle School Robotics Team Proclaiming April 26, 2011, as "Ereckson Middle School Robotics Team Day." 

Presentation of Annual Report by Todd McIntosh, Chair of the Parks and Recreation Board.

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 April 12, 2011, Regular Meeting.


Adopt an Ordinance Approving and Enacting Supplement No. 8 to the Allen Land Development Code.

Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute Contracts for Event and Catering Equipment Rentals with Ducky Bob's Event Specialists in the Amount of $27,386 and WGES, LLC, in the Amount of $38,510 for a Total Annual Amount not to exceed $65,896 with Contract Terms for One Year with the Option for Two One-Year Renewals.  

Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute Annual Contracts for the Purchase of Janitorial Supplies with Amsan in the Amount of $29,475; All American Poly in the Amount of $8,950; MANS Distributors, Inc. in the Amount of $7,800; Preferred Office Products in the Amount of $3,400; and Calico Industries, Inc. in the Amount of $1,515  for a Total Annual Amount not to exceed $51,140 with Contract Terms for One Year with the Option for Four One-Year Renewals.


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

  9. Receive the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Status Reports. 

Other Business.
  • April 30 - Great American Cleanup/Bossy Boots Drive/8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • April 30 - Medication Disposal/Allen City Hall/8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • May 2 thru 10 - Early Voting Period for May 14th 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.)

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 22, 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.