APRIL 27, 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 Proclamations by the Office of the Mayor:

  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Ms. Lisa Waldbauer Proclaiming May 16, 2010, as, CROP Hunger Walk Day.
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Vikki Francis, Animal Control Supervisor, and Representatives of the Animal Control Division Proclaiming May 2-8, 2010, as Pet Week.
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Vikki Francis, Animal Control Supervisor, and Representatives of the Animal Control Division Proclaiming May 16-22, 2010, as Bite Prevention Week.
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Representatives of the Allen Americans Proclaiming May 2010 as Dread the Red Month.
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.]
  3. Approve Minutes of the April 13, 2010, Council Meeting.

  4. Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Approve the Amendment to the Deed Restrictions for The Aspens at the Twin Creeks Development.

Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Accept, Reject, Alter, or Terminate a Grant from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Assistance to Firefighters Station Construction Grant in the amount of $1,803,126.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute Annual Contracts for Mowing Maintenance Services for Parks, Medians, Municipal Properties, and Greenbelts with Martin Property Maintenance, LLC for $358,614; JBa Land Management, LLC for $170,194.06; Blade Turners Maintenance for $156,040; ValleyCrest Landscape Maintenance for $77,343; and Texas Tree and Turf Company for $72,767 for a Total of $834,958.06 with an Option to Renew for Two One-Year Periods Under the Same Contract Terms and Conditions. 


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with North Star for the Production of a Community BrandPrint™ for the Allen Convention and Visitors Bureau for an Amount not to Exceed $67,000.

  8. Receive the Financial Report for the Period Ending March 31, 2010.
  9. Receive the Investment Report for Period Ending March 31, 2010.
  10. Receive the Summary of Property Tax Collections as of March 2010.
Receive the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Status Report.

Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance Granting Specific Use Permit No. 110 for a Dance Studio on Property Currently Zoned SC Shopping Center on 1± Acre Located in the Eagle Plaza Shopping Center at 602 E. Main Street, Suite #E.


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance Amending PD Planned Development No. 55 to Add 'Church, Temple or Rectory' to the List of Allowed Uses on 5± Acres Located Southeast of Watters Road and Allen Central Drive.

Other Business.


  • May 8 - Election Day, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • May 8 - Youth Fishing Derby, Bethany Lakes Park, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  15. 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 23, 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.