MAY 10, 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 Steve Massey, Director, and Representatives of the Community Services Department Proclaiming May 16-22, 2011, as “Public Works Week.”

·        Presentation of a Proclamation to the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Allen Committee Proclaiming May 8-14, 2011, as “Relay For Life Week.”


Presentation of a Check Indicating ‘Volunteer Hours to the Community’ by Dale Howard, President of the Allen Retired Educators’ Association (AREA).


Annual Report by Greg Roemer, President, and Robert Medigovich, Municipal Coordinator for Community Waste Disposal, Inc. (CWD)

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 26, 2011, Regular Meeting.
Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Execute an Agreement with the State of Texas to Accept the Tobacco Compliance Grant, if Awarded.
Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute an Assignment of the Second Amended and Restated Event License Agreement Between the City of Allen and Sunjack Football, LLC.

Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Right-of-Way Dedication Agreement with David M. Lebow, Trustee of the Simon Lebow Trust B, for Chelsea Boulevard.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Professional Service Contract with Birkhoff, Hendricks & Conway, L.L.P. (BH&C) in the Amount of $135,740 for the Design of the US 75 Water Line Rehabilitation Project, Phase 2 and Establish an Initial Project Budget in the Amount of $175,000.

Award Bid and Execute a Contract with Signature Towing, Inc. for Wrecker and Impound Services for Consent and Non-Consent Tows for the Allen Police Department.
Receive Financial Report for Period Ending March 31, 2011.
  12. Receive Investment Report for the Period Ending March 31, 2011.
Regular Agenda.

Adopt a Resolution Establishing New Rates and Fees for Wrecker and Impound Services for Consent and Non-Consent Tows for the Allen Police Department.


Consider All Matters Incident and Related to the Issuance and Sale of “City of Allen, Texas, General Obligation Refunding and Improvement Bonds, Series 2011,” Including the Adoption of an Ordinance Authorizing the Issuance of Such Bonds and Providing for the Redemption of Certain Outstanding Obligations of the City Being Refunded.

Other Business.
  • May 14 - Election Day, polls open 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • May 23 - Canvass of the Election, 4:30 p.m.

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, May 6, 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.