MAY 11, 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.]

Recognition of Scouts for their Efforts Focusing on Beautification or Environmental Awareness Projects Benefiting the City of Allen and Presentation of Certificates of Appreciation by the Keep Allen Beautiful Board.

Presentation of Proclamations by the Office of the Mayor:
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Mr. David Way and Ms. Jennifer Nguyen of the DFW Asian-American Citizens Council Proclaiming May as Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Steve Massey, Director, and Representatives of the Community Services Department Proclaiming May 16-22, 2010, as Public Works Week.
  • Presentation of a Proclamation to Bret McCullough, Building Code Director, and Representatives of the Building Code Department Proclaiming May 2010 as Building Safety Month.

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

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 April 27, 2010, Regular Meeting.

Authorize the City Manager to Approve an Annual Purchasing Agreement with Interspec LLC for the Purchase of Irrinet Irrigation Controllers for an Amount Not to Exceed $125,000 Annually.


Authorize the City Manager to Approve the Purchase of Athletic Field Lighting and Associated Installation for Jupiter Park from Musco Lighting North Texas for an Amount Not to Exceed $236,111 and to Establish a Project Budget of $250,000. 


Authorize the City Manager to Execute an Economic Development Agreement Between the City of Allen and the Allen Economic Development Corporation for Economic Development Activities.


Adopt an Ordinance Renewing the Term of an Electric Franchise Agreement Granted to Grayson-Collin Electric Cooperative, Inc. for an Additional Five (5) Years, Amending the Definition of Gross Revenue and Providing New Language for the Compensation of Costs Associated with the Relocation of Electric Facilities in Accordance with State Law.

Motion to Set the Canvass of the May 8, 2010, General Election at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18, 2010.

Regular Agenda.

Consider All Matters Incident and Related to the Issuance and Sale of City of Allen, Texas General Obligation Bonds, Series 2010, Including the Adoption of an Ordinance Authorizing the Issuance of Such Bonds.

Other Business.


  • May 17 - Summer Sounds Concert Series | Joe Farmer Recreation Center Hillside Amphitheater | 7 p.m.
  • May 18 - Canvass of the Election
  13. 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 7, 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.