MAY 25, 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.]

Administration of Oaths-of-Office and Presentation of Certificates-of-Election.


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

  4. Recognition of Reuse-a-Shoe Contest Winners.
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 May 11, 2010, Council Meeting.
Approve Minutes of the May 18, 2010, Special Called Meeting to Canvass the Results of the May 8, 2010, General Election.

Motion to Approve Second Reading of Ordinance No. 2910-05-10 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.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with H-B Construction, Inc. in the Amount of $77,466 for the Construction of the Allen Heritage Village Blue House/Bridal Parlor Renovations and Establish a Project Budget of $100,000.


Authorize the City Manager to Approve the Purchase and Installation of Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment (FF&E) from Facility Interiors, Inc. in the Amount of $491,136.56 for the Municipal Service Center and Public Safety Training Facility Project.

Receive the Summary of Property Tax Collections as of April, 2010.
Receive the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Status Report.
Regular Agenda.

Adopt a Resolution Establishing New Rates and Fees for Commercial and Residential Solid Waste, Recycling and Household Hazardous Waste Services.


Adopt a Resolution  Relating to the “Allen Economic Development Corporation Sales Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2010A” and “Allen Economic Development Corporation Sales Tax Revenue Bonds, Taxable Series 2010B”; Approving (i) the Resolution of the Allen Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) Authorizing the Issuance of Such Bonds and (ii) the Execution, on Behalf of the City, of the Financing/Use Agreement Relating to Such Financing by the Corporation; Resolving other Matters Incident and Related to the Issuance of Such Bonds; and Providing an Effective Date.

Other Business.


·         May 31 – Dedication of City of Allen Veterans Memorial, Bethany Lakes, 11:45 a.m.

·         May 31, June 7 – Summer Sounds Concert, JFRC Amphitheater, 7 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, May 21, 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.