AUGUST 23, 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.]
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.]
  2. Approve Minutes of the August 12-14, 2011, Budget Workshop.
Approve Minutes of the August 9, 2011, Regular Meeting.
Approve Minutes of the August 9, 2011, Joint Workshop with the Allen Economic Development Corporation.

Adopt an Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances, Chapter 9 – Motor Vehicles and Traffic, Section 9-137(b), in Order to Modify the School Zone for Chandler Elementary.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Professional Services Agreement with Top Shelf, LLC for Sponsorship and Professional Seat License Sales and Services at the Allen Event Center.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Three Year Contract with CivicPlus in the Amount of $31,530 Per Year for the Design, Maintenance, and Hosting of Website Services for the City of Allen.


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

  9. Receive the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Status Report.
Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing on the Budget as Required by Article IV, Section 4.04 of the Allen City Charter.


Conduct a Public Hearing Regarding the Fiscal Year 2011-2012 City Tax Rate.

Other Business.



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.)
  14. 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, August 19, 2011, 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.