AUGUST 25, 2009  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.]

Public Art Committee Annual Report by Jane Bennett, Chair, Public Art Committee.

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 August 7-9, 2009, City Council Budget Workshop.

Approve Minutes of the August 11, 2009, Regular Meeting.


Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into Interlocal Cooperation Agreements on Behalf of the City with Other Units of Local Government and Local Cooperative Organizations for Cooperative Purchasing of Materials, Supplies, Services or Equipment.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Cooperative Purchase Contract  with Redi-Mix L.P. for the Purchase and Delivery of Portland Cement Concrete Through a Cooperative Agreement with the City of Plano as allowed in the Texas Local Government Code 271.102.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Real Estate Sales Contract with the Quail Run Allen Home Owners Association for the Purchase of Right of Way for Watters Road for an Amount of $90,000 Plus Closing Costs.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Viking Construction to Micro Slurry Seal the Streets Involved in the High Meadows Sewer Project for an Amount not to exceed $80,000.


Authorize the City Manager to Award and Execute a Contract with VCC for an Amount Not to Exceed $10,342,583 for Construction of the Allen Municipal Service Center and Public Safety Training Facility Project and Amend the Project Budget in the Amount of $14,756,288.

Receive the Capital Improvement Program 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 2009-2010 City Tax Rate.


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance Granting SUP Specific Use Permit No. 108 for an Assisted Living Facility on Property Zoned PD Planned Development No. 3 for MF-12 Multifamily Uses, on 7.44± Acres Located North of Prestige Circle and West of Greenville Avenue.


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Grant a Change in Zoning to Amend PD Planned Development No. 55, Tract 2, for Retirement Center/Garden Office Uses to Allow for a Side Yard Setback of 12.5’ in lieu of 25’on the Northern Boundary of 0.582± Acres of Lot 2, Block A at The Woods at Watters Road Located North of Bethany Drive and West of Watters Road.

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; Property, Section 551.072; Personnel, Section 551.074.
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.)
  17. 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 21, 2009, 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.