NOVEMBER 10, 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.]

Recognition of the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF) Local Athletes of the Year.

Recognition of the Public and Media Relations Office for a Series of Awards from the Texas Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (TATOA), National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA), and the Lone Star Emmy.

Recognition of the Allen Police Department for Receipt of Texas Law Enforcement Best Practices Accreditation.


Presentation of Annual Report by Lon Braselton, Chair of the Animal Shelter Advisory 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.]
  6. Approve Minutes of the October 27, 2009, Regular Meeting.

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase a Mobile Intensive Care Unit (MICU) for the Allen Fire Department through the Houston-Galveston Area Council of Governments with Associated Equipment Purchased Separately for a Price Not to Exceed $157,000. 

Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract Amendment with TriTech Software Systems to Supply Professional Services for GIS Data Correction and Accuracy in the Amount of $124,000.

Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with JRJ Paving in the Amount of $1,198,072.48 for Construction Services for the Chelsea Boulevard and Commerce Parkway Project, and Amend the Project Budget to $1,494,475.


Motion to Approve an Agreement Between the City of Allen and Coventry II DDR / Trademark Montgomery Farm L.P. Governing the Public and City Use of the Garden District Parks.

Motion to Cancel the December 22, 2009, City Council Meeting.
Other Business.


  • November 14 – Unveiling Ceremony of Public Art Sculpture and Library Donor Wall, Allen Public Library Courtyard: Library Board Reception at 9:30 a.m. followed by the Unveiling Ceremony at 10:30 a.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, November 6, 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.