DECEMBER 13, 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.]

Presentation of Annual Report by Dawn Blue, 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.]
Approve Minutes of the November 22, 2011, Regular Meeting.

Adopt a Resolution Correcting a Scrivener's Error in Resolution No. 3042-10-11(R) Regarding Park and Recreation Fees for the Usage of the Allen Senior Recreation Center Multi-Purpose Room.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Facilities Agreement with Wal-Mart Real Estate Business Trust for the Improvements to Angel Parkway (FM 2551).


Authorize the City Manager to Purchase One (1) Tandem Axle Dump Truck with Related Equipment from Southwest International Trucks, Inc., Through the Texas Local Government Statewide Purchasing Cooperative in the Amount of $93,315.10.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Jim Bowman Construction Company, L.P. in the Amount of $517,080.50 for 2012 Street and Alley Repair Project (Various Locations) and Establish a Project Budget in the Amount of $650,000.


Award Bid and Authorize the City Manager to Execute Contracts with Vulcan Signs Inc. for Street Signs, Sign Blanks and Stop Signs for an Amount of $40,000; Rocal Inc. for Street Sign Blanks for an Amount of $20,000 and Allied Tube & Conduit Corporation for Sign Posts for an Amount  of $30,000, with a Total Amount Not to Exceed $90,000.

Receive Investment Report for the Period Ending September 30, 2011.
Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt a Resolution Approving the 2010-2011 Comprehensive Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.

Other Business.


·         December 21 - Canvass of the Special Election

·         December 23 and 26, January 2 - City Facilities Holiday Closings

·         January 10, 2012  - Next Regular Council Meeting


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.)
  13. 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, December 9, 2011, 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.