DECEMBER 14, 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.]

Michelle Owens of H-E-B/Central Market will Present the Green Bag Grant Award in the Amount of $3,000 to Representatives from the Keep Allen Beautiful Board.


Recognition of Allen's 'Texas Amateur Athletic Federation Local Male and Female Athletes of the Year'. 

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 23, 2010, Regular Meeting.

Adopt an Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances by Amending Chapter 6, 'Health and Environment', by Adding an Article IX Titled 'Oil and Gas Wells'.


Adopt an Ordinance Amending the Code of Ordinances, Chapter 9, 'Motor Vehicles and Traffic', by Amending the Speed Limit Zone Boundaries along Chaparral Road from Greenville Avenue to Points West of Rosewood Lane, within the Corporate Limits of the City of Allen.

  7. Adopt an Ordinance Changing the Name of 'Allen Station Parkway', North of Exchange Parkway, to 'Andrews Parkway'.

Adopt an Ordinance Reducing the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) Boundaries by Removing the Area on which the Lovejoy ISD Administration Building and the Elementary School Site are Located. 


Adopt a Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Allen and the Town of Fairview to Modify the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) Boundaries and Annex the Lovejoy Administration and Elementary School Site into the Town of Fairview.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute an Amended and Restated License Agreement with Allen Football, LLC (Allen Wranglers) and Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Artificial Turf for the Allen Event Center from Sports Flooring, Inc. for an Amount not to Exceed $84,034 for Use by the Allen Wranglers and Indoor Football League.


Authorize the City Manager to Execute an Electric Easement to CoServ Electric for Fire Station No. 5 Electrical Service.

Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with JDC Construction Company for an Amount not to Exceed $601,400 for Construction of the Celebration Pass Hike and Bike Trail.

Authorize the City Manager to Execute One-year Contracts with Atlantis Services, Inc. and Berger Engineering as the Primary and Secondary Vendors, Respectively, to Provide Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Preventative Maintenance and On-call Repair Services for City Facilities for a Total Annual Amount not to Exceed $75,000, with Two One-year Options to Renew.

Receive the Financial Report for the Period Ending September 30, 2010, (unaudited).
Receive the Investment Report for the Period Ending September 30, 2010.
Regular Agenda.

Conduct a Public Hearing and Consider a Resolution Adopting the 2009-2010 Comprehensive Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance Creating Planned Development PD No. 106, Shopping Center SC, for a Car Wash on 1.3± Acres Located at the Northeast Corner of Custer Road and Hedgcoxe Road. 


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance Granting Specific Use Permit SUP No. 115 for Automotive Repairs, Minor, on 0.7± Acres Located South of McDermott Drive, West of Watters Road and North of Allen Central Drive.


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance Amending Planned Development PD No. 54, Tract 12, for Townhome TH to Planned Development PD No. 54 R-7 Single-Family Residential District on 16± Acres Located South of Bray Central Drive between Benton Drive and Watters Road. 


Conduct a Public Hearing and Adopt an Ordinance to Amend the Allen Land Development Code by Amending Section 4.06, 'Changes and Amendments'; Amending Section 4.08, 'District Purpose and Supplemental Regulations' (Inclusive of Sections 4.08.1 through 4.08.16); Amending Section 4.20.2, 'Schedule of Principal Uses'; Amending Section 4.20.3, 'Schedule of Accessory Uses'; Amending Section 6.01.3, 'Approval Process and Procedure for Specific Use Permits'; Amending  Section 6.01.4, 'Specific Use Permit Requirements'; Repealing Section 6.01.5, 'Specific Permitted Uses'; Amending Section 6.02.1, 'Purpose of Conditional Specific Use Permits'; Amending Section 6.03, 'Private Clubs and Restaurant/Private Clubs' (Inclusive of Sections 6.03.1 through 6.03.8); Repealing Section 6.03.10, 'Firearms and Explosives Sales and Service'; Amending Section 6.05.4, 'Site Plan Review Standards'; by Adding to Article VI, a New Section 6.06, 'Supplemental Use Regulations' (Inclusive of New Sections 6.06.1 through 6.06.10, 'Providing for Supplemental Use' and 'Developments for Various Uses'); Amending Section 7.04.1, 'Vehicle Parking'; Amending Section 7.05.1, 'Standard Planting Materials'; Amending Section 7.07, 'Fences and Walls'; Amending Section 7.08, 'Performance Standards'; Amending Section 7.09.5, 'General Regulations Governing Signs'; Amending Section, 'Special Events and Grand Opening Signs'; Amending Section 8.09, 'Wastewater Utility Standards'.

Other Business.


  • City Facilities Holiday Closings:  December 24, 27, and 31, 2010
  • Next Regular Council Meeting:  January 11, 2011

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, December 10, 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.