Plano City Council Preview - June 28, 2021

You can now sign up to speak at council meetings online at this link up to 15 minutes before the scheduled meeting, which is typically at the 7:00 Regular Meeting. This link is also permanently available on the City Council Agenda page linked at the bottom of this post, or in person at the kiosk at the Municipal Center. You may alternatively share your thoughts by emailing by 4:00 PM the day of the meeting. The council meeting will be livestreamed on both and on the City of Plano Facebook page.

Executive Session (starts at 5:00 PM)

(Review agenda here)

  • Heritage Commission - Interim Member

Preliminary Open Meeting

(Whenever Executive Session, which starts at 5:00 PM, ends)

(Review agenda here)

  • Appointment of Heritage Commission Interim Member

  • Reappointments of members to the Plano Health Facilities Development Corporation and Plano Improvement Corporation

  • Consideration of 2022 Council Meeting Dates

  • Plano Housing Authority Report (rescheduled due to miscommunication)

  • North Texas Municipal Water District Operations Overview

  • Discussion and direction re: American Rescue Plan/Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

  • Backyard Hen Update

  • Legislative Update

Regular Meeting (starts at 7:00 PM)

Note: the Consent Agenda is at the bottom of this post.

(Review agenda here).

  • Special Recognition: Plano West High School Wrestling State Champions

  • Proclamation: July is National Parks and Recreation Month

  • Certificate of Appreciation: Tyler Moore - Heritage Commission

Comments of Public Interest: every meeting, anyone can speak about anything for up to three minutes, with 30 total minutes allotted for this segment.

Items for Individual Consideration

NOTE: notable items from the Consent Agenda are at the bottom of this post.

(Review agenda here).

  • Item (1): Service and Assessment Plan and Assessment Roll for the Collin Creek East Public Improvement District (PID)

  • Item (2): Service and Assessment Plan and Assessment Roll for the Collin Creek West Public Improvement District (still PID)

  • Item (3): [Requested to Withdraw] Appeal of the Planning & Zoning Commission's Denial to rezone the site of the old Fry's at the corner of Plano Parkway and Executive Drive

  • Item (4): [Requested to Table until July 26th meeting] Amend the Planned Development at the northeast corner of 15th Street and Greenway Drive to allow restaurant/cafeteria as a permitted use

  • Item (5): Rezone 1.5 acres at the northwest corner of Turtle Creek Drive and Old Westbury Lane from a Single Family Planned Development to Patio Home Planned Development

Notable Consent Agenda Items

(Total of $4,957,405 of your money in proposed expenses) Normally I only include notable items, but there are a ton of notable items this meeting.

  • Item (b): $229,364 for cameras at 20 water & sewer facilities in Plano

  • Item (c): $1,711,202 for the Willow Creek Park Renovation. The park was built before I was born, and has had one update, 24 years ago. I, on the other hand, have never been updated, but I've got some wicked mods

  • Item (e): $118,496 for new furniture for the High Point North Maintenance Facility

  • Item (g): an additional $205,267 for water line surveys and design, on top of $495,694 (for a total of $700,961) for Parker Road Reconstruction - Custer Road to Roundrock Trail

  • Item (h): an additional $1,500,000 on top of $6,373,251 (for a total of $7,873,251) for repair of Coit Road - Parker Road to SH 121. Additional repairs along Coit have been identified, and repairs will also extend south of Parker Road to allow for a future overlay project

  • Item (i): $281,477 for 16 LUCAS Chest Compression Devices (CPR machines) for Plano Fire-Rescue

  • Item (j): $697,432 for 15 LIFEPAK Cardiac Monitors, presumably to determine whether the 16 LUCAS Chest Compression Devices above are doing the trick

Review City Council agendas and minutes here (updated link--bookmark it!).

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