Plano City Council Preview - Shelby Williams

Plano City Council Preview – August 14, 2023

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You can sign up online to speak at council meetings in person or via Zoom online at this link up to 15 minutes before the scheduled meeting, which is typically at the 7:00 Regular Meeting. You may alternatively share your thoughts by emailing the council members any time at our email addresses here, or by 4:00 PM the day of the meeting at The council meeting will be live-streamed on and on the City of Plano Facebook page.


Executive Session (starts at 5:00 PM)

(Review agenda here)

  • Legal Advice: Evans Park Renovation
  • Litigation: Lovepreet Singh et al vs. City of Plano and Al Dawan Properties
  • Personnel Reappointments: Planning & Zoning Commission
  • Personnel: Evaluation of City Manager


Preliminary Open Meeting

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

(Review agenda here)

  • Personnel Reappointments: Planning & Zoning Commission
  • Personnel – Reappointments
    • Community Relations Commission
    • Cultural Arts Commission
    • Plano Housing Authority
    • Retirement Security Plan Committee
  • Discussion and Direction re: land banking


Regular Meeting (starts at 7:00 PM)

Notable Consent Agenda items are at the bottom of this post.

(Review agenda here)

  • Presentation:  Carter BloodCare and the Plano Rotary Clubs will present the Battle of the Badges Trophy for the 2023 Blood Drive


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


Items for Individual Consideration

  • Item (1): to approve the Annual Update of the Service and Assessment Plan and Assessment Roll for the Downtown Plano Public Improvement District (PID), and levying Assessments against property within the District
  • Item (2): [Applicant requested to table to 9/11] rezone the 99 acres of the former EDS campus
  • Item (3): request for a Specific Use Permit (SUP) for Vehicle Storage on the southwest side of Premier Drive and Lexington Drive to be used as vehicle inventory parking associated with a proposed redevelopment of a new vehicle dealership on the other side of Premier Drive
  • Item (4): adopt a process for determining status as a nonconforming use or structure and for appeals
  • Item (5): Public Hearing on the FY 2023-24 Recommended Budget and the FY 2023-24 Proposed Community Investment Program (CIP)
  • Item (6): adopt the Certified Appraisal Rolls for the 2023-2024 Tax Year from the Collin and Denton County Central Appraisal Districts (this will be the basis for the property tax rate next year)
  • Item (7): Discussion and direction re: proposed Ad Valorem (property) Tax Rate
  • Item (8): Discussion of the Proposed FY 2023-24 Community Investment Program (CIP)
  • Item (9): [Staff requested to table] Short-Term Rental Registration Ordinance


Notable Consent Agenda Items

Total of $20,489,681 of your money in proposed expenses

  • Item (b): $4,547,800 for residential concrete pavement repair of 24,500 square yards of residential concrete street and alley, 150,000 square feet of sidewalk and 199 barrier-free ramps
  • Item (c): $570,675 for Big Lake Weir and Overbank Improvements (dam repair)
  • Item (f): $1,515,115 for carports at the Emergency Operations Center and the Northwest Police Substation to protect emergency response vehicles from severe weather
  • Item (g): $4,220,184 for Legacy Drive improvements at K Avenue, Custer, and Independence
  • Item (l): $3,283,450 for four Pierce Enforcer Pumper Trucks for Plano Fire-Rescue
  • Item (s): $3,400,000 for the purchase of real property at 6512 Jupiter Road
  • Item (t): $691,222 for the completion of Evans Park Renovation


Review City Council agendas and minutes here.