Plano City Council Preview

Plano City Council Preview – July 27, 2020

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If you want to know about the Plano Tomorrow Plan lawsuit, you can read my update here.
While the council chambers aren’t yet open for public attendance, the meeting will be livestreamed on and on the City of Plano Facebook page.
If you wish to speak (virtually) at Monday’s council meeting, you may register here by 5:00 PM Monday. Please register ONLY if you wish to speak. You may alternatively share your thoughts by emailing by 5:00 PM Monday.


Executive Session (starts at 5:00 PM)

  • Litigation: Carruth, et al v. City of Plano (Plano Tomorrow lawsuit)
  • Litigation: Constance Swanston and Women’s Elevated Sober Living vs. City of Plano
  • Litigation: City of Plano v. Edukid, LP
  • Litigation: Petition of Plano, et al, appealing North Texas Municipal Water District water rates
  • Real Estate: Trails of Glenwood
  • Real Estate: L Avenue


Preliminary Open Meeting

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

  • Municipal Court Prosecutor Report
  • Comprehensive Plan Review Committee Update (impacted by the Plano Tomorrow ruling)
  • Consideration of 2021 City Council Meeting Dates
  • Discussion re: CARES – Small Business Grant program


Regular Meeting (starts at 7:00 PM)

Proclamations and Special Recognition

Notable Consent Agenda Items
(A total of $16,060,147 in proposed expenses, approximately half of which is for Item (t) below, for construction of the High Point North Maintenance Facility)
  • Item (c): $1,000,000 or 2 years for crack & joint sealing for arterial streets
  • Item (d): $1,947,020 for cleaning and inspection of large diameter wastewater lines
  • Item (f): $124,450 for High Point Tennis Center court resurfacing
  • Item (g): $321,000 for Aquatic Center roof replacement
  • Item (h): $1,230,000 for erosion control – Prairie Creek at Independence Parkway
  • Item (t): $7,837,556 for construction of the High Point North Maintenance Facility

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

  • Item (1): to repeal and replace the zoning development standards at the southeast corner of Preston Rd. and Spring Creek Pkwy. (near Kohl’s) to allow up to 264 multifamily residences as an additional use
  • Item (2): to remove a portion of Nueces Drive from the Thoroughfare Plan Map, as it was never developed as originally intended
  • Item (3): appeal of Planning & Zoning’s denial of 252 multifamily units for an independent living facility, “Kathryn Senior Living”
  • Item (4): a resolution to adopt the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan (not to be confused with Comprehensive Plan), outlining the use of HUD funds
  • Item (5): a resolution to adopt the 2020-2021 Action Plan for the use of HUD funds
  • Item (6): a resolution to authorize the filing of applications for $1,408,532 in HUD Community Block Grants and $550,232 based on the 2020-2021 HOME Investment Partnerships Program grant budget
  • Item (7): an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between the City of Plano and the County of Denton for the disbursement of $332,530 in CARES Act/Municipal Funds


Review City Council agendas and minutes here.