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Plano City Council Preview – June 10, 2024

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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 councilcomments@plano.gov. The council meeting will be live-streamed on PlanoTV.org and on the City of Plano Facebook page.

 

Executive Session (starts at 5:00 PM)

(Review agenda here)

  • Economic Development Consideration
  • Appointment of Mayor Pro Tem and Deputy Mayor  Pro Tem

 

Preliminary Open Meeting (after Executive Session ends)

(Review agenda here)

  • Appointment of Mayor Pro Tem and Deputy Mayor  Pro Tem
  • Appointment of Council Liaisons
    • North Texas Municipal Water District Board
    • 2025 Bond Referendum Citizen Advisory Committee
    • Zoning/Subdivision Stakeholder Advisory Committee
  • Arts Funding and Grant Guidelines
  • Use of Rainy Day Funds for clean-up of storm-related debris
  • Extra Duty Solutions for the Police Department

 

Regular Meeting (starts at 7:00 PM)

(Review agenda here) Notable Consent Agenda items are at the bottom of this post.

  • Proclamation:  June 19 is Juneteenth Day in Plano commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.

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

Items for Individual Consideration

  • Item (1): appeal of the Planning & Zoning Commission’s denial of a request to rezone 0.9 acres located at the northeast corner of Tokalon Drive and National Drive from Regional Employment to Regional Commercial
  • Item (2): Resolution to adopt the 2024 Heritage Preservation Plan

 

Notable Consent Agenda Items

Total of $10,029,163 of your money in proposed expenses

  • Item (b): $3,328,000 for the repair of 18,700 square yards of arterial concrete street, 31,500 square feet of sidewalk and 80 barrier-free ramps along a 1 ½ mile stretch of Parker Road between Independence Parkway and Country Place Drive. Yes, I know what you’re thinking. “MORE construction on Parker?!” To which I say: yes. Yes, I’m afraid so. More construction on Parker.
  • Item (c): $3,639,653 for Screening Wall Replacement – Parkwood Boulevard, Nassau Drive, and Willow Bend Drive
  • Item (m): to appoint a Board Member to DART to represent Plano
  • Item (n): to affirm the appointment of a shared Board Member to DART with the City of Farmers Branch

 

Review City Council agendas and minutes here.