Plano City Council Preview - Shelby Williams

Plano City Council Preview – March 21, 2023

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We have two discussions about HUD funding right up front in Preliminary Open Meeting.

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.


Work Session (starts at 5:00 PM)

(Review agenda here)

  • Economic Development Policy Update


Executive Session (starts at 5:00 PM)

(Review agenda here)

  • Discussion and direction of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) HOME funds and city related programs, processes and policies
  • Discussion and direction re: Potential Replacement of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Funding from City Funds, and Management and Distribution of HUD or City Funds and programs


Preliminary Open Meeting

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

(Review agenda here)


Regular Meeting (starts at 7:00 PM)

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

(Review agenda here)


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): Approve an increase to the current awarded contract amount of $22,831,865 by $4,699,665, for a total contract amount of $27,531,530, for Collin Creek Culvert Improvements (Holy Moly! You could drive a DART train through the culvert for that price!)
  • Item (2): Approve a settlement agreement between the City of Plano and Collin Creek Development, LLC regarding design of culverts
  • Item (3): Discussion and direction re: Certification of Emerging and Reliable Transportation Technology (CERTT) program – Swyft Cities
  • Item (4): Presentation of the FY2022-23 Status Report and Three-Year Financial Forecast


Notable Consent Agenda Items

Total of $2,193,290 of your money in proposed expenses

  • Item (a): $1,184,778 over 6 years for Median and Right-of-Way Mowing (a one year contract with five automatic one-year renewals)
  • Item (b): $615,114 for Russell Creek Park McDermott Road Entrance Drive Replacement
  • Item (g): Establish no parking zones along both the north and south sides of Westside Connector and Eastside Connector


Review City Council agendas and minutes here.