Plano City Council Preview - Shelby Williams

Plano City Council Preview – May 22, 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 livestreamed on and on the City of Plano Facebook page.


Executive Session (starts at 5:00 PM)

(Review agenda here)

  • Legal Advice
    • Commerce Drive Reconstruction – 15th Street to Plano Parkway; Project No. 7141; Contract No. 2021-0409-B
    • Hotel/Motel Tax and Grant Funding
    • US District Court Eastern District of Texas jurisdiction
  • Litigation: Wright vs. City of Plano
  • Economic Development Consideration
  • Personnel Appointments/Reappointments
    • Mayor Pro Tem
    • Deputy Mayor Pro Tem


Preliminary Open Meeting

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

(Review agenda here)

  • Settlement Authority re: Wright vs. City of Plano
  • Personnel Appointments/Reappointments
    • Mayor Pro Tem
    • Deputy Mayor Pro Tem
  • Council appointments as liaisons to various boards, commissions, committees, and organizations
  • Discussion regarding appointment of Short-Term Rental Task Force Members

Regular Meeting (starts at 7:00 PM)

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

(Review agenda here)

  • Proclamation: May is National Historic Preservation Month, a time to encourage the saving of American historic treasures
  • Proclamation: May 29 is Memorial Day, a day to honor and remember all who have died while serving our country


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): Extend the franchise granted to CoServ Electric


Notable Consent Agenda Items

Total of $13,306,077 of your money in proposed expenses

  • Item (b): $1,742,220 for cleaning and sealing 586,150 linear feet of joints and cracks on major roads throughout the city
  • Item (e): $750,000 over 6 years for median and right-of-way mowing
  • Item (f): $3,233,380 for Plano Event Center Courtyard Redevelopment
  • Item (g): $2,927,499 for Parker Road intersection improvements at Coit Road and Alma Drive
  • Item (j): $482,860 for fitness equipment for Carpenter Park, Oak Point, and Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Centers
  • Item (k): $3,300,000 or the purchase of real property located at 708 16th Street from 708 E 16th Street LLC and 1509, 1511 & 1513 G Avenue
  • Item (n): creating a standard for closed captioning for public-facing televisions at City facilities
  • Item (o): appoint an Associate Judge of the Plano Municipal Court


Review City Council agendas and minutes here.