Plano City Council Preview

Plano City Council Preview – May 23, 2022

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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)

  • Appointment / Reappointment to DART Board of Directors


Preliminary Open Meeting

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

(Review agenda here)

  • Council appointments to various boards, commissions, committees, and organizations
  • Comprehensive Monthly Financial Report for March 2022
  • Quarterly Investment Report for March 2022
  • 2022 Citizen Survey Results Presentation
  • Discussion about volunteering program changes
  • Discussion about Charter amendments / Charter review


Regular Meeting (starts at 7:00 PM)

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

(Review agenda here)

  • Presentation: Plano Public Library has earned the Demco/Upstart Innovation Programming Award, the Texas Library Association Branding Iron Award, and the Texas Library Association Texas Youth Creators Award


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): Rename the North Courtroom at the Raymond Robinson Justice Center
  • Item (2): Appoint Paul McNulty as the Chief Judge of the Plano Municipal Court, following the retirement of Chief Judge Stevenson
  • Item (3): Recognition of Outgoing Chief Municipal Judge Stevenson and Oath of Office for Incoming Chief Municipal Judge McNulty
  • Item (4): [REQUEST TO TABLE] Modify the location and development standards for mid-rise residential and the requirements for open space at Legacy West. Requested to table as the certification of zoning sign placement was not received.
  • Item (5): [REQUEST TO TABLE] Modify the location and development standards for mid-rise residential and the requirements for open space at Legacy West. Requested to table as the certification of zoning sign placement was not received.
  • Item (6): To allow tattooing / body piercing by right for up to 2 establishments in the Downtown district, and with a Specific Use Permit (SUP) for any additional establishments Downtown, or in the following district types: Retail (R), Corridor Commercial (CC), Light Commercial (LC), Light Industrial-1 (LI-1), and Light Industrial-2 (LI-2); and by right in the Downtown district in up to 2 establishments, with an SUP required for any additional establishments in the Downtown district


Notable Consent Agenda Items

Total of $20,362,625 of your money in proposed expenses

  • Item (b): $738,952 over five years for household hazardous waste collection
  • Item (c): $1,272,973 for arterial overlay repair on Legacy Drive, from Custer Road to US 75. This is to lay down the very thin blacktop overlay you’ve seen on some of the roads around Plano, which not only provides a smoother ride, but extends the life of the roads. Here’s where we start seeing some of the bond package for roads that passed last year coming into play
  • Item (d): $4,634,812 for arterial overlay (the same as Item c above), along Coit Road from Park Boulevard to SH 121, and along Plano Parkway from Preston Road to Park Boulevard
  • Item (e): $6,776,100 for arterial concrete repair along Plano Parkway from US 75 to the eastern city limit at Dublin Road. This is not for the blacktop like in items c and d above, but for the repair of 50,000 square yards of street pavement, 45,000 square feet of sidewalk pavement, and 136 barrier free ramps
  • Item (f): $1,081,658 to replace approximately 5,530 linear feet of alley along Armstrong Drive, Early Morn Drive, Fremont Lane, Elmcrest Circle, N Avenue to Concord Circle, and Bosque Drive
  • Item (g): $2,401,463 for water line replacement, storm sewer construction, and street paving replacement along Japonica Lane, R Avenue, Puma Road and Felix Drive
  • Item (h): $1,917,667 over four years for bulk fuels for emergency generators, tank sites throughout the city, and refilling the tanker truck
  • Item (j): $337,402 for emergency generators
  • Item (m): $282,958 for a sanitary sewer easement and a temporary construction easement along the President George Bush Turnpike access road to the west of Custer Road for the installation of a parallel sewer line to increase sanitary sewer capacity
  • Item (n): $437,460 for the same thing as item m above, but on the east side of Custer Road
  • Item (o): To approve the investment portfolio summary for Q2, 2022 (that’s the quarter ending March 31, 2022 since our fiscal year starts October 1)


Review City Council agendas and minutes here.