College Station City Council

Regular Meeting Agenda

Thursday, July 23, 1998 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

 

1.†††††††† Pledge of Allegiance

 

2.†††††††† Invocation

 

3.†††††††† Consider request for absence from meeting.

 

4.†††††††† Presentation

††††††††††† Texas Environmental Excellence Award

 

5.†††††††† Statutory Agenda

 

††††††††††† a.Discussion and possible action on exemption from competitive bidding ††† LGC 252.022 (2) for an emergency change order for additional ††† underground utility locates as required by HB2295.Additional ††††††††††† expenditures to Byers Locate Services LLC in the amount of$4,000.†††††††††† Funds available in the Electric Fund (211), Water Fund (212) and Sewer ††††††††† Fund (213) operational budget.

 

6.†††††††† Consent Agenda

 

††††††††††† a.Discussion and possible action on minutes for special meeting of

††††††††††† May 21, 1998, workshop meeting of July 9, 1998 and regular meeting of †††††† July 9, 1998.

 

††††††††††† b.Bid No. 96-36Discussion and possible action on contract renewal for ††††† Electrical Line Extensions, System upgrades, and URD Conversions with ††† Finway, Inc., Conroe, Texas.Funds available in the Electric Utility and ††††† Capital Projects Fund in the amount of $570,000.

 

 

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††††††††††† c.Bid No. 98-49Discussion and possible action on award of bid for Pad-††† Mount Automatic Transfer Switchgear.Recommend award to†††††††† Westmoreland Engineering Sales as lowest responsible bidder meeting †††††††† specifications in the amount of $97,500.Funds available in the Electric †††††††† Capital Projects Fund.

 

††††††††††† d.Bid No. 98-67Discussion and possible action on award of bid for ††††††††††† Steel Traffic Signal Poles and Accessories.Recommend award to Dealers Electric, as lowest responsible bidder meeting specifications in †††††† the amount of $65,720.Funds available in the Capital Improvement †† Fund.

 

††††††††††† e.Bid No. 98-68Discussion and possible action on award of bid for ††††††††††† Northgate Sidewalk Replacement, Phase 2.Recommend award to

††††††††††† John Boegner, as lowest responsible bidder meeting specifications in the †††† amount of $86,902. Funds available in the General Government Capital †††††† Project Fund.Capital Project No ST9813.

 

††††††††††† f.Discussion and possible action on Desktop Computer Replacement ††††††††† Plan and authorization for purchase of replacement computers in the †††††††††† amount of $64,000.Funds available in the FY 1998 General Fund Operating and Maintenance Fund.

 

††††††††††† g.Discussion and possible action on a contract between the City of †† College Station and the Bryan/College Station Economic Development †† Corporation to provide matching funds raised from the private sector for †††††† incentives to locate or relocate businesses to College Station and Bryan.

 

7.†††††††† Regular Agenda

 

††††††††††† a.Public hearing, discussion and possible action rezoning approximately †††† 0.68 acres located on the southeast corner of Dominik and George Bush †††††††††††††† Drive, being a portion of Lot 2, Block D, of Culpepper Plaza, from A-P ††††††† Administrative Professional to C-B Business Commercial.98-109

 

††††††††††† b.Public hearing and possible action rezoning approximately 18.78 acres ††† located approximately 150í south of St. Andrews and Royal Adelade †††† Drive, proposed Pebble Creek Phase 8, from A-O Agricultural Open to

††††††††††† R-1 Single Family.98-110

 

 

 

 

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††††††††††† c.Discussion and possible action of a master plan for the Steeplechase †††††† Subdivision to be located along the east side of Wellborn Road, south of ††† FM 2818 and adjacent to Southwood Valley Sections 23 and 24D.

 

††††††††††† d.Presentation of petition submitted by Kayla Glover signed by ††††††††† individuals opposed to the trial closure on Munson.Council discussion †† and possible action on the duration and possible modifications of the trial †††††††††† closing of Munson Avenue at Dominik Drive.

 

††††††††††† e.Public hearing, discussion and possible action on a resolution to †† accept the FY 1999 U.S. Bureau of Justice Local Law Enforcement Block Grant in the amount of $38,028.

 

††††††††††† f.Discussion and possible action for CDBG funding of public service ††††††††††† agency activities by the City of College Stationís Community Development †††††††† Office for fiscal year 1999:

 

††††††††††† 1.Brazos Valley Interfaith Outreach†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $30,000

††††††††††† 2.Brazos Food Bank††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $30,000

††††††††††† 3.Elder-Aid††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $21,840

††††††††††† 4.Health For All, Inc.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $30,000

††††††††††† 5.Hospice Brazos Valley††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $20,122

††††††††††† 6.Twin City Mission The Bridge††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $2,200

 

††††††††††† Total††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††† $134,162

 

††††††††††† g.Discussion and possible action on a proposed ordinance amendment ††††† regarding possession of glass containers, in areas prohibited in the ††††††††† Northgate area.

 

††††††††††† h.Discussion and possible action on staff recommendations regarding †††††††† the Southside/Southgate Neighborhood Preservation Committee Report.

 

††††††††††† i.Discussion and possible action pertaining to the appointment of a Chairman to the Community Appearance Committee.

 

8.†††††††† Hear Visitors

††††††††††† At this time, the Mayor will open the floor to citizens wishing to address ††††††††† the City Council on city related issues not scheduled on the agenda.††††† Please limit your presentation to three minutes.The Council will receive

 

 

 

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††††††††††† the information, ask city staff to look into the matter, or place the matter ††††††††† on a future agenda for discussion.(A recording is made of the meeting; †††††††††† please give your name and address for the record.)

 

9.†††††††† Final action on Executive Session, if necessary.

 

10.†††††† Adjourn

 

If personnel or litigation issues arise as to the posted subject matter of this City Council meeting, an executive session will be held.

 

 

APPROVED

 

I certify that this agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on July 17, 1998, 5:00 p.m.

 

 

_______________________††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ________________________

City Manager George K. Noe††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† City Secretary Connie Hooks

 

 

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