City Council

Lynn McIlhaney

Steve Esmond

Mayor Pro Tempore

Ron Silvia

David Hickson

Swiki Anderson

City Manager

Larry Mariott

George K. Noe

Anne Hazen




College Station City Council

Regular Meeting Agenda

Thursday, September 24, 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

††††††††††† Proclamation for Fire Prevention Week - October 4-10, 1998

††††††††††† Proclamation for Breastfeeding Awareness Month

††††††††††† Proclamation for Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancer Prevention Month


5.†††††††† Statutory Agenda


††††††††††† a.Bid No. 98-76:Discussion and possible action on annual contract for †††††† purchase of Underground Utility Locating Services in the amount of $42,000.††††††† Recommend award to Byers Locate Services as lowest, responsible bidder ††† meeting specifications.Funds available in the Electric (211), Water Fund (212) †††† and Sewer Fund (213).


††††††††††† b.Bid No. 98-88:Discussion and possible action on contract for purchase and installation of Street Banners in the amount of $17,076.80.Recommend ††††† award to Signs Now as lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications.††††† Funds available in the 1997-1998 General Fund, Development Services ††††††††††† Administration.


††††††††††† c.Bid No. 98-89:Discussion and possible action on contract for construction ††††††††† of a carport at the Police Department in the amount of $24,999.Recommend ††††† award to R.M. Dudley Construction, Inc. as lowest, responsible bidder meeting †††††††††† specifications.Funds available in the General Fund, shared expense with Police and Facility Maintenance.


††††††††††† d.Bid No. 98-90:Discussion and possible action on contract for purchase of ††††††††† Aggregate Stone to be used at the BVSWMA Landfill in the amount of $29,673.††††††††††† Recommend award to Vulcan Materials as lowest, responsible bidder meeting


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††††††††††† specifications.Funds available in the 1997-1998 Brazos Valley Solid Waste †††††††††† Management Agency Fund.


††††††††††† e.Discussion and possible action on change order to National Tree for trimming †††† and right-of-way clearing contract.Recommend change to increase contract for †††††††††† $57,000.Funds available in the Electric Fund operational budget.


6.†††††††† Consent Agenda


††††††††††† a.Consider minutes for City Council workshop and regular meetings,

††††††††††† September 10, 1998.


††††††††††† b.Discussion and possible action on a memorandum of understanding (MOU) ††††††† between the City of College Station and the Brazos Valley Community Action †††† Agency (BVCAA) for the use of $71,700 in federal HOME Program Community ††††††††† Development Housing Organization (CHDO) Set-Aside funding.


††††††††††† c.Discussion and possible action on resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign an ††††† application and certifications for a twenty-one month State-administered Juvenile ††††††† Accountability Incentive Block Grant.


††††††††††† d.Discussion and possible action of six single-family construction projects and †††††† related contracts developed by the Community Development Office using federal †††††††††† Home grant funds.


††††††††††† e.Discussion and possible action on approval of the Brazos County Emergency †††† Communications Districtís 1998-1999 budget.


7.†††††††† Regular Meeting


††††††††††† a.Public hearing, discussion and possible action on rezoning approximately ††††††††††† 2.29 acres located along the south side of F.M. 2818 at the future Dartmouth ††††††† extension from R-1 Single Family Residential to R&D Research and Development.(98-114)


††††††††††† b.Discussion and possible action on the proposed ad valorem tax rate of ††† $0.4293 for Fiscal Year 1998-1999.


††††††††††† c.Discussion and possible action of $112,795 in Facade Improvement Program ††† (FIP) funds and execution of related Facade Improvement Rehabilitation †††††††††† Agreement for eligible improvements to 303 Boyett.


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

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††††††††††† presentation to three minutes.The Council will receive 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.


I certify that this agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on September 18, 1998 at 5:00 p.m.



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



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