Mayor

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

Workshop Meeting Agenda

Thursday, October 22, 1998 at 3:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

 

1.†††††††† Discussion of consent agenda items listed for Regular Council Meeting.

 

2.†††††††† Tour of homes funded by the Community Development Block Grant program, projects †††††††† funded by CDBG and discussion of various projects.

 

3.†††††††† Committee Reports

††††††††††† Hear status of citizen or council subcommittee activities.

 

4.†††††††† Agenda Request by Councilmembers

††††††††††† Strategic Issue #2 - Power Supply Project Team (Anderson)

 

5.†††††††† Council Calendars

††††††††††† Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 11/12

††††††††††† Texas Municipal League Annual Conference, Oct. 28-31 San Antonio

 

6.†††††††† Executive Session and staff reports will immediately follow the workshop meeting in the ††††† Training Room.

††††††††††† Staff and Legal Reports {LGC 551.075}

 

††††††††††† Pending and Contemplated Litigation (See Litigation Section Notice) {LGC 551.071}; †††††††

††††††††††† possible action

 

††††††††††† Appointment and evaluation of public officials (See Personnel Section Notice)

††††††††††† {LGC 551.074} possible action

††††††††††† a.City Attorney Annual Performance Evaluation

 

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

 

 

 

 

Council Workshop Meeting 10/22/98†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Page 2

 

(Litigation)

The City Council may consider pending and contemplated litigation subjects.The following subjects may be discussed:

 

Bryan v. College Station:

††††††††††† Cause No. 40,381-85

††††††††††† Docket No. 15020

††††††††††† Docket No. 16157

††††††††††† Cause No. H-95-5627

††††††††††† Cause No. 43,098-85

††††††††††† Docket No. TX-98-2000

††††††††††† Cause No. 96-03168

††††††††††† Cause No. 97-02587

Neal v. College Station

George & Tara Sopasakis v. College Station

Lewis v. College Station

Franklin Gold v. College Station, Bryan and BVSWMA

Wendy Boriskie v. College Station

Robert Bailey I and II v. A&M Consolidated High School, College Station Police Department and the City of College Station

 

Litigation is, by its nature, an on-going process, and questions may arise as to trial tactics which need to be explained to the City Council.Upon occasion, the City Council may need information from the City Attorney as to the status of the pending or contemplated litigation subject above.After discussion of the pending and contemplated litigation subjects in executive session, any final action or vote taken will be in public.

 

(Personnel)

City Council may consider the appointment, employment, evaluation reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of public officers or employees, City Manager, City Attorney,

Municipal Judge, City Secretary, and City Board and Committee members.A complete list of City Boards and Committees are on file in the City Secretary office.After discussion of appointment and evaluation of Council appointees and Board and Committee members in executive session, any final action or vote taken will be in public.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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College Station City Council

Regular Meeting Agenda

Thursday, October 22, 1998 at 6:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

 

7.†††††††† Pledge of Allegiance

††††††††††† Invocation

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

††††††††††† Presentation - Proclamation for Model Railroad Month (November)

 

8.†††††††† Consent Agenda

 

††††††††††† 8.1†††† Consider minutes for City Council workshop and regular meetings,

††††††††††††††††††††††† October 8, 1998.

 

††††††††††† 8.2†††† Bid No. 98-75Discussion and possible action on annual contract for †††††††††††††††††††††††† Rights-of-Way Clearing in the amount of $268,623.87.Recommend award †††††††††††††††††† to National Tree Expert Company as lowest, responsible bidder meeting ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† specifications.Funds available in the Electric Fund Operations Budget.

 

††††††††††† 8.3†††††† Bid No. 98-92Discussion and possible action to award a bid for Eastgate †† ††††††††††† Water/Wastewater Rehabilitation in the amount of $663,710.50.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Recommend award to Texcon General Contractors as lowest, responsible ††††††††††††††† bidder meeting specifications.Funds available in the Water/Wastewater †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Capital Improvement, Project #SS98-14.

 

††††††††††† 8.4†††††† Bid No. 99-04Discussion and possible action to award an annual blanket ††††††††††††††† order for concrete in the amount of $24,782.50.Recommend award to ††††††††††††††††††††††††† Boyd Ready Mix as lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Funds available in the General Fund, Parks and Recreation Department, ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Public Works and Water and Wastewater Funds.

 

††††††††††† 8.5†††††† Bid No. 99-05Discussion and possible action of an annual blanket order †††††††††††††††††††††††††††† for Automotive/Truck Parts in the amount of $69,300.Recommend award ††††††††††††††††††††† to Carquest (Category A-Automotive Parts) in the amount of $46,200 as †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, and Truckmotive †††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (Category B-Truck Parts) in the amount of $23,100 as lowest, responsible ††††††††††††† bidder meeting specifications.Funds available in the Fleet Maintenance ††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† Fund.

 

††††††††††† 8.6†††††† Discussion and possible action on a resolution appointing the Director of ††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Fiscal Services to conduct the annual audit of the Police Departmentís ††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Seizure/Forfeiture Records.

 

††††††††††† Council Regular 10/22/98††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Page 4

 

††††††††††† 8.7†††††† Discussion and possible action on a policy regarding certified agendas for †††††††††††††† City Council and boards and committees with quasi-judicial power.

 

††††††††††† 8.8†††††† Discussion and possible action on a contract change order for the ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† construction of drainage and sanitary sewer for the Bee Creek II project †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (CIP project SD-9702 & SS-9705) to Brazos Valley Utilities, Inc. in the ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† amount of $112,593.10.

 

††††††††††† 8.9†††††† Discussion and possible action on Professional Engineering Services †††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Contract and authorization of expenditure of funds for the design of Cherry †††††††††††††††† Street Improvement Project.Funding for the street and drainage portion †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† available in the Community Development Budget in the amount of $64,260,††††††††††††††† and funding for the water and wastewater portions available in the Public ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Utilities Department in the amount of $550,000.

 

††††††††††† 8.10††† Discussion and possible action on the rejection of bids for two single-††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† family rehabilitation projects bid by the Purchasing Department developed ††††††††††††††† by the Community Development Office.

 

††††††††††† 8.11††† Discussion and possible action on the sale of HOPE-3 property (1602 Park ††††††††††††† Place) to an income-eligible family for the appraised value of $70,000.

 

††††††††††† 8.12††† Discussion and possible action on the sale of HOPE-3 property (1213 †††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Detroit) to an income-eligible family for the appraised value $63,000.

 

††††††††††† 8.13 †† Discussion and possible action on the sale of HOPE-3 property (1112 †††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Detroit) to an income-eligible family for the appraised value $59,000.

 

††††††††††† 8.14††† Discussion and possible action on an Interlocal Agreement with Texas †††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† A&M University for the treatment of domestic sanitary sewer.

 

††††††††††† 8.15††† Discussion and possible action on an agreement with K.W. Brown and ††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Associates for Groundwater Monitoring, Topographical Survey and related †††††††††††††† services.

 

††††††††††† 8.16††† Discussion and possible action on a resolution authorizing the Mayor to †††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† sign an Advance Funding Agreement for Standard Highway Improvements ††††††††††††††† Projects (On System) with Texas Department of Transportation for ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† landscape improvements along Texas Avenue.

 

††††††††††† 8.17††† Discussion and possible action on resolution appointing judges for †††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† November 3, 1998 election.

 

††††††††††† 8.18††† Discussion and possible action on an Interlocal Agreement between the ††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Brazos Valley Council of Governments and the City of College Station †††††††††††

 

Regular Council 10/22/98††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Page 5

 

††††††††††††††††††††††† for use of the Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency, which ††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† provides $25,000 in grant funds for the Household Hazardous Waste †††††††††††††††††††††††† Collection and Public Education Program.

 

9.†††††††† Regular Agenda

 

††††††††††† 9.1†††††† Discussion and possible action on a project contract for $83,010 in ††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† renovations and improvements to be made to LULAC Oakhill Apartments.

††††††††††††††††††††††† Bid #99-10

 

††††††††††† 9.2†††††† Presentation, discussion and possible action on a proposed ordinance for ††††††††††††††† a 911-gate to be located on Munson Avenue.

 

††††††††††† 9.3†††††† Discussion and possible on a resolution determining a public necessity to †††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† acquire part of Lot 18, Block 5, of the W.C. Boyett Estate Partition for the ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Northgate Public Parking Garage Project.

 

††††††††††† 9.4†††††† Discussion and possible action of the appointment of an oversight†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† committee for the implementation of the Wolf Pen Creek Corridor master ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† plan.

 

††††††††††† 9.5†††††† Public hearing, discussion and possible action on a proposed ordinance †††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† amendment to clarify the function of the Project Review Committee, define ††††††††††††††† animal hospital/care facilities and to add a new single family zoning district ††††††††††††††† (R-1B).98-814

 

††††††††††† 9.6†††††† Public hearing, discussion and possible action on a proposed ordinance †††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† amendment clarifying permitting requirements to obtain a permit for placing ††††††††††††† private improvements in the public right-of-way.98-815

 

††††††††††† 9.7†††††† Discussion and possible action on a Council Ethics Ordinance.

 

10.†††††† 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 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).

 

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

 

12.†††††† Adjourn

 

 

 

 

Council Regular†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Page 6

 

I certify that this agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on October 16, 1998 at 5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

____________________________†††††††††††††††††††† ____________________________

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

 

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