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

Executive Session

Thursday, January 14, 1999 at 5:00 p.m.

City Hall Training Room, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas 

 

 

1.         Staff and Legal Reports {LGC 551.075}

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

 

 

(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

George & Tara Sopasakis v. College Station

Lewis v. College Station

Franklin Gold v. College Station, Bryan and BVSWMA

Wendy Boriskie v. College Station

Claim on Patricia Street by Construction Resource Group, Inc. and Central Texas Sitework, Inc.

 

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 subjects above.  After discussion of the pending and contemplated litigation subjects in executive session, any final action or vote taken will be in public.

 

 

 

 

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            2.         Discussion and possible action on an agreement between the City of College                                   Station, Construction Resource Group, Inc. (CRG) and Central Texas Sitework,                                 Inc. (CTSI) settling claims on the Patricia Street Redevelopment project.

 

3.         Final action on Executive Session, if necessary.

 


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College Station City Council

Regular Meeting Agenda

Thursday, January 14, 1999 at 6:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

 

4.         Pledge of Allegiance

            Invocation

            Consider request for absence from meeting

 

·    Presentation of certificates for Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.

·    Presentation of Kwanzaa Activities

 

5.         Consent Agenda

 

            5.1       Consider minutes for City Council workshop and regular meetings,

                        December 10, 1998, Special Meeting, December 17, 1998.

 

            5.2       Discussion and possible action on renewal of lease agreement with Walton Estate for lease of building located at 903 Texas Avenue. This location is used as office space for Community Development.  Lease amount not to exceed $25,200.  ($2,100.00 per month)  Funds available in the General Fund, Community Development and the City will be reimbursed from Community Development Block Grant funds.

 

            5.3       Discussion and possible action on Interlocal Agreement between the City of College Station and the City of Groves for the sale of one (1) Automated Collection Truck to the City of Groves, Texas in the amount of $25,000.  (The sale of this surplus truck will be placed back into the Fleet and Equipment Replacement Fund to partially offset the purchase cost of the new Collection Truck)

 

            5.4       Bid No. 99-19  Discussion and possible action on Painting of Electrical Substations.  Recommend award to lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Richardson Paint Company, not to exceed $57,262.  Funds available and budgeted in the Electrical Fund.

 

            5.5       Bid No. 99-26  Discussion and possible action on the purchase and installation of a 100 Ton Truck Scale to be located at Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management  Agency landfill site in the amount not to exceed $49,146.  Recommend award to Fairbanks Scales as lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications.  Funds available in BVSMA Landfill Operations.

 

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            5.6       Bid No. 99-27  Discussion and possible action on purchase of Traffic Signal Equipment.  Recommend award to lowest, responsible bidders meeting specifications in “Group A” (Cabinets, Controllers and Conflict Monitors) is Texas Highway Products for $19,785., and “Group B” (Miscellaneous Traffic Equipment) is Traffic Parts, Inc. for $22,254.75.  Funds available and budgeted in Capital Improvement, Traffic Fund.

 

            5.7       RFP #99-13  Discussion and possible action on Electronic Meter Reading System for Utility Customer Service Division.  Recommend contract award to the second ranked firm, SWI, Inc., for an amount not to exceed $39,008.  Funds available and budgeted in the Utility Billing Fund.

 

            5.8       Discussion and possible action amending the Master Development Plan of the Pebble Hills Subdivision, 173.18 acres located on the north side of Green’s Prairie Road approximately 1500’ from the Highway 6 intersection; and consideration of a Preliminary Plat of approximately 25.57 acres located in the northwest corner of the proposed subdivision.

                        98-314 & 98-315

 

            5.9       Discussion and possible action approving a resolution and agreement between the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) and the City of College Station for the City’s ten (10) percent share in the cost of right-of-way acquisition for the FM 60 (University Drive) project.

 

            5.10    Discussion and possible action approving an ordinance establishing updated speed limits on FM 2154 (Wellborn Road) from FM 60 (University Drive) to the City Limits line south of FM 2818.

 

            5.11    Discussion and possible action of authorization to proceed with negotiations for professional engineering services for the North Forest Parkway Project.  ST-9912

 

            5.12    Discussion and possible action on modifications to the City’s Down Payment Assistance Program (DAP).

 

            5.13    Discussion and possible action on an ordinance abandoning .12 acre public utility easement located on Glade, Section 12, Tract “A”.

 

6.         Regular Agenda

 

            6.1       Public hearing and possible action on a rezoning request of approximately 28 acres located west of the West Ridge Subdivision, from A-O Agricultural Open to R-1B Single Family (8.43 acres) and R-1 Single Family (19.57 acres).  98-120

 

 

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            6.2       Public hearing and possible action on a rezoning request for 93.5 acres located on the north side of Barron Road, just west of the Springbrook Subdivision from A-O Agricultural Open to R-1 Single Family (98-118).  Also possible action on a Master Preliminary Plat of the same property known as the Alexandria Subdivision.  98-331

 

            6.3       Public hearing and possible action on proposed changes to the City of College Station parkland dedication ordinance (specifically Chapter 9, Section 10 of the College Station City Code of Ordinances).

 

            6.4       Discussion and possible action to adopt some or all of the resolutions supported by the Brazos Valley Council of Governments requesting that the Texas State Legislature adopt legislation necessary to:  establish a county planning commission; to increase appropriations for road expansion and improvement in the Brazos Valley Region; support the continued remittance of the emergency Service Fee to the Councils of Governments for administration of 9-1-1 Services provided by the Councils; to recognize the Brazos Valley Council of Governments Regional Cooperation Advisory Committee as a rural planning organization for the rural counties of the Brazos Valley region; and to increase appropriations for county juvenile probation services.

 

            6.5       Discussion and possible action to adopt a resolution requesting the Texas Legislature adopt legislation authorizing local taxing jurisdictions to “Sell” delinquent tax liens to outside investors.

 

            6.6       Discussion and possible action to appoint a Board Chair to the Wolf Pen Creek Office/Hotel/Conference Center Tax Increment Financing District (TIF #7) Board of Directors for 1999.

 

7.         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).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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8.         Adjourn

 

            If litigation issues arise as to the posted subject matter of this 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 January 8, 1999 at 5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

____________________________                     ____________________________

City Manager George K. Noe                                  City Secretary Connie Hooks

 

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