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, January 28, 1999 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.         Discussion and possible action on the Proposed Schedule for Projects included in the 1998 Bond Authorization.

 

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding water service and cost recovery through impact fees for an area along the east side of SH 6 and south of Rock Prairie Road.

 

4.         Discussion and possible action on Council Strategic Issue #15 – Paperless Council.

 

5.         Discussion and possible action on legislative items.

 

6.         Committee Reports

Hear status of citizen or council subcommittee activities.

 

7.         Agenda Request by Councilmembers

 

8.         Council Calendars

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 2/11

 

9.         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

 

 

 

 

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(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

Lewis v. College Station

Franklin Gold v. College Station, Bryan and BVSWMA

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

10.       Final action on Executive Session, if necessary.

 

APPROVED:

I certify that this agenda was posted on the bulletin board in the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on January 22, 1999, at 5:00 p.m.

 

_______________________                       _______________________

City Manager George K. Noe                      City Secretary Connie Hooks

This building is wheelchair accessible.  Handicap parking spaces are available.  Any request for sign interpretive services must be made 48 hours before the meeting.  To make arrangements call (409) 764-3517 or (TDD) 1-800-735-2989.  Internet Website http://www/ci/college-station.tx.us and Cable Access Channel 19.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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College Station City Council

Regular Meeting Agenda

Thursday, January 28, 1999 at 6:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

 

11.       Pledge of Allegiance

            Invocation

            Consider request for absence from meeting

 

·        Presentation of a Proclamation and Plaque to the Texas A&M University Football Team

·        Proclamation – International Students Month, February

12.       Consent Agenda

 

12.1          Consider minutes for City Council regular meeting, January 14, 1999.

 

12.2          Bid No. 99-14 - Discussion and possible action on purchase of a Fault Recording Equipment in the amount of $47,245.  Recommend award to Hathaway Systems as lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications.  Funds available in the Electric Fund, Substation Division.

 

12.3          Contract #99-27 – Discussion and possible action on a negotiated contract for development of a Risk Management Program for the Dowling Road and Sandy Point pump stations in the amount of $26,544.  The Risk Management Program is required by the EPA regulation.  Funds for this program as approved and budgeted for in the FY 1998-1999, total $20,000.  The additional $6,533 is available in the Water Utilities Fund.

 

12.4          Bid No. 99-32 – Discussion and possible action on purchase of a Three Reel Underground Wire Trailer in the amount of $41,148.  Recommend award to Sherman and Reilly, Inc. as lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications.  Funds available in the Electric Fund, Electrical Distribution Transmission Division.

 

12.5          Bid No. 99-37 – Discussion and possible action on purchase of a Portable Inspection System for Water/Wastewater Division in the amount of $22,733.  Recommend award to Baker Equipment Company as lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications.  Funds available in the Sewer Fund, Sewer Division.

 

 

 

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12.6          Contract #99-63 – Discussion and possible action for professional service contract with Jimmy Dunham, P.E., of College Station, Texas in the amount of $28,800 for repairs and painting of the Dowling Road Ground Storage Tank and demolition of the University Drive Storage Tank.  Funds available as approved and budgeted in the FY 1998-1999 Water Utilities Funds.

 

12.7          Discussion and possible action for approval of exemption from competitive bidding for drug screens as described more fully in LGC 252.022(a)(4); a procurement of professional services.  Estimated cost of screening is $18,200 annually to Scott & White Clinic.

 

        12.8         Discussion and possible action on an agreement for the City of College Station to accept a Right-of-Way Easement for Three-Phase Electrical Service to Texas A&M University Service Center.

 

12.9          Discussion and possible action on a request by College Station Medical Center to install advance warning flashers for the crosswalk on Rock Prairie Road in front of the College Station Professional Building and the College Station Medical Center.

 

12.10        Discussion and possible action on a resolution to renew Mutual Aid Agreement for the Brazos Valley Narcotics Task Force.

 

12.11        Discussion and possible action approving $100,855 in Facade Improvement Program (FIP) funds and execution of related Facade Improvement Rehabilitation Agreement for eligible improvements to the Loupot’s Bookstore property at 335 University Drive.  Funding available from federal CDBG funds as approved by Council in the Annual Community Development Budget.

 

12.12        Discussion and possible action on a resolution for professional services contract and authorizing expenditure of funds for a development of a conceptual design of George Bush Drive East Extension, Wolf Pen Creek Channel Improvements from Texas Avenue to Dartmouth Street, Wolf Pen Creek Parking Improvements at Holleman Avenue and Dartmouth Street and Wolf Pen Creek Trails and Bridges.

 

 

12.13        Discussion and possible action on a resolution of the City Council of the City of College Station, Texas determining a public necessity to acquire through condemnation Lot 14, Block 5 and Lots 20 and 19, Blocks 6-7, Boyett Addition, College Station, Texas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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13.  Regular Agenda

 

13.1    Discussion and possible action on a resolution and Articles of Incorporation for the establishment of the College Station Business Development Corporation (a 4B Corporation), and possible action on board appointments.

 

14.       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).

 

15.       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 22, 1999 at 5:00 p.m.

 

____________________________                     ____________________________

City Manager George K. Noe                                  City Secretary Connie Hooks

The building is wheelchair accessible.  Handicap parking spaces are available.  Any request for sign interpretive services must be made 48 hours before the meeting.  To make arrangements call (409) 764-3517 or (TDD) 1-800-735-2989.  Agendas posted on Internet Website http://www.ci.college-station.tx.us and Cable Access Channel 19.