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

Thursday, February 11, 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.                  Presentation, discussion and possible action on the proposed site plan for Edelweiss Park.

 

3.                  Presentation, discussion and possible action on the final report of the Odor Control Study by Metcalf and Eddy.

 

4.         Discussion and possible action on the cost estimate to widen Munson Avenue.

 

5.         Discussion and possible action on options for site acquisition and master plan development for Council Strategic Issue #17 – City Hall Center.

 

6.         Discussion and possible action on legislative items.

 

7.         Committee Reports

Hear status of citizen or council subcommittee activities.

 

8.         Agenda Request by Councilmembers

 

9.         Council Calendars

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 2/25

Mayor’s Brunch, 2/26

Y2K, Public Meeting, Brazos Center, 2/18, 7:00 p.m.

 

10.       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 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.

 

11.       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 February 5, 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, February 11, 1999 at 6:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

 

12.       Pledge of Allegiance

Invocation

Consider request for absence from meeting

 

·        Proclamation – Black History Month – February

 

13.       Consent Agenda

 

13.1       Consider minutes for City Council regular and workshop meetings, January 28, 1999 and special meeting of January 7, 1999.

 

13.2       RFP No. 98-06 – Discussion and possible action to renew contracts for concession services at specific College Station parks.  Renewal term is January 1, 1999 to December 31, 1999.

 

13.3       Bid No. 99-21 – Discussion and possible action on award of a contract for materials used on Southwest Parkway, other improvement and maintenance projects.  Recommend award to each low bidder:  KBS Electric, Priester Supply, Techline, and Wesco for a total annual estimated expenditure $507,300.  Funds available in the CIP Project and Electrical Fund.

 

13.4       Bid No. 99-34 – Discussion and possible action on Landscape and Site Maintenance Contract for George Bush Drive, Texas Avenue Medians and Utility Customer Service Building in the amount of $53,593 (19 month contract).  Recommend award to Clean Cut as lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications.  Funds available in the Parks and Recreation Department Forestry Division.

 

13.5       Bid No. 99-36 – Discussion and possible action on award of bid for the construction of the College Station Teen Center in the amount of $358,200.  Recommend award to Marek Brothers Construction, Inc. as lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications.  Funds available in the FY 1998-1999 General Fund-Fund balance for the Teen Center.

 

13.6       Bid No. 99-38 – Discussion and possible action on award of Janitorial Services contract in the amount of $137,835.  Recommend award to Sparkling Maintenance Service Corporation as lowest, responsible bidder

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meeting specifications.  Funds available in the Public Works, Facility Maintenance Division.

 

13.7    Bid No. 99-44 – Discussion and possible action on award of bid for 3” Crushed Limestone to be used at the Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency Landfill site in the amount of $26,500.  Recommend award to Texcon as lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications.  Funds available in the BVSWMA Operating budget. 

 

13.8    Discussion and possible action on an agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) regarding the planting and maintenance of Crepe Myrtles along FM 2818 in the amount of $50,000.  College Station’s portion will be funded through the Hotel/Motel Tax Fund. 

 

13.9    Discussion and possible action approving a resolution setting a public hearing on adoption of land use assumptions, a capital improvements plan, and possible impact fees for Service Area 99-01, an area along the east side of SH 6 and south of Rock Prairie Road.

 

13.10  Discussion and possible action on a contract change order for the construction of the sanitary sewer trunkline for the Spring Creek Phase I project to Texcon, Inc. in the amount of $94,324.50. 

 

13.11  Discussion and possible action approving a purchase request for professional legal services which are exempt from competitive bidding/proposal as allowed in LGC 252.022(a)(4), and authorizing a contingency transfer within the Water Fund to create an appropriation for the amount.  Recommend approval of letter agreement with Mathews and Freeland for an estimated $30,000.  Approve authorization of a contingency transfer for the same amount within the Water Fund.

 

13.12  Discussion and possible action on the selection of a consulting firm to provide design services for a West District Maintenance Facility.  Recommend award to Holster and Associates.

 

13.13  Discussion and possible action an ordinance ordering general city/school election and special election to be held on May 1, 1999

 

13.14  Discussion and possible action on agreement between the City of College Station and Bank of America NT&SA for Purchasing Cards.  Bank of America was awarded the State of Texas contract for Purchasing Cards.

 

13.15  Discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 10, Section 3.E(2)(e), Ordinance #2364; a recently adopted speed limit ordinance on

 

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FM 2154 (Wellborn Road) from FM 60 (University Drive) to the City Limits line south of FM 2818.

 

13.16  Discussion and possible action on a Professional Service Contract and authorization of funds to Ash & Brown Engineering for design and construction assistance service required for the construction of the remainder of North Forest Parkway.

 

14.       Regular Agenda

 

14.1    Public hearing, discussion and possible action rezoning approximately 18.6 acres located in front adjacent to the Raintree Subdivision from R-1 Single Family Residential and A-O Agricultural/Open Space to A-P Administrative Professional, C-B Business Commercial, R-5 Apartment/medium Density; and R-3 Townhouse.  98-121

 

14.2    Public hearing, discussion and possible action rezoning Lots 2 and 3 of Block 4 of Pooh’s Park Subdivision located along the north side of Holleman between Texas Avenue and Lassie Lane from WPC - Wolf Pen Creek to C-1 General Commercial.  99-100 and 99-102

 

14.3    Public hearing, discussion and possible action rezoning 2.77 acres at 1900 F.M. 158, between University Drive and Harvey Road from R-1 Single Family to C-2 Commercial Industrial.  98-119

 

15.       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).

 

16.       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 bulleting board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on February 5, 1999 at 5:00 p.m.

 

 

__________________________                          ________________________________

City Manager George K. Noe                                  City Secretary Connie Hooks

 

 

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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.  Agendas posted on Internet Website http://www.ci.college-station.tx.us and Cable Access Channel 19.