City Council

Lynn McIlhaney

James Massey

Mayor Pro Tempore

Ron Silvia


Winnie Garner

City Manager

Larry Mariott

George K. Noe

Dennis Maloney


Anne Hazen



College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday, May 13, 1999 at 4:00 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 selection criteria and appointment process for Council appointed citizens committees.


3.         Discussion and possible action on legislative items.


4.         Committee Reports

            Hear status of citizen or council subcommittee activities.


5.         Agenda Request by Councilmembers


6.         Council Calendars

            Council Retreat, 5/17 & 5/18

            Mayor’s Brunch, 5/21

            Council Workshop and Regular Meetings 5/27

            Teen Court Appreciation Bar-B-Q, Central Park, 6:30 p.m., 5/28


7.         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


Real Estate (see Real Estate Notice) {LGC 551.072}; possible action

a.         Acquisition of land for Economic Development Recreation site.


Appointment and Evaluation of Public Officials, Executive Session (see Personnel Section Notice); {LGC 551.074} possible action

a.         Appointment of Chairman and Committee Members of the Planning and Zoning Commission.


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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

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.


(Real Estate)


The City Council may consider the purchase, exchange of real property, if the deliberation in an open meeting would have a detrimental effect on the position of the City in negotiation with a third person.




The City Council may consider the appointment, evaluation of the above public officers.  After discussion of this appointment and evaluation in executive session any final action or vote will be in public.


8.         Final action on Executive Session, if necessary.










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I certify that this agenda was posted on the bulletin board in the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on May 7, 1999 at 5:00 p.m.



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City Manager George K. Noe                      City Secretary Connie Hooks


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