Mayor

City Council

Lynn McIlhaney

James Massey

Mayor Pro Tempore

Ron Silvia

Larry Mariott

Winnie Garner

City Manager

Dennis Maloney

George K. Noe

Anne Hazen

 

 

 

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday June 24, 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 College Station Recreation, Park and Open Master Plan.

 

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the proposed city gateway projects.

 

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on Fiscal Year 2000 Pay Plan and overview of the pay system.

 

5.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the ranking of the City Council’s 1999 Strategic Issues.

 

6.         Committee Reports

 

7.         Agenda Request by Councilmembers

 

8.         Council Calendars

            TML Legislative Briefing, Austin, 6/28

            Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 7/8

 

9.         Executive Session and Staff reports will immediately follow the workshop meeting in the Training Room.

 

            Staff and Legal Reports {LGC 551.075}

 

 

 

 

 

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            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.  Consider land trade for possible City Center site.

b.  Consider purchase of property to be used as a future neighborhood park.

 

(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

            Wendy Boriskie v. College Station

            Swiki Anderson and Steve Esmond v. College Station and Connie Hooks

 

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 or 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.

 

10.       Final action on Executive Session, if necessary.

 

 

 

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APPROVED:

 

I certify that this agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on June 18, 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

College Station City Council

Regular Meeting Agenda

Thursday, June 24, 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 – League City United Methodist Army Week,

      June 27-July 2, 1999

 

12.       Consent Agenda

 

 

12.1    Consider minutes for City Council workshop of May 13, 1999, special meeting on May 21, 1999 and workshop and regular meeting of June 10, 1999.

 

12.2    Bid No. 99-64 - Discussion and possible action on Northgate Promenade Cleanup in the amount of  $18,000.  Recommend award to The Sanitation Specialist as lowest responsible bidder meeting specifications.  Funds available in Northgate Parking Fund.

 

12.3    Bid No. 99-84 – Discussion and possible action on an annual contract for various electric distribution padmount and polemount transformers.  Recommend award to Priester Supply, $38,905.65, Wesco, $21,956.56, Temple, 19,888, Techline, $256,458. and KBS, $1,239 as lowest responsible bidder meeting specifications.  Total estimated annual expenditure $338,447.21.  Funds available in the Electric Inventory.

 

12.4    Bid No. 99-89 – Discussion and possible action on award of contract for Harley Waterline in the amount of $128,654.  Recommend award to Young Contractors as lowest responsible bidder meeting specifications.  Funds available in Water Revenue Bond Fund.

 

12.5    Discussion and possible action on renewal of Bid No. 96-36, Electrical Line Extensions, System Upgrades, and URD Conversions.  Estimated annual expenditure is $670,000. 

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Recommend award to Finway, Inc.  Also, possible action on an increase (change order) of $100,000. in current contract with Finway.

 

12.6    Discussion and possible action on ratification for purchase of relocation of 12” water line in accordance with LGC 252.022(a)(2) a procurement necessary to preserve the public health or safety of the municipality’s residents in the amount of $22,950.  Recommend award to Elliott Construction, funds available in the Water Fund, System Maintenance.

 

12.7    Discussion and possible action to authorize the Mayor to sign a Right-of-Way Easement to City of College Station for Three-Phase Electrical Service to TAMU #1 Oil Well on Luther Street north of FM 2818.

 

12.8    Discussion and possible action on an abandonment of a 9,330 square foot (20 foot wide) public utility easement located in the Crawford Burnett League, Abstract No. 7, Holleman Village Apartments.

 

12.9    Discussion and possible action on a development agreement between the City of College Station and FF Realty, LLC.  The development agreement provides FF Realty will pay $44,495.63 for their portion of Jones-Butler Road.

 

12.10  Discussion and possible action on the proposed Cross-Connection Control and Backflow Prevention Ordinance.

 

12.11  Discussion and possible action on the sale of 546 Banks to income-eligible buyers for appraised value of $74,000 and to provide down payment assistance to facilitate the purchase.

 

12.12  Discussion and possible action on the third reading of a franchise agreement with American Medical Waste Management, Inc. for the collection and disposal services for treated and untreated medical waste.

 

12.13  Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving the application of Chapter 394 (The Texas Housing Finance Corporations Act) of the Texas Local Government Code, to the City of College Station, Texas, for the purpose of making property located within the City of College Station, Texas, eligible for (i)

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single family housing for persons of low and moderate income financed by loans made from the proceeds of the Brazos County housing finance corporation single family mortgage revenue bonds series 1999A, or (ii) in the alternative, or in combination therewith, a mortgage credit certificate program.

 

12.14 Discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 8, “Personnel”, of the Code of Ordinances by repealing Ordinance No. 2358, “Standards of Conduct for City’s Public Officials.”

 

12.15  Discussion and possible action on a resolution with the Texas Department of Transportation for the placement of the gateway projects in State right-of-way.

 

13.       Regular Agenda

 

13.1    Public hearing, discussion and possible action rezoning Woodcreek Section 8 from PUD #2 to R-1B, located on the east side of Stonebrook Drive immediately south of Woodcreek, Section 3.  Also, approve a final plat for Woodcreek Section 8 with a variance to the street right-of-way width.  (97-244)

 

13.2    Public hearing, discussion and possible action rezoning Pebble Hills Estates III approximately 25 acres from C-1, R-5 and R-1 to

C-2 and 4.3 acres from R-1 to R-5.  (99-26)

 

13.3    Public hearing, discussion and possible action rezoning property located at 2000 FM 158, the northwest corner of FM 158 and State Highway 30, from A-O Agricultural Open to C-1 General Commercial.  (99-116)

 

13.4    Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending the City of College Station 1998-1999 Budget by

$2,862,579 in various funds, and amending the Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency 1998-1999 Budget by $2,500.

           

13.5    Discussion and possible action on the Good Neighbor Agreement between the Cities of Bryan, College Station and Peach Creek Development Company for the future solid waste management disposal facility and ratification of payment of legal fees.

 

13.6    Discussion and possible action on amendments to the Council Meeting Procedures.

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13.7    Discussion and possible action on an ordinance establishing an absentee policy for council appointed boards and committee members.

 

13.8    Discussion and possible action on the appointment of citizens to various committees.

 

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.       Governance Agenda: Discussion and possible action on developing characteristics that reflect council’s vision for the community.

 

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 bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on June 18, 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.  Agendas posted on Internet Website http://www.ci.college-station.tx.us and Cable Access Channel 19.