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 July 8, 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 Vision Statement

#1 –Transportation/Mobility by John McBeth, General Manager of Brazos Transit System.

 

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

 

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the results of the 1999 Citizen Survey and Centralized Customer Service Survey.

 

5.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the development of a Neighborhood Services Program.

 

6.         Discussion and possible action on 1999 Council Meeting Procedures.

 

7.         Committee Reports

 

8.         Agenda Request by Councilmembers

 

9.         Council Calendars

            AMCC Conference, Lubbock, 7/15-18/99

 

10.       Hear Visitors (5:00 – 5:15 p.m.)

 

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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11.       Executive Session will immediately follow the workshop meeting in the Training Room.

 

            Pending and Contemplated Litigation (see Litigation Section Notice)

{LGC 551.071}; possible action

 

Real Estate (see Real Estate Notice) {LGC551.072}; possible action

a.  Consider purchase of property for Northgate Parking Garage.

 

(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.

 

 

 

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12.       Final action on Executive Session, if necessary.

 

APPROVED:

 

I certify that this agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on July 2, 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, July 8, 1999 at 6:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

 

13.       Pledge of Allegiance

            Invocation

            Consider request for absence from meeting

 

14.       Consent Agenda

 

14.1    Consider minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting on June 24, 1999, and regular meeting, May 27, 1999.

 

14.2    Bid No. 99-91 - Discussion and possible action on annual bid for electric wire and cable.  Recommend award to each of the lowest bidders as follows:  KBS Electric - $7,700.; Power & Telephone Company - $31,713.41; Priester Supply - $45,863.; Techline - $201,460.68; Temple, Inc. - $1,646.10, for a total annual estimate of $288,383.19.  Funds available in the Electrical Fund.

 

14.3    Discussion and possible action on Change Order No. 4 to Young Contractors to obtain a stabilized subgrade using an alternate method from the bid specifications on Anderson Street Rehabilitation Project in the amount of $25,673.05.  Funds available in Capital Projects. 

 

14.4    Discussion and possible action on a real estate sales contract between the City of College Station and 312 Second, a Texas General Partnership, for the purchase of Lot 14, Block 5 and Lots 20 and 19, Blocks 6-7, Boyett Addition in the total amount of $170,000.  Funds available in the FY 1998-1999 Capital Projects Budget. 

 

14.5    Discussion and possible action approving three (3) real estate sales contracts between the City of College Station as follows:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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a.         contract to purchase Lots 23, 24, 25, Blocks 6-7, Boyett Addition, from Howard C. Nelson in the amount of $169,000.

b.         contract to purchase Lot 16, Block 6-7, Boyett Addition, from Howard C. Nelson A/K/A Howard Campbell Nelson and Jonathan Nelson in the amount of $78,000.

c.         contract to purchase Lot 17, Block 6-7, Boyett Addition, from Claudia Nicole Arendale f/k/a Nicole Nelson and Claudia G. Nelson f/k/a Claudia Nelson in the amount of $78,000.

 

            Total purchase price for all five parcels is $325,000.  Funds available in the FY 1998-1999 Capital Projects Budget.

 

14.6    Discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 10, Section 3.E (2)(n), of the City’s Code of Ordinances to reduce the speed limit on certain streets in the Northgate area.

 

14.7    Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a professional services contract for the Northgate Water Main and Master Plan Project to Urban Design Group in an amount not to exceed $73,685.  Funds available in the Water Utility Fund.

 

15.       Regular Agenda

 

15.1    Public hearing, discussion and possible action on rezoning approximately 4.13 acres located near the Holleman and Welsh intersection and being the proposed Lot 2, Block 1 of the Holleman/Welsh Addition, from R-1 Single Family to PDD-H Planned Development District-Housing.  99-112

 

15.2    Discussion and possible action on Community Development Block Grant funding of public service agencies’ activities for the fiscal year 2000 for a total amount of $134,900.  College Station sets aside a maximum CDBG percentage of 15% for funding public service agencies.

 

            a.  Bluebonnet Girl Scout Council                           $  8,000

            b.  Brazos Valley Interfaith Outreach                       $39,100

            c.  Elder Aid                                                               $20,400

            d.  Family Medicine Center                          $25,000

            e.  Salvation Army                                                     $15,000

            f.   Scotty’s House                                                     $20,000

            g.  Twin City Mission-The Bridge                            $  7,400

 

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15.3    Discussion and possible action on a resolution adopting the College Station Recreation, Park and Open Space Master Plan.

 

15.4    Discussion and possible action on a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of College Station and The Tradition at Northgate, LTD. regarding construction of a private dormitory including retail space and leasing of parking spaces in the City’s Northgate Parking Garage.

 

15.5    Discussion and possible action on a resolution to accept the Fiscal Year 1999 Texas A&M Research Foundation Advanced Law Enforcement and Response Technology (ALERT) Vehicle Systems sub-agreement.  Total funds available under this sub-agreement is $104,380.  The city will not have to contribute funds to this project.

 

15.6    Discussion and possible action on the creation and appointments to the City Center Planning Ad Hoc Committee.

 

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

 

17.       Council Monitoring Report

            The City of College Station Governing policy states that the Council will monitor and regularly discuss the council’s own process and performance and ensure the continuity of its governance capability by retraining and redevelopment. 

 

18.       Adjourn

 

If litigation issues arise as to the posted subject matter of this Council Meeting an executive session will be held.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I certify that this agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on July 2, 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.