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, August 26, 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 on regional planning by Tom Wilkinson, Executive Director of the Brazos Valley Council of Governments.  Possible action if necessary.

 

3.                  Presentation, discussion and possible action on the Community Development Housing Programs, Façade Improvement Program and Public Facilities Funding.

 

4.         Presentation, discussion, and possible action on Electric Power Supply (City Council Strategic Issue No. 6).

 

5.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on possible phased plan to automate the Council Agenda Packet (City Council Strategic Issue No. 14).

 

6.                  Committee Reports

 

7.         Agenda Request by Councilmembers

 

8.         Council Calendars

            Council Pictures 8/26, 2:00 p.m. Council Chambers

            Council Workshop and Regular Meetings 9/9

            Region 10 Meeting 9/16, Lockhart

 

9.         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).

 

 


 

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

 

            Pending and Contemplated Litigation {LGC 551.071}; possible action

            (refer to Litigation Section Notice)

 

            Litigation

The City Council may consider pending and contemplated litigation subjects.  The following subjects may be discussed:

            Cause No. 43,098-85, Brazos County-Bryan v. College Station

Cause No. 96-03168, Travis County – Bryan, et al. v. PUC (intervention)

            Cause No. 97-02587, Travis County – Bryan, et al. v. PUC (intervention)

            Cause No. 98-13391, Travis County – Bryan, et al. v. PUC (intervention)

            Cause No. 96-06940, Travis County – Bryan, et al. v. PUC (intervention)

            Cause No. 97-07000, Travis County – Bryan, et al. v. PUC (intervention)

Cause No. 40,1420-85, Brazos Co. – Anderson & Esmond v. College Station & Connie Hooks

            Cause No. 49,367-CCL2, Brazos County – Wilkerson v. College Station

            Civil Action No. 01-98-01056-CV, Court of Appeals – Gold v. College Station

            Civil Action No. H-97-2532, U.S. District Court – Lewis v. College Station

            Civil Action No. H-98-0847, U.S. District Court – Boriskie v. College Station

            Docket No. 96-2-000, FERC – College Station, applicant

            Landfill Site Selection

 

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 listed 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 August 20, 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, August 26, 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

Presentation to:

·        College Station Little League Girl’s Fast Pitch Softball All Star Team for winning the Texas State Championship.

·        The Planet Northgate, a Community-wide Celebration

·        Brazos Valley Force Little League Team for placing 9th in the nation.

·        College Station Tigers Little League Team for placing 33rd in the nation.

 

Consent Agenda

 

13.1     Discussion and possible action on minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting, August 12, 1999.

 

13.2     Bid No. 99-98 -- Discussion and possible action on construction of the Lemon Tree Park Sanitary Sewer Line Replacement.  Recommend award to lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Young Contractors in the amount of $135,979.  Funds available and budgeted in the Sewer Revenue Bond Fund.

 

13.3     Bid No. 99-99 -- Discussion and possible action on annual contract for utility line locate services.  Recommend award to lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, UtiliQuest in the amount of $69,025.  Funds available in the Electric, Water and Sewer Fund. 

 

13.4     Discussion and possible action on repealing Ordinance No. 2328 which created Reinvestment Zone #9 and authorized an Agreement for Development and Tax Abatement between the City of College Station and CSL of Texas, Inc.

 

13.5     Discussion and possible action on professional services payments in the amount of

$25,108.85 to Haynes and Boone, LLP regarding the Franklin Gold Litigation.  This purchase request is exempt from competitive bidding/proposal as allowed in

LGC 252.022(a)(4) for a procurement of professional services.  Also, request Council approval on unspecified amount not to exceed $50,000 for payments arising as a result of oral arguments in the appeal process.

 

13.6     Discussion and possible action on request for oversize participation in the amount of $22,362, for extensions of a 16 inch water line from near the intersection of FM 2818 and Holleman Drive West through the Holleman Village Addition Subdivision to be constructed with the Holleman Village Apartment Complex.


 

Regular Agenda

 

14.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on rezoning approximately 0.54 acres located on Dominik Drive between George Bush East and Puryear from C-N Neighborhood Commercial to R-5 Apartments/Medium Density.  99-72

 

14.2     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on the City of College Station 1999-2000 Proposed Budget.

 

14.3     Discussion and possible action on ad valorem tax rate for fiscal year 1999-2000.

 

14.4     Discussion and possible action on the Guidelines and Policies for the Neighborhood Partnership Program.

 

15.       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.

 

16.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 8/26/99.

 

17.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

18.       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 August 20, 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.