Mayor

City Council

Lynn McIlhaney

James Massey

Mayor Pro Tempore

Ron Silvia

Larry Mariott

Winnie Garner

Acting City Manager

Dennis Maloney

Tom Brymer

Anne Hazen

 

 

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday, September 23, 1999 at 4:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

1.         Tour of College Station Police ALERT System.  (Prior to Workshop Meeting)

 

2.         Discussion of consent agenda items listed for Regular Council Meeting.

 

3          Presentation, discussion and possible action on the City of College Station Proposed 1999-2000 Budget.

 

4.         Committee Reports

 

5.         Agenda Request by Councilmembers

 

6.         Council Calendars

            Teen Center Opening 9/20, 3:45 p.m.

            Citizen Committee Recognition Dinner 9/20, 6:30 p.m., Southwood Pavilion

            Environmental Excellence Award Ceremony 9/21, 6:30 p.m., Pebble Creek

            Special Meeting of the City Council, 9/22, 5:30 p.m.

            Celebration of the Arts in the Brazos Valley, 9/29, 6:30 p.m., Pebble Creek

            Brazos Valley Council of Governments Annual Meeting, 9/30, 6:30 p.m., Brazos Center

            60th Anniversary of the Brazos County Health Department, 10/1, 10:00 a.m.

            Employee Banquet, 10-1, 6:00 p.m., Brazos Center

            Earl Rudder Memorial Highway Sign Unveiling, 10/7, 10:00 a.m.

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings 10/14

 

7.         Hear Visitors (5:45 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).

 


 

8.         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)

 

            Personnel {LGC 551.074}; possible action (refer to Personnel Section Notice)

a.       Continue Evaluation of City Attorney

b.      Continue Evaluation of Acting City Manager

 

Economic Development Negotiations {LGC 551.086} possible action

(refer to Economic Development Notice)

a.  Private Dormitory in Northgate area

 

Litigation

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

            Cause No. 49,367-CCL2, – 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

             

 

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.

 

 

Personnel

The City Council may consider the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of public officers or employees, City Manager, City Attorney, Municipal Judge, City Secretary, and City Board and Committee members.  A directory of Boards and Committees is on file in the City Secretary office.  After discussion of appointment and evaluation of Council appointees and Board and Committee members in executive session, any final action or vote taken will be in public.

 

 

 

 

Economic Development

The City Council may consider:

(1)  commercial or financial information that the City Council has received from a business prospect that the City seeks to locate, stay or expand in or near the City with which the City is conducting Economic development negotiations, or

(2)  deliberate the offer of financial or other incentives with the business prospect.  After the discussion of the Economic Development information in executive session, any final action or vote taken will be in public.

 

9.         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 September 17, 1999 at 5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

_____________________________              ____________________________

Acting City Manager, Tom Brymer                   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, September 23, 1999 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

 

10.       Pledge of Allegiance

            Invocation

            Consider request for absence from meeting

Presentations:

·        Historic Home Plaque #52, 1208 Munson Avenue

·        60th Anniversary of County Health Department

·        Fire Prevention Week

·        Family Violence in Rural Setting Awareness Day

·        Louis Hudson Day

 

Regular Agenda

 

11.1     Public hearing, discussion, and possible action on rezoning Tract Three of the K.W. Schick Addition; approximately 6.8 acres located at 300 Southwest Parkway from R-4 Apartments/Low Density to R-5 Apartments/Medium Density.  (99-109)

 

11.2     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on the Brazos County Emergency Communications District Budget for FY 2000.

 

11.3     Discussion and possible action on the City of College Station Proposed 1999-2000 Budget.

 

11.4     Discussion and possible action on the proposed ad valorem tax rate of $0.4293 for FY1999-2000.

 

11.5     Discussion and possible action on a request by the Bryan-College Station Economic Development Corporation to increase the City’s annual allocation of matching funds to the Economic Incentive Development Fund from $50,000 to $100,000.

 

11.6     Discussion and possible action on Amendment #2 to a real estate contract between the City of College Station and William Madden regarding property located at 201 College Main and 321 Patricia Street.

 

11.7     Discussion and possible action on a resolution requested by the Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce Special attractions Committee to support the Integrated Attractions Plan and to appoint two representatives to the Attractions Task Force.

 

11.8     Discussion and possible action on the first reading of a franchise agreement with American 3CI for the collection and disposal services for treated and untreated medical waste.

 

Consent Agenda

 

12.1     Bid No. 97-25 -- Discussion and possible action on renewal agreement for landscape maintenance at Wolf Pen Creek, Utility Service Center and Fire Station #1.  Staff recommends approval of the renewal agreement to the Greenery for an estimated annual expenditure of $82,960.  The terms of the agreement will be October 1, 1999 through September 20, 2000.

 

12.2     Bid No. 97-46 -- Discussion and possible action on renewal agreement for annual work uniform rental.  Staff recommends renewal agreement with Best Uniform Supply for annual estimated expenditure of $59,000.  The term of the agreement is October 1, 1999 through September 30, 2000.  Funds available as budgeted in FY 1999-2000 General Fund for Public Works, Electric, Water and Wastewater Funds for Public Utilities Department, and Solid Waste Fund for BVSWMA.

 

12.3     Bid No. 98-05 -- Discussion and possible action on renewal of agreement for landscape maintenance at the Business Center and Library.  Staff recommends approval of renewal agreement to Clean Cut, Inc. for an annual estimated expenditure of $52,935.  The term of the agreement is October 1, 1999 through September 20, 2000.  Funds available as budgeted in FY 1999-2000 General Fund, and Parks Department, and Economic Development Fund.

 

12.4     Bid No. 98-51 – Discussion and possible action on renewal agreement for lawn maintenance services at the Water Production and Wastewater Treatment Facilities.  Staff recommends renewal agreement with Paterson’s Lawn Maintenance Services for an annual estimated expenditure of $33,000.  The term of agreement is October 1, 1999 through September 30, 2000.  Funds available as budgeted in FY 1999-2000 Water and Sewer Funds.

 

12.5     Bid No. 98-74 – Discussion and possible action on renewal for concrete water boxes.  Staff recommends renewal agreement with International Hughes Supply of Texas for an annual estimated expenditure of $41,000.  The term of agreement is September 1, 1999 through August 31, 2000.  Funds available as budgeted in Water and Wastewater Funds.

 

12.6     Bid No. 99-05 – Discussion and possible action on renewal agreement for truck parts and supplies.  Staff recommends renewal agreement with Truckmotive, Inc. for an annual estimated expenditure of $39,500.  The term of agreement is October 22, 1999 through October 21, 2000.  Funds available as budgeted in the Fleet Maintenance Fund.

 

12.7     Bid No. 99-93 -- Discussion and possible action on purchase of an ambulance for the Fire Department including changes for requested additions to outfit the interior of the vehicle.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Taylor Made Ambulances in the amount of $98,902 plus changes of $5,825 for a total of $104,727.  Also, request Council approval for a second ambulance for $104,727 to be purchased in October pending council approval of the proposed budget.

 

12.8     Bid No. 99-102 -- Discussion and possible action on an annual bid for Tires.  Staff recommends award to Goodyear Commercial for annual estimated amount of $51,371.78.

 

12.9     Bid No. 99-105 - Discussion and possible action on construction contract for Wolf Pen Creek tributary improvements.  Recommend award to lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, R.M. Dudley Construction in the amount of $72,684.  Funds available  in the Parks Projects Funds and from Zone 3 Parkland Dedication Funds.

 

12.10   Bid No. 99-112 - Discussion and possible action on the purchase of eight (8) mobile video systems for police vehicles.  Recommend award to Video Systems Plus in the amount of $24,760.  Funds available and appropriated in FY 1998-1999 General Fund, Police Patrol Division.

 

12.11   Bid No. 99-113 – Discussion and possible action on annual agreement for the purchase of liquid chlorine for water and wastewater treatment plant..  Recommend award to lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, DXI Industries, Inc. in the amount of $26,745.  Funds available in the FY 1999-2000 Water and Wastewater Funds, Operations.

 

12.12   RFP No. 99-90 – Discussion and possible action on software and hardware for Automated Parking Citation System.  Recommend award to Enforcement Technology, Inc. in the amount of $20,400.  Funds available in the FY 1998-1999 Northgate Parking Fund. 

 

12.13   Contract No. 99-199 – Discussion and possible action on a contract for professional services contract for engineering design and construction management for the construction of capital improvements to the water production facilities.  Recommend award to Malcolm Pirnie, Inc. as most qualified engineer, in the amount of $1,230,000.  Funds available in the 1999-2000 Water Revenue Bond Fund.

 

12.14   Discussion and possible action on the approval and execution of a warranty deed transferring 1111 Detroit, a City-owned property to the Bryan/College Station Habitat for Humanity to be used for a single-family home site.

 

12.15   Discussion and possible action on the sale of 548 Banks to income-eligible buyers for appraised value ($74,000), and to provide down payment assistance to facilitate the purchase.

 

12.16   Discussion and possible action on renaming Medinah Drive in Pebble Creek 7A Subdivision to Mission Hills Drive.

 

12.17   Discussion and possible action on a resolution of the City of College Station, Texas, determining a public necessity to acquire certain property; giving notice of an official determination to acquire property for Rock Prairie East Re-Alignment project; and establish procedures for the acquisition of property.

 

12.18   Discussion and possible action on purchase of consulting engineering service and testing.  Recommend purchase from Doble Engineering Company in the amount of $15,625.  This request is exempt from competitive bidding as allowed in the Local Government Code, Chapter 252.022(a)(7)(A) items that are available from only one source because of patents, copyrights secret processes, or natural monopolies.  Funds available in the FY 1999-2000 Electric Fund, Operating Budget.

 

12.19   Discussion and possible action on a agreement for the College Station Police Department Safe & Sober Selective Traffic Enforcement (STEP) Grant.

 

12.20   Discussion and possible action on purchase of CityBuild Software from Integrated Information Systems, Inc. in the amount of  $22,535 for the Community Development Division.  This request is exempt from competitive bidding as outlined in Local government Code 252.022(a)(7)(A) a procurement that are available from only one source because of patents, copyrights, secret processes, or natural monopolies.  Funds are available and budgeted in the Community Development Budget.

 

13.       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.

 

14.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 9/23/99.

 

15.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

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 supplemental agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on September 20, 1999 at 12:00 p.m.

 

____________________________                ____________________________

Acting City Manager Tom Brymer                    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.