Mayor

City Council

Lynn McIlhaney

James Massey

Mayor Pro Tempore

Ron Silvia

Larry Mariott

Winnie Garner

City Manager

Dennis Maloney

Thomas E. Brymer

Anne Hazen

 

 

 

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday, November 11, 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.                  Presentation, discussion and possible action on Centralized Customer Service, Council Issue #18.

 

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding a policy for City participation in upgrading of private alleys and accepting them as public infrastructure.

 

4.         Committee Reports

 

5.         Agenda Request by Councilmembers

            a.  Consider a Workshop item on Electric Rates (Maloney)

 

6.         Council Calendars

Special Joint Council, Planning and Zoning Commission and Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting, 11/8, 5:00 p.m. Utility Service Center

Special Joint Council, Planning and Zoning Commission and Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting, 11/9, 5:00 p.m., Utility Service Center

Legislative Committee Meeting, 11/10, 7:00p.m.-9:00 p.m., Brazos Center

Texas Municipal Conference, 11/17-11/20, Dallas

Christmas Open House, 12/8, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Teen Center

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings 12/9

Joint Meeting, College Station/Bryan Council 12/16, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

 

 

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 Utility Billing Offices.

 

            Pending and Contemplated Litigation {LGC 551.071}; possible action

            (refer to Litigation Section Notice)

 

            Economic Development Negotiations {LGC 551.086}; possible action

            (refer to Economic Development Notice)

            a.  Private Dormitory in Northgate

 

            Personnel {LGC 551.074}; possible action

            (refer to Personnel Section Notice)

            a.  Evaluation of Zoning Board of Adjustments

 

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

            Cause No. 49,989-85-John Lofferelli 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 listed above.  After discussion of the pending and contemplated litigation subjects 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) the financial offer 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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 November 5, 1999 at 5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

___________________________                  ______________________________

City Manager Thomas E. 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, November 11, 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

Presentation:

·        1999 Excellence In Purchasing Award

·        Veteran’s Day

·        College Station Environmental Excellence Award,

Dr. Roy Hartman

 

Consent Agenda

 

11.1     Discussion and possible action on minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting, October 28, 1999.

 

11.2     Bid No. 0012 – Discussion and possible action on the purchase of a 50kW Diesel Generator, trailer mounted.  Recommend award to lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Awalt Rentals for $24,603.31.  Funds available and budgeted in the Replacement Fund.

 

11.3     Discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 3 “Building Regulations” of the Code of Ordinances by amending certain sections as set out, dissolving the Electrical Examining Board.

 

11.4     Discussion and possible action for approval of exemptions from competitive bidding as described more fully in LGC 252.022(a)(7) a procurement of items that are available from only one source.

 

11.5     Discussion and possible action on a request for oversize participation in the amount of $7,309 for extension of a 12-inch water line from the intersection of Harvey Road and State Highway 158, northwest approximately 250 feet along Highway 158.  The line will be constructed with the Final Plat for the Super “B” Subdivision.

 

11.6     Discussion and possible action on a contract for consulting services with Shapiro & Company for the Marketing Communications Campaign and Implementation Plan.  Also, approve a General Fund contingency transfer in the amount of $19,200.  Funds available and budgeted in the Electric, Water, Wastewater, and Sanitation Fund.

 

 

 


 

11.7     Discussion and possible action on a resolution supporting the College Station Soccer Club’s application for grant funds from the United States Soccer Foundation.  Funds used to install lighting on four soccer fields at Veterans Park and Athletic Complex.

 

11.8     Discussion and possible action on a contract with Texas A&M College of Architecture for development of an easement layer in the City’s GIS.  This contract is not to exceed $48,000.  Funds available and budgeted in the FY 2000 budget.

 

11.9     Discussion and possible action on an employee agreement with Thomas E. Brymer for the position of City Manager for the City of College Station.

 

 

Regular Agenda

 

12.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on rezoning request from A-P Administrative Professional to C-B Business Commercial for property located in the Henton Subdivision between Lincoln Avenue and University Drive.

 

12.2     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending the Wolf Pen Creek Zoning District regulations.

 

12.3     Discussion and possible action on a resolution casting 388 votes for the Brazos County Appraisal District Board of Directors.

 

12.4     Discussion and possible action on the 1999 Gainsharing Distribution.

 

12.5     Discussion and possible action on a consulting service contract for a compensation consultant to conduct a pay plan study.

 

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 11/11/99.

 

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 agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on November 5, 1999 at 5:00 p.m.

 

__________________________                    ____________________________

City Manager Thomas E. 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.