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

 

 

 

Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday, February 10, 2000 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 drainage maintenance practices and drainage maintenance issues.  (Strategic Issue #11 – Drainage Maintenance)

 

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the City’s Comprehensive Plan as part of the Strategic Planning Process.

 

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the status and operation of the Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District which relates to Council Vision Statement No. #2 – Citizens will live in a safe, secure and healthy environment.

 

5.         Committee Reports

Bryan/CS Library Committee                                        Cemetery Committee

Construction Board of Adjustments and                        CS Business Development Corp

Appeals/Building and Standards Commission                Historic Preservation Committee

Façade Improvement Program Advisory                       Northgate Revitalization Board

Joint Relief Funding Review                                          Planning and Zoning Commission

Parks and Recreation Board                                         Zoning Board of Adjustments

Wolf Pen Creek Design Review Board                         B/CS Economic Development Corp

Brazos County Health Department                                Regional Planning Committee

Wolf Pen Creek Oversight Committee                          Gateway Overlay District

Metropolitan Planning Organization                               Community Advisory Network

Brazos Animal Shelter                                                   Community Appearance Committee

Brazos Valley Development Council                              Legislative Affairs Committee

Attractions Task Force

 

6.         Agenda Request by Councilmembers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.         Council Calendars

            Legislative Affairs Committee Meeting, 2/23, College Station, 12:00 P.M.

            Council Workshop and Regular Meetings 2/24

            TML Region X Meeting, 3/20, George Bush Conference Center

 

8.         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).

 

9.         Executive Session will immediately follow the workshop meeting in the former Utility Billing Offices.

 

            Pending and Contemplated Litigation {Gov’t Code Section 551.071}; possible action

            (refer to Litigation Notice)

 

            Real Estate {Gov.t Code Section 551.072}; possible action (refer to Real Estate Notice)

            a.  Carter Creek Greenways Acquisition

           

            Economic Development Negotiations {Gov’t Code Section 551.086}; possible action

            (refer to Economic Development Notice)

a.  Hotel Conference Center

            b.  Rechargeable Battery

 

            Personnel {Gov’t Code Section 551.074}; possible action (refer to Personnel Notice)

            a.  Evaluation of City Manager

 

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. 49,367-CCL2, Brazos County – Wilkerson v. College Station

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

Real Estate

The City Council may deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease, or value of real property if deliberation in an open meeting would have a detrimental effect on the position of the City in negotiations with a third person.

 

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.

 

10.       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 February 7, 2000 at 12:00 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, February 10, 2000 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

 

11.       Pledge of Allegiance

            Invocation

            Consider request for absence from meeting

Presentations:

·        Certificates of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

·        National Engineers Week, February 20-26

·        African American History Month

·        Texas A&M Football, Soccer and Volleyball Teams

·        Certificate of Achievement Award

 

Consent Agenda

 

12.1     Discussion and possible action on minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting on 1/13/ 2000, 1/27/ 2000 and Retreat 1/7/ 2000.

 

12.2     Bid No. 99-41 – Discussion and possible action on renewal of an agreement for paper products and janitorial supplies.  Recommend award to lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Apollo Paper, for an estimated annual expenditure of $31,308.  Funds available and budgeted in the General Fund, Facility Maintenance Division.

 

12.3     Bid No. 00-28 – Discussion and possible action on the purchase of replacement copiers for various city offices.  Recommend award to lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Ikon Office Solutions in the amount of $31,306.40.  Funds available in the Replacement Fund for copiers.

 

12.4     Discussion and possible action on an ordinance ordering the general city/school election to be held on May 6, 2000.

 

12.5     Discussion and possible action on the purchase of the AFIX Tracker Software from Software House, Inc. in the amount of $20,825 through state contract.  Funding available and budgeted in the FY 1999-2000 Capital Improvement Project fund.

 

12.6     Discussion and possible action on award of professional services contract for Longmire Extension Project to Walton & Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc. in the amount not to exceed $55,300.  Funding available in the FY 1999-2000 Certificate of Obligation.

 

12.7     Discussion and possible action on second reading of a franchise agreement with Texas Environmental Services for the collection and disposal services for treated and untreated medical waste.

 

 

12.8     Discussion and possible action on a Change Order No. 2 in the amount of $87,750 to Arkitex Studios for additional design services on the Northgate Parking Garage Project.

 

Regular Agenda

 

13.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on rezoning approximately 20.58 acres located at the northeast corner of Harvey Mitchell Parkway and Luther Street West from R-1 Single Family to PDD-H Planned Development District – Housing.

 

13.2     Discussion and possible action on an interlocal agreement between the City of College Station (City) and the College Station Independent School District (C.S.I.S.D.) authorizing the shared utilization of C.S.I.S.D.’s Satellite Downlink System and Video and Video-Editing Equipment.

 

13.3     Discussion and possible action of the Bryan/College Station Economic Development Corporation Bylaws and possible action on Article III, Appointment and Qualifications of Directors, of the Bryan/College Station Economic Development Corporation Bylaws.

 

13.4     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving the Guidelines and Criteria for Tax Abatement.

 

13.5     Discussion and possible action to appoint members of the council to Personnel Committee for review of Associate Municipal Judge applications.

 

14.       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.

 

15.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 2/10/2000.

 

16.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

17.       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 February 7, 2000 at 12:00 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.