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 24, 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 the status of Strategic Issue #7 – Comparison of Compensation to Market.

 

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the research finding for the City’s Comprehensive Marketing Communications Campaign and Implementation Plan.

 

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the City’s Technology Planning as part of the Council Strategic Planning Process.

 

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

Making Cities Livable Conference:

a.  Economic Development

b.  Community Re-development

c.  City Center/City Square

d.  Pedestrianways

 

 

 

 

 

6.         Agenda Request by Councilmembers

 

7.         Council Calendars

            Council Workshop and Regular Meetings 3/9

            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)

 

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

            (refer to Economic Development Notice)

a.  Hotel Conference Center

           

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

            a.  City Manager Evaluation

 

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.

 

 

 

 

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 21, 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 (979) 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 24, 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:

·        Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Turner

·        Blue Ribbon Award

·        Dr. Lisa Ottinger and Class for Intranet Project

·        Severe Weather Awareness Week

·        Red Cross Month

 

Consent Agenda

 

12.1     Discussion and possible action on minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting on 2/10/2000.

 

12.2     Bid No. 99-42 – Discussion and possible action on an annual contract for Sensus water meters.  Recommend approval of renewal agreement to U.S. Filter for annual estimated expenditure of $107,893.25.  Funds available in the Water Fund and charges are made to projects as meters are placed in service.

 

12.3     Bid No. 00-10 – Discussion and possible action on an annual agreement for T-shirts, golf shirts, and denim shirts for all City departments.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder by section for an annual estimated expenditure by vendor as follows: C.C. Creations $15,542.50; Career Apparel $1,011.20; K&L Advertising $1,805; NG. Slater, Inc. $3,136.65; and Uniforms Mfg. Inc. $2,598.83.  Funds available and budgeted in various funds and departments for Citywide use.

 

12.4     Bid No. 00-34 - Discussion and possible action on a contract for asbestos abatement and demolition at 304, 306, & 310 Church Street; 312 & 214 Second Street; and 307 & 313 College Main.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, CST Environmental in the amount of $76,600.  Funds available through the Northgate Parking Fund.

 

12.5     Bid No. 00-36 - Discussion and possible action on the purchase of various electrical distribution materials. Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder by item for an annual estimated expenditure by vendor as follows: KBS Electrical $110,300; Priester Supply $170,767.50; Techline $84,497.25; Temple $361,867; and Wesco $49,735.  Funds available in Inventory and will be charged to the project as used.

 

12.6     Bid No. 00-37 - Discussion and possible action on the purchase of Fiber Optic Termination and Testing Equipment.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications as follows: Alcoa-Fujikura Ltd. in the amount of $13,000 and Four S Group in the amount of $27,284.67.  Funds available and budgeted in the Electric Capital Improvement Projects Fund.

 

12.7     Discussion and possible action on the purchase of one patrol car from the Houston-Galvestion Area Council in the amount of $22,840.70.  The City of College Station received $16,719.50 from State Farm Insurance and the remaining balance of $6,121.20 is available in the Equipment Replacement Fund.

 

12.8     Discussion and possible action on a resolution authorizing the Parks and Recreation Department to submit a grant application to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Community Outdoor Outreach Program, and designating Lance Jackson as Program Site Coordinator.

 

12.9     Discussion and possible action on a cooperative working agreement between Twin City Mission/Home Partners and the City of College Station.

 

12.10   Discussion and possible action on authorization Black & Veatch to conduct a Biosolids Process Optimization Study Phase I at the Carter Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in the amount of $58,763.  Funds available and budgeted in the FY 1999-2000 Wastewater Utilities Fund.

 

12.11   Discussion and possible action on payment of water usage fee assessment to the Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District in the amount of $59,092. 

 

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

 

12.13   Discussion and possible action on proposed modifications to the Community Development’s Housing Program Guidelines.

 

12.14   Discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 1, Section 27 of the College Station Code of Ordinances, relating to the adoption of the retention schedules issued by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission for use in the City of College Station Records Management Program.

 

12.15   Discussion and possible action on an ordinance of the third and final reading adopting a franchise agreement with Texas Environmental Services for the collection and disposal services for treated and untreated medical waste.

 

12.16   Discussion and possible action on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) of the City of College Station’s participation in the collaborative formation of the Bryan-College Station Community Health Center.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regular Agenda

 

13.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an appeal of a Conditional Use Permit granted by the Planning and Zoning Commission on January 6, 2000 for a nightclub use and site plan at 301 College Main.

 

13.2     Discussion and possible action amending the annual funding contract with the Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce-Convention and Visitors Bureau by $26,200 for the implementation of a festivals program.

 

13.3     Discussion and possible action on a resolution supporting the City of Houston’s bid for the 2012 Olympic Games.

 

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 2/24/2000.

 

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 21, 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 (979) 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.