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, April 27, 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 automated Council Agenda Packet.  (Strategic Issue No. 9)

 

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the Fire Protection Master Plan.

 

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action concerning Strategic Issue #21 Senior Programs.

 

5.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on review of citizen committee application.

 

6.         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

 

7.         Agenda Request by Councilmembers

 

8.         Council Calendars

Edelweiss Park Dedication Ceremony, 4/25, 5:30 p.m.

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 5/11

Council Strategic Planning Retreat, 5/22-5/23, Del Lago Resort

Joint Meeting with City of Bryan Council & County Commissioners to include

dinner with spouses, 6/14, Brazos Center

Texas Transportation Summit, 6/21-6/23, Irving

            Joint Council Retreat with City of Bryan, 7/14 & 7/15

AMCC Conference, 7/27-7/30, Corpus Christi

 

9.         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).

 

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

 

            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.  Cemetery Site

            b.  Freeman Tract

            c.  City Center

 

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

            (refer to Economic Development Notice)

a.  Hotel Conference Center

            b.  Water Tower Land Sale

 

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 – TMPA v. PUC (intervention)

            Cause No. 98-11817, Travis County – TMPA 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 Nos. TX96-2-000 and TX96-2-001, FERC – College Station, applicant

            Cause No. 49,989-85-John Lofferelli v. College Station

            Cause No. 377-CC, Brazos County – College Station v. Annie Mae Hughes, et al.

Cause No. 50,813-85, Brazos County – College Station v. Phillips Swager Associates, Inc.; et al.

            TXU Gas Distribution Rate Request

            TXU Gas Pipeline Rate Request

 

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 have 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.

 

11.       Final action on Executive Session, if necessary.

 

APPROVED:

 

I certify that this agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on April 24, 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.

 


Amended Agenda

College Station City Council

Regular Meeting

Thursday, April 27, 2000 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

 

12.       Pledge of Allegiance

            Invocation

            Consider request for absence from meeting

Presentations:

·        Water Utilities Awareness Week

·        Certificate of Achievement

·        National Day of Prayer

·        Public Service Recognition Week

 

Consent Agenda

 

13.1     Discussion and possible action on minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting on 4/13/2000.

 

13.2     Bid No. 00-15 – Discussion and possible action on annual agreement for heavy machinery rental for various City departments.  Recommend award to each low bidder.  Annual estimates by vendor are R.B. Everett & Company, $7,200; Awalt Rentals, $4,884; Mustang Rentals, $63,172; United Rentals, $41,050; and Equipment Investco $2,532.  Total annual estimated expenditures is $118,838. 

 

13.3     Bid No. 00-48 – Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a contract for odor control improvements at the Carter Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Bryan Construction Company in the amount of $729,600.  Funds available and budgeted in the Sewer Revenue Bond Fund.

 

13.4     Bid No. 00-59 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving the installation of  4,000 feet of 8" water line.  Recommend award to the lowest responsible bidder meeting specifications, Brazos Valley Utilities in the amount of $115,700 which includes $27,300 of City furnished materials.  Funds available in the Water Utility Fund.

 

13.5     RFP No. 00-58 – Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a service contract for coordination of administrative duties for Health and Human Services.  Recommend award to Unity Partners in the amount of $20,000.  Funds available and budgeted in the General Fund, Community Development Division. 

(Strategic Issue No. 20)

 

13.6     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a consulting contract with Berg Oliver Associates to provide permit preparation and processing services for the Bee Creek Channelization Project in the amount of $17,250.  Funds available in the Drainage Utility Fund.

 

13.7     Discussion and possible action on a resolution determining a public necessity to acquire easement interest in certain property: giving notice of an official determination to acquire easement interest in property, and establish procedures for the acquisition of easement interest in certain property for the Cherry Street Reconstruction Project.

 

13.8     Discussion and possible action on a resolution determining a public necessity to acquire certain property: giving notice of an official determination to acquire property for the Wolf Pen Creek Trails and Bridges projects; and establish procedures for the acquisition of the property.

 

13.9     Discussion and possible action on a resolution designating the Early Voting Ballot Board and Central Counting Station personnel.

 

13.10   Discussion and possible action on changes to Chapter 5 (Emergency Management Procedures) Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual.

 

13.11   Discussion and possible action on an exemption from competitive bidding to refurbish an Alfa Laval PM 7500 Centrifuge used at Carter Creek Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant; as described more fully in LGC 252.022(a)(7)(D) a procurement of items that are available from only one source, including captive replacement parts or components for equipment.  Recommend approval by original equipment manufacturer, Alfa Laval in the amount of $60,000.  Funds available in the Wastewater Fund, Treatment Division.

 

13.12   Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a professional service contract with Navigant Consulting, Inc. for services relating to potential expanded service territory in the amount of $12,500.  Funds available in the Water Operating Fund.

 

13.13   Discussion and possible action on a legal service contract with Robert D. Fowler for the Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency in the amount of $75,000. 

 

13.14      Discussion and possible action on a legal service contract with Paul Gosselink of Lloyd, Gosselink, Blevins, Rochelle, Baldwin and Townsend, P.C. for the Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency in the amount of $50,000.

 

13.15      Discussion and possible action ratifying an agreement for consulting services with Price Waterhouse Coopers for hotel consulting services.

 

Regular Agenda

 

14.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning 18.17 acres, Pebble Creek Phase 8-C, located southeast of the intersection of Plum Hollows Drive and St. Andrews Drive from A-O Agricultural Open and M-1, Planned Industrial to R-1 Single Family Residential.

 

14.2     Discussion and possible action on bid award of sale and exchange of land generally located at the corner of Texas Avenue and Park Place to Montana Microgroove Associates, A Texas general partnership.

 

14.3     Discussion and possible action on the first reading of a franchise agreement with Enviromed for the collection and disposal services for treated and untreated medical waste.

 

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 4/27/2000.

 

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 amended agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on April 24, 2000 at 3:00 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.