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, May 11, 2000 at 3:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

1.         Canvass of Election Returns from May 6, 2000 Election.

 

2.         Oath of office to newly elected officers and presentation of Certificates of Election.

 

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

 

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the possible participation in the TXDOT Landscape Cost Sharing Program to develop raised, streetscape medians on George Bush Drive.

 

5.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the next steps of the Strategic Planning process.

 

6.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the City of College Station supporting the Brazos Valley Community Network.

 

7.         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

 

 

 

8.         Council Calendars

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

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 5/25

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.  Freeman Tract

            b.  Cemetery Site

            c.  Landfill

 

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

            (refer to Economic Development Notice)

a.  Hotel Conference Center

 

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. 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 May 8, 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.

 


Agenda

College Station City Council

Regular Meeting

Thursday, May 11, 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:

·        Police Week

·        Emergency Medical Services Week

 

Consent Agenda

 

13.1     Discussion and possible action on minutes for City Council special meeting on

February 1, 2000, March 6, 2000 and workshop and regular meeting on April 27, 2000.

 

13.2     Bid No. 00-52 – Discussion and possible action on the purchase of dry polymer for the wastewater treatment plant.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Polydyne for an annual estimated expenditure of $22,741.76.  Funds available and budgeted in the Sewer and Operations Fund.

 

13.3     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a professional service contract for the George Bush Drive East Widening Project to Othon, Inc. in the amount not to exceed $88,000.  Funds available in the General Obligation Bond Fund.

 

13.4     Discussion and possible action on a resolution authorizing the Director of Parks and Recreation to apply for a matching grant from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for the year 2000 to construct trails in Lick Creek Park.

 

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

 

13.6     Discussion and possible action on rehabilitation and relocation agreements between the City of College Station and eight income eligible housing assistance applicants.  Budget costs of a maximum of $353,500 in construction costs for all eight projects and any temporary relocation expenses.  Funds available in the Federal HOME and /or CDBG Grant Funds.

 

13.7     Discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 10, Section 2C of the College Station Code of Ordinances to change the intersection of Holleman and Phoenix/Eleanor from a 2-way to a 4-way stop condition.

 

 

13.8     Discussion and possible action on authorizing the Mayor to sign a letter of support for the Brazos Valley Community Network.

 

Regular Agenda

 

14.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning 3.51 acres from R-4 and R-1A to PDD-H in the Henton-Lincoln Subdivision.

 

14.2     Discussion and possible action on contributions from the Economic Development Fund for the purchase of public improvements on Second and Boyett Streets in conjunction with 301 Church Avenue, L.P.’s private dormitory.

 

14.3     Discussion and possible action on a resolution providing a grant to 301 Church Avenue, L.P. for an upgrade from concrete sidewalks to stamped, colored concrete sidewalks on Second and Boyett Street between Church and Louise Streets for 301 Church Avenue, L.P.’s Dormitory.  Also, approve a grant agreement with 301 Church Avenue L.P.

 

14.4     Discussion and possible action on an appointment to the Bryan/College Station Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors to fill an expired term.

 

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 5/11/2000.

 

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 agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on May 8, 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.