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, June 8, 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.         Discussion and possible action on a plan to request a proposal for a marketing and management study for the Convention and Visitors Bureau.

 

3.         Continuation of interviews with committee applicants.  Discussion and possible action on appointments to various citizens committees. 

 

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on pending neighborhood preservation overlay rezoning.

 

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.         Council Calendars

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

dinner with spouses, 6/14, Brazos Center

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 6/22

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

State of the Cities Symposium, 9/21-9/22, Austin

Annual Texas Municipal League Conference, 11/13-11/18, Austin

 

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 Training Room.

            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

b.      Freewing

 

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

            a.  Planning and Zoning Commission

            b. Zoning Board of Adjustment

 

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.

 

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.

 

Personnel

The City Council may consider the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties discipline, or dismissal of public officers on City Boards and Committees.  After discussion of appointment and evaluation of City Boards and Committee members in executive session, any final action or vote taken will be in public.

 

9.         Final action on Executive Session, if necessary, and possible action on appointment to the above posted Boards and Committees and the other Boards and Committees.  A complete list is on file with the City Secretary.

 

APPROVED:

 

___________________________

City Manager Thomas E. Brymer

 

I certify that this agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on June 5, 2000 at 12:00 p.m.

 

 

 

______________________________

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, June 8, 2000 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

 

Consent Agenda

 

11.1     Discussion and possible action on minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting on May 25, 2000.

 

11.2     Bid No. 00-56 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for site improvements at Thomas and Lemon Tree Park.  Recommend award to R.M. Dudley Construction Company, Inc. in the amount of  $101,000.  Funds available and budgeted in the Parks Projects Fund.

 

11.3     Bid No. 00-70 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract to repaint the Greens Prairie Road Water Tank.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Don L. Owen, Inc. in the amount of $189,000.  Funds available and budgeted in the Water Revenue Bond Fund.

 

11.4     Bid No. 00-77 - Discussion and possible action on the annual bid for Electric Wire and Cable.  Recommend award to lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications by item as follows:  Priester-Mell & Nicholson, $12,020; Priester Supply, $26,613; Techline $77,565; and Temple $237,090 for a total annual estimate of $353,288.  Funds available and budgeted in the Electrical Fund.

 

11.5     Bid No. 00-80 - Discussion and possible action on the purchase of one (1) Mini-Excavator, 3.5 Metric Ton Class.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Rush Equipment Center in the amount of $41,763.  Funds available and budgeted in the Equipment Replacement Fund.

 

11.6     Discussion and possible action on Change Order No. 3 in the amount of $32,000 to Arkitex Studio for additional design services on the Northgate Parking Garage Project.  Funds available in the Northgate Parking Garage Debt Service Fund.

 

11.7     Discussion and possible action on calling a Public Hearing for June 22, 2000 for Budget Amendment #1 to the City of College Station 1999-2000 Budget authorizing an increase in appropriations of $2,575,900 in various funds.

 

11.8     Discussion and possible action on payment for electric facilities annexed from Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU).

 

 

 

11.9     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission Grant Application in the amount of $13,300 to fund Household Hazardous Waste Collection in FY 2001 for the Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

11.10   Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission Grant Application in the amount of $14,800 to fund a Compost Bin Sale in conjunction with the City of Bryan. 

 

11.11   Discussion and possible action on a resolution authorizing a grant for oversize participation in the amount of $31,500 to Viatel Development Company, to construct drainage improvements on and through Viatel Development Company facility.  Also, possible action on a grant agreement between the City of College Station and Viatel Development Company.  Funds available in the Drainage Capital Project Fund

 

11.12   Discussion and possible action on an ordinance naming a street located in College Station behind the current businesses of Furrows, Sam’s and Hollywood Theater as Associates Avenue.

 

11.13   Discussion and possible action regarding Freewing Aerial Robotics Corporation including possible termination of leases and/or agreement.

 

11.14   Discussion and possible action on a resolution to acquire by condemnation the fee simple interest to two 0.051 acre tracts located on West Luther Street owned by Stanley Roderick Mitchell.

 

Regular Agenda

 

12.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning Regency South Subdivision from P.U.D. #2, Planned Unit Development (a residential district), to P.U.D #3 (a residential district) and related Final Plat located off of Brothers between Texas Avenue and Longmire Drive.

 

12.2     Presentation, discussion and possible action on pending neighborhood preservation overlay rezoning.

 

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 6/8/2000.

 

15.       Final action on executive session, if necessary, and possible action on appointment to the above posted Boards and Committees and the other Boards and Committees.  A complete list is on file with the City Secretary.

 

16.       Adjourn

 

If litigation issues arise as to the posted subject matter of this Council Meeting an executive session will be held.

 

APPROVED:

 

 

___________________________

City Manager Thomas E. Brymer

 

 

I certify that this agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on June 5, 2000 at 12:00 p.m.

 

 

 

____________________________

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.