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 22, 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 City’s Marketing Plan

(Strategic Issue #9: Communications with Citizens)

 

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on a report by the Brazos Valley Sports Foundation.

 

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the results of the 2000 Citizen Survey.

 

5.         Agenda request By Councilmembers

            a.  Northgate On-Street Parking Removal - McIlhaney

 

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.         Council Calendars

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

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 7/13

            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

 

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 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.  College Station Business Center property sale

            b.  New Business Park Land Acquisition

c.       Freeman Tract

d.      New BVSWMA Landfill site

e.       Carter Creek Greenway Acquisition

 

            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.

 

10.       Final action on Executive Session, if necessary.

 

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 19, 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 22, 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:

·        Literacy Volunteers of America-Brazos Valley

·        Texas City Management Association (TCMA) Website Award

 

Consent Agenda

 

12.1     Discussion and possible action on minutes for City Council special meeting,

June 7, 2000, workshop and regular meeting on June 8, 2000, and minutes from retreat May 22-23, 2000.

 

12.2     Bid No. 00-74 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for the West District Maintenance Facility.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Jacody, Inc., in the amount of  $409,323.  Also, discussion and possible action on an amendment to the construction contract to remove all AIA General and Supplementary conditions, and cause them to be without force and effect.  Funds available and budgeted in the Parks Projects Fund.

 

12.3     Contract No. 00-168 – Discussion and possible action a resolution approving a professional consulting contract with Mitchell & Morgan L.L.P. to provide design and construction document preparation services for the Rock Prairie Road East Realignment Project in the amount of $79,000.  Funds available in the 1998 General Obligation Bond Fund.

 

12.4     Discussion and possible action on a real estate contract for the purchase of a .1929 acre tract for parcel of land lying and being situated in Brazos County, Texas, and being a portion of Lot Two (2), Block A, Culpepper Plaza, College Station, Brazos County, Texas in the amount of $36,129.  Funds available in the General Obligation Bond Fund.

 

12.5     Discussion and possible action on a real estate contract for the purchase of Lot Seven (7), Block Twenty-One (21), Fourth Installment of College Hills Estates, an addition to the City of College Station, Brazos County, Texas, improved with a single family residence which is more commonly known as 113 George Bush Drive East in the amount of $44,000.  Funds available in the General Obligation Bond Fund for the George Bush East Widening Porject.

 

 

 

 

 

12.6     Discussion and possible action on a real estate contract for the purchase of Lot Five (5), Block Twenty-One (21), Fourth Installment of College Hills Estates, an addition to the City of College Station, Brazos County, Texas, improved with a single family residence which is more commonly known as 109 George Bush Drive East in the amount of $48,000.  Funds available in the General Obligation Bond Fund for the George Bush East Widening Project.

 

12.7     Discussion and possible action on a real estate contract for the purchase of forty-one (41) feet of Lot Nineteen (19) and part of Lot Eighteen (18), Block Eighteen (18), Fourth Installment of College Hills Estates, an addition to the City of College Station, Brazos County, Texas, improved with a single family residence which is more commonly known as 314 Kyle in the amount of $55,000.  Funds available in the General Obligation Bond Fund for the George Bush East Widening Project.

 

12.8     Discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 10 of the Code of Ordinances to prohibit parking on Church Avenue from Wellborn Road to University Drive as outlined in the Northgate Parking Plan.

 

12.9     Discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 10 of the Code of Ordinances allowing citizens to park free for one (1) hour in designated spaces within the Northgate Promenade Parking lot between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., except when special event parking rules are in effect.

 

12.10   Discussion and possible action on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City of College Station and the Brazos Valley Community Action Agency (BVCAA) for the use of $174,375 in federal HOME Program CHDO Set-Aside funding.

 

12.11   Discussion and possible action on proposed modifications to two of the City’s housing assistance programs – The Down Payment Assistance Program (DAP) and Optional Relocation Program (ORP). 

 

12.12   Discussion and possible action on Amendment No. 1, a professional service contract authorizing recommended changes to the Scope of Services provided by Malcolm Pirnie, Inc., in the amount of $397,100.  Funds available in the Water Revenue Bond Fund.

 

12.13   Bid No. 00-79 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for Dowling Road Pump Station improvements.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Bryan Construction in the amount of $797,900.  Funds available in the Water Capital Project Fund.

 

12.14   Discussion and possible action on Amendment 1, for a Engineering Services Retainer contract authorizing McCord Engineering, to provide professional services for the acquisition of public utility easements in the amount not to exceed $773,380.  Funds available in the Water Revenue Bond Fund.

 

 

 

12.15   Discussion and possible action on an Interlocal Agreement between the City of College Station and the College Station Independent School District (CSISD) for the construction of tennis courts at the Willowbranch Campus. 

 

12.16   Discussion and possible action on a request for oversize participation for a 133 ft extension of a 15-inch sewer line west through the proposed Ramsey Twins Subdivision at 1726 Harvey Mitchell Parkway South in the amount of $4,000.  This line is to be constructed with the final plat of the Ramsey Twins Subdivision.  Funds available in the Wastewater Capital Project Fund.

 

Regular Agenda

 

13.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning 101 Mile Drive from R-1 Single Family to C-1 General Commercial.

 

13.2     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning 1111 Rock Prairie Road, located on the Northwest corner of Rock Prairie Road and Rio Grande, from C-N Neighborhood Commercial to PDD-B Planned Development District – Business.

 

13.3     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on adopting an ordinance amending the City of College Station 1999-2000 Budget by $2,575,900 in various funds. 

 

13.4     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning for Benjamin Knox Gallery to be located on Lots 1A, 17 and 18 of the College Heights subdivision, on the north side of University Drive between Nimiz Street and MacArthur Street.

 

13.5     Discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 3, “Building Regulations”, of the City’s Code of Ordinance to provide for management of the City’s rights-of-way.

 

13.6     Discussion and possible action on the first reading of a proposed franchise agreement with Texas Commercial Waste for the collection and disposal services for recyclable materials.

 

13.7     Discussion and possible action to fill unexpired term on the Cemetery Committee.

 

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 6/22/2000.

 

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.

 

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 19, 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.