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, July 13, 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 and discussion of Northgate on-street parking.

 

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action of the proposed Capital Improvements Budget for fiscal year 2000-2001.

 

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the proposed Strategic Plan.

 

5.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the Community Development proposed 5-year 2000-2004 Consolidated Plan and the proposed 2000 1-Year Action Plan and FY2001 annual budget.

 

6.         Agenda request by Councilmembers

            a.  Community Health Center  - BVCAA

 

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                                                 Transportation Summit

Making Cities Livable Conference:                               

a.  Economic Development

b.  Community Re-development

c.  City Center/City Square

d.      Pedestrianways

 

8.         Council Calendars

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 8/10

            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

 

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.  New Business Park Land Acquisition

            b.  Freeman Tract

c.  New BVSWMA Landfill site

 

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

            (refer to Economic Development Notice)

a.  Hotel Conference Center

b.  Incentives for large retail prospect

            c.  Utility line incentives for retail prospect

 

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:

 

___________________________

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 July 10, 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, July 13, 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:

·        Games of Texas 2000

 

Consent Agenda

 

13.1     Discussion and possible action on minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting on June 22, 2000.

 

13.2     Bid No. 00-68 – Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving the construction of Phase II Sanitary, Spring Creek Drainage Basin.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Young Contractors, Inc. in the amount of $889,636.80.  Funds available and budgeted in the Sewer Capital Projects Fund.

 

13.3     Bid No. 00-75 – Discussion and possible action on an annual agreement for protective jackets and trousers for firefighting.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Wilson Fire in the amount of $42,360.80.  Funds available and budgeted in the General Fund, Fire Department.

 

13.4     Bid No. 00-78 – Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for the installation and modification of various traffic signals.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, TLS Traffic Controls, Inc. in the amount of $635,957.75.  Funds available and budgeted in Capital Improvement Funds, Street Projects.

 

13.5     Discussion and possible action on the purchase on six (6) traffic signal cabinets from Hi-Tech Signals in the amount of $26,550 for upcoming new signal installations.  Funds available from 1998 General Obligation Bonds and Traffic Signal Capital Improvement Projects.

 

13.6     Bid No. 00-81 – Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for a raised median at Rock Prairie Road.  Recommend award to the lowest responsible bidder meeting specifications, Young Contractors in the amount of $33,934.75.  Funds available and budgeted in the Capital Improvement, Street Project Fund.

 

13.7     Bid No. 00-82 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for the North Forest Parkway Extension Project.  Recommend award to the lowest responsible bidder, meeting specifications for the Bid Alternate #1 to Texcon General Contractors in the amount of $272,082.25.  Funds available and budgeted in the Streets portion of the Capital Improvement Program Fund.

 

13.8     Bid No. 00-83 – Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for the College Main Parking Garage and a resolution authorizing reimbursement for procedures of debt issuance.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Vaughn Construction, for base bid plus alternates 2, 3, 5 and 6 in the amount of $4,982,300.  Also, approve a contingency in the amount of $100,000 for a total of $5,082,300.  Funds available in the Northgate Parking Fund.

 

13.9     Bid No. 00-84 – Discussion and possible action on the purchase of two (2) three-phase pad mounted transformers.  Recommend award to the lowest responsible bidder meeting specifications, Pauwels Transformers in the amount of $29,226.  Funds available and budgeted in Capital Improvements, Electric Project Fund.

 

13.10   Contract No. 00-107 – Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a professional consulting contract with LJA Engineering and Surveying, Inc. to provide design services for the Bee Creek Tributary “A” Drainage Improvements Project in the amount of $200,236.  Funds available and budgeted in the Drainage Utility Fund.

 

13.11   Contract No. 00-130 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a professional service contract with Navigant Consulting, Inc. for development and implementation of a strategic plan for electric deregulation.  Funds available and budgeted in the FY 1999-2000 Electric Fund.

 

13.12   Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a professional service contract for a Lateral Expansion Permit at the Rock Prairie Road Landfill with HDR Engineering, Inc. in the amount not to exceed $650,000.  Funds available in the Brazos Valley Solid Waste Agency Fund with continuing funds budgeted in the FY 2001 Budget.

 

13.13   Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a professional contractor, professional service contract and authorizing the expenditure of funds for financial advisory services.  Funds available and budgeted in the Capital Project Fund.

 

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

 

13.15   Discussion and possible action on a real estate contract for the purchase of Lot 4 Block 21, fourth installment of College Hills Estates, 107 George Bush Drive East.  Funds available in the General Obligation Bond Fund, Thoroughfare Rehabilitation Fund and General Fund.

 

13.16   Discussion and possible action on the termination of the Alert mutual agreement between the City of College Station and Texas A&M University Research Foundation – Sub-agreement No. S900058.

 

13.17   Discussion and possible action on the adoption of the City of College Station three-year Marketing Plan.

 

Regular Agenda

 

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

 

14.2     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning Crystal Park Plaza, 2430 Harvey Mitchell Parkway from A-P Administrative Professional to PDD-B Planned Development District – Business.

 

14.3     Discussion and possible action on an ordinance to extend the current moratorium on platting and replatting applications in certain areas.

 

14.4     Discussion and possible action on the revised Land Use Assumptions and Capital Improvements Plan for Sanitary Sewer Service Area “92-01”, the impact fee area currently designated as the Graham Road area, setting of a public hearing date to receive public input on the report and impact fee schedule.

 

14.5     Discussion and possible action on the Community Development proposed 5-Year 2000-2004 consolidated plan and the proposed 2000 1-year action plan and FY 2001 annual budget.

 

14.6     Discussion and possible action on a real estate contract between the City of College Station and Susan Cheryl Creagor Helm, individually and as Independent Co-Trustee of the James Carll Creagor Family Trust, Nancy Creagor, George Creagor, James Michael Creagor, Marion Violet Worsham Creagor, individually and as Independent Co-Trustee of the James Carll Creagor Family Trust.

 

14.7     Discussion and possible action on a real estate contract between the City of College Station and Jerry Windham and Frank Thurmond.

 

14.8     Discussion and possible action on a contract for purchase of property, from James and Ruby Freeman, for a 5.79 acre tract of land lying in the Morgan Rector League, Abstract 46; also known a 2605 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas.

 

14.9     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving notices of sale, preliminary official statements and related materials for the sale of “City of College Station, Texas Certificates of Obligation, Series 2000A”, including selection of a date for opening bids.

 

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 7/13/2000.

 

 

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.

 

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 July 10, 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.