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, August 10, 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 a request from the Bryan-College Station Community Health Center (BCSCHC) for funding of construction costs from CDBG Public Facility funds.

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the City of College Station 2000-2001 proposed budget and proposed strategic plan.

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the City of College Station three-year Marketing Plan, including Theme Development.  (Strategic Issue #9: Communication with Citizens)

5.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the feasibility report for a Community Performing Arts Center.

 

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                                                 Transportation Summit

                                                                                   

 

 

 

 

7.         Council Calendars

Open Space Symposium, CS Conference, 8/9, 10:00 a.m.

Joint Legislative Meeting, Bryan City Hall, 8/16, 12:00 p.m.

Joint Meeting with Planning and Zoning Commission, Conference Center, 8/17,

4:30 p.m.

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 8/24

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.  Cemetery Site

            b.  Park Site

 

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

            (refer to Economic Development Notice)

a.  Hotel Conference Center

b.  Business Center Site

           

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 August 7, 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, August 10, 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:

·        Millenia Certificate - Arts Council

 

Consent Agenda

 

12.1     Discussion and possible action on minutes for City Council special meeting, June14, 2000 council retreat, July14, 2000 and July15, 2000, Council special meeting, July 5, 2000 and workshop and regular meeting on July 13, 2000.

12.2     Bid No. 98-66 – Discussion and possible action on renewal of annual contract for Police Uniforms.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Red the Uniform Tailor, Inc. for an estimated annual expenditure in the amount of $36,500.00. Funds available and budgeted in the General Fund, Police Department.

12.3     Bid No. 00-85 – Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for the Bike Loop Phase II Project. Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Jerdon Enterprise, Inc. in the amount of $704,911.30 for the alternate bid. Funds available and budgeted in Capital Improvements, Bike Loop Project.

12.4     Bid No. 00-87 – Discussion and possible action on an annual landscape maintenance contract for various public buildings and locations.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, The Greenery in the amount of $179,253.  Funds available and budgeted in General Fund, Forestry Division and Utilities Administration.

12.5     Bid No. 00-88 – Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for the Northgate Sewer Trunkline Rehabilitation. Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Elliott Construction, Inc. in the amount of $1,315,500.00. Funds available and budgeted in Sewer Revenue Bond Fund, Capital Outlay.

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

12.7     Discussion and possible action on a resolution to ratify a construction contract for replacement of approximately 1100 feet of 6" sewer line from Francis Drive to Milner. Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Brazos Valley Utilities, Inc. in the amount of $36,792.00. This purchase is exempt from competitive bidding as allowed in LGC 252.022(a)(2) and (3) a procurement necessary because of unforeseen damage to public property and to preserve or protect the public health or safety of the municipality's residents. Funds are available in the Sewer Revenue Bond Fund.

12.8     Discussion and possible action on a resolution urging the Texas Municipal League to support passage of legislation to allow for use of e-commerce and high technology in the public procurement process.

12.9          Discussion and possible action on a resolution urging the Texas Municipal League to support passage of legislation to increase the required competitive minimum from $15,000 to $25,000.

 

12.10   Discussion and possible action on a construction change order for additional construction services within the Business Center at College Station. Recommend award to Young Contractors Inc. in the amount of $17,904.10. Funds available and budgeted in the General Government Business Park Fund.

12.11   Discussion and possible action on the purchase of Motorola radios for use at BVSWMA and Police.  This purchase is exempt from competitive bidding as allowed in the Local Government Code, Chapter 252.022(a)(7)(D) a procurement of items that are available from only one source, including captive replacement parts of components for equipment.  Recommend purchase from Motorola in the amount of $46,776.08.  Funds available in BVSWMA Fund and General Fund.

12.12   Discussion and possible action on the purchase of petroleum oils, grease, and fluids available on State Contract. Recommend a change order for Kino Oil Company to extend the contract through August 31, 2000 and increase the purchase limit to $25,000.00. Funds available and budgeted in the Fleet Services Fund.

12.13   Discussion and possible action on renewal of annual agreement for cellular phone service. Recommend renewal with Houston Cellular for an annual estimated expenditure of $46,750.00. Funds available and budgeted in each fund, division that uses cellular phone service within the City.

12.14   Discussion and possible action on a renewal agreement between the MSE Environmental, Inc. and the City of College Station for household hazardous waste collection. Recommend approval of renewal agreement with MSE Environmental, Inc. in the amount of $120,000. Funds are available and budgeted in Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency.

12.15   Discussion and possible action on the adoption of an easement granted to the City of College Station, Texas, for the Northgate Sewer Trunkline Project.

12.16   Discussion and possible action on calling a public hearing on the City of College Station 2000-2001 Proposed Budget for August 24, 2000.

Regular Agenda

13.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning Castlegate Subdivision, consisting of 162.86 acres out of the Crowley Master Development Plan, from A-O, Agricultural Open to PDDH, Planned Development District – Housing, located on Greens Prairie Road west of the future intersection with Highway 40.

13.2     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning Sterling Apartments, Phase 2 consisting of 3 acres located at the southwest corner of Holleman and Wellborn from C-1, General Commercial to R-5, Medium Density Apartment.

13.3     Discussion and possible action on the Community Development proposed 5-year, 2000-2004 Consolidated Plan; the proposed FY00-01 Action Plan and related annual budget; continued authorization for expenditure of estimated remaining balances, and authorization for the Mayor to execute necessary documents for submission of related items to HUD.

13.4     Discussion and possible action to approve an ordinance authorizing the issuance of $8,100,000 City of College Station, Texas Certificates of Obligation, series 2000A and other matters related thereto, including immediate effectiveness.

13.5     Discussion and possible action on adoption of the City of College Station three-year Marketing Plan. (Strategic Issue #9: Communication with Citizens)

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 8/10/2000.

 

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 August 7, 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.