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, September 14, 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 regarding development of strategies to accomplish a transportation improvement plan for the City of College Station.  Presented by David Dean, Chief Executive Officer, Dean International, Inc, Public Policy Consultants.

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding a possible "One-Stop" social service facility to house social service providers in College Station.

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the City of College Station Proposed 2000-2001 Budget and Strategic Plan.

5.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on items the Joint Legislative Committee discussed during its last meeting.

6.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on Vision Statement # 8, Strategy #2, Implementation Plan - Land Use Ratios.

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                       Joint Relief Funding Review

Planning and Zoning Commission Parks and Recreation Board

Zoning Board of Adjustments Wolf Pen Creek Design Review

B/CS Economic Development Corp Brazos County Health Department

Regional Planning Committee Wolf Pen Creek Oversight

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

 

 

 

8.         Council Calendars

            Citizen Committee Picnic, Brazos Center, 9/11, 6:30 p.m.

Joint Meeting with CSISD, Administrative, Conference Room, City Hall, 9/15,

12:00 p.m.

            Environmental Excellence Award Luncheon, Hilton, 9/19, 11:30-1:00 p.m.

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 9/28

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

Joint Council Meeting/Parks & Recreation Board/Planning and Zoning Commission, Council Chambers, 9/28, 7:00 p.m.

Mayor’s Brunch, Council Chambers, 10/6, 11:30-1:00 p.m.

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

National League of Cities Boston 2000, 12/5-9

 

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 Administrative Conference 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.       Status of Montana Microgroove real estate contract

b.      Landfill Site Acquisition

 

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

            (refer to Economic Development Notice)

a.  Hotel Conference Center Project

 

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

a.       City Attorney Annual Evaluation

 

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. 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.

 

Personnel

The City Council may consider the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of public officers or employees, City Manager, City Attorney, Municipal Judge, City Secretary, and City Board and Committee members.  A directory of Boards and Committees is on file in the City Secretary office.  After discussion of appointment and evaluation of Council appointees and Board and Committee members 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 September 8, 2000 at 5:00 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, September 14, 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:

·        Constitution Week

 

Consent Agenda

13.1     Discussion and possible action on minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting on August 24, 2000.

13.2     Bid No. 98-74 - Discussion and possible action on the renewal of an agreement for concrete water boxes.  Recommend renewal with International Hughes Supply of Texas for an annual estimated expense of $46,330.00.  Funds available in the water/wastewater inventory account and expensed as used for new or replacement services.

13.3     Bid No. 99-44 - Discussion and possible action on renewal agreement for 3" crushed limestone to be used at the Landfill.  Recommend renewal to Texcon, Inc. for an annual estimated expenditure of $26,500.  Funds available and budgeted in BVSWMA operating Budget.

13.4     Bid No. 99-113 - Discussion and possible action on the renewal agreement for liquid chlorine used for water production.  Recommend renewal with DXI Industries in the amount of $26,745.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the Water Production Operating Budget.

13.5     Bid No. 00-53 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for the renovation and expansion of Fire Station #2.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, R.M. Dudley Co. in the amount of $983,000.00.  Funds available and budgeted in General Government Capital Improvement Projects.

13.6     Bid No. 00-99 - Discussion and possible action on the purchase of work uniforms for the water, wastewater divisions in the Public Utilities Department and BVSWMA Landfill staff.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Baskins Department Store for an annual estimated amount of $32,370.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the Water Fund, Wastewater Fund, and BVSWMA Fund.

13.7     Bid No. 00-101 - Discussion and possible action on the purchase of Excess Property, Liability, and Workers' Compensation Insurance as part of the City's self-insurance program.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Texas Municipal League - Intergovernmental Risk Pool, in the amount of $403,274. Funds available and budgeted in the Property Casualty Fund and the Workers' Compensation Fund.

13.8     Bid No. 00-105 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for the improvements at Brothers Pond, Merry Oaks and Raintree Parks.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, R.M. Dudley Construction Co. in the amount of $73,535.00.  Funds available and budgeted in Parks Capital Improvement Fund and General Fund, Parks Maintenance.

13.9     Bid No. 00-106 - Discussion and possible action on the purchase of electronic parking meters. Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, MacKay Parking Meters, in the amount of $71,135.00. Funds are available and budgeted in the Northgate Parking Fund.

13.10   Bid No. 00-110 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for Eastgate Utilities Rehabilitation, Phases 2 & 3.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Young Contractors, Inc. in the amount of $2,228,887.68.  Funds available and budgeted in Sewer Revenue Bond Fund, Water Revenue Bond Fund, Residential Street Rehabilitation Fund, and Roadway Resurfacing Fund.

13.11   Bid No. 00-111 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for the Liner Construction for Fill Sector 15 & 16 at the Rock Prairie Road Landfill.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, L.D. Kemp Excavations in the amount of $563,218.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency Fund.

13.12   Discussion and possible action on the purchase of a grapple.  This equipment is exempt from competitive bids in accordance with LGC 252.022(a)(7)(D) a procurement of items that are available from only one source, including captive replacement parts or components for equipment.  Recommend award to Menzi USA Sales, Inc. for $15,890.00. Funds available and budgeted in General Fund, Public Works. 

13.13   Discussion and possible action on a resolution for Juvenile Accountability Grant for “Decision Making” for First Offenders.

13.14   Discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 10, Section 2C of the College Station Code of Ordinances to change the intersection of Rock Prairie Road and Longmire Drive from a 2-way to a temporary 4-way stop condition until a traffic signal is installed. 

13.15   Discussion and possible action on contract amendments for five Optional Rehousing Agreements previously approved by Council.  Recommend approval of these amendments so the owner can accept that the lowest, responsible bidder.

 

13.16   Discussion and possible action on the purchase of a System2 Fuel Management System. Recommend award to A-1 Pump, Inc. in the amount of $23,490.50.  This purchase is exempt from competitive bidding in accordance with LGC 252.022(a)(7)(D) a procurement of item(s) that are available form only one source, including captive replacement parts or components for equipment.  Funds available and budgeted in Equipment Replacement Fund.

13.17   Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a consulting contract with Public Safety Consultants, Inc for Needs Analysis Services for Public Safety Systems.  Recommend Public Safety Consultants, Inc. for an amount not to exceed $51,740. Funds available and budgeted in the General Government, Capital Improvement Projects Fund.

13.18   Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving the Sanitation Rate increase.

13.19   Discussion and possible action on the renewal of two utility easements located on the Texas A&M University System property.

13.20   Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a License to Encroach into portions of public utility easements (PUE) at four separate locations within Block 6-7, W.C. Boyett Estates Partition.

13.21   Discussion and possible action on an interlocal agreement between the City of College Station Police Department and the Brazos County Community Supervision and Corrections (probation) Department for the police department to provide escort services for probation officers within the College Station city limits.  The agreement calls for the probation department to reimburse the city for officer overtime and vehicle mileage up to $15,000 with the balance of the cost for this being paid by the city, estimated at $1,700.

13.22   Discussion and possible action of a request for payment in the amount of $27,593.78 to Young Contractors to correct billing errors in FY 1999.

13.23   Discussion and possible action on an agreement with PriceWaterhouseCoopers for consulting services for recruitment of a hotel and conference center operator.  Consulting services are in the amount of $100,000.  Funds available in the Hotel Motel Fund.

Regular Agenda

14.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning 11.4524 acres located at 901 Graham Road from A-O, Agricultural Open to R-1, Single Family Residential.  (The remaining portion of the Sun "Park" Meadows Subdivision.)

14.2     Public hearing, discussion, and possible action on an ordinance rezoning 46.46 acres located at 200 Greens Prairie Road, from C-1 General Commercial to R-1B Single Family Residential for the Texas Centroid Ranch.

14.3     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on a resolution approving 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.

14.4     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending the City of College Station 1999-2000 Budget by $5,944,219 in various funds.

14.5     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on the City of College Station 2000-2001 advertised ad valorem tax rate of $0.4293 per $100 valuation.  Also, discussion and possible action on scheduling and announcing the meeting date, time and place to adopt the tax rate.

14.6     Presentation, discussion and possible action on the City of College Station Proposed 2000-2001 Budget.

14.7     Discussion and possible action on adoption of the Strategic Plan.

14.8     Discussion and possible action on a resolution authorizing the City to make application for the FY2000 grant funds for the police department, as provided by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance.

14.9     Discussion and possible action on an ordinance ratifying the issuance of $8,100,000 City of College Station, Texas Certificates of Obligation, Series 2000A and other matters related thereto, including immediate effectiveness.

14.10   Presentation, discussion and possible action on Vision Statement #8, Strategy #2 Implementation Plan – Land Use Ratios.

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 9/14/2000.

 

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 September 8, 2000 at 5:00 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.