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, October 12, 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 Planning and Zoning Commission regarding protocol in the presentation of Commission recommendations.

3.         Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding Senior Citizen Transportation Issues, as reflected in Vision Statement 6, Strategy 4a; identify strategies to provide transportation services to senior citizens.

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on implementation of a program to address Vision Statement #3, "Clean Environment that Enhances and Protects the Quality of Life", Strategy #1 b. "Emphasize community policing partnership with code enforcement (including the use of other programs such as Knightwatch)".

5.         Presentation discussion and possible action on implementation of Vision Statement #3, "Clean Environment that Enhances and Protects the Quality of Life," Strategy #1.a. "increase noise abatement enforcement."

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                       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

 

 

 

7.         Council Calendars

Joint Workshop Meeting - East Bypass Small Area Action Plan, 10/10, 6:00 p.m., Conference Center

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 10/26

Employee Service Awards Banquet, 10/27, 6:00 p.m., Brazos Center

Annual Texas Municipal League Conference, 11/14-11/18, Austin

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

 

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 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.       Landfill Acquisition Option Agreement

 

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

            (refer to Economic Development Notice)

a.  Business Center

 

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

a.       Evaluation of City Manager

 

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.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

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 October 6, 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, October 12, 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:

·        TAAF Male Athlete of the Year

·        TAAF Female Athlete of the Year

·        Parks Award

·        B/CS Habitat for Humanity

 

Consent Agenda

 

12.1     Discussion and possible action on minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting on September 28, 2000.

 

12.2     Bid No. 99-05 - Discussion and possible action on renewal of annual agreement for Truck Parts. Recommend contract renewal to Truckmotive, Inc. for annual estimated expenditures of $39,500.  Purchases are made through an inventory account and charged back to the various departments as used throughout the term of the agreement.

12.3     Bid No. 00-07 - Discussion and possible action on renewal of annual agreement for Automotive Parts. Recommend contract renewal to Brazos Parts Warehouse for annual estimated expenditures of $35,000.  Purchases are made through an inventory account and charged back to the various departments as used throughout the term of the agreement.

12.4     Bid No. 00-119 - Discussion and possible action on a contract for Lawn Maintenance Services at the Water Production and Wastewater Treatment Facilities. Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Johnson Lawn Service, for an estimated annual expenditure in the amount of $27,720.  Funds available and budgeted in the Water and Sewer Funds.

12.5     RFP No. 98-38 - Discussion and possible action on renewal for professional auditing services. Recommend contract renewal with Ingram, Wallis and Company for estimated expenditure of $70,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000.  Funds available and budgeted in the City's General Fund.

12.6     Discussion and possible action on a change order for Legal Services with Robert D. Fowler in the amount of $75,000 for Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency (BVSWMA).  Funds available and budgeted in the BVSWMA Operating Budget.

12.7     Discussion and possible action on ratifying an amendment agreement to pay for the City's portion of the Management/Market Study of the Convention and Visitors Bureau, in the amount of $39,150.  Funds available in the Hotel Motel Tax Fund and appropriated in FY 2000.

12.8     Discussion and possible action on adoption of a City Theme as part of the City's Marketing Plan. (Strategic Issue #9: Communication with Citizens; Vision Statement #5, Strategy #2)

12.9     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving the Brazos County Emergency Communications District Budget for FY 2001.

12.10   Discussion and possible action on payment to the Bryan-College Station Economic Development Corporation in the amount of $50,000.00 for the City's annual contribution of matching funds to the Development Fund for economic incentives. Funds available and budgeted in the Economic Development Fund.

12.11   Discussion and possible action ratifying the purchase of potable water, transferred from the City of Bryan through the interconnection between the municipal water distribution systems located on Tarrow Drive in accordance with LGC 252.022(a)(2) a procurement necessary to preserve the public health or safety of the municipality’s residents. Estimated expenditure to the City of Bryan is $115,000.00.  Funds available in the Water Fund.

12.12   Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving an Intersection Traffic Control Grant - Texas Department of Transportation Selective Traffic Enforcement Program grant contract for fiscal year 2001.

12.13   Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving the Safe and Sober Selective Traffic Enforcement program (STEP) grant for fiscal year 2001.

12.14   Discussion and possible action on a resolution authorizing condemnation procedures to acquire certain property for the Graham Road Widening project. Funds for right-of-way acquisition are available and budgeted in Capital Improvement Funds, Street Projects.

12.15   Presentation, discussion and possible action on the renewal of two utility easements located on the Texas A&M University System property located in the FM 2818 right-of-way.

12.16   Discussion and possible action on four Subordination of Lien documents subordinating the city's lien position on Rental Rehabilitation properties

12.17   Discussion and possible action authorizing the transfer of City of College Station property currently housing Texas A&M Water Well 7 to Texas A&M University in accordance with contractual terms and conditions set forth by an Agreement dated November 8, 1978.

12.18   Presentation, discussion and possible action on the adoption of a resolution changing the EMS transport fees charged by the College Station Fire Department. The fee increases recommended by the Fire Department along with the council directed administrative fees are included in the resolution as per City Council September 28, 2000.

 

 

 

 

Regular Agenda

13.       Public hearing, discussion, and possible action on an ordinance rezoning approximately 1.7 acres located at 4004 Harvey Road; from A-O Agricultural Open to C-B Business Commercial.

14.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 10/12/2000.

 

15.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

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 October 6, 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.