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 26, 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.         Joint meeting with the Planning and Zoning Commission for discussion and possible action regarding development code review and revisions.

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on adoption of a resolution approving an amendment to the Guidelines and Criteria for Tax Abatement and other economic development incentives.

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on a policy for Neighborhood Traffic Calming in the City of College Station.

5.         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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.         Council Calendars

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

            Chamber of Commerce Banquet, 10/30, 7:00 p.m., Hilton

Joint Legislative Meeting, 11/2, 6:00 p.m., Brazos Center

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 11/9

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

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

 

7.         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).

 

8.         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.  Future Cemetery Site Land Acquisition

b.  Hotel and Performing Arts Center Land Acquisition

c.  Lease/Option Contract regarding property located at 3800 Raymond Stotzer Parkway

d. Café Eccell Lease, 101Church Street

 

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

            (refer to Economic Development Notice)

a.  Business Center

b.  Hotel Conference Center

c.  Hotelier Incentives

 

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. GN002343, Travis County – San Antonio v. PUC (intervention)

            Cause No. GN002513, Travis County – San Antonio v. PUC (intervention)

            Cause No. 49,367-CCL2, Brazos County – Wilkerson v. College Station

            Cause No. 50,943-CCL – Brazos County – College Station v. SSC Development, et al.,

            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.

Cause No. 51,822-CC1, Brazos County  - Felder v. College Station

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.

 

9.         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 20, 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 26, 2000 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

10.       Pledge of Allegiance

            Invocation

            Consider request for absence from meeting

Presentations:

·        National Young Reader’s Day

·        National Animal Shelter Appreciation Day

·        Planet Northgate

 

Consent Agenda

 

11.1     Discussion and possible action on minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting on October 12, 2000.

11.2     Bid No. 98-75 - Discussion and possible action on renewal of the annual agreement for tree trimming and right of way clearing. Recommend approval of renewal agreement with National Tree Expert Company for an estimated annual expenditure of $268,623.87.  Funds available and budgeted in the Electric Fund Operations Budget.

11.3     Bid No. 00-103 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for the construction of Water Well No. 6 on Sandy Point Road. Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Municipal Drilling Services, in the amount of $1,297,236.29. Funds available and budgeted in Water Revenue Bond Fund, Capital Projects.

11.4     RFP No. 01-01 - Discussion and possible action on the purchase of a Pager Programmable School Zone Time Switch System. Recommend award to the lowest, evaluated bidder, Consolidated Traffic Controls, Inc. in the amount of $16,236.00. Funds are available and budgeted in Streets Capital Project Fund, 1998 General Obligation Bonds, Traffic Signal CIP Project #ST0029.

11.5     Discussion and possible action on the purchase of an Opticom fire preempt traffic system. Recommend purchase from Consolidated Traffic Controls, Inc. through the Houston-Galveston Area Council Interlocal Agreement, in the amount of $62,778.77. Funds available and budgeted in Streets Capital Projects Fund, 1998 General Obligation Bonds.

11.6     Discussion and possible action on a resolution giving the City of College Station authorization to formally accept the FY2000 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant on behalf of the City.

11.7     Discussion and possible action on a contract with Wellborn Special Utility District (SUD) to supply potable water to the proposed Sweetwater Phase IV subdivision.

Regular Agenda

12.1     Presentation, discussion and possible action on adoption of a resolution approving an amendment to the Guidelines and Criteria for Tax Abatement and other economic development incentives.

12.2     Presentation, discussion and possible action on a real estate contract between the City of College Station and TAC Realty Inc. for acquisition of 10 acres located on Highway 60 for a conference center site in the amount of $100,000.00. Funds available through transfer from Utility Funds.

12.3     Presentation, discussion and possible action on an Option Agreement between the City of College Station and TAC Realty Inc. for acquisition of 9 acres located on Highway 60 for a performing arts center site in the amount of $10.00. Funds available through transfer from Utility Funds.

12.4     Presentation, discussion and possible action on a strategic action review of the need for a new stormwater master plan for the City of College Station.

13.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 10/26/2000.

 

14.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

15.       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 20, 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.