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, November 9, 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 regarding follow up with David Dean, Dean International, for development of strategies to accomplish a transportation improvement plan for the City of College Station.

4.         Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding "Pedestrian Friendliness" as reflected in Vision Statement 6, Strategy 3b.  Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding "Prevention of residential decline and improve neighborhoods" as reflected in Vision Statement 8, Strategy 1b.

5.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the Employee Health Benefits Plan and Benefits Policy. This is Strategy #1, Vision Statement #1, "pursue competitive, cost-effective health insurance benefits."

 

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

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

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 12/14

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

Holiday Open House, 12/6, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Council Chambers

 

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.

           

Consultation with Attorney {Gov’t Code Section 551.071}; possible action

The City Council may seek advice from its attorney regarding a pending and contemplated litigation subject or settlement offer or attorney-client privileged information.  Litigation is an ongoing process and questions may arise as to a litigation tactic or settlement offer, which needs to be discussed with the City Council.  Upon occasion the City Council may need information from its attorney as to the status of a pending or contemplated litigation subject or settlement offer or attorney-client privileged information.  After executive session discussion, any final action or vote taken will be in public.  The following subject(s) may be discussed:       

1.  Cause No. 43,098-85, Brazos County-Bryan v. College Station

2.   Cause No. 96-03168, Travis County – Bryan, et al. v. PUC (intervention)

3.  Cause No. 97-02587, Travis County – Bryan, et al. v. PUC (intervention)

4.  Cause No. 98-13391, Travis County – Bryan, et al. v. PUC (intervention)

5.  Cause No. 96-06940, Travis County – Bryan, et al. v. PUC (intervention)

6.  Cause No. 97-07000, Travis County – TMPA v. PUC (intervention)

7.  Cause No. 98-11817, Travis County – TMPA v. PUC (intervention)

8.  Cause No. GN002343, Travis County – San Antonio v. PUC (intervention)

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

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

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

12.  Action No. 01-98-011056-CV, Court of Appeals Gold v. College Station

13.  Docket Nos. TX96-2-000 and TX96-2-001, FERC – College Station, applicant

14. Cause No. 50,813-85, Brazos County – College Station v. Phillips Swager Associates, Inc.; et al.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

            Real Estate {Gov’t Code Section 551.072}; possible action

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.  After executive session discussion, any final action or vote taken will be in public.   The following subject(s) may be discussed.

           

1.  Café Eccell Lease, 101 Church Street

            2.  Community Park

 

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

The City Council may deliberate on commercial or financial information that the City Council has received from a business prospect that the City Council seeks to have locate, stay or expand in or near the city with which the City Council is conducting economic development negotiations and may deliberate on an offer of financial or other incentives for a business prospect.  After executive session discussion, any final action or vote taken will be in public.  The following subject(s) may be discussed:

 

1.  Hotel Conference Center

 

 

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 November 3, 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.

 

 

 

11.       Pledge of Allegiance

            Invocation

            Consider request for absence from meeting

Presentations:

·        United Way Presentation

·        Malcolm Bane Day

·        Veteran’s Day

 

Consent Agenda

 

12.1     Discussion and possible action on minutes for Mayor’s Brunch October 6, 2000; City Council special meeting, October 10, 2000; Legislative Committee Meeting,

October 18, 2000; and workshop and regular meeting on October 26, 2000.

12.2     Bid No. 01-06 - Discussion and possible action on the purchase of a Landfill Compactor. Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Mustang Tractor and Equipment for the original purchase price of $580,500.00 less trade-ins in the amount of $93,000.00 for a net amount of $487,500.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency Fund.

12.3     Bid No. 01-07 - Discussion and possible action on the purchase of an automatic truck mounted pothole patcher. Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Cooper Equipment Co. for the original purchase price of $142,426.00 less trade-in in the amount of $41,000.00 for the net amount of $101,426.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the Fleet Replacement Fund.

12.4     Bid No. 01-08 - Discussion and possible action on the purchase of a track type tractor. Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Mustang Tractor & Equipment for the original purchase price of $379,440.00 less a trade-in of $41,000.00 for a net amount of $338,440.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency Fund.

12.5     Bid No. 01-09 - Discussion and possible action on the purchase of two (2) articulating dump trucks. Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Romco Equipment Co. for the original purchase price of $365,075.00 less $70,000.00 with trade-ins for a net amount of $295,075.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency Fund.

12.6     RFP No. 01-02 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution on a consulting contract for Strategic and Tactical Requirements for a Comprehensive Internet and E-Government Plan.  Recommend award to the best-evaluated offer, GKG.NET, Inc. in the amount of $41,225.00.  Funds available and budgeted in General Fund, Office of Technology and Information Services (OTIS) Administration.

12.7     Discussion and possible action on a resolution regarding competitive matters to the College Station electric utility.

12.8     Discussion and possible action of an ordinance amending Chapter 11, Section 1, of the City of College Station Code of Ordinances requiring security deposits for utility services in College Station.

12.9     Discussion and possible action on a request for oversize participation in the amount of $374,638.00 for construction of a 24-inch waterline from the intersection of State Highway 6 and Green's Prairie Road, west and north along proposed State Highway 40 a distance of 7200 feet. This line will be constructed with the Final Plat of Castlegate Subdivision Phase 1, Section 1.  Funds available in Water Capital Projects Fund.

12.10   Discussion and possible action on Change Order No. 1 in amount of $102,180.95 to Elliott Construction, Inc. for the construction of storm sewer along Church Avenue and Second Street on the Northgate Sewer Trunkline Rehabilitation Project.  Funds available and budgeted in Drainage Utility Funds and Northgate Parking Garage Revenue Bond Fund.

12.11   Discussion and possible action for approval to execute documents requesting Transition Assistance from HUD (Dept. of Housing and Urban Development) in implementation of new Lead Safe Housing Regulations.

12.12   Discussion and possible action regarding the request from the Brazos Food Bank to reinvest the $25,000 of previously received 1993 CDBG Public Facility funds in the acquisition of new property to facilitate Brazos Food Bank Operations. The $25,000 will be generated when the Brazos Food Bank sells the current property at 380 Industrial Drive.

12.13   Discussion and possible action on an interlocal agreement with the City of Bryan for the purpose of fulfilling and implementing their respective public and governmental purposes, needs, objective, programs, and services in the purchase of supplies and materials.

12.14   Presentation, discussion and possible action on Change Order 1, in the amount of $147,700.00, to Construction Contract 00-099 authorizing the construction of additional Odor Control Improvements to the Carter Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (CCWWTP) by the contractor, Bryan Construction Company.

Regular Agenda

13.1     Public hearing, discussion, and possible action on an ordinance rezoning 1.7 acres located at 4004 Harvey Road; approximately 300’ west of the intersection of Harvey Road and Pamela Lane; from A-O Agricultural Open to C-B Business Commercial.

13.2     Presentation, discussion and possible action on the Employee Health Benefits Plan and Benefits Policy. This is Strategy #1, Vision Statement #1, "pursue competitive, cost-effective health insurance benefits." 

13.3          Presentation, discussion, and possible action on the 2000 Gainsharing Distribution.

14.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 11/9/2000.

 

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 November 3, 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.