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, January 25, 2001 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 proposed smoking ordinance. 

 

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on Vision Statement #3, Strategy #3, Implementation Plan - Initiate Multi-Family Recycling.

 

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the Information and Referral Services being provided by United Way's "First Call for Help" program.

 

5.         Council Calendars

            Angelou Economic & Technology Forecast, Austin, 1/23

Breakfast with the Mayor, Jr. High and High School Students, 1/26, 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., Conference Center

TML Legislative Briefing, Austin, 2/5

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 2/8 and 2/22. 

Economic Development Conference, Dallas, 3/1

 

6.         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).

 

7.         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

 

Competitive Matter {Gov’t Code Section 551.086}; possible action

The City Council may deliberate, vote, or take final action on a competitive matter in closed session.  The City Council must make a good faith determination, by majority vote of the City Council, that the matter is a Competitive Matter.  A “Competitive Matter” is a utility-related matter that the City Council determines is related to the City of College Station’s Electric Utility Competitive Activity, including commercial information, which if disclosed would give advantage to competitors or prospective competitors.  The following is a general representation of the subject(s) to be considered as a competitive matter.

1.   Assessment and Evaluation of the City of College Station’s ability to provide electric utility service in the new market place.  A review of its strengths – weaknesses – threats to its ability to provide electric utility service.

 

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. Community Park Land Acquisition

            2. Montana Microgroove Associates

 

Personnel {Gov't Code Section 551.074}; possible action

The City Council may deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer.  After executive session discussion, any final action or vote taken will be in public.  The following officer(s) may be discussed:

 

            1. City Secretary Annual Evaluation

 

Economic Incentive Negotiations {Gov't Code Section 551.072}; 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. Viatel Incentives

 

8.         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 January 19, 2001 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, January 25, 2001 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

9.         Pledge of Allegiance

            Invocation

            Consider request for absence from meeting

 

Consent Agenda

 

10.1     Discussion and possible action on minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting on January 11, 2001.

10.2     Bid No. 01-17 - Discussion and possible action on the purchase of four Thermal Imaging Cameras for the Fire Department.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Rescue Concepts, Inc. in the amount of $64,900.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the General Fund, Fire Suppression Division.

10.3     Bid No. 01-28 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for the Wolf Pen Creek Channel Improvements, Brush Clearing Operations. Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Terra Services, Inc. in the amount of $24,975.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the Drainage Utility Fund.

10.4     Bid No. 01-29 - Discussion and possible action on the purchase of flow monitors for the Water/Wastewater Treatment Plant.  Recommended award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Macauley Controls Co., in the amount of $50,515.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the Sewer Fund.

10.5     Discussion and possible action on a real estate contract for the purchase of 205 George Bush Drive East and 1304 Foster.  The contract is in the amount of $112,000.  Funds available and budgeted in the George Bush East Widening Project.

10.6     Discussion and possible action on a real estate contract for the purchase of a right-of-way easement and a utility easement for the Dartmouth Drive Extension Project for a total purchase price of $112,253.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the Dartmouth Drive Extension Project.

10.7     Discussion and possible action on an Interlocal Agreement for EMS First Responder Program between College Station, Bryan, and Brazos County Volunteer Fire Departments.

10.8     Discussion and possible action on an agreement with Fulbright and Jaworski L.L.P. to expend up to $50,000 for legal services associated with the hotel/conference center project in the Highway 30/60 corridor.

10.9     Discussion and possible action on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) to develop and implement Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) in College Station.

10.10   Discussion and possible action on Change Order #1 to the Eastgate Utility Rehabilitation Project to Young Contractors, in the amount of $32,415.00 for the re-routing of private water services.

10.11   Discussion and possible action on authorization to increase funds available for Electric Transmission wheeling and loss payments for Year 2000 from $900,000 to $1,415,000.  Funds available and budgeted in the Public Utilities Electric Division operating budget.

10.12   Discussion and possible action on a resolution adopting a revised investment policy.

10.13   Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving the reassignment of a professional services contract for Phase I design of Veterans Park and Athletic Complex from O'Malley Engineers to O'Malley Engineers, L.L.P.

10.14   Discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 4, "Business Regulations", Section 7, "Ambulances", of the Code of City Ordinances.

10.15   Discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 10 of the Code of Ordinances removing the daily maximum fee that can be charged at the Northgate Promenade Parking Lot. This amendment is required due to the equipment change on the lot from a master meter to individual space meters.

Regular Agenda

11.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning 11.5 acres out of the Horse Haven Estates Subdivision from A-O, Agricultural Open and R-1, Single Family Residential to PDD-B, Planned Development District - Business, located on the north bound frontage road of Earl Rudder Frwy between Raintree Dr. and Harvey Rd.

11.2     Presentation, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 9, College Station City Code, limiting replatting in subdivisions platted prior to July 15, 1970.

11.3     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending the City of College Station 2000-2001 Budget by $1,388,552 in various funds; and authorizing an increase in the maximum limit of approval for expenditures by the City Manager from $15,000 to $50,000.

11.4     Presentation, discussion and possible action on appointments for College Station representatives on the Joint Relief Funding Review Committee and College Station Representatives on the B-CS Library Committee.

12.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 01/25/2001.

 

13.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

14.       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 January 19, 2001 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.