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

 

College Station, Embracing the Past, Exploring the Future

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday, February 8, 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 regarding a status update on the Rail Feasibility and Location Study.

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding a report on Development Fee Study Recommendations.

4.         Council Calendars

            TML Legislative Briefing, Austin, 2/5

            Bryan-College Station, Brazos County Day at the State Capitol, 2/6

Pizza with the Mayor, A&M Student Senate & International Student Senate, Conference Center, 2/21 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 2/22

Economic Development Conference, Dallas, 3/1

Joint Retreat with Bryan and A&M Officials, 3/30-3/31

Strategic Planning Retreat, 5/14, 5/15

 

5.         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).

 

6.         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

16.       Cause No. 52,434-361, Brazos County – College Station v. Wolf Pen Creek, Ltd., et al. 

 

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.  Continued Evaluation of the City of College Station’s ability to provide electric utility service, advantages, disadvantages, to opt-in/stay out retail competition.

 

 

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

 

7.         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 February 2, 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, February 8, 2001 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

8.         Pledge of Allegiance

            Invocation

            Consider request for absence from meeting

Presentations:

·       Heart Rock Café Day

·       Safety Awareness Week

·       International Awareness Month

·       National Engineers Week

 

Consent Agenda

 

9.1       Discussion and possible action on minutes for City Council special meeting, January 16, 2001, workshop and regular meeting on January 25, 2001.

9.2       Bid No. 01-11 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for the extension of the water collection pipeline system from Water Well No.5 to Water Well No.6.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Young Contractors, Inc. in the amount of $710,478.00.  Funds available and budgeted in Utility Revenue Bond Fund, Project No. WT0004.

9.3       Bid No. 01-30 - Discussion and possible action on the purchase of various electrical distribution materials.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder by item for an annual estimated expenditure by vendor as follows: KBS Electrical for $14,600.00; Priester Supply for $139,156.00; Techline for $221,170.50; Temple for $38,878.80; and Wesco for $67,852.00.  The total annual estimated expenditure for electrical distribution materials is $482,257.30.  Funds available and budgeted in the Electric Fund.

9.4       Discussion and possible action on an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Bryan for reimbursement of 50 percent of the design and construction cost of a water transfer pump station to be located on Tarrow Drive to effectively transfer potable water to either city through an existing interconnection in the municipal water supply systems.  The total project cost obligation to College Station shall not exceed $400,000.  Funds available in the Westside Water Service Project.

9.5       Discussion and possible action on an agreement with Mitchell Gas Services L.P., for the City of College Station to reimburse Mitchell Gas Services for actual construction costs for the purpose of relocating approximately 5,800 linear feet high pressure gas main.  At a cost not to exceed $165,000.00.  This work is a necessary component of the City's CIP Project No. WT0004: Water Well 6 and Line.  Funds available and budgeted in the Water Revenue Bond fund.

9.6       Discussion and possible action on an Interlocal Agreement between the City of College Station and the College Station Independent School District (CSISD) for the installation of light fixtures on tennis courts at the A&M Consolidated High School campus.  Funds available and budgeted in the 2001 General Fund includes funding in the amount of $91,500 for this project.  Design and construction costs are budget in the amount of $88,000.

9.7       Discussion and possible action to authorize Mayor Lynn McIlhaney to sign a right-of-way Easement to the City of College Station for electrical service to be provided to TAMU Easterwood #3 Oil Well off Hwy 60 (west of the airport). 

9.8       Discussion and possible action on a resolution of support by the City Council regarding the submission of a grant request to the Criminal Justice Division of the Governor's Office for funding to Brazos County for the Brazos Valley Narcotics Task Force in the amount of $699,788.

9.9       Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving contract for professional services agreement with Camp, Dresser & McKee to conduct the Northgate Utilities Master Plan Study at a cost not to exceed $66,840.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the water, sewer and drainage operating funds.

9.10     Discussion and possible action on a resolution of the City of College Station, determining a public necessity to acquire certain property; giving notice of an official determination to acquire property for the Longmire Extension project; and establish procedures for the acquisition of property.  Funds available in the 1999-2000 certificates of obligation.

9.11     Discussion and possible action on service contract for the design, initiation and implementation of a variety of activities and services to improve the delivery of health and human services to low-moderate income families of College Station.  Staff recommends contract award to Unity Partners (d.b.a. Project Unity) for $20,000.00 (RFP #01-25).  Funds available and budgeted in the Community Development Block Fund 2000-2001. 

9.12     Presentation, discussion and possible action on a resolution and agreement between the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) and the City of College Station for the City’s ten (10) percent share in the cost of right-of-way acquisition for a State highway project on SH 40 from FM 2154 to SH 6.

Regular Agenda

10.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on a rezoning of approximately 10.25 acres located on the northwest corner of Texas Avenue and Holleman Dr. from R-1 Single Family, C-1 General Commercial, C-3 Planned Commercial, and A-P Administrative-Professional, to PDD-B Planned Development District - Business. (00-124)

10.2     Presentation, discussion and possible action on a real estate contract for sale of a 0.761 acre tract of land located on Holleman Drive to Montana Microgroove Associates, a Texas general partnership.

10.3     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.

10.4     Presentation, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 4, Section 4, "Carnivals, circuses, menageries, sideshows, concessions, and special events", of the City’s Code of Ordinances.

11.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 02/08/2001.

 

12.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

13.       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 February 2, 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.