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 22, 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 an update on Easterwood Airport activities and future needs. This is Strategy #2, Vision Statement #7, "Proactive involvement in a regional approach to airport/air transportation."

3.         Presentation, discussion, and possible direction regarding the development code update - Unified Development Code project.

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the update to the City's Strategic Plan, and the FY 02 Strategic Planning and Budget calendar.

5.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding a report from the Planning and Zoning Commission related to protocol and process for Planning and Zoning cases before the Commission and Council.

6.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the City’s FY 02 - FY 06 Financial Forecast.

7.         Council Calendars

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

Economic Development Conference, Dallas, 3/1

Special Council Meeting, Citizen Committee Review, 3/7

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 3/8, 3/22

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

Strategic Planning Retreat, 5/14- 5/15

 

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

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

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

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

15.       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.

 

                        After executive session, there may be a vote taken in public.

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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.  Municipal Court Judge Annual Evaluation

 

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 February 16, 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, Cable Access Channel 19 and The Eagle.

 



Agenda

College Station City Council

Regular Meeting

Thursday, February 22, 2001 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:

·       Delta Sigma Pheta Inc., Recognition

·       CAFR Award

·       Census Recognition

·       Dr. Scott Shafer

·       Employee Recognition

 

Consent Agenda

 

12.1     Discussion and possible action on minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting on February 8, 2001.

12.2     Bid No. 00-32 - Discussion and possible action on renewal of the annual agreement for janitorial services of all City offices.  Recommend approval of renewal agreement with Professional Floor Services for an estimated annual expenditure of $168,452.  Funds available and budgeted in the General Fund, Public Works Department in the Facilities Maintenance Division.

12.3     Bid No. 01-40 - Discussion and possible action on rejecting bids for improvements to Hallaran Pool located in Southwood Athletic Park.  Construction bids exceeded project budget by 50%.

12.4     Bid No. 01-41 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution for the purchase of hardware and software and installation to upgrade the AS400 and approval of a resolution declaring intention to reimburse certain expenditures with proceeds from debt.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, HTE, Inc. in the amount of $127,480.40.  Funds available and budgeted in the Capital Improvement Project, Technology Plan.

12.5     Discussion and possible action on a resolution to award the construction contract for the resurfacing of Rock Prairie Road and Barron Road to Young Contractors, Inc.  Recommend award to the lowest responsible bidder in the amount of $512,711.00.  Funds available and budgeted in BVSWMA Funds and 1998 Major Thoroughfare Rehabilitation Bond Funds.

12.6     Discussion, and possible action on 1) a resolution for a professional services contract with DynaSource, Inc., for the purchase, installation, training and support of LaserFiche Software and Electronic Document Imaging System for an amount not to exceed $102,885 (RFP No. 00-116) and 2) approval to use state contract vendors (QISVs) to procure the hardware and associated software required to support the Electronic Document Imaging System for an amount not to exceed $32,000 and 3) approval of a resolution declaring intention to reimburse certain expenditures with proceeds from debt.  This is a total expenditure of $134,885.00.  Funds budgeted in the General Government, Capital Improvement Projects Fund.

12.7     Discussion and possible action on a resolution determining a public necessity to acquire easement interest in certain property; giving notice of an official determination to acquire easement interest in property for the Parallel Water Transmission Pipeline Project, Phase 1; and establish procedures for the acquisition of easement interest in property.  The total cost estimate for acquisition of easement in all phases of the Parallel Water Transmission Pipeline Project is $1,323,400.  Funds available and budgeted in the Water Revenue Bond Fund.

12.8     Discussion and possible action on an ordinance ordering the general city/school election to be held on May 5, 2001.  Funds available and budgeted in the City Secretary FY 2001 budget.

12.9     Discussion and possible action on the approval of payment of water usage fee assessment for FY 2000-01 to the Brazos Valley Groundwater Conservation District in the amount of $88,638.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the Water-Operating fund.

12.10   Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving Contract 01-029: Professional Services Agreement with Camp, Dresser & McKee (CDM) for engineering design and construction management for the Park Place Elevated Storage Tank Project.  The contract amount shall not exceed $359,300.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the water revenue bond fund.

12.11   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 Wolf Pen Creek, Ltd.  Funds available and budgeted in the Hotel/Motel fund.

12.12   Discussion and possible action on a first amendment to the Economic Development Agreement and Tax Abatement Agreement between the City of College Station, the Bryan/College Station Economic Development Corporation, and Heat Transfer Research Inc.

12.13     Discussion and possible action on an interlocal agreement between the City of College Station and Burleson county for the sale of three 1998 police interceptors in the amount of $18,750.00.

12.14     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a professional services contract for a Needs Study, Spacial Analysis and Architectural Design for College Station's Municipal Court Capital Improvement Project.  Recommend award to Hidell and Associates Architects in the amount of $249,000.00.  Funds available and budgeted in General Government Capital Improvement Project Fund.

Regular Agenda

13.1     Discussion and possible action on a contract for professional services to conduct cost-of-service and rate study for water and wastewater services with DMG Maximus for $38,500.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the water and wastewater funds.

13.2     Discussion and possible action on the donation of a single-family property (corner of Preston and Churchill) to the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate and authorization for Mayor Lynn McIlhaney to execute the necessary documents.

13.3     Discussion and possible action approving the sale of a strip of real property needed for the widening of Texas Avenue and authorizing the Mayor to execute a Memorandum of Agreement and Deed to effect the conveyance.

13.4     Discussion and possible action on a revised bank depository contract with First American Bank.

13.5     Presentation, discussion and possible action on the City’s FY 02 - FY 06 Financial Forecast.

14.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 02/22/2001.

 

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 February 16, 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, Cable Access Channel 19 and The Eagle.