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, March 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.         Agenda Request by Councilmembers

            (Legislative Affairs Committee, Councilmembers, Massey, Garner and Hazen)

           

            a.  Discussion and possible action on possible smoking ordinance amendments.

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

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding a comprehensive E-Government Strategy Plan developed by GKG.NET.

 

5.         Council Calendars

Special Council Meeting, Citizen Committee Review, 3/7

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 3/22, 4/12

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

Strategic Planning Retreat, 5/14-5/15

 

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.  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. 

 

Economic Incentive 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 in 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

            2.  Hotel/Conference Center/Performing Arts Center

            3.  Big Box Retail

 

 

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.  Zoning Board of Adjustment.

 

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 March 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, Cable Access Channel 19 and The Eagle.

 



Agenda

College Station City Council

Regular Meeting

Thursday, March 8, 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

Presentations:

·       Severe Weather Awareness

·       RACES Recognition

·       Clean Texas 2001

 

Consent Agenda

 

10.1         Discussion and possible action on minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting on February 22, 2001 and special meeting on January 30, 2001.

10.2     Discussion and possible action on a real estate contract for the purchase of 103 George Bush Drive East. The contract is in the amount of $71,000. Funds available and budgeted in the George Bush East Widening Project.

10.3     Discussion and possible action regarding Change Order #2 on the College Main Parking Garage. An increase of the contract amount with Vaughn Construction by $28,441 for a total of $5,024,242.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the Northgate Parking Fund.

10.4     Discussion and possible action on an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Bryan for the supply of water to either party for emergency use through various interconnections between the municipal water supply systems.  Funds available and budgeted through Northgate Water Rehabilitation Project.  

10.5     Discussion and possible action on renewal of a Memorandum of Understanding with Texas A&M University to facilitate mutual support of each organizations 800 MHz radio system.  Each entity is responsible for the maintenance of their own equipment.

10.6     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.  TTI will be the lead agency and responsible for overall project management.  College Station will be responsible for implementation, operations and maintenance of their facilities.

10.7     Discussion and possible action on a resolution stating the City of College Station’s opposition to legislation aimed at lengthening the State Sales Tax holiday.

 

 

Regular Agenda

11.1     Public hearing, discussion, and possible action on a rezoning request for 87.316 acres in the Bella Vista Subdivision, located northwest of the intersection of Wellborn Rd. and the future Hwy 40, from A-O, Agricultural Open, to R-1, Single Family Residential, R-3, Townhome, R&D, Research and Development, and M-2, Heavy Industrial. (01-21) 

11.2     Presentation, discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract and Change Order 1 for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Capacity Expansion at the Lick Creek WWTP and construction of a regional Water/Wastewater Plant Operations Control and Training facility located at the Carter Creek WWTP. Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Bryan Construction, for the bid amount of $10,533,500 and Change Order 1 deduct in the amount of $342,140.00. The revised total cost of construction is $10,191,360.00. Funds are budgeted and available for the plant construction contract component of the project in the amount of $10,145,500 in the Sewer Revenue Bond Fund. Contract 01-037.

11.3     Presentation, discussion and possible action on an update of the pay plan salary survey results. This is Vision Statement #1, Customer Focused City Services, and Strategy #1, Create a Motivating Work Environment.

11.4     Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding street design standards.  Vision 8, Strategy #3 a, and Vision 6, Strategy #1a.

11.5     Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding a comprehensive E-Government Strategy Plan developed by GKG.NET.

11.6     Presentation, discussion and possible action on Vision Statement #8, Strategy #2, Implementation Plan a – Identify areas to foster types of development and create incentives.

11.7     Discussion and possible action on appointments to the Zoning Board of Adjustments.

12.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 03/8/2001.

 

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 March 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, Cable Access Channel 19 and The Eagle.