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 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 economic development policies pertaining to City contracts, B/CS Economic Development Corporation Economic Development Guidelines, and other economic development policy issues.  This is Vision Statement #7, Strategy #1d, "Review incentive package guidelines as they relate to business parks."

3.         Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding a report on intergenerational parks.

4.         Presentation, discussion, and possible action concerning proposed park maintenance standards for College Station.

5.         Council Calendars

Joint Legislative Committee Meeting, 3/21, 12:00-1:30 p.m., Bryan City Hall, Room 305

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

Brunch with the Mayor, 4/6, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Lincoln Center

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 4/12, 4/26

Strategic Planning Retreat, 5/14- 5/15 – Del Lago

Legislative Update, 6/25, Dallas

AMCC Institute, 7/19-22, Wichita Falls

 

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 551.86); 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

3.  New Business Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.         Final action on Executive Session, if necessary.

 

APPROVED:

 

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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 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, March 22, 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:

·       Red Cross Month

·       Big Event

·       Sexual Assault Awareness Month

·       Point of Light Recipients

 

 

Consent Agenda

 

10.1     Bid No. 99-42 - Discussion and possible action on renewal of annual contract for Sensus Water Meters.  Staff recommends approval of the renewal agreement to U.S. Filter for an annual estimated expenditure of $107,893.25.  Funds available in Inventory Asset Account and are charged to the appropriate project as used.

10.2     Bid No. 01-15 - Discussion and possible action on 1) a resolution approving a construction contract for Phase II and III Landscape Development for the Business Center at College Station; and 2) a resolution declaring intention to reimburse certain expenditures with proceeds from debt.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Marek Brothers Construction, Inc., in the amount of $247,872.  Funds available and budgeted for in the Business Park Fund.

10.3     Discussion and possible action on a resolution supporting the passage of HB3162 and its companion SB1474 relating to payment of fees or costs by credit card or electronic means.

10.4     Discussion and possible action on an award of professional services contract for the Longmire South Extension Project, Phase I and II (Project # ST-0100) to Walton & Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $134,928.00.  Funds available in the General Obligation Bond Fund.

10.5     Discussion and possible action on a resolution authorizing a grant application to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) for the funding of pond renovations in Brothers Pond Park.

 

 

10.6     Discussion and possible action on approval of funds to be available for Electric Transmission wheeling and loss payments for Year 2001. Total amount requested: $1,300,000.  Funds available and budgeted in the Public Utilities Electric Division Operating Budget.

10.7     Discussion and possible action on a consulting services contract with Mitchell & Morgan, L.L.P. to develop a master plan for the new class “A” business park in an amount not to exceed $116,164.00.  This is Vision Statement #7, Strategy #1b “Development New Business Park.”  Funds available and budgeted in the Business Park Fund.

Regular Agenda

11.1     Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding Veterans Park and Athletic Complex development plans.

11.2     Public hearing, discussion, and possible action on a resolution adopting the 30/60 Study Area.

11.3     Presentation, discussion and possible action on a report on preliminary strategic planning and budget priorities for fiscal year 2002.

12.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 03/22/2001.

 

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 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.