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, April 26, 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 prioritization of surface transportation projects and aviation/airport issues for the City of College Station.

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on a street maintenance strategy in College Station.

4.         Presentation discussion and possible action on the Greenways Program and the Wolf Pen Creek development. Strategic Plan Vision 4, Strategy 4.

5.         Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a Council resolution to adopt the 30/60 Study Area Plan Amendment.

6.         Council Calendars

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 5/10, 5/24

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

Joint Legislative Meeting, 5/17, 12:00 p.m., Administration Conference Room

Trip to Austin with Dean International Inc., June 2001

Legislative Update, 6/25, Dallas

AMCC Institute, 7/19-22, Wichita Falls

            Texas Transportation Summit, 8/15-8/17, Irving

            Trip to Washington D.C., September, 2001

 

7.         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).

 

 

 

 

 

8.         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. 

16.  Cause No. 28,765, Grimes County, Harold & Rosealice Trant vs Grimes County, City of College Station and City of Bryan

 

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.  New BVSWMA Landfill site

            2.  Community Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 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.  Hotel Conference Center

 

 

9.         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 April 23, 2001 at 10:00 a.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, April 26, 2001 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

10.       Pledge of Allegiance

            Invocation

            Consider request for absence from meeting

Presentations:

·       Administrative Professional Week

·       National Infant Immunization Week

·       Public Employee Recognition Week

 

Consent Agenda

 

11.1     Discussion and possible action on the minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting April 12, 2001.

11.2     Bid No. 01-42 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for the Church Avenue Rehabilitation Project.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Young Contractors, Inc. in the amount of $582,756.65.  Funds available and budgeted in Community Development Block Grant and CIP Street Rehabilitation Funds.

11.3     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 4 and for all other utilities to service the West Side of College Station; and establish procedures for the acquisition of easement interest in property.  The cost estimate for acquisition of easement in all four phases of the Parallel Water Transmission Pipeline Project is $1,323,400.  Funds available and budgeted in the Water Revenue Bond Fund.

11.4     Discussion and possible action on the renewal agreement for various Street Signs and Sign Blanks (Bid No. 99-59).  Staff recommends renewal agreement with Vulcan Signs, Inc. for an annual estimated expenditure of $64,101.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the General Fund, Public Works Department.

11.5     Discussion and possible action on the renewal agreement for Pavement and Road Service Painting (traffic striping) (Bid No. 99-57).  Recommend renewal agreement with N Line Traffic Maintenance for an annual estimated expenditure of $127,401.00.  Funds available and budgeted in General Fund, Public Works and Streets Maintenance.

11.6     Discussion and possible action on an amendment to the contract for sale between the City of College Station and TAC Realty Inc. for acquisition of 10 acres located on Highway 60 for a conference center site.

11.7     Presentation discussion, and possible action approving a resolution opposing passage of HB2034 and its companion bill SB561, HB3105, and HB2836 and its companion bill SB1489, relating to indemnification in architectural, engineering, and/or construction contracts.

Regular Agenda

12.1     Presentation discussion and possible action on a resolution authorizing the Fire Chief to coordinate with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, United States Fire Administration in a matching grant through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program, for initiation of a first time "Residential Fire Detection and Suppression" program.

12.2     Presentation discussion and possible action on a resolution authorizing the Fire Chief to coordinate with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, United States Fire Administration in a matching grant through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program, for enhancement to the fire department self-contained breathing apparatus program 

12.3     Presentation discussion and possible action on a Council resolution to adopt the 30/60 Study Area Plan Amendment.

12.4     Presentation, discussion and possible action on appointments to the Board of Directors of the College Station Business Development Corporation (4B Corporation).

13.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 04/26/2001.

14.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

15.       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 April 23, 2001 at 10:00 a.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.