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

 

 

 

 

Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday, May 24, 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 request for funding by the Children's Museum of the Brazos Valley.

3.         Presentation, discussion, and possible action on the smoking ordinance as it pertains to bowling alleys.

4.         Joint meeting with the College Station Business Development Corporation (4B Board) for discussion and possible action on the Annual Report and Proposed Annual Work Plan.

5.         Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding prioritization of surface transportation projects for the City of College Station.

6.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding establishing a flowchart and timeline for completing the Unified Development Code project.

7.         Council Calendars

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

Brunch with the Mayor, 5/30, 11:30 a.m., Council Chambers

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 6/14, 6/28

Trip to Austin with Dean International Inc., June 21, 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

            Employee Banquet, 10/26

            TML Annual Conference, 11/28 – 11/30, Houston

            Congress of Cities, 12/4 - 12/8, Atlanta, Georgia

 

 

 

 

 

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. 

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.  George Bush East ROW Easement

           

 

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

 

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 May 21, 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Agenda

College Station City Council

Regular Meeting

Thursday, May 24, 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:

·       Buddy Poppy Day

·       Emergency Medical Services Week

 

Consent Agenda

12.1     Discussion and possible action on the minutes for City Council special meeting May 9, 2001 and workshop and regular meeting May 10, 2001.

12.2     Bid No. 00-15 - Discussion and possible action on renewal agreement for annual bid of heavy machinery rental for various City departments.  Recommend renewal with each bidder as follows: R.B. Everett & Co for $7,200.00; Awalt Rentals for $4,884.00; Mustang Rentals for $63,172.00; United Rental for $41,050.00; and Equipment Investco for $2,532.00.  Total annual estimated expenditures for equipment rental are $118,838.00.  Funds available and budgeted in various departments.

12.3     Bid No. 01-58 - Discussion and possible action on rejection of bid(s) received for Carter Creek WasteWater Treatment Plant (CCWWTP) Odor Control Construction Phase II.

12.4     Bid No. 01-66 - Discussion and possible action on an annual agreement for various electrical items.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidders meeting specifications by line item as follows: 1) Dealers Electric for $7,493.25; KBS Electrical for $14,806.50; Priester-Mell & Nicholson for $26,873.70; Priester Supply for $15,300.00; Techline for $18,140.00; and Wesco for $27,141.30.  The total annual estimated expenditure is $109,755.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the Electrical Inventory.

12.5     Bid No. 01-67 - Discussion and possible action on an annual agreement for the purchase of transformers.  Recommend award to the lowest responsible bidder meeting specifications for each item as follows: 1) Priester-Mell Nicholson for $13,018.00; 2) Techline for $210,977.00; 3) TEC Utility Supply for $104,719.95; 4) Wesco for $77,084.00.  Total annual estimated expenditure with all vendors is $405,798.95.  Funds available and budgeted in Electrical Inventory and will be charged to the project as issued.

12.6     Bid No. 00-69 - Discussion and possible action on a renewal agreement for the purchase of concrete curb/gutter and flatwork to be installed as needed.  Recommend approval of the renewal agreement with Texcon for an annual estimated expenditure of $373,312.50. Funds available and budgeted in Public Works Streets Division and Public Utilities Water/Wastewater Division.

 

12.7     Discussion, and possible action on Change Order No. 1 to Young Contractors in the amount of $104,766.20 for revisions to material placement quantities on the Rock Prairie Road and Barron Road Resurfacing Project.

12.8     Discussion and possible action on a "Resolution Determining Need" for the acquisition of land for three proposed electric substation projects and authorizing the Mayor to execute said resolution.  Funds available in the Electric Bond Funds.

12.9     Discussion and possible action on a resolution authorizing the Mayor to apply for a grant from the Texas Department of Health to reimburse 100 percent of the project cost for replacement of the existing Fluoridation System. The total project cost is not to exceed $35,000.00 

12.10   Discussion and possible action on a request for oversize participation in the amount of $8,300.00 for a new 12-inch water line from an existing 12-inch line parallel to Harvey Road up Linda Lane to a point approximately 500 feet.  Funds available in the Water Revenue Bond Fund.

12.11   Presentation, discussion and possible action on a request for oversize participation in the amount of $2,270.00 for the extension of a 12-inch water line from its ending point on Stone Brook Drive to the intersection of Rock Prairie Road, approximately 173 feet.  Funds not to exceed the amount of $2,270.00.  Funds available in the Water Capital Projects Fund.

Regular Agenda

13.1     Presentation, discussion and possible action on a resolution setting development fees.

13.2     Discussion and possible action on Community Development Block Grant public service funding for City Departments for the 2001-2002 fiscal year.  These public service programs include the Teen Apprenticeship Program, $20,104 (Human Resources Department), Kids' Klub, $23,500 (Parks/Recreation Department and the College Station Independent School District), Risk Watch, $2,600 (Fire Department), Safety Camp, $2,760 (Fire Department), Building Better Future, $17,576 (Community Development Division and the College Station Independent School District).  Funds available within the 15% cap limit in the CDBG public service funds.  Remaining funds within the 15% limit are made available to external non-profit organizations that provide health and human services.

13.3     Presentation, discussion and possible action on 1) a resolution for a service contract with Professional Computer Software Services, Inc. (PCSS) for the purchase of an upgrade to the Municipal Court computer software and the installation, data conversion, and training associated with the software upgrade for an amount not to exceed $92,575 and 2) approval to use state contract vendors (QISVs) to procure the hardware and associated operating system software required to run the upgraded Municipal Court computer software for an amount not to exceed $27,360.  This is a total expenditure of $119,935. Funds available and budgeted in the Municipal Court Technology Fee Fund, the General Government, Capital Improvement Projects Fund and the MIS operating budget.

 

 

14.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 05/24/2001.

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 May 21, 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.