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, July 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 on the Strategic Plan.

3.         Presentation, discussion, and possible action on the City's Financial Forecast and FY 02 Proposed Budget Preview.

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the Employee Health Benefits Plan. This is Vision Statement #1, Strategy #4, "pursue competitive, cost-effective, high quality health insurance benefits."

5.         Agenda Request by Councilmembers

(Mayor McIlhaney)

a.  Discussion and possible action on the creation of a Greenways Advisory Board.

6.         Council Calendars

            Citizen Committee Orientation, 7/30, 6:30 p.m., Council Chambers

            Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 8/9, 8/23

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

Joint Legislative Retreat-City of College Station, Bryan, Texas A&M, Brazos County, 8/30-8/31, G. Rollie White Visitor’s Center

            Trip to Washington D.C., 9/16 - 9/18

Employee Banquet, 10/26, Brazos Center

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

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

 

7.         Hear Visitors (5:45 p.m.)

(A citizen may address the City Council for three minutes on city related issues not scheduled on the posted agenda.  An information form is provided at the register table and should be completed prior to 5:45 p.m. and given to the City Secretary.  The City Council will receive the information, ask city staff to look into the matter, or place the issue on a future agenda for discussion).

 

 

 

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

17.  Lone Star Gas rate increase filed May 31, 2001.

 

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.  Greenway Acquisition of the Davis McGill property adjacent to Raintree Subdivision.

2.  Possible purchase of land at Inlow Blvd., Nagle Street, and South College/FM 308.


 

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

 

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 public officer(s) may be discussed:

           

            1.  City Managers Evaluation

 

9.         Final action on Executive Session, if necessary.

 

APPROVED:

 

 

___________________________

Assistant City Manager Glenn Brown

 

I certify that this agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on July 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, July 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

 

Consent Agenda

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

11.2     Bid No. 01-69 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a five (5) year agreement for the lease of slant-top, front-end loading refuse containers.  Recommend approval of lease agreement with Texas Commercial Waste for an annual estimated expenditure of $102,600.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the Sanitation Fund, Commercial Collection Division.

11.3     Bid No. 01-78 – Discussion and possible action on annual price agreement for concrete water meter boxes.  Recommended award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, International/Hughes supply for an annual estimate of $75,870.50.  Funds available in the Water/Wastewater Inventory Fund and charged to the project as used.

11.4     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a 380 Economic Development Grant in the amount of $21,746.50 to Woodcreek Lodging, Inc. for privacy fence and improvements.

11.5     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving notices of sale, preliminary official statements, and related materials for the sale of "City of College Station, Texas Certificates of Obligation, series 2001", "City of College Station, Texas Utility System Revenue Bonds, Series 2001", and "City of College Station, Texas General Obligation Improvement Bonds, Series 2001", including selection of a date for opening bids.

11.6     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a professional services contract with Malcolm Pirnie, Inc., in the amount of $1,532,653.00, for engineering design and construction management pertaining to Phase II capital improvements for the City's Water Production System.  Funds available and budgeted in the FY 1999-00 Water Revenue Bond Fund.

11.7     Discussion and possible action on calling a public hearing for August 9, 2001 for Budget Amendment #2 to the City of College Station 2000-2001 Budget authorizing an increase in appropriations of $8,519,760 in various funds.

11.8     Discussion and possible action on a renewal agreement between the MSE Environmental, Inc. and the City of College Station for household hazardous waste collection.  Recommend renewal agreement with MSE Environmental, Inc. in the amount of $120,000.  Funds available and budgeted in Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency.

11.9     Discussion and possible action approving an appropriation of $285,825 from the Greenways acquisition funds to the Business Park Fund for greenways in the new business park.

11.10   Discussion and possible action authorizing the Mayor to sign a resolution authorizing the application and acceptance for the FY 2001 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant in the amount of $22,380, on behalf of the City.

Regular Agenda

12.1     Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding an Addendum to our existing Interlocal Agreement with Texas A&M University for Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Operations to be transferred to the College Station Fire Department.

12.2     Presentation, discussion and possible action on an Interlocal Agreement with Texas A&M University (TAMU) for the construction of sidewalks around the perimeter of the main campus on George Bush Drive, Wellborn Road, and University Drive.

12.3     Discussion, and possible action regarding proposed facility names for Veterans Park and Athletic Complex.

13.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 07/26/2001.

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:

 

 

____________________________

Assistant City Manager Glenn Brown

 

I certify that this agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on July 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.