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, August 9, 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 a report and recommendations from Dean International, Inc. regarding airport/air transportation needs of College Station.

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the City of College Station 2001-2002 Proposed Budget.

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding the UDC project process and timeline.

5.         Council Calendars

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

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

            Northgate Parking Garage Grand Opening, 8/25, 11:00 a.m.

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

TML Region X Meeting, 8/30, Burnet

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

Employee Banquet, 10/26, Brazos Center

Citizen Committee Banquet, 10/15, College Station Conference Center

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

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

 

6.         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).

 

 

 

 

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. 

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.  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.   Planning and Zoning Commission

 

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 August 6, 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, August 9, 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

           

 

Consent Agenda

10.1     Discussion and possible action on the minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting July 26, 2001 and special meeting July 31, 2001.

10.2     Discussion and possible action on calling a public hearing on the City of College Station 2001-2002 Proposed Budget for August 23, 2001.

10.3     Discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 1, Section 29 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of College Station, regarding rules and regulations for the municipal cemetery.

10.4     Discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 1, Section 23 of the College Station Code of Ordinance regarding Historic Preservation Committee and ratification of appointment of Chairman Bill Lancaster.

10.5     Discussion and possible action on Change Order No. 5 to a construction contract with Elliott Construction, Inc. for the Northgate Sewer Project, Project No. SS-9804, reducing the contract amount by $168,631.65.

10.6     Discussion and possible action on a Right-of Way agreement making Wilshire Court a public street.

10.7     Discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending the City of College Station Code of Ordinances to provide a process whereby a charitable non-profit corporation may request approval to establish a cemetery, crematory or mausoleum within the City of College Station.

Regular Agenda

11.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning 2.497 acres out of the Robert Stevenson Survey League A-54 located at 4121 State Highway 6 South from C-3 Planned Commercial and A-P Administrative Professional to C-1 General Commercial.

11.2     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on three ordinance amendments affecting the Planned Development District (PDD) to reinstate PDD regulations, to validate PDD's that were approved this year and establishing a Planned Development District policy.

 

 

 

11.3     Public Hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending the City of College Station 2000-2001 Budget by $8,519,760 in various funds.

11.4     Presentation, discussion and possible action on the Community Development Division’s proposed Fiscal Year 2001-02 Action Plan and related Annual Budget.  Authorization for continued expenditure of estimated remaining balances and authorization for the City Manager to execute necessary documents for submission of the Action Plan and Budget to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

11.5     Presentation, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 10, “Traffic Code”, Section 4G”, “Northgate City Facility Parking Fees”, of the Code of Ordinances of the City of College Station, Texas by amending certain sections as set out below; providing a severability clause; declaring a penalty; and providing an effective date.

11.6     Presentation, discussion and possible action on a resolution establishing the sale prices of cemetery spaces in the College Station municipal cemetery.

11.7     Presentation, discussion and possible action approving an “ordinance providing for the issuance of $3,650,000 City of College Station, Texas Certificates of Obligation, Series 2001; and ordaining other matters relating to the subject, including immediate effectiveness.”

11.8     Presentation, discussion and possible action approving an “ordinance authorizing the issuance and sale of City of College Station, Texas, General Obligation Improvements Bonds, Series 2001, in the aggregate principal amount of $4,140,000; prescribing the form of said bonds; providing for the security for an payment of said bonds; awarding the sale thereof; approving the official statement; enacting other provisions relating to the subject, including immediate effectiveness.”

11.9     Presentation, discussion and possible action approving an “ordinance authorizing the issuance and sale of $23,500,000 City of College Station, Texas Utility System Revenue Bonds, Series 2001; awarding the sale of the bonds; approving the official statement; and all other matters related thereto, including immediate effectiveness.”

11.10   Presentation, discussion and possible action on the first reading of a proposed five year franchise agreement renewal with Mitchell Gas Services L.P. to gather, collect, receive, transport for collection and store oil, gas, or other fluids used or produced in connection with oil and gas operations in and around College Station.

11.11     Presentation, discussion, and possible action on appointments to the Planning and Zoning Commission.

12.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 08/9/2001.

 

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 August 6, 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.