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 23, 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 Intergovernmental Work Plan.

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

4.         Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding a report on the cost of services study for the College Station Parks and Recreation Department.

5.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on recommendations by the Randal Travel Marketing, Inc. regarding the Convention and Visitors Bureau.

6.         Council Calendars

            Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 8/23, 9/13

            Council Special Meeting-Proposed Budget, 8/22

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

            Council Special Meeting-Proposed Budget, 8/28

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

Council Special Meeting-Proposed Budget, 9/5

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

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

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.  Condemnation of land for City Center Project

          2.   Marsh Reeves Land Acquisition

 


 

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

            2. Economic Development Prospects

 

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 August 20, 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 23, 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 August 9, 2001 and special meeting, June 21, 2001.

11.2     Bid #01-72 - Discussion and possible action on annual bid for electric meters. Recommend award to lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications by item as follows: Priester Mell & Nicholson $27,261.20; Temple (Utiliserve, Inc.) $3,391.60; and Wesco $38,250.00 for a total annual estimate of $68,902.80.   Funds available and budgeted in the Electric Inventory Fund and expensed as used.

11.3     Bid #01-73 - Discussion and possible action on annual bid for various concrete and steel light poles.  Recommend award to lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications by group as follows: Dealers Electric Supply $33,635.00; Techline, Inc. $146,622.00; and Ward Electric Supply $15,534.00 for a total annual estimate of $195,791.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the Electric Inventory Fund and expensed to various projects as used.

11.4     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving an agreement with The 12th Man Foundation for placement of banners on street light poles within City rights-of-way.

11.5     Discussion and possible action approving a resolution determining need for real property needed for the City Center Project.  

11.6     Discussion and possible action on a resolution setting development fees.

11.7     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for the Rock Prairie re-alignment project and a portion of the Rock Prairie waterline extension to Young Contractors Inc, in the amount of $1,087,767.30.

11.8     Discussion and possible action on a resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign a Landscape Maintenance Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation.

11.9     Discussion and possible action on the second 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 production in connection with oil and gas operations in and around College Station.

11.10   Discussion and possible action on a request for oversize participation in the amount of $36,625.00 for the extension of a 16-inch water line from its ending point on Luther Street West to near the intersection of Harvey Mitchell Parkway, approximately 882 feet, and the oversizing of a 12" water line through the property, approximately 800 feet.

11.11   Discussion and possible action on Change Order No. 6 to the construction contract with Elliott Construction, Inc. for the Northgate Water Main Relocation Project, Project No. WT-9805, reducing the contract amount by $112,214.00.

11.12   Discussion and possible action on a letter agreement with Ingram, Wallis & Company for Professional Auditing Services.  Recommend approval of a letter agreement with Ingram, Wallis & Company for $72,500.00 for the audit services for the City of College Station for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001.

11.13   Discussion and possible action on a Real Estate Contract between the City of College Station and Louise Marsh Reeves, individually and as Trustee of the Marsh-Reeves Trust, John Emory Marsh, Jr., Robert Emory Reeves, and Marsha Reeves Duemke for property generally located near the corner of Greens Prairie Road and Highway 6.

Regular Agenda

12.1     Public Hearing, discussion and possible action on the City of College Station 2001-2002 Proposed Budget.

12.2     Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding an Interlocal Agreement between the City of College Station and Brazos County.  The Interlocal Agreement establishes guidelines whereby the College Station Fire Department will provide Emergency Medical Services to Brazos County residents and sets a contract fee for which Brazos County will reimburse the city for emergency medical services provided.

12.3     Discussion and possible action on an amendment to Chapter 10 of the Code of Ordinances to prohibit parking on certain streets in the Northgate area.  This is one of the final steps in the implementation of the Northgate Parking Plan.

13.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 08/23/2001.

 

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 August 20, 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.