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, September 13, 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 FY 02 Strategic Plan and FY 02 Proposed Budget.

3.               Presentation, discussion and possible action on an implementation plan for changes to the Convention and Visitor's Bureau in accordance with the Council's Draft Strategic Plan, Fiscal Year 2001-02.

4.               Presentation, discussion and possible action on Covenants and Restrictions for the new Business Center at College Station generally located near the intersection of Highway 6 and Greens Prairie Road.

5.               Presentation, discussion and possible action on a water cost of service study and rate analysis.

6.         Council Calendars

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

Special Council Meeting, 9/26, 12:00 noon

Joint UDC Meeting with P&Z, 10/5   

Citizen Committee Banquet, 10/15, CS Conference Center, 6:30 p.m.

Employee Banquet, 10/26, Brazos Center

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

 

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.

 

Economic Incentive Negotiations {Gov't Code Section 551.087}; 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 September 10, 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,  September 13, 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:  National Constitution Week

                        Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

                        Employee Award

 

Consent Agenda

11.1     Discussion and possible action on the minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting, August 23, 2001, special meeting June 20, 2001, special meeting July 11, 2001, special meeting August 6, 2001, and August 30-31, 2001. 

11.2         Bid No. 99-102.  Discussion and possible action on renewal of annual agreement for Tires.  Staff recommends contract renewal to Wingfoot CTS (Goodyear Commercial Tire) for annual estimated amount of $51,371.78.  Purchases made through an inventory account and charged back to various departments. 

 

11.3     Bid No. 00-87.  Discussion and possible action on a renewal agreement and Contract Change Order with The Greenery for landscape maintenance services at various municipal facilities. Recommend approval of the renewal agreement with The Greenery for an annual estimated expenditure in the amount of $223,913.00.  Funds available in FY 02 PARD Forestry and PUD budgets.  

 

11.4     Bid No. 00-115.  Discussion and possible action on the renewal agreement for street materials.  Recommend renewal to Texcon for $2,995.00, Young Contractors for $423,000.00 and Gulf States Asphalt for $49,240.00. Funds available and budgeted in the General Fund, Streets Maintenance and Streets Capital Improvement Projects.

 

11.5     Bid Number 01-50.  Discussion and possible action concerning a resolution approving a construction contractor for improvements to Hallaran Pool located in Southwood Athletic Park.   Staff recommends award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Texas Southwest Aquatics, Inc., in the amount of $86,370. Funds available and budgeted in the General Fund, Parks and Recreation Special Facilities.

 

11.6     Bid Number 01-85.   Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for the Park Place 3 Million Gallon Composite Elevated Storage Tank. Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting City of College Station Standard Bid Documents and Contract Requirements, CB&I Constructors, Inc. for the amount $2,967,000.00.

 

11.7     Discussion and possible action to approve a resolution of the City of College Station, Texas, to increase the number of members on the Board of Directors of the Brazos County Appraisal District and to change the method for appointing the members according to Section 6.03(b) of the Texas Property Tax Code. 

11.8     Discussion and possible action to approve a resolution approving the budget of the Brazos County Emergency Communications District, Fiscal Year 2002.

11.9     Discussion and possible action to approve an amendment to the attachments to the inter-local agreement between the Cities of College Station and Bryan and Brazos County establishing the Brazos Animal Shelter and providing for the extension of a lease with the City of Bryan.

11.10   Discussion and possible action on a letter agreement with Ingram, Wallis & Company for Professional Auditing Services.  Staff recommends approval of letter agreement with Ingram, Wallis & Company for $72,500 and $76,000 for the audit services for the City of College Station for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001 and 2002 respectively.

11.11   Third and final reading, discussion, and possible action 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.

11.12   Discussion and possible action on expanding the agreement between the City of College Station and Fulbright and Jaworski L.L.P. to expend up to $100,000 for legal services associated with the hotel/conference center project in the Highway 30/60 corridor.

11.13   Discussion and possible action for the approval and execution of a conveyance agreement to accomplish the donation of 4 single-family properties (316 Holleman, 320 Holleman, 411 Edward, 1109 Phoenix) to the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate.

11.14   Discussion and possible action for adoption of a resolution increasing the budget authority currently allowed by the Optional Relocation Program Guidelines and approval of Optional Relocation Program Rehousing Agreements between the City of College Station and three (3) eligible housing assistance applicants. As proposed, the budget allowance includes a combined maximum of $183,500 in construction costs for these three (3) projects, plus the costs of demolition and necessary temporary relocation expenses.

11.15   Discussion and possible action for the approval and execution of an allocation of funding agreement between the City of College Station and the Brazos Valley Community Action Agency (BVCAA) for the use of $70,200 in federal HOME Program CHDO Set-Aside funding.

11.16   Discussion and possible action for the approval and execution of a conveyance agreement to accomplish the donation of 2 single-family properties (1121 & 1123 Arizona) to the Brazos Valley Community Action Agency (BVCAA).

11.17   Discussion and possible action on a non-standard contract for educational services with THE POSITIVE AND TOTAL DIFFERENCE, of which obligates the city for $600 as our portion of the matching grant.

11.18   Discussion and possible action on an amendment to Chapter 10 of the code of ordinances to prohibit parking on the North side of Inlow Boulevard from Nagle Street to College Avenue / F. M. 308.

11.19   Discussion and possible action to make a nomination to the Board of Managers of the Brazos County Emergency Communications District.

Regular Agenda

12.1     Public hearing, discussion, and possible action on a request to rezone 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. (01-181).

12.2     Public hearing, discussion, and possible action to rezone 19.62 acres for Pebble Creek,  Phase 9A located south of Greens Prairie Rd. East. (01-162).                      

12.3     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on the City of College Station 2001-2002 advertised ad valorem tax rate of $0.4777 per $100 valuation.   Also, discussion and possible action on scheduling and announcing the meeting date, time and place to adopt the tax rate.

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

12.5         Presentation, discussion and possible action on adoption of the FY 02 Strategic Plan.

 

13.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 09/13/2001.

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 September 10, 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.