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, October 11, 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.               Demonstration of the newly acquired and outfitted City of College Station Mobile Operation Center.

3.               Presentation, discussion and possible action on reports of the activities and operating results of the Northgate Parking System.

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding Art in Public Places Program.

5.         Council Calendars

            Joint UDC Meeting with P&Z, 10/5, 1:00 p.m., Council Chambers

            Accreditation Celebration, 10/12, Tombstone, 6:00 p.m.

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

Brunch with the Mayor, 10/19, Council Chambers,

Employee Banquet, 10/26, Brazos Center

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

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.

18.    Legal strategies for Cox Communication Franchise Negotiations

 

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

2.  Compaq/Caldwell Watson, possible location in the Texas A&M University Research Park

8.         Final action on Executive Session, if necessary.

 

Personnel {Gov’t Code section 551.074}; possible action

The City Council may deliberate the appointment, evaluation and duties of public officers.   After executive session discussion, any final action or vote taken will be in public.  The officers on the following boards may be discussed:

                       

                        1.  City Attorney’s Evaluation

 

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 October 8, 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, October 11, 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

            Presentations:  National Disabilities Awareness Month

 

Consent Agenda

 

10.1     Discussion and possible action on the minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting, September 27, 2001 and special budget meetings, August 22, 2001, August 28, 2001 and September 5, 2001.

10.2     RFP No. 01-03 – Discussion and possible action on a non-standard contract with Tele-works for the purchase and installation of a Utility billing automated customer Service System in the amount of $83,500.  Funds available and budgeted in the Electric Fund.

10.3     Bid No. 00-09 - Discussion and possible action on Change Order #1 for diesel fuel and gasoline in the amount of $96,575.00.  Expenses will be charged to individual departments as used.

10.4     Bid No. 01-91 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for the Luther Street Wastewater Lift Station. Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting City of College Station Standard Bid Documents and Contract Requirements, Elliot Construction, in the amount of $587,825.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the Wastewater Revenue Bond Fund.

10.5     Bid Number 01-97 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for the Electric System Right-of-Way Clearing.  Recommend award to the lowest responsible bidder meeting City of College Station Standard Bid Documents and Contract Requirements, National Tree Expert Company Inc. in the amount of $272,965.00.  Funds available in the Electric Operating Funds & Capital Improvement Projects.

10.6     Bid No. 01-100 - Discussion and possible action on rejection of two bids received for the Grant-funded Public Water Supply Fluoridation System Replacement Project.

10.7     Discussion and possible action on a resolution determining need to acquire Fee Simple Interests and mineral interest for certain property located in Grimes County, Texas.

10.8     Discussion and possible action on proposed scope changes, with a net price decrease of $163,173.00, on the professional engineering services Contract No. 99-129, Camp Dresser & McKee, Inc. (CDM), Lick Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (LCWWTP) and Trunk Line Sewer Extensions.

 

 

10.9     Discussion and possible action on a resolution relating to legislation that would clarify what services are included under “the services of a fire department” in the Interlocal Cooperation Act, Chapter 791, as amended by HB 785.

10.10   Discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 10, “Traffic Code”, 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.

 

Regular Agenda

 

11.1     Public hearing, discussion, and possible action on the creation of Reinvestment Zone #14; and discussion and possible action on the adoption of an Ordinance creating Reinvestment Zone #14 for commercial tax abatement in the Texas A & M University Research Park for an office building.

11.2     Presentation, discussion and possible action on the adoption of the Eastgate Neighborhood Plan.

12.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 10/11/2001.

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 October 8, 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.