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 25, 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 final draft of the Strategic Plan for Electric Deregulation for the City of College Station.  John Moore and Nelson Hyde of Navigant Consulting, Inc. will be making the presentation to Council.

3.         Council Calendars

            Brunch with the Mayor, 10/19, Council Chambers, 11:30 a.m.

            Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet, 10/23, Hilton, 7:00 p.m.

Employee Banquet, 10/26, Brazos Center, 6:00 p.m.

Ground Breaking Ceremony-Veterans Park, 11/12, 11:00 a.m.

            TML Annual Conference, 11/28 – 12/1, Houston

4.         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).

 

5.         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. 52,434-361, Brazos County – College Station v. Wolf Pen Creek, Ltd., et al. 

14.  Cause No. 28,765, Grimes County, Harold & Rosealice Trant vs Grimes County, City of College Station and City of Bryan

15.  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

 

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.  BVSWMA Landfill Negotiations 

                        2.  Cemetery Site Location

 

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

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

                       

                                    1.  City Attorney’s Evaluation

                                    2.  City Manager’s Evaluation

 

 

6.         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 October 22, 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 25, 2001 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

7.         Pledge of Allegiance

            Invocation

            Consider request for absence from meeting

            Presentations:  TAAF Male Athlete of the Year

                                     TAAF Female Athlete of the Year

 

Consent Agenda

 

8.1       Discussion and possible action on the minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting, October 11, 2001.

8.2       Discussion and possible action on an Interlocal Agreement between the City of College Station and Burleson County for the sale of two police car prison partition (Progard 3B3104) in the amount of $100.00.

8.3       Discussion and possible action on a payment to the Bryan-College Station Economic Development Corporation in the amount of $50,000.00 for the City's annual contribution of matching funds to the Development Fund for economic incentives.  Funds available and budgeted in the Economic Development Fund.

8.4       Discussion and possible action on a change order to the contract with the Arts Council of the Brazos Valley in the amount of $150,000.  $100,000 for the representational art proposed at Wolf Pen Creek, and $50,000 for the representational art proposed at the Police Station.  Funds available and budgeted in the General Fund.

8.5       Discussion and possible action on Change Order #10 for the College Main Parking Garage in the amount of $56,813 making the revised construction contract $5,176,749.

8.6       Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving an amendment extending the completion date of Interlocal Agreement No. 01-044 between the City of College Station and the College Station Independent School District for the installation of light fixtures on tennis courts at the A&M Consolidated High School campus.  The amendment will extend the completion date from December 1, 2001, to April 1, 2002.

8.7       Discussion and possible action on a resolution authorizing the plans and specifications for the improvement of Longmire Drive, from its current termination at Birmingham Road to Graham Road.  Also, discussion and possible action on a resolution providing for assessment of a portion of the cost of improvements thereof against abutting property owners and approving the plans and specifications for said improvements. 

8.8       Discussion and possible action on a resolution supporting the passage of Texas State Constitutional Amendment Proposition 2 and Texas State Constitutional Amendment Proposition 15.

 

 

 

Regular Agenda

 

9.1       Public hearing, discussion and possible action on a proposed ordinance that would grant TXU Gas Distribution a rate increase which includes a 18.95% increase to residential and commercial College Station customers to be phased over the next two years.

9.2       Presentation, discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for Veterans Park and Athletic Complex, Phase I construction.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting City of College Station bid documents and contract requirements, Acklam Construction Company, Inc. in the amount of $2,643,500.  Funds available and budgeted for in the Parks Capital Improvements Fund.

9.3       Presentation, discussion and possible action on a resolution awarding the construction contract for the extension of Dartmouth Street to Young Contractors, Inc. in the amount of $292,263.90 and calling for a public hearing to consider an ordinance providing for the assessment against the abutting property owners, approving an Engineer’s Roll with the estimated amounts per front foot proposed to be assessed against the abutting property owners, and approving an Engineer’s Estimate of the total cost of the improvements for Dartmouth Drive, from its current termination south of Southwest Parkway to Krenek Tap Road.

10.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 10/25/2001.

11.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

12.       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 22, 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.