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, November 1, 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 an update to City Council regarding the rail relocation study being administered by the MPO office.

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding code enforcement enhancements and property standards policy alternatives ( Vision Statement 3, Strategy 1, implementation plan b, Vision Statement 8, Strategy 1, implementation plan c).

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the General Fund Outside Agencies included in the FY 02 approved budget.

5.         Council Calendars

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

            City Council Workshop & Regular Meeting, 11/15, 12/6, 12/20

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

                       

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 Manager’s Evaluation

 

 

 

 

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 October 29, 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, November 1, 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:  Bob Wiatt Day

 

Consent Agenda

 

10.1     Discussion and possible action on the minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting, October 25, 2001.

10.2     Bid No. 00-118 - Discussion and possible action on renewal of annual agreement for Pre-stressed Spun Cast Concrete Electrical Distribution Poles.  Estimated annual expenditure to Stresscrete, Inc. is $90,701.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the electric inventory; expenditures will be recorded in projects as the inventory is used.

10.3     Bid No. 02-14 - Discussion and possible action on the purchase of an automatic truck mounted pothole patcher body.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Cooper Equipment Co. in the amount of $83,250.  Funds available and budgeted in the Fleet Replacement Fund.

10.4     Discussion and possible action on Change Order #3 in the amount of $100,000 for a Legal Services Contract with Paul G. Gosselink of Lloyd, Gosselink, Blevins, Rochelle, Baldwin & Townsend, P.C. for the Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency (BVSWMA).  Funds available and budgeted in the BVSWMA Operating Budget.

10.5     Discussion and possible action on Change Order #4 in the amount of $100,000 for a Legal Services Contract with Robert D. Fowler for the Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency (BVSWMA).  Funds available and budgeted in the BVSWMA Operating Budget.

 

Regular Agenda

 

11.1     Presentation, discussion, and possible action concerning 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 are available and budgeted for in the Parks Capital Improvements Fund.

11.2     Presentation, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 6, Section 1 of the Code of Ordinances adopting the 2000 International Fire Code including 28 local amendments and the 2000 Life Safety Code also known as NFPA 101 as published by the National Fire Protection Association.

 

11.3     Presentation, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 3 "Building Regulations", of the Code of Ordinances of the City of College Station, Texas by amending certain sections as set out, adopting the 2000 International Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, Fuel Gas, Residential, Property Maintenance and Energy Codes with related amendments.

11.4     Presentation, discussion and possible action to consider adoption of the Eastgate Neighborhood Plan.

11.5     Presentation, discussion and possible action on a development agreement between the City of College Station and TAC Realty Inc. for the Highway 30/60 corridor hotel and conference center project.

12.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 11/1/2001.

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 29, 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.