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 15, 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 regarding extension of contract for an additional year between Dean International and the City of College Station, and expansion of scope of services for same contract.

3. Presentation, discussion and possible action on the Employee Health Benefits Plan. This is Vision Statement #1, Strategy #4, "pursue competitive, cost effective, high quality health insurance benefits."

4. Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding a change in the funding policies for the purpose of acquiring public art for future public buildings and parks.

5. Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding the establishment of criteria for evaluation of City-owned property. Staff has outlined a systematic method for determining which parcels should be considered surplus to the needs of the City. 

6. Council Calendars

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

City Council Special Meeting, 11/26, 12:00 p.m.

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

City Council/Planning and Zoning Commission Joint Meeting - UDO, 12/14, 9:00 a.m.

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

Christmas in the Park Lighting Ceremony, 11/30, Central Park

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. 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

 

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. Sale of City property at Church Avenue and Wellborn Road; Lots 1-11 and 22 of block 11 of the W.C. Boyett Estate Partition

 

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

 

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 November 12, 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 15, 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 Special Meeting, September 21, 2001, September 26, 2001, October 5, 2001and October 22, 2001. Also, workshop and regular meeting, October 25, 2001 and November 1, 2001.

11.2 Bid No. 00-09 - Discussion and possible action on renewal of the annual agreement for diesel and gasoline fuel for city vehicles and equipment. Recommend approval of renewal agreement with Brenco Marketing for an estimated annual expenditure of $386,305.00. Fuel costs will be expensed to individuals departments as used and budgeted.

11.3 Bid No. 02-05 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for the Graham Road Rehabilitation Project Phase II, ST-0001. Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting City of College Station Standard Bid Documents and Contract Requirements, TexCon, Inc. in the amount of $1,387,073.00. Funds available and budgeted in the Drainage Utility and General Obligation Funds.

11.4 Discussion and possible action approving the purchase of an easement interest in real property needed for the installation of a water transmission pipeline and authorizing the Mayor to execute the Real Estate Contract to effect the conveyance. Parallel Water Transmission Pipeline Project, Phase II (WT-0005).

11.5 Discussion and possible action on a resolution granting specific City staff the authority to administer City Ordinance No. 2058 - TCA Franchise Agreement.

11.6 Discussion and possible action on expanding the agreement between the City of College Station and Fulbright and Jaworski L.L.P. to expend an additional $150,000 for legal services associated with the hotel/conference center project in the Highway 30/60 corridor.

11.7 Discussion and possible action on Change Order No.2 to the Spring Creek Sanitary Sewer Phase 2 construction contract with Young Contractors for a total contract reduction of $52,795.25

11.8 Discussion and possible action on a request for oversize participation and construction costs in the amount of $70,623.91 for the extension of Victoria Avenue and a 12-inch water line from the point of intersection at Graham Road to just beyond where Victoria will cross the North Fork of Lick Creek, approximately 1,150 feet.

 

Regular Agenda

 

12.1 Public hearing, discussion and possible action to obtain citizen customer feedback relating to the renewal of the Cox Communication's franchise agreement.

12.2 Public hearing, discussion, and possible action on an ordinance rezoning a 55.5014 tract of land located at 3500 University Drive East from M-1 Planned Industrial to C-B Business Commercial.

12.3 Presentation, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 10 Section 4 of the College Station Code of Ordinances decriminalizing parking offenses, setting fees/fines and providing for parking violations to become civil offenses. The ordinance also contains provisions for immobilizing and impounding vehicles with three or more unpaid parking citations.

13. The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 11/15/2001.

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.

___________________________

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 November 12, 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.