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

 

 

 

 

 

 

College Station, Embracing the Past, Exploring the Future

 

 

 

 

DRAFT

MINUTES

COLELGE STATION CITY COUNCIL

 SPECIAL MEETING

Tuesday, January 30, 2001

City Hall Council Chambers

 

 

Councilmembers Present: McIlhaney, Mariott, Massey, Hazen, Maloney, Silvia, Garner

 

Staff Present: City Manager Brymer, Assistant City Manager Brown, City Attorney Cargill Jr., City Secretary Hooks Assistant to the City Manager Brandenberg, and Public Relations & Marketing Manager Cole, Assistant City Secretary Casares

 

Agenda Item No. 1 – Call to Order.

 

Mayor McIlhaney called the meeting to order at 4:40 p.m.

 

Agenda Item No. 2 – Presentation, discussion and possible action on proposed smoking ordinance.

 

Councilman Massey thanked the Legislative Committee members and staff for their efforts on the proposed smoking ordinance. 

 

The group discussed the proposed smoking ordinance.  Items included in the discussion related to:  removal of a bar area in restaurants as an exception in the ordinance, adequate ventilation systems and associated costs to business owners, safety and health concerns primarily toward children, and appropriate notification to patrons that no smoking is allowed. 

 

Councilman Maloney made a motion to approve Ordinance Number 2490 contingent upon the City of Bryan adoption of the same smoking ordinance within two meetings.  Motion seconded by Councilman Garner, which carried by a vote of 7-0.

 

The Ordinance Caption is stated as follows:  An ordinance amending Chapter 7, “Health and Sanitation”, of the Code of Ordinances of the City of College Station, Texas by repealing Section 9, “Tobacco Products and Smoking of tobacco products in public places”; providing for a new Section 9, “Tobacco Products and Smoking”; providing a severability clause, declaring a penalty, and effective date, and dispensing with culpable mental state.

 

Agenda Item No. 3 – Adjourn.

 

Hearing no objection, the Special Council Meeting was adjourned at 5:23 p.m.

 

 

 

PASSED AND APPROVED 8th day of March 2001.

 

 

                                                            APPROVED:

 

 

                                                            ____________________

                                                            Mayor Lynn McIlhaney

 

 

ATTEST:

 

________________________

City Secretary Connie Hooks