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

 

 

 

 

Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday, March 28, 2002 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 a summary by the Bryan-College Station Metropolitan Planning Organization (BCS-MPO) of the 20-Year Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) for Brazos County.

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action concerning the Needs Assessment and Phasing Recommendations for Veterans Park and Athletic Complex (VPAC) in support of Council Vision Statement 4, Strategy 4.b, Complete Development of Veterans Park and Athletic Complex.

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding a sidewalk retrofit policy. Vision Statement #6, Strategy #3a.

5.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on a resolution authorizing the Fire Chief to coordinate with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, United States Fire Administration in a matching grant for acquisition of a light duty crew cab rescue type vehicle and equipment trailer.

6.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on a development and execution of interlocal agreements between the City of College Station and the counties of Brazos and Burleson in order to comply with Chapter 242 of the Local Government Code- Regulation of subdivision plats and related permits in the City's extraterritorial jurisdiction.

7.         Council Calendars

Grand Re-Opening of Fire Station #2, 3/26

City Council/Volunteer Opportunities Presentation, 4/1, Council Chambers, 6:00 p.m.

George Bush Extension Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, 4/6, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 4/11 & 4/25

Joint Unified development Ordinance Meeting, 4/19, Council Chambers 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 

Regional Transportation Summit, 4/26, Hilton

 

8.         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).

 

9.         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. GN000152, Travis County – TMPA v. PUC (intervention)

11.    Cause No. 49,367-CCL2, Brazos County – Wilkerson v. College Station

12.    Cause No. 52,434-361, Brazos County – College Station v. Wolf Pen Creek, Ltd., et al.

13.    Cause No. 28,765, Grimes County - Harold & Rosealice Trant v. Grimes County, City of College Station and City of Bryan.

14.    Cause No. 54,313-272; Brazos County - Bradford C. Bindock and Damon K. Bindock v. Thomas J. Brown, James Richter, Lee Ann Carpenter and Bryan Schwartz

15.    Cause No. GN200090; Travis County - Reliant Energy, Inc. v. Big Country Electric Cooperative, Inc., et al.

16.    Cause No. GN200100, Travis County - City of San Antonio, etc. v. Brazos Electric Power Cooperation, et al.

17.    Cause No. G-02-108, U.S. District Count – Catherine Lester v. College Station and

 

Sonja Piersall.

18.    Docket Nos. TX96-2-000 & TX96-2-001, FERC – College Station, applicant

19.    Docket No. 25197, Public Utility Commission – College Station request to set rates.

20.    Docket No. 25395, Public Utility Commission – College Station (intervention)

 

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.      The proposed city conference center and associated privately developed hotel.

 

10.       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 March 25, 2002 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, March 28, 2002 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

11.       Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation

            Consider request for absence from meeting

Presentations:                 National Public Health Week

                                                                      National Community Development Week

                                                                          Don’t Mess with Texas Trash Off Day

                                                                                                             Service Award

Consent Agenda

 

12.1     Discussion and possible action on the minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting, March 14, 2002.

12.2     Bid # 02-49 - Discussion and possible action on the purchase of street signs and posts from the lowest, responsible bidder per item meeting specification, Northwest Pipe Co., $38,465.50, Osburn Associates, $5,909.30, Rocal, Inc., $4,508.30, and Vulcan Signs, $46,018.26, for a total award of $94,901.36.  Funds available and budgeted in the FY 2002 Department of Public Works – Traffic Signs Budget.

12.3     Bid #02-50 - Discussion and possible action on an annual purchase order contract for street striping and painting in the amount of $132,943.50.  Funds available and budgeted in the Department of Public Works FY 2002 – Street Maintenance Budget.

12.4     Discussion and possible action on a request for an off premise sign for Brazos Valley Kennel Club under Section 12.3, O.2 of the Zoning Ordinance.

12.5     Discussion and possible action on a contract with Brazos Valley Financial Services, Inc. (dba Richard Smith and Associates) to be the servicing agent for employee health insurance.

12.6     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a professional services contract for the Dartmouth Drive Extension Phase II Project (Project No. ST-0211) to Mitchell & Morgan, L.L.P. in an amount not to exceed $150,000.00.  Funds budgeted from the Certificates of Obligation for the Interim CIP Program.

12.7     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a interlocal agreement between the City of College Station and Brazos County in regard to compliance with Chapter 242 of the Local Government Code - Regulation of subdivision plats in the City's extraterritorial jurisdiction.

12.8     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a interlocal agreement between the City of College Station and Burleson County in regard to compliance with Chapter 242 of the Local Government Code - Regulation of subdivision plats in the City's extraterritorial jurisdiction.

 

12.9     Discussion and possible action on a resolution (1) terminating the remainder of current Professional Services Contract #00-089 for the Wolf Pen Creek Channel Improvements Projects (Project Nos. SD-9901 and SD-9902) with a balance of $121,200.00 and Contract#00-090 for the Wolf Pen Creek Upper Trails and Pedestrian Bridges Project (Project No. WP-9905) with a balance of $41,500.00 and (2) approving a new Professional Services Contract (Contract #02-072) for the Upper Trails and Channel Improvements for Wolf Pen Creek Project to McClure Engineering, Inc. (MEI) in an amount not to exceed $215,500.00.  Funds are available and budgeted in the Drainage Utility Fund and the WPC TIF Fund.

12.10   Discussion and possible action on a resolution authorizing the Fire Chief to coordinate with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, United States Fire Administration in a matching grant for acquisition of a light duty crew cab rescue type vehicle and equipment trailer.

Regular Agenda

13.1     Presentation, discussion and possible action on a Management Agreement among the City of College Station, TAC Realty Inc., and Crestline Hotels and Resorts Inc. for the Highway 30/60 corridor hotel and conference center project.

13.2     Presentation, discussion and possible action on selection of three (3) Executive Committee members for a Brazos Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau.

14.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 03/28/2002.

15.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

16.       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 March 25, 2002 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.