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, April 11, 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 proposed changes to the regulations for the parking, storage and screening of recreational vehicles (RV), boats, boat trailers, campers and similar recreational equipment in residential areas.

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the overview of the Police Department's Bicycle Patrol Unit.

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action of the Rock Prairie / Greens Prairie Triangle Planning study and the recommended amendments to the Comprehensive Plan. Vision Statement #8, Strategy #3b. Update the comprehensive plan through small area planning.

5.         Council Calendars

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

Citizen’s University Graduation, Council Chambers, 4/6, 12:00 p.m.

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

Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 4/25, 5/9 & 5/23

Regional Transportation Summit, Hilton, 4/26, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Brunch with the Mayor & Seniors, 4/30, College Station Conference Center, Room 107, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

City Council Special Meeting, Swearing in Ceremony, 5/8, 12:00 p.m.

 

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. 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.

 

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.         Fire Station No. 5 Site, South Part of College Station East of Highway 6.

           

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 April 8, 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, April 11, 2002 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:  Sexual Assault Awareness Month

                        Bike to Work Day

                        Habitat to Humanity

                        National Public Safety Telecommunications Week

                        Restorative Justice Week

                        Health & Safety Awareness Week

 

Consent Agenda

 

10.1     Discussion and possible action on the minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting, March 28, 2002.

10.2     Bid Number 02-20 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a contract for the construction of a new water transmission pipeline, construction phase 2. Recommend award to the lowest, responsible bidder meeting the City's Standard Bid Documents and Contract Requirements, Garney Companies, Inc., for the amount of $2,735,338.00.  Funds available and budgeted in the Water Revenue Bond Fund, Capital Outlay, Project Number WT0005.

10.3     Bid No. 02-56 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for Electric System Improvements.  Recommend award to the lowest responsible bidder meeting City of College Station Bid Documents and Contract Requirements, C & M Linebuilders, in the amount of $147,993.93.  Funds available and budgeted in the Utilities Capitol Improvements Project Funds, Electric Division.

10.4     Discussion and possible action on a resolution appointing election officials to serve in the May 4, 2002 City of College Station and CSISD general election.

10.5     Discussion and possible action on a resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign a Standard Utility Agreement, Utility Joint Use Agreement and Statement Covering Contract Work and Affidavit as required to obtain State reimbursement for the relocation cost for electric utilities located along FM 158 in Brazos County, Texas from FM 60 to SH 30.  Funds available and budgeted in the Electric Division for Capital Improvement Projects.

10.6     Discussion and possible action on a resolution of the City of College Station, Texas, determining a public necessity to acquire certain property; giving notice of an official determination to acquire property for the Longmire South Extension Project, Phase I and II (Project No. ST-0100); and establish procedures for the acquisition of property.

 

 

10.7     Discussion and possible action on the first reading of a franchise agreement with Enviromed for the collection and disposal services for treated and untreated medical waste.

10.8     Discussion and possible action of one (1) Optional Relocation Program Rehousing Agreement between the City of College Station and an eligible housing assistance applicant. As proposed, the budget allowance includes a maximum of $63,500 in construction costs for this project, plus the cost of demolition and necessary temporary relocation expenses.

Regular Agenda

11.1     Public hearing, discussion, and possible action on rezoning from A-O Agricultural Open to C-1 General Commercial for the 26.95-acre tract located at 4401 Highway 6 South.

11.2         Discussion and possible action on an ordinance establishing the appropriateness of a cemetery, the Aggie Field of Honor, proposed to be located on the 11.63 acre Pornada Tract at the northwest corner of Harvey Mitchell and Raymond Stotzer Parkway.

11.3         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding the College Station Business Development Corporation's Overall Economic Development Plan.

11.4     Discussion and possible action to approve a resolution adopting a revised investment policy.

11.5     Presentation, discussion and possible action on two appointments to the Bryan/College Station Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors to fill expired terms.

11.6     Presentation, discussion and possible action on an appointment to the Twin Cities Endowment, Inc. Board of Directors (formerly the Brazos County Industrial Foundation).

12.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 04/11/2002.

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 April 8, 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.