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

 

 

 

Amended Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday, April 25, 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 the status of the new location and future building of the animal shelter on FM 1179.

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the Development Services Continuous Improvement Project.

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding progress on the replacement or upgrading of the Public Safety computer systems.

5.         Presentation discussion and possible action regarding the status of current capital projects.

6.         Council Calendars

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

Gabbard Park Neighborhood and Arbor Day Celebration, 4/26, 6:00 p.m., 1201 Dexter Drive

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.

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

Wayne Bryan Bike Loop Dedication, 5/11

Texas Municipal League Legislative Outlook for 2003, 5/17, Hilton Austin Airport Hotel

Council Retreat, 5/28-5/29, Heartland Inn, Independence, Texas

 

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. 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) seek advice regarding City’s legal rights regarding Duncan and Associates contract.

 

The posted Real Estate BVSMA Landfill Negotations as set out below will not be considered on April 25, 2002.

 

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.         BVSMA Landfill Negotiations

 

 

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.

 

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 April 22, 2002 at 10:30 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.

 


 

College Station City Council

Regular Meeting

Thursday, April 25, 2002 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

Presentations:  Child Abuse Prevention Month

                        Administrative Professional Week

                        Water Awareness Week

                        Public Service Recognition Week

                       

Consent Agenda

 

11.1     Discussion and possible action on the minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting, April 11, 2002.

11.2     Bid No. 02-06. Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for the Second Street Plaza Project in the amount of $589,531.50. 

11.3     Bid 02-58 - Discussion and possible action on an annual contract to remove & replace concrete flat work and remove & replace curb & gutter in an amount not to exceed $546,840.

11.4     Bid No. 02-59. Discussion and possible action on bids for water meters for a total annual expenditure of $120,323. 

11.5     Bid Number 02-62 - Discussion, consideration, and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract in the amount of $61,643.20 for improvements to the jogging/walking trail at Jack and Dorothy Miller Park. 

11.6     Bid 02-64 - Discussion and possible action on the purchase of various lengths signal poles, signal mast arms, and light fittings and fixtures. 

11.7     Contract No. 02-122 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a professional services contract with Epsilon Engineering, Inc. to provide survey, design and construction document preparation services for the Greens Prairie Widening Project in the amount of $438,928.00.  

11.8     Discussion and possible action on a resolution of the City of College Station, Texas, determining a public necessity to acquire a simple fee interest in certain property; giving notice of an official determination to acquire a portion of the in property for the Barron Road right-of-way project; and establishing procedures for the acquisition of a simple interest in property.

11.9     Discussion and possible action on change order in the amount of $150,000 to 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).

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

11.11   Discussion and possible action on an exemption from competitive bidding for professional legal services as allowed in LGC 252.022(a)(4) for professional services related to utility litigation for Duncan, Weinberg, Genzer & Pembroke, P.C. for an estimated $100,000.00.

11.12   Discussion and possible action on an exemption from competitive bidding for professional legal services as allowed in LGC 252.022(a)(4) for professional services related to utility litigation for Bickerstaff, Heath, Smiley, Pollan, Kever & McDaniel, L.L.P., for an estimated $100,000.00.

11.13   Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a Right of Way Agreement making the alley between the Chimney Hill Business Park and the Villas of Chimney Hill a public alley.

Regular Agenda

12.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on a rezoning request from A-O, Agricultural Open to R-1 Single Family Residential and C-1 General Commercial for approximately 17.22 acres located along Arnold Road.

 

12.2     Public Hearing, discussion and possible action regarding a resolution amending the City of College Station Comprehensive Plan to incorporate the recommendations of the Rock Prairie / Greens Prairie Triangle Planning study. Vision Statement #8, Strategy #3b. Update the comprehensive plan through small area planning.

 

12.3     Presentation, discussion and possible action concerning an agreement by and between Grimes, County, Texas and the City of Bryan and the City of College Station.

 

12.4     Presentation, discussion and possible action concerning a petition to name the Bee Creek Softball Fields in honor of Mrs. Jane Pulley.

12.5     Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a resolution supporting the Bryan/College Station Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Policy Committee’s selection of the 12-2 "Bryan Bypass" concept.

12.6     Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a resolution complementing Governor Rick Perry for his transportation agenda and the concept for the Trans Texas Corridor and encouraging the creation of a new transportation corridor for the Brazos Valley Region.

 

12.7     Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a resolution complementing Governor Perry on the Trans Texas Corridor concept and encouraging the creation of a high speed passenger rail corridor for the Brazos Valley Region.

 

12.8     Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a participation agreement with Brazos County for Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #15.

 

 

 

 

12.9     Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a booking policy, room blocking policy, rate  and fee schedules, annual operating budget, pre-opening marketing services agreement, and pre-opening services agreement for the hotel and conference center.

 

12.10    Presentation, discussion and possible action on appointments to the Board of Directors of

the College Station Business Development Corporation (4B Corporation).

 

13.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 04/25/2002.

 

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.

 

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 22, 2002 at 10:30 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.