††††††††††††††††††††††† Mayor††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† City Council††††

††††††††††††††††††††††† Ron Silvia††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† James Massey

††††††††††††††††††††††† Mayor Pro Tempore†††††††††††††††† John Happ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† Winnie Garner

††††††††††††††††††††††† City Manager†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Scott Mears

††††††††††††††††††††††† Thomas E. Brymer†††††††††††††††††††† Dennis Maloney

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Anne Hazen

 

College Station, Embracing the Past,

Exploring the Future

 

Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday, May 23, 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.†††††††† Tour of the Veterans Park and Athletic Complex (VPAC) Phase I project site. Council Vision Statement 4, Strategy 4.b, Complete Development of Veterans Park and Athletic Complex.

3.†††††††† Presentation, discussion and possible action for approval of Community Development Block

Grant public service funding for City Departments for the 2002-2003 fiscal year.

 

4.†††††††† Presentation, discussion and possible action of upcoming annexation process and schedule.

 

5.†††††††† Presentation, discussion and possible action on 2002 Strategic Planning Retreat.

 

6.†††††††† Council Calendars

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

††††††††††† TMPA Regional Park Meeting, 5/21, 10:00 a.m., TMPA in Carlos

††††††††††† City Workshop and Regular Meetings, 5/23, 6/13 & 6/27

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

Summerfest Employee Picnic, 5/31, 6:00 p.m., Adamson Lagoon

TEX-21 trip to Washington D.C., 6/17-6/19

AMCC Conference, 7/25-7/27, El Paso

Texas Transportation Summit, 8/14-8/16, Irvin 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 staff to look into the matter, or place the issue on a future agenda for discussion).

 

 

 

Providing Customer Service Excellence

Office of the City Secretary

College Station, Texas

 

 

8.†††††††† Executive Session will immediately follow the workshop meeting in the Administrative Conference Room.

 

††††††††††† Consultation with Attorney {Govít 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 privilege 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 County 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 Court-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).

21.†††††† Seek advice regarding Cityís legal rights regarding Wellborn Water Contract

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Economic Incentive Negotiations {Govít 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.Big Box Retail

 

Real Estate {Govít 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.Kapchinski Property

 

Personnel {Govít Code Section551.074}; possible action

The City Council may deliberate the appointment, evaluation and duties of public officers.After executive session, any final action or vote taken will be in public.The officers on the following boards may be discussed:

 

††††††††††† 1.Planning and Zoning Commission

††††††††††† 2.Zoning Board of Adjustments

††††††††††† 3.Parks and Recreation Board

††††††††††† 4.Construction Board of Adjustments and Appeals/Building and Standards Commission

 

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 May 20, 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, May 23, 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:Employee Recognition

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Administer Oath of Office to new Municipal Judge Appointee

 

Consent Agenda

11.1†††† Discussion and possible action on the minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting, May 9, 2002.

11.2†††† Bid No. 02-26 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for a Municipal Court facility located at 300 Krenek Tap Road.

11.3†††† Bid No. 02-26 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving change order number one for the construction of a new Municipal Court facility located at 300 Krenek Tap Road.

11.4†††† Bid 02-63 - Discussion and possible action on the purchase of an electric relay test set.

11.5†††† Bid No. 02-68 - Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a contract for the construction of Canopy Shed Parking Buildings at the Utility Service Center and the rejection of original bid (02-53), which were opened on February 26, 2000.

11.6†††† Discussion and possible action on the purchase of 6,000 tons of Type A, Number 2, Crushed Stone to be used for Road Base Material at the Rock Prairie Road Landfill for the amount of $67,740.00 annually.

11.7†††† Discussion and possible action approving the purchase of real property needed for street right of way and authorizing the Mayor to execute the Real Estate Contract to effect the conveyance. George Bush Drive Widening Project (ST-9804).

11.8†††† Discussion and possible action on changing the name of ROCK PRAIRIE ROAD to OLD ROCK PRAIRIE ROAD from the location of the Rock Prairie Road extension to the State Highway 6 East Frontage Road.

11.9†††† Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding a resolution authorizing the City Manager to apply for a matching grant from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, for the purchase and installation of interpretive signs on the Wolf Pen Creek Trail system.

 

Regular Agenda

12.1†††† Discussion and possible action regarding a resolution to submit a grant application to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for Recovery Land Acquisition funding.

12.2†††† Presentation, discussion and possible action on appointments to the Board of Directors of the College Station Business Development Corporation (4B Corporation).

12.3†††† Presentation, discussion and possible action on the selection of Mayor Pro Tem.

13.†††††† The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for May 23, 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 May 20, 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.