Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday, June 27, 2002 at 3:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chamber, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

1.         Discussion of consent agenda items listed for Regular Council Meeting.

 

2.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding an analysis of the City’s Marketing Plan.

 

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding the proposed annexation areas and associated cost considerations.

 

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding a new 5-year capital improvement program.

 

5.         Discussion, review and possible action regarding the following meetings.  Planning and Zoning Commission, Parks and Recreation Board, Wolf Pen Creek Oversight Committee, Zoning Board of Adjustments, Metropolitan Planning Organization, Brazos County Health Department, Brazos Animal Shelter, Intergovernmental Committee, Brazos Valley Council of Governments Bryan-College Station Economic Development Corporation, College Station Business Development Corporation, Historic Preservation Committee

            (See attached posted notices for subject matter)

 

6.         Council Calendars

            Castlegate Park Grand Opening, 6/25, 5:30 p.m.

            Council Pictures, Council Chambers, 7/11, 2:00 p.m.

            City Council Workshop and Regular Meeting, 7/11, 7/22

            Joint UDO Meeting, Council Chambers, 7/12, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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

            Citizen Committee Orientation, 7/30 Council Chambers, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

            Transportation Summit, Irving, Texas, 8/14-8/16

 

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 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. 07-07000, Travis County-TMPA, et al v PUC (intervention)

            7.         Cause No. 98-11817, Travis County-TMPA, et al 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. 52,424-361, Brazos County-College Station v. Wolf Pen Creek, Ltd., et at.

            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 Entergy, 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 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).

            21.       Seek advice on City’s legal rights regarding City of College Station Collection Pipeline

            22.       Seek advice on City’s legal rights regarding Cox Cable Franchise.

            23.       TXU-Lone Star Gas Distribution.

            24.       Seek advice on City’s legal rights regarding Well No. 6.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.  Wolf Pen Creek site, near Dartmouth and Colgate Street

 

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.  Hotel/Conference Center

            2.  Incentives for Lynntech

 

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 June 24, 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 service must be made 48 hours before the meeting.  To make arrangements call (979) 774-3517 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, June 27, 2002 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chamber, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

9.         Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation

            Consider request for absence from meeting

            Presentations: Research in Human Resources Development Week

                                    National Aquatics Week

Outstanding Achievement City Livability Award by the Us Conference of                                                                              Mayors

                                    Historic Home Plaque #66

                                    Historic Home Plaque #67

 

9.1.      Hear Visitors:  You may talk to the City Council for three (3) minutes on city issues not on the posted agenda.  The City Council by law cannot discuss the issues you present tonight.  The City Council after hearing you, may ask the City Manager to look into the issue, or place the issue on a future agenda for discussion.  Please give your name and address for the record before you talk to the City Council and register with the City Secretary after speaking.

 

Consent Agenda

 

10.1     Discussion and possible action on the minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting, June 13, 2002 and City Council Retreat, May 5/28-5/29.

 

10.2     Bid No. 02-65 – Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for the rehabilitation of the Hensel Park Lift Station improvements with Elliott Construction Company.

 

10.3     Bid No. 02-135 – Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a consultant contract for Sewer System Evaluation Survey (SSES) work required for the Inflow and Infiltration Reduction Program Phase II with RJN Group, Inc.

 

10.4     Bid No. 02-80 – Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a contract to construct new water and wastewater taps for the Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection Division. 

 

10.5     Discussion and possible action on a resolution of the City of College Station, Texas, determining a public necessity to acquire an easement interest and a temporary construction easement interest; giving notice of an official determination to acquire an easement interest and a temporary construction easement interest for the Highway 30/60 Infrastructure Project; and establish procedures for the acquisition of an easement interest and a temporary construction easement interest.

 

 

10.6     Discussion and possible action on a resolution of the City of College Station, Texas determining a public necessary to acquire the fee simple interest in certain property; giving notice of an official determination to acquire property for the Jones-Butler Road, Phase Two Project; an establishing procedures for the acquisition of fee simple interest in the property for Jones-Butler Road, Phase Two Project.

 

10.7     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a services contract with S.T. Lovett & Associates to provide right-of-way and real property acquisition services for an amount not to exceed $80,000.00.  This expenditure is exempt from competitive bidding as procurement for personal, professional, or planning services – Texas Local Government Code 252.022 (a)(4).

 

10.8     Discussion and possible action for the approval and execution of a conveyance agreement to accomplish the transfer of ownership of 1107 Carolina, a single-family undeveloped property, to the local Habitat for Humanity affiliate and authorization for the Mayor to execute the necessary documents.

 

10.9     Discussion and possible action regarding a revised resolution to approve Juvenile Accountability Grant Resolution “Decision Making” for First Offenders.

 

10.10   Discussion and possible action on a request for oversize participation for increasing the capacity of a water line along Barron Road to be constructed within Alexandria Subdivision, Phase 5.

 

10.11   Discussion and possible action on a request for oversize participation for increasing the capacity of a water line along Barron Road within Westfield Village Subdivision, Phase1.

 

10.12   Discussion and possible action on a request for oversize participation for increasing the size of a sewer line from Shenandoah Subdivision to the Spring Creek Trunk Line.

 

10.13   Discussion and possible action on approval to use Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) and state contract vendors (QISVs) to procure the hardware and associated operating system software required to run the public safety computer software.

           

Regular Agenda

 

11.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning the Crowley Tract consisting of 132.01 acres located near the northwest corner of the intersection of South Highway 6 and Greens Prairie Road from A-O Agricultural Open to R-1A Single Family and C-1 General Commercial.

 

11.2     Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding the Phase I Southside Drainage Master Plan.

 

11.3     Presentation, discussion and possible action on selection of one (1) member to be appointed to the Wolf Pen Creek Tax Increment Financing Board of Directors.

 

12.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 6/27/02.

 

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 June 24, 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.