Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday, July 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 on the Community Development Division’s Fiscal Year 2002-2003 Action Plan and proposed Annual Budget.

 

3                 Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding an update from the Arts Council.

                       

4.               Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding possible topics of discussion for the Intergovernmental Committee.

a.      Fire Services Related Topics

b.     Other areas of common concerns

 

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, Brazos Valley Council of Governments, College Station Business Development Corporation, Historic Preservation Committee, Joint Relief Funding Review Committee, Library Committee, Bryan/College Station Metropolitan Planning Organization and TEX-21 trip to Washington D.C.

            (See attached posted notice for subject matter)

 

6.         Agenda Request by Councilmembers

            a.  Consider an agenda item on Cell Telephone Towers/City Property (Massey)

 

7.         Council Calendars

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

            City Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 7/22, 8/8, & 8/22

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

            Intergovernmental Meeting, 7/17, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Administrative Conference Room

           

            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

 

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 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 regarding City’s legal rights regarding Duncan and Associates contract.

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

            23.       TXU-Lone Star Gas Distribution.

 

 

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 July 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 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, July 11, 2002 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

10.       Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation

            Presentations:  National Aquatics Week

 

10.1     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

 

11.1     Discussion and possible action on the minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting, June 27, 2002.

 

11.2     Bid No. 01-78 – Discussion and possible action on a renewal of an annual price agreement for concrete water meter boxes.  Recommend renewal with International Hughes Supply.  

 

11.3     Bid No. 02-44 – Discussion and possible action on the cancellation of bid award to US Transformer and award Time and Material Bid No. 02-44 Transportation/Internal Inspection and Rebuild of one (1) Three Phase Electrical Substation Transformer to Sunbelt Transformer.

 

11.4     Bid No. 02-86 – Discussion and possible action on an annual agreement for the purchase of Steel Electrical Distribution Poles.  Recommend award to lowest, responsible bidder meeting specifications, Techline, Inc.

 

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

 

11.6         Discussion and possible action for assignment of lien to new property owners and approval of a Subordination of Lien on a previous Rental Rehabilitation Program project (Las Casitas Apartments) located at 411, 414, 416 and 418 Stasney Street.

 

 

 

11.7     Discussion and possible action on a first amendment to the Development Agreement and fourth amendment to the Reciprocal Operating Agreement between the City of College Station and TAC Realty Inc.

 

Regular Agenda

 

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

 

12.2     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amendment for a rezoning of approximately 7.76 acres located at 1855 Arnold Road from A-O, Agricultural Open to R-1, Single Family Residential.

 

12.3     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning 19.5 acres from R-1 Single Family and R&D Research and Development to R-2 Duplex for the Edelweiss Gartens Venture (REZ) located Northeast of Wellborn Road and southeast of Graham Road.

 

12.4     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amendment for a rezoning of approximately 5.005 acres located at 7103 Rock Prairie Road for the Steamatic of Brazos Valley from A-O, Agricultural Open, to C-1, General Commercial.  

 

12.5     Public hearing, discussion and possible action a resolution that authorizes the application and acceptance of the FY 2002 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant in the amount of $19,550.

 

12.6     Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding an ordinance directing staff to begin the preparation of a service plan, setting out public hearing dates and a date to consider an ordinance for the annexation of certain properties. 

 

12.7     Presentation, discussion and possible action on review of appointments to boards and committees served by City Council members.

 

13.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 7/11/02.

 

14.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

15.       Adjourn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If litigation issues arise 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 July 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.