Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday, August 22, 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 on the cross-connection control requirements for residential lawn irrigation systems in College Station, including a recommendation from the Construction Board of Adjustments and Appeals for amendments to the 2000 International Plumbing Code (IPC) and 2000 International Residential Code (IRC) and staff recommendation for alternative amendments.

 

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding an update of the Bryan-College Station Metropolitan Planning Organization project priority list.

 

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the City of College Station 2002-2003 Proposed Budget.

 

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 Review Committee, Library Committee, Intergovernmental Committee, and the Transportation Committee.

            (See attached posted notices for subject matters)

 

6.         Council Calendars

            Intergovernmental Committee Meeting, 8/21, 12:00 p.m., City of Bryan, Room 305

            Council Special Meeting-Proposed Budget, 8/27, 3:00 p.m.

            Council Special Meeting-Proposed Budget, 8/28, 3:00 p.m.

            CSISD Intergovernmental Committee Meeting, 8/30, 12:00 p.m., Administrative Conference Room

            Council Special Meeting-Proposed Budget, 9/4, 3:00 p.m.

            City Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 9/12 & 9/26

 

 

 

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. GN200090; Travis County-Reliant Entergy, Inc. v Big County Electric Cooperative, Inc., et al.

            15.       Cause No. GN200100; Travis County-City of San Antonio, etc. v Brazos Electric Power Cooperation; et al.

            16.       Cause No. G-02-108; U.S. District Court-Catherine Lester v. College Station and Sonja Piersall.

            17.       Docket Nos. TX96-2-000 & TX96-2-001, FERC-College Station, applicant

            18.       Docket No. 25197, Public Utility Commission-College Station request to set rates.

            19.       Docket No. 25395, Public Utility Commission-College Station (intervention).

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

            21.       TXU Lone Star Gas Distributions

            22.       Seek advice regarding City’s legal rights regarding Duncan and Associates contract.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Competitive Matters {Gov’t Code Section 551.086}; possible action

The City Council may deliberate, vote, or take final action on a competitive matter in closed session.  The City Council must make a good faith determination, by majority vote of the City Council, that the matter is a Competitive Matter.  A “Competitive Matter” is a utility-related matter that the City Council determines is related to the City of College Station’s Electric Utility Competitive Activity, including commercial information, which if disclosed would give advantage to competitors or prospective competitors.  The following is a general representation of the subject(s) to be considered as a competitive matter.

 

            1.         Power Supply Contract

 

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.

 

 

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 August 19, 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) 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, August 22, 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

 

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, July 11, 2002 and August 8, 2002.

 

10.2     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 Whitfield Russell Associates for an estimated $25,000.

 

Regular Agenda

 

11.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning the Cross Street Warehouse Apartments located in the 400 Block of College Main, Lots 1, 2, and 3 of Block 4 of the W.C. Boyett Addition, and in the 400 Block of Tauber, Lots 14, 15, and 16, of Block 4 of the W.C. Boyett Addition, from NG-3, Residential Northgate, to

            NG-1, Historic Northgate.

 

11.2     Public hearing on the City of College Station 2002-2003 Proposed Budget.

 

11.3     Bid No. 02-81 – Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract with JaCody, Inc. in the amount of $524,961.00 for Fire Station No.1 repairs and renovations.

 

12.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 8/22/02.

 

 

 

13.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

14.       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 August 19, 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.