Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday, September 12, 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 a master plan for the new Business Park generally located near the intersection of Highway 6 and Green Prairie Road.

 

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the Covenants and Restrictions for the new Business Park generally located near the intersection of Highway 6 and Greens Prairie Road.

 

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on Risk Management Program, insurance coverage and limit requirements relating to contracts between the City of College Station and others.

 

5.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the 2002-2003 Strategic Plan and FY 03 Proposed Budget.

 

6.         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, B/CS Economic Development Corporation and the Transportation Committee.

            (See attached posted notices for subject matters)

 

7.         Council Calendars

            City Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 9/26, 10/10 & 10/24

            Annexation Proceedings, Public Hearing, 10/2, 7:00 p.m., Council Chambers

            TML Conference, 10/16-10/19, Fort Worth

            Employee Banquet, 10/25, 6:00 p.m., Brazos Center

            Congress of Cities, 12/3-12/7, Salt Lake City, Utah

 

 

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

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

16.    Case 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.    Cause No. 02-0012920-CV-85, Brazos County – Brazos Paving, Inc. v. Municipal Drilling Services, Evergreen National Indemnity Co., and City of College Station

21.    Cause No. 02-001154-CV-85; Brazos County – Weisinger Water Well, Inc. v. Municipal Drilling Services, Evergreen National Indemnity Company and City of College Station

22.    Cause No. 02-001291-CV-361, Brazos County – Sonja Piersall v. City of College Station and Edgar Feldman

23.    Seek advice regarding City’s legal rights regarding Cox Cable.

24.    Seek advice regarding TXU/Oncor Proposed Settlement.

 

 

 

 

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 September 9, 2002 at 2:15 p.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, September 12, 2002 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chamber, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

10.       Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation

            Consider request for absence from meeting

            Presentations:  Always Remember 9-11 Day

                                     Constitution 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, August 22, 2002.

 

11.2     Bid No. 00-87 – Discussion and possible action on a renewal agreement with The Greenery for landscape maintenance services at various municipal facilities in the amount of $223,913.

 

11.3     Bid No. 00-115 – Discussion and possible action on a renewal agreement for street materials with Texcon in the amount of $2,995.00, Young Contractors in the amount of $423,000 and Gulf States Asphalt in the amount of $2,240.

 

11.4     Bid No. 01-94 – Discussion and possible action on renewal of annual agreement for crushed stone, Type A, Grade 2 with Texcon in the amount of $55,000.

 

11.5     Bid No. 02-102 – Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for renovations to Thomas Pool with Hines Pool and Spa Incorporated in the amount of $227,714.21.

 

11.6     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a new professional service contract with CSC Engineering and Environmental Consultants, Inc. in the amount of $549,955 for engineering related services at the Rock Prairie Road Landfill. 

           

11.7     Discussion and possible action on a grant resolution to accept Juvenile Accountability Funds for “Decision Making” for First Offenders.

 

11.8     Discussion and possible action on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Texas Transportation Institute (TTI), and several local, county, and the state agencies in the Brazos Valley Region regarding a study of intelligent transportation system architecture in this region. 

 

11.9     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDot), Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) and the City of Bryan to develop and implement the second phase of the College Station Integration Project – Phase II.

 

11.10   Discussion and possible action on an interlocal agreement between the City of College Station and Texas A&M University (TAMU) providing assistance in funding an update of the Northgate Redevelopment Plan.

 

11.11   Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a professional services contract with TruGreen LandCare dba Land Design Studio Inc. in the amount of $96,528 for planning and consulting services for an update of the Northgate Redevelopment Plan.

 

11.12   Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving Hammerman & Gainer, Inc as a third party claims administration for the City of College Station.

 

11.13   Discussion and possible action on a resolution determining a public necessity to acquire an exclusive public utility easement interest and temporary construction easement in certain property; giving notice of an official determination to acquire an exclusive public utility easement interest in property for the Well No. 7 Collection Line Project; and establish procedures for the acquisition of an exclusive public utility easement interest in property.

 

11.14   Discussion and possible action on a resolution determining a public necessity to acquire a fee simple interest in certain property; giving notice of an official determination to acquire a fee simple interest in property for the Well No. 7 Project; and establish procedures for the acquisition of a fee simple interest in property.

 

11.15   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 with Coats, Rose, Yale, Ryman & Lee for $67,253.34 related to civil litigation.

 

11.16   Discussion and possible action on revisions to the City’s capitalization policy.  

 

11.17   Discussion and possible action to ratify a change order for Construction Contract 02-030 with G Creek, Inc. on the Wolf Pen Creek Lower Trails Phase I Project WP-0101 in the amount of $26,970.76.

 

 

 

 

 

11.18   Discussion and possible action for the approval and execution of an allocation of funding agreement between the City of College Station and the Brazos Valley Community Action Agency (BVCAA) for the use of $170,100 in Federal HOME Program CHDO Set-Aside funding and $56,650 in CHDO operating funds. 

 

11.19   Discussion and possible action for one (1) Optional Relocation Program Rehousing Agreement between the City of College Station and an eligible housing assistance applicant.  As proposed, the budget allowance includes a maximum of $63,500 in construction costs for this project, along with demolition cost of $4,500 and associated temporary relocation expenses up to $1,500.

 

11.20   Discussion and possible action regarding renewal of an interlocal agreement with Brazos County for delivery of Emergency Medical Services to unincorporated areas of Brazos County.

 

11.21   Discussion and possible action on an interlocal agreement between the City of College Station and Texas A&M University (TAMU) regarding reimbursement for transportation consultant services provided by Dean International Inc. in relation to the development of a high-speed rail/multi-modal transportation corridor.

 

Regular Agenda

 

12.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an amendment to the buffer requirements of the Zoning Ordinance.

 

12.2     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning 1.06 acres for the W. M. Klunkert, Inc. located at 4090 Raymond Stotzer Parkway from A-O Agricultural Open to M-1 Planned Industrial.

 

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

 

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

 

12.5     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on the City of College Station 2002-2003 advertised ad valorem tax rate of $0.4777 per $100 valuation.  Discussion and possible action on scheduling and announcing the meeting date, time and place to adopt the tax rate.

 

12.6     Presentation, discussion and possible action on adoption of the 2002-2003 Strategic Plan.

 

12.7     Discussion and possible action on a proposed ground lease between the City of College Station and the Arts Council of Brazos Valley.

 

12.8     Presentation, discussion and possible action on selection of one (1) member as Chairman of the Historic Preservation Committee.

 

 

 

13.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 09/12/2002.

 

 

14.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

15.       Adjourn.

 

If litigation issues or attorney-client privileged information issues arise as to the posted subject matter of this City 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 September 9, 2002 at 2:15 p.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.