Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday, October 24, 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.         Joint meeting with the Planning and Zoning Commission for discussion and possible action regarding the Northgate Redevelopment Plan and associated New Urbanism/Traditional Neighborhood Development concepts.

 

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on activities of the Brazos Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors.

 

4.         Joint meeting with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board for discussion and possible action regarding strategic planning, council vision statements and board goals.

 

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, Intergovernmental Committee, Cemetery Committee, Wolf Pen Creek Design Review Board, Transportation Committee, B-CS Economic Development Corporation.

            (See attached posted notices for subject matters)

 

6.         Council Calendars

            Intergovernmental Meeting, 10/23, 12:00 p.m.

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

            Annual Chamber Banquet, 10/28, Hilton, 6:00 p.m.

            Council Transportation Committee, 11/5, 5:00 p.m.

            City Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 11/7 & 11/21

            Joint UDO Meeting, 11/15, Council Chambers, 8:30 a.m.

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

           

           

 

 

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 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.    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.    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.

 

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.         Kapchinski Property

 

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 October 21, 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, October 24, 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 special meeting, October 2, 2002.

 

10.2     Discussion and possible action on a change order increasing the contract for diesel fuel and gasoline with Brenco Marketing in the amount of $96,575.00.

 

10.3     Bid No. 00-118 – Discussion and possible action on renewal of annual agreement for Pre-stressed Spun Cast Concrete Electrical Distribution Poles.  Estimated annual expenditure to Stresscrete, Inc. is $90,701.00.

 

10.4     Bid No. 02-107 – Discussion and possible action on an annual purchase agreement for tires and rejection of a previous Bid No. 02-96.

 

10.5     Bid No. 03-10 – Discussion and possible action on the purchase of an All-Terrain Excavating Machine with Menzi USA Sales, Inc. in the amount of $172,982.00.

 

10.6     Bid No. 03-13 – Discussion and possible action on the purchase of seven (7) police motorcycles with Russ-Welch Harley Davidson in the amount of $102,571.00.

 

10.7     Discussion and possible action on a change order to the contract with the Arts Council of the Brazos Valley in the amount of $150,000 for representative public art in College Station.

 

10.8     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving and setting fees for Parks and Recreation activities.

 

10.9         Discussion and possible action on a resolution determining a public necessity to acquire an exclusive public utility easement interest, temporary construction easement, and temporary access easement in certain property; giving notice of an official determination to acquire an exclusive public utility easement interest in property for the Lift Station No. 1 Gravity Line Project; and establish procedures for the acquisition of an exclusive public utility easement interest in property.

 

10.10     Discussion and possible action on an ordinance vacating and abandoning of a portion of a twenty (20) foot public utility easement encompassing a total area of 0.2588 acres in the Wolf Pen Plaza, City of College Station.

 

10.11     Discussion and possible action on an annual agreement for Household and Hazardous Waste Collection and Disposal Services with Clean Harbors Environmental for an estimated expenditure of $152,600.

 

10.12     Discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 10, Traffic Code, Section 4(E)(3)(b) of the Code of Ordinances of the City of College Station prohibiting parking on certain streets.

 

Regular Agenda

 

11.1     Presentation, discussion and possible action on an ordinance annexing several properties within the City of College Station’s extraterritorial jurisdiction.

 

11.2     Presentation, discussion and possible action on a resolution supporting changes to Chapter 53.11 of the Texas Education Code.

 

11.3     Presentation, discussion and possible action on a resolution adopting a policy related to City Council training, travel and lodging.

 

12.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for 10/24/02.

 

13.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

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 October 21, 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.