Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday, April 24, 2003 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 regarding effective solid waste collection and disposal programs.

3. Presentation, discussion and possible action on a study of the mixed-use development concept and a review of the City’s policies for encouraging such development.

4. Presentation, discussion and possible action on a joint meeting with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board for discussion and strategic planning, Council Vision Statements and Advisory Board goals.

5. Presentation, discussion and possible action on proposed amendments to the City of College Station Code of Ordinances, Chapter 4, Section 10, entitled "Tow Truck and Vehicle Storage Business Regulations".

6. Council Calendars

City Council Workshop and Regular Meetings, 5/8, 5/22

Making Cities Livable Conference, 4/13-4/18, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Intergovernmental Committee Meeting, 4/21, 12:00 p.m., CS Administrative Conference Room

Intergovernmental Committee Meeting/ CSISD, 4/25 12:00 p.m.

Earth Day Celebration/Arbor Day 4/26, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Brazos Valley Transportation Summit, 5/2, George Bush Presidential Library and Conference Center

Chamber of Commerce trip to Washington D.C., 5/4-8

Council Planning Retreat, 5/15 & 5/16

Joint Safety and Health Expo, 6/5, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

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:

The City Council may consider pending and contemplated litigation subjects. The following subjects 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. 98-11815, Travis County – Texas-New Mexico Power Co. v. PUC (intervention)

9. Cause No. 97-12392, Travis County – Central Power & Light Co. v. PUC (intervention)

10. Cause No. 97-12405, Travis County – Bryan v. PUC (intervention)

11. Cause No. 97-12401, Travis County – TMPA v. PUC (intervention)

12. Cause No. 97-12402, Travis County – San Antonio v. PUC (intervention)

13. Cause No. 97-10792, Travis County – TMPA v. PUC (intervention)

14. Cause No. GN002343, Travis County – San Antonio v. PUC (intervention)

15. Cause No. GN002513, Travis County – San Antonio v. PUC (intervention)

16. Cause No. GN000152, Travis County – TMPA v. PUC (intervention)

17. Cause No. GN200090; Travis County – Reliant Energy v. Big Country Electric Coop, et al.

18. Cause No. GN200100, Travis County – San Antonio, etc. v. Brazos Electric Power Coop, et al.

19. Cause No. GN200685, Travis County – TMPA v. PUC and City of Bryan (intervention)

20. Cause No. GN300714, Travis County – TMPA v. PUC and City of Bryan (intervention)

21. Case No. 03-02-00462-CV, Court of Appeals –TMPA v. PUC (continued intervention)

22. Case No. 03-02-00701-CV, Court of Appeals – TMPA v. PUC (continued intervention)

23. Docket Nos. TX96-2-000, TX96-2-001, TX96-2-002, TX96-2-003, TX96-2-004, TX96-2-005, TX96-2-006, TX96-2-007, FERC – College Station, applicant

24. Docket No. 25197, Public Utility Commission – College Station request to set rates.

25. Docket No. 25395, Public Utility Commission – College Station (intervention)

26. Docket No. 26950, Public Utility Commission – College Station (intervention)

27. PUC Project No. 25937 – PUC investigation into possible manipulation of ERCOT market (respondent)

28. PUC Project No. 21927 – College Station request to maintain current certification

29. PUC Project No. 25591 – 2001 electric utility earnings reports (respondent)

30. Cause No. 52,434-361, Brazos County – College Station v. Wolf Pen Creek, Ltd., et al.

31. Cause No. 28,765, Grimes County – Trant v. Grimes County, College Station and Bryan

32. Case No. G-02-108, U.S. District Court – Lester v. College Station and Piersall.

  1. Cause No. 02-001292-CV-85, Brazos County – Municipal Drilling vs. College Station
  2. 34. Cause No. 02-001154-CV-85; Brazos County – Weisinger Water Well v. Municipal Drilling, Evergreen National Indemnity Company and College Station

    35. Cause No. 02-001291-CV-361, Brazos County – Piersall v. College Station and Feldman

    36. Cause No. 02-000247-CV-272, Brazos County – Dean Ranch v. Bayliss, et al. v. College Station and Contract Land Staff

    37. Cause No. 02-002223-CV-361, Brazos County – DeSantiago v. College Station

    38. Cause No. 02-002445-CV-272, Brazos County – Evelyn L. Bruce v. College Station, C.D. Henderson, Inc., and Scott Elliott, d/b/a Elliott Construction

    39. Cause No. 03-000617-CV-272, Brazos County – TCA Holdings, et al. v. College Station

    40. Discuss City’s rights and obligations concerning City contracts.

    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 April 21, 2003 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, April 24, 2003 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: Historic Preservation Training Recognition

    National Historic Preservation Week

    Public Employee Recognition Week

    Earth Day

    2003 Bike to School and Work Day

    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

    1. Discussion and possible action on minutes for January 23, 2003.

10.2 Discussion and possible action on a resolution providing a grant to Crescent Pointe, Ltd. for economic development.

10.3 Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract with L.D. Kemp Excavating, Inc. in the amount of $1,168,973.00 for the construction of fill sector 17 at the Rock Prairie Road Landfill.

10.4 Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving the First Supplement to Joint Solid Waste Management Agreement with the City of Bryan.

10.5 Discussion and possible action on a resolution authorizing publication of notice of the intention to issue certificates of obligation not to exceed $840,000.

10.6 Discussion and possible action to make a nomination to the Board of Managers of the Brazos County Emergency Communications District.

10.7 Discussion and possible action on the ratification of purchase of 6" x 12" stone rip rap, in accordance with a LGC 252.022(a)(2) a procurement necessary to preserve the public health of safety of the municipality's residents, to TEXCON, Inc. in the amount of $14,375.02.

10.8 Discussion and possible action on a resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign a Standard Utility Agreement, Utility Joint Use Agreement and Statement Covering Contract Work and Affidavit as required to obtain a Texas Department of Transportation reimbursement for the relocation cost for a 24" water line to facilitate the construction of SH 40 just west of Highway 6 and Greens Prairie Road.

10.9 Discussion and possible action on a request for oversize participation in the amount of $29,600.00 for construction of an 18-inch waterline northwest from the Harley Davidson property along the SH 6 north bound frontage road through the proposed Southside Plaza property, a distance of 543 feet.

Regular Agenda

11.1 Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning Lots 1 and 2, Block 3 of the Pooh's Park Subdivision from WPC Wolf Pen Creek Development Corridor to C-1 General Commercial.

11.2 Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning 38.5 acres from A-O Agricultural Open to R-1 Single Family for Estates at Spring Creek located at 2201 Barron Road.

11.3 Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending the City's Land Use Plan in areas currently labeled Mixed-Use.

11.4 Public hearing, discussion and possible on an ordinance approving amendments to the City of College Station Code of Ordinances, Chapter 4, Section 10, entitled "Tow Truck and Vehicle Storage Business Regulations".

11.5 Presentation of service plaques to James Massey, Winnie Garner and Dennis Maloney.

12. Discussion, review and possible action regarding the following meetings: Brazos County Health Department, Brazos Animal Shelter, Brazos Valley Council of Governments, Bryan/College Station Economic Development Corporation, Capital Improvement Program Citizen Advisory Committee, Cemetery Committee, College Station Business Development Corporation, Façade Improvement Program Advisory Committee, Historic Preservation Committee, Intergovernmental Committee, Joint Relief Funding Review Committee, Library Committee, Metropolitan Planning Organization, Parks and Recreation Board, Planning and Zoning Commission, Sister City Association, TAMU Student Senate, Transportation Committee, Wolf Pen Creek Oversight Committee, and Zoning Board of Adjustments. (See attached posted notices for subject matters)

 

 

13. The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for April 24, 2003.

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 April 21, 2003 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.