Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday, May 8, 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 the revised W.A. Tarrow Park Corridor Master Plan.

3. Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding the provision of effective technology and e-Government services.

4. Presentation, discussion and possible action on the membership of the Design Review Board.

5. Presentation, discussion and possible action on the City engineering consultant’s review of the wireless telecommunications ordinance.

6. Council Calendars

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

Swearing In Ceremony, 5/7, 12:00 p.m., Council Chambers

Children’s Miracle Network & Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Membership Breakfast, 5/13, 6:45-8:00 a.m., Hilton, Oakwood Room

The Children’s Museum Dedication, 5/15, 5:30 p.m., 111 East 27th Street

Council Planning Retreat, 5/15 & 5/16

Veterans Park Dedication, 5/17

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

Wolf Pen Creek Trail Ceremony, 6/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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:

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

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. 02-002223-CV-361, Brazos County – DeSantiago v. College Station

37. 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

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

39. Discuss sewer problems at 5108 Bellerive Bend

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. Bee Creek channelization drainage easement acquisition.

2. Proposed sale of a portion of City Cemetery property located adjacent to Texas Avenue to TxDot for Texas Avenue widening.

3. Easement acquisition for replacement easement of Highway 40 utility easements.

8. Final action on Executive Session, if necessary.

APPROVED:

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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 May 5, 2003 at 10:00 a.m.

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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, May 8, 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: National Drinking Water Week/Water Utilities Awareness Week

Home Plaque #68 – Mr. and Mrs. Carl Shafer

Texas Fire Chiefs Association Lone Star Achievement Award

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 workshop and regular minutes for February 13, 2003 and amended minutes for March 13, 2003.

10.2 Renewal of Bid No. 02-48 – Discussion and possible action on the renewal of Bid 02-48 for the purchase of crack sealant material and de-tack sealant from CRAFCO TEXAS, Inc. not to exceed $64,768.

10.3 Renewal of Bid No. 02-54 – Discussion and possible action on the first renewal of Bid 02-54 for the purchase of cover stone trap rock from Vulcan Construction Materials, not to exceed $154,000.

    1. Discussion and possible action on Change Order 1, not to exceed $50,000.00, for a professional service agreement with Joe Orr, Inc., for professional land surveyor services for the Parallel Water Transmission Pipeline Project located along FM 2818 from SH 21 to Villa Maria Street.

10.5 Discussion and possible action on a resolution for condemnation affecting real property needed to install and maintain drainage improvements, public and pedestrian access-ways, bicycle paths, and other public utilities associated with the Bee Creek Channelization project, and authorizing the mayor to execute the document.

 

10.6 Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving Notices of Sale, Preliminary Official Statements and related materials for the sale of "City of College Station, Texas General Obligation Bonds, Series 2003", "City of College Station, Texas Certificates of Obligation, Series 2003A", and "City of College Station, Texas Utility System Revenue bonds, Series 2003A", including selection of a date for opening bids.

10.7 Discussion and possible action approving the sale of the City’s interest in a strip of real property to the State of Texas for the widening of Texas Avenue in the amount of $50,406.00 and authorizing the Mayor to execute the Deed to effect the conveyance.

10.8 Presentation, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 10, "Traffic Code," Section 4E(3)(a) and 4E(3)(b) of the Code or Ordinances of the City of College Station prohibiting parking on certain streets.

10.9 Discussion and possible action for the purchase of a 2003 Pierce/Ford Contender rescue unit from Martin Apparatus Inc. in the amount of $107,334.00.

Regular Agenda

11.1 Presentation, discussion and possible action on a resolution adopting the revised W.A.Tarrow Park Corridor Master Plan.

11.2 Presentation, discussion and possible action on an ordinance adopting changes to the current wireless telecommunications ordinance.

11.3 Presentation, discussion and possible action on agreement with the Crowley Development Corporation to participate in the construction of a Texas Department of Transportation crossover at the intersection of Greens Prairie and future State Highway 40, aligning it with Decatur Drive.

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 May 8, 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 May 5, 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.