Mayor

City Council

Ron Silvia

John Happ

Mayor Pro Tempore

Robert Wareing

James Massey

Scott Mears

City Manager

Dennis Maloney

Thomas E. Brymer

Anne Hazen

 

 

College Station, Embracing the Past, Exploring the Future

 

 

Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday, May 22, 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 on Utility (Electric, Water, and Wastewater) portion of the Strategic Plan – Vision Statement 1 – Core Services.

3. Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding effective street programs.

4. Presentation, discussion and possible action on the Southside Neighborhood Traffic Calming project.

5. Council Calendar

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

Scott & White Pavilion Ribbon Cutting and Open House, 5/18, Corner of Avenue R and South 31st in Temple, 2:00 p.m.

Joint Meeting with City of Bryan and County Commissioners 5/19, 6:30 p.m., Brazos Center

TAMU/Hispanic Business in the Brazos Valley Membership Luncheon, 5/27, Hilton, Oakwood, Room11: 45 a.m.

KBTX TV Reception for New Director Bruce Kates, 5/27, Christopher’s World Grill 5:00 p.m.

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

Wolf Pen Creek Trail Ceremony, 6/7

Council Meetings, 6/12, 6/26

6. Executive Session will immediately follow the workshop meeting in the Administration 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. 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

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. Future State Highway 40 replacement utility easement
    2. 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:

      a. The proposed city conference center and associated privately developed hotel.

    3. Mesa Marble & Stone, Inc.

7. 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 May19, 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, May 22, 2003 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

8. Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation

Consider request for absence from meeting

Presentations: National Health and Safety Month Proclamation

8.1 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

9.1 Discussion and possible action on the minutes for City Council workshop and regular meeting, February 13, 2003 and April 28, 2003.

9.2 Bid No. 02-59 – Discussion and possible action on renewal of annual contract for water meters to Badger Meters, Inc. for an annual estimated expenditure of $92,937.

9.3 Bid No. 03-54 – Discussion and possible action on the rejection of all bids received for annual requirements for various PVC pipe and fittings as allowed by LGC 252.043(f), the governing body may reject any and all bids.

9.4 Discussion and possible action regarding a quitclaim deed releasing the City's claim to a utility easement to the State of Texas.

Regular Agenda

10.1 Presentation, discussion and possible action on annual bid for purchase of various electrical materials maintained in inventory. Further action is required to break the tie on one (1) item bid.

    1. Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning Lots 1-6 of Block 1, Graham Corner Plaza Subdivision from C-2, Commercial-Industrial, to C-1, General Commercial.
    2. Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning the City of College Station Business Center 2 from A-O, Agricultural Open, to M-1, Planned Industrial, located at 4301 Earl Rudder Freeway.
    3. Presentation, discussion and possible action on the Southside Neighborhood Traffic Calming Project.

11. 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)

12. The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for May 22, 2003.

13. Final action on executive session, if necessary.

14. 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 19, 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.