Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday June 12, 2003 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. 2. Presentation, discussion and possible action on issues raised by the Council at the May 22, 2003 City Council Workshop meeting. These items include the following:

    1. Draft Strategic Plan
    2. The role and scope of College Station Business Development Corporation
    3. Emergency Management needs, including 911 and low band radio system
    4. City Ordinance restricting smoking in public places
    5. Intergovernmental Committee agenda
    6. Policy on naming City Facilities

g. Research Valley Partnership Recruitment

3. Discussion and possible action on future agenda items – A Council Member may inquire about a subject for which notice has not been given. A statement of specific factual information or the recitation of existing policy may be given. Any deliberation shall be limited to a proposal to place the subject on an agenda for a subsequent meeting.

4. Council Calendars

United Way Compass II Visioning Session, 6/12, 11:30 a.m., Cypress Grove Intermediate School

Summer Fest, 6/20, 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Adamson Lagoon

MDA Telethon Executive Lock-up, 6/26, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Café Eccel

Council Meetings, 6/26, 7/10, & 7/24

Brazos Valley Rehabilitation Center’s "Swing Fore It" Golf Tournament, 7/7,

TML Newly Elected Officials Orientation, 7/25 – 7/26, Austin, Texas

Texas 2003 Transportation Summit, 8/13 – 8/15, Irving Texas

5. 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.

33. Cause No. 02-001154-CV-85; Brazos County – Municipal Drilling vs. College Station

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

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

36. 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

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

38. Cause No. 03-CV-129115, Fort Bend County – College Station v. Contract Land Staff, Inc.

39. TXU Lone Star Gas Rate Request.

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.

6. 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 June 9, 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) 774-3517 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, June 12, 2003 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chamber, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

7. Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation

Consider request from absence from meeting

7.1 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

8.1 Discussion and possible action on the minutes for City Council Special Meeting May 7, 2003 and May 19, 2003 and workshop and regular meeting May 22, 2003.

8.2 RFP 03-58 – Discussion and possible action on letter agreement with Ingram, Wallis and Company for professional Auditing Services.

8.3 Bid No. 03-62 – Discussion and possible action on an annual bid for heavy equipment rental with Mustang Rental Services of Bryan, Texas in the amount of $100,000.00.

8.4 Bid No. 03-63 – Discussion and possible action on the award of a contract to United Roofing to re-roof the second story of both the City Hall and Police Department buildings in the amount of $49,875.00.

8.5 Bid No. 03-70 – Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a contract to replace one Screw Lift Pump at the Carter Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in the amount of $290,400.00

8.6 Bid No. 03-77 - Discussion and possible action on an annual agreement for purchase of padmount/polemount transformers maintained in inventory in the amount of $489,287.38.

8.7 Change Order 1 – Discussion and possible action to increase the contract amount $100,000.00 by change order for a total contract amount not to exceed $500,750.00 for the installation of new water and wastewater service taps.

8.8 Discussion and possible action on an ordinance adopting policies and procedures to ensure the identification, security and confidentiality of electronic bidding and reverse auctions.

 

 

8.9 Discussion and possible action on an interlocal agreement with the Innovations Group National Purchasing Alliance for the purpose of purchasing of supplies, materials, services and other benefits to the City as authorized by statute.

8.10 Discussion and possible action on Change Order 1 for electronic bidding in the amount of $11,500: Service Contract No. 03-032 with Vision Internet, Inc for web site development services.

8.11 Discussion and possible action on a utility joint use agreement between the City of College Station and the State of Texas (TxDOT) regarding State Highway 40.

8.12 Discussion and possible action on amending existing interlocal agreements with City of Bryan, Brazos County, Brazos Valley Council of Governments, College Station ISD and Burleson County.

8.13 Discussion and possible action on a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of College Station and the College Station Independent School District (CSISD) that allows CSISD’s access to the City’s 800 MHz radio system and the City’s paging system.

8.14 Discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending the adoption language of the Unified Development Code (UDO) as it relates to Sexually-Oriented Businesses.

8.15 Discussion and possible action on the adoption of a Council Policy for administration of contracts.

Regular Agenda

9.1 Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance approving a Conditional Use Permit – Use and Site Plan approval for a wireless telecommunications facility to be located at 1361 Earl Rudder Freeway South.

9.2 Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance approving a Conditional Use Permit for a nightclub at the existing Texadelphia Sandwiches, located at 201 College Main.

9.3 Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance to rezone and amend the concept plan and other elements of the PDD-H, Planned Development District – Housing, for 7.15 acres in the proposed Westfield Village Phase 6.

9.4 Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending the Wolf Pen Creek zoning district pertaining to dedication and development of the minimum reservation area.

 

 

 

 

 

9.5 Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an resolution adopting the revised Recreation, Park, and Open Space Master Plan, and an ordinance amending the Parks and Open Space element of the City of College Station’s Comprehensive Plan.

9.6 Public hearing, discussion and possible action on a resolution suspending the proposed May 23, 2003, rate increase by TXU Gas Distribution for ninety (90) days beyond the proposed effective date of the rate increase.

9.7 Presentation, discussion and possible action on an ordinance providing for the issuance of City of College Station, Texas General Obligation Bonds, Series 2003; City of College Station, Texas Certificates of Obligation, Series 2003; and ordaining other matters relating to the subject, including immediate effectiveness.

9.8 Presentation, discussion and possible action on an ordinance authorizing the issuance and sale of City of College Station, Texas Utility System Revenue Bonds, Series 2003A, Awarding the Sale of the Bonds; approving the Official Statement; and all other matters related thereto, including immediate effectiveness.

9.9 Presentation, discussion and possible action on revisions to the bylaws of the Research Valley Partnership (formerly the Bryan/College Station Economic Development Corporation).

9.10 Presentation, discussion and possible action on an appointment to the Research Valley Partnership Board of Directors to fill an expired term.

9.11 Presentation, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending the membership requirements of the Design Review Board (DRB).

9.12 Presentation, discussion and possible action on appointments to the Design Review Board.

10. Discussion, review and possible action regarding the following meetings: Brazos County Health Department, Brazos Animal Shelter, Brazos Valley Council of Governments, 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, The Research Valley Partnership, Transportation Committee, Wolf Pen Creek Oversight Committee, and Zoning Board of Adjustments. (See attached posted notices for subject matters)

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

 

 

 

12. Final action on executive session, if necessary.

13. Adjourn.

If litigation issues arise to the posted subject matter of this 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 June 9, 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 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.