Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday January 8, 2004 at 3:00 p.m.

P. David Romei Arts Center, 2275 Dartmouth

College Station, Texas

 

1.                  Discussion of consent agenda items listed for Regular Council Meeting.

 

2.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding board professional development.

 

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 Calendar

            Agenda Planning Calendar as of January 2, 2004

            January 16        BCSMPO Workshop 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the George Bush Library

            January 19        Martin Luther King Jr. Day - City Hall Closed

            January 20        Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting, 8:00 a.m.

            January 20        Intergovernmental Committee meeting – 12:00 noon at City of Bryan

            January 21        Chamber of Commerce 2004 Economic Outlook Conference, 7:45 a.m.

            January 21        Research Valley Partnership Board of Directors Meeting, 3:00 p.m.

            January 22        City Council workshop and Regular Meeting

            January 30        Council Retreat 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

            January 30        College Station Fire Department Annual Recognition Banquet 6:00 p.m. at Pebble Creek Country Club

            February 12     City Council Workshop and Regular Meeting

            February 26     City Council Workshop and Regular Meeting

 

5.         Executive Session will immediately follow the workshop meeting at the P. David Romei Arts Center, 2275 Dartmouth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The City Council may consider pending and contemplated litigation subjects.  The following subjects may be discussed:

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. 52,434-361, Brazos County – College Station v. Wolf Pen Creek, Ltd., et al.

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

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

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

5.      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

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

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

8.      TCEQ Docket No. 2002-1147-UCR; Applications of Brushy Water Supply and College Station (Westside/Highway 60)

9.      TCEQ Docket No. 2003-0544MWD; Application of Nantucket, Ltd.

10.     TXU Lone Star Gas Rate Request.

11.     Wellborn Special Utility District

 

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 January 2, 2004 at 5:00 p.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 January 8, 2004 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

           

8.         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

 

Vision Statement 1 – Core Services

 

9.1       Discussion and possible action on the minutes for City Council Budget Workshop Meetings August 7, 2003, August 21 2003, September 17, 2003 and Workshop and Regular meetings October 9, 2003, October 23, 2003, and December 18, 2003.   

 

9.2       Discussion and possible action on a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Grant Application in the amount of $25,000 to assist in funding Household Hazardous Waste Collection in FY 2004 for the Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency.

 

9.3       Discussion and possible action on Change Order 3 in the mount of $143,190.00 on the Copperfield Parkway Extension project to add sidewalks and vegetation.

 

9.4       Discussion and possible action on a real estate contract and authorizing the Mayor to sign the real estate contract, which will affect the purchase of real property at 1204 and 1206 Foster Street.

 

9.5       Discussion and possible action on an ordinance vacating and abandoning a 10 foot wide portion of a public utility easement located on Lot 2, Block 1, Henton Subdivision, City of College Station.

 

9.6       Discussion and possible action on City Council meeting schedule for 2004.

 

Vision Statement 2 – Parks and Leisure

 

9.7       Presentation, discussion and possible action on a change order No. 1 to the contract with the Arts Council of the Brazos Valley in the amount of $250,000. 

 

9.8              Discussion and possible action on 1) the approval of a purchase agreement, an escrow                 agreement, and a software subscription agreement with Active Network, Inc. for the purchase of RecWare, Active Network’s parks and recreation management software solution, in the amount of $88,183.00, and 2) approval to use state contract vendors to purchase hardware and associated system software to support the RecWare in an amount not to exceed $41,000.  This is a total expenditure of $129,183.00.

 

Vision Statement 3 – Planning and Development

 

9.9       Presentation, discussion and possible action on changing the name of Oxburgh Lane to Arrington Road.

 

 

Regular Agenda

 

Vision Statement 3 – Planning and Development

 

10.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on a proposed amendment to the Comprehensive Plan for the area generally bound by Arrington Road, State Highway 6 and the South Oaks Subdivision.

 

10.2     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on rezoning from A-O Agricultural Open to C-2 Commercial Industrial for Lot 7, Block 1 of the Rock Prairie West Business Park, consisting of 3.68 acres located on the corner of Old Wellborn Road and Rock Prairie Road West. 

 

 

11.       Discussion, review and possible action regarding the following meetings:  Brazos County Health Department, Brazos Animal Shelter, Brazos Valley Council of Governments, Cemetery Committee, College Station Business Development Corporation, Facade Improvement Program Advisory Committee, Historic Preservation Committee, Intergovernmental Committee and School District, 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, Zoning Board of Adjustments, International Festivals Committee.  (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 January 8, 2004.

 

13.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

14.       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 January 2, 2004 at 5:00 p.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.