Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday March 25, 2004 at 3:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers

College Station, Texas

 

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

 

2.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on guidelines for the naming of public facilities.

 

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action to follow up on the mid year City Council retreat.

 

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on an ordinance to amend the City’s Comprehensive Plan in the area bound by Harvey Road (SH 30) on the north, Greens Prairie Road on the south, SH 6 on the west, and SH 30 on the east. 

 

5.         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.

 

6.         Council Calendars

            Agenda Planning Calendar as of March 19, 2004

            March 22         Citizen’s University Session 8, 6:00 p.m. College Station Utilities

            March 23         Veterans Service Officers Conference opening ceremony, 8:00 a.m., CS Hilton

            March 23         Region X Meeting, City of Caldwell

            March 24-25    Brazos Valley Delegation Reception 5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Austin

            March 25         City Council Workshop and Regular Meeting

            March 25-28    Brazos Valley International Festival

            March 27         International Festival-Ambassador’s Ball, 6:00 p.m., Hilton

            March 29         Citizen’s University Session 9, 6:00 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers

            April 3              Citizen’s University Session 10, Tour and Graduation

            April 13            Citizens Committee Banquet, 6:30 p.m., Pebble Creek Country Club

 

7.         Executive Session will immediately follow the workshop meeting in the Administrative Conference Room.

 

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 CountyCollege 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. 02-002445-CV-272, Brazos County – Evelyn L. Bruce v. College Station, C.D. Henderson, Inc., and Scott Elliott, d/b/a Elliott Construction

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

6.         Cause No. 03-CV-129115, Fort Bend CountyCollege Station v. Contract Land Staff, Inc.

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

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

9.         TXU Lone Star Gas Rate Request.

10.       Wellborn Special Utility District

 

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 March 19, 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.cstx.gov, and Cable Access Channel 19.

 

 


 

Agenda

College Station City Council

Regular Meeting

Thursday March 25, 2004 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chamber, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

9.         Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation

            Consider request from absence from meeting

            Presentations:  Ciudad Real Delegation

                                     Scotty’s House

 

10.       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

 

11.1     Discussion and possible action on the minutes for City Council retreat on January 30, 2004, City Council special meeting on March 4, 2004 and City Council workshop and regular meeting on March 11, 2004.

 

11.2     Discussion and possible action on a resolution by the City Council of the City of College Station, Texas, approving a Preliminary Official Statement for the issuance of General Obligation Bonds, Series 2004 and Certificates of Obligation, Series 2004.

 

11.3     Discussion and possible action on a resolution authorizing the Fire Chief to coordinate with the Office of Domestic Preparedness of the Department of Homeland Security in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration in application for a matching funds grants under the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Programs. 

 

11.4     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for Fire Station No. 5.

 

11.5     Discussion and possible action on Change Order No. 7 to the Parallel Transmission Line and West Side Water Loop construction contract with Garney Companies, Inc., in the amount of $38,471.63.

 

11.6     Discussion and possible action on the purchase of cover stone trap rock from Vulcan Construction Materials, in the amount of $156,500.

 

 

11.7     Discussion and possible action on the third and final reading of an ordinance approving a non-exclusive natural gas franchise agreement with TXU Gas Company.

 

Vision Statement 3 – Planning and Development

 

11.8     Discussion and possible action on an ordinance changing the names of Spring Hills Drive to Spring Meadows Drive, Spring Hills Court to Spring Meadows Court, and Turnberry Drive to Quaker Ridge Drive.

 

Regular Agenda

 

Vision Statement 1 – Core Services

 

12.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on Budget Amendment No. 1 to the City of College Station 2003-2004 Budget authorizing an increase in appropriations of $12,283,099; including $5,221,000 for BVSWMA landfill projects, and $6,105,000 for the first year appropriation of capital projects of the 2003 bond authorization.

 

Vision Statement 3 – Planning and Development

 

12.2     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance to amend the City’s Comprehensive Plan in the area bound by Harvey Road (SH 30) on the north, Greens Prairie Road on the south, SH 6 on the west, and SH 30 on the east. 

 

12.3     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning Bridle Gate Estates Phase II, from R-6 High Density Multi-Family to R-1 Single-Family Residential, consisting of 27 lots on 8.591 acres, located at the end of Bridle Gate Drive. 

 

12.4     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning Stephen-Anderson, consisting of approximately 211.5 acres generally located along Rock Prairie Road, east of Greens Prairie Road from A-O Agricultural Open to A-OR Rural Residential Neighborhood.

 

12.5     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an amendment to Article 8, Subdivision Design and Improvements and Article 11, Terms, of the City’s Unified Development Ordinance and Section R302 of the 2000 International Residential Code.

 

 

 

 

13.       Discussion, review and possible action regarding the following meetings:  Ad Hoc Citizens Task Force, 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)

 

14.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for March 25, 2004.

 

15.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

16.       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 March 19, 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.cstx.gov, and Cable Access Channel 19.