Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday April 29, 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 regarding a report from the Brazos Animal Shelter. 

 

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action relating to receiving the annual audit reports and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2003.

 

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding neighborhood parks improvements and soccer fields lighting proposal.

 

5.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding traffic congestion.

 

6.         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.

 

7.         Council Calendars

            Agenda Planning Calendar as of April 23, 2004

            April 30            Intergovernmental Committee Meeting/CSISD, 12:00 p.m. Administrative Conference Room

            May 3-6           Bryan-College Station, Brazos Valley Day in Washington, D.C.

            May 4              Transportation Committee Meeting, 5:00 p.m., Administrative Conference Room

            May 5              Brazos Animal Shelter Meeting, 12:00 p.m., Administrative Conference Room

            May 13            City Council Workshop and Regular Meetings

            May 17            Intergovernmental Committee Meeting, 12:00 p.m., Brazos County

            May 18            Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting, 8:00 a.m., Chamber of Commerce Board Room

            May 18            Texas Department of Transportation Scoping Meeting, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., College Station Library

            May 19            Research Valley Partnership Board of Directors Meeting, 3:00 p.m.

            May 20            TML Regions X Meeting, City of Cameron

            May 24            Canvass of Election and Swearing In Ceremony

            May 25            Council Retreat

            May 27            City Council Workshop and Regular Meeting

            May 30            Memorial Day – City Offices Closed

 

8.         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. 03-20906, in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; 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

 

 

 

 

 

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.         Drainage easement for Bee Creek along 1200 block of Lancelot.

 

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.         Potential retail, high-density residential development on Church Street.

            2.         Potential lease or sale of property for retail, high density residential development in Northgate.

 

9.         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 April 23, 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, Cable Access Channel 19.

 

 


 

Agenda

College Station City Council

Regular Meeting

Thursday April 29, 2004 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chamber, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

10.       Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation

            Consider request from absence from meeting

            Presentations: National Library Workers Day

                                    Public Employee Recognition Week

 

11.       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

 

12.1     Discussion and possible action on the minutes for Special Meeting, April 2, 2004 and City Council workshop and regular meeting April 8, 2004.

 

12.2     Discussion and possible action regarding renewal of a contract with Acklam Construction for concrete flatwork and curb and gutter.

 

12.3     Discussion and possible action on the second reading of an ordinance approving a non-exclusive medical waste franchise agreement with Tejas Medical Waste.

 

12.4     Discussion and possible action on a resolution for the Click It or Ticket Selective Traffic Enforcement Program grant contract for fiscal year 2004. 

 

12.5     Presentation, discussion and possible action on a request for Oversize Participation (OP) in the amount of $36,809.80 for the extension of Victoria Drive and the construction of a water line in Westfield Village Subdivision Phase 3.

 

12.6     Discussion and possible action on a request for Oversize Participation (OP) in the amount of $68,258.00 for the extension of Victoria Drive and the construction of a water line in Reatta Meadows.

 

12.7     Discussion and possible action on vacating and abandoning a 20 foot wide public utility easement located on part of Lot 2 of the Republicbank Addition, City of College Station.

 

 

 

Vision Statement #4 - Economic Development

 

12.8     Discussion and possible action on a resolution authorizing the City Manager to be the approving authority for Community Development program guidelines with annual ratification by City Council.

 

 

Regular Agenda

 

Vision Statement 3 – Planning and Development

 

13.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on a Conditional Use Permit – Use and Site for the Wright Stealth Telecommunications Tower consisting of approximately 3.175 acres located on the north side of Krenek Tap Road just east of Dartmouth Drive.

 

13.2     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance by City initiated rezoning applying an overlay zone imposing additional requirements to properties along Krenek Tap Road for a depth of 750 feet.

 

13.3     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance approving amendments to the Land Use Plan to update the City of College Station’s Comprehensive Plan.

 

Vision Statement 1 – Core Services

 

13.4     Presentation, discussion and possible action on a resolution opposing any school finance or tax system reforms that would negatively affect the City of College Station revenues and economic development efforts.

 

13.5     Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding planned improvements to Greens Prairie Road adjacent to the proposed Forest Ridge Elementary School.

 

13.6     Discussion and possible action on an ordinance by the City Council of the City of College Station, Texas, issuing $13,235,000 City of College Station General Obligation Bonds and General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2004.

 

13.7     Presentation, discussion and possible action on an ordinance by the City Council of the City of College Station, Texas, issuing Certificates of Obligation not to exceed $9,500,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.       Discussion, review and possible action regarding the following meetings:  Ad Hoc Neighborhood Task Force Committee 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, Visitors Information Center Committee.  (See attached posted notices for subject matters)

 

15.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for April 29, 2004.

 

16.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

17.       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 April 23, 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., Cable Access Channel 19.