Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday June 10, 2004 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.         Joint meeting with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board for discussion and possible action regarding neighborhood park improvements and a proposal to light soccer fields.

 

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the City’s Financial Forecast.

 

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on follow-up to the May 25, 2004 Council Retreat relating to Council effectiveness and Workshop format.

 

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 June 4, 2004

            Scheduling of Strategic Planning Session

            June 5   Lick Creek Trails Dedication and National Trails Day Celebration, 9:00 a.m.

            June 7   City Center Meeting, 6:00 p.m. Administrative Conference Room

            June 8   Fire Station #5 Groundbreaking, 3:00 p.m., 601 Greens Prairie Road

            June 8   Transportation Committee Meeting, 5:00 p.m. Administrative Conference Room

            June 9   Newman 10 Business Performance Awards Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Hilton

            June 11 Summer Fest, Adamson Lagoon, 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

            June 15 Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting, 8:00 a.m., Chamber of Commerce Board Room, 4001 East 29th Street, Bryan

            June 15 E-Waste Resource Management Seminar, 8:00 a.m., Austin Marriott at the Capitol

            June 16 Research Valley Partnership Board of Directors Meeting, 3:00 p.m., Chamber of Commerce Board Room, 4001 East 29th Street, Bryan

            June 21 Intergovernmental Committee Meeting, 12:00 p.m., City of College Station, Administrative Conference Room

            June 24 Health and Safety Expo, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Bazos Center

            June 24 City Council Workshop and Regular Meeting

 

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

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

5.      TXU Lone Star Gas Rate Request.

6.      Cause No. 03-002098-CV-85, Brazos County – College Station v. Wellborn Special Utility District

7.      Cause No. 04-000708-CV-361, Brazos County – College Station v. Westfield Addition, Ltd., et al.

8.      Civil Action No. H-04-1921, U.S. District Court (Houston) – Blue Dolphin, Inc. v. College Station

 

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.

 

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 June 4, 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) 764-3517 or (TDD) 1-800-735-2989.  Internet website http://www.cstx.gov, and the Cable Access Channel 19.

 


Agenda

College Station City Council

Regular Meeting

Thursday, June 10, 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: Employee Recognition

                                    Council Presentation

 

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     Bid No. 04-50 – Discussion and possible action on the purchase of an underground cable puller in the amount of $58,762.00.

 

11.2     Bid No. 04-58 – Discussion and possible action on the purchase of a robotics camera system and video switcher in the amount of $79,772.28.

 

11.3     Contract No. 04-113 – Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a professional services contract with Camp Dresser & McKee Inc. for sludge processing improvements at Carter Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in the amount of $313,000.00.

 

11.4     Discussion and possible action on the first reading of an ordinance approving a non-exclusive medical waste franchise agreement with American Medical Waste Management, Inc.

 

Regular Agenda

 

Vision Statement 1 – Core Services

 

12.1     Presentation, discussion and possible action to award an annual bid for purchase of electrical wire and cable maintained in inventory, estimated annual expenditure $444,617.00.

 

 

 

 

Vision Statement 3 – Planning and Development

 

12.2     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending the Comprehensive Plan – Land Use Plan for 70.48 acres located between SH 6 and Decatur Drive, south of Southern Plantation Drive, from Single Family (SF) Residential Medium Density to a combination of SF Residential Medium Density, SF Residential High Density, Retail Neighborhood, Office and Retail Regional.

 

12.3     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning Spring Creek Development from A-O Agricultural Open to PDD Planned Development District (9.698 acres) and C-1 General Commercial (3.838 acres), generally located half mile north of Greens Prairie Road, adjacent to land in the Castlegate Master Development Plan.

 

12.4     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning Williamsgate from A-O Agricultural Open to R-1 Single Family Residential, consisting of 20.27 acres located at 3228 Rock Prairie Road West (North of Rock Prairie Road West at the city limits lines).

 

13.       Discussion, review and possible action regarding the following meetings:  Brazos County Health Department, Brazos Animal Shelter, Brazos Valley Council of Governments, City Center Committee, 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, Visitors Information Center, 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 June 10, 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 June 4, 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 the Access Channel 19.