Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday June 24, 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.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on the City’s Financial Forecast regarding the city’s utility and hotel/motel funds.

 

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding recommendations from the Neighborhood Ad Hoc Task Force.

 

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on follow-up to the May 25, 2004 Council Retreat relating to Council effectiveness as a governing board and Council 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 18, 2004

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

            June 23 Fraternal Partnership Committee Meeting, 5:30 p.m., City Hall Administration Conference Room

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

            June 28 City Council Strategic Planning Meeting, 5:00 p.m., Council Chambers

            June 29 City Council Special Meeting, 5:30 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers

            July 1    City Council Strategic Planning Meeting, 5:00 p.m. Carter Creek Waste/Water Treatment Plant Conference Room

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.    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 CountyCollege Station v. Wellborn Special Utility District

  7.    Cause No. 04-000708-CV-361, Brazos CountyCollege 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

 

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:

 

a.         Acquisition of land fronting 2818 and South Highway 6

 

Competitive Matters {Gov't Code Section 551.086}; possible action

The City Council may deliberate vote, or take final action on a competitive matter in closed session.  The City Council must make a good faith determination, by majority vote of the City Council, that the matter is a Competitive Matter.  A "Competitive Matter" is a utility-related matter that the City Council determines is related to the City of College Station's Electric Utility Competitive Activity, including commercial information, which if disclosed would give an advantage to competitors or prospective competitors.  The following is a general representation of the subject(s) to be considered as a competitive matter.

 

 

a.         Electric Fund – Financial Forecast

 

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.

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

 

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 18, 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, Cable Access and Channel 19.

 

 


 

Agenda

College Station City Council

Regular Meeting

Thursday June 24, 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:  Historic Plaque # 74

                                    National Health and Safety Month

 

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 City Council workshop and regular minutes for May 13, 2004, May 27, 2004 and Special Meeting May 24, 2004. 

 

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

 

11.3     Discussion and possible action approving a Real Estate Contract and authorizing the Mayor to sign same, which will affect the purchase of real property needed for the relocation of Fire Station No. 3 to Barron Road.

 

11.4     Discussion and possible action to approve contracts with Omega System, Inc. for an automated remittance processing system in the amount of $45,834 for the equipment, software and training and $7,800 for ongoing maintenance of the system.

 

11.5     Discussion and possible action to approve a change order increasing the premium for Real and Personal Property coverage to Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool (TML IRP) of $26,849.50.

 

11.6     Discussion and possible action on Change Order #8 to the Parallel Transmission Line and West Side Water Loop construction contract with Garney Companies, Inc., in the amount of $89,845.25.

 

 

 

11.7     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving the 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 – 2005 for the Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency.

 

11.8     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a professional service contract with Brown, Reynolds, Watford Architects, Inc. (BRW), to provide survey, design, construction document preparation services, and construction observation services for the Police Station additions in the amount of $273,784.00.

 

11.9     Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract with L.D. Kemp Excavating, Inc. in the amount of $667,490.00 for the construction of Fill Sector 18 at the Rock Prairie Road Landfill.

 

11.10   Discussion and possible action on a resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign a Standard Utility Agreement, Utility Joint Use Agreement, Statement Covering Contract Work, and Affidavit of Property Interest as required obtaining State reimbursement for the utility relocation cost to facilitate the construction of the Texas Avenue Widening Project.

 

11.11   Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a professional services contract with Goodwin-Lasiter, Inc. to provide survey, design and construction document preparation services for the West Park Rehabilitation in Southside in the amount of $299,750.00.

 

Vision Statement 3 – Planning and Development

 

11.12   Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the Brazos Valley Regional ITS Architecture and Deployment Plan.

 

11.13   Discussion and possible action on a resolution in appreciation to Congressional Members Carter and Edwards for their support of the City of College Station regional transportation projects and initiatives.

 

Regular Agenda

 

Vision Statement 3 – Planning and Development

 

12.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning the Aggieland Ready Mix property, consisting of 2.45 acres, generally located along the east side of Arrington Road, approximately 500 feet south of the intersection of Arrington Road and Greens Prairie Road, from A-O Agricultural Open to C-2 Commercial Industrial. 

 

12.2     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning Callaway Subdivision Phase II, 13.768 acres located on the east side of Marion Pugh Drive, approximately 500’ south of the intersection of George Bush Drive, from C-1 General Commercial to R-6 High Density Multi-Family.

 

12.3     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning Lot 8, Block 1, of Edelweiss Business Center from C-3 Light Commercial to C-1 General Commercial,   consisting of approximately 1.9 acres generally located on the east side of Wellborn Road between Rock Prairie Road and Graham Road.

 

Vision Statement 4 – Economic Development

 

12.4     Presentation, discussion and possible action on a resolution adopting the Fast Track Process for Target List Industries.

 

12.5     Presentation, discussion and possible action on a real estate database on the City’s website.

 

13.       Discussion, review and possible action regarding the following meetings:  Brazos County Health Department, Brazos Animal Shelter, Brazos Valley Council of Governments, Cemetery Committee, City Center Committee, 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,   (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 24, 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 18, 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.