Mayor

City Council

 

 

Ron Silvia

James Massey

 

 

Mayor Pro Tempore

John Happ

 

 

Dennis Maloney

Robert Wareing

 

 

City Manager

Susan Lancaster

 

 

Thomas E. Brymer

Nancy Berry

 

 

 

 

 

 

College Station, Traditional Values, Progressive Thinking in the Research Valley

 

 

 

 

Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday July 22, 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 regarding an economic impact report of the Research Valley Partnership.

 

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on adoption of a resolution approving the City of College Station Guidelines and Criteria for Tax Abatement and other Economic Development Incentives.

 

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding recommendations for names for two new parks and for two existing park facilities.

 

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 July 16, 2004

July 19             Intergovernmental Committee Meeting, 12:00 p.m., City of Bryan

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

July 20             Fraternal Partnership Committee Meeting, 5:30 p.m.

July 21             History Lunch Lecture, 12:00 p.m. CS Conference Center

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

July 22             City Council Workshop and Regular Meeting

July 30             The Warehouse at Cross Street, Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony/Grand Opening Celebration, 4:00 p.m., 403 Cross Street

August 3           Transportation Committee Meeting, 5:00 p.m., Administrative Conference Room

August 9           City Council Workshop (2:00 p.m.) and Regular Meeting (6:00 p.m.)

August 10-13   7th Annual Texas Transportation Summit, Irving, Texas

August 11         Brazos Animal Shelter Board Meeting, 12:00 p.m.

August 16         Intergovernmental Committee Meeting, 12:00 p.m., Brazos County

August 17         Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting, 8:00 a.m.

August 18         Research Valley Partnership Board of Directors Meeting, 3:00 p.m.

August 25         History Lunch Lecture, 12:00 p.m., CS Conference Center

August 26         City Council Workshop and Regular Meeting

 

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 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 July 16, 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 Cable Access Channel 19.

 

 


 

Agenda

College Station City Council

Regular Meeting

Thursday July 22, 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

           

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 Workshop and Regular   meeting July 8, 2004.

 

11.2     Bid No. 04-54 – Discussion and possible action on annual price agreement for purchase of various distribution and padmount transformers maintained in inventory for an annual estimated expenditures totaling $418,434.00.

 

11.3     Bid No. 04-70 – Discussion and possible action on annual price agreement for the purchase of water and sewer tapping materials for the water/sewer inventory for an annual estimated expenses totaling $80,198.46.

 

11.4     Discussion and possible action on a resolution authorizing the City to pay the fees associated with the acceptance of credit card payments for all fees and charges that the City collects.

 

11.5     Discussion and possible action approving a Sub-Recipient agreement between the City of College Station and the Texas Engineering Extension service regarding State Homeland Security and Law Enforcement Terrorism Prevention Program Grants for response equipment.

 

Vision Statement 2 – Parks and Leisure

 

11.6     Discussion and possible action on Change Order No. 2 in the amount of $7,473.50 for Contract No. 04-003 with Brookway Horticultural Services to add annual landscape maintenance responsibilities for the Tarrow Street medians and the traffic triangle located at Hereford Street and Winding Road to the existing contract.

 

Regular Agenda

 

Vision Statement 3 – Planning and Development

 

12.1     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance for a City initiated rezoning of 6.99 acres south of Harvey Mitchell Parkway, at the future Dartmouth intersection, from R-1 Single Family Residential to C-1 General Commercial.

 

12.2     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning 6.99 acres south of Harvey Mitchell Parkway, at the future Dartmouth intersection, to apply the OV Overlay Zone to the property.

 

12.3     Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance for a City initiated rezoning from C-2 Commercial-Industrial to R-1 Single-Family Residential for Lots 27-34 and Lots 38-45 of Block 2, Pasler Subdivision, located west of Pasler Street, south of Gilbert Street and east of Turner Street.

 

Vision Statement 4 – Economic Development

 

12.4     Presentation, discussion and possible action on adoption of a resolution approving the City of College Station Guidelines and Criteria for Tax Abatement and other Economic Development Incentives.

 

Vision Statement 1 – Core Services

 

12.5     Presentation, discussion and possible action on a resolution awarding the construction contract for the extension of Longmire Drive from Graham to Cypress Meadows to Fuqua Construction in the amount of $1,077,479.50 for Base Bid and Alternate B, and calling for a public hearing to consider an ordinance providing for the assessment against the abutting property owners, approving an Engineer’s Roll with the estimated amounts per front foot proposed to be assessed against the abutting property owners, and approving an Engineer’s Estimate of the total cost of the improvements for this project.

 

12.6     Presentation, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 9 “Subdivision Regulations” requiring that all new subdivision have water systems that meet design guidelines providing fire flows.

 

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, Facade Improvement Program Advisory Committee, Fraternal Partnership, 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 July 22, 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 July 16, 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.