Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday September, 23, 2004 at 3:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chamber, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

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

 

2.                  Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding the City Center Committee quarterly update.

 

3.                  Presentation, discussion and possible action on a joint meeting with the Planning and Zoning Commission regarding city initiated rezoning relative to the Comprehensive Plan and redevelopment issues.

 

4.                  Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding the Bryan-College Station Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (MPO) prioritization of transportation projects.

 

5.                  Discussion and possible action on future agenda items – A Council Member may inquire about a subject for which notice has not been give.  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

                  September 24    Joint Retreat – Bryan/College Station City Councils – G. Rolle White

                  September 28    Neighborhood Special Workshop – Council Chambers – 3:00 p.m.

                  September 30    TML Regional X Meeting – Bastrop4:30 p.m.

                  October 6          Brazos Animal Shelter – City Hall – Noon

              October 7          Transportation Committee – City Hall – 5:00 p.m.

                  October 18                    Intergovernmental Committee – Noon

                  October 19                   Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting – 8:00 a.m.

                  October 20                   Research Valley Partnership – 3:00 p.m.

                  October 21                  City Council Workshop and Regular Meeting – 3:00 p.m./7:00 p.m.

 

7.                  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, Façade 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).

 

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

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

4.                  TXU Lone Star Gas Rate Request

5.                  Cause No. 03-002098-CV-85, Brazos CountyCollege Station v Wellborn Special Utility District

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

7.                  Cause No. 04-002379-CV-272, Brazos County – JK Development v. College Station

8.                  Final action on Executive Session, if necessary.

 

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.  University Town Center Incentives

 


 

 

APPROVED:

 

 

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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 September 17, 2004 at 5:00 p.m.

 

This public notice was removed from the official posting board at the College Station City Hall on the following date and time:  ______________________ by _________________________.

 

 

 

 

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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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

College Station City Council

Regular Meeting

Thursday September, 23, 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:  Proclamation for Fire Prevention Week

                        Proclamation for Domestic Violence Week

 

10.              Hear Visitors

(Any citizen may address the City Council for three minutes on city related issues not scheduled on the posted agenda.  An information form is provided at the register table and should be completed prior to 5:45 p.m. and given to the City Secretary.  The City Council will receive the information, ask staff to look into the matter, or place the issue on a future agenda for discussion).

 

           

Consent Agenda

 

 

Vision Statement 1 – Core Services

 

11.1          Discussion and possible action on the minutes for City Council Workshop and Regular Meeting August 26, 2004.

 

11.2          Bid #03-92, Contract #03-164.  Discussion and possible action on the renewal of Electric Annual Construction Contract with H&B Construction for $1,681,727.60.

 

11.3          Discussion and possible action to approve an ordinance creating one or more City Marshal positions.

 

11.4          Discussion and possible action to approve purchase requests for FY’05, items exempt from competitive bidding as described more fully in Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 252.022.

 

11.5          Discussion and possible action on approval of property insurance quote, including Boiler & Machinery, Mobile Equipment, Fleet Catastrophic and Employee Dishonesty coverage to Affiliated FM Insurance Company in the amount of $102,343.00.

 

11.6          Discussion and possible action on a resolution of the City of College Station, Texas, determining a public necessity to acquire public utility easements; giving notice of an official determination to acquire public utility easements for the Steeplechase Impact Fee Sewer Project as part of the Annexation Sewer Project; and establish procedures for the acquisition of the public utility easements.

 

11.7          Discussion and possible action on the award of an annual price agreement for crushed stone, Type A Grade @ to Brazos Site Works in an amount not to exceed $100,880 per Bid #04-91.

 

11.8          Discussion and possible action on an ordinance setting and increasing residential sanitation service rates and fees, and also requires that mixed use locations shall be charged commercial rates.

 

11.9          Discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 11, “Utilities” Section 2, “Water and Sewer Services,” of the Code of Ordinances of the City of College Station, Texas having the effect of raising rates for sewer services an average of three percent (3%).

 

11.10      Discussion, and possible action on an interlocal agreement (ILA) with Texas A&M University (TAMU), City of Bryan, Brazos County and Blinn College to coordinate interoperability between radio systems.

 

11.11      Discussion and possible action considering the renewal of an Interlocal Agreement between the City of College Station and Texas A&M University for the provision of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Services to Easterwood Airport.

 

11.12      Discussion and possible action on a resolution for the Comprehensive/Selective Traffic Enforcement Program grant contract for fiscal year 2005.

 

Vision Statement 4 – Economic Development

 

11.13      Presentation, discussion and possible action on a resolution approving an Optional Relocation Program (ORP) Rehousing Agreement between the City and an eligible housing assistance applicant, and authorizing the expenditure of funds for demolition/construction costs of $64,694 for the project located at 822 Avenue B.

 

Vision Statement 1 – Core Services

 

11.14      Presentation, discussion and possible action on market adjustments for City of College Station appointed officers.

 

           

Regular Agenda

Vision Statement 2 – Parks and Leisure

 

12.1          Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a resolution naming the existing library in College Station, Larry J. Ringer Library.

 

Vision Statement 3 – Planning and Development

 

12.2          Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance to rezone the Leschper property, 5.1 acres located at the northwest corner of Alexandria Avenue and Barron Road, from A-O Agricultural-Open to R-1 Single Family Residential.

 

12.3          Public hearing, discussion, and possible action on an ordinance to rezone 67.69 acres south of Royal Adelade Dr. and west of future Pebble Creek Parkway and 76.8 acres south of Royal Adelade Dr. and east of future Pebble Creek Parkway from A-O Agricultural Open to R-1 Single Family Residential.

 

12.4          Public hearing, discussion, and possible action concerning the annual review of the City’s Comprehensive Plan and Unified Development Ordinance (UDO).  The Council will consider amendments to Articles 1-11 of the UDO including but not limited to development regulations, parking requirements and specific use standards.

 

Vision Statement 1 – Core Services

 

12.5          Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Chapter 9, Section 9 “Subdivision Regulations” revising the language regarding oversize participation.

 

12.6          Presentation, discussion and possible action on an agreement between the City and DB Autumn Chase LP, providing for Oversize Participation (90) for Cornell Drive between Brentwood and Manuel Drive in regard to additional pavement width and drainage culvert in the amount of $92,043.00.

 

12.7          Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding the Bryan-College Station Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (MPO) prioritization of transportation projects.

 

12.8     Presentation, discussion and possible action on an appointment to the Brazos Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau to fill an expired term.

 

12.9     Presentation, discussion and possible action on an ordinance approving the renumbering of the City of College Station City Charter and providing an effective date.

 

13.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for September 23, 2004.

 

14.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

15.       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 September 17, 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 Channel 19 and The Eagle.