Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday October 21, 2004 at 2:00 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 on a joint meeting with the Planning and Zoning Commission regarding the thoroughfare plan in the southeastern area of the city, including the Pebble Creek and Animate Habitat developments.

 

3.                  Presentation, discussion and possible action on a resolution to petition the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for an order prohibiting open containers or public consumption of alcoholic beverages in a central business district.

 

4.                  Presentation, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending 7.9 of the Unified Development Ordinance regarding Non-residential Architectural Standards and Site Requirements.

 

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

                 

                  October 21-22       Tex-21 Reception and Quarterly Meeting – Houston

                  October 26                        TAMU Int’l Scholars Social – Central Park 6 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

                  October 27            - 29     TML Annual Conference – Corpus Christi

                  November 2           Transportation Committee – 5 p.m.

                  November 3           Trans-Tex Corridor (TxDot) Brazos Center Conf. Rm. 4–5 p.m.

                  November 3           MPO 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

                  November 3           Brazos Valley Animal Shelter - Noon

 

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,  Design Review Board, 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:

 

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

 

Personnel {Gov’t Code Section 551.074}; possible action

The City Council may deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer.  After executive session discussion, any final action or vote taken will be in public.  The following public officer(s) may be discussed:

 

1.      Design Review Board Member appointment

 

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.      Land acquisition on Wellborn Road for proposed cemetery

2.      Land acquisition for community park located on East Rock Prairie Road

3.      Aggie Field of Honor


 

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.                  Quorum Equities Group LLC

2.                  Northgate mixed use project

 

 

9.  Final action on Executive Session, if necessary.

 

 

 

APPROVED:

 

 

 

______________________________

Assistant City Manager Glenn Brown

 

 

 

 

 

I certify that this agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on October 15, 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 _________________________.

 

 

 

 

________________________________

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 October, 21, 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

Presentation:  Introduction of City Marshal Program

 

11.             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

 

12.1     Discussion and possible action on approval of the minutes for City Council Special Workshop Meetings August 17, 2004, August 23, 2004, August 31, 2004 and  Special Meeting  3:00 p.m. September 28, 2004 and Special Meeting 5:00 p.m. September 28, 2004.

 

12.2          Contract 04-176.  Discussion and possible action regarding a professional services contract with Epsilon Engineering, Inc. to provide engineering and design services for the Barron Road Improvements Project, ST-0409 in the amount of $678,313.00.

 

12.3          Bid #04-05.  Discussion and possible action on renewal agreement for the purchase of various automotive and truck parts to Napa Auto Parts for $48,500.00 and Truckmotive, Inc. for $53,500.00 – annual estimated expenditures of $102,000.00.

 

12.4          Bid #04-93.  Discussion and possible action on annual bid for purchase of concrete meter boxes maintained in inventory to Sims Plastic of Waco in the amount of $79,815.75.

 

12.5          Contract #04-221.  Discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a professional services contract with O’Malley Engineers, L.L.P., to provide survey, design, construction document preparation services, and construction observation services for Veterans Park and Athletic Complex, Phase II addition, Project PK-0501 in the amount of $458,485.00.

 

 

12.6          Discussion and possible action assigning the oil and gas pipeline franchise agreement with Mitchell Gas Services, L. P. to ETC Texas Pipeline, LTD, a wholly owned subsidiary of LaGrange Acquisition, L. P.

 

12.7          Discussion and possible action on renewal of Third Party Claims Administrator, A S & G Claims Administration, Inc. Total expenditure is $50,000.

 

12.8          Discussion and possible action on a rate resolution setting landfill rates and fees for the Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency.

 

12.9          Discussion and possible action regarding an agreement for the relocation of a water line owned by Wellborn SUD to facilitate the construction of improvements to Greens Prairie and Arrington Roads.

 

12.10      Discussion and possible action regarding approval of the resolution adopting the document, “Mitigating Risk:  Protecting the Brazos Valley from All Hazards, 2004-2009.”

 

Vision Statement IV – Economic Development

 

12.11      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 $67,450 for the project located at 515 Banks.

 

Vision Statement II  - Parks and Leisure

 

12.12      Discussion and possible action approving a resolution that determines a public necessity to acquire the fee simple interest in certain property, gives notice of an official determination to acquire the property and establishing procedures for the acquisition of the property.  Said property is located on FM 2154, southeast of Wellborn and Northwest of Millican in Brazos County, Texas.

 

12.13      Discussion and possible action approving a real estate contract that will authorize the purchase of the remaining property to be used for a proposed community park.  The property is located on East Rock Prairie Road, in the southeast part of College Station.

 

 

 

 

Regular Agenda

Vision Statement III – Planning and Development

 

13.1          Public hearing, discussion, and possible action on an ordinance rezoning for Tract 9, consisting of 9.62 acres, and Tract 7, consisting of 5.22 acres, of the Kenneth W. Schick Addition, generally located on the southeast corner of Southwest Parkway and Wellborn Road, from A-O Agricultural-Open and C-1 General Commercial to 11.98 acres of R-4 Multi-family and 2.86 acres of A-O Agricultural-Open.

 

13.2          Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Articles 7 and 11 of the Unified Development Ordinance, clarifying standards for commercial banners.

 

13.3          Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending Section 7.9 of the Unified Development Ordinance regarding Non-residential Architectural Standards and Site Requirements.

 

Vision Statement I – Core Services

 

13.4          Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a resolution to petition the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for an order prohibiting open containers or public consumption of alcoholic beverages in a central business district.

 

13.5          Discussion and possible action of two positions on Design Review Board

 

13.6          Ciudad Real Committee Report

 

14.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for October 21, 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:

 

                                                                       

Assistant City Manager Glen Brown

 

I certify that this agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on October 15, 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.