Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Tuesday November 9, 2004 at 12:00 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 a proposal from the Texas A&M University Department of Atmospheric Sciences to place an air quality monitoring station in Lick Creek Park.

 

3.                  Presentation, discussion and possible action on the City’s Wireless Plan and a draft update of the City’s Technology Plan as it relates to the Strategic Plan.

 

4.                  Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding the activities of the Bike and Hike Task Force as it relates to their prioritization of future CIP trail projects.

 

5.                  Presentation, discussion and possible action on an implementation plan for the Final Report of the Blue Ribbon Development Review Committee.

 

6.                  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.

 

7.                  Council Calendars

                  Agenda Planning Calendar

                 

                  November 9           Chamber of Commerce Banquet – 6:00 p.m. - Hilton

                  November 11         Brazos Valley Veterans Day Ceremony – 5:30 p.m. Veterans Park

                  November 12         Employee Service Awards Banquet – 6:00 p.m. Brazos Center

                  November 15         Intergovernmental Committee – Noon

                  November 15         Larry Ringer Library Dedication – 5:00 p.m.    

                  November 16         Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting- 8:00 a.m.

                  November 16         Media Training – 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. – Council Chambers

                  November 17         Research Valley Partnership

                  November 18         Bonfire Memorial – 2:00 p.m.

                  November 30 – Dec. 3       National League of Cities Conference - Indianapolis

 

8.                  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).

 

9.                  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

 

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.      Acquisition of Land Fronting FM 2818 and South Highway 6

 

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.

 

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.      City Attorney evaluation

2.      City Secretary evaluation

 

10.  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 November 4, 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

Tuesday November 9, 2004 at 2:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chamber, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

11.             Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation

Consider request from absence from meeting

Presentation:  Nurse Practitioner Week

 

12.             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

 

13.1     Presentation, discussion and possible action on approval of the minutes for City Council Workshop  and Regular Meetings September 9, 2004 and September 23, 2004 and Special Meeting September 24, 2004.

 

13.2          Bid no. 05-02 Contract 05-009.  Presentation, discussion and possible action on a resolution approving the construction contract with Young Contractors Inc. in the amount of $1,031,196.12 for the Greens Prairie Road/Arrington Road Realignment Project No. ST-0304.

 

13.3          Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding renewal of a contract in the amount of $125,908.00 with Clean Harbors and the City of College Station to provide Household Hazardous Waste collection services.

 

13.4          Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding renewal of a contract for $46/ton with Young Contractors for asphalt, concrete, hot mix, installed.  

 

13.5          Presentation, discussion and possible action on consideration of an ordinance amending Chapter 10, “Traffic Code,” Section 4E(3)(b) of the Code of Ordinances of the City of College Station prohibiting parking on a section of South Dexter Street as part of the South Side Traffic Calming Project.

 

13.6          Presentation, discussion and possible action on consideration of an ordinance amending Chapter 10, “Traffic Code,” Section 2.C of the Code of Ordinances of the City of College Station changing the traffic control at the intersection of Castlegate Drive at Ravenstone Court/Kendal Green Circle from a two-way stop controlled operation to a four-way stop controlled operation.

 

13.7          Presentation, discussion and possible action assigning the franchise agreement with Mini-Dumpster to the current sole proprietor, Ruben Escalante, and then to CCAA, LLC doing business as BCS STOP ‘N GO POTTIES.

 

Vision Statement II – Parks and Recreation

 

13.8          Presentation, discussion and possible action approving a resolution authorizing the Central Texas Library System Advisory Council to form a regional library system that includes the Bryan+College Station Public Library System and to apply to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission for a system operation grant.

 

 

Regular Agenda

Vision Statement III – Planning and Development

 

14.1          Public hearing, presentation, discussion, and possible action on an ordinance amending the Comprehensive Plan by amending the Thoroughfare Plan, for an area generally described as Pebble Creek Subdivision.

 

14.2          Public hearing, presentation, discussion and possible action on an ordinance amending the comprehensive plan by amending the land use plan and thoroughfare plan elements for a 1,282.09 – acre tract and surrounding areas located between State Highway 6 and Rock Prairie and Peach Creek roads.

 

 

15.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for November 9, 2004.

 

16.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

17.       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 November 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, Cable Access Channel 19 and The Eagle.