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 September 9, 2004 at 2:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

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

 

2.                  Strategic Planning discussion, and possible action regarding street connectivity in College Station.

 

3.                  Presentation, discussion, and possible action on City Identification Program.

 

4.                  Presentation, discussion,  and possible action concerning the annual review of the City’s Comprehensive Plan and Unified Development Ordinance.

 

5.                  Presentation, discussion and possible action on the City of College Station 2004-2005 proposed budget.

 

6.                  Presentation, discussion and possible action on televising the City of College Station workshops.

 

7.                  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.

 

8.                  Council Calendars

 

Agenda Planning Calendar as of  August 31, 2004

                       

Sept. 15     Research Valley Partnership, 3:00 p.m.

Sept. 20     Intergovernmental Committee Meeting – Noon

Sept. 21     Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting – 8:00 a.m.

Sept  22     Exploring History Lunch Lecture 11:30 – 1:00 p.m. CS Conf. Ctr.

Sept  23     City Council Workshop/Regular Meeting 3:00p.m./7:00 p.m.

Sept 24      Joint Retreat – Bryan/College Station – G. Rollie White

Sept 28      Neighborhood Special Workshop – 5:00 p.m. Chambers

 

9.                  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 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.                  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.

9.                  Final action on Executive Session, if necessary.

 

 

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 3, 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda

College Station City Council

Regular Meeting

Thursday September 9, 2004 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

10.              Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation

Consider request from absence from meeting

 

11.              Presentation of  Proclamation for Constitution Week.

 

12.       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

 

13.1          Discussion and possible action on the minutes for City Council Workshop and Regular Meeting August 09, 2004.

 

13.2          Bid No. 04-80, Contract No. 04-179.  Presentation, discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract for the Bulk Material Handling Facility Project to JaCody, Inc. in the amount of $71,537.00.

 

13.3           Bid #04-85.  Presentation, consideration, and possible action on annual price agreement for purchase of concrete and street light poles/fixtures maintained in inventory with annual estimated expenditures total $287,265.55.

 

13.4          Bid #04-87.  Presentation, consideration, and possible action on annual price agreement for purchase of pre-stressed spun cast concrete poles maintained in inventory with annual estimated expenditures totaling $177,060.00.

 

13.5          Contract #03-033.  Presentation, consideration and possible action to authorize additional expenditures up to $175,000 for the purchase of diesel fuel and gasoline with Brenco Marketing.

 

13.6          Contract 04-161.  Presentation, discussion and possible action to approve a professional services contract with JMP Land Services, LLC in the amount of $65,000.00 for right-of-way and real property acquisition agent to assist in the acquisition of property for Electric Capital Improvement Projects.

 

 

13.7          Contract 04-146.  Presentation, discussion and possible action approving a construction contract for the rehabilitation of Water Wells 4 & 5 to Weisinger Water Wells in the amount of $113,000.00.

 

13.8          Discussion and possible action on an agreement with College Station Independent School District to share fiber optic cable and space for the location of wireless communication equipment.

 

13.9          Presentation, discussion, and possible action on approval of renewal insurance premium for Excess Worker’s Compensation and Liability policy renewal date 10-01-04 in the amount of $223,660.00.

 

13.10      Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding renewal of a contract with Young Contractors for Type D hot mix asphalt.

 

13.11      Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding proposed resolutions for consideration at Texas Municipal League Annual Conference.

 

13.12      Presentation, discussion and possible action on an ordinance adopting and approving the revised City of College Station Employee Handbook.

 

Vision Statement 2 – Parks and Leisure

 

13.13      Presentation, discussion and possible action on a Renewal Agreement for a Landscape Maintenance Contract for eighteen (18) municipal sites.

 

13.14      Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a Renewal Agreement for a Landscape Maintenance Contract for nine (9) municipal sites.

 

Vision Statement 4 – Economic Development

 

13.15      Presentation, discussion and possible action on a resolution approving a contract to grant federal HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) set-aside funds to a local Community Housing Development Organization or CHDO (the Brazos Valley Community Action Agency – BVCAA) in the amount of $203,057, for construction of affordable housing, and $67,686 in CHDO operating funds.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regular Agenda

 

Vision Statement 3 – Planning and Development

 

14.1                   Public hearing, discussion, and possible action on a rezoning ordinance of 12.49 acres, generally located near the southeast intersection of Harvey Mitchell Parkway and the future Dartmouth Street extension, from R-1 Single Family Residential to P-MUD Planned Mixed Use Development with the OV Overlay District. (04-161)

 

14.2                   Public hearing, discussion, and possible action on an Ordinance amending the Comprehensive Plan by amending the Land Use Plan and the Thoroughfare Plan, for an area generally described as Pebble Creek Subdivision.

 

14.3                   Public hearing, 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 vicinity located east of State Highway 6, between the Pebble Creek subdivision and the College Station city limits.

 

Vision Statement 1 – Core Services

 

14.4                   Presentation, discussion and possible action on the City of College Station 2004-2005 proposed strategic plan.

 

14.5                   Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance for the City of College Station 2004-2005 ad valorem tax rate.

 

14.6                   Presentation, discussion and possible action on an ordinance for the City of College Station 2004-2005 proposed budget.

 

15.                       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).

 

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

 

17.                       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

18.                       Adjourn.

 

If litigation issues arise to the posted subject matter of this Council Meeting an executive session will be held.

 

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 3, 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 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.