Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday February 10, 2005 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.

 

1.                  Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding the Development Review Update from the Director of Planning & Development Services.

 

2.                  Presentation, tour, and discussion of various public and private projects.

 

3.                  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.

 

4.                  Council Calendars

                  Agenda Planning Calendar

                       

                  February 7                         Council Retreat

                  February 8                         Transportation Committee – 5:30 p.m. – TTI-Gilchrist Bldg. Rm. 102

                  February 10                       Workshop and Regular Council Meeting – 2:00 p.m.

                  February 11                       Intergovernmental Meeting – noon - CISD

                  February 12, 13                 AMCC Conference – Austin

                  February 14                       TML Legislative Briefing – Austin

                  February 15                       Chamber of Commerce Meeting 8:00 a.m.

                  February 16                       Research Valley Partnership – 3:00 p.m.

                  February 18                       Fire Department Recognition Banquet – Pebble Creek – 6:00 p.m.

                  February 21                       Intergovernmental Meeting – noon – Brazos County

                  February 24                       Workshop and Regular Council Meeting 3:00 p.m.

 

5.                  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, Faηade 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).

 

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

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

  3.    TXU Lone Star Gas Rate Request.

  4.    Cause No. 03-002098-CV-85, Brazos County – College Station v. Wellborn Special Utility District

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

  6.    Atmos Energy Corporation – Prudence Review

  7.    Atmos Energy Corporation – Gas Reliability Infrastructure Program (GRIP) Rate Adjustment

 

8.  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 February 4, 2005 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.  Agendas may be viewed on www.cstx.gov and council meeting shown live on Cable Access Channel 19.

 

 

College Station City Council

Regular Meeting

Thursday February 10, 2005 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

Presentation:  International Students – Republic of China

 

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

 

11.1                Presentation, discussion and possible action on approval of the minutes for City Council Workshop and Regular Meeting November 23, 2004.

 

11.2                Presentation, discussion, and possible action on rejection of Bid No. 04-74 and the award of Bid No. 05-38 for the purchase of drainage materials for the Old Schaffer Road Drainage Rehabilitation Project (SD-0400) in the amount of $111,088.70.

 

11.3                Contract 04-226.  Presentation, discussion, and possible action to award Change Order 1 to Gulf States Protective Coatings in the amount of $27,500.00.

 

11.4                Presentation, discussion, and possible action on awarding Bid #05-27, Contract #05-069, to Utility Service & Maintenance, Inc. for $117,132.70 for painting street light and traffic light poles, and consideration of a General Fund contingency transfer in the amount of $25,000.

 

11.5                RFQ No. 04-81, contract 04-193.  Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a resolution awarding the design contract for the Rock Prairie Road Widening Design & ROW (Project No. ST-0417) from Highway 6 to Greens Prairie Road to Bleyl Associates for an amount not to exceed $795,000.

 

11.6                Presentation, discussion, and possible action approving the acquisition of Southland, Block 1, Lot 20, for the greenways program, in the amount of $60,200.

 

 

 

 

 

Regular Agenda

Vision Statement I – Core Services

 

12.1Presentation, discussion, and possible action on amending the consulting contract with Bottino Grund Architects, LLP for conceptual design services related to the City Center Project for the amount of $52,000.

 

12.2          Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a resolution ordering a general municipal election to be held on May 7, 2005 for the purpose of electing Council Members to Places 1, 3, and 5.  This resolution provides for a joint election to be held between the City of College Station and the College Station Independent School District.  The resolution also orders a runoff election on June 11, 2005 if necessary.

 

13.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for February 10, 2005.

 

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 February 4, 2005 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.  Agendas may be viewed on www.cstx.gov  and council meeting shown live on Cable Access Channel 19.