Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday April 28, 2005 at 4:00 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 relating to receiving the annual audit reports and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2004.

 

3.                  Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding the City Center Committee Quarterly Report and follow-up recommendations regarding the approved City Center Concept.

 

4.                  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.

 

5.                  Council Calendars

                  Agenda Planning Calendar

                 

                  April 22                              Citizens Committee Recognition Banquet – Hilton – 6:00 p.m.

                  April 23                              Don’t Mess With Texas Trash Off – 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Post Oak Mall Parking Lot

                  April 23                              Discovering the World with Peter Sis (Children’s Museum and Bush Library and Museum hosts) 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at George Bush Library and Museum

                  April 27                              Reception honoring novelist Ernest J. Gaines – P. David Romei Arts Center – 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

                  April 28                              Workshop and Regular Meeting – 3:00 p.m. – Council Chambers

                  April 29                              Arbor Day Celebration – Henderson Park – 10 a.m. – noon

                  April 29                              David Giordano Retirement Reception 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Council Chambers

                  May 2                                Neighborhood Partnership Seminar Supper – CS Conference Center 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

                  May 3                                Last Day for Early Voting

                  May 5                                An Evening at Grand Central Station for Locomotives on Parade – 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

                  May 7                                Election

                  May 9 – 12                        Legislative Trip to Washington D.C.

                  May 12                              Workshop and Regular Meeting 2:00 p.m.

                  May 16                              Intergovernmental Meeting – Brazos County – noon

                  May 17                              Chamber of Commerce – 8:30 a.m.

                  May 18                              Research Valley Partnership – 3:00 p.m.

                                                            Special Council Meeting - Noon  (Induction of Council)

 

6.                  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, Making Cities Livable Conference,  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).

 

7.                  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:

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

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

         c.         TXU Lone Star Gas Rate Request.

         d.         Cause No. 03-002098-CV-85, Brazos Co., College Station v. Wellborn Special Util. District

e.         Civil Action No. H-04-4558, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston Division

                     College Station v. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, etc., and Wellborn Special Utility District

         f.          TCEQ Docket No. 582-04-2840, Application of Wellborn Special Utility District

g.         Civil Action No. H-04-3876, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston Division:  JK Development v. College Station

         h.         GUD No. 9530 – Gas Cost Prudence Review, Atmos Energy Corporation

i.          GUD No. 9560 – Gas Reliability Infrastructure Program (GRIP) rate increases, Atmos Energy Corporation

 

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.      Aggie Field of Honor

 

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 April 22, 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 April 28, 2005 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chamber, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

9. Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation

            Presentations:  National Tourism Week Proclamation

Building Safety Week Proclamation

                        Historic Preservation Proclamation

                        Bike to Work Day Proclamation

                        Don’t Mess With Texas Proclamation

                        Certificate of Achievement

                        Texas A&M University Student Government

Consider absence request from meeting

 

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 minutes for Workshop and Regular Meeting of December 21, 2004 and Workshop and Regular Meeting of January 13, 2005.

 

11.2                Presentation, discussion, and possible action on the resolution to approve the construction contract (Contract No. 05-166) with CDS Enterprises Inc., d/b/a Texcon General Contractors in the amount of $164,463.12, for the extension of the 18” impact fee water line along the eastern right-of-way of State Highway 6.

 

11.3                Contract 05-194.  Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a resolution awarding the design contract for the Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater Multi-purpose Building to Patterson Architects for an amount not to exceed $62,000.00.

 

11.4                Presentation, discussion, and possible action on an Advance Funding Agreement (AFA) with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to construct, as part of the Texas Avenue widening project, a permanent median on George Bush Drive between Texas Avenue and Rosemary Lane in an amount not to exceed $34,289.60.

 

11.5                Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding a resolution awarding a professional services contract for the design of Fire Station #3 to Brown Reynolds Watford Architects, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $92,000.00.

 

11.6                Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding a resolution awarding a professional services contract for the design of the Church Avenue Rehabilitation Phase II Project to Mitchell & Morgan, L.L.P. in an amount not to exceed $85,000.00.

 

11.7                Presentation, discussion, and possible action approving a resolution authorizing the payment of $72,000.00 to the Steele Creek Mitigation Bank for 4.8 Mitigation Credits as required by the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Section 404 Nationwide Permit No. 14 Application No. 200200723 for the Wolf Pen Creek Upper Trails System Project.

 

11.8                Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a Juvenile Accountability Grant Resolution to approve application for educational program for First Offenders Program.

 

11.9                Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a resolution for the Click It or Ticket Selective Traffic Enforcement Program grant contract for fiscal year 2005.

 

 

Regular Agenda

Vision Statement IV – Planning and Development

 

12.1          Public hearing, discussion and possible action on an ordinance rezoning a portion of the Kolbe property proposed to be incorporated into Horse Haven Estates, 0.87 acres generally located to the southeast of Horse Haven Lane, from A-O Agricultural Open to R-1 Single Family Residential.

 

12.2          Public hearing, discussion, and possible action on an ordinance vacating and abandoning the northern 0.583-acre portion of ROW for Renee Lane in College Station, Texas.

 

Vision Statement I – Core Services

 

12.3          Presentation, discussion, and possible action to approve an ordinance by the City Council of the City of College Station, Texas issuing $7,595,000 City of College Station Certificates of Obligation, Series 2005.

 

12.4          Presentation, discussion, and possible action to approve an ordinance by the City Council of the City of College Station, Texas, issuing $5,710,000 City of College Station General Obligation Bonds, Series 2005.

 

12.5          Presentation, discussion, and possible action to approve an ordinance by the City Council of the City of College Station, Texas, issuing $8,035,000 City of College Station Utility Revenue Bonds, Series 2005.

 

13.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for April 28, 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 April 22, 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.