Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday May 26, 2005 at 3:00 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 the City Center Committee Quarterly Report and follow-up staff recommendations regarding the approved City Center Concept.

 

3.                  Presentation, 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

                       

                  May 21                              Tour, Carnegie Center of Brazos Valley History – 8:30 a.m.

                  May 23                              Intergovernmental Meeting – Noon – TAMU Administrative Building Room 218

                  May 26                              Workshop and Regular Meeting – 3:00 p.m.

                  May 30                              Memorial Day Ceremony – Chet Edwards – BV Veterans Memorial Park – 6:30 p.m.

                  June 4                                Brazos County Branch of the NAACP 23rd Annual Freedom Fund Banquet 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Hilton Hotel

                  June 8                                Newman 10 Business Performance Awards Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Hilton – Bluebonnet

                  June 9 – 10                        TEX21 Statewide Quarterly Meeting – Lubbock – Holiday Inn Park Plaza

                  June 9                                Workshop and Regular Council Meeting – 2:00 p.m.

                  June 13 – 14                      Council Retreat

                  June 15                              Intergovernmental Joint Retreat

                  June 20                              Intergovernmental Committee Meeting – College Station - noon

                  June 23                              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, Façade 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).

 

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.         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

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

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

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

9.         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

2.      Land acquisition on Wellborn Road for proposed cemetery

 

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.

            2.   Mixed use development near University Dr. and South College

 

7.  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 May 20, 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 May 26, 2005 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chamber, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

8.              Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation

Presentations:         Buddy Poppy Day Proclamation

Consider request from absence from meeting

 

 9.              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

 

10.1          Presentation, discussion, and possible action concerning a resolution of the City Council of the City of College Station, Texas, approving a construction contract, Bid Number 0574, Contract Number 05173, with Orion Construction in the amount of $152,850.00, for the construction of a pavilion over the basketball court at Jack and Dorothy Miller Park, Project Number PK0512.

 

10.2          Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a resolution awarding Professional Services Contract 05-078, 2005 Odor Control Improvements for Carters Creek WWTP to Camp, Dresser & McKee Inc. in the amount of $104,800.00.

 

10.3          Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding a resolution awarding a professional services contract (Contract #05-160) for the design of the Tauber and Stasney Street Rehabilitation and Northgate Sidewalks Project to McClure & Browne Engineering/Surveying Inc. in an amount not to exceed $160,000.00.

 

10.4          Presentation, discussion, and possible action on the issuance of an annual purchase order for the purchase of liquid chlorine to DXI Industries in the amount of $51,300.00.

 

10.5          Presentation, discussion, and possible action to award a blanket purchase order to Fort Bend Services, Inc. not to exceed $113,000.00 for the purchase of dewatering chemical (polymer) for use in the treatment of wastewater.

 

10.6          Presentation, discussion, and possible action approving a real estate contract that will authorize the purchase of real property needed for a public utility easement and a temporary construction easement in order to develop the Water Transmission Line Project.  The property is owned by R.Coke Mills, Trustee and is located at FM 2818 and Villa Maria.  The purchase price is $83,768.

 

10.7          Presentation, discussion, and possible action on the first reading of a franchise agreement with CCAA, LLC d/b/a Stop ‘N Go Potties for collection, hauling and disposal services for residential construction debris solid waste in wench loaded roll-off containers.

 

10.8          Presentation, discussion, and possible action on an Advance Funding Agreement (AFA) for the City of College Station’s participation in the costs of traffic signal modifications for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) addition of right turn lanes at SH 60 (Raymond Stotzer Parkway) and Agronomy Road, for an amount not to exceed $60,000.

 

10.9          Presentation, discussion, and possible action on an ordinance vacating and abandoning a portion of the Luther Street West ROW.

 

Regular Agenda

 

Vision Statement I – Core Services

 

11.1          Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding transportation related projects in College Station.

 

11.2          Presentation, discussion, and possible action on consideration of an ordinance amending Chapter 10, Section 3E (2)(c), of the College Station Code of Ordinances changing the limits of one of the speed zones along FM 2154 (Wellborn Road) and incorporating a new speed zone by identifying the current south city limit.

 

11.3          Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a resolution requesting that the Texas Department of Transportation establish a 45 mph construction speed zone on a section of FM 2154 (Wellborn Road) beginning 300 feet south of Cain Road and extending to approximately 1,700 feet south of Graham Road.

 

11.4          Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding a change order for the Wolf Pen Creek Upper Trails Project, in an amount not to exceed $110,607.57.

 

12.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for May 26, 2005.

 

13.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

14.       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 May 20, 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.